Year in Review

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These 5 Votes Could Help Shape the World in 2017

Not all votes grab global headlines, even when they should. Here then are the five under-the-radar votes that will help shape the geopolitics of 2017.<p>…

South Africa

8 Fashion Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2017

We know: You’re not quite ready to give those over-the-knee boots and button-front skirts a break. But the new year is the perfect excuse for some …

eCommerce

4 Startup Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2017

<i>This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business</i> …

Startups

In 2017, China Is Doubling Down on AI

This year, China looks set to make larger waves than ever in artificial intelligence and augmented reality.<p>The nation’s search giant, Baidu, is …

Artificial Intelligence

These are the next major US elections to look out for in 2017

Since losing the presidential election in 2016, the Democratic leaders have discussed the need to strengthen the party "from the ground up" and …

Elections

The Top 7 Affiliate Marketing Companies in 2017

Affiliate marketing matters<p>In a recent survey, nearly 90 percent of advertisers said affiliate programs were important to their overall marketing strategies. Publishers also claimed that affiliate partnerships drive more than 20 percent of their annual revenue. Forty percent of U.S. retailers said …

CRM

A Designer’s Guide To Tech In 2017

We spoke to designers in attendance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show about the products they were most looking forward to and why.<p>This year’s Consumer Electronics Show brought 170,000 people to the city of Las Vegas to peruse the latest tech offerings under the fluorescent lighting of the …

Design

The 10 Most Thrilling Netflix Originals Coming in 2017

From a female-focused wrestling drama to a suburban zombie comedy, these are the shows you’ll be bingeing this year.<p>A new year means new beginnings, new resolutions, and new opportunities to change your life. If you’re <b>Ted Sarandos</b>, the chief content officer of Netflix, it also means coming up with …

5 digital marketing trends that will die in 2017

As Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.”<p>He might as well have added that it’s a near certainty that writers will trot out lists of predictions at the beginning of any new year. I won’t exempt myself from that rule, but whereas many are content to predict new trends, …

Digital Marketing

Here Are the Top Home Improvement Trends for 2017

It's the year of the fabulous door.<p>A new year sees new trends, and as far as home improvements go, for 2017 there will be a big focus on the exterior of our homes and how its appearance compares to that of our neighbors, family and friends.<p>Custom items, aluminum bi-fold doors and composite doors …

These Are TIME’s 50 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Rise & Shine<p>I'm not sure how much the setup matters — another peaceful planet threatened by space baddies? — but studio Super Mega Team's …

PlayStation

11 hotel trends for 2017

1. The new country house hotel<p>The country house has long been a bastion of the glorious English countryside but this year belongs to their cooler younger sisters: the new-era inn. Last summer saw the opening of Coombeshead Farm in Cornwall by two highly acclaimed chefs – April Bloomfield of New …

If You Only Take One Vacation in 2017, This Should Be It

There are only a few times in life when you can throw caution to the wind and indulge in a purely hedonistic pursuit. Honeymoons are one of them. …

Riviera Maya

2017 tech trends: 'A major bank will fail'

Technology of Business editor<p><b>If 2016 seemed politically tumultuous, 2017 promises to be equally tumultuous on the technology front.</b><p>The pace of change is accelerating at a dizzying rate, with profound implications for the way we work, play and communicate.<p>So what are the big technology trends to …

Looking Ahead: 17 Design Trends for 2017

From patched fabrics to terracotta floor tiles and pale brick walls: Our predictions for the interiors trends that will define 2017.<p>1. Pale …

House Design

The 2017 Way to Wear Your Boots

It’s that time of year when temperatures are so frigid that warmth and comfort inevitably take priority over your personal style. However, we …

Clothing
Digital Marketing

What to Expect From Markets in 2017

Julian Chillingworth, chief investment officer at Rathbone, discusses his outlook for markets for 2017, economic policies from Donald Trump, reaching …

7 Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017

With over a billion in A.I. exits last year, 2017 is poised for pop.<p>It's poised to be an exciting year in artificial intelligence. Last year, artificial intelligence deals topped a billion for the first time. The White House started publishing reports on AI and the economy. Samsung just announced a …

Artificial Intelligence
Recruitment

The Way You Shop Will Change Forever This Year. Here’s How

These are the four big retail trends coming in 2017.<p>Online shopping has now reached a decade of maturity. We all use services like Amazon Subscribe & Save–and we do so through our phones, following advertisements we see on Facebook.<p>Yet while the internet forever changed shopping, the physical …

eCommerce

The 21 hottest women-founded startups to watch in 2017

There has never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world.<p>There's no denying we have a long way to go. After all, venture capital firms are made up of mostly men, and some continue to suggest that women aren't cut out for the tech world at all. And way more VC money is offered to male …

The Workplace
Employment

The Wishful Outlook for Marijuana Jobs in 2017

If not for pervasive uncertainty about the incoming Trump Administration the cannabis industry would be on a hiring spree.<p>Election night 2016 will be remembered as a resounding success for those supporting medical and recreational cannabis legalization. Recreational use was legalized in California, …

These Are The Jobs With The Most Potential In 2017

Companies will be hiring for all sorts of positions this year, but these are the jobs most in demand.<p>“The New Year is a great time to turn a page, start a new chapter, and seek out exciting career opportunities,” says Sunny Ackerman, vice president and general manager of the staffing company …

Employment

2017: Year of the Renter

New York renters would be the first to tell you that rents go in only one direction: up. But after a long and relentless climb to historic highs, the momentum has stalled.<p>With renters unwilling, or unable, to pay ever higher sums, rents have largely flatlined. And it seems we have come to the year …

Drivers to Pay More at the Pump in 2017

Americans will see higher prices at the gas pump this year, according to a new analysis by GasBuddy.<p>GasBuddy expects gas prices to average $2.49 a gallon in 2017, an increase of 36 cents versus 2016, as a stronger oil market and improving economic trends make it more expensive to fill up.<p>“The list …

Employment