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10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

Self-improvement

IBM is making a big bet on the 'Internet of Things'

Other predictions aren't quite so lofty, but most agree the opportunity is mammoth.<p>The burgeoning IoT market is often associated with the billions of devices expected to be sold in the coming years, and that's certainly a significant opportunity for providers including Alphabet, with its Nest …

Investing

How does a relational database work

When it comes to relational databases, I can’t help thinking that something is missing. They’re used everywhere. There are many different databases: …

Databases

A chart made from Ashley Madison data reveals 25 cities where the most people want to cheat

The leak of customer data from the extramarital-dating website Ashley Madison has been a nightmare for a lot of people. On Tuesday hackers released nearly 10 gigabytes of user information from a July breach, and revelations are already starting to come from the data.<p>According to one researcher, who …

Ashley Madison

Beyond Just “Big” Data

Data science is going to be as foundational to education as English... [It] doesn’t belong in the business school. Everybody should take data science.<p>…

Big Data

Escape the trap! Avoiding traps in software development with systems thinking

This is the second of a two part post on systems thinking in software development. Like any sequel, it’ll make more sense if you’ve already seen part …

Management

GM China auto sales flat in June despite broad price cuts

GM and its Chinese joint-venture partners sold 246,066 cars in June, virtually unchanged from the same month a year ago, the U.S. automaker said in a statement on Monday.<p>That compares with a 4 percent year-on-year drop in May sales and a 0.4 percent dip in April, when the automaker switched to …

China

Do Your Research BEFORE You Start A Business

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, you may have a few stars in your eyes — think Steve Jobs in a garage or Ray Kroc planning an …

Small Business

25 Wall Street movies to watch over the hot holiday weekend

It's the Fourth of July holiday and you'll probably be nursing a hangover and perhaps a sunburn over the next few days.<p>So why not kick back on the couch in the air conditioning and watch one of these Wall Street movies while you recover?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn …

Wall Street
Apps

5 ways entrepreneurs see life differently

Because it consumes your personal life as well as your professional one, it typically changes you as a human being. Your approach to problem solving will change, you'll learn new skills and become more familiar with new industries and markets.<p>You'll undergo a personality change — for better or for …

Entrepreneurship

One bank dominated Wall Street's quarterly deal measuring contest

It's pretty much indisputable: according to Dealogic data, Goldman leads league tables for the first half of 2015 in global M&A as well as deals in the US.<p>League tables are rankings of which banks do the most deals by dollar value and by number.<p>And no matter how you sliced it, Goldman had the most …

Markets

Why one Google designer encouraged his team to get drunk before testing products

That means that Googlers will often test new gadgets or software pre-launch to work out bugs, validate their worth, and give feedback and suggestions on their capabilities.<p>Ideally, the dogfooding process helps designers and engineers spot issues that they can weed out before unleashing the product …

Google Glass

The cable box might solve the Internet of Things' biggest problem

The issue with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home is that they're not even remotely connected. At least not seamlessly. Thanks to competing communication protocols and manufacturers building closed ecosystems, you need a new app every time you add something "connected" to your …