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Beautiful Aerial Photographs of Africa Captured Through the Window of a Cessna

Photographer Joel Krahn has spent the last two years of his life putting his time and talents towards helping non-profits. And after two years of …

An Open Apartment in Brazil Full of Raw Materials

The Panamby Apartment, designed by DT estúdio arquitetura, was designed with the homeowner, a single lawyer, in mind. With one person living there, …

Giving net lessons to the world’s poorest

We are in the midst of an online education revolution, aimed at benefiting us all. But how do we help the two-thirds of the population with no internet access – that is, those who would benefit the most from access to these tools?<p>The last few years has witnessed a revolution in online learning, …

Education

Here's What The Marketing Organization Of The Future Should Look Like

2020 isn’t the future; the future is now. Every day, the look and feel and function of marketing is transforming radically—and so the means to keep up must be transforming too. Marketing organizations that aren’t restructuring to meet the demands of 2020—of today, for that matter—will be left by …

A More Human Model for Product Storytelling

Humans are wired for stories; we're storytelling animals. The resurgence in storytelling, the original social medium, is an important and welcome …

The 10 Fastest Growing Apps This Year

Vine saw 403% growth between Q1 and Q3 this year, making it the world's fastest growing app. Twitter relaunched Vine in January, explaining its …

Veeva Systems’ Life Science Cloud IPO Is A Hit, Raising $217M And Closing Up 85%

Veeva Systems, an enterprise cloud provider for life sciences companies like Pfizer, IPO’d on the NYSE this morning, raising around $217 million by upping its share price $20. Veeva saw a pop of 83.5% in initial trading after starting at a value over $2.4 billion. Veeva closed at $37.16, up …

Start-UP Is A New Reality TV Show For Asian Startups

Asia is getting another startup reality TV show after Angel’s Gate, only this time round it will be more of a documentary-style TV series for startups in the region. After all, the program is being launched by Channel NewsAsia.<p>The reality TV program called Start-UP will see eight finalists pitch …

Apple bumps Coca-Cola to become world's top brand

For the first time in its 13-year history, Interbrand has a new leader of its annual study of the most valuable brand names: Apple.<p>The iPhone maker bumped Coca-Cola, which had led the study since it began in 2000, with a brand value that Interbrand assessed at $98.3 billion. And reflecting the …

It’s Official, The Nirvanix Cloud Storage Service Is Shutting Down

It’s official, Nirvanix is shutting down its business. The cloud storage company has scrapped its website, leaving a statement and how to get in touch with customer support.<p>The statement says customers need to actively participate in getting their data off the Nirvanix infrastructure. The company …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

Al-Shabab Shifts Focus From Territory To Terrorism

Al-Shabab has been around for years as a militia group fighting for territory in Somalia.<p>When al-Shabab militants, dressed in casual clothes, turned up in a ritzy shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, last weekend and gunned down men, women and children, the group shifted from an insurgent movement to a …

Giving birth in the DRC – in pictures

Panos photographer Sven Torfinn has been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo documenting the work done looking after mothers and their babies at health centres and hospitals supported by H4+

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

Look at This Impressive List of Startups Headed by Salesforce.com Alumni

One of the traditions of Silicon Valley and tech companies in general is that great companies have a way of fertilizing the ground for other …

Startups

Ghana economy grows with help of technology and targeted aid

Driving through the streets of Ghana's capital, Accra, a couple of weeks ago, on the way from the urban centre to the slum district of Ashaiman, a trick question nagged in my head. It was a question that had popped up a few times in the previous days on a visit that had taken in fact-finding …

'Sexual jihad': Tunisian women go to Syria to 'relieve' holy warriors, return pregnant

Tunisian women have traveled to Syria to wage 'sexual jihad', performing intercourse with dozens of Islamist fighters and returning home pregnant, …