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The Latest Rolls-Royce Dawn Is Inspired by Fashion

The British car manufacturer tapped top textile and leather specialists when designing their newest model<p>“Couture like never before” is how the venerable British car manufacturer is describing its latest iteration of the Rolls-Royce Dawn. The creation of the special-edition Dawn, led by design …

Rolls-Royce

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing by Age 30

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in …

Edgy corners of AngularJS

of 1.x versions precisely, I am not here to sing the praises of BackboneJs or KnockoutJs neither I want to draw comparisons between them but after …

JavaScript

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What makes a great leader? Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments. The main reason for this is that cultures differ in their implicit theories of …

The Wall Street tactic that costs German taxpayers roughly $1 billion a year

<i>*This story has been updated</i><p>German companies are known for paying some of the heftiest dividends among world stocks, one reason U.S. investment giants such as BlackRock and Vanguard are among the biggest holders of German shares.<p>But Wall Street has figured out a way to squeeze some extra income …

7 Amazing Things America Could Have Bought Instead of a $1.45 Trillion Jet

All student loan debt could be eliminated.<p>The F-35 project has been one of the most expensive military projects in history, and will cost upwards of …

America’s tough approach to policing black communities began as a liberal idea

Two years ago in Ferguson, Mo., when residents marched to protest Michael Brown’s death, the police responded with tear gas and SWAT teams trained in military tactics. Viral photographs showed unarmed protesters facing down phalanxes of armored vehicles. For many African Americans, it seemed like …

How Foursquare knew before almost anyone how bad things were for Chipotle

Chipotle announced its first loss as a public company Tuesday. But two weeks earlier, an unlikely source —the social media <b></b>app Foursquare — had beat Chipotle to the punch, predicting in a blog post that the burrito maker’s sales would drop nearly 30 percent. Chipotle made it official Tuesday …

5 High-Paying Jobs That Will Make You Miserable

If you think that a fat salary is all you need to be happy, think again. Many high-paid professions are also high-stress—and highly likely to lead to …

A Revealing Analysis of Bank of America

Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.<p>The principal issue facing <b>Bank of America</b> right now is profitability. The fact that it doesn't earn enough money relative to its capital base weighs directly on shareholder returns as well as indirectly on the valuation of its shares, which sell for a 37% discount to …

5 Things We Learned from the Netflix Earnings Interview

If you didn’t tune in to Netflix’s earnings video on Monday afternoon, we’ve got you covered.<p>The Q&A with CEO Reed Hastings and other senior execs, …

Banks Use Big Data Analytics and Apache Hadoop to Deliver Contextual Experiences

<b>Complex Customer Journey</b><p>Customer interactions have become increasingly complex to map and understand in omni-channel banking. Ask any bank and they …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Mexicans Pumping Billions Into U.S. Banks

With $80.6 billion in U.S. banks, Mexican corporations and individuals have more money deposited in U.S. financial firms than any other Latin American country, according to data released in March by the Federal Reserve.<p>Between 2012, the first year of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration, …

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Farmers Are Getting a Huge Hand From the Government As Crop Sales Slump

In the midst of one of the worst agriculture slumps in years, farmers are forecast to receive the most government aid in a decade.<p>As crop prices …

Why No One Wants to Be a Chief Information Officer Any More

Twenty years ago, in 1996, I was directing a “techno-MBA” program at the University of Texas at Austin. Many of the students in this program aspired …

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

The Little Black Book of Intuitive Web Application Design

A web app that isn’t easy to use will not win many hearts.<p>But designing a user-friendly interface is no joke either.<p>What do my users want? How will …

UI Design

Conflicts Between Science And Spirituality Are Rooted In Your Brain

"They are different kinds of insight, so there is really no reason for so much conflict to arise."<p>The standoff between science and religion -- between fact-based and faith-based ways of thinking and explaining the world -- is nearly as old as human thought itself.<p>In fact, the conflict may be rooted …

The Rise of APIs for Non Developers

<i>Or why the new API evangelists might not even need to code</i><p>Some years ago <b>APIs were clearly built and branded for developers</b>. The marketing playbook of …

Widgets

Angular JS AutoComplete In MVC With Web API

In this article we will learn how we can create Angular JS autoComplete text box with the data from SQL Server database. We use MVC architecture with …

A CSS Multi

Reading very long lines of text can be problematic for some people. They will have to focus more on not missing a line instead of the text itself. …

AWS Announces New API Gateway Service

Amazon Web Services announced a new product today called Amazon API Gateway, designed to simplify creation and management of APIs.<p>Today, many companies want to give access to back-end services to other applications through an application programming interface (API). It usually requires a tremendous …

Google’s Cloud Vision API brings deeper understanding to apps, robots and drones

Google is at the forefront of machine learning, and has already brought some of its AI-powered technology to apps like Gmail and Search. It’s also keen to get its tools in to the hands of developers and recently made Tensorflow machine open source. As part of that focus on giving developers the …

Google's new Cloud Vision API helps teach machines to better understand images

Google announced today that it’s offering up its powerful image recognition through the release of Google Cloud Vision API.<p>The robust REST API uses Google’s image recognition tools that help give context to photos so that machines may understand then in the same way they understand text.<p>Cloud …

Visa's new developer program has hundreds of APIs for mobile payment solutions

Visa is introducing a new developer program aimed at accelerating mobile payments, and will be opening the technology behind its platform up.<p>Dubbed Visa Developer, the program will provide access to account holder identification technology, as well as p2p payment solutions. It will also lean on …

Peer-to-peer lending: everything you need to know about the leading websites

Peer-to-peer lending websites such as Zopa, Ratesetter and Funding Circle can earn savers more than 7pc on their cash. However, these attractive returns come with risks.<p>Here we look at what peer-to-peer lending is, how some of the biggest companies operate, their current interest and default rates …