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2018 is the Year Business Messaging Takes Hold. Here’s Why.

December 15th, 2017 — the day AOL Instant Messenger was discontinued — was the end of an era. AIM was the first app to change the lives of millions …

Chatbots

11 Things every designer Needs To Know About Mobile App Interaction.

<i>A decade ago, the usage of mobile phone was only for communicating.</i><p>Lately, the scene has changed a lot. Finding people without a mobile phone is …

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Televisions

Latest baby monitor reviews – £30 to £300. Find out which is best

<b>Baby monitors range in price from what you’d pay for a couple of jumbo packs of newborn nappies up to the £300 mark. Cheap baby monitors are audio</b> …

Pregnancy

Looking For Freelance Work? Here Are 50 Companies Free Agents Love

Looking to freelance for a company that treats free agents well?<p>Then you’ll want to to check out the highest-ranking firms in the new 2018 Best Companies to Freelance For Awards list published by the freelance payment and management platform Kalo. The top 10 are 1. Airbnb, 2. Amazon, 3. Walmart, 4. …

Employment

Why Bitcoin Is The Investment Of The Decade

The hype around Bitcoin is warranted.<p>Bitcoin cannot, and does not need to, dislodge fiat currency.<p>But it will benefit from transactional demand and …

Cryptocurrency

The best home security apps you can download

One of the most useful things about a smartphone is the peace of mind it can offer when you go out of town. When you leave the house, no longer do …

Home Security

Machine Learning: What’s in It for Business?

If an enterprise has Big Data on hand, the urge to convert it into actionable information that would help business thrive seems obvious. Let’s zoom in on how we can apply Machine Learning to business. To illustrate the case, we’ll use the results of a problem-solving session that took place at a …

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees - MIT Technology Review

For a refugee in a new country, identity—at least in the official sense—can be among the hardest things to recover. And without an official ID it is …

Baby boomers are retiring — and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

Few investors understand the magnitude of the looming demographic crisis and its ramifications.<p>The first Baby Boomers turned 70 last year. At the same time, the US fertility rate is at its lowest point since records began in 1909.<p>This disastrous combination means by 2030, those aged 65 and older …

Retirement

Blockchain startup Winding Tree could upend the travel industry

The travel industry has been pretty stagnant for years. Yes, we’ve seen a number of travel startups emerge, but with a few major players controlling all the inventory (flights, hotel rooms, etc), there’s very little actual innovation going on.<p>A number of blockchain startups are hoping to change …

Blockchain

10 Signs You Should Invest in Automated Financial Reporting Technology

Insights<p>10 Signs You Should Invest in Automated Financial Reporting Technology<p>May 24, 2017<p>It is all too easy to continue with inefficient or poor …

Brazil

Millions of programmers rely on this site to do their jobs, and its CEO has big plans to make it even more helpful

Millions of programmers rely on Stack Overflow, the question-and-answer site for the tech industry, to do their jobs. So much so, that it's become something of an industry in-joke.<p>It doesn't matter which programming language you're using, what kind of software you're trying to make, or where in the …

Software Development

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …

Amazon, Google, and Facebook Just Launched 3 New Tools. Here's What You Need to Know

Silicon Valley's biggest names have rolled out new features that can be a real boon for brands.<p>There's no summer vacation in Silicon Valley--or at least that's how a few major players are making it seem. Within the past couple of months, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all introduced new …

eCommerce

A bodybuilder with a rare disorder died on a high-protein diet — here's how much you should have in a day

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford died this summer because of complications resulting from her high-protein diet and a rare genetic condition, the Australian news website Perth Now reported.<p>Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment in June. She was rushed to the hospital, where doctors …

Nutrition

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>School can be expensive. From books to tuition …

20 bots that can help you build your startup

Tens of thousands of bots have been built to do things like promote movies and sell chicken wings, but there’s also an entire league of bots created to help businesses grow and streamline tasks. Chances are pretty good you will need more than just bots to get your business off the ground, but the …

Chatbots

The 5 Greatest Lessons I Learned Working With Steve Jobs During the Apple Turnaround

If you're ever given the opportunity to help turn an ailing company around, don't listen to the naysayers. Stick around -- and learn.<p>Working at Apple between the early 1990s through the early 2000s was an exceptionally exciting time, filled with unusually high opportunity for anyone choosing to …

Turn your Mac or PC into a cheap and easy Apple TV

The Reflector 2 app turns your computer into an AirPlay receiver.<p>If you've got an old iMac lying around -- or any Mac or PC for that matter -- you can repurpose it as a cheap alternative to an Apple TV so you can stream your iPhone or Android phone to its larger display.<p>All you need is the …

The 20 most in-demand jobs that pay over $100,000

For these jobs, the competition is fierce.<p>The jobs site Glassdoor has a rundown of the top 20 jobs that earn over $100,000—and face stiff …

Employment

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

Leadership

Five essentials to help beat your competitors at SEO

Mastering search engines is a key part of driving sales online and even a basic understanding of what makes a website appear at the top of Google can be game changing.<p>Search engine optimisation (SEO) is often regarded by businesses as a low-priority task on a long to-do list, which means that it …

SEO
Venture Capital

These are the 11 biggest hedge funds in the world

2016 was a tough year for hedge funds.<p>The industry as a whole only delivered a 5.4% return for clients, well below the S&P 500's return of 11.9%, according to data from eVestment.<p>Poor performance and high fees drove money out of the money managers' funds, with about $70 billion pulled out of the …

Venture Capital

BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 23 of our favorite stocks

Investing is all about having an edge over the competition.<p>To gain that edge, Bank of America Merrill Lynch hired a team of research analysts, like a lot of investment banks do. These analysts scrub through earnings reports, keep up on the news, talk to company executives and more to try and …

Markets

The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

TORONTO — As an undergraduate at Cambridge University, Geoffrey Everest Hinton thought a lot about the brain. He wanted to better understand how it worked but was frustrated that no field of study — from physiology and psychology to physics and chemistry — offered real answers.<p>So he set about …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Integrate Data and Analytics into Every Part of Your Organization

Many conversations about data and analytics (D&A) start by focusing on technology. Having the right tools is critically important, but too often executives overlook or underestimate the significance of the people and organizational components required to build a successful D&A function.<p>When that …

Management

Aberdeen Says Cryptocurrency Bubble Will Burst Even If Coins Change Finance

Peter Denious, head of global venture capital at Aberdeen Asset Management Plc, said we’re in the midst of a virtual currency bubble, and like all …

Cryptocurrency

How to Buy Ethereum – A quick start beginner’s guide

The post How to Buy Ethereum – A quick start beginner’s guide appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Lately there has been a lot of talk about the hottest …

Cryptocurrency