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What Will The Death Of The Milky Way Look Like?

On Earth, we’ve got another billion years or two before the oceans boil and the planet becomes uninhabitable. The Sun will heat up, swell into a red giant, fuse helium in its core, then blow off its outer layers and contract into a white dwarf. But new stars will pop up, too, and shine, and keep …

Universe

New Arccos-Microsoft app can make you smarter on the course than a PGA Tour player

A caddie in the cloud sounds like a looper who’s been tippling between club recommendations or one who’s departed to that great bag rack in the sky. But Arccos has formed a new partnership with Microsoft to use its on-club stat-tracking system to develop a virtual caddie in the cloud that could …

Golf

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Potentially Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies You Should Be Following

There's arguably no scarier diagnosis for a patient to hear than cancer, which is a large reason why oncology is one of the most researched therapeutic indications by today's drugmakers.<p>In 2014, per <b>IMS Health</b>, global oncology sales tipped the scales at $100 billion for the first time ever. Based on …

Software Engineering Daily: Coding bootcamps question the need for computer science degrees

Demand for programmers has surged since 2008. Programmers rarely have trouble finding a job, and college students are flocking to computer science as …

Kits Make Tinkerers’ Home-Automation Dreams Come True

Electronic kits let home tinkerers go high-tech; ‘cookie cupboard alert’<p>Automating the home used to be a highly technical challenge. But a new generation of tech companies has taken the hard-core engineering out of it, offering electronic building blocks that allow people with even slight nerd …

Makerspaces

5 Tips for Starting a Business Abroad

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, especially if you’re thinking of starting one overseas. Now that the U.S. dollar is stronger -- and even crushing other currencies -- many entrepreneurs are taking advantage and traveling abroad to …

Entrepreneurship
Investing

BI Insight

In today’s IT labor marketplace, when organizations are looking to fill a business intelligence job above entry level, most want to hire BI …

Big Data

Big Data For The Small Business | V&C Solutions

Small Business

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

Creativity

The world's authoritarians are drawing the wrong conclusions about Singapore's success

Wealthy, orderly, efficient and honestly governed, it is not the work of Lee Kuan Yew alone. But even his severest critics would agree that Mr Lee, who died this week at the age of 91, played an enormous part.<p>Singapore's leader from before "self-government" from Britain in 1959, he was prime …

Asia

How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Singapore has been called the 20th century's most successful development story.<p>"I don't think any other economy," says Linda Lim, an economist at the University of Michigan, "even the other Asian tigers, have that a good a statistical record of rapid growth, full employment, with very good social …

Asia

Lee Kuan Yew eulogized at funeral as architect of Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday with an elaborate procession and a three-hour state funeral at which his son, the current prime minister, eulogized the statesman and declared that the wealthy city-state he helped build is his monument.<p>Undeterred …

Asia
Asia

Lee Kuan Yew's greatest legacy is 'organised city'

Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.<p>A state funeral attended by world leaders is taking place, ahead of a private family cremation ceremony.<p>Jonathan Head reports.

Asia

Are You A Chromecast User? Google Has Given You A $6 Google Play Credit

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Google is offering a $6 credit to the Google Play store for Google Chromecast owners. The credit can go towards movies, music or apps. The Google Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port of your TV. The Chromecast streams content …

Google Play