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Google's mobile-first search indexing is live after lengthy testing

After well over a year of testing, Google is ready to shift some of its search engine foundations to focus on mobile. The company has started the rollout for "mobile-first" search indexing, which uses the phone-optimized versions of pages for indexing and ranking whenever possible. Searchers are …

SEO

9 Ways to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Anxious thoughts can overwhelm you, making it difficult to make decisions and take action to deal with whatever issue bothers you. Anxiety can also …

Mindfulness

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO — They are a dream of researchers but perhaps a nightmare for highly skilled computer programmers: artificially intelligent machines that can build other artificially intelligent machines.<p>With recent speeches in both Silicon Valley and China, Jeff Dean, one of Google’s leading …

Artificial Intelligence

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Solving The Machine Learning Skills Gap

The number of jobs that machine learning could render redundant over the coming decades is a growing cause for concern. According to research by PwC, …

Apple Watch Series 3 Coming Before the End of the Year?

This week brought us a couple of reports that a new Watch will be coming sooner than many tech experts thought. The Series 1 and 2 Apple Watches were released in September of 2016, and as with the 1st Gen, or Series 0 Watch as some call it, there was reason to think Apple would give them more than …

Smartwatches

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

General Motors

The 7 Best Data Visualization Tools In 2017

Big Data and the ever-growing access we have to more information is the driving force behind artificial intelligence and the wave of technological change sweeping across all industries.<p>But all the data in the world is useless – in fact it can become a liability – if you can’t understand it. Data …

Data Visualization

Social Data: Making Marketing More Transparent

People still tend to think of the data gathered by companies like Nielsen and comScore as the information that drives most marketing decisions, …

Public Relations

Here’s your complete guide to machine learning and AI

Although the field of machine learning has only recently reached mainstream notoriety, machines have been taught to learn and make predictions from data for decades. You probably already make use of some of its more established applications like email spam filtering, optical character recognition …

Donald Trump and the New Dawn of Tyranny

The Founding Fathers designed the constitution to prevent some Americans from exercising tyranny. Alert to the classical examples they knew, the …

Political Science

Tableau Cozies Up to Amazon Cloud

It’s not a huge surprise that business software maker Tableau, now led by former Amazon executive Adam Selipsky, is putting the online version of its …

Cloud Computing

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Verily Life Sciences

What we do<p>Verily lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world's health data useful so that …

Crowdsourcing

Insider | The Next Web

"Join me in reinventing health," Medicine X speaker Susannah Fox urges - Scope

Some might balk at the challenge of promoting innovation in a federal agency. Not Susannah Fox, who wrapped up Friday's main session with a closing …

Health Care

Microsoft Hopes To Unify Big Data And Analytics In Newly Announced Suite

Today at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced the Cortana Analytics Suite. It takes the company’s machine learning, big data and analytics products and packages them together in one huge, monolithic suite.<p>Microsoft has put together the suite with the hope of providing a …

Big Data

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Sheryl Sandberg shares powerful New Year's resolution in wake of husband's death

Eight months after the death of her husband Dave Goldberg, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has declared she's ready to "choose life and meaning" rather than "death and tragedy."<p>Goldberg died from a heart-related condition in May at 47, and now in a powerful post, Sandberg has recounted how she's made …

David Sandberg

Research-Based Ways to Win at Work in 2016

Do:<p>Be good <i>and</i> fast.<p>Praise your team often.<p>Be the boss stars love to work for.<p>Help your team be creative. Or at least execute better.<p>Take your vacation time.<p>Help people change.<p>Cultivate generosity.<p>Use your persuasive powers — in fact, paint a picture employees can believe in.<p>Make yourself immune to …

self-aware

Deloitte's new CEO attributes her success to this personality trait above all else

"I think it dates back to having to compete for cereal with my brothers at home," she quipped, speaking at the recent Wharton Women in Business conference. One of eight children, five of whom were boys, Engelbert said, "If I can handle that, I can handle any business meeting, believe me." She added …

Leadership

Amazon and Alibaba have approached 5-year-old startup Wish, but the CEO seems to want more than $10 billion

But all the major e-commerce players have. Sources close to the company say that Amazon and Alibaba have talked about buying it in the past year. And the price they're talking about is jaw-dropping.<p>The most interesting rumor is that Amazon recently offered $10 billion in cash for Wish — and Wish …

eCommerce

5 Skills You Must Develop to Succeed in Business

Get a long-term advantage in the competitive world of business by adopting these skills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Real Leaders Don't Follow<i>, author Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can start, build, and run successful companies in highly competitive</i> …

Business Strategy

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplace–and how it’s already changing how we do business today.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting concept, a future where “billions of things are talking to each other,” as technology consulting company SAP describes it. …

Internet of Things

The three things I tell women in my social entrepreneurship class

The future of American economic growth is in the hands of women, but much of their entrepreneurial potential remains untapped. This is not just my opinion, it’s backed up by a 2014 Kauffman Foundation study, which found that women-owned businesses account for just 16% of employer firms. I fall into …

Entrepreneurship

4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

GIF Animations

The crazy, bitter battle over Benihana

If you want to pinpointthe moment when the battle over Benihana escalated from mere belligerence to full-on absurdity, it would be when a federal …

City Halls

Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed all regarding the Apple Watch, the wrist-based wearable it first introduced last September. Many of the Apple Watch’s particulars were already known, but here, for the first time, is a comprehensive look at what will no doubt become the world’s most popular …

Smartwatches