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Smart typography tool generates font pairs in an instant

Pairing font is a constant challenge for designers and typographers. Putting the wrong fonts together can create a discordant look that ruins a …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

No More Unused Space: Fit More Storage in a Tiny Bathroom

When it comes to small space living, making the most of <i>all</i> of your available space is everything. Not everyone has sprawling bathrooms with expansive …

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you …

Marketing

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

9 Stocks That Made Warren Buffett Billions Over the Past Year

Here are the stocks that have generated the most profit for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Warren Buffett is known as one of the best stock …

Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

My Super January Portfolio Update With A Big Reveal

<b>Introduction</b><p>This article series documents my journey as a young father of two towards my eventual retirement. The goal of my portfolio is to generate …

The Wi-Fi Router That Sniffs Out Cyber Attacks

<b>Innovator</b> John Wu<b><br>Age</b> 45<br>Co-founder and chief executive officer of Gryphon Online Safety, a 17-employee startup in San Diego<p><b>Form and function</b><br>An Oct. 21 …

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Enjoy Your Coffee On A Lamborghini V10 Engine

Home » Arts & Culture » Enjoy Your Coffee On A Lamborghini V10 Engine<p>You might be one of the lucky owners of a Lamborghini, and you might even afford …

I've read 12 books about money over the past year — and 3 key pieces of advice appear nearly everywhere

Over the past year, I've read one money-related book a month, from Benjamin Franklin's 1758 classic, "The Way to Wealth" to the more recent bestseller, Ramit Sethi's "I Will Teach You to Be Rich."<p>While each is fundamentally different in style — and varying in content — three pearls of wisdom about …

For data work, “It’s actually pretty hard to argue *against* using Python”

I wrote my first Python program in 1996, and my most recent a couple of weeks ago, so I can appreciate Python’s advance to cover a very broad range …

7 important financial steps to take in your 30s

When you hit your 30s, you may start thinking about your major life goals, both personal and financial. Although you may be able to defer some of your personal life decisions, many financial decisions can have a gradual, yet enormous, impact on your life. Making them at the right time ensures that …

The 1 science-based technique that will improve every email you write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us to …

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How a Supercomputer Is Ready to Mint Money Out of Mexico's Stock Market

On a gated residential street about an hour’s drive south of Mexico City’s main business district lives Breogan, a $350,000 computer that Alberto …

These Are the Types Of Startups that Turn off Angel Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Andreessen Horowitz officially closes its newest fund with $1.5 billion

In March, we told you that Andreessen Horowitz was targeting $1.5 billion for its fifth and newest fund. This morning, the seven-year-old Sand Hill Road firm is confirming that it has closed on that amount, having secured the capital commitments from its previous investors.<p>The announcement comes a …

Venture Capital

This Is the Latest Threat to Online Lenders

Many online lenders have failed to detect the “stacking” of multiple loans by borrowers who slip through their automated underwriting systems, …

5 Investing Lessons You Can Learn From Horse Racing

So you can invest wisely both in the market and at the track.<p>On Saturday, thousands of people will swarm to Long Island for the Belmont Stakes, the …

Investing

6 Investments Traders Say Will Rally: Bitcoin, SolarCity, Swiss Francs and More

<b>3. Manchester United</b><p>Manchester United, the Premier League U.K. soccer team, recently announced the appointment of new manager Jose Mourinho. …

Trading

7 Ways To Say No To 'Pick Your Brain' Meeting Requests

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” —Warren Buffett<p>If you’re a consultant, author, coach, or highly successful in your field, you undoubtedly get emails and LinkedIn messages from people who want to talk …

What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence

Mel Atkins has spent most of his life with Grand Rapids Public Schools in Michigan. He graduated from Ottawa Hills High, where he played baseball. But his real love was bowling. He says he's bowled 22 perfect games.<p>He's been a teacher and principal in the city's public schools. And now he works for …

Education

Terrapattern is the first open-access visual search engine for satellite maps

Machine learning is everywhere<p>Terrapattern is a amazing visual search engine for satellite imagery, and somehow the first of its kind. It's very easy to use, click on a section of the map, and Terrapattern will show you all similar geographical features or landmarks in the area. A football field, …

Machine Learning

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Software Company?

A lot of startups talk about revenue, but not many talk about costs--operating or starting up.<p>How much money do you think it takes to start a software company? $10,000? $100,000? ONE MILLION DOLLARS?<p>A lot of startups talk about revenue, but not many talk about costs--operating or starting up.<p><i>Note:</i> …

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Microsoft's R Strategy

Microsoft bought Revolution Analytics just over a year ago. With the impending release of SQL Server 2016, integration of the data science-oriented R …

This Turing Machine Should Run Forever, Unless Our Understanding of Maths Is Flawed

Time will tell.<p>Mathematicians have just designed a computer program that could prove the last 150 years of maths wrong if it ever stops …

Mathematics

Texas Instruments has a gold-hued graphing calculator

Want to prove that you're a cosine champion at your next math exam? Texas Instruments thinks it has the answer. It's trotting out a limited edition version of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator that comes in a gold-hued (as TI puts it, "Golden Ratio") metallic shell -- yes, you can show some …

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