Sebastian Giraldo Castaño

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Aspen Aerogels And World's Best Insulation Flounders In IPO

Aspen Aerogels, which makes what arguably is the world’s best insulation, has flopped in a hot market.<p>The company, which produces a super insulating material that leverages the unique properties of air, offered 7.5 million shares for $11 per share this week, below the anticipated $14 to $16 per …

‘Walmart’s Worst Nightmare’ Is Expanding Massively

WinCo Foods is pushing into one of the country’s hottest grocery store markets, Texas—and the competition is quaking in their boots.<p>This week, WinCo …

Investopedia Video: The Basics Of Bond Duration

Congress Just Started Caring About the Sharing Economy

Surveying Single Stock Futures

Single stock futures (SSFs) are contracts between two investors. The buyer promises to pay a specified price for 100 shares of a single stock at a …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

It’s time to rethink startup equity

Change is the only constant in life and this is especially true in Silicon Valley. We live in a time of constant change and rebirth, which we …

Touch Board kit combines an Arduino heart with touch sensors, conductive paint

Capacitive sensing isn't limited to your smartphone. In fact, you can use contact with human skin (or any other conductive surface) to trigger almost any circuit. And the Touch Board from Bare Conductive wants you to combine your DIY spirit with the ability to turn practically any surface into a …

Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain

For scientist Jack Newman, creating a new life form has become as simple as this: he types out a DNA sequence on his laptop. Clicks "send". And a few metres away in the laboratory, robotic arms mix together some compounds to produce the desired cells.<p>Newman's biotech company is creating new …

In San Francisco, Twitter's IPO stokes debate over wealth it created

SAN FRANCISCO — Ray McClure was lucky enough not only to get hired as one of<p>Twitter's first employees but to get some stock.<p>When he left Twitter in 2007 after one year, McClure cashed out a bit at a time by selling his shares privately. He opened an art gallery with his wife. He bought a house in …

Senators Want To Close Tax Loophole After JPMorgan Case, But Bank Will Still Probably Save Billions

Two senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to close a loophole that lets companies claim tax deductions on penalties and fines they pay the federal government.<p>But much of a pending JPMorgan Chase settlement that inspired the bill -- and a lot of outrage -- probably won't be affected.<p>The bill, …

3 Tips for Tantric Sex Newbies

A beginners' guide to absolutely EPIC sex<p>Potential TMI alert: Steve Jobs was into tantric sex, according to the new book <i>The Bite in the Apple: A Memoir of My Life With Steve Jobs</i>, which hits shelves later this month. In the book, Chrisann Brennan, one of Jobs’ exes, reveals some pretty juicy …

India's biggest smartphone maker has designs on Europe with its 5-inch, full HD smartphone

You'd be forgiven for not knowing Micromax, but it's a name that might get a little more familiar in the future. The Indian smartphone manufacturer has hired Hugh Jackman to be its pitch person, and the first product you'll find him carrying is the surprisingly tasty-looking Canvas Turbo. The Turbo …

CEOs and inventors most likely took art or music lessons as a kid

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Time spent learning to play Chopin or Bach at age 8 or 13 may give a child the chops to eventually be a CEO or scientist.<p>Or as researchers at Michigan State University put it: “A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison.”<p>People who own businesses or were …

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Researchers propose million-year storage disk that could 'outlast the human race'

Under ideal circumstances, traditional magnetic hard disks (and the data you store on them) will last at most a decade. And when it comes to preserving vital information about the human race and all that we've achieved, that's simply not good enough. At least, that's according to researchers at …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Biotechnology: Independent streak

This article was originally published in the journal <i>Nature</i><p>Scientists willing to take a risk are setting up individual research operations in rented …

4 Reasons to Buy This Biotechnology Stock

<b>Isis Pharmaceuticals</b> , a developer and marketer of RNA-based novel drugs to treat a variety of diseases, has been one of the best performing stocks …

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

How to do data science for some of the biggest clients around

Booz Allen Hamilton is a consultant to some of the biggest companies and government agencies around, and it’s always hiring data scientists. What’s …

Should Men Still Pay for Dates?

Women's Health's Guy Next Door weighs in<p>Years ago, when your grandparents went on their first date, who do you think picked up the tab? I bet it was gramps. And when your parents started dating? I bet your dad paid the bills. The question is: Is this old-time norm past its prime? The answer, …

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Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes

If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy of big data, there are petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes. After that, things get murky.<p>The challenge is only partly one of …

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

Eye Contact: Not As Persuasive As We Thought

A new study finds more eye contact makes people less likely to agree with a persuasive argument, especially if they're already skeptical.<p>Here's a lesson straight out of my high school speech class: When making an argument, make eye contact with your audience. Connect with people. Stare deeply into …

Finance Rocks For Social Good In Rocktoberfest Concerts For A Leg To Stand On

Aspiring musicians want to be rich and famous. Thanks to YouTube, it’s easier than ever to be famous. Rich is a little trickier. In today’s musical landscape, even a successful rock band can struggle to make ends meet. You could have an album reach number 8 on the charts, a song in a Volkswagen …

Neiman Marcus buyout financing to include PIK deal | Reuters

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (IFR) - The acquisition financing for US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is expected to include a payment-in-kind (PIK) toggle, according to several market sources, the first time this riskier structure has been used in a LBO since the financial crisis.<p>Neiman Marcus shelved plans …

The Best Budget Software for Mac

Manage Money on Your Mac<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated March 09, 2018<p>Looking for personal finance software for your Mac? Here are a dozen choices, whether …