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What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

A Short Introduction to Serverless Architecture

Serverless architecture and Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) are hot trends in cloud computing. Besides Microsoft and Amazon, there are many other …

The Netflix API Platform for Server-Side Scripting

Bio<p>Katharina Probst is Engineering Manager at Netflix, where she leads the API team and helps bring Netflix streaming to millions of people around …

Immigration Economics: Illegal Aliens Are Our Bread and Butter

Have you ever wondered why politicians make some immigration illegal and then turn a blind eye to illegal immigration wherever it is happening … for …

Immigration

Hadoop:- A soft Introduction

<b>What is Hadoop:</b> <br>Hadoop is a framework written in Java for running applications on large clusters of commodity hardware and incorporates features …

Databases

Money Madness With Credit Strategist Michael Lewitt: From Apple's $40 Billion Of Debt To The Inevitability Of A U.S. Default

<i>Michael Lewitt has managed credit portfolios in his 25 years in the securities and investment banking industries. He talks to Steve Forbes about his thoughts on Janet Yellen, negative interest rates, and the difference between European and American banks. Video and transcript follows.</i><p>STEVE FORBES: …

Stock Markets

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Why Tesla Batteries Are Cheap Enough To Prevent New Power Plants

Last year, analysts hired by Oncor Electric Delivery Company were toiling away on a study of the costs and benefits of installing enormous batteries on Oncor’s grid in Texas. The benefits would surpass the costs, they calculated, if Oncor could buy batteries for $350 per kilowatt hour of …

Energy

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality