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Software Is Dominating Venture Capital Investments In 2014

Just over $4B was invested in software deals by venture capitalists (VCs) during Q1, 2014, four times as much as biotechnology.<p>Software deals netted out 42% of all dollars invested in the first quarter, with biotechnology receiving 11%. VCs invested $816M in IT Services or 9% of all dollars, making …

Entrepreneurs reveal their failures en route to success

<b>Millions of people dream of starting their own company, but only some are brave enough to take the leap.</b><p>Fewer still go on to great success.<p>Talking to BBC Radio 5 live's On the Money, some of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs share their tips for business success - as well as revealing some of …

Marissa Mayer’s genius plot to turn Apple against Google

Is Marissa Mayer about to play two of Silicon Valley’s fiercest rivals off each other?<p>Kara Swisher of Re/Code was out with a fascinating scoop on Yahoo late yesterday. According to her report, which cited sources inside the company, Yahoo is looking to convince Apple to dump Google as the default …

World's Tallest Building Set for Construction in Saudi Arabia

A rendering of the Kingdom Tower planned for construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill<p>Construction for the world's tallest …

The Mental Benefits of Yoga

There's legitimate science as to why it's the workout that could be the secret to discovering a calmer you.<p>Although yoga was once considered glorified stretching by workout diehards, this has changed drastically since the recent rise in heart rate-raising hybrid classes (like those that incorporate …

7 Clever Hacks To Speed Up Your Smartphone

Illustrated by Jenny Kraemer.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on April 19.</i><p>It lies next to you in bed. You feel naked without it. You can’t …

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

10 Ultra-Glamorous Bathrooms

From crystal chandeliers to mirrored vanities, these bathrooms are fit for a movie star.<p>From crystal chandeliers to mirrored vanities, these bathrooms are fit for a movie star. <i>Via HouseBeautiful.com.</i>

Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news

Something curious is happening in the American news business.<p>Media organizations are hiring again. Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms. And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups. It’s a rare moment of optimism for an …

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