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Amazon a bigger threat to banks than fintech: World Economic Forum

The combination of "open banking" regimes and data migrating to the computer cloud will lure global technology giants to create platforms for …

World Economic Forum

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor.<p>For this back-to-school series, Crunchbase is taking a look at how top U.S. universities rank in terms …

College & University

Winter Climbs 2016: Playing the Waiting Game on Nanga Parbat

The winter season has arrived in full force on Nanga Parbat, where a handful of teams are still hoping to complete the first winter ascent of that …

Mountaineering

Himalaya Spring 2016: Alan Arnette Posts Pre-Season Preview

Even though the calendar says that it is only February, the 2016 spring climbing season in the Himalaya really isn't all that far off. In less than …

Mountaineering

Kobe Bryant to retire after this season: 'My body knows it's time to say goodbye'

LakersAll-Star guard Kobe Bryant announced that the current NBA season will be the final one of his storied career.<p>"This season is all I have left to give," writes Bryant on The Players Tribune in a letter he opens directly to the sport itself with the words, "Dear Basketball."<p>Bryant is in his 20th …

Google And Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic At CES

Figuring out how to manage drone traffic over the United States to allow for drone delivery services and other drone-based service is going to be critical if Amazon and Google ever want to deliver packages to the backyards of their customers. Earlier this week, Amazon’s VP of Global Public Policy …

Drones

The Moment A World Cup Skier Was Nearly Hit By A Drone Falling Out Of The Sky

Drone registration may seem like unnecessary hassle for some, but an incident at the alpine skiing world cup this week illustrated why the FAA is pushing for regulation.<p>Skier Marcel Hirscher was nearly hit by a drone which fell out of the sky, landing inches from the athlete as he made his way …

Drones