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How to make your own iced tea: botanical brews, fresh fruit - and a dash of gin

Take someone up on the offer of a cup of tea, and until recently you’d most likely be served a riff on the classic builder’s brew: a filter paper black tea bag plunked into water, sweetened perhaps with sugar and disguised with a dash of milk (not necessarily in that order).<p>Now, the nation’s …

The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

From the multiplex to the art house, here are the first quarter of the year's standout films.<p>Cinephilia is a year-round condition, and thus it’s always an ideal time to honor the best of the current movie crop. Now more than midway through 2018, a wide range of stellar offerings have illustrated …

Black Panther

China's SenseTime raises $620 million, its second funding round in two months

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese facial recognition technology developer SenseTime Group Ltd said it has raised $620 million in a second round of funding in just two months, adding that it continued to be the world's most valuable unicorn in artificial intelligence.<p>The financing, which values the …

I Got Rejected & It Was Actually Awesome For This One Surprising Reason

The details of my date are quite inconsequential. We met at a dance class. A few weeks later, we went for drinks, chatted, laughed, danced. I asked …

Comet grabs $12.8 million for its engineering freelancer platform

French startup Comet (not to be confused with Zyl, which was formerly named Comet) is building a marketplace of talented tech and data freelancers as well as companies that are looking for engineers and teams for a specific project. The company just raised a $12.8 million funding round (€11 …

Want To Know What Technologies Are Coming In The Future? There's a Database For That

Spider silk transformed into fiber for tissue reconstruction; paper that conducts electricity; renewable diesel fuel; and new techniques for regenerating aging or diseased skin. These are just a handful of examples from a new database of over 1,300 new technologies currently making their way …

Startups

Brighte has just closed an $18.5 million funding round to accelerate its business growth

Sydney-based fintech Brighte has just closed an $18.5 million Series B round.<p>The latest round is led by Airtree Ventures, and included investment …

Home Ownership

This Startup Grooms Future Employees for Hot Tech Companies Like Warby Parker and Airbnb

San Francisco-based MissionU partners with companies to train young talent to become their future workforce.<p>What CEO doesn't fantasize about creating a talent pipeline tailored to his or her specific needs? That scenario is now possible--at least on a small scale--with MissionU, a San …

OnTruck picks up €25M Series B for its haulage tech platform

Madrid-based OnTruck, which has built a “haulage tech platform” to better match supply and demand in the road freight industry, has picked up €25 million in Series B funding.<p>The round is led by global venture capital fund Cathay Innovation, with participation from an array of existing and new …

Procter & Gamble

These HR Startups Are Using Tech To Optimize Recruiting For Some Of India's Biggest Companies

India is one of the fastest growing nations in Asia, with a burgeoning workforce to match. According to the India Employment Report, more than 460 million people above the age of 14 years were employed in 2015-16, which is nine million more than a decade ago. India alone produced 6.3 million …

Concrete house hides glass walls and nature views

Closed and open at the same time<p>From a certain vantage point, this house in The Netherlands appears to be a solid slab of concrete. Upon first glance, a set of concrete stairs climb a concrete wall on the way to the front door. Turn the corner, though, and the facade unfurls into an expanse of …

Architecture

Philips Hue Begins Rolling Out Major 3.0 Update to All Users of iOS App

After an announcement at CES in January and more details unveiled earlier in May, Philips Hue today is finally beginning to roll out a major 3.0 update to its iOS app for all users of the connected lighting platform. In the release notes, the developers call version 3.0 "the biggest update to the …

iOS Apps

Property Management Startups are Setting New Trends

Rise of property management start-ups reflects the changing preferences<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The rental market in India is growing at a rapid pace. While most middle-class …

A Gentle Introduction to Data Science

Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for every person, 1.7 …

Machine Learning

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Specialize Way Beyond Buds And Brownies

As America gets accustomed to the idea of legal marijuana, entrepreneurs are branching into a host of new products and ways of thinking about cannabis experience. Smokable flower is still the top consumption method, and edibles like chocolates, lozenges and teas come in second, but all categories …

Entrepreneurship

The 7 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Interior Designers Always Notice

We try our best when it comes to decorating, but sometimes, no matter how much thought we give to a room, something still feels off. It's hard to put …

Living Rooms

Mowgli trailer: first look at Andy Serkis's dark Jungle Book film

The first trailer has landed for Mowgli, and it's a world away from Disney's cuddly take on The Jungle Book in 1967.<p>Directed by Planet of the Apes actor Andy Serkis, the new film follows Disney's 2016 musical remake of its classic animation. But Serkis's film, which bills itself as "the darkest …

A New Look Inside Theranos’ Dysfunctional Corporate Culture

Alan Beam was sitting in his office reviewing lab reports when Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes poked her head in and asked him to follow …

CREXi raises $11 million to bring commercial real estate out of the Dark Ages

Managing, buying and selling commercial real estate is a fairly primitive process. CREXi founder Mike DeGiorgio remembers one experience in 2014 when he was required to fax and mail details about an urgent transaction to the leasing office, a move that made him think he was back in the era of Pogs …

Real Estate

The Top 10 Social Media Trends of 2018

Social media is constantly evolving.It’s no longer just a place for your family and friends to share old and embarrassing photos of you every …

Social Media

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

19 Data Science Tools for people who aren't so good at programming

Data Science

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center

A modern Melbourne renovation teaches others how to live sustainably without compromise.<p>For Leanne and Scott Thompson, living sustainably doesn’t have to mean a life of sacrifice. In fact, the couple prove this with their recently renovated home—known as Melbourne Vernacular—that doubles as an …

Countertops

Are You Overpaying Your Vendors? Here Are 3 Simple Questions to Save Thousands Every Month

You already spend thousands with suppliers and vendors every month. Why not learn how to get the best pricing?These three ridiculously easy questions will save you 5 to 15 percent or more on every purchase or contract.<p>Let's face a plain fact: it takes a real <b>investment of time</b>, attention, and often …

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.May 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 1,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (1% chance).<p>Topics in this …

Top 10

What is machine learning? Everything you need to know

This guide explains what machine learning is, how it is related to artificial intelligence, how it works and why it matters.<p>Machine learning is …

Machine Learning

How Curiosity Propelled the Entrepreneur Behind Justin's to Grow a $100 Million Brand

Justin Gold kept asking himself questions, which led to the founding of his business, new product ideas and finally a $286 million acquisition.<p><i>In this ongoing column,</i> <i>The Digest</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur.com <i>News Director Stephen J. Bronner speaks with food entrepreneurs and executives to see what it took to get</i> …

Chronically Late People Aren't Trying to Annoy or Disrespect You. In Fact, It Has Nothing to Do with You

If you feel disrespected or taken for granted by the friend who's habitually late, don't. It has nothing to do with how they feel about you (and you're not going to change it).<p>Annoyed by that chronically late friend's inconsiderate behavior? From giving them an earlier time for arrival to making …

Cube Haus aims to disrupt housing market with architect-designed prefabs

London's relatively expensive housing market means owning an architect-designed home is out of reach for many residents of the UK capital. A new …

Architecture