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There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

18 Camping Hacks Everyone Should Know

Whether you’re roughing it with the kids, or glamping with your girlfriends, going camping takes some serious planning. From what to cook and how to …

Hacking

The 25 most exciting bitcoin startups

The bitcoin ecosystem has never been more diverse, with multimillion-dollar companies trying to take the digital currency "mainstream" and hackers dreaming up a new blockchain-powered social order.<p>We've spent the past several weeks speaking to CEOs, journalists, investors, and others in the bitcoin …

Bitcoin

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Relationships

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Language Learning

Five lessons team Zula learned from launching a tech event as a young startup

Startups have a multitude of marketing channels available to them: websites, landing pages, email messages, social media, and more.<p>So what happens if you take all those and add one more marketing channel by launching your own tech conference? That’s what we did at Zula, and I want to tell you why …

Website Flowcharts and Site Maps – AI & EPS

The huge website flowcharts and site maps template.<p>With countless included vector graphics and elements, this huge template lets you create visual …

Why Big Data and AI Need Each Other -- and You Need Them Both

Go ahead: give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve been doing a great job with big data. You’re collecting and analyzing customer information, gleaning insights into what customers want and need, and acting on those insights. For the first time ever, you’re able to position products to respond to …

22 Key Big Data Terms Everyone Should Understand

I have attempted to provide simple explanations for some of the most important technologies and terms you will come across if you’re looking at …

Big Data

Twitter And Foursquare Are Partnering To Improve Location In Tweets

Twitter and Foursquare are planning to partner together in 2015 to power location in tweets, a source familiar with the deal tells Business Insider.<p>The geo-based features could roll out as soon as the first quarter.<p>Twitter is independently staffing up in the location department, too. It recently …

How to Become a Data Scientist

Data Science

Quikkly Wants To Be A Better QR Code

You’ve all used a QR code, right? Those weird-looking barcodes you’re supposed to scan using a mobile to open a related web link. Nope? I thought not. For one reason or another, the technology, which was originally developed for the automotive industry to track parts in vehicle manufacturing, has …

The Billionaire Founder Of LinkedIn Explains How To Run A Great Startup

He's the founder of Linkedin, the largest professional social network worth around $28 billion, and a partner at the VC firm Greylock Partners.<p>He was also one of the early employees of PayPal, where he served as executive VP, and the co-founder of Socialnet.com, one of the first social network …

Startup working to turn hoverboards into reality

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — The more your knees quiver, the more the 90 pound board you're perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to …

Big data sparks interest in statistical programming languages

Big data is driving the use of statistical programming languages, in particular the open source R language.<p>This month's edition of the Tiobe index, …

What is the 'Fourth Revolution'?

The Future of Marketing: Combining Big Data with Intuition

Businesses are investing millions of dollars into big data, betting that number crunching and algorithms will be the silver bullet that’ll change the …

Google pours $500 million to Magic Leap. Oculus Rift on its crosshair?

Google is leading the $500 million funding round for hardware and software building company Magic Leap. Sources say that venture capital firm …

Cloud computing is going to absorb your big data workloads, too

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Greyfebruary<p>Go ahead and deploy your Hadoop cluster in the cloud. Really. It can handle it.<p>Cloud computing …

Australian Square Kilometre Array telescope takes shape in WA outback

A project to build one of the world's most powerful radio astronomy telescopes is taking shape in Western Australia's outback.<p>The $160 million …

This Woman's Revolutionary Idea Made Her A Billionaire — And Could Change Medicine

No more wondering to yourself, "Ah, how much more can they take before I pass out?"<p>Instead you might be able to walk into a Walgreens pharmacy for a reportedly painless fingerprick that will draw just a tiny drop of blood, thanks to Elizabeth Holmes, 30, the youngest woman and third-youngest …

City of Perth will not get Burswood or UWA under recommended council boundaries

The City of Perth looks set to be the loser under final recommendations given to the WA Government on new council boundaries.<p>The ABC has confirmed …

Dutch Girl Fakes a 5-Week Vacation to South East Asia by Posting Phoney Photos to Facebook

Dutch graphic design student Zilla van den Born recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of phoney and misleading photos on social …

The Apple Watch Knows When It's On or Off Your Wrist

There's a <i>lot</i> we don't know about the Apple Watch but little by little, small details about how the smartwatch behaves are starting to appear.<p>One of …

The only thing missing from Tile, the Bluetooth tracking gadget, is more users (review)

In 2013, a crowdfunded project known as the Tile became a smash hit, racking up over $2,500,000 in funding from nearly 50,000 backers. The secret to its success? Simple: The Tile promised to help users locate any object attached to the coin-sized Bluetooth-connected tag priced at $20.<p>I signed on as …

Lily Collins Is Marie Claire UK's Latest Cover Star

Lily Collins stars in the October issue of Harper's Bazaar UK in a mix of fun feminine looks from Valentino, Christopher Kane and more. Her versatile …

A Case for Big Data Analytics as a Service

Business Analytics has assumed such strategic importance that it has evolved from a purely IT activity into a core business activity touching upon …

Big Data

Interview: Inside Google Brain Founder Andrew Ng's Plans To Transform Baidu

<i>Little known outside China, the Chinese search engine Baidu scored a coup earlier this year when it hired Andrew Ng to be chief scientist and open a new artificial intelligence lab in Silicon Valley. Ng, a Stanford computer science professor who headed the Google Brain AI project and then cofounded</i> …

Miraisens Shows Off New Tech That Lets You 'Touch' 3-D Images

A Japanese company on Monday introduced what it describes as the world’s first technology that lets you "touch" 3-D imagery. Miraisens of Tsukuba, Japan, says its “3-D Haptics” virtual-reality technology allows users to "experience the presence of objects as if their entity existed there …

Virtual Reality

Five Levels of Big Data Maturity in an Organisation

Developing and implementing a Big Data strategy is not an easy task for organisations. This infographic shows five levels of Big Data maturity in …