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Terror in the UK: A timeline of recent attacks Video

Terrorist attacks over the last few decades.

Terrorism

WeChat just launched a search engine. Baidu should worry.

Photo credit: Tech in Asia.Chinese search giant Baidu has had it good. For years, the tech firm has enjoyed a near monopoly of the country’s …

China

Branded Pinterest Posts Now Include an Icon That Gives Marketers a Quick Glimpse at Measurement

As brands increasingly ask for solid measurement transparency from digital ads, Pinterest is rolling out a new feature that gives marketers a small …

Advertising Industry

#SquadGoals: Brand snark and slang on social media doesn’t work

Brands have doubled down on sass, spunk and snark to increase their social media visibility for years. This draws cheers from the Twitter in crowd, …

Social Media Advertising: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Basics

Social media advertising is a prime opportunity for a small business. Understanding how the different platforms work and how to leverage each for …

Marketing

How to Master Live-Video Marketing: A Handy Guide

If you're keeping an eye on digital marketing trends, it's no secret that video has become a more and more significant piece of the content marketing …

Marketing

Social Native raises $8 million to build a new social media ad platform

No one, it seems, has come up with a good way to harness all the videos, photos and tweets that budding creators post every day on YouTube, or the Facebook media juggernaut, or its smaller Snap-pier rivals.<p>Stepping into the breach is Social Native, a company with a fresh $8 million in financing and …

Participation

Social Media is "Most Important" Destination for Spreading Videos and Ads Online | Inc.com

Since television became a daily part of the lives of consumers, TV ads like commercials have been one of the dominant forms of advertisements. However, with the growth of the internet, business owners and marketers need to realign their advertising plans to meet the new reality. A recent study …

Customer Service

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good | Inc.com

If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's game-changing new job and recruiting features.<p>"Our platform is changing. Today, 500 million members are engaging on LinkedIn at record rates," LinkedIn noted in …

Employment

Meet the Democrat who wants to be America's first black female governor

Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s state house minority leader, hopes to make history – and her track record shows that pushing boundaries is what she does best<p>It’s hard enough to be running for governor as a Democrat in Georgia. It’s harder still to do it as an African American. But to do it as an African …

African-American News

Instagram adds Face Filters, because of course it did

Here we go again: Instagram has added another feature ‘inspired’ by Snapchat. This time it’s Face Filters, which have already been available on Facebook for a while. It was only a matter of time, but at least there are a couple of original features today as well.<p>The filters work pretty much exactly …

Trump's intelligence slip-up may be the straw that breaks the camel's back

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a meeting in the Oval Office last week, according to reporting by the Washington Post.<p>This latest blunder comes within a calendar week that's …

Donald Trump

The Woman Who Changed the Way We Think About Indonesian Food

<b>“Remember, my beloved granddaughter,”</b> Sri Owen’s grandmother cautioned her one morning in 1942. “When you grow up, don’t marry a foreigner.”<p>Owen was seven years old, and her grandmother was referring to someone from an island other than their native one in West Sumatra. But she didn’t listen: Owen …

Comey timeline: Everything that led up to his firing

President Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday. From the Clinton email investigation to the Trump-Russia probe, these are all of the major dates concerning Comey:<p><b>July 5, 2016</b> — Comey says the FBI will not recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private …

Donald Trump

Where to watch All the President's Men and 9 other films about Nixon

If, for some reason, you have Watergate on the brain.<p>When he fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, President Donald Trump called down a torrent of comparisons to the biggest politicalscandal in American history: Watergate — in particular Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre,” in which the …

The Visionary Behind the TEDx of Failure

For anyone starting out in business, don’t get your hopes up. Around three-quarters of venture-backed startups never make their investors money, and …

How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

The son of a minister, Ohene Asare grew up poor. His family immigrated from Ghana when he was 8 and settled down in West Bridgewater, Mass., a town 30 miles south of Boston, where he was one of the few black students at the local public school. “It was us and this Jewish family,” Asare remembered. …

Housing

Explaining the global ransomware outbreak

<b>Experts are warning that there could be further ransomware cases this week after the global cyber-attack. So, what has happened and how can organisations and individuals protect themselves from such attacks?</b><p>What is the scale of the attack?<p>Ransomware - a malicious program that locks a computer's …

Cybersecurity

Researchers project solar power may become cheaper than fossil fuels sooner than we think

But the news gets even worse for incumbent utilities. By 2030, solar-plus-storage could threaten the economic relevance of their distribution grids by making less necessary the connection with the local electric utility.<p>In short, more efficient solar panels combined with lower cost battery storage …

Solar Power

The Girls’ Soccer Team That Joined a Boys’ League, and Won It

LLEIDA, Spain — The ponytailed forward cut through the rain and the defense and drove a low shot past the outstretched arm of the goalkeeper. The pinpoint strike — her 38th of the season — confirmed Andrea Gómez as the top scorer for her championship team.<p>The boys Gómez left in her wake, though, …

Soccer

8 Women Leaders Who Are Disrupting Entrepreneurship

2017 is the Golden Age for female entrepreneurs. Here are a few women leading the charge.<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women have had it rather rough in the business world since, well, always. …

Startups

Watch this woman talk about being a bilingual Latinx and shut it DOWN for all the haters

In a world that feels like it’s getting closer and closer to Orwell’s <i>1984</i> everyday, coping and creating are not only cathartic, but necessary. For …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

5 Reasons Why The 21st Century Will Be The Best One Ever For Astrophysics

It’s been a staple of science throughout the centuries: the arrogant thinking that we’ve almost arrived at the ultimate answers to our deepest questions. Scientists thought that Newton’s mechanics described everything, until they discovered the wave nature of light. Physicists thought we were …

Physics

How a Brain Researcher Discovered the Fountain of Youth in a 93-year-old Athlete

Olga Kotelko helped researchers discover just how beneficial exercise is for the brain.<p>Aga Burzynska is rock climbing on a bluff outside Fort Collins, CO, as she often does. While she reaches for craggy fingerholds in the veined surface, Burzynska, a neuroscientist, calculates and recalculates, her …

The Brain

Snapchat adds new creative tools as its rivalry with Instagram intensifies

Infinite snaps, loops, and the magic eraser<p>Snapchat added a set of new creative tools to its arsenal today amid a growing rivalry with Facebook’s army of clones, most notably Instagram. Coming to the ephemeral messenger today are snaps with unlimited viewing time, the ability to “draw” with emoji, …

Social Media

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican National Committee plans an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired FBI director James Comey, with a focus on past Democratic criticism of Comey.<p>The RNC said Thursday it will use a website, digital ads and television surrogates seeking to discredit …

Donald Trump

The 20 Most Influential People in Tech Right Now

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Women's Health
Satire

NASA’s next big space telescope is about to get extremely cold to prep for launch

The mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope is now in Houston for cryogenic testing<p>For the last couple of years, NASA’s next big space observatory — the James Webb Space Telescope — has been carefully pieced together at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. But now the telescope …

Telescopes