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This open source tool from MIT Data Lab will change how you see big data

Data USA is an atlas that helps business, government agencies, and schools make better, faster decisions by visualizing big data in fresh ways.<p>In the …

Big Data

The Mind-Melting Psychedelic Illustrations of Christophe Gilland

Artist Christophe Gilland is an Irish-born Czech-Canadian Fench Citizen. Working in the mediums of ink, watercolor and graphite, he manages to create …

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

4 Must-Have Apps for Every Software Developer

In terms of special apps for software developers, there are many on the market that they can certainly use. While some of them give preference to the …

Guides.co Aims To Be The Hub For Companies’ White Papers And How-To Content

There are plenty of how-to sites on the Internet, but sometimes, in the words of Guides.co CEO Scott Annan, you need to look up something “more complicated than tying a tie or stuffing a turkey.” When you do, Annan is hoping you’ll visit the Guides.co website.<p>He argued that most forms of content …

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days, everyone with a MacBook and a blog thinks he’s an entrepreneur. Well, here’s a little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation: Calling yourself a CEO doesn’t make you one and a small army of Twitter followers doesn’t …

RetailMeNot wins the holidays by not overthinking it

Each year a new wave of ecommerce companies whips up an innovative business model. There was group buying, then flash sales, then subscription …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

Here's What People Are Actually Watching On Their Smartphones And Tablets, As TV Goes Mobile

There's a glut of video available. Fifteen percent of all online video is already being viewed on mobile devices. Another significant slice is being viewed through apps on smart TVs and set-top boxes.<p>But what kind of content is keeping audiences glued to all their screens, and how is it different …

U.S. Broadband Users Are Mostly White, College Grads Under 50 Making At Least $50,000

About 70 percent of U.S. adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home, while 3 percent go online using dial-up connections, according to the latest survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.<p>“We’ve consistently found that age, education, and household income are …

Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

In 2014, an estimated 2.5 billion devices will be sold worldwide, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year, according to Gartner. More than 75 percent of the devices will be mobile phones, with Android achieving more than double the share of Apple's iOS or Windows Phone in 2014.<p>So it's …

A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million

Fancy, the shoppable rival to Pinterest, is said to have raised $53 million from investors, bringing the company valuation to $600 million, Bloomberg reported this morning.<p>The July 3 SEC filing disclosing the funding round did not name the full roster of investors. A Bloomberg source “familiar with …

Making Sense Of The Internet Of Things

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Turck is a managing director of FirstMark Capital. Follow him on Twitter @mattturck.</i><p>The emerging Internet of Things — essentially, the world of physical devices connected to the network/Internet, from your Fitbit or Nest to industrial machines — is experiencing a burst of …

Business Trends 2014

Today’s business leaders need clear, concise and well-informed perspectives on important dynamics that are currently reshaping the business …

Kickstarter's Rising Competition: Crowdfunding Alternatives to Donation-Based Sites

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding is understandably a hot topic these days. From the steady stream of new platforms launching to Kickstarter's latest success story, there's no lack of conversation around the fundraising platform that asks a bunch of strangers …

A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter

A year ago, space transportation startup SpaceX successfully launched a private unmanned ship into space to bring cargo to the International Space Station.<p>SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasted into space carrying a Dragon capsule full of supplies on May 22, and three days later, the ISS captured Dragon …