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Amazon's cloud is bigger than Microsoft, Google and IBM combined, researcher says

In its latest quarterly analysis, the market research firm says that AWS accounted for 45% of the revenue generated by public "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS) providers.<p>IaaS is the cloud market that Amazon helped to pioneer. It's where companies rent computers and storage over the internet, …

Cloud Computing

Six Simple Tips For Designing Stunning Infographics

Freelance Business Writer and Social Media Marketing Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Infographics remain one of the best forms of visual content in the digital world …

Infographics

Blog

Here’s a question that arrived at Muscle Evo HQ this morning: “You’ve explained on your website that training a muscle more than once a week is more …

23andMe’s Consumer DNA Data Gold Mine Is Starting To Pay Off

The consumer genetic testing company says it can barely keep up with demand from researchers, while patient advocates wonder if customers deserve a cut of the profits.<p>After decades of inconclusive results, researchers backed by Pfizer and Massachusetts General Hospital revealed that they had …

How to stop iTunes and Photos from launching when you plug in an iPhone

Apple‘s gadgets are always built to work hand in hand, but if you’re an iPhone owner who also uses a Mac, you might find that the two devices talk to …

12 Tips to Make You a Chromebook Pro

They're inexpensive and easy to use, but these tricks make Chromebooks even more user friendly.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

You Think Private Clouds Are More Stable And Agile Than Public? Think Again

You can’t really blame your IT staff for inflicting a private cloud—actually just a corporate data center with a fancy new name—on you. In some ways, their jobs depend upon it. Self-preservation is a powerful incentive.<p>Of course, your CIO’s job is only truly threatened by the public cloud if she …

Project Management

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Hands-on, Initial Impressions & Photo Gallery

Whatever the fanboys claim, it was Samsung who started the trend of large screen devices, with the Note series. That did inspire every other brand …

Amazon Web Services: It's Big, Getting Bigger And Not Slowing Down

Amazon Web Services is already the 800-pound gorilla in cloud. It offers five times the utilized compute capacity of its next 14 competitors <i>combined</i> and is arguably the fastest-growing software business in history. According to Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, however, this isn’t nearly ambitious enough. …

Apple Is Killing Off Aperture, Its Pro Photo Editor

After years of wavering commitment to creative professionals, Apple is turning its back on pro photographers.<p>For years, Apple has made sure there’s an OS X app to match your level of photographic proficiency. If you were an amateur, you had iPhoto; if you were a pro and needed more advanced …

The Downsides of Being a Dad

Your stress levels will spike. Your career prospects might suffer. You'll get sicker, busier, and possibly even lonelier than ever. But, hey: anything for our kids, right?<p><i>"</i><i>All of them told us their stories, and behind each of these stories looms the shadow of that formidable father, a stern,</i> …

Parenting

Why We Humblebrag About Being Busy

We have a problem—and the odd thing is we not only know about it, we’re celebrating it. Just today, someone boasted to me that she was so busy she’s averaged four hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks. She wasn’t complaining; she was <i>proud</i> of the fact. She is not alone.<p>Why are typically …

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

Health

The 20-minute fat-burning kettlebell complex

The kettlebell is not only one of the most effective versatile pieces of equipment, it's also one of the most convenient. If you're tight on time, or …

The Kettlebell Snatch Challenge

Boost speed, power, and total-body strength with this modified version of a pro weightlifting move<p>When it comes to developing speed and coordinated, total-body strength and muscle, nothing rivals an Olympic lift called the barbell snatch. "It's great for increasing your ability to produce power, so …

Beyond the 2-Handed Swing: 5 Effective Kettlebell Movements You May Be Neglecting

<b>There’s a lot more to the world of kettlebells than just the two-handed swing.</b> While the swing is effective, there are other movements that can work …

3 quick kettlebell moves for beginners

Kettlebells are becoming more and more popular—and for good reason. With the right technique, they can help you hit multiple muscle groups with a …

Kettlebell Exercises

Kettlebell Training Mistakes in Action

It's tempting to dive headfirst into a new fitness regimen, especially one that is gaining some major clout like kettlebell training. But, like all …

Exercise

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Productivity

Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, Communication Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the second in a series, "</i><i>Talk Like TED</i><i>," in which communications coach/author Carmine Gallo applies tips, techniques and insights to help entrepreneurs and business</i> …

Public Speaking

More Big Data Is Better, But Good Luck Understanding It All

In math, multiplying two negative numbers together yields a positive number. In the world of data, multiplying a huge number of negative data points, worthless in isolation, can yield highly positive insights, according to new research published by Flemish researchers in the Big Data journal.<p>As the …

Why Scarlett Johansson's Ad Was Banned From the Super Bowl

Cheap shot, SodaStream.<p>The do-it-yourself soda maker takes a direct tackle against Coke and Pepsi in its latest ad featuring spokesperson Scarlett …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

Why business schools charge so much and pay their teachers so little

You and I know why business schools charge so much for an MBA.<p>Because they can.<p>But why do they pay so little to everyone except their superstars?<p>It’s not just because they can. I think the <i>real</i> reason is much more <i>sinister</i> than that.<p>Once upon a time—before starting my MBA at NYU in the early 1980s—I …

Employment

This Is Anxiety

Stories from Atlantic readers on how to think about anxiety, what is helpful, and what isn't.<p>"Here’s what’s worked: nothing." Scott Stossel writes with resignation in the cover article for the current issue of <i>The Atlantic</i>, "Surviving Anxiety." (Inside the magazine it's headlined "My Anxious, …

Why 2014 Is The Year You Change

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I stopped going to classes. I had a scholarship that paid all my living expenses …

Review: Scrivener, the must-have software for would-be novelists everywhere

‘Writing a novel’ seems to be one of the default items on most people’s wish-lists. Most never start it, and most of those who start it never finish it, but if you want to make a serious attempt, using Scrivener would definitely be the biggest favor you could do yourself.<p>I must admit that the idea …

5 Sales Tips I Am Thankful For

The holiday season a great time of year to reflect on the people who have contributed to your success. Here is some of the great advice I have received from my advisers in the sales industry.<p>I recently started making a list of all of the mentors, advisers, and smart friends that have helped me over …

Positive Thinking

Why SolarCity and Tesla are going to replace your utility

Millions of California homeowners and businesses have installed solar panels on their roofs to generate their own electricity. Now a small but growing number of them want to pull the plug on their utilities by storing that energy in batteries and tap that power when the sun isn’t shining. And that …

Solar Power