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Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we know it.<p>Following the ruling, internet providers now in theory have the ability to prioritize certain internet traffic – charging Google, for example, to ensure that YouTube …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

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Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …

HootSuite puts that $165M Series B to work, hiring 'hundreds' of new people

HootSuite is putting some of its recently raised cash to work. The enterprise social media management company turned in a massive $165 million funding round for international expansion, and it’s wasting no time using that money.<p>The company of 370 is attempting to increase its headcount by at least …

MongoDB to open the gap on Cassandra with $150M fundraise

MongoDB raised $150 million this morning from T. Rowe Price Associates, Salesforce, and others, making it the top startup in New York, and the most well-funded company in the big data market.<p>MongoDB is a noSQL database provider with some 600 customers, including hot tech startups and Wall Street’s …

Students get crafty to break into business using Etsy

The rise of online shopping has made the dream of starting a business a reality for young entrepreneurs.<p>Opening a lemonade stand is for amateurs.<p>"I have teenage daughters, and one has a friend who makes bracelets and sells them on Etsy," said Frank Rimalovski, executive director of the New York …

The Top 25 Responsive Design Tools

Note: this piece was originally published on Net Magazine, who recently nuked about 10,000 articles when they moved over to Creative Bloq. In an …

Mobile Fourth Wave: The Evolution of the Next Trillion Dollars

Smartphone image copyright Nik Merkulov<p>We are entering the golden age of mobile. Mobile has become the most critical tool to enhance productivity and …

The 5 Phases of Growth Hacking

It’s a spectacular feat. Right in front of our eyes, a group of marketers helped build <i>billions</i> of dollars of brand equity on products like Facebook, …

The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking – Chapter 1

The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking by Neil Patel & Bronson Taylor<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>Growth hacking is so misunderstood …

Product Management

Klinq is Growth Hacking Their Way to 500 Clients and Beyond

When Klinq was in beta testing, they spent thousands on digital advertising, but the return on their investment was not there. You see, their margins …

Marketing

What Is the 'Internet of Things'?

Do you remember the sound of "dial-up" Internet? For many this sound defines a decade of emerging obsessive Internet use. For my generation, it marks a decade of battling for family computer time, while simultaneously hoping that no one needed to use the landline.<p>We've come a long way haven't we?<p>In …

Internet of Things

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

Articles about emerald city 5 modern homes seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>There's a …

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