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Five industries that should take a cue from Netflix and crowdsource parts of its tech

Devin Guan Contributor<p>Devin Guan is the CTO of Drawbridge.<p>In 2006, Netflix took a long, hard look at its world-class Cinematch Technology. Cinematch was as straightforward as it sounds: With user-submitted data, the technology could predict which movies a user may or may not enjoy. With it, Netflix …

Machine Learning

5 Ways Startups Can Leverage Big Data for a Competitive Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Big data is growing rapidly, and not just among big corporations.<p>Data allows companies, both big and small, to improve their offerings and make more informed decisions -- and data-driven companies are more valuable in both perception and …

Big Data

In New York, A Day’s Work Will Buy An iPhone. In Kiev, It Takes 13 Weeks

Compare your purchasing power in cities around the world, in universal iPhone or Big Mac units.<p>How many hours do you need to work to pay for a new iPhone? If you’re a New Yorker, then you need to toil for 24 hours to pay for a 16GB iPhone 6. But if you work in Kiev, Ukraine, you’ll need to work for …

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

Design

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

New York City

The Swiss National Bank Is The First Casualty Of The Modern Global Currency War

But with major shifts in monetary policy under way, the currency war is hardly over and the front lines will move to other countries.<p>"The Swiss central bank was the first to throw itself into the currency war, (and) it is the first to capitulate," said Christopher Dembik, an economist at Saxo …

Forex

How iPhone health gadgets could change what 'see your doctor' means

Apple's Health app had a quiet rollout in late 2014, and months later many iOS users still aren't sure how the platform works on their new (or newly …

Wedding Photographer Re-Imagines Disney Princesses as Stunning Indian Brides

Amrit Grewal, a Vancouver-based wedding photographer, re-imagines Disney princesses as Indian brides in this enchanting photo series. The high-budget photo shoot showcases nine iconic princesses in gorgeous portraits that draw on elements of Indian culture to re-create the looks. For example, …

Walt Disney Company