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Growth = Wasted Spend on Microsoft Azure

If you read any cloud or tech blogs, you’ve probably seen the latest financials that show that Microsoft Azure is growing – and that it’s currently …

Amazon Web Services

Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

Welcome to the Era of Great Data Center Consolidation

“Friends don’t let friends build data centers,” said Charles Phillips, chief executive officer of Infor, a business software maker, about two years …

Microsoft Azure News, Price Update: VMs, Storage Services Offered at Low Prices, Check Out List of Prices

Microsoft has lowered the price of several of its virtual machines (VMs) and storage services on the Azure cloud platform.<p>Microsoft Azure is composed …

Accounting Basics: 4 Financial Ratios You Need to Know

Banks and investors will typically use financial ratios to measure the performance of your business. They may also be used to gain insight on a company's financial statements. Regardless if you're a finance whiz, it's always best to fully understand the financial state of your business. Use these 5 …

Like a fairy godmother, this app will deposit free money into your bank account while you sleep

We’ve all been there: We add something to our Amazon cart, leave it there for a few weeks, and watch as the price goes up and down until we finally …

Apple AirPods: The perfect commuter headset

I laughed at the white AirPods hanging from people's ears and made jokes about how they looked on Twitter. I judged too early, and they are actually …

Technologies that software testers need to master in 2017 and beyond | Zephyr

The wide-spread adoption of agile software development methodologies and DevOps in the past few years is helping businesses become much more …

Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

Consider, instead, a "virtual CFO," forecasting software or a part-timer.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. But any smart business owner knows when and where to cut down on costs and still make that statement …

Small Business

13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Recipes

Etcher Is the Easiest Way to Make a Raspberry Pi SD Card

Windows/Mac/Linux: While it’s gotten easier over the years to make a Raspberry Pi SD card, it’s still a little confusing for people new to the idea …

Raspberry Pi

6 Tools to Turbocharge Your Content Marketing in 2017

Buffer. Almighty. Press. SumoMe. Why not use them all together in one turbocharged work flow?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A fresh year presents the perfect opportunity for your brand to recap its 2016 content marketing performance: You may want to examine ways to …

Marketing

Comparing Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure

Are you shopping for Public Cloud services?<p>A new Public Cloud Services Comparison site gives a service & feature level mapping between the 3 major …

Cloud Computing

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

The Cloud in 2017: Seven key trends, from AWS and Azure to voice services and machine learning

Here’s a no-brainer: 2017 will be a big year for the cloud. Cloud computing is an innovation rivaling the advent of client-server, the PC or the …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

Self-improvement

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

Self-improvement

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

Die Hard

8 Healthy Habits of Big-Wave Surfer Laird Hamilton

Small, healthy habits add up over time. Just ask Laird Hamilton, world-renowned big-wave surfer and our resident radical fitness evangelist. At 52, …

Smart Marketing Tips for the Small Business Owner

It's difficult to start a business, let alone learn how to market it. It's not uncommon for new and small business owners to find themselves in the …

Small Business

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity

Get the most out of your days with these 8 scheduling hacks.<p>Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to …

Microsoft Excel — Introduction to Power Query Excel Add-In

Part of the Microsoft Power BI Suite #Data #Analytics<p>Introduction<p>I recently came across an excellent overview article posted on LinkedIn about …

A painless solution that tricks your brain into meeting your ideal budget

Expenses have a way of piling up in December, whether because of holiday gifts, extra social engagements, or travel getaways. Your wiped-out bank account at the end of the year may be the perfect (and necessary) inspiration to get into financial shape once the calendar flips to January.<p>But that’s …

Personal Finance