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Best Waterproof Cases for iPhone X in 2018

IP67 does not mean waterproof — here's how to protect your phone even further.Yes, the iPhone X is water-<i>resistant</i>, but that IP67 rating means it's …

Mobile Technology

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

How Coke spun the public on its water use

When Coca-Cola announced plans earlier this year to recycle the equivalent of 100 percent of its packaging by 2030, the company touted the effort as building on its success with sustainable water use. In a 2016 full-page ad published in <i>The</i> <i>New York Times,</i> the company proclaimed, “For every drop we …

Sustainability

Back to the Mac 009: How to use a Synology NAS for Time Machine backups [Video]

Synology just launched its newest prosumer NAS box, the DS1618+. This 6-bay machine comes with a quad-core 2.1GHz CPU, and 4GB of DDR4 non-ECC memory that can be upgraded to 32GB of ECC RAM.<p>What makes the DS1618+ particularly special is its expandability — and not just eSATA storage expandability …

Why the Rest of the World Can’t Free Ride on Europe’s GDPR Rules

The digital industry is riding an important—and turbulent—wave of change right now. As Facebook and others grapple with tough questions about data privacy and security practices, trust in social platforms appears to be plummeting. Companies and analysts are scrambling to figure out how to make …

Allegro.AI nabs $11M for ‘deep learning as a service’, for businesses to build computer vision products

Artificial intelligence and the application of it across nearly every aspect of our lives is shaping up to be one of the major step changes of our modern society. Today, a startup that wants to help other companies capitalise on AI’s advances is announcing funding and emerging from stealth …

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

University of California

It’s Time for a Complete Home App Makeover

I’ve spent a lot of time experimenting with home automation gear since late last year: lightbulbs, light strips, electrical plugs, and door sensors, among other things. Most of the devices I’ve tested support Apple’s HomeKit APIs and those that don’t, I plan to integrate with Homebridge. That means …

Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them

Having the top skills can make the difference between getting hired in the emerging tech field and having your resume ignored.<p>It's no secret that …

Big Data

7 Signs Someone Isn't Really an Influencer

You're not an influencer if you're following the same amount of people who follow you.<p>Marketing is a game of mirrors.<p>Unless you're familiar with the unspoken rules of the internet, it can be very easy to mistake "industry experts" for people who know how to manipulate other people's lack of …

Marketing

How to reset your Mac before selling it

How do I clear my Mac so I can sell it? You just have to reformat your hard drive and reinstall a clean version of the operating system.It is that …

Operating Systems

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Data Science

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision-making across business processes — from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Big Data

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Want To Make $75,000 A Month And Quit Your Day Job?

Have you ever wanted something so bad you can taste it? You know what I’m talking about. It’s like the “burning desire” Napoleon Hill told us about in his business classic, <i>Think & Grow Rich</i>.<p>Maybe it’s something you wanted for so long, but life got in the way. The desire faded away and never …

Entrepreneurship

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

How to troubleshoot and reset your AirPods

Having problems with your AirPods? A simple reset should do the trick.Apple's AirPods have a lot going for them — they're ultra-portable, sound …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Self-improvement

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

<i>Update #2: An official fix is now available; no restart required.</i><p><i>Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works:</i><p><i>“We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to</i> …

Here's how Singer restores and beautifies the Porsche 911

What you see here, right in front of your very eyes, are a bunch of pastel-shaded and metallic-hued unicorns. In one sense because anything that …

Is your gut microbiome the key to health and happiness?

Research suggests the vast ecosystem of organisms that lives in our digestive systems might be as complex and influential as our genes in everything from mental health to athleticism and obesity. But is ‘poop doping’ really the way ahead?<p>John Cryan was originally trained as a neuroscientist to …

gutmicrobiome

How to Increase Your Sales 49% Faster by Using YouTube

Video is on almost every marketer’s radar.In fact, 69% of marketers say their video-marketing budget is increasing.On top of that, mobile video …

This home theater makes you rethink your priorities in life

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

European Union

Apple Has Sold 1.2 Billion iPhones Worth $738 Billion In 10 Years

Statista says that Apple has now sold 1.2 billion iPhones as the phone celebrates its 10th birthday. Using information from Apple, Statista also says that the firm probably just hit that number and it estimates the iPhone has brought in a staggering $738bn over the decade too. What’s more, the …

Best Apple TV apps for streaming soccer

<i>By Chris Brantner</i><p>Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world — there are soccer fans everywhere. With all of this popularity comes a ton of potential leagues and tournaments to watch. If you’re a big fan, you’ll be glad to know there are some great ways to watch streaming soccer on Apple …

Sling TV

Drag and drop on iOS is more powerful than it's ever been on the desktop

My first reaction to Apple's WWDC announcement of iOS drag and drop was basically, "Lol welcome to three decades ago." But after watching a more in-depth technical explanation of the technology at Apple's follow-up Platforms State of the Union, I'm starting to wonder if Apple has a new “pinch to …

Apps

How to downgrade from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.2 without losing any data

iOS 11 is an exciting upgrade for iPhone and iPad that you can try right away. However, we’re a long way from seeing the final version of iOS 11 out …