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Old citizens receive life-transforming digital help via govt information program<p>These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor …

Smart Cities

Germany might not care if the UK loses access to the single market

Those who backed the Leave campaign prior to the vote argue that the UK's trade relationship with the rest of the world will remain healthy even outside the EU.<p>But since the vote, Germany — one of Britain's most important trade partners within the EU — has consistently maintained that when Britain …

Fast-food franchises flock to East Timor

JAKARTA -- Satisfying your craving for Western-style fast food is getting easier in East Timor.<p>U.S. chain Burger King plans to double its stable of …

8 Skills You Need to Be a Data Scientist

Interested in landing a job as a data scientist? These are the core set of 8 data science competencies you should develop:<p><b>1. Basic Tools:</b> No matter …

55% of Brands Will Prioritize Visual Content in 2016 – Will You?

About 55% of brands plan to prioritize more visual content in 2016, according to CMI’s B2C 2016 report. How can you lift your brand’s visual …

The only way Facebook enters China is as a tool of the government

Mark Zuckerbeg’s charm offensive in China won’t let up. Over the past few days the Facebook founder and CEO published a controversial photo of himself jogging in smoggy Beijing, and met in person with China’s Minister of Propaganda—an unprecedented move for a foreign business owner. This follows …

10 most important things in advertising

This Burger King ad is being shared by people on Twitter to show solidarity with Brussels terror attack victims.Burger King<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. How Facebook won a bidding war with two other companies for a hot new app that could help</b> …

You can take a key business lesson from the creation of Disney's biggest hit in recent history

I was frustrated, too, by the idea that I'd never be as smart as the creative team that had produced what would go on to become the highest-grossing animated film in history.<p>A prince who's the (spoiler alert) bad guy! Sisters who (double spoiler alert) save each other! I could have thought of that. …

Woman appears to vanish on live TV, causes mass Internet confusion

This is one of those clips that you have to watch again, and again, and <i>again</i>.<p>During a recent interview on Danish television channel TV2, a woman in …

Jeans

275,000,000 Android devices at risk from hacking says report

Israeli-based software research agency, NorthBit, has released a report that claims millions of Android devices might be vulnerable to hacking.<p>According to NorthBit’s research (see full PDF here), the security concern comes from Stagefright, Android’s mediaserver and multimedia library.<p>This isn’t …

The ‘Divide and Conquer’ Strategy. “Made in the USA”, Applied Globally. | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<b>How the New World Order “Globalists” Are Dividing Americans</b><p><i>By Joachim Hagopian, October 28 2015</i><p>After utilizing the geopolitics lensto dissect how …

Nokia: Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

<b>On the face of it the small Finnish town of Nokia looks wholly unremarkable. A few squat blocks of flats are nestled in the winter snow, and along the heavily gritted main road is a small strip of shops, restaurants and a discount supermarket.</b><p>There's little sign that this quiet backwater once gave …

This Artist's Stunning Ice Portraits Show The Effects Of Climate Change

Most of us have a fraught relationship with global warming. We know it’s something we should care about, we’ve heard that there are things we can do …

Eight Years, Five Cameras, Five Continents

A few days ago, I was reflecting on my progress as a photographer during the last few years and how my choice of cameras was influenced by the need …

Tesla CEO Elon Musk To Appear On Upcoming Episode Of The Big Bang Theory

Posted on Oct 28, 2015 05:00pm<p>This season of <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> is certainly shaping up to be filled with some amazing guest stars!<p>Earlier this week, …

20 Things You Didn't Know John Paul Jones Did

John Paul Jones will forever be remembered as the musical Swiss Army knife who helped propel Led Zeppelin to some of the greatest heights that any …

Group 3

In early February, NeuCoin launched a series of consumer applications aiming to offer its users and digital content providers effective methods of …

Payment Systems

You Can Now Play Basketball On Facebook Messenger

March Madness! Sports!!<p>In the past year Facebook has transformed Messenger into much more than a simple messaging service. It outfitted the app with maps, a virtual assistant, support for Uber rides, and for video calls as well. Now, it's adding a new game.<p>On Thursday, Facebook rolled out an update …

15 Brilliant Tricks That Make Your Life More Comfortable

Thinking outside the box can significantly help to make your life a whole lot simpler, helping you to solve many irritating problems and get on with …

Seatbelt

What makes a great Product Manager

As I work on productboard, I get asked this question a lot. Either because you folks are hiring more product managers or because you want to get …

Where should you go if you want reliable, detailed data on fragile states, land grabs or trade deals?<p>It’s easy to be a bit nostalgic for work pre-internet, when research could involve exploring the dusty confines of the British Library or the excitement of digging out an old tome from a government …

World Bank

Six essential steps to present data persuasively

<b>“The graphic method has considerable superiority for the exposition of statistical facts over the tabular. A heavy bank of figures is grievously</b> …

Data Visualization

9 Eye-Popping Visuals To Attract More Social Shares

It’s no secret that including visuals in your blog posts can lead to increased traffic and content sharing.<p>Using eye catching visuals in your posts …

Why Data Minimization Is An Important Concept In The Age of Big Data

Bigger is always better, right?<p>Well, not necessarily. Even in the realm of big data, companies and governments are beginning to see the value in a “less is more” approach. This is actually in stark contrast with things data-driven CEOs like Jeff Bezos at Amazon believed when he said “We never throw …

Big Data

The best Funny Animals from Ape to Zazu

<i>A.V. To Z</i> <i>is an alphabetical survey of a specific realm in pop culture.</i><p>While some animals can be funny, not all animals can be Funny Animals. A trope …