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Here's Why People Are Jittery About China Today

However, China's Shanghai Composite fell 0.3%. Bloomberg reports that Yuan forward contracts have fallen by 0.32% in the past three days.<p>Morgan Stanley's Hans Redeker thinks he knows what's going on. From his FX Morning note:<p>Overnight, China's commodity prices fell sharply (coal: -2.2%, iron ore: …

Commodities

That Swedish Bitcoin Mining Company Has Sold $28 Million-Worth Of Its New Mining Hardware

Background: Bitcoins are mined by computers unscrambling blocks of "hashes" or complex strings of numbers and letters. This tends to be an expensive and labor-intensive proposition — the fastest miners now cost thousands of dollars, and they eat up lots of electricity and manhours of setup.<p>We …

How 2014 Will Be The Year To Monetize Big Data

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask anyone in business if they've heard of big data, and by now, the answer is probably yes.<p>For the majority of 2013, big data dominated the media discussion as businesses big and small sought to make sense of what exactly it is, and more …

Big Data

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.<p>Yet the true impact begins not with invention, but adoption. That’s when the second and …