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Heads in the cloud: banks inch closer to cloud take-up

Regulatory guidance helps clear the way for greater adoption of cloud computing

Amazon Web Services

The Orwell Essay That's Even More Pertinent Than '1984' Right Now

Put down that sci-fi novel and pick up "Politics and the English Language."<p>In the three days since Kellyanne Conway described White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s lies as “alternative facts” on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” people around the country have been searching for ways to deal with the …


Population of Scotland vs London

<i>Map created by Steven Kay, modified by reddit user Nunuleq</i><p>The map above shows just how many people live in London. The blue area above has the same …

Northern Ireland

2 Bank Stocks to Buy in September

Is it time to rake up shares of these bank stocks? Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.<p>The banking sector offers one of the few places where investors can find bargains nowadays. The reason is simple: While the broader market has gone on to record highs, many bank stocks continue to trade for less than …


Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Western Philosophy

Stock Up on Pool Noodles for These Clever DIY Projects

Pool noodles make swimming fun, but that’s just the beginning of what they can do. Pick up an assortment at your local dollar or discount store, then …


12 Fresh Ideas for Your Kids' Room

We've rounded up the best new trends for kids' room decor, so your child's space can be just as incredible as he or she is.<p>Dreamy Headboard<p>1/13<p>This</b> …

Is Lending Club's crash a preview of fintech's future?

Financial technology, or "fintech" for short, is threatening to turn traditional financial fields like banking, lending, asset management and insurance upside down.<p><i>New</i> firms are using <i>new</i> mobile, social and digital technology to find <i>new</i> customers and offer them <i>new</i> financial products that meet their …


Dumb's Guide to Investing Money in Stock Market

“My money isn’t safe in the markets.”<p>That’s the conclusion a lot of people drew from the financial devastation of 2008. Stocks were sold as people …

There's now an app for men to thrift shop without hassle

Secondhand shopping for dudes? Forget about it.<p>While women have been buying and selling formerly-loved clothing for decades with sites like Etsy, …

Octonauts: World Oceans Day