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Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

How To Opt Out Of Google’s Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name

Angry that Google is planning on using your face and name for the sake of advertisements?<p>Here’s how to make them not.<p>If there’s any upside, it’s that opting out is, quite seriously, two clicks away. Two clicks that I only discovered because I went out of my way to look and because I checked the …

London School of Economics students in running for $1m from Clinton 'food crisis' challenge

A group of students from the London School of Economics is in the running to win $1m of seed fund investment for their answer to former US President Bill Clinton's challenge to solve the "global food crisis".<p>It will be like an episode of Dragon’s Den, only served New York-style - played out on a …

London School of Economics

YouTube Is Winning An Emmy, But Video Recommendation Still Has A Long Way To Go

Worldwide sensation Psy can probably thank YouTube’s video personalization system for helping to accelerate his fame. But video recommendation engines are far from perfect.<p>Trying to sift through YouTube on your own would be a monumental task. With more than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute, …

Moving Towards a More Financially Inclusive Ghana

<i>> Posted by Merene Botsio, Financial Inclusion 2020 Project Coordinator, CFI</i><p><i>The</i> <i>Financial Inclusion 2020</i> <i>project at the Center for Financial Inclusion</i> …

Using The Lessons of Financial And Economic Literacy to Teach The Common Core

This year, as teachers gear up for the start of a new school year, they may be spending more hours than usual planning for the upcoming semester. In addition to the matter-of-course prep, time-consuming in and of itself, K-12 educators in just about every state will have to find a way to meet the …

Teaching

Why Online Gaming Is humanipo Friv

Spend Free Time at humanipo Friv Games<p>Literally there is great number of thing that may occupy your when you have a lot of free time. Of course you …

Online

Map of financial services becomes weapon in battle to end poverty in Africa

A new interactive map helps organizations concentrate their fight against poverty in Africa.<p>The easy-to-use map, created by the Gates Foundation, …

Financial Inclusion,Stability, Integrity, and Consumer Protection

Leaders and policymakers from a large number of countries recognize that financial inclusion is an important ingredient for economic and social …

World Economy

How can we build cities that are sustainable, inclusive and truly just? | A conversation on TED.com

A Conversation with The Ford<br>Foundation<p>The Ford Foundation is an independent, nonprofit grant-making organization. For over 75 years it has worked …

Journeys for Water: A report on water ATMs in urban India

By Jan Chipchase on the IMTFI-funded Sarvajal project in collaboration with frog Design<p>Last week researchers from the IMTFI-funded Sarvajal project …

Day 1 at Mobile Money: Technology to Transform Transactions

When it comes to financial inclusion, perhaps nothing generates more excitement than mobile money. To know why, look no further than MPESA: six years …

Banking

Boosting Businesswomen in the Bottom Billion

More on:<p>Rule of Law<p>Development<p>Financial Markets<p>Inequality<p>Economics<p>Extreme poverty, defined as living on less than $1.25 per day, has declined …

Focus on Poverty: An aid solution for slum dwellers

Analyst Xpress Blog

AnalystXpress<p>AI continues to permeate technology industries, enabling a new level of insight and prediction into consumer behaviour. Prominent …

The mobile money revolution is here

The mobile money revolution can be seen in the <b>590 million mobile phone owners</b> who bank using their phones today, a number expected to top <b>1 billion by</b> …

FinTech

India Could Surpass Kenya in Mobile Money Market: Clocked 67.5 Million Unique Users

India’s newest mobile payment service, Money-on-Mobile (MoM) recently claimed to have clocked 67.5 million unique users as of August 31, 2013, up by …

6 Features We Want To See In The Next Mac OS

We’ve all seen what’s coming in OS X and iOS 7. Here’s what we’d like to see as those two platforms evolve into one.<p>Apple has shown their cards, for now. And even in light of all the hysteria around Jony Ive’s first new products and iOS 7’s unicorn icons, not much is different in Apple’s upcoming …

Hey, College Grads: Avoid These 5 Job-Hunting Mistakes And Good Work Can Still Be Had

It’s commencement address season, and you know what that means. The real world awaits, but it doesn’t have to be terrible. Here are ways to sharpen that post-college job search.<p>It’s graduation season and employment is weighing heavily on the minds of college grads across America–some, in fact, have …