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Gigantic cracks in Hawaii threaten to swallow home

<b>(CNN) —</b> OK, Mother Nature, can we give Hawaii residents a break now?<p>Earthquakes rattled the homes of residents in the Leilani Estates community as a nearby volcano erupted, sending red hot lava oozing over their community that consumed anything in its way. Residents on the Big Island are coping …

Natural Disasters

Google's top AI scientists: We're entering phase two

Some of Google’s top scientists today discussed the future of artificial intelligence and the message was one of tempered expectations – something we hadn’t seen much of at the Google I/O event.<p>The field of artificial intelligence exists in two states which, upon first glance, appear diametrically …

Artificial Intelligence

3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

The value and utility of artificial intelligence is a hot topic today. In fact, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review asserts that almost 85 percent of executives believe AI “will allow their companies to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.”<p>But there’s also a lot of confusion about …

Artificial Intelligence

Uniview's Virtual Tour to the Edge of the Known Universe Is Terrifying

Travel safely, space nerds.<p>As the universe is unimaginably expansive and constantly growing, there’s pretty much no chance we everyday Earthlings …

Rare, Mohawk-Wearing Fish Discovered 'Walking' on Seafloor

The discovery of a new group of weird fish — which sport bright-red, Mohawk-like fins on their head and finger-like fins on their sides to help them …

What was it like witnessing the beginning of the universe?

New research has investigated the amount of light available in the newborn universe, which may offer some clues.<p>Something wonderful happened about …

A manager at a $6 billion quant fund gives the best intro to cryptocurrencies we've heard

Patrick O'Shaughnessy vividly recalls the week he was introduced to the world of cryptocurrencies.<p>O'Shaughnessy, a manager at his family's $6 billion quant asset manager of the same name, was chatting with one of his analysts over lunch at the beginning of this year about what they did over the …

Understand These 7 Types of Investments and You'll Practically Be a Pro

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you're not</i> …

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Reasons To Hire Introverts Not Extraverts | Inc.com

Today's workplaces are supposed to "collaborative." Indeed, most companies have invested heavily to create open-plan offices designed to increase communication between individuals and groups.<p>You'd think that the "collaborative" workplace would be perfectly suited to extraverts who, after all, are …

Personality

Cisco: Most IoT projects are failing due to lack of experience and security

Cisco CTO Kevin Bloch has revealed that 75 percent of all IoT projects are failing due to segmentation and a lack of experience by companies …

Internet of Things

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

Web Design

The priciest investment platforms revealed: Names including Hargreaves Lansdown, Barclays and Aviva put head-to-head

The platforms through which private investors place their money in investment companies can charge wildly differing costs, and new research has just …

Google Cloud IoT Core Focuses On Simplicity And Scale

Google announced the availability of the beta of Cloud IoT Core, its enterprise IoT platform offering. The service has been in the private preview for select customers and partners. Let’s take a closer look at Google’s IoT platform as a service in its current form.<p>Technically speaking, Google had …

Internet of Things

Learn to lay out a marketing strategy just like the pros — for under $20

The Web has proven to be a revolutionary tool for marketing products and ideas. A marketing push that used to require salesmen elbowing their way into living rooms has mostly given way to hyper-localized, hyper-targeted digital marketing efforts that can produce monumental returns without running …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Scientists Teleport A Photon From Earth To Orbit For The First Time

This is literally making our brain hurt.<p>In what is a world first, scientists have managed to teleport an object from Earth to orbit using a process …

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Time Management

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Howard Schultz's Graduation Advice: Keep Asking These 3 Questions

Howard Schultz loves to talk about coffee. In a graduation speech Monday night at Arizona State University, however, the Starbucks chairman focused instead on a humble life outlook that owes more to Kant than cappuccino.<p>Why? I’ll contend that as the 63-year-old Schultz’s public profile grows, he …

Howard Schultz

IoT Analytics report: The journey towards successful IoT solutions

The IoT Analytics team recently published an infographic highlighting the 5-step path towards successful implementation of IoT solutions. The insights are based on more than 30 expert interviews in IoT as well as recent research.<p>For more information, you may refer to the Guide to IoT Solution …

How to ensure you never get another ‘not enough storage’ error on your iPhone again

You pull out your phone with just enough time to pop open the camera and frame the perfect photo before it’s too late. Time is always of the essence …

String Theory Says We Have at Least 10 Dimensions, but That's Not the Weirdest Thing About It

Quantum physics is weird. As soon as you think you understand it, you find five more reasons you don't. Take this, for example: the Standard Model of …

iPhone 8 may pack Smart Connector for augmented reality

Apple hasn’t done much with the Smart Connector since it debuted on the iPad Pro in 2015, but according to a new rumor, the data and charging port could finally be headed to the iPhone.<p>Israeli tech blog The Verifier claims that Apple will add a Smart Connector to the upcoming iPhone 8. Not only …

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Earn 8% While You Wait For This Stock's Turnaround

Pearson has been struggling in recent months with the disruptive integration of online educational materials.<p>The company has been making strides in …

Penguin Random House

Four little-known funds that deserve a place in your Isa

High-profile fund managers attract the lion’s share of assets, but there are many funds worth looking at that get missed.<p>A number of funds with great long-term performance, experienced managers and reasonable costs get missed by investors.<p>Often this is due to a lack of marketing or a …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

Gold And Silver: Opportunity Of A Lifetime?

Over the past 39 years, I have rarely used the words “opportunity of a lifetime.” However, I feel there is a good chance of another one in progress. Let’s look at gold since the late 1970s. History may not exactly repeat, but often it rhymes.<p>In 1977, when my firm, Dohmen Capital, was founded, I …

Stock Markets

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …