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PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey: Mobile, Data Mining & Analysis Most Strategically Important Technologies

81% of CEOs see mobile technologies for customer engagement as the most strategically important in 2015. 80% see data mining and analysis technologies as the most strategically important, followed by cybersecurity (78%), Internet of Things (IoT) (65%), socially-enabled business processes (61%) and …

To Compete With Fancy Brewers, Starbucks Opens a Shrine to Coffee

These days, Starbucks stores function more like gas stations: They’re everywhere, and frequented for fuel. If you’re invested in the flavor, aroma, …

Perfume Trends: Niche Fragrances Are on the Rise

It seems this era of the selfie has created an interesting side effect: Our drive to show off our individuality has made niche fragrances rise in the fragrance world, according to Reuters.<p>Small private labels are starting to steal market share from big labels (it's estimated to be around 10 percent …

One nation under Galt: How Ayn Rand’s toxic philosophy permanently transformed America

<b>Ayn Rand (AP)</b><p>The “Atlas Shrugged” author helped make the United States one of the most uncaring nations in the industrial world<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>December 15, 2014 2:10pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>"Ayn Rand’s “philosophy” is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size</i> …

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

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15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …