Toni Moreno

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The dollar’s days as the world’s most important currency are numbered

For at least 70 years, the US dollar has been the world’s dominant currency. Central banks around the world hold a large portion of their reserves in the US currency, while private companies use it for international transactions. The trade in US Treasury bonds is the world’s deepest, most liquid …

Central Banks

Empty shipyard and suicides as 'Hyundai Town' grapples with grim future

ULSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - When Lee Dong-hee came to Ulsan to work for Hyundai Heavy Industries five years ago, shipyards in the city known as Hyundai Town operated day and night and workers could make triple South Korea's annual average salary.<p>But the 52-year-old was laid off in January, …

South Korea

Mark Zuckerberg Is Totally Out of His Depth

I might be the only person on Earth feeling sorry for the big boys of technology. Jack Dorsey from Twitter, Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook, all those Google nerds: They’re monumentally screwed, because they have no idea how to tame the monsters they have created.<p>The way I see it, these guys -- and …

Mark Zuckerberg

Bird is the fastest startup ever to reach a $1 billion valuation

Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion.<p>Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 …

Venture Capital

Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

Looking to compare all different types of automation? Now you can

Organizations must vet and compare different types of automation based on business needs, but there was no way to do this -- until now. Forrester's …

Human Geography

Amazon built one of the world's most efficient warehouses by embracing chaos

Robbinsville, NJ<p>When Dave Alperson got his first job at an Amazon warehouse in 1997, as a temporary hourly employee, it involved walking around the warehouse with a list of where to find products—mostly books—that customers had ordered.<p>Twenty years later, as a regional director of operations for …

eCommerce

Facebook Wants to Teach Machine Learning

When you think of technical education about machine learning, Facebook might not be the company that pops into your head. However, the company uses …

Machine Learning

The Biggest Thing To Happen In Blockchain Since Bitcoin

There is no doubt that Blockchain is evolving, right now hundreds of ICOs are currently vying for your investment ready to launch that great new project.<p>But to find the best thing since Bitcoin, you need to look at why Blockchain was created in the first place—for transparency and accountability. …

Blockchain

Building a bridge between data science and business intuition

Remember the American retailing giant that famously figured out a teenage girl was pregnant before her own father did? This was Target corporation, …

Why Major Cryptocurrency Investors Are Betting Heavily Against Ethereum

[id=2]<p>Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency platform in the world, has seen its currency plummet 36% this year. But some major crypto investors think it has more room to fall, and they’re betting aggressively against it.<p>New York-based Tetras Capital, a crypto hedge fund that launched last …

Cryptocurrency

10 tips for better testing

Web development is more complicated now than a few years ago. Web design tools, browser features, frontend frameworks and best practices change …

Unit Testing

The Rise Of Automated Machine Learning (AutoML): Coming To Your Industry

Machine learning (ML) has a rapidly increasing presence across industries. While top technology companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft certainly talked a lot about ML’s big impact on powering applications and services in 2017, its usefulness continues to emerge in businesses of all sizes: …

Machine Learning

A beginner's guide to AI: Natural language processing

<i>This is the third story in our continuing series covering the basics of AI. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one. If you’d like to know how computers “see,” visit the second article</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>April 03, 2018</b><p>Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand …

Tu guía para la declaración de la Renta está en Flipboard

Nos encontramos de lleno en plena campaña de la Renta 2017. Para resolver todas tus dudas sobre fechas de presentación, borrador, simulador, programa Padre etc hemos seleccionado para ti las mejores revistas de Flipboard para que estés informado de todo.<p>*<p>Eva Morell está editando Punto de mira: …

How Jeff Bezos makes the right decision 30 years in advance

Throughout the years, many people have doubted Jeff Bezos and Amazon.<p>He’s most famous today for being the richest person alive, and while his image in the media oscillates between both good and bad, one thing is for certain — no one doubts him anymore. Amazon is an absolute giant of a company.<p>That …

Jeff Bezos

How Democracy Can Survive Big Data

Only a few years ago, the idea that for-profit companies and foreign agents could use powerful data technologies to disrupt American democracy would have seemed laughable to most, a plotline from a Cold War espionage movie. And the idea that the American system would be compromised enough to allow …

Are We Short of Deep Learning Experts?

The world suffers a chronic knowledge gap in deep learning and how to leverage it. Even DeepScale, developing deep-learning perception software, …

Deep Learning

Jaylu, la 'joyería de Triana'

El barrio de Triana es uno de esos sitios donde el paseante se <b>puede perder recorriendo sus calles,</b> disfrutando de las vistas del Guadalquivir o …

Exclusive: Health insurer Oscar nears $1 billion in revenue

Oscar, the healthcare insurance upstart co-founded by Joshua Kushner, tells Axios that it is expecting to generate nearly $1 billion in premium …

Health Care

Beverage companies are juicing their stocks by rebranding with cryptocurrency jargon

The price of Bitcoin came close to $20,000 this month, leaving investors willing to throw money at anything that seems cryptocurrency-related. Including drinks.<p>This week, two beverage companies—Long Island Ice Tea Corp and SkyPeople Fruit Juice—saw huge stock gains after renaming their companies …

Juicing

Crunch Report | Sequoia Capital’s Next Fund Could Be $5 Billion

<b>Today’s Stories</b><p>Daimler acquires majority stake in French Uber competitor<br>• Sequoia is looking to raise a $5 billion investment fund<br>• Long Island Iced Tea shares went gangbusters after changing its name to Long Blockchain<p><b>Credits</b><p><b>Written by:</b> Tito Hamze <b><br>Hosted by:</b> Tito Hamze <b><br>Filmed by:</b> Tito Hamze <b><br>Edited by:</b> …

New tax break could allow Apple to bring its overseas cash pile back to the U.S.

The newly-passed Republican tax overhaul will allow Apple to repatriate its giant $252.3 billion overseas cash pile without paying as much tax as it would have previously.<p>Under the new rules, it would be able to take advantage of a one-off 15.5 percent tax rate, meaning it would owe around $39.1 …

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Use Big Data to Create Value for Customers, Not Just Target Them

Big data holds out big promises for marketing. Notably, it pledges to answer two of the most vexing questions that have stymied marketers since they started selling: 1) who buys what when and at what price? and 2) can we link what consumers hear, read, and view to what they buy and …

Automating big-data analysis

Last year, MIT researchers presented a system that automated a crucial step in big-data analysis: the selection of a “feature set,” or aspects of the …

How Big Data And Analytics Are Changing Hotels And The Hospitality Industry

The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers every day, and each one of them checks in with their own set of expectations. …

Hospitality

Firing on All Cylinders: The 2017 Big Data Landscape

It feels good to be a data geek in 2017. Last year, we asked “Is Big Data Still a Thing?”, observing that since Big Data is largely “plumbing”, it …

Big Data

Los "cadáveres" que está dejando Amazon en su camino hasta los 1.000 dólares por acción

Marca esta fecha en el calendario porque se trata de un hito que pasará a la historia: el pasado 30 de mayo de 2017, Amazon cruzaba la barrera de …