Vinay Balasubramaniam

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Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

Storage Will Be Energy’s Next Big Thing

The cost of renewables has been sinking. Harnessing the excess could be huge.<p>Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse that power.<p>To understand why, consider: Unlike almost all their rivals in the …

How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, …

Retirement

How to Build Hype for a New Product Launch

Your company is ready to launch a new product. This is an exciting time for you and everyone else involved.Depending on your industry and brand, …

How to Set Up a Backdoor Roth IRA

You may think a high income will shut you out of Roth IRA eligibility, but there’s another way in: a backdoor Roth IRA. And it can save you thousands …

Retirement

50 Feel-Good Movies That’ll Leave You With A Smile On Your Face, Every Time You Watch Them

For many of us, movies are one of the best ways to relax and enjoy. And trust Bollywood to have a movie for every mood. And if there is one genre …

I got my son a STEM toy that teaches kids the basics of robotics and programming — and he loved it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Steven John<p>Have you got an iPad, smartphone, or a computer? Good. Do you have a kid age six or older who has shown an interest in the way …

What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

Product Management

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

This science-backed seven-minute workout is all you need to get back in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. While this …

This 7-Minute Workout Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Research proves it.<p>Sure, you try to work out as often as you can, but sometimes it’s really tough to find the hour or so you need to get in a solid sweat session. But apparently your fitness doesn’t have to suffer if you’re short on time. According to new research, all you need is seven …

Watch the first nine episodes of the Silicon Valley mockumentary ‘Bubbleproof’

We’re excited to be premiering a new mockumentary series about the startup world; watch the first nine episodes of <i>Bubbleproof</i> right here on TechCrunch.<p>The show stars Reputation.com founder Michael Fertik and David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners. Fertik and Cowan play fictionalized (?) versions …

Silicon Valley

Sculpt Rock-Solid Shoulders and Arms With This 3-Circuit Workout

​Day two of Dad Bod:Redefined will completely scorch your upper body<p>Raising a family is no excuse to get soft.<p>Just because you’re a dad, you don’t need to default into the dad bod—or, at least, the soft and shlubby image that term brings to mind. That’s why we’re taking that label and molding it …

Software development teams embrace DevSecOps automation

Mature development organizations ensure automated security is woven into their DevOps practice, early, everywhere, and at scale, according to …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Here’s what 2017 holds for the data centre industry

Last year laid the groundwork for what we are set to see in the data centre during 2017. There has been a general reluctance to talk about …

Neurala closes $14M Series A to bring machine learning to the edge

Artificial intelligence is swiftly becoming a commodity thanks to the rise of AI-as-a-Service offerings from Amazon and IBM. Today, Neurala is joining this list thanks to a $14 million Series A led by Pelion Ventures. The team is looking to put AI in the hands of toy makers, drone enthusiasts and …

Machine Learning

Tim Ferriss: Billionaires Share These 5 Unusual Daily Habits

They build habits out of their core strengths.<p><i>What tactics do billionaires and world-stage performers use to get ahead? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Tim Ferriss, Author of #1 NYT/WSJ</b> …

Al Pacino

Meet Yup, the edtech startup that's rethinking tutoring

Fresh off a fundraising round, Yup is a platform connecting students with the tutoring help they need. Their next step is to scale up and grow.<p>After pivoting a failed startup, Egyptian entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris has been charging forward in the edtech space with his tutoring platform Yup.<p>Sawiris …

Education Technology

Come Fly With AI, IBM Cloud Builds 'Chatbot' Virtual Travel Agent

IBM is opening a new raft of UK cloud datacenters, but positive progress asside this is not necessarily news. Every weighty cloud player worth its salt is continuing to press ahead with datacenter expansion plans across the European mainland (Rackspace has just announced plans for a new German …

Meet the Seattle 10: These hot startups are transforming everything from education to enterprise software

From the brick walkways of Pioneer Square to the funky facades of Fremont, there’s a lot of startup action in Seattle.<p>So trying to identify the 10 …

The Top 10 Seattle Startups You Need to Know About

It’s here: <b>Seattle Startup Week</b> runs from November 14 to 18, 2016, and features a host of the who’s who among those in the hottest tech hub in America …

Startups

Nutanix CEO: Cloud Computing Will Become A 'Regular' Utility, But It's Complicated

In the not too distant future, cloud computing will become a ‘dispersed utility’ and we will come to regard it in much the same way that we view our other core utilities such as gas, water and electricity. This is the view of Dheeraj Pandey is his role as CEO and founder of Nutanix, a firm known …

Customer Service

Hybrid cloud isn't cloudy enough, suggests new Forrester data

The best hybrid cloud providers are failing in the public cloud, perhaps because they're not cloudy enough.<p>It hasn't been a good year for the private …

Hybrid Clouds

How fog computing pushes IoT intelligence to the edge

As the Internet of Things evolves into the Internet of Everything and expands its reach into virtually every domain, high-speed data processing, analytics and shorter response times are becoming more necessary than ever. Meeting these requirements is somewhat problematic through the current …

Internet of Things

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

10 Indications You Would Make A Great Entrepreneur

As a startup advisor and investor, I’ve met many aspiring entrepreneurs, and I often get asked the question, “I have a great idea for a startup – do you agree that it real potential?” They don’t know that most experts agree the person is more important than the idea, yet I’ve never been asked, “I …

All the Apache Streaming Projects: An Exploratory Guide

The speed at which data is generated, consumed, processed, and analyzed is increasing at an unbelievably rapid pace. Social media, the Internet of …

How NetApp's CEO and his twin brother won the Valley after they switched jobs

For George Kurian, the CEO of NetApp and Thomas Kurian, Oracle's president of product development that myth is practically true.<p>They are literal doppelgangers who rose to the top with so much togetherness, at one point they literally got up and switched jobs, sending each of them on their current …