Have you ever tracked all the ways you use data in a single day? How many of your calories, activities, tasks, messages, projects, correspondences, records and more are saved and accessed through data storage every day? I bet you won’t be able to stop once you start counting. Many of us never pause to consider what that means, but data is growing exponentially — with no end in sight. Read More
According to real-estate site Trulia , 57.4% of homes in the notoriously expensive Bay Area metro now have a value of $1 million or more. In its recent report , Trulia looked at the share of million-dollar homes in the 100 largest US metro areas and how it's grown over the past four years.
The meteoric rise of e-lending platforms attracted a lot of interest among investors and entrepreneurs. Lending Club and OnDeck have already become public companies, and their competitors, such as Funding Circle, SoFi, Prosper, RateSetter, Zopa, Avant, Kabbage and others continue to develop and increase their loan portfolios. Read More
The Oracle of Omaha's Berkshire Hathaway bought a stake in Apple during the first quarter, its first investment ever in Apple. But many big hedge funds are selling the maker of iEverything.
When Rashid Dar moved to New York City to complete graduate school, the Muslim entrepreneur found it challenging to locate quiet spaces to perform Salah, his five daily obligatory prayers. "I'd find myself praying in dressing rooms at H&M, in empty stairwells, or on the side of a highway," Dar said.
UPS recently entered into a partnership with Zipline, a medical drone delivery startup, to begin aerial transport of healthcare supplies in Rwanda. Read More
As we witness what may be the final days of Yahoo as an independent business, consider how just a decade ago it was running neck-and-neck with Google, now one of the world’s largest companies by market value. It would be silly for anyone to claim they could have predicted how these two businesses would compare today, but we can still learn something from examining what sent their fortunes… Read More
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, May 20, 2016. Google provides notifications catnip via Firebase, I spend the weekend struggling with 4:3, and oh, thanks a lot for bricking my iPad Pro, 9.3.2. Back to the Mac, my asp.
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Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More
Drivers can safely glance away from the road for two seconds, according to experts, but sending a text takes about five seconds on average. Vigalantes across the country are shaming distracted drivers online.
In the beginning the Prophet Satoshi brought us Bitcoin. And the cryptogeeks and libertarians looked upon it, and said lo, we smile upon this, for it is good, and decentralized, and solves the Byzantine Generals Problem. For a time all was well. But then came wailing and gnashing of teeth and wearing of sackcloth. And then came the Prophet Vitalik, bearing Ethereum; and lo, it was even… Read More