• Bitcoin Rides the Uncertainty Wave

    Bitcoin Rides the Uncertainty Wave

    The price of bitcoin soared to a new three-year high on Monday, surpassing the US$1,000 mark for the first time, in response to economic and geopolitical uncertainty in China following the U.The price of bitcoin stood at more than $1,025 in late trading on Tuesday, after rising to nearly $1,030, according to data from CoinDesk.
  • Instagram Stories to Feature Video Ads

    Instagram Stories to Feature Video Ads

    Further, Instagram Business Tools will include insights on stories, which will allow business users to view the reach, impressions, replies and exits for each individual story.One in five stories generates a direct message from viewers, and 70 percent of Instagram users currently follow a business, according to the company.
  • The Old Man and the Tsunami: A Security Story

    The Old Man and the Tsunami: A Security Story

    In brief, there's an old man who lives in a village by the sea, and one day, an earthquake hits.The old man is seen as a hero once it becomes clear that he set the fire to save the villagers.
  • Amazon to Build $1.5B Prime Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky

    Amazon to Build $1.5B Prime Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky

    5 billion Prime Air cargo hub in Kentucky.The company received about $40 million in government incentives to base its new air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron, which will add an additional 2,000 jobs to the local economy.
  • Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era

    Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era

    Having an empty slot on your sales team's roster imposes an opportunity cost on your organization: You're missing out on sales as you battle to staff your sales teams appropriately.So, if you have A-players on your sales team, your success depends on keeping that team together.
  • Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Named "Apple Park," the complex will make its official debut in April.It will be the new home for more than 12,000 corporate employees.
  • 4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    Not long ago, I received an email from my health club.It wasn't the club's intent to raise my defenses.
  • Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    As it approaches its first stock offering next month, Snap, maker of the popular mobile messaging app Snapchat, is positioning itself as a camera company.They sort of helped augment memory -- but now, you know, cameras augment the way that we talk," he said.
  • After Blowout IPO, Is Snap a Keeper?

    After Blowout IPO, Is Snap a Keeper?

    00 on the New York Stock Exchange, Snap shares rose 44 percent to $24.48 on Thursday, well above analyst expectations, placing the company's value at $28 billion.
  • Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg

    Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg

    The company's "greyballing" technology is designed to hide the standard city app view in specific cases -- for example, from former riders blocked for being abusive, or to prevent fraud.However, some drivers have used it to circumvent local regulators, a practice that Uber no longer will allow, according to Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.
  • Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance

    Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance

    The feature will be rolled out to LinkedIn members in other countries soon.The store contains additional metadata that LinkedIn's algorithms use to stay on top of new developments in the Storyline.
  • Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members

    Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members

    Those who maximize our understanding of the world, but don't necessarily maximize clicks.Over time, Medium intends to open new revenue opportunities for as many content creators as possible through the partner program.
  • Trust: Why Financial Services Should Embrace DoL's Fiduciary Rule

    Trust: Why Financial Services Should Embrace DoL's Fiduciary Rule

    Department of Labor issued its fiduciary rule last year, it set financial advisers, insurers and agents into a mad scramble to meet an April 10, 2017, implementation deadline.For example, nearly 20 percent of financial advisers at Oppenheimer & Co.
  • A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem

    A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem

    In addition to his apparent personal anger management issues, there are the stresses that come with running a giant company -- and Uber recently has been losing executives.Anger is an emotion, and too many people have less control over their emotions than they would like to have.
  • Imagination's Picture Bleak After Apple Cuts It Loose

    Imagination's Picture Bleak After Apple Cuts It Loose

    Those royalties currently account for about half the revenue of Imagination, in which Apple has an 8 percent stake.Following Imagination's announcement, Reuters reported the UK company's stock price fell 70 percent, to 76 pence, the lowest since 2009.
  • Twitch Aims to Get Ahead of Steam

    Twitch Aims to Get Ahead of Steam

    Gamers can download their purchases using the Twitch App or through existing services like Uplay.Streaming partners who participate in Twitch's commerce program will earn a 5 percent commission when customers buy games or in-game items from their channel page.
  • Will Amazon Go Reinvent Retail?

    Will Amazon Go Reinvent Retail?

    Yes -- and that's what Amazon wants to do with its new retail stores.Today, Amazon has a few retail bookstores, and it intends to break into other retail sectors.
  • Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

    Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

    It also sets in motion a change in immigration policies, which could exclude many qualified foreign professionals from Silicon Valley firms.The executive order will end the practice that allowed "Buy American" programs to be circumvented by excessive waivers and endless exemptions, Trump said, noting that American workers have been losing out in an economic environment that has favored cheap, subsidized foreign goods.
  • Take Marketing Off Autopilot and Get Creative

    Take Marketing Off Autopilot and Get Creative

    More than a quarter of marketers went into marketing because they wanted to be creative, researchers have found.You'd think in this era of analytics that marketers would be ruthless in killing off ineffective strategies.