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Amazon continues to stay mum on its healthcare ambitions but if you put the pieces together, it’s clear there’s some sort of play in the works. This past year, rumors swirled around the clandestine 1492 lab, focused, among other things, on electronic...

Somewhere between stock and currency Greed isn’t Wall Street’s flaw; it’s not wrong to want and to want more. But what if greed could be shared, collaborative even? It’s the thesis behind South African technologist Richard Craib’s Numerai, the world’s first artificial...

Everyone knows it’s not a true gold rush until the swine come out. And while the age of cryptocurrency has been in full swing since Bitcoin launched the fray in 2009, it hasn’t taken con artists long to figure out how...

Data protection not keeping pace with threats: C-suite survey If there’s anything another year of sophisticated IT security attacks has shown us, it’s that keeping pace with cyber-threats is a near impossible task. Especially when organizations don’t seem to understand the threats...

Cisco recently announced it would cut 5,500 jobs as part of its restructuring; Intel, Dell, and other tech firms have cut around 63,000 employees this year alone. While the trimming of a bloated workforce is a good thing, broad, deep cuts...

Cybercrime is quickly becoming a big business. CNN reported that back in 2014, a whopping 47% of US adults had some sort of personal information stolen by hackers. As cloud storage becomes more and more common, large businesses with few security measures...

In recent years major banking institutions have explored this new currency system. As recently as this year The Bank of England announced their initiative to create their own cryptocurrency. They’ve named it RSCoin. This new digital currency shares many characteristics of...

Yahoo, once a pioneering titan of the digital era, has long since fallen from its lofty position. The lengthy saga appears to be ending with its sale to Verizon for a meager $4.8 billion, a far cry from the $125 billion...

The ink has hardly dried on Tencent Holdings, China’s largest online gaming and social networking company’s, $8.6 billion deal with Finnish mobile game maker Supercell Oy yet some are calling it the shape of things to come: a market ripe for...

A winning pitchbook couples quantitative facts with a strong narrative about the company. Private equity expert, Sumeet Shah, shares his pitchbook tips.