Economy
img Facebook Smashes Q3 Earnings

Facebook just reported another blowout quarter. The company beat Wall Street's targets for revenue and earnings per share in the third quarter, but the stock is down about 2% in after hours trading.Here are the key numbers for Q3: Revenue: $7.01 billion vs. $6.92 billion expected, up 56% in the year-ago period.EPS (adjusted): $1.09 vs. $0.92 expected.Monthly active users: 1.79 billion vs. 1.76 billion expected.Daily active users: 1.18 billion vs. 1.16 billion expected. Facebook gained 80 ... ...

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Kira Howe Harpel

November 02, 2016


img 20 must-have tech accessories under $20

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.A good accessory should complement or enhance the functionality of the main product. Whether it's a printer working with a computer, or an Apple Pencil with an iPad Pro, the two should work in lockstep to give you a better experience. But accessories get expensive, some can run well into the three-digit range, and some are me ... ...

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Jimmy Manfredy

November 02, 2016


img Building the UAE Startup Ecosystem

Introducing startAD - A Full Stack Entrepreneurial Experience Anchored at New York University Abu Dhabi, the leading research university in the UAE, startAD connects the entrepreneurship community with talented students, faculty and researchers to catalyze innovative and technology centered ventures. StartAD Incubator bridges the gap between innovative local and global startups and leading UAE corporations. Starting in 2017, startAD will accept up to 15 early stage startups per cycle ... ...

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NYU Abu Dhabi

December 22, 2016


img The Mobile Revolution is Transforming Politics!

The theme of last year's Davos, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, became the underlying force driving many of the unexpected developments we’ve seen in 2016. With the rapid and exponential growth of connectivity and networking predicted by Moore’s Law, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is disrupting many fields, but none more strikingly than democracy - and capitalism. Both institutions are based on the freedom to choose a leader, product or service based on the best available information. ... ...

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Ahsan View

January 09, 2017


img Digital Revolution

The theme of last year's Davos, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, became the underlying force driving many of the unexpected developments we’ve seen in 2016. With the rapid and exponential growth of connectivity and networking predicted by Moore’s Law, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is disrupting many fields, but none more strikingly than democracy - and capitalism. Both institutions are based on the freedom to choose a leader, product or service based on the best available information. ... ...

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John Austin

January 09, 2017


img Analemma Tower , New York City

''The World's Craziest Building Concepts'' Analemma inverts the traditional diagram of an earth-based foundation, instead depending on a space-based supporting foundation from which the tower is suspended. This system is referred to as the Universal Orbital Support System (UOSS). By placing a large asteroid into orbit over earth, a high strength cable can be lowered towards the surface of earth from which a super tall tower can be suspended. Since this new tower typology is suspended in the air ... ...

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Randall Potter

April 13, 2017


img Start PayPal services in Bangladesh

"PayPal set to arrive in Bangladesh" PayPal's arrival in Bangladesh will pave the way for hassle-free electronic transfers of money, increase access to foreign consumers and ease the influx of remittances and earnings from foreign companies. After much back and forth over the past two years, PayPal is finally gearing up to launch in Bangladesh by the end of April. “We just received the permission today [Monday]. Now we will go forward with the necessary procedures, including the signing ... ...

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Ishtiaq Hossain

May 15, 2017