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How Agile Can Help Improve Your Family Life

Agile methodology has gained popularity in recent years. Agile is a concept, it focuses on quick responses to change and continuous development. It has been widely used in software development projects for a number of years and now it is used in many other areas like marketing and operations – same...

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The Uprising of Fintech Firms and the Disruption in Banking

Recent years, from payments to wealth management, from peer-to-peer lending to crowdfunding, “fintech” firms are growing rapidly.  These “fintech” firms which are familiar to the public include Lending Club, OnDeck, Venmo, Rate Setter and SocietyOne. Lending Club alone, funded about $2 billion loans last quarter, and their lending to-date is more...

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You will be impressed by this butterfly robot

After the release of the BionicOpter, in which Festo technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly, now FESTO has released another innovation – eMotionButterflies. The developers used their knowledge gained from the BionicOpter and other projects, combined the ultralight construction of artificial insects with coordinated flying behaviour. The...

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The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

A SixthSense device that can help the physical world interact with the world of data - it shows you the weather on your palm, advises you of flight delay on your boarding pass, takes a picture with your hands without a camera, allows you dial a phone call on your palm,...

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A Next-Generation Digital Book

If you think that today’s ebooks you download and read in pdf, or word or Kindle format are the types of ebooks we will still be reading in 3 years, you are wrong. Software developer Mike Matas demos the first interactive book for the iPad, where the ebook is like a...

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Why we create computer apps in the first place

I recently came across this video “The pixel Painter”, after watching it, I felt kind of warm and happy. Our lives are no doubt transformed by the mobile and computer apps, Facebook, Twitter, Google Map, internet banking, virtual assistants, virtual reality … and the Microsoft Paint. The Pixel Painter shows you...

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Harnessing the IoT Revolution

Internet of things (IoT) is about increased communication between physical devices, buildings embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity. It is no longer a future technology imagination, it has come to our lives. So how do we grasp the opportunity and harness the IoT revolution? Source: channel9.msdn.com

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Xero Bookkeeping for small businesses and bookkeepers

Xero is online accounting software for small businesses. You can use Xero to manage invoicing, bank reconciliation, bookkeeping, purchase orders, payroll, inventory tracking & more. Xero is integrated with 500+ third party apps which cover inventory, invoicing, time tracking and expenses. The challenges for small business owners are not only the...

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