Want to practice trading stocks? There's an app for that – Rappler

If trading stocks is part of your New Year’s resolutions for 2015, here’s an app for you to get oriented with capital markets – minus the risksImage from ShutterstockMANILA, Philippines – The sight of stock market financial ticker tapes can be daunting to the untrained eye.That’s why many companies offer seminars to individuals interested in investing and trading stocks. But […]

GTA V Stock Market Exploits, Money Farming, LCN, BAWSAQ Stock …

GTA V added a new feature to the franchise, stock market exchange. While the feature didn’t fully work as intended, there was still an exploit which players on the previous generation of consoles utilized to become crazy rich because let’s face it, players need all the cash they can get if they want 100% completion of the game and own […]

Three ways big data is helping companies make more money …

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]]>SAN FRANCISCO — One of the ways big data can help companies is by providing more information on who the best sales leads are — and helping salespeople connect with those leads.At VentureBeat’s DataBeat conference today, several companies talked about how exactly they are optimizing their sales efforts through the use of data.Demandforce and InsideSales.com are both focus […]

Foursquare's New Big Data Initiative Is Going To … – Business Insider

Foursquare is still making gains in users and check-ins, with the company reporting in December of last year that it had reached 45 million registered users and surpassed 5 billion check-ins. That’s up from January 2013, when Foursquare had 30 million registered users, a 50% gain in just under one year. (Foursquare did not say how many of those registered […]

Facebook And Pinterest Bulk Up Their Big Data Teams – Business …

Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.terrykimuraPINTEREST READY TO DECIPHER BIG DATA: Pinterest has acquired an image recognition and visual search startup called VisualGraph. With the acquisition, Pinterest reveals that it is working on big data problems […]

Talend Raises $40M To More Aggressively Extend Into Big Data …

Talend, an open-source data integration company based in Los Altos with offices in Paris, has raised $40 million from Bpifrance and Iris Capital with participation from existing investor Silver Lake Sumeru. Talend will use the investment to pursue an IPO and be more aggressive in its product roadmap, particularly with a focus on Hadoop technologies. In total, Talend has now raised $101.6 million.With the funding, Talend will […]

Haven't Conquered Big Data? Blame Your Colleagues | Lifehacker …

Haven’t Conquered Big Data? Blame Your Colleagues
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Everyone wants to exploit the potential of big data, but few businesses are managing it effectively. One major problem? Even within a single organisation, departments […]

How to Trade Stocks on Your Smartphone – Geek NG

The number of things a smartphone can do continues to increase. One of the latest innovations in smartphone technology allows investors who wish to manage their personal portfolios online to do so via their phone. More and more, brokerage firms are developing applications (“apps”) that customers can download and install on their smartphones. These apps, often free to registered users, […]