December 2017

Business

Start a new career in data science with these online classes

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Every time you do something online — whether it’s shopping, searching Google, downloading apps, or more — leaves a trail of data that’s rife with patterns and trends. The trick is being able to sort through it all. That’s too big of a job for just Dave the data guy, and thus, the importance of data science teams has exploded in recent years. 

It’s really no surprise that data science is quickly emerging as one of the fastest growing fields out there — and skilled analytics professionals, who know how to use tools to cull meaning out of large data sets are in great demand across nearly every single industry. You could break into this lucrative and rewarding field too with this Complete Data Science Certification Training BundleRead more…

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Learn some of the most in-demand management skills of 2018 with these online classes that are on sale

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As you consider all your potential New Year’s resolutions, maybe it’s time to consider whether you really love your job, or if it’s time to try something new. If you do decide to commit to a career change, Project Management is a totally practical option. And who said practical can’t be cool, amirite?

Project Management was one of the most in-demand skills of 2017, so it’s a safe bet it’ll be high in 2018, too. Another plus is that you don’t need any relevant work experience to get started. The eduCBA Project Management & Quality Management Bundle is the perfect way to get the comprehensive training you want on your own schedule. Read more…

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Entertainment

A Toast to Gender Equality in 2017

Over the past year, we’ve experienced several highs and lows. Be it in our personal lives, work, or whatever’s happening in our surroundings. While we’re ready to move on to the 2018 chapter, we also want to propose a toast—actual and virtual—to one of the most notable events in 2017: improvements in gender equality. You […]

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Business

Putin to Assad: Russia will help defend Syrian sovereignty

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/PoolThomson Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in a new year’s greeting that Russia will continue supporting Syria’s efforts to defend its sovereignty, the Kremlin said on Saturday.

Earlier this month Putin ordered the Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing from the country, but said Russia would keep its Hmeymim air base in Syria’s Latakia Province as well as its naval facility at Tartous “on a permanent basis”.

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4 Successful Women Who Overcame Rejection & Achive Immense Fame

Four successful women who overcame rejection It’s a tough world out there for women, especially those who have big dreams and high aspirations. Rejection is not uncommon to the average woman looking to make something out of herself. Many men and women have this false idea that women belong in the house, cooking for their […]

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Architecture

Niagara Falls is a frigid, beautiful wonderland right now

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It’s bitterly cold across parts of the U.S. and Canada right now, and the freezing temps aren’t going away anytime soon

The bright side? Pretty pictures. In Chicago, people captured stunning images of their frozen city. And the images hitting Instagram from Niagara Falls have been beautiful. 

I mean, look at these photos, which went viral after journalist Muhammad Lila posted them on Twitter: 

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Business

2 guys named their company Steve Jobs Inc. — and got away with it

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Steve Jobs was many things, but trademarked he was not. At least, that’s how a court ruled in a two-year-long legal battle between Apple and the company that can now officially call itself Steve Jobs Inc. 

Steve Jobs Inc. was founded by two Italian brothers, Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato, according to Business Insider Italia (via Quartz). The brothers told Business Insider that as aspiring innovators, they hoped to name their company after the most excellent innovator, Steve Jobs.  

The company registered its name in 2012, with what is now the European Intellectual Property Office. That same year, Apple fought the trademark application.  Read more…

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Apple faces over a dozen lawsuits. Here’s why it might win them all

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There are currently many, many people trying to sue the pants off Apple. But commercial law experts predict that if the company ends up on trial, it may come out on top. 

Before we get too deep into this, it’s important to understand the backstory: On Dec. 20, Apple confirmed a rumor that it does, in fact, slow down iPhones to prevent unexpected shutdowns from old, unstable batteries. 

Two days later, lawsuits were filed in California and Illinois. Over the next few weeks, civil and criminal charges piled on, from Israel, Europe, Asia, New York, California, and Texas9to5Mac reports that the company faces over 15 class-action lawsuits as of today.  Read more…

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Entertainment

The latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel photos are all about fantastic coats

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Forget the fantastic beasts – the latest photos from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald are all about fabulous coats.

There are shiny ones and woolly ones, patterned ones and tweedy onesFantastic Beasts may pit good against evil, but the one thing both sides have in common, apparently, is a passion for fine outerwear.

Johnny Depp and Poppy Corby-Tuech in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Johnny Depp and Poppy Corby-Tuech in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Image: Jaap Buitendijk / Warner bros.

First, though, let’s get this out of the way: Yes, Depp is still in this thing. Yes, this still seems like a terrible idea, J.K. Rowling’s bizarre statement notwithstanding.  Read more…

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