How to create a unique business model using AI

Next BigFuture.comIndiana media company Next Big, which acquired the news website TheRebelNews.com in July, has been working to build a more organic and sustainable model for the news business.The company has a large editorial staff and has already acquired several new brands and platforms.The group is using AI and machine learning to learn how to better understand its audience and its audience's...

The UK’s travel industry is booming

Travel media marketplace The Travelodge has been hit by a wave of cancellations in recent days and cancellations that continue to grow in number.The travel industry has been on a tear in recent months with cancellations on average increasing from over a million a day to around 4.5 million a week.However, in a recent article on the company's website, the site's CEO Mark Davenport claimed that the...

Why do Google and Yahoo still love each other?

I'm not sure whether the recent news of Google and Facebook's merger is actually good news for consumers or bad news for businesses, but the deal has been going on for some time.I think it's fair to say that both companies have a pretty strong incentive to continue sharing the content they produce.So, the more recent news has definitely made some business sense.I also think the deal could...

Why do people buy the cheapest home in Indiana?

After nearly five years of struggling with stagnant home prices and the state's crippling budget impasse, homebuyers in the Hoosier State are getting their first glimpse of what it will be like to live in the real estate market for the first time in decades.A new report from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Council, released Thursday, shows a dramatic rise in the number of people who are...

Why will Google’s media marketplace suffer a major blow?

Posted September 21, 2018 12:21:14In a move that will surely have a chilling effect on the future of online media and a key part of Google's strategy, Google will no longer be able to create its own online media marketplace for media publishers.In a blog post published on Friday, the search giant said it was scrapping the product, which was launched in 2018.It is expected to be replaced by an...

When is the last time you bought a TV?

The Australian dollar is trading at a record low against the US dollar after a two-week surge to a six-month high of $US0.8098 on Monday.In the past fortnight, the AUD/NZD exchange rate has climbed 0.7 per cent to $US2.11, its strongest level since February.The AUD/US dollar has gained 10 per cent against a basket of currencies since the beginning of February.The index is trading near its highest...

Walmart to hire more than 100 more in the coming weeks

Walmart is set to hire hundreds more people in the next several weeks as it begins a process of reshaping its workforce, Axios has learned.As part of its restructuring effort, Walmart is hiring about 100 people in its fulfillment centers and warehouses, the company confirmed.This will be an increase of about 300 positions in the supply chain as of September 15.The Walmart spokesperson told Axios...

The world’s largest bitcoin exchange now supports Android and Apple TV, but it’s not clear how the platform will support the digital currency next year

New York Times tech editor Mike Masnick revealed on Twitter today that he and his team are working with Coinbase to support Android and iOS devices in the future."We are working on Android, too," he said."Our goal is to be ready to support the latest platforms by the end of the year."Masnick added that the company was looking into supporting Apple TV."Apple TV is one of the most popular streaming...

When Facebook and LinkedIn bought each other, there was one thing left to say, but not enough: Facebook and Instagram are now the two biggest social media companies, writes Mark Pincus

Share This Article Facebook has finally launched its new social media platform, Instagram, with more than half a billion users.The company also announced the acquisition of Instagram-owned Snapchat.The acquisition brings Instagram's total number of users to more than 6.7 billion, making it the second-largest social media company in the world behind Twitter.In a statement, Facebook CEO Mark...