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Max Levchin’s Affirm wants to finance your way through Hack Reactor’s code school

PayPal co-creator Max Levchin brought you Affirm, a money lending service. Now, the company wants to help programmers-to-be pay for “‘the Harvard’ of coding bootcamps.” Starting today, Affirm will offer financing for Hack Reactor students, allowing them to pay for their studies over the course of up to 18 months. The interest rates range between 6 […]

YouTube’s desktop player now sports a transparent control bar that disappears when not in use

If you’re seeing a new YouTube video player on your computer today, you’re not the only one. The Google-owned video-streaming platform has officially unveiled the new HTML 5 player for everyone, as first spotted by the unofficial Google Operating System blog, and comes four months after the Internet giant first started testing the refresh. You’ll […]

5 ways to accelerate app monetization with rewarded video

SPONSORED: The mobile advertising system has exploded — but it’s also left many overwhelmed and confused. In this series titled “Maximizing Mobile Ad Monetization” and presented by Supersonic, publishers learn how to take back the reins and navigate the intricacies of mobile advertising. See the whole series here. Show More Summary

Guesstimates on August 4, 2015

September S&P E-mini Futures: Today’s range estimate is 2085-98. As long as no weakness below yesterday’s 2080 low develops I think the market will move up to 2126.25 and above. QQQ: Support is at 108. Upside target is 120. TNX (ten year note yield) : I think that the market yield is headed up to 3.00%. Show More Summary

LinkedIn’s publishing platform expands beyond English and into Portuguese; German and French to follow

LinkedIn is expanding its publishing platform beyond English today with the news that it’s launching for Portuguese speakers. LinkedIn’s evolution as a publishing platform has been ongoing for years, but it got a major boost in 2012 when the social network invited established entrepreneurs and public figures, including Richard Branson and President Obama, to write […]

Confidence of Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists hits two-year low

Amid the frenzied fund-raising and soaring valuations for startups, Silicon Valley’s venture capital community is starting to get a little bummed out. For the second straight quarter, the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index fell, hitting its lowest point in two years. The index, measured by the University of San Francisco School of Management, has […]

Acer takes aim at Chromebooks with the Windows 10 Aspire One Cloudbook 11 and 14 laptops, starting at $170

Acer has officially unveiled a new lineup of budget notebooks, and it looks like the Taiwan-headquartered tech titan has Google Chromebooks in its crosshairs. Not to be confused with the Everex CloudBook which launched in 2008, Microsoft first teased the new Acer Cloudbook laptops during a keynote speech at its Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in […]

Salesforce, Brand Networks among the first to add support for Instagram’s Ads API in their marketing platform

Instagram is growing in popularity with 300 million monthly active users photographing whatever’s out in the world and sharing it with each other. It has become a place of what some believe to be an untapped marketing potential and advertisers are eager to explore what opportunities lie before them. Today, the doors have been opened […]

Makerbase launches to become an IMDb for makers

Have you ever come across a website, service, application, or product that you’ve been impressed with and wanted to know more about who created it? You can go the company’s “About” page for more information, but chances are, it’ll just show you the executive team, not the name of the developers and designers. That’s where […]

3 Tests To Run If Your Marketing Isn’t Working

Old-time comedian W.C. Fields once said, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.” While that line is good for a laugh, it’s not the most helpful approach when it comes to marketing your business. Yes, you may ultimately decide you’re being a damn […]

No Time for Employee Engagement? Really?

Reading time: 54 seconds Here is a headline from an engagement article from last week. Who’s Got Time to Manage Employee Engagement? I liked the post and the argument. I appreciated Johnathan Bright’s conclusion: It is, as ever, a question of trust. The other question is of time. So, managers, get the results of your […]

Are Millennials Ready to Get Over Their Risk Aversion?

In the past couple of years, the financial media has been full of stories about the risk aversion experienced by millennials. According to surveys and studies, millennials are reluctant to invest in the stock market. Many of them came...Show More Summary

Charging $476K For Strippers On Company Card? No Tax Deduction, Jail Instead

Don't charge strippers on your credit card, much less on your company card! And don't claim tax deductions for strippers either.

The Mortified Marketer: 8 Lessons To Help Evolve Your Content Marketing Strategy

Blogging, Day 1 Dear Diary, Today I wrote my first blog post. Everyone is going to love it! I am going to blog every day. Blogging, Day 10 Dear Diary, I can’t think of anything to write. I’ve published one post, and the only person that read it was my mom. The format above may [...]Show More Summary

Alyssa Bereznak Reviews Political Websites

Summary: Wasn’t there just a presidential debate? Oh, for the politically uncouth such as I, it was a Republican Presidential Candidate debate in New Hampshire. I’ve always been fond of New Hampshire because of great business clients there as well as the beautiful Autumn colors and the turbulent descent into the area on small planes.

Tax-Exempt Status, Tax Breaks, and the Limits of Economic Recovery

53 minutes agoBusiness & Finance / Taxes : TaxVox

Colleges that oppose same-sex marriage can keep their tax-exempt status. Granted, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states. But testifying before the Senate Judiciary Oversight Subcommittee last week,...Show More Summary

Why aren't companies spending?

ONE of the justifications for low interest rates and quantitative easing is that reduced borrowing costs will encourage companies to invest more money—building plant, buying equipment and hiring new workers. But the record has been pretty disappointing. Show More Summary

Cycle Screening Measures Should Be Stronger Than They Are

Cycle screening measures were mixed on Monday. The aggregate indicator downticked for the first time in a week. If there’s follow through from here, the downturn would come from an unusually low level, which would be another sign of momentum loss when it should be strengthening. Show More Summary

Urban Carmel: Insiders Are Bullish While Outsiders Are Bearish

Corporate insiders are bullish equities at precisely the same moment that outside investors have become bearish. Other factors may intervene to drive the price of equities lower. But sentiment, at least short-term, is quite clearly biased...Show More Summary

Here’s How The Top Panderers Attending The Koch Brothers’ Conference Fared

The annual Koch brothers' conference went down this past weekend. The nation's affluent elite made their way to California's sunny shores to be pandered to. The post Here’s How The Top Panderers Attending The Koch Brothers’ Conference Fared appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Show More Summary

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