These investments fall into two categories: tech startups that are changing the tools of the industry and new business models that are changing the process. Underlying both approaches, however, is an ambition to find innovative ways to keep real estate professionals relevant and accessible throughout the relationship.
But it turns out that PC hardware makers are not so careful. An investigation conducted by Duo Security into the software updaters of five of the most popular PC manufacturers—HP, Dell, Acer, Lenovo, and Asus—found that all had serious security problems that would allow attackers to hijack the update process and install malicious code on victim machines.
Home prices nationwide increased in February, albeit a slight 1.2% increase, with the four largest states staying within the same range, according to Black Knight’s March Home Price Index report. This is up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis and continues a long-time trend of rising home prices
As this chart from Statista shows, the average number of apps used by the typical US smartphone owner has been stuck around 27 for four years straight now, according to data from Nielsen. People are spending more and more time in those apps, although that growth slowed down as well in 2015.
Software developers can breathe a massive sigh of relief — a jury found today that Google’s implementation of 37 Java APIs in Android qualified as fair use. However, Oracle attorneys have already indicated that they will appeal the decision.
We've been following the Israel-based company's progress for years. First tested back in 2012, in a tank at Ukraine's Institute for Hydromechanics in Kiev, the solution captures energy by harnessing the rise and fall of the waves. The motion is converted into fluid pressure, which then spins a generator to produce electricity.
If you’ve ever started a sentence with, "If I were you . . . " or found yourself scratching your head at a colleague’s agony over a decision when the answer is crystal-clear, there’s a scientific reason behind it. Our own decision-making abilities can become depleted over the course of the day causing indecision or poor choices, but choosing on behalf of someone else is an enjoyable task that doesn’t suffer the same pitfalls
The Gross Domestic Product, that is, the value of everything a nation produces, increased at an annual rate of 0.8% in the first quarter of 2016, which is higher than the original advance estimate, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
This is compared to GDP increasing 1.4% in the fourth quarter.
The new low-down payment program, yourFirst Mortgage, which went live on Monday, offers lower out-of-pocket costs, expands credit criteria and pushes homebuyer education to help more first-time homebuyers and low- to moderate-income families achieve sustainable homeownership.
CoStar Group announced today an official partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance and promote commercial and industrial buildings' energy usage information. CoStar plans to display building energy efficiency and energy performance information in the CoStar Property® database.
3D printing technology promises to revolutionize architecture in the near-future, allowing designers to literally click-and-print complex buildings at a lower cost and faster speed than traditional construction methods allow. Another step forward in the field comes via Dubai, where what's hailed as the world's first 3D-printed office was recently completed.
According to the report, Apple and Broadcom have infringed four patents with regard to IRA/LDPC encoders and decorders, which were invented by researchers at the Caltech institute. All the smartphones, starting from the iPhone 5, iPad, Macbook Air, and the Apple Watch use the aforementioned tech related to WiFi.
Research from PageFair — a technology company that makes its money by providing ad blocking solutions to publishers — and mobile data company Priori Data estimates there are at least 419 million people blocking ads on smartphones worldwide.
Now, though, they vie for attention from discerning buyers by outdoing each other with extravagant extras. Those perks come in the form of indoor golf simulators, custom car elevators, drone landing pads, and 24-hour room service from renowned chefs.
Autonomous cars can currently perform most of the basic driving tasks, like switching lanes or parking, but avoiding an oncoming vehicle or avoiding an animal on the road is still too complex for most systems.
That is why Georgia Tech has built two rally trucks, 20 percent the size of normal trucks, to test some of the irregular events that happen on roads.
That easier way is a system that Sheldrick and three fellow cofounders developed: an algorithm that gives every 3 square meters (or about 10 square feet) in the world an address using a unique combination of three words (i.e., table-chair-spoon).
Work is the place where I’m going to spend the bulk of my waking hours — indeed, the bulk of my life — and yet I’m not supposed to take it personally? I should accept the idea that the bulk of my life from twentysomething to sixtysomething is somehow not personal?
Chase also offers a loan program it calls “DreaMaker Mortgage, which requires only 5% for a down payment (3% of which can come from the borrower themselves), and offers flexible funding options for closing costs, reduced mortgage insurance requirements and lower monthly payments compared to other options.
Bank of America unveiled a new affordable mortgage program that offers consumers the option of putting as little as 3% down and requires no mortgage insurance. The program does not involve the Federal Housing Administration, whose program has recently undergone a lot of scrutiny from big banks.
Lenny, the first app to offer credit lines to Millennials, announced today a partnership with FICO (FICO) to provide students and post-grads with their FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk. Through its app, Lenny users can now access their FICO® Scores at no cost, learning where they stand financially and how they can build credit history accordingly.
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