Prediction Markets — Value among the Crowd

By Philip Delves Broughton, Financial Times, Wednesday 24 April 2013 The idea behind prediction markets for companies is that the accumulation of informed opinion will be more accurate than the best guesses of ex­ec­utives. They have been billed as a way to tap communities of employees, consumers and experts to generate in­sights into issues affecting […]

Top Featured Questions April 2013

Will the Italian highest court reinstate the former conviction of Amanda Knox? Which coach will win Soccer – Champions League: Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich – Who will win? Who will be FHM Sexiest Woman 2013? What’s the Bitcoin Price on April 30 3013 (weighted closing mtgoxUSD) ? Will George W. Bush or Dick Cheney apologize […]

About:Media — News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

By Rolf Dobelli, The Guardian, Friday 12 April 2013 News is bad for your health. It leads to fear and aggression, and hinders your creativity and ability to think deeply. The solution? Stop consuming it altogether. Society needs journalism – but in a different way. Investigative journalism is always relevant. We need reporting that polices our […]

Going Mobile: Knew The News relaunches with support for mobile and touch devices

Knew The News, the free news prediction site, launched its completely renewed website, designed to increasing accessibility for smartphones and tablet users. The new version of the site was developed focusing on ease of use, flexibility, clarity and usability. Navigation was optimized and the process of making predictions has been completely redesigned to allow utilization […]