Analysis: median CEO pay of US tech startups that went public in 2020 was $21.9M; seven of the 10 best-paid CEOs of US public companies were from such startups (Eliot Brown/Wall Street Journal)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal: Analysis: median CEO pay of US tech startups that went public in 2020 was $21.9M; seven of the 10 best-paid CEOs of US public companies were from such startups  —  Startup creators once tended to take little or no remuneration as CEOs.  Now, some are getting giant stock awards … Read more

Analysis | Just when it seemed Lebanon couldn’t get worse, it did

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hezbollah is standing its ground. Both President Michel Aoun, a Christian, and the new Prime Minister Najib Mikati, a Sunni Muslim, are standing by Bitar. With any concessions, the government will be unable to agree on the steps necessary to pull Lebanon from its misery, including political and economic reforms required by the International Monetary … Read more

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Survival Analysis

Reading Time: 15 minutes Survival analysis is the best thing in the world since sliced bread! However, in most machine learning circles, it’s pretty much synonymous with an “# it’scomplicated” relationship status. Survival Analysis is an Extremely Valuable Branch of Statistics. We want our guide to better serve you as a straightforward go-to/how-to, eliminating any confusion. The guide provides … Read more

Best Statistical Analysis Software Compared by Crazy Egg

Reading Time: 32 minutes Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. From analyzing business intelligence data to predicting future trends, good software takes the guesswork out of interpreting your data. We put several options for statistical analysis software through their paces, finding IBM SPSS to … Read more

Analysis | An upcoming climate summit is supposed to save the planet. But pessimism is building.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this year, John F. Kerry, the United States’ climate envoy, described the summit as the “last, best chance” to get more pledges of emissions cuts, aid to less-wealthy countries vulnerable to climate change and investments in renewable energies to wean the world off fossil fuels. As it is, unless mammoth reforms are implemented across … Read more

Google Threat Analysis Group says it tracks 270+ state-backed threat actors, and sent 50K+ alerts for email phishing attacks to Gmail users in 2021, up ~33% YoY (Catalin Cimpanu/The Record)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Google rolls out continuous scrolling for English-language mobile search results in the US  —  Google announced today it’s changing the way search works on mobile devices, initially in the U.S. Now, when you reach the bottom of a set of search results on your phone, you won’t have to tap to go to the next … Read more

Analysis of 80M ransomware samples: Israel and South Korea are the most affected countries; GandCrab was the most active ransomware gang since the start of 2020 (Campbell Kwan/ZDNet)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Campbell Kwan / ZDNet: Analysis of 80M ransomware samples: Israel and South Korea are the most affected countries; GandCrab was the most active ransomware gang since the start of 2020  —  Israel has submitted the largest amount of ransomware samples since the start of 2020, according to a study. #Analysis #80M #ransomware #samples #Israel #South … Read more

London-based TradingView, which offers social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, raises $298M at a $3B valuation led by Tiger Global (Ivan Levingston/Bloomberg)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ivan Levingston / Bloomberg: London-based TradingView, which offers social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, raises $298M at a $3B valuation led by Tiger Global  —  Financial information platform and social network TradingView Inc. raised $298 million at a $3 billion valuation in a funding round led … #Londonbased #TradingView #offers #social #networking … Read more

Analysis | Biden carries forward a Trump-era Middle East policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beyond that, though, Biden officials “are committed to not doing much” and are “very status quo-oriented,” Khaled Elgindy, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, told Today’s WorldView. For the Trump administration, the Abraham Accords served “as a way to demonstrate that the Palestinian issue was no longer salient” in the Arab world, Elgindy … Read more