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10 Best Apps for Timid First-Time Investors

GOBankingRates | January 28, 2015 | Money
As a first-time investor, even if you understand how the stock market works, you might not know how to play the market wisely. Luckily, there are apps designed specifically for novice investors, and the technology is simple to understand.
Paul Ollinger

Apple's $178 Billion in Cash Would Buy SO MUCH WEED

Paul Ollinger | January 28, 2015 | Comedy
Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts on the earnings call, "The volume is hard to comprehend." No sh*t it's hard to comprehend! Can you imagine -- $178 billion worth of weed? It's totally blowing my mind -- and I'm not even high right now.
Justin Welby

On Tweeting and Touching

Justin Welby | January 28, 2015 | UK
The subtleties we lose when we communicate electronically have to do with expression, with touch, with the face-to-face aspect of relationship. Social media does not show tears in the eye, a hand on the arm when saying something painful, body language that speaks of inner turmoil, deep distress - even gentle respect. It is simply there - usually forever.
Rebecca Searles

Why Snapchat Is Going to Beat Facebook at News

Rebecca Searles | January 27, 2015 | Technology
Today Snapchat announced Discover, a new feature that allows users to find "stories" from big time media outlets like National Geographic, Comedy Central, ESPN, and CNN.
Steve Rosenbaum

Is Google Glass another Newton?

Steve Rosenbaum | January 27, 2015 | Technology
Google's attempt to provide people with a new interface -- Google Glass -- rather than try to ban behavior that's clearly on the rise, seems both logical and a pro-social solution.
Vivek Wadhwa

That Vacation on the Moon Is Closer Than You Think -- Thanks to Entrepreneurs

Vivek Wadhwa | January 27, 2015 | Technology
Governments no longer have a monopoly on space exploration. In two or three decades we will have entrepreneurs taking us on private spaceflights to the Moon. That is what has become possible.
Arianna Huffington

The WorldPost Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Arianna Huffington | January 27, 2015 | World
A year after the launch of The WorldPost, the hunger for an expanded global conversation is stronger than ever. Wherever we are in the world, we're living in a golden age of engagement for news consumers. And as the media landscape has evolved, The WorldPost has evolved along with it, while staying true to our DNA of combining the best of traditional journalism with the best of an open media and new technologies.
Glenn Riseley

Workplace Stress? Check Your Inbox

Glenn Riseley | January 28, 2015 | Business
According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, the average employee today will spend close to 30% of their time just slogging through email.
Vala Afshar

The United States' First CTO: 6 Business Innovation Lessons

Vala Afshar | January 27, 2015 | Technology
Most people do not associate innovation and the notion of a lean startup with government, but former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the United States Aneesh Chopra shares his insights about data and how government data can be a force of positive change to enable the private sector for the benefit of everyone.
Joseph Agoada

Can Drones And 3-D Printers Save Lives? Emerging Technology Choices in Humanitarian Response

Joseph Agoada | January 27, 2015 | Impact
How do we heed the advice of Mr. Gates and act today to enable the major leaps of the next decade that will save hundreds of thousands of lives?
Michael Winship

Not So Fast, Net Neutrality...

Michael Winship | January 27, 2015 | Politics
Over the last few months, things have been looking good for keeping the Internet open to everyone. A little too good, as far as Congress is concerned, which is why members and the corporate lobbyists who write them hefty checks have launched a last-ditch legislative effort to scuttle net neutrality.
Stewart Wolpin

International Privacy Day: Protect Your Digital Footprint

Stewart Wolpin | January 26, 2015 | Technology
Did you know that Facebook, Twitter and Google+ track your visits to any website with a displayed "Like," "Tweet" or "+1" icon, whether or not you even click one of those buttons? So how do you protect yourself from undesired data collection, and your collected data from misuse or misappropriation?
Gregoris Kalai

Fab, an Uplifting Tale of Ego, Hype in Tech

Gregoris Kalai | January 26, 2015 | Technology
The story of Fab, the site that was once hailed an industry darling and has since crumbled, is a familiar one in the tech world. Fortune called the company a "black eye" in the portfolio of its investors.
Rebecca Jackson

What Happened to My Son's Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

Rebecca Jackson | January 26, 2015 | Healthy Living
As a parenting expert and author, I'm fortunate enough to work with some of the premiere universities and hospitals currently conducting research on this very subject. So shouldn't I be inoculated against this type of unwelcome infiltration in my own home? Um, hell no. No parent is.
Gerald Sindell

Apple Watch Sneak Preview: The Migration of the Soul

Gerald Sindell | January 26, 2015 | Technology
Recently a group of us were invited to a non-descript industrial park just south of Cupertino to get a first look at an Apple Watch with some of the more advanced apps already loaded. I was handed a pristine white box, and inside was my Apple Watch.
Edward J. Black

Internet Users, Businesses Awaiting FCC Open Internet Rules After Congress, President's Attention

Edward J. Black | January 26, 2015 | Technology
The FCC was the institution Congress created years ago to look out for the public interest in communications network access. They were wise to minimize politics and charge the agency with developing the technical expertise to protect universal access to communications services. Congress would be wise now to let the FCC carry out its mission.

7 Workplace Chat Apps to Keep Your Team in Sync

Fueled | January 26, 2015 | Technology
By Jack Flanagan In office communication is key. However, these conversations can take many different forms: people talk in person, over email or text, or online through AIM or Facebook. What's an office to do to keep all these conversations...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Google's 2015 Priority Is Securing Ads From Malware

Andy Plesser | January 26, 2015 | Technology
FORT LAUDERDALE - The digital ad industry may be starting to get to grips with the problems of fraud and viewability, but next up is the creeping threat from nefarious code. "The big priority for us is switching everything over to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)," Google's head of media...
The 420 Times

Weed App Companies Want Apple to Change App Store Policies

The 420 Times | January 26, 2015 | Technology
It seems that tech companies which develop marijuana-related apps are having difficulties obtaining authorization from Apple in order to release their creation to consumers via their App Store.
Craig Newmark

How Star Trek Deepend My Support for Women in Tech

Craig Newmark | January 26, 2015 | Technology
I started as a hardcore nerd whose wish for fairness and equality was deepened by watching Star Trek.
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