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If you want an IT career, this is where you start

<b>The future is obviously in tech</b>, but getting proficient and certified in the profession can be a hassle.<p>The conventional route encourages aspiring IT professionals to go through <b>years of college and grad school.</b> Not only does this take a significant time investment, but it’s also <b>expensive as …

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IT Skills Development: Top 10 Essential IT Skills

<i>With the rapid pace of technology development and changes in business processes—and a lousy economic background—it’s more essential than ever to keep</i> …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Microsoft Surface Studio Desktop PC Teardown By iFixit

The team over at iFixit have wasted no time taking their tools to the new Microsoft Surface Studio and have today published their in-depth teardown …

Google's home delivery service now covers most of the US

Google's same-day delivery service, Express has been growing quickly (it just spread throughout New England), but it's now poised to be almost ubiquitous in the US. The internet giant has expanded its I-want-it-now shopping option to 12 more states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, …

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Mossberg: Google’s first phone is first rate

The new Pixel is a classy home for the new Assistant<p>At long last, almost eight years to the day the first Android phone went on sale, Google is launching a smartphone for which it designed the hardware, software, and cloud ecosystem itself: the Pixel. No longer will the tech giant be entirely …

How Did Melania Trump Secure an American Visa?

Media reports have cast doubt about her early years in the United States.<p><i>Updated on August 4 at 1:15 p.m.</i><p><b>NEWS BRIEF</b> At the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump recounted how she came to the United States: “After living and working in Milan and Paris, I arrived in New York City 20 years …

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15 new features in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows' latest operating system has just received its first major update in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, so-called because it dropped right around the OS' one-year anniversary.<p>The Anniversary Update is free for all Windows 10 users (Windows 7 and 8/8.1 users had until July 29 to upgrade to …

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The Republican Party’s White Strategy

Embracing white nativism in the 1990s turned the California GOP into a permanent minority. The same story may now be repeating itself nationally.<p>When it comes to Latinos, Donald Trump has a muse: Ann Coulter. Last June, when Trump called Mexican immigrants “rapists” in his presidential-campaign …

BILL GATES: Read these 5 books

After all, Microsoft was basically the poster child for the tech boom of the 1990s - a boom that Warren Buffett famously did not participate in - and the company continues to be considered a "growth" stock today.<p>But I'd have to disagree.<p>Bill Gates might not be picking stocks, but he still thinks …

An American ISIS Cell: The Story of 3 U.S. Recruits

In his small Silicon Valley office, Salem Khan covered his face with his hands and sobbed deeply.<p>He was crying about his 24-year-old son, Jaffrey, a troubled young man who had struggled in school and in life. Khan long feared his child would one day do something terrible — and now he had.<p>He had …

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We finally learned about a new app Apple plans to introduce in iOS 10

With Apple’s annual WWDC event now just barely more than a month away, we still know surprisingly little about the types of tweaks and features Apple …

How Microsoft is giving its customers 'a slap in the face, but in a good way'

Most recently, Microsoft announced that SQL Server, its immensely lucrative database software, would be going beyond Windows and hitting Linux in 2017.<p>James Niesewand, CEO of small gaming company and Microsoft partner Illyriad Games, says that his company has been a direct beneficiary of the new …

World leaders will be talking (behind the scenes) about Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson's curious campaign return, tensions between Camps Cruz and Kasich, the California dreams of the 2016 hopefuls and two new twists on the Trump effect. It's all part of our "Inside Politics" forecast, with tomorrow's headlines today.<p>1) Let's talk nuclear security -- and …

Watch Fallout 4 director Todd Howard talk about open-world games at DICE 2016

Veteran game designer and <i>Fallout 4</i> director Todd Howard from Bethesda Softworks will take the stage at this week's DICE Summit to talk about open-world storytelling and design. If you're not in Las Vegas for this year's DICE, you can catch the conversation in our livestream from the summit …

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Move your Windows 10 libraries to a separate drive or partition

<i>Dave Turner wants to move his Documents, Pictures, and other libraries off of his small SSD and onto a larger hard drive.</i>I strongly recommend that users put code (Windows and programs) onto one drive or partition, and data (documents, spreadsheets, music, photos, and so on) on another. It adds a …

How Isis hijacked pop culture, from Hollywood to video games

Media jihad: why Isis's leaders bow to its propagandists<p>Read more<p>A recent, wearyingly grim clip from Islamic State shows six armed children sweeping a castle in search of bound hostages. One by one, they enter the ruin, their movement tracked by multiple cameras. When, at last, each boy finds a …

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How I paid off $65,000 of debt in less than 6 years

When I'd been out of college for three years, I finally decided to sit down and figure out exactly how much I owed in student loans. I added up all my debts and realized I had almost $49,000 in student loan debt, spread across three loans:<p>$684 at 3.28 percent interest<br>• $19,081 at 6.375 percent …

Opinion: This is the single best reason to buy U.S. stocks now

Another day, another half-trillion-dollar panic in the U.S. stock market.<p>At some point, even the most hardened bear has to consider whether the …

What makes Bill Gates so successful? 7 key habits, practices, and experiences

On the 15th anniversary of the day he stepped down as Microsoft's CEO, here's what makes him an extraordinary leader.<p>It was 15 years ago today that Bill Gates stepped down as CEO of Microsoft.<p>While he stayed involved as chairman and chief software architect, it was the start of his major life …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Make Your Facebook Profile More Private in 6 Easy Steps

Managing Facebook’s labyrinthine privacy settings is an ongoing challenge, not least because the options available to users are constantly changing. …

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Review: Some Good, Lots Bad

Can Microsoft recreate the magic of the Surface range in mobile form? That’s the critical question facing the tech giant at the moment.<p>Unlike the mega popular Surface tablet, Microsoft’s flagship smartphone business in western markets has been in dire straits. There’s little reason for consumers to …

This Classic Nintendo 64 Game Has A 'Dark' Secret You Never Heard About

It's not hard to see why this feature was cut from the final version.<p>Remember this thing? Nintendo's 1998 Game Boy Camera plugged into the classic handheld gaming system and let you snap black-and-white pictures of whatever you wanted. You could use the images in simple games or print them out on …

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

Where 5 Smart Investors Are Putting Their Money in 2016

<b>By Joshua Brown</b><p>Photographs by Reed Young for Fortune<p>December 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p><b>The global economy may be growing, but that doesn’t mean smooth</b> …

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

Here Are the Tech Stocks You Should Buy in 2016

Let’s face it—today’s top companies are radically different from the ones we grew up with. The corporate campus has given way to the private home or …