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Amazon Just Admitted It's Making Less Than You Think

Investors need to wise up to Amazon's accounting games.<p>Shares of Amazon AMAZON.COM INC.<p>surged after the company reported its fourth-quarter earnings …

Where Not to Cut Corners When Planning Your Wedding

Weddings are expensive -- everyone knows that. In fact, the average wedding in the NYC tri-state area averages out between $52,000-$80,000 depending on location. It's no wonder that couples are looking to save money anywhere they can. As a planner, I can save my clients money by booking with …

16 Million Color Scribble Pen Lets You Capture the Hue of Any Object

Do you find the hues in the average box of colored pencils or crayons too limiting? The folks at Scribble feel your pain, which is why they’ve …

Blackwater considered itself above the law, US state department was warned

A state department investigator warned that the private security firm Blackwater considered itself above the law, just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 Iraqi civilians, it has been reported.<p>According to the New York Times, Jean Richter, who was sent to Iraq to review Blackwater's …

Encourage Your Employees to Talk About Other Job Offers

Why can’t employees speak honestly about their career goals with their managers? It’s because of the reasonable belief that doing so is risky and career-limiting if the employee’s aspirations do not perfectly match up with the manager’s existing views and time horizons. It seems safer to wait until …

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.<p>Imagine her surprise this spring when her American politics professor at Pomona …

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Economic divide: London's growth set to outpace the rest of the country

The economic gap between London and the rest of the country has been outlined by a forecast that the capital's economy will grow faster than any other region over the next five years.<p>London's economy is set to expand by 15% over the next five years to 2019, according to a forecast from the Centre …

Google Is Thinking About Buying A Company That Makes WiFi Cameras That Record Everything In Your Home

The purchase would be through Google's subsidiary Nest, the company that makes smart thermostats and smoke detectors that Google bought for $3.2 billion a few months ago. According to The Information, Nest wants its next move to be in home security.<p>It sounds like this is hardly a done deal, and …

Home Security

In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour.<p>"It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go back to school so she can get a job doing billing …

India inauguration: South Asian leaders unite around Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi took the oath of office Monday to become the 15th prime minister of India.<p>The swearing-in took place in a tightly guarded ceremony at the Colonial-era presidential mansion in New Delhi.<p>For the first time, leaders of an entire South Asian region attended, including Nawaz Sharif, the …

EU election: France's Hollande calls for reform of 'remote' EU

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1079000/1079795_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534562352_e18d8d35a25a2cda7b1b5433590637ac<p><b>French President Francois Hollande has said the EU must reform and scale back its power, amid a surge in support for Eurosceptic and far-right parties.</b><p>…

Europe

Leading in Ukraine election, billionaire Petro Poroshenko declares victory

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko leads all candidates with 54% of the vote counted in Ukraine's presidential election, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday.<p>He declared victory a day earlier, following preliminary exit polls that suggested he had secured a majority of the vote.<p>His closest …

Structural supercapacitors could make batteries and power cords obsolete

Imagine using a mobile phone powered entirely by its casing, or an electric car that runs off power stored in its chassis. Researchers at Vanderbilt …

The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Forget an Apple iWatch, the U.S. military is the one really taking wearable technology to new levels.<p>Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help …

Military

These Harvard And MIT Kids Say They've Made NSA-Proof Email

Those who worry that Gmail or the National Security Agency may be rifling through their emails now have a new alternative: ProtonMail, a super-secure email service created by students from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>"It was the Snowden leaks that got us started," …

Here’s why 4 UltraPixels are better than 13 megapixels

I’ll be the first to admit I was a little hard on the One M8’s camera abilities and HTC for its decision to stick with only 4.1-megapixels in its …

Why 'Watch Dogs' Is Bad News For AMD Users -- And Potentially The Entire PC Gaming Ecosystem

<i>Update 1: I’ve posted benchmarks for Watch Dogs across a wide range of AMD and Nvidia hardware.</i><p><i>Update 2: I’ve published an in-depth response from Nvidia here.</i><p><i>Original Article Follows:</i><p>When it comes to PC games, there’s a not-so-subtle war being waged between AMD and Nvidia for the continued loyalty …