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Amazon's Stock Fizzles After Fire Phone Pop

Amazon's stock is trading down four percent since its post-phone release peak.<p>Well, that didn’t last.<p>Just two days after Amazon introduced its first smartphone, investors have wiped the event from memory.<p>Amazon’s stock climbed around three percent on Wednesday to $335, moments after Jeff Bezos …

Box May Raise $100 Million or More Before IPO

The enterprise cloud storage company is in talks with private equity firm TPG.<p>Box, the enterprise cloud storage and collaboration company, is exploring the possibility of raising $100 million or more from private investors ahead of its planned initial public offering.<p>Box is in the early stages of …

Wearable Wearables: The Full Code Conference Video of Intel's Brian Krzanich

A "smart shirt" is both a wearable computer and a wearable. Discuss.<p>As promised, we’re posting the full videos of interviews from the recent <b>Code Conference</b>.<p>A new video of one of the many stellar speakers for the event, which took place three weeks ago in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., will go up …

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Coder’s high: The intense feeling of absorption exclusive to programmers.

These days I write more than I code, but one of the things I miss about programming is the coder’s high: those times when, for hours on end, I would …

Zillow’s value passes major real estate firm, stock continues meteoric rise

Zillow is now worth more than Realogy, the parent company of Century 21, Coldwell Banker and Sotheby’s International Realty.<p>Zillow clocked in at a …

Google-owned Nest to acquire Dropcam for $555 million

The connected home space just got more consolidated.<p>Nest, the Google-owned home automation company known for its internet-connected thermostats and …

Stalker app shows danger of public Wi-Fi - CNN Video

New Amazon phone makes it easy to buy stuff ... from Amazon

Amazon wants you to buy its first smartphone, the Fire, which it unveiled Wednesday. But it also wants you to use that phone to buy more stuff ... from Amazon.<p>And one of the device's most distinctive features is designed to make it as easy as possible do just that.<p>It's called Firefly, and it …

Road Trip Pic of the Day, 6/21/14: What is this?

<b>Update, Sunday at 9:04 p.m. PT</b>: <i>The answer to today's challenge -- which 55 people got right -- is "Sky," by artists Brower Hatcher and Marly Rogers, at Love Field in Dallas.</i> <i>Thanks to all who played, and to everyone, please come back for tomorrow's challenge.</i><p>Welcome to the Road Trip Picture of the …

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Surprise: Snapchat's most popular feature isn't snaps anymore

Stories are now bigger than your self-destructing snaps<p>So, Snapchat's just for sexting, right? Apparently not.<p>Snapchat says that its most popular feature is now its most public, least ephemeral one: Stories. Snapchat tells <i>The Verge</i> that more Stories are now viewed per day than snaps. One billion …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …

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The Most Expensive World Cup Teams

Barcelona paid a staggering $124 million to acquire Brazilian phenom Neymar in June 2013. It was a lauded signing ultimately marred by disappointment. It resulted in the indictment and resignation of the club’s president Sandro Rosell for covering up the full transfer cost. For the player, his …