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Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10/month to buy on credit

Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features. For $10 per month, users can skip the three-day waiting period with instant deposits and reinvesting, trade 30 …

Robin Hood

PAX Labs unveils the PAX Era, a new oil vaporizer

These days, it’s not uncommon to see folks using oil pens instead of lighting up a good old-fashioned joint. PAX Labs, the makers of the Pax vaporizer line and the JUUL e-cig, are today answering the call.<p>Meet the PAX Era.<p>Built in the likeness of the Juul, the PAX Era is a high-quality, …

Cannabis

America's first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaii

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — Off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate …

World's Healthiest Foods Rich In Vitamin B12

<i>Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is normally present in a few foods, added to others, and accessible as a dietary supplement and a</i> …

The 100 best restaurants in America for foodies, according to OpenTable

Lucky for us and anyone asking you for a recommendation in the near future, OpenTable just released its list of 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America. The list is based on over five million restaurant reviews for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states, as well as DC.<p>The list of winners …

Inside a $5 billion biotech startup that's among the most secretive in the world

But the reality is more complicated.<p>A STAT investigation found that the company's caustic work environment has for years driven away top talent and that behind its obsession with secrecy, there are signs Moderna has run into roadblocks with its most ambitious projects.<p>At the center of it all is …

UBS Wants to Use AI to Help Clients Invest Their Money

UBS (ubs), the world’s biggest wealth manager, is looking at using artificial intelligence to help clients decide how to invest their money by …

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Has A Great Secret Feature

When Apple launched the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus this week it proved yet again that keeping a secret in the tech world is almost impossible these days. The new models had almost no surprises, except one…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system</i> …

making app Animoto helps make your memories stand out

You don't need the skills of a filmmaker to make a video compilation of your travel photos and videos.<p><b>Name:</b> Animoto Video Maker<p><b>What it does:</b> The online video-maker app lets you upload your photos and videos, pick a style to personalize your story, set it to music and add narration or title cards to …

Is Ceviche Healthy?

Many people ask the question “Is ceviche healthy?” but what they are really asking is “Is ceviche fattening?”. This article will focus more on the</b> …

Major cyberattack seller knocked offline as it faces arrests

One of the more popular cyberattack peddlers just came crashing down. Israeli law enforcement has arrested Yarden Bidani and Itay Huri as part of an FBI investigation into their alleged control of vDOS, one of the most popular paid attack platforms. According to information unearthed by security …

20 Stovetop Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes

Thirty minutes seems to be the magic number when it comes to a dinner we can pull together and still feel good about. It leaves room for prep, …

UMi Plus brings amazing specs considering the $179 price

<i>This post is sponsored by UMi.</i><p>It’s easy to choose a good-high end phone. After all, there isn’t too much differentiating them, and even the prices are equally high. Things do get more competitive once we start moving towards the affordable end of the spectrum, though. Take the UMi Plus as an …

Mobile Technology

Updates to Apple hardware this year will focus on power users

Apple’s roadmap for the rest of the year (and perhaps a bit beyond that) appears to take aim at big spenders and power users, if we can trust inside information posted by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman — as one generally can. Expect updates to the iPad, MacBook Air and Pro and Thunderbolt display.<p>The …

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How Big Alcohol Is About to Get Rich Off California Weed

With recreational marijuana on the ballot, some worry that big business will transform the way pot is grown, distributed and sold.<p>More than 20 years later, Hezekiah Allen remembers the Blackhawk helicopters hovering over his childhood home, the armed soldiers barricading the road to the family’s …

Why America's newest stock exchange is preparing for failure

IEX, the company founded by the heroes of Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," is in the process of launching as an exchange after winning regulatory approval in July.<p>This gradual process started on Friday, August 19 and involves slowly adding stocks until the market is fully up and running by …

Six Key Charts That Tell The Market Story

It continues to be a quiet week with stocks holding highs and yields continuing to hold near the lows. Today I want to take a look at seven charts that would typically tell you all you need to know about the market environment and the outlook.<p>If you were to give a seasoned investor the opportunity …

Stock Markets