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HP Spectre x360: An almost perfect Windows 8.1 convertible

HP Spectre x360 review<p>Bringing sexy back<p>Bends over backwards<p>Big-ass tablet mode<p>Loaded with ports<p>Propped up<p><i>UPDATED 3/17/15, 9:59 a.m. ET:</i> [HP sent …

MacBook Air

Amazon Begins Extending Prime-Member Perks to Other Shopping Sites

"Prime could be the VIP pass to the Internet.”<p>Can Amazon Prime become the VIP pass for the rest of the web?<p>For the first time since launching its Prime membership program in 2005, Amazon is extending some of the club’s perks to its members as they shop on other big shopping sites around the Web. …

Climate

Low oil prices send chills through oil patch

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Marcus Jundt moved to Williston from Minnesota almost four years ago and has opened four restaurants there since. Food isn't propelling his business, though. It's oil.<p>"Everything I've done in Williston is a derivative of oil," he says.<p>That oil has averaged $96 a barrel over …

In Healthcare, Apple Will Struggle To Match Huge Samsung Ambitions

Apple went public last week with its new Health Kit, the SDK for health applications on iOS 8, and its partnership with the Mayo Clinic. Rival Samsung, though, is already way down the road into healthcare on many fronts including the device, the platform, medical diagnostics, imaging, patient …

The Fabulous Life Of Sir Richard Branson

Since founding his record label in the 1970s, he's launched more than 400 businesses with the Virgin Group, exploring pretty much every industry you could imagine: airlines, hotels, mobile-phone companies, banks, and even space tourism.<p>With an estimated net worth of $5 billion, he's one of the …

Royal Weddings

8 Easy Ways Anyone Can Make Money

Whether you are a college student or a stay at home parent, thanks to the Internet, there are ways that you can make money without leaving your home. …

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

The news that Apple is nearing a $3.2 billion acquisition to buy Beats Electronics is one of the biggest business stories in the nation. The potential deal has received so much attention because it would be Apple’s biggest acquisition ever. It would push rapper and music producer Dr. Dre’s net …

'Rich List' counts more than 100 UK billionaires

<b>The number of billionaires living in the UK has risen to more than 100 for the first time, according to the 2014 Sunday Times Rich List.</b><p>There are now 104 billionaires based in the UK with a combined wealth of more than £301bn, the list says.<p>That means the UK has more billionaires per head of …

Richard Branson

How To Set Goals For The Life You Actually Want

It’s time to stop setting the wrong goals and start using goals to determine the journey, not the destination.<p>It’s a commonly accepted sentiment that setting goals will lead you to success.<p>Many of us believe life will be better by reaching those goals, so we make our plans, put our nose to the …

Wall Street

The Hackathon Is On!

The Hackathon is officially underway here in the Manhattan Center in New York City, where hundreds of coders have gathered under one roof to build something awesome and hopefully make a few friends.<p>The Hackathon has always been the way we kick off our Disrupt NY conference each year, and as usual, …

'Game of Thrones' Author George R. R. Martin on What Makes Ideas Work | Inc.com

If you haven't heard of George R. R. Martin's books, you've certainly heard of the popular television series faithfully based on them: <i>Game of Thrones</i>, now in its third season on HBO, has most of the nation waiting with bated breath for Sunday night, even if work or school awaits the next morning.<p>In …

Startups
Productivity Apps

Invention Awards 2014: Charge Gadgets With Your Footsteps

Take a hike, earn an iPhone battery's worth of energy<p>Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton, an engineer and avid backpacker, created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity. The device promises to be an …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Make Your Goals Work For You, Period | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you are reading this right now, it simply means that you are having tough times achieving your goals. Perhaps, you set your goals but you fail to …

Motivation

Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

133<p>SHARES<p>With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make …

Here’s your daily iPhone 6 mockup, in silver this time

Here’s your daily dose of iPhone 6 mockups. This time, images of a white/silver iPhone 6 dummy have been posted on Chinese website Baidu. The images don’t reveal anything exciting or new, but they may give you a better idea of what could be coming later this year.<p>It’s been rumored that the iPhone 6 …

Jeremy Grantham: S&P 500 will rally to 2,250, then stock-market bubble will pop

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>