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DHS seeks bids for access to license-plate tracking systems

The Department of Homeland Security wants access to data about when and where suspects have traveled, and it could get that information from a license-plate tracking system. According to <i>The Washington Post</i>, the DHS first sought a private company that gathers location data in February last year. But …

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

Google Wallet gets updated, adds transaction search

Traditionally Google tends to roll out most of its app updates on so-called Update Wednesdays, but there’s certainly no rule saying it has to be that way. With this in mind, Google has brought us version 9.0 of the Google Wallet app. Jumping a whole letter number, you’d probably expect the changes …

Android News

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

How to Build a "Saleable" Business with Your Real Estate Database w/ Jay Kinder

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

7 Simple Year-End Tax Tips That Can Save You Money

As year’s end approaches I thought I would share seven tax tips that can benefit entrepreneurs:<p><b>1. Do a “test run” of business and personal tax returns</b> – If possible, estimate your taxes by preparing 2014 tax returns using the information that you now have available. Some numbers will need to be …

Tesla gets $34.7 million tax break to boost production

California will give Tesla Motors a $34.7 million tax break to expand the company’s production of electric cars and powertrains in the state, officials announced Tuesday.<p>Tesla, based in Palo Alto, won’t have to pay sales and use taxes on new manufacturing equipment worth up to $415 million.The …

Ari Emanuel Just Formed a Hollywood Super Duper Agency

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The guy who's best known for orchestrating the creation of the first Hollywood super agency just out …

African Mogul Ashish J.Thakkar And Barclay's Vet Bob Diamond Raise $325 Million For New Venture

Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd., a cash shell founded by 32 year-old Ugandan tycoon Ashish J. Thakkar and former Barclays Plc CEO Bob Diamond to invest in Africa, has raised $325 million in an initial public offering, according to a report by the New York Times.<p>Atlas Mara, which filed its prospectus on …

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Big Money for Mobile Crowdsourced Transit App Moovit, With Sequoia Leading $28M Round

The notion that public transportation is a large and growing global opportunity for a tech company might seem a bit of a strange one. But, as Moovit …

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