Brian Genovese

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Facebook to use drones and satellites to bring internet to remote regions

Facebook has unveiled plans to use specially designed aircraft and satellites to connect remote parts of the the world to the internet<p>Facebook plans to send drones and satellites to remote parts of the world to connect them to the internet using laser technology, its founder Mark Zuckerberg …

Waffle wars: Fast-food chains vie to win the morning

First Taco Bell YUM, +0.25% scored a critical hit with its cheeky advertisement last week for its new Waffle Taco breakfast by enlisting endorsements …

Microsoft brings Office to Apple's iPad

Microsoft made it official on Thursday: Office is coming to Apple's iPad.<p>The long-expected announcement is a calculated risk that Microsoft's support of a major rival's competing tablet will work to its advantage. The hope is that enough iPad users will forgo free alternatives such as Google Docs …

Zillow's Mortgage Rate Update

Mortgage Rate Update for August 15<p>The average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow was 4.37 percent on 8/15/18.<p>As of August 15, 2018, mortgage rates …

9 Creative Ways You Could Save Thousands on Your Taxes

Here are some clever tips to help you keep more of that hard-earned money.<p>The first piece of good news: 2013's American Taxpayer Relief Act …

New flood insurance law will slow increase in premiums

Homes in flood-prone areas will no longer be subject to sharp increases in flood insurance premiums when they are sold or when a new flood map places them in a higher-risk area, under a bill signed by President Obama Friday.<p>However, people who live in older homes and enjoy subsidized flood …

6 Brands That Will Have You Rethinking Your Social Media Marketing Strategy - Jeffbullas's Blog

It’s no secret; social media marketing isn’t as straightforward as it used to be and consumers are getting more socially savvy by the moment. Today’s …

Sharing what’s up our sleeve: Android coming to wearables

Here’s What Jony Ive’s OS X Syrah 10.10 Would (Probably) Look Like [Gallery]

When Jony Ive ripped Scott Forstall’s spine out (metaphorically speaking) and took over as the design head of iOS, he got rid of many gradients, shadows, and other elements that made the app look, at worst, skeuomorphic.<p>Sadly, though, Ive hasn’t had a chance yet to take the same approach to OS X. …

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China's Biggest Billionaire Wang Jianlin Buys Spanish Landmark For $358M

China’s wealthiest man, Wang Jianlin, continues to spread his wealth into new markets, this time by acquiring a landmark building in Madrid for €260 million ($358.6 million), according to a leading Spanish politician.<p>Wang, who sits atop the Forbes China Rich List with a personal fortune estimated …

Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab.<p>But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those fliers who would get stuck paying the new …

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3 Lipstick Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

There’s no need to purchase dozens upon dozens of lip products to achieve a range of different lip looks. We’re all about beauty hacks that make our morning routine simpler, quicker and even more beautiful. Now without further ado, presenting three lipstick hacks you need to know!<p>How to Create the …

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5 Essential Spring Gin Cocktails

At long last, spring is here! And now that the sun is shining and the flowers are getting ready to bloom, it's time to break out the gin. While we like to enjoy the herbaceous spirit year-round, it really is the perfect way to welcome the warmer months ahead.<p>"Gin is fresh, and so alive," says top …

Wine & Spirits

5 Ways to Be Yourself! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.<br>Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>These days, the …

MLB rumors, injuries and news roundup for March 23

Sunday's full spring training recap -- transactions, rumors and injury updates -- can be found within.<p><b>MORE: Spring Training | Scoreboard | Team</b> …

AL Notes: Pierzynski, Harang, Ichiro, Orioles, Rangers

• The <b>Indians</b> have told starting pitcher <b>Aaron Harang</b>, who had been competing for their fifth starter job, that he won't make the team's 25-man roster, …

Kobe Bryant Launches New Company Kobe Inc. and Invests in Sports Drink

Kobe Bryant recently signed a two-year, $48.5 million extension that made him a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for life, but that doesn't mean he's not thinking about the next phase of his career.<p>Sidelined with an Achilles tear and a left tibial plateau fracture at various points this season, …

China's factory activity show further contraction

<b>China's manufacturing sector showed further contraction in March, according to a new report which mainly tracks activity in smaller factories.</b><p>The HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) gave a reading of 48.1 for March, compared to 48.5 in February.<p>A reading below 50 indicates contraction, while one …

Tax Preparers Put New Spin On Tax Season

With less than a month to go before Tax Day, taxpayers may worry that there’s not enough time left to get to a preparer and still get everything else done on their ‘to do’ lists. One New York tax prep company thinks they have the perfect solution: multi-tasking.<p>Broadway Professional Services Inc. …

Verizon accused of forcing Internet phones on land-line users

SACRAMENTO — Two years ago, California's two giant telecom companies and their Silicon Valley allies won passage of a law freeing phone-over-the-Internet calls from government regulation.<p>The 2012 law was essential to the creation of high-tech products and services, the industry argued. Its proposal …

Snow in the Canyon

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The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads

Will your wrist be the next billboard?<p>With new entries from Sony, Samsung and Motorola hitting the market, plus rumored interest from Apple, …

Xbox? Playstation? Wii? A Cheaper Way To Join The Console Wars

<i>In our</i> Getting Back In The Game <i>series, we're helping would-be gamers navigate the wide world of video games — whether you're new to the hobby or a former player who hasn't picked up a controller in a while.</i><p>If you've been out of the game, all the hype over the latest consoles may leave you too …

The Favorable Demographics for Apartments

For several years I've been pointing out that demographics are favorable for apartments. This is because a large cohort has been moving into the 20 …

Are reverse mortgages easy money or just a dumb move?

Faced with rising medical expenses and longer life expectancies, many seniors are turning to their single largest asset as a source of supplemental …

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