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15 times it's worth spending a little more

But how do you know which indulgences are worth it? Or whether you're actually paying for quality, rather than just hype?<p>We combed through Reddit and Quora to find out which expensive purchases users had no regrets about making.<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Out on the bleeding edge of tech hardware with Broadcom's CEO (interview)

Broadcom sells billions of dollars worth of chips in networking, consumer electronics, and communications infrastructure markets. But it’s trying to move beyond that to dominate the market for chips for the “internet of things,” or bringing smart connectivity and sensors to everyday objects.<p>Scott …

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Will thumbprint technology mean the death of the PIN?

Credit and debit cards with built-in thumbprint sensors could one day do away with the need to use codes, PINs and passwords.<p>That is the hope of Mastercard, which is backing a technology developed by a Norwegian company called Zwipe.<p>The BBC's personal finance correspondent, Simon Gompertz, got his …

eBay misses slightly on revenue, but PayPal stays strong

As eBay gets ready to spin off PayPal, its third-quarter earnings show just how much faster PayPal is growing than eBay's marketplace business.<p>eBay reported on Wednesday revenue of $4.36 billion with earnings of 68 cents a share, delivering mixed results. The company's reported revenue was just shy …

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Sequoia-Backed Behalf Buys Stuff For Small Businesses Looking To Grow

Between small loans needed to pay salaries in a pinch and those raised by entrepreneurs looking to open a new store in a franchise or move to a bigger office, small businesses often need a bit extra capital to expand.<p>Despite when small businesses have reliable income, lenders want to charge high …

Compass Monitor Helps Investors Track Startups

Compass CEO and founder Bjoern Herrmann tells us that the tool allows investors to save time compiling reports about portfolio performance, while making consultants’ lives easier when hired to fix specific problems within a startup. Paying beta testers included Startup Mexico and Chilean …

Nudge Is A Dashboard For All Your Fitness Wearables And Apps

Despite not being a particularly fitness-obsessed person, I’ve fallen for the fitness tracking trend. My main fitness tracker is a Jawbone UP24, but I also keep Moves iOS app turned on and occasionally use RunKeeper.<p>The hassle of keeping on top of all my fitness scores is why I was interested in …

How to Recruit and Retain the Best Talent - Recruitment

About<p>With over 100K strong in our network, RecruitingBlogs.com is part of the RecruitingDaily.com, LLC family of Recruiting and HR communities.<p>Our …