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The Simplest Way To Beat The Market (Part 1)

Ben Graham's "Stock Selection Criteria for the Defensive Investor" were published 70 years ago.<p>The strategy still beats the market with 2x higher …

Titan Quest Review - Still Addictive After All These Years

Titan Quest Review – Still Addictive After All These Years<p>Titan Quest Review<p>There was a time between Diablo 2 and 3 when the people’s hunger for …

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps retirees and investors face current issues.<p>Dividend investing produces solid income. It can be great for a retiree.<p>Taking Social …

Best Practices For Free Cash Flow Analysis

How to analyze the cash generating power of a business.<p>Best practices and real-world examples.<p>When to use P/FCF vs. P/E.<p><i>By</i> <i>John Leonard, CFA</i><p>Free cash …

An 'All-Weather' Income Portfolio For Financial Independence

Over the past year I have set out to turn profits from the aging bull market into a stable, incoming-producing portfolio for financial independence.<p>I …

Investing

A Powerful Screen For Dividend Growth Investors

Dividend growth investing can be remarkably profitable in the long term.<p>Picking the best dividend growth stocks is about more than looking at the …

Investing

John's Portfolio - How To Wisely Use Preferred Stock To Boost Yield

Preferred stock can be a great tool for boosting yield and understanding how preferred shares work is the key to purchasing the right shares.<p>This …

6 Well Valued Lithium Miners To Buy Now

Lithium and cobalt boom II has already arrived, resulting in many EV metal miners stock prices surging, some over 100% in under 3 months.<p>Catalysts to …

Alternative Fuel

Using Free Cash Flow Yield To Find Sustainable Dividends

<i>By Qing Li</i><p>When a company makes profit, it may choose to reinvest all of its earnings (common for growing stage companies) or pay back some to its …

How To Play Preferreds

<i>By Chloe Jensen</i><p>Despite its name, preferred stock doesn’t represent or confer ownership - it’s debt, like a bond or loan. Also like bonds, preferreds …

Top Holdings Of Dividend ETFs (November 2017 Edition)

Analyzing the top holdings of established dividend ETFs is an insightful exercise. We present a virtual portfolio containing the top 50 dividend …

High Yields And Solid Management For These 2 Preferred Shares

Dynex Capital has two preferred shares with high yields.<p>DX-A and DX-B have both rallied recently but are still in the hold range.<p>DX-A carries one of …

Investing

New Kano DIY kit invites kids to learn how to code by waving their hands

£30 USB motion sensor compatible with PC, Mac and existing Kano kits.<p>Kano has released a new peripheral designed to teach children the basics of …

Demystifying the Dark Web: What It Is and Where to Find It

As you may know, the “web” runs deeper than that network of hyperlinked pages you’re browsing right now.<p>Technically, the portion of the web that …

Dark Web

Wii U emulator cracks native 4K streaming, and it’s stunning

Mario, Zelda and Xenoblade have never looked better<p>The newest version of Cemu, a popular, “highly experimental” Wii U emulator for Windows PC, includes a feature that many users have been hoping for. Available now to Patreon backers, version 1.7.0 supports customizable graphics, with graphics packs …

How Google and Improbable help developers make massive online games for cheap

Last week, Google teamed up with the London startup Improbable to enable even the smallest developers to develop massive online games at low costs.<p>Improbable has created SpatialOS, software that enables small companies to create massive, cloud-based simulations for online games, mobile devices, and …

These ‘Dividend Aristocrat’ stocks have risen up to 24% a year for a decade

Have you had enough negativity this year over the world economy, the U.S. stock market and the presidential election? Here’s some relief.<p>Berkshire …

'Bloxels' Makes Game Creation So Easy It's Taking Kids To GDC

<i>Bloxels</i> is video game creation that’s easier than Mario Maker, quicker than <i>Roblox</i> and prettier than <i>Little Big Planet</i> (for those with an eye for retro). Its upcoming game competition promises to take winning children to the Game Developers Conference.<p>Claiming to be “The most kid-friendly video game …

GDC

Warren Buffett's 15-Minute Retirement Plan

It's boring, but solid.<p>If Warren Buffett weren’t the world’s best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement?<p>Luckily for the rest of us, he’s …

Kano OS empowers kids to create the future on $5 Pi Zero

We love Kano. We’ve talked about the computer kit, — a DIY collection that allows children to take a nuts and bolts approach to building and operating a PC — and just over a week ago, the screen kit, an HD LCD screen that that kids can build themselves.<p>Now, the London-based startup has done it …

Kids

Deal: learn to make phone & wearable apps with the Android Marshmallow Mobile Developer Course

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is posed to be an awesome update. Automatic app backups, bio-metric support and battery enhancements are but a few of the main improvements that the next Android version will bring to the table. Of course, many of these awesome features are no good if developers don’t …

Android News

First Code’s Michelle Sun Is Teaching Kids To Code In Hong Kong

Josh Steimle Contributor<p>Josh Steimle is the CEO of MWI, a digital marketing agency with offices in the U.S. and Hong Kong, and the author of <i>CMOs at Work: How Top Marketers Build Customer Loyalty</i>.<p>As the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag continues to gain traction, you’ll be hearing more about geeks who …

Hong Kong

Android Studio tutorial for beginners

There are multiple ways to approach Android Development but by far the most official and powerful is to use Android Studio. This is the official IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for the Android platform, developed by Google and used to make the majority of the apps that you probably use on …

Android News

How Your Kids Can Learn To Code During Summer Vacation

Is coding really a new essential literacy? These days it seems to be trendy to suggest so. There are so many products and games and websites that claim to be able to teach your kids to code. Consider some of these examples…<p>Robots, like Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop, work in combination with an …

Computer Science

What to do if your computer is taken over by ransomware — a form of malware taking over the internet

Ransomware, which is a form of malware, works by either holding your entire computer hostage or by blocking access to all of your files by encrypting them. A person infected with ransomware is typically ordered (via a pop-up window) to pay anything from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars in …

Ransomware

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

We first covered Kano back in the fall of the last year, detailing its rise from a Kickstarter campaign to a fully funded success story. Now, we’ve had the opportunity to spend a few months with the Raspberry Pi do-it-yourself computer kit. It has a simple design with young computer scientists in …

Raspberry Pi

How to code a simple Android widget

App widgets can be thought of as a small window or controller for an Android app that can be embedded in another application (like the homescreen). They can be very useful, allowing users to view or control an app without actually launching it. For example, skipping tracks with a music player …

Widgets

Izberg Marketplace Turns Any Website Into An E-Commerce Marketplace

Meet Izberg Marketplace, a French startup that has been flying under the radar for a while. The company recently grabbed $1.7 million from Alven Capital (€1.5 million) — and it’s already profitable. Izberg provides one of the most flexible e-commerce solutions available, and it finds the right …

How particle accelerator maths helped me fix my Wi-Fi

Using 19th century physics can demonstrate that light is a form of electromagnetic wave ... or improve your Wi-Fi reception<p><i>This piece was first published on The Conversation</i><p>Electromagnetic radiation – it might sound like something that you’d be better off avoiding, but electromagnetic waves of …

Physics

An Explanation of How Computers Handle Color

MinutePhysics just released this interesting (and somewhat math-y) explanation of how cameras and computers deal with the concept of color. The video …