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World's 85 richest own as much as poorest 50%

The richest 85 people in the world own as much wealth as the bottom half of the population, anti-poverty charity Oxfam said in a new report.<p>Oxfam's analysis -- published on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos -- drew heavily on the Forbes list of the super rich and a report by Credit …

Blue Apps Are All Around But Blue Tones Get Less Of A Role In iOS 7’s Psychedelic Redesign

Why are so many app icons blue? The obvious answer is that so many tech brands contain blue in their logo or elsewhere in their tradedress. But why? What’s with the love of the blue tones people? I ask because the number of blue icons on my phone has reached a kind of tipping point where I’m often …

Bitcoin mining operation tops world’s fastest supercomputers

Bitcoin, the online currency that looks to revolutionize how we look at money in an online environment, is rising in popularity. However, in order to …

Bitcoin

6 Ways To Stop Letting Life's Pressures Consume You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you get tired of having to deal with the seemingly endless pressures going in in your life?<p>You’re overworked, undervalued, under compensated, …

Outsourcing

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PayPal exec aims to “obliterate passwords from the face of the planet”

Forget passwords—let your phone scan your fingerprints or eyes.<p>PayPal's top security official is on a quest to kill passwords.<p>"Our intention is to …

IRS Takes A Bite Out Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is virtual currency much in the news these days. It’s peer-to-peer so there’s no central bank or government. But if you think that means the IRS won’t get a piece, think again.<p>The IRS already gets a piece where you swap one product or service for another, as the IRS explains at its …

CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Up 1000 Percent Since 1950

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Boston Marathon bombing: FBI quizzed over Tamerlan Tsarnaev

<b>US security officials have been questioned by Congress over whether they mishandled information about the Boston bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.</b><p>The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating whether the FBI failed to act on Russian concerns that Tsarnaev was becoming radicalised.<p>Tsarnaev was …

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Bitcoins … What Are Those Again?

Bitcoins, the digital currency that’s been making headlines almost nonstop lately, suffered a major price crash yesterday, losing more than half its value in under 24 hours.<p>That shock movement is shaking the peer-to-peer economy and any shred of trust in the currency’s stability. And it’s also …

Verizon pushes upgrade cycle to a full 24 months

If you were waiting for an upgrade from Verizon, you may have to wait a little bit longer. The carrier announced today it would now be offering discounts only after customers complete a full 24 months on their contract, extended from 20 months. It's not a huge difference, but it's a frustrating …

US electric utilities predict their own downfall—thanks to solar panels

In January, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the trade group of US investor-owned utilities, released a singularly amazing report that the press missed at the time, says David Roberts at Grist. The report is a blueprint for the financial collapse of the North American utility industry—and all …

Solar Panels

BlackBerry 10 launch by the numbers: Over 50% returns, 71% of people don’t want under any circumstances, 83% of Americans unaware it even launched (Updated)

Six years after Apple took the smartphone industry by surprise with its release of the iPhone, former market leader BlackBerry Limited, or <i>RIM</i> as it called itself until just recently, launched what some consider to be a true iPhone competitor.<p>The problem is that almost no one has seemed to notice. A …

Rand Paul Explains Black History to Black People

Apple could unveil 'killer app' this summer, says analyst

Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty contends that the app may be a true mobile wallet, which Apple might unveil as part of iOS 7 in June at its Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>Apple may shake up the next version of iOS with the introduction of a true mobile wallet, forecasts Morgan Stanley analyst Katy …

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FORTUNE – It’s been said that America is on the cusp of a cashless economy, with the growth of check cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, and more recently, online mobile phones as alternatives to carrying cash. Even Fortune said it in a 2012 cover story, The Death of Cash.<p>That may still happen, but …

28% of States Have Decriminalized Marijuana

Here Are Some Changes Apple Should Make To The iPhone's Software

Apple is preparing the next version of iOS, the software use on iPhones and iPads.<p>A lot of people believe Apple needs to change the look and feel of iOS as well as the way iOS works. Someone posted a video to YouTube with a concept video for iOS, addressing the latter problem.<p>One of the biggest …

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