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Why Europe is paying Germany to hold its money

Here we are again, through the looking glass.<p>Yields on Germany’s two-year government bond, known to market aficionados as the Schatz (short for the more mellifluous Bundesschatzanweisungen) are hovering around -0.01%. A negative yield means, effectively, investors are willing to pay a slight fee …

Economics

People Are Raving About This iPhone-Like Android Phone From China's Hottest Smartphone Company

The phone is less than a month old, but it already seems to be generating buzz among some tech bloggers who managed to get their hands on it.<p>The Mi4 comes with hardware that is impressive enough to go head to head with the likes of Apple and Samsung. It has a full HD 1080p 5-inch screen and a …

JCP J. C. Penney Company, Inc. stock and investing information on StockTwits (JCP)

Real-time trade and investing ideas on J. C. Penney Company, Inc. JCP from the largest community of traders and investors.

5 Seriously Incredible TED Talks Every Latina Should See

If you’ve never heard of TED Talks, here’s what you need to know: influencers, academics and all-around smarty pants give speeches (usually under 20 minutes) that are designed to be “ideas worth spreading.” The nonprofit hopes to shape new ideas and thinking around a myriad of different topics and …

Dog Born without Legs Gets New Ones Made from Toys

Turbo is a Chihuahua puppy who was born without front legs. His owners brought him to a veterinary office in Indianapolis, Indiana when he was a …

The Man Who Plotted To Poison The World's Greatest Wine

He lived in a bunker. He had a drill, some syringelike devices—and a pistol by his side. This is his story.<p><i>Excerpted with permission from</i> Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine <i>by Maximillian Potter, to be published on July 29 by Twelve, an imprint of</i> …

Hung Up

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

No service? goTenna hardware and iOS app let you text off-the-grid

If you’ve ever been on a hike, out of the country, or at a crowded concert with no service, goTenna is aiming to be your connectivity solution. The hardware accessory combined with an application for both iOS and Android says it will allow you to create a local network that works reliably. The …