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Canon Profits Down 21% as Mirrorless Cameras Cut Into DSLR Sales

Canon announced its quarterly earnings today, revealing that its operating profit for the quarter (~$665 million) has fallen 21% compared to last …

Hackers release data from cheating website Ashley Madison

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. This post originally appeared on Time.com</i><p>By Rishi Iyengar/TIME<p>The group of hackers that previously stole …

EXPERTS: Ashley Madison Hack Data Is Real

It's real, and very serious.<p>WASHINGTON -- The user data pillaged from affair website Ashley Madison and dumped onto the Internet appears to be the real deal, independent security experts said Wednesday. The website reportedly has as many as 37 million users, and gigabytes of names, addresses, …

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A Wall Street billionaire just gave Harvard the biggest gift in its history

Hedge fund manager John Paulson donated $400 million to endow Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Bloomberg News reports.<p>Harvard, which has the largest endowment in the country, said it was the largest gift in the university's history.<p>Paulson, who graduated from Harvard Business …

Hedge Funds

Cleveland Cavs’ JR Smith posted an Instagram meme calling Caitlyn Jenner a 'science project' then quickly deleted it

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith deleted a meme criticizing Caitlyn Jenner on his Instagram shortly after posting it.<p>The meme — which is a part of a trend where people compare Jenner to a world news story as a way of diminishing her transition— referred to Jenner as "that science project" when …

JR Smith

FIFA scandal casts long shadow over soccer-crazy Latin America | Fox News

Within hours of the FIFA scandal breaking, Sergio Jadue, the president of Chile's soccer federation, was declaring his innocence even though he wasn't formally accused of anything.<p>Jadue was referring to a part of Wednesday's sweeping U.S. Justice Department indictments that, without specifying them …

Small clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the …

Corruption

Lionel Messi clowns 4 defenders before scoring unreal goal

Come on. That's unfair.<p>We've seen a lot of unbelievable goals from Lionel Messi this year, as we do every year. It's not shocking anymore when he does things that no one else can do. Even for him, this is a crazy, crazy goal. He just blows through a bunch of really good defenders, then still has a …

Natalie Portman tells Harvard graduates: 'Make your inexperience an asset'

Natalie Portman has advised graduating Harvard seniors to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.<p>The Academy Award winner, speaking at Harvard College’s class day, cited her work in Black Swan as an example of …

Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of …

Port-au-Prince

Wall Street thinks the 'wife bonus' thing is just a joke and The New York Times didn't get it

According to Martin, some of New York City's Upper East Side moms, or what she refers to as Glam SAHMs (glamorous stay-at-home-moms), get a performance-based year-end bonus that is determined by their investment banker/hedge-fund manager husbands.<p>We did a quick fly around the finance community for …

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street sets record

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street hit a new high as investors looked ahead to U.S. and European inflation …

Stock Markets

Diretamente da Austrália: primeiras impressões e fotos do novo MacBook

No dia 10 de março, a Apple anunciou o novo <b>MacBook</b>. Isso mesmo, sem sufixos: apenas “MacBook”. E hoje tive a oportunidade de testá-lo pessoalmente …

Stocks: Time for a big checkup this week

Corporate America is getting its pulse taken this week.<p>A flood of big-name brands from Starbucks (SBUX) to Facebook (FB) will announce earnings, which could send stocks in a tizzy. Investors always want good news, but they are especially on edge after the Dow's 279 point drop Friday.<p>There are two …

This female tech CEO says 90% of VCs assume she's the head of marketing (but she's totally fine with that)

Tech companies, and in particular the engineering/coding side of tech companies, are overwhelmingly male. At Google, 83% of tech workers are male.<p>So Business Insider decided to ask a female tech CEO whether male tech VCs really are hostile to women.<p>Twizoo CEO Madeline Parra met with about 30 VCs …

Startups

The long-awaited plunge in oil production is here

The oil price crash is finally resulting in a big cut in production.<p>In a note Thursday, Deutsche Bank's Joseph LaVorgna notes that oil- and gas-well drilling production fell for the sixth straight month in March, according to the Fed's industrial production report.<p>Compared to a year ago, production …

Oil

These Star Wars race liveries are awesome

ORECA loves Star Wars, as these themed liveries for the ORECA 05 LMP2 race car attest.<p>Unless you literally live in a galaxy far, far, away, you know that <i>Star Wars</i> destroyed America's productivity this week with the release of the second teaser trailer for <i>The Force Awakens</i>.<p>It was the sort of thing …

All Original: Super Clean 54K Mile 1973 Mazda RX-3

This 1973 Mazda RX-3 (chassis S124A132198) looks remarkably well-preserved for what’s claimed to be an all-original car. Mileage is quoted as 538k …

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Headphones

Wink smart home hubs knocked out by security certificate (update)

Now for the downside of a house loaded up with "smart" devices to allow remote control and monitoring: turning your home into a computer means computer-like problems. Today's example comes from the Wink Hub, a $50 device sold at Home Depot that's supposed to simplify things by working across …

Google dominates search. But the real problem is its monopoly on data

The European commission’s investigation into Google’s shopping service misses the larger point of how much information the company actually owns<p>The European commission’s inquiry into Google’s search monopoly is often compared to the antitrust investigation of Microsoft. That case eventually took 16 …

Your Google Wallet funds are now insured

The money in your bank account is typically covered by federal insurance, but your internet payment services typically aren't. If PayPal or Venmo went belly-up, you'd probably lose your existing balance. That won't be a problem if you're using Google Wallet, though. Google is now holding your …

The Moto E a great low-budget option for smartphone buyers

Not too long ago you couldn’t go anywhere without seeing the Motorola Razr’s shiny aluminum phone pressed against someone’s ear or its illuminated …

How to convince anyone of anything in 10 seconds

Love or hate. Money or despair. And you may never get this chance again. As PM Dawn says, "I feel for you. I really do."<p>There are books about this. But don't waste your time. They are all garbage.<p>I've been on both sides of this equation. I've had people pitching me.<p>But mostly, I've been scared and …

Justice League

You Can Actually Turn Your iPhone Into A Game Boy And Relive Childhood

Angry Birds is cool and so is Candy Crush, but let's face it, nothing will ever entertain us like Game Boys did.<p>There's just something Nintendo Game …

'Abusive' man glues his wife's vagina together after accusing her of cheating

A man in South Africa has reportedly abused his wife by putting glue on her genitalia, leaving her in severe pain and unable to have sex<p>A man has reportedly abused his wife by putting super glue on her vagina.<p>The woman, 40, from Mpumalanga in South Africa, has said she’ll never be able to have sex …