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A Hacker Made ‘Thousands’ of Internet-Connected Printers Spit Out Racist Flyers

The latest exploit of notorious hacker ‘Weev’ shows how awful the Internet of Things can be.<p>The notorious hacker and troll Andrew Auernheimer, also known as "Weev," just proved that the Internet of Things can be abused to spread hateful propaganda. On Thursday, Auernheimer used two lines of code to …

Hacking

2 Harvard students built a company that will do your chores for you, and it's made money since day one

The two women hired someone off of Craigslist to come do their laundry and buy their groceries weekly, and then they split the cost.<p>The woman they hired, Jenny, came to their apartments to take care of errands that would otherwise pile up. This would eventually evolve to become their company, …

Startups

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Self-improvement

A hedge fund that makes money when markets go crazy has identified the Four Horsemen of the Economic Apocalypse

Investors have fled risky bets, hammering banks' share prices.<p>But not everyone loses money when turmoil hits. Some, like 36 South, are set up to profit from it.<p>The London-based hedge fund's Black Swan strategy gained 234% in the chaos after the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008.<p>The fund …

Stock Markets