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Microsoft Will Pay You to Use Bing Instead of Google

Microsoft Rewards is planning to pay people to use Bing instead of its competitors.<p>People with a Microsoft account can sign up for the rewards …

Bing

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

Investing

Unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ now available in the United States

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are pretty fantastic phones, but until now, they were only available to purchase from a carrier if you were in the United …

Phones

A 27-year-old who saves 65% of his income shares his 7 best tips for traveling on a budget

More than 10 years later and the 27-year-old's net worth is $170,500 and counting. It's all part of a plan to retire by age 37, but he's not depriving himself to get there, he says.<p>He's currently earning a salary of $80,000 as a financial analyst in Minneapolis and saving about 65% of his take-home …

Personal Finance

The smartphone is eventually going to die — this is Mark Zuckerberg's crazy vision for what comes next

At last week's Facebook F8 conference in San Jose, California, CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on his ambitious 10-year plan for the company, first revealed in April 2016.<p>Here's the current version of that roadmap, revealed by Zuckerberg last week:<p>Basically, Zuckerberg uses this road map to …

Augmented Reality
Economics

The Key to Treating Depression? Exercise, Research Says

You're 75% more likely to develop depression if you don't workout.<p>If ever you had any doubts about the mind-body connection, listen up: New research suggests that physical activity may be the key to fighting depression.<p>Three recent studies pooled data from past research involving a total of …

3 states just voted to make marijuana completely legal — here's what it does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>While nearly half of the US has legalized the drug in some form, its national status has made comprehensive research into the drug's potential benefits (as well as its …

Cannabis

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These 17 Foods Will Kill You, You Should Seriously Steer Clear From Them.

Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you …

Here we go again: FBI has yet another terrorist’s iPhone that it can’t unlock

In 2016, the FBI and Apple engaged in a widely reported public relations battle over iPhone encryption. As a quick refresher, the FBI was unable to …

Private browsing: How to surf the web without big brother watching

Thanks to things like targeted advertising and data collection many of us have become increasingly concerned about “big brother” watching our every …

Digital Advertising

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

‘Scarily overpriced’: Outsiders fear for Canada’s housing markets

Alarm bells<p>Observers outside Canada are ringing (loud) alarm bells (again) over inflated house prices.<p>Both Moody’s Analytics and The Economist issued fresh warnings within days of each other, each citing swollen household debt.<p>Moody’s Analytics, the rating agency’s sister group, pointed fingers …

Canadian Real Estate

These are the US states with the worst roads

The U.S. Highway Trust Fund will expire on the last day of this month, and elected officials on Capitol Hill haven't passed a long-term transportation funding measure in years.<p>U.S.Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is fed up with Congress' inaction.<p>In a July 9 blog post, Foxx yet …

Roads