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Donald Trump's tax plan could hurt the economy ... in the long run

Donald Trump's tax proposals could spur more economic growth and more jobs ... for awhile.<p>But by 2024, that positive effect turns negative. His plan would slow growth created relative to what's expected under today's policies.<p>HillaryClinton's plan would do the opposite -- having a somewhat negative …

Economics

Obama administration announces final overtime rule, boosting pay for millions

More than 4 million Americans could get pay hikes under new federal regulations that will double the salary level under which workers must be paid overtime, the<p>White Housesaid Tuesday.<p>The Labor Department's final rule, to be finalized Wednesday, establishes a new overtime pay threshold of $47,476 a …

Tom Perez

This is what Instagram's new business profile looks like

Earlier this year, Instagram confirmed that it was developing business profiles — a la Facebook Brand Pages. Recently, we managed to snag a peek at just what these new offerings look on iOS thanks to Later.com reporter Taylor Loren.<p>The new profiles remain largely the same short of three notable …

Small Business

6 secrets for developing a great app for Android

There are a couple of reasons why you want to target Android users when building your next app.<p>As of July 2015, Google Play remains the largest app store with 1.6 million available apps followed by Apple’s App Store with 1.5 million apps and three other comparatively small app stores: Amazon …

Apps

Now buy Android apps using prepaid balance if you are on Idea Cellular

Soon you will be able to buy apps or games from Google Play Store using your prepaid balance on your cellphone but that is if you are on Idea …

Mobile

Google Calendar will automatically make time for you to exercise or call family

Google has added a new feature to its Calendar that turns the personal organiser into a trainer, life coach and assistant.<p>The updated Calendar has a Goals section that lets users set themselves targets for the weeks and months to come. Google will then schedule related activities into the Calendar …

Google Calendar

How Cuomo can say ‘no’ to Obama on Iran sanctions

Could the fact that President Obama refused to submit his Iran agreement to the Senate for a standard up-or-down treaty vote turn around and, as my …

Obama Administration Urges States to Lift Sanctions on Iran

After lifting international and federal sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program, the Barack Obama administration is turning its attention to …

South Asia

Chrome extension Save to Google is a souped-up bookmark button

Don't confuse it with read-it-later extensions<p>On Tuesday, Google quietly introduced a Chrome browser extension called "Save to Google." The extension lets people save webpages to google.com/save, a site previously reserved for saving Google Image search results from mobile devices.<p>At first glance, …

Google Drive Lets You Scan and Search PDFs on Your Android

Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 04.05.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p>The Google Drive apps for iOS and Android …

Apps

How to Unsend Regrettable Emails in Gmail and Inbox

Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 04.05.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p>Send… Psych! The ability to pull back sent …

Obama pushes Congress to end tax inversions

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on Congress to end tax inversions, saying the Treasury Department's latest move to curb the practice should …

Barack Obama

Obama Still Wants To Talk To Enemies, But He's The Only One

WASHINGTON -- “Split screen” coverage can vividly illuminate the real story in politics.<p>On Monday, it highlighted the essential foreign policy conflict between President Barack Obama and his would-be successors. The contrast became even sharper on Tuesday, with the terrorist attacks in …

Brussels Attacks

3D Scan Yourself into Your Favorite Games with Just a Smartphone

The Zurich-based computer vision startup Dacuda hit the 3D scanning scene with strength after successfully launching a Kickstarter back in 2014 for …

3D-printed cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose

A new technique for 3D printing cartilage could "revolutionise tissue engineering and regenerative medicine".<p>Cartilage is pretty important. It provides structure to parts of the body and softens the joints between bones. When cartilage is damaged, it can cause a lot of pain. And, unfortunately, …

3Digify Helps You Build A Professional 3D Scanner (video)

If you own a 3D printer and have been searching for an affordable 3D scanner which you can use to take real-life objects into the digital world, you …

Counter-terrorism operation launched in Russia’s Dagestan

A counter-terrorism operation has been introduced in three districts in southern Dagestan, a spokesman for the operation headquarters of Russia's …

nervous system develops kinematic petals, a 3D printed dress

<b>nervous system develops kinematic petals, a 3D-printed dress</b><br>(above) the dress is part of the #techstyle exhibition held at the museum of fine arts in …

3D Printing

You Can Now 3D Print The World's Lightest Material - Graphene Aerogel

YES PLEASE.<p>It's 7.5 times lighter than air, and a cubic metre of the stuff weighs just 160 grams. It's 12 percent lighter than the second lightest …

Engineering

The Temptation of Ending Sanctions on Russia

Moscow is working hard to break the EU's unity on sanctions against Russia, even though they are the only instrument Europeans have to apply pressure …

Russia

7 signs you might be oversharing – and how to cut back a bit

It’s fine to share things that make you happy with your friends online – but are you revealing a little too much?<p>Eating breakfast? Share. New shoes? …

How is Russia financing its war in Syria? | Middle East

Russia has added a volatile new dimension to Syria's four-year civil war after unleashing a wave of air strikes across the country.<p>Moscow has sent hundreds of troops, fighter jets, helicopter gunships, tanks, heavy artillery and other equipment, in response to a "request" by President Bashar …

Middle East

Cyber bullying: Bereaved mum appeals to children to 'stay safe online'

<b>The Canadian mother of a 15-year-old who killed herself after prolonged cyber bullying has appealed to Northern Ireland teenagers to stay safe online.</b><p>Carol Todd was speaking at an event in Newry, County Armagh, aimed at informing parents and children about the dangers of the internet.<p>Her daughter, …

New Parents Are Ultra-Active on Facebook Via Mobile Devices (Study)

Parents on Facebook post more photos, videos, links and status updates than non-parents, and those posts receive more interactions, with mobile …

Advertising Industry

Dangerous Liaisons: The Risky Side Of Online Dating

<i>NBC News</i> published a disturbing story about a 53-year-old California grandmother and widow who had gotten swept up in one of the oldest cons in the book: the sweetheart swindle.<p>The widow had joined an online dating site. In no time at all, she received a message from a man going by the name of …

Economics
Russia

15 College Women Reveal What Instagram Does to Their Body Image

"Looking at so many flawless, perfect pictures has lowered my self-esteem and promoted insecurity."<p>Earlier this week, 18-year-old Instagram star Essena O'Neill revealed what actually goes into taking the "perfect" bikini shot. Because she felt like she spent too much time being addicted to social …

Self-help
Trends

The hilarious things that happen when you actually reply to spam

Have you ever gotten a piece of spam that made it past your filter and thought to yourself, “I wonder what would happen if I actually replied to …