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How to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business | Inc.com

Identifying the right reasons for starting your business is extremely important in taking the first steps into entrepreneurship. I wrote an entire article last week on what you should be aware of before you quit your job.<p>This week, assuming you're starting up for the right reasons, I will guide you …

Business Strategy

8 U.S. Postal Workers Accused Of Swiping Packages Filled With Pot

While the sight of hundreds of packages filled with mystery goods going past you day by day might eventually prove too strong of a temptation, the …

'Game Of Thrones: Iron From Ice' Episode 1 Review: A Game Of Choices

<i>Spoilers for the first episode of Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ game follow.</i><p>I’m happy to report that finally, after all these years, there’s a <i>Game of Thrones</i> video game that’s actually good.<p>Telltale Games has released the first episode in their <i>Iron from Ice</i> adventure game, set in George. R.R. …

Bungie Still Has 'No Plans' To Add Matchmaking To Destiny's Raids

With Destiny’s Dark Below expansion release imminent, it’s easy to see the biggest new piece of content that comes with the $20 pack is the new Crota-based Raid. While the DLC also features more multiplayer maps, Strikes and story missions, the Raid is the largest single piece of content Destiny …

Fortune.com

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Print Media

US unemployment aid applications fall to 297,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months.<p>Weekly applications fell 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 297,000, the Labor Department said …

2,000 People Paid Real Cash For An iPhone-Shaped Piece Of Plastic

The NoPhone started as a jokey social commentary. The site advertised a black rectangular of piece of plastic that fits snuggly in your hand and acts as a “technology-free alternative to constant hand-to-phone contact”–a way to stay in touch with the real world by lulling your brain beyond its …

Media Industry

Samsung's Bad Year Ends With Three Top Executives Leaving

According to reports from Reuters and The Korea Herald, three top marketing executives are leaving Samsung as a result of a drastic slump in smartphone sales.<p>D.J. Lee, the global marketing boss, is the highest level person to leave, according to the reports.<p>Samsung's profits fell about 60% last …

Mobile

It’s official: America is now No. 2

Hang on to your hats, America.<p>And throw away that big, fat styrofoam finger while you’re about it.<p>There’s no easy way to say this, so I’ll just say …

Forex

DirecTV’s HBO Contract Indicates It Could Sell Standalone HBO Go

There are several mysteries surrounding the impending 2015 launch of HBO’s standalone streaming video service: Will it be the same as HBO Go? What …

The Government Is Auctioning Off $18.5 Million in Black Market Bitcoins

The auction consists of 50,000 bitcoins seized during an investigation of the online black market known as the Silk Road.<p>What to do with a trove of …

Bitcoin

The World's Most Famous Assault Rifle Is Getting Rebranded

The AK-47 is possibly the most recognizable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.<p>​ After years of being among the most recognizable symbols of death and destruction the world over, the Soviet-made Kalashnikov assault rifles (the most famous of which is the AK-47) are being …

Guns

What Does It Take To Earn $90,000 As An Uber Driver?

If you want to pull down close to $90,000 a year as an Uber driver, you'll need to spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel working.<p>Drivers for the car-sharing service in New York probably need to put in close to 80 hours a week to make around $90,000 a year, according to a blog post from …