Kristen Kaiser

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Warren Buffett Says Negative View of U.S. Economy is 'Dead Wrong'

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the United States’ economy is doing much better than how presidential candidates are portraying it on the campaign trail. Buffett says they are misleading Americans into believing that the next generation will be worse off than them financially.<p>“It’s an …

Bernie Sanders

Surprising ways you can use your FSA or HSA

If you’re the owner of a health savings account (HSA) or a flexible spending arrangement (FSA), you might not be exactly sure what you have. That’s because these accounts, which are used to help pay for health care costs tax-free, are often misunderstood.<p>They’ve been offered since 2004 as a …

Apple vs. Android argument leads to bloody fight, police say

Technically Incorrect: In Tulsa, two men argue in a parking lot over who makes the better phones. One allegedly strikes the other with a beer bottle. And then there is blood. A lot of blood.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Occasionally in …

Crime

Apple has spent years working on a type of product that Steve Jobs famously hated

The patent application, filed in 2011, is for an "active" stylus that includes electronic components that can interact with touch-screen devices.<p>Apple's patent says the type of sensor it is developing "can significantly improve stylus sensing" "without incurring significant additional cost."<p>Here is …

Google is making a giant change this week that could crush millions of small businesses

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>About 60% of online traffic now comes from mobile …

Small Business

Google Wallet funds are now FDIC insured, says report

If you happen to keep money in your Google Wallet account, your cash is now protected. According to a statement provided to <i>Yahoo Finance</i>, Google is now storing Wallet funds in banks insured by the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation). That means if Google (or one of the banks that it keeps …

Norway announces nationwide FM radio shut-off

By 2017, Norway plans to be the first country in the world to voluntarily end its FM radio broadcasting program.<p>The Norwegian Minister of Culture made the announcement on Thursday as a part of the country’s transition to digital audio broadcasting (DAB).<p>It won’t actually signal the end of …

Televisions

How Music Shields a Child’s Psyche in a Time of War

A few Palestinian children protect themselves from trauma and stress by playing the violin and other instruments.<p>RAMALLAH—The white van, carrying …

Flute

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

How the iPhone 6 compares to its biggest rival, the Samsung Galaxy S6

Earlier this month, Samsung officially launched the Galaxy S6 — which is arguably its best phone to date. Some may even call it the best Android phone on the market right now.<p>Samsung has improved its latest Galaxy phone in all the right ways — from the way it looks and feels to the software and how …

Tip of the Day: How to Set Up and Use Location-Based Reminders

Unless you're using location-based reminders, you're not getting the full use of your native iOS 8 Reminders app. Location-based reminders can help you remember that you need milk as you drive near the grocery store and they can make sure you don't forget to call your mother as you arrive home.<p>To …

Apps

12 signs you’ve been away from California for too long

1. You wish there were other people beside you who said things like “super awesome,” “hella,” and “sweet, dude.”<p>Like any place, California has its …