Kyle Sangster

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Google searches for a way to avoid Microsoft’s fate

A dip in the search behemoth’s market share has encouraged some commentators to compare it to Bill Gates’s company<p>The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped is interesting. According to an independent analytics firm, StatCounter, last month Google’s market …

Obama to propose $325bn plan to provide tax cuts for the middle class

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will propose closing multibillion-dollar tax loopholes used by the wealthiest Americans, imposing a fee on big financial firms and then using the revenue to benefit the middle class, senior administration officials said on Saturday.<p>Obama’s annual …

U.S. Politics

AT&T will let 50 million customers carry over unused data to the next month

AT&T's data plan just got a lot more forgiving. Today, the company announced that starting January 25th, any AT&T customers in the Mobile Share Value system will be able to carry over unusued data to the next month. Since most users tends to fluctuate widely in data use from month to month, that …

Goodbye smart gadgets. Hello dumb tech

Feature-filled phones, Apple Watches and expensive coffee machines are all very well, but sometimes they just make life more complicated. It’s time to learn the joy of low tech<p>This is going to be the year of the smartwatch. Thanks to several incredible boundary-smashing technological vaults, Apple …

Gear & Gadgets

12 dead in French magazine office shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> French police say two suspects in Wednesday's terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine are still on the loose after escaping onto the streets of Paris.<p>In a statement on their website, French national police ask for information on the whereabouts of suspects Cherif Kouachi and Said …

Terrorism

Official's threat to keep name out of print backfires badly

Kirby Delauter might need to rethink his strategy for keeping his name out of print.<p>The Frederick County, Maryland, councilman's name was published …

Los Angeles

OIL CRASHES, DOW FALLS 330: Here's What You Need To Know

First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 17,501.6, -331.3, (-1.86%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,020.6, -37.6, (-1.83%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,652.6, -74.2, (-1.57%)<p>And now, the top stories on Monday:<p>1. As was the case for the last few months of 2014, 2015 started with just one thing at the top of investors' minds: the price of oil. On Monday, …

Stock Markets

Chain restaurants are killing us: Billionaire bankers, minimum-wage toilers and the nasty truth about fast-food nation

<b>(AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>This is what we eat, this is where we work, this is what we do to our land: It’s nasty and must be rethought<p>Thomas Frank<p>January 4, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Let me tell you about this one stretch of Hillsborough Road in Durham, North Carolina. It’s between two freeways, just a short drive …

Fast Food