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Why Samsung's profits fell for the 7th consecutive quarter

Samsung missed again.<p>On Tuesday Korea’s largest manufacturer forecast operating profits of 6.9 trillion won ($6.1 billion), down 4% from the same …

50 Frustrating Moments Everyone Experiences While Playing Games

Escort missions. Not being able to pause when you need to. Never having a line piece appear in Tetris.<p>There are a ton of little aggravating things …

Kinect

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 19, 2018<br>3:53 PM<p>Seoul was concerned that tensions with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here bidding farewell to South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone, would be aggravated by the U.S.–South Korea–Japan exercise.<p>May 19, 2018<br>3:16 PM<p>…

World Bank says growth alone can't end poverty

The World Bank has urged developing-world countries to fund social security programmes to lift the incomes of their poorest people, ending a reliance on growth to end poverty.<p>In a report the bank said that while economic growth remains vital for reducing poverty, it has its limits.<p>"Countries need …

Silicon Valley gets excited about a small news story | Financial Times

Suddenly, after a prolonged drought, fresh money is pouring into US digital news. The strange thing is where it is going.<p>Instead of mass market …

Journalism

Internet ad sales surpass broadcast TV for first time ever

Internet advertising soaked up record revenues of $42.8 billion in 2013, the Interactive Advertising Bureau announced in a new report on Thursday.<p>A 17 percent increase over 2012's results, last year's number helped the online ad industry beat the $40.1 billion in sales seen by traditional TV …

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HP admits to federal bribery & money laundering charges

HP has copped to felony bribery and money laundering charges.<p>The charges themselves, listed below, are as thrilling as anything you’d binge-watch on Netflix on a Thursday night.<p>The Menlo Park, Calif., tech stalwarts are $108 million poorer after settling with the U.S. Department of Justice and the …

MTD's 2014 Beijing Auto Show Preview

In a few weeks, auto makers, suppliers and consumers from all over the world will travel to China’s capital city to see the latest auto technology on display at the 13th Beijing International Automobile Exhibition (“Auto China”). The first edition of Auto China was held almost twenty-five years ago …

Paying Off Student Loans Puts A Dent In Wallets, And The Economy

Weighing in at more than $1 trillion, student loan debt is now larger than total credit card debt. <i>Morning Edition</i> recently asked young adults about their biggest concerns, and more than two-thirds of respondents mentioned college debt. Many say they have put off marriage or buying a home because of …

Exclusive: Microsoft, Apple diverge on bankrolling big patent buyer | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Patent buyer Intellectual Ventures has persuaded Microsoft and Sony to invest in its latest acquisition fund while Apple and Intel, which invested with IV previously, declined to participate, according to people briefed on the fundraising.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella …

Disney is sued over new ride access policy for disabled

Families of children with disabilities have sued Walt Disney Co. theme parks and resorts in Anaheim and Orlando, Fla., over a new policy allowing guests with disabilities quick access to rides and attractions.<p>The suit, filed last week in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, …

RadioShack Store Closures Seem To Overshadow Ad Campaign

RadioShack’s February Super Bowl spot, which self-effacingly mocked the store for being outdated, promised to usher the store’s new brand positioning. The 30-second spot featuring ‘80s music and icons was a hit, and RadioShack improved in consumer perception just days after being aired. But plans …

High-earners are three times more likely to be victims of identity fraud

If you live in North America or Europe and are paid over $85,000 a year, you are three times more likely to be defrauded than those who earn less, according to Trustev, an online anti-fraud company. A salary of $85,000 is hardly enough to qualify someone as rich in those countries, but in the …

Identity Theft

Tax dodging: George Osborne plans to strengthen criminal law

George Osborne is planning to make it easier to impose jail terms or heavy fines on British residents using offshore tax havens to cheat the exchequer out of billions in revenue.<p>The chancellor, who is in Washington at the International Monetary Fund's spring meeting, has drafted a criminal offence …

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FORTUNE — I’m often on panels where I’m asked about the role of the chief marketing officer. Right out of the gate, I explain that there are a variety of CMO roles, and the title often tends to mean many different things depending on the company and even the field in which you operate.<p>But it …