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3 Dividend Investing Tips That Could Earn You Thousands

Look for dividend aristocrats.<p>Do you have dreams of earning thousands with your portfolio? You’re not the only one. Over the years, great investors …

Angela Merkel defends Germany's refugee policy after attacks

German chancellor says country will stick to its principles in aftermath of wave of violence<p>Angela Merkel has delivered a staunch defence of her open-door policy towards refugees, insisting she feels no guilt over a series of violent attacks in Germany and was right to allow hundreds of thousands …

Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone - Pocket-lint

Microsoft has launched a new app for iPhone that promises to help you take better pictures than you can with Apple's already good camera app.<p>Called …

Trump Urges Russia to Expose Clinton Emails

Donald Trump on Wednesday publicly encouraged a foreign adversary to hack the emails of his political opponent, Hillary Clinton, in remarks without …

Donald Trump

Starbucks baristas say lines are getting longer for one troubling reason

Workers around the country are complaining that the chain's streamlined scheduling system is giving them fewer hours than they would normally receive, reports Venessa Wong at BuzzFeed Business.<p>"The change came with no warning or explanation from executives; some staff say their schedules were cut …

Hillary Clinton Becomes First Female Nominee of Major U.S. Political Party

2016 Election<p>PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton is now officially the Democratic presidential nominee, making history as the first woman ever to secure the backing of a major American political party.<p>Clinton was formally nominated on the second evening of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, …

Fragments 101: building better user interfaces

Android is an exciting platform to develop for, but it does have one major limitation: you can only display a single Activity onscreen at any one time (true, the upcoming Multi-Window mode does seem set to shake things up a bit, but we’ll get to that shortly).<p>That’s where fragments come in.<p>Ever …

What's Driving the Goldrush for Korean Beauty Brands?

South Korea’s booming beauty industry has received its second major investment in a week.<p><b>SEOUL, South Korea</b> — LVMH has bought a minority stake in …

14 Amazing Sights You Have To See In Europe’s Most Dramatic Country – The Faroe Islands

If pictures are worth a thousand words, then surely videos are worth millions of words? Whatever the case might be, we’ve finally put together our …

European Travel

How Bananas Affect Diabetes and Blood Sugar Levels

When you have diabetes, it is important to keep blood sugar levels as stable as possible. Good blood sugar control can help prevent or slow the …

10 Tips for Boosting Your People Skills (Infographic)

Leadership is all about the people and here are 10 ways to boost your people skills.<p>We get promoted because of our technical skills, but our success as managers and leaders is determined by our Emotional Intelligence, or our EQ.<p>This is because it's our EQ which helps us connect with our teams and …

Original Ghostbuster says Leslie Jones' trolls are 'active Klan members,' 'insignificant gnats'

An original <i>Ghostbusters</i> star has Leslie Jones' back.<p>After Jones spent a day showing Twitter the racist abuse she receives online, Dan Aykroyd, who …

Leslie Jones

3 Ways to Be a Better Public Speaker

If you are one of the 10% of people who are absolutely terrified of public speaking, then you may feel completely helpless at the vision of …

8 Important Steps to Set up Your Small Business Payroll Solution - Small Business Trends

It doesn’t matter how many employees you have. It’s essential to set up a payroll system that streamlines your ability to stay on top of your …

Ben Pearce Opens Up About Issues With Depression

<b>Ben Pearce</b> has opened up about his issues with depression.<p>The DJ, producer, and label owner is set to cancel all upcoming dates, wishing to take …

There's a group of women that the clothing industry is ignoring — and it's costing them tons of money

In a recent story, Racked points out that these women are not truly plus size, but they're not thin (or a sample size), either. Oddly, Racked notes, there's plenty of women who actually look like middle-sized women — they're not curvy supermodels and they're not waifs.<p>They're often told they have …

Silicon Valley's rebel investor talks profits, Trump, and how big investors have 'sobered up'

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is an outspoken voice in Silicon Valley.<p>The investor, who was born in Sri Lanka, started his career at AOL, then went to Facebook to lead user growth, increasing the site's number of users from 50 million to 700 million in just four years and becoming a …

Ask E. Jean: My Older Coworker Copies Everything I Do and Wear

I hate to hurt her feelings. But how do I get her to stop?<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> I'm 26, and I love my job (I'm a marketing director) and the people I work for and with. However, there's a 70-year-old lady here, and since I started work, she copies everything I do and wear. If I join a gym, she joins a gym. …

Is This Ice Cream Flavor Really You?

The best ice cream for your zodiac sign.<p>So which ice cream are you really?

Graphene batteries may cut your phone recharge time to 15 minutes

Revealed by Chinese company Dongxu Optoelectronics, the battery pack is called the G-King. It has a 4,800mAh capacity, which is considerably more than what we see in a smartphone, and more inline with small tablets, or compact laptops like the 11-inch MacBook Air. Dongxu claims the battery regains …

Jennifer Aniston takes on the tabloids in scathing essay about body-shaming and sexism

Jennifer Anistonis mad as hell and she’s not going to take it anymore.<p>In an essay for Huffington Post entitled "For The Record," Aniston took on tabloid culture where theorizing on her procreation (or lack thereof) serves as a renewable resource.<p>Aniston details the swarms of the photographers that …

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potentially disruptive, unless we plan ahead for the impact and change that is coming. More agility, smarter business processes and better productivity are …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have Determined The Exact Composition of Your Poo

A whole lot of skin cells and bacteria.<p>The mere mention of a 'faecal transplant' might be something that makes a lot of us squirm, but the truth is …

Star Wars and the future of healthcare

In his iconic Star Wars series, George Lucas envisioned a world in a galaxy far, far away, where, among other things, doctors were droids and bots.<p>In this world, a droid surgeon fitted Luke Skywalker with a bionic hand after a fight with Darth Vader, a bot midwife oversaw the delivery of Princess …

These Mind-Blowing Technologies Will Make You Rethink Your Career

No one should be working on boring problems.<p><i>What was the most interesting task you had to solve as a real-life programmer? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Lai, BSc EE who makes</b> …

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The Latest: Jim Brown recalls Ali as social force, comedian

The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT):<p>9:30 p.m.<p>A sports icon in his own right, NFL great Jim Brown says Muhammad Ali stands alone …