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Oil's Heading For $40, For Shale Oil Is A Free Market And Opec's A Cartel

Sometimes you just need someone to point out to you something that should be obvious. And once it is pointed out it is obvious: so it is for me with this point being made over at Bloomberg. That the shale oil producers (and we can lump in the condensates from gas production, tar sands and so on as …

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Running

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I love running my company, but of course, the risky business of entrepreneurship comes with its stressors. To clear my head and keep my body and mind in shape, I maintain a strict running regimen and make sure to hit the …

Entrepreneurship

12 (Mostly Free) Web Tools for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of the infiniteresources available on the Internet, there is still nothing better than <i>free</i>. So in light of Independence Day and the sense of freedom it exudes, below are 12 (mostly) free tools that can help build your business:<p>1. <b>1M/1M</b> …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

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Google Is Going to Unveil A New TV Set-Top Box Today

Photo illustration of Google logo is reflected on the screen of a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone Thomson Reuters<p>(Reuters) - Google Inc is expected to unveil at least one small set-top box that resembles products like the Roku, Amazon's Fire TV, and Apple Inc's Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal …

Microsoft predicts a grim future if the government keeps collecting data illegally

We’re facing a “bleak” future if more isn’t done to protect individuals’ private data. That’s what Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith said today.<p>Smith has implemented a months-long public campaign to pressure Congress into taking significant steps toward reserving a user’s right to his or her …

Aereo ruled illegal by US supreme court as broadcasters win copyright battle

The supreme court ruled against internet TV service Aereo on Wednesday, handing a victory to major broadcasters who had argued the service violated their copyright and posed a fundamental threat to their businesses.<p>The court rejected an earlier appeals court decision which had ruled the fledgling …

The Supreme Court just killed Aereo's streaming service (update)

<i>Updated with a statement from Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia at 9:02 a.m. Pacific.</i><p>After months of suspense, Aereo is dead.<p>The streaming service, which enables people within a set local region to stream and record video content that’s freely broadcasted over the air, was shut down by the Supreme Court in a …

Supreme Court: Police need warrant to search cell phones

The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that police may not search the cell phones of criminal suspects upon arrest without a warrant -- a sweeping endorsement for privacy rights.<p>By a 9-0 vote, the justices said smart phones and other electronic devices were not in the same category as …

Militants Kill Senior Iraqi Army Leader; Maliki Resists Changes

U.S. military advisers have arrived in Iraq to help coordinate the Shiite-led government's push against the advance of extremist Sunni militants. The ISIS force has also reportedly been attacked by Syrian warplanes flying in Iraq.<p>From Baghdad, NPR's Alice Fordham reports for our Newscast …