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Marc Benioff relies on these monks for guidance — here are their tips for holding better, more mindful meetings

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has a head for meditation and mindfulness.<p>This week, for the second year in a row, some of these monks and nuns were back in the foggy city to host a mindfulness station at Salesforce's 170,000-person conference, Dreamforce. During his keynote address on Monday, Benioff …

Meditation

A programmer is building a chatbot that will let you sue anyone

As a young programmer, Joshua Browder built a chatbot to act as a kind of AI lawyer that would help people dispute parking tickets. Not only did it work, but it was hugely popular, which led Browder to expand the program to help anyone harmed by the Equifax scandal sue the company in small claims …

Innovation

US oil exports have hit record levels

All the oil headlines this week are rightly focused on prices spiking to the highest levels in more than two and a half years. But Brent moved up to nearly a $7-per-barrel premium over WTI, a spread that is also at a multiyear high. The wide differential could supercharge crude oil exports from the …

North Dakota

A German Alexa owner returned home to find his Amazon device had started a 'party' at 2am, leading to police breaking down his door

Amazon's smart assistant Alexa is supposed to make life easier, but one German owner recently discovered it doesn't always quite work out that way.<p>When Oliver Haberstroh returned to his apartment near Hamburg early one Saturday morning he found his key no longer fit the door lock.<p>It turned out …

Amazon Echo

Why the state and local tax deduction actually makes the system fairer

In 1985 President Reagan called for sweeping tax reform, arguing that the existing tax system treated people with "similar incomes, much differently."<p>The bill he eventually signed eliminated a significant number of loopholes and exemptions in the Internal Revenue Code. Added together, those tax …

Income Inequality

On-board computers and sensors could stop the next car-based attack

In the wake of car-and truck-based attacks around the world, most recently in New York City, cities are scrambling to protect busy pedestrian areas and popular events. It's extremely difficult to prevent vehicles from being used as weapons, but technology can help.<p>Right now, cities are trying to …

Driverless Cars

The Daily Prophet: Equities Are Quickly Running Out of Momentum

On the surface, it all looks pretty good for equities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index continue to creep …

Toshiba buoyed by memory chip demand

Toshiba has reported a doubling of first-half revenue and operating profit, driven by buoyant sales at the memory chip unit it recently agreed to …

Profit

America's newest stock exchange is undercutting rivals Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange

IEX, the upstart exchange, made famous in Michael Lewis' "Flash Boys," got the green light in October to go after the listings businesses of rivals the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.<p>And on Wednesday, it announced a flat fee structure for trades executed on its exchange during the market open …

Markets
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Stock Futures Retreat From Records as Traders Gear Up for Senate GOP's Tax Plan

Stock futures were sharply lower on Thursday, Nov. 9, in a retreat from records ahead of the release of the Senate GOP's tax cut plans.<p>Dow Jones …

Xi Jinping

Wall Street Is Worried Investors Have Dumped Too Much Cash

Wall Street, which normally roots for investors to pour their cash into stocks and bonds, is growing increasingly concerned that there is such a …

Stock Markets

The Ten Retirement Terms Everyone Should Know

Discussing retirement planning can be difficult if you don't know the terminology. Here are the top 10 retirement terms you need to know.<p>A pension …

Retirement

John Giorno

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Screenwriting

gucci wins dismissal in their legal battle with forever 21

It’s all over stripes.<p>It's not a good hump day for Forever 21. The fast fashion retailer has just lost the latest round in their ongoing court battle with Gucci, after a judge dismissed their complaint against the luxury brand.<p>The legal dispute has been raging on since June last year, and it's all …

Judge Ignores Congress, Pretends SOPA Exists, Orders Site Blocking Of Sci-Hub

Last month, we wrote about the strange and unfortunate decision by a magistrate judge in the copycat lawsuit by the American Chemical Society against …

Participation

Artistic License: The Philosophical Problems of Copyright and Appropriation

2017.11.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews<b></b><b>Darren Hudson Hick, Artistic License: The Philosophical Problems of Copyright and</b> …

Philosophy

The PRO-Files: Fight Back Against Image Theft. It's Easier Than You Think

This is the second of a two-part series on protecting your copyright. As we mentioned in Part I, there’s no perfect solution to prevent copyright …

The Bitter War Between Photographers and News Organizations

Photographer John Tannen is being sued by CBS for copyright infringement. His alleged misdeed: Posting a screenshot from the TV show <i>Gunsmoke</i> on …

Mainstream Media

Most Kodi users need to be stopped from using illegal addons to watch free film and TV streams, says MPAA

The majority of Kodi users are pirates, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).<p>The software, which is legal, has become …

Intellectual Property

Pirate paper website Sci-Hub dealt another blow by US courts

American Chemical Society wins lawsuit against the site, and could seek to block access to the portal in the United States.<p>The American Chemical …

Participation

How to Legally Sell Recordings of a Cover Song

Your new speed metal version of “Purple Haze” is about to be released. Of course, it will be available on your Nimbit® store, and it’s going to make …

How to Create a Licensing Agreement That's a Win-Win

Create a Licensing Agreement to Benefit Both Parties<p>Updated November 29, 2017<p>What Is Licensing?<p>The term "license" has two meanings—one in common …

Small Business
Screenwriting
Screenwriting

Speedtest by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test

Test your Internet connection bandwidth to locations around the world with this interactive broadband speed test from Ookla