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The Easy Way To Get To 500+ In LinkedIn

We all know that having 500+ connections in LinkedIn makes a psychological impact on the viewers of our profile. We know this because we ourselves make judgments about others based on their number of connections. As it stands, you can have 20,000 connections and your profile will still say 500+. …

Thought Leadership

Opinion: Roku’s new media players use voice search and apps to make Apple TV feel old

Just so there’s no ambiguity on this point, I’m definitely an <b>Apple TV</b> fan. The first-generation model was a (literally) hot mess, but Apple did a much better job with the streamlined second- and third-generation versions, which I use every day and have strongly recommended for years. If you have an …

Smart TV

Michele Ferrero, owner of Nutella empire, dies at 89

MILAN (Reuters) - Michele Ferrero, Italy’s richest man and the owner of a global chocolate and confectionery empire, died on Saturday aged 89, the company said.<p>Nutella produced from Italy, priced at 6.25 BAM ($4.20), are displayed for sale at a FIS supermarket in Vitez March 13, 2012. REUTERS/Dado …

Italy

Nuns allege prostitution at strip club near convent

A group of nuns and residents who live near a west suburban strip joint Thursday made allegations that prostitution and liquor law violations were occurring at the club, which they say has changed their neighborhood and which they have been seeking to shut down.<p>In an amended complaint to a suit …

Hacking the Tripping Mind: A Fantastic Voyage Through Inner Space

Pay attention. What if you could focus and control your consciousness when under the influence of psychedelics? Cognitive roller-coasters may be upon …

Hiking Trail

Solar plane set for round-the-world flight - CNN Video

The quest to complete the first solar-powered flight around the world moved a bit closer to reality. CNN's Amir Daftari reports.

Turner Broadcasting

NYC Launches Free Gigabit Speed Wi-Fi Network

To the five boroughs: you’re getting free, superfast Wi-fi.<p>That’s right, New York City’s public spaces are going wireless thanks to a public-private consortium that’s bringing gigabit wi-fi connectivity through something called the LinkNYC network. The city estimates that the new Wi-fi capability, …

Anonymous takes over Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account

The internet activist group Anonymous has responded to Twitter taunts from the Ku Klux Klan by taking over its US Twitter account.<p>The Twitter spat began after the KKK allegedly threatened protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, as the area awaits an imminent court decision over the killing of Michael …

4 Costly Money Mistakes You're Making With Your Kids

Help your kids become financially literate.<p>When you’re a parent, it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day money issues: Which brand of milk is a …

Real Madrid And Microsoft On Verge Of $30 Million Deal

The world’s most valuable soccer team is about to get a lot richer.<p>Tomorrow, at an event in Madrid, Spain, at the Real Madrid Stadium Santiago Bernabeu, Orlando Ayala, Corporate Vice President, Chairman of Emerging Markets, will announce a major four-year business, technology & marketing …

Fallen Arches: Can McDonald's get its mojo back?

Perhaps no episode captures what’s ailing the world’s largest restaurant company better than the Mighty Wings Debacle of 2013. In September of last …

Yours, Mine, Or Ours? How Money Wrecks Your Marriage

It’s normal for married couples to fight—sex, relatives, and even the drum set in the living room are all fair game. But fights about money are the most precarious, because they’re the most common indicator of a divorce down the line. Whether you’re splitting or sharing finances, communication is …

Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface

News and Information | UW News<p>University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain …

5 investing tips for people who don’t have a lot of money

Sellers of lottery tickets suggest all you need is a dollar and a dream. Forget that nonsense: If you want a decent shot at making money, you’ll need …

The iPhone just lost its perfect security record — now what?

For most of the iPhone's lifespan, it's been effectively immune to malware. There were theoretical attacks and viruses targeting jailbroken phones, but thanks to the tight controls of the App Store, finding iOS malware in the wild has been nearly impossible. If you didn't jailbreak your phone and …

Feds Arrest Alleged Silk Road 2.0 Operator Blake Benthall

WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of Blake Benthall, the man they say was behind the website Silk Road 2.0, which allowed users to buy and sell drugs online.<p>The website, described by authorities as "one of the most extensive, sophisticated, and widely used criminal …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …

Lenovo profit rises on sales growth outside China

BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 19 percent, driven by sales …

Adrian Peterson's Appeal for Immediate Reinstatement Reportedly Rejected by NFL

Controversial Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson may very well return to play in the NFL this season, but his immediate reinstatement request was met with a roadblock.<p>According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports, the league rejected an attempt by Peterson and the NFL Players Association to …

Adrian Peterson

First malware targeted at non-jailbroken iPhones spreads in China

<i>(Updated with Apple statement below.)</i><p>A new class of malware targeted at OS X and iOS is spreading like wildfire in China, according to new research by Palo Alto Networks. Dubbed WireLurker, the trojan hides itself in apps distributed through a third-party Chinese app store for OS X and side-loads …

Apps