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Samsung Shares Slide More Than 6 Percent on Galaxy S4 Q3 Sales Expectations

Concerns that sales of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, may fall short of expectations caused Samsung shares to fall more than 6 percent …

Samsung to Close Its Music Service on July 1st

Samsung Music (Music Hub) will be shut down on July 1st. An email to Samsung Music users said the service “will no longer be available” from July and …

What Samsung’s Smartwatch Will Look Like (Humor)

This is probably the most accurate representation of what the smartwatch market will look like that we’ve seen (via The Loop).<p>No related posts.<p>Henry …

Samsung Offering $800,000 in Prize Money for Galaxy Specific Apps

• Home<br>• Miscellaneous<br>• News<br>• Samsung Offering $800,000 in Prize Money for Galaxy Specific Apps<p>Chris Hauk - May 20, 2013<p>Samsung is looking for developers that …

Samsung Shamelessly Rips Off Apple’s iPad mini Design With Galaxy Tab 3

• Home<br>• Apple<br>• iPad<br>• News<br>• Samsung Shamelessly Rips Off Apple’s iPad mini Design With Galaxy Tab 3<p>J. Glenn Künzler - Jul 23, 2013<p>Once again proving that they’d …

Samsung to take on Apple Watch with wearable payments app

<b>SAMSUNG REPORTEDLY</b> plans to take on Apple in the new wrist-worn mobile payments market and will install Samsung Pay on the firm's next …

Report: New Samsung Galaxy Note Launching in August

Details of Samsung's upcoming phablets, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, have also leaked.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Galaxy Note 5 Expected at Aug. 13 Samsung Unpacked

Rumors point to the next-gen Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus being unwrapped during the Aug. 13 event.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Samsung teases Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, and what could be a new tablet

Every Samsung Unpacked event is preceded by a litany of teasers, and the one scheduled for next week in New York is no exception.<p>Samsung has already kicked off the teaser campaign for the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, but a countdown page that the company put up on its Philippines site reveals …

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The DEA's using powerful spyware for surveillance too

The war on drugs has a surprising soldier amongst its ranks: Italian spying software. As <i>Motherboard</i>'s sources tell it, the Drug Enforcement Administration's dropped $2.4 million on surveillance tools that are capable of intercepting phone calls, texts, social media messages, and can even take hold …

The 9 states where marijuana will be legalized last

The end of prohibition is nigh, but expect several states in the Midwest to hold out until the bitter end<p>Marijuana prohibition in the US is dying, but it isn't going to vanish in one fell swoop. Even if Congress were to repeal federal pot prohibition, state laws criminalizing the plant and its …

Could this be the next medicinal marijuana?

Is ayahuasca a natural remedy for anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder or just another drug fad? Lisa Ling goes inside an ayahuasca ceremony in the Amazon on this week's episode of "This Is Life With Lisa Ling: Jungle Fix" Sunday, October 26, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine discovering a …

Want to study pot? There's a school for that

A new school is launching this fall that will teach you everything you've ever wanted to know about pot.<p>The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis, located in Natick, Mass., announced that it will soon start accepting applications and begin offering classes in late August or early September.<p>Founded by …

Marijuana dealers get slammed by taxes

Thanks to a decades-old law targeting drug runners, entrepreneurs in the nascent medical marijuana industry face a unique burden: an effective federal income tax rate that can soar as high as 75%.<p>The hefty levy is the result of a 1982 provision to the tax code, known as 280E, that stemmed from a …

Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington

Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the biggest victory ever for the legalization movement.<p>"The significance of these events cannot be overstated," said NORML, a pro-legalization organization, in a news release. "Tonight, …

Pot entrepreneur's startup takes root

UpToke is a startup company that manufactures a handheld vaporizer, but it's just one of a new wave of startups taking advantage of relaxed marijuana laws.

Tracking the weed, from plant to joint

MJ Freeway is part of a growing, legal marijuana industry, providing software solutions for marijuana businesses.

Newest government job: Expert pothead

It's a pot-lover's dream. Washington State is looking for a marijuana consultant to help craft its now-legal industry.<p>But are you qualified? The job requirements are uniquely challenging: At least five years "working experience" doing everything that would land you in federal prison.<p>Washington …

Legal marijuana's all-cash business and secret banking

Every day, John Davis sends an employee to his local bank with a bag of $3,000 in cash -- and he makes sure it doesn't smell like weed.<p>Banks and credit card companies are staying away from marijuana businesses, forcing growers and sellers to deal mostly in cash. In response, when pot businesses …

Medical marijuana users at legal risk (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: David Mattingly talks to Larry and Rhonda Harvey about their case Monday night on Erin Burnett OutFront at 7 p.m. ET on CNN. Steph Sherer is founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access, a national organization that seeks to promote safe and legal access to cannabis</i> …

Even when 'legal,' marijuana is risky business

Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, and that's a dilemma for pot entrepreneurs in states that legalized it.<p>At the local level, pot businesses are often welcomed by politicians and sheriffs alike. Medical marijuana is legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Most recently, …

Legal marijuana's need for high security

Even though marijuana is now legal in Washington State, business is risky as ever.<p>Without extensive security, a pot dispensary is nothing more than a giant target. A pound of weed goes for more than $2,000 wholesale. And federal pressure on banks forces growers and stores to rely almost entirely on …

Colorado's booming marijuana industry - CNN Video

Growing pains for a new industry, Colorado's cannabis culture is being watched around the U.S. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Is a cannabis pill the drug of the future?

Meet one entrepreneur in Washington State that is converting marijuana into oil for sprays, droppers, lotions and pills.

The professional investors - Meet the new pot entrepreneurs - CNNMoney

To those in Washington, these two are known as the slick guys in suits from Yale. They represent big money, and that brings hope to those entering the for-profit marijuana industry.<p>Brendan Kennedy and Michael Blue run Privateer Holdings, a private equity group. They find wealthy individuals and get …

Marijuana taxes as a cash cow? Think again

Taxing pot could raise hundreds of millions of dollars but still not be the moneymaker states were hoping for.<p>Colorado and Washington State are launching their legal recreational marijuana industries, and both are coming to terms with scaled back expectations.<p>Washington had projected up to $450 …

Colorado stash: $184M in marijuana taxes

Colorado expects to take in about $184 million in tax revenue from marijuana in the first 18 months after legislation -- and much of that money will be funneled into teaching kids to stay away from pot.<p>The state's Joint Budget Committee released the report. Marijuana became legal for recreational …

Smoking pot can still get you fired in Colorado

You can walk into a store in Colorado and legally buy marijuana, but you might get fired if you smoke it.<p>A new Colorado state law went into effect January 1, permitting anyone 21 years of age or older to buy and consume limited amounts of marijuana in the state, despite the fact that marijuana is a …

Feds working on new pot banking rules

The federal government is working to make it easier for money generated by state-approved marijuana businesses to enter the financial system.<p>Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice is currently working with the Treasury Department to come up with a new set of rules that will …

Weed: Why marijuana's moment has arrived (Opinion) - CNN.com

Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of "Reefer Madness" to growing acceptance of medical marijuana to the legalization of recreational weed use.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>History of marijuana in America<p>History of marijuana in America<p>History of marijuana in America<p>History of …