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From the Field to the Shelf: 'The True Cost' of the Global Garment Business

It’s about time. Someone has finally produced a compelling documentary about the ills of the global garment industry. I’m speaking about “<b>The True</b> …

How to watch videos from your phone on your TV

Watching videos on your phone or tablet is great. Streaming those videos to your big-screen TV? Even better.<p>There are lots of ways to see your phone though your TV. Here’s how to enjoy those photos, watch videos and more.<p>Use a wire to connect<p>Nearly all smartphones and tablets can plug into an …

Set-Top Boxes

Coding, Agile & Scrum Go Mainstream

Why would <i>BloombergBusiness</i> (<i>BB</i>) devote a whole issue—38,000 words—to the subject of writing computer code and managing computer coders? Because that’s the future.<p>“Software,” we learned from Marc Andreessen in 2011, “is eating the world.” In the process, software is eating up organizations and …

Project Management

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Dot-com

The way the richest Americans build wealth isn't smart for the average person

That's what every investor wants to know, so Merrill Lynch CIO Ashvin B. Chhabra studied the members of the list to see what they had in common.<p>In his book, " The Aspirational Investor: Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life's Goals ," he breaks down the world's billionaires into four categories: …

The One Winning Formula For the Poor

<i>Hidden Nuggets Series #88 – “The rich man is wise in his own eyes, but the poor who has understanding searches him out.” – Proverbs 28:11</i>Success with …

Old Testament

This Smart Stereo System Plays The Songs It Thinks You Want To Hear

No DJ necessary<p>Not everyone enjoys being a DJ. Many music fans just pick a playlist and leave it running. That’s why Bang & Olufsen created a smart music-streaming hub to anchor its high-fidelity BeoLab 18 wireless speaker system.<p>The BeoSound Moment is a two-sided tablet and dock that plays songs …

Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 Race 500 EMtb

Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 HPA Pro 500 27.5<p>The 2018 Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 Race 500 has turned out to be one the most popular full suspension e-bikes …

No 4K Video Streaming Support for Upcoming Apple TV Set-Top Box

Following up on last month's claim that Apple is planning to show off a revamped Apple TV set-top box with App Store and Siri support at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in June, <i>BuzzFeed</i> now reports that the new box will not include support for 4K video streaming even though several …

Smart TV

Finland’s new plan to change school means combining subjects

<b>Correction:</b> <i>A headline on an earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Finland is ending teaching by subject. Finnish teachers are now required to teach some subjects together for at least one unit a year, but education officials don't intend to eliminate subjects altogether. This post</i> …

Where Is Germany's Gold?

Peter Boehringer hates the word “conspiracy.” It implies something crazy, and if you spend even a little time with the 45-year-old German, it becomes …

Apple may have just patented Apple Pay for digital music sharing

As rumors swirl that Apple is gearing up for another musical push — likely streaming — we’re left to examine the clues to see what might be coming. …

3D Scanned Statue Copyright Debacle: How A University Got It Wrong

Late last year we highlighted the fantastic work that the Cooper Hewitt Museum is doing to set an example for how museums and other cultural institutions can make high quality 3D scans available to the public. Unfortunately, just as long summer days must turn to cold winter nights, we now have an …

Sculpture

How to fix copyright in two easy steps (and one hard one)

My new Locus column, A New Deal for Copyright, summarizes the argument in my book Information Doesn't Want to Be Free, and proposes a set of policy …

User's Guide to Canadian Copyright Tariffs

Ever have trouble figuring out what tariffs have been certified by the Copyright Board for the uses of copyright? If so, the new book entitled <i>User’s</i> …

Why Reddit Is Leaping Into The Podcast Game

“We wanted to do it responsibly, working with the users who make Reddit special,” cofounder Alexis Ohanian tells us.<p>As the ongoing Podcast Renaissance invigorates audio storytelling–you may have heard about a little program called <i>Serial</i>–social news site Reddit is grabbing a piece of the action to …

Understand Markets In 2015 With These 15 Charts

In anticipation of the new year ahead, I’ve pulled together 15 charts that we’ll be watching and might help guide our expectations for what 2015 has in store for us. After looking them over, be sure to share some of your own via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.<p>Not-So-Crude Trend<p>Crude oil has …

Stock Markets

Tax Software Wars Heat Up As TurboTax Makes A Change

With filing season just around the corner, the tax software wars are heating up.<p>Earlier this week, MousePrint (sister site to ConsumerWorld.org) issued a “Warning for TurboTax Users.” According to the site, “[r]egular purchasers of Intuit’s TurboTax Deluxe, the top selling desktop tax preparation …

H&R Block

Paris' new hotels for 2015 - The Fab Five

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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Facebook has acquired video startup QuickFire Networks.</b> It reduces the amount of bandwidth needed to watch online video.<p><b>2. Uber has been banned in China.</b> The government has ruled that private cars can't use apps to offer cab services.<p><b>3. Google is donating $300,000 to Charlie Hebdo.</b> The French …

Apple Store

Argentina is not planning to repay its debt to US hedge fund

But after some hopeful headlines and tons of conjectures, it didn't take long for things to start looking ugly again.<p>Does this sound like a country that's ready to sit down at the table and negotiate with "vulture" creditors?<p>"The world recognizes Argentina's right to defend its finances, its …

Argentina

The 10 Worst-Reviewed Movies Of 2014

What were the worst?<p>The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes provided Business Insider with the 10 worst-reviewed movies of last year, pulling data from films that received 40 or more reviews.

Movies

Former Wall Street Broker Turned Sneaker God: Jon Buscemi and the $865 Price Tag

As a native New Yorker and a true product of his environment, Jon Buscemi was inspired by the everyday surroundings of music, skateboarding and fashion of the 70’s, 80’s and the 90’s. At 8 years old with some neighborhood friends, Jon started a line of shirts and hats that were distributed through …

Is Donald Trump correct that President Barack Obama was not academically qualified for admission to an Ivy League school without affirmative action?

James H. Kelly<br>Here's what's so silly about that statement. Barack Obama went on to become the <b>President of the United States of America</b>. This is …

The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future

Congress is attempting to pass the buck on federal funding for education. The results would be disastrous.<p>In the weeks ahead, Congress will consider …

Four 2015 Energy Ideas 'Back to the Future' Got (Almost) Right

Hoverboards, flying cars, and auto-fueling are closer than you think, and garbage energy is here.<p>Energy is so cheap and easy in 2015 that we all have flying cars and robot gas attendants. That's not the reality as of New Year's Day, of course, but rather the "future" depicted in the hit 1989 movie</i> …