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Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want regulators to stop penalizing legitimate vendors hired by marijuana businesses left in a legal gray area between state and federal law.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the legal marijuana industry already generates …

Cannabis

Top 4 Marijuana Stocks to Watch | Investopedia

California joined the list of states to legalize recreational marijuana use at the start of 2018, and the markets are showing some enthusiasm for …

A new 3D-printed cannabis inhaler lets doctors administer medical marijuana remotely

While marijuana is increasingly recognized for its medicinal and therapeutic effects, prescribing the drug—”take two hits and call me in the morning”—has long been a tricky proposition for doctors.<p>Perhaps until now. Syqe Medical—a startup out of Tel-Aviv, Israel—has created a cannabis inhaler that …

Cannabis

What Does 2017 Hold for California's Marijuana Economy?

In the state's move toward regulation, with licenses soon-to-be necessary for everything from cultivation to manufacture to sale, says Herzberg, …

The Average Credit Card Limit in America, by Credit Score

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's probably an out of sight, out of mind thought for most Americans, but credit scores can play an important role in numerous aspects of day-to-day life.<p>Your credit score, sometimes referred to as your FICO score, is normally associated with your ability to get a …

Chinese state tabloid warns Donald Trump: 'Pride goes before a fall'

Global Times attack comes as experts say Beijing will be looking for president-elect’s ‘pressure points’ before inauguration<p>A Communist party-controlled newspaper has launched a searing attack on Donald Trump after the president-elect threatened a realignment of his country’s policies towards …

China
Retirement

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success) | Inc.com

Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like these:<p><b>1. They know their success was only inevitable in hindsight.</b><p>Read stories of successful …

Self-improvement

10 natural wooden homes - cozy and chic

The appeal of wooden homes is timeless, owing to the rustic charm, countryside elegance, eco-friendliness, and cozy warmth they exude. You can make …

Interior Design

Billionaires who used to be poor

Oprah Winfrey was born into a poor family in Mississippi.Paras Griffin/Getty Images<p>Not every billionaire was born with a silver spoon in their mouth.<p>In fact, many came from nothing at all.<p>The "rags-to-riches" trope may be a cliché, but it's one that's definitely grounded in reality.<p>Through …

Computer Science

Behind the Redesign and Reinvention of Coinbase

Despite Bitcoin’s failure to achieve its initial promise as quickly as early enthusiasts expected, Coinbase, a digital money startup based in San …

Cryptocurrency

Best to-do list apps

I don’t know about you, but I could definitely use a to-do list in my life, especially somewhere I wouldn’t be able to lose it, in an app. If you’re …

Productivity

The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

Hacking

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

How Venus Williams Quietly Became a Successful Entrepreneur (and Why She Can't Go to Movies)

An exclusive interview with the entrepreneur, designer, spokesperson, and -- oh yeah -- tennis great. Venus Williams discusses her entrepreneurial journey, and how you might not be able to have it all... but you can have a lot more than you imagine.<p>Unless you've been living totally off the grid for …

Business Strategy

The right way to do drugs

IT IS like a hash-induced hallucination: row upon row of lush, budding plants, tended by white-coated technicians who are bothered by the authorities …

Cannabis

17 Clear Signs You Were Raised Right

It's about more than just saying please and thank you.<p>As we barrel through the 21st century, it's hard not to be nostalgic for simpler days, when everyone wasn't so consumed with smartphones, iPads and laptops, and the focus was on a more wholesome kind of lifestyle, unhindered by technology. …

There’s No Such Thing as Anonymous Data

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>About a decade ago, a hacker said to me, flatly, “Assume every card in your wallet is compromised, and proceed accordingly.” He was right. Consumers have adapted to a steady thrum of data breach notifications, random credit card charges, and out-of-the-blue card replacements. …

Privacy

Classic Hacks: Quickly Find The Perfect Height For Your Office Chair

For those of us who work long hours at their desks (and haven't embraced the idea of the standing desk), ergonomics can be a constant concern. …

Hacking

How Technology Helps Creditors Control Debtors

From software that records your every keystroke, to GPS tracking, to ignition kill switches—lenders have more power over their customers than ever.<p>Not everyone can afford to plunk down hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars on a laptop. And not everyone has to: There are rent-to-own computers, …

Intellectual Property

Intelligence Director Clapper: Snowden Advanced Encryption Technology 'Seven Years'

Edward Snowden advanced encryption technologies by “about seven years,” National Intelligence Director James Clapper said Monday during a talk hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.<p>Commercially available software has become so sophisticated so quickly, Clapper added, that it is a “major …

Cybersecurity

Read the tech industry's open letter about 'unworkable' encryption bill

Companies express 'deep concerns' in letter to Senators Burr and Feinstein<p>Four tech coalitions representing major companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook have written an open letter to Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), expressing their "deep concerns" over a bill that …

Privacy

Legal U.S. Marijuana Market Will Grow To $7.1 Billion In 2016: Report

Is it high time that America embraces marijuana legalization?<p>The size of the market for legal marijuana in the United States is projected to grow to $7.1 billion in 2016, according to a report by New Frontier and ArcView Market Research. That represents 26% growth over the previous year, driven …

Cannabis

Sources: India’s Flipkart in talks to raise up to $1B, likely in a down round

After years of raising hundreds of millions of dollars to tap into the burgeoning e-commerce market in India, one of the country’s biggest tech companies is facing a markdown in its valuation as it aims to pick up yet more investment. TechCrunch has learned from sources that Flipkart is looking to …

Venture Capital

Profits for These 3 Growth Stocks Could Quadruple by 2018

Image source: Pixabay.<p>With the bull market moving well into its sixth year, growth stocks continue to outperform relative to value stocks, albeit with bouts of increased volatility -- according to <i>Barron's</i>, growth stocks handily outperformed value stocks in the first-half of 2015. However, with U.S. …

Windy Seaside Cabin Dazzles at Night with Decorative Timber Screens

In the Australian state of Victoria sits <i>Moonlight Cabin</i>, a remote hideaway that overlooks the windy coastline. The stunning structure was designed by local firm Jackson Clements Burrows Architects for a young family, intended to give them refuge while providing sweeping views of the gorgeous locale.<p>…

Architecture

Luxurious Eco-Friendly Mansion Exists Entirely Below Ground

For those wanting to lessen their negative impact on the environment, the best place to build is down. Known as “underground homes” or “low-impact houses,” these structures minimize the amount of green space used by containing entire buildings below the Earth's surface. Two English firms–NC Homes …

Swimming Pools

Jim Grant Explains How To Hedge Against The Coming Money Paradrop

<i>Submitted by Christopher Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft,</i>James Grant, Wall Street expert and editor of the investment journal Grant’s Interest Rate …

Stock Markets

Near-Perfect Computer Security May Be Surprisingly Close

In July 2013 a pair of studies set the cryptography world on fire. They were posted within days of one another to an online archive where researchers …