Steven Schou

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How Facebook classifies thousands of Android phone variants for better performance

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: dolphfyn/Shutterstock<p>As one of the most downloaded and used apps, how does Facebook keep track of the bazillion Android …

Fewer retirement savers are keeping all - or none - of their 401(k) accounts in stocks

Fewer investors are going all-in with their retirement savings.<p>Less than 10 percent of 401(k) accounts administered by Fidelity Investments were invested entirely in stocks last quarter. It's the latest step in a yearslong march toward more balanced nest eggs. Fidelity keeps records for 13.1 …

Carrick on money: My home is the best investment I ever made

The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.<p><b>My home is the best investment I ever made</b><br>Don't say that to Kyle at the Young and Thrifty blog, or he'll do something gross. In this post, he questions idea of …

Personal Finance

Apple now blocking 'WireLurker' malware targeting Chinese iOS Mac users

Apple on Thursday announced it has begun taking measures to block apps that contain the so-called "WireLurker" malware, which transmits from a Mac to …

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Feds Shutter Illegal Drug Marketplace Silk Road 2.0, Arrest 26-Year-Old San Francisco Programmer

Another year, another dark web takedown.<p>A year ago, the FBI shut down Silk Road, an anonymous online narcotics website that generated $1.2 billion in sales, and arrested its alleged creator Ross Ulbricht in a San Francisco library. On Thursday, the FBI announced that it has done it again, seizing …

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

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Is Qualcomm's Business Model And Stock At Risk?

<i>Disclosure: I own shares of QCOM</i><p>For two decades, Qualcomm has been growing by leaps and bounds. For a good reason: it has been in the right business at the right time—wireless technologies–riding one mobile communications trend after another, as its products became the industry standard.<p>Wall Street …

What Japan's Stimulus Jolt Means for Investors

From hot to not and back again, Japanese stocks have been a confusing lot the last couple years.<p>Japan's stock market is flying after the Bank of Japan surprised the world last week by increasing its bond-buying stimulus program. The Nikkei 225 index jumped nearly 5 percent the day of the …

Fending off the great Russian BearWhale

2014-11-06T12:55:38.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Back in March, when one US dollar still bought you 36 Russian roubles, we noted how the Kremlin’s …