Jeremy Foster

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Obama budget seeks to spread the wealth; GOP calls it a pipe dream

President Obama launched the first clash in a series of budget battles Monday as he unveiled his nearly $4-trillion spending plan and accused Republicans of putting national security at risk over a political fight.<p>Laying out his budget proposal, Obama came down hard on Republicans who have held up …

What It’s Like To Use North Korea’s Internet

By Michael Grothaus10 minute Read<p>Yesterday we investigated what little is known about the country’s totalitarian Red Star operating system. But what …

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Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

Banking Vs. Google, Apple and Amazon

When it comes to banking, loyalty is down, regulation is up, threats loom from tech firms, innovation is important, and so, sort of, is digital.<p>The annual Temenos survey checked with 198 senior bankers, so it measures their perceptions of the marketplace. And as my story about Harvard Business …

Tim Cook Ripped Apart Google's Business Model In 2 Paragraphs

One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are free but use your personal data to market products to you.<p>"You are the product," Cook writes.<p>That's how Google operates. Its algorithms scan your …

The State of Antivirus for Android

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Over 80% of smartphones today run Android. With such a large amount of phones using Google’s operating system, Android has become an ever more viable target for malware developers. The question is, are currently used antiviruses effective? The answer is more complex than …

How the Growing Convenience of 'Uberfication' Encourages One-Car Families

12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My auto-enthusiast wife balked when I told her I wanted to give up my car and become a one car family. As we got closer to our lease expiration, she imagined more and more extreme single car disaster scenarios. What if one car …

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Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. An Atlantic exclusive.<p>A zipping comes across the sky.<p>A man named Neil Parfitt is standing in a field on a cattle ranch outside Warwick, Australia. A white vehicle appears …

Steve Jobs, Larry Page And Rush Limbaugh Walk Into A Bar: A Look At The Future of Truth

This is a tale of memory, truth, technology, and, well, the future of humanity—but it starts in high school.<p>If you went to high school in America, there is a pretty good chance you learned to write essays using the dreaded five paragraph method. For those who don’t remember, the structure is this: …

Is Silicon Valley the New Wall Street?

Not yet, and hopefully not ever<p>A few years ago, key leaders in the technology industry, led by Apple's Steve Jobs, colluded to hold down their employees' wages. They agreed not to recruit from each other, and this spring they settled a civil lawsuit that brought evidence of their brazen scheme to …

Listen up, America: It’s time to start making mass transit free!

Though it might seem counterintuitive, city governments have much to gain by letting riders off the hook<p>In March, when a cloud of particle pollution settled across Western Europe, Paris took a radical approach. The Ile-de-France region introduced alternate driving days (odd-number plates one day; …

Samsung Plans To Hire 'Like Crazy’ In Silicon Valley To Find The ‘Next Big Thing’

Last week, Business Insider had a chance to speak with Bob Brennan, senior vice president of Samsung's Memory System Application Lab, and hear more about Samsung's push to expand in Silicon Valley.<p>"Samsung strategically determined the best pool of talent in the U.S would be in the Bay Area," …