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McDonald's Is Losing America

This missed analysts' expectations for a 1.7% decline.<p>In the US, the story was even worse for the fast-food giant as same-store sales fell 4.6%.<p>To the right is the staggering chart showing the collapse in US same-store sales over the past five years.<p>Same-store sales represent sales at all …

Oil Fights Back

The price of oil has been rising slightly this morning, reducing some of its losses from one of the worst collapses of the year. Yesterday oil crashed to its lowest level since 2009.<p>It is a minor smile in what otherwise looks like a grimmy day for the markets, especially in Greece and the rest of …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …

New Motorola Smartphone Leaves Galaxy S5 And iPhone 6 Outgunned

Who do you love? Typically the tech sector pushes you towards one of three: Apple, Google or Microsoft – but if you ask me who is consistently impressing the most it would be Motorola.<p>Having garnered rave reviews for the Moto G and Moto X last year, the company has impressed again with the …

Here's A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

Dave Lutz at JonesTrading has the top topics about which traders are talking about today:<p>Good Morning! US Futures are under some pretty good pressure - The Russell is off 90bp as more growth concerns from EurAsia mount into Q end. Schools and banks closed in Hong Kong as protests intensify - there …

Eagle Eye Networks Named to CRN's 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2014

<b>Dean Drako’s Cloud Video Surveillance Company listed as a Top Company Impacting the Channel</b><p>AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 23, 2014–<p>Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced that the company was selected by CRN as one of the top 25 startups in 2014 making an impact on the IT channel. CRN’s criteria …

Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

4 signs the stock market is overheating

The markets are in a state of ecstasy, but investors may be underestimating lurking danger.<p>CNNMoney took a look at a slew of recent data on stock valuations and corporate sentiment, and while the prospects for global economic growth remain robust, savvy investors need to stay vigilant.<p>Here are the …

Dolby Family Launches Institutional Venture Fund

The family behind Dolby Laboratories, which has had a big hand in developing the technologies behind the images and sound used in films, is launching a new institutional venture fund.<p>Formed by Dolby family scion David Dolby roughly a year after his father died, Dolby Family Ventures is the …

Intel CEO plans splash in smartphone chip market

Intel has had practically no presence in the smartphone chip market over the last several years, but that could change in 2015, the company's chief executive told Recode in an interview published Friday.<p>Intel CEO Brian Krzanich acknowledged to Recode that his company has a minuscule stake in the …

The $199 MOD-T Printer May Not Amaze, But It Points Towards The Future Of Home 3D Printing

When netbook prices fell below $200 around 2010, it was a big deal. This milestone meant that the race to the bottom had started, but the resulting firestorm of popularity brought about the rise of the tablet ecosystem as well as the rise of slim, high-powered machines like the Macbook Air. The …

Publishing your first app in the Play Store: what you need to know

The easiest way to distribute an Android app is via the Google Play store. It isn’t the only distribution method, but it is the simplest way to reach millions of potential users. Publishing your first app in the Play Store isn’t hard, with a few tips and pointers you can have your app ready for …

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Sitting all day is bad for your brain, too

We know that spending all day hunched over laptops is shortening our lifespan and expanding our waistlines. Still, the threat of never growing up to be an Anderson Cooper-caliber silver fox may not be enough to motivate young tech workers to switch to a treadmill desk and sign up for some daily …

Coding bootcamps will graduate 6,000 people in 2014 — 3x as many as last year

Learning to code is the new Pilates. In 2014, U.S. learn-to-code bootcamps will churn out nearly 6,000 entry-level programmers, according to a new report.<p>That’s almost three times as many graduates as last year, and it’s one-tenth as many graduates as will emerge from undergraduate computer science …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and run it through a …

Feedback Loop: Running with watches, dissing on games and unpacking net neutrality

<i>Welcome to Feedback Loop, a weekly roundup of the most interesting discussions happening within the Engadget community. There's so much technology to talk about and so little time to enjoy it, but you have a lot of great ideas and opinions that need to be shared! Join us every Saturday as we</i> …

BluClik remote helps keep hands on wheel, not phone

For many older cars, plugging your phone into the auxiliary audio input is one of the easiest, most universal ways to bring your digital audio library and a wide range of streaming media apps with you on the road. The problem with this analog connection is that it's unidirectional; you still need …

Samsung blurs the line between phone and camera (again) with the Galaxy K zoom

Last year, Samsung tried something a little kooky: it made a mash-up of a middling smartphone and a solid point-and-shoot camera (you know, the kind smartphones have nearly driven to extinction). The resulting chimaera was called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and it was... not great. To absolutely no one's …

Anonymous OS reportedly used by Snowden reaches version 1.0

The operating system reportedly favored by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to keep his conversations with journalists secret has graduated to 1.0 status.<p>The OS known as The Amnesiac Incognito Live System, or Tails, reached the milestone on Tuesday after nearly five years in development, …

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YouTube Creators Can Now Add a 3-Second Intro to All Their Videos

YouTube has added a new feature for content creators: they can now add a 3-second intro to all their videos. The intro will automatically start on …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …