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Why Palo Alto Networks Jumped 20% in September

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Cybersecurity specialist <b>Palo Alto Networks</b> (NYSE: PANW) stock enjoyed a 20% surge in September, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.<p>PANW data by YCharts.<p>The rally hasn't pushed shareholders back into positive territory in 2016. However, the stock …

Investing

60 Storey Tower Maximizes Energy Capture with Photovoltaic Facade

Peddle Thorp Architects have submitted their proposal for the Moray Street Residential Tower in Melbourne for approval. At 1173.5 square meters, <i>Sol</i> …

Squarespace's New York offices are as sweet as the best Silicon Valley tech offices

The new office, like many of the best New York offices, is based in a historic building. Squarespace renovated the Maltz Building in New York's Soho neighborhood to reflect its own branding, and moved in over 300 employees earlier this year.<p>Squarespace has raised over $78 million from investors …

Report: Some Deutsche Bank Derivatives-Clearing Clients Shift Positions

About 10 hedge funds that clear derivatives trades with Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) have moved part of their holdings, Bloomberg News reported Thursday, citing an internal document.<p>The bank has more than 200 derivatives-clearing clients, according to the report.<p>A Deutsche Bank spokesman told Bloomberg …

Deutsche Bank

Wells Fargo CEO Roasted on Capitol Hill for 'Egregious Fraud', 'Identity Theft'

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf faced down a furious panel of lawmakers Thursday as the House Financial Services Committee grilled him on his bank’s shady practices.<p>Representative Maxine Waters, the committee's ranking Democrat, told Stumpf that Wells Fargo’s abuse of the public’s trust was "some of …

Finance

North Carolina Congressman Says Charlotte Protesters "Hate White People"

"They hate white people because white people are successful and they are not," US Rep. Robert Pittenger said in a television interview. He later apologized.<p>US Rep. Robert Pittenger told BBC TV on Thursday that protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina, "hate white people because white people are …

Justice

PillPack Is Raising More Money to Take On Pharmacies

Online pharmacy startup PillPack is raising new venture capital funding at around a $330 million pre-money valuation, <i>Fortune</i> has learned.<p>The …

You Asked: Why Can’t I Remember Things?

You spaced on that lunch meeting you said you’d attend, or you forgot a promise you’d made to a friend. Minor memory lapses strike us all from time …

Google’s Search app on Android can now find content buried in your apps

More of the content we’re looking for is saved in mobile applications, which is why Google has been working to bring that information to the surface by indexing apps in search. Now, it will do the same thing on your phone, too. The company is introducing a new search mode in its Google app called …

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

A group of five engineers and product people get together, raise some angel funding, build a startup, make little to no money and sell for $10 million. What just happened? Common narratives assert that it’s the tech bubble; it’s a naive acqui-hire; it’s collective irrationality.<p>Maybe it’s something …

The Virtual World is Calling: 16 Predictions for the (Near) Future of VR

A year ago, I met up my friend Eugene Chung who used to run film & media for Oculus virtual reality (VR). Eugene was telling me about his first VR …

Virtual Reality

Asian stocks mostly rise on hopes for higher US rates

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year.<p>KEEPING SCORE: …

Stock Markets

An economist figured out how much Hillary Clinton's plan to save the world from runaway climate change would actually cost

In fact, in 2016 — decades after scientists first warned of the sharp changes necessary to stop global warming — it's more accurate to say that our climate <i>has changed</i>.<p>"There's no stopping global warming," Gavin Schmidt, a climate scientist who is the director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space …

Silicon Valley Sobers Up

Venture-capital mania has been replaced by a new era of fiscal sobriety.<p>Winter isn’t coming to Silicon Valley, but it’s not quite as hot as it once was. The looming tech bubble that Benchmark’s <b>Bill Gurley</b> once predicted would lead to “dead unicorns” seems not to have materialized. As <b>Marc Andreessen</b> …

Silicon Valley

Kim Dotcom wants his extradition appeal live-streamed on YouTube

<i>UPDATED</i> <i>Aug. 29, 2016, 3:18 p.m. PT to include news judge has granted Dotcom's request</i><p>Kim Dotcom wants the world to be able to watch his extradition …

Instagram will soon suggest Stories from people you don't follow

Instagram's obvious bid to compete with Snapchat by launching a Stories feature was, apparently, just the beginning.<p>Now the app will harness the …

Revelator raises $2.5M to build a business platform for digital music

Bruno Guez has spent decades in the music business — he hosted a show on public radio, founded Quango Music Group and even worked as the creative director of music at Cirque de Soleil. Over that time, he said he’s watched as changes in the music industry outpaced the tools available to artists and …

Music Industry

Global central bankers, stuck at zero, unite in plea for help from governments | Reuters

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world’s economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: please help.<p>A picture …

Economics

Android Nougat: What You Need to Know About the Latest Google Mobile OS

Now that Android Nougat, the latest version of the Google mobile OS, has been released as an update for late-model Nexus phones, we took it out for a …

Theranos Fights CEO Elizabeth Holmes 2-Year Laboratory Ban

The health-tech company released a statement late Thursday outlining its plans.<p>Theranos is appealing the government sanctions that have barred its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, from running a blood-testing lab for two years.<p>The sanctions from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which has oversight …

Associated Press News

How to improve your credit scores

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I don’t have a credit score. I have one item on my credit report that’s a court judgment. What can I do to get a score? If I pay the balance due for the judgment, would it be removed?<p><b>Answer:</b> Paying a judgment doesn’t remove it from your credit reports, but it does limit the amount of time …

Personal Finance

Giuliani Goes Off on Media Bias: Democrats Always Get ‘Benefit of the Doubt’!

<b>Rudy Giuliani</b> was asked about <b>Donald Trump</b>‘s declarations of a rigged election today, and he instead went on a tangent complaining about media bias.<p>He …

The Perfect Portfolio: I'm A Happy Camper YTD. Are You?

Investing in stocks present the specter of risk.<p>Stocks go up and stocks go down, but value is a constant.<p>Even in times of market highs, there is …

Iran Executes Shahram Amiri, Nuclear Scientist Who Gave Secrets to U.S.

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran confirmed on Sunday that it had executed an Iranian nuclear scientist who gave the U.S. intelligence about the country's contested nuclear program.<p>The official IRNA news agency quoted a spokesman for Iran's judiciary, Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi, confirming the execution of …

South Asia

Newt Gingrich Repudiates Donald Trump's Economic Plan

Hey, everybody's tax plan is B.S., right?<p>WASHINGTON ― After a disastrous week for a Republican presidential nominee, you might have expected the party to circle the wagons and bring out its most prestigious leaders to defend their candidate, particularly in front of a friendly, conservative news …

Republicans

Variety of IQ Tests Means Measuring Gray Matter Is a Gray Area

Multiple companies publish different tests, and they don’t all assess the same thing<p>Measuring smarts is harder than it sounds.<p>IQ tests are widely accepted measurements of intelligence, but there are many different tests, their content varies, and a person’s scores may fluctuate for a variety of …

Humanity

Three Effective Ways To Outsmart Your Comfort Zone

You're reading Three Effective Ways To Outsmart Your Comfort Zone, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

ISIL demands many things of its top commanders, but good Arabic isn’t always one of them

<i>The Islamic State, a.k.a. ISIL, has received a lot of attention for its multilingual propaganda and deft use of social media to terrify and recruit. Until now, however, no one has pulled together a detailed portrait of how ISIL is using its polyglot nature to evolve violent jihad beyond Arabic.</i> …

Language