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A Drone Fell Out of the Sky Over Midtown Manhattan

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Is no one policing the skies over New York City? Days after two men parachuted into Manhattan …

Google acquires Bump, a startup that enables devices to wirelessly share data

A popular app found a bumpy road to building a real business<p>In a blog post today, Bump CEO and founder David Lieb announced that his company had been acquired by Google. Bump builds a set of proprietary technologies that allow devices to share data. The selling point is that users can exchange …

A Map Of America's Future: Where Growth Will Be Over The Next Decade

The world’s biggest and most dynamic economy derives its strength and resilience from its geographic diversity. Economically, at least, America is not a single country. It is a collection of seven nations and three quasi-independent city-states, each with its own tastes, proclivities, resources and …

The Extraordinary 30-Year Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population

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Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE At Montreal talks, Canada proposes new approach to breaking NAFTA auto gridlock Subscriber content<p>Business Briefing How U.S. became ‘the Wal-Mart of the oil market’ and an unprecedented threat to status quo Subscriber content<p>ECB hits out at Washington for talking down the dollar<p>CANNABIS DEAL …

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U.S. economy still hog-tied by lack of small-business credit

Economists disagree on a lot of things, but here is one that everybody pretty much knows for sure: Credit is the lifeline to an economy, and when it dries up you can count on economic growth following suit. That's why a new analysis on small-business lending in the United States is so …

All the cool face masks the NFL doesn't want you to see

The NFL has decided to drop the hammer on the use of personalized face masks, like the one Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis planned to use. A number of players intended to switch to a more protective “grill” style face mask, which makes it harder for opposing players to grab and wrench …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

How Much Should You Invest In International Stock Mutual Funds?

A good company is a good company, whatever country its headquarters happen to be; but in the United States tend to think more locally when it comes to our investments.<p>Investment Company Institute data for 2012 shows US equity funds make up nearly 3x the dollar amount held by US investors over …

Email service used by Edward Snowden abruptly shuts down, to avoid 'crimes against the American people'

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked details of the NSA's controversial PRISM surveillance program, reportedly used a secure email service called Lavabit to send messages from Russia. Now, Lavabit has abruptly shut down, in what its owner says was a difficult decision. Ladar Levison says …

Build It Like Buffett: The Empowered Portfolio

As a financial advisor, I often hear from investors who say they feel as if the game is rigged or that the little guy has no chance to make money in the markets. If you follow the financial media, you will find plenty of evidence that would support this argument. Over the last several years, there …

Warren Buffett Has A Whopping 9,000% Gain On His Washington Post Investment

You may recall that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is the largest and among the longest-tenured shareholders in the Washington Post Company, which owns the paper along with a bunch of other stuff including test prep firm Kaplan.<p>(Buffett also served 25 years on the Post's board, having spent …

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Aaron Hernandez Letter From Jail Proclaims 'God Put Me In The Situation For A Reason': REPORT

Aaron Hernandez reportedly wrote that he has "always been a great person" and stated his belief that "God put me in the situation for a reason" in a letter from jail, according to TMZ.<p>"The world just makes things out of false accusations and it will all die down, especially when they say not guilty …

Violence will rise as climate changes, scientists predict

UC Berkeley researchers pull together data on ancient wars, road rage and more, and conclude that violence may increase between now and 2050 because of higher temperatures and extreme rainfall patterns.<p>August 01, 2013|By Monte Morin<p>Long before scientists began to study global warming, author …

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Marissa Mayer's Latest Plan For Yahoo: Hiring Dozens Of PhDs

She's hired 30 PhDs so far this year, with plans to hire another 20, Mayer said.<p>The research group is led by Chief Scientist Ron Brachman, who joined Yahoo in 2005. He's a former director for DARPA, the government agency that created the Internet and, he says, his work on artificial intelligence …

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Snowden gets Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left the Moscow airport, entered Russia and been granted one-year temporary asylum, according to reports Thursday.<p>Snowden called the move a win for the law.<p>“Over the past eight weeks we have seen the Obama administration show no respect for international or domestic …

The Curious Genius Of Amar Bose

The acoustic innovator and founder of the Bose Corporation died Friday. This is the story of how his insatiable curiosity helped launch a better future.<p><i>"Better Living Through Curiosity," by Tom Clynes, originally appeared in the December 2004 issue of</i> Popular Science_ magazine. Inventor and …

The Prettiest Visualization Of Social Media Chatter We've Ever Seen

Much prettier than a Twitter timeline.<p>To commemorate the launch of 4G services in the UK, artist Brendan Dawes was commissioned to create these beautiful "digital portraits" of 11 cities. Really they're more like "social media user portraits," since that was the data used, though it's not totally …

Putin hopes Snowden will leave Russia soon

Putin says the U.S., by revoking Snowden's passport, has kept him stuck in Moscow.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden would leave the country at the "earliest opportunity," RT.com reports.<p>"As soon as there is an opportunity for him to move elsewhere, I hope …

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Boston-Based Local Marketing Startup Privy Raises $1.7 Million Seed Round From 500 Startups, Atlas, And Others

Privy, a Boston-based local marketing startup that was also one of the standouts from the 500 Startups Demo Day this past February, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding from Atlas Ventures, 500 Startups, and others for its end-to-end solution for small businesses.<p>Also participating in the round …

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

One of the latest artificial intelligence systems from MIT is as smart as a 4-year-old

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hasloo Group Production Studio<p>When kids eat glue, they’re exhibiting a lack of common sense. Computers …

How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone For Less Than $300

In the wake of the National Security Agency cyber-spying revelations, you may be worrying about the government keeping track of your digital life. But, for less than $300, a group of ordinary hackers found a way to tap right into Verizon cellphones.<p>This is a group of good-guy, or "white hat", …

Budget iPhone Echoes Ive's First Eye Candy, The Original iMac

Plastic scraps of brightly-colored plastic buttons from a Chinese factory floor corroborate rumors of the look of the purported “Budget iPhone.” Designer Martin Hajek, famous for beautifully detailed renderings of mythological Apple products has produced the representations above. It is notable …

Space Pictures This Week: Starburst Aurora, Milky Way Portraits

A galaxy hunter takes a last look, the Milky Way shines, and auroras shimmer in this week's best space pictures.

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