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9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Federal Reserve Bank was hacked more than 50 times between 2011 and 2015

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber breaches at the U.S. central bank between 2011 and 2015.<p>The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Friday sent …

There's a simple reason why the Fed is 'Dow dependent'

It's hard to take the Fed at their word and believe they are truly "data-dependent." The data has made the case for a normalization of interest rate policy for a very long time now.<p>If it's not the data that relates to their dual mandate, then what is the Fed really watching?<p>Over the past eight …

Stock Markets

Microsoft Snip finally brings a better way to screenshot on Windows

A new beta app from Microsoft aims to make taking screenshots on touch-enabled Windows 10 computers <i>a lot</i> easier.<p>Microsoft Snip offers an easier way to take screenshots, annotate them and even add audio to them. Once installed, the app floats at the top of the screen so you can quickly take a …

The Nano Lightbulb

Young Duck Kim uses graphene in a novel way<p>The Nano Lightbulb<p>The Nano Lightbulb<p>Computer technology leaped from clunky vacuum tubes to sleek chips in the last century, and the coming years could bring another sea change of equal magnitude. That’s the goal of Columbia University researcher Young Duck …

The New Abercrombie And Hollister Might Be Working On Teens

The company's comparable sales weren't as bad as usual this quarter.<p>Friendly interactions with customers, stores that you can see into, and non-nightclub lighting — these strategies appear to be working for Abercrombie & Fitch.<p>The company's two main brands Abercrombie and Hollister both saw sales …

InterAct

Uber is turning San Francisco cabs into buses

Uber is testing new bus-style "Smart Routes" in San Francisco, <i>TechCrunch</i> reports, offering discounts on rides if passengers are willing to be picked up and dropped off along popular roads. The feature is open to people using UberPool, the company's ridesharing service, with the Smart Routes …

Transportation

Android Pay coming to US on August 26th, according to McDonald's

It's hard to get super excited about mobile payments, but Android Pay <i>will</i> give a large number of folks a new way to pay for things. A new document from McDonald's unearthed by <i>Android Police</i> shows that the restaurant chain is preparing its employees to accept Android Pay starting on August 26th. …

Oil prices below $39 for first time since 2009

Get ready for even lower oil prices.<p>Futures for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude fell below $39 a barrel Monday -- a level not seen since 2009. Oil settled Monday just above $38, down more than 5%.<p>It was just June of 2014 when oil was at $100 a barrel.<p>Click for the latest: Dow's insane …

Oil

LG's latest 10-inch Android tablet comes with a sharper screen

Still (still?) looking for the Android tablet that fits your lifestyle? Maybe LG will capture your imagination, / wallet with a G Pad sequel that cranks up the processor speed (now a quad-core Snapdragon 800) while pairing it with a battery that's actually smaller (7,400mAh) than its name-based …