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French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail

PARIS (AP) — French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon can't be in two places at once.But the 65-year-old hard-left hopeful is trying his …

FTC tells Verizon 'supercookie' partner to give you an exit

Turn will have to let you opt out of its web tracking.<p>Verizon (aka our corporate overlords) may have settled with the FCC over its seemingly inescapable "supercookie" web tracking back in March, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The carrier was sending that information to a third party, Turn, …

Net Neutrality

Cybersecurity Is Broken And The Hacks Are Going To Just Keep Coming

LAS VEGAS — The three CEOs sharing fruity cocktails are at the head of cybersecurity companies that bring in roughly $2 billion a year. But despite all the money their companies’ services bring annually, not one of them blinked an eye when presented with this statement: “Cybersecurity is a broken …

Cybersecurity

LEADING OFF: Chapman joins Cubs; Mets and Cards play 2

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:<p>BULLPEN BOOST<p>One day after a blockbuster trade, star closer Aroldis Chapman is expected to …

'My Little Pony': How Republicans are disputing claims that Melania Trump's RNC speech was plagiarized

Does Mindfulness Enhance Critical Thinking?

In recent years, we have become more and more used to seeing the effects of mindfulness discussed in the media by psychologists, neuroscientists and …

Dell Wants to Buy EMC. Here's Why.

The deal as proposed would be both expensive and complicated, and aimed squarely at HP.<p>Dell, the personal computer maker that has transformed itself into an IT services company, wants to buy all of EMC in what would amount to the largest tech deal in at least the past decade.<p>If it goes through, the …

Seven Tips for Shifting a Mindset in Your Organization

We’re all fascinated by new ideas and how they can grab hold of us, influencing how we think and affecting how we take action. How does Atul Gawande (the checklist doctor) get inside my head, when others don’t? Why does Gwyneth Paltrow make me adjust my behaviors, when others can’t?<p>In business, …

America Is Not Drowning In Debt: These 5 Charts Destroy The Biggest Myth About The US Economy

"America is drowning in debt!"<p>It's a phrase you hear constantly regarding the Federal government's debt, household debt, corporate debt, financial debt, etc. Almost nobody challenges the premise.<p><b>Capital Economics</b> is out with a fantastic new report titled simply "America is not drowning in debt," …

Five Critical Team Members For Business Success

You know your customers. You have a killer product to sell. The business plan is set, strategy thoughtfully documented and funds are in place. You’re ready to go to market or even poised for explosive growth. But, are you surrounded by the best possible teammates to make the dream a reality?<p>In my …

MLB Team Revenues Show The True Disparity Between The Haves And Have Nots

Below is a look at the revenues generated by each Major League Baseball team in 2012 as calculated by <i>Forbes.com</i> for their annual franchise valuations.<p>Overall, revenues rose an average of 7%, up to $227 million. However, thanks to the huge revenues generated by the Red Sox and Yankees, 19 of the 30 …