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Startup Schools: America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2014

For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots.<p>FORBES ranked the nation’s most …

You can now control your Tesla car with Android Wear

What was science fiction is now simply known as science, and technology is making all our wildest childhood dreams come true. It is now possible to control your car via a smart watch, a feature that Tesla has introduced with its latest Android Wear application.<p><b>Read more about the future of</b> …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

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Tactical lights for handguns are usually an either/or proposition: Either you carry and operate a light with one hand while you hold your gun with …

5 Cheap Stocks With Great Yields

<b>Sam Stovall:</b> What I’m telling investors today is to remember a year ago, when Fed Chairman Bernanke first uttered the “tapering” word and it ended up spooking investors to the point where the S&P 500 declined almost 6%. But what we found was that high-dividend-paying stocks ended up declining …

Skillz shows us the money with cash prize multiplayer tournaments on iOS

If you think you’re good at games, you can now compete for cash prizes on mobile devices.<p>Skillz has unveiled its multiplayer cash tournament platform today on Apple’s iOS platform today with more than 150 games available on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices.<p>Skillz said that more than 300 …

Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

Calendar app Sunrise just launched on Android phones and desktop (thanks to a new web app). It’s a major release for the company as the app was only available on the iPhone and iPad until today. On Android, it looks a lot like the existing iPhone app. On the web, it’s like Google Calendar, but much …

New Heartbleed attack hits Android devices and routers over Wi-Fi

Seven weeks after the bug put the web on high alert, Heartbleed is still causing problems. A new report from Portuguese security researcher Luis Grangeia describes how the same bug could be used over Wi-Fi to enable new kinds of attacks that build on the same vulnerability.<p>Dubbed Cupid, the new …

GE joins Phillips in introducing LEDs that fast-blink coupons to your phone

Get ready to shop in a store where the store lighting is telling your smartphone about coupons, specials, and product placement.<p>Next week at the big Lightfair show in Las Vegas, GE will show a new generation of LED lighting fixtures that communicate through visible light to your smartphone’s camera.<p>…

America's Top Companies For Compensation And Benefits

Google provides free all-day meals to staffers with dishes like porcini-encrusted grass-fed beef and parmesan-creamed onions, Costco offers full insurance benefits to part-time hourly workers, and Facebook lends employees free bicycles to get around its sprawling Menlo Park, CA campus. Those are …

Huge surge in spam emails pitching penny stocks

Spam messages hyping penny stocks are multiplying, accounting for 16% of unwanted email in 2013, up from less than 1% the year before, according to a …

5 dividend stocks that offset inflation in retirement

Retirees need not only income, but also cost of living adjustments (known as COLA). Otherwise, inflation can erode their purchasing power as the …

Here's How to Quit the iPhone and Switch to an Android

This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>Last week, news broke that a former iPhone owner is suing Apple. She alleges that when she changed to a non-Apple device, she stopped getting text messages.<p>In fact, an Apple employee admitted that if you switch from iPhone to Android, iMessages …

Deals: 1 Year iOS & Android Game Design Online Training at 93% Off

<b>93% Off a 1 year of online training on iOS and Android game design and development</b><p>Today’s featured deal in the iPad Insight store offers a great, affordable entry into the world of designing and developing games for iOS and Android devices. The year of online training courses is being offered for …

5 Reasons Why You'll Want To Workout In OMsignal's Smart Shirts (list)

Fitness devices have doubled in the last few years with pedometers the popular choice when it comes to fitness trackers. While most are wrist worn, …

7 Productivity Apps You Can't Live Without

Get even more done with some of these new and updated applications.

Epiclist's App Lets you Plan, Book, Share Travel Adventures

While the team is having a good time in Chile, it has also been hard at work. Shortly after its initial release in January, its app was featured in the US App Store, which helped boost downloads. It is now available in around 20 App Stores.<p>According to Reimgen, the nature of Epiclist’s audience …

Facebook to Host 5 'Boot Camps' This Summer to Woo Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook already racks up some serious advertising dollars from massive corporate companies. Now the social giant has big eyes for big ad bucks from mom and pop shops, too. And it's willing to send them to "boot camp" over the summer to …

Tesla, Keurig, SolarCity are stocks to watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Tesla Motors Inc., Keurig …

CEO: 'I Am Absolutely Confident Athenahealth Is A $1,000 Stock'

Right now the stock price is hovering around $107, and down over 3.5% in premarket trading. That is in part thanks to hedge fund manager David Einhorn. He presented his short thesis on the stock at this year's Sohn Investment conference, and said that it was at best a $50 stock. At worst he valued …

'Firenado' Captured in Wild Instagram Photo

Meet the dust devil's more dangerous cousin. A Missouri woman captured a picture of the above pillar of fire as she was driving down a road in the …

New Trent Travelpak PLUS External Charger for Smartphones & Tablets $19-$24 shipped (Reg. $42-$100)

eBay has the New Trent Travelpak PLUS External Charger for Smartphones & Tablets for only $19 shipped. It’s originally listed for $90 and Amazon sells it for $42 currently, but we have never seen it this low.<p>It features a dual USB port and an external battery charger (7000mAh capacity) with …

How GoPro and Tesla Hacked Digital Marketing

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Digital marketing, like the “analog” marketing that came before it, relies on word of mouth. Clicks, shares, pins and retweets are all part of the conversation.<p>Even in the …

Walt Disney, Groupon, Athenahealth are stocks to watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday’s session are Walt Disney Co., Groupon …

Hot ‘dividend dogs’ take world stocks by the tail

One of the simplest, most effective ways to beat the U.S. stock market over the long haul has been with a “Dogs of the Dow” strategy.<p>Just hold equal …

Mattel Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.85% Yield (MAT)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

Fantasy Sports Mixed With Stock Market Play In Real-Time, Real Money Offering

Fantasy sports offerings come in different shapes and sizes, but for the most part, there are two types of play: (1) year-long games where individuals draft (via slots or auction process) players and then use add/drop and trade features to modify their teams throughout season; and (2) daily fantasy …

Three top stock picks from Portfolio Management’s Norman Levine

<i>Norman Levine is managing director of Portfolio Management Corp. His focus is North American large caps.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p><b>Wright Medical</b> (WMGI-NASDAQ)<p>Wright is a manufacturer of specialty orthopedic implants and instrumentation. Wright's product offerings include extremity implants for the foot, ankle, …

SunSet Timer for Android: It Does What it Says on the Box

If you’re a stickler for sunsets, you might like SunSet Timer for Android.<p>Using GPS to access your location, thus bypassing the need for an internet connection, SunSet Timer does exactly what it says on the box. Walkers, bikers, runners or, indeed, anyone who needs to be home before it gets dark …