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Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

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3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

Drugs, stun guns, and the Internet of Things could all lead to big gains.<p>It would be silly for us to promise that any stock could double over any …

Apple's Educational Coding App for iPad Expands To Robots, Drones and More

Apple has announced <i>Swift Playgrounds</i>, their free educational coding app for iPad will soon be updated to offer a new and exciting way to code with a …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three promising businesses could be poised to offer life-changing gains for investors.<p>There are few stocks that have created fortunes as …

3 Stocks for the Long Haul

These three businesses are built to last.<p>Buying and holding shares of great companies is the best way to predictably generate wealth over the long …

Here Are The Top 5 Financial Leaders In The Cannabis Industry

Investor dollars are pouring into the cannabis industry as it seems lots of people want to get in, but the level of investor and the amount they want to commit varies. A new survey from Marijuana Business Daily found that on average investors plan to invest half a million dollars on cannabis …

Short-selling

Massive short-selling is a practice that is often observed after the burst of a price bubble. Examples are the Dutch Tulip-mania in the seventeenth …

4 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

Here are some stocks I plan to keep for as long as I'm an investor.<p>There are some stocks in my portfolio (you can find a full list of all the stocks …

A hedge fund manager is supporting a free master's program in financial engineering

Igor Tulchinsky, the founder of WorldQuant, a New York-based quantitative hedge fund, founded WorldQuant University last year.<p>The program offers students a tuition-free two-year education in financial engineering.<p>"It went live about a year ago, and now we have 600 students who have enrolled from …

6 DIY tech projects to try this summer

By David Nield<p>DIY is most often associated with wallpapering, replacing doors, hanging curtains, fixing guttering, fitting showers and so on, but for …

There's an incredibly risky new way to bet on stocks

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the two new ETFs on Tuesday.<p>The ForceShares Daily 4X US Market Futures Long Fund (ticker: UP) is designed to deliver four times the return of the S&P 500, while the ForceShares Daily 4X US Market Futures Short Fund (DOWN) will return four times the …

Warren Buffett's Wish List

Warren Buffett's war chest is ready for his next deal -- maybe even his biggest one yet.<p>The company's cash swelled to $86.4 billion at the end of …

5 Stocks Yielding Up To 9.7% That Love Higher Interest Rates

We hear it every single time the Federal Reserve raises rates, or even merely hints at it!<p>“Higher interest rates will crush dividend stocks – especially high yielders.”<p>Sounds scary – but it’s simply not true. And we’ll highlight five picks paying up to 9.2% that will prove just that.<p>Many high-yield …

A Colorado appeals court sided with a group of teenagers who sued the oil industry for not protecting the environment

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a group of teenagers on Thursday, reversing a lower court ruling and opining that the state must hold public health and environmental protection to a higher level of importance than the interests of its oil and gas industry, the Denver Post …

USDA vs. FDA: What’s the Difference?

The only difference, usually, between a cheese pizza and a pepperoni-topped pizza is the pepperoni. Yet in the United States of America, two completely different government agencies are responsible for regulating and inspecting each. A frozen pepperoni pizza, because it contains meat, will go …

Raspberry Pi Zero W is a $10 computer with WiFi and Bluetooth

Although major Raspberry Pi announcements are very few and far between, you know that when there is one, it's worth paying attention. Take for example the Raspberry Pi Zero -- the $5 (£4) board that apparently came out of nowhere in October 2015 and offered 40 percent more computing power than the …

21 Android secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no …

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How to get a free data plan for your tablet

I tend to think of tablets as "indoor" devices, used primarily at home or the office -- places rife with Wi-Fi. But what happens when you go out into the world and need connectivity? Now you have to pay for a 4G plan, right?<p>Not necessarily. Mobile carrier Freedompop offers a limited amount of free …

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ASUS' Raspberry Pi rival can play 4K video

Homebrew-friendly boards like the Raspberry Pi are great for do-it-yourself projects, but they seldom have the oomph needed to handle intensive tasks. That's where ASUS hopes to do better -- it quietly released its own device, the appropriately named Tinker Board. It's almost the same size as the …

Protect your privacy by moving to the dark web

Proud technophobes and self-confessed Luddites: if you care about protecting your communications, your time has come. In 2015, it was revealed in the …

Opinion: Forget Buffett — four unsung investment gurus are picking these eight stocks for 2017

Here’s a worthy New Year’s resolution for you: Stop paying so much attention to financial-market icons.<p>You know who I mean. I’m talking about the …

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5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in January

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The best way to start the New Year off on the right foot is by purchasing high-quality dividend stocks and allowing them to go to work for you over the long-term. Dividend stocks have historically left non-dividend-paying stocks in the dust over the long run, and …

This Stock Could Turn a $10,000 Investment Into $1,000 in Future Annual Cash Flow

Image source: Getty Images.<p><i>"The thing is, if you're just oogling fat current dividend yields you are missing the more profitable boat. When it comes to dividend investing, the far smarter play is to zero in on companies that consistently increase their dividend payouts."</i><p><i>--</i>Wealthifi<p>Too often, income …

Raspberry Pi releases an OS to breathe new life into old PCs

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released an experimental version of its Linux-based Pixel OS for Windows and Mac PCs. The OS, originally designed to run only on the Raspberry Pi hobby board, comes with the Chromium web browser and a suite of productivity and coding tools. "We asked ourselves one …

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Marijuana Investing in 2017: 5 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Many marijuana stocks have soared in 2016, with one enjoying especially impressive gains of well over 2,000%. However, this speculative industry is fraught with risk. If you're considering investing in marijuana stocks in the new year, here are five numbers you should know before taking the …

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

16 Best Stocks to Buy Under President Donald Trump

Donald Trump has, against all odds, been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. There are many winners, and thus many strong …

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One of Jeffrey Gundlach's Favorite Recession Indicators Just Got Triggered

September’s jobs report contained a sign that investors should be on alert for a U.S. recession, judging by bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach’s favorite …