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If You Read One Article about Forex Trading, Read this One » Learn To Trade

<b>WARNING</b> – What you are about to read might shock you, it might not be what you ‘expect’ to hear about Forex trading. It might even make some industry …

Trading

Another nail in the coffin: T-Mobile will no longer offer BlackBerry

After bringing BBM over to Android and iOS, Blackberry is finding a reasonable level of success on the software side of business. Of course, that’s just a small portion of Blackberry’s business, and its the hardware that really counts.<p>Unfortunately for Blackberry, the company’s BB10 handsets …

Cellular Networks

Lowdown Is An iOS App To Help Busy People Prepare For Meetings

Apparently, preparing for meetings <i>properly</i> — the who, what and where — is a pain-point for some. This is especially true for sales people who have to hold a lot of meetings and where preparation can make the difference when trying to push a prospect over the line. That’s the problem Lowdown is …

Short on Water? Don’t Blame it on the Rain

The common refrain in media stories about water shortages is that they are caused by droughts. Don’t believe them.<p>Droughts don’t cause water shortages. People do.<p>The water shortages appearing with increasing frequency and intensity around the globe are, regretfully, poignant signs of our society’s …

Lake Tahoe

DuckDuckGo: The privacy search ruffling Google's feathers

Gabriel Weinberg, the search engine's founder, says it has tapped into a growing desire not to be tracked<p>It takes a certain degree of bravery for one man to go up against Google in anything - but taking the technology giant on web search? Some might regard that as just plain foolish.<p>After all, this …

Privacy

Native American tribes adopt Bitcoin-like currency, prepare to battle US government

MazaCoin could be what the Lakota people need to boost them out of longstanding poverty, but is it legal?<p>The programmer and Native American activist Payu Harris raised a gavel Monday night and vigorously banged the bell to open trading at The Bitcoin Center, a meeting space for virtual currency …

The world's largest photo service just made its pictures free to use

Getty Images is betting its business on embeddable photos<p>If you go to the Getty Images website, you'll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, from FDR on the campaign trail to last Sunday's Oscars, all stamped with the same transparent …

Almost a third of new U.S. electricity came from solar last year

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: SunPower<p>Solar power crashed its way onto the U.S. power grid last year and is now fundamentally changing the makeup …

Renewable Energy

RC Helicopter Enthusiasts "Get Carried Away" With World's First Human-Payload RC Flight

HeliGraphix is the name of a Germany-based collective of RC helicopter enthusiasts who document their stunts online. The group's latest project, …

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Robotics