David E Braggs

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Self-Made Billionaires Prove Piketty Wrong About Wealth

Many of us are aware that 400 billionaires appear on Forbes’ list of the wealthiest Americans, but if you had to guess what percentage of them is self-made, what would you say? A quarter? A third?<p>Before I give you the answer, let me posit which way Thomas Piketty might lean.<p>If you’re unfamiliar …

B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King kept drawing fans Friday in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a …

Manny Pacquiao laments injury after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Manny Pacquiaosaid after his Saturday night loss toFloyd Mayweather Jr.that he was hampered by a sore right shoulder that had been injured in training camp and was re-aggravated in the third round.<p>Pacquiao's performance in the 118-110, 116-112, 116-112 unanimous-decision loss at the MGM Grand Hotel …

Who is Marilyn J. Mosby? A Guide to the Baltimore State's Attorney

Jim Bourg—Reuters<p>Jerry Jackson—TNS /Landov<p>Andrew Burton—Getty Images<p>Noah Scialom—EPA<p>Patrick Semansky—AP<p>Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images<p>Brendan …

Freddie Gray death ruled homicide; officers charged

<i>Watch a CNN special report, "Police Under Fire," at 9 p.m. ET/PT Monday.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> <b>Latest developments</b><p>10:26 p.m.: Members of the media were being told through an announcement from a speaker on a helicopter over Baltimore's North and Pennsylvania avenues to move to an area set up for reporters and …

It's 2015: Is weed legal in your state?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Mondays, the Denver Kush Club in Colorado runs a special on various strains of recreational marijuana. Customers can score an eighth of an ounce of premium weed for the same price they'd normally pay for a lower-grade, then take it home and use it, just for fun.<p>On any given Monday in …

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workers

McDonald's, which has been struggling with workers protests and sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July, the company said on Wednesday.<p>The pay increase will lift the average hourly rate for its U.S. restaurant employees to $1 above the mandated minimum wage on …

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Bloomberg: Apple will let Foxconn buy and resell used iPhones in China

Thanks to the consistently high local demand, the iPhone resell business is rather lucrative in China, to the point where even the company who actually manufactures the devices wants in as well. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, Apple is about to launch an iPhone trade-in program in China (we're surprised …

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Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

I am told that 2013 was a lost year for tech.<p>Apparently, there was no innovation. There was merely a concentration on such moving aspects as money.<p>This may well be true, but that didn't stop tech companies from trying to claim that their latest something was so very different and important and, …

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2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

Chromebooks experienced a surge in popularity in 2013, rising from almost nothing to claim about a fifth of the commercial laptop market.This …

LG makes Knock a standard feature, update coming for L Series II models

LG first rolled out its Knock feature on the G2 earlier this year, but now that item will become a standard feature on future handsets. If you'll recall, the power button on that smartphone is situated around back, so Knock allows users to turn the unit on by double tapping on the screen. In …

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

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Verizon quietly unleashes its LTE monster, tripling 4G capacity in major cities

Advertisement<p>41 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / V&A Steamworks<p>We’ve already logged a few sightings of Verizon’s powerful new LTE network in New York and …

Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0 puts full Android phone on your wrist (pictures)

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Levi's Launches Into the Modern Frontier

Levi’s Launches Into the Modern Frontier<p>Inside Flipboard / September 19, 2013<p>In the same pioneering spirit that inspired Levi Strauss to create his …