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Meltdown, Spectre Likely Just Scratch the Surface of Microprocessor Vulnerabilities

There's a lot at stake when it comes to patching the hardware flaws.<p>The dust has yet to settle on the recent revelation of critical vulnerabilities …

Canadian spy agency releases its top anti-malware tool as free software.

The Canadian Communications Security Establishment -- the most secretive of Canada's spy agencies -- has released the sourcecode for Assemblyline, a …

I Did 20 Push-Ups Every Day For 2 Weeks and Here's What I Learned

Earlier this year, I could string together a solid 14 to 16 push-ups without stopping. It was a skill that took me quite some time to master. And by …

10 Ways to Secure Your Identity for Free

According to Javelin Strategy & Research<b>,</b> identity thieves stole $16 billion from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion …

The Reaper IoT Botnet Has Already Infected a Million Networks

The Mirai botnet, a collection of hijacked gadgets whose cyberattack made much of the internet inaccessible in parts of the US and beyond a year ago, …

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Workouts

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

By Vivek Wadhwa<p>Vivek Wadhwa<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Contributor, Innovations<p>Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We have already begun to see ways in which computing, sensors, artificial intelligence and …

Emerging Technology

4 Tips for Efficiently Funding Your Child’s College Education

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — If you have kids headed to college, the annual costs may give you serious sticker shock. Consider these projections from The …

3 Wealth Management Trends to Know About Now

<b>Updated November 2017</b> — Trends in wealth management are being fueled by dynamics at the center of wealth transfer. Financial needs are changing …

Managing Your Assets

Six moves to consider based on the opportunities and headwinds created by the new law.<p>Strategists at Wells Fargo Investment Institute provide their …

Strategies for 5 Common Retirement Surprises

<b>Updated May 2017</b> — No matter how carefully you plan for retirement, you can't predict the future. Just as you leave the work force, a colleague might …

Donald Trump outlines policy plan for first 100 days

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump unveiled plans Monday for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration, trade deals and defense policy, using a video published online to briefly outline his proposals.<p>Trump promised to withdraw from negotiations on the …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

You Can Sign Out of Skype Remotely

If you’ve accidentally left Skype open on another computer or device, there’s an easy way to sign out from somewhere else. All it takes is a simple …

Apps

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Social Trading Platform | Learn to Trade Stocks

Yesterday was a crazy day for me due to this, today there are plays galore, both long and short, I nailed one of them, but missed RWLK long/WNDW …

Top 21 Stocktwits Traders On My List

I was introduced to Twitter by Howard Lindzon (founder of StockTwits) in June of 2008. At first, I didn’t understand why anyone would use it, boy was …

Opinion: Year-end selling has made these stocks screaming bargains

Like retailers, the stock market runs a lot of sales this time of year, so let’s go shopping.<p>Each year around this time, investors dump their dogs to …

Why You Should Consider Trading Options

It's that time of year where you're looking to pick up a new skill and be more proactive about your finances. So here's a solution for both: options trading.<p>You may not have considered trading options in the past, or you may not fully understand what options are. However, it doesn't take a …

Trading

3 Little-Known High-Dividend Stocks That Are on Track to Deliver Stellar Earnings

<i>Editor's Pick: Originally Published Monday, Dec. 21</i><p>We often don't notice the opportunities right in front of us. If you know where to look, you can …

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for under $10 a share don't experience massive spikes higher. Traders savvy …

Learning about Price Action Trading (Pt 1)

Before we start with the technical aspects of how to analyse price movement, I will say what the three types of market analysts are. The first is the most common, i.e. the fundamental analyst. The Fundamentalist analyses the underlying forces that affect the well-being of the economy, industry …

Three top stock picks from BBSL’s John DeGoey

<i>John DeGoey is portfolio manager at BBSL. His focus is personal finance and ETFs.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p>All three of these ETFs started trading less than a month ago, and all three represent “Christmas Present” ideas for investors. I expect to start using all three in early 2016.<p><b>SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Free</b> …

Here Are the Tech Stocks You Should Buy in 2016

Let’s face it—today’s top companies are radically different from the ones we grew up with. The corporate campus has given way to the private home or …

The most popular search this year on 'Investopedia' tells you just how anxious people really are right now

And this tells you everything you need to know about how anxious investors have felt this year.<p>"Smart beta" is more or less an investing strategy that calls for investing in indexes that are weighted differently than the traditional market cap method.<p>For example, an investor looking to replicate …

Baylor, UCF returning more than 15,000 unsold 2014 Fiesta Bowl tickets

Travel costs and other hurdles are limiting ticket sales for the Bears and Knights.<p>Baylor and UCF both fell short of selling out their 17,500-ticket allotments to the 2014 Fiesta Bowl. The Bears are returning about 5,000 tickets, according to the Waco Tribune, while the Knights are returning …

Build to Sell (Even If You Don't Plan on It)

Most entrepreneurs don't think about selling their businesses until it's too late. Inc.'s Norm Brodsky gives his advice.<p>We all know the saying that it's better to be lucky than smart. I needed a lot more than luck to build the records-storage business that I sold in 2007 for $110 million, but I've …

Ending Soon: Learn The Secrets To Using Your iPhone And iPad [Deals]

Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch is one of the most advanced mobile devices on the market and you owe it to yourself to make sure you are using it to its full capabilities.<p>That’s why Cult of Mac Deals is excited to bring you this lifetime membership to iOS Centric for only $49 because now you can …

Mobile Devices

Hacking back: cops and corporations want cybersecurity to go on the offensive

Law enforcement agencies and private companies don't always get along, but one occasion where they frequently come together is to complain that their networks are being penetrated by a seemingly continuous stream of cyber attacks. Whether it's the relative nuisance of DDoS attacks from hacktivist …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …