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Aaron's computer rental chain settles FTC spying charges

Imagine getting set up with a rent-to-own computer only to later find out that the retailer was surreptitiously snapping Webcam photos of you and recording your keystrokes via spyware. As bad as this sounds, it reportedly happened.<p>Atlanta-based Aaron's rent-to-own computer chain has been accused of …

Apple's newest biz strategy: Free, free, free

Apple revealed lots of new things on Tuesday during its product event at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, but the most intriguing among them was not on the product list -- its newest business strategy: aggressive pricing.<p>"Today we're revolutionizing pricing," said Apple's senior vice …

Apple's new iPad pricing: A head scratcher or brilliant?

The first question I got from several readers, colleagues, and friends yesterday was "so which iPad should I buy?"<p>Many were very smart people who keep up with the ins and outs of technology, which leads me to believe that Apple's new lineup might leave some consumers scratching their heads when …

The sky’s the limit: UAS program takes flight at Cochise College - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Adam Curtis herald/review<p>SIERRA VISTA — The flood gates are primed to open on the civilian Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry and 10 students …

How to set up a Chromecast

To hear Google tell it, you'd think its<p>Chromecastpractically installed itself. I can tell you from experience that this is not the case.<p>To Google's credit, Chromecast setup is a breeze compared with some of the hair-pulling experiences I've had involving the<p>Apple TV, for which I suspect Apple …

i-HLS European UAS Academy established in Netherlands

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)<p><b>The European Unmanned Systems Training Academy (EUTA) is spreading its wings. EUTA is the only</b> …

i-HLS Northrop Grumman displays MQ-4C Triton maritime surveillance drone in the UK

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)<p><b>After avoiding high profile, expensive events such as the Paris Airshow, Northrop Grumman opted to</b> …

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

Detroit’s Debt Crisis: Everything Must Go

Diego Rivera is under attack in Detroit. It’s not the first threat to the late Mexican artist’s famed murals, which depict the city’s steel factories …

U.S. Army To Scrap $7 Billion In Equipment In Afghanistan

In preparation for a complete exit from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the U.S. military has destroyed more than 170 million pounds' worth of military equipment, The Washington Post reported.<p>Military planners for the U.S. Army have decided not to ship back more than $7 billion of equipment — about …

ReadWrite Analyzes Technology News on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2013<p>Shiny gadgets and clever apps are great, but at the end of the day, new technology is only as powerful as the things …

Sallie Mae Profit Boosts College Endowments And Pension Funds As Students Pay More

University endowments and teachers’ pension funds are among big investors in Sallie Mae, the private lender that has been generating enormous profits thanks to soaring student debt and the climbing cost of education, a Huffington Post review of financial documents has revealed.<p>The previously …

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