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The Best Things in Life Are Free: New Yorkers Already Stealing Citi Bikes

Citi Bike is up and running (well, biking) in select areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn, but the highly anticipated bike sharing program might have a …

Are France and Spain Risky Vacation Spots?

Aon just released its 2013 Terrorism and Political Violence Risk Map. Interestingly, reports <i>Business Insider</i><i>,</i> the risk levels in summer vacation …

Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions

Our latest podcast is called “Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions.” (You can download/subscribe at …

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FORTUNE — Almost a century ago Thomas Marshall, Woodrow Wilson’s Vice President, got tired of listening to senators blather on about the nation’s needs and uttered the words that made him immortal: “What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar.” Today, with 24/7 blathering as our national …

Billy Hunter's Lawsuit Against Derek Fisher And The NBPA Could Be Worth Millions Of Dollars

The very first issue that National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Interim Director Ron Klempner addressed on Saturday at the annual Sports Lawyers Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia was the pending dispute between former NBPA Executive Director Billy Hunter on one side, and the NBPA, …

Jay-Z Hires Football Agent To Represent Players At Roc Nation Sports

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) lists Kimberly Ann Miale of Boston, Massachusetts as a certified Contract Advisor with Roc Nation Sports, a full-service sports management company founded by Shawn Carter (publicly known as “Jay-Z”). Miale, a graduate of the Suffolk …

Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim's TracFone Accuses Activist Group Of Orchestrating A Corporate-Backed Smear Campaign

TracFone, a telephone company owned by Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim’s America Movil (NYSE:AMX) filed a complaint on Monday accusing activist group Two Countries One Voice and its campaign against Slim in the United States of being a corporate smear campaign as opposed to a grassroots movement …

The World's Most Powerful Women 2013

Our annual snapshot of the 100 women with the most impact are top politicians and CEOs, activist billionaires and celebrities who matter. In roughly equal measure you’ll find next gen entrepreneurs and media mavens, technologists and leaders in philanthropy — all ranked by dollars, media momentum …

Who Got Rich This Week: A 3D Printer Maker, A High Tech Bookseller And More

Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market. A flat week was turned by a steep sell off on Wednesday afternoon as Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress on the current state of the American …

Steven Spielberg's 'Halo' TV Series Began Life As A Feature Film

<i>Steven Spielberg’s ‘Halo’ television show was almost Peter Jackson’s Halo movie.</i><p>At the Xbox One reveal, Microsoft announced a brand new Halo television series.<p>Produced by Steven Spielberg, the new show would build on the success of the Halo 4 mini-series, <i>Forward Unto Dawn</i>. But it was the failure of …

Can A Fitness Tracker Really Change Your Life? Part One Of A First-Person Experiment

In 2013, fitness tracking is all around us: in iPhone apps like Map My Fitness and DailyBurn; built into your Samsung Galaxy S4 phone; in a device on your wrist if you own a Nike+ Sportswatch or a Pebble smartwatch. But does any of it really work? Not just do they track your fitness, but do they …

Samsung uses their components business as a weapon against competition

So often, we decry Samsung for being proprietary. Their TouchWiz, apps, and services are all very much geared toward people buying Samsung devices. This isn’t wrong or nefarious, it’s just not what we’d like to see from such a well known brand. Android is proudly open source, and the development …

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Noise-canceling tech could lead to Internet connections 400 times faster than Google Fiber

The basic mechanism behind noise-canceling headphones could boost both the speed and reliability of Internet connections, according to researchers that published findings via Nature Photonics.<p>Noise-canceling headphones use a microphone to pick up any outside noises within range of your ears. It …

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 camera to include optical image stabilization technology

Galaxy Note 3 concept<p>A new report says that the Galaxy Note 3 could feature an improved camera capable to offer users optical image stabilization (OIS) features.<p>According to <i>etnews</i>, Samsung is apparently working on including OIS capabilities in the unannounced Galaxy Note 3, a feature that should …

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Samsung Premiere 2013 Will Unveil New Galaxy and ATIV Devices

Samsung has just announced a new event that will be used to “premiere” new mobile devices for its Galaxy and ATIV portfolio.<p>The unveiling will take place on June 20 at Earls Court 2, London and be livestreamed over on its corresponding YouTube channel from 6pm BST/ 1pm ET/ 10am PT.<p>The teaser poster …

EU regulators reportedly probing Apple's iPhone sales tactics

Antitrust regulators send questionnaire to wireless carriers to determine whether Apple is using anticompetitive sales tactics to squeeze out rival handset makers.<p>The European Commission is reportedly investigating whether Apple is using anticompetitive sales tactics to muscle out rival handset …

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