Gabriel St Engel

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The long-awaited tech correction is here

But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with no published financial returns and massive losses is supposedly worth more than Ford and GM.<p>On …

Venture Capital

Donald Trump says he will get Apple to 'start building their damn computers and things' in the US

The US lost Apple's manufacturing jobs years ago, and probably for good. Steve Jobs is rumored to have said as much at a high-power Silicon Valley dinner in 2011, when he told President Barack Obama "those jobs aren't coming back." But billionaire kleptomaniac Donald Trump thinks he'll be the one …

It’s time for boomers to assess the family home as a capital consideration

Above all other financial considerations for baby boomers in 2016 is what to do with the family home.<p>Downsize soon, decide to stick around for a few more years, or commit to staying until they carry you out. What you decide to do matters less than the fact that you spend some time thinking about …

Yes, Trump and Sanders Are Actually Changing America

They’ve released a flood of hidden beliefs, and we’ll be living with the effects for years.<p>The most startling thing about the 2016 presidential race has been the rise of two strident populists, Donald Trump on the right and Bernie Sanders on the left. Though they stand for very different things, …

Middle-class

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will feature microSD, water resistance, and larger batteries

Samsung is endowing its first two 2016 flagships with a pair of features that were conspicuously missing from 2015’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, according to a person briefed on the company’s plans. Both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will offer microSD slots (compatible with cards up to 200GB) and …

Phones