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Apple's iPhone 6S and iPad Pro event: How it went down

If you missed Apple's "totally epic" iPhone 6S event, you missed more than just the announcement of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. There's the $99 Apple …

Latin America's 2 largest economies are reeling — and they don't know what comes next

In Latin America, falling commodity prices and uncertainty in some of the world's most important economies appear to have hit the region's two biggest economies hard.<p>These economic struggles, when coupled with political instability, indicate that the region will likely limp to the finish line of …

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything <i>but</i> what you need …

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Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product …

These are the stocks the biggest names in the hedge fund industry have been buying and selling

There are a few standout investments: Tech-focused hedge fund Tiger Global took a big position in Netflix, while Jana Partners invested in Precision Castparts right before Warren Buffett announced a takeover of the company.<p>A number of funds also took positions in pharmaceuticals stock Perrigo, …

Walmart: Retail's Biggest Embarrassment

<i>**Also see reaction from the people who actually work at Walmart, on the ground ... Mistreated Walmart Employees Speak Out Against Company.</i><p>NEW YORK …

AT&T Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 5.67% Yield (T)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

Targeted Sanctions No Problem For Russian Economy, But Harsher Punishment Possible

The sanctions announced against Russia today read more like a list of bad guys banned from the sandlot at recess. Very little damage will be done to the Russian economy on account of Monday’s relatively mild, first wave sanctions by Washington and Brussels.<p>Investors have long since priced in the …

Weak sanctions don’t put any pressure on Russia

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The United States and the European Union did the bare minimum Monday by imposing economic sanctions on a small group of …

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Could Samsung Ditch Android for Tizen?

With Android, once the sale is complete, Samsung is just handing their customers' money over to Google.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Apple begins charging for some online chat support cases - (Mar 17)

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

Apple Store for iPhone updated with improved notifications, iPad version gets gift card purchases

Apple updated its mobile shopping apps for both iPhone and iPad today, with each platform getting a different set of new features or fixes. On the iPhone, improvements were made to the way in-store notifications are handled. These notifications can be triggered by a variety of events, such as a …

The One Extraordinary Skill All Prodigies Share

Their working memory is much, much better than everyone else’s.<p>We all know a child prodigy when we see one. If you’d been there when Mozart composed his first piece of music at age 5, or when Picasso finished his first painting at 9, or when math genius William James Sidis entered Harvard at 11, …

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The Neglected Suicide Epidemic

On a January morning six years ago, Jonny Benjamin walked halfway across the Waterloo Bridge, in London, stepped to the edge, and prepared to jump. Benjamin, who was then twenty, had just been given a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder; he felt that all the days ahead were doomed. As he was …

Apple's Future: iPhone Replacements?

<b>Opening:</b><p>Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is having a difficult time convincing legacy iPhone users to upgrade to the latest and greatest iPhones due to changes …

How Arianna Huffington Sleeps Her Way to Success

Arianna Huffington wants to revolutionize how women create a successful life. First step? More z's.<p>Last year, Arianna Huffington gave her friends unorthodox Christmas presents: alarm clocks. Rather than passing comment on anyone's punctuality, the media entrepreneur sought to nudge them toward …

Game Developers Conference: Are We Misogynists, Homophobes?

GDC wants to offer a social critique, but the summit is still largely about the craft and business of gaming.<p>With session titles like “Minorities and Startups,” “The Connection Between Boys’ Social Status, Gaming and Conflict” and “Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia: Where Do Video Games Stand?,” the …

Scientists Detect "First Tremors of the Big Bang"

South Pole observations provide new clues into how the universe formed.<p>Researchers have discovered the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, the theory that in a fraction of a second after the Big Bang, the universe expanded exponentially, spreading out faster than the speed of light.<p>The …

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Takes White House To Task Over Privacy

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg published an open letter on Thursday in which he takes the White House to task over "the behavior of the U.S. government."<p>While he does not say so explicitly, Zuckerberg is clearly referring to the reports of widespread surveillance undertaken by the National …

New York Times Is Not for Sale, Got It?

<i>Updated from 1:35 p.m. to include additional information, starting with the fourteenth paragraph.</i><p>NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A few days after Jeff Bezos, …

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Who\’s making millions at Citi? The Mexico chairman. The CEO. And Peter Orszag

The S&P 500 is in a \’firmly bullish position\’: Sam Stovall

Wall Street is among top political donors of the past 25 years

Pimco is only fund group in top 10 to have outflows in February

Who still uses paper checks? Crooks

Two groups remain loyal to the paper check: American businessmen and crooks.<p>Dead-tree checks remain the preferred mode of payment for half of U.S. …

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Former Madoff employees naive and foolish, but not guilty of fraud: defense lawyers

Five things that could go wrong for markets: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

6 reasons the bull market is here to stay — for now

The market’s behavior during the first couple of months of 2014 has exhibited some eerie similarities to its behavior in 2000, the year the dot-com …

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