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8 Ways to Make Money With Your Expensive Drone

To say the political and legislative worlds in the U.S. have been a bit chaotic lately may be the understatement of a lifetime. While we’re not quite …

Drones

This company is bringing military-style drone tech to the rest of us

While we normal folk can operate drones merely within direct line-of-sight, the military can control a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) over Afghanistan from the other side of the world. Now, French company UAVIA is bringing that more advanced approach to the civilian world.<p>With UAVIA’s technology, …

Slow-Cook Your Sweets: 20 Alluring Crockpot Desserts

Why would you want to use a crockpot to bake with? We think it is more accurate to ask why you wouldn’t want to make baked goods in a crockpot. It …

Politicians are fighting over whether Americans should pay taxes on all online purchases

Say you’re in the market for a new TV or some $800 sweatpants. Right now, if you live in most of the US, buying them at the nearby brick-and-mortar store means you have to pay state and local sales tax on them. But if you get them online from a shop in another state, one with no physical presence …

eCommerce

Make This Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala ASAP

I didn't think chicken tikka masala could really get much better, but then I remembered my fall-time best friend: the slow cooker.

Slow Cookers

Crockpot Bolognese

<b>Crockpot Bolognese</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>4 ounces pancetta, chopped (or center cut bacon)<br>• 1 tablespoon butter (or olive oil)<br>• 1 large white onion, minced<br>• 2 celery …

Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix

Chicago has the nation's largest red light camera system and the shortest allowable yellow lights — a unique and dangerous combination that makes rear-end crashes more likely across the city, a Tribune investigation has found.<p>The three-second yellow lights commonly used in Chicago are too short …

Apple now requires cases protect devices from 1m drops, meet new environmental standards

Apple recently started requiring case manufacturers in its Made for iPhone (MFi) licensing program follow new requirements that will ensure cases better protect Apple devices and cover glass from impact, according to sources with knowledge of the new guidelines.<p>The new restrictions were introduced …

This Traffic Generation Strategy Made $100,000 on Indiegogo

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on Crowdfund Insider.</i><p>If there’s one big lesson about crowdfunding I’ve learnt in the past eight months, it is that pre-launch marketing can make or break your campaign. I’ve gone from knowing next to nothing about …

Major TV Networks Trash Netflix, Want It To Be Like Amazon And Hulu

Major TV networks are <i>streaming</i> mad.<p>At the Cable Show in Los Angeles last week, TV Executives from various networks, including Nickelodeon, FX, Showtime and AMC, appeared on a panel and collectively complained about Netflix. But they weren't mad about the buffering speed, limited selection, or any …

Canton Fair hit by rise of Chinese ecommerce

When the Canton Fair pulled the curtains down on its 115th session, the tally of deals confirmed what organisers had feared – China’s exports are …

AdEspresso Raises $500K To Make Facebook Ad Optimization Easy For Small Businesses

AdEspresso, a startup offering Facebook ad tools for small and medium businesses, is announcing that it has raised its first outside funding, a seed round of $500,000.<p>The company focuses on ad optimization, namely finding the most effective combination of text and images for your ads. It says that …