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5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Five Small Biotech Stocks Analysts Think Will Triple

Over the past two months, mutual funds and hedge funds liquidated momentum stocks, triggering a self-reinforcing selloff. As a result, nearly every single biotech stock has been pushed aggressively lower. When this happens mispricings occur. Fund managers take profits even on stocks that have great …

GOLDMAN: Here Are The 19 Best Stocks For Fat Dividends And Huge Buybacks

That figure is expected to rise to $975 billion this year, for 22% growth in total shareholders return and cash yields of 5%.<p>"Cash return to shareholders continues to dominate investment discussions as share repurchase activity and activist campaigns drive outperformance at the stock level," writes …

Investing

GOLDMAN: These Are The 40 Most Undervalued Stocks In The Market

However, within the market he sees no shortage of stocks and sectors expected to outperform.<p>In his new U.S. Monthly Chartbook, Kostin provides a list of stocks with the most upside potential today.<p>According to Goldman's analysts, the 40 stocks on this list offer 21% to 41% upside relative to their …

Investing

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Five dividend growth stocks to buy and hold

<i>John Heinzl is the dividend investor for Globe Investor's</i> Strategy Lab<i>. Follow his contributions</i> here<i>. You can see his model portfolio here</i><i>.</i><p>You may have heard that buy-and-hold investing is dead. With markets so volatile these days, the only way to make money is to trade in and out and exploit …

BlackBerry CEO hoping to avoid future layoffs, expects to be profitable by 2016

This morning's earnings report may not have been BlackBerry's favorite moment, but John Chen seems confident in his vision for the company's future -- and his ability to turn things around. Speaking with a small group of analysts and reporters, Chen mentioned that this coming year will be critical …

Solar Power Is Finally Getting Closer To Battery Storage Technology

HONOLULU - Major advances in battery storage technology, not to mention sharp cost reductions, could help light the way for Hawaii’s troubled solar industry. The path forward could, it seems increasingly plausible, involve do-it-yourself solar users disconnecting themselves from the power grid …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

‘Scuse Me While I Solve This Immigration Problem

There’s a crippling STEM talent shortage out there, stalking the streets of Silicon Valley; just ask any Valley executive in the choir crying out for immigration reform. But the IEEE, PBS, and Fortune — an odd triumvirate if ever I saw one — disagree, singing back their own united refrain: “The …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

Immigration

How the Internet is killing innovation

<i>Rob May is CEO and cofounder of Backupify.</i><p>I believed the same lies that you still believe, for a long time. I was in college during the early days of the World Wide Web, and like others, I rejoiced in the incredible access to knowledge it provided, and diversity of thought it promoted. So when I …

Assessing Zuckerberg’s Idea That Facebook Could Help Citizens Re-Make Their Government

Mark Zuckerberg has a grand vision that Facebook will help citizens in developing countries decide their own governments. It’s a lofty and partially attainable goal. While Egypt probably won’t let citizens vote for their next president with a Like, it is theoretically possible to use Facebook to …

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

How to make your car's engine look showroom fresh

Last time we saw Larry Kosilla of Ammo NYC and the YouTube show Drive Clean, he was initiating the resurrection of a 1966 Porsche 912. Going beyond the body, the automotive world's Mr. Clean next lays his gloved hands and brushes on the engine bay, demonstrating how to scour the powerplants of a …

How A Comma Gave Americans The Right To Own Guns

Take a look at the Second Amendment:<p>"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State<b>,</b> the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."<p>That little, red comma caused the Supreme Court to strike down D.C.'s ban on handguns, the country's strictest gun …

Gun Control

SF-LA in a half hour via Hyperloop? Still at least 7 years away

When pressed for a definitive timeline, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Monday that the proposed initial Hyperloop system -- one that would take passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes -- can likely come to fruition in 7 to 10 years.<p>But we have a long way to go. The first …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

The Immigration Debate

When it comes to popular politics, the immigration issue is fast replacing social conservative hot buttons like abortion and gay marriage. Immigration is more than migrant workers and undocumented individuals "living off the dole". It's about major companies like Goldman Sachs hiring outsourcing …

White House will make economic argument for immigration reform

President Obama hopes to show that opening up the immigration system could… (Evan Vucci / Associated…)<p>WASHINGTON – Seeking to pressure the House to act on immigration reform, White House officials are launching a state-by-state campaign to convince voters that opening up the immigration system …

Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the deal: If you can find most of the apps you need on Google's Play Store and would like a small …

Eike Batista, Formerly World's 8th Richest Man, Loses $33 Billion In Just 16 Months

You think losing a $10 bill is bad? Trying losing $33 <i>billion</i>, and with it your ranking among the world's richest men.<p>That’s what’s happened to Brazilian oil tycoon Eike Batista, who last year was quite literally on top of the world. Life was good, he was eighth richest man on the planet, and once …

Nigeria’s politicians still haven’t got around to outlawing online crime

Omobola Johnson, Nigeria’s minister of communications, told a gathering of the country’s tech-industry leaders yesterday that a long-awaited cyber-security bill “will be ready by the end of the year.” This is good news for Nigerians. Despite an increase in online crime, law-enforcement agencies …

Cybersecurity

With new API, Dropbox disrupted a startup engaged in real-time data syncing

The two founders of NimbusBase, Alex Volodarsky and Ray Wang, watched in shock as Dropbox CEO Drew Houston pitched a new API that does pretty much …

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