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GEORGE SOROS: The world is running into something it doesn't know how to handle

"We are repeating [2008]," Soros said during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in an interview with Bloomberg TV.<p>The root cause of the crisis is different this time, however.<p>In 2008, it was the subprime crisis in America. This time, it is China and the deflationary forces it is …

How Much Can Dual Momentum Increase Your Investment Returns?

How Much Can Dual Momentum Increase Your Investment Returns? by Tim du Toit, Quant Investing<p>I am sure you have already heard of momentum but have you …

This Chart Explains Why You Shouldn't Try to Time the Market

Investor sentiment lags reality.<p>In 2007, just before the financial crisis, more than 90% of individual investors thought stocks were the best …

Stock Markets

What You Need to Know About Fibonacci Levels - Schaeffer's Investment Research

Whether you're trading stocks or options, you probably include <b>technical analysis</b> somewhere in your methodology. The next time you analyze a chart, …

Mathematics

Warren Buffett's Top 20 Dividend Stocks With The Highest Yields

<b>Warren Buffett’s Top 20 Dividend Stocks With The Highest Yields by Ben Reynolds, Sure Dividend</b><p>Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF<p>Get the entire …

It keeps getting harder to argue the US economy is entering recession

US economic data releases were sparse this week, but the few indicators we did get confirmed the US economy is not on the brink of recession.<p>Consumer spending is the driving force of economic growth, as consumption makes up two-thirds of gross domestic product (GDP).<p>And the first big reading on …

Google News & Weather update brings dark theme, curated stories, new weather graphs

There's some good news for, well, news junkies on Android today. Google has rolled out an update to its News & Weather app that brings a number of …

Best Money Tips: How to Be Successful

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on how to be successful, top tech for saving and managing your …

ATTN Absent Minded People: Track Your Things With Phone Halo's TrackR

During their time at UCSB, Christian Smith and Chris Herbert were affiliated with a technology management program that challenged students with …

Marketing Strategy

Maker Faire 2013 3D Printing Stage: Printing Trains at Scales Up to 1:1

Ford Extends Sync AppLink System to 3.4M More Cars

Ford on Friday announced that it is extending its Sync AppLink in-car connectivity system to an additional 3.4 million vehicles later this year.<p>PCMag …

Century-Old Photos From Legendary Explorer Found In Antarctica

Film left in Antarctic for 100 years coudn't be developed, right? Wrong.<p>Even after 100 years, a picture is worth a thousand words. So why am I writing these words? Well, I'll tell you why: Because the story behind the accompanying photographs is pretty cool.<p>From 1914 to 1917, explorer Ernest …

How Badly Can Potholes Damage Your Car?

Been feeling a faint vibration ever since you ran over that huge pothole? Our car guys discuss what might be wrong.<p><b>I was driving my Mazda5 to work when a pothole came out of nowhere. I avoided it with the front tire, but nailed it with the rear. Ever since there's been a faint vibration that I can</b> …

Basis Refreshes Its Fitness Tracker, Adds Improved Sleep Analytics

The quantified self movement has grown to the point where you could easily bedeck your limbs with thousands of dollars of tracking gadgets, and the race to measure your movement isn’t going to end any time soon. That’s why Basis — makers of an awfully accurate, wrist-worn health gadget — has rolled …

Vine Unveils Web Profiles and Full-Screen Video Play

Vine unveiled a web version of the popular video sharing app on Friday, the company announced on its blog.<p>The web version has most of the same …

Yahoo Sports Receives Animated GIF Creation Tool And iOS 7 Refresh

Yahoo’s Sports app for iOS is receiving an update today that allows users to create animated GIFs of their favorite sports moments. When watching a sporting event or video, you can now capture a piece of history and apply your own caption, effects, and comments.<p>Called Loops, these animated GIF-like …

NSA developing computer to crack privacy codes: report

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether they are used to protect other nations’ spying programs or consumers’ bank accounts, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.<p>An undated aerial handout photo …

Forget Mega-Corporations, Here’s The Mega-Network

We live in the age of cryptocurrency heists, Chinese moon landings, eco-disasters and electronic cigarettes. Sounds like something out of a cyberpunk novel.<p>Well, a cyberpunk novel without the brain implants, but don’t worry, those are coming, too. But one big cyberpunk theme that hasn’t come to …

Intel's big CES news: Computers that run both Windows and Android

Plenty of computers makers have tried and failed to bring Windows and Android together, but that’s not stopping Intel from trying.<p>Intel is planning to announce a new push next week at CES for computers that run both Windows and Android, sources tell the Verge.<p>The initiative, internally dubbed “Dual …

Spec Sheet: Acer's Iconia A1 takes on low-cost Android tablets with the iPad mini's style

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>The consumer electronics industry will converge at CES next week to …

The Impressive Aftermath of the East Coast Blizzard Seen From Space

The blizzard that has been pummeling the East Coast since yesterday has dumped a thick, white blanket over a huge swath of land. Today, NASA's Terra …

The Importance of Our Evolution Beyond Killing for Food

When I think about the debate surrounding the ethics of eating meat, I often wonder why it is so difficult for meat-eaters to admit that killing animals to eat their flesh is unethical? Truly, I cannot think of one sound ethical argument in favor of slaughtering animals for their meat.<p>The simplest …

iPad Still the Runaway Leader in Latest Tablet Web Usage Report

The iPad remains at the top of the charts and way ahead of rivals in the latest report on tablet and mobile web usage from Chitika, an online advertising and analytics firm. Their Holiday Mobile Progress Report was based on their traffic statistics for the period from December 20 to December 29 of …

iPad

Rumored "iPad Pro" May Be a Tablet/Laptop Hybrid

Today two rumors have condensed into one. The first is that Apple is working on a 12-inch iPad that many are referring to as the "iPad Pro." The second is that Apple is working on a game-changing laptop that will be as portable as the 11-inch MacBook Air but as productive as the 13-inch MacBook …

Puffin Web Browser Welcomes The New Year With An All-New Cloud-Based Flash Engine

Puffin Web Browser has just started another year of premium mobile browsing with an all-new Flash engine. Puffin Web Browser prides itself in being …

Is Samsung poised to rule the tablet market?

Samsung doesn’t have an iconic tablet brand on par with its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines of smartphones… but it might not need one. Samsung’s …

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Windows 8.x breaks 10 percent, Internet Explorer 11 makes a splash

Chrome for Android was 2013's big winner.<p>In 2013, Internet Explorer reversed some of its historic losses, Google released Chrome for Android, and …