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Google patents ads that offer a free ride to your next shopping spree

Having items shipped to our door when we order them -- or even before -- is nice, but a new Google patent flips things around and offers potential buyers an immediate trip to the store. Apparently, Mountain View's toying with the idea of arranging transportation for customers who want to visit its …

Argentina to ease foreign exchange controls after peso slump

<b>Argentina is to relax its strict foreign exchange controls, a day after the peso suffered its steepest daily decline in 12 years.</b><p>Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said the country would reduce the tax rate on dollar purchases and allow the purchase of dollars for savings accounts.<p>The measures would …

Economy

Facebook Is About to Lose 80% of Its Users, Study Says

Facebook’s growth will eventually come to a quick end, much like an infectious disease that spreads rapidly and suddenly dies, say Princeton …

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

Discovery of 3,600-year-old body of King Senebkay confirms existence of forgotten dynasty<p>The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the …

OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer

An off-and-on customer of<p>OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different.<p>The envelope appeared to be a typical discount offering. But this one was addressed …

7 Common Mistakes That Cause Homebuyers to Overpay

Homebuyers often undermine their own best interests and end up overpaying, many real estate agents say.<p>First-time homebuyers, as well as those …

How Google Could Make Almost Everyone a Chrome OS User

I’ve spotted an interesting change in the way I use my MacBook Pro recently– I’m using Chrome to do increasing amounts of work. I’d say a good 90 percent of my computer usage now happens inside of Chrome.<p>Pretty much the only non-Chrome apps I use most days are Skype (although I try to push people …

Credit monitoring won’t help Target breach victims

After Target TGT, -0.21% revealed that 70 million customers had their personal information compromised, it offered free credit-monitoring to its …

Identity Theft

Income inequality is biggest global risk, World Economic Forum says

Worsening income inequality is the risk most likely to cause serious damage around the globe in the coming decade, the World Economic Forum said in a report ahead of its annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland, next week.<p>The widening gap between rich and poor "raises concerns about the Great …

NSA gathers 200 million text messages daily, Snowden leak says

The National Security Agency collects nearly 200 million text messages per day from around the world as part of a program code named Dishfire, according to a new report based on data leaked by Edward Snowden.<p>The NSA gathers text messages with Dishfire to collect all kinds of information, including …

LA Considers Highest Minimum Wage In U.S.

Los Angeles may soon require the highest minimum wage in America.<p>In the coming weeks, three city council members plan to introduce a motion to raise the minimum wage to $15.37 an hour for the city's hotel workers -- roughly double the California minimum of $8 an hour and the federal minimum of …

구글은 왜 온도조절기와 연기탐지기를 만드는 회사를 3조원을 주고 샀을까?

Posted on January 15, 2014<p>구글은 지난 월요일, 온도조절기와 연기탐지기를 만드는 3년된 회사 Nest를 인수한다고 발표했다. Nest는 $2B(약2조원) 가치를 목표로 투자를 유치하고 있었으나, 구글 CEO 래리 페이지는 Nest를 너무 간절히 …

Co-working: an option for freelancers

If you work alone but crave office interaction, then co-working spaces could be just for you. We look at the advantages … and disadvantages<p>Freelancing can be a lonely business, which for some is its appeal. But what if you're more of a sociable soul?<p>If you need the buzz of an office and regular …

Apple might finally sell a cheap iPhone—at least in India

Apple is planning to sell the iPhone 4—an older, discontinued version of its flagship smartphone—for around RS 15,000 (about $250) in India, according to a report by the Times of India, citing four unnamed Indian firms that work with Apple. The price, among the cheapest in the world for an …

Mobile

Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter

From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and exercise more, child obesity rates have appeared to …