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Betting Against Bernanke

Long before folks fretted the demise of “quantitative easing,” I fretted its existence. It proved the reverse of its image, an antistimulus, and we’ve done okay not because of it but despite it. With its demise forthcoming, I’m bullish on banks, relative to the market.<p>Why? Banking’s core business …

Why is Dubai Assembling a Supercar Police Fleet?

When an Italian police force was given two Lamborghini Gallardos in the mid-2000s, there was at least some pretext: The <i>Polizia Stradale</i> were to …

This collection of #chairs is one of those that make people happy and kind. The project, consisting of Bambi, sheep and cow chairs, designed by Kamina & C (Tokyo) on design-dautore.com

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The Office for Metropolitan Architecture designs the perfect library for the digital …

Architecture

This concept video shows us what a redesigned iOS 7 could look like: http://on.mash.to/10Efl74 What features do you want to see from iOS 7?

If you're using the app Vine, here are 10 creative accounts not to miss: http://on.mash.to/YQEL6f. Who's your favorite?

Kindle finally getting a color screen? Amazon buys Liquavista display company

Samsung sells off the flexible screen maker after only two years<p>Samsung's been teasing its flexible, full-color display technology since 2011 when it acquired Liquavista, but it never actually shipped in a consumer product. One of the few companies that still has a viable e-reader business, Amazon …

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

RVs

Big Brands Want Ads On Instagram, But Facebook Is Focused On Growth For Now

Facebook says that there are no plans for now to add advertising to Instagram, even though advertisers are approaching them, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today during the company’s Q1 earnings call. Adding ads could end up stunting Instagram’s rapid growth. He said, more than once during the call, that …

Personal computers

CHINA overtook America in sales of personal computers (PCs) last year, to become the world’s biggest PC market. According to IHS, a research firm, …

Facebook earnings will offer insight into mobile

Is Facebook managing the transition to mobile as well as Google? We'll find out this week.<p>With Google's latest financial results showing that the search giant has gotten better at managing the growth of low-cost mobile ads, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week will give investors a look at how …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

AdTech

What the Heck Is P-Commerce?

First there was ecommerce, a term developed in the early '80s to abbreviate "electronic commerce," or sales made possible through electronic funds …

Take An Early Look At Routehappy, The Travel Site That Highlights The Flights You’ll Actually Enjoy

Routehappy is about to launch a new way for travelers to search for flights — and TechCrunch readers can actually take a look now.<p>The idea, as explained to me by co-founder and CEO Robert Albert, is to move beyond the focus on price and schedule that you find on every other flight search site. …

Pinterest Tweaks Its New Look, Improves Search And Brings Features Like Pinned From And Mentions Back

While Pinterest is still rolling out its brand new look to users, it decided to listen to some feedback along the way and make some tweaks.<p>Since the site relies heavily, or completely, on its users pinning things to boards like crazy, some features that were dropped from the new design were …

The New York Times Releases Its Headline-Reading Google Glass App

Google’s ambitious Glass display is still a ways off from its public release, but it looks like those newly minted Glass Explorers now have something else to do besides taking first-person photos. The New York Times just pulled back the curtain on its own Glass-friendly app today, which makes it …

How Corporate Logos Evolve

How Corporate Logos Evolve, from The Logo Company, shows us how even iconic world-wide recognized company logos change over time.<p><i>We often get asked</i> …

How to Build a Content Marketing Machine: Part I

Content marketing is the new darling of Internet Marketers. After years of trial and errors marketers have at last understood the value of having an …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Next up for Google TV: An NBC app with full, free episodes?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google TV (s GOOG) has long lacked one key feature: Free or fixed-price access to full episodes of shows the day after they …

Google earnings top estimates, despite mobile problems

Mobile continues to be a problem for Google, as the company struggles with how to make money off mobile ads and its Motorola smartphone unit. But earnings still beat Wall Street estimates.<p>Overall, Google's first-quarter revenue jumped to nearly $14 billion, in line with Wall Street expectations. …

Windows 8 lifts Microsoft's profit 19%

In the face of a badly slumping PC market, Windows 8 sales proved a hit.<p>Microsoft Windows sales spiked 23% in the company's fiscal third quarter. Even if you exclude sales deferrals carried over from earlier in the year, Windows sales were essentially flat -- that's pretty good in a PC market that …

First look at Twitter #Music app: Find trending tunes

Twitter's long rumored music discovery service is finally here.<p>Dubbed Twitter #Music (of course), the service suggests new music to its users in a uniquely social way.<p>Twitter Music launched as a separate app on Apple (AAPL) iOS devices on Thursday morning, and it's slated to become available at …

Pop Chart | Money

LOVE IT<p>Tyra Banks said there will be a sequel to her 2000 kid pic Life Size--in which she plays a doll that comes to life--and "it will be ... a modern take." So ... walking, talking SnapChats?<p>Warren Buffett and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert will give a $1 billion prize to anyone who can fill …

Crowdfunding campaigns for Boston victims top $1 million

Donors have flooded crowdfunding campaigns set up for individual victims of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon, raising more than $1 million in a matter of days.<p>A handful of efforts led by some victims' close friends and family members have gone viral, attracting thousands of donations from …

Chromebook could free Google from Microsoft and Apple

Of all the big moves and announcements Google will make in 2013, the most intriguing won't be related to Android, Glass, search or Gmail.<p>That honor was already claimed in February when Google (GOOG) released the Chromebook Pixel laptop with the latest version of Google's Web-only Chrome OS …