Philip Saldo

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The Math Professor Who Beat Las Vegas And Wall Street

Ed Thorp’s new book is ‘A Man For All Markets: From Las Vegas To Wall Street, How I Beat The Dealer And The Market.‘<p>His first book, ‘Beat The Dealer,’ published when John F. Kennedy was president, revolutionized the game of blackjack by providing a mathematically-derived method to win by playing a …

Instagram Changed Their Logo and Uhh... It's Pretty Bad

Photo-sharing wunderkind Instagram gave itself a makeover last week, and everyone on the Internet is throwing a pretty big fit over it. While I'm not usually one to partake of the Haterade, I simply cannot help myself here.<p>Even if we completely disregard the fact that Instagram's iconic Polaroid …

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy in May

Many income-focused investors look at the <b>S&P 500</b>'sdividend yield of only 2% and believe they can do better. After all, there are plenty of stocks on the market that offer up yields well above that of the index, so doesn't it make more sense to simply buy a basket of high-yielding stocks as a way to …

Who is 'The Punisher' Rodrigo Duterte - the tough-talking mayor poised to become the next Philippine president?

He brags about his Viagra-fuelled womanising, revels in the nickname “the Punisher” and has run a foul-mouthed election campaign, vowing to kill 100,000 criminals and feed their bodies to the fish.<p>Yet 71-year-old Rodrigo Duterte, whose own aides have encouraged comparisons with Donald Trump, is the …

Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball.<p>The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years. But Google's newest patented technology would go even further -- and deeper.<p>(<i>Note: the</i> …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Tinder now has more than 1 million paying customers

Who can swipe right with abandon<p>Tinder now has more than 1 million members who pay for its Plus subscription, which costs less than $5 a month and lets you swipe an unlimited number of times on the mobile dating app. The user numbers were released as part of parent company Match Group's first …

Apps

Report: Apple Music to be completely overhauled at WWDC

Apple Music is headed for a refresh. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is overhauling the app’s interface, and will introduce the changes at WWDC in June.<p>The change is reportedly prompted by lukewarm reactions to the initial app, which has some hurdles on both the UX and UI side. Some …

Wunderlist Gives Its Windows and Windows Phone Apps a Refresh, with Better Performance and Viewing Options

Wunderlist has updated its cross-platform to-do app clients for Windows 7, 8 and Windows Phone 8, boasting better performance, new view options, live tile support and more.<p>While a Windows desktop client for Wunderlist has existed and received updates for a long while, the new app for Windows 7 is …