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Intel buys into chips powering cloud computing, smarter cars

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel is buying chip designer Altera for about $16.7 billion in cash to expand its reach into new chip markets that are powering the …

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The Smartest Money Tips for 2015 From Warren Buffett and Other Experts

Reduce debt, set financial goals, but be sure to invest in yourself.<p>Want more wealth in 2015? Most of us do, but we're not sure how to get there. To help us figure it out, the finance site GOBankingRates compiled one piece of advice from 11 top financial wizards for the coming year, and invited …

Africa elephants face 'threat of extinction'

Entire elephant populations are dying out in many African countries due to poaching on a massive scale, wildlife regulator CITES has warned, while also hailing the continent for improving its crackdown on ivory smuggling.<p>More than 20,000 African elephants were poached last year alone for their …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

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10 LinkedIn Blunders That Make You Look Like An Amateur

In working with clients on their LinkedIn strategy over the past few years, I have identified some all-too-common faux pas that will create a negative impression rather than build your brand. I share ten of the most egregious gaffes here in two categories – Content and Contacts.<p><b>CONTENT</b> The content …

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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make 2014 A Year Of Action

Last week, I had the pleasure of teaching a class about business branding to the students of the Girlfriend MBA, an innovative online business program for women entrepreneurs. (My segment came the week after Seth Godin’s– no small act to follow!). The Girlfriend MBA was started by Erin Moran …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …

The coming baby boom?

IT IS always interesting to see an argument that goes against the consensus, and that is true of the (privately-circulated) note from BCA Research, …

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Research Experiment Produces First Human Brain-To-Brain Interface

In more brain news, researchers from the University of Washington (UW) say they’ve created the first successful, non invasive brain-to-brain-interface.<p>Don’t run screaming from your computer just yet. This is a research project in a controlled lab. The researcher, Rajesh Rao, says he was able to …