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Dallas-area buildings sold as part of a huge industrial deal

Three new Dallas-area industrial properties have changed hands as part of a 4-state warehouse sale.<p>Clarion Partners purchased the 3.75-million square …

Real Estate

Americas leaders take stand on corruption at subdued summit

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Leaders from throughout the Americas vowed Saturday to confront systemic corruption at a time when graft scandals plague many of their own governments but they made relatively little progress in determining a regional response to Venezuela's mounting humanitarian crisis.<p>Sixteen of …

Venezuela

45 Million People Are Playing This Game. Here's Why You Should Steal the Business Model

Fortnite is a raging success. It's easy to use and easy to learn. And, it's free in a crowded market of paid games. Here's what you can learn about your own business.<p>You don't have to pay a dime to play Fortnite, the incredibly popular first-person shooter that mixes in a few fort-building …

Business Strategy

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Massive new line drawings revealed in Peru

Using drone cameras, scientists have documented spectacular line drawings newly discovered in southern Peru. They are likely much older than the …

Archaeology

Some Android phone manufacturers are lying to users about missed security updates

As if Android updates weren’t bad enough<p>Android phones are infamously slow to get updates — as of Google’s last update in February, only 1.1 percent of Android users have access to the latest version of the software — but apparently, the problems with Android’s software updates go deeper than that. …

Android News

The Genie's Out Of The Bottle: 8 Defining Trends Are Reversing

<i>Though the Powers That Be will attempt to placate or suppress the Revolt of the Powerless, the genies of political disunity and social disorder</i> …

Stock Markets

Must I Sign Up for Medicare at 65?

Delaying your Medicare enrollment could be a costly mistake -- unless you happen to qualify for an exception.<p>Countless seniors rely on Medicare for …

Retirement

2 Free Tools That Will Help You Retire Richer

Easy-to-use, online help.<p>Next week is National Retirement Planning Week. Okay, maybe you’re not the kind of person who’ll mark this august occasion …

Retirement

Camp Weathered Teardrop Rentals

Teardrop Trailers are camping trailers that perfectly blend modern-day comforts with retro styling. If you dream of experiencing the charm, ease, and …

How to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy From Online Tracking

<i>In our new series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline.</i> …

Princeton University

These wireless Crazybaby Air Nano earphones won't break the bank

And they sound pretty decent too, though they aren't the best.<p>If you love the idea of Apple's wireless AirPods ($170.40 at Amazon.com) but aren't a fan of the price, the $89 (about £65 and AU$120 converted) Crazybaby Air Nano could be just the thing, although you'll get what you pay for.<p>What you …

Consumer Tech

How to Track a Cellphone Without GPS—or Consent

As the Supreme Court mulls over the case of <i>Carpenter v. United States</i>, which may have far-reaching consequences for police who track suspects without …

Princeton University

Men, Meet Your New Hero: Greg!

Over the past few months, a lot of men have been crushed by revelations that their heroes are actually very bad people. (Some women were crushed, too, but most women were spared, owing to their preëxisting distrust of the male sex.) Where could the crushed men turn? As soon as they picked a new …

National Parks

Just Listen: The IRS Is Telling You How to Have a Tax-Free Retirement

Careful planning and investing are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Americans had $5 trillion in assets in 401(k) plans in March, and recently Congress has been looking at taxing deposits into these plans up front.<p>The idea of requiring Americans to pay taxes in …

Retirement

Older, higher more remote: uncovering the Peruvian landmark that's a rival to Macchu Pichu

This is the time when travel companies begin to talk up what they believe to be the hot destinations of the coming year. And the place that keeps recurring – certainly it’s top of the high-end specialist Red Savannah's trends list – is the pre-Inca citadel of Kuélap in Peru.<p>A rival to Macchu Pichu …

2,000-Year-Old Killer Whale Geoglyph Found in Peru Desert

Archaeologists rediscovered a giant geoglyph of a killer whale, etched into a desert hillside in the remote Palpa region of southern Peru, after it …

These 6 investment newsletters have delivered top returns in good stock markets and bad

The money managers with the best track records are not necessarily the best choice for many stock investors.<p>When following a manager, long-term …

Investing

Everything you need to know about using Tor Browser

As smartphones and IoT devices are more geared to gathering users’ personal information, and governments are more interested in knowing everything …

Privacy

ScienceAlert Deal: 4 Essential Coding Languages You Should Know in 2018

Which is the best for you?<p>Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries. Even if it isn't the core of your …

Programming

[Update: Open beta] Google Files Go is an unreleased smart file manager that aims to keep your phone clean [APK Download]

• Update 1: 2017/11/09 8:27am PST The app is now available as an open beta. If you didn't get into the early access program before, you can now …

Google

String a few Galaxy S5s together and you can mine bitcoin

Samsung read the last e-waste report from Greenpeace too, and likely wasn't too happy about the slamming it got from the organization. Which leads us to the Korean electronics juggernaut's system for upcycling old phones. Specifically, the company rigged a bunch of them together and turned them …

Who makes the best jarred pasta sauce? We taste the top brands.

Pasta sauce, slow-cooked on the stove by one’s mother or grandmother or romantic partner, has long captured the public imagination. And no wonder. Not only can home-cooked tomato sauce taste incredibly delicious, but also few other foods, ladle for ladle, pack in so much symbolism. Sauce means …

What's the best way to invest $100,000 in today's market?

<i>I have $100,000 sitting in cash that I'd like to invest. What's the best way to do that in today's market?--R.B.</i><p>Given today's gaseous stock valuations and concerns that this eight-and-a-half-year bull market might be getting a little long in the tooth, it's understandable why many investors are …

Investing

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: How to choose

As health insurers struggle with shifting government policies and considerable uncertainty, one market remains remarkably stable: Medicare Advantage plans.<p>That's good news for seniors as they select coverage for the year ahead during Medicare's annual open enrollment period (this year running from …

Deal: Computer Science Career Bundle

Ready to dive into the deep end of the pool as an application developer? Sign up for this series of online courses and you’ll advance your skills in …

Job Interviews

You can now PayPal friends in Messenger and get help via chat

PayPal users in the U.S. will now be able to send and receive person-to-person payments over Facebook Messenger, the company announced this morning. The deeper integration with Messenger’s platform, which will also include PayPal’s first customer service bot for handling customer questions and …

FinTech

Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them

Imagine an appliance that lets you throw veal, zucchini, and tomatoes on one pan and have them all come out perfectly cooked. When Miele introduced …

Kitchens

This desert oasis appears out of nowhere in one of Earth’s most barren places

In the middle of the unforgiving and dry desert of Peru, surrounded by rolling, rippled desert dunes there is one retreat that is far from a mirage. …

South America

Make Less Than $98,400? The Government Might Pay for Your Health Insurance

Don't fail to claim this valuable tax credit if you qualify for it.<p>Americans spend a staggeringly large percentage of their income on …