Matthew Martin

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The 10 Best Laptops On The Market

The experts at FindTheBest helped us put together a list of the best laptops and notebooks on the market right now.<p>Rankings are based on expert reviews and FindTheBest's Smart Rating Scale, which accounts for the technical overview and specifications of each product.<p>The Alienware M18x is an …

This Illustration Posted By Eric Schmidt Shows How Google Thinks About Innovation

Google is one of the largest, most influential technology companies in the world. But it didn't start out that way, and it's not easy to maintain that status. Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt has shared some insight as to how Google views innovation and the competition.<p>Schmidt …

Cab hailing app GetTaxi gets $150M to take on Uber

Framebench’s New “Mail Markup” Tool Lets You Annotate Files Right In Gmail

Framebench, a Google Docs-like platform for creative collaboration, is out today with a new tool for those who regularly need to annotate and markup attachments shared via email. With “Mail Markup,” Gmail users will be able to annotate and leave comments on attachments like PDFs and images without …

OneNote Online Gets People Presence, Improved Syncing

Microsoft today updated OneNote Online, its service for collaborating on shared notebooks across OneDrive and Office 365, with improvements to the co-authoring experience. Since this is a service, the changes are live now over at Office Online.<p>First up, there is a new “People Presence” feature that …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

The 11 Most Invaluable Apps For Business Travelers

Traveling for business can often be a pleasure, but it can also be a big pain. With the goal of making it less of the latter, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite business travel apps—a little aid for any type of situation you may find yourself in, no matter where you touch down.<p><b>1.</b> <b>TripIt</b><p>TripIt is …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Looking to Fund a Clean Energy Project? You Need a Green Bank.

Any­one in search of fin­an­cing for a clean- or re­new­able-en­ergy pro­ject need look no fur­ther than the state of New York. In Decem­ber 2013, …

NRCC picks 11 more 'Young Guns'

The National Republican Congressional Committee has named 11 more candidates to "Young Guns" status, the top designation in its three-level …

Republican Party

Democrats Are Running Out of States to Flip

In as­sess­ing the fu­ture of polit­ics, former Obama cam­paign man­ager Dav­id Plouffe offered an eye-catch­ing pre­dic­tion in <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street</i> …

How Mitch McConnell Crushed Barack Obama At The Supreme Court

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell began plotting his counter-attack just a few days after President Barack Obama made an end-run around Senate Republicans and unilaterally moved to fill slots on the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012.<p>One night that month, McConnell called a small …

GOP’s desperate money craze: The real reason Kevin McCarthy is moving up

<b>(AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Forget about ideological purity. Republicans want a leader who can raise lots of dough and spread it around<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>June 16, 2014 3:44pm (UTC)<p>It's interesting that in the midst of an alleged populist uprising that destroyed the career of a GOP leader perceived by …

Former Louisiana Governor Edwards, a convicted felon, to run for Congress

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, who had served an eight-year prison term on racketeering charges, said on Monday he will seek election to the U.S. Congress.<p>Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards announces his run for congress in Baton Rouge, Louisiana March 17, …

The Senate race that worries Democrats most

By Sean Sullivan<p>Sean Sullivan<p>Reporter covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) has been near the top of the list of the most vulnerable senators facing reelection since day one of the 2014 election cycle. But notable developments in recent weeks suggest her seat is …