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Microsoft experimenting with free version of Windows 8.1

Microsoft is currently experimenting with a free version of Windows 8.1 that could boost the number of people using the operating system. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the company is building "Windows 8.1 with Bing," a version that will bundle key Microsoft apps and …

Clinton files show worries over health care bill

A newly-disclosed batch of previously-secret documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House offer new details on that administration’s early failures that could serve as a reminder that any future presidential bid by former first lady Hillary Clinton will inevitably involve revisiting and …

Uh-Oh, Now It Looks Like There Isn't A New Apple TV On Its Way

The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and 9to5Mac all said Apple was developing a new version of its little hockey puck sized TV box.<p>But on Friday, Apple blogger Jim Dalrymple shot down much of that reporting. He did it in his own signature way.<p>If you don't follow the Apple blogosphere, this takes a …

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The Fed Spent the Year of the Economic Crisis Pretty Sure It Had Things Under Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Federal Reserve published transcripts from its 2008 meetings on Friday, finally documenting for …

Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

A Seat At The Bolshoy Ice Dome Costs $25K, Plus More Incredible Facts About Corruption In Sochi

Unfinished hotel rooms and brown water at the Sochi Winter Olympics can be forgiven, but $40 billion in overspending? The corruption games have begun.<p>You may have heard about the broken doorknobs at the Sochi Winter Olympics, or the yet-to-be-built hotels. But all those rookie mistakes might’ve …

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Marijuana is now legal for US banks, too

Soon, legal marijuana businesses may have a better place to put their cash than a safe or a duffel bag: In the bank.<p>The wonders of the US constitution have created a situation where 20 states allow marijuana to be used or distributed, but the drug is still illegal according to federal law. That …

Cannabis

US law firm was 'caught in NSA surveillance net' in Indonesia – report

New York Times reports Australian trade-talks surveillance Unnamed firm was retained by Indonesian government<p>An unnamed US law firm was caught up in surveillance involving the National Security Agency and its Australian counterpart, according to a report released on Saturday.<p>The New York Times …

Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report

Dangerous smog levels make capital second worst of 40 global cities for environmental conditions, says Beijing-based body<p>Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second largest economy tries to …

The Long, Strange Challenge Facing Marijuana Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

"There are a lot of hurdles to get through if somebody wants to do this, but the opportunities are there too," said Ryan Cook.<p>Indeed the opportunities are there: $30 billion worth, in fact. That is the approximate amount of money marijuana users spend on the drug annually, according to the RAND …

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FORTUNE — In the wake of a global stock market selloff driven by worries over slower growth in emerging markets, the head of India’s central bank, Raghuram Rajan, criticized the U.S. Federal Reserve as it pressed on with plans to dial back its monthly bond purchases: “International monetary …