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31 Easy Ways to Save Money

View Gallery<p>31 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>You’re probably tired of hearing people — whether it’s your parents, friends or personal finance experts — tell …

7 Costly Debt Traps and How to Avoid Them

Not all debt is created equal. While most forms of borrowing entail risk, certain credit decisions are more likely to lead you into a downward spiral …

7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now

You could be putting your finances at risk if you don’t put these things on your to-do list – and actually do them.<p>We’re all busy … with work, family …

10 Reasons You're Still Broke

You have a job, maybe even a good one, but your paychecks never seem to stretch as far as you think they should and ends never quite seem to meet. …

4 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Build Wealth

But in addition to those tried-and-true methods, there are other, less well-known ways that can help you grow your net worth faster.<p>Here are four:<p>These accounts, which are paired with high-deductible health insurance plans, offer a rare triple tax break — your contributions are deductible, your …

Retirement

Best Money Tips: Save Over $15,000 a Year

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save over $15,000 a year, things to remove from your …

Colombia’s currency strikes again | Financial Times

Print this page<p>It all seems to be going so well for Colombia: its national football team has reached the quarter finals of the World Cup for the …

My 1st VSAN (Hands on Experience)

As you all know there has been a huge hype about the first release of VMware’s VSAN, but I’ve decided to wait until I’ve got my hands on it to be …

VSAN Part 5 - The role of VASA

VASA, originally introduced in vSphere 5.0, are an extension of the vSphere Storage APIs. VASA is shorthand for vSphere Storage APIs for Storage …

How to bootstrap vCenter Server onto a single VSAN node Part 1?

By now, I am sure you have heard about VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) and you are probably anxious to give it a spin once the beta becomes publicly …

New iSCSI Best Practices White Paper Available

A new iSCSI best practices white paper is now available. The paper looks at all aspects of using iSCSI in a vSphere environment. The paper was …

Omni VR Treadmill Interface: Work Hard & Play Hard at the Same Time - Technabob

I’m sure many of you still dream about owning the so-called “Ultimate FPS Simulator.” If you can wait for a few more months, you just might have one …

Google Glass isn't going to be the only wearable tech on the market. Telepathy One wants to be a more affordable alternative to Glass: http://on.mash.to/11CWrQH

LG Launches the World's First 55-Inch Curved OLED TV

Well, that came sooner than expected. Two weeks after LG's announced it will launch a curved OLED TV "later this year," the first such 55-inch device …

Quantum network can transmit secure video in real-time, been active for 2.5 years

It's not quite a quantum internet — yet. But researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico have developed a new, ultra-secure computer network that is capable of transmitting data that has been encrypted by quantum physics, including video files. The network, which currently consists …

'Geography of Hate' maps racism and homophobia on Twitter

Twitter, even more than many other social media tools, can feel disconnected from the real world. But a group of students and professors at research site Floating Sheep have built a comprehensive map of some of Twitter's most distasteful content: the racist, homophobic, or ableist slurs that can …

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

Down with the data center: can a peer-to-peer swarm replace cloud computing?

Space Monkey wants to put a peoples' cloud in every home<p>Not long ago, we looked to "the cloud" and saw a liberating force, a way to unshackle ourselves from the messiness of computing by offloading our data into large, mysterious, supposedly secure servers in undisclosed locations. But the reality …

BitTorrent Sync P2P File Storage Service: YouTorrent - Technabob

Cloud storage services like Dropbox are great not just for backing up data but for sharing files with other people as well. BitTorrent is developing …

Here's how Elon Musk's Hyperloop might actually work

How do you get from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes?<p>Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it's space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he's done. It started with a simple promise: …