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Why oil could rebound to $80. Yes, $80.

Oil bulls are a lonely bunch these days.<p>The price of crude tumbled below $50 a barrel earlier this week. And even though prices have started to stabilize a bit, many experts still don't think the sticky black stuff has bottomed just yet.<p>But there's one brave soul who believes that there are better …

Oil & Gas Industry

15 Great Stocks For 2015

Trying to outguess the market can make a fool of anyone. Instead of trying to move in and out of the market, a better strategy is to buy quality stocks that you can ideally hold for the longer term. With that in mind, we asked some of our favorite investment advisors for their best ideas for 2015.

Price Action Shows Cracks In JPMorgan Uptrend As Risk Looms

Shares of J.P. Morgan (JPM) have maintained an upward trend for the last two years and appear to be maintaining that trend for now, but subtle indications in the price action whisper that trouble might lie ahead for the company and its share price. This trouble could manifest itself as part of the …

Amtrak passengers stranded for 14 hours in freezing Chicago

Amtrak passengers on an eastbound train spent nearly 14 hours delayed at Chicago's Union Station because of mechanical problems caused by weather.<p>The …

Report: Pings detected in AirAsia search

Teams hunting for the black box recorder from an AirAsia flight that disappeared Dec. 28 have detected pings, according to news reports.<p>"We received an update from the field that the pinger locator detected pings," Santoso Sayogo, investigator for Indonesia's National Transportation Safety …

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: how the search has unfolded, day by day

When Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on a clear Saturday night from radar screens, no one could explain how the Boeing 777 had seemingly vanished. Ten days later, there is still more confusion and misinformation than solid evidence, and the aircraft with 239 people on board is still …

iPhones Less Likely To Be Damaged, More Likely To Be Stolen Than Other Smartphones

According to a new report, iPhone users are 46% less likely than other smartphone owners to need a replacement device due to accidental damage — but 65% more likely to have their device stolen or lost.<p>The insight comes from third-party insurance company ProtectCell, who based their findings on 2 …

Senators Want In-Flight Calls Banned, Warn They Will Cause Fights

Two U.S. Senators warn that allowing in-flight calls will cause hostility among cramped passengers.<p>“We are concerned that the addition of this entirely avoidable aggravation of a confined space will create a possibly hostile atmosphere on commercial flights,” Senators Diane Feinstein and Lamar …

Too Bad! Tickle, The App That Saves You From Awkward Situations, Doesn’t Really Exist

Stuck in an awkward situation? A newly announced application called Tickle has been promising to give you an excuse to get away in the form of an urgent, but fake, phone call, which you can slyly activate just by “tickling” (rubbing your finger over) your iPhone. Sounds good, right? Well, it’s too …

Judge Strikes Down FAA's Ban On Commercial Drones

The first major victory in domestic drone court.<p>In the above video, a drone piloted by Austrian Raphael "Trappy" Pirker flew over, and filmed, the University of Virginia's medical school campus. Pirker sold the video to an advertising company, which prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to …

Spokefly Launches Peer-To-Peer Subscription Bike Rentals Just In Time For SXSW

If you’ve ever tried to get around Austin during SXSW, you already know that cabs are impossible to find, pedicabs are plentiful but slow, and Uber — while here during the festival — is a bit fickle. One of the best ways to navigate the city and avoid the hassle of traffic is biking, but rentals …

New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

Schmidt: "Pretty Sure" Google Data is Safe from Governments

In a wide-ranging session at SXSW today, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen discussed everything from Syrian dissidents to robots taking our jobs.<p>Following reports that Britain’s GCHQ had intercepted data being transmitted between Google datacenters, …

F.lux Gets Updated To Work Around Your Personal Sleep Schedule

F.lux! If you haven’t heard of it, be warned: once you get used to f.lux, you’ll probably find yourself annoyed whenever you use a computer that doesn’t have it.<p>The theory behind f.lux: your body’s internal clock is largely driven by daylight. Your monitor, and the bright, blue light it emits, can …

Newsweek stands by Bitcoin story as Reddit offers alleged creator money and model trains

The short, strange saga of a controversial scoop<p>Since its publication yesterday, <i>Newsweek's</i> huge Bitcoin scoop has proved unsurprisingly explosive both online and offline. A cover story by reporter Leah McGrath Goodman strongly stated that a man who went by the name Dorian Nakamoto was in fact …

Saudi Arabia Designates Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group

* Brotherhood challenges principle of dynastic rule<p>* Jihadis fighting Assad, and Shi'ite groups, also listed<p>* Saudis who go to war abroad could be jailed (Adds details, quote, Egyptian reaction)<p>RIYADH, March 7 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist …

Pistorius’s Ex Takes The Stand

In a gripping day of testimony that could shed light on the athlete’s relationship patterns, Pistorius’s ex-girlfriend testified about his penchant …