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Apple releases iOS 11 developer beta 9 and public beta 8

[Update: iOS 11 public beta 8 is available as well.]<p>It’s only been a few days since the last iOS 11 beta, and today Apple has released the ninth developer beta preview. iOS 11 brings new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, …

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

A 20-something who's banked $170,000 shares the simple strategy that helps him save 65% of his income

That's when he started his blog, the Money Wizard, to track the progress of his goal of retiring at age 37. Two years later and Sean lives in Minneapolis earning a salary of $80,000. His current net worth sits at $170,500.<p>Sean is able to save 65% of his take-home pay, which he puts into his main …

Retirement

Apple shares simplistic Shot on iPhone 7 ad called ‘One Night’

Apple this evening has shared a new Shot on iPhone 7 ad that highlights images taken by photographers around the world. The ad is entitled “One Night” and set to a jazzy piano track, coming in at 1 minute in length.<p>The new ad focuses on images taken on the same night in 15 cities across 6 different …

If you owned a PC with a DVD drive you might be able to claim $10

If you owned a PC with a DVD drive more than 10 years ago, you’re probably owed $10. A class-action lawsuit is now accepting claims after Sony, NEC, Panasonic, and Hitachi-LG were accused of inflating the prices of optical drives sold to PC makers like Dell and HP. If you bought a PC with a DVD …

Class Action

How to Hard Restart the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

On previous models of iPhone, you could force restart your iPhone (known as a hard restart) by holding the Home button and your Sleep/Wake button at the same time. However, the iPhone 7 Home button isn’t really a button at all. It uses Haptic feedback to create the feeling of pressing a button. …

Mobile Technology

What Are the Tax Benefits of Annuities?

article<p>Developing a retirement savings plan can help ensure that you have enough money to pay your living expenses once you stop working. While there are different avenues you might explore to reach your savings goal, annuities are often overlooked because they're somewhat complex by nature. But …

SECURING A JOB 2018 on Flipboard

By Cornucopia | Links and insights on job vacancy sites , headhunters,recruitment consultants and job information Peter Cobbe Experienced Career , …

The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

Thomas Jefferson once said that “honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom”. Though truth-telling abounds in grade school platitudes, it seems scarcer the older we get. But this decline in honesty — let’s call it <i>dishonesty</i> — isn’t necessarily innate. Dishonesty can be taught. In my …

Is Retirement Income Taxable?

article<p>If you're about to retire, you may be wondering: How is retirement income taxed? The truth is, the IRS wants a piece of your income in retirement just as it did back when you were working. If you have a pension, 401(k) plan, or traditional IRA, the payments you receive in retirement are …

The Motley Fool: Special FREE Report

Looking Beyond : 10 Better Buys For You Now<p>You aren't on the list to receive Tom and David's top 10 stocks to buy now -- but it's not too late.<p>Right …

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Why You Should Let Celgene Corporation Invest Your Money

How would you like to have an investment manager who quadrupled your initial investment over the last 10 years? That's the return that<b>Celgene Corporation</b>(NASDAQ: CELG) achieved. But Celgene is a biotech, not an investment manager, right? Actually, it's both. The company has invested billions of …

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …

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5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

Taking back the operating system, one privacy setting at a time...<p>With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five …

Apps

3 Top Dividend Stocks for Your Roth IRA

Image source: Getty Images<p>Years of testing and experience have proven that dividend investing is one of the surest paths to financial independence. Although it isn't as sexy as investing in the next Silicon Valley start-up, the constant compounding that reinvesting your dividends creates can work …

A Screwy Alternative to Floating House Numbers

You'll need patience and a drill<p>Designer/builder Bryan Scott was "looking for a way to save money on modern standoff house numbers (which can cost up …

Stainless Steel

Astronomers compile stunning 46-billion pixel image of the Milky Way - ExtremeTech

By on October 23, 2015 at 2:23 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A team of astronomers at the …

Universe

360fly 4K 360-Degree Camera

Just when you think you’ve seen it all something amazing comes out. That’s exactly what has happened with the 360fly 4K 360-Degree Camera. Upgrading …

iPhone 101: Add a useful message or contact information to your lock screen

Unlike OS X which has a native setting for adding a message to your lock screen, iOS lacks this option. You still can add a message to your lock screen -- you just have to be a bit more creative and must spend a little extra time creating a custom wallpaper with this information.<p>The easiest way to …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

Interview Tips to Feel Less Nervous | Men's Health

People with sluggish speech stumbled more when answering questions, gave less detailed answers, paused for long durations, and said less overall—all actions that signal nervousness, says study author Deborah Powell, Ph.D.<p>Researchers also looked at “big picture judgments,” or more general traits …

The 12 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we've collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>There's a new app that digs up any controversial things you said on social media, an addicting game that could turn into the next Flappy Bird, and even a streamlined messaging app inspired by a …

Apps

If You Want to Retire in the Next Five Years, Do These 9 Things Now

Time for one last push to get you where you want to be<p>By the time you hit 60, you’ve hopefully built up a significant savings balance. But even if …

Retirement

How To Protect Your Retirement Assets From The Coming Crash

As a chronic prognosticator of doom, I’m often asked, “Do you heed your own warnings?” I sure didn’t the last time the stock market crashed. Despite forecasting the dot-com collapse in November 1999 (in an article titled, “Living in the Shadow of Vesuvius, The Dotcom Economy Parties On”) I froze …

Make iOS Calendar look the way you want

Oh, that pesky list view in your iOS Calendar app. It sure likes to go missing in various iOS updates, doesn’t it, like in iOS 7 when it just, sort of, disappeared.<p>It’s not totally gone now in iOS 8.3, but there is a new way to access it along with a new layout. There are also some funky ways to …

4 Simple Steps You Can Take Now To Prepare For Your Retirement

It’s a good idea to periodically take a fresh look at your retirement plan. Making a few small changes now can make a big difference down the road. We’ve put together four simple steps you can take now to make both the saving and investing process a little easier — and a lot more rewarding.<p><b>1. Start</b> …

Retirement

Four Things Investors Should Do Every Year

Investment portfolios, like most things in life, require maintenance. Just as you change the oil in your car or schedule an annual physical, you should also review your portfolio and make sure your investments are in good working order.<p>Too often investors avoid their portfolios because they believe …

Retirement