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Amazon didn't kill Toys R Us, greedy Wall Street profiteers did it

Private equity obscures its role in the ruin of retail by hiding behind e-commerce. But Amazon didn't kill Toys R Us. Greedy Wall Street profiteers did it.<p>The brilliant New Jersey entrepreneur Charles Lazarus died March 22 at age 94. His passing came one week after the company he founded, Toys R …

Wall Street

One little device is all anyone really needs to cut the cord

Rokus… Fire TVs… Apple TVs… Chromecasts… There are plenty of set-top box options out there for anyone looking to cut the cord, but each and every one …

Danalock V3 adds military-grade AES256 encryption

As homes start to get smarter, the need to protect the people and hi-tech devices inside also gets stronger. When it comes to smart home security, …

In Your 40s? 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

Especially if you're behind the curve on your retirement savings, your 40s is an incredibly critical decade for your investment plan. You're still young enough to invest aggressively and let compounding do much of the heavy lifting to get you to a comfortable retirement. At the same time, though, …

One Drop's CareKit App Showing 'Substantial Improvement' in Glycemic Control for Diabetic Users

Earlier this year, the CareKit-supported One Drop Blood Glucose Monitor launched on Apple.com, allowing users to get pain-free results in just seconds, with data easily displayed on the compatible iOS app. After a few months on the market, One Drop has today released new findings and is reporting …

Scheduled is a new app that lets you schedule your text messages

Want to remember to tell a friend happy birthday, good luck or congratulations? Had a follow-up question for a client that just occurred to you at 1 AM? Want to write a heartfelt thank you to be texted at a later date? Unfortunately, neither SMS nor most messaging apps – including iMessage – allow …

Smart condoms: like Fitbit for sex – and you can even share your stats

Ever wondered how many calories you’re burning in the bedroom? The i.Con condom, which keeps track of your sex stats, could be the answer

Condoms

3-D bioprinter makes room for blood vessels in artificial body parts

Researchers say they’ve developed a 3-D bioprinter that can create artificial body parts with ready-made channels for getting nutrients and oxygen to …

How this Franklin company plans to grow revenue from $450M to $4B - Nashville Business Journal

When Tom James was founded 50 years ago, it was built to provide high-end business attire to busy businessmen.<p>Since then, the Franklin-based company …

FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.<p>The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that every U.S. college student needs to fill out in order to be eligible for any need-based financial aid. That includes …

The Painkillers That Could End the Opioid Crisis - MIT Technology Review

It happens every time James Zadina publishes a new paper or receives a write-up: the phone in his New Orleans laboratory begins to ring. The e-mails …

Space Age Solar Cells, Coming Soon To A Rooftop Near You

<b>Published on</b> September 7th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>September 7th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>A Swiss startup called Insolight has figured out how to take pricey, …

New Catalyst Could Split Water Cheaply

The mysterious workings of a new catalyst could help produce fuels from water and improve fuel cells, scientists say.<p>Splitting water into its …

New material to revolutionize water proofing

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water.<p>The new …

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Breakthroughs

Hands-on Review: Alienware Alpha R2 Compact Gaming PC - Technabob

If you’ve been thinking about investing in a gaming PC, but don’t want to spend thousands or take up a bunch of space with agigantic tower system, …

A successful entrepreneur and best-selling author explains 8 things you should never say while networking

It used to be reserved for gatherings and parties, but today networking can happen online as well.<p>With all the increased communication and casual aspects of the internet, knowing safe and effective things to say is challenging at best.<p>At worst, you can miss the mark with a comment and even offend …

2 Office Chairs That Will Help Save Your Back - Technabob

If you want to improve your posture and ward off any back problems, purchasing the best office chair with good ergonomics is key, especially if your …

Stay on Target with These Crocheted X-Wing Fighter Blankets - Technabob

These crocheted X-wing Fighter blankets are awesome. They not only look like X-Wing fighters and are warm and cozy, but you can also crawl inside! A …

Deal: The Complete Web Developer Course: Build 14 Websites - Technabob

Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about writing code for the Internet with this extensive series of online courses. In The Complete Web …

Digit's killer automated savings plan now has an iOS app

Evolving beyond SMS<p>It's been just over a year since Digit launched its powerful automated savings plan, which painlessly saves a few dollars at a time from your checking account to help you pay down debt or save for major purchases. Aside from adding interest payments, the service hasn't changed …

Virginia becomes first state to officially legalize (and monetize) fantasy sports betting

Unlike New York, Illinois and Nevada, Virginia is welcoming fantasy sports betting from sites like DraftKings and FanDuel.<p>The new “Fantasy Contests Act’ outlines just how those entities are allowed to operate legally. The main takeaway is that Virginia is monetizing fantasy sports; each business …

How To Wear Cropped Trousers / Pants

What started out as a <i>vero</i> Italian style trait, has now become a global fashion trend. And one that’s proving to have <i>vero</i> stay-power. We’re talking …

Cool Second Hand Cars That Are More Affordable Than You Think

It’s not that you <i>can’t</i> buy a new car, it’s just that you might not <i>want</i> to. Why dump a ton of money on a flashy new vehicle would you could spend less …

The 13 Best Office Chairs of 2017

<b>UPDATED FOR 2017</b><br>Not all desk chairs are created equal. These are the best out there for 2017. In this roundup, you’ll find updated reviews of these …

It’s Official, Here’s The Bentley Bentayga SUV

Luxury car manufacturer Bentley has fully revealed the Bentayga, marking its official entry into the SUV market. The long-awaited build which started …

Emerson on Talent vs. Character, Our Resistance to Change, and the Key to True Personal Growth

“People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.”<p><i>“Cut short of the floundering and you’ve cut short the possible creative outcomes,”</i> Denise Shekerjian wrote in contemplating the capacity for “staying loose” that many MacArthur geniuses have in common. <i>“Cheat</i> …

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