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Apple TV outsold by Amazon’s Fire TV in 2014, now the fourth most popular streaming device

According to recent data released by Parks Associates, Apple TV currently is the fourth most popular streaming media device based on 2014 sales, down from third place in 2013. Roku, according to the data, is the most popular streaming media device manufacturer with 34 percent of the market, while …

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Amazon Web Services tops list of most reliable public clouds

Google and Microsoft now host public clouds meant to give Amazon Web Services a run for its money, but they still have a way to go to rival good ol’ …

The Programmer’s Price

Want to hire a coding superstar? Call the agent.<p>Not long ago, Stephen Bradley, a New York tech entrepreneur, was looking to expand his company, AuthorBee, which aggregates tweets and Instagram posts and puts them together in story form. Instead of following people, readers can follow their …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Where to Eat on Maui Now

The flavors that dominate Hawaii’s foodscape are incredibly varied—from Polynesian favorites like kalua pork to farm to table Molokai sweet potatoes …

5 Top Industries For Starting A Business

<i>(Another, more recent list of new-business ideas is published here.)</i><p>Have an independent streak? If you’re an American, chances are you do.<p>The U.S. consistently leads developed countries around the world in the rate of entrepreneurship, and 25 million people were in the process of starting or …

Rupert Murdoch's six decades of television and newspaper deals

Rupert Murdoch created a global media empire from humble beginnings when he inherited Adelaide's <i>The News</i> from his father in the 1950s. More than 60 years and dozens of deals later, the 83-year-old presides over a pay-TV, film and publishing conglomerate that is pushing for another transformative …

Foodflation - Since QE3, Breakfast Is Up Over 24%

Having pointed out the 'surges' in the cost of your 4th of July burger at the behest of Greenspan and Bernanke, we thought a reflection on the …

Here Are The 40 Biggest Economies In The World

For your reference, here's a fun slide from Oppenheimer's latest strategy deck. Might want to keep this bookmarked:

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math

Not a week goes by without us publishing something here at HBR about the value of data in business. Big data, small data, internal, external, experimental, observational — everywhere we look, information is being captured, quantified, and used to make business decisions.<p>Not everyone needs to become …

The 35 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

Despite the potential powder keg in the South China Sea, standoffs in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, inter-state warfare between the world's military powers has been all but banished from the global scene (for the time being, at least).<p>For a simpler evaluation of military …

Behind the Scenes with LinkedIn's Open Source Chief

On a recent visit to LinkedIn’s Mountain View headquarters, I sat down with three of the company’s engineers to talk through different aspects of its business. For the first article in this behind the scenes series, we’ll hear from VP of Engineering Alex Vauthey, who heads up monetization …

Does Spending Big on Research Pay Off for Tech Companies? Not Really.

Three decades worth of data suggests companies who spend big on research don't do their shareholders any favors.<p>Tech companies want to be perceived as innovators. But what’s the best indication of that status? To shareholders, it’s often the company’s research and development budget: The bigger the …

Market share of iPhone may increase as U.S. smartphone growth tails off, predicts analyst

There are early signs that Apple’s market share of the U.S. smartphone market may increase as we move through the ‘Late Majority’ phase and into ‘Laggards’, suggests Asymco’s Horace Dediu.<p>For those who weren’t paying attention in economics classes in school, new products tend to experience an …

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

Strange Series of Photographs Show Hitler Practicing His Body Language

If you’ve ever seen footage of infamous dictator Adolf Hitler giving one of his spirited speeches, you probably noticed the very ‘loud’ gestures that …

Backtracker Helps Bikers Keep From Being Rear-Ended

iKubu has created something that just might save a biker’s life. Called the Backtracker, the device notifies you how fast and how close cars are approaching behind you and it reacts by flashing a light and telling the rider they are about to get hit.<p>The founders describe it as a notification system …

Fly is a simple video-editing app that lets you shoot from four iPhones at once

There are simple video-editing apps, and then there's Fly, a new iPhone app that lets you edit a short movie inside literally one screen. Fly works by importing four of your videos into the app's editor, and then letting you tap on each one to make live cuts and switch between clips instantly. You …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

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Decision Time for Aereo! Supreme Decision Will (Probably) Come Next Week.

Good bet: Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.<p>Public service announcement for people who like to spend time thinking about The Future Of TV and also The Future Of The Cloud: The Supreme Court’s Aereo decision will likely come next Monday. Or next Wednesday. Or next Thursday.<p>Also, maybe the following …

This chart may make you less worried about U.S. stocks

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A summer melt-up likely will be followed by a nasty correction this fall, predict strategists at Bank of America Merrill …

Court case on streaming TV threatens to cloud our online equality

American Broadcasting Services v Aereo could potentially be viewed as a human rights issue rather than a copyright dispute<p>It is a very big court case about a tiny object. The American broadcasting industry is ferociously interested in its outcome, not least because it might change television …

Adidas MiCoach Smart Run wants to work out with Spotify

The Adidas MiCoach Smart Run , a fitness tracker with an assortment of sensors for your workout as well as space to store music, may be getting a new feature to keep you pumped for your run.<p>Adidas and streaming music service Spotify recently teamed to create music playlists and suggested running …

Six Stocks That Benefit From Supremes Gutting Aereo

Aereo is looking shaky. And that’s great news for the broadcasters whose lucrative retransmission fees it threatens. That is good news for Disney’s ABC, Twenty-First Century Fox, CBS, and Comcast‘s NBC. It might also help Netflix and Amazon.<p>Aereo charges consumers $8 to $12 a month to watch …

Cheap Smartphones Will Create A New Breed Of Innovation

To move these consumers onto smartphones, more manufacturers than ever before will be offering smartphones at bargain basement prices. Recently, came news of Mozilla's upcoming $25 smartphone, adding to a flurry of new devices priced well below flagship phones from Apple and Samsung.<p>The race to …

Researchers charge 40 smartphones wirelessly from 5m

Engineers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a system that can power devices up to five metres …

Dark net's 'Google' makes finding drugs and guns online easy

The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and other contraband …