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79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

30 Hollywood Movies That Are So Perfect, They Should Never Be Remade

Some tricks get better with time and technology, and there are some that cannot be repeated - the magic cannot be recreated. It's the same with good …

How Much Do Good Mobile Apps Cost?

Good mobile apps – how much does it cost to get them? The answer to the question is one of the most sought after nuggets of wisdom desired by our …

The Fun Math Behind Alphabet’s $5 Billion Stock Buyback

The company formerly known as Google now calls itself Alphabet Inc. For fun, however, it still likes playing with numbers.<p>Consider the math behind Alphabet’s nearly $5.1 billion stock-repurchase plan, announced Thursday.

Dow Jones

Dell. EMC. HP. Cisco. These Tech Giants Are the Walking Dead

HP. Cisco. Dell. EMC. IBM. Oracle. Think of them as the walking dead.<p>Oh, sure, they'll shuffle along for some time. They'll sell some stuff. They'll …

Ferrari will begin its new, public life with a glorious symbol on the New York Stock Exchange

Ferrari is officially coming to the New York Stock Exchange, with a glorious ticker symbol, RACE.<p>Ferrari's parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles …

Facebook finally reveals what its ‘dislike button’ will really look like

It’s probably one of Facebook’s most requested features — a “dislike” button that lets users express an emotion other than “like.” News emerged last month that the social network was finally working on something along those lines, though Zuckerberg declined to share exactly what it would look like …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service.</b> It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels.<p><b>2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the company's chief design officer.</b> "I haven't felt this happy or this …

Artificial Intelligence

Once the Biggest Buyer, China Starts Dumping U.S. Government Debt

Shift in Treasury holdings is latest symptom of emerging-market slowdown hitting global economy<p>Central banks around the world are selling U.S. government bonds at the fastest pace on record, the most dramatic shift in the $12.8 trillion Treasury market since the financial crisis.<p>Sales by China, …

Stock Markets

VW Emissions Scandal May Be "Existence-Threatening"

Top VW exec entertains the possibility of the company's end.<p>New details into the Volkswagen emissions scandal have come to light, and things only seem to be getting worse for the automaker. VW finance chief Hans Dieter Poetsch, who is expected to be named chairman this week, recently said that the …

Discovery Communications

NATO says Russian ground troops in Syria, Turkey's airspace violated again

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian civil war seems to be escalating, with NATO's secretary general confirming Tuesday a second incursion by Russian planes into Turkish airspace and saying Russian ground troops were in Syria as well.<p>"It's unacceptable, it's dangerous, …

Middle East

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The space agency will reveal latest data and photos of the planet and its moon from New Horizons spacecraft Thursday, adding to its unprecedented collection<p>The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall …

Solar System

Microsoft Reveals New Band 2, Lumia Phones, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book

At a media event today, Microsoft announced a handful of new products and several updates to existing products coming from the company in 2015 and beyond. Topics for today's event included the Microsoft Band 2, Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones, Microsoft Surface Pro 4, and the all-new Surface …

Apple Announces Beats Pill+ Speaker Available in November for $229

Apple today announced a new Beats Pill+ Bluetooth wireless speaker with a simplistic design, stereo active 2-way crossover system and 12-hour battery life. The speaker will be available for $229.95 in black or white through the Apple Online Store and authorized Beats retailers beginning next …

Waze app directions take woman to wrong Brazil address, where she is killed

<b>Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (CNN) —</b> The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.<p>Instead, it led them to another street of the same name in Niteroi in one of the city's most notorious slum areas. The …

Latin America