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Sam Antar: The CFO behind the Crazy Eddie’s fraud

<i>Sam Antar, 57, is a felon and former certified public accountant who helped perpetrate one of the largest securities frauds of the 1980s at Crazy</i> …

Prepare For Emergencies Through Crowdsourcing

If flooding in your town is imminent, do you know where to go to stay safe? If a heat warning has been put in place, can you find the nearest cooling center to cool down? Using the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s OpenFEMA Initiative, Appallicious created the Disaster Assessment and Assistance …

Why Google just sold Motorola to Lenovo for $3 billion

Well this is unexpected. Google is selling Motorola, the iconic handset maker it bought for $12.5 billion in May of 2012, to Chinese PC maker Lenovo for $2.91 billion. Google CEO Larry Page has penned a short note about the sale, but he doesn’t get into details. Here’s why the deal makes …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

Samsung profits down 6% as smartphone competition hots up

Samsung's fourth-quarter operating profit declined 6% over a year earlier, the company said today, underlining the challenges the world's largest smartphone maker faces as sales of mobile devices slow in advanced countries.<p>The South Korean company said in a profits preview that its operating profit …

This is what Netflix's 4K streaming looks like

Earlier today Netflix CEO Reed Hastings jumped into LG's press conference to confirm that his company will offer the second season of <i>House of Cards</i> in 4K, streamed directly to Ultra HD TVs from LG and others. Naturally then, we stopped by Netflix's Las Vegas hotel suite to check out the latest …

Samsung's 2014 phones will have nearly double the pixels

To be joined by foldable displays in 2016<p>It's time to start getting used to discussing WQHD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, in relation to smartphones. Samsung's Analyst Day gathering today shed some light on the company's future plans, and the display category was highlighted by the promise of …

Samsung aims to overtake Apple as top tablet maker

Samsung has overpowered Apple in the smartphone market and now it has its sights set on the tablet arena.<p>In an Analysts Day event held Wednesday in Seoul, Korea, JK Shin, head of Samsung's mobile division, said that the company wants to steal the No. 1 tablet crown from Apple, according to the …

New iPhones nudge up Apple’s market share in China | Financial Times

When Xiaomi, a popular Chinese smartphone maker, overtook Apple’s market share in China the second quarter, the shift prompted a double take by …

Apple 40.6% in US Smartphones, Samsung Second, Android Down, iOS Up

In the US, Apple’s dominance as the top smartphone OEM appears to have temporarily peaked at just above the 40 percent mark. In the last three months, Samsung gained as well, and a bit faster than its main competitor. Rounding out the top five are HTC, Motorola, and LG, all of which lost share or …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Facebook's Rapidly Declining Popularity With Teens In 1 Chart

<b>“I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just -- once you get into Twitter, if you make a Twitter and an Instagram, then you'll just kind of forget about Facebook, is what I did.”</b><p><i>- Female, age 14, from the</i> …

Another Nokia Explanation; The Same Tragic Conclusion

While I remain convinced that Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition was largely driven by fear of losing Nokia as an OEM, either to Android or bankruptcy, …

One month after Nokia deal, what is Microsoft's plan?

Change is coming to Redmond, but change itself isn't a plan<p>What does the Microsoft of the future really look like?<p>It's been four weeks since the company announced its $7.2 billion plan to acquire Nokia's phone business, cementing CEO Steve Ballmer's plan to transform Microsoft from a software …

How Apple's New Product Announcements Affect The Music World

Another Apple special event spectacular has come and gone, and once again people are buzzing with what was announced and what wasn’t. Apple is clearly a consumer electronics company, but one that’s highly influential in the music world, and this series of products will influence music more than you …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Lorne Michaels on The 1970s and The Birth of Saturday Night Live

The 70s began for me in 1975—on April 1, 1975, to be exact. That was the day I signed on to move to New York and begin work on a new late-night comedy/variety series for NBC. And it was going to be live. As it turns out, April Fools’ Day is the right day to start work on something like that.<p>The …

Skype veterans out Fleep, an email and Skype chat rival for organizations

Thursday is Skype(s msft)’s 10th birthday, so it is somewhat fitting that a bunch of the Estonian company’s former employees, frustrated with Skype’s …

How Twitter avoided the New York Times cyber attack

If the Grey Lady had paid a mere $50 a year for a registry lock, their website would never have been infiltrated<p>Jordan Robertson<p>August 29, 2013 1:42pm (UTC)<p>Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Chalk one up for Twitter Inc.<p>While the New York Times and Google Inc. had visitors to their sites redirected this week …

Why AngelList will become the Android of venture capital

<i>Gaurav Jain is a Principal at Founder Collective and previously was a Product Manager for Android. He or his firm are not investors in AngelList. Follow him on twitter @gjain.</i><p>Just as Google’s Android operating system has disrupted mobile rivals, I think AngelList will do the same to most incumbent …

Kale Frittata

81<p>20<p>Every so often I get requests for “healthy” recipes, or I see things online posted as “healthy” – and I’m not quite sure what the heck people are …

Shaved Fennel and Strawberry Salad Recipe

Ingredients (11)<p>2 tablespoons minced shallots<br>• 4 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar<br>• 4 1/2 teaspoons champagne vinegar<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as …

SPICY LENTIL SUMMER ROLLS + TRAVEL SNACKS

My backpack full of snacks:<p>kale salad: chopped lacinato kale, hard boiled eggs, parmesan, thinly sliced celery and lemon vinaigrette (extra virgin …

9 Simple Spring Salads

With spring comes sunny days, afternoon walks, and the return of the farmers' market. After a long winter, it's harder than ever to resist the call of a peppery radish, sweet carrot, or pungent green -- and your fridge will be bursting at the seams before you know it. Our solution? Vibrant spring …

Egg Drop Soup | Soup recipe

<b>Egg Drop Soup with Rice Cakes</b> <br>Serves 4<p>Ingredients: <br>5 1/4 cups low sodium chicken stock <br>2 garlic clove, thinly sliced <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 teaspoon …

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong

Microsoft had a pretty bad week. The software giant announced disastrous earnings, which prompted its stock to tank more than 11 percent the next day. One reason for the bad quarter was the $900 million charge it took against “Surface RT” inventory adjustments, but even without this writedown, its …