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11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home – Field Guide – Gizmodo

August 20, 2016 Uncategorized<p>The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms …

Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

How Facebook Beat Wall Street with Data

<i>Maurice Coyle is the CEO and co-founder of HeyStaks, a search analytics startup that helps mobile operators monetize subscriber data usage and increases conversions for e-commerce stores.</i><p>Facebook went public on May 18, 2012 in one of the most hotly anticipated tech company IPOs ever. The company …

Phablets: Should Your Next Phone Be Bigger Than Your Hand or Face?

They can be about the same size as a 6-inch Subway sandwich, pickles and honey mustard included, of course. Samsung's Galaxy Mega, in particular, is …

SEC moves toward allowing crowdfunding stock offerings

The SEC's latest plans are sure to draw a crowd.<p>In this case, it's the crowd that is gathering around companies with newfangled funding schemes to help them buy stock in firms not big enough for initial public offerings.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to …

Home loans become a little easier to get

Mortgage lenders are starting to accept lower credit scores and smaller down payments.<p>More people are getting home loans with lower credit scores and smaller down payments.<p>Last month, the average FICO score for a closed home loan was 732, down from 750 a year ago, shows data from mortgage tracker …

With Shutdown Averted, 6 Tax Moves to Make Now

Taxpayers last year stood helplessly at the edge of a fiscal cliff waiting for Congress to act on the budget. This year, the earlier resolution of …

DIY Fire Pit

Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit<p>Doug Montzka, of Montkza Concrete & Masonry in St. Paul, Minn., …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …