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These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …

How Investors Can Conquer Their Fears When the Market Gets Rocky

The trick to sticking it out when the going gets tough<p><i>Sometimes the best way to grasp a complex concept is with a simple picture. The videos in “Big</i> …

Ohlala, An Uber For Escorts, Launches Its ‘Paid Dating’ Service In NYC

New Yorkers sick of the uncertainties of the urban dating scene can now turn to a new app designed to reduce the complexities of dating to dollars and cents.<p>Ohlala, a controversial<p>on-demand escort dating app popular in Germany, is launching its services today in its first American market, New York …

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Why Your Withdrawal Rate Matters More Than Your Asset Allocation In Retirement

An annual rate of 3 to 4% is your best bet.<p>Achieving the right balance between stocks and bonds is a key concern for retirees wary of exhausting …

Sony’s A6300 mirrorless camera has 4K video and fast autofocus

A long-awaited update to the A6000 is finally here<p>Sony finally announced the followup to 2014's A6000 mirrorless camera, and it looks really good. The new Sony A6300 packs a 24.2-megapixel sensor, shoots 4K footage, and will cost $1,000 ($1,150 with a 16-50mm kit lens) when it goes on sale in …

These 8 charts show how catastrophic the oil price crash has been for Russia

The country relies hugely on the oil and gas industries, with more than 50% of total government revenues coming from the sector.<p>That means that since the price of oil started to crash in mid- 2014, Russia's economy — which is also feeling the squeeze from Western sanctions— has been in the midst of …

My First Impressions of the New Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

As a working professional who relies on Canon gear to run my business, I get excited when I wake up to news that there’s a new flagship camera on the …

Google engineer fries Pixel testing USB Type-C cable

You might not remember Benson Leung, the Google engineer that tasked himself with examining USB Type-C cables. He's been diligently doing so for months, but he's calling his tests to a halt after one went horribly wrong. Leung bought a USB 3.1 Type-C SuperSpeed cable (it's since been removed) from …

Transcend releases JetDrive Go 300 to Instantly Free Up iPhone/iPad/iPod Storage Space

Transcend Information, Inc. announce the release of the JetDrive Go 300 Flash Drive specifically designed for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod. With …

6 Ways to Boost Your Sex Appeal Today

<b></b>6 Ways to Boost Your Sex Appeal TodayAs much as girls hate to admit it, we can be a little superficial at times. (Shocker, right?) But the truth is, …

You can finally delete default iPhone apps, it's a whole new world

Just last week, we were pretty pumped about the ability to hide those pesky default apps from our iPhones. They just take up SO much space for …

The Rio Olympics are a mess 7 months before the opening ceremony

The 2016 Summer Olympics kicks off on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro — but with less than seven months until the Opening Ceremony, a slew of problems still show no signs of improvement.<p>Will Connors had a good, if troubling, piece in The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday laying out the concerns in Rio.<p>The …

Here's Why Brazil's Economy Is Getting Killed

To some, this is the woman behind the Brazil fiasco: president Dilma Rousseff. She’s a hot mess. Or maybe it was her ex-Finance Minister Guido Mantega, as one fist-waving fund manager told me recently in New York. Or Joaquim Levy, the new Finance Minister. He’s like Ukraine’s Arseniy Yatsenyuk for …

As Brazil's Currency Falls, Florida Struggles To Attract Tourists

As Brazil's currency has fallen in value, so has Brazilians' buying power. This isn't just clear in Brazil, but its effects are also being felt in Florida, a popular shopping destination for Brazilians when they're feeling flush.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>Florida's largest trading partner is …

Brazil's Congress at the center of an explosive political crisis

It was a weekday morning, two weeks after impeachment proceedings were launched against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and the grand entrance to Brasilia's bold Modernist congressional building was packed with police.<p>Armed with riot gear, the officers lounged on stylish leather furniture, …

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Brazil still seeking fiscal balance, says presidential chief of staff

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s government will continue to seek fiscal balance this year and the economy is likely to improve, presidential chief of staff Jaques Wagner told reporters on Wednesday.<p>A new business building is pictured next to a Brazilian flag underneath rain clouds in Sao Paulo, …

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Brazil: public transport protests turn violent

• <b>Protests in Rio, Sao Paulo and elsewhere</b>• <b><br>Anger at hike in public transport fares</b>• <b><br>Underlying anger at recession, government</b><p><b>The news</b><p>Protests against an increase in public transport fares in Brazil’s largest cities have turned violent.<p>Demonstrators broke bus windows and torched objects in the street to …

Here's How to Enable Offline Maps in the Google Maps App

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The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

The 10 hottest travel destinations right now.<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to …

Microsoft Confirms Windows 7 And Windows 8 Support Cuts

Think your copy of Windows 7 is supported until 2020? Think your copy of Windows 8 is supported until 2023? You might want to think again because Microsoft has just announced radical changes to how it will treat users of both operating systems…<p>Talking on its Windows Blog, Microsoft has announced it …

Pro Tablet Showdown: iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 4

Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 look a lot alike. Both are big tablets, both connect to slim keyboard covers, and both offer a stylus …

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