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Your 'High-Earning Years': Salary Secrets For Your 20s, 30s And 40s

When we’re younger, we probably think that we’ll make more money when we’re older. Job seniority comes with promotions—and raises—right?<p>As it turns out, your money arc is shorter than you think. According to an analysis from PayScale.com, women’s pay peaks at age 39, and, according to their median …

7 Reasons Strength Training is a Miracle Weight Loss Aid

Want to lose weight? Then throw away the pills and powders. Strength training is the miracle weight loss aid you’ve been searching for. Here’s …

Weird Ways to Lose Weight

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss<p>And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!<p>If you want to shed pounds, you know the best way to do it: healthy eating and exercise. That being said, we’ve learned about some pretty interesting—and, well, seriously strange—weight-loss tricks via research over the …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

S. Korea’s public medical expenses stand at 55% of total

South Korea is ranked 32nd in 35 comparable OECD countries in terms of public medical expenses of total medial spending, data showed Tuesday.<p>South Korea’s public medical expenses that excludes the household burden represented 55.3% of the total as of 2011, 17% lower than the OECD average of 72.2%, …

Sponsored Data: AT&T will now let companies buy out your data charges for specific videos and apps

Today at CES, AT&T announced a new service called Sponsored Data, offering a way for companies to pick up the tab for data usage whenever particular products or services are being used. If the service is in effect, users will see a "sponsored" symbol in the status bar, and all the data charges will …

Qualcomm’s new CEO: it’s all about mobile until we can mimic the brain

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Qualcomm’s (S QCOM) incoming CEO and President Steve Mollenkopf shared his view of the company’s opportunities at a press Q&A …

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera to fuse retro style, instant prints and Android this fall

Last we heard of Polaroid's Socialmatic camera, which promises to bring back instant prints with a modern flair, it was bound for store shelves in the first quarter of 2014. Here at CES, the firm's announced that the hardware is cruising for a fall release now that it's finalized the necessary …

Carmat's artificial heart finds its way to first human patient in France

The "bioprosthetic" artificial heart from Carmat has been implanted in a human being. The procedure was performed on December 18th at France's Georges Pompidou European Hospital, and the patient is said to be doing well. Carmat says he is currently awake in the intensive care unit and is speaking …

After cocaine, nerve cells send signals that intensify cravings - Futurity

One way to control cravings for cocaine may be to reverse a process that allows nerve cells to send signals that intensify the urge to use the drug.

Inside the secret robot lab that's shaking up science

Inside a nondescript office park in Silicon Valley, a robotic arm is running a test. With rapid, precise movements, the arm pipettes colored liquids into wells on a tray. Within a few minutes its work is done: the arm has pipetted the logo for Transcriptic, a fast-growing, Google Ventures-backed …

Why Startups Hire Their Own Lawyers

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Daniel Doktori works in the emerging companies practice at WilmerHale in New York City and is the co-founder of the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project. Follow him on Twitter @ddoktori.</i><p>Airbnb challenged local hotel zoning laws, Uber took on taxi licensing requirements, and Pinterest …

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch: Interesting Concept, Unfortunate Execution

Depending on how you look at it, Qualcomm’s $349 Toq smartwatch is either an interesting concept for the future of wrist wearables or it’s an expensive, uncomfortable timepiece with notifications. Actually, it’s both.<p>Disclosure: I approach the smartwatch device class with no small amount of …

Yahoo users exposed to malware attack

Some users visiting Yahoo.com are redirected to sites armed with code that exploits vulnerabilities in Java and installs a variety of different malware.<p>Yahoo.com visitors over the last few days may have been served with malware via the Yahoo ad network, according to Fox IT, a security firm in the …

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This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …