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Let’s compare and contrast two viewpoints on Uber and see what that tells us about one’s trust of market forces vs. trust of government force. 1. From Steve Horwitz’s article in The Freeman “Uber Solves the Fundamental Problem of the Marketplace...
From: The American | By: Mark Perry | Monday, July 27, 2015
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I felt overwhelmed. Not only by the weight of my looming assignment - but by the many tools I'd gathered to meet them: glistening vials of rare perfumes, flower infused soaps and candles, jars of jiggling hydrating masks, soothing ionic body sprays....
From: Lemondrop | By: Zandile Blay | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Apple is running ads on TV that their products are better because the physical product and the software are done by the same Apple designers. This is supposed to be a selling point. Maybe for the Apple faithful but not for investors. Apple, via the arrogant...
From: Pro Commerce | By: Michael Phillips | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Shanghai Composite fell 8.5% on Monday, dragging the S&P 500 lower by 0.6%. The U.S. index is now down almost 3% over the past week and has investors thinking about a possible larger-scale correction.  It hasn't been...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Two more big British banks, HSBC and First Direct, have started offering support for Apple Pay, 9to5Mac reports. Both HSBC and First Direct were listed as launch partners for Apple Pay in the UK, but didn't offer support when the service rolled out two...
From: Business Insider | By: Lucy England | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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You wouldn't expect Luis Perez to be an amateur photographer. Perez, a higher education learning consultant in Florida, has retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that essentially gives him tunnel vision. He only has about seven degrees of total vision,...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Google is dead serious about the enormous, multi-billion cloud computing market. And, as we've previously reported, it's got a lot of catching up to do with market-leader Amazon. Urs Hölzle is the man in charge of the cloud unit. One thing he's doing...
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Kodak's 1965 Super 8 film camera “unleashed an amateur auteur in every household,” says the Denver-based film collective Lumenati. The group, which just came out the Lumenati CS1 — the world's first "cinematic smartcase," hopes their invention...
From: Business Insider | By: Jack Sommer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Apple has reportedly been in talks with BMW about using its i3 vehicle as the basis of an electric car, according to German-language publication Manager Magazin (translation). Since February, there has been a slew of reports about Apple's interest in...
From: Business Insider | By: Rob Price | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The topic of bladder leakage can be cringe-worthy, but when one-third of women - plenty of whom are new moms - suffer from pelvic floor weakness, it might just be time to come clean. This awkward-yet-accurate commercial - which focuses on a "Leakers...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The middleman just might be the vanguard of your next innovation strategy. It's time to reimagine the role of supply chains in our creative thinking. The truth is that the suppliers we all depend on are greater than the parts they provide. Supply chains...
From: AOL Television | By: Jeff DeGraff | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know to start your week. 1. UK members-only luxury travel site Secret Escapes has raised $60 million. TechCrunch reports that investors include Google Ventures, Index Ventures, and Octopus Investments. 2....
From: Business Insider | By: Rob Price | Monday, July 27, 2015
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For the first time, Apple is expected to announce that last quarter more iPhones were sold in China than in the US.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, July 27, 2015
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LONDON — Apple Pay launched in the UK earlier this month to the excitement of many, but not every major bank was signed up to the service. While NatWest, Nationwide, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and Ulster worked with the service from its July...
From: Mashable | By: Tim Chester | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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In another case of Media Goon never sleeps, I have this […] The post Tulowitzki Has Been Traded to the Rockies for Reyes? appeared first on The Mets Police....
From: Mets Police | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The screen around my iPhone 5s's home button is cracked and the button is now no longer pushing in. Is it possible to fix this?Last October I tripped while on a run and cracked the bottom part of my iPhone screen. At that time the home button worked...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: crazy with stars | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Snag: Right now, it's only available in South Korea
From: Time | By: Liam Fitzpatrick | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones, including some that reached the United States, and have arrested nine suspects.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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It seems like every day there's a new form of online dating. No matter what type of relationship you're looking for - from the forever kind to the friends-with-benefits kind - there's an app for that! I've been hearing my girlfriends discuss their wins...
From: GeekSugar | By: Tara-Block | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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By Nathan Olivarez-Giles Android smartphone makers are hurrying to get out in front of the next iPhone, expected in September. On Monday night, China's OnePlus announced the OnePlus 2, a 5.5-inch phone that costs half the price of handsets from Apple,...
From: Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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On the heels of last year's sleeper hit, Chinese start-up OnePlus has unveiled a new phone        ...
From: USA Today | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The OnePlus One smartphone was one of the biggest tech phenomenons of 2014, becoming the smartphone of choice for power users. The device is basically a premium Android phone that looks and feels as good as anything from Samsung but at around half...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Weinberger | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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It’s time to break free of the “tyranny” of “quarterly capitalism”, Hillary Clinton proclaimed in an economic stump speech on Friday afternoon at New York University. Translation? The Democratic Party’s front-running presidential candidate...
From: Business Insider | By: Suzanne McGee | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Tour numerous smart residences in our July/August 2015 issue. It would need to come with free lifetime tech support.Bradley H. DilksPosted to Facebook No, I have a vision of the Umbrella Corporation taking over or of being trapped like in 2001: A Space...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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There’s a storm a-brewin’ at the Weather Channel. Comcast — the parent company of NBCUniversal and the Weather Channel — took a $252 million impairment charge on its 2008 investment in the Weather Channel last week. On Thursday, when Comcast...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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A secret factory in China has been counterfeiting Apple products on a massive scale Beijing police revealed Sunday they had busted the facility, which had been producing thousands of fake smartphones for export. See also: The Apple Watch is coming to...
From: Mashable | By: Ariel Bogle | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Siri is a very useful resource for iPhone users, but it can also be an endless source of entertainment. Take a look at the best and most bizarre Siri responses. Produced by Will WeiJoin the conversation about this story »...
From: Business Insider | By: Will Wei | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, one of the first to report on the possibility of a 4-inch "iPhone 6c," revealed in a recent note to investors that he can no longer find evidence that Apple is working on such a device for 2015....
From: Apple Insider | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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I am developing a client app that has geofences to notify users when they approach one of the app's vendors. When the location manager fires, it invokes a local notification with a fireDate of the current date. If the user's iPhone is locked and they...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Duncan C | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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On July 21, Apple  reported its financial results for its third quarter. The results were solid, with actual results on both revenue and earnings per share slightly beating estimates. However, despite the good third-quarter results, Apple issued guidance...
From: Business Insider | By: Ashraf Eassa | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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It’s the classic story of the little side business that could, but in this case, the little side business is Comcast’s Internet service, and when we say “could,” we mean bring in millions of customers and billions of dollars in revenue for Comcast....
From: Business Insider | By: Lulu Chang | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The U.K-based food-delivery startup is fattening up for aggressive expansion across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia....
From: VentureBeat | By: Paul Sawers | Monday, July 27, 2015
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A day shy of its one-month anniversary, Apple Music has reeled in more than 10 million subscribers on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and iTunes, a report said Monday....
From: Apple Insider | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Mets land Tyler Clippard for minor league Pitcher Casey […] The post Mets: Another Trade, Tyler Clippard. appeared first on The Mets Police....
From: Mets Police | Monday, July 27, 2015
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On Saturday, Tesla will open a pop-up store in New York's exclusive Hamptons resort community. The locations, adorned with Tesla branding and built from shipping containers, will remain in Southampton for five weeks. "The traveling pop up store ......
From: Business Insider | By: Matthew DeBord | Monday, July 27, 2015
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61.4% of iPhone owners don’t know the battery on their device can be replaced, according to a study of 1,000 users by Batteries Plus Bulbs, a repair franchise. The company also found that 56% of Americans who consider their smartphone “broken,”...
From: Business Insider | By: Nathan McAlone | Monday, July 27, 2015
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When California became the first state to require new smartphones to have a built-in kill switch—a way to disable and brick a device when it goes missing—it seemed like the days of rampant smartphone theft were finally over. After all, who would...
From: Gizmodo | By: Darren Orf | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Changing currency can make a difference
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Backing up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud is a good idea, but when you upgrade phones, you might end up with multiple backups, including ones you don’t need anymore. OS X Daily shows you how to delete them.Read more......
From: Lifehacker | By: Thorin Klosowski | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Do any of these "ring a bell?"
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Ever wish you could change the look of your app icons? Well, turns out you can. Some apps let you switch up the background, color, and design of the graphics and even customize the text. All you have to do is download one of the following options - or...
From: GeekSugar | By: Lisette-Mejia | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The set-up process was intuitive, which was a welcome departure from some of the other products I've tried....
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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We reported on the innovative D-EYE digital ophthalmoscope a few weeks ago, and now shipping of the portable retinal imaging system has begun. The device promises easy imaging of the retina using a simple smartphone attachment, for relatively low cost....
From: Medgadget | By: Ben Ouyang | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The BMW Group is the first manufacturer to bring the EnLighten App, by Connected Signals, into the car. Drivers of BMW Vehicles with iOS Devices will be able to see traffic signal data on the vehicle’s display in real time....
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Euphoria built around the new iPhone's sales and the Apple Watch did little to bolster Apple's share price after third-quarter results sent the stock down high single digits. The company is currently trading $10 (or nearly 8%)...
From: TheStreet | By: Ati Ranjan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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eBay has officially shut down eBay Now, a same-day delivery service that allowed online shoppers to have everything from electronic devices and office products to groceries and toys quickly shuttled to their doorsteps, according to the company's website...
From: Business Insider | By: Eugene Kim | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The other day I was in Newark Airport, sitting at a table in a line-up of tables that were about three inches from each other. A couple sat down next to me. The woman ordered white wine. The man ordered a beer. They decided to split a sandwich. Then...
From: AOL Television | By: Jan Phillips | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Samsung's next Galaxy Note phone is going to look a lot like the Galaxy S6 — if a new leak turns out to be accurate.  French blog Nowhereelse.fr just posted a batch of photos that reportedly show a prototype of the Galaxy Note 5. You'll notice that...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Monday, July 27, 2015
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