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Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Budgeting, Financial Education Getty Images Your 30s are likely to hold plenty of exciting life changes, such as advancing in your career, getting married and starting a family. As other aspects of your life...
From: Daily Finance | By: Paula Pant | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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By Geoffrey A. Fowler Attention early adopters: Apple has turned on Apple Pay, its big bet to turn the iPhone into a wallet. With a software update on an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can get Apple Pay today, and use it to make credit card payments at some...
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Katharine McCormick, Midwest Advocate, Chicago: Iowa wind continues to blow away critics of the potential for clean energy to lead to economic growth! Last week Governor Branstad announced that MidAmerican Energy, the largest utility in the state, plans...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Katharine McCormick | Monday, October 20, 2014
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FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  Oil's Future Is Uncertain Following Crashing Prices (Advisor Perspectives) Since June, oil's price has dropped by 26%. The lower...
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Monday, October 20, 2014
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My audience knows I usually talk to successful entrepreneurs to find out how they built their businesses. And usually it's tech entrepreneurs who build software, but I also want to bring on people who teach... The post How to build an online business...
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Indiegogo announced the integration of the single-touch Apple Pay into its crowdfunding site. The site that allows filmmakers to crowdsource financing is the only online funding platform selected to join the launch of the mobile payment technology. The...
From: The Wrap | By: Gina Hall | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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I really thought we were done writing about Walter O'Brien -- the claimed "inspiration" for the TV show Scorpion. We already wrote two separate posts detailing the questionable, unbelievable or obviously false claims that he has made recently. And we...
From: Techdirt | By: Mike Masnick | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Filed under: Identity Theft, Credit, Retail, Ripoffs & Scams, Stores Lynne Sladky/AP By Jim Finkle and Supriya Kurane Staples (SPLS) is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making...
From: Daily Finance | By: Reuters | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple's new payments system, Apple Pay, launched Monday. If you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can use Apple Pay to make purchases in stores by tapping your phone on special near field communication (NFC) pads. A lot of major retailers like Walgreens,...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple Inc. has officially launched Apple Pay this week, a payments systems integrated with its Passbook app to centralize and simplify retail and online purchases. When Apple introduced Apple Pay alongside the new iPhones back in September, CEO Tim...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mellisa Tolentino | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver recently featured a segment about the US abandonment of its Afghan interpreters. As Oliver notes, these Afghan interpreters served the US government by fulfilling the much needed role as a liaison between the military...
From: Reason | By: Amanda Winkler | Monday, October 20, 2014
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For reasons that are known only to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and the National Security Agency, I routinely get fundraising emails addressed to Gayle. This latest pitch comes from Barbra Streisand via Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.),...
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Who would not laugh at "the miserables, a hope for generations" or at a party seeking to "circumcise the security and judicial institutions and the administration"?
From: Global Voices | By: Afef Abrougui | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Last week, the new version of mobile operating system Android Lollipop was revealed last week. The main objective of Lollipop is to standardize devices of any type from smartphones to tablets, from small display of smartwatch to the large panels of...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Saroj Kar | Monday, October 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Boxes checked galore! What can I say, we got movement on every single issue where I have needed to find an investable bottom, and that's exactly what we might have found here. The checklist is fulfilled and actual investments...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Monday, October 20, 2014
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This week’s Smart World Series highlights the latest innovations in health monitoring, a new way for you to talk to your smart home, Asia’s influence in global smart city adoption trends, and new developer tools for analyzing and streamlining...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mellisa Tolentino | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Government of the Republic of Macedonia last week joined a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Hungary-based Ethanol Europe and DuPont to facilitate the development of the cellulosic ethanol market in the Pelagonia region—one of eight statistical...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Praesidian Capital has provided $6.9 million in debt financing to support Cohere Communications' buy of Another 9. Based in Tarrytown, NY, Another 9 is a cloud solutions provider.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Update/followup: See end of post for a chance to do some good, or at least try to. After a week off, John Oliver is back in crusading investigative comedy mode again, as Last Week Tonight brings us this story on the paperwork nightmare faced by Iraqis...
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A round-up of venture-capital news and analysis from VentureWire and around the Web.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Zoran Basich | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Filed under: Earnings Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images General Electric (GE) just reported its preliminary financial results for the quarter that ended Sept. 30., based upon which we provide a unique corporate earnings release based analysis...
From: Daily Finance | By: CapitalCube | Monday, October 20, 2014
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This former constitutional law professor has governed over the greatest assertion of executive authority -- claiming the power to make war, to surveil, arrest, detain and even kill Americans without prior judicial review or due process.
From: Reuters | By: Robert L. Borosage | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said that the federal government should contemplate limiting travel from West Africa during the Ebola crisis....
From: New York Times | By: THE NEW YORK TIMES | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple has made its tiny desktop computer a whole lot harder to repair or upgrade....
From: VentureBeat | By: Dylan Tweney | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple’s aggressive promotion of encryption for its devices’ internal storage has won praise from privacy advocates and criticism from U.S. law enforcement, met in
From: China Digital Times | By: Samuel Wade | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The concern about the safety of Bachmann, R-Minn., stems from a video released by the Islamic State that features a clip of Bachmann speaking about the rise of radical Islam....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Lauren Cooley, a 22-year-old journalist and conservative activist, canvassed Broward College last week asking students there whether they agreed that "big government sucks." The question soon answered itself: Campus police officers interrupted Cooley,...
From: Reason | By: Robby Soave | Monday, October 20, 2014
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While Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is not exactly a libertarian's best friend, he has been one of the loudest critics of the National Security Administration's (NSA) surveillance program. He may also be en route to losing his Senate seat. The most recent...
From: Reason | By: Lucian McMahon | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple experiences another breach of its iCloud service, this time by hackers possibly affiliated with the Chinese government....
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Yet, they somehow don't know if the two are actually working together.
From: Reason | By: Zenon Evans | Monday, October 20, 2014
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I gotta wonder if it's really that simple: Buy a new iPhone, forget about the feds eavesdropping. Is the encryption really unbreakable, or are the feds only looking for a plausible (legal) cover story for information they plan to get anyway? Time will...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Analysts expected $23.37 billion in revenues, however, the company underdelivered with only $22.4 billion....
From: The Atlantic | By: Polly Mosendz | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple's TouchID fingerprint recognition lets you lock your phone James Bond-style, using biometrics. It's cool and adds an extra layer of security, so it makes sense that apps are jumping to integrate it. Here are some of the best apps that take advantage...
From: Gizmodo | By: Kate Knibbs | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Obama administration reportedly wants to cut Congress out of any nuclear deal with Iran – at least for the short-term -- fearing they would lose if any measure to lift sanctions came to a vote....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A suicide car bomb on Monday targeted a house used by Shiite Houthi rebels in a town south of Sanaa, killing at least 10 and injuring 15, security officials said, in an attack that bore all the hallmarks of Al Qaeda....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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They reportedly received millions of dollars in government benefits even after being expelled from the United States....
From: The Atlantic | By: Adam Chandler | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A woman out for a walk Friday night spotted a rifle-toting man with a mud-covered face near Pocono Mountain East High School in Swiftwater. 
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, October 20, 2014
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There have been posts I’ve written over the past decade and a half on this blog that have left me with a very heavy heart. Absorbing the full meaning of what was revealed at Abu Ghraib was one; reflecting on the horrifying child-abuse in the Catholic...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Season 4's latest twist is sexual, horrifying, and all too familiar....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The governor is establishing his credentials in a surprising area: foreign policy....
From: The Atlantic | By: David Frum | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Yemeni security officials say al-Qaida militants have captured a town south of the capital Sanaa as they fought fierce battles elsewhere against Shiite rebels known as Houthis....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The massive 2013 holiday data breach of Target, which siphoned off the personal and payment information for more than 100 million shoppers, provided an eye-opening moment for consumers who had previously assumed that this sort of ID theft mostly happened...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It goes without saying that a Hollywood biopic is going to aggrandize its subject — Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, General Patton, whomever. No one wants to star in, direct, fund, or produce a motion picture whose tagline would be, “Joe Shmedlap: A Real...
From: Liberaland | By: Russell Burgos | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Dozens of Nazi war criminals and concentration-camp guards were forced out of America yet still collected—or collect, present-tense—U.S. Social Security checks.  Anti-democracy critics in Hong Kong are convinced the U.S. is puppeteering the #OccupyCentral...
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A fraction of the trillions of dollars spent in the past decade on military activities in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere could achieve far more for human security if properly directed to areas such as public health and education. The threat of the...
From: Asia Times Online | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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HEINLEINIAN “BAD LUCK:” Rich Karlgaard: America’s Missing Wealth. Suppose the U.S. economy, since 1949, were giving up 2% extra growth per year because of bad economic policy. Or, as Ramsey might say, because Presidents, legislators and unelected...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Staples has confirmed that it launched a probe to determine whether its payment card system had been breached. The U.S. retailer revealed the investigation following a report by security reporter Brian Krebs that appeared yesterday. Krebs reported...
From: VentureBeat | By: Chris O'Brien | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A remote-controlled bomb blast in Kabul hit a bus carrying Afghan army personnel on Tuesday, killing at least four soldiers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes amid near-daily violence around Afghanistan as international security...
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Human rights groups fear the water cannon trucks will be used to suppress the strike of garment workers.
From: Global Voices | By: Mong Palatino | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The older machines -- about half of them running Windows XP, which no longer receives security updates -- are very vulnerable to "jackpotting" attacks where criminals trick the machines into paying out money without correctly debiting any account, to...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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