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Yes, We're Better Off Than 4 Years Ago [CHARTS]

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The biggest issue in this year's election is the economy. So the question both political teams keep asking Americans is, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" Many Americans certainly aren't better off than they were four years ago, because they don't have jobs. But are average...
Yes, We're Better Off Than 4 Years Ago [CHARTS]

Microsoft updates Bing Get Me There app

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Today Microsoft is announcing that it has updated its Bing Get Me There app for Windows Phone for use within London. The app now pulls in transportation data from District Light Railway (DLR), London Buses and Overground services along with the data it already used from Bing maps and London...
Microsoft updates Bing Get Me There app
Time Warner CEO believes Hulu's rumored authentication plans 'make sense'

A year later, AOL is heading in the right direction

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After a year of activist investors and departures, Tim Cook has turned AOL into a well-tuned machine. [Read more]...
A year later, AOL is heading in the right direction

CHART: Obama Said That Unemployment Would Be Much, Much Lower By Now

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The unemployment rate unexpectedly declined this month, even as U.S. payrolls expanded at a slower pace than most economists had forecast. Unfortunately, the decline was due to a sharp drop in the labor participation rate (fewer people looking for jobs), which isn't good news. Nonetheless, the 8.1% figure is a...
CHART: Obama Said That Unemployment Would Be Much, Much Lower By Now

First Profit + Top Score From Consumer Reports = Tesla Stock Surge

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Shares of Tesla jumped this morning, driven by yesterday’s earnings and today’s glowing review from Consumer Reports. The electric-auto maker’s stock is at $66.81, or up about 20 percent, after opening up even higher. Yesterday, Tesla posted its first quarterly profit: $11 million on revenue of $562 million. That was...
First Profit + Top Score From Consumer Reports = Tesla Stock Surge

StumbleUpon releases new site redesign in beta, featuring Pinterest-like stumbles and lists

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Following a traffic nose-dive from last December’s site redesign, the loss of its CEO and the recent release of a redesigned iOS app, StumbleUpon is today revealing a site redesign in beta. Last week’s iOS redesign introduced a cleaner and livelier look which suggested the company was heading in the right direction. Today,...
StumbleUpon releases new site redesign in beta, featuring Pinterest-like stumbles and lists

Internet freedom 'under threat from hasty legislation in UK and US'

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The head of a media watchdog says governments worldwide are trying to restrict internet freedom in the name of securityGovernments across the world – including those in the US and UK – are posing a threat to internet freedom through "hasty" legislation passed due to security fears, the head of...
Internet freedom 'under threat from hasty legislation in UK and US'

Faster progress needed on cyber-security, says adviser

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Dame Pauline Neville-Jones says strategy is heading in right direction but people are still doing 'silly things'Ministers need to speed up work on cyber-security because the public and a vast swathe of business have yet to appreciate the threats posed by online crime, a government adviser has said.Dame Pauline Neville-Jones...
Faster progress needed on cyber-security, says adviser
Does it matter that Windows Phone has 100k apps now?

Does Yahoo even know how to be a modern media company?

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Now that Yahoo has managed to make its way through yet another CEO shuffle — its sixth in just five years — the former portal has to get back to the main task at hand: namely, figuring out what its future looks like. By replacing Scott Thompson with Ross...
Does Yahoo even know how to be a modern media company?
Gmail iOS App Finally Supports Notification Center and Persistent Login

Radiolab Creator Says That If Your Stomach Is Exploding, You're Probably On The Right Track

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At the recent Behance 99% Conference on creativity, Radiolab host and creator Jad Abumrad spoke about what it took to get the company off the ground, and eventually reach 2 million listeners. He started off his presentation by playing a phone call he had with another coworker, who described the...
Radiolab Creator Says That If Your Stomach Is Exploding, You're Probably On The Right Track

Because dating sites suck, this startup finds you love like in that movie Hitch

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I kind of have it out for dating sites. I absolutely love the idea of different people connecting from across the globe for friendship and even relationships, but in actuality, the typical online dating experience has yet to become as elegant and immersive as it could be. Of course there...
Because dating sites suck, this startup finds you love like in that movie Hitch

Composite material brings metal-air batteries a step closer

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As a society, we are now heavily dependent on good battery technology. Indeed, as climate change starts to bite and hydrocarbon fuels become more expensive, the demand for better batteries is just going to increase. But the current best technology is simply not going to keep pace. Commercial Lithium...
Composite material brings metal-air batteries a step closer
Time Warner’s CEO: “Hulu authenticating makes sense”

Are We Better Off Than 4 Years Ago? Let's Go To The Charts!....

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The biggest issue in this year's election is the economy. So the question members of both political teams keep asking Americans is, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" Many Americans certainly aren't better off than they were four years ago, because they don't have jobs. But...
Are We Better Off Than 4 Years Ago? Let's Go To The Charts!....

Feature Friday: The Checkout Form

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One of the most aggravating things about commerce online and on mobile is the inconsistent checkout experience site to site and app to app. It's one of the many things that keeps me shopping at Amazon and clicking on the PayPal button when its available. That and stored payment credentials....
Feature Friday: The Checkout Form

Ex-McAfee CEO: I'm 'Disappointed And Embarrassed' By Founder's Escapades

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Like everyone else in the world, Dave DeWalt was closely following the weird story of software pioneer John McAfee as it unfolded last month. But for DeWalt, the sordid tale hit close to home--because he used to run the business McAfee built. McAfee fled the Central American country of Belize...
Ex-McAfee CEO: I'm 'Disappointed And Embarrassed' By Founder's Escapades
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