What are click farms? A shadowy internet industry is booming in China

In China, the world’s largest smartphone market with over 800 million users, a unique type of farm springs up in urban areas. The only crops there are smartphones. | Continue reading

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Divorce Is Destroying the Finances of Americans over 50

In one sense, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are nothing special. | Continue reading

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JPMorgan analyst reveals this ‘once in a decade’ opportunity in stocks

Understanding the valuation gap between value stocks and low volatility stocks. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 3 days ago

Tidelift and Ruby Together to support critical open source infrastructure

BOSTON, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tidelift and Ruby Together today announced a collaboration to support essential open source infrastructure projects maintained by the non-profit Ruby community initiative. Tidelift now provides recurring income to Ruby Together to pay the ma … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 3 days ago

How Marriott is declaring war on Airbnb

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson explains to Yahoo Finance why he is going all in on home rentals. | Continue reading

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Searches for ‘Canceling Amazon Prime’ Spike on Prime Day

(Bloomberg) -- Internet searches for “Canceling Amazon Prime” were 18 times higher on Monday -- the beginning of Amazon.com Inc.’s two-day sale -- than the previous day, according to search intelligence firm Captify. The data suggest shoppers want to snatch up discounted gadgets … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 4 days ago

'A tax on future generations': U.S. debt on path to exceed World War II levels

U.S. federal debt is on track to balloon to a staggering 144% of GDP, according to a recent report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 8 days ago

Using an AOL or Hotmail Email Makes You Unhireable

'There's no reason for people to do it.' | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 8 days ago

Fortress offers to pay Mt. Gox creditors $900 per Bitcoin claim

Creditors of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox can get back some of the money they lost. Fortress Investment is offering to buy their claims for $900 per bitcoin, according to a letter to the creditors shared by Coindesk.The post Fortress offers to pay Mt Gox creditors $900 per bit … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 9 days ago

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project. Policymakers globally have already expresse … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 10 days ago

Why the Fed Should Oversee Facebook’s Libra

Facebook Mark Zuckerberg’s plans to launch a new, global cryptocurrency called Libra have been met with understandable alarm, particularly among regulators and consumer advocates. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 12 days ago

Facebook makes out $635K of profit per employee, per year

Facebook makes more profit per employee than any other tech company on the Fortune 500: A whopping $634,694 per year. Here's how that compares with other major tech employers like Google, Apple and Cisco. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 12 days ago

Tesla Model 3 deliveries beat Wall Street targets, shares up 7%

Tesla delivered 77,550 Model 3s in the quarter, compared with analysts' average estimate of 73,144, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has repeatedly said Tesla could deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 18 days ago

Tesla posts record vehicle deliveries in the second quarter

Tesla’s vehicle deliveries for the second quarter of 2019 topped Wall Street’s expectations. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 18 days ago

U.S. Oil Output Tops 12M Barrels a Day for First Time

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. crude output soared to new heights in April, highlighting OPEC’s dilemma just days before the producer group meets amid growing geopolitical threats.A government report on Friday showed U.S. production grew 2.1% in April to 12.16 million barrels a day. Booming … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 18 days ago

The Trump trade war is far from over

The trade truce recently negotiated between the United States and China might not last the summer. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 20 days ago

Face-Reading AI Will Tell Police When Suspects Are Hiding Truth

(Bloomberg) -- American psychologist Paul Ekman’s research on facial expressions spawned a whole new career of human lie detectors more than four decades ago. Artificial intelligence could soon take their jobs.While the U.S. has pioneered the use of automated technologies to reve … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 21 days ago

Boeing's 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers

(Bloomberg) -- It remains the mystery at the heart of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max crisis: how a company renowned for meticulous design made seemingly basic software mistakes leading to a pair of deadly crashes. Longtime Boeing engineers say the effort was complicated by a push to outsou … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 22 days ago

Cocaine Is Back. Blame Technology for It

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- “Uberization of the cocaine trade”? That’s not a joke. Fresh reports on illegal drug use from the United Nations and the European Union show that the cocaine market is growing rapidly, and technological progress has a lot to do with it.The opioid epidemic r … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 24 days ago

Bitcoin price surge is not just about Facebook's crypto push

Bitcoin is up an eye-popping 245% in 2019 so far. Recent headlines might make you think it's thanks to Facebook. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 24 days ago

Wallarm Achieves Advanced Technology Partner Status on AWS

Earning the highest tier in the APN Technology Partner program puts a star on Wallarm's cutting edge application, API, and microservices protection BOSTON , June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- From AWS ... | Continue reading

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The PARK IT Act looks to mandate that all automakers install technology that automatically shuts off or parks keyless cars. | Continue reading

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Boeing to Relocate Space and Launch Division HQ from Arlington to Titusville FL

After six decades of developing a presence in Florida's coastal region, billion-dollar aerospace giant Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced it will relocate its Space and Launch division to Titusville from Arlington, Virginia, by the end of this year. “Boeing has been a dominant pre … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger Slams Boeing for Inadequate Pilot Training

Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger Slams Boeing for Inadequate Pilot Training on the Troubled 737 Max | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Ridiculous GE video showing 14 steps to reset a GE smart lightbulb

How many steps does it take to reset a GE smart bulb? Apparently, 12 to 14. Creating a step-by-step video illuminating GE (GE)  customers on how to do a factory reset on their C by GE bulbs probably seemed like a bright idea at the time. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Shopify to spend $1B on fulfillment centers

(Bloomberg) -- Shopify Inc. plans to spend $1 billion to set up a network of fulfillment centers in the U.S. to help merchants using its e-commerce platform deliver products more quickly and cheaply, much the way Amazon.com Inc. does.“A large number of orders are lost in the fina … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

FedEx partners with Dollar General for rural delivery

FedEx (NYSE: FDX) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced they will partner up to offer a drop off and pickup at thousands of Dollar General stores. The businesses plan to begin rolling out the service in more than 1,500 Dollar General stores in late summer, building to a total … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Garmin Announces Passing of Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (GRMN), today announced that Gary Burrell, aviation pioneer and co-founder of Garmin Ltd., passed away on June 12, 2019, at the age of 81. Mr. Burrell retired in 2002 and continued to serve as Garmin’s co-Chairman until 2004 … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

The Race to Become the Beyond Meat of Fish

The fatty orange fish was the second-most-consumed seafood in the U.S. in 2017, after shrimp, and per capita consumption increased 11 percent, to 2.41 pounds per person, from the prior year, according to the National Fisheries Institute, an industry group. Globally, demand for s … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Testim.io Raises $10M After 700 Percent Market Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Testim, a leading provider of AI based software testing, today announced it has closed $10 million in Series B funding to address the global demand for continuous testing allowing development teams to move at the speed of business with … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

SpaceX Sues the Government over $2B in Rocket Contracts

And the company must win, or risk losing ground in the space race. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Cryptocurrency CEO who paid $4.6M for lunch with Buffett

Justin Sun will try to bridge the gap between the cryptocurrency community and the traditional investor when he has lunch with Warren Buffett. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

John McAfee Warns US Government: ‘I Will Bury You’

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee — who’s a fugitive from the law for tax evasion — derisively taunted the U.S. government on Twitter. McAfee warned them to leave him alone or he will “f***ing bury” them. In a dizzying weekend Twitter rant, McAfee claimed that the D … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

American taxpayers paid over $90B more under Trump tax law

Despite the majority of Americans receiving a tax cut, the IRS collected more than $90 billion more in 2018 than in 2017. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Walmart will start delivering groceries to your fridge even when you're not home

Walmart's new InHome Delivery debuts this fall in three U.S. cities as the retailer plays "offense." | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Facebook Investors Vote for Change at Top. But They Can’t Win

Results from the Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting last week show that many of the investor proposals intended to limit Zuckerberg’s power over the company he co-founded would have passed -- if not for Zuckerberg’s voting power. Apart from Zuckerberg’s nearly 4 billion votes … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

A New Balloon Based Surveillance Tool Is Coming to U.S. Skies

World View Enterprises Inc. builds what it callsStratollites, a system designed to offer the type of coverage satellites afford but without the need to launch incredibly expensive rockets into space. Effectively unmanned balloons, the platforms operate with surveillance equipmen … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

GameStop ‘Burns to the Ground’ and Analysts Fear No Rebound

(Bloomberg) -- GameStop Corp. shares plummeted the most on record to their lowest since 2003 after the video-game retailer reported first-quarter revenue that missed expectations and halted its dividend, the latest red flag for a stock that has already cratered in 2019. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Cloudera Announces CEO Transition

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that Tom Reilly will retire as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective July 31, 2019. The Board has appointed Martin Col … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition

Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. Described as "the world's first ultra-realistic AI humanoid robot artist", Ai-Da opens her first solo exhibition of eight drawings, 20 … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Storm Tracking Could Be a Casualty of 5G

At currently proposed 5G power levels, satellites may have trouble reading natural signals given off by water vapor. “This would result in the reduction of hurricane track forecast lead time by roughly two to three days,” Jacobs told Congress at a hearing earlier this month. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Facebook May Be Ordered to Block Users' Offensive Posts Globally

Since the EU’s law for digital services and electronic commerce “does not regulate the territorial scope of an obligation to remove information disseminated via a social network platform, it does not preclude a host provider from being ordered to remove such information worldwide … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

28-Year-Old Crypto Founder Just Paid $4.57M to Have Lunch with Warren Buffett

The money goes to charity. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Tesla's Source of Cash Has Finally Been Revealed

Tesla's Secret Source of Cash Has Finally Been Revealed | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

U.S. Justice Dept Considering Apple Probe: Sources

The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters. The Justice Department's Antitrust Division and the Feder … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Why Mark Cuban is taking coding classes

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban explains why he takes online coding classes. | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

China Targets FedEx in ‘Warning’ to U.S.

As details of China’s criteria trickled out, the investigation into FedEx’s “wrongful delivery of packages” was framed by the state news agency as a warning by Beijing after the Trump administration imposed a ban on business with telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. A Chinese o … | Continue reading

@finance.yahoo.com | 1 month ago

Google Should Be Afraid. Very Afraid

Google parent company Alphabet Inc. and the other tech giants should be quaking in their fleece vests. Bloomberg News and other news organizations reported late Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to open an investigation into Google’s compliance with antitru … | Continue reading

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