Technology and Money

Escape the Devastation of Future Earth on a Luxurious Space Mayflower
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Worried that Earth may soon suffer from overpopulation and irreversible environmental damage? Worry not, my fellow passengers of Spaceship Earth! In the future, we’ll just hop on our space-faring Mayflowers to go find habitable planets. At least that was the promise of this Sunday comic strip from 1959. Read more…     

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You Can Now Add Multiple Photos and Tag People in Tweets
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Twitter is growing up, andthe latest new feature set includes the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo as well as the ability to add up to four photos to a tweet. Read more…     

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If you have a dog you can't miss this gadget guide for the spring
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Oh, spring. So many flowers to smell, so many butts to sniff. When it starts to be pretty out, you might find yourself falling in love all over again…with your pup. If you’d like to empty your pockets in order to express your devotion, here are some products that will please both dogs and their […]

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Can technology save money in K-12 schools? | Bryan Alexander
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I've been asked by several state legislators here in Vermont to offer ideas on how technology can help reduce K-12 school costs. (This is part of a larger topic, my role in local school boards. More on this later.) I haven't written …

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Microsoft issues less-than-helpful tips to XP holdouts
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Don’t click on bad stuff and back up a lot, Redmond tells refuseniks Microsoft seems to have realised what most everyone figured out years ago: come April 9 there will still be millions upon millions of computers running Windows XP and therefore open to all sorts of potential attacks.…

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How Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) Will Dominate the Wearable Tech …
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The Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) strategy for putting itself ahead of rivals in the wearable tech space could revolutionize an industry – again. … By David Zeiler, Associate Editor, Money Morning · March 20, 2014 · Print | Email. Money Morning.

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Never leave home again: Facebook’s dystopian dream as it gobbles Oculus VR for $2bn
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Gaming goggle-maker to wire humans into Zuck’s Matrix Facebook has bought startup Oculus VR, the biz behind the virtual-reality Rift headsets, for $2bn. The acquisition comes as people spend more time with their pals in digital worlds rather than the physical realm, and Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg wants to tap into that shift.…

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Transcend curries 4K favor with faster SD cards
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For videographers shooting high-resolution video, the Taiwanese flash-card maker has two new choices with faster write speeds and capacities up to 128GB.

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Firefox's massive overhaul moves to beta
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Mozilla’s biggest browser remake since 2011, with a new interface and easier customization, begins to push away from the gate as Firefox 29 moves to beta.

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