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Why The Digital Revolution Is Really Just Getting Started

by Forbes
Has digital technology really made us better off?  While there are lots of impressive gadgets, the impact on our actual well-being is surprisingly mild.  In fact, by many measures, we’ve become worse off since... Read more Apr 4 2014, 11:41pm CDT
 

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda
by Sumayah Aamir
The minimum wage increase in Michigan and several other states is a part of President Obama’s agenda. And despite the forestalling measures of rigid Republicans it is going to be put into action. Read more Apr 3 2014, 8:03am CDT
 

Freelancer.com: How To Monetize 5 Billion People

Freelancer.com: How To Monetize 5 Billion People
by Forbes
Almost two-thirds of the global population – five billion people – have yet to access the internet.  They live on $10 a day. They want to earn $10 an hour. Selling services online will be their best route out of... Read more Apr 2 2014, 7:11am CDT
 

Libor experts warn of urgent need for automation

Libor experts warn of urgent need for automation
by Forbes
Interbank lending benchmark Libor needs a large technical overhaul in which banks introduce automated calculations based on real market data, according to experts, in order to avoid the continued risk of market... Read more Mar 26 2014, 7:17am CDT
 

IRS Says Bitcoin is Property Not Currency

IRS Says Bitcoin is Property Not Currency
by Sumayah Aamir
The IRS passed some legislation according to which Bitcoin is a property, not a legal currency in tax system. And Bitcoin is to be taxed. This decision is of great importance indeed. Read more Mar 26 2014, 3:42am CDT
 

King IPO: Will Candy Crash?

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money
by Forbes
King Digital Entertainment priced its IPO and is preparing to list on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, under the ticker “KING.”  The digital gaming company priced at $21.50 per share and is set to raise $500... Read more Mar 26 2014, 2:55am CDT
 

Unemployment Benefits Extension to be Delayed

Unemployment Benefits are to be Forestalled
by Sumayah Aamir
Unemployment benefits extension as per governmental initiative are facing barriers. They are too be forestalled due to a senate speaker’s decree. Read more Mar 20 2014, 3:58am CDT
 

Here Are 4 Industries About To Be Completely Disrupted By The Smart Home

Here Are 4 Industries About To Be Completely Disrupted By The Smart Home
by Forbes
While the Internet and computing has changed our lives in many ways over the past few decades, there are still many old-school consumer industries that have largely managed to stay the same. But all that is about to... Read more Mar 18 2014, 2:16pm CDT
 

Credit Card Debt: 7 Tips to Get Rid of Your Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt: 7 Tips to Get Rid of Your Credit Card Debt
by Sumayah Aamir
Credit card debt consolidation is not that hard. It is one of those scourges that you wish you could get rid of by some magic. Well, Credit card debt eradication is not that hard and you could manage it provided you... Read more Mar 18 2014, 9:21am CDT
 

Credit Card Debt Eradication Tips

Credit Card Debt Eradication Tips
by Sumayah Aamir
Credit card debt is one of those scourges that you wish you could get rid of by some magic. Well, its eradication is not that hard and you could manage it provided you follow these steps. Read more Mar 18 2014, 3:28am CDT
 

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