October 24, 2014

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Is Facebook Your Frenemy?

What is Facebook’s Open Graph? It’ll make it easier for you to share information about your likes (websites that bring people together) and dislikes (websites that bring annoying people together) all over the Internet. Information about the ...

Get Your Phil in the Studio

In Arizona, cops would say “ID, please.” Beam us up! Stargazing apps like Pocket Universe ($3) and Star Walk ($3) are now available for junior astronomers and Orion enthusiasts. You just point your phone at a star, a planet or ...

Are You "Givin 'em a Goldman"?

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room… Have we learned anything from the Goldman Sachs debacle? The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Goldman of defrauding clients by selling them a product without disclosing that it was ...

The New $100 Bill: How to Find Them

It’s still all about the Benjamins. The new $100 bill debuted this past weekend, and if you haven’t seen it, we can tell you it’s got more security features than an Israeli airport. The blue 3-D Security Ribbon on the front of the new note ...

The Winner in the War Against Global Warming: Big Fur

Although our solution to global warming has tended on the side of practical—we just remove a layer of clothing during the winter—not everybody chooses such a simplistic approach. Many people are adopting more high-minded ways of assuring the ...

Be Like Tiger….Sort Of

We’re not big fans of golf, but we couldn’t help but notice Tiger Woods’ game at the Masters last week oozed inconsistence. His ball striking was wild, often too far right (like Sean Hannity right), and he missed shots with regularity. Woods ...

Wal-Mart Plays Evil—and You Can, Too

Looking for a strategy for business success? Follow the Big Dogs. Last week, Wal-Mart announced it was cutting prices on thousands of products in every one of its 3,700 stores. How? Cost-cutting, including combining shipments so its trucks carry ...

DJ Says "Cheese," Revenue up 20%

Recession? Bah! DJ Mike Fernino isn’t buying it. “I’ve heard most of my colleagues complain that 2009 was a bad year, but my company had a great year and 2010 looks even better.” The reason? “We added services, and then we used social media to ...