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    How People Are Earning Millions From Tencent's WeChat -- But Not Everyone's Happy

    How People Are Earning Millions From Tencent's WeChat -- But Not Everyone's Happy


    With functions including messaging, payment and ride-hailing, Tencent's WeChat is already a super app. To China's media professionals, however, it is the place where they can earn millions of dollars every...

    With functions including messaging, payment and ride-hailing, Tencent's WeChat is already a super app. To China's media professionals, however, it is the place where they can earn millions of dollars every year.
    Trump's Solar Panel Tariff Scrambles Traditional GOP, Democratic Party Views, Maybe Yours Too

    Trump's Solar Panel Tariff Scrambles Traditional GOP, Democratic Party Views, Maybe Yours Too


    How you feel about the Trump Administration's decision to slap a global tariff on solar panel imports, announced on Monday, can be revealed by what conclusions you draw from a quick exercise. Traditional GOP and Democratic lines get real blurry on this...

    How you feel about the Trump Administration's decision to slap a global tariff on solar panel imports, announced on Monday, can be revealed by what conclusions you draw from a quick exercise. Traditional GOP and Democratic lines get real blurry on this one.
    Rail Fun: 5 Luxury Train Trips You Should Take In Asia

    Rail Fun: 5 Luxury Train Trips You Should Take In Asia


    Experience Asia in a different light on board some of the most luxurious rail journeys the region has to...

    Experience Asia in a different light on board some of the most luxurious rail journeys the region has to offer.
    Hawaii's Forgetful Governor Proves Why You Really Need A Password Management Program

    Hawaii's Forgetful Governor Proves Why You Really Need A Password Management Program


    After the government of Hawaii sent a warning to cellphones telling Hawaiians that they were about to be hit by an ICBM, it took 38 minutes for the mistake to be corrected. Now we know...

    After the government of Hawaii sent a warning to cellphones telling Hawaiians that they were about to be hit by an ICBM, it took 38 minutes for the mistake to be corrected. Now we know why.
    How Volvo Is Upping Its Game

    How Volvo Is Upping Its Game


    A look at how Volvo is going green and plans to introduce advanced safety features to its...

    A look at how Volvo is going green and plans to introduce advanced safety features to its cars.
    CIOs, It's Time to Kick your Users of the Corporate Network

    CIOs, It's Time to Kick your Users of the Corporate Network


    Trying to further secure your network is a losing proposition.You need to kick your users off the network. It’s time for IT organizations to start acting like cloud providers, even when it comes to internal...

    Trying to further secure your network is a losing proposition.You need to kick your users off the network. It’s time for IT organizations to start acting like cloud providers, even when it comes to internal applications.
    Netflix: Beats & Raises, Burns More Cash, Stock Moves Higher

    Netflix: Beats & Raises, Burns More Cash, Stock Moves Higher


    Even though Netflix is burning through billion of dollars in cash and has to tap the high yield market, investors are still pouring into the...

    Even though Netflix is burning through billion of dollars in cash and has to tap the high yield market, investors are still pouring into the stock.
    Government CIO Top 10 New Tech Investments In 2018

    Government CIO Top 10 New Tech Investments In 2018


    19% of Government CIOs anticipate they will increase spending for Cloud Services this year. 17% are forecasting an increase in cyber & information security spending, and 16% are predicting an increase in Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics spending...

    19% of Government CIOs anticipate they will increase spending for Cloud Services this year. 17% are forecasting an increase in cyber & information security spending, and 16% are predicting an increase in Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics spending this year.
    Here Are The Toys That Will Be Huge In 2018

    Here Are The Toys That Will Be Huge In 2018


    These are the toys that aren't out yet. Here's what 2018 has in store for toys that will fly off the shelf into hearts and...

    These are the toys that aren't out yet. Here's what 2018 has in store for toys that will fly off the shelf into hearts and minds.
    Hobby Lobby Owner Loses Income Tax Deduction

    Hobby Lobby Owner Loses Income Tax Deduction


    Trust that owns Hobby Lobby denied refund based on deduction for appreciated...

    Trust that owns Hobby Lobby denied refund based on deduction for appreciated property.
    Trump on Trade: Clueless

    Trump on Trade: Clueless


    President Trump and his trade team remain clueless about the economics of trade. Their recent imposition of tariffs on the imports of Chinese solar panels and South Korean washing machines is but the latest evidence of a wrongheaded and dangerous U.S....

    President Trump and his trade team remain clueless about the economics of trade. Their recent imposition of tariffs on the imports of Chinese solar panels and South Korean washing machines is but the latest evidence of a wrongheaded and dangerous U.S. trade policy.
    Should Checking Accounts Be Free?

    Should Checking Accounts Be Free?


    Bank of America eliminated its free checking account. Do free checking accounts still exist? And should...

    Bank of America eliminated its free checking account. Do free checking accounts still exist? And should they?
    Dell TechnologiesVoice: Why Esports Is A Game Changer For College Athletics [Video]

    Dell TechnologiesVoice: Why Esports Is A Game Changer For College Athletics [Video]


    In 2014, Robert Morris University in Chicago revolutionized the varsity collegiate sport scene with the launch of its scholarship-sponsored League of Legends esports...

    In 2014, Robert Morris University in Chicago revolutionized the varsity collegiate sport scene with the launch of its scholarship-sponsored League of Legends esports team.

    The Fatal Conceit of the Government Mortgage Complex


    The new FHFA proposal, much like older Senate plans, seeks to preserve and expand as much of the old housing finance system as possible. If that system hadn’t been ground zero of the 2008 financial crisis, maybe this new alliance between FHFA, Treasury...

    The new FHFA proposal, much like older Senate plans, seeks to preserve and expand as much of the old housing finance system as possible. If that system hadn’t been ground zero of the 2008 financial crisis, maybe this new alliance between FHFA, Treasury and the Senate alliance wouldn’t be so scary.
    iPhone X Defeated As Tim Cook Steals Victory Away With The iPhone 8

    iPhone X Defeated As Tim Cook Steals Victory Away With The iPhone 8


    Although Apple will talk in glowing terms about the launch of the iPhone X and the new concepts introduced, recent data suggests that the sales of the new iPhone handsets in Q4 2017 have not matched up to previous years. The commanding lead that the...

    Although Apple will talk in glowing terms about the launch of the iPhone X and the new concepts introduced, recent data suggests that the sales of the new iPhone handsets in Q4 2017 have not matched up to previous years. The commanding lead that the iPhone X was going to capture has not arrived.
    It's Not Just You: PSN Is Down For Many

    It's Not Just You: PSN Is Down For Many


    Sony support confirms that PlayStation network is down for many, affecting players on PS4 and...

    Sony support confirms that PlayStation network is down for many, affecting players on PS4 and PS3.
    Why The Gig Economy Can Be Essential To Business Growth

    Why The Gig Economy Can Be Essential To Business Growth


    By 2027, freelancers are expected to become workforce majority based on the current growth rate. Businesses who embrace the gig economy and utilize it effectively can take advantage of both time and cost efficiencies that translate into bottom line...

    By 2027, freelancers are expected to become workforce majority based on the current growth rate. Businesses who embrace the gig economy and utilize it effectively can take advantage of both time and cost efficiencies that translate into bottom line profits.
    Samsung Confirms Stunning New Technology For Galaxy S9

    Samsung Confirms Stunning New Technology For Galaxy S9


    We might be utterly confident that the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are going to look exactly like last year’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but the South Korean flagships still has some capacity to surprise us with new smartphone technology for its...

    We might be utterly confident that the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are going to look exactly like last year’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but the South Korean flagships still has some capacity to surprise us with new smartphone technology for its flagships.