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Yahoo! Reportedly in Talks to Buy Tumblr for Up to $1 Billion

Yahoo! Reportedly in Talks to Buy Tumblr for Up to $1 Billion

Internet icon Yahoo! is in talks to buy New York-based social blogging platform Tumblr for as much as $1 billion, according to multiple reports. At that price, Tumblr would be pretty expensive, given that...

Car? House? Sorry: Graduates of 2013 Are Each $35,200 in Debt

Car? House? Sorry: Graduates of 2013 Are Each $35,200 in Debt

The typical college graduate will leave campus this month owing nearly as much money as they stand to earn in their first year of full-time employment, new research shows. At a personal level, graduates...

Rejoice! The End of ‘User Name and Password’ May Be Nigh

Rejoice! The End of ‘User Name and Password’ May Be Nigh

What’s the absolute worst part of the Internet? Reasonable folks may disagree, but most would say keeping track of an endless string passwords ranks somewhere at the top. Nobody, of course, can remember a unique...

Nintendo Opts To Earn YouTube Ad Revenue On Videos Featuring Its Games

Nintendo Opts To Earn YouTube Ad Revenue On Videos Featuring Its Games

Over the past 12 hours, the internet has been abuzz of news that Nintendo has started exerting claims on user generated YouTube videos featuring its properties. The news comes via YouTube user Zack Scott...

Take Advantage of Free Resources to Grow Your Business

Don’t let a tight budget keep you from growing your business. These free resources can connect you with mentors, train employees and save money on software. Whether you’re just starting a new business venture,...

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Jump to Highest Level in 6 Weeks

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Jump to Highest Level in 6 Weeks

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, the most since late March. The jump comes after applications fell to a five-year low. The Labor Department...

Why This Housing Upturn Looks Like the Real Thing

Why This Housing Upturn Looks Like the Real Thing

Ever since the recovery began in 2009, a weak housing market has held back the U.S. economy. The first rebound in home prices was lackluster and after only a year was followed by another...

5 Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Letters

5 Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Letters

For decades, the unflappable chairman of Berkshire Hathaway has addressed shareholders in an annual letter that is part economics manual, part philosophical musing, and part conversation between friends. Warren Buffett‘s reports on Berkshire’s earnings...

Google Poised to Show Off Latest Devices and Services

Google Poised to Show Off Latest Devices and Services

  Google is expected to use its annual software developers’ conference to showcase the latest mobile devices running on its Android software, while also unveiling other features in its evolving product line-up. The gathering,...

The New Retirement: Forget Being Rich, All We Want Is Peace of Mind

The New Retirement: Forget Being Rich, All We Want Is Peace of Mind

We may never tire of discussing lessons from the Great Recession, which hit two groups especially hard: teens who saw parents lose a home or job, and boomers who saw their savings depleted at...