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As of now, stock brokers have to put your interests before their own bonuses

WASHINGTON  — High fees. Conflicts of interest. Inappropriate investments. The Obama administration is going after a host of perceived rip-offs with the new rules it's unveiling Wednesday for brokers — the men and women who recommend investments for people looking to save for retirement.  SEE...

3D-printed Rembrandt painting looks almost as good as the real thing

Bringing us one step closer to the day when computers compete directly with humans in the arts, a new painting has been created using software to mimic the style of a master.The painting, titled "The Next Rembrandt" (below), is the result of a team...

U.S. schools may soon be testing Adidas' new fitness tracker in K-12 gym classes

Schools in the U.S. may soon be testing a new fitness tracker from Adidas in kindergarten through high school gym classes to keep track of the health of its students.  Back in 2015, Adidas announced it was working on an initiative to keep students...

This startup uses AI to automatically create videos out of articles

Publishers are continuously looking for new ways to expand their reach. One sure bet? Video. Even Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg recognizes this. Discussing the company’s performance last year, he told media how video remains central on the News Feed of its users. “We’re entering...

Photographer beautifully documents the underrepresented faces of the technology world

After struggling time and again to land a job in the technology industry, February Keeney discovered the secret: change everything about yourself.  “I was presenting very gender-queer in interviews. And not getting any offers. Finally, one day, I gave up. I went to an...

9 fresh ways to start a conversation with anyone at work

You can be extroverted or introverted or somewhere in the middle, but no matter where you fall on the personality spectrum, there’ll be times when conversation doesn’t come easy. Overthinking it will generally get you nowhere, but not having a plan of action...

Twitter (!?) wins rights to stream NFL's Thursday night games

Jets vs. Colts. Giants vs. Patriots. Twitter vs. everybody.  In what may go down as one of the biggest upsets in NFL history, Twitter has won the global digital rights to the football league's 2016 Thursday night games. It's something of a come-from-behind victory for...

PayPal cancels 400-job operations center in North Carolina over LGBTQ discrimination law

PayPal is canceling its transaction in North Carolina.  The online payment service announced Tuesday that it is nixing plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte in response to the state's controversial new law eliminating discrimination protection for LGBT residents and requiring transgender...

Alibaba-owned newspaper drops its paywall

Nearly four months after Chinese ecommerce titan Alibaba paid out $266 million to acquire the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong-based newspaper announced Tuesday that its paywall is dismantled. “ur focus now should not be on finding the right media business model. Our priority...

How the global elite named in Panama Papers used their wives to hide assets offshore

Among the many revelations that have come from the release of 11.5 million documents from a Panamanian law firm is how some highly placed global leaders and top diplomats allegedly used their wives as fronts to hide their vast wealth. Articles stemming from the documents,...