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Chris McCoyContributorChris McCoy is the chief executive of and the creator of .If the Braddocks were throwing a pool party today, their son Ben wouldn’t be contemplating a career in plastics; he’d know is in. Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word.Ben: Yes,...
Microsoft on pre-orders, offering up the souped up version of its console for $499. Unveiled back at E3 in June after a year’s worth of teasers, the latest Xbox One features more memory and improved processing designed for 4K playback.The company is also using its platform at the...

Taxes in the gig economy

Kristen BermanContributorKristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke's with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation. Kristen was on the founding team of Google's behavioral economics team, and was previously the founder of Irrational Labs, a behavioral economics nonprofit focused on health and...
Microsoft is about to share the last details on the with a press conference ahead of the Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. You can watch it live right here at 12 PM on the West Coast, 3 PM on the East Coast, 8 PM in the U.K., 9 PM...
Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on iOS.As CNBC first , according to a...

Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

The Gillmor Gang — Philip Proctor, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, August 19, 2017. The Firesign Theatre’s Phil Proctor joins the Gang. Topics preclude: will the realDonaldTrump please step down, what is reality, Siri’s Easter egg, and other mysteries from the vaults...

Cryptowestworld

Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there lived a mysterious, brilliant inventor, now lost to history, who created a kind of autonomous zone wherein the traditional rules of governments and law did not apply. It was scoffed at as escapism, but over time it drew...
Neo-Nazi site is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put the website back online. But now that NameCheap...
The long and dramatic process for naming a new Uber CEO may be coming closer to an end.First reported by , our sources are also telling us that former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is still being seriously considered and the board vote is expected to happen soon. The talks...