Samsung finally figured out what to do with its ‘edge’


Samsung hasn’t come up with any must-have features for its edge displays yet, even though it currently has two devices sporting such screens, including the Galaxy S6 edge and the Galaxy Note Edge. But that all changes with the gadget pictured in the image above. Meet the Galaxy Blade edge, the first Android-powered smart kitchen knife in the world, which also happens to pack a curved screen. DON ... Gadget - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

The Top Ten Tax Cases (And Rulings) Of 2014: #6-The IRS (Finally) Figures Out The Real Estate Professional Rules


It's finally over. The October 15th tax deadline is behind us, which means for tax practitioners, our return filings are mercifully finished for the year. Unless of course, you chose to make your career in the not-for-profit world, in which case you deserve the extra month of misery. On October 16th, thousands of tax preparers [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

AT&T and Verizon finally giving customers decent Netflix quality


Months after Comcast upgraded its subscribers' Netflix performance, AT&T and Verizon have finally followed suit. The average Netflix stream on Verizon FiOS hit 2.41Mbps in August, up from 1.61Mbps in July, Netflix said today in its monthly speed test update. AT&T's U-verse service offered average Netflix performance of 2.61Mbps in August, up from 1.44Mbps in July. Netflix recommends 5Mbps for high-definition quality, but there is a lot of lower quality Netflix content that requires less Read more [...]

UK GDP figures to show economy has finally hit pre-crisis peak – business live


Has Britain's economy finally clawed back all the activity lost since the great financial crisis? We find out at 9.30am when the latest GDP figures are released.Introduction: GDP figures to show state of the recoveryChart: Slowest recovery since at least 1920 is probably over Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Tax Geek Tuesday(?): The IRS Finally Figures Out The Real Estate Professional Rules


When you earn your living dealing with something as expansive and complicated as the Internal Revenue Code, it’s pretty damn easy to feel inadequate. To fear that you haven’t seen enough of the tax law. Or that the parts you have seen, you don’t fully understand. To worry that everyone [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

UK economy finally exceeds pre-crisis peak — business live


Rolling business and financial news, as NIESR thinktank says Britain’s GDP is now 0.2% above its previous peak

Business | The Guardian

Report: Facebook set to finally launch auto-play video ads in news feeds


Caress this chipmunk's cheeks with your pointer? Facebook wants to know about it. Facebook is due to announce the launch of video advertisements in users’ news feeds on Tuesday, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources. The newspaper added that the new program, which has been anticipated for some time now, is set to launch on Thursday on mobile applications as well as on the desktop browser. The ads apparently are designed to play automatically—a move that Read more [...]