Holiday shoppers are in the driver’s seat — here’s what they’re looking for on Black Friday, and beyond

2017-11-22T03:01:33+00:00

In those spare moments between basting the turkey, assembling gingerbread houses, and planning your ugly-sweater party, you might find yourself reaching for your phone to research holiday gifts you still need to buy. You’re not alone: With information readily available at the swipe of a finger, holiday shoppers are doing more research before buying than [...]

Holiday shoppers are in the driver’s seat — here’s what they’re looking for on Black Friday, and beyond 2017-11-22T03:01:33+00:00

Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people

2017-11-22T03:01:29+00:00

The ride-hail company has fired two people who were in charge of handling the response to this hack. Uber failed to notify some 57 million users that their data — including names, email addresses, phone numbers and driver’s license numbers — was exposed when hackers accessed that information in 2016, newly minted CEO Dara Khosrowshahi [...]

Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people 2017-11-22T03:01:29+00:00

Which tech companies beat Facebook, Amazon and Netflix on the markets this year?

2017-11-22T03:01:27+00:00

Answer: Alibaba, Square and Nvidia. FAANG stocks don’t have the same bite. U.S. tech stocks known as FAANG — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet — have seen double-digit price increases this year. But some other tech stocks are making those gains look paltry. Square’s stock price grew 232 percent since the start of this [...]

Which tech companies beat Facebook, Amazon and Netflix on the markets this year? 2017-11-22T03:01:27+00:00

Stitch Fix’s CEO says ‘We’ve been underestimated before’

2017-11-22T03:01:26+00:00

It’s always been hard for Katrina Lake’s company to raise money. Stitch Fix accomplished more in six years than most companies do in a lifetime. But in the narrow world of IPO pricing, its public debut last week did not go as planned. The online retail and personal styling company was convinced it could sell [...]

Stitch Fix’s CEO says ‘We’ve been underestimated before’ 2017-11-22T03:01:26+00:00

Congress’s proposed tax bill would undermine STEM and accelerate inequality

2017-11-22T03:01:24+00:00

You think it’s been a long time since we started talking about finding a cure for cancer? Be prepared to keep waiting. I’ve called my elected officials — Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Joe Wilson — so frequently this past week that their aides all know my name and my story. But [...]

Congress’s proposed tax bill would undermine STEM and accelerate inequality 2017-11-22T03:01:24+00:00

Trump’s FCC has revealed plans to wipe out net neutrality

2017-11-22T03:01:23+00:00

The proposal could open the door to what critics call online “fast lanes.” The Trump administration on Tuesday set in motion its plan to repeal virtually all of the U.S. government’s existing net neutrality rules — a move that will soon deliver another major deregulatory win to telecom giants like AT&T, Charter, Comcast* and Verizon. [...]

Trump’s FCC has revealed plans to wipe out net neutrality 2017-11-22T03:01:23+00:00

Review of the Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 DI-II VC HLD Zoom Lens

2017-11-22T03:01:20+00:00

Tamron has been specializing in super-zoom lenses for the last few years. You may be familiar with their 16-300mm, 18-270mm or 150-600mm lenses. Their newest super-zoom is an even more astonishing focal length, the Tamron 18-400mm. I recently had a chance to review this lens for a few weeks so I thought I’d give you [...]

Review of the Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 DI-II VC HLD Zoom Lens 2017-11-22T03:01:20+00:00

How to Process Real Estate or Architectural Photos with Aurora HDR 2018

2017-11-22T03:01:18+00:00

If you’ve ever tried your hand at real estate or architecture photography, you know that these are two of the most complicated forms of photography out there. The challenge is due mostly to having to balance out shadows created by harsh or uneven lighting. Thus, it’s no wonder that High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is [...]

How to Process Real Estate or Architectural Photos with Aurora HDR 2018 2017-11-22T03:01:18+00:00