Money For Lunch – Technology

8 Terms to Ax from Press Releases

April 11, 2014 5:05 PMComments Off on 8 Terms to Ax from Press Releases
8 Terms to Ax from Press Releases

Of course you’re proud or thrilled to announce something—so leave it out of your next press release, please. Press releases are great promotional tools, but they’re only as effective as the words used to create them. Sometimes people can get in the habit of, well, writing things out of habit. […]

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Internet Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines

April 8, 2014 6:30 PMComments Off on Internet Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines
Internet Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines

Original Article By NICOLE PERLROTH | NY Times SAN FRANCISCO — They came in through the Chinese takeout menu. Unable to breach the computer network at a big oil company, hackers infected with malware the online menu of a Chinese restaurant that was popular with employees. When the workers browsed […]

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5 Tech Trends in Investing to Watch Out for in 2014

April 1, 2014 4:32 PMComments Off on 5 Tech Trends in Investing to Watch Out for in 2014
5 Tech Trends in Investing to Watch Out for in 2014

It’s true what they say: a gadget a day keeps the brokers at play. Well, maybe “they” didn’t say that specifically, but certainly something like it is happening in the current stock market regarding tech trends and futures. And 2014 promises some important developments for new technology. Paying attention to […]

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Facebook’s Facial Recognition ‘Approaching Human-Level Performance’

March 20, 2014 2:54 PMComments Off on Facebook’s Facial Recognition ‘Approaching Human-Level Performance’
Facebook’s Facial Recognition ‘Approaching Human-Level Performance’

Facebook has been working on facial recognition for years to auto-tag photographs, but has now reached a point where its technology is ‘closely approaching human-level performance.’ In fact, in some ways it might even be better. The social network’s in-house research team has been working on a project called DeepFace: cutting-edge […]

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Make Money With Google Helpouts

March 19, 2014 5:55 PMComments Off on Make Money With Google Helpouts
Google Helpouts

imagine Google wrapping their technology in an opportunity for people to get help from others in real time… and for savvy business-people to OFFER help to others in real time.

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Superman With A GoPro, Fly with Superman

March 18, 2014 10:03 PMComments Off on Superman With A GoPro, Fly with Superman
Bert Martinez as Superman flying

Video from the perspective of Superman flying

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Income “Green-Time”: Washing Socks Doesn’t Count

March 8, 2014 4:15 AMComments Off on Income “Green-Time”: Washing Socks Doesn’t Count
Income “Green-Time”: Washing Socks Doesn’t Count

Many professionals complain about the long hours they work.  For some, at least, all those hours are being compensated.  These professionals are moving and shaking because they want to make as much money as possible—even at the cost of family time, recreation, and often, their own health.  It’s difficult to […]

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The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To New Study

March 4, 2014 11:45 PMComments Off on The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To New Study

Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest. The answer? Are you ready? Are you reeeally ready? Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when domestic airline tickets are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t […]

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Cutting-Edge Car Technology in 2014

February 6, 2014 9:04 PMComments Off on Cutting-Edge Car Technology in 2014

State-of-the-art technology breakthroughs and glimpses of technology of the future were highlighted at the recent 2014 International CES, or Consumer Electronics Show. Organized by the Consumer Electronics Association, it was held January 6-9 in Los Vegas, Nevada. Among the multitudinous innovative presentations from all types of electronics industries, a number […]

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Kindle Fire HD 7″, HD Display, Wi-Fi Only $139

December 14, 2013 1:59 AMComments Off on Kindle Fire HD 7″, HD Display, Wi-Fi Only $139
Kindle Fire HD 7″, HD Display, Wi-Fi Only $139
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