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Lyneka Little

Is a freelance writer in New York. She's written about personal finance and small business for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, MainStreet.com, Walletpop.com, People magazine. She also works as a freelance producer covering money at ABCNews.com. Little attended Howard University where she studied journalism. She loves drinking wine and tweeting, preferably at the same time. Follow Little on Twitter @Lyneka.

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Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.
December 5, 2013 in Starting a Business
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
December 3, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Google's Eric Schmidt Posts Advice on Switching From iPhone to Android

Google's Eric Schmidt Posts Advice on Switching From iPhone to Android

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt published step-by-step instructions on how to make the switch from iPhone to Android.
November 26, 2013 in Mobile
Cell Phone Calls During Flights: Best Idea or Worst Idea Ever?

Cell Phone Calls During Flights: Best Idea or Worst Idea Ever?

Love it or hate it, chatting on your cell phone during a flight could soon become a reality.
November 23, 2013 in Business Travel
Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website

Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website

Microsoft has taken its year-long campaign against Google to the next level, selling "Scroogled"-branded merchandise on its website.
November 22, 2013 in News and Trends

Bill Gates Gets Teary-Eyed Talking About Search for New Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's co-founder had an emotional moment during the company's annual shareholders meeting yesterday.
November 21, 2013 in News and Trends

Europe Approves 3G and LTE Broadband on Flights

The European Commission has granted airlines permission to offer passengers 3G and LTE networks in flight.
November 16, 2013 in Business Travel
Finally: Google Chrome Users Can Pinpoint Which Tab Is Making That Annoying Sound

Finally: Google Chrome Users Can Pinpoint Which Tab Is Making That Annoying Sound

Google Chrome users can now quickly identify which of their open browser tabs is playing video or music.
November 12, 2013 in News and Trends
Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery

Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery

Amazon customers in some parts of the U.S. can now get packages every day of the week.
November 11, 2013 in Shipping Center
Justin Bieber Gets a Case of Startup Fever

Justin Bieber Gets a Case of Startup Fever

The 19-year-old pop star reportedly led a $1.1 million seed round for a new social network called Shots of Me.
November 5, 2013 in Social Media

Ashton Kutcher's Latest Role: Lenovo Product Engineer

The highest-paid actor on television has signed on to develop and market Lenovo’s Yoga line of tablets.
October 30, 2013 in News and Trends

More People to Get Google Glass as Explorer Program Expands

Tech lovers desperate to get their hands on Google's wearable computer may soon have the chance – that is, if they know the right people.
October 29, 2013 in News and Trends

President Obama's Twitter Links Hacked

President Obama's Twitter links were compromised on Monday in an apparent attack by the Syrian Electronic Army.
October 29, 2013 in Social Media

Tesla Nabs Apple Hardware Exec to Lead Vehicle Development

Just a week after eBay lured Apple e-commerce executive RJ Pittman to join its ranks, Apple has lost another member of its executive team.
October 25, 2013 in Technology

Richard Branson: I Cried When I Sold Virgin Records

At the 40th celebration of Virgin Records, billionaire business mogul Richard Branson recalled crying when he sold the record label more than 20 years ago.
October 25, 2013 in The 'Treps

HTC Co-Founder Cher Wang to Take Some Duties From CEO

Chairwoman Wang will assume more day-to-day operational duties as the company focuses on regaining market share.
October 21, 2013 in News and Trends
Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

The Virgin Group founder recently received a letter from a 12-year-old girl asking about his skills. He took to LinkedIn on Thursday to share his response with the world.
October 18, 2013 in Business Ideas

EBay Lures Apple Exec to Run Products Division

In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
October 18, 2013 in News and Trends

Facebook Allows Teens to Make Posts Public

In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
October 17, 2013 in Social Media
Rockstar Tries to Make Good on Grand Theft Auto Glitches

Rockstar Tries to Make Good on Grand Theft Auto Glitches

Because of problems with its online launch, Grand Theft Auto 5 users are getting a bonus.
October 15, 2013 in News and Trends

Apple Taps Burberry CEO to Run Retail Operations

Angela Ahrendts is the first high-profile head of retail since Ron Johnson left in 2011.
October 15, 2013 in News and Trends
BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, co-founders of the company now known as BlackBerry, are considering a bid that could save the embattled smartphone maker.
October 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will give customers the opportunity to sign a petition calling for an end to the government shutdown.
October 11, 2013 in Leadership
Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, to serve as the central bank's next chairman.
October 10, 2013 in Leadership
T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

In a win for business travelers, the wireless carrier will slash fees for data and texting in more than 100 countries beginning October 31.
October 10, 2013 in Mobile

Englert and Higgs Win Nobel Prize in Physics After String of Delays

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences after a series of unusual delays.
October 8, 2013 in News and Trends

Google's Schmidt to Release New Book

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, will release a book next fall entitled 'No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies.'
October 8, 2013 in Leadership

Google Glass Users Will See Transit Directions

Google Glass users that have paired Glass with an Android device will be able to see public transit directions on the device.
October 8, 2013 in News and Trends
It's All About the Benjamins: A Look at the $100 Bill's New Facelift

It's All About the Benjamins: A Look at the $100 Bill's New Facelift

The latest U.S. currency denomination to get a redux by the Fed is the $100. Here's a look at what to expect from the new bill.
October 7, 2013 in Money
Twitter CEO Spars With Tech Entrepreneur Over Lack of Women on Board

Twitter CEO Spars With Tech Entrepreneur Over Lack of Women on Board

After a New York Times story critiqued Twitter for having zero women on its board, the social network's CEO aired his opinions -- leading to a social media-infused grudge match.
October 7, 2013 in Management & Operations

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