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SEO 2017: 5 Rock-Solid Strategies to Help You Rank
SEO

SEO 2017: 5 Rock-Solid Strategies to Help You Rank

With more than 200 ranking factors, tackling Google calls for a game plan.
R.L. Adams
Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016
Cannabis

Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016

Despite the industry's precarious legal status, investors are flocking to states where voters have legalized cannabis.
dispensaries.com
Smart Lights Are Coming to a Street Near You
Technology

Smart Lights Are Coming to a Street Near You

In Denver, Silver Spring Networks is demonstrating how a smart street light network can improve cities.
Repealing Obamacare Will be a Disaster for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Who Rely on Them
Freelancers

Repealing Obamacare Will be a Disaster for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Who Rely on Them

Access to affordable health insurance has sped the growth of the gig economy. Losing that coverage will make freelancing untenable for many.
Micha Kaufman
Ford Offers Amazon's Alexa in Cars
Amazon

Ford Offers Amazon's Alexa in Cars

Search and shop while you drive, or remote start and unlock your car at home.
The Google Assistant Is Coming to Android TV
Google

The Google Assistant Is Coming to Android TV

A forthcoming update will enable you to ask your Android TV device all kinds of questions.
Hyundai Shows Off Wearable Robots to Help Paraplegics, Elderly
Robots

Hyundai Shows Off Wearable Robots to Help Paraplegics, Elderly

Hyundai's Medical Exoskeleton (H-MEX) looks like a high-tech back/leg brace combination device, plus forearm crutches.
Hands On With LG's New Wireless Earbuds and ... Neck Speakers
Technology

Hands On With LG's New Wireless Earbuds and ... Neck Speakers

LG's Tone Studio are powerful speakers that go around your neck. Use them for good.
A Fired Snapchat Employee Claims the Company Lied to Investors Ahead of Its IPO
Snapchat

A Fired Snapchat Employee Claims the Company Lied to Investors Ahead of Its IPO

A lawsuit alleges that the company has been "falsely misrepresenting" itself.
Meet the Hover Camera Passport, Your Personal Selfie Drone
Drones

Meet the Hover Camera Passport, Your Personal Selfie Drone

The small drone features a cage that protects the the rotors from damage -- and you from injury.
Macy's Is Closing 68 Stores -- Here's Where They Will Shut Down
Macy's

Macy's Is Closing 68 Stores -- Here's Where They Will Shut Down

The company says nearly 4,000 employees will be affected by the closures.
Hayley Peterson
12 Apps That Will Make Sure You Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions
New Year's Resolution

12 Apps That Will Make Sure You Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Need help conquering your resolutions? These apps can help.
Check Out This Self-Driving Minivan Made for Millennials
Self-Driving Cars

Check Out This Self-Driving Minivan Made for Millennials

Millennials are growing up, regardless of whether they want to admit it.
No More Bad Hair Days With This Smart Hairbrush
Inventions

No More Bad Hair Days With This Smart Hairbrush

Withings, L'Oreal and Kerastase teamed up to create the world's first smart hairbrush.