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This 1976 Apple computer still works and it could sell for at least $300,000 — take a look

In 1976, Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold their first pre-assembled computer, called the Apple-1. It cost them $250 to build and retailed for $666.66. (“As a mathematician I like repeating digits and that was what I thought it should be,” Wozniak told Bloomberg in 2014.) The dream team only built 200 Apple-1s. Tuesday, a fully functioning Apple-1 computer went up ... Read More »

This tiny $29 computer lets you build DIY synths, pedals, and more

Audio electronics company Electrosmith has launched a Kickstarter for a little audio development board called Daisy. It’s a physical board computer designed for use in DIY instruments and sound processors — think of Daisy like a Raspberry Pi but just for music gear. Shaped like (and about the size of) a stick of gum, Daisy is both for professionals and for beginners who ... Read More »

Is Lyft (LYFT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Lyft (LYFT), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? A quick glance at the company’s year-to-date performance in comparison to the rest of the Computer and Technology sector should help us answer this question. Lyft is one of 630 companies ... Read More »

Beware of Faketoken: This mobile trojan can leave you penniless

[Representational Image] Close up of someone talking on a smart phone with binary code and electronic numbers composited on the image, and a watching eye.(Credit: Getty Images) In the past ten years, phones have increasingly become an indispensable part of our life. Thanks to millions of applications, people can get several things done such as hail a cab, transfer money, ... Read More »

This Concept Gadget Could Make Recycling Infinitely Easier

Cohda’s Recycling Identification Device could make the process of recycling far more intuitive. COHDA BY TOBIAS CARROLL / SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 12:45 PM Relative to decades past, recycling is on the rise. As innovations build on one another, more local governments are implementing recycling programs — and more people are getting into the habit of separating their trash from materials that can ... Read More »

Finance Ministry expects remaining four banks to be out of PCA framework this fiscal

New Delhi: The finance ministry expects the remaining four public sector lenders to be out of the RBI’s prompt corrective action (PCA) framework with the recent round of capital infusion. Currently, Indian Overseas BankNSE -0.96 % (IOB), Central Bank of India, UCO Bank and United Bank of India are under this framework which puts several restrictions on them, including on lending, management compensation ... Read More »

How This Fake Financial Expert Tricked Outlets Into Publishing Her Advice

Patricia Russell seemed to appear out of nowhere. A certified financial planner and graduate of several prestigious colleges, Russell has recently been quoted in major publications such as Newsday, MarketWatch, Consumer Reports, Business Insider and U.S. News, as well as sites that recirculate content on MSN and other websites. She has also written columns for personal finance blogs, including Moolanomy and Think Save Retire. The only problem? She’s not a real person. ... Read More »

Page through computer history with this complete scan of NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog

An amateur computer historian has unearthed a cool piece of technology paraphernalia: NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog. Kevin Savetz recently scanned the entire 138-page book, and posted the files to Archive.org. NeXT was the company that Steve Jobs founded in 1985 after he was fired by Apple. The company designed computer workstations and lasted through 1997, when Jobs was rehired at Apple. ... Read More »

Master Business Finance With This Expert-Led Class

There are three basic requirements you must have if you want your new business to grow and thrive: a great idea, an outstanding work ethic, and money. These necessities are legs beneath the table of your business. If one fails, your whole idea (and the effort and cash you put into it) can collapse. No matter how many late nights ... Read More »

Thinking about getting computer glasses? Read this first

My entire career has been spent in front of a computer, staring at bright screen, and I’m far from alone. The average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year(!) in front of a computer screen. And that’s just while we’re at the office — we’re also addicted to using our phones all day long. All of that screen time seems to come with ... Read More »