Review: Traeger technology makes grilling a snap

If you have a smoker but struggle to get good results, the Traeger will make your life a lot easier. It’s a bit pricey, but it’s definitely worth it.
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Why Your Website Isn’t Bringing You As Many Visitors As You Want

If you build it they will come, right? Actually, in the world of the Internet, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Simply building a website isn’t enough to ensure website success. To ensure your website brings (and converts) enough visitors to meet your goals, your website needs to be strategized from the ground up. Just like when building a house, a good foundation is key. In fact, you could spend thousands on pay-per-click and social media advertisements all designed to drive traffic to...
Tags: Startups, Web Development, Web Design, Marketing, Online Marketing, Others, Vancouver Canada

Hold Me Accountable

The sales manager was speaking to his young business development representative about his results and his activity. The results weren’t there, and the activity was low, and certainly lower than the sales manager expected. When the sales manager asked the BDR why he didn’t have better results and greater activity, the salesperson told him that he was used to being held accountable for these things. Because the salesperson wasn’t being held accountable, he was coasting. Another manager interviewed...
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Greenways column: The latest from Tesla, BMW and cities about electric cars, rebates and building more charging stations

In the words of Kermit The Frog, it’s not easy being green. Tell that to Elon Musk and Tesla. Tesla delivered 50,900 Model 3 sedans in the United States in the first quarter of 2019. That’s up 110 % from the first quarter of 2018. But March numbers for the Model 3, Tesla’s lowest-priced long-range car that gets 220 miles to 315 miles per charge depending on the battery package, were disappointing — 10,175 in the U.S. That’s largely because a lot are in transit to other countries. By March 31, ab...
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10 home renovations to make before you retire

Before selling, renovations might be in order, especially the kitchen and bathrooms, to get the most value out of your home.
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Starboard drops Dollar Tree board challenge

Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it was withdrawing its nominations for directors at Dollar Tree Inc's board, saying that it was pleased with the company's decision to test multiple price points at its stores.
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Lauren Sanchez files for divorce after Bezos split finalized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, who is in a relationship with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has filed for divorce the day after Bezos’ divorce was finalized. Sanchez and talent agent Patrick Whitesell, her husband of 14 years, both filed divorce papers Friday. They’re seeking joint custody of their two kids. The divorce […]
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Saudi Aramco: The company twice as profitable as Apple that you've probably never heard of

By Thomas Heath Saudi Arabia's first-ever disclosure of the finances behind its giant national oil company, Saudi Aramco, provided a rare glimpse inside the world's largest oil company.The company's raw numbers are breathtaking.... [Author: [email protected]]
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The dark age of adventure games — and the gems it produced

In the early 2000s, the supply of adventure games had all but dried up after major studios like LucasArts and Sierra folded. But despite the shift in fans’ interest towards other genres, a few tenacious developers stood their ground and churned out some memorable point-and-click titles that are worth revisiting more than a decade later. Here are some of the seminal works from that dark age that you should check out. History Lesson The golden age of point-and-click adventure games was undoubtedly...
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Pence says on Texas visit Venezuelan president ‘must go’

HOUSTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Friday during a visit to Texas that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro “must go” because of the “suffering he has brought” to the people of that country. “The struggle in Venezuela is between dictatorship and democracy, but freedom has the momentum. Nicolas Maduro is a dictator with no […]
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Verizon just flipped 5G live in Chicago, but finding it is like panning for gold

Verizon activated its first 5G network in the U.S. on April 3, a week ahead of schedule, and we flew to Chicago to see what it’s like. There’s a high cost of entry, so is it worth it -- at least in 2019? The post Verizon just flipped 5G live in Chicago, but finding it is like panning for gold appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Verizon, Motorola, Trends, Features, Chicago, 5g, Moto Z3, 5G Moto Mod

Should you buy a 5G phone? I tried Verizon’s new network in Chicago to find out

Verizon activated its first 5G network in the U.S. on April 3, a week ahead of schedule, and we flew to Chicago to see what it’s like. There’s a high cost of entry, so is it worth it -- at least in 2019? The post Should you buy a 5G phone? I tried Verizon’s new network in Chicago to find out appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Tech entrepreneur gives $25M in cryptocurrency to alma mater

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tech entrepreneur and his wife have made a very Silicon Valley donation to his San Francisco alma mater — $25 million, mostly in cryptocurrency. The gift from Chris Larsen, founder of cryptocurrency company Ripple, and his wife Lyna Lam, to San Francisco State University is already giving officials an education […]
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As latest round of U.S.-China talks end, 'significant work' remains

U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up their latest round of trade talks on Friday and were scheduled to resume discussions next week to try to secure a pact that would end a tit-for-tat tariff battle that has roiled global markets.
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Here’s how much traffic crosses the U.S.-Mexico border

Ports of entry President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the U.S. border with Mexico. Today we look at the yearly movement of vehicles and people between the two nations. According to the U.S. government, the San Ysidro port of entry is the busiest land border crossing in the Western Hemisphere. It’s one of three ports of entry near San Diego area. The checkpoint processes an average of 70,000 northbound vehicle passengers and 20,000 northbound pedestrians daily. The map shows pedestria...
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Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashes

Boeing Co said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signalling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon.
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Viveport Infinity is good – here’s how HTC can make it great

HTC unveiled its long-anticipated Viveport Infinity VR gaming service this week. It comes with a $13 monthly ($99 annually) fee and more than 600 titles you can play with unlimited access. The selection, price, and experience are all pretty good – but we’re hoping HTC is just getting started. Viveport Infinity is a welcome addition to the VR scene. It’s the world’s first unlimited subscription service for VR experiences, and it comes with quite a few bells and whistles. If you have a Vive or Viv...
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Cardi B & Offset ‘Buy The Block’… LITERALLY! Couple Invests Over $200K to Purchase Several Homes on Atlanta Area Street…

NEWSFLASH!!! Cardi B and Offset are building wealth by playing real life MONOPOLY! The hip-hop couple recently drop a bulk of cash to purchase nearly half of a street in a suburb of Atlanta… and by “suburb” I mean Jonesboro. While many speculate that the purchase may be intended for their future dream home, I suspect they are merely making smart “money moves” and adding to their real estate portfolio. More details + photos below… (more…) Related Posts Who’s Broke? Check Out Tyrese Gibso...
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Amazon paid $97 million to acquire Eero in a fire-sale deal that left some shareholders with practically nothing, according to leaked documents (AMZN)

Amazon paid $97 million to acquire Wi-Fi router maker Eero, according to documents obtained by Business Insider. Eero hired J.P Morgan in August 2018 to act as its financial advisor, according to the documents. The deal was a fire sale that left owners of the startup's common stock with practically nothing, the documents reveal. Eero's three founders are poised to make millions off of the acquisition, according to the documents. Amazon paid $97 million to acquire Wi-Fi router maker Eero in a ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Stanford, Samsung, San Francisco, Trends, Alexa, Wi Fi, Nick Weaver, AMZN, Eero, Rachel Kraus, Business Insider Eero, Nathan Hardison, Timothy Schallich, Weaver Hardison

A little-known quirk on the Boeing 737 may have made things difficult for the pilots of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight (BA)

Ethiopia's Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) released its preliminary report on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 on Thursday. According to the reports, the pilots noted that the manual stabilizer trim controls did not work. That may be due to a decades-old design idiosyncrasy found on the Boeing 737, The Air Current reported.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ethiopia's Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) released its preliminary report on th...
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US says ‘significant work remains’ in trade talks with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says “significant work remains” in trade talks with China, and officials from both nations will be in continuous contact to resolve outstanding issues. The White House issued the statement Friday after three days of talks in Washington. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of […]
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GameStop’s spring sale drops prices on Xbox One, PS4, and Switch games

The 2019 GameStop spring sale is going live on April 7 and there will be various discounts on consoles, games, and gaming accessories. Some of the deals will also evolve throughout the two-week event. The post GameStop’s spring sale drops prices on Xbox One, PS4, and Switch games appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Xbox One, Trends, Ps4, Gamestop, Video game sales, Xbox One PS4, Nintendo Switch

The Secret to Managing Creative Projects (while looking for the next big hit)

In any industry, innovation is essentially an arms race. If you’re not creating the next big thing, someone else is seizing the opportunity to define it. The problem is, there’s a lot of time between the moment when you first envision a new concept and the moment when it actually hits your market. How you ...
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North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know

The North Focals are a pair of smartglasses with a whole lot to offer. They not only look pretty good, but they allow you to get directions, check upcoming items on your calendar, and more. Here's everything you need to know. The post North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Clips From Today’s Halftime Report

Final trades: Store Capital, Zogenix, Valero & Energy from CNBC. ...
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Akoya and LCP acquire TTG

Akoya Capital Partners LLC and Landon Capital Partners LLC have acquired Higginsville, Missouri-based TTG Inc, a maker of waterproof membranes. No financial terms were disclosed. Wintrust Bank provided senior debt for the transaction. PRESS RELEASE April 3, 2019. Akoya Capital Partners, LLC (“Akoya”) and Landon Capital Partners, LLC (“LCP”) in partnership with current management, has acquired TTG, Inc. (“Trinity Technology Group”, “TTG”, or the “Company”), one of the leading manufacturers of wat...
Tags: London, Boston, Trends, People, United States, Company, EBITDA, Landon, LCP, TTG, Wintrust Bank, Akoya, About Akoya Capital Partners Akoya Capital, Industrial/Manufacturing, Akoya Capital Partners LLC, Landon Capital Partners LLC

Officials forced way in to Stephen Moore home after failure to pay ex-wife debts

Authorized 2013 break-in began process of selling property owned by Trump Fed pick to raise money owed after divorceStephen Moore held in contempt over failure to repay debtsA court official accompanied by four police officers had to break into the home of Stephen Moore, Donald Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve board, after he repeatedly failed to pay debts to his ex-wife. Related: Democrats seek financial records from Trump Fed pick after Guardian report Continue reading...
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Boeing to cut 737 Max aircraft production by nearly 20%

Only 42 aircraft to be made per month in bid to manage inventory after two fatal crashesBoeing plans to cut its monthly 737 production by nearly 20% as it works to manage the grounding of its Max aircraft in the wake of two deadly crashes, Dennis Muilenburg, its chief executive, said on Friday.Deliveries of Boeing’s best-selling aircraft were frozen after a global grounding of the narrow-body model following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on 10 March that killed all 157 people onboard. C...
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San Diego Tech Roundup: Bitmo, Dvele, Cybersecurity Report & More

—Mobile app startup Bitmo announced it had raised more than $3 million in seed funding from investors including Everplus Capital, Longboard Capital Advisors, and several Southern California-based family fund offices.Bitmo’s mobile app allows users to send and receive digital gift cards that can be switched between a number of stores. The company says it has about 130 national brands on the platform, including Nike, Nordstrom, and Old Navy. CEO Michael Smallwood launched the Carlsbad, CA-based c...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Trends, Tech, Vc, San Diego, Old Navy, Financing, Qualcomm, Hackathon, Series A, Illumina, Seed Funding, Southern California, UC San Diego, Carlsbad

Fight begins over Trump's taxes, lawyer slams Democrats' request

An attorney for President Donald Trump on Friday blasted U.S. House Democrats' request for six years of Trump's tax returns as "a misguided attempt" to politicize the tax laws, accusing lawmakers of harassment and interference in IRS audits.
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