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A smartphone was just announced with more RAM than a standard laptop — here’s why RAM matters on a smartphone

Without RAM (random access memory), your phone could have the fastest chip in the world and still feel slow.

Why we knock on wood, and the truth about 7 other common superstitions

The backstories behind some of the most common superstitions are pretty silly, so why do we still do them today?

Blockchain could soon power stock markets, music sales, and health records — here’s how it works

The idea of blockchain, the technology conceived by the mysterious creator of digital currency bitcoin, has gripped Wall Street's biggest institutions

Bitcoin is going wild — here’s what the cryptocurrency is all about

Bitcoin, the mysterious cryptocurrency launched in 2009, is hitting record highs. Here's what you need to know.

One move almost always sets off chaos in the currency market

Nigeria finally did the painful thing everyone said that it had to do when it broke its currency peg to the U.S. dollar.

‘Hedge fund’ doesn’t mean anything anymore

The definition of a hedge fund is murky. The one thing that unifies the industry is high fees. Performance has dropped and some funds are losing investors.