Do you get offers or other similar email that you really don't need to hang on to but you need for now? It isn't spam but it isn't archive worthy either. Some call it bacn. Unfortunately, Gmail doesn't have an internal function that you can use to automatically delete your bacn. Sure, Gmail has a ton of storage but there really isn't any need to know a year from now that Newegg had a special on hard drives. Today I discovered this great blog post showing how you manage this with Google App Script. This is a little geeky in that it is a script you have to copy, paste and modify if you like. It isn't a setting you can just flip. However, if you read carefully through the directions, you should be able to get it up and running. #wp
Cisco just bought a small 1 percent stake in Parallels, best known for its software that lets you run Windows apps on a Mac.
The stake, however, gives Cisco a seat on Parallels’ board.
It’s an interesting move for Cisco with a lot of implications.
The software that lets you run Windows on a Mac, or more generally multiple operating systems on the same computer, is called virtualization.
That’s what VMware does. And Cisco, once friendly with VMware, is increasingly butting heads with it in the d… show all text
As a way of encouraging entrepreneurs and investors to start companies in California, the state has long offered a tax deduction for those who start, invest in, and eventually sell companies.
This tax deduction allowed entrepreneurs and angels to exclude 50% of any gain on the sale of “Qualified Small Business” stock.
California’s capital gains taxes are a high 9%, so the deduction reduced the capital gains rate to 4.5%. This encouraged the entrepreneurs to start and keep their companies in Cal… show all text
If you are up in space looking down on America west of the Mississippi, one of the brightest patches of light at night is on the Great Plains in North Dakota. It’s not a city, not a town, not a military installation. What is it?
The Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement ordering operators of Boeing 787s to ground those airplanes until they prove that the batteries onboard are safe.
The action comes after Japan carriers All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines parked their airplanes temporarily in response to a battery fire on an ANA flight … [visit site to read more]