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Allstate says some of its TV ad budget is shifting to digital


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Allstate will transfer about 20% of its 2013 TV advertising budget to digital advertising by next year, when it will spend about a third of its budget to digital. "We are following people's media cons… Read More

How to get rich slowly


  • Ken Shirriff's blog

It's technically possible to mine bitcoins using only pencil and paper, by performing some complex calculations, Ken Shirriff writes. Only one problem: Manual calculations take ages, and cost about 67… Read More