Allen Iness

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8 things people get wrong about the French

Americans and even other Europeans like to joke that they're a lazy group of people who spend their time going on strike or going on vacation.<p>My mom was born in France, I have many French relatives, and I have visited the country many times.<p>Here's my attempt to counter some of the myths out there …

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Ford's smartwatch apps let drivers unlock their electric car

In recent months, both Hyundai and Volvo have launched smartwatch apps, allowing car owners to control some of their vehicle's functions from the comfort of their wrist. Now Ford wants in on the action. In the latest update to its MyFord app, available on both iOS and Android Wear, the car maker is …

Facebook says its workplace app should be out this year

Facebook hopes to release its new workplace communications app by the end of the year, a company spokesperson tells Fortune.<p>Called “Facebook at …

Danger For Samsung As Smartphone Profits Fall

This week saw Samsung post its fifth quarterly drop in profits in a row. Guidance at the start of July suggested that profits would fall by 4.2%. The actual drop was 8% year-on-year. And the biggest drag on the company line? The mobile division, which saw profits fall by 37.6%.<p>The good news is that …

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