Angela Harris

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Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

In Palm Springs, America's 'Oasis' Grapples With Drought

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. –- Coming in from the sky, California’s Coachella Valley is brown and dry, a scrubby desert landscape broken up by the wrinkles of the San Jacinto mountains.<p>Then, as the mountains sink to the valley, it appears: Palm Springs, a man-made oasis blanketed with more than 120 golf …

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Amid controversy, construction of telescope in Hawaii halted

HONOLULU (AP) — After more than a week of demonstrations and more than a dozen arrests, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the company building …

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate …

U.S. Dept. of State

4 Google Slides Tips to Help Kick Your PowerPoint Addiction

While I am a self-proclaimed Google Slides fanatic, I’ve had my fair share of experience with PowerPoint (I even had to read a book on the subject in …

Graphics

7 Gmail Tricks That Will Make You More Productive

Google’s Gmail is one of the best email solutions for your small business — and it could be even better.<p>On its face, the service offers free …

Apps

Home

Digital Transformation is the most urgent challenge for leaders in every business today<p>Yet most transformation projects under-deliver, grind to a …

Google and Apple's new laptops may sound bad now, but they are the future of computers

A few days ago, we learned Apple's new MacBook is about four years behind in terms of performance. It has a gorgeous new design and a sharp display, but costs more and isn't as powerful as the entry-level MacBook Air.<p>Google is following a similar trend. Its newest computer, an updated model of the …

Google and ChowNow team up to offer mobile payments via Wallet at several restaurants

<b>Google</b> has teamed up with ChowNow in bringing <b>Wallet</b> to several other restaurants across the U.S. Thanks to this newly forged partnership, thousands …

FinTech

Google working on small wireless network project in overseas markets

Sources have revealed that Google is engaged in talks with Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, owner of U.K. wireless carrier Three, to …

Wireless

Tech tip: 6 easy steps to undo a sent email in Gmail

Most people have accidentally sent an email that wasn’t quite finished or wasn’t addressed to the right person. Or maybe even an angry email that was …

Workplace Diversity

Apple and Google agree: Only wearables can save humanity from their evil smartphones

In one of the stranger marketing gambits in the history of marketing gambits, Apple and Google seem to agree on why you need to buy wearables.<p>Their argument is this: Smartphones are destroying us. Only wearables can save us from the antisocial tyranny inflicted by these unholy gadgets.<p>It’s bizarre, …

Rumored Google search feature will help connect you with a handyman

According to the report, the service would operate much like Google's current specialized search results for things like flights and car insurance …

Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

Is there room for another ride-hailing startup?<p>That's what a new smartphone app called Ride is hoping to find out. It's muscling into the increasingly crowded field of ride-hailing startups, dominated by Uber and Lyft, by focusing on carpooling, rather than replacing the taxi.<p>Ride, which launched …

Transportation

Smart stove knob knows just how to cook your dinner, so you don't have to

A new automated knob that makes small adjustments to your stove's temperature is an amateur chef's dream come true.<p>A Kickstarter campaign for Meld …

Uber Is Winning Over Expense Accounts

New research from expense management company Certify shows a spike in Uber rides expensed by business travelers.<p>The rise of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft is having a profound effect on business travel, much to the detriment of the taxi industry.<p>According to new research from online …

U.S. secretly tracked billions of calls for decades

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government started keeping secret records of Americans' international telephone calls nearly a decade before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, harvesting billions of calls in a program that provided a blueprint for the far broader National Security Agency surveillance that …