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Sundar Pichai and the world of Indian CEOs

<b>It is not every day that one of the world's largest technology companies announces a new CEO.</b><p>So when Google announced that Sundar Pichai was taking the reins on Monday, his promotion gained thousands of column inches worldwide - not least of all in his native India.<p>The Hindu newspaper called the …

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Use Ampere to ensure your Android device is charging properly

Ampere is a free app built for Android devices running Android 4.0.3 and up. WonderHowTo first brought the app to my attention last month, but I've just now been able to test it. The goal is to help you troubleshoot suspect wall-warts and USB cables.<p>After installing the free app, launch it and wait …

Real Talk from 5 Writers of Spring's Buzziest Books

The next two months are chockablock with excellent books by award winners like Kazuo Ishiguro, Steven Millhauser, and Amelia Gray. They discuss why they write fiction and which rules to break -- spoiler alert: pretty much all of them -- all excerpted from their past conversations with BOMB.<p><b>Kazuo</b> …

7 Ways The Apple Watch Will Benefit Travelers, And 2 Big Ways It Won't

When Apple announced details of its Apple Watch this week, the buzz among travelers was strong. I spoke with travel experts about what it all means.<p>First things first: “I don’t think the point of the watch is to outdo the iPhone in terms of functionality,” says Brian Kelly of thePointsGuy.com – but …

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, and other revelations from new biography

I can’t wait to read <i>Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader.</i> The upcoming biography, by veteran reporters Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, promises to be the definitive telling of Steve Jobs’ life.<p>The writers scored interviews with major players including …

Android gained 8 percentage points in US in the past year, mostly at iOS’ expense

With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.<p>The exact numbers reported see Android up 8.3 percentage points over last year, to a total of …

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food …