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New App Lets You Bid on Unsold Airline Seats at the Last Minute

A new startup is here to reward spontaneous travelers who like to plan trips on a whim, as well as procrastinators who tend to purchase their airline …

Apps

Tim Cook explains why ‘it’s not true’ that the iPhone ‘isn’t built in the United States’

Assembled in China. But key parts and equipment are American.<p>Apple has long assembled the iPhone in China. Why not here, in the United States?<p>“We are building things in the United States,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said, speaking in Chicago at a taping of <b>Revolution: Apple Changing The World</b>, a special …

United States

Jobs told Zuck there’d be hell to pay on privacy (video)

A year before he died, Steve Jobs drew a line in the sand on the reuse of personal data.<p>From Steve Jobs Warned Mark Zuckerberg About Privacy Way Back …

Silicon Valley

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

Man claims he's found missing flight MH370 on Google Earth after poring over images for four years

Doomed Flight MH370 has been 'found' on Google Earth, according to an Australian amateur expert in air crash investigations.<p>The flight, carrying 239 …

Steve Jobs' application fetches $US174,000

A one-page job application filled out by Steve Jobs more than four decades ago that reflected the Apple founder's technology aspirations has sold for …

Steve Jobs

New LTE study shows T-Mobile and Verizon are the only networks that matter any more

For the last decade, the cell industry was ruled by a duopoly. Verizon and AT&T were the biggest networks with the most subscribers and best …

These are the best robot mops according to Amazon reviews

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

This United Airlines Passenger Claims the Airline Offered a Woman $1,000 to Take Her Feet Off a Tray Table

This is quite an accusation.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>What is happening on United this week?<p>First, a Flight Attendant forces a passenger to put her dog into an overhead bin.<p>And the dog dies.<p>Now another passenger is making …

Flying

Supernova promises to automatically convert Sketch mobile app designs into native UI code

Supernova, a startup operating out of Prague in the Czech Republic, is on a mission to accelerate the app development workflow of mobile designers and developers. More than three years in the making — and the brainchild of co-founder Jiří Třečák — the Supernova Studio macOS app promises to …

Apps

Oldest message in a bottle found on Australian beach

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman from Australia has found the world's oldest known message in a bottle nearly 132 years after it was thrown into the sea, experts say.<p>Tonya Illman discovered the bottle half-buried in the sand on a beach in Western Australia, just north of Wedge Island, 180 kilometers (112 miles) …

Western Australia

These are the 911 calls resulting from Apple Park employees walking into glass walls

Transcripts have been released for three of the emergency calls made earlier this year as the result of employees at Apple Park injuring themselves by walking into glass doors and walls.<p>More than 3,000 gigantic curved glass panes have been used to form the walls on both side of Apple’s four-story …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

JACK DORSEY: Square 'is not stopping at buying and selling' bitcoin (SQ)

Reuters / Lucas Jackson<p><b>Payments app Square launched support for bitcoin in November.</b>• <b><br>Now, CEO Jack Dorsey has doubled down on the company’s stance, saying the company "is not stopping at buying and selling" bitcoin.</b>• <b><br>Shares of Square are down slightly in early trading, at $45.</b><p>Square, the payments app …

Cryptocurrency

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

How To Turn Your Old iPhone Into A Cute Minimalistic Feature Phone

If you still own an iPhone 4, chances are it's sitting in a drawer somewhere gathering dust. You've probably thought about throwing it out, but now …

Apps

Steve Jobs' really bad job application up for auction

An original job application from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is up for auction.<p>RR Auction Company has listed a job application from 1973 filled …

How to create a smart home in a smart way

Those of you who’ve been following my Smart Home Diary series will know that I’ve learned a number of lessons – some of them the hard way. But I thought it would be useful to distill these into a single piece offering my best advice for anyone planning to create a smart home from scratch today.<p>And …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

Today in Apple history: Mac creator complains about Steve Jobs

<b>February 19, 1981:</b> Jef Raskin, creator of the Macintosh project, sends a memo to Apple CEO Mike Scott, listing his many complaints about working with Steve Jobs.<p>He claims that Jobs, who joined the Mac team the previous month, is tardy, shows bad judgment, interrupts people, doesn’t listen and is a …

People are trolling iPhone users with the ‘killer symbol’ that crashes their apps

Surprise! Assorted jerks on the internet have weaponized the Unicode-based bug we reported yesterday to insta-crash apps running on an iPhone or a Mac. The result is somewhere between the old Alt + F4 trick and a script kiddie stunt, and it ranges from being annoying to rendering a device unusable, …

Apps

We tested popular VPNs to see which was fastest. Here's what we found.

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The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various <i>Donkey Kong</i> games, the Kong …

Retrogaming

Use this playlist to remove unwanted Apple Music downloads

Shuffle and skipping are two great tools for listening to new music on your iPhone, using Apple Music. You can download lots of new music to your iPhone, then set it to shuffle while you take a walk. If you’re also wearing a pair of AirPods, a double tap on one of them will skip any tracks you …

How To: Inject Coinhive Miners into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

Coinhive, a JavaScript cryptocurrency miner, was reportedly discovered on the BlackBerry Mobile website. It was placed there by hackers who exploited …

How to Check if iPhone is New, Refurbished, or Replacement

If you’re buying a used iPhone or repairing an iPhone, you may wonder if you can find out if the iPhone was bought as new, is a refurbished model, or …

Operating Systems

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Watchlist