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What 7 of the World's Smartest People Think About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) will end us, save us or—less jazzy-sounding but the more probable intersection of both—eventually obsolete us. From …

Artificial Intelligence

The Cheapest Days To Fly And 12 More Holiday Travel Tips

<b>By Hilary Solan, Travelzoo</b><p>Complaints about stressful holiday travel are as old as St. Nick himself. Armed with these tips, you'll be able to pack some holiday cheer (plus unwrapped presents) while en route to grandma's.<p><b>1. Pick the right day to fly.</b><p>Busy airports, crazy-high fares, winter weather …

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Wi-Fi Signal

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and at the edges of the yard where streaming is slow and sites take painfully long to load.<p>Take heart though, because …

The Case for Gold -- Just in Case!

No one is talking much about gold these days, since gold is typically viewed as a hedge against inflation, and there's very little inflation around. Even worse, if the Fed raises rates, gold becomes less attractive as an investment. The price of gold has been fluctuating wildly around $1200 an …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Artificial Intelligence Is Almost Ready for Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an idea that has oscillated through many hype cycles over many years, as scientists and sci-fi visionaries have declared the imminent arrival of thinking machines. But it seems we’re now at an actual tipping point. AI, expert systems, and business intelligence have …

Cognitive Computing

7 weird things that turn women on

<b>(Tamas Panczel - Eross via Shutterstock)</b><p>What science can tell us about the many bizarre quirks of human desire<p>Anna Pulley<p>January 5, 2015 7:35pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The question of what women want has been baffling people for years. Many books, papers, irate blogs, …

Retrain Your Brain to Feel Confident About Public Speaking

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Picture yourself sitting in an audience, listening to a presentation at a conference. The speaker on the low platform at the front of the room suddenly grabs a mic and says to the crowd, “To prove my point, I am going to need a …

Public Speaking

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Web Design

Top Drone Deals of 2014

Ready for some aerial acrobatics? Grab a drone, any drone here at TNW Deals at a special price, and perform smooth flight patterns and cool stunts in your personal airspace!<p>Also, don’t miss our top gadget deals and top digital deals of 2014.<p>The Limited Edition Code Black Drone + HD Camera<p>Whether …

TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in September of 2010, the Apple TV has …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

Power up: It's time to juice your wireless home network

D-Link recommends using 2.4 GHz for basic surfing and checking email, and reserving the 5 GHz band for online gaming, video streaming, and file transfers<p>D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router (DIR-880L)<p>This router, like the others, is dual-band so it can transmit and receive on both the …

Duet Display second screen app for iOS and OS X now available

Earlier this week we detailed Duet Display, an app that’ll turn your iOS device into a second screen for your Mac, giving you an extended display in …

BOOK REVIEW: The Vertical Farm by Dick Despommier

Dr. Dickson Despommier is considered one of the world's foremost experts on vertical farms - a theoretical concept that may offer the panacea to our …

10 amazing tech innovations in 2014: invisibility cloaks, smart lenses and mind readers

Notable futurists like National Medal of Technology recipient Ray Kurzweil claim that technological progress is accelerating exponentially, whereby …

Aussie Personal Finance Startup Pocketbook Hits 100,000 Users

Most people usually neglect keeping track of their personal finances. With multiple bank and credit card accounts, bank fees get all too much for us to handle. To put us back in control of our money, Aussie FinTech startup, Pocketbook has come to the rescue with an intuitive mobile app.<p>By solving a …

How to Keep Going When You're Demotivated at Work

Sometimes, you get to a point at work where your motivation is completely depleted. But circumstances dictate that you can't quit. So how do you keep …

Self-help

Get set for the great energy disruption

On good days, your car is a glorious speed machine, but most of the time it's just an overpriced shopping cart. But consider the possibility that within a decade, that lump of steel, plastic and rubber in your garage could become a vital component of the national electricity grid. We are …

Sept. 9 Event: No iWatch, But HomeKit Accessories from Elgato and Others Likely

Of course, everyone is wondering what else Apple will introduce on Sept. 9 in addition to the iPhone 6. And according to the latest rumor, we won't see an iWatch. <i>DigitTimes</i>, which gets their information from Apple's suppliers and which isn't always accurate, is reporting that the iWatch is still in …

Latest close-up photos of space gray iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5 (Gallery)

We’ve seen hundreds of iPhone 6-related part leaks, rumors, and claims, and of course lots of comparison photos. Below, via Yaya888 and Gizmobic, we have the latest. These shots compare the iPhone 5 to the space gray 4.7-inch physical iPhone 6 model. The new phone is expected to be introduced on …

Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Four ways to create a winning business startup idea

The idea of starting a new business is attractive to a growing segment of the population. This includes ambitious university students who like the idea of being in control of their own destiny rather than being at the mercy of an uncertain job market. It also includes downsized corporate …

For better results, empathize with your customers and employees

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p>Since the industrial revolution, Columbia University Professor Rita McGrath …

How Does Google Maps Work?

Save videos for later by signing up or logging in<p>With "My Queue" you can quickly save videos to watch later.<p>To add an item to your queue just click the sign next to the video.<p>Once you've added a video visit "My Queue" to start watching!

10 things bitcoin won’t tell you

<b>1. Bitcoin could be the tip of a dangerous iceberg</b><p>What is the future of money? Whether they involve jangling coins, folding bills, swiping plastic or …

Bitcoin

10 things Apple won’t tell you

<b>1. “Our customers are worn out.”</b><p>All that initial excitement over the first iPhone or iPad has quickly given way to what analysts are dubbing “upgrade …

MacBook Air

Home Depot Launches Wink Smart Home Collection

Get ready to start building the smart home of your dreams. Home Depot and Wink announced today (July 7) a series of Wink-enabled connected …

Home Automation