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Apple's 'white ring' problem reflects a surprising lapse in quality control, but industrial design experts say it shouldn't be too hard to fix

The "white ring" problem affecting Apple's new HomePod speaker is an embarassing snafu for a company that prides itself on its design and quality bona fides, say several industrial design experts that Business Insider spoke to.<p>But the problem is likely not very costly or time consuming to fix, …

HomePod

Montreal home by Dominique Jacquet and Anne Sophie Goneau is minimal inside and out

A dark blue storage unit stands boldly against the otherwise all-white kitchen at this house in Montreal, where the same minimalist aesthetic …

Architecture

22 Cottage Decorating Ideas

1 of 22<p>Earn Your Stripes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Love Island Life<p>3 of 22<p>Go Retro<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Line It Up<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 22<p>Be Bold in a Small …

Small Spaces

Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator

An Adventurous Story Of An (Un)Spectacular User Journey<p>Whatever the nature of a configurator, usually it exists for one of two reasons: to inspire …

Web Design

We Asked Interior Design Pros to Share Their Best Tips on Small Space Living

Anyone who’s ever had to deal with a tiny apartment knows that small space living comes with its own set of challenges. It doesn’t mean designing …

Interior Design

Announcing the 2018 Core77 x A/D/O Design Residency

Here's your chance to win a desk at one of Brooklyn's most coveted shared spaces for designers<p>Designers: do you have a professional or passion …

Product Design

Core77 / Design Awards

How To Enter<p>Call for<br>Entries<p>Regular Pricing Ends Mar 8 <br>Enter Now<p>14 Categories of Design Discipline<p>In addition to the beloved standards, you’ll find …

Product Design

A' Design Awards & Competition: Last Call for Entries

It's that time of year again—submit your work before February 28 for consideration!<p>About A' Design Award & Competition<p>A' Design Award & Competition, …

Product Design

Duplex in Gracia

In a building in Gracia, where the owners owned two apartments one on top of the other, ZEST was asked to create a spacious, welcoming family home. The brief included the creation of both a dedicated music room, suitable for small concerts of chamber music, and a library and study. When we …

Architecture

Maxar Technologies Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know

Earnings aren't due out until Thursday. Is this analyst jumping the gun?<p><i>Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and</i> …

Investing

Who presided over the RBS scandal?

FCA must find a way to bring to book those who orchestrated a systematic and endemic culture of screwing customers<p>Choose your own best illustration of the underhand and devious techniques employed by Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group to gouge small business customers via fees, …

Investing

Existing EV batteries could be recharged five times faster

Lithium-ion batteries have massively improved in the last half-decade, but there are still issues. The biggest, especially for EVs, is that charging takes too long to make them as useful as regular cars for highway driving. Researchers from the University of Warwick (WMG) have discovered that we …

Electric Vehicles

A Cryptocurrency Pioneer Just Issued a Huge Word of Caution for Investors

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has some advice.<p>The wild swings in the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies lately should …

Cryptocurrency

Opinion: Technical charts suggest another stock-market drop is coming

With the market rally experienced over the past week, many in the media are now reconsidering their recent perspective regarding the demise of the …

Trading

Money Managers Think the Worst Is Yet to Come for S&P 500

If you think the tremors that struck equities this month have yet to play themselves out, you’re not alone.<p>About 57 percent of investors surveyed by …

Stock Markets

Forget Stocks: This Is the Market Tumble You Should Really Worry About

It's already underway.<p>If you’re an investor, you’re probably breathing a sigh of relief now that it looks as if the stock market selloff that spooked …

Investing

Walmart's biggest one-day drop since 1988 halts Dow's six-session win streak

The worst day for Walmart's stock in 30 years dragged the Dow down 255 points, snapping the blue chip average's winning streak at six sessions.<p>Wall Street's latest slide ends a nearly 1,400-point rally for the Dow Jones industrial average, following a volatile stretch in which the U.S. stock market …

Stock Markets

ETF Veteran Goes Crypto, Predicting Multitrillion-Dollar Market

Matt Hougan is leaving the exchange-traded-fund industry after 15 years and going all-in on cryptocurrencies as he predicts digital assets will …

Cryptocurrency

Qualcomm raises NXP offer to $44 billion as it seeks leverage against Broadcom

In today’s episode of “As The Semiconductor Industry Turns,” Qualcomm has increased its offer for NXP from $39 billion to $44 billion as the company continues to fend off the advances of Broadcom’s hostile takeover bid.<p>“NXP is a highly strategic and attractive acquisition for Qualcomm that enhances …

Internet of Things

Delta Air Lines Wants the Boeing "797" ASAP: Here's Why

There's no good replacement for Delta's aging fleet of Boeing 767s and transatlantic 757s right now -- but Boeing's proposed middle-of-the-market jet …

Aerospace

A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

Chances are high you have heard of Google. You are likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur or a slightly obsessive technology journalist, you may not know that Google — or, more properly, …

Venture Capital

It's official: Most Americans are currently in debt

And they need to do something about it before the problem gets worse.<p>It's no secret that America is a nation that runs on debt, but it may surprise you to learn that the overwhelming majority of U.S. adults owe money in some way, shape, or form. According to new data from Comet, here's how many …

Personal Finance

In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun Control Advocates Look to Connecticut

In the aftermath of the rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, where 20 children and six educators were killed in 2012, state lawmakers in Connecticut set out to draft some of the toughest gun measures in the country.<p>They largely succeeded — significantly expanding an existing ban on …

Guns

The world's richest people are abandoning London, Rome, and Paris for an unexpected destination

Kenya is often recognized as one of the best and most beautiful travel destinations for African safari in the world.<p>Kenya's 19 game reserves and vast Indian Ocean coastline drew more than 1.4 million tourists to the country last year, many of whom were visiting from other parts of Africa.<p>But some …

Africa

Investing in cryptocurrencies? Understand how to diversify your portfolio

Most investors will tell you about the importance of a well-diversified portfolio and how you should never go all in on any single asset. This is good advice for most of us and makes even more sense in the unregulated cryptocurrency market, where volatility is high and most of the current projects …

Blockchain

3 Reasons Litecoin Has Soared 124% Since Hitting Its Lows 2 Weeks Ago

Surprise! One of these reasons may be completely bogus.<p>The cryptocurrency market has truly been something for Wall Street and retail investors to …

Cryptocurrency

A Dazzling History of Bitcoin’s Ups and Downs

<i>This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin May Have Found A Bottom

Bitcoin hit a high of just under $20,000 in mid-December after increasing about 20x since the beginning of 2017. It then went on a fairly steady decline to a low around $6,000 on February 6 (note that there is no single site with an official Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies prices).<p>[Ed note: …

Cryptocurrency

Smoked-oak and stone contrast with bright interiors of Copenhagen home refurbished by Norm Architects

Renowned Danish architect Poul Henningsen is believed to have once owned this house in Copenhagen, which local studio Norm Architects refurbished by …

Architecture

Apple Employees Can’t Stop Walking into Glass Walls

For all Apple’s innovation, the company can’t seem to get a handle on a basic design flaw.<p>Last year, Apple finished construction on its new 175-acre campus, designed by the company’s design chief <b>Jony Ive</b> and British architectural firm Foster + Partners. The massive new office park, nicknamed “the …

Foster and Partners