Cheryl Spires

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Apple CarPlay could completely disrupt the auto industry in one important way — and we tried it

General Motors, for one, will be making Apple CarPlay available on nearly its entire 2016 model lineup, according to Consumer Reports. Android Auto will come later.<p>We recently spent a few days with CarPlay in a 2016 GM vehicle, and the experience was a mixed bag. But that might have had more to do …

Star Trek

New Malware Can Jump Air Gaps Using Inaudible Sound

A team of computer scientists has developed a new breed of malware, which can leap between devices using inaudible audio signals—then covertly …

Mesh Network

Home equity lines due for reset may be looming financial disaster

WASHINGTON — Could the real estate market be heading for a new financial storm? Maybe.<p>Some mortgage and credit experts worry that billions of dollars of home equity credit lines that were extended a decade ago during the housing boom could be heading for big trouble soon, creating a new wave of …

Early Retirement Investing 101: Figure Out Your Asset Allocation

Tweet46<p>Pin46<p>Share47<p>Flip<p>+110<p>Shares 149<p><b>Asset allocation:</b> An investment strategy that aims to balance risk and reward by apportioning a portfolio’s …

Here's Goldman's Take On The Flurry Of Events About To Happen In Washington DC

This is a useful approximation for how Wall Street expects a very chaotic coming month to go:<p>The congressional debate on authorizing the use of military force in Syria will be first on the agenda, with a vote as soon as September 4 in committee, and passage in the House and Senate possible late in …

Washington D.C.

The iPhone 5C Isn’t For The US; It’s The iPhone For The Rest Of The World

Reports suggest that Apple will introduce a cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C on September 10. The 4-inch phone will supposedly replace the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in the product lineup. While the company will certainly gain market share in the lower-end spectrum of the smartphone market in the …

How to: Make a DIY Modern Concrete Fire Pit from Scratch

<i>There's no doubt about the cheer. Beside your fire you live in a private, glowing little world. All around you, fire shapes dance across rocks and</i> …

The Shocking Stats About Who’s Really Starting Companies In America

Fully a third of venture-backed companies that went public between 2006 and 2012 had at least one immigrant founder at the helm. Arianna Huffington and other prominent entrepreneurs on why the U.S. needs to get creative about immigration policy.<p>What do Google’s Sergey Brin, eBay’s Pierre Omidyar, …

Immigration Reform

How We Remember To Remember

The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists, until now.<p>"Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. My phone charger. The sandwich I made to take to work. The bill I need to put in the mail.<p>The way …

Baby Monitors Can Be Hacked, And So Can Everything Else

Hackable baby monitors reveal the vulnerability of everyday things.<p>Baby surveillance devices: adorable and practical when used by parents, freaking creepy when used by strange adults on the internet. A couple in Houston recently discovered this firsthand when a man hacked their baby monitor and …

Associated Press News

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Cracking The Code: Just How Does Encrypted Email Work?

If the past few months have taught us anything, it's that everything we do online leaves a digital trail. While it may seem like there's not much we can do about it, there are some tech companies that are working to obscure that trail a little bit, with a process known as encryption.<p>Micah Lee, a …

SpaceX's Reusable Rocket Hits Another Milestone

Yesterday, SpaceX hit another milestone in its ongoing research effort to build a reusable rocket. That rocket, dubbed “Grasshopper,” has so far had several successful tests, with each successive test putting the rocket further and further up in the air, then returning safely to Earth.<p>The test …