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Wiz Khalifa Allegedly Arrested For Riding Hoverboard At LAX

Rapper Wiz Khalifa was allegedly arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday after he refused to get off his hoverboard.<p>"Haven't been slammed and cuffed in a while. That was fun," he tweeted, along with a photo and video of the incident. He also posted a video to Instagram in …

Hoverboards

States Can’t End Medicaid Funding of Planned Parenthood

The Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion this month warned two states that by end­ing Medi­caid fund­ing of Planned Par­ent­hood, they may be out of com­pli­ance …

Health Care

T-Mobile skipping pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, sales open Tuesday

Looking to get yourself a brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 or Galaxy S6 Edge+? You know these phones will be hot, and with the release coming up this Friday, August 21st, everyone is looking to sign up for those pre-orders before stocks run out.<p>But what if your carrier is not holding any pre-orders …

Mobile

the everything guide to curly hair

a crash course.<p>I spent all my tween and teen years battling my hair, only to slowly give in to the fact that it was utterly unmanageable. Over time, I learned how to get better haircuts, but the managing part remained mysterious—and strangely dependent on many factors, like humidity, heat, moon …

10 Easy Back-to-School Hair Tutorial Videos You Need

Most mornings, we’re forced to choose between doing our makeup or doing our hair. Whether you’ve hit the snooze button one too many times or completely missed the wakeup call altogether, getting your hair and makeup game on point for school when you’re running late is no easy task. Thankfully, …

Hairstyling

Motorola is about to release the smartphone of the future

Those who wish to purchase one must do so through Amazon, Best Buy, or Motorola's own website — Motorola will not sell the Moto X Pure Edition through any carrier.<p>This stands in sharp contrast to its Android rival Samsung (NASDAQ Other:SSNLF).<p>In the U.S., the Korean tech giant does not sell …

Mobile

Git and GitHub Hacks

These are short-form“thoughts”, in addition to the usual longer-form articles in the blog. The goal is to publish one of these every weekday. I’d …

Software Development

How algorithms run Amazon’s warehouses

When you click “buy’ on Amazon, a flurry of activity begins inside a nearby warehouse – all managed by smart computer code. What’s it like to work there?<p>“Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.” So reads a sign above the entrance to Amazon’s newest UK “fulfilment centre” (or warehouse) in Hemel …

Profit

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

Russian 'mole' infiltrated Western intelligence in Australia, says ex-MI5 spy

Molly Sasson, a British MI5 agent who went to work for Australia’s spy agency in Cold War, says Russian mole infiltrated Canberra but officials “didn’t want to open a can of worms”<p>A Russian “mole” infiltrated Australia’s spy agency during the height of the Cold War, according to a British-born …

This Family Wants Its Death Penalty Back

Relatives of the victims of one of America’s most gruesome murders are speaking out about a court decision that ensures the killers will never be …

Fitness Trackers: Why Their Days Are Numbered

Think of it this way: Smartwatches are a Swiss Army Knife, and fitness trackers are pocket knives.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry. (Insider Exclusives registration required for</i> …

Wearable Tech

Windows 10 is the end of cloud-free computing

You have to trust someone. The only question is who.<p>Welcome to the second annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team …

Mobile Technology

The agony, ecstasy, and miserable efficiency of big data at Amazon

The tech world will be buzzing this week about The New York Times’s Pulitzer entry article in the Sunday paper, denouncing Amazon as a place to work. …

Employment

A leaked screenshot shows a rumoured Microsoft Surface phone

Leaked screenshots obtained by WMPowerUser reportedly show the specs of a new Surface phone code-named "Juggernaut Alpha" that, according to the source, will be branded as Surface Mobile and will launch at the end of 2015 or early on into 2016.<p>The new handset will feature a 5.5-inch AMOLED display …

Phones

SanDisk will help you switch to an SSD for $40

Looking to give your aging computer some new life? Swapping out the hard drive for a new SSD could do the trick, and if you're nervous completing the upgrade yourself SanDisk has a new service to lend a hand. The company's SSD Concierge Service offers live video support (via a mobile device, natch) …

14 Essential Google Search Tips for Students

August 17, 2015<br>Teaching students how to conduct smart search queries online is an important part of cultivating a digital citizenship culture within …

AdWords

OnePlus 2: Is the most hyped Android phone really a 'flagship killer'?

OnePlus is like that tiny little Yorkshire Terrier sizing up the much larger Siberian Husky it just met on the street.<p>It's barking at the top of its …

Phones

These Sony headphones are a top choice for audiophiles on a budget

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon We've spent the last two weeks extolling the virtues of the best in-ear and on-ear headphones, but if you're looking for quality …

Consumer Tech

Think and click

l Stop shooting sunrise, sunset and flowers. It’s routine and it will get you addicted and make it hard to move away.<p>l You shouldn’t explain your …

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

Programming

The worst computer viruses in history (infographic)

Typical humans. We go ahead and create an interconnected paradise called the internet, only to fill it to the brim with viruses, scams and needlessly …

Infographics

This app is everything OS X Finder wants to be

Maybe it’s just me, but Finder is one of the default Mac apps I find most annoying. Even though Apple introduced tabs to the default experience a few years ago, Finder still makes it harder than it should to move files from one folder on your computer to another.<p>Commander One, a Finder alternative …

Defending the enterprise in an increasingly complex environment - Help Net Security

Technology has transformed the way organisations work and its evolution is now faster than ever before. The promise of IT transformation presents …

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 IoT Core

With just about all the dust concerning Windows 10 having settled down nicely, you can be sure that any developers are starting to flex their muscles …

Internet of Things: Where Does the Data Go?

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Patrick McFadin, Apache Cassandra. Patrick McFadin, Apache Cassandra<p>The Internet of Things means different things to different …

‘5G will change the way people communicate’

Participants in a national workshop on ‘Understanding 5G: Perspectives on future technological advancements in wireless communication’ organised here …

Internet of Things

Internet of Things

<b>IoT Vision | Consumer | Industry</b><p><b>Trust Framework v2.5 -</b> Updated June 22, 2017<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) offer consumers, businesses, and governments …

The Top Six Things You Need to Know About the Internet of Things: A Legal Perspective

IoT is here and it’s changing the way we live and interact with each other. It will change the way consumers interact with suppliers, businesses …