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Tyrann Mathieu considered suicide

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu said he contemplated suicide after he was arrested in Louisiana in October 2012, according to …

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Apple Stores to implement iBeacon location technology to improve service, boost sales

iOS 7’s flashy launch earlier this year overshadowed a breakthrough new feature: iBeacons, a location-based technology with profound implications for industries such as retail. An iBeacon system could allow a store to install transmitters that would wirelessly connect to an iPhone and tell the …

Dolphins Teammates Defend Richie Incognito in Wake of Jonathan Martin Saga

Link to Media<p>The division between Miami Dolphins young offensive tackle Jonathan Martin and the rest of the locker room seems to be growing.<p>In the wake of the latest saga—Martin's absence from the team, the release of fellow offensive lineman Richie Incognito's troubling messages and his subsequent …

Square considers going public next year, says report

Mobile payments company Square may go public next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.<p>The company has been in discussions with banks, including Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley, about holding a 2014 initial public offering, a "person familiar with the matter" told the Journal. …

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Apple working on innovative solar charging system for MacBooks, iPads and iPhones

An innovative approach to solar charging revealed in an Apple patent application published today (via <i>Patently Apple</i>) could make it more practical to power both MacBooks and iOS devices from the sun.<p>The voltage and power generated by a solar panel varies with the amount of sunlight. To turn the …

Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

<b>Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to</b> …

15 best Android apps of 2018!

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The Android apps that stand alone at the top of the pantheon. These apps have become ubiquitous with Android and if you’re looking for good stuff it’s assumed that you have some of this stuff already. There are a ton of amazing Android apps …

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Samsung W2014 is world's first Snapdragon 800 flip phone, costs over $1,640

China Telecom's obsession with Samsung's luxury clamshells isn't dwindling any time soon. In fact, the two companies have just launched a new model, the SCH-W2014, at their annual "Heart Of The World" charity concert in Nanjing last night. While it shares a similar appearance with the W2013 and the …

Only 16% of U.S. adults use Twitter (but they’re smart, young, and rich)

Only 16 percent of U.S. adults use Twitter, and only half of them get news via the short-message social network, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center. That’s far fewer than Facebook, where 30 percent of American adults get their news.<p>The good news for Twitter?<p>Twitter users skew younger, …

The Week's Best Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone Apps

I don't really understand the need to drink on public transport -- yes, train travel can be brutal, but is it <i>that</i> bad? I say this because some idiot …

iPad Air higher-tech but actually cheaper to produce than iPad 3, says research firm

Research firm IHS, which previously dismantled the iPhone 5s and 5c to calculate component costs, has now done the same with the iPad Air.<p>It concludes that while the technology in the iPad Air is significantly more advanced than in the iPad 3 (for some reason the company skipped the iPad 4), the …

3 Free Personal Finance Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In lean times like these, it's important to get your personal finances under control. But creating a detailed budget and having the discipline and diligence to stick to it is often easier said than done. Thankfully there are plenty of …

Lenovo profits lifted by smartphone and tablet sales

<b>China's Lenovo has reported a 36% jump in profits, boosted by a surge in sales of smartphones and tablet PCs.</b><p>It made a net profit of $220m (£137m) in the July-to-September quarter, as sales of mobile devices more than doubled from a year ago.<p>Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, has been focusing …

Twitter Prices IPO Above Estimates At $26 Per Share, Raising $1.82B At Valuation Of Up To $18B

Twitter will start trading at $26 when it goes on sale, according to an announcement made today by the company on Twitter. That’s on the low side of expected pricing but still above the new official range that Twitter released yesterday.<p>At $26 the proceeds of the sales of 70 million shares of …