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Google is leading a 'chip development effort' that could turn the heat up on Apple

The phrasing of the job posting suggests Google is about to get a lot more serious about designing, and perhaps even building, its own chips, following in Apple's footsteps.<p>The job posting comes from the company's Pixel team, which recently announced its high-end productivity tablet, the Pixel C, a …

3 New Technologies To Care For An Aging Parent

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Fortune 500 firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes: study

The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid U.S. taxes and would collectively owe an …

LinkedIn might have to pay you money for spamming your email contacts

Here's the deal:<p>In 2013, a class-action lawsuit accused LinkedIn of accessing users' email accounts without their permission and unwittingly using their names to send email invitations to people in their address books.<p>At the time, LinkedIn called many of the accusations false.<p>The court agreed that …

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Once we're cyborgs, he says, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving.<p>Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. …

7 Remarkable Habits of Consistently Successful People

Ever notice that some people seem to win all the time? Here's how they do it.<p>Nearly everyone hits it big at least once or twice in the course of a career. But some people seem to go from success to success to success, winning at almost every game they play. It isn't that they avoid failure--even …

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So I watched Sam Altman’s “How to Start a Startup” in a single day

In the fall of 2014, Sam Altman President of Y-Combinator, taught a class at Stanford entitled “How to Start a Startup”. All lectures are online.<p>I’m …

The Top 25 Social Marketing Tools

You and I both know social media marketing can be daunting!We love it. Heck, we’ve worked with small business owners who do $100k in revenue up to …

The next-generation Apple TV is shaping up to be a gamer’s paradise

With a little more than a week before its official unveiling, we’re hearing even more about the next-generation Apple TV. According to 9to5Mac, the …

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Could diesel made from air help tackle climate change?

<b>Making diesel out of thin air sounds like something from science fiction.</b><p>But small companies in Germany and Canada are doing precisely this - capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and finding ways to sell it.<p>German company Sunfire produced its first batches of so-called e-diesel in April. Federal Minister …

11 Must-Have Mobile Apps For Productivity

Today, mobile technology has been so much advanced than ever before. Now, we have billions of apps designated for different purposes that have made …

Samsung's Slick New Smartwatch Makes Calls Without a Phone

Just a few weeks ago, Samsung teased a new smartwatch at the end of its Galaxy Edge S6+ and Galaxy Note 5 launch event. Details were scant, but the …

The Steve Jobs Documentary Apple Doesn't Want You to See

Remember when Steve Jobs abandoned his daughter and refused to pay child support despite being worth millions of dollars?<p>Alex Gibney’s new …

Minecraft Billionaire on What Money Can and Can't Buy You

Being rich is not all it's cracked up to be, as the newly minted billionaire Markus Persson found out. What having lots of money really gets you--and why it might be just as important as happiness.<p>As we start the week holding our stomachs, worried about whether our 401(k) plans are safe from these …

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Google's Android Wear platform now available on iOS

Last week Huawei let it slip that Android Wear, Google’s (GOOGL) smartwatch platform, would soon add iOS support. Soon after the news was …

An entrepreneur went on vacation to Necker Island and 'the only babysitter she could find' was Richard Branson

When you're an entrepreneur with a young family, finding a babysitter is just one of many on a long list of things you have to do.<p>While visiting Virgin founder Richard Branson's Necker Island, Fluid Group founder and CEO Rowan Isaacs' wife found herself without a babysitter for their 11-week-old …

What One Company Learned When They Gave Apple Watches To The Entire Staff

Can the Apple Watch provide more than just a bright, shiny incentive to check your email?<p>“Know your customers” is a mantra among many companies—eager founders scour social media, scan competing sites, and set up A/B testing to sniff out the singular route between a consumer’s mind, heart, and …

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The FDA Officially Approves 'Viagra for Women'

What this means for your sex life.<p>It’s official: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) supports every woman's right to pursue her best orgasm possible. In a landmark decision, they’ve approved Addyi (flibanserin), a.k.a. “Viagra for women.” It was created as an answer to hypoactive sexual disorder …

After failing to buy $50 billion Salesforce, Microsoft has suddenly become its hottest competitor

Now, it looks like Microsoft is upping the competition against Salesforce's most important product.<p>In an note on Tuesday, JP Morgan shared a survey result that showed Microsoft being Salesforce's biggest competitive threat in the cloud CRM market.<p>The survey asked, "What is the single biggest change …

A Technology That Will Replace Your Signature With Your Heartbeat Is Here

After Apple Pay and Google Wallet revolutionized payments with NFC technology, something new is in the market now. Until now, you have seen people …

Google to reboot Android One smartphone project in India

Google is to relaunch its Android One cut-price smartphone project, placing the goal of delivering a sub-$50 device at the heart of a "massive" …

Twitter now lets advertisers bid on mobile ads based on installs, not just app clicks

Twitter has introduced two new offerings for advertisers to hopefully get the most bang for their marketing dollars. Starting today, brands can pay for their mobile app install campaigns through two additional offerings: optimized action bidding and cost per install bidding.<p>What’s significant about …

St. Luke's and LVHN to share patient data with CVS

Doctors at the Lehigh Valley's two major health networks will be able to oversee their patients' prescriptions at CVS under new partnerships between …

The EMV countdown is on: What merchants should be doing now

July 16, 2015<p><i>By Allen Friedman, Director of Payment Solutions, Ingenico Group North America</i><p>In the U.S., the EMV liability shift occurs in October …

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First-ever legal drone delivery takes place in the U.S.

In a U.S.-first, drones made a delivery Friday with the blessing of regulators.<p>As part of a project called "Let’s Fly Wisely," medication was …

The Backed Pack: Buddy robot tends to the family, patrols the home

<i>Each week our friends at Backerjack highlight a cool, crowdfunded gadget. This week we look at Buddy, which has more than doubled its original $100,000 goal.</i><p>There are a growing number of multi-function robots on crowdfunding sites. While some, such as JIBO, may strike consumers as too robotic to …