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Tim Cook says Apple has 'no intention' to merge iOS and OS X

While OS X El Capitan might be just what iOS needed, there won’t be a merger of the two. That possibility was shot down by Tim Cook at the Boxworks conference in San Francisco.<p>Cook was asked if the two would become one by Box CEO Aaron Levie. “”We don’t believe in having one operating system for PC …

Iraq and Nigeria Plead for More Counter-Terror Help at United Nations

The leaders of Iraq and Nigeria on Tuesday asked for more international support of their efforts to stem the spread of Islamic extremism that is feeding ISIS and its African affiliate, Boko Haram.<p>Their pleas came during a United Nations summit led by President Obama in which representatives of …

Burkina Faso: General who led coup attempt asks soldiers to surrender

The general who led an unsuccessful coup against the government has called on his followers to put down their weapons. The move comes during a tense …

Africa

The Future of Europe: the Eurozone Takes over - Stronger Integration.

The European Union (EU) and its 28 members face fundamental changes over the coming 5-10 years.<p>- Britain will vote in 2016 or 2017 on new terms. If the result is to leave a revision of the structure -- institutionally and functionally -- becomes inevitable.<p>- The Eurozone takes over as the decisive …

Obama, Putin discuss Syria; essential difference over Assad remains | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia and the United States agreed on Monday to look for a diplomatic end to the Syrian civil war but clashed over the central question of whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should retain power.<p>During a 90-minute meeting, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian …

Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit

Twitter is thinking about ways to tweak the 140-character limit to entice new users.<p>Twitter is building a new product that will allow users to share tweets that are longer than the company’s 140-character limit, according to multiple people familiar with the company’s plans.<p>It’s unclear what the …

Social Media

Google's New Tablet Features A Detachable Keyboard And Runs On Android

Meet the Pixel C.<p>Google added a new tablet to its arsenal on Tuesday morning: the Pixel C.<p>The C stands for "convertible," because the device is also a laptop of sorts. It will arrive at market with a magnetic, bluetooth keyboard. The keyboard features a battery built to go two months between …

Will mobile devices eventually replace desktop?

Last year, history of sorts was made in the tech world.<p>In January of 2014, for the first time, Americans accessed the Internet more through mobile …

Fashion Week in Milan, Italy: Pictures

Justin Bieber Opens Up About Selena Gomez Breakup

And gets surprisingly insightful: “Love is a choice. Love is not a feeling.”<p><b>Justin Bieber</b> is ready to talk, promises <i>Complex</i> magazine at the start of their long interview with the pop star, and boy does it deliver. Bieber, whose first album in three years comes out in November, defends some of his …

5 features Google's Inbox needs to steal from Gmail

I'm a big fan of Google's Inbox. It's dramatically changed the way I manage email, and considering that I get <i>a lot</i> of messages that's quite the …

Google

Opposites Attract: The Power of the ‘Coffee Nap’ Explained

Naps and coffee don’t go together. Or do they?<p>The first time I ever heard about coffee napping was way back when I launched the original design of …

David Beckham says he's stricter with sons, has 'no power' with daughter Harper

There's no doubt that David Beckham is a devoted dad to his four children, but the soccer star revealed that he doesn't treat them all the same.<p>That's because he holds his boys, Brooklyn (16), Romeo (13) and Cruz (10), to a different standard of strictness than daddy's girl, Harper (4).<p>"I have no …

David Beckham

Demi Lovato on Selena Gomez: We Don't Talk

The singer on old and new friendships, why Kim Kardashian gives her body confidence, and the deal with Ruby Rose.<p>Currently, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Demi Lovato—artists who have been in the spotlight since they were kids—are all promoting 1) new albums and 2) the adult versions of …

How Gen. David Petraeus Gets It, And Hillary Clinton Still Doesn't

We recently learned that Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus recently shared secret emails. But they are bound by more than just a chain of communications. Both are accused of misusing their classified emails. One has come clean, admitting mistakes. The other can't seem to admit a mistake or tell …

Why Are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, …

NBA veteran who took an $11 million pay cut to play for the Spurs didn't do it just for the reason everybody assumed

The move was widely viewed as another example of the positive feedback loop that is the Spurs. They continue to win and those titles allow them to get better because they are able to sign players to bargain deals, especially veterans looking to add a championship ring to their résumés.<p>West, who is …

Hands-on with Google's new Nexus 6P smartphone

I had the chance to play with the new Nexus 6P following today's event, and was immediately struck by its build. Rather than the swollen-battery or bubble-back style of last year's model, this new Nexus 6P is sleek, with a full-metal aluminum body. It's 7.3mm thick, thinner than last year's model, …

Android News

This Is What Traveling To Mars Does To Your Brain

Isolation study results reveal astronauts would be stressed and bored<p>Future Mars astronauts will have more to contend with than just the unforgiving, vacuumous expanse of space separating Earth from the Red Planet (140 million miles, on average). In an experiment meant to simulate a journey to …

Jim Carrey's Girlfriend Dies of Apparent Suicide: Who Was Cathriona White?

Cathriona White, who dated Jim Carrey on and off since 2012, was found dead Monday of an apparent suicide at a home in the Los Angeles area.<p>“I am …

16 Of The Worst Things You Can Do In Hawaii

Consider yourself warned.<p>Hawaii is known for its Aloha spirit, but its residents can also be fiercely protective of the land, the culture and everything else that makes the state feel like paradise.<p>Below, 16 things you should avoid doing in Hawaii.<p>1. Call locals "Hawaiians."<p>Calling somebody a …

These are the 7 best new features of Android Marshmallow

You're going to want Android Marshmallow. Google's latest version of Android may sound like a single headline feature followed by a list of tiny improvements, but they all add up to one important update — there's a reason Google is calling this release Android 6.0.<p><b>Read next:</b> The Android 6.0 …

4 Reasons to Put a Urinal in Your Home

How to convince your wife or girlfriend that a home urinal is a good idea<p>Imagine the testosterone-soaked joy of having a professional quality urinal in your home. Envision screaming “Valhalla!” while you pee standing up—not because you want to, but because you <i>must</i>.<p>Unfortunately, the primary …

Some Inmates Who Met Pope Francis Are In Jail Only Because They're Poor

Many wouldn't be incarcerated if they could afford bail.<p>PHILADELPHIA -- When Pope Francis visited an overcrowded prison on Sunday, he talked to inmates about the need for "rehabilitation" and for inmates to get "back on the right road." What he may not have realized is that most of the inmates …

A decade later, the former chief Xbox officer revisits his critical decisions

Microsoft lost $5 billion to $7 billion on the original Xbox, launched in 2001. And it made billions of dollars on the Xbox 360. Depending on the time frame in which you look at it, it was either an insane waste of money or the finest strategic decision that Microsoft ever made.<p>Robbie Bach had to …

Microsoft kit helps you run Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi

Sure, it's no secret that you can run Windows 10 on a tiny Raspberry Pi 2, but actually doing that could prove to be a challenge. What parts do you need? And what do you do with it when you're ready? That's where Microsoft and Adafruit think they can help. They've released a Windows IoT Core …

Raspberry Pi

New Skype update includes Android Wear support

Microsoft has been quick to support Apple Watch on many of its popular iPhone apps. Skype made its way to the Apple Watch earlier this year, and now Microsoft is bringing Skype to Android Wear today. The latest Skype 6.4 for Android update brings messaging, new Skype Mojis, and the ability to …

Google Maps for iPhone was just updated – here are the 4 key changes

With hundreds of millions of users all over the world, Google Maps is easily one of the most widely used mobile apps on the planet. As the company …

How to manage iOS devices with Google Apps

Keep your work and personal data separate on iOS devices with Google Apps.<p>Mobile device management (MDM) improves security. When a device is lost, …