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Dressing 9 to 5—What the Most Stylish Women Wear to Work: Art-Tech Startup Founder Alexandra Chemla

As founder of tech startup ArtBinder, a digital platform for galleries, artists, and collectors, **Alexandra Chemla’**s daily grind involves straddling two very different worlds. There’s the tech world that most of her team inhabits—practical, no-frills, and notoriously casual—and then there’s the …

Clothing

Something is rotting under Silicon Valley

I spent a good chunk of last week in Silicon Valley, speaking to venture capitalists who mostly wanted to regale me with tales of their portfolio …

Virgin America's in-flight entertainment will run on Android

To call most in-flight entertainment systems old and crusty would be generous when even the more advanced systems typically pale in comparison to your laptop or tablet. Virgin America might just narrow that gap, though. It's rolling out a beta version of its Red seatback platform that runs Android …

Criminal Justice
Amelia Earhart

The Moonraker: The Nokia-built smartwatch that never was

A series of images have surfaced on the Web showing what one report says is a canceled smartwatch that Microsoft and Nokia were working on.<p>Once upon a time, another company was dreaming up smartwatch ideas, only to have Microsoft dash its plans, according to a new report.<p>Images of an unannounced …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CRA squeezes voluntary disclosures amid tax-evasion crackdown<p>Morning Business Briefing Key calls for 2018 on the loonie, housing, rates and NAFTA. (Oh, then there’s bitcoin) Subscriber content<p>Streetwise CPPIB enters Brazilian renewables sector Subscriber content<p>Some Canadian firms could move to …

7 reasons why you should develop apps for Android rather than iOS

There are multiple operating systems powering our mobile devices today. For both indie developers and large companies, there is a critical question that needs to be answered before development begins: what platform should be targeted first? For larger companies, with more resources, development can …

Android News

Team MIT's robot lost the DARPA challenge but won over the crowd

At the DARPA Robotics Challenge last week, a robot drove in on a red UTV. The vehicle slowly came to a halt on the obstacle course as it reached the door of a simulated disaster building. The driver, a six-foot-two Atlas humanoid, sat motionless for many minutes. About half a dozen researchers …

Celebrity Sightings of the Week: Pictures

Cambridge

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Geology
Cybercrime

Google Improving Chrome for OS X Performance to Better Rival Safari

Google senior software engineer Peter Kasting this week announced that his team has been working to address Chrome for OS X battery hog complaints by improving the performance of the browser on Mac, especially in areas where Safari appears to do better (via <i>iPhoneHacks</i>).<p>Chrome for OS X has received …

Google

Canada offers to take in jailed Saudi blogger who faces flogging

Quebec is offering an immigration selection certificate to Raif Badawi, a blogger who faces punishment in Saudi Arabia for insulting Islam<p>A look at the writings of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi<p>Canada has offered to take in Raif Badawi,the jailed Saudi blogger who faces flogging, listing him as a …

Rumored Galaxy S6 Edge Plus will reportedly have a 5.7-inch dual-curved display

The Samsung-focused blog is reporting on new information from “insiders” that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus will sport a 5.7-inch display, not unlike the Note 4, and run Android 5.1.1 out of the box. Initial rumors pointed to a 5.5-inch display, but that information has seemingly since changed.<p>It’s an …

Electronics Industry