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Freddie Gray: How Baltimore differs from Ferguson

<b>Protesters in Baltimore have taken to the streets following the death in police detention of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Aleem Maqbool, who covered the Baltimore protests at the weekend and the Ferguson protests last summer over the shooting of Michael Brown, assesses the two situations.</b><p>"No justice, …

Get Organized: Inspiration from the Best Closets

To fuel spring-cleaning motivation, a roundup of the most distinctive closets from the archives<p>It’s springtime—and that means spring-cleaning time. Whether you’re in the market for a five-figure wardrobe overhaul or simply decluttering for summer, organizing your closet will go a long way towards …

Archives

Here's what to expect at tomorrow's LG G4 launch

It's no secret that LG is debuting its fourth G-series flagship tomorrow, the G4, because, well, LG is one of the most transparent companies around …

Amazon web services 'growing fast'

<b>Technology giant Amazon has said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn (£1.04bn) in the first quarter of the year and is profitable.</b><p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing offering that makes money by charging businesses to host websites and other applications.<p>Amazon founder …

Cloud Computing

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Acer unveils smartphone with huge battery and new line of wearables

After it got done announcing a small army of inexpensive Windows convertibles and laptops today, Acer turned its focus to smartphones. The company unveiled a brand new Android phablet, the Liquid X2, and it contains one of the largest batteries we've yet seen in a phone. Rated at 4000 mAh, the …

For Microsoft, catching the future is an uphill battle

The software maker reports sales that beat Wall Street's expectations, but it's still trying to regain relevance and find new ways to sell its software.<p>Microsoft's plan for the future is still costing it profit today.<p>The company that once dominated the computer industry is making the transition to …

Last Night's White Sox-Royals Brawl Was A Photographer's Delight

If we’re being honest, the true heroes of last night’s awesome White Sox vs. Royals brawl weren’t the players on the field. Yordano Ventura’s …

The Apple Watch Might Be Able to Measure Blood Oxygen

A pedometer isn’t enough for a device to call itself a serious fitness tracker nowadays – a heart rate sensor is essential for giving meaningful measurements during intense activity.<p>Naturally, Apple says the heart rate monitor on its smartwatch is better than the one’s you’ll find in competing …

YouTube turns 10: The video site that went viral

YouTube is the Web's de facto home for video. But 10 years ago, online video was anybody's game. As it celebrates a decade offering us everything from new celebrities to cat videos, YouTube has become a premier destination for content. Here's how it got there.<p>Ten years ago today, a startup called …

Internet

The One That Got Away: NFL Execs Tell the Tales of Their Biggest Draft Misses

Link to Media<p>As Bill Tobin prepared to leave his suburban Chicago home shortly before sunup on May 4, 1979, his wife Dusene asked him who he thought the Bears would draft that day. They were thinking about defensive lineman Dan Hampton and linebacker Al Harris in the first round, he told her. And …

NFL

Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years of Space Photography - NBC News

Hubble Space Telescope

Apple was blocking some app updates because they said they worked with a rival to the Apple Watch

According to sources familiar with the issue, Apple wouldn't publish updates to apps if they said they were compatible with Pebble. It all started this week, and there was no issue before. In fact, Pebble's own app was updated just last week. The Apple Watch launched Friday.<p>An Apple spokesperson …

See What's Inside the Apple Watch

How venture firm IVP was able to raise $1.4 billion in less than 3 months — and why it doesn’t think we’re in a bubble

Instead, LPs came pitching them on why IVP had to take their money.<p>"IVP XV was a quick and easy fundraise," general partner Todd Chaffee tells us.<p>On Thursday, IVP made it official that it's closed the fund with $1.4 billion in capital, the largest fund it's raised in history.<p>"Like our previous …

Haunting Photos Of Abandoned Factories Chart Industrialization’s Demise

Dramatic shots of disused factories around the world reveal an economic force on the wane.<p>Korean photographer Taewon Jang grew up intimately familiar with the world of industrialization. His father spent 36 years working for a cement factory, during which time Taewon witnessed the industry’s …

A Hospital Is Already Giving Apple Watch To Its Patients

The Apple Watch began arriving in homes and businesses across America on Friday.<p>And in New Orleans, one doctor immediately strapped it to his patient’s wrist.<p>“We need to fundamentally change behavior,” says that doctor — Richard Milani. “And the Apple Watch has the potential to [do] it.”<p>Milani is …

Medical Technology

Dear Chipotle, please ditch your garbage delivery service and get on Seamless

Pictured below: the only person who can afford Chipotle delivery<p>Some hot news broke yesterday that Chipotle would be offering delivery (yay!) in partnership with a company called Postmates (huh?). Don't celebrate yet.<p>Postmates loves delivering things so much that it will send you almost anything: …

Ten Steps Toward Parenting for Happy Productivity

David Brooks recently wrote a column in the <i>New York Times</i> called ‘A Moral Bucket List.’ In it, he distinguished between résumé virtues and eulogy …