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Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had been following the guidelines for nearly a …

Telecoms

Samsung teases 'amazing' camera in new flagship phone

A month ago, I wrote about the iPhone's camera and how instrumental it is to many of the things that make that bestselling device so appealing. Today, Apple's most direct competitor, Samsung, has reiterated its long history of developing cameraphones and promised to deliver nothing less than "the …

American whiskey is taking over the world

Vodka still has the biggest market share of the three big hard liquors in the US, but growth in whiskey is booming rapidly catching up.<p>Vodka sales, by volume, were up 1.6% in 2014. Tennessee whiskey and bourbon sales by volume were up 7.4% in the same period, according to the Distilled Spirits …

Sleep Deprived? A Nap Can Undo The Damage To Your Health

A new study points to yet another benefit of stealing 30 minutes of shut-eye this afternoon.<p>Naps are incredible. For something so socially questionable–have you ever tried to snooze at the office?–the act of stealing 20 minutes of shut-eye during the day certainly packs a lot of benefits. Science …

Sleep

United won't take its $70 first-class tickets

Thousands of travelers who thought they got the deal of the year: first-class airfare for about $70, just found out it was too early to pop the champagne.<p>United Airlines says it will not honor thousands of tickets it sold on Wednesday morning that included first-class flights from Europe to the …

Apple most-valued company ever, but that's not enough for Carl Icahn

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple, already the most highly valued company in the world, is still a bargain.<p>Icahn believes Apple's stock should be worth $216 a share, for a jaw-dropping market value of $1.25 trillion, based on today's outstanding shares. Apple shares closed at …

Tim Cook

Samsung's next flagship phone will combine metal back with three-sided screen, says Bloomberg

Corroborating rumors and speculation ahead of the next Galaxy S release, Bloomberg today reports that Samsung's upcoming flagship Android smartphone will come in two variants, one of which will feature a dual curved-edge display. Both are said to have "all-metal bodies" and will apparently retain …

IRS under a spotlight for freezing assets

Rep. Roskam calls the seizure practice an “abuse by the federal government against citizens.”<p>On April 12, 2013, the IRS seized every penny of a nearly $1 million business account held by Georgia gun shop owner Andrew Clyde.<p>His misdeed — if you can call it that: depositing business checks into his …

'American Sniper' Chris Kyle said ex-Marine was 'nuts'

<b>"American Sniper" Chris Kyle described his killer as "nuts" in a text to a friend moments before they were both shot dead by a former Marine, a court was told.</b><p>Defence lawyers for Eddie Ray Routh claim the 27-year-old was psychotic at the time of the shooting.<p>But prosecutors say Mr Routh was aware …

Tim Cook just obliterated Apple's critics

After all, $18 billion in net income on $74.6 billion in revenue thanks to 74.5 million iPhones sold seems difficult to beat.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook has a message for anyone who thinks Apple can't top its numbers: You're nuts.<p>Speaking at a Goldman Sachs technology conference on Tuesday, Cook coolly …