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These photos were taken with a Galaxy Note 4

In today's our Galaxy Note 4 review, David Pierce had very kind words to say for its 16-megapixel camera, which also shoots 4K video, time-lapse video, and slow-motion:<p>Take a look for yourself. Also pumpkins.

Fall Is in the Air

It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …

Seven things I think are worth reading this weekend

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / ThomasLife<p>Inspired by my friend Om’s series of “<i>Seven stories to read this weekend</i>” posts, I decided to …

20 years of the smartphone: an evolution in pictures - Telegraph

Windows 9 'Technology Preview' Beta Releasing Next Month: Watch Out For the Brand New Start Button and Cortana

The most expected Windows 9, tentatively codenamed Windows Threshold, will seemingly be made available earlier than expected, albeit in the form of a …

How Google Stops Sharks From Eating Undersea Cables

A few days ago, Google announced that it was investing in a $300 million undersea fiber optical cable system called FASTER. The FASTER cable system will offer much higher broadband speeds for countries in Asia. However, FASTER will need extra protection because of shark attacks (yes, you read that …

Can't Wait for Windows 9? It Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

If you upgraded to Windows 8 or 8.1 and want out, there may soon be an alternative to simply downgrading to Windows 7. Microsoft is reportedly going …

The Real Reason Facebook Is Forcing You To Download Messenger

A little over a year ago, Facebook launched Facebook Home, software designed to take over some smartphones completely. It was a huge flop, but the message was clear: Facebook was on a mission to dominate the time you spend on your phone.<p>The company's recent controversial move to force iPhone and …

Bill Gates shows Zuckerberg how a genius pours ice water on his head

Now that even Tim Cook is pouring ice water over his head to support ALS, Bill Gates shows that he's still smarter than everyone else.<p>Look, I know you hated them, but I still think the Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Microsoft ads were marvelous.<p>The Microsoft co-founder's timing and insouciant humor …

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Five scams on the rise in 2014

Criminals are coming up with new ways to scam unsuspecting victims. We explain what to look out for, and how to protect yourself against being conned<p><b>A new scam is on the rise</b> which targets restaurant owners and their customers, according to the latest data from Financial Fraud Action UK, a payments …

While Coke Is Pulling Stevia From Vitaminwater, This Man Is Betting On The Zero-Calorie Sweetener

But the change angered many devoted vitaminwater fans and, several months later, the company is backpedaling and returning to the original formula.<p>"[W]e tinkered with the taste of vitaminwater. and [sic] our fans haven't had the greatest things to say about it. so [sic] we're changing back to the …

The 4 best strategies for dealing with customer service

If you want your cable company, airline or pretty much any other company to resolve your complaints quickly and completely, you may need to change …

5 Remarkable Things Happy Entrepreneurs Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are famously optimistic. They are endowed with a bias toward optimism, according to research by Penn State University. This tends to be doubly true for serial entrepreneurs, who look at each time at bat as an opportunity to …

Russians will pay heavier price in sanctions war

Ban on lending to some Russian state-owned companies is beginning to bite<p>Crates of peaches are turning to mush on the roadside. Not just Greek stone-fruit growers but farmers across Europe, the US and Asia are feeling the pinch after Russia's decision to impose tit-for-tat sanctions. Among the …

Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Girls, my car, getting a summer job, graduating, going to college and girls.<p>Those were my priorities in high school. Of course, I understand not all boys (or girls) have the same interests in high school, but I can tell you that …

Hanergy: Solar's Leader In Misfit Technology

If you have an innovative solar technology that will revolutionize the energy world that customers inexplicably reject, don’t worry. You have one last chance.<p>Call Hanergy.<p>The Chinese-based company—mostly known as a developer of hydropower and wind projects–has been snapping up the solar startup …

IDC: Global smartphone shipments pass 300m in Q2 2014, Android at 84.7%, iOS at 11.7%, Windows Phone at 2.5%

Android and iOS accounted for 96.4 percent of all smartphone shipments in Q2 2014, leaving even less for the competition as the Google-Apple duopoly hit a new high. Android grew its share to 84.7 market share, while iOS fell to 11.7 percent, Windows Phone slipped to 2.5 percent, and BlackBerry …

Elon Musk's Wildly Impressive Electric Car Company Isn't Going To Change The Auto World

Galves and Patil argue that between electric vehicles (EVs), such as Tesla's Model S sedan, and oldfangled internal combustion engine cars, the fight is not fair: EVs win in a rout.<p>"We believe there are many inherent advantages to Electric Vehicles, and the success of the Model S (Tesla's first …

Leon Cooperman Bought More Than 1 Million Shares Of Apple

Cooperman's 1.26 million share stake in Apple is worth about $117.5 million, while his addition to SUPERVALU totaled 5.2 million shares, bringing his total stake to more than 7.8 million shares worth $64 million.<p>Cooperman's filing also showed he took a new 1.08 million share stake in SeaWorld, …

This pope means business

The new pope wanted to talk about money. That was the message that went out to a group of seven prominent financiers—major Catholics all—from around …

Women Are Vastly Underrepresented In The Tech Sector

Apple released its first diversity report earlier this week, but while the company has more black and Hispanic employees than any other Silicon Valley company, the gender breakdown is overwhelmingly male.<p>According to data from various company reports charted for us by Statista, women only hold …

Twitter admits its hands-off approach to harassment isn’t working anymore

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Giuda90/Thinkstock<p>Taking the hands-off approach to harassment isn’t working for Twitter anymore.<p>Until now, the company …

Guy Calls Optimum Customer Service To Say They're Doing Great, Human Kindness Ensues

Sure we all like to complain about customer service, and for good reason. But have you ever called up a company strictly for the purpose of saying, "Hey, great job..."?<p>Nope, neither have we. Looks like Someecards editor Dan Wilbur is just a nicer person than the rest of us. Wilbur was so happy with …

6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Outsourcing work to overseas contractors has a bad reputation. Decades of U.S. businesses trying to find the cheapest possible labor in foreign markets led to a backlash, especially when the home economy was faltering.<p>Everyone seems to …

The Worst Bosses Might Actually Be Good For Your Career

As writers and researchers, we typically focus our attention on companies and people who achieve great things, and lead people to extraordinary results. We love to share stories about how leaders somehow tug out the best and most unexpected results from their people. But, when we began talking …

Windows Phone sales decline as share shrinks to just 2.5 percent

Microsoft faces fresh smartphone challenges<p>Windows Phone sales have been consistently increasing year-over-year each quarter for the last year, but new figures show that growth has significantly stalled recently. IDC reports that Windows Phone sales dropped by 9.4 percent in Q2 2014 compared to the …

Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many companies these days, my raw fruit sports drink company Amara doesn't actually manufacture our products ourselves. We work with various suppliers who sell us the ingredients and components we combine to make our products. In …

Here's How To Give Back AND Make Money

"Gender lens investing is investing for gender equality while seeking a positive financial return," says Jackie VanderBrug, senior vice president and investment strategist at U.S. Trust.<p>In the Stanford Social Innovation Review's "The Rise Of Gender Capitalism," VanderBrug and her coauthor Sarah …