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5 Super-Refreshing Summer Vodka Cocktails to Make Now

<i>August is Vodkaaaah month. You know you want it.</i><p>Summer's end is practically around the corner.<p>That means it's time to squeeze every last drop of sunshine from the season. Where to start? How about with vodka cocktails that showcase summer's fleeting flavors? Fuzzy peaches, pineapple syrup and …

Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability, watchdog says

Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.<p>In all, Social Security overpaid beneficiaries by nearly $17 billion, according to a 10-year …

These Are the World's 50 Best Restaurants for 2015

Spain's <b>El Celler de Can Roca</b> has again unseated Noma, Rene Redzepi's New Nordic establishment, for the coveted (if controversial) title of <b>World's Best Restaurant 2015</b>. The award, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, was announced tonight at a ceremony in London. The modernist El Celler, in …

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The World's Best Chai Might Just Be From a Small NYC Deli

The best chai might not actually come from India, but from a small deli in NYC.<p>In 2011, I spent just about every morning drinking the $1.50 chai from <b>Lahore Deli</b> in NYC's SoHo. I had discovered it a year earlier after a night out. It was about three in the morning, and SoHo was desolate minus the …

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Readers choose Hawaii's best beach, resorts, town, restaurants, more

Readers of Hawaii Magazine have chosen their favorite town, beach, resort, drive, and more, extolling the glories of the 50th state in the March/April issue.<p>Ballots were cast for 2015 Readers Choice Awards in nearly 100 categories.<p>Here are nine bests from the magazine that may help those planning …

Top Cyber Monday Offers from TNW Deals

Just because the weekend is over doesn’t mean the festivities have to end — it’s Cyber Monday, and that means we still have some incredible offers for you to score!<p>Get your hands on some great tech gear this holiday season for less at TNW Deals. Oh, and don’t forget to use the coupon code <b>HAPPYCM10</b> …

Report: Apple planning HealthKit rollout

Apple is reportedly talking with healthcare providers about plans to rollout a key health feature for its mobile operating system, which will likely be featured during an event next month.<p>According to Reuters, citing "people familiar with the discussions," Apple has discussed its HealthKit service …

John Kerry insists any US moves in Iraq will not involve combat troops

US combat forces will not re-enter Iraq, John Kerry insists, but the US says it will explore more “political, economic and security options” as the country transitions out of political deadlock with a new prime minister.<p>During a visit to Australia for the annual Ausmin talks, the secretary of state …

FCC wants to protect citizens from Stingray-style cell phone trackers

Devices known as Stingrays, which can secretly track and record phone users by mimicking cell phone towers, have been a hot topic in law enforcement …

Apple releases promised diversity data: 55% white in US, 7 out of 10 male

Following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement last month that the company would soon begin providing diversity data, today the company is releasing its first report. While disclosing numbers on the gender and ethnicity of its employees, CEO Tim Cook has also published a letter alongside the report on …

Shotclock Turns Messaging Into A Popularity Contest

Does the app generation need another way to share photos and videos with friends? Probably not, but that’s not going to stop startups flinging themselves at this space. Only yesterday a ComScore report identified ephemeral messaging app Snapchat as the third most popular social app among …

MacTrast Deals: TuneUp – Clean & Organize Your iTunes Music Collection

- Aug 12, 2014<p>If you’re like me, your iTunes music collection is a sad mess. It’s amazing how many groups recorded a song called “Track 1”, isn’t it? …

Apple Suppliers Reported to Be Gearing Up For Next-Gen iPad Air Production

- Aug 12, 2014<p><i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for production on the next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini models. The …

Yahoo acquires startup Zofari to bolster local search

Yahoo has acquired the local-search startup Zofari, adding technology that makes local recommendations, as the Internet giant seeks to strengthen its offerings around search.<p>The deal was announced Friday, but was reported earlier Tuesday by TechCrunch.<p>Zofari generates recommendations for local …

Local Search

Sheryl Sandberg: We Are Not On The Path To Fix Tech's Diversity Problem

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer, wants this to change.<p>But the tech industry isn't even close to making that happen, she said in a recent interview with USA Today.<p>The main problem isn't that tech companies don't want to hire women — it's that there aren't enough women studying …

Gmail Rejects Emails with Misleading Unicode Characters

Google today announced it is implementing a new effort to thwart spammers and scammers: the open standard known as Unicode Consortium’s “Highly Restricted” specification. In short, Gmail now rejects emails from domains that use what the Unicode community has identified as potentially misleading …

Uber Says a 'Number' of Lyft's Investors Want Uber to Buy Lyft

Ride-hailing service Uber has shot back at bitter competitor Lyft over accusations that Uber employees intentionally called in and then cancelled …

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