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Amazon is quietly rolling out its own Geek Squad to set up gadgets in your home

The new service is aimed at educating customers about “the smart home” — and, naturally, about Alexa.<p>For 15 years, Best Buy’s Geek Squad installation and repair service has served as one key advantage over Amazon that the e-commerce giant seemed unlikely to match.<p>But over the last few months, …

We’ve Been Dragging and Dropping the Hell Out of iOS 11

The volume indicator doesn't cover the whole middle of your phone anymore! It's just a slider at the top of the display.<p>Enable the setting in …

Andreessen Horowitz Just Led a $15 Million Investment Round in This Fintech Startup

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has led a $15 million investment in PeerStreet, a financial technology startup that gives individual …

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: 29 Photographers React to the 2016 Election

We asked <i>W</i>'s roster of photographers to contribute images that express how they feel in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. They were free to capture what they wanted, or supply an existing image. Here are the beautiful and diverse results.

12 Alzheimer’s Awareness Must-Reads

Since its first diagnosis in 1901 by German psychiatrist Dr. Aloysius Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s Disease has been the prognosis for approximately 5.4 million Americans. As the Baby Boomer generation approaches the most common age demographic for the disease – sixty-five and older – that number is …

Alzheimer's Disease

Virtual Dating

If you are searching for ideas on how to become a leader, then you’re probably similar to a lot of other people. Nobody is perfect, but you can keep …

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Just Predicted the Next 30 Years of Technological Change

Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma predicted three more decades of rapid technological change across industries in his latest letter to …

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

Why Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Matters Today

J. R. Eyerman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

Building a brand-new Internet

We do not possess the ability to read the future, and yet we can predict with a high level of certainty that we will see more major cybersecurity incidents in 2016 and 2017.<p>The world’s cybersecurity capability is not able to advance in line with the growing vulnerabilities. We are faced by more and …

Networking

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success

Your mind can be your biggest asset or your worst enemy.<p>Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>…

Food-poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat

The attorney, who's litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain's E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from Bottom Line, outlining what foods he's cut from his diet.<p>Having won more than $600 million for clients in foodborne-illness cases, Marler says his …

The best tech of CES 2016

Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>CES is the tech world's big coming-out party for the New Year — a supersize circus of gadgetry that both follows major …

Seven Major Archaeological Discoveries of 2015

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Archaeology

U.S. same-sex marriage challenged by native American sovereignty | The Star

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ.—Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and …

Same-sex Marriage

Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Now Available

Apple has finally entered the streaming music game, with the launch today of Apple Music. The new service is available as a built-in part of its iOS 8.4 Music app for iPhone and iPad devices, and offers a huge catalog of on-demand tracks for streaming playback for just $9.99 per month, or $14.99 …

See Inside The Human Heart Like Never Before

Most of us envision the human heart as some 2-D illustration from a middle school science textbook, or maybe a crude animation from a Discovery Channel special.<p>This new heart simulation, created by researchers at University of Tokyo, is so accurate that it will at times make you queasy. It takes …

This Is How Men and Women Handle Email Differently

And yes, age affects emailing, too.<p>A recent Yahoo labs email study has kind of confirmed what you might have assumed: Men and women have slightly different strategies for communicating with each other. Maybe that's not a huge surprise, but the numbers behind the study (the largest email one ever …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Comet scientists torn over hunt for lander as next stage of mission nears

The location of Philae is key to understanding vital data – but the Rosetta mothership now has conflicting duties<p>Europe’s lost comet probe, Philae, is posing major problems for space engineers who are striving to pinpoint the little craft after it disappeared from view during its troubled landing …

Philae