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Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

The Galaxy S6 Edge+ Is Samsung’s Answer To The iPhone 6 Plus

Today at a big press conference, Samsung announced two new flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and its new sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. While a Note update was highly anticipated, the S6 Edge+ is a new beast. And the best way to describe it is that it’s a direct iPhone 6 Plus …

Phones

Intel could be about to make over $1 billion thanks to Apple

The report says Intel may capture half of all modem chips powering the upcoming iPhones, which could amount to as much as $1.25 billion in additional revenue. The report notes:<p>"Apple has been evaluating Intel's model for a while. We now believe that Intel will capture roughly 50% of Apple's modem …

Andy Bryant

Who Is Google's New Chief, Sundar Pichai?

In his blog post Monday announcing the surprise restructuring of Google into a conglomerate called Alphabet, Larry Page said this about Sundar Pichai, 43, the eleven-year Googler who will replace Page as Google’s CEO: “Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for …

Sundar Pichai

Yuan and you: How China's devalued currency affects U.S. consumers

China on Wednesday devalued its yuan currency for a second day running. It could have an effect on American consumers and investors. Here's how.<p>If you like your goods made in China, a weakened yuan is your friend. When the yuan falls in value, goods imported to the USA from China become cheaper. …

China

Here’s Why People Are Furious About Lenovo Laptops Right Now

Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has apparently been caught secretly installing its own proprietary software on Windows PCs, and the software …

Lenovo

Jonathan Pollard, Spy, to be Paroled

Israel

Cell phones and risk of brain tumors: What's the real science?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.<p>The ordinance, called the Right to Know law, …

Cancer

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

<b>Processed and/or Canned Meat or Cheese</b><br>"I particularly avoid those that are made with additional thickeners, preservatives, sugar, or a high content of preservatives. Animal products (and food products in general) that have to sit on a shelf inherently require a decent amount of processing to …

Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

Study: The kinds of friendships you have in your 20s and 30s predicts your well-being later in life

A new study shows that when it comes to friendship, it’s quantity over quality that matters in your 20s—and vice versa in your 30s.<p>That pattern turns out to be a predictor of psychological well-being later in life, and it happens to be one that comes relatively naturally to many of us.<p>“Earlier on …

Psychology

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Emotional Post-Split Vacation

Their marriage is over – but they’re still a family.<p>“The family felt it was important to be together and they were together. The family is united …

Ben Affleck

State Trooper Who Shot Escaped Inmate Hailed as 'Hero'

Darren McGee—Office of the Governor of New York<p>Darren McGee—Office of the Governor of New York<p>Darren McGee—Office of the Governor of New York<p>Darren …

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Owning a home is falling out of fashion around the world

The lesson is we should try to intervene as little as possible in the housing market, and let consumers decide the right balance between owning and renting<p>Soaring <b>house prices</b> that are stopping young people from getting their first foot on the property ladder. Greedy buy-to-let landlords, puffed up …

China-Russia drills in Med show shifting strategies

<b>The Russian and Chinese navies have begun their first joint exercises in the Mediterranean that will last for about a week.</b><p>Though small scale, it is a signal of growing defence ties between Beijing and Moscow and a demonstration that China's maritime horizons are broadening.<p>Two Chinese …

China

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

What Divorce Does to Women's Heart Health

Dissolving a marriage is hard on everyone, but researchers say the psychological stress of a divorce can have serious physical effects on the heart, …

KIND bars claim to be healthy. The US government disagrees

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>If a snack bar has fruits, nuts, fiber, protein, fiber, and antioxidants, is it healthy? Not if it also has 5 grams of saturated fat, the US Food and Drug Administration has determined.<p>As described in a March 17 warning letter to Kind LLC CEO Daniel Lubetzky, the FDA has …

Nutrition

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Medieval

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care

Shirley Manson trashes 'small' Kanye West

Garbage rocker Shirley Manson made her displeasure clear about Kanye West's Grammy antics Sunday night.<p>Manson wrote on her Facebook page Monday that the rapper's outburst about Beck winning album of the year has made West "look small and petty and spoilt."<p>Entertain This! | Daily hits and misses in …

Music