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Elon Musk has a new plan to make Internet accessible from anywhere on the globe

Elon Musk on How to Build Knowledge

Elon Musk recently did an AMA on reddit. Here are three question-and-response pairs that I enjoyed, including how to build knowledge.<p>He knows how to …

Why Writing Is the Most Important Skill an Entrepreneur Should Master

Writing is the most important skill an entrepreneur can master.<p>One of the benefits of starting a company is that you get to meet a lot of interesting people. If you're smart, you make the most of this benefit by asking them for advice. I've found that most people jump at the chance to share their …

Spotted: Is Apple Car self-driving tech being tested with this white van?

Seeing weird cars is not out of the norm when you live in the Bay Area, but a white van driving around a cluster of Apple office buildings in …

World faces 'lost year' as policymakers sleepwalk towards fresh crisis, warns IMF

The world is sleepwalking into a fresh crisis as investors start to lose faith in policymakers’ ability to revive the global economy, according to the International Monetary Fund.<p>In its bluntest warning to date on the costs of policy inaction, the IMF said “financial and economic stagnation" could …

oneline

When Rick Gates took the stand in Paul Manafort's Virginia trial Monday, he quickly showed the power Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team can wield …

Rick Gates

What Apple's Options Are Now That the FBI Can Bypass iPhone Security Features

Here are some of Apple's interesting legal options now that the FBI has announced that it has cracked iPhone security with the help of an unnamed third party.<p>FBI Director James Comey confirmed last Wednesday that "the government has purchased, from a private party, a way to get into" the iPhone 5C …

Scientists may have just made a huge breakthrough in explaining the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Scientists believe methane gas explosions may be linked to the mystery of the disappearance of as many as 8,127 people in the Bermuda Triangle.<p>The mythical stretch of ocean, roughly encompassing Puerto Rico, the island of Bermuda, and Miami, has been called the Devil's Triangle and, more commonly, …

Seafloor

AT&T joins Verizon in 5G testing this year, promising speeds 10-100x faster than LTE

Verizon began lab-testing its 5G network last year, aiming to carry out the first real-world tests this year, and AT&T has now announced that it will be doing the same. The company seems even more optimistic than Verizon, which estimated 5G speeds some 30-50 times faster than LTE.<p>We expect 5G to …

Mobile

Future iPhones could feature Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

iOS source code has revealed Apple may be planning to incorporate superfast Li-Fi technology into future iPhones<p>The next iPhones could feature Li-Fi technology, a method of transmitting data through light which is around 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.<p>Codebreaker Chase Fromm spotted mention of …

It doesn't matter if the NSA planted the Juniper backdoor

They kept it open, which puts them on the wrong side of the cyberwar<p>All week, the security world has been puzzling over a newly discovered backdoor into Juniper's VPN software. The software isn't popular, but it's often used for high-security corporate work, making it exactly the kind of software …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

14 Books That Inspired Steve Jobs

Why did Apple “think different?”<p>Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>“The reason that …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you own a small business

Time is a precious commodity, especially when you're a small business owner and it feels like there are always a million things to do.<p>"Most small business owners don't build time into their workdays for things that are not just run, run, run for the business," Laura Vanderkam, time-management …

Small Business

iFixit Apple Pencil teardown reveals twin emitters to measure angle & orientation, logic board folded in half

No new Apple tech survives long without being taken apart by iFixit, and the Apple Pencil is no exception. Apple didn’t make it easy, however, with iFixit having to resort to a small circular saw to open up the device and needing to break a flex cable along the way.<p>Inside, it found that the plastic …

Why body language is the next frontier for robots

It’s not everyday that a robot takes the stage at a technology conference and cracks jokes like a real wise guy.<p>On Wednesday, at an annual conference …

Artificial Intelligence

Mind-Reading Experiment Sends Thoughts Over the Internet

Researchers have managed to send thoughts over the Internet, using a direct brain-to-brain connection and a big magnet.<p>It’s not very efficient — the volunteers could only send “yes” or “no” answers to one another. But using EEG (electroencephalographs) to read brain signals, and a big magnet on the …

The Brain

Speck’s new CandyShell + MightyShell cases bring best-of-breed protection to top Android Phones

Protecting your phone is key to preserving enough of its resale value to upgrade a year or two from now — a like-new condition phone will get you the best possible trade-in price. The smartest option: Speck’s <b>CandyShell</b> or <b>MightyShell</b> cases. “Designed for Impact” and available in all-new styles, …

Phones