Katherine Mellon Mahoney

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This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's next big payday depends on Windows and the cloud

Thanks to his early success in the almost two years he's been in the company's top job, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned $18.3 million in total compensation during the most recent fiscal year, representing 120% of his target compensation.<p>In a regulatory filing today, Microsoft released more …

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017) review: More pricey, but practically perfect

The best tablet you can buy, with a better screen, faster internals and now iOS 11 – a stunning piece of hardware<p>Apple iPad Pro …

Google reportedly working on a new wearable device that isn’t Glass

Google Glass wasn’t exactly the breakout hit that Google wanted it to be, but that doesn’t mean the technology company is jumping ship. According to reports, Google is working on a new effort code-named Project Aura that will be a wearable, just not based around Glass.<p><i>The Information</i> stated that …

Wearable Tech

Blaming Encryption for Terrorist Attacks Is a Mistake

We don’t know the specifics of how the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday were carried out. That hasn’t stopped the law enforcement community …

CEO Michael Dell Says Encryption Backdoors Are 'a Horrible Idea'

Michael Dell, chief executive officer of his self-named computer company, knows on whose side he stands amid the great encryption debate—the question …

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer aims to outsmart Apple Watch with the Connected Watch

When a popular electronics company based in Cupertino launched a digital watch last year, posh Swiss watchmakers scoffed.<p>Stephane Linder, then chief …

Smartwatches

The Latest iPhone 7 Rumor on Just HOW Apple Plans to Waterproof Phones Is Weird

There have been murmurings for some time now regarding the waterproof-ness of the iPhone 7 (we already know that the iPhone 6S is pretty water resistant — though nowhere near waterproof yet). Water being one of the biggest killers of smartphones, it’s just smart business for the iPhone to move …

Apple says it will 'work closely' with the UK government over encryption, but it's not backing down

iMessage, Apple's popular messaging client, uses end-to-end encryption. This means the messages cannot be intercepted and read by a third party — even police, or Apple itself.<p>Encryption products have risen in popularity following revelations of US spying by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, much to …

Marriott buys rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion

Marriott International Inc.'s plan to acquireStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.will create the world's largest hotel company and could trigger more mergers as rivals jockey to compete.<p>The deal announced Monday to unite Marriott and Starwood, valued at about $12.2 billion, would create a hotel …

Hospitality

Windows 10 looks like a huge hit with Microsoft's most important customers

It's weird, because big organizations are usually the last to want to adopt any new technology, let alone a whole operating system.<p>And yet, more than 49% of enterprises responding to Forrester's survey plan on going to Windows 10 in 2016, per the report.<p>That doesn't sound like much. Indeed, …

Global Trade Slowdown: The Mystery of Empty U.S. Ports

The rush of consumer traffic at America’s most popular stores in the weeks before Christmas is usually preceded by heavy traffic at American ports. …

Withings Is Back With A New Watch, The Activité Steel

French hardware startup Withings has released two smart-ish watches so far — the Activité and the Activité Pop. Today, the company is releasing a new model sitting between these two options, the Activité Steel.<p>Available exclusively on the company’s website for $169.95, the Activité Steel comes in a …