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O’Malley pledges ‘new leadership’ as he launches 2016 bid

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley officially announced his candidacy for president Saturday with a fiery speech aimed at income inequality and …

John Nash, 86, dies in car accident

Famed mathematician John Nash, whose struggles with schizophrenia inspired the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” died Saturday with his wife in a New Jersey …

New Jersey

The Justice Department's lawyers reportedly want to block the Comcast mega-merger

That's one step closer to a lawsuit<p>The Justice Department is close to taking a step toward blocking the $45 billion Comcast-Time Warner Cable mega-merger, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. Attorneys in the department's antitrust division, tasked with reviewing the merger, may submit a report as soon as next week …

Net Neutrality

8 Green Goods to Celebrate Earth Day

Outside of the big holidays, Earth Day is one of my favorites. It's partially because I'm Californian, where we grew up recycling and attending Farmers' Markets and repurposing goods long before any of the above became trendy. But mostly, it's because I fear for our planet, and any day we can …

Sustainability

A Leg Up: 3 Steps to Summer-Ready Legs

With warmer temps in full swing and shorter hemlines on the horizon, it's the perfect time to get your stems ready for some fun in the sun.<p>But with the sunny spells coming and going as they please, a girl has to be ready to flash some leg at a moment's notice. Since days filled with sundresses and …

Skin Care

LA school district wants multimillion dollar refund for failed iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified School District is demanding a multimillion-dollar refund from Apple following a failed iPad program that was set to give more than 640,000 students a tablet for education.<p>It is thought that the Board of Education is exploring the possibility of litigation against the …

Microsoft brings its new Maps app to Windows 10 preview for phones

Microsoft is bringing its Maps app to phones on Windows 10, and today said the app is now available in the Windows 10 Technical Preview.<p>Aaron Butcher, group program manager for the Maps team in Microsoft’s Windows PC, phone, and tablet group, announced the news today in a blog post that contains …

Olympus E-PL6 Micro Four Thirds camera finally released in the US

The Olympus E-PL6 was already announced in Japan (2013) and Europe (2014) and after a two years delay the camera is also finally introduced in the …

Workers claim Wal-Mart closed California store in retaliation | Reuters

(Reuters) - Some employees accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Friday of closing a location in the Los Angeles area for six months in retaliation for workers demanding for better wages and benefits.<p>The largest U.S. retailer denied the accusation, saying it was temporarily closing five stores in four …

Walmart

Denim Lovers Rejoice: Your New Favorite Shoes Have Arrived

The covetable designs of nail artist <b>Madeline Poole</b> just got a whole lot more permanent: The creator of many a red-carpet manicure (she counts <b>Alexa Chung</b> and <b>Zooey Deschanel</b> as clients) is launching her first-ever bag and shoe line, in collaboration with New York City–based accessories line Madison …

If you want to chat on Steam, spend at least $5

Earlier this week Valve introduced Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator as a means to keep its users safe from phishing attempts, and now it's taken another step in that direction. From here on out, until you spend a minimum $5 with your account certain features are blocked. What're you going to miss …

Google shaking up search results on smartphones

Googleis about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.<p>The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday, will favor websites that Google defines as …

Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger

It's been more than a year since Comcast announced its plan to buy fellow cable giant Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal, but it still hasn't received the blessings of various regulators. Now, word is leaking out from unnamed sources to <i>Bloomberg</i> and the <i>New York Times</i> that suggests Justice …

Net Neutrality

Oops, Apple Watch won’t be in stores later this month

If you’re looking forward to waltzing into an Apple Store later this month and snapping up a watch, it’s probably not going to happen.<p>Most models of the Apple Watch that are ordered (what Apple calls pre-orders) as of Friday morning April 17 are back-ordered until June, slipping more than a month …

Apple

Microsoft partners with Google's Android rival Cyanogen

Cyanogen, the startup that wants to take Android from Google, has a powerful new partner: Microsoft.<p>The two companies formally announced a …

Microsoft Surface 3 is an attractive lightweight

I'm a fan of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, a no-compromise tablet-laptop hybrid. It's the right size, and has the battery life, power and portability …

The richest man in tech has 65 times the wealth of the richest woman

If you’re a woman in Silicon Valley, there is no code to break the glass ceiling.<p>The world’s richest woman in the tech industry — Hewlett-Packard …

Silicon Valley

The Surprising Springtime Appeal of Smoky Eyes: Cara Delevingne, Amber Heard, and More

The first warm days of the year may inspire excitement about the fresh, outdoorsy beauty of soft pink lips and sun-kissed skin—but there’s no question that the after-dark appeal of a steely, smoky gaze is eternal. And judging by **Cara Delevingne’**s smoldering coffee-colored lids at the Burberry …

The photographers who refuse to abandon traditional film cameras

<b>Film photography was supposed to have been killed off by the digital era - but a committed band of enthusiasts refuse to abandon the traditional camera. Stephen Dowling finds out why for some, film never went out of fashion.</b><p>Photographer Patrick Joust spends a great deal of time on the streets of …

Photography

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

Social Media

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