Malgorzata

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What are supermarkets doing to fight plastic?

<b>Plastic waste is "one of the great environmental scourges of our time".</b><p>These are the words of Prime Minister Theresa May, who has pledged to ban all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042.<p>About 6.3bn tonnes of plastic waste had been generated globally by 2015, with almost 80% of it going to …

Sustainability

The merging of humans and machines is happening now

<b>The merging of machine capability and human consciousness is already happening. Writing exclusively for WIRED, DARPA director Arati Prabhkar outlines</b> …

Singularity

Happy 10th iPhone Anniversary! A Decade Of History!

Posted in News by Patricia on January 9, 2017<p><b>The original iPhone promo from 2007 keynote.</b><p>Exactly ten years ago, Steve Jobs, introduced the iPhone to …

Mobile Technology

Panama Papers: How assets are hidden and taxes dodged

<b>The revelations in the millions of papers leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca uncovering a suspected money laundering ring run by close associates of Vladimir Putin may leave readers drowning in a sea of confusing terms and phrases.</b><p>Although there are legitimate ways of using tax …

Panama Papers Q&A: What is the scandal about?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1235000/1235856_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524643133_ab5bda41d31770e6b42b13afb446cce8<p><b>A huge leak of documents has lifted the lid on how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth. The files were leaked from one of the</b> …

Twitter's darkest hour is now

In late October, after his first full quarter running Twitter as CEO, Jack Dorsey and his executive team just couldn't shut up about Twitter Moments, …

Social Media

Blizzard 2016: 8 Apps to Keep You Safe and Informed

The Northeast is hunkering down for what could be a major storm, with the area around the nation's capital in particular bracing for a blizzard that could bring more than 30 inches of snowing in the coming days.<p>After you've stocked up on food, water and candles, check out these eight apps that will …

Apps

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Microsoft Office

Apple just released the first bug fixes for iOS 9

Just a week after releasing iOS 9, Apple is today issuing the OS's first bug fix update. iOS 9.0.1 fixes a handful of problems for the new platform, including one issue that broke alarms and timers and another in Safari and Photos that caused paused videos to appear distorted. Download it now if …

iOS

The happiness gap: how happy days are here again – but not for all

Britain’s national happiness index shows a nation seemingly more contented and less anxious than before - but also a growing “inequality” of well-being<p>Debates about inequality in Britain were once simply a question of whether or not the rich were seen to be getting richer and the poor poorer.<p>But …

Income Inequality

Third of people born in 2015 'will develop dementia'

Charity warns of a "looming national health crisis", as increasing life expectancy and an ageing population mean more will get dementia.<p>One-in-three of those born this year will go on to develop dementia later in their lives, according to a stark forecast for the growing scale of the …

Can Quality Sleep Prevent Alzheimer’s?

A recent study suggests a solid night’s sleep may help the brain process a “garbage” protein buildup that, over time, could impact the development of …

Neuroscience

15 Phrases You Are Saying Wrong Every Day

Have you ever wanted to "excape" this country and form a nation filled only with people who knew how to say library and nuclear correctly? A land …

Language

Windows 10 launched so quietly you may have missed it

Twenty years ago the launch of a new version of Windows merited midnight store openings and a seven-figure payment to use a Rolling Stones song in ads celebrating the new Start menu. Early on Wednesday the release of Windows 10 happened silently, with millions of computers around the world updated …

Windows 10

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

A whole new Twitter for Windows

Starting today, Windows users will have a new Twitter experience optimized especially for Windows 10. Announced last night, this Twitter app will be …

Social Media

How to Upgrade to Windows 10

Author: Brian Barrett. Brian Barrett Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.29.15.<p>Time of Publication: 6:00 am. 6:00 am<p>Windows 10 is finally here, bringing the …

Twitter sued over photo copyright

First stolen jokes, now pictures -- an award-winning photographer has sued Twitter over a copyrighted image that has been shared on the social media …

Free Windows 10 features we would have happily paid for

If the internet has taught us anything today, it's that there are lots of great things about Windows 10. Perhaps the best thing of all, however, is …

The 10 best features of Windows 10, in GIFs

After months of updates, preview builds and bugs, the first truly consumer-ready version of Windows 10 is finally here.<p>The update marks the return of …

Colours are sounds

How to See the Music<p>This website represents the method for transformation of music into an image.<p>The Theory section contains the rules for this …

On the Red Couch with Dazed’s Editorial Director, Tim Noakes

<i>Tim Noakes has been with the youth culture magazine Dazed, in some capacity, since 2001. 2001! Starting out as an intern whilst still at university, he rose up under the editorship of Jefferson Hack and fashion photographer Rankin, in an editorial environment where anything seemed possible—and</i> …

Social Media

Turn your tablet into an external monitor for more on-the-go workspace

One problem that we photographers (and other creative pros) run into a lot is the need for additional screen real estate. For those on the go and …

This could be the first country to go cashless

A plan to cut cash out of shopping could see Denmark become the first country to ditch notes and coins altogether.<p>The Danish government has proposed that most stores could dump their cash registers from January 2016.<p>Essential services, such as hospitals, pharmacies and post offices, would still …

Central Banks

Fortune.com

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First Click: Tim Cook brings a knife to a cloud fight

Tim Cook is trying to carve a division in the industry by once again taking shots at Google, this time singling out its new Google Photos service. Casey Newton already dissected the speech but one quote is worth repeating here (emphasis mine):<p>“You might like these so-called free services, but we …

How to make your 'dead' batteries last eight times longer

When you throw out your disposable AAs because your remote stopped working, they actually still had about 80% of their power remaining.<p>A new $2.50 battery sleeve called the Batteriser, coming to Amazon this fall, promises to extend the life of your batteries up to eight times longer by drawing out …

Clean Energy

What You Need To Know About Facebook Changes on Flipboard

Facebook announced changes to the content they’re willing to share with third parties, including Flipboard. We want to give you a head’s up about what this means for you. Here’s what you need to know:<p>If you are among the two percent of readers who views Facebook on Flipboard, we regret to tell you …

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