Mark Simpson

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How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

<b>Remove the bloatware (pre-installed apps) from your Android device</b> that are already pre-installed in your device by the device manufacturer. Use the …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

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Robert Reich: Wall Street has this whole game rigged

We have economic redistribution backwards, says the former secretary of labor. Money is flowing up from the bottom<p>Robert Reich<p>November 3, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Much of the national debate about widening inequality focuses on whether and how much to tax the …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Moving into a continuing care retirement community is a major financial decision. Here are key questions to ask before you commit.<p>Tips to help get …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

A new global recession has begun

Yes, it seems to be coming — the collapse of the whole world economy!<p>Our friend and longtime <i>Bonner & Partners Family Office</i> member Hense Ellis summarizes:<p>"A new global recession has begun. The collapse in commodity prices and the slump in the emerging market economies will inevitably lead to a …

Outright lies from the New York Times: What you need to know about the dangerous new phase in the Ukraine crisis

<b>(Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>While establishment media toe Washington’s line, violence and instability have shaken the Ukraine this week<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>September 2, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>The slightly fetid “phony war” in Ukraine—the unsettling stagnation noted in this space a month …

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warn over 'killer robots'

A group of concerned scientists, researchers and academics, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned that a military artificial intelligence arms race could soon develop if preventative measures are not taken.<p>A global arms race is "virtually inevitable" if any major military power …

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Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

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Robinhood Raises $13M To Democratize Stock Market With Zero-Commission Trading App

Half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood‘s unlaunched zero-fee stock trading service. Now the startup has raised $13 million to hire talent to make its app totally secure so it can start adding people from its private beta waitlist.<p>Unlike competitors E*Trade and Scottrade that …

How Apple HomeKit Is Already Changing The Smart Home Industry

At Apple's developer conference this year, the secretive tech giant devoted less than a minute and half to unveiling HomeKit, its iOS-based protocol for hooking up connected gadgets in the home. But 90 seconds was all startups and hardware makers needed to begin scrambling to figure out ways to fit …

Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you? - CNN.com

What if a road could power your electric car? This is what solar panels embedded into highways could look like.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Solar panels you can drive on<p>Future roads<p>Power couple<p>Riding on solar<p>Weather proof<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p><i>Editor's note: On The Move explores the world of future personal transport looking at the</i> …

Pics or It Didn't Happen: The New Crisis of Connected Cameras

From celebrity nudes to Ray Rice’s domestic abuse to the ISIS bombings, an unresolved debate looms behind some of our biggest ongoing news stories.<p>In days or weeks, when the United States again drops bombs on the Islamic State, it will commence its first war shaped and driven by networked …

What The 'Spiral of Silence' Tells Us About Social Networks

Social networks are in some ways having the opposite effect of what their inventors probably intended to create. People are living increasingly in echo chambers where they only hear opinions that match their own, and are less likely to express contrary opinions for fear of being shouted down by …

For The First Time Ever, Android Is Beating iOS In Web Usage

Apple has lost yet another battle to Android.<p>According to the latest data from Net Applications (via 9to5Mac), Android usage is now higher than iOS, Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system. Net Applications measures web traffic across 160 million monthly visits.<p>For the longest time, Apple CEO Tim …

Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is 'potentially more dangerous than nukes'

If the robots take over, at least Elon Musk will be able to say "I told you so." The billionaire inventor loves to make the impossible possible, but he is deeply afraid of artificial intelligence (AI). On Twitter this weekend, Musk said that "we need to be super careful with AI," adding that they …

When data becomes dangerous: Why Elon Musk is right and wrong about AI

Elon Musk is apparently worried about humans becoming subservient to artificially intelligent computers. I think the notion is a bit absurd. I’d …

iDrive Launches OOLOO, A Voice Search App Powered By People, Not Algorithms

iDrive, a company better known for its data backup and syncing services, is now branching out in a new direction with the launch of a mobile application called OOLOO. (Seriously, we’re running out of names, aren’t we?). The idea for the app can best be explained as something of a “staffed” version …

Collider Reveals First Glimpse of Higgs Boson at Work

Science News<p>An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons impart mass to other particles.<p>The Higgs boson particle, which was detected for the first time in 2012, is essentially tossed around like a ball …