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Apple will return $200 billion to shareholders

Along with its earnings announcement, the company said that it will increase its capital return program by 50% to $200 billion through March 2017.<p>The company raised its dividend to $0.52 per share from $0.47 and increased its buyback authorization to $140 billion from $90 billion.<p>In a statement, …

Investing

Does the digital era herald the end of history?

<b>Has the digital transformation of our society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Many internet observers fear so. But why, and what do they mean?</b><p>Since the 1980s our lives have grown increasingly digital, and with dizzying speed.<p>Most of our photos, videos, conversations, research and …

Humanities

Not everyone is happy that hackers attacked TRAI for releasing email addresses of millions of Indians

TRAI had made public the addresses of those who replied to its net neutrality consultation paper.<p>The net neutrality wars got a little more serious on …

India

#NYC New York City, 7000ft up. Never get tired of this view! Back from Iceland for 24 hours then straight to Las Vegas for NAB. If you see me there come and let me know what you think of the project! Check out www.laforetair.com for upcoming news on new cities, prints and to pre-order the coffee table book - all proceeds go back into the project to bring you all more cities! Thank you to all for the support, looking forward to meeting some of you on the road!

Sprint rolls out free (and slow) international data and messaging

We're not entirely sure how it's <i>already</i> April, but Sprint's clearly eager to make a name for itself before everyone starts popping off on holidays. To wit: The carrier just rolled out a new international roaming plan that'll net your Sprint phone free unlimited texting and 2G data abroad... as long …

The Drone Phone

Designed for droneheads, this far-out smartphone takes interactive remote flying to a fun new level. Modeled after the shape of a quadcopter itself, …

Drones

Interview: How Instagram Photographer Lauren Bath Has Made a Job Out of Traveling the World

If traveling the world and photographing incredible destinations sounds too good to be true, then you haven't met Lauren Bath. We introduced you to her a few days ago when we showed you her spectacular photos of camel trains on Australia's Cable Beach. In the short three and a half years since …

Social Media

Beginner's Guide to Looking More Date-Worthy

Sadly, I have seen some of the most beautiful people unable to find the right one simply because of their chosen look. In a perfect world, our soulmates would have laser vision into our souls, but this isn't quite the case. Looking date-worthy is the biggest, yet easiest problem to solve. That's …

Clothing

Dyre Wolf attack swipes $1 million in wire transfers

Hackers continue their brazen attacks on organizations and are even having their victims call them on the phone to hustle them out of their company's money. That's what IBM's Security Intelligence division has discovered while researching a malware-based attack they have dubbed The Dyre Wolf that's …

Porn websites will be blocked unless they introduce age controls, Tories say

Sajid Javid, the culture secretary, says that the Tories will introduce new controls to stop children viewing pornography on the internet<p>Pornographic websites will be blocked unless they implement proper age controls to protect children under a future Conservative government, the Culture Secretary …

Sajid Javid

9 Things You Can't Remember Anymore Thanks To Technology

If you need more proof that our phones keep getting smarter but our brains keep getting dumber, just try to remember someone's number other than your own.<p>And no, your mom doesn't count.<p>It's easy to forget things that our phones do for us everyday, which is just one of the myriad reasons why we have …

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