Michael Moutrie

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Check out Apple Park’s spectacular new giant glass doors

In case you hadn’t noticed, Apple’s enormous Apple Park HQ is a pretty architecturally ambitious place — and it’s continuing to underscore that point.<p>Accompanied by a message titled “Lunchtime at Apple Park just got a whole lot more exciting,” CEO Tim Cook has shared a time-lapse video of the giant …

Tim Cook

The CIA falsely believed it was 'invincible' in China — here's how its spies were reportedly discovered in one of the biggest blows to the agency

A firewall used by the CIA to communicate with its spies in China compromised their identities and contributed to their executions by the Chinese government, several current and former intelligence officials told Foreign Policy magazine in a report published Wednesday.<p>In a two-year period starting …

Foreign Policy

I watched three days of nudity at the Edinburgh fringe – this is what I learned

Fifteen naked people in a single day is a record for me. For a Monday, at least. I am in Edinburgh to attend the fringe, where I have been given a brief to … well, avoid briefs. Ban bras, skirt skirts – free willy. Go to Edinburgh, and see the naked shows, was the plan. Bring a towel to sit on, a …

Artists

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Why the Left Is So Afraid of Jordan Peterson

The Canadian psychology professor’s stardom is evidence that leftism is on the decline—and deeply vulnerable.<p>Two years ago, I walked downstairs and saw one of my teenage sons watching a strange YouTube video on the television.<p>“What is that?” I asked.<p>He turned to me earnestly and explained, “It’s a …

Jordan Peterson

Apple crushed Alex Jones — then tossed him a lifeline

Why Apple might be getting more credit for banning Infowars than it deserves<p>Alex Jones’ fate was decided over the weekend, when Apple CEO Tim Cook and his vice president of software and services, Eddy Cue, met to talk about it. So says Dylan Byers in his daily newsletter, Pacific, which lays out …

Internet

Volkswagen makes the world's favorite camper van bigger and better

A year after getting van lifers' minds tingling with the California XXL concept camper, Volkswagen has revealed the production version, the Grand …

Campervans

The Failure of Egypt’s Revolution

<b>INTO THE HANDS OF THE SOLDIERS</b> <b><br>Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East</b><br>By David D. Kirkpatrick<br>370 pp. Viking. $28.<p>People versus power: This is how most of us remember Egypt’s 2011-13 upheavals. Crowds fight the police under clouds of tear gas on a Nile bridge, bringing down the dictator Hosni …

Book Reviews

Watch an entire factory walk out after apparently racist boss fires 2 workers

It was the Communist philosopher Karl Marx who popularized the philosophy behind “seize the means of production,” but Marx never met Antoine …

Black Culture

The Hunger for a Bold Socialism

The political preferences of two college professors, writing in a prominent leftist journal, are informed by the belief that “making people’s lives materially better isn’t enough.”<p>“Socialism is having a moment in the sun,” claims a new article in the leftist magazine <i>Jacobin</i>. “It’s a chance to push …

Political Science

Apple Cancels Affiliate Marketing Scheme And Cripples iPhone App Economy

In the week that Apple releases the latest quarterly numbers and inches over the line to become the first trillion dollar company, there is a lot of love from the geekerati towards Apple’s success. But there’s also a reminder that Apple isn’t in the game to make everyone happy, to start a utopian …

In-App Purchases

What LeBron James gets exactly right about Donald Trump and race

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday, LeBron James sat down for an interview with CNN's Don Lemon to promote a new public school that his charitable foundation -- along with the Akron school system -- helped build. In the interview. James and Lemon talked about race, President Donald Trump and the state of the …

Donald Trump

Three Children, Two Abortions

What a woman chooses to do with her body should not be up for debate in 2018.<p>At this point in my 52 years, filling out the forms at the doctor’s office feels like writing a memoir. Any past surgeries? Why, yes. So many! Here we go, in alphabetical order, to the tune of “Twelve Days of Christmas”: …

Pregnancy

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

LONDON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root.<p>No.3 U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile …

Telecoms

Accusations fly as firms seek to avoid Trump's steel tariff

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump's tariff on imported steel are accusing American steel manufacturers of spreading inaccurate and misleading information, and they fear it may torpedo their requests.<p>Robert Miller, president and CEO of NLMK USA, said …

Donald Trump

IP Theft Is What Once Helped Make America Great

The growing demands that China be punished by tariffs is ironic – since it was actually the theft of intellectual property from Great Britain that …

Intellectual Property

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Race of mass shooters influences how the media cover their crimes, new study shows

On Jan. 24, 2014, police found Josh Boren, a 34-year-old man and former police officer, dead in his home next to the bodies of his wife and their …

Mental Disorders

How Peloton Created a Cult Workout in Your Living Room

Watered-down cults are everywhere: Meditation, Greek life, exercise. While popular fitness franchises like SoulCycle, CrossFit, and Barry’s Bootcamp …

Living Rooms

How do you save/remember all of your passwords?

Whether it's for your bank account, Twitter profile, or Pokemon Go, passwords are required for just about all of the apps and websites we use. That …

Information Systems

Whatever Happened to Moral Rigor?

In his 1963 book the “The Fire Next Time,” James Baldwin describes meeting Elijah Muhammad, the controversial leader of the Nation of Islam. Baldwin felt alienated by Muhammad’s black separatism and by his universal hatred of white people; at the same time, he admired Muhammad’s acute understanding …

Morality

10 aircraft you've never heard of that changed the course of flying history

Sitting aboard a gigantic Airbus A380 - the largest passenger plane in the world - it’s easy to forget that the modern history of air travel is barely 120 years old.<p>This is the point made by Matt Falcus in the introduction of his guide to 50 aircraft that changed flying. And though his book …

St. Petersburg

North Korea Is Tearing Down Parts of a Launch Site. Is It a Sign of Things to Come?

North Korea has begun dismantling several structures and facilities around a launch site used to test technology associated with long-range ballistic …

North Korea

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …

Employment

Gmail Users Warned of Cyber Threat

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reportedly issued an alert on the "potential emerging threat... for nefarious activity" with the Gmail …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

10 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from the last two weeks including Notes by Firefox, Moment - Pro Camera, and Enpass6 Beta (7/7/18 - 7/21/18)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous …

Apps

Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes First Flight

It's built for oversize cargo, but it also sports a smile: The Airbus BelugaXL took off on its first flight on Thursday, creating a unique sight as the jet with the bulbous upper half rolled down the runway.<p>The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin," the …

Airbus

Keep Your Communications Secure With These Eight Encrypted Messaging Apps

Cybersecurity spending this year is expected to reach $66 billion in the U.S., as security breaches and hacker attacks continue to rise. Faced with these kinds of threats, businesses and consumers alike are seeking ways to protect their data and communications more efficiently.<p>Encryption apps and …

Apps

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Project Satellite

U.S. Launch Report / Via youtube.com<p>An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded at its Florida launch site around 9 a.m. Thursday morning, NASA officials told …

Space Travel

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management