Michael Schrempf

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Dual-screen phones gone wrong

Samsung thinks it can break the curse.<p>Samsung's head of mobile expects the company will make a foldable phone for 2018. Here's hoping it doesn't suck.<p>Forgive the skepticism.<p>Whatever handset design Samsung conjures up will join a long list of phones that attempted a secondary display one way or …

Mobile Technology

Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an …

Guns

What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

The Workplace

Tristan Thompson's contract demands are rather ridiculous

The free agent forward has overplayed his hand with the Cavaliers.<p>You can never fault an NBA player for trying to get as much dough as possible. Careers are fleeting and the NBA already restricts salaries at the top end, so why not maximize your worth when you have the opportunity? Railing against …

NBA

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Lumia event: what to expect

Microsoft is kicking its holiday season off with a press event in New York City next week. Normally you’d expect the company to announce a couple of devices, but this event is going to be unusually huge for Microsoft. The dream of Windows 10 running across multiple devices is finally coming alive, …

Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Why Nixon Hated Georgetown

The paranoid president never fit in with the powerful D.C. social crowd. And they never let him forget it.<p>In November 1950, when Rep. Richard Nixon, not yet 40 years old, was elected to the U.S. Senate from California, he received an invitation to a Georgetown dinner party. Every Sunday night, …

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