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Meet Laurene Powell Jobs, the mysterious woman who inherited Steve Jobs' fortune

Laurene Powell Jobs is not just the widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. She's also an accomplished businesswoman and a generous philanthropist.<p>And she ranks among the 50 richest people in the world, according to Wealth-X.<p>Upon her husband's death in 2011, Powell Jobs inherited his fortune — …

Silicon Valley

Global warming increases rain in world's driest areas

Global warming will increase rainfall in some of the world's driest areas over land, with not only the wet getting wetter but the dry getting wetter …

Global Warming

Avoid the Crowds: 5 Unexpected Warm-Weather Getaways for Spring Break

Spring may be tantalizingly close, but with the balmy breezes just outside our grasp, it’s time to consider making the annual spring-break pilgrimage to warmer climes. And we’re not talking Señor Frog’s and overcrowded beaches. If it’s sunny and secluded you’re after, you’ll have to go beyond the …

Urgent need to transform key food producing regions in Africa by 2025

Agriculture in parts of sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant transformation if it is to continue to produce key food crops, according to a new …

Apple's best invention is one that nobody talks about

One of my favorite Apple inventions is one that you might not even know about — or only think of when you’re travelling.<p>The Magsafe power adaptor that came with your MacBook, and the charger that came with older iPhones can quickly be swapped to suit any power outlet, provided you’ve got the right …

Amazon is offering a year of unlimited cloud storage for just $5

Yet another spacious attic for all your digital detritus<p>There are plenty of options for keeping your digital media safe and easily accessible in the cloud. Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Yahoo all have services that will let you back up tons of old files. Amazon is a major player in providing cloud …

Cloud Computing

This tiny chip could charge your iPhone much faster

A professor in Singapore has invented a tiny chip that he claims could speed up how quickly batteries charge — while also making them safer.<p>Rachid Yazami at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) has developed a chip that will monitor potential faults in batteries and alert the user if …

Electric Vehicles

Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.<p>In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, …

Smart Homes

iPhone 7s may be the first iPhone to boast an OLED display

Apple has reportedly confirmed to its supply chain that it plans to switch from LCD panels to OLED ones for iPhones released in 2017-2018. This potentially means that we might get an OLED Apple handset as early as the iPhone 7s — and not the iPhone 8 as previously thought.<p>Cupertino is said to be …

LG bets $8.7 billion you'll want a TV with rich OLED colors

TVs with OLED display technology remain rare, but the South Korean company expects a gargantuan new manufacturing plant will help spread the technology in coming years.<p>LG Electronics is going all-in on OLED, the next-generation TV screen technology, announcing on Friday that it's investing $8.71 …

Televisions

The New Google Glass Could Look Like A Monocle 🕵

Get ready for the Google Monocle. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new patent to Google for a potential upcoming version of Google Glass. The best way to put it is that it doesn’t look like a pair of glasses anymore — it’s a glorious monocle that wraps around your head.<p>Here’s an …

Google Glass

Google Maps shows what it knows about everywhere you've (ever) been

Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline." Rolling out on the desktop and Android versions of Google Maps, its gives you an easy-to-navigate look at your …

Apple says more people are ditching Android for the iPhone now than ever before

During the earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company has seen its highest Android switcher rate ever.<p>This means more people are switching from Android to the iPhone than they were in the past.<p>It makes sense — since the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have larger screens than Apple's previous iPhones, …

iPhone

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to get August 13 unveiling in New York City

For some time now it’s been predicted that Samsung will skip the noise of IFA in September and choose to launch the Galaxy Note 5 in August. We had heard previously that Sammy was planning an event for its flagship phablet on August 12th. Business Korea, however, stepped in this morning with its …

Sony Mobile Gets Into The Drone Business

Sony is looking to drones to find new business opportunities. Specifically Sony Mobile, the division of Sony responsible for mobile phones, telecommunication and small imaging sensors, founded the company along with Tokyo startup ZMP Inc. But don’t expect to buy a Sony drone anytime soon. These …

Drones

YouTube offers tour of the past with 120 years of historical footage

Courtesy of footage from the Associated Press and British Movietone, you can now watch some of the most memorable events from 1895 to the present.<p>Looking for video of the San Francisco earthquake in 1906, the crash of the Hindenburg in 1937, or the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941? You can now catch …

Videography

YouTube will now show 360-degree video ads

Google is making your ads a bit more interactive – YouTube now supports 360-degree video advertisements on Chrome, Android and iOS.<p>Beer brand Bud Light is the first advertiser to take advantage of the new feature, which runs on Google’s TrueView ad platform. You can use your mouse to pan around the …

IBM Using Watson to Build a “Siri For Cities”

A new app that incorporates IBM’s Watson cognitive computing platform is like Siri for ordering city services.<p>IBM said today that the city of Surrey, in British Columbia, Canada, has rolled out the new app, which leverages Watson’s sophisticated language and data analysis system to allow residents …

British Columbia

These are your favorite video game soundtracks

Not that long ago we published a list of the Engadget crew's favorite game soundtracks. But, of course, we left some of your favorites out. Well, we listened. What you'll find below are a selection of soundtracks that y'all made impassioned pleas for in the comments and on Facebook and Twitter. The …

YouTube for Android will play vertical videos in full screen

There comes a time in every person's life when they realize that they can't get people behave properly. As much as we all might want to stop people from recording vertical videos, the Periscopes and Snapchats of this world have made these clips so prevalent that, sadly, they're just not going to go …

Microsoft Send is like WhatsApp for work emails

The Microsoft Garage has churned out a new iOS productivity app aimed at streamlining the email experience so users can get in, get in contact, and get on with their work lives as quickly as possible.<p>The new iOS-only app, Send, aims to make email threads more like short IM messages by stripping out …

4 things you should know about Freightliner's self-driving truck

The self-driving truck has debuted, becoming the first of its kind to receive an autonomous license for use on public roads.<p>This week, at a dramatic event atop the Hoover Dam, Freightliner and Daimler pulled the wraps off of their Inspiration truck, the first self-driving commercial truck in the …

Autonomous Cars

The No. 1 mistake hackers hope you make

A strong password is a pain to create, remember and type. That's why far too many people settle for passwords that are weaker and easier to remember than they should be. But strong passwords are essential for keeping hackers and snoopers out of your online accounts.<p>Fortunately, I know a few good …

Information Systems

Yahoo sues former staffer for alleged leaks to writer

The Internet giant is responding to a tell-all book about the company by suing the person who allegedly helped its author.<p>Yahoo is going after a former employee the company claims was spilling its secrets.<p>The lawsuit alleges that Cecile Lal, who was chief of staff to a vice president at Yahoo, …

Yahoo

Facebook vs. YouTube: Who’s winning the video marketing battle?

Over the past few months, the Internet has been abuzz with chatter about Facebook overtaking YouTube as the go-to destination for video on the web. Facebook surpassed YouTube in total number of video views on desktop in the U.S. last August. It has also been ramping up its video functionality, with …

Planetary Society Set To Launch Solar Sail Experiment

The Planetary Society is preparing to launch a tiny satellite into orbit later this month as the first phase in testing a solar sail as a means of spacecraft propulsion — an idea that has been kicking around in the science (and science-fiction) literature for at least a century.<p>The satellite, …

Space Travel

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there to keep our lights on and our Netflix streaming. But a new study from MIT (PDF) suggests that's not the case. According to the massive report (an epic 356 pages) current crystalline silicon …

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