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September 9: The beginning — or the beginning of the end — of the Tim Cook Era

It’s going to be a big show in Cupertino September 9th. We’ll see at least one new phone. But most importantly we’ll see what could be called the first product of the Cook era, an Apple smartwatch.<p>The unveiling will be held at the Flint Center in Cupertino, the same venue where the world got its …

Why Apple Is Launching The iPhone And iWatch At The Same Time

This is a bit of a stunner since Apple normally likes to keep the spotlight on one major product for each media event. We would have expected Apple to announce the iPhone 6 in September, then a month later come back with the iWatch in its own even.<p>Ken Segall, a former Apple advertising executive, …

Design a Mobile Career Site That Candidates Will Love

<i>This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent blog.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine that iPhone and Android devices are less than a decade old. In a few short years, smartphones have transformed how digital audiences communicate, stay productive and access information — but mobile recruiting experiences …

How tech companies compare in employee diversity

Silicon Valley companies like Google, Apple and Facebook may be innovative, but they sure aren’t when it comes to making their workplaces …

How You'll Be Able to Use Your iPhone 6 as a Wallet

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, and rumors about some possible features have been years in the making. One of those features is …

Online Teaching is the New Blogging

<i>A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. This article is excerpted from “The Blogging Entrepreneurs Using Online Classes To Engage Audiences” on the SkilledUp blog.</i><p>These days, new services make almost as …

Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls

Every smart phone has a secondary OS, which can be hijacked by high-tech hackers<p>Like many of the ultra-secure phones that have come to market in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks, the CryptoPhone 500, which is marketed in the U.S. by ESD America and built on top of an unassuming Samsung Galaxy …

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MSN Messenger Is Completely Shutting Down On October 31st

It’s the end of an era for one of Microsoft's most popular instant messaging software products. Microsoft started to phase out MSN Messenger (also known as Windows Live Messenger) globally in April 2013 and it will be completely shut down on October 31st. MSN Messenger is only available in mainland …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

This university's library doesn't have a single paper book

Bookless libraries aren't quite so far-fetched as they used to be. Florida Polytechnic University, opening for the first time this fall, features a $60 million, Santiago Calatrava-designed main building with a library that doesn't hold a single paper book within its walls. Instead, the library has …

Acer Iconia One 7: An Android Tablet For Your Adventurous Weekends

Acer’s Iconia One 7 is an Android tablet that knows where it can fit into your lifestyle. If you are looking for a second tablet, or a tablet which you can happily take into an environment where you would rather not to carry an expensive device, then this budget tablet is worth considering.<p>With …

Microsoft Continues Its Campaign Against A US Warrant Demanding Overseas Data

A search warrant commanding Microsoft to turn over certain customer email data that is currently stored overseas was unfrozen late this week. The company declined to comply.<p>In a statement, Microsoft said that it “will not be turning over the email and plans to appeal.” This protest act by …

The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke

The sales pitch of electronic cigarette manufacturers seemed too good to be true. Could nicotine addicts around the world really get their fix whilst dodging the health risks of puffing away on cancer sticks?<p>Sadly for smokers and “vapers”, the answer is far from clear. Over the past week, new …

Typing Writer Turns Your iPad Into A Typewriter (And No, It Wasn’t Created By Tom Hanks)

A couple of weeks ago, Hanx Writer, a typewriter app from movie star Tom Hanks, shot to the top of the Apple App Store. I guess there must be something in the air, because it’s not the only iPad-into-typewriter app to launch recently.<p>There’s also Typing Writer, an app created by Stephen Elliott, …

Instagram Solves A Problem That Goes Back To The Birth Of Photography

Instagram yesterday outlined how this neat algorithm works. The gyroscopic samples and frames are first fed into a stabilizer to generate a new set of camera orientations as an output. Each input frame is changed by the IGTrackStabilizer until it is in the right camera orientation.<p>Cinema also has …

Picdeck Web App Brings TweetDeck-Like Functionality to Instagram

Instagram is a wonderful social network with simplicity built right into its infrastructure. But while simplicity may work for the masses, there are …

Light Metering: TTL vs Manual | Video Clip From Lindsay Adler

Photography is all about the light. We chase it, we diffuse it, we use it to dramatically alter the look of our images. Light in photography is one …

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The Elegant Emma Watson

<b>Who:</b> Emma Watson<p><b>Where:</b> The Duke of Cambridge's Royal Marsden dinner at Windsor Castle in England.<p><b>When:</b> Tuesday, May 13th<p><b>What:</b> A white button-down shirt and light grey draped skirt from Ralph Lauren Fall 2014; a Roger Vivier Boite de Nuit clutch.<p><b>Why:</b> No need for a sequined evening dress or ball gown …

Best Wedding Color Palettes: White-on-White Wedding Inspiration

Hey, summer brides: If Mother Nature is playing a starring role on your wedding day, you don't need to junk up the scenery with an explosion of colors. So if you're swapping vows at a winery or by the ocean, you might consider a white-on-white wedding palette, so your venue's natural beauty can …

Fashion Blogger Aimee Song On The One Question Aspiring Bloggers Should Never Ask

If there are two things we love in this world it's comfortable footwear and stylish people. So when we found out that Havaianas was partnering with fashion blogger Aimee Song of Song Of Style in celebration of their redesigned New York City pop-up shop, we were delighted.<p>The event was filled with …

Clever Stay-at-Home Dad Creates Playful Pancakes

This stay-at-home dad has figured out a way to make breakfast really fun, and sometimes educational at the same time. Illustrator and math teacher Nathan Shields works together with his two kids to create all kinds of fun designs with just some pancake batter and a hot pan. He has made everything …

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Dilbert Creator Scott Adams On Why Big Goals Are For Losers

The famous cartoonist has many failed businesses under his belt. Here he shares why he thinks passion is B.S., big goals are a setup for failure, and the “systems approach” is the only way to success.<p>Famous cartoonist Scott Adams recently launched his newest business (this is something like his …

How to Know You're Ready to Lead | Inc.com

<i>This article is an adapted excerpt from the author's book, Do Lead.</i><p>If you've got this far, one thing is clear: You want to lead. But how do you get started?<p>Where's the right place to begin? When's the best time to start? Which is the most appropriate opportunity to take?<p>Great questions. So, rather …

Parenting

Gilt.com’s CEO Advice To Her Younger Self

From eliminating toxic employees earlier to setting aside time to really think, Michelle Peluso reflects on what important lessons she’s learned, and what she’d do differently.<p>The name Michelle Peluso may not ring a bell right away. But if you’ve ever booked a trip on Travelocity or purchased a …