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5 hidden MacOS High Sierra features you need to know

Don't overlook these useful features of your Mac.<p>A revolutionary update, MacOS High Sierra was not. Instead of a massive design overhaul, it focused on a number of under-the-hood changes, namely Apple File System (APFS) for better performance and security, HVEC for improved video compression and …

High Sierra

Hawaii Missile Drill Stated 'This Is Not A Drill,' Resulting In False Alert

<b>Updated 6:20 p.m. ET</b><p>A false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii was sent on Jan. 13 because an emergency worker believed there really was a missile threat, according to a preliminary investigation by the Federal Communications Commission.<p>The report finds that the false alert was not the result of a …

Hawaii

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

The #MeToo movement has officially jumped the shark

It’s official. #MeToo has jumped the shark.<p>It happened with Saturday’s brutal, public character assassination of actor Aziz Ansari — a dude who’s …

Secret Money: How Trump Made Millions Selling Condos To Unknown Buyers

A BuzzFeed News review of every sale of a Trump-branded condominium in the United States provides the first comprehensive look at how many went to unidentified buyers who paid cash, an indication of possible money laundering.<p><b>More than one-fifth</b> of Donald Trump’s US condominiums have been purchased …

Real Estate

Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

WASHINGTON — Around 5:30 each morning, President Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, moves to “Fox & Friends” for comfort and messaging ideas, and sometimes watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” because, friends suspect, it fires him up …

Donald Trump

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

Customer Service

35 Weird Things Every Dog Owner Has Secretly Done

"You're NUDE!" –You, whenever you take your dog's collar off<p>1. Call your dog by a nickname more often than you use their actual name.<p>2. Have several varieties of that nickname that get weirder and weirder as time goes on.<p>3. Make up songs about your dog.<p>4. Or put their name into songs that are …

Weird

What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know about the cloud, explained

Updated: An introduction to cloud computing right from the basics up to IaaS and PaaS, hybrid, public, and private cloud.<p><i>Video: Cloud storage - your</i> …

Whatever Happened to O.J. Mayo? Not Even Some of His Closest Friends Know

With the exception of a TMZ airport ambush and a handful of Instagram posts from the other side of the world, NBA fans haven't heard a word from O.J. Mayo since last July, when the league announced his dismissal for an unspecified violation of its anti-drug program.<p>One year later, it seems no one …

Basketball

5 years ago, 2 roommates launched TheSkimm, a newsletter now read by 5 million people and former presidents — here's how they hustled to success

<i>TheSkimm launched five years ago, on July 21 2012. Business Insider wrote the first article on the company ever. We sat down with founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg a few months ago to catch up on their last few years. They explained (the incredibly hard) way they launched and grew the</i> …

Startups

Bad Knees and Big Dreams: Inside the NBA Last Chance League

<b>New York City’s largest</b> public sports facility, Chelsea Piers, is also the epicenter of athletes on the wrong side of their prime. On the second floor of Pier 60, the population of 30-something-and-up athletes is buzzing this June afternoon. Centered inside a quarter-mile-long track is a netted …

Basketball

The noisiest chatter at NBA Summer League: Is LeBron James indeed destined for the Lakers?

Monday night’s 110-98 victory for the Los Angeles Lakers over the Portland Trail Blazers in the championship game of the Las Vegas summer league saw the official end of competitive NBA basketball, in any form, until training camps begin in late September. It also marked an unofficial end of what …

NBA

Kano's Pixel Kit is a charming introduction to coding

We all know the importance of code. It's the backbone of computing, the internet and so much else we come into contact with on a daily basis. But learning to code is still a tricky and poorly defined pursuit. I've booted up Codecademy a few times, only to try a couple of courses and realise I have …

Self-driving cars prove to be labour-intensive for humans

Self-driving cars seem like a magical idea. The concept of vehicles that can operate themselves, without steering wheels or pedals, leaps straight …

Senator, (Un)Interrupted: Kamala Harris’s Rise Among Democrats

WASHINGTON — The casting call came early — the first of many unwelcome interruptions for Kamala Harris since November — consuming the Los Angeles nightclub where she was supposed to be celebrating an uncomplicated Senate victory.<p>With the polls closed in nearly every other corner of the country, the …

Fundraising

Chris Paul's motivation? Trade to Houston moves him closer to a title contender

Chris Paul loved Los Angeles.<p>He loved the city. He loved the fit for his family. He loved the off-court opportunities that are always more plentiful for elite athletes in Tinsel Town. He loved the idea of that five-year, $210 million contract that only the Clippers could provide this summer.<p>As the …

Basketball

iPhone 2020: Imagining the future of Apple's iconic smartphone

iPhone<br>2020<p>For the iPhone's 10th birthday, we imagine its future<p>iPhone<br>2020<p>For the iPhone's 10th birthday, we imagine its future<p>If we asked you to …

Y Combinator Has Gone Supernova

<b>If the casting director</b> of the TV show “Silicon Valley” were asked to produce a canonical example of an applicant to Y Combinator’s incubator …

The Untold Story of How Gary Cohn Fell for Donald Trump

As Goldman Sachs’s long-suffering No 2., Cohn approached his board about his future. He didn’t get the answer he wanted. And then Jared Kushner swooped in. This is how Goldman Sachs took over the White House.<p>One photograph makes it abundantly clear just how present a small group of Goldman Sachs …

Donald Trump

LeBron James Says Michael Jordan Inspired Him but Allen Iverson Was 'The God'

LeBron James, who has long cited Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson as his two basketball idols when he was growing up, called The Answer "the god" when asked to describe the Philadelphia 76ers legend's impact.<p>"He represented what black kids were all about, and he resonated with every inner-city kid …

Basketball

How Social Media Marketing Generated $7 Million in Affiliate Sales for This Entrepreneur

It's easy to make money with a massive social media following. The hard part is getting the massive following.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Father's Day is usually a day for celebration. But on this particular Father's Day in 2014, Jason Stone's home was burglarized. …

5 Powerful Health Benefits of Asparagus You Probably Didn’t Know

Asparagus is s spring vegetable that's packed with nutrition. When you buy asparagus, either fresh from the farmers' market or grocery store, it's …

How the founder of ClassPass pivoted a struggling startup into a $470 million business, then made a tough decision to stop being CEO

ClassPass, a fitness-class booking company, can be found in 39 cities around the world. It has generated more than 30 million class reservations since Payal Kadakia founded the company in 2013. One year later, it raised a big round of financing at a $350 million post-money valuation.<p>But building …

Startups

Which Windows programs for more advanced users do you recommend?

An earlier answer endorsed some programs for people setting up a new Windows PC, but Joakim would like some suggestions for more seasoned users<p><i>I’m not a programmer, but I consider myself a bit more advanced than the person addressed in your answer to your article, Which programs should I install</i> …

Software

Former Mozilla CEO raises $35M in under 30 seconds for his browser startup Brave

There’s been a whole lot of talk about initial coin offerings (ICO), company fundraising events based around the sale of cryptocurrencies, but not much in the way of action until yesterday. That’s when web browser maker Brave, founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, raised $35 million from its …

The NBA's Superteam Era: For Better Or Worse?

In the second half of the second game of the Western Conference finals, Jerry West sat in the basketball ops suite at Oracle Arena, plotting his …

Klay Thompson

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Amazon in 1997

Here are three companies that look set to grow.<p>Few companies have had the transformative impact on the economy that <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) has. …

Listening to Sean Hannity

Sean Hannity often looks angry, although sometimes it’s hard to tell. Even when he’s content, he looks like someone who’s spoiling for a fight. That’s how he appeared earlier this month, after Fox News fired its co-president Bill Shine, a Hannity booster whose career had, in turn, been helped by …