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Taylor Swift vs. Tim Cook in a Cartoon

Taylor Swift and Apple have been enjoying a back-and-two over the last 24 hours about streaming royalties—a conversation that’s made Apple look like …

Microsoft beats Apple on its own turf with Outlook iPad and iPhone app

Microsoft has done something that seemed inconceivable. Its latest mail app for iPhone and iPad beats Apple on its own turf. What were the chances …

Apps

This Clever Film Captures the Life Cycle of an iPhone

Thanks to two-year contracts and our general clumsiness, smartphones don’t have a particularly long life expectancy. Filmmaker Paul Trillo captures …

Elite Panic: why rich people think all people are monsters

Here's a quote on "Elite Panic" from Rebecca Solnit, It's an idea I'm fascinated by, particularly the notion that if you believe that people are …

Austin Grossman's YOU: brilliant novel plumbs the heroic and mystical depths of gaming and simulation

YOU is the second novel from Austin Grossman, whose 2008 debut Soon I Will be Invincible marked him out as a talent to watch. Now, with his second …

Can Skyzen app help cure jet lag? | CNN Travel

PwC finds one in every $5 dollars of national income is produced in 10 locations

More than one-third of Australia is in recession, with a shrinking handful of locations generating most of its wealth, according to research that …

The Dawn of Online Music Piracy

<b>The Dawn of Online Music Piracy</b><p>By 1994, the development of the first mp3 encoder was complete. Working at an audio research laboratory at Germany’s …

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Success

The 10 greatest animated films for adults

Animation

iRobot Founder Says She Learned to Program at Radio Shack

Helen Greiner, founder of iRobot, almost single-handedly started the home robotics revolution. Her company produced the sweeping robot, Roomba, and …

The people pipeline: Behind the scenes with a Libyan people smuggling boss

With his joint rolled and lit, he laughed hard at the authorities saying they didn't know who the people smugglers in Zuwara …

When I played Star Wars: Battlefront, the Empire won

Visiting Hoth in one of the most anticipated games of the year<p>I charged up the snowy hill and crouched behind an outcropping of rock. Blaster fire echoed from the battlefield below. Over to my right, a monstrous AT-AT walker moved methodically across the hardpack, getting closer to the Rebel base …

Gap between rich and poor at highest level in decades: IMF

It warns that widening income inequality has become so bad in advanced economies that policymakers "need to focus on the poor and the middle class" …

Rain Jackets, Explained

For an incredibly simple concept — keeping you dry — rain jackets have evolved into awfully complicated products. Air flow rates, water pressure …

How to Give the Most Motivating Pep Talk

‘I want to be here for you. What can I do?’; stay away from cliches like ‘Time heals’<p>I recently told a friend I needed a pep talk. “What kind?” he asked.<p>He had a very good point. Everyone wants to be the type of person who gives the pivotal talk that turns around a friend’s outlook or makes a …

Motivation

99% of Networking Is a Waste of Time

Building the right relationships — networking — is critical in business. It may be an overstatement to say that relationships are everything, but not a huge one. The people we spend time with largely determine the opportunities that are available to us. As venture capitalist and entrepreneur Rich …

Hiroshima bombing survivor Tomiko Matsumoto: a message of peace from a survivor of hell - Mama Asia - ABC News

I was in the midst of the bright, bright light. I felt as if the sun dropped on me. Then the blast, strong blast attacked me.<p>Tomiko Matsumoto<p><i>This is</i> …

The banks and real estate: a Ponzi scheme that could ruin us?

<b>Madness has gripped Sydney's and parts of Melbourne's property market; a malaise that, if allowed to continue, could have dire consequences for the</b> …

The total area of solar panels it would take to power the world, Europe, and Germany

"The red squares represent the area that would be enough for solar power plants to produce a quantity of electricity consumed by the world today, in …

Cognitive behaviour therapy is one of the most effective treatments for insomnia, study shows

This is what Melbourne sleep physician Dr James Trauer hears in his clinic all the time.<p>"A lot of people have looked for resources on the internet, …

How to Turn Your Phone Into a Dash Cam

There are all kinds of reasons why you might want to set up a dash cam in your car: Everything from settling insurance claims to capturing footage of …

What Is Code?: A Q&A With Writer and Programmer Paul Ford

Yesterday, the brilliant and inimitable Paul Ford published a 38,000-word article in <i>Bloomberg Businessweek,</i> allabout code. Which probably seems …

Global warming hiatus never happened

Studies had suggested that global warming slowed or paused since 1998. More thorough research shows the global warming “hiatus” likely never happened.<p>…

Global Warming

What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

House prices: is the ground beginning to shift at last?

But think about what this worldview is telling you. It says work is worth less than investment, which is why it's taxed higher. And that, of course, …

Kaspersky Finds New Nation-State Attack—In Its Own Network

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab in Russia have discovered yet another new nation-state attack attributed to members of the infamous Stuxnet and Duqu …

No One Can Think Outside the Box

Taxi services think inside a box. So did Blockbuster. So does Microsoft.<p>But here’s the thing. Uber, Netflix, and Apple also think inside boxes. So do you. So do I.<p>A box is a frame, a paradigm, a habit, a perspective, a silo, a self-imposed set of limits; a box is context and interpretation. We …