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WATCH: Carson Wentz makes impossible TD throw under pressure vs. Redskins

Wentz is carving up the Redskins on Monday night<p>Moments after losing nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters to a serious-looking knee injury, …

Gmail is working on snooze, smart grouping, and a Material Design interface for the web

Do you remember the NEXT Live EMEA 2017 G Suite product roadmap talk where we discovered a small line of text telling us Calendar would get a new web …

Moleskine’s next paper planner will automatically sync with Google Calendar and Apple’s iCal

I use a Hobonichi Techo Weeks as a daily planner. Like John found when reviewing planners, it’s the perfect size and has just enough space for my to-do list, appointments and a bit of journaling. But it doesn’t sync to my Google Calendar like Moleskine’s upcoming planner. I mean, my planner is just …

Google

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a Mac.<p>Honestly, I'm a little embarrassed to admit …

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google …

Emotional Intelligence

Some Uber drivers work dangerously long shifts

One morning late last year, Uber driver James Lindsey saw he had a chance to more than double his pay.<p>Instead of the $8 per hour average he had been making, the 48-year-old Provo, Utah resident says that day, rates jumped to $20 per hour for no apparent reason. To take advantage of it, he drove for …

New York Red Bulls

Hillary Clinton's 'email' problem was bigger than anyone realized

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's ongoing struggle to deal with the revelation that she used a private email server during her time as secretary of state dominated the conversation about her presidential candidacy, and research suggests it might have doomed her campaign, according to a new study by a …

Government

Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack

Video chat is getting way better, too<p>If you know anything about Google’s messaging strategy in the last few years, you know that it’s been a bit of a mess. Allo, the consumer app, launched without the cross-platform features users expect. Text messaging on mobile is mired in inter-carrier warfare. …

Google launches Meet, a video conferencing app for businesses

As if Google didn’t already offer enough communication apps, it’s just rolled out a new one that you might soon use at work.<p>Meet by Google Hangouts lets G Suite users set up and join HD video meetings. It currently has a Web app and an iOS version, but there’s nothing for Android or even a product …

Nordic Tech 'Miracle' Delivers 30% Returns for $1 Billion Fund

Ignoring its global mandate to invest in Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. is delivering top returns for this technology fund.<p>The Swedbank Robur Ny Teknik …

Google’s Verify Apps framework now tells you what Android apps it has scanned

The way that Google keeps track of some possible vulnerabilities presented in Android apps is by constantly scanning them. The so-called “Verify …

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

Anatomy of an All-Time Super Bowl Collapse

Entering Super Bowl 51, it seemed the Patriots’ best—and maybe only—chance was to keep Atlanta’s electrifying offense off the field. Sure enough, the …

First on the White House agenda – the collapse of the global order. Next, war? | Jonathan Freedland

Trump’s allies yearn to wreck alliances that have kept the peace for decades. Progressives must preserve them<p>Donald Trump doesn’t read books. He leaves that to his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, the man rapidly emerging as the true power behind the gaudy Trump throne. Given Bannon’s influence – he …

Donald Trump

Steve Bannon: 'We're going to war in the South China Sea ... no doubt'

Only months ago Donald Trump’s chief strategist predicted military involvement in east Asia and the Middle East in Breitbart radio shows<p>The United States and China will fight a war within the next 10 years over islands in the South China Sea, and “there’s no doubt about that”. At the same time, the …

Donald Trump

The Table Is Set for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

Back in late November, just days removed from a loss at Washington that dropped his team to 4-6, Aaron Rodgers told reporters that he felt the …

I’ve spent 15 years covering national security. I’ve never seen anything like the Russia hack.

National security has been the focus of virtually all of my professional life. I was in Washington on 9/11 and saw the smoke rising from the Pentagon. I arrived in Iraq shortly after the 2003 US invasion and spent several years living in Baghdad and writing about what had quickly become a bloody …

Russia

Oversight Monitors Your Mac's Camera and Microphone Access, Alerts You When They're Active

Mac: While it’s not easy nor likely for malware to hijack your Mac’s microphone or webcam, it’s always a theoretical possibility. Oversight is a free …

Prosecutors Pay Bitcoin Ransom, Yet IRS Targets Coinbase Data

In the midst of the IRS’s legal battle to uncover the identities of Bitcoin users, federal prosecutors have revealed that a state prosecutor’s office had to battle for its own private information, also involving Bitcoin. Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office apparently paid a …

Internal Revenue Service

3 Essential Mac Hacks That Will Make You 10 Times More Productive

Do you sometimes wish that your Mac would read your mind and organize all your business notes properly? Do you sometimes waste valuable time, looking …

Hacking

Awesome keyboard shortcuts every Mac owner should know!

Power users know that having to reach over to the mouse or down to the trackpad to click through tools and features can use up precious seconds of …

3 Essential Mac Hacks That Will Make You 10 Times More Productive

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

The scary truth about what Putin really wants (and Obama’s willful ignorance)

What is Vladimir Putin up to? Evidence of Russian ambition seems to mount by the day. Seizing its neighbor’s territory. Russian bomber overflights of NATO member states. Sophisticated cyberattacks aimed at influencing America’s presidential election. Missiles fired at civilian aircraft. Devastating …

Tech billionaires convinced we live in the Matrix are secretly funding scientists to help break us out of it

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people are convinced that we are living in a computer simulation. And now they’re trying to do …

World War Three will be 'extremely lethal': US Army bosses prediction for terrifying war with Russia or China

With tensions high over Syria and increasing attacks from terrorists, the threat of war is never far away.<p>And now, US military bosses have revealed …

The greatest train journey on Earth

Photo: Alamy<p>The Trans-Siberian is more than just a railway. It’s a journey into the psyche of modern Russia; a triumph of engineering; a movable feast through the largest – and, perhaps, most mysterious – nation on Earth<p><i>By Gavin Haines, Wednesday 5 October 2016</i><p>Crossing seven time zones, between …