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The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google's Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Top 5 Business Longreads Now Free at the New Yorker's Archives

The New Yorker is making its archives free online for the next few months, starting Monday. Use that time to read some of its best business stories.<p><i>The New Yorker</i> lifted its paywall this week, making its vast trove of magazine articles available -- for a limited time only. This fall, after …

Bill Gates

Cheap at sea, pricey on the plate: The voodoo of lobster economics

Small lobsters are thrown back during an early morning fish off the coast of Nova Scotia. (Scott Munn for The Globe and Mail)<p>To the best of my recollection, Larry the Lobster showed up in one of Lloyd Robicheau’s traps some time between dawn and 8 a.m. on a Tuesday. My memory of the event is …

Apple's WWDC Preview Of OSX Yosemite Code Points To New 4K Retina iMacs

Sifting through some clues in the OSX code from Apple’s WWDC reveals more pointers towards an update to the iMac desktop computers with increased screen resolution.<p>You might recall that in the latest version of Mavericks code there were pointers towards the graphics cards being supported that gave …

Your next smartphone could have a holographic projector inside it

If you keep hold of the phone you already own until late 2015, you may have the chance to buy a new model with a holographic projector inside. That’s …

Nymi

Bionym's Nymi uses cardiac rhythm recognition to as a form of biometric identity authentication. The technology could be used in place of passwords, PINs or keys and cards.

Authentication

Dyson Prototyped a Google Glass-like AR Headset

21 years ago and 5,127 prototypes later, James Dyson launched one of the world’s first mass-produced cyclonic vacuum cleaners. And within 18 months, it became Britain’s biggest-seller.<p>The road to launch for the bagless miracle had been fraught with obstacles. Having failed to convince major …

Creating video games to improve mental health

Scientists hope video games give a boost to mental health<p>The game seems pretty simple. An alien-looking creature stands on a block of ice that's flowing down a river. The goal is to maneuver the ice around whales and other hurdles and periodically cause the alien to "jump" to grab green fish as …

Gameplay

This Hubless Bicycle Folds to the Size of an Umbrella

Folding bicycles are wonderful, but by and large they have to strike a compromise: large wheels and limited portability, or small pack-size but with …

More Evidence That Google+ Is Dying

Some developers that have been implementing Google+ login buttons on their websites are now receiving an option to add a "Sign in with Google" button, hinting that the company may be looking to stray away from Google+ branding.<p>Sources who have spoken with The Verge shared this information and have …

Android News

LG's Android Wear smartwatch may arrive in June

Google's first Android Wear smartwatch may just be around the corner.<p>Google and LG's G Watch could launch in June for 199 euros ($274.50), according to French news site Les Numeriques, which got confirmation from LG's arm in France. Tech site Unwiredview.com first spotted the report.<p>The launch time …

Why Apple’s wearable has to be about the story of you — not just data

<i>Alex Le is the co-founder and vice president of product of Heyday, an automatic journaling app.</i><p>Take a quick survey of the wearable industry today and the only thing that’s clear is that there is no clear winner.<p>The marketplace is crowded with sensor-bracelets galore — all with cute names and trendy …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day

If you think coffee gets you kickstarted, just wait until you try gratitude.<p><i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i></i> …

Time Management