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Tillerson: It’s Time to Restore ‘Balance’ With Other Countries

WASHINGTON — In his first address laying out his vision as secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson said Wednesday that the United States had been far too accommodating to emerging nations and longtime allies and that “things have gotten out of balance.”<p>Righting those imbalances, he said, will be the …

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9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone 7 launch event

Kicking off with a cameo from talk show host James Corden and Pharrell driving Tim Cook to the event, Apple took a straightforward approach to promo’ing its new show: <i>Carpool Karaoke</i>. Cook segued nicely from Corden’s car to the main stage and detailed Apple Music’s new look and its 17 million …

Opera just released an Android app that gives you unlimited free VPN

Opera made waves back in April when it announced the addition of unlimited free VPN service to its desktop web browser. VPN, or virtual private …

Information Systems

Android 7.0 Nougat: 11 tips and tricks

From speedier replies, settings and app switching to more emoji, hidden settings and a weird cat collecting game<p>Google’s latest version of Android is already rolling out to the company’s Nexus and Pixel devices and will begin launching on new smartphones starting with the new LG V20.<p>If you’re still …

15 Michael Phelps Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Your Best Self

Who couldn't use a bit of inspiration from someone who has won more Olympic medals than anyone else?<p>It's no secret that swimmer Michael Phelps is an Olympic phenomenon. The winner of (at last count) 25 gold medals, 2 silver, and 2 bronze, Phelps has dominated the Olympics since the 2004 Athens …

Design principles behind user interface

It’s funny to compare to the printed world, but similarly, as more platforms for absorbing content emerge, the more design becomes in involved. We now distinguish ID and interaction design (IXD) as two symbiotic entities within UI design. ID and IXD are entangled just as UI and UX – they are …

UI Design

Samsung seemingly attempting to patent … the Apple Watch

The never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung may have the design world on Apple’s side, but that doesn’t seem to be deterring Samsung from seeking to copy more Apple products. <i>Patently Apple</i> spotted what looks to be exact drawings of the Apple Watch in a patent application for a …

Google is trying to stop you having to put in passwords

New open source project hopes to remove burden of remembering passwords and instantly log you into apps on Android, with plans to roll out across every platform<p>Google has taken the next big step forward in its war against the password – an open source system to instantly and securely log you into …

Apps

How Samsung plans its phones

<b>The S7 and S7 Edge have lots in common with the 6 from last year, whereas the S6 was a really big change from the 5. So first of all, could you tell me about why Samsung made such a big design change from the S5 to S6?</b><p>So up to 2013 the smartphone market was really fast-growing. According to our …

Mobile

The 4 Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are Renaissance people. To succeed, they have to be interested in multiple fields and the intersections among them. They dive into disparate domains and dig for connections that will make our lives easier and more meaningful.<p>…

5 Internet Trends to Pay Attention to in Late 2016

Pokemon Go is just one example of how transformative technology is changing the way we connect.<p><i>Trevor Sumner is a successful NYC-based technologist, CTO and co-founder of LocalVox, avid scuba diver, fisherman, amateur cook and adventure traveler.</i><p>As the CTO of a marketing technology company, my main …

Google Maps Is About to Look Different

Google is hoping to make finding places a bit easier with a new update to Google Maps.<p>The mapping and directions app is getting a refreshed look that …

This is Why Elementary Schools Should Teach Entrepreneurship

With fewer young people starting businesses, it's time to start exposing younger students to entrepreneurship.<p>At no point has a client ever come to me, quizzed me on what I knew, handed me a check based on how I performed on that quiz, then told me I was free to watch a movie until it was time to …

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …

The Fundamental Difference Between Parenting in America vs. the Rest of the World

It begins with an "h."<p>Here's a shocker: Turns out, most parents want to spend time with their kids. They want to care for them when they are sick, nurse them after they are born, vacation with them, support them, root for them. Parents want to be a family—that's why people have the kids in the …

Research

A huge team of Apple veterans is now making smart accessories for your car

Pearl is trying to upgrade older automobiles with connected hardware<p>For a while now there have been rumors that Apple is working on a car. The company still hasn't publicly acknowledged this project, but a startup coming out of stealth today provides a nice taste of how a car might look and feel if …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …