Sara Altschuler

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This Drug Could Help Skin Cancer Patients Survive For Decades

A huge step forward for the long-term survival of those with serious melanoma.<p>Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have just concluded a ten-year study on the effects of a drug called ipilimumab on patients with advanced melanoma, a form of skin cancer, and have found that the …

Cancer

The Future Of Smartphone Security

Unlock your phone with invasive identification methods!<p>Modern smartphones usually offer some kind of security option to let you into the phone. The iPhone has the a four-digit PIN-like passcode, Android phones have a swiping pattern, Windows Phone has a numeric or text-based password. Those work …

The latest budget console king is…. Sony?

This year has been all about the budget media device. Independent open source console Ouya rocked Kickstarter in 2012 due to its promise of a …

Apple devotees might have a long wait before they get an iWatch on their wrist

For months rumours and reports have indicated that Apple has been in the process of producing a smartwatch of its own. The iWatch, as recent trademark filings name it, was to put information pulled from your smartphone at a glance on a screen on your wrist. However, Apple's entry into the …

The new iOS 7 features you haven't heard about

Today was the much-anticipated unveiling of the next iteration of Apple’s iPhone and of iOS7, which Apple CEO Tim Cook has called “the biggest change to iOS since the launch of the original iPhone.”<p>Here come the new iPhones<p>Liveblog ft. Tim Cook & Elivis Costello<br>• Pics of the ‘cheap’ 5C<br>• Video of the …

'Super Fun Kid Time,' Website Created By 9-Year-Old, Ensures No Kid Will Ever Be Bored Again

If you heard the phrase "I'm bored!" once, twice, or 50 times this summer, 9-year-old Alexandra Jordan is here to help.<p>Jordan has created a website (with a little help from dad) that will help parents find play dates for their kids. The name, Super Fun Kid Time, explains it all.<p>The young …

Apple looking to hire engineers with solar experience to work on mobile devices

<b>Update:</b> Apple has removed the job listing from its website, but we grabbed a screenshot below.<p>Apple appears to be investigating the use of thin film solar technology for future mobile products with a new job listing on the company’s website looking to hire an engineer with experience in the solar …

Apple’s M7 chip is the Trojan Horse for its wearable computing plans

Could the iPhone 5S’s new M7 chip be something of a trojan horse, leading the way for Apple’s wearable-tech debut?<p>As expected, Apple’s Town Hall …

Here’s how Apple’s iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner might incriminate you

Considering the nationwide panic regarding security and privacy, both offline and online, Apple’s new Touch ID system was met with some cynicism. …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

'The Witness Wore Red': A Polygamist's Wife Finds A New Life

In 2007, a breakaway extremist offshoot of the Mormon Church called the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints made national news. Police raided an FLDS compound in Texas where they found hundreds of women and girls. The church's leader, Warren Jeffs, was sentenced to life plus 20 years …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Monkeys

The one thing that hasn’t leaked about the next iPhone is the only thing that matters

On Sept. 10, Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone and a (rumored, but essentially confirmed) “cheap” iPhone 5C. The price of the forthcoming “iPhone 5C” will determine its success in both the US and China, and will tell us a great deal about which market Apple is prioritizing, says mobile …

Mobile Technology

MyGlass app lets you control Google Glass via your phone

Google Glass owners can now control the interface by swiping and tapping their way on an Android phone or tablet via the MyGlass app.<p>Updated Thursday in the Google Play story, MyGlass offers an altenative to Google Glass owners who may not always want to nod their head or speak a command to control …

HDMI 2.0 future-proofs your home theater for 4K video and 32-channel audio

Slowly but surely, the world of 4K is opening up to consumers and creative professionals. And while 1080p content obviously won't be going anywhere for years, it's the job of the HDMI Forum (which oversees development of the all-important home theater standard) to anticipate and be ready for a …

Lights, Camera, Action: New Apple TV Rumored For Next Week

It may be a longshot, but there’s a hot new rumor that Apple’s preparing to launch new or updated Apple TV hardware at its September 10 event.<p>We already think Apple will reveal its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at next week’s September 10 event, and we hope it’ll announce new iPads and maybe even …

Haier shows off its latest eye-controlled TV at IFA, we go eyes-on, naturally (update: video)

Let's face it, it wouldn't be a proper IFA if we didn't take some time out of our busy schedules to pop by Haier's booth for a little alternative TV action. In past years, we've seen gesture and mind control, transparent sets and, of course eye-control. The company's tweaked the latter a bit, …

Tired of Forgetting Your Passwords? | About Verizon

It’s often the first tip you hear when talking about password security – don’t use the same password for several accounts.<p>That’s easy to say, but with multiple social media accounts, email and banking sites, keeping track of all the passwords is not a simple task. According to a recent Harris poll, …

Spirit Airlines Sees Business Take Off With Raunchy Ads

South Florida-based Spirit Airlines is known for being cheap. It boasts "ultralow" base fares and then charges for items such as carry-on luggage or printing out your boarding pass at the airport.<p>That thrift carries over to Spirit's advertising. Even compared with other low-cost airlines, Spirit …

Apple the top target for patent trolls in past 5 years, study says

For tech companies, deep pockets can mean more lawsuits. That certainly appears to be the case for Apple.<p>According to a newly published study by PatentFreedom, Apple was the top target of lawsuits by what lawyers call non-practicing entities, or NPEs for the past five years. NPEs, commonly referred …

Apple begins training support staff on iOS 7 & iTunes Radio, preparing for customer surprise

Apple has started training its AppleCare technical support staff on the changes and feature-set of iOS 7, according to multiple AppleCare employees. These people say that training began today, and AppleCare employees are required to complete the iOS 7 training by the second week of September.<p>The …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

Google, Pitting Itself Against Samsung, Prepares For Device War

News that Google acquired a significant competency in Smartwatches, a year ago already, is as close as you can get to setting a cat among the device-ware pigeons. Google has transparently been developing a device strategy now for years but couched it with an element of stealth - almost as if its …

Samsung Galaxy Gear: the smartwatch paving the way for a wearable future?

Will Samsung's latest smartwatch be a revolutionary new category, asks Matt Warman<p>On Wednesday in Berlin, Samsung will seek to kickstart a whole new category of electronics. After the smartphone and the tablet, both pioneered by Apple, the South Korean electronics giant will unveil its smart …

How to back up your Android phone

Android doesn't offer a native backup service, so it's easy to ignore the need to do so. But don't wait until it's too late to start thinking about backing up your phone. Many of us rely on our phone cameras to snap day-to-day photos of our lives and save text messages to have some of the most …

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Takes Shape Ahead Of Sept. 4 Event, Likely Won’t Resemble Mini Phone

The good ship Galaxy Gear smartwatch is springing multiple leaks ahead of its official reveal this Wednesday, September 4, and there are even leaks about previous leaks vying for attention. That said, there’s a lot about the device we can reliably say we know at this point, although what the device …

More details on Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: those images are of a prototype

Venturebeat caused a holiday weekend stir with what appeared to be pictures of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which will be formally unveiled this …