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Huge blaze guts 79-floor Dubai skyscraper

The inferno gutted the upper part of 79-storey Torch tower, triggering an evacuation of nearby blocks in the Dubai Marina neighbourhood, an AFP correspondent reported.<p>Amateur footage posted online showed fire engulfing the upper floors of the tower -- home to hundreds of expatriates -- with debris …

Skyscrapers

iPhone 6 Could Lock Out NSA, Law Enforcement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The intelligence community and American law enforcement officials are none too happy with Apple, <i>The</i> …

James B. Comey

Victim’s Parents Sue Merchants of the Aurora Massacre

Only in America can a company sell 4,000 bullets to a single man without asking any questions. The arms industry doesn’t seem to care if it’s dealing …

How to free up space on your iPhone to make way for iOS 8

If you're installing iOS 8 over the air, you'll need nearly 6GB of available storage. Here are some strategies for making room.<p>As you've probably heard, today is iOS 8 launch day. As you might have discovered, although the new operating system is contained in a 1.1GB download, you can't install it …

These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

The app is a hybrid between a calendar and to-do list, but Timeful is really about creating better habits.<p>"We're fanatical about time," Yoav Shoham, one of the three founders of Timeful, told Business Insider. "Time might be a little cliche, but we really believe time is the most precious resource …

Apps

The three faces of Android Wear, compared

Google made much ado about the debut of Android Wear at its I/O conference keynote, and few would doubt that this is a potentially sea-changing move in the wearable space. However, the company didn't do much to address the differences between the first smartwatches using its brand-new platform. How …

We just played with Android's L Developer Preview

By releasing a Developer Preview of the next version of Android (only known as "L" for now), Google is walking new ground -- and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward. Developers and manufacturers will no longer be in the dark for upcoming firmware …

Marissa Mayer Reportedly Made Ad Execs Wait For 2 Hours Because She Overslept

Marissa Mayer had a tough time at Cannes this year.<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the Yahoo CEO was scheduled to meet a group of ad executives …

For $10,000, your car can drive itself

Cruise's new kit wants to help your car find its own way on freeways<p>I've seen the abandoned airport runway in front of me a dozen times, but this is my first time actually being here. I'm in Alameda, a city right across the bay from San Francisco, at the same disused Navy runway where the popular …

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

4 Things to Watch for at This Year's Wimbledon

We know you might be addicted to the World Cup, and who can blame you? It’s been pretty amazing. But if your brain can digest two events showcasing …

Foxconn Hiring Record 100,000 New Employees for iPhone 6 Production as Pegatron Also Staffs Up

Apple's manufacturing partners are gearing up for the launch of new iOS devices later this year, with primary partner Foxconn bringing on 100,000 new workers to help assemble the iPhone 6, reports Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] as picked up by <i>Reuters</i>.<p>Hon Hai Precision Industry will …

Whatever You Do, Don't Break A Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet

iFixit helps consumers fix or upgrade gadgets rather than throw old electronics away. It offers self-help guides and repair manuals and has become famous for "tear down" reviews, where it pulls a gadget apart to see how easy it can be fix.<p>It gave the Surface Pro 3 the lowest possible …

Gear & Gadgets

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …