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Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

In early January, I went to see Mark Zuckerberg at MPK20, a concrete-and-steel building on the campus of Facebook’s headquarters, which sits across a desolate highway from the marshy salt flats of Menlo Park, Calif. The Frank Gehry-designed building has a pristine nine-acre rooftop garden, yet much …

Journalism

Forget the Surface Phone: Microsoft Sells Mobile Solutions Via Android Winners

When was the last time Microsoft launched a flagship smartphone? For those who can’t remember, that’s not at all surprising. If you don’t really …

Mobile Balance Check&Recharge

True Balance the pioneers in managing prepaid balance and payments; has now enabled DTH recharges.<br>With an RBI complaint Wallet embedded and some …

Apple adds 2TB iCloud storage option before iPhone 7 launch

Perhaps a 256GB iPhone is on the horizon<p>Apple has introduced a new storage tier for iCloud that grants 2TB of space for $19.99 a month. This pricing is similar to Google Drive’s terabyte pricing, which starts at $9.99 a month for 1TB, and is slightly more than Microsoft’s 1TB plan for $6.99 a …

Google said to undercut Uber with expanded ride-share service in San Francisco

Google is running its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco, The Wall Street Journal reports. The move would put Google in direct, immediate competition with Uber, which helps explain even further the recent departure of Alphabet executive David Drummond from Uber’s board. Google’s new offering …

San Francisco

Washington Warns of Strain on EU Economic Relationship After Apple Ruling

A European Commission order requiring Apple to pay Ireland $13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the …

Alphabet Expands Car-Pooling Project, Casting Shadow on Uber

SAN FRANCISCO — Alphabet and Uber are inching closer to a showdown.<p>Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is broadening the scope of a car-pooling program that could challenge ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. The pilot program, operated through Google’s navigation app Waze, is limited to …

Your Dog Understands What You Say, So Don't Be an Asshole

Dogs understand your tone and your vocab.<p>Everyone knows that saying "good boy!" in a cheerful voice will make any dog wag his tail wildly in excitement, but most dog-owners also have learned that they know certain words no matter the tone (hence why so many have to spell W-A-L-K). And now, science …

Google’s new ‘In Apps’ search mode quickly surfaces content from installed Android apps

Google has today announced a major new way to interact and search for information on Android devices. The new “In Apps” search mode available via the Google app lets you quickly find content from installed apps, currently working with Gmail, Spotify, and YouTube with more third-party apps adding …

Google's Tensor Processing Unit explained: this is what the future of computing looks like

When Google unveiled its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) during this year's Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California, it finally ticked for …

Machine Learning

This Sculptor Will Deceive Your Eyes Into Believing His Ceramic Sculptures Are Wood

Christopher David White is a sculptor, but he’s also an illusionist of sorts. Take a look at his amazing creations to see what we mean. Then take a …

Art

Aspire to Be Your Best Self: 21 Quotes to Get You There

Why wait until New Year's Day to push the reset button when you can begin today?<p>Today, whatever day/time/month it is, why not ask yourself this question:<p><i>If you could do anything you wanted, how would you want your career and life to be?</i><p>New clients come to me in a state where they have handed over …

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Never Paint Your Home These 4 Dreadful Colors

Sorry, but no one's going to buy a house painted dark brown.<p>A fresh coat of paint is a fairly inexpensive way to refresh the look of your home; the …

Home Decorating

8 Things Successful People Do To Keep Themselves Motivated All The Time

Want to know what keeps successful people going? Check out these 8 tips to keep yourself constantly motivated until the end point.

These 5 Powerful Daily Habits Will Make You a More Positive Person

You're much more in control of your outlook than you imagine.<p>Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set …

Happiness

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination