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Mark Zuckerberg defeats hackers with a piece of tape

When you’re one of the richest persons on the planet and arguably the most powerful man in technology, how do you keep yourself safe from potential voyeuristic hackers? For Mark Zuckerberg, it seems you just need a little bit of tape.<p>Zuckerberg posted a congratulatory message to Facebook earlier …

Mark Zuckerberg

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

1. Roll your shirt sleeves the right way.<p><i>Art of Manliness</i><p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just …

What Really Happens When You File for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a last resort for people and businesses, including Gawker Media, the company that owns this site. Many companies, like United Airlines …

Personal Finance

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over 'dangerous' Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who's un-American.<p>Obama's extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on …

Donald Trump

EU Debate: Boris Johnson Says Referendum Is One-Off 'Generational' Question

'Politicians are paid to make important decisions, not regularly remit fundamental questions to people in this way'<p>Boris Johnson has ruled out a …

Boris Johnson

Apple is trying to fight Google's artificial intelligence with one hand tied behind its back

But at least one analyst is skeptical that this tech will really allow Apple to keep up with its competitors, much less leapfrog them.<p>On-device intelligence lets Apple jump on the biggest trend in tech: machine learning (also known as artificial intelligence and cognitive computing). This is where …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple opens up

The theme of this year's WWDC was turning core features into platforms<p>There was a wealth of new tools and tricks on offer from Apple during today's Worldwide Developer Conference. But the biggest news was that Apple decided to open up a number of core services — Maps, Siri, and iMessage — that for …

We're not talking about Apple's most important announcement

Lost in the glitz and glamour of bigger emoji yesterday, Apple’s biggest announcement went almost entirely overlooked: differential privacy.<p>Differential privacy isn’t an Apple creation, in fact it’s been around for years and is a well-known method for masking data in order to keep it from being …

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First Click: My favorite new iOS 10 app is just an Evernote feature

The iOS 10 Notes app got just a few seconds in the spotlight during Apple’s WWDC press event on Monday. It was so fast that I actually missed the announcement the first time around. "Notes collaboration — you now can work live with multiple people in the same note," said Craig Federighi.<p>Wait, …

Apple Steps up Procurement for New Apple Watch, Targets Late 2016 Debut

Apple has stepped up procurement of chips and components for the second-generation Apple Watch, according to sources from the supply chain (via <i>DigiTimes</i>).<p>Shipments of chips and components for the second-gen Apple Watch are reportedly set to begin in the third quarter, indicating a launch later this …

Facebook's rise as news source hits publishers' revenues

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report also finds importance of TV news is waning among young people<p>People are increasingly heading to social media such as Facebook for news, making it more difficult for publishers to attract and make money from readers, according to an influential …

Greenpeace publishes confidential US-EU trade deal documents

But the European Commission said the documents reflected negotiating positions, not any final outcome, and the EU's chief negotiator dismissed some of Greenpeace's points as "flatly wrong".<p>Greenpeace opposes the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), arguing with other …

J.K. Rowling Is Sorry For Killing Off One Of Your Favourite “Harry Potter” Characters

For a second year in a row.

Books

YouTube is getting Google's Material Design, here's how to enable it now

Google is continuing to roll out its Material Design makeover across its desktop products and it looks like an update to YouTube isn’t too far away. Here’s what to expect and how to enable it right now in Google Chrome on the desktop.<p>On the homepage, you’ve now got a Material Design-inspired Search …

Schoolboy 'shot dead' in Suffolk village is named as two friends arrested are released on bail

A teenage boy who was killed in a shooting in a picturesque village - leading to two friends being arrested for manslaughter - has been named as Ben Wragge.<p>The 13-year-old's family said they were too upset to speak about the incident, which was thought to involve an airgun, at Thurston, Suffolk, on …

Elon Musk makes some strange financial decisions

At 44-years old Musk has built a business empire that is unique, with the three companies he leads worth almost $50 billion combined. In the process of building his empire, the businessman has used some strange financial moves, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>He has bought bonds issued by one …

SolarCity

Germany could be Europe's next big problem

Previously, it was the debt of the eurozone's peripheral countries that was of concern to the markets.<p>But in an interview with Business Insider, Geopolitical Futures founder George Friedman said Europe had a much bigger problem: Germany.<p>And at the heart of the looming issue for Germany and Europe …

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

8 Simple Ways To Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen quite …

Tim Cook basically admitted that the price of iPhones may be too high for a world that's getting poorer

He basically admitted that one of the reasons iPhone sales are in decline is Apple's policy of trying to charge the highest prices it can in order to protect its record-breaking profits.<p>This is the heart of the problem for Apple this year: Cook is trying to raise prices while admitting that …

Samsung officially announces Feb 21 Galaxy Unpacked event

Samsung has officially announced that they are hosting a Galaxy Unpacked event on Sunday, February 21st at MWC 2016. The widely expected event was actually leaked earlier today, but now we have a time and an official teaser video.<p>The event starts at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST and will be live-streamed …

Gear VR

David Cameron wins breakthrough EU offer on migrant benefits

June referendum on cards as PM forces concession from Donald Tusk for Britain to apply brakes immediately after poll<p>Migration is putting a strain on public services in the UK, European leaders admitted for the first time on Sunday night as David Cameron won a concession from the EU which could …

Can There Really Be A Planet In Our Solar System That We Don't Know About?

How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there?<p>Scientists have long suspected that our solar system might harbor a hidden planet. Now, after decades of searching, they may be on to something.<p>This week, in <i>The Astronomical Journal</i>, astronomer Mike …

Astronomy

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Credit Cards

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

Sexism is deeply ingrained in our patriarchal society, alive and well in our misogynistic culture—or so the rhetoric goes. Now we can blame …

The Brain

Cannabis worth millions to UK economy – leaked report

Legalizing cannabis could create hundreds of millions of pounds in tax revenue and allow the justice system to make huge savings on the prosecution of offenders, a leaked Treasury report reveals.<p>The internal report by the Treasury was commissioned by former deputy prime minister and ex-Liberal …

10 Things To Know About Leonardo DiCaprio's Rumored Fiancée

10 things you need to know about 'Sports Illustrated' model Kelly Rohrbach.<p>After news broke that Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly engaged to girlfriend Kelly Rohrbach, we immediately fell into a heartbreak spiral, but after we resurfaced, we began to wonder: Who is this 25-year-old set to marry our …

China—not online porn—is why Playboy is dumping nude photographs

Playboy’s recent decision to stop publishing nude photos marks a watershed moment in media, as the porn pioneer buttons up and turns its back on what made it famous. But the company’s core has had little to do with pornography for a long time.<p>Over the course of a decade, Playboy has steadily …

Showing less skin: Playboy to stop running nude photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For generations, teenage boys got their first look at a naked woman from Playboy, often from a copy swiped from Dad's sock drawer …

Dell’s EMC Deal Forces Tech Titans Into ‘High-Stakes Poker’ M&A Showdown

By<p>Maureen Farrell<p>Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Meg Whitman quickly started trash talking the merger of two of her company's largest rivals, but one analyst is predicting that Dell Inc.'s $67 billion acquisition of EMC will require a more substantial response from large tech companies.<p>FBR analyst …

EMC