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For the sex toy edition of Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow peddles a $17,000 solid gold dildo

For the sex edition of Goop, Academy Award-winner Gwyneth Paltrow’s online lifestyle magazine, the actress is no longer just peddling thousand-dollar …

Gwyneth Paltrow

Subgraph will be Snowden's OS of choice - but it's not quite ready for humans yet

Subgraph OS launched in public alpha at the weekend’s tech and democracy-focused Logan CIJ Symposium and got an endorsement from Ed Snowden – stamping it with some promise that it could be our future answer to an insecure online world.<p>“The internet is more hostile than its ever been,” the company’s …

Open Source Software

Microsoft is trying to bring back the '80s with its Windows 10 strategy

In 1980, IBM contracted a startup called Microsoft to deliver DOS, an operating system for its forthcoming IBM PC, on a tight deadline.<p>The IBM PC came out in 1981 and soon became a smash hit, surpassing the leading Apple II.<p>A horde of competitors rushed to build their own "IBM Compatible" clones …

3 Healthy Apps to Know Now

These three apps can help you stay on a healthy track.<p><b>Meal Plan</b><br>Some apps do a good job of tracking food intake; others excel at monitoring calories …

How to Erase Everything You've Said to Google

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Intel’s 2nd-gen Compute Stick is a faster, better iTunes media server

One year after introducing the original Compute Stick, a version of which was featured in our guide to building a $150 iTunes media server, <b>Intel</b> today announced the <b>2nd-gen Compute Stick</b> ($159-$499) with many noteworthy improvements. Still shaped like a pack of gum, the new Compute Stick fits a …

5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Tom Gonser Contributor<p>Tom Gonser is the chief strategy officer of DocuSign.<p>Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kickstarter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was …