Thomas Keegan

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Powell:There ought to be these retirement laws

Federal and state policy makers are fast at work proposing laws to help those saving for or living in retirement.<p>Consider:<p>• The federal government this year launched the my Retirement Account (myRA), a new type of retirement plan aimed at helping Americans who don't have access to employer …

Retirement

Apple Creates Tool to Check Activation Lock Status on iOS Devices

Apple has released a new Activation Lock Status tool (via <i>iDownloadBlog</i>) that will make it easier for people buying a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to avoid getting a device that is locked to another user.<p>Accessible via iCloud.com, the Activation Lock Status Checker allows users to enter a Device …

Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents—With Zero Oversight

Mere days after a government crackdown on a spyware manufacturer comes the startling revelation that law enforcement agencies have been purchasing …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

The truth about free will: New answers to humanity’s biggest riddle

<b>(pogonici, via Shutterstock)</b><p>Do we control our brains? Our do our brains control us? Research sheds light on this age-old question<p>Mark Fischetti<p>July 1, 2014 12:40pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Philosophers have debated for years whether we deliberately make each …

Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox

The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles.<p>That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a Princeton University team, published this week in the journal Nature.<p>Physicist Alexander Glaser, who has one …

Neutrons

Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google Fiber

Moto G on T-Mobile 3G in Portland, OR<p>What do you consider to be fast internet? 10 megabits per second? What about 100mbps? We’ve heard that LTE-A service in South Korea is pushing upwards of 400mbps, and that Google Fiber clocks in up to 1Gbps, but is that good enough? We are learning that certain …

Google Fiber

Galaxy Note 4 specs, Android 4.4.4 launched, iWatch sensors & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google’s launch of Android 4.4.4, to the surprise of many. Then we talk about Microsoft and its launch …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …