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Apple gives you a TRUST rating – and it's based on your phone call and email habits

APPLE is now assigning trust ratings to iPhone users, based on your phone call and email habits.<p>The new ratings were added as part of the latest iOS …

iOS

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To Arcadia: 'Chinese Beverly Hills'

<i>Los Angeles County has 88 cities, and KPCC/LAist plans to explore them all. We're</i> <i>recruiting listeners and readers</i> <i>to take us to the neighborhoods they</i> …

Los Angeles

World exclusive: Video shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately with businesswoman

The producer is heard telling Melissa Thompson he wants to "have a little part" of her in a meeting to discuss her tech firm.<p>Sky News has obtained a …

Harvey Weinstein

5G Ultra Wideband Wireless Home Network

The future is coming,<p>and you can get it first.<p>Find out if your home is 5G Ultra Wideband<p>ready, and<p>sign up to get all the benefits<p>of being first.<p>Free your TV.<p>Unlike cable, 5G Home means TV on your terms. So we’re going to give you a choice of Apple TV or Google Chromecast, on us, when you sign up. …

YouTube TV

First Man is one of the most intense space movies of all time

Director Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling reunite to tell the story of Neil Armstrong and everything that went wrong on the way to Apollo 11’s success<p><i>Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from</i> …

Film Festivals

How to Get Sponsored on Instagram (Even if You Currently Have 0 Followers)

It's no surprise you want to become a paid Instagram influencer -- heck, the average price for a sponsored Instagram post is $300, and if you become …

Public Relations

What The X-Files Understood About the Search for Truth

Twenty-five years ago, the sci-fi drama series began its sophisticated exploration of the messiness of human belief.<p>P. T. Barnum once exhibited a mummified monkey head attached to the tail of a fish. He called the grotesque hybrid the Fiji mermaid and advertised it as a “genuine fake,” a PR move …

The X-Files

Five Ways Blockchain Could Change The World

You’ve probably heard of blockchain, but do you know what it’s used for? Aside from underpinning a new class of digital assets called cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, for example), blockchain has many significant implications for how we live, work and play.<p><b>What Is Blockchain?</b><p>Put simply, blockchain is a …

Real Estate

Canon announces EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera

Canon has announced its first full-frame mirrorless camera and lens system, both called EOS R. Coming shortly after rival Nikon announced its own full-frame mirrorless cameras, the announcement of the EOS R means both Japanese camera giants are now taking high-end mirrorless seriously after years …

Cameras

10 Hidden Features of Microsoft Outlook That Are Rarely Used

If you use Outlook, you already know it’s a useful program for managing your email and includes a lot of great features. Today we’re going to cover …

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind.<p>The headquarters of A.P. …

Long-form Journalism

First impressions: Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana are friendly acquaintances, not best friends

<i>“Cortana, open Alexa. … Play Jeopardy!”</i><p>Just like that, we heard the famous theme song and voices of announcer Johnny Gilbert and host Alex Trebek on …

These are first 7 Alexa skills you should enable

After you take the time to set up your new Alexa speaker, explore some of its topical features, and find other ways it can help you through the day, digging into third-party skills is the next logical step.<p>But the world of Alexa skills can be daunting. There are so many to choose from, it can be …

Smart Homes

Blame Netflix, Disney and the Dodgers for killing Americans’ cable-TV bundle

Every minute, another six people cut the cord.<p>The reason American consumers are abandoning their cable subscriptions is not a mystery: It’s expensive, and cheaper online alternatives are everywhere. But who exactly is responsible for the slow demise of the original way Americans paid for …

Alexa And Cortana Are Now BFFs As Amazon And Microsoft Integrate The Two Digital Assistants

Almost a year after the two giant tech companies, Amazon and Microsoft, announced their plan for the two assistants, Alex and Cortana, to be able to …

Willow Creek Elders and Lead Pastor Heather Larson Resign over Hybels Handling

In the summer of 2008, Bill Hybels stood in front of thousands of pastors and other church leaders gathered at Willow Creek Community Church and …

The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn’t here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London’s Highgate …

Los Angeles

Facebook and Instagram add dashboards to help you manage your time on social apps

You can now set reminders to tell you when you’ve spent too much time browsing your feeds<p>Facebook and Instagram are introducing a new dashboard to tell you how long you’ve spent inside their apps, along with tools for setting daily limits and temporarily muting your push notifications. The new set …

Behind the Scenes of Instagram's Million-Dollar Influencer Brand Deals

What do Danielle Bernstein, Bryan Yambao and Julie Sariñana have in common? Behind their groundbreaking influence (Bernstein and Sariñana boast millions of Instagram followers) and six-figure brand deals is top agent Jennifer Powell.<p>Known as “the influencer’s influencer,” Powell is a licensed model …

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

34 Alexa tips and tricks

Over the last year, Amazon has added several new features to its Alexa devices. The list of commands is growing and it's easy to overlook some of the newest or most helpful features.<p>Here's a list of useful tips that will help you get the most from Alexa.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Originally published July 21,</i> …

Hunting the Con Queen of Hollywood: Who's the "Crazy Evil Genius" Behind a Global Racket?

For more than a year, some of the most powerful women in entertainment — including Amy Pascal, Kathleen Kennedy, Stacey Snider and a 'Homeland' …

Hung Up

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

I’ve always been well-liked. At least, I think that’s the case. I have friends, a spouse, a job, a college degree. I exercise. I get haircuts …

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional for only 12.6 USD with free shipping!

Amazon is one of the biggest, global and popular e-commerce stores in the world. Hence so many people love to …<p>Making money is not as difficult as …

Microsoft Adds Dictation To Some Of The Apps In Its Office Suite

Microsoft offered a dictation add-on for Word, Outlook and PowerPoint a year ago as one of their Garage projects. Now Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and OneNote have a dictation upgrade called Office Dictate. Not all versions of these programs support dictation and you have to subscribe to Office 365 to …

Apps

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Is The MLS Dead? The Threat of Tech & New Homebuying Habits

One of the biggest benefits of using a real estate agent has long been their access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)—a comprehensive database of agent- and broker-listed homes in any given area.<p>Sellers enjoyed more exposure for their properties, while buyers had access to exclusive listings …

Real Estate

Laurene Powell Jobs is investing in media, education, sports and more. What does she want?

Laurene Powell Jobs — like the inventors and disrupters who were all around her — was thinking big. It was 2004, and she was an East Coast transplant — sprung from a cage in West Milford, N.J., as her musical idol Bruce Springsteen might put it — acclimating to the audacious sense of possibility …

Silicon Valley

How Exactly Do You Get Rich From Cryptocurrency?

With the meteoric rise in popularity of Ethereum, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are back in the news again. Graphics card prices have soared with …

Now you can try Amazon Echo and Alexa in your web browser

If you've heard about the Amazon Echo and have been wondering what it's like to use it before committing to buying one, there's now an online tool …

Amazon Echo