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After nearly 2 years of having its butt kicked by Apple, Samsung is showing signs of a turnaround — sales are up

Profits rose to $6.42 billion (7.39 trillion won), up substantially from the $3.6 billion (4.1 trillion won) the company posted in 2014.<p>The growth in revenue and profit comes mainly from Samsung's semiconductor and display business.<p>But even Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business looks like it is …

Morena Baccarin to play the female lead in Deadpool

According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Morena Baccarin has signed on for the highly coveted role of Deadpool’s love interest in the upcoming <i>Deadpool</i> …

Armani OD - "I Won" Starring TGK, Sinco V Rez, Mufasa, Smitty Roc (Shot by 2020 FilmKingz)

Armani

Oil prices fall again on the back of IMF pessimism

Brent oil fell to under $50 a barrel after the international Monetary Fund cut its forecast for global economic growth.<p>The IMF appraisal indicates less demand for fuel.<p>Oil prices have dropped by more than half since June as output soared while demand and consumption has slowed.<p>Saudi Arabia, Iran …

Oil

Great-Souled Leadership

Of all the challenges business leaders face as corporate organizations grow in size and diversity, one stands out above others: the proper alignment of subordinates’ behaviors, goals, interests, and attitudes with those of the organization at large.<p>Without such alignment, leaders lead in name …

A Closer Look at the Nike LeBron 12 "Black History Month"

Following Nike’s announcement of an extensive Black History Month collection, we now have a closer<p>Following Nike‘s announcement of an extensive Black History Month collection, we now have a closer look at the Nike LeBron 12 “Black History Month.” Highlighting an innovative and eye-catching print …

3 Ways to Harness Your Brain’s Power & Change Your Life

Between psychology, medical science and neuroscience, we have never known so much about the human mind. Recently I’ve been amazed at the number and …

Psychology

Is Obama killing the State of the Union?

The speech is becoming more of a movement than a moment.<p>Mess with the Republicans. Keep up momentum. Accept that it takes more than a speech in front of a joint session of Congress to get most Americans, and certainly much of the Washington establishment, to care anymore.<p>That’s the logic that led …

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Cartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by <i>Der Spiegel</i> reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a future of digital battles (it asked for $1 billion …

Surveillance

Uber Wants to Create 50,000 Jobs, Take 400,000 Cars Off the Road in Europe This Year

CEO Travis Kalanick said the company can do so if European cities are willing to partner with the ride-hailing company on new, more progressive rules.<p>Uber chief Travis Kalanick said he wants to expand operations in Europe and, in the process, create 50,000 jobs and take 400,000 personal vehicles …

Is Apple making an 'iPad Pro' with a stylus?

Steve Jobs' famous proclamation that "if you see a stylus, they blew it" may not be as unshakable a mantra as the former Apple CEO imagined. Apple is likely to introduce a stylus alongside a larger version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch display, according to an analyst with a solid track record. KGI …

Looking for a job? Ditch the resume tips and open a marketing book

For many unemployed young people, the job hunt is a dismal pursuit.<p>Books about resume-writing state the importance of “standing out,” but it’s hard …

Employment

Is Google Drive worse for privacy than iCloud, Skydrive, and Dropbox?

All web services should be subject to harsh scrutiny of their privacy policies, but a close and careful reading reveals that Google's terms are pretty much the same as anyone else's, and slightly better in some cases.<p>The Google Drive cloud storage service launched yesterday to much fanfare, but as …

Six Linux home automation clicks | ZDNet

Google's Nest for your home<p>Why? Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett stated, "Google's acquisition of Nest affirms the growing strategic …

Linux Screen Manager - Managing multiple screens

Screen Managers<p>Managing multiple screens on Linux<p>Screen<p>Screen is an utility that allows a user or administrator to create multiple screens …

Linux

Turn Any TV Or Monitor Into A Windows or Linux Machine With Intel's Compute Stick

Intel's generated some positive noise at this year’s CES with their 5th Generation Broadwell processors (one of which ships inside the new Dell XPS laptop and contributes to its touted 15 hours of battery life), but one fascinating product seems to be flying a bit under the radar: The “Intel …

Linux

​The TrackingPoint 338TP, the Linux rifle that's accurate up to a mile

You'll find Linux everywhere, including in the most accurate rifles in the world.<p>I grew up in rural West Virginia, and I don't remember learning how …

New Worlds: Eyeing retina repair

Scientists are now designing a variety of medical devices to counter the effects of retinal disorders by sending visual signals to the brain.<p>Lab …

CrossFit’s takeover is bad for fitness

It’s taken me a while to formulate an opinion on CrossFit, but I talked it out today, so I think I’m ready to dip my toe into some controversial …

Anatomy and application of parallel programming in python

Parallel processing is the simultaneous use of more than one CPU or processor core to execute a program or multiple computational threads. Ideally, …

Foundation And Big Data

The Internet has become the world’s Sorting Hat: it identifies, and increasingly defines, the subculture(s) to which people belong. Does your Facebook feed feature <i>Mother Jones</i> or <i>Fox News</i>? <i>The Guardian</i> or <i>The Telegraph</i>? GamerGate vs Social Justice Warriors. Civil libertarians vs. terror-thumping …

IBM Named Hadoop Leader, Launches Big Data Mainframe

IBM's huge investments in Big Data initiatives seem to be paying off, as it was recently named a leader in Hadoop accessibility by a research firm …

Big Data Skills on the Rise Overseas

The massive growth of cloud computing, big data, and Hadoop technologies has created a sizable need for talented employees. Fortunately, many …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

The uncomfortable truth for Number 10 is that Donald Trump is choosy about who he sits down with - Theresa May wasn't a priority.<p>Earthquakes of this …

Donald Trump

7 More Quotes from the Delightful Chrissy Teigen

About John Legend's butt, her dog, and her dog's butt, too.<p><b>PLUS: Chrissy Teigen Does a Little Light Yard Work >></b><p><b>I don't understand men</b> who won't have sex with their pregnant wives because they're afraid of poking the kid. You're not going to poke the baby. The baby will be fine. And anyway, do you …

This is the best Chromebook you can buy

If you were trying to pick out a new Chromebook two or three years ago, your choices would be much easier and more limited. But now, every major PC manufacturer has started making its own Chromebooks in different sizes and configurations, making the buying decision a lot more difficult.<p>A Chromebook …

A Chinese Company Made This Super Cheap Android Phone That Looks Exactly Like The iPhone 6

There are tons of Chinese iPhone look-a-likes out there, and at this year's Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas we found yet another.<p>This is the Gold-East MS937, and it looks a lot like the iPhone 6. Everything from the size of the bezels along the side of the screen to the gold trim look …