Abeni Garrett

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Claim Prince as father? Be ready to give some blood

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Prince died suddenly in April, he left behind no known children. That has his sibling and half siblings lining up in probate …

Siblings

The Apple and F.B.I. Slugfest Heats Up

The clash between Silicon Valley and the U.S. government has taken an interesting turn.<p>The clash between Apple and the F.B.I. has taken an interesting twist.<p>Last week, the world's most valuable company, with a market capitalization of around $534 billion, refused to cooperate with a federal court …

Shares of Apple Are Tumbling After iPhone Disappointment

Apple shares are tumbling Wednesday, down as much as 5.6% to $94.39, after a disappointing earnings report has investors worried that the iPhone …

Bill Gates Is Once Again the Richest Person in the World

Trump didn't crack the top 50.<p>A fresh list of the wealthiest people in the world is out, and is it any surprise who claimed the number one spot? Bill …

Cate Blanchett: I'm socially awkward and about 120-years-old in actress years

Blanchett, 46, says that she regularly fears her stellar Hollywood career might be coming to an end and admits that she's 120-years-old in actress years<p>She may have a long and successful Hollywood career under her belt, but Cate Blanchett claims she is “socially awkward” and hates seeing herself on …

Facebook will bring free Internet to sub-Saharan Africa with a satellite

Facebook just put some serious satellite oomph behind its Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring basic Internet access to developing …

SolarCity’s Rooftop Panels Are About To Get Way, Way Better

SolarCity has a big announcement that may help reshape the economics of renewables.<p>SolarCity, the solar energy company that Elon Musk helped found, has been on a tear over the past several years, adding thousands of employees, expanding across the country, and building what will be North America’s …

Solar Power

20-Watt Solar Panel

The sun is a renewable energy source that’s free and plentiful. Some people power their entire home with solar energy. A few even sell back the energy to the electricity grid for a profit.<p>I decided to start small and build my own solar panels to supplement my workshop power needs. Here, I’ll …

Arduino

Android TV Gets HBO, Showtime, CBS, Disney And More

As the definition of “watching TV” moves further away from meaning “paying for cable,” a number of major tech companies, including Apple, Amazon, Google, Roku and others, are angling to make their streaming media player the connected TV box of choice for those cutting the cord. Google actually has …

Android TV

Boxee is finally dead, and Samsung killed it

RIP<p>It's been over two years since Samsung bought the streaming set-top box company Boxee, but it looks like all legacies of that purchase are about to be done away with. According to <i>Variety</i><i>,</i> Samsung is laying off the entirety of the Boxee team and putting the group's work on ice. Former Boxee CEO …

Leading Job Growth in the Digital Economy

Detail from the photo “Emigration” by photographer Manuel Ferrol<p>Last week I visited Finisterre, an ancient Spanish port and fishing village, where my grandfather was born. He, like many others, was forced to emigrate to Argentina at the end of the 19th century, leaving land, family, and friends in …

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury