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1. Use Clouds To Add Drama

The sky is one of the most important factors to consider in outdoor and landscape photography. It often takes up a large portion of the frame, so …

Landscape Photography

50 Apps and Websites to Optimize Your Vacation

Technology has completely changed the way we travel. Even when going on an off-grid adventure, we document every detail to save as soon as we’re back …

The Xbox One tunes in to free OTA TV in the US and Canada

Last year Microsoft added a feature to European Xbox Ones that brought broadcast TV directly to the box, and now it's starting to roll out the same thing in the US and Canada. Currently available for users in the Preview Program, it combines with a TV tuner from Hauppauge (BYO antenna -- the tuner …

Sling TV

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

Apps

How To Shoot Better Foodie Photography With Your iPhone

Thanks to Instagram, everyone is a foodie photographer these days. In all my years of shooting, I have never seen interest in food photography so …

In Review: The J. Crew Factory Voyager Suit

<i>Like the other Thompson Suits, prices can fluctuate, greatly, depending on whether or not they’re excluded from sales & promos. Recently, JCF started</i> …

Pizza Hut unveils mind-reading menu

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com.</i><p>By Justin Worland, TIME<p>Not sure what sort of toppings …

Leaked transcript shows Geico’s stance against Uber, Lyft - SFGate

The Geico gecko won’t be hopping into a Lyft or UberX car any time soon.<p>An internal sales-training document from the insurance giant lays out the hard line it takes with policyholders who give paid rides through the two San Francisco companies. “Please Group Reject the policy” of customers involved …

Three Thais detained for handing out tickets to Hunger Games

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Three Thai university students were taken into police custody on Thursday for handing out free tickets to the latest film in the Hunger Games series, from which Thai protesters have borrowed a gesture of resistance to a totalitarian government.<p>Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha …

More details of Apple’s GT Advanced sapphire deal make it crystal clear how things fell apart

The Wall Street Journal has revealed key details of the failed deal between Apple and sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies that show why the agreement collapsed and how GT managed to run itself into bankruptcy while trying to meet Apple’s standards.<p>A previous report from the Journal revealed …

Uber looking into violations of its 'God View' customer-tracking app

Uber has more explaining to do following a report that one of its employees tracked a <i>Buzzfeed</i> reporter's location without her permission. Earlier this month, reporter Johana Bhuiyan was greeted by Uber's New York general manager Josh Mohrer, who pointed at his phone and told her "There you are. I …

Uber Executive Suggests Digging Up Dirt On Journalists

Senior Vice President Emil Michael floated making critics' personal lives fair game. Michael apologized Monday for the remarks.<p>A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically …

Netflix's new ad boards react to the weather with GIFs

To promote its recent launch in France, Netflix hired Ogilvy Paris to create an advertising campaign with a difference. The agency installed digital posters that change their content to match the context of their surroundings. GIFs from Netflix's content library in the country, such as <i>Orange is the</i> …

WAL-MART: Here's Why We Don't Support Apple Pay

Wal-Mart is a leader of the Merchant Customer Exchange, a group of merchants working on their own mobile payment system.<p>Wal-Mart is not accepting Apple Pay right now. Members of MCX, including Rite Aid and CVS, shut down support for Apple Pay after a few days of accepting it, most likely out of a …

Fast and Furious 7 officially named Furious 7, trailer drops Nov 1

Pivotal moment for the franchise.<p>When Paul Walker died a year ago in a car accident, many wondered whether the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie franchise he launched with Vin Diesel could survive his loss. The answer appears to be a resounding yes. Hollywood magic and some stand-in help from Walker's younger …

Will private industry follow Obama's lead on credit-card security?

The Obama administration did its part to speed the switch to more secure credit cards Friday when the president signed an executive order requiring government agencies to start switching to the next generation of cards by January. How much effect this move will have on private industry, though, …

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Hundreds Protest At San Francisco City Hall After Soccer Conflict With Dropbox, Airbnb Employees

A week after a video of an argument between a handful of local teenagers and Dropbox and Airbnb employees went viral, hundreds of demonstrators protested at San Francisco City Hall, asking for the city’s parks to be freely open to the public. The city’s parks and recreation general manager …

Why Is Lack Of Employee Recognition A Chronic Problem? Readers Offer Answers

I recently wrote an article asking why employee recognition is so big a problem. A key piece of evidence: As I mentioned in my earlier post, <i>the one issue that recurred in literally every employee survey I was involved with over several decades in management was employee recognition</i>.<p>Employees never …

The World of Godzilla

The Impossible Choice That Had Elon Musk On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

Elon Musk almost suffered a major meltdown when both of his adventurous companies — Tesla and SpaceX — were about to fail at the same time in late 2008. Watch an excerpt from our interview with Musk at IGNITION about the impossible choice he was faced with.<p><i>Produced by Kamelia Angelova, Alana</i> …

With huge search area mapped, MH370 hunt resuming

SYDNEY (AP) — After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is about to resume in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, with …

LeBron James Is Selling 'The Most Opulent Estate In Miami' For $17 Million

It's listed by Opulence International Reality, which calls the house "the most opulent estate in Miami."<p>It's on the market for $17 million.<p>It has an infinity pool that overlooks Biscayne Bay, a maze of terraces, a movie room, and a massive master suite. The photos make it look incredible.

10 of This Year’s Most Amazing GoPro Videos

It’s no over-exaggeration to say that, in the 10 years they’ve been around, GoPro have completely revolutionized the art of DIY filmmaking. The …

There’s finally a fairly coherent video summary of that insane Pixar theory

The grand theory that unites all the Pixar movies under one universal umbrella is a conspiracy that’s been floating around for a little over a year …

The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples

Mini pizza bagels? Now we're talking.<p>In 2010, a Minnesotan named Erwin Lingitz was arrested in a Supervalu grocery store after spending an excessive amount of time at the deli counter. In the words of a Supervalu spokesperson, Lingitz had violated “societal norms and common customer understanding …

AT&T bundles internet, HBO, and a year of Amazon Prime for $39

Cable packages are looking awfully expensive these days — especially to cord-cutters used to spending $10 a month on Netflix and (for the lucky ones) borrowing someone else's HBO Go login. So as <i>Recode</i> notes, AT&T is now offering a pretty fantastic bundle meant to lure in those users and eventually …

Google's Perks Are So Amazing That Employees Have Found Ways To Secretly Live On Campus And Avoid Paying Rent

Google perks are so good some employees say they've spent weeks living on campus to avoid paying rent, according to a Quora thread.<p>"Technically, you weren't supposed to live at the office, but people got around that by living in their cars in the parking lot of the office or the Shoreline parking …