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Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

Massive Apple Leak Reveals 5 New iPhone Upgrades

While Apple has done a great job accidentally leaking its biggest new iPhone (and multiple times 1,2,3), the reality is many of the company’s iPhone upgrade plans remain a mystery. At least until now…<p>Suddenly pulling away Apple’s veil of secrecy is respected analyst TrendForce. In a new report, the …

Mobile Technology

2018 iPhones could offer Apple Pencil support, up to 512GB of storage

<b>Forward-looking:</b> If TrendForce's data proves accurate, it looks as if the Home button is going away and the notch is here to stay. It'll be a harsh …

Mobile Technology

Lyme Disease Is Spreading Fast. Why Isn’t There a Vaccine?

We’ve all heard the advice about avoiding Lyme disease. If you walk through wooded or grassy areas where it’s prevalent, you should use insect repellent. Cover exposed skin. Check yourself thoroughly once you return home, and take a shower. If you see a tick, pluck it off your skin with tweezers. …

Disease

They’ve ‘Seen Things’

LOS ANGELES — Robert Bingham has “seen things.” When he was 39, he looked skyward and noticed a worm-shaped ship about 20 feet tall zipping through the clouds.<p>Unusual things kept popping up around him — or above him, rather. He saw a saucer and some flying objects shaped like beans next. He snapped …

Paranormal

FBI warns of potential ATM bank heist that could steal millions globally

Likely to fall on a Saturday when banks are closed<p>The FBI has warned banks that ATMs will likely face a global attack by criminals in the “coming days.” The FBI was tipped off that these cybercriminals would hack payment card processors or banks and use ATMs all over the world to withdraw millions …

ATMs

Google's iOS and Android Apps Track and Store Location Data With Location History Disabled

Some Google apps on iOS and Android devices continue to store location history even with the setting disabled, according to a new <i>AP</i> report citing data collected by computer science researchers at Princeton.<p>Location History, a feature available in Google apps like Google Maps, is an option that …

Maps

Apple Hosts Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai for Talk at Apple Park

Apple today held an event at its Apple Park campus where Apple CEO Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson, Apple Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, interviewed and honored Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who spoke to hundreds of young people about her work with the Malala …

Malala Yousafzai

Apple Became World's Most Valuable Company Seven Years Ago Today, Two Weeks Before Steve Jobs Resigned as CEO

Today marks the seventh anniversary of Apple passing U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil to become the world's most valuable company for the first time, with a market capitalization of around $341.5 billion at the time.<p>Apple achieved the milestone on August 9, 2011, just over two weeks before the late Steve …

Tim Cook

Former Tesla Lead Engineer Doug Field Returns to Apple to Work on Project Titan

Apple's former VP of Mac hardware engineering Doug Field has returned to the tech giant's ranks after five years working at Tesla, where he oversaw production of the Model 3.<p><i>Daring Fireball</i> writer John Gruber broke the news on Thursday after speaking to an Apple spokesperson who confirmed only that …

Employment

Apple's mettle in India tested in squabble over anti-spam app

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In India, the world's second-biggest smartphone market, Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) normally deft management of government relations is being put to a fresh high-stakes test.<p>For almost two years, Apple has battled India's telecom regulator over a demand that it allow the use …

India

MessageBird offers single API for customer comms across WhatsApp, WeChat, Messenger and more

MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform backed by Accel in the U.S. and Europe’s Atomico, is unveiling a new product today that aims to make it easier for enterprises to communicate with customers across various channels of their choosing.<p>Dubbed “Programmable Conversations” …

Chatbots

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Information Systems

Why You Really Should See the Incredible Mountains and Beaches of This Under-visited Part of India

A world away from the usual circuit of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, a different tour of the subcontinent is emerging. With the underappreciated city …

West Bengal

Alex Jones’s podcasts are erased by Apple in latest move against the conspiracy theorist who claims Sandy Hook was a hoax

Apple has wiped iTunes and its podcasting app virtually clean of content by Alex Jones in one of the most aggressive moves by technology companies and streaming services against the conspiracy theorist and owner of the right-wing media platform Infowars.<p>As of early Monday, just one of the six …

Alex Jones

Solving Everest's mounting poop problem

<b>(CNN) —</b> When climbing enthusiasts take a stab at the highest mountain in the world, thinking about their bodily waste is probably low on their list of priorities.<p>This season, porters working on Everest schlepped 28,000 pounds of human waste — the equivalent weight of two fully-grown elephants -- …

Mount Everest

Denmark imposes first fine on woman for breaching veil ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman in Denmark has become the first person to be fined since a controversial law banning face coverings came into force this week.<p>Danish police said that a 28-year-old woman was fined 1,000 Danish kroner (about $155) Friday in Hørsholm, north of the capital, Copenhagen.<p>Police were …

Muslim Women

Nintendo has sold nearly 20 million Switch consoles

Nintendo has released its earnings for the first three months of the current fiscal year alongside updated sales figures for the Switch. The company says it’s sold 19.67 million Switch consoles as of June 30th, meaning the actual figure is likely to have reached 20 million already.<p>Nintendo is still …

Retrogaming

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

Universe

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian

Google wants you to use its new physical keys to secure your account

You should already be using two-factor authentication to prevent unauthorized access to your online accounts. While your phone is up to the task of helping you with that, Google believes it’s time for to take the next step: using a physical security key.<p>At its ongoing Google Cloud Next event, the …

Authentication

Hackers Have Video of You Watching Porn? Here's How to Avoid This New Scam Threat

They're not really watching.<p>There's a new scam going around that would terrify most people if it ever landed in their inbox.<p>The emails are slightly …

Digital Culture

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

Tesla

A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our entire understanding of human history

Recent discoveries have revealed that much of the traditional understanding of the human origin story is wrong.<p>Until the past few years, most anthropologists and archaeologists believed that the first members of our species — <i>Homo sapiens</i>— evolved in East Africa approximately 200,000 years ago.<p>As …

Anthropology

A 4-Day Workweek? A Test Run Shows a Surprising Result

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand firm that let its employees work four days a week while being paid for five says the experiment was so successful that it hoped to make the change permanent.<p>The firm, Perpetual Guardian, which manages trusts, wills and estates, found the change actually …

Employment

Project ‘Fuchsia’: Google Is Quietly Working on a Successor to Android

For more than two years, a small and stealthy group of engineers within Google has been working on software that they hope will eventually replace …

Android News

Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Death rates from liver cancer increased 43% for American adults from 2000 to 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. The increase comes even as mortality for all cancers combined has …

Cancer

SBI asks 70,000 employees to return compensation paid for overtime during demonetisation: Report

In a communication issued to all zonal headquarters, the public lender said the compensation was not meant for employees of former associate …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

CERN chip enables first 3D color X-ray images of the human body

Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era. Sure, the contrast helps doctors spot breaks and fractures in …