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Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says.<p>Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to …

Xprize's next big challenge: software that lets kids teach themselves

The Xprize organization has inspired people to take on some pretty lofty goals, ranging from sequencing genomes to literal moonshots. Today, though, it's focusing on a very practical objective: improving education for hundreds of millions of kids. Its new Global Learning Xprize will offer a total …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs appear in AnTuTu benchmark

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated Android products waiting in the wings, but we’ve not heard too much about the future smartphone’s hardware so far. Fortunately, the Note 4 has just shown up on the AnTuTu benchmark database. In fact, two version of the device have suddenly …

Path is back with a new messaging app that can talk to people and places

Morin's message: Path Talk, acquiring TalkTo, and an unlimited friends list<p>Dave Morin is ready to start talking about Path again.<p>After a year of keeping quiet and releasing hardly any product updates, the Path CEO is today unveiling the future of the company: a messaging app, an acquisition, and a …

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

Twitter hit with lawsuit over unwanted text messages

Social media site Twitter(s twtr) has been blasting spam messages to “recycled” phone numbers and ignoring the recipients’ pleas to stop, according …

Social Media Campaign Takes Aim At Red Bull Following Teen's Death

The sudden death of Lanna Hamann, 16, an Arizona teen who went into cardiac arrest after reportedly drinking many energy drinks while on vacation in …

Social Media

This Company May Hold the Secret to the Future of Education

It was just 18 months ago that we were living in the “Year of the MOOC.” Massive open online courses—MOOC for short—were supposed to revolutionize …

Language Learning

Police question 19-year-old man over Muslim student's murder

An attempted assault on a jogger close to the scene of Nahid Almanea's murder results in the arrest of 19-year-old suspect who is now being questioned over her murder<p>Detectives investigating the brutal murder of a Saudi Arabian student are questioning a 19-year-old man who was arrested for an …

Supply Chain Management: What You Don’t See Can Hurt You - Supply Chain 24/7

This white paper details how to anticipate and mitigate the risks of potential supply chain disruptions.<p>Using five out-of-the-ordinary scenarios, it …

Bitcoin banned from Chinese banks amid fears of laundering

Regulators say individuals are still free to use the virtual currency at their own risk<p>Chinese regulators have banned financial institutions from using Bitcoin, warning that the virtual currency could be used for illegal activities and speculation. China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, …

Why a messy baby may be brainier - TODAY.com

Next time your baby mashes his bananas, apple sauce AND carrots all together — not to mention all over his hands, hair and the high chair—don’t fret about the mess. Your little one just may be getting smarter in the process.<p>Today<p>In a study of more than 70 kids, aged 16 months, researchers at the …

Parenting

From Treasure To Trash: Man Tosses Out Bitcoin Wallet On Hard Drive Worth $9 Million

Years ago, when renovating with friends, I took off my rings so that they wouldn’t get damaged. In the flurry of clean-up, the rings got tossed into the trash. Despite going through bag after bag of garbage, we couldn’t find them. I was not happy.<p>That has to be nothing compared to what James …

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

9 Mind-Expanding Books Of Philosophy That Are Actually Readable (A Guide To Practical Philosophy)

Very few people wake up and think “I need philosophy.” This is perfectly understandable. But of course, everyone has their own problems and are …