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A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Updated: Nov. 5, 2017<p>Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

12 Simple Strategies to Create Space in Your Day

<i>“Rest and be thankful.”</i> —William Wordsworth<p>Research continues to affirm the importance of downtime. Empirical data, referenced here by the Scientific …

Yelp vs. Angie's List: A lesson for social media investors

One of the many lessons of investing in social media stocks is this: Companies that create a system in which vast amounts of free content wash around often find themselves awash in money.<p>It's worth thinking about as Twitter Inc. heads for its initial public offering, perhaps as early as this coming …

Too good to be true? Airo wristband says it tracks calories consumed, not just burned

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>All kinds of new health trackers monitor your activity to tell you how many steps you’ve taken and the number of calories …

Bill Gates Thinks Tech Billionaires Have Their Priorities Totally Out Of Whack

"Take this malaria vaccine, [this] weird thing that I'm thinking of," Gates told Richard Waters of FT. "Hmm, which is more important, connectivity or malaria vaccine? If you think connectivity is the key thing, that's great. I don't."<p>It's a not-so-thinly-veiled shot at tech giants like Google and …

Calif. Woman Ticketed For Wearing Google Glass While Driving

<b>Update:</b> She got the citation dismissed because there was no proof Glass was being operated while driving.<p>Technology and the law do not always get along. In the latest example, Cecilia Abadie reports that she was cited by a San Diego police office for wearing Google Glass while driving. She was …

Why Old-School SMS is Still a Powerful Mobile Marketing Tool

<i>Eric Lazar is VP of Mobile CRM for ePrize, focused on educating brands on how best to capture the mobile user, drive revenue, and build relationships that start on mobile. Prior to his current role, Lazar spent more than 10 years in broadcast television sales management, most recently at Sinclair</i> …

A loss for Apple: iOS veteran Henri Lamiraux steps down

Henri Lamiraux, Apple’s top Vice President of Engineering for the iOS iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, has left the company, according to a report from 9to5mac.com.<p>Lamiraux had worked at the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant for over 20 years, so his departure comes as a shock to the …