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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. New data suggests Google's Amazon nightmare could get even worse.</b> A lot of people are increasingly going straight to Amazon to search for products, bypassing Google's search ads, according to data from Morgan Stanley.<p><b>2. A new feature in Apple's latest iPhone update is causing big trouble for</b> …

Apple is about to hold the biggest event it's had in years — here's what to expect

It's an announcement we've been expecting for months; Apple has held press events to introduce its newest smartphone to the world every September since 2012.<p>But what makes this event different is that analysts and industry watchers are expecting the company to talk about more than just its new …

Apple Watch

​Canon's 250-megapixel sensor powers eagle-eyed camera

Technology in the super high resolution design could trickle down to consumer products in coming years -- but Canon fans should think twice before boasting about the achievement.<p>Canon has squeezed 250 megapixels into a camera image sensor -- an impressive number, but not necessarily the one that …

Cameras

Miley Cyrus dismisses Nicki Minaj’s reaction to VMA snub

It’s been the Year Of The Diss. Now Is (clears throat) Our Winter Of Diss Content. Remember Nicki Minaj’s reaction to being snubbed for a VMA? She was unhappy that both "Anaconda" and "Feelin’ Myself" were left out of the Best Music Video, and perhaps rightly so. Taylor Swift stormed in, said her …

Nicki Minaj

Lauren Conrad, Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Aniston and More Share Their Biggest Beauty Mistakes

We’ve all fallen victim to beauty blunders at one point or another (hello, every yearbook photo ever taken). But if it makes you feel any better, …

Make These Snacks Now & Save Yourself Misery Later in the Week

<i>When it's Thursday at 3:45 P.M., you'll be so pleased with yourself for making—and packing—these snacks ahead of time.</i><p>It hits me halfway between lunch and when I leave work for the day: not hunger, not boredom, but the strange and itchy combination of the two called Needing A Snack. It’s largely …

Food

Obama orders paid sick leave for workers at federal contractors

President<p>Obamaused Labor Day to announce a new step toward increased benefits for workers -- ordering companies that do business with the government to provide paid sick leave for their employees.<p>The move, which Obama announced with labor leaders in Boston, adds to a series of executive actions …

Private Sector

Why It Matters That Colin Powell and Debbie Wasserman Schultz Support the Iran Agreement.

A Republican former secretary of state and a Democratic "Jewish mother" may have just given us the strongest case yet for the nuclear agreement with Iran.<p>The first is a pillar of the "realist" camp in the American national security establishment. The second is a rising star in the Democratic Party …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding to Cut Your Hair

Long hair is always going to be something that women admire. What we can realize is that more often than not, it’s not always <i>natural</i> hair that’s looking so fly in the magazines. As you know, long hair offers up its own set of challenges, and actually requires more maintenance than most think. Long …

Star Wars: Uprising’s new canon is a sign of Lucasfilm’s trust in Kabam

<i>Updated 11:38 p.m. Pacific on Sunday: GamesBeat incorrectly said that EA introduced Star Wars: Uprising. We have corrected the error.</i><p>When Lucasfilm introduced Star Wars: Uprising, some fans cringed when the name Kabam came up.<p>Kabam’s new<br>Star Wars canon<p>The next breakout character: Deathstick<br>• A new …

Star Wars

Apple iPhone 6S event: what will be announced, from Apple TV to iPad

Apple is preparing to unveil the iPhone 6S in California, with its annual presentation starting at 6PM BST on Wednesday 9 September. But what should …

4 Tricks to Cut Out Sugar in Your Diet

Contrary to the popular saying “you are what you eat,” sugar does not make you sweeter. It actually can leave you looking withered and dry, according …

Scientists say Atlantic hurricanes may be getting weaker but critics disagree

The busy Atlantic hurricane seasons of recent decades may be coming to an end, according to a new and controversial study.<p>Writing in the journal Nature Geoscience on Monday, two prominent hurricane researchers say the Atlantic looks like it is entering into a new quieter cycle of storm activity, as …

Global Warming

Apps to download for your car

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan<p>We own cars way longer than we own cell phones, but that means most of our cars are desperately in need of an upgrade.<p>That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is …

This Video of Katy Perry at Burning Man Provides More Questions Than Answers

Also: Why are Segways suddenly relevant again?<p>Burning Man is a thing of mystery: Drugs, costumes, fire, its own gift-based economy. But the most confusing and fascinating footage out of Burning Man 2015 so far is certainly this video of Katy Perry on a Segway. Just watch. It's goddamn incredible.<p>In …

Katy Perry