Brooke P. McGhee

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An insider’s guide to Amsterdam's hippest neighbourhoods

It's easy to get caught up in Amsterdam's city centre; its boat-filled canals, mega art museums and pungent coffeeshops might tempt you never to leave. But by venturing that bit further you'll find bohemian clubs, hotels atop cranes and hidden cocktail lounges await you in neighbourhoods on the …

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch will run Google's Android Wear software

Samsung is launching a smartwatch running Google's Android Wear software. Its Gear Live will go on sale later today, from the Google Play store.<p>The news was announced during the keynote session of Google's I/O developer conference in San Francisco, where the company also confirmed that LG's …

Google's next version of Android 'L' release has a new look, deeper ties to the web

KitKat may have only found its way onto roughly 15 percent of phones at this point, but that won't stop Google from looking to the future. The new version, teased by Sundar Pichai is simply being referred to as the "L" release right now. As previous leaks have indicated, this will be the most …

The Biggest Danger Of Time Warner's CBS Blackout Is That Viewers Will Stop Caring

Time Warner is entering the second week of its blackout of CBS over a contract dispute, depriving millions of viewers in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas of their favorite shows. Local advertisers are starting to gripe — we’re just entering the crucial back-to-school selling season — but the …

State health exchange rates vary, but lower than expected

Health insurance rates for Americans who will buy insurance on state exchanges starting Jan. 1 are lower than expected, a variety of government and insurance industry studies show.<p><i>This story was originally published July 29, 2013.</i><p>WASHINGTON — As state health exchanges continue to announce …

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu lobbies for Palestinian prisoner release

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Saturday that he had promised to release 104 Palestinian prisoners in the coming months as part of a deal to restart U.S.-brokered peace talks.<p>He is expected to bring the issue for approval Sunday to his Cabinet, where some right-wing …

More than 1,000 inmates escape from Libyan jail

<b>About 1,200 inmates have escaped from a jail in the restive Libyan city of Benghazi.</b><p>A security official told the AP news agency that most of the escapees were facing serious charges.<p>Another report said a riot had taken place inside the al-Kwafiya prison.<p>The jailbreak comes a day after the …

Egypt: 'The injuries were very precise … the snipers were shooting to kill'

By early Saturday afternoon, there were so many corpses arriving at Cairo's Zeinhom mortuary that the street outside was blocked with a queue of …

EU and China resolve solar trade row

The European Union and China have ended a row over solar panels, dampening fears of a looming trade war.<p>Two of the world’s largest economies reached a deal to resolve the dispute over alleged “dumping” of solar panels in the European market, with a minium price agreed for panels from China.<p>The …

Flipboard Is Coming to Windows

Inside Flipboard / June 26, 2013<p>As reported earlier today, Flipboard will be coming to Windows later this year.<p>Flipboard will be custom-made for this …

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …

The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …