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Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: Upgraded iPhone 6s, Bigger iPad Pro, Revamped Apple TV + Apple Watch updates

Apple’s Wednesday, September 9th event is shaping up to be one of the largest in the company’s history. The Cupertino-based company is planning to unveil several major new products on stage, including a pair of new iPhones with revamped internals, a sequel to the Apple TV, a larger version of the …

Smart TV

Apple Watch 2: Apple plans FaceTime camera, iPhone-free Wi-Fi, $1000+ models, similar battery

Two months after the initial launch of the Apple Watch, and only a day following the device’s debut at Apple Stores, sources have revealed Apple’s considerations for the 2016 release of a second-generation model. According to multiple sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the Apple Watch 2 is …

Smartwatches

Square Cash now supports peer-to-peer payments sent via text message

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Square<p>When [company]Square[/company] launched its Cash peer-to-peer payments service last year, it made transferring …

I Learned a Lot From Being Three Months Behind on ALL My Bills

Recently I was challenged by a commenter to share a story on my "happy blog" of a time when I was so behind on things for several months and didn't know what I was going to do. This person was in a very negative space and assumed I wouldn't have a story like this since I'm so happy all the time. …

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Last month, a video of Jim Carrey giving an inspiring commencement address went viral, gaining more than 7 million views on YouTube. The comedian poignantly captured what holds most of us back from achieving our goals, stating:<p>You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about the …

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

This month many of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide will celebrate Ramadan with fasting and prayer.

5 Basil Smoothies That Will Totally Blow Your Mind

Strawberries and dried apricots sweeten @iwokeupfat101's green smoothie, made with kale, chia seeds, almond milk, and basil.<p>Can you believe @healthylifelounge's gorgeous concoction is also good for you? It's made from watermelon, basil, frozen cherries, dates, pink salt, and coconut oil. #Delish<p>An …

Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth

Changing Planet<p>This image from NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory captures the first of three giant flares erupting from the sun’s surface on June 10, 2014. Credit: NASA/SDO/Goddard/Wiessinger<p><b>A temper tantrum that the sun unleashed this week has led to a series of powerful flares and solar</b> …

Rare Megamouth Shark Caught Off Japan’s Coast

Wildlife<p>Fishers recently captured a rare megamouth shark, similar to the one depicted in the image above, off the coast of Japan. Photograph by Natural History Museum and Institute/Reuters<p><b>It’s been a banner month for rare shark sightings. Last week a fisher off the coast of Florida caught the</b> …

8 things to do with bored kids

Nothing says summer like a chorus of "I'm bored"s issued from the mouths of kids home from school. Most parents would kill to have enough time to …

Kids

Logistics and shipping news

World's Largest Umbrella In China

10 Fresh Green Home Designs Spotted at the Architectural Digest Design Show

1/12<p>Green Designs from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show<p>Design lovers from far and wide poured into NYC's Pier 94 this weekend to get their …

Architecture

Should Banks Be in the Marijuana Business?

For many people like me, starting your own business is the embodiment of the American dream – you get to be your own boss, build something from the …

Toronto blogger survives solely on social media freebies

You are what you Tweet.<p>Or at least that’s the case for Zach Bussey, who’s been surviving for the past 8 months on social media alone.<p>The 27-year-old …

Use This Site To Delete Old Accounts You Don't Use Anymore

It's hard to know how many online accounts and services each of us has created by now, but it's probably somewhere in the neighborhood of "too many." This proliferation of online accounts has grown a whole crop of password-remembering services that, of course, also require accounts.<p>It would be …

Monitor Lets You Track Any Url and Sends You an SMS If It Goes Offline

If you’re in charge of a website, or a whole lot of websites, or perhaps your job requires you to keep tabs of downtime across certain sites, then Monitor is well worth a look.<p>Quite simply, Monitor will tell you by email or SMS when any of the websites that you are monitoring have gone offline, and …

What's the 'Internet of Everything' worth? $613 billion, Cisco reckons

In 2013, Cisco calculates that companies could produce $613 billion of mostly incremental profit by harnessing the growing networked world of people and things.<p>Cisco Systems wants its customers to know that there is a huge amount of money to be made if they focus their strategy and IT budget on …

Internet of Things

Bionic eye promises vision for the blind

World-leading technology that could help restore vision to a large number of Australia's 45,000 blind people is set to emerge from a Melbourne …

Portrait of Lincoln, A Hyper-Realistic Bust of Abraham Lincoln by Kazuhiro Tsuji

Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji has made “Portrait of Lincoln,” a hyper-realistic bust of the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln. It …

Associated Press News

MERS Infects Two More

iPhone's New iOS7 Design Is Flat as Hell and You Can't Stand the Wait Anymore

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After hearing a lot about the "flat" new look of iOS 7 that may or may not be revealed at Apple's …

World Health Organization says it will investigate patent on deadly Saudi Arabian virus

Dutch scientists are facing criticism from international health officials for filing a patent on one strain of a deadly Middle Eastern virus, and now the World Health Organization has said it will investigate the matter. "No intellectual property should stand in the way of protecting your people," …

At least 51 killed, including 20 children, as tornado tears through Oklahoma

At least 51 people, including 20 children, were among the victims of an enormous tornado that roared through the suburbs of Oklahoma City Monday, pulverizing entire city blocks and leaving behind miles of mangled cars and splintered wood.<p>Officials warned the death toll was likely to climb, making …

America's Cup Death Raises Concerns Over High-Tech Race Boats

America's Cup, the oldest and most prestigious sailing competition, has hit some choppy water.<p>The death last week of British sailor and gold medal Olympian Andrew "Bart" Simpson when the boat he was crewing capsized and broke up during a practice run off San Francisco, has prompted tough questions …

Crime at sea: The world's most pirate-infested waters

Like the Caribbean of old, the waters near Somalia used to be the most heavily pirated in the world. Now there's a new king of the pirates that's quickly become a headache for governments, shipping companies, cruise lines, energy firms, global conglomerates and—perhaps most immediately—for sailors …

Speedboat

Fighting to save Africa's rhinos

<i>By Rohit Kachroo, Correspondent, NBC News</i><p>First came the sound of gunshots late at night.<p>Then, a few hours later, a carcass was found -- his bloodied face and mutilated body shielded by the long grass.<p>Before long, the stench of death was rising from what was now a crime scene.<p>The rangers at Lewa …

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