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Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

Tim Cook Defused Steve Jobs' Thermonuclear War, Then He Took Down Android

It would be fair to say that Steve Jobs did not like Android, or Samsung’s smartphone design team. He promised all of Apple’s resources would be deployed in a “thermonuclear war” against the rival operating system and the South Korean company. Tim Cook’s Apple never followed up on Jobs’ threat… at …

Tim Cook

How Apple Inc. managed to upstage the tech industry at CES for fifteen years

Editorial<p>Within three years of Steve Jobs' return to Apple in 1996, he transformed the then-struggling company into an innovation machine capable of …

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking warn of artificial intelligence dangers

Call it preemptive extinction panic, smart people buying into Sci-Fi hype or simply a prudent stance on a possible future issue, but the fear around …

Artificial Intelligence

These BMW laser headlights were the coolest things we saw at CES

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a feast for the senses: More than 170,000 people from all over the world, wandering endless aisles of giant TVs, wearable gadgets, and everything that goes inside them.<p>But the most interesting thing we saw was housed in a temporary building in …

CES 2015: Noise-Canceling Headphones Powered by Lightning Port

I wish I were at CES, but must be content with reading the news reports. One that caught my eye was an announcement by Philips of noise-canceling headphones that plug into the Lightning connector port and that don't need batteries. They're powered by the port itself. As you likely know, …

It's 8 Years Since The iPhone Was Unveiled — Look How Terrible The First One Was

It was nothing short of a miracle.<p>Before the iPhone came out, smartphones were clunky devices, half keyboard and half screen.<p>Full websites didn't run on mobile phones, so companies were forced to build weak, mobile versions of their sites.<p>The iPhone changed everything.<p>And yet the iPhone experience …

iPhone 6 Plus, Four Months On: Still the Best, With a Catch

Four months ago, when I reviewed the new iPhones, I called the 6 Plus the perfect smartphone. Is that still true, even after four months of use?<p>I’ve had the 6 Plus since it launched in September. Using a review model for three weeks absolutely convinced me that the 6 Plus was the way to go, so I …

An unbeatable computer program has finally solved two-player limit Texas hold'em poker

The program also demonstrates that playing second is advantageous<p>Two-player limit Texas hold’em poker has finally been solved, according to a study published in <i>Science</i> today. Scientists have designed a computer program, named Cepheus, with a strategy for the game that is so close to perfect that …

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: 1000 Words/Shutterstock<p>There’s a whole category of social-science fallacy that revolves around extrapolating from one …

Here’s how Apple could eliminate almost every port on its next MacBook Air

This year’s MacBook Air is reportedly ditching every port you’ve ever known, except for the headphone jack and a new USB port.<p>That includes the MagSafe port you’ve been using to charge your laptop for years.<p>Apple is doing this to make the Air even thinner than it already is.<p>The reality is that you …

CEO of most-visited news site says Apple Watch will flatten competition

The Apple Watch isn’t even out yet, and already it’s picking up some fairly high profile cheerleaders.<p>Not long after T-Mobile CEO John Legere jumped on the Apple Watch bandwagon by predicting the device will “mark the tipping point when wearables go from niche to mainstream,” MailOnline North …