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Apple to create stunning new London HQ at Battersea Power Station

Apple is to create a spectacular new London headquarters at Battersea Power Station in a massive coup for the developers behind the £9 billion …

England

Apple planning to bring 4K screen to 21.5-inch iMac in October

Apple is indeed planning to release a new version of its 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display this fall, according to reliable sources. The current plan is to announce the refreshed version of the smaller iMac by the end of October alongside OS X El Capitan and begin shipping the product by the …

iMac

Apple TV 4 coming in October for under $200, Apple TV 3 stays & gets new streaming service

<i>Rough mockup of fourth Apple TV vs. third Apple TV by Michael Steeber</i><p>With the official debut of the next-generation Apple TV less than two weeks away, sources have provided additional details on Apple’s pricing, availability, and product lineup plans for its set-top devices. According to sources, …

Apple’s music deals allow for new Beats stations at any time

The labels are taking a wait and see approach with Apple Music until the trial period ends<p>While Apple Music may have gotten off to a less than stellar start, Apple’s 24/7 radio station Beats 1 has lived up to the hype, quickly becoming the most praised part of the service. But it may not be the …

Get Ready For A New Apple TV In September

The new Apple TV is headed to market along with an App Store of its own. Next step: that long-in-the-offing subscription internet-TV service.<p>In March of this year, BuzzFeed News told you that Apple had a new Apple TV in the pipeline and planned to unveil it in June at its annual Word Wide …

Creators of The Wire were asked to remove details that could help criminals avoid wiretaps

HBO's <i>The Wire</i> was lauded for its gritty, realistic portrayal of the drug war in Baltimore, but it seems law enforcement thought the show could be a bit <i>too</i> authentic at times. In a story about cellphone tracking technology, showrunner David Simon tells <i>The Baltimore Sun</i> that "At points, we were asked …

Report: Apple in negotiations to use BMW i3 as basis for its own electric car

Apple and BMW have engaged in negotiations over Apple’s interest in using BMW’s i3 electric cars as a basis for its own electric car project, according to a new report from German publication…<p>News of Apple’s work on building an electric vehicle was first reported early this year with hundreds of …

Electric Vehicles

The American Confederacy is still alive in a small Brazilian city called Americana

Now, 150 years later, their story has been seemingly erased from the history books.<p>But deep in the heart of Brazil, descendendants of these confederate expats gather annually to celebrate their controversial history and maintain their traditions and culture.<p><i>Thanks to VICE reporter Mimi Dwyer, whose</i> …

Brazil

All the Apple Watch Travel Apps Ready for Launch

Five months after revealing the Apple Watch, the company today announced pricing for the device as well as a release dates and more details about its …

What linguists say about Kevin Spacey's bizarre Southern accent on House of Cards

Bloomberg Business’ new look has made a splash — but don’t just call it a redesign

Bloomberg digital editor Joshua Topolsky on uncomfortable news design, new ad units, and why they killed the comments.<p>Bloomberg launched a fresh, new Bloomberg Business Tuesday night, to both acclaim and confusion. Change has long been afoot lately at Bloomberg Media, which hired Justin B. Smith …

Inside China's Mission Hills Golf Club, The Largest Golf Resort In The World

The sport was banned under Mao in the 1940s through the '80s for being a millionaires' hobby. It wasn't until 1984 that the first golf course in China was even constructed, and then 20 years later in 2004, building new golf courses was banned.<p>Of course, that hasn't stopped developers from doing it …

Golf

The Women Leaders Driving Lyft’s Impressive Growth

Fourteen of Lyft’s top 30 executives are female, including two big new hires. Here’s why that matters to the fast-growing company’s future.<p>While new Lyft CMO Kira Wampler was an intern at Intuit during business school, two female executives at the company came back from maternity leaves to huge …

Apple targets for Apple Watch battery life revealed, A5-caliber CPU inside

Although Apple has said that the Apple Watch will need to be charged nightly, the company has not disclosed any details on how long the wearable’s battery will last. For the first time, people with knowledge of the Apple Watch’s development have provided us with the specific performance targets …

Smartwatches

No. 23 Hoosiers ride hot shooters past No. 13 Maryland 89-70

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana sent a message to the Big Ten on Thursday night.<p>It's back -- and it's not going away any time soon.<p>Kevin "Yogi" …

College Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles Are On Track To Get Screwed Out Of The Playoffs By A Losing Team

Philly is one of six good NFC teams that are on pace to win 10 or more games. But because the winner of the dismal NFC South division automatically makes the playoffs, one of those six teams is going to get screwed out of the postseason.<p>Considering how the tiebreakers work out, it appears the …

NFL

As Downtown LA Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row

In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall.<p>This is Skid Row, and compared to the affluent downtown areas that practically surround it, the area is like a different planet. Fifty blocks of sidewalk are jammed with …

How Jessica Alba Proved Her Doubters Wrong

Even movie stars have to stare down skeptics when they're launching a company and seeking funding. Here's how Jessica Alba persevered--and wound up with a company valued at nearly $1 billion.<p><i>When actress Jessica Alba first conceived her idea to launch a line of nontoxic household and baby products</i> …

How Slack has made itself an indispensable business tool

When Slack launched in February, it was hardly the first chat/messaging service aimed at corporate users. But thanks to smart product decisions, the right mix of features, and good marketing, it has become one of the fastest growing.<p>Slack now has 285,000 users per day, up from 171,000 in August. …

Chatbots

Darren Sproles, Mark Sanchez star as Eagles dominate Panthers

PHILADELPHIA -- Mark Sanchez did his part for the Eagles while the defense dominated and special teams shined.<p>Darren Sproles had two touchdowns, …

Airport kiosks and mobile check in to expand

If you're a tech-savvy traveler, the future looks bright for you.<p>Some of the biggest airports in the world are planning to invest heavily in technology that will let you check in with a mobile device or on an electronic kiosk and board your plane without checking in with a gate agent, according to …

Expedia Begins Marketing Flights Based On "Happiness" With Routehappy Technology

Anyone who has traveled by air during the last decade knows that the terms “airplane” and “comfort” are rarely found in the same sentence. Fueled by the prospect of higher profits, airlines compete against each other to see how many passengers they can cram into their aircraft, innovating …

Mark Sanchez puts in extra work on Eagles' off day with Jordan Matthews, Zach Ertz

<b>PHILADELPHIA —</b> During his time with the New York Jets, current Eagles' quarterback Mark Sanchez would fly his receivers out to the west coast to get …

Amazon's Echo Chamber

I used to give Amazon’s consumer hardware strategy the benefit of the doubt. I liked the original e-ink Kindles, even though they were made out of …

CVS, RiteAid face antitrust investigation after Apple Pay ban

CVS and Rite Aid kicked off the Apple Pay War last week by disabling Apple’s mobile wallet solution from working at stores, even though it was supported at launch, but a team of class action lawyers are helping fanboys fight back by hitting the companies with an antitrust investigation.<p>Schubert, …

Rite Aid

iMessage and FaceTime Ranked as Most Secure Mass-Market Messaging Options

The Electronic Frontier Foundation or EFF, a non-profit digital rights group, has investigated the security of various messaging apps and created a new Secure Messaging Scorecard, ranking messaging apps and tools like iMessage, FaceTime, BlackBerry Messenger, Skype, Snapchat, and more, based on …

Organization aims for more female leaders

Yiqing Sun, a first-year student in the Master’s of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, has become the city ambassador for the …

I Have Died Many Times

On the reality in Bloomington

This much we must remember: Tom Crean gets what’s expected in Bloomington.<p>You don’t toss up four straight perfect APR scores without getting it. You …

Apple plans Apple University in China, bringing Jobs’ vision to Asia

Apple is seeking to cement its business position in China for the long-term with an expansion of its Cupertino-based Apple University program to the region, according to a person with knowledge of the plans. Apple Vice President and Dean of Apple University Joel Podolny is currently interviewing …