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The 10 best late-season ski holidays to book now

Early snow and cold weather in December, a rollercoaster of fluctuating temperatures and mighty snowfall in January, an icy almost -30ºC Beast of the East freeze a week or so ago - this has has been an extraordinary rollercoaster of a season in the Alps.<p>And while there have been downsides - such as …

Peering Inside Google's $19 Billion Black Box

There's a $19 billion black box inside Google. That's the yearly amount Google pays to companies that help generate its advertising sales, from the …

Profit

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Accounting Software

If you're tasked with finding the best software to manage your company's books, there are many important factors you must consider. First and foremost, it's crucial you determine whether your company needs an online accounting service for small businesses or enterprise-class software that can scale …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Apps

Booking.com creates platform for travel agents

Booking.com has officially opened up its service for offline travel agencies to search and book accommodation on behalf of travellers.<p>The Priceline …

Travel Industry
Skiing

Facebook enjoys £11m UK tax credit as it makes £5bn global profit

Credit, which can be offset against future tax bills, may raise further questions about whether US group is paying its fair share<p>Facebook’s UK business generated an £11.3m tax credit last year, despite the world’s largest social network making a global profit of $6.19bn (£4.97bn), according to the …

United Kingdom

Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard takes on Google with integrated GIF and Bing search

If customized keyboards for mobile devices are to be the next-gen interface for accessing the wider web – including information you’d normally turn to a search engine to find – then Microsoft today has stepped up its fight with Google with the rollout of a new version of its predictive keyboard app …

Apps

World’s best beaches 2016: Plan your next holiday in paradise

Dreams of white sand beaches and paradisiacal ocean waves dancing in your head? With the holiday season around the corner, here’s a selection of some …

Beaches

5 under-the-radar summer getaways

With so many people on the move all around the world, why not turn your attention to these understated and peacefully crowd-free destinations? In these calmer getaways, you can meet locals, enjoy regional cuisine, and explore untouched oases.<p>Plan a more peaceful summer escape with our list of 10 …

Santa Fe

GSM vs CDMA - What's the difference

When consumers think about mobile network providers, their primary concern is with regards to coverage, quality, support, pricing, and other factors but when you pick a network carrier, you also make the choice between a GSM network or a CDMA network, at least in the US.<p>You have probably come …

4G LTE

Here are the 4 things Google CFO Ruth Porat wants investors to keep in mind

The stock went wild, zooming up about 11%.<p>Besides the stock rocketship, this was a particularly significant earnings report because it's the last one before the company starts breaking out Google's business as separate from the other subsidiaries created under new parent company Alphabet.<p>In her …

Women in Tech

Things You Need To Know About Making Your Next Hangover Less Awful

Unlike food, alcohol requires no digestion by your body. Although, sadly, this does not mean that beverages and liquors come without calories and fat. As a matter of fact, how our body processes alcohol, and the alcohol’s makeup, determines everything about how we feel during and after …

Alcohol

FYI: Why Do I Poop More When I Have My Period?

I mean, it's not just me, right?<p>The answer is prostaglandins. These are the chemical signals girls' and women's bodies make and send to the uterus to tell it to contract, thus expelling the uterine lining at the end of the menstrual cycle. Prostaglandins aren't super picky about whom they talk to, …

Swarm now lets you check in belatedly based on your GPS history

Swarm is still thirsty for your check-in activities, and will now let you do so belatedly if you noticed you might have been at specific establishments at some point in your day.<p>The latest version of Swarm for iOS (3.2) states that the app will now suggest places to check in later so you can add …

Windows 10: tips and tricks for Microsoft’s most powerful operating system yet

1. Speak to Cortana<p>Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant, in the vein of Siri and Google Now, and with Windows 10 it’s breaking out from Windows Phone on to desktops, laptops and tablets. You can turn Cortana on and tweak its settings from the Start menu, then use your voice or the search box on …

Apps

Windows 10 Worst Feature Now Installing On Windows 7 And Windows 8

Last week came the warning, now comes the roll out. The most criticised aspect of Windows 10 is coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8 after Microsoft released upgrades which enable the company to extensively track what users are doing. The releases bring good and bad news…<p><b>The Bad News</b><p>The three updates …

Microsoft Windows

WhatsApp’s Web Client Adds iOS Support

At last, WhatsApp has added iOS to the platforms supported by its web app. This means that iPhone users can now sync their accounts and chats to WhatsApp Web. iOS is already listed on WhatsApp Web’s site, but is still gradually rolling out to iPhone users in the app’s latest update.<p>When WhatsApp …

Apps

Danish police arrest two for running Popcorn Time guide sites

Danish law enforcement officers have reportedly arrested a pair of men for running two websites tangentially related to Popcorn Time, an outlaw site billed as the "Netflix for Torrenting." Not only that, the police have also shut down both Popcorntime.dk and Popcorn-time.dk, and seized the domains. …

Google shows what it knows about us in new privacy hub

Google really wants you to feel in control of your data, and has unveiled a new hub for privacy and security settings across all its services to help you get a grip. My Account lets internet users with or without a Google account check exactly what information they're giving away on Google Maps, …

Privacy

Google Atap: touch-sensitive jeans, tiny radar and the death of the password

Google’s advanced research arm shows off new projects at I/O developer conference in San Francisco<p>What do smart jeans that let you make a call, a small dot that allows people to control a computer or phone without touching anything and a project to make passwords history have in common? They’re all …

Wearable Tech

9 reasons why I'm ready to love Windows 10

"Even though we're months away from the final version, Windows 10 already feels seamless, friendly, familiar, and actually kind of fun to use," he wrote after trying Microsoft's free Windows 10 preview.<p>Now, we're a few months closer to the launch of Windows 10, and the anticipation is building.<p>In …

Apps

Stop advertisers from tracking you on Facebook

Online advertising is the price we pay to use most free websites and services. As a website owner myself, I know how important advertising is for supporting a site. I also know that while many people are fine with regular advertising, they aren't as comfortable with targeted advertising.<p>In case you …

How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease

Implanting electrodes in the brain and zapping it helps patients with Parkinson's and other disorders, but doctors have never been sure <i>why</i>, exactly. Now, researchers from UC San Francisco think that the therapy (called deep-brain stimulation, or DBS) works by altering neural timings, in much the …

Alzheimer's researchers find molecule that delays onset of disease

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Dementia

Psychotherapy Works, But Not For Everyone

Treatments that work well for most don't work well for all. And even effective treatments have side effects and complications. This is true of medication and surgery- and it is also true of psychotherapy.<p>Psychotherapy is a proven effective treatment and should be the first choice for mild to …

Depression

High-tech Warriors: A glimpse into the stadium of the future

The Golden State Warriors will open a new high-tech sports and entertainment complex in 2018, and the basketball team's testing some of the innovations in its current arena now.<p>OAKLAND, Calif. -- Floor tiles that generate electricity when people walk on them. Streetlamps that transmit data to …

Golden State Warriors