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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 …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

The 50 Best Apps of the Year

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are IP67 Water Resistant, But Water Damage Isn't Covered Under Warranty

Apple's latest iPhones, the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, are the company's first iPhones that have been advertised as "water and dust resistant" with an official IP67 rating under International Electrotechnical Standards, a uniform way of determining water and resistance ratings across a wide …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

London taxi company launches flat-fee courier service that starts from £6

Gett, the taxi company that rebranded its UK operations to keep it in line with its global brand, has a new feather to its bow today in the form of an on-demand courier service in the UK capital.<p>The courier options will appear in the regular iOS and Android apps, and are currently restricted to …

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Uber wants to be your express delivery service for everything

The company’s next big play to move beyond ride-hailing<p>Uber announced today its plans to expand its application program interface, or API, project to its nascent delivery service, UberRUSH. By adding just a few lines of code, businesses such as Nordstrom and 1800flowers can now integrate UberRUSH's …

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The World's Richest 1% Just Got A Lot Richer, While Everyone Else Didn't

The gap between the rich and the poor has widened to the extent that the richest 1% have more wealth than the rest of the world combined, according to a new report by anti-poverty charity, Oxfam.<p>Per Oxfam’s math:<p>In 2015, just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people – the bottom …

Apple's 25 Best iPhone Apps of the Year

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This Sneaky Interview Technique Forces Job Candidates to Answer Honestly

They won't be able to tell you what they think you want to hear -- because they won't know.<p><i>What are some questions that someone interviewing you about your career should ask you in order to get your very best stories and insights? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where</i> …

Employment

Volkswagen market share declines in September

VW sales also lagged behind the market, growing 8.4% from a year ago compared with 9.8% for whole industry<p>Volkswagen lost ground against its competitors in September in a strong month for European car sales, as the German carmaker seeks to recover from the emissions-rigging scandal.<p>Volkswagen’s …

Automotive Industry

FoxType wants to help you write more polite emails

The trouble with communicating via text, whether it’s an SMS, IM or email, is that the tone of your message may not always come through as you expect. It’s especially difficult when you’re conversing with a business associate or someone you’ve never met before.<p>FoxType tries to help you write more …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

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11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

'Female Viagra' maker Sprout to be sold to Valeant for $1bn

The deal with Sprout Pharmaceuticals was announced a day after the Food and Drug Administration approved first female sexual dysfunction drug Addyi<p>Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay about $1bn to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug intended to boost sexual desire in …

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The 14 fastest unicorns to reach $1 billion

And some of them manage to do it faster than others.<p>These are the companies that got to a $1 billion valuation faster than anyone else, based on data from research firm Pitchbook.

The World's Youngest Billionaires 2015

Fourty-four of the world's wealthiest people are under 40 years old. Meet the globe's richest youngsters.

4 Tools To Make You A Better 401k Investor

Robo Advisors are all the rage. Launched over the past several years, several have grown to over one billion in assets under management. Wealthfront manages $2 billion, Betterment and Personal Capital about $1.5 billion. While still small compared to the goliaths of the industry (Vanguard manages …

Drone firing handgun appears in video

Home-made quadcopter capable of firing pistol at least four times while airborne posted on YouTube<p>A video of a home-made drone firing what appears to be a pistol has been posted onto YouTube.<p>The video, which cannot be independently verified by the Guardian, appears to show a small calibre handgun …

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12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

What parents in India will do for good grades

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> The quest to be educated in India has literally scaled new heights.<p>Images of parents and family members clambering up school buildings and clinging on window ledges to pass cheat sheets to their children have left authorities in despair.<p>The incident took place on Wednesday in the …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …