Ian Parks

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Europeans are increasingly obese, whether McDonald’s believes it or not

You wouldn’t necessarily expect to get health insights from McDonald’s—but it doesn’t mean the company isn’t offering them. At an analyst conference this week, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson revealed that he’s lost 20 lbs (9 kg) over the past year, though he still eats his company’s fast food every …

Mars mission astronauts face radiation exposure risk

Worrying news for anyone keen on taking a trip to Mars: flying to the Red Planet and back could, in a single mission, expose you to a dose of …

The FBI Changes Its Story (Again) on the Ibragim Todashev Shooting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Law enforcement officials are still trying to explain how a supposedly peaceful interview with an …

Google Music 'All Access' iOS app is coming within weeks

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Just a few weeks after announcing its music subscription service, Google is bringing it to iOS.<p>Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president overseeing Android and Chrome at Google, made the promise today at D11, a tech conference here. Google Play Music “All Access” will …

Five reasons why I love TouchWiz over stock Android

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

Today's Best Apps: Mextures, Marbly, World War Z And More

The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable …

The Best Apps of the Month: May 2013

Android is growing fast, and so is the amount of apps on the Play Store. Every month developers and big companies are releasing cool new apps for the Android community to try. With the amount of apps that are released, finding the good ones can be quite a challenge. So we’ve done all the work for …

Big Break for Mayor Ford?

Well, maybe not a <i>big</i> break. But perhaps a conceptual break. Or perhaps a new slogan for the 2014 reelection campaign he committed to running …