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Transcripts Show How Contentious Trump’s Calls Were With Mexican and Australian Leaders

WASHINGTON — President Trump engaged in contentious telephone calls with the leaders of Mexico and Australia in his early days in office, pressing them to make concessions to satisfy his own domestic political needs in exchanges so sharp that he said talking to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia …

Donald Trump
Startups

Toshiba is probably going to postpone earnings for a third time

Toshiba shares plunged as much as 9.4 percent in early morning trade, before trimming the loss to about 4 percent, compared with a slight gain in the Nikkei index.<p>A third postponement of the October-December earnings, currently due on April 11, looks necessary because Toshiba's auditor, …

Toshiba

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

Here Are The '40 Funniest Movie Scenes'

They are funny ― but are they the funniest?<p>You’ll have to decide for yourself as you watch Burger Fiction’s supercut of the “40 Funniest Movie Scenes.”<p>We’re partial to the farting outburst in “Blazing Saddles,” but that’s just old-school us.<p>And we don’t have to undergo any hot wax to be convinced …

Facebook Live

Review: DJI Mavic, the pro-grade camera drone that fits in your pocket

The DJI Mavic is freakin' tiny. It hits you the moment you see the box, which is about a third the size of a Phantom 4 box. Then it hits you again …

Drones

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10 Behaviors of immensely successful entrepreneurs

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 22<p>All successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common that they know how to manage all the dimensions of their lives, …

Iconic NASA Space Walk Photos Continue to Inspire

One of the key challenges in environmental portraiture is finding the right balance between subject and setting. Zoom in too close, and you lose the …

Chilean coup, 1973 - a picture from the past

One of the last known images of the socialist president of Chile, Salvador Allende, which was taken during the army's assault on the presidential palace during the coup d'etat which toppled his government

After Allende: Chile 40 years on - in pictures

Chile from Within, an out-of-print chronicle of the fall of President Salvador Allende, is being published as an ebook, four decades after the coup. The digital version will add audio interviews and archival footage to the original book, which was a 1990 collaboration between Magnum photographer …

Aprés Ride Cycling Gear

Keep the fun going even after you climb off your bike.<i>—Jennifer Sherry</i>

Cycling

The Basics of Shifting Bike Gears

With a little practice, changing bike gears can be as intuitive as pedaling. Here are six things to remember.<p><b>1. The Gears</b><br>Most bikes have two or three chainrings in the front and anywhere from 7 to 11 gears, or cogs, in the back. Moving the chain from the smallest rear cog to the largest eases your …

Cycling

6 Tips for Photographing Deserts

Deserts can make for very dramatic and beautiful landscapes but it can also be challenging to avoid your photos appearing flat and uninteresting. …

Hasselblad to Open Its First Retail Store in Tokyo

The online shopping revolution has wreaked havoc on brick-and-mortar stores, and photography shops are no exception. If you need an example, look no …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

Pic of the Day: Long Exposure of NASA's Moon-Bound Launch

Just what is that streaking across the sky? On Friday night, September 6, NASA launched its newest robotic moon explorer LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer). About 200 miles north of the launch pad, from the Top of the Rock observation deck at Rockefeller Center in New York City, …

Photos

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Formula One Crash Video Captured by Onboard Thermal Imaging Camera

We've often looked at how new applications of camera technology, from quadrotors to GoPros to sequential shooting, can be used to create thrilling …

Italian Grand Prix

Artistic Underwater Photography by Christy Lee Rogers

Dreamlike Underwater Photography.<p>Selected photographic artworks from several projects by Christy Lee Rogers, a self-taught photographer from Kailua, …

Simple Black Logo Designs by Chris Trivizas

Stunning Logos.<p>Wow, this <b>logo collectio</b>n is simply amazing! The selection features simple black logo designs by Chris Trivizas, a graphic designer and …

Architects sketch a new space for South Bank skaters

Area below Hungerford bridge earmarked for new skateboarding space, but users of undercroft oppose any 'contrived' design<p>Angular shards of concrete lie marooned beneath the bridge like fragments of an ice floe cast adrift. There are low stretches of railings at odd angles and little flights of …

SlickLogin Aims To Kill The Password By Singing A Silent Song To Your Smartphone

The password needs to die, and SlickLogin is trying to help kill it.<p>Launching into closed beta in the Disrupt SF 2013 Battlefield today, SlickLogin lets you log into a website on your computer by holding your phone within a few inches of it.<p>Here’s the idea: as a user, you’d go to whatever …

New iPhone to include fingerprint scanner: WSJ

Ahead of Tuesday's event where Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the higher-end model will include a fingerprint scanner. The feature has been widely rumored by Reuters, the <i>WSJ</i>, and elsewhere; apparent references to the hardware have been found in the beta …

PayPal unveils Beacon: a USB stick that powers hands-free checkout (video)

PayPal's offered its Here service since last year to simplify buying items in brick-and-mortar shops, and today they've just unveiled their latest crack at in-person shopping: a USB stick dubbed Beacon. Business owners running a compatible Point of Sale system (Booker, Erply, Leaf, Leapset, Micros, …

How to Take Better Photographs

Some people think that great photography requires an expensive camera, but good technique is more important than expensive equipment. If you are …

Montréal's Month of Photography

How to Photograph a Portrait of a Stranger with the WOW Factor

Have you ever met a person, while travelling abroad or at home, who has such an interesting face that you would really like to photograph? But, just …

How to Do Black-and-White Conversions From RAW Files

Black-and-white conversions from color pictures are easy–just convert to greyscale in the photo editing software of your choice, and you’re there. …