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Emoji sheriffs are patrolling Twitter

All you internet folk should know who's in charge around these parts now: the dozens of emoji sheriffs patrolling your Twitter feed.<p>It's a pretty …

10 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week (6/13/17 - 6/19/17)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by …

Apps

To Succeed As An Entrepreneur, You'll Need This 1 Skill | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is an emotional roller coaster ride. Day in and day out, you can never really know what to expect.<p>But there is one thing you can count on. At some point in your career, as an effective entrepreneur, you'll have to pivot. You'll need to change your strategy quickly and confidently. …

Business Strategy

Why Elon Musk Called Tesla’s SolarCity Acquisition A “No-Brainer”

It’s official: Tesla is buying SolarCity for $2.6 billion—and the purchase makes complete sense for Musk.<p>Yesterday, Tesla confirmed that it is merging with solar energy firm SolarCity, which also boasts Elon Musk as a cofounder and chairman. Investors aren’t over the moon about the deal—which they …

What 10 Legendary Entrepreneurs Said to Me | Inc.com

Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally heard.<p>1. Bill Gates<p>"A programmer's ability to envision a strong product and methodically map out the code …

Entrepreneurship

Intel's 2014 Android ambitions embrace 64-bit, more tablets

Intel has big Android ambitions for 2014. The chipmaker's points of focus for the year ahead include 64-bit processing power and more tablets.<p>While still overwhelmingly a purveyor of processors for Windows PCs, Intel knows Android is its ticket to a bigger share of the mobile market.<p>One way to make …

Tablets

Yahoo Tops Google As Biggest Website, Says ComScore - Even Without Tumblr

Looks like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is doing something right. Web traffic tracker comScore today issued its monthly report on the top-visited websites in the U.S., and lo and behold, the still-struggling Internet portal came out ahead of Google, the perennial leader for awhile now.<p>Despite other …

High School Students Debunk The Double Stuf Oreo

Given their name, you would assume Double Stuf Oreos offer twice the creme filling sandwiched between two cookies. Industrious high school students learned otherwise in a math class, finding Double Stuf actually is more like 1.86 times the stuf.<p>Dan Anderson, a high school teacher in upstate New …

The Top 7 Most Common Diet Mistakes

woman eating salad and fruits and measuring her waist<p>When you're on a diet, there are generally a <i>lot</i> of rules. So many rules, in fact, that it can be …

Nutrition

Football medical - Sportsmail takes the test Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney and others might take

Fee agreed, terms sorted… now for the medical. Sportsmail undergoes the final piece of transfer jigsaw which Bale, Suarez and Rooney could take this …

Gmail: You weren't really expecting privacy, were you?

So, I just finished reading Google's motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that its e-mail scanning violates California privacy laws. And I'll say this: those Google lawyers are towering writers, indeed. But on to the point: did Google <i>really</i> argue in its rebuttal to the lawsuit that …

Privacy

Message unread: Silicon Valley's secret, failed bid to save BlackBerry

Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around?<p>In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the company through an ongoing crisis. The stock price had slipped to an eight-year low; BlackBerry …

If an astronaut fell into a black hole, would he stretch or burn?

Crack open a middle-school science textbook, and you might see a picture of an astronaut in a black hole: stretched out like a spaghetti noodle as the rapidly increasing gravity pulled different parts of their body at different speeds, then crushed by the same force. A growing scientific …

Five Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’m breaking all the rules.<p>I’m at a silent retreat for the week. No …

When It Comes To Your Data, It’s Time To Enforce Your Own “Terms And Conditions”

The director of a new documentary wonders why so many of us willingly click “OK” and relinquish our information–and our rights. Terms and Conditions May Apply is a call to take back your data.<p>As the director of <i>Terms and Conditions May Apply</i>, a recently released documentary about privacy and the …

NYT: 2 ex-JPMorgan employees to be arrested

Newspaper report says charges involve bank's 2012 'London Whale' scandal and $6 billion in trading losses.<p>Two former JPMorgan Chase employees accused of helping to hide mammoth losses at the bank in 2012 will be arrested in London in the next few days, the <i>New York Times</i> reported Friday on its …

AmazonFresh Is Jeff Bezos’ Last Mile Quest For Total Retail Domination

Amazon upended retail, but CEO Jeff Bezos — who just bought The Washington Post for $250 million — insists it’s still “Day One.” What comes next? A relentless pursuit of cheaper goods and faster shipping. The competition is already gasping for breath.<p>The first thing you notice about Jeff Bezos is …

Inca Child Sacrifice Victims Were Drugged

Mummy hair reveals that young victims were heavy users of coca and alcohol.<p><b>Three Inca mummies found near the lofty summit of Volcán Llullaillaco in Argentina were so well preserved that they put a human face on the ancient ritual of capacocha—which ended with their sacrifice.</b><p><b>Now the bodies of</b> …

The new top of the line - Mercedes S-class: Closest thing yet to a self-driving car - CNNMoney

You can't buy Google's self-driving Toyota Prius but if you can pony up for a six-figure luxury car, you'll soon be able to buy a Mercedes-Benz S-Class that practically drives on its own -- while its heated seats give you a massage.<p>Beyond that, the Mercedes also has a host of other amazing …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

The Future Of Mobile-Social Could Spell The End For Social Networks

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Keith Teare is the founder of just.me and a partner at Archimedes Labs. He is also the co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on Twitter @kteare.</i><p>Because of Google I/O, this was a momentous week for those of us who are watching the rapid transition that is taking place from desktop …

Google Glass as congressional catnip: That didn't take long

Let's stipulate for the record that Congress has every right to ask questions of private industry as it works on the nation's behalf. I remember reading something to that effect when I was studying social studies once upon a time.<p>Then you have this: A public letter sent to Google CEO Larry Page by …

Google Glass

Google's Five-Front Assault On Apple

With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base — on five fronts.<p>Google’s primary source of profit is search-related advertising while Apple’s is …

Infographic: A Beautiful Cheat Sheet For Two Dozen Espresso-Based Drinks

<i>Ugh</i>. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the …

Samsung Readies 5G Technology, Could Hit Market By 2020

Samsung reports that over this past weekend, they successfully tested their 5G network. That’s right – <b>5G</b>! Using 64 different antenna elements, …

Android Apps Found on Google Play Download Spyware

A new piece of Android malware has been discovered with two components: a downloader available on Google Play and the spyware app it downloads. The authors have disguised their scheme under the guise of font-installing apps.<p>The threat, detected as “Android.TechnoReaper” by security firm Webroot, …

Should I stop my studies to start my own business?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along …

Coffeemakers