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Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

Trader Joe's Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals

Here's some food for thought: One-third of the world's food goes to waste every year. In the U.S., about 40 percent of our food gets thrown out. It's happening on the farm, at the grocery store and in our own homes.<p>Lately, there's been a lot of talk about what to do about it — from auctioning off …

Fights erupt at Apple iPhone launch in California

At least two arrests were made in Pasadena when a ploy to get homeless people to queue up for the new iPhones went spectacularly wrong.<p>An overnight campout for the new iPhone became chaotic when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store in California, and a man's plan to hire …

California

Where Americans—Rich and Poor—Spent Every Dollar in 2012

Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.<p>Here it is, fresh from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: all of American spending in one big color wheel.<p>Since some of you (inexplicably) don't like pie charts, here's the same data in bars.<p>Averages are …

Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "end welfare as we know it."<p>Partisans tend to …

Stuck In Poverty Amid Signs Of Recovery

For the third year in a row, the poverty rate has remained stuck at about 15 percent. Nearly one in six Americans was living in poverty in 2012, according to a new report by the Census Bureau. Despite a slow-moving economic recovery, these latest numbers show that for poor Americans, there are few …

Slideshow: Ferrari 328 GTS

Check out the pictures of a Ferrari 328 GTS, tracked down by our friend at Petrolicious, that calls Poland home.

Airline Style Through the Years

Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet looks at the evolution of airline style, from stewardesses to passengers, through the years.<p>Laurence King Publishing

Notes From The iPhone Launch: Tim Cook Erases Any Doubt It's His Apple As Record Crowds Embrace Apple's Latest

We won’t know until at least Monday whether the launch of Apple's new iPhones set a sales record, but by all accounts record crowds showed up Friday to get their hands on one. I had the chance to spend a few hours with the waiting throng at one of the company’s newest retail stores, in the Stanford …

Nokia racks up the retweets by poking fun at Apple's iPhone 5C

Last week, as Apple was announcing the iPhone 5C, its first colored iPhone, Nokia's marketing team took a moment to poke fun at the company's latest innovation. A tweet posted to the Nokia UK account simply said "thanks, Apple" and was accompanied by an image of the rainbow-hued Lumia family …

BlackBerry postpones launch of BBM for iOS and Android

BlackBerry's big rollout of BBM for iOS and Android was due to start today, with the Android version planned to be available earlier this morning. Unfortunately, the app never made it to the Google Play Store, leaving those who've been waiting for it to arrive in the dark as to where it might be. …

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …