Jorge Jimenez

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Jay-Z Calls Out Rappers Who Lie About How Much Money They Actually Make

It's a pretty well known fact that rappers like to flaunt their wealth. Most hip-hop music is laced with lyrics that embrace a cushy lifestyle full of expensive cars, homes, and of course jewelery.<p>Jay-Z is fed up with this precedent. He calls out his fellow MCs on his new album, Magna Carta Holy …

I Was Surprised By How Much I Loved Visiting Peru

The country is riddled with archaeological sites that tell the story of these civilizations, which left a legacy that still lives on in the art, customs and traditions found in modern-day Peru.<p>I journeyed to Peru with avid hopes of climbing Machu Picchu and sipping coca tea with locals donning …

The Laws That Make It Easy for the Government to Spy on Americans

With all of the new disclosures in the last 24 hours about surveillance by the National Security Agency and the FBI of both telephone and Internet …

Apple And Sony Reach Agreement, Giving iRadio Full Record Label Support, Report Claims

Apple’s rumored iRadio support has just scored a major win, signing up remaining holdout Sony Music according to a new report from AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka. This follows reports earlier this week that talks had successfully resulted in arrangements with Warner Bros. and Universal, which should mean …

Facebook Is Radically Changing Ads To Make Life Simpler For Marketers

By Alexei Oreskovic<p>SAN FRANCISCO, June 6 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is eliminating various types of advertisements on its website in an effort to simplify a system that it acknowledged was confusing marketers.<p>The world's No. 1 social network, which is seeking to revive revenue growth, will still …

iOS 7, Mac OS X Updates, MacBooks and More: What to Expect at Apple's WWDC

It has been nearly nine months since Apple has held its last big event. In that time the company has suffered from some issues on Wall Street, been …

Europeans call for answers over U.S. web spying allegations

And so the international fallout from the revelations around the NSA’s wide-ranging PRISM surveillance program begins to appear. We’ve already had a …

China attempts to take high ground over US cyberattacks

China's top Internet security official says he has "mountains of data" on extensive US hacking aimed at China, but said he thought it irresponsible to blame Washington for such attacks, in stark contrast to recent comments by US officials.<p>Cyber security is a major concern for the US government and …

PICTURE: Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel in 2 Hobbit 2 Furious

Along with another bout of crippling diarrhea for me, today brings us the first picture of Evangeline Lilly, aka Freckles from Lost, in the first official shot of the elf warrior Tauriel in <i>The Hobbit:</i><p>“She’s slightly reckless and totally ruthless and doesn’t hesitate to kill,” says Lilly. She’s also …

Apple makes a final push for iRadio music deals ahead of WWDC

Apple’s Pandora-killer cometh — finally?<p>After being rumored for months (and reportedly suffering from plenty of delays), Apple is making a big push to settle licensing deals for its Internet radio service in time for its Worldwide Developers Conference next week, both the New York Times and CNet …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle

It has only been a few days since the release of Arrested Development on Netflix, but the fourth season of the series has already exceeded the company’s expectations. In an interview at the D11 conference, CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company’s plans for …

US v. Apple: What they’re really fighting over as the antitrust case goes to trial

Apple and the United States are due in a New York courtroom on Monday for the first day of the government’s antitrust lawsuit, which accuses Apple and some of the world’s largest publishers of colluding to set prices on e-books.<p>Soon before unveiling the iPad on Jan. 27, 2010, Apple reached …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Gleaning the Prism

The Google Glass prism is a fascinating piece of technology, but how does it work? Read on and learn more…<p>Martin Missfeldt created this infographic …

Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Surefire Ways to Get Mugged on Vacation

There's something about being on vacation that turns travelers into easy marks. No one wants to get mugged, but new surroundings, vacation giddiness, and a lack of caution can leave even savvy travelers vulnerable to opportunistic thieves.<p>I should know. Until I started thinking about this story, I …

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Temporary and part-time jobs are going to kill the global economy

The consequences of the current unemployment situation may be felt for decades eventually undermining financial stability. The threat to stability has become a grave concern—enough so that in a radical strategy shift, the International Monetary Fund is now focusing on fixing unemployment.<p>Since the …

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …

How can I watch the May 9-10 solar eclipse safely … or online?

Safe viewing methods, and a link to online viewing of the May 9-10 “ring of fire” annular eclipse.<p>Whether you’re in a location to view the May 9-10 …

Man's Runny Nose Was Actually His Brain Leaking Fluid

Sometimes a runny nose isn't a runny nose. Fox 10 Phoenix has a scary story about a man who thought he had a runny nose, but it turned to be …

Study of lead levels in rice under scrutiny

<b>Tests indicating that rice imported to the US contained high levels of lead have been cast into doubt.</b><p>At a conference in April, researchers reported that commercially available rice contained many times more lead than US food authorities deemed safe.<p>The findings sparked international concern over …

Mars One says 80,000 have applied for one-way mission to red planet

Almost 80,000 people have applied to take part in a one-way mission to Mars, each of them completing a rigorous application that stresses the need …

New York Could Be The First Major City To Let Non-Citizens Vote

The proposal, which would allow certain non-citizens to vote in local elections, appears to have a veto-proof majority in the New York City Council — enough to overcome opposition by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.<p>As hearings on the proposal get underway Thursday, supporters are optimistic it will become …