Kate Piatek

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The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

10 overrated tourist attractions in the US — and where to go instead

Knowing which tourist attractions are worth seeing and which aren't can help you save valuable time and leave you feeling like you saw the best of the area on a trip.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the most disappointing tourist traps in …

Travel

Apple Approves An App That Blocks Ads In Native Apps, Including Apple News

It’s unclear if Apple is setting a precedent, or has only accidentally allowed the approval of a new app, known as Been Choice, into the iTunes App Store. The app claims to block advertisements not only in mobile applications, but also in native mobile apps, including Facebook and even Apple’s own …

A new service will sell all your old stuff for you and take a cut of the profits

When you want to sell your old smartphone, where do you go? There's eBay, Craiglist, or a gadget re-seller like Gazelle. What about a chair you don't want anymore? Or a game console?<p>In a sea of online marketplaces for selling everything imaginable, a new startup called Sell It Easy wants to make …

San Francisco

The Jobs Family has Been Quietly Donating to Charities for Over Two Decades

- May 24, 2013<p>Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs never sought out attention for any of his charity related efforts, but now a new report says his …

Facebook Confirms Pages Can't View Insights Data After May 13

Facebook Page owners this week have noticed that their Page Insights data has not been updated since last week, as far back as May 13. Facebook has confirmed the issue with The Next Web and is currently working on a fix.<p>“Page Insights data from 5/13 onward is currently delayed in Page Insights,” a …

Flickr Has A Secret 'We're Hiring' Ad Only Engineers Can See

Flickr is hiring a select batch of software and mobile engineers.<p>To make sure that only the right kind of candidates apply, the company hid its "We're hiring" ad in the source code of the newly redesigned website's front page.<p>Well done, Flickr.

Employment

Apple Named World's Most Valuable Brand for Third Year in a Row

Millward Brown today released its annual BrandZ study of global brands (<i>via AllThingsD</i>), which found Apple to be the world's most valuable brand for the third straight year.<p>Although Apple topped the list once again, its brand value only increased 1% to $185 billion, which is not as impressive as …