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'You're getting nothing': Steve Jobs' daughter wrote a heartbreaking memoir about their often brutal relationship

Lisa Brennan-Jobs, a daughter of the longtime Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has published an excerpt from her coming memoir, "Small Fry" — and it contains heartbreaking details about her difficult relationship with her father.<p>This is the first time Brennan-Jobs has written in depth about her father, who …

Steve Jobs

Bermuda Triangle mystery 'solved,' scientists claim

British scientists believe 100ft ‘rogue’ waves could be the reason why so many boats have been sunk in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle.<p>The infamous body of water in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean stretches 700,000 square km (270,271 square miles) between Florida, Bermuda and …

North Atlantic

How Apple defied expectations, launched a $1,000 iPhone and made it more profitable than ever

It seemed like a wild gamble a year ago.<p>As rumors heated up that Apple was preparing to launch a new iPhone in the $1,000 range, the pile on from the …

Profit

Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as a dream, without value

LONDON (Reuters) - Senior Iranian officials and military commanders on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and "a dream", saying his words contradicted his action of reimposing sanctions on Tehran.<p>Separately, Iranian President Hassan …

South Asia

How President Trump's Defense Went From 'No Collusion' With Russia to 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

The first time that Donald Trump argued about collusion, it was to claim that his political opponents were doing it. Then, it was to argue that he …

Donald Trump

You Can Now Be Fined $3,300 For Taking Risqué Selfies

When your morning scroll (no one <i>strolls</i> these days, right?) is rudely interrupted by the same wannabe-influencer’s third gratuitous selfie you might …

Celebrity Style

Amazon is launching a better version of the post office in cities around the country. Here's what it's like to use.

Customers can do only two things at Amazon pickup locations: pick up packages, and return them. That's all they're built for.<p>But for Amazon, being the online-shopping powerhouse it is, those are two very important purposes.<p>The locations function a lot like a post office, but just for Amazon …

eCommerce

How To Trade The FANG Stocks In August

Let us review the guidance that FANG price cycles provided in July and then look forward to August. First, let us note that the NASDAQ index has risen 57% of the time in the last 28 years in the month of August. Apple and Netflix have risen 54% and 56% of the time respectively, in line with the …

Trading

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

6 Things You Shouldn’t Reheat in the Microwave

These meals’ second time around will be much tastier with a little extra effort.<p>We Love the Microwave — Sometimes<p>Don’t get us wrong — microwaves can …

Recipes

US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries.<p>However, some farm-state Republicans quickly dismissed the …

Donald Trump

People are being victimized by a terrifying new email scam where attackers claim they stole your password and hacked your webcam while you were watching porn — here's how to protect yourself

There's a new scam going around that would terrify most people if it ever landed in their inbox.<p>The emails are slightly different depending on who's being attacked, but they all have a few similar features:<p>Here's one example of these scam emails, sent in the past month:<p>Ian Kar, a New York-based …

Identity Theft

The big reason why retirees should cut down on stocks in portfolios

U.S. stock market returns over the past decade or so have been nothing short of spectacular, but far less so for those who chose to retire in 2008, …

Stock Markets

Miami Beach condominium building, planned to be demolished, collapses

The former Marlborough House condominium building in Miami Beach collapsed Monday morning, injuring one, according to Miami Beach police.<p>The building …

Miami Beach

Historic Walgreens building in downtown Miami sells for $19.75 million

The iconic Walgreens building at 200 East Flagler Street in downtown Miami has a new owner with big plans for the future of the historic property.<p>The …

Real Estate

Cuba moves toward officially recognizing private property, foreign investment

MIAMI — In communist Cuba, the right to own private property would be enshrined and foreign investment encouraged — and “guaranteed.” Where Fidel Castro reigned as a towering 20th-century figure, power would no longer be concentrated in the hands of one ruler.<p>Cuba’s legislators are expected to take …

Cuba

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Charlie Munger explains his 4 principles

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Why theme parks are spending millions to give guests free Wi-Fi

Stand by the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park and you may be able to connect to the internet with speeds fast enough to stream a video about your day in the park.<p>But if you try that on the boardwalk at nearby Pixar Pier, you’ll find yourself on a less-than-nostalgic trip to a …

Walt Disney Company

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read this summer

Bill Gates has made it a tradition to share his favorite reads on his blog, Gates Notes. Every year, he rounds up a selection of titles you may enjoy …

How dirty is Miami real estate? Secret home deals dried up when feds started watching

When a company called the Flower of Scotland paid $1.13 million — in cash — for a three-bedroom condo in Sunny Isles Beach last year, it had to do …

Real Estate

7 self-made millionaires and the books that changed their finances

Millionaires come from all walks of life, but research shows they share some key habits that helped them climb (and stay) at the top of their …

Personal Finance

Marc Anthony buys Cocoplum mansion at a deep discount — for $19 million

Singer Marc Anthony has plunked down a cool $19 million for a 12-bedroom Mediterranean mansion in the Coral Gables neighborhood of Cocoplum — the …

20 Classic Telecaster Guitar Riffs in One Take

In this fantastic new video from our friends over at Reverb, guitarist Joe Shadid takes on 20 of the greatest Telecaster riffs of all time—in one …

Guitar

Trump voices support for U.S. intelligence a day after fueling bipartisan outrage with Putin comments

WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell the furor over his support of Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russians interfered with the 2016 election – but that others could have been involved as well.<p>"I accept our intelligence …

Donald Trump

Jimi Hendrix: 1942-1970

LONDON — Jimi Hendrix is dead at age 27.<p>The exact nature of the death is still vague, and a coroner’s inquest is to be held in London September 30th. …

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Every State

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to decide where you’ll make a reservation for the most romantic evening of the year. With this …

Dining Rooms

What it's like to type on the new MacBook Pro keyboard

I've been using Apple's new MacBook Pro for two days, and so far the most noticeable change is the keyboard.<p>The 2018 MacBook Pro is the first laptop …

World Cup Final 2018: Five Reasons France Are Champions

Twenty years after their first World Cup triumph, France are soccer’s world champions again after beating Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final. Here are five reasons why France won the 2018 World Cup.<p><b>The coach had a point to prove</b><br>Didier Deschamps was the captain when <i>Les Bleus</i> lifted the trophy in …

Soccer

Community banks offer relationship banking, personal service

On the crazy quilt of South Florida financial institutions, community banks occupy a prominent space among the scores of domestic and foreign-owned …

A $200 Billion Tuesday Night Bombshell And The 'Chart Of The Century'

It was nice while it lasted.<p>This week got off to a decidedly good start on Monday, when Chinese equities rallied the most since 2016, a welcome sign …