Mary Browne

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The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Apple's iPhone Software Has Flaws, And Just Changing The Design Won't Be Enough

If Apple doesn't do more than just superficially update the way iOS looks, it puts itself at risk of seriously falling behind Google's Android.<p>The new iOS look will be "flatter," supposedly abandoning the familiar design style that made the iPhone a multi-billion success. Instead of glossy icons …

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Google’s Cloud Is Eating Apple’s Lunch

A new front has opened in the smartphone war, and for the first time in many years, Apple is both outnumbered and outgunned.<p>I’m not talking about the phones themselves. iOS is still better than Android, although the gap has narrowed. The next iPhone will doubtless be the best phone in the world …

How To: Fold Bunny Napkins

I grew up in the Seattle area, and one of the things I loved most about it (besides the damp rain, beautiful coast line, gorgeous mountains, and …

Kale Frittata

77<p>20<p>3<p>Shares 100<p>Every so often I get requests for “healthy” recipes, or I see things online posted as “healthy” – and I’m not quite sure what the heck …

Over the top: the new war for TV is just beginning

<i>Over the top</i>. It is a strange phrase with many meanings, the most common of which is that something is excessive: <i>This party is over the top</i>, you might say. A 1980s Stallone movie about arm wrestling turned it into a power play, an expression of dominance: <i>He went over the top!</i> And at its root, the …

Greed is Groupon: can anyone save the company from itself?

The team sitting around the table at Groupon’s Chicago headquarters in the early spring of 2011 were some of the brightest minds in technology and business. Marc Andreessen, the man who created the modern web browser and Silicon Valley’s hottest venture capitalist. Mary Meeker, Wall Street’s …

Now That Oral Arguments Are Over, What's the Point of That Red Avatar?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At this point, everybody's seen the pink equals sign on the red background show up in her Facebook …

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According to Starbucks, Chief Justice John Roberts Is a Victim of Credit Card Fraud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week was a big week for Chief Justice John Roberts. The two days of oral arguments tied to …

Dog-pampering obsessions in Singapore and Hong Kong are symptoms of a demographic time bomb

In Hong Kong and Singapore, it is not unusual to see couples pushing baby strollers that do not contain a baby, but rather a small dog. Sometimes the puppy prams are not wheeled by the dog owners, but by a Filipino or Indonesian domestic helper who has been hired just to look after the pooch.<p>This …

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Shop Etsy on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Holy handmade handbag! Time to flex that credit card and prepare those fingers for some intense flipping: Etsy, <i>the</i> …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …

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iPhone 5S to launch June 20, go on sale July, claims report

A report from Japanese Web Site MacFan seems the first to suggest a specific date for the launch of the next iPhone.<p>Apple will unveil its next iPhone on June 20 and kick off sales in July. At least, that's the claim from Japanese Mac enthusiast site MacFan.<p>Marking its 20th anniversary as a …

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