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9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Time Management

Facebook invented the flick, a brilliant time unit you won’t get to actually use

When I first heard about the “flick” being a new time unit invented by Facebook, I immediately started to think about what sort of Facebook activity …

Hoteles románticos en la CDMX según tu personalidad

¿Quieres reconquistar a tu pareja y encender la pasión? La solución es una una escapada a uno de estos hoteles románticos en el D.F. Nos pusimos en …

Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.<p>A man explores social media on a computer at an …

Digital Advertising

AT&T Goes From 'Dumb Pipe' To Media Giant With $85 Billion Time Warner Deal

AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner is the biggest and latest merger between a telecommunications provider and a media company, and the latest sign that the world’s biggest communications, media and technology companies are slowly encouraging on one another’s territories.<p>For the last …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

Classic Macs turned into modern furniture

The Apple Power Mac G5 was a classic computer of the early millennium, but for all of its strengths — besides its gorgeous design, it was the fastest Mac in Apple's lineup when it was released in 2003 — it didn't last: the G5 family was retired in 2006 for the Mac Pro. The rest is recent …

404 Forever: 10 of the Web's Best Error Pages

Sad Server<p>Man, this web server is a sad, sad sack. It goes on and on and on, at times blaming itself and at times blaming you for expecting too much …

Jurassic Park

How To Make Any Song Your iPhone Ringtone

Love "Shake It Off" so much you wish you could wake up to it every morning? Don't waste money buying a ringtone from the iTunes store. Any song in your iTunes library can be made into a ringtone. Just open iTunes and follow these steps.<p><b>1. Figure out which part of the song you want for your …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

Microsoft Is Adding Machine Learning to Azure

Microsoft today announced the upcoming release of Azure Machine Learning (ML) as it adds a predictive analytics service to its cloud platform.<p>With the new service, Microsoft is offering the machine learning technology that it built for Xbox and bing through Azure. Some Microsoft partners already …

Teleportation Is Real and Here's Why it Matters

The future has a way of becoming the past. Men on the moon? Check. Picture phones? Thank you, Skype. But teleportation? Not so much. The idea of …

Quantum Physics

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Dark net's 'Google' makes finding drugs and guns online easy

The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and other contraband …

The Dawn Of Cloud 2.0 And Why Google Started A Price War

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Peter Relan is serial entrepreneur-turned-founder of two incubators: YouWeb (focused on gaming), and Studio 9+ (focused on big data, IoT, wearables, and P2P marketplaces). His incubations include OpenFeint, Crowdstar, Hammer and Chisel, Spaceport, and Agawi. Prior to founding his</i> …

5 Virtual Assistants That Are More Productive Than Siri

Siri, Apple's sometimes snarky virtual assistant, is supposed to be able to help you streamline appointments by knowing where you are supposed to be …

Amazon ups its game in cloud cost tracking

One of the issues Amazon Web Services customers cite is how difficult it can be to track and project their cloud costs over time — there’s just so …

Google takes its cloud on the road

Last month I posited that if Google(S goog) wanted to push its cloud platform against Amazon(s amzn) Web Services, it had to get out more. It needs …

Google launches Amazon rival, Compute Engine

Google (s GOOG) has announced plans to start offering a compute-on-demand service that rivals Amazon’s (s AMZN) Elastic Compute (EC2) service. Google …

Beyond Immersion: Learn a New Language with Better Listening Skills

Get on the fast track to accomplishing one of your bucket list items, learning another language. Chris Lonsdale's TEDx talk offers five principles …

How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

The Evolution of Facebook

Facebook has come a long way since 2004. Here's a look back at some of the site's most notable redesigns and features.

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