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Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Marvel Still Hasn't Learned Its Lesson About Marketing Black Widow

It's hard to see this as a step up from the infamous hand-out photo that found the Marvel assassin unarmed and sticking her butt out. Here's what I thought of when I saw the new poster: Marianne Faithfull in the biker exploitation movie <i>Girl on a Motorcycle</i>— a movie retitled <i>Naked Under Leather</i> in …

Comics

Opinion: Will Apple return to a single MacBook range next year?

I guess you could call me something of a fanboy where Apple laptops are concerned. I bought the very first one, the Macintosh Portable, in 1989 (and actually still have it tucked away in a cupboard even now). This was followed by a series of PowerBooks before the MacBooks came along, and I …

Dear Men, Please Grow a Set

"Say what you wanna say.And let the words fall out.Honestly, I wanna see you be brave."~ Sara Bareilles<p>I met Mike -- a nice, smart, FDNY fireman -- at my local bar one Saturday night. I had stopped in for a beer and veggie burger at the bar, and to do some writing. I honestly had no desire to meet …

Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement: Will it hurt Man Utd?

<b>During nearly 27 years at the helm of Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson has seen a number of seismic financial changes at the Old Trafford club, which he is leaving at the end of this season.</b><p>The club has gone from the days of the Edwards family's ownership in the 1980s and 1990s, to the stock …

Soccer

25 Apps That Will Keep Your Life Organized

BUT if you gave us a nickel for every time someone's asked us what SaaS apps we use every day, well, we still wouldn't have any money, but it would be a perfect prompt for this post, which covers the SaaS apps we use every day.

Reddit Photo Might Show Suspect 2 and Victim

This picture appears to show 8-year-old Martin Richard (circled in blue) next to his father, sister (green jacket), and older brother (leaning on the railing to the left).reddit/MelGibsonDerp<p>A photo posted on reddit shows Boston Marathon Bombing "Suspect 2" walking behind 8-year-old victim Martin …

The Most Common Leadership Model - And Why It's Broken

When organizations’ hire, develop, and promote leaders using a competency-based model, they’re unwittingly incubating failure. Nothing fractures corporate culture faster, and eviscerates talent development efforts more rapidly, than rewarding the wrong people for the wrong reasons. Don’t reward …

North Korean War Threats Spotlight Its Untested Dictator

Threats of conflict coming from North Korea have increased international scrutiny of untested young dictator Kim Jong Un, as the isolated nation …

World GDP

The five members of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met in Durban this week to discuss their increasingly common interests. …

The real Disney

IN 1996 Warner Brothers released “Space Jam”, a film starring Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan, a basketball star. It drew sniffy reviews from …

Unparalleled arrogance, full apology

<b>Update</b> (April 1st, 10pm GMT): Reacting to the repeated attacks, Tim Cook, Apple's boss, has apologised to the firm's Chinese customers. "We are aware …