Miguel Abilheira

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Apple Is Said to Negotiate Buying Cobalt Direct From Miners

Apple Inc. is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, …

Electric Vehicles

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Apps

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

Tampa Bay Buccaneers co-Chairman Ed Glazer doubles down in Montecito

Tampa Bay Buccaneers co-Chairman Ed Glazer has purchased a nine-acre estate in Montecito for $21.5 million. The seller was Fred Lukas, the former chief executive of Trident Data Systems.<p>Built in French Provencal style in 2001, the main residence features formal living and dining rooms, a media …

Tampa Bay

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

The Beauty and Grandeur of Opera Houses Around the World

For centuries, opera houses have stood as the symbol of a nation's wealth and grandeur. David Leventi celebrates these cultural landmarks by photographing the interiors of world-famous opera houses around the globe, capturing the spectacular architecture and ornate decor of vast halls in Budapest, …

Buenos Aires

Silicon Valley's foundation stone: Moore's Law turns 50

Fifty years ago last Sunday, Electronics Magazine published a very technical paper by a youthful pioneer in the silicon chip business named<p>Gordon Moore.<p>Inelegantly titled "Cramming more components onto integrated circuits," the article observed that the number of electronic components then fitting …

Silicon Valley

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

LG's leather-clad G4 revealed in leaked images

LG has been teasing its upcoming G4 flagship in drips and drabs, but now the floodgates are open. A work-in-progress microsite for the G4 was discovered this weekend courtesy of prolific leaker Evan Blass, and contained within are dozens of official renders of the new smartphone.<p>Thanks to the leak, …

12 Ways to Make Sex Last Longer

Longer isn't *always* better, but sometimes it is.<p>Despite the fact that amazing-and-short sex is almost always preferable to awful-but-long banging, the myth persists that good sex means sex that lasts a long time. And while plenty of guys might not want to admit that they couldn’t make it past the …

Condoms

DJI Announces the Phantom 3: 4K Video in the World’s Most Popular Camera Drone

Chinese drone maker DJI has just announced the latest version of its most popular drone line: the Phantom 3. The new camera drone offers …

In Palm Springs, America's 'Oasis' Grapples With Drought

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. –- Coming in from the sky, California’s Coachella Valley is brown and dry, a scrubby desert landscape broken up by the wrinkles of the San Jacinto mountains.<p>Then, as the mountains sink to the valley, it appears: Palm Springs, a man-made oasis blanketed with more than 120 golf …

Palm Springs

Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core

Flash Boys, the author’s best-selling exposé of high-speed trading, made some of Wall Street’s richest people very angry. Dissecting the reaction, he argues that the furor has obscured his book’s real news.<p>When I sat down to write <i>Flash Boys,</i> in 2013, I didn’t intend to see just how angry I could …

Stock Markets

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

Google

U.S., allies plan tough battle to retake Iraqi city from Islamic State

Working from this sun-scorched desert base, U.S. and allied commanders are beginning perhaps the most perilous phase of their fight against<p>Islamic State: an attempt to recapture Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from the entrenchedmilitantforces.<p>Military officers here say a barrage of airstrikes …

Middle East

Roger Goodell blasted for 'belittling' CNN's Rachel Nichols

NFLCommissionerRoger Goodellis being criticized -- even more than usual -- for how he responded to a female reporter who questioned his possible conflicts of interest during his annual Super Bowl news conference Friday.<p>CNN's<p>Rachel Nicholswas on the receiving end of what many are calling a snarky …

Conflicts of Interest