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The fascinating life of Google founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page

The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist cofounded Google and now runs its parent company, Alphabet.<p>So how did he get to where he is today? Here's his story.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this story.</i>

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

Tinder’s new Apple TV app confirms dating is a spectator sport

Tinder is now available on Apple TV, allowing you to view potential matches on the big screen and swipe left or right using Apple’s touch-sensitive Siri Remote. (Voice controls are, disappointingly, not supported.) It may sound a little intense for a dating app, but it confirms what we’ve always …

Skype breaks the language barrier with real-time translation on mobile calls

Skype is making it easier to break the language barrier.<p>In a new blog post, the company announced it’s extending its real-time translation feature to support mobile and landline calls – even if the caller on the other side doesn’t have Skype.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's …

Snapchat rolls out Groups, letting you chat with up to 16 friends at once

Snapchat is introducing a new Groups feature today that lets users converse with up to 16 friends at a time.<p>Snapchatters can create a group while initiating a snap or when starting a new chat. You can also start one-to-one chats, called Quick Chats, from within a group by tapping the person’s name, …

Apps

Instagram’s live video is rolling out to all US users starting today

Once broadcasts are finished, they can’t be replayed<p>After launching ephemeral live video for a test group of its users, Instagram just announced that the feature will be widely rolled out to everyone in United States beginning today. You can start a live video from the camera in the app’s Stories …

Apple releases TV app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

Apple’s new TV app is now out on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV for everyone in the US. The app offers a central location for people to browse through movies and TV shows available to stream, both from apps they subscribe to and from their iTunes’ purchase history.<p>The TV app is a nice addition for …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Apple quietly launches Support App for iPhone and iPad users

Apple's App Store has offered nearly every mobile software tool you can think of, except, oddly, for an official Apple Support app. That is, until …

AT&T to buy HBO, CNN, and the rest of Time Warner for more than $80 billion

Deal includes Batman<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that AT&T has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner for more than $80 billion. News of the merger first surfaced on Friday, when <i>Reuters</i> and <i>Bloomberg</i> reported that the deal could top $85 billion. If successful, AT&T will gain control of huge …

Bulgari Magsonic Sonnerie Tourbillon watch

Bulgari Magsonic Sonnerie Tourbillon. When Bulgari incorporated the Gerald Genta brand under its own name, one of the more complicated models was this vividly designed, ultra-complicated timepiece that combined a tourbillon-style regulation system with an array of chiming functions. The movement …

One of the most popular 360-degree cameras now has a cheaper sibling

Capturing 360-degree video and photos is still very much a thing for geeks, but Ricoh, one of the first companies to release a consumer 360 camera, …

DIY iPhone cases made from Evian bottles are all the rage in Japan

There's something special about being able to make a unique phone case all by yourself. In Japan, Evian is the brand of the moment for DIY …

Best Productivity Apps for Managers (Infographics) | Founder's Guide

Most of us spend eight to ten hours of our day working. But how many of those hours did we actually stay productive? With so many forms of …

Apps

Samsung's exploding-smartphone nightmare is getting even worse

Samsung just can't catch a break.<p>A month ago, the South Korean electronics company was in a pretty bad place.<p>It had been forced to initiate a global recall of its new flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 7, because dozens of customers' devices had exploded, reportedly injuring children, destroying cars, …

Mobile

The best photo editing apps for Android and iOS

The technology in smartphones is being improved and iterated upon every single day, and the cameras included in them is no exception. So, in the face …

How to Unlock Your Phone Without Pressing the Home Button

Apple made a subtle change to the lock screen when it released iOS 10, the new operating system for iPhones and iPads that launched earlier this …

There Is Now A Google Map Filled With A World Of Airport Wi-Fi Passwords

It can sometimes be a real pain to locate the passwords for Wi-Fi access in airports around the world, but then you remember it’s 2016 and that info …

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>We’ve just tested premium turntables from Rega, Pro-Ject, Elipson, Thorens, NAD and Teac. See how they performed and which ones are worth …

Laptops

Google Maps gets hands-free navigation at last

Google has quietly updated its Maps application for Android with support for a much-requested new feature — ‘Ok Google’ commands. This is a pretty big deal as it means that users no longer have to tap the microphone icon before speaking when driving.<p>Once the update has been installed on their …

Android News

iPhone 7 catches fire while in transit

The world’s leading smartphone makers just can’t stop copying each other. While the company has certainly improved its image over the past few years, …

Apple Music Ranks #1 in Customer Satisfaction, Leaves 2nd and 3rd Place in the Dust

J.D. Power has concluded research on its 2016 Streaming Music Satisfaction Study, which measures overall satisfaction among customers who have used a …

Hackers Can More Easily Steal Your Passwords With Apple's iOS 10

Apple’s new iOS 10 operating system comes with a potential security hole that could help hackers get access to passwords and other sensitive …

Yep, Disney is in talks with bankers about possible Twitter acquisition

Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of Twitter, we’ve confirmed. They’re working with bankers now to determine whether the deal makes sense, multiple sources have informed us.<p>While some reports have suggested that Twitter could fetch $30 billion, we are hearing that the price tag is …

Social Media

Sigh. Some Samsung Note7 replacements have overheating and battery drain issues

Samsung's Galaxy Note7 nightmare just won't end.<p>After an official recall of its Note7 phone with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) …

If Google buys Twitter, there’s a perfect spot for it in YouTube

If you combined the fastest and slowest types of social media, the result could be both must-see and never-forgotten.<p>YouTube lacks short-form, frequently updated content, but is synonymous with video and that popularity brings in lucrative ads. Twitter is struggling with growth and monetization, …

3D printing is revolutionizing roadways as well as airplanes

Much anticipation has been built around the future of the automotive and aerospace industries in the wake of recent advancements in 3D-printing technologies. But what’s often overlooked is the way 3D printing can also revolutionize the transportation infrastructure industry.<p>Take for example the new …

Google’s ‘worst’ self-driving accident was still a human’s fault

‘Our light was green’<p>Google said that one of its self-driving cars was involved in an accident in Mountain View, California last week. The accident was first reported Friday by <i>9to5 Google</i>, which characterized the incident as Google’s “worst accident yet.”<p>In a statement, Google insisted its …

Autonomous Cars

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on how AI will transform his company

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage at his company’s massive Ignite conference to lay out his vision for how deep learning and artificial intelligence will transform the company.<p>“AI is at the intersection of our ambitions,” Nadella said, noting how it will allow us “to reason over large …

Artificial Intelligence