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13 books you absolutely HAVE to read before they become movies in 2017

Whether you are a purist or you just like to know what you are getting yourself into before you begin a film, you understand the importance of …

Big Data: 12 Amazing Highs And Lows Of 2015

2015 was a tumultuous year for Big Data, with highs continuing to dazzle us with the potential world-changing power of data and analytics.<p>At the same time there were plenty of lows serving as ongoing warnings that much is still unknown about exactly how it will end up changing the world.<p>So here’s a …

Big Data

'We'll be the first they kill': the Tunisian rappers taking on Isis

Five years ago, they were on the frontline of the Arab spring. Now rappers DJ Costa and Dya Hammadi are risking kidnap, jail and death to fight Isis with hip-hop<p>Dya Hammadi went to school with the man who kidnapped him. It happened in broad daylight, on the terrace of a cafe in Regueb, near Sidi …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Star Wars' abandoned Tunisian locations – in pictures

In the Sahara desert, the sets from the Star Wars movies were once huge tourist attractions. Photographer Simon Speakman Cordall finds the locals struggling since the revolution and terror attacks<p>Business at the old Star Wars set isn’t what it used to be. Miles into Tunisia’s southern desert …

Star Wars

There Is Only One Way to Defeat ISIS

We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder.<p>There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday morning that came earlier in Paris than it did in Des Moines, a city in Iowa, one of the …

The Best Steel-on-Steel Watches

A steel watch is grounded in practical confidence. It has no exotic pretenses; it feels hardier and simpler than watches made of other, precious, …

Getting Banned From The App Store Was The Best Thing That Happened To Us

Marco Nardone Contributor<p>Marco Nardone is the founder and CEO of Fling and Unii.<p>“Brace yourself, Marco…we’ve just been removed from the App Store.” With those words, I visualized everything we’d slaved over for months crumple itself into a ball of trash and — ironically — flinging itself into the …

App Store

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What To Wear Today<p>What to wear today and every day this month, whether you're headed to the office or a beach wedding.<p>31 Photos1 day agoView …

Lifestyle

Uber now offers its own car leases to UberX drivers

As Uber continues to evolve beyond just dominating on-demand rides, the company is furthering its bets on leasing cars to drivers. Uber announced …

Entre colère et peur, la Corse se mobilise contre la Xylella fastidiosa

Après la surprise, l’angoisse et la colère. Alors que la présence avérée de la bactérie Xylella Fastidiosa a été signalée par la préfecture de Corse …

9 ways project management software can simplify complex projects

When you’re building your business, you want to make sure everyone is on the same page. But that can be most difficult when large-scale, complex technical projects with multiple teams or stakeholders involved are underway. That’s why I asked nine members from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the …

Dark Web scanning software could detect the next 'Sony hack'

The first Sony executives knew about the calamitous data breach, which would send their emails spilling across the Web, was an image of a skeleton flashing up on their computers screens with the warning: “…this is just a beginning.”<p>If the hackers hadn’t decided to publicly embarrass the company, …

Security

Apple Watch And The Future Of App Design

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Andrew Shorten is director of Adobe Creative Cloud Product Management. Formerly, he developed web, kiosk and mobile user interfaces for government and enterprise customers at Fujitsu and has since worked for Macromedia, Microsoft, and Adobe.</i><p>The launch of the Apple Watch represents the …

UX Design

Nervana open-sources its deep-learning software, says it outperforms Facebook, Nvidia tools

Nervana Systems, one of a handful startups focusing on a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, today is announcing that it has released its Neon deep learning software under an Apache open-source license, allowing anyone to try it out for free.<p>The startup is pointing to benchmarks a …

Which Metrics Matter For Today’s App Developers?

What sort of metrics should mobile app developers be paying attention to these days? That question kicked off a discussion about the changing nature of the mobile app ecosystem at TechCrunch Disrupt NY this afternoon between former IDC analyst and now App Annie’s new head of research, Danielle …

Apps

3 Rules Of App Design, According To Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

The ex-Googler and current Yahoo CEO spells out three rules anyone can use to make an app better.<p>A new book about embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reveals her three rules of great app design. Written by Nicholas Carlson, <i>Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!</i> details everything from Mayer’s …

Advertising

9 Overlooked Things to Consider Before Going Mobile-First

Having mobile presence is no longer an added bonus for businesses; it’s a necessity. When taking a mobile-first approach, it’s important to remember that mobile and desktop are vastly different. Many elements get overlooked when making this transition, which can easily have a negative impact on …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

The cookie is dead. Here’s how Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you now

The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to expire. With the rapid emergence of mobile devices, the big three — Facebook, Google, and Apple — have turned to new and more potent methods for advertisers to keep track of you across multiple devices.<p>The impending death of the cookie can be traced …

Logitech Turns The TV Remote Into A Smart Home Controller

Consumers don’t always want to use a smartphone app to control their smart home.<p>The universal remote of the past could control your TV, cable box, DVD player, VCR, and maybe a few other devices. But with the rise of smart homes, the remote is growing up to command connected lights, blinds, locks, …

Home Automation

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Lifestyle

With Germany’s win Microsoft perfectly predicted the World Cup’s knockout round

<i>Update 5:40pm ET: With Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, Microsoft’s prediction engine had a perfect record in predicting the knockout stages of the World Cup.</i><p>The most accurate predictor of the knockout stages, Microsoft’s predictions, have been perfect for every match of the final …

NBA Draft

Material world: how Google discovered what software is made of

“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.”<p>Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s the unifying metaphor behind Google’s new design direction, providing a unified set of physics …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

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How To Choose Sunglasses That Suit - A Men's Essential Guide

Accessories usually fall into the optional bin for men, but some reside solidly in essential territory. Sunglasses serve a dual purpose in every …

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