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Here Comes The Saudi Dynasty Succession Crisis ...

The Saudi dynasty is facing its biggest dynastic challenge in 50 years, and Game of Thrones-style cracks are showing in the imminent transition from King Abdullah's rule.<p>Liz Sly of The Washington Post details growing discontent in the royal family after the contentious appointment of the king's …

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Superhydrophobia: Breakthroughs in Next-Level Waterproofing

Water might be good for our bodies, but it's terrible for our <i>stuff.</i> Our smartphones, the walls in our home, the precious documents we're …

Sony TV division hasn't turned profit in 11 years

Number of the day<p>11<p>That's how many years it's been since Sony made a profit from its TV business. Kazuo Hirai, Sony's CEO, last week pledged to return the division to the black with a raft of cost-cutting measures. After making the same promise for the past two years, Hirai's plan, together with …

A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If your health is lacking due to stress, poor sleep or diet to the extent that it inhibits performance, you risk losing the entrepreneurial race.<p>Make no doubt about it: Entrepreneurship is as much an endurance race as it is a sprint. …

Hospital App - Concept by Jurgen Ploeger

Designing mobile application has become what designing websites were in the Web 2.0. There are many differences between these two medias, for …

Khan Academy Gets Rare Partnership To Close Wealth Gap In College Test Prep

Widely popular online learning platform Khan Academy closed a rare exclusive partnership with the College Board to bring free test prep software to the masses. As the College Board overhauls the panic-inducing SAT admissions exam, it’ll be giving Khan Academy access to actual test questions in the …

Drone strikes: James Clapper's letter to Senate intelligence committee | US news | theguardian.com

Graphic Design and Typography by Jessica Svendsen

Sophisticated Graphic Design and Custom Typography.<p>Jessica Svendsen received a MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art in 2013 and a BA in …

Graphic Design

JS Watch Co. Reykjavik

A quiet, colorful city at first glance, Reykjavik bubbles with creativity—just like the geothermal activity under its feet. As the cultural hub of Iceland, the city houses every type of designer, from fashion to furniture and, in this case, watches. JS Watch Co. stands as Iceland's only watchmaker, …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Silk Road

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day

If you think coffee gets you kickstarted, just wait until you try gratitude.<p><i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i></i> …

Time Management

The Johammer J1, Austria's wild one

The Johammer J1, which bears an undeniable resemblance to the Imperial speeder bikes in Return of the Jedi, is hardly the first battery-powered motorbike, but it is among the few capable of travelling 200km (124 miles) on a single charge. This sort of stamina – roughly equal to that of a …

Electric Vehicles

As advertisers phase out cookies, what’s the alternative?

What will become of the humble cookie? The tiny data files sent from websites to browsers have come under much scrutiny recently, particularly from …

MIT Unveils The Shapeshifting Furniture Of The Future

The Transform, from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, changes shape depending upon how users interact with it. Imagine a chair that could transform from an upright rocker to a sumptuous lounge, just by detecting your mood.<p>More Co.Design coverage of Milan Design Week: <br>36 Ways To Reconsider The Weather <br>See …

Four reasons why Indonesia is the world’s most perplexing e-commerce frontier

Indonesia has been described as the next frontier for online retail. Industry observers say the country’s millions of new internet and smartphone users make it ripe for a “big bang” (paywall) in e-commerce. As a result, e-retail firms from eBay to Rakuten are fighting for a foothold in the market, …

How to Erase Your Data From an Old Computer or Phone

If you're disposing of old documents such as bank statements and tax forms, security experts recommend shredding the paperwork so it can't be used by …

Astronaut Designer Imagines 32 Skyscrapers Of The Future

Skyscrapers only compete on two axes: height and luxury. What if they were designed to be timeless as well?<p>At the Louvre, the classical Hellenistic form of the <i>Winged Victory of Samothrace</i> dramatically crowns the head of the Daru staircase. In the mind of Russian architect and skyscraper futurist …

Apple's CarPlay: What You Need to Know

Apple finally took the wraps off its in-car software platform, CarPlay on Monday. Now that that we've had some time to take a look at its …

By 2020, there will be 10 web-connected devices per human

By David Brancaccio<p>March 06, 2014 | 3:06 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/03/06/tech/indie-economics/2020-there-will-be-10-web-connected-devices-human/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

Facebook's working on facial verification that's 'nearing human-level performance'

Identifying faces is a relatively simple task if you're a human, but it's been a long road for computers to do the same thing. Now Facebook says it's developed a technology for verifying whether two people in side-by-side photos are the same that comes pretty close to replicating human abilities. …

What The Sex Industry Looks Like In 8 Big US Cities

A comprehensive new report on the sex industry in the U.S. offers an extensive rundown on the sex business in eight major cities.<p>The industry is huge, with sex markets estimated to be worth anywhere from $40 million to $290 million in seven of eight cities profiled in the government-sponsored …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Data center interconnection: An inconvenient truth

When it comes to data centers, it seems the servers and switches get all the glory, ie. they get lots of investment to drive technology down the cost …

Intu – Corporate Identity by Heydays

Intu – Accounting and Consultant Corporate Identity.<p>Here we are back with another successful corporate identity project developed by Heydays, an …

Viral video reignites fight to end Pakistan's YouTube ban

'#KholoBC - ALI GUL PIR x ADIL OMAR'. Screenshot via YouTube.<p>Free-speech advocates in Pakistan are rallying around a viral video that some are calling an anthem against Pakistan's almost 2-year-old ban on YouTube.<p>The music video, #KholoBC, is part of the youth initiative Pakistan for All, a …

Google Fights to Restore Anti-Muslim YouTube Video

Author: David Kravets. David Kravets Security<p>Date of Publication: 02.28.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:18 pm. 2:18 pm<p>Google-owned YouTube is urging a …

Pakistani artists: We want YouTube back - CNN Video