Nikesh Kumar Bardia

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Clever mobile ‘airbag’ could save your phone when (not if) you drop it

If you’ve never dropped your smartphone, then guess what? It’s going to happen sooner or later.<p>While most phone cases do a stellar job of protecting …

Crush Any Challenge With These 3 Mental Tricks

This week Fitbit and Strava are challenging you to <i>Sprint into Summer</i> by running 26.2 cumulative miles by June 24. I’m in. Are you? Don’t worry, …

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: “If you struggle to focus,…

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: “If you’re looking for summer…

How to recover an iCloud account when a factor for two-factor authentication goes missing

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is highly recommend with your Apple ID, especially for iCloud or iTunes and App Store purchases, there’s one …

Identity Theft

IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain

Every time I talk to someone about the viability of blockchain, I get challenged to show a real project beyond the obvious bitcoin use case. IBM has been working to build large enterprise projects blockchain and today they offered an irrefutable example that they have dubbed TrustChain, a …

Blockchain

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: "The problem is much bigger than Facebook and how the company treated its users’ data in the run-up to the 2016 election."

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: "The problem is much bigger than Facebook and how the company treated its users’ data in the run-up to the 2016 …

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: " Strong relationships help provide stability and support."

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: " Strong relationships help provide stability and support."<p>April 13, 2018: Arianna Huffington posted an article on …

JAY SHAH on LinkedIn: "Finally somebody told the truth!"

LinkedIn

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: "A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches us some important lessons. "

Arianna Huffington on LinkedIn: "A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches us some important lessons. "

Arianna Huffington

How to appear offline on WhatsApp

<b>When using popular messaging service WhatsApp, it often feels imperative to reply to a message immediately.</b><p>That’s because the app tells your contacts …

Inside One of America’s Last Pencil Factories

A pencil is a little wonder-wand: a stick of wood that traces the tiniest motions of your hand as it moves across a surface. I am using one now, making weird little loops and slashes to write these words. As a tool, it is admirably sensitive. The lines it makes can be fat or thin, screams or …

Jersey City

The eight-day guide to a better digital life

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries a programme called the Data Detox.<p>I was dubious at first when I read about the Data Detox. It sounds like a guide to logging off, …

Social Media

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your home signals a change in lifestyle, sort of like adopting a puppy. There will be a lot of trial-and-error, but once you find your rhythm, you’ll forget what life was …

This travel agency doesn't reveal your destination until your plane takes off

<i>This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies’ culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement</i> …

Super antenna iPhone cases, smart screen protectors, and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

If you’re plagued by dropped calls and slow data, say hello to Firefly for iPhone. Thanks to “super antenna technology,” this case can boost cellular, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi connectivity while protecting your iPhone from scuffs and bumps.<p>It’s just one of the awesome ideas in this week’s Crowdfund …

10 (X) Vital iPhone X Tips and Tricks

Apple’s latest flagship phone, the iPhone X, has been out for over a month now and shipping times have finally improved to just a day or two. With …

Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store

An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet’s most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins, has made its way to the top of the iOS App Store charts.<p>The app rose to the number three spot in Finance category of the App Store this weekend as part of a bitcoin frenzy …

These 3D-printed objects don't need batteries to connect to Wi-Fi

One of the big tradeoffs that comes with the convenience of having smart devices run your home is the hassle of keeping them powered, either with batteries or by plugging them into the wall. But a new project devised by researchers at the University of Washington could one day help guide the …

The Huawei P11 might come with a 40 MP rear camera and 24 MP front camera

Well, this is exciting. Leaker Evan Blass has gotten his hands on some materials that indicate the Huawei P11 could come with an unprecedented camera setup. In a tweet published earlier today, which you can see below, it was suggested that the next device in Huawei’s P series could house a …

Mobile Technology

Gmail for Android: How to do everything

With over a billion monthly active users, Gmail is one of the most popular email clients around. The service has come a long way from its inception …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

Everything you need to know about Hey Siri

When it comes to hands-free assistance, these days Alexa seems to be getting all the fanfare. In fact, your iPhone can be useful there, too. With the …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

AI can now detect anthrax which could help the fight against bioterrorism

Scientists trained AI to recognize anthrax spores<p>In an effort to combat bioterrorism, scientists in South Korea have trained artificial intelligence to speedily spot anthrax. The new technique is not 100 percent accurate yet, but it’s orders of magnitude faster than our current testing methods. And …

The Amazing Ways Google Uses Deep Learning AI

Deep learning is the area of artificial intelligence where the real magic is happening right now. Traditionally computers, while being very fast, have not been very smart – they have no ability to learn from their mistakes and have to be given precise instructions in order to carry out any …

YouTube star gives us a look at RED's mysterious holographic phone

The world's first smartphone with a supposed "holographic display" — the RED Hydrogen — is no longer a mystery.<p>YouTube star Marques Brownlee, better …

John Mayer Talks Supreme, Louis Vuitton, Off-White, and How to Start a T-Shirt Brand | GQ

The singer-songwriter goes deep in his most extensive interview about fashion to date.<p>John Mayer wants to talk about clothes. We’re at 7B, a prototypical East Village bar, where Mayer’s filming promos for his Bud Light Dive Bar Tour date later this summer. He’s wearing Visvim boots, a white gold …

21 Classic Camping Tips From Field & Stream

For 35 years, in each issue of <i>Field & Stream</i>, H.G. “Tap” Tapply served up tidbits of hard-earned outdoor knowledge, in his extremely popular “Tap’s …

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

Indian Ocean