Patrice Sagay

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The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Here's Proof That Exercise Changes Everything

While most of us are probably aware of the powerful benefits of regular exercise, we're clearly not all convinced: Just about 20 percent of American adults over the age of 18 meet the government's recommended guidelines when it comes to physical activity, according to a CDC report.<p>The average adult …

5 Fun Apps To Help Sharpen Your Memory

Did you forget where you parked your car? Or do you lose your keys on a daily basis? It happens to the best of us at some point.<p>Medical experts say some degree of memory loss and a small decline in our general cognition is normal as we age. It also gets harder for us to learn new things or recall …

iPad 6 with 30-40% Higher Pixel Density Expected in 2014

Countering earlier reports about the possibility of Apple launching a larger, 12.9-inch iPad next year, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states in a new research note that the company will instead release a new sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad with 30-40% higher pixel density than seen in both the …

Twitter could make Wall Street the least money of any big US IPO since 2008

We’ve already explored Twitter and Facebook’s wildly divergent revenue and user-growth trajectories. But it seems the differences between the two social media giants extend to the way they treat their investment bankers.<p>As Bloomberg reported on Saturday, Twitter is expected to pay its bankers, led …

Social Media

Yahoo Mail is switching to default SSL encryption

On the heels of its recent redesign, Yahoo Mail is adding a new feature many users have been requesting for years: encryption. <i>The Washington Post</i> revealed today that Yahoo Mail will begin using default SSL encryption for its webmail interface as of January 8th, 2014. The encryption, which protects …

BlackBerry to customers: 'You can continue to count on us'

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker pens an open letter, saying that it will work through the challenges facing it.<p>BlackBerry on Monday launched a new ad campaign to reassure its jittery customers that it's here to stay.<p>The Canadian smartphone maker, which has been struggling in recent months …

Gear & Gadgets

NSA reportedly collecting millions of email address books and IM contact lists worldwide

<i>The Washington Post</i> has just published another revealing scoop about the National Security Agency. The paper is reporting that the NSA is currently collecting contact lists from email and instant message services from users worldwide — and Americans are among those whose data is being harvested.<p>The …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Google Earth

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

Talk Fusion CONNECT In Final Stage

Talk Fusion’s latest and most highly-anticipated product is in the final stages of testing and is already getting incredible reviews. The video …