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Apple has all but admitted it screwed up the Apple Watch launch

Though Apple Watch sales have been strong — some estimates suggest Apple sold more devices in a day than Google managed with Android Wear in a year— there has been widespread confusion over availability.<p>The Cupertino company's product launches have always been spectacular affairs, with customers …

Circular economy could bring 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030

The circular economy offers opportunities to boost jobs and tackle climate change, according to study on Sweden by The Club of Rome<p>Odds are, your mobile phone is less than two years old. Today’s economy is built on a “fast turnover” principle. The faster we replace our gadgets the better – not only …

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Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future?

What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?<p>From augmented reality, which anticipates the information you'll want just by looking at an object, to smart services that use artificial intelligence to help us manage our workloads, the look, feel and utility of …

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8 Ways to Lower the Odds of Being Ticketed When Police Pull You Over

How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's Aztek—the greatest failed model in recent history—get all the way from flawed design to ugly product? We asked Bob Lutz, our industry expert and man-about-town. Here's the inside dope.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Visions of America/Contributor/Getty Images)</i><p>…

The Top 9 Things I Want To See In Windows 9

Windows 8 has been an unmitigated disaster for Microsoft. The company launched Windows 8 in an attempt to prove it was ready for the ongoing shift to ultra-mobile, touch-enabled devices, and ended up hurting one of its core businesses and hampering the PC market in general. Windows 8’s reception …

The War on Sex Workers Escalates with FBI Shutdown of MyRedBook

Logging into Facebook on June 26, I was immediately confronted by dozens of screenshots of a notice with FBI and IRS seals indicating that MyRedBook, a free advertising network for escorts, had been seized.<p><i>Protesters mocking cops and their crackdown on sex work at a 2010 rally. Photo via Flickr</i> …

Diana’s Impossible Dream

Though Princess Diana’s August 1997 death forever linked her to a flashy playboy named Dodi Al Fayed, that fatal Paris tryst may have been intended as a message to the man she’d just broken up with—Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan—the only one who would never use or betray her. Talking to those …

Keep It Clean: 8 Tools to Block Porn and Sexting

If Anthony Weiner has taught us anything, it's that sometimes naughty pics just aren't worth it.<p>Sexting and pornography can be a problem for parents …