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Does the iPhone still matter? Huawei, not Apple, now drives the mobile conversation

Cupertino is a victim of its own success and is fully responsible for creating the Chinese Android monster.<p>Anniversaries are opportunities to reflect …

All the News That’s Fit to Fake

The <i>New York Times</i> exposed the threat of fake news even before the election of Donald Trump two weeks ago, arguing that spreading faulty information …

Samsung 'Bedtime VR Stories' might be the perfect remote parenting app

One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in …

Netflix’s US Catalog Has Shrunk by More Than 2,500 Titles in Less Than 2.5 Years - UpNext

It’s not your imagination — Netflix’s catalog is getting smaller. As competition in the OTT streaming space has increased, Netflix’s once-massive …

Microsoft page erroneously says the company will stop accepting Bitcoin (Update)

<i>Update 5:30PM ET: Microsoft says a support page was updated erroneously and the company</i> <i>will continue accepting Bitcoin</i><i>.</i><p>Microsoft first started accepting Bitcoins as a payment method for Xbox games and Windows apps around a year ago. Bitcoins could be used to fund a Microsoft Account, allowing …

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A neurologist thinks Ted Cruz’s face makes it impossible to vote for him

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DENT: The stock market will start to crash by February, if not sooner

We recently learned that existing home sales in November crashed 10.5% from the month before.<p>Guess when the last time was when we saw these levels? The housing crisis of the mid- to late-2000s!<p>I also recently shared a chart showing a cataclysmic 82% drop in the ratio of new home sales to the U.S. …

Why People Are Drawn to Narcissists Like Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an official phenomenon. The real estate tycoon and TV celebrity’s ongoing success as a presidential candidate shows that he has clearly struck a chord with many voters. It has also confounded many citizens and pundits who predicted that Trump’s arrogant putdowns and grandiose claims …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, we know the getaways that should make your bucket list. Here are eight trips you HAVE to take before you die -- and we even ordered them chronologically with the adventure …

National Parks

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Pope says to canonize Junipero Serra during U.S. visit

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Thursday that during his trip to the United States in September he would canonize Junipero Serra, a missionary who brought Christianity to the west of the United States in the 1700s.<p>The bell tower dome is seen at the San Carlos Borromeo de …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

Now millions face mortgage 'porting' woes when moving

Lenders are using new rules to get rid of unprofitable customers – and all borrowers who want to move house are paying the price<p>Some banks and building societies are making it difficult for all borrowers to keep their mortgage when they move house in a crude tactic to weed out customers they no …

The Inside Story Of Jeff Bezos’s Fire Phone Debacle

Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed.<p>“What the hell happened?”<p>It is a cold day in early December in Midtown Manhattan, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has barely taken his seat on stage when his interviewer throws …

The demographics that make LinkedIn's audience so valuable to businesses

LinkedIn is a valuable platform for brands interested in its highly educated, relatively mature, professional audience.<p>In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting.<p><i>Here are a few of the key takeaways</i> …

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14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …