A flagship is a brand's most important vehicle. Not only is it often the most expensive car in the lineup, it's meant to represent the future of the brand, incorporating new technologies that will eventually
During the World Wide Developer Conference a little over two weeks ago, Apple released the first beta version of iOS 9 to developers. Many tech bloggers expect the public release of iOS 9 later this summer
How bacteria can fix the cracks in your driveway A Dutch inventor has come up with an ingenious way for concrete to repair its own cracks: It's alive. Okay, Henk Jonkers hasn't created a new form of life.
Faith-fueled forces of hatred: Obama’s religion speech was troubling — but not for the reasons the right alleges
Barack Obama, speaking in front of the San Pedro Claver church in Cartagena, Colombia, April 15, 2012. (AP/Carolyn Kaster/Photo montage by Salon) It’s not that religion gets twisted and misused for evil.
South African writer Andre Brink, one of the most outspoken critics of the apartheid regime, has died. Brink, 79, died on Friday night on board a flight to Cape Town after visiting Belgium where he had
For a second night in a row, racially charged protests took place around the US after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager, Michael
Previously, I discussed how to have your iOS device read text for you in iOS 7, and in iOS 8 it works pretty much the same way – but with some little differences. It is now easier to set up and make text
The iPhone payments platform is expected to be unveiled at Apple's September 9 event. Apple has reached an agreement with American Express to work together on its new iPhone payments system, according
You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features. 1. Take Siri to SchoolTired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce
Snark all you want about this wonderfully goofy trend of dumping ice water on your head to raise ALS awareness, but here’s the deal: it’s working. Donations to the ALS Association are up by 1000%. Plus
Details of a new NSA program have emerged from Wired's meticulous Snowden profile this morning. As part of the interview, Snowden described an ongoing NSA project called Monstermind, planned as a new capability.
Just about every tech leader in Silicon Valley says they admire Steve Jobs, but when it comes to following his lead, where’s the love? Visit any hacker hangout, tech firm, or investment company in Silicon
Ruling on the lightest type of crude could be a boon to some oil producers. The U.S. Commerce Department quietly has cleared two Texas-based companies to export a type of crude oil, slightly easing decades-old
The disease has killed hundreds, prompting an emergency meeting of nations next week. The deadliest-ever outbreak of Ebola is spreading rapidly through West Africa and has now infected 635 people, killing
Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General
Editor’s note: Hemant Taneja is a partner at General Catalyst. Healthcare delivery has always been among the top targets for founders seeking to dramatically improve our lives while building great businesses.
A good night’s sleep in Waikiki is hard to come by for Roberta Huddy. She became homeless about a year ago after losing her job as a guest services agent at one of the hotels. Now Huddy, who was born raised
How to take an email back, leave conversations and set up automatic responses Email is both a miracle and a curse. At no other time in human history and we been able to exchange messages instantly globally;
The NHS has been declared the best healthcare system by an international panel of experts who rated its care superior to countries which spend far more on health. The same study also castigated healthcare
Britain is an "old, declining empire" which resorts to "eccentric acts" to hide its embarrassment over its declining power, an official Chinese newspaper has claimed on the second day of a visit by the
I look up to Kanye West like I look down on people who don't understand curling. West has his finger on the pulse of humanity's soul, so when he speaks, I don't merely listen, I make sure I kneel first.
Hillary Clinton had a contentious exchange Thursday over the timing of her public support for gay marriage, accusing a reporter of “playing with my words” and ascribing political motives to her announcement.
The death of Dr. Maya Angelou provided us the opportunity to once again delight in her memoirs, which chronicle the eclectic, bohemian first half of her life. Yet, we know from her writings that such was
A much anticipated encounter between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, came on the sidelines of a lunch held Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. But a conversation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China’s military spending exceeded $145 billion last year as it advanced a program modernizing an arsenal of drones, warships, jets, missiles and cyber weapons, the Pentagon said
President says decision on Scottish independence is up to voters, but US has deep interest in ensuring UK remains united Published: 5 Jun 2014 Press release suggests ways Scottish people could spend £1,400