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Lockscreen in iOS 7 can be bypassed with simple sequence

If you've taken the plunge and updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 7, you should be on your guard: a Spanish security enthusiast has found a way to skip past the lockscreen in just a few seconds.<p>NBC News contacted Apple, which said in an email response, "Apple takes user security very seriously. We …

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German Hacker Group Says It's Broken The iPhone's TouchID Fingerprint Reader

For a few German hackers, breaking Apple’s much-hyped fingerprint reader seems to have been little more than a one-weekend project.<p>On Sunday, the Berlin-based hacker group known as the Chaos Computer Club–and more specifically a member of the group who goes by the name Starbug–announced that …

Apple Unveils Cheaper MacBook Pro Retina With Intel Haswell Processors, Slimmer Designs

Today at Apple’s press conference, the company unveiled updated MacBook Pro models with retina displays. The new laptops sport the latest Intel processors based on the Haswell architecture. Both the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros got updated.<p>The 13-inch model is lighter (under 3.5 lbs), slimmer …

Apple shows off thinner iPad Air and retina iPad Mini

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1021000/1021991_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524803964_6fc5625f64a0e1f0873c9a7f243058d8<p><b>Apple has unveiled a top-of-the-range tablet called the iPad Air that is 20% thinner than the previous version.</b><p>The 9.7in (24.6cm) computer is 7.5mm …

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Apple Gives New iPad Mini a Stealth Release

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The new iPad mini, which boasts a crisper visual display than its predecessors, became available for purchase on Apple's website last night. And it may have surprised many shoppers, given that there was no announcement of its release.<p>The …

40 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 40 highest-paying jobs that don't require workers to have a four-year college degree. Each has an annual salary of at least $58,000.<p>The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and …

The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs In America

Using projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on job growth from 2012 to 2022, we've identified the fastest-growing jobs in America.<p>There's something for everyone, with at least 10 jobs that don't require any education beyond high school, several that require only an associate's …

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Why business schools charge so much and pay their teachers so little

You and I know why business schools charge so much for an MBA.<p>Because they can.<p>But why do they pay so little to everyone except their superstars?<p>It’s not just because they can. I think the <i>real</i> reason is much more <i>sinister</i> than that.<p>Once upon a time—before starting my MBA at NYU in the early 1980s—I …

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The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

The 10 Least Stressful Jobs in America

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my favorite things to do this time of year -- in addition to spending the holidays with friends and family -- is to look back on the year that was and also look ahead to what the New Year holds in store.<p>When it comes to the state …

12 Strategies for Promoting Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Facebook mined private messages to advertisers, lawsuit claims

US lawsuit claims that Facebook "misleads users into believing they have a secure, private mechanism for communication"<p>Facebook is being sued over claims it mines users’ private messages to advertisers without their consent.<p>According to a complaint filed in California, the social network “misleads …

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Fast-growing marketing automation still has only 3% penetration in non-tech companies

In spite of years of 50 percent annual growth, marketing automation is still the <i>new</i> new thing for almost all companies in America.<p>So new, in fact, that a huge percentage of sales for at least one major marketing automation vendor are noncompetitive — meaning that no other vendor is bidding for the …

Dell’s First Ad Since Going Private Celebrates Humble Beginnings

The company’s new ad uses legendary entrepreneurial origin stories to tout its B2B business.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ja61fxmY77Q<p>In February 2013, Michael Dell began a long process of taking the company private and putting control of the computer company back into the hands that built it. …

Richard Branson’s 7 Rules To Live By For The Ultimate Success

The CEO of “Virgin”, Sir Richard Branson owns over four hundred companies and is estimated to be worth US$4.2 billion dollars. Now in his sixties, …

9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a safe bet that more ink and paper have been expended in the name of how to make money than just about any topic. In case you're wondering why, here's a hint: Do you know how the dollar sign …

6 Tricks to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The holiday season is a great time to reflect on personal and business achievements and set goals for the coming year. But a recent University of Scranton study showed while more than 40 percent of Americans admit to making New Year's …

Facebook hit with lawsuit over “Like” ads – user says he never “Liked” USA Today

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Venimo<p>A Colorado man who claims Facebook(s fb) falsely told his friends that he “Liked” USA Today(s …

New money for new businesses: where to find the cash for your start-up

The number of Britons starting their own businesses is rocketing, and this entrepreneurial spirit looks set to continue in 2014. More than 520,000 new businesses registered with Companies House during 2013, a rise of 8% on 2012 and a record high, according to website StartUp Britain.<p>The vast …

Ten tips for SMEs to get the most out of their sustainability strategies

Think beyond the environmental, get the backing of management, don't make profit the only measure of success - key steps for sustainable SMEs<p>When Sandra Rapacioli and her colleagues at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants took a look at how businesses were implementing their …

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