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Here's Why Apple's HomePod Will Crush the Amazon Echo and Google Home Over Time

Apple (AAPL) is late to the smart speaker market -- but it can still win.<p>Apple's $400 Siri-powred HomePod smart speaker is set to ship in December, …

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

Data Science

The Hidden Brain

• <b>Author:</b> Shankar Vedantam<p>The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned …

Kate Bock 2017: Mexico

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Google search for 'final election numbers' offers up fake news

Search engine technology has evolved rapidly over the past few years, but it's far from perfect. One week after the US presidential election, the top Google result for "final election numbers" is a WordPress blog called <i>70News</i> that's packed with inaccurate information.<p>The WordPress site appears to …

Google Search

Election Update: Why Our Model Is More Bullish Than Others On Trump

<i>Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>As I wrote last week, Hillary Clinton is probably going to …

The face of hunger in Venezuela

<b>(CNN) —</b> When photographer Alessandro Falco was growing up in central Italy, he often heard stories about Venezuela from his grandparents.<p>"Half of my family is from Venezuela. My grandparents emigrated there after the War (WWII) and my mother was born there," Falco said. "They had arrived to this …

Donald Trump’s Political Prisoners

Americans—well, some Americans—gasped during the debate on Sunday night when Donald Trump looked menacingly at Hillary Clinton and said, “Because you'd be in jail.” Did he just threaten his opponent with imprisonment? This seemed to be a first. Isn't this the sort of thing that happens …

4 reasons you should choose iPhone over Android

But there are still some key reasons to choose the iPhone over Android if you're having trouble deciding.<p>Here's why you should pick the iPhone over Android phones:

Personal Finance 101: 6 Things Everyone Should Know

Whether you're single, married, new to the workforce, or near retirement, it's important to have a good handle on your money. Here are six personal finance tips you should always make sure to follow.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>You never know when you might lose your job, fall ill, or encounter a …

Forget the iPhone 7 — here are 9 reasons the 2017 iPhone will blow everyone away

Next year marks the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and all rumors are pointing to a radical redesign.<p>Check out the latest rumors surrounding Apple's next NEXT iPhone.

iPhone 7 is the walled-off computer Apple has always wanted

So Apple killed the headphone jack with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. But what does that really mean? Think back to Apple’s origin story and the tale of …

Where Apple Has Quietly Built Its Biggest Campus

Apple has quietly moved thousands of employees into a campus that is bigger than any other that the company currently has—and it’s not its Cupertino, …

4 reasons exercise is more powerful than (almost) any medication you can take

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But, it turns out that exercise isn’t just <i>good</i> for you, it’s the best medicine. (Sorry, …

Apple leaks plans for new line of Beats headphones alongside iPhone 7 launch

Apple might have just leaked plans for a new line of Beats headphones to launch alongside the iPhone 7, according to an email that was reportedly sent out mistakenly by Apple’s Beats PR team and posted online by igen.fr.<p>The news is the first confirmation of new headphones arriving from Apple with …

It's way too early to say whether Silicon Valley's highest-profile investor is a success or a failure

That's why a report like the one from The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler is startling.<p>According to The Journal, famed venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is lagging behind its rivals Sequoia and Benchmark in returns on its investments.<p>"Since its founding through last year, Andreessen …

Venture Capital

Apple’s App Store Is About to Get Soooooooo Much Better

The App Store is about to get some much-needed cleanup.<p>Apple sent a letter to developers today warning them that as of Sept. 7 (the same day as the …

Apps

iPhone 7 Will Finally Get Rid Of Outdated Home Button

We are less than a month away from the release of the new iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 7, and the leaks won’t stop coming. Courtesy of Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman comes further confirmation that the new Apple device will use a dual-camera setup and have no headphone jack. But the most …

Mobile Technology

'It's been a volatile year': Apple kills iPhone model months before launch

Some leaked factory photos have also shown three models, like the one to the right.<p>But in an interesting twist, Apple is likely to only release two new models of iPhone this fall, according to Bloomberg. And now sources have told Nikkei that there were in fact three models in the cards, but one of …

How Uber Manages Drivers Without Technically Managing Drivers

The popular car service is using apps to tell the people behind the wheel what to do. Welcome to the era of algorithmic management.<p>If Uber exerts too much control over its drivers, it risks providing evidence to the many lawyers who accuse the company of treating its independent contractors as …

iPhone 7 could replace the home button with a touch surface

If you’ve been following Apple for a few years, you know that the company loves to remove buttons, ports and everything that sticks out. According to a new report from Mark Gurman, Apple plans to replace the good old physical home button with a pressure-sensitive button that provides haptic …

Apple's Unimaginative Approach To Selling Its Boring New iPhone

It’s the camera. It’s about great pictures. It’s about capturing the moments that only Apple can capture for you.<p>If you ask me what story Apple is going to try to use to sell the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus handsets, the answer is going to be the camera and the imaging potential of the …

What to Expect From Apple WWDC 2016

Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, is nearly upon us. The event runs from June 13-17 and traditionally serves as the launching point for …

Apple

Predictions for WWDC 2016

WWDC kicks off on Monday. For those of you who don't live in Silicon Valley where everyone's buzzing about it, it's Apple's annual developers conference where products are announced or launched each year.<p>Sage users made predictions on what they think will happen next week. What do you think? …

Apple is making so much clean energy, it formed a new company to sell it

Apple has created a subsidiary to sell the excess electricity generated by its hundreds of megawatts of solar projects. The company, called Apple Energy LLC, filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to sell power on wholesale markets across the US.<p>The company has announced …

Dear Apple, Please Make the iPhone Smarter

With Google, Amazon and Facebook creating better services for the iPhone and beyond, it’s time Apple steps up its game<p>Tim Cook Apple CEO 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95015<p>Dear Mr. Cook,<p>I hope you had a great long weekend. The weather in New York was beautiful.<p>I’ll...

Tim Cook

Tim Cook is conspicuously absent from list of top-paid CEOs

Apple is the most valuable publicly traded company in the world, but when it comes to CEO pay, Tim Cook is conspicuously absent on the latest list of top 200 paid CEOs in the US.<p>Based on a study ran by the New York Times, the average compensation among top executives in 2015 actually dropped 15% in …

New iPhone 7 Leaks, Rumors, and Speculation: What We Know About Apple's Upcoming iPhone

Apple is in a bit of a quandary over the iPhone 7. There is a lot of technology that Cupertino is rumored to be working on, but much of it is earmarked for the iPhone to be released in 2017 - the tenth anniversary of the iPhone. Unless Tim Cook decided to lowers Apple’s standards, the 2016 iPhone …

Mobile Technology

The Most Important Dividend Stock Chart You'll Ever See

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Pour one out for dividend growth. It had a great run.<p>If you haven't noticed, many dividend growth stocks are growing their dividends only superficially. Some so-called dividend aristocrats, a group that includes companies that have increased their distributions for 25 …

iOS 10: Rumored iPhone & iPad features in the cards for WWDC 2016

As we approach Apple’s WWDC 2016 developer conference scheduled for June 13-17, there are more than a few reported in-development features and fixes that are likely candidates for stage time. An Apple Music revamp, Apple Pay updates, improvements for the App Store, and new features for HomeKit, …