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First draft of new Dune screenplay is finished

Get ready, because we've got <i>Dune</i> news. The first draft of the screenplay for the latest adaptation of Frank Herbert's influential sci-fi novel is …

These smart glasses automatically focus on what you’re looking at

They could become available in two to three years<p>When Carlos Mastrangelo hit his early 50s, he started suffering from a vision problem many people have as they age: he couldn’t focus up close anymore and so, his eye doctor told him, he needed to wear glasses whenever he wanted to read a book.<p>“I …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

Robert Glazer - Founder of Acceleration Partners

[quote style=”boxed”]I try to block out two or three hours of what’s listed as “GSD” (get shit done) in my calendar, which is when I get about 80 …

Missouri mom charged after children found living in wooden crate in underground cave

A 24-year-old mother is in custody after her dirty, barefoot 4- and 6-year-old children were found living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave in Kansas City, Missouri.<p>The woman was charged Friday with two counts of felony child endangerment.<p>Jackson County detectives were serving a …

A Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting

In theory, everyone understands that preparation can make or break an important meeting. The more work you do before you walk into the room, the more productive and efficient you’ll be. But who has the time to properly prepare? Our checklist makes meeting prep quick and easy—be sure to print it out …

Four Secrets of Marketing Success

My aunt, who has been retired in Florida for over 20 years, just got her first smart phone. I know this because she mentioned it on her Facebook …

9 science-backed tactics for winning a negotiation

Whether it’s your salary or your cable bill, a lot of life is up for negotiation.<p>Here’s what works, according to the research.<p><b>Know your context.</b><p>Is …

Are Kim Jong Un’s Kid Gloves Now Off?

The mourning period for his late father ended today. If this Dear Leader is definitively tied to the Sony hack, we may be at the beginning of an even …

Woman alleges Cosby raped her -- and other Playboy bunnies

By the late 1960s, Bill Cosby was a married man well on his way to having five children, not to mention a landmark career in stand-up comedy, television and beyond.<p>He was also no stranger to Playboy.<p>Now that connection is among those coming back to him, as more and more women -- at least 21, by …

North Korea refuses to deny Sony Pictures cyber-attack

<b>North Korea has refused to deny involvement in a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures that came ahead of the release of a film about leader Kim Jong-un.</b><p>Sony is investigating after its computers were attacked and unreleased films made available on the internet.<p>When asked if it was involved in the attack a …

What’s in a picture? Google algorithms attempt to describe real-world photos in plain English

It's the holy grail of image databases, and it looks like Google might be getting closer to making a breakthrough. For years now, researchers have …

‘Buy America’ shuts out Canadian iron and steel from B.C. ferry terminal overhaul

The long arm of the protectionist Buy America Act is reaching deep into Canada – to remote Prince Rupert, B.C.<p>Canadian iron and steel have been banished from a major overhaul of the Prince Rupert ferry terminal because the U.S. government is footing the bill for the bulk of the work.<p>The project …

5 Things to Know About the Ferguson Decision - Briefly - WSJ

The grand jury in Clayton, Mo., has returned its decision: It won’t indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. Here are five things you need to know about the ruling.

Whatever happens to Google Glass, it's been a boon to smart glasses

Wearable technology took a hit this past week after many began proclaiming the apparent demise of Google Glass. Once the "hot new thing," Glass has …

European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says

The European Parliament is getting ready to call for a breakup of Google, according to a report (subscription) Friday by the Financial Times.<p>A draft motion cited by the FT suggests the separation, or "unbundling," of the Internet giant's search engine from its other services, as one way to …

Europe

Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush

Julia Collins battled past winners for Jeopardy! supremacy at the Tournament of Champions. Unfortunately, she was also really sick.<p>Twenty-time</i> …

Robin Williams' son speaks out for first time since dad's death

For the first time since his father Robin Williams passed away on Aug. 11 at age 63, Zak Williams is opening up about his dad's legacy and the bond the comedian shared with his son.<p>ET's Nischelle Turner was at the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation fundraising gala in New York on Thursday, where …

Disney can save Nintendo, and it would only cost $19 billion

Everyone had always assumed that Disney was going to buy Pixar.<p>During one of my regular business chats with my father, who is a retired CEO, I predicted that <i>Pixar</i> was going to buy Disney and turn the company around. The value worked better going the other way. While Disney needed the magic of Pixar …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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The best tablet you can buy

Shot on location at WeWork. Also available on YouTube.<p>The Winner<p>Apple iPad Air 2<p>When you look at all of those things, Apple’s iPad Air 2 still stands alone as the best tablet for most people. It’s starting to age a bit, but checks all the boxes better than any other product on the market. From a …

New Cosby accusers include Lou Ferrigno's wife

In two new interviews, two new women detail incidents involving Bill Cosby and unwanted sexual advances that happened years ago.<p>Therese Serignese, 57, a registered nurse from Boca Raton, Fla., lays out a story of a meeting, a drugging and a rape to <i>The Huffington Post.</i><p>And Carla Ferrigno, wife of …

Angelina Jolie confirms retirement from acting

Angelina Jolie has confirmed she plans to retire as an actor to focus on her budding career as a film-maker. Speaking to Du Jour magazine in an interview to promote her new film Unbroken, the Oscar-winning star of Girl Interrupted said she “absolutely” planned to move permanently behind the camera …

Bill Cosby and the women claiming a history of sexual assaults

On Tuesday Janice Dickinson became the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual abuse, telling Entertainment Tonight that he sexually assaulted her in Lake Tahoe in 1982.<p>She was among the seven women to put their names to accusations against the comedian that span nearly 40 years.<p>Netflix …

Millionaire with seven dead partners arrested in Japan over suspicion of poison murder

A 67-year-old millionaire was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide as it emerged six of her former partners had also died in what appears to be Japan’s latest “black widow” case.<p>Chisako Kakehi has been the beneficiary of 800m yen ($6.8m) over the past two decades, …

Reese Witherspoon Goes To Bat For Renee Zellweger, Will Have None Of That Face-Shaming

Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Hilary Swank and Felicity Jones recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for the magazine's third annual actress roundtable. When the group breached the topic of the commentary surrounding Renee Zellweger's …

Florida Woman Angela Stoldt Accused of Killing and Cooking Her Neighbor

A Florida woman is accused of killing her neighbor and trying to dispose of his body in an at-home cremation.<p>According to documents obtained by the</i> …

This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …