Claudio Aguilar

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How did Google get so big?

This past week the Federal Trade Commission was asked to investigate the data collected by Google on its Android operating system, which powers most …

AdWords

The United States of Guns

Like many of you, I read the news of <i>a single person</i> killing <i>at least 10 people</i> in Santa Fe, Texas today. While this is an outrageous and horrifying …

Guns

Studies Show That People Who Have High “Integrative Complexity” Are More Likely To Be Successful

A self-made billionaire studied Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Elon Musk. An eminent researcher interviewed Nobel Laureates. They each came to the same …

Creativity

Meet Surface Hub 2

A new culture of work is emerging. One where unlocking the power of the team has never been more important. I see it with our team daily. People …

Windows 10

Two spaces after period are better than one, except maybe they aren’t, study finds | Ars Technica

After APA style change sets world afire, researchers justify double-space but plea for peace.<p>In what may be one of the most controversial studies of …

Psychology

A 40-Year Debate Over Corporate Strategy Gets Revived by Elon Musk and Warren Buffett

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that “moats are lame” during the company’s earnings call last week, he was calling out Warren Buffett, the chair of Berkshire Hathaway, who uses “moat” to describe barriers to imitation that stave off competition. “If your only defense against invading armies is a …

Innovation

Apple, Influence, and Ive

Watches

Apple scraps $1 billion Irish data center over planning delays

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple ditched plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years, the iPhone maker said on Thursday.<p>Apple announced plans in February 2015 to build the facility …

Ireland

No Filter

It’s oppo dump time. <br>If you aren’t familiar with the term, it’s what happens when a rival campaign collects opposition research and dumps it into the …

San Francisco

Cambridge Analytica to close down after Facebook data scandal

The data analytics firm engulfed in Facebook's user privacy scandal has suddenly filed for insolvency.<p>Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL are shutting down, citing a “siege of media coverage” that drove away its customers, NBC News has confirmed.<p>The data gathering firm at the center of …

Donald Trump

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

NASA Technology Uncovers Never-Before-Seen Text on Dead Sea Scrolls

They raise the possibility of a "still unknown manuscript."<p>In 1947, in a cave one mile west of the Dead Sea, a Bedouin shepherd stumbled upon large …

Archaeology

I’m Sorry To Report Instagram Is Bad Now

Instagram Stories ruined the one good place we had left.<p>Look, I don’t want to talk about this any more than you do. I didn’t want this to be true. I wanted this to work out; I thought this was the platform that could be The One to make it with us for the long haul. But it’s time to get real. It’s …

Social Media

T-Mobile to Buy Sprint for $26.5 Billion in Bet on Networks

T-Mobile US Inc. agreed to acquire Sprint Corp. for $26.5 billion in stock, a wager that the carriers can team up to build a next-generation wireless …

Telecoms

E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren loses appeal on computer restore disks, must serve 15-month prison term

<i>This story has been updated with statements from Microsoft and additional information about how refurbishers obtain restore disks.</i><p>A California man who built a sizable business out of recycling electronic waste is headed to federal prison for 15 months after a federal appeals court in Miami rejected …

E-waste

How merchants use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews

SAN FRANCISCO — On Amazon, customer comments can help a product surge in popularity. The online retail giant says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by real shoppers who aren’t paid for them.<p>But a Washington Post examination found that for some popular …

eCommerce

Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google

Google gathers more personal data than Facebook does, by almost every measure—so why aren’t we talking about it?<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>Recent controversy over Facebook Inc.’s FB -0.37% hunger for personal data …

Privacy

“2001: A Space Odyssey”: What It Means, and How It Was Made

Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Fifty years ago this spring, Stanley Kubrick’s confounding …

Stanley Kubrick

Tesla Model 3 production aims for 6,000 units per week in June after upgrade in May – ~5,000 with margin of error, says Elon Musk

In an email to employees today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained that the reason for the Model 3 production shutdown in Fremont and Gigafactory 1 is to prepare to increase production. Substantially.<p>Musk explained that Tesla is now shooting to more than double production of 6,000 units per week across …

Tesla

Mapping Apple’s vast universe of space gray shades

Silver aluminum, once the defining look of Apple products, has been met with increasing variety over the last several years by a range of colors and finishes that customers can choose from. One of the earliest and most popular options – space gray – has permeated across almost every product line …

iPad Mini

Nikola Tesla predicted the smartphone in 1926

In an interview published in Collier’s magazine in 1926, Nikola Tesla, then in the twilight of his career, made some predictions about the future …

Nikola Tesla

Why Zuckerberg’s 14-Year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook

In 2003, one year before Facebook was founded, a website called Facemash began nonconsensually scraping pictures of students at Harvard from the …

Internet

Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro will be shaped by workflows

A year ago, I visited the Apple campus in Cupertino to figure out where the hell the new Mac Pro was. I joined a round-table discussion with Apple SVPs and a handful of reporters to get the skinny on what was taking so long.<p>The answer, it turns out, was that Apple had decided to start completely …

Product Management

Warner Bros. Pictures Celebrates 50 Years of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Warner Bros. Pictures will debut an …

Stanley Kubrick

Tim Cook says Facebook should have regulated itself, but it’s too late for that now

“I think we’re beyond that here.”<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook has doubled down on his call for regulation that would limit Facebook and others companies’ ability to use customer data.<p>Speaking to <b>Recode’s</b> Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Cook said he’d prefer that Facebook and others would have curbed …

Apple

See Seven Ancient Ruins As They Would Have Looked In Their Prime

From the unmatched wonder of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the sprawling majesty of the temples of Bagan in Myanmar (aka Burma). From Egypt’s Great Sphinx of Giza to the extraordinary carved city of Petra in Jordan. These remnants of the ancient world have long cast a spell over travelers from every …

Ancient History

John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment

Rarely in my lifetime have I seen the type of civic engagement schoolchildren and their supporters demonstrated in Washington and other major cities throughout the country this past Saturday. These demonstrations demand our respect. They reveal the broad public support for legislation to minimize …

Guns

My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is drawing attention to malicious data thieves and brokers. But every Facebook app—even the dumb, innocent ones—collected users’ personal data without even trying.<p>For a spell during 2010 and 2011, I was a virtual rancher of clickable cattle on Facebook.<p>It feels like …

Trump strikes back at Chinese tech practices with new tariffs

President Donald Trump escalated economic tensions with China by unveiling on Thursday extensive new trade restrictions that would effectively block $50 billion in Chinese imports from entering the United States.<p>“It’s going to make us a much stronger, much richer nation,” Trump said, adding that …

China

Metro Germany Fêtes Women’s Day by Giving Newborn Babies an Entrepreneurial Boost

Nearly half of women want to start a company. Just 12 percent think they ever will. The biggest thing stopping them? Lack of financial support.<p>These …