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Windows turns 30: a visual history

The PC revolution started off life 30 years ago this week. Microsoft launched its first version of Windows on November 20th, 1985, to succeed MS-DOS. It was a huge milestone that paved the way for the modern versions of Windows we use today. While Windows 10 doesn’t look anything like Windows 1.0, …

Here's what happened when I stopped looking at screens at night

All this screen time may be eating away at our sleep.<p>Studies have shown that being exposed to the blue-and-white light given off by phones, laptops, and other electronic gadgets at night prevents our brains from releasing melatonin, a hormone that tells our bodies it's nighttime.<p>That means it takes …

We're getting less and less of a critical ingredient that our bodies need to function

Of course, genetics, eating and exercise habits, and consumption of alcohol and nicotine influences our ability to fall asleep. Regardless, 69% of Americans reporting insufficient sleep, according to The New Yorker.<p>But one of the most important elements that affect our ability to fall asleep is …

Which billion-dollar 'unicorn' startups are at most risk of dying? Here's what some data suggests ...

A unicorn is a term used to describe a startup worth $1 billion or more. Like the fictional animal, unicorn companies are supposed to be rare and magical.<p>Lately, tech's unicorns have become rather common. Last month, the Wall Street Journal compiled its own "billion-dollar club" — a list of 78 …

Sony's e-paper FES watch turns the strap into a screen too

Watch and learn: a new smartwartch from Sony brings the whole watch to life -- because both the face <i>and</i> the band change and react to you.<p>The FES watch is the product of Fashion Entertainments, which describes itself on its website as a "startup project" but is in fact, according to the Wall Street …

Wearable Tech

How To Debug Your Brain And Get More Done

Our brains are the most bug ridden pieces of junk since Internet Explorer.<p>To replicate one common bug, try telling your brain to "go to the gym". Most brains will respond by updating their Facebook status, and watching cat videos. This is not the desired behaviour.<p>Fortunately I've developed a fix. …

Adjust your iPhone’s brightness from the home button with this iOS 8.1 trick

iOS 7 made it easier than ever for iPhone users to toggle the brightness on devices through Command Center, but if you’re too lazy to go through a few flicks and swipes to adjust your screen’s brightness, we’ve discovered a way to dim your display by simply pressing your home button three times.<p>To …

iOS

Quick Observations On Apple's Q2 2014

• A 7-for-1 stock split is insane (in a good way).<br>• 800 million iTunes accounts and almost all of them have credit cards attached. This is perhaps the most important (and to some extent, most overlooked) part of Apple’s business going forward. They’ll hit a billion very soon.<br>• Tim Cook’s second explanation on the iPad “miss” was better than his first. At first, he said it was channel inventory and sell-through. But later he spoke about how fast it grew — faster than any other product Apple has ever …

Nest CEO Tony Fadell: Go Work With Your Heroes

Former Apple VP Tony Fadell, dubbed as one of the fathers of the iPod, went on to create revolutionary products of his own at his company Nest Labs, which has come up with a smart, efficient, sleek-looking thermostat and an intelligent smoke detector in the three years since the company …

I have faith in Darren Aronofsky, but the first Noah trailer looks a bit too much like your standard end-of-the-world action flick

I have faith in Darren Aronofsky, but the first <i>Noah</i> trailer looks a bit too much like your standard end-of-the-world action flick.

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

iOS 7

With the NDA finally lifted, we can finally talk about all of the amazing new APIs in iOS 7. And there are a <i>lot</i> of them. “1500 new APIs”, by Apple’s …

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The Life And Awesomeness Of Jeff Bezos

It's just the latest twist from Bezos, one of the world's richest men thanks to his founding of ecommerce giant Amazon.<p>If you're unfamiliar with Bezos' story, we've put together an abridged version here.

The Life And Awesomeness Of Bill Gates

The reasons for Ballmer's retirement remain fuzzy, but there are indications that Ballmer and Gates thought it was time for Ballmer to move on.<p>A lot of people are calling for Gates to replace Ballmer as CEO. He founded Microsoft, and led it in the 1980s and '90s, creating a personal computing …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

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Here's The Full Trailer For Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Movie

The story of Steve Jobs, appropriately titled "Jobs," hits theaters August 16.<p>"Jobs" tells the story of Apple's early days through the launch of the iPod in 2001. The movie stars Ashton Kutcher as Jobs and Josh Gad as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.<p>We've already seen a few photos from the shoot, …

If Steve Jobs applied for a job at Apple today, there’s no chance in hell he’d get hired

Not political. Collaborators. People who really don’t care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.<p>In other words, if Steve Jobs was applying for a job at Apple today, he’d probably get shown the door …

The 10 Smartest Things Tim Cook Has Done Since Becoming Apple's CEO

The good news is that he gets to run the most important tech company in the world. It's a company that coins money.<p>The bad news is that he's taking over for arguably the greatest businessman of all time in Steve Jobs. There's not much Cook can do to improve Apple, but there's a lot he can do to …