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Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang<p><b>The world’s most expensive</b> supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán has been …

Electric Vehicles

How To: Find Out if Your Wireless Carrier Is Tracking You on Android

A shady practice in place by AT&T and Verizon Wireless—and possibly more wireless carriers—was recently uncovered. Outgoing data requests sent from …

Wireless

Find Out Whether This Unkillable Tracker Is On Your Smartphone

The generally accepted trade-off on the Internet is that you give up your privacy to get free stuff. It’s summed up by a frequently repeated adage, “If you’re not paying for it, you’re the product.” But sometimes you’re paying for it, and you’re still the product. Verizon and AT&T customers are …

Jawbone's new Up3 is its most advanced fitness tracker ever

Jawbone loves data. It loves collecting more data; it loves collecting better data. Data is what makes the Up platform turn, what helps it turn its product from simple trackers into devices that subtly nudge you toward a better, healthier life. Today, Jawbone is launching a high-end product …

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cloud-based business software company Salesforce said Tuesday that a particular type of malware that usually goes after information at large financial companies could be taking aim at its users.<p>The …

Salesforce

Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book?

Personal finance apps can make it easier to keep track of your money across multiple accounts. Many boast of being 'free'… but there's a price to pay in terms of privacy<p>American billionaire oil magnate J Paul Getty once said, "If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." Yet even …

Banking

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

Five games that will improve your kids’ executive function

There has been a lot of recent attention focused on the importance of executive function for successful learning. Many researchers and educators believe that this group of skills, which enable a child to formulate and pursue goals, are more important to learning and educational success than IQ or …

The Brain
Goldman Sachs

Node.js High Availability at Box | Box Blog

One of Node.js's most interesting characteristics is that it's single-threaded. That means running a single Node.js instance on a typical server …

JavaScript

Fitlist Turns Your iPhone Into a Personal Trainer

Let’s face it, personal trainers are amazing. They keep track of your workouts, monitor your progress and keep you motivated week after week. But they’re also insanely expensive and an unrealistic luxury for most of us. That’s where Fitlist comes in. Fitlist is an app that serves as a workout …

Apps

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Android News

Windows and Mac meet Android in expanded Parallels Access remote desktop app

Parallels is releasing its Parallels Access remote desktop app for Android, making it possible to run Windows and Mac applications on Android-based …

Amazon Prime members spend almost twice as much as other Amazon shoppers

Amazon—which is set to unveil its first smartphone this week—is smart to continue investing in its Prime subscription service: A recent survey by RBC Capital Markets, summarized today in a research report, suggests it’s working.<p>Amazon Prime members surveyed said they spend $538 per year, on …

eCommerce

People losing patience for apps that don't perform well

A new study by AppDynamics shows that glitchy apps are increasingly frustrating users, many of whom delete them rather than trying again.<p>What do you do if you're trying to access an app and it won't load or function? Keeping trying, give up, or delete the app? If you're like the majority of the …

No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

Nanotech

Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

Chrome Is Now More Popular Than Internet Explorer

Google Chrome has edged out Microsoft's Internet Explorer in the ongoing battle of the browsers, according to Adobe Digital Report (ADI) data.<p>The …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

Books

Google's White Male-Heavy Staff Underlines Tech's Diversity Problem

When it finally published a demographic breakdown of its workforce this week, tech giant Google admitted, "We've always been reluctant to publish numbers about the diversity of our workforce at Google. We now realize we were wrong, and that it's time to be candid about the issues."<p>This is what the …

Apple could unveil a shockingly different-looking Mac OS next week

Prepare for the things on your computer screen to look a lot different soon—if you’re using a Mac, at least. One of the new products that Apple is expected to reveal next week is a radically redesigned version of OS X, its Mac operating system.<p>The new software likely won’t be available to the …

Apps

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Why the pope is on Twitter but not Facebook

Pope Francis isn’t joining Facebook despite efforts to recruit him.<p>Facebook representatives recently visited the Vatican to argue that the leader of the world’s largest Christian church should have a profile on the world’s largest social network. But the archbishop in charge of the church’s media …

Social Media