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Don’t Nap On This: Why The Business of Sleep Will Keep Booming

One day, when smog-free cars run on sea water and every loophole in the tax code has been closed, the entirety of humanity will be in such a glorious …

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Apple's iPhone sales reportedly up 400% in India thanks to aggressive pricing strategies

The institution of installment payment plans and deep discounts in India has netted Apple up to a fourfold boost in iPhone sales over the past four …

Mobile

Philippines takes China's crown as region's fastest growing economy

A surprise surge in the Philippines economy in the first quarter has put its pace of expansion ahead of neighbouring giant China.<p>The south-east Asian archipelago hailed a "new growth trajectory" as its GDP expanded 2.2pc in the first three months of the year, to grow 7.8pc year-on-year, outpacing …

Economics

TouchWiz vs stock Android: five reasons why Samsung does it better

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

Phones

2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Photos and Info

Since its unfortunate experience with the slow-selling and notoriously unreliable Lagonda, Aston Martin has avoided reinventing the wheel. Simply look at the recent updates to the DB9 and the Rapide S for proof. Now the V12 Vantage, which was first revealed as a V-8–powered concept in 2003, is …

What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

Bill Gates

Google Glass - Are You The Killer App?

Google Glass needs applications that create engaging new experiences, not just old experiences transposed to our eyeline. Dekko is a team of augmented reality specialists who believe their combined expertise has created just the right app for that.<p>And they believe it will help to make Google Glass …

Apple’s debt strategy saves $9.2B in taxes (plus $100m a year in interest deductions)

Sums done by Moody’s Investment Services (via <i>Bloomberg</i>) confirm reports that Apple’s approach of borrowing the $100b needed to fund its stock buy-back and dividend plans will result in massive tax savings, estimated at $9.2B …<p>Based on current rates, Apple will pay interest of about $308 million a …

December guide to the bright planets

Of the 5 bright planets, Mars and Jupiter appear in the December 2017 predawn sky all month. Mercury joins them around the December solstice. Venus …

Astronomy