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Satya Nadella's Microsoft is winning over millenials

In 2015 Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella said he wanted people to not just need Windows, but to love Windows.<p>A recent YouGov survey did not answer …

Windows 10

Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims

KidGuard is a phone app that markets itself as a tool for keeping tabs on children. But it has also promoted its surveillance for other purposes and run blog posts with headlines like “How to Read Deleted Texts on Your Lover’s Phone.”<p>A similar app, mSpy, offered advice to a woman on secretly …

Surveillance

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

The Best J. Cole Songs

Few rappers this generation can match the credentials of J. Cole. In a decade’s time, the Fayetteville, North Carolina representative has garnered …

Music

What is Microsoft 365? Microsoft's most important subscription bundle, explained

Microsoft 365 is becoming a centerpiece of Redmond's cloud strategy. Here's everything you need to know about what it is and how it's evolving.<p><b>What</b> …

Windows 10

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Why No Artist — From Childish Gambino To Kanye West — Should Corner The Market On ‘Conscious’ Music

Donald Glover — aka Childish Gambino — dropped the thought-provoking video for “This Is America” last weekend, and it’s caused a firestorm of reaction. I’m not going to bore anyone with another take on Glover’s polarizing work. I’m more focused on the cringe-worthy takes that paralleled one …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why hasn’t the sun burned out yet?

Our planet's personal space heater is incredibly efficient.<p>Our sun is a fairly average star in the Milky Way—not the brightest, not the biggest, and only 4.5 billion years old. It’s only unique in that its light and heat sustains all the life on the only inhabited planet we know of in the universe. …

Protons

This is the deadly sin that makes life awesome: 3 proven secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.<p>I’m talking about pride. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

Motivation

Why everyone was so wrong about iPhone X sales

Analysts have been extremely pessimistic about the iPhone X, with almost daily predictions that Apple’s top-of-the-line model was a flop. And they were all dead wrong. Tim Cook just said the iPhone X has been Apple’s best-selling model for every week since it launched, and that sales of all the …

Mobile Technology

How a lonely, depressed student became a confident porn star

If things had gone according to the plan, 25-year-old Jade would now be working in the fashion industry.<p>It was her dream since she was little, and …

Sexuality

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give live significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections. These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

Huawei Is Finally Making A Significant Dent In The Indian Smartphone Market

“We’re not worried about market share in the short run. With our technology and innovation as well as an understanding of the Indian consumer, we’ll boom up one day suddenly when the time comes,” Peter Zhai told me a few months ago when I met the President of the Huawei India Consumer Business …

Mobile

Windows 10's most boring update is actually its best

Windows 10 April 2018 Update<p>$Free (for Windows users); $119 (Windows Home license)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Windows 10 is mature and refined • Timeline is …

Software

Apple is just as ‘disappointed’ with iPhone X sales as everyone else

Joining a slew of reports from a wide variety of sources who claimed that iPhone X sales are in serious trouble, a new story says that Apple will …

IPhone X

GPU prices are falling, and you should buy now

If you were looking for a new graphics card for your PC over the last year, your search probably ended with you giving up and slinging some cusses at cryptocurrency miners. But now the supply of video cards is on the verge of rebounding, and I don’t think you should wait much longer to pull the …

Cryptocurrency

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

Google’s new Gmail aims to hit Microsoft where it hurts

It’s all business<p>Google unveiled a new Gmail design this week, overhauling its free email service with new features and a fresh look. Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features …

Gmail

Study: This is how long it takes adults to make new friends

In a landmark study, a University of Kansas professor now believes he knows why making friends as an adult is just so difficult. Short answer? Time.<p><b>The study:</b> Published in the <i>Journal of Social and Personal Relationships</i>, Associate Professor of Communications Studies, Jeffrey Hall, found that it …

Mathematics

The untold story of how the XPS 13 defied odds to become the world’s best laptop

Dell.<p>What does that name make you think of? Your answer is likely beige boxes, affordable laptops, or — if you’re a child of the ‘90s — the infamous …

MacBook Air

India has a new caste for native English speakers only

Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my daughters stopped speaking in Konkani, our mother tongue. It isn’t entirely clear what provoked it, perhaps it was a teacher at their Mumbai school encouraging students to speak more English at home. Or perhaps it was something else. It doesn’t matter.<p>What did …

India

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

I don't think Apple can fix the iOS mess it's created

Apple has turned iOS from a sleek, streamlined, easy-to-use operating system into a ghastly horror show.<p><i>Apple knows iOS has deteriorated, but it</i> …

iOS

7 Financial Skills I Wished I Had Learned in High School

Learn from my mistakes and start making good financial decisions early.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose discusses some of the essentials about money, budgeting and investing he wishes he would have learned in high …

Apple's Newly Rumored Smartphone Ideas Sound Straight Out of 2013

Now that notches are popping up on just about every new smartphone screen, Apple’s next iPhone will need some new tricks to stand out from its …

15 Ways To Start A Conversation At A Conference (Without Feeling Weird)

To your left, there’s a group of people talking in a tightly closed circle. Directly ahead of you, you see a smattering of people glued to their phones. To your right, there’s a line waiting to talk to the previous speaker. And there’s you: standing alone at a conference, feeling anxious because …

Public Speaking

A single high school in India has produced the CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe, and Mastercard

If you're looking to raise one of the most powerful business leaders in the world, you might want to send your kid to Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, in India.<p>In an interview with Stephen Dubner on an episode of the "Freakonomics" podcast, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella mentioned that not only did …

High School

Demand good vibrations from your next Android phone

The LG V30's secret best feature<p>I’ve been using a pre-production version of the unfortunately named LG V30S ThinQ since Mobile World Congress last month. I didn’t spend more than a few minutes with the near-identical original V30, so it feels like a brand new phone to me, and I mostly really like …

Huawei’s P20 Pro is a hugely promising phone that will upset Americans

If only you could buy one of these in a US carrier store<p>This week in Paris, I witnessed a subtle but profound moment of change in the mobile industry. It came when Huawei announced its next flagship phone, the P20 Pro, will cost €899 (more than $1,100), and no one in the audience blinked, winced, …

Mobile