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Apple Sued Over Alleged Keyboard Problem While Ramping Up Self-Driving Car Tests

Apple didn’t have much to say about its business over the past week—but that didn’t stop others.<p>Over the past week, Apple was hit with a class-action …

Autonomous Cars

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by.<p>Jesse Itzler is a man of many hats. He's the co-owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, partner in ZICO Coconut Water, founder of Marquis …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center

They say that nice guys finish last — and Canada, with its reputation for polite citizenry and its charming prime minister, is used to being overlooked. Sure, Canada may tower over the United States in physical size, but many countries of similar stature — G7 nations, for example — dismiss the …

How to travel around the world by cruise ship

Until recently, round-the-world cruises were often little more than window dressing, with no real expectation that people would want to pay thousands of pounds to be away from home for three months at a time.<p>All that has changed. As more and more companies – Four Seasons, Crystal, Abercrombie & …

Panama Canal

Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

A laptop and an internet connection are all that’s required for some jobs these days – and many globetrotters are making the most of it, living and working in cities across the world.<p>Some jobs these days require little more than a laptop and an internet connection, allowing many digital nomads the …

Travel

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

Tesla wants a factory in China, and fast

Ahead of his participation in a Hong Kong technology forum tomorrow, the ever so busy Elon Musk has managed to take some time out to give us an update on how Tesla's doing in Greater China. Without revealing specific sales figures, the CEO told Engadget that his company is now "doing reasonably …

Hey, Apple: No need to talk about the iPhone 6S. We're already buying.

Kudos to the guy in Sydney who camped his Coleman tent outside the local Apple store a day before the company's annual iPhone launch event. Whether …

Tesla’s Robotic Metal Snake Charger Is “For Realz”

Tesla is coming off of a rough earnings day, but that didn’t stop the company from showing off some awesome stuff.<p>Today, the company tweeted out a demo of something its founder and CEO Elon Musk has talked about before. At the time it sounded crazy, as most of Musk’s ideas do.<p>But here it is. It’s a …

China's economic problems are everyone's economic problems

GDP growth has slowed from 10.4% annually in 2011 to 7.4% last year. According to the World Bank, this number should continue to slide, going below 7% by 2017.<p>Joseph P. Quinlan, a strategist for US Trust, wrote about the importance of Chinese importing.<p>"Import demand in China has been simply …

Pentagon chief to push U.S. allies to ditch 'Cold War playbook'

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States and its NATO allies are preparing militarily for the prospect that their rift with Russia could outlast President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Sunday.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies before a House Armed Services Committee …

Russia

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

Denmark Leads the Way Towards Ending Cash

Sometimes money doesn't make any cents<p>Cash is expensive to manufacture. As we saw in our article on The U.S. Mint's Production Materials Problem, a …

Membership-based delivery services are beginning to disrupt the $600 billion-a-year grocery industry

But a new wave of promising delivery startups are relying on a tried-and-true model to disrupt groceries: membership.<p>Membership grocery services help secure consumers as repeat customers and allow companies to lower individual shipping fees on every order. Shipping fees are typically a big barrier …

eCommerce

This San Francisco bar is a gamer's paradise

Sitting in the glow of a television monitor, two young gamers compete against each other in "Super Smash Bros. 4." Beads of sweat form on the strangers' brows, and their grips tighten on their bulky GameCube controllers.<p>As Luigi annihilates Toon Link, knocking him off-screen in clever and fatal …

Jonathan Ive Discusses Steve Jobs and Apple Watch in 'The New Yorker' Interview

Apple design chief Jonathan Ive has been interviewed in an exhaustive profile with <i>The New Yorker</i>, in which he discusses a number of topics ranging from Steve Jobs to the Apple Watch.<p>The interview provides a rare glimpse inside Apple's design studio at Two Infinite Loop at its Cupertino …

Apple Watch

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Meet Jeremy Cowart, A Photographer Who Snaps The Homeless With A High-Tech Light Ring And Cellphone

Some folks look away from homelessness. Jeremy Cowart looks straight at it, with kindness.<p>Cowart is a Nashville-based celebrity photographer and founded Help-Portrait, a global event that invites photographers to shoot and print portraits of the homeless and people in need in an effort to help …

Adobe Debuts A Slew Of New Mobile Apps, Including Brush, Shape And Draw

Adobe has ramped up its mobile efforts in a big way today at its annual Adobe Max conference, with seven new mobile apps unveiled (though two are repurposed versions of older software). The new collection in some ways represents the same kind of unbundling of individual features as apps we’ve seen …

How you Could Track your Sleep with the Apple Watch

Apple Watch sleep analysis<p>The Apple Watch’s battery is rumored to last somewhere between 8 and 12 hours a day and you’ll have to charge it each night. Some people (bloggers, journalists and readers) seem to think that this means it won’t be able to track your sleeping patterns. That would give the …

Why China will leapfrog the world in Internet of Things

The U.S. led the world in the PC revolution. Europe was where cell phones took off. So where will the wellspring of innovation and customer adoption take place for the Internet of Things?<p>China.<p>With its recent IPO, Alibaba is a ramping up a strategy for the Internet of Things. Seeing the success of …

Even the guy who built Microsoft Azure is designing with AWS and Google in mind

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Talko<p>Ray Ozzie was instrumental in building the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform during his time at the …

This Traffic Generation Strategy Made $100,000 on Indiegogo

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on Crowdfund Insider.</i><p>If there’s one big lesson about crowdfunding I’ve learnt in the past eight months, it is that pre-launch marketing can make or break your campaign. I’ve gone from knowing next to nothing about …

The Best Chat Apps for Your Smartphone

<b>Updated: August 1, 2014</b><p>We’ve known for sometime that SMS is becoming passe for many smartphone owners worldwide.<p>Sure, people still use it, but there are a slew of apps that go way beyond it, offering easy multimedia functions, group chats, video calls, gaming and much more. Beyond being SMS …

Facebook too big to fail? Three warnings from Myspace

Ex-Myspace communications strategist Paul Armstrong warns of the vulnerabilities he sees in Zuckerberg's social media giant<p>Ten years ago I joined Myspace at its HQ in Beverly Hills. It was a pivotal time for the social network, just as they were being bought by Newscorp and during a key growth …

How much data can one smart home generate? About 1 GB a week.

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>In my connected home I’ve focused mostly on automation, but Stephen Sorkin, the chief strategy officer at Splunk has decided to …

The Majority Of Today’s App Businesses Are Not Sustainable

Though the app stores continue to fill up with ever more mobile applications, the reality is that most of these are not sustainable businesses. According to a new report out this morning, half (50%) of iOS developers and even more (64%) Android developers are operating below the “app poverty line” …

Meet the Foodie Startup the Internet Loves to Hate

Over the 4th of July weekend, one San Francisco entrepreneur decided to code a website designed to help people get reservations at some of the …