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Japan wants the world's fastest supercomputer by 2018

Our world is in transition, with automation and digitization edging-out more humane forms of industrial labor. Some countries are actively pushing against that, but others, like Japan, are running head-first towards the future. The nation is believed to be pushing to build the world's fastest …

Dropbox for iOS now has an iMessage app and picture-in-picture playback, Split View coming soon

Dropbox announced today that it will soon deliver a highly requested feature to its iOS app: Split View support. This will let iPad users run Dropbox side-by-side with other Split View apps without switching between apps. While Split View is coming soon, Dropbox has loads of new features in the …

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GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks

At the opening of GE's new oil and gas R&D center in Oklahoma, the multi-business company has also presented its new methane-sniffing helicopter drone called "Raven." GE started working on the project last year, and it proved that the 20-pound machine can indeed do what it was created for during a …

2016 Internet Of Things (IOT), Big Data & Business Intelligence Update

• Sales and strategic planning teams see IoT as the most valuable.<br>• IoT advocates are 3X as likely to consider big data critical to the success of their initiatives & programs.<br>• Amazon and Cloudera are the highest ranked big data distributions followed by Hortonworks and Map/R.<br>• Apache Spark MLib is the …

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Show Only Unread Emails in Mail for Mac OS X

Managing large numbers of emails can be time consuming, but one way to help tackle email on the Mac is by setting up an Unread Emails Only inbox. …

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The Hidden Stories of Arab Women

Tasneem Alsultan was browsing in a Dubai bookstore a few years ago when she found “She Who Tells a Story,” a collection of photo essays by members of Rawiya, a collective of Arab women. Ms. Alsultan then had a thriving wedding photography business in Saudi Arabia and the gulf states, but she had no …

Hands On: Things 2.8.3 for OS X and 2.8.5 for iPad, iPhone

Ignore that headline: there is versions of this task manager for iOS, but we're going to concentrate on the Mac one. That's partly because this is a …

Apps

Vivaldi is a new desktop browser for power users

A little bit of life in the browser market<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>A decade ago, the release of a new desktop web browser, or …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

How Muslim Women Are Challenging the Status Quo

Far from being powerless, they are making small choices that could lead to big changes in the Arab world.<p>When one of Katherine Zoepf’s classmates was killed in the Twin Towers on 9/11, her own certainties about life vanished in the rubble. What had compelled 19 young Arabic men to plot murder on …

Google Starts Testing The Ability To Login Without A Password

Google is testing a feature that lets users sign into their accounts without requiring a password. Users that have access to this feature will be able to login to their accounts using their mobile devices. A notification pops up that asks users to authenticate their identities and grant permission …

Android News

TarDisk Pear promises to double your MacBook’s HD by creating an SD card-based fusion drive

TarDisk is launching its new ‘Pear’ product today, a customized SD card solution for MacBook users that can double the device’s storage capacity while using software to create a hybrid drive that works hand in hand with your built-in drive.<p>There are a lot of SD card products on the market that make …

Pears

Free 50-minute video tutorial video shows you how to make an Apple Watch app

If you want to get quickly up to speed on the basics of creating an Apple Watch app following the release of WatchKit, developer Nick Walter has put a free 50-minute video tutorial online. You can also sign up for a full online course for just $39 on Kickstarter – saving $161 on the likely launch …

Apple iPad Air 2 Review!

The Billionaire Founder Of LinkedIn Explains How To Run A Great Startup

He's the founder of Linkedin, the largest professional social network worth around $28 billion, and a partner at the VC firm Greylock Partners.<p>He was also one of the early employees of PayPal, where he served as executive VP, and the co-founder of Socialnet.com, one of the first social network …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Look Out, Apple! The 'Apple Of China' Is Already Selling Almost Half As Many Phones As You Are!

One of the biggest threats to Apple's future profits and stock price is growing price pressure in the smartphone business.<p>An estimated 70% of Apple's profit comes from the iPhone. And most of that comes from high-end iPhones that sell for about $600 apiece ($200 to the consumer, with subsidy, in …

Transformative change -- the shepherd: Sahar Al Faifi at TEDxImperialCollege

How to "Stand Out of the Crowd" in Interviews

The complete question I was asked was: <i>How can someone "stand out of the crowd" in interviews for a digital marketing position?</i><p>It is a wonderful and …

The Lost Creators Come Clean

Ten years later, they talk about their mistakes, their successes, the worst episode, and why we're all still talking about this damn show<p><b>Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse</b> are seated around the infamous hatch from <i>Lost</i>. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met …

TV

A Master of Meaning: Ken Blanchard's 75th Birthday Tribute

One of my most influential mentors, teachers, and dear friends is <b>Mr. Ken Blanchard</b> who turns 75 years young today.<p>I am so grateful to have gotten to …

Candy Crush maker's shares collapse after IPO

Stock in King Digital dropped 16% in its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, unusual for a tech company<p>Wall Street proved immune to Candy Crush’s charms Wednesday as shares in King Digital, the company behind the mobile gaming phenomenon, dropped 16% on their debut.<p>The most highly valued …

How Successful People Think

I love to give the following puzzle to new team members at our companies, Likeable Media and Likeable Local:<p>Using four straight lines and never …

Waterworld

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