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Tip of the Day: How to Force an iCloud Sync in the Calendar App

iCloud is a great service...but it doesn't always behave.<p>Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you update your iOS Calendar app on your iPhone that the change doesn't happen quickly (or at all) on your iPad? I have.<p>But no worries; there is a quick and simple solution.<p><b>Step One: Open your iOS</b> …

iOS

What Europe's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Means for Google (and You)

Should the Internet forget?<p>Do people have the right to have outdated, inaccurate, perhaps embarrassing information about them removed from the …

Why a deadly virus in the Middle East has the entire world on alert

A recent spike in MERS cases could be the beginning of a global outbreak<p>A deadly new virus for which there is no cure and about which little is understood could present a global threat, officials say. It's called Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus -- or MERS-CoV -- and a recent upswing …

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Internet Speeds Are Rising Sharply, But So Are Hack Attacks

A new "state of the Internet" report shows more people around the world are connected, and they're doing so at faster speeds. But as the Internet grows, so does the number of cyberattacks.<p>A quarterly report from Akamai Technologies, which provides cloud services to businesses, details a bleak …

Cybersecurity

Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts In The Womb

The symptoms of autism may not be obvious until a child is a toddler, but the disorder itself appears to begin well before birth.<p>Brain tissue taken from children who died and also happened to have autism revealed patches of disorganization in the cortex, a thin sheet of cells that's critical for …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

Vietnam

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

InterAct

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

Apple’s iGlasses Are Real. Here’s Why You Might Never See Them

Apple started working on an augmented reality headset at least as early as 2006, but put the idea on ice because it seemed a mere curiosity compared to the iPhone.<p>Despite mostly rave reviews of the latest iPhone 5S, critics are already grousing that Tim Cook and Jonathan Ive are leaving the truly …

Automotive takeover schemes to be detailed at Defcon hacker conference

It's not like Toyota hasn't already faced its fair share of Prius braking issues, but it appears that even more headaches are headed its way at Defcon this week. Famed white hats Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are preparing to unleash a 100-page paper at the annual hacker conference in Las Vegas, …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was

In an emotional interview on "60 Minutes," the Microsoft chairman speaks of visiting Steve Jobs in his last days and marveling at how well he understood the concept of brand.<p>When the sense of personal competition has gone, when time has passed, the memories become more acute and more …

Stunning Satellite Images Show A Changing Globe

Google has released a stunning cache of satellite images that show how the globe has changed in recent decades. Thursday's announcement came from the search giant's official blog:<p>"Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME, we're releasing more than a quarter-century of images of …

There Was A ‘Glass’ Before Google Came Along, And It Was Used In Antarctica In 2001

Whether you think Google Glass is something you’d wind up using one day, you have to admit that the technology is impressive. Packed inside of the pair of specs is a computer running Android, camera and all of the wireless capabilities you’d need. The idea of wearable computers is nothing new, and …

LTE Broadcast Technology Could Replace Streaming Video By Super Bowl 2014

Imagine being able to watch a live event like the Super Bowl or the Academy Awards on a smartphone without having to wait for the video to buffer …

4 Signs It's Time To Fire An Employee

<b>1. Not performing up to expectations</b><p>No matter how much you appreciate employees' efforts, if they're failing to meet expectations month after month, then they should probably go. Not only are they costing you money, but they're pushing responsibilities onto other colleagues, causing stress within …

Team Building

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iPhone three times more reliable than Samsung Galaxy smartphones

Apple’s iPhone is the most reliable smartphone currently in market, beating major rivals to earn top marks in a research from FixYa.<p>The …

Apple’s iMessage Encryption “Impossible To Intercept” For Surveillance Purposes, Claims DEA Report

Apple’s iMessage text messaging replacement and chat service has frustrated U.S. federal agents looking to get access to suspect communications, a new report from CNET reveals. According to government documents obtained by the news source, iMessage and its encryption are not vulnerable to existing …

3Doodler scores over $2.3 million on Kickstarter

One of the coolest projects that I’ve seen turn up on Kickstarter in recent memory was the 3Doodler pen device. The pen uses small sticks of plastic …

Crowd Funding

How The iPad Totally Changed The World In Just Three Years

Apple's iPad was released to the world three years ago on April 3, 2010.<p>At the time, a lot of people were underwhelmed. We even called it a "big yawn," and said, "Jobs introduced something that is probably going to sell in the range of a few million units this year, much closer to one of the …

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