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Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The USS Gerald R. Ford has been under construction for years. Today, the first-of-its-class carrier will be christened, ushering in an era of high-tech aircraft carriers.<p>The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be …

Military

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

A kidney for $10,000? Paying donors actually pays off, new study finds

Paying living kidney donors $10,000 to give up their organs would save money over the current system based solely on altruism — even if it only boosts donations by a conservative 5 percent.<p>That’s according to a new analysis by Canadian researchers that rekindles the ongoing debate about whether …

Medicine

'Glitches' hit ACA paper process

Trying to sign up for Obamacare the old-fashioned way — paper, pen or telephone?<p>Good luck with that.<p>With the supposedly state-of-the-art $600 million HealthCare.gov portal malfunctioning, President Barack Obama is urging Americans to go ahead and try to get health coverage by mailing in a paper …

Police Discover 3-D Printed Gun Factory In Manchester: Updated

<b>Update:</b> Manchester police are now saying the “3-D-printed gun” they found was actually just a piece of a 3-D printer. A slight overreaction, perhaps? While the seized items undergo further forensic testing, in a statement, Assistant Chief Constable Steve Heywood defends the dramatic event …

LinkedIn Intro: Hack Here For Juicy Data

LinkedIn’s new Intro service has put up a big sign advertising to cyber criminals, nation states and others ‘hack here, we’ve got loads of juicy data’. The architecture of its new service is innovative but compromises your security and privacy in ways you really should care about. Oh, and whilst I …

Mozilla's Lightbeam for Firefox Add-on Shows How Sites Are Tracking Us

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has released an add-on called Lightbeam for Firefox which presents a visualization of your browsing history and analyzes which applications are tracking or monitoring you online and how they are connected.<p>The company had previously released an experimental …

Square without the hardware: Flint raises $6M to process payments by camera phone

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flint Mobile<p>Flint Mobile’s (see disclosure) payment card reader doesn’t have the elegant design of Square’s now famous …

Watch this: Celebrities and whistleblowers join to incite NSA protest

As Edward Snowden gives his approval, the EFF enlists a star-studded cast to promote rally<p>Digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has enlisted the help of high-profile whistleblowers and celebrities for a new video. "Stop Watching Us: The Video" is a call to arms; it sees …

Sense 5.5 update for the HTC One lets you finally kill BlinkFeed

HTC Ones are beginning to receive an update to Sense 5.5 today, as HTC rolls out the latest version of its Android skin. The new version of Sense comes with two big changes: it's built on top of Android 4.3 instead of 4.2, and it allows users to disable BlinkFeed, the built-in Flipboard-style news …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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Firefox plugin reveals how your internet browsing is being monitored

If someone screams "they're watching you!" into your face, then you're either starring in a horror movie or living in these surveillance-conscious times. Still, if it's the latter, at least now you can put a name to the faceless entities observing your every move. Mozilla has released Lightbeam, a …

The Complete Guide to In-flight WiFi in the USA

If you’re as deeply tied into tech as we are, you likely hate that feeling when you realize your going to be stuck on a plane for hours with little to entertain you but a tiny TV screen, some crappy headphones, and that book that you take on trips but never read.<p>While at first it might seem like a …

The Battle for Power on the Internet

Distributed citizen groups and nimble hackers once had the edge. Now governments and corporations are catching up. Who will dominate in the decades ahead?<p>We’re in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as …

Apple's Entirely Unnecessary But Very Cool Method Of Making The Mac Pro

This is an interesting little tale to me covering as it does two parts of my working life: tech and business and then the wider shores of the metals business which is what I do in my day job. Apple's new Mac Pro uses one particular metals manufacturing technique which is entirely unnecessary in a …

WordPress 3.7 Arrives with Background Updates

WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.7, which focuses much more on the backend than the frontend. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download (it’s 4.8MB).<p>Dubbed “Basie” in honor of American jazz pianist and composer Count Basie, WordPress 3.7 is the first …

Late-2013 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Review: Apple’s High-Performance Notebook Tops The Field

Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display will soon be just the MacBook Pro, period. But this generation two version of both the 13- and 15-inch super slim notebooks with high-res displays is still something many average users will be weighing as an outlier possibility versus the more mainstream …

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

Phones

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

iOS 7.03: Apple throws the kitchen sink into a iOS update — including iCloud Keychain

Apple updated iOS 7 today from 7.02 to 7.03, but the number of changes is vastly more than you would typically expect from a point update, with new features for security, the lock screen, search, iMessage, and much more.<p>Typically, a .01 increment in a mobile operating system is just for …

Source: Jets tipped officials on push

The New York Jets were aware of the New England Patriots' previous use of the illegal pushing technique on field goals, and they made sure Sunday's …

NFL

Jon Stewart’s Scathing Obamacare Critique Is as Ruthlessly Honest as It Is Funny

All Democrats needed to do in order to secure a political advantage was execute the implementation of Obamacare in a “mildly competent” fashion, at least according to comedian Jon Stewart.<p>Well, they failed — and Stewart is letting them know it.<p>Comedy Central<p>After slamming the GOP’s shutdown …

5 Great American White-Water Rafting Destinations

White-water rafting is a surefire way to satisfy the adventurer and create lifelong family memories. Adults and kids alike tend to love the natural beauty surrounding the river, the thrills that erupt from the rapids, and conquering the river together.<p><b>White-water rafting can be a great summer</b> …

Gravity Is an Unprecedented Achievement

It's the rare actual must-see movie that lives up to the hype<p><b>Already, two weeks before its release,</b> the hype surrounding Alfonso Cuar<i>ó</i>n's new film, <i>Gravity,</i> appears to be the sort that no movie can possibly live up to. I saw it for the first time (and not by any means the last) at the Toronto …

Magic

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 best …

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …