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Apple filed a patent for a MacBook keyboard without keys

The touch-sensitive trackpad on Apple's MacBook computers is already pretty large, but can you imagine a MacBook which replaces the entire keyboard …

My Apple gig: Helping 'ePeople' untangle the World Wide Web

Back in the '90s, when Webcams were hot and we used the World-Wide Web Worm as our preferred search engine, I worked for a tiny online village of Apple Mac users called eWorld.<p>Apple dabbled in this easy-to use community between June 1994 and March 1996, and eWorld became my first full-time job in …

Fanfiction

Apple launches Safari Technology Preview, a new browser aimed at web developers

Apple today announced it’s expanding its efforts in the area of web development, with the launch of a new version of its Safari web browser, designed specifically for developers. Called Safari Technology Preview, the company says this browser will allow developers to get an early look at upcoming …

Software

Yet Another Reason to Follow a Mediterranean Diet

Forget milk. Guzzle olive oil for healthy bones.<p>With its bevy of vegetables and lean proteins, the Mediterranean diet is a balanced way to maintain a …

The most embarrassing weather forecast ever? Presenter red-faced as breasts POP OUT on TV

The saucy clip of buxom Roxana Vancea has since gone viral after the embarrassing weather forecast left viewers jaw-dropped.<p>The 25-year-old popped …

Weather

How the Web Works: HTTP and the Web Server

The web is built on the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP). When we go to a web page, our browser makes requests to a web server. The web server …

This Chart Explains Why You Shouldn't Try to Time the Market

Investor sentiment lags reality.<p>In 2007, just before the financial crisis, more than 90% of individual investors thought stocks were the best …

Stock Markets

Widow has impressive pile of cash in savings, but inflation threatens to wipe out her meagre returns

Situation: Woman in late 40s has an investment plan that will erode her late life purchasing power Solution: Slash fixed income, add equities and …

Retirement

A financial planner gives his best advice to grow your wealth

It's to have a plan.<p>"Create a formal, written, financial plan that includes a list of your financial goals and put together an automatic savings program specific to achieving each objective," O'Boyle told Business Insider. "After all, 'a goal without a plan is just a wish.'"<p>He recalled a young …

Negative interest rates in Switzerland have started a bizarre debate among economists over whether cash should be abolished

Switzerland already has a -0.75% "overnight" rate for banks that draw from it. One Swiss bank plans to charge customers negative interest if they keep cash in their accounts.<p>The European Central Bank now looks like it will also go further negative in its attempts to cheapen the euro against the …

How Wall Street hijacks your money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Robert C.S. “Bobby” Monks, author of “Uninvested: How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money & …

Investing

The next information revolution will be 100 times bigger than the Internet

<i>Ambarish is cofounder and CEO of Blippar. You can follow him on Twitter.</i><p>Every day I see something I want to know more about, something I can …

Internet of Things

The best-paid CEO on Wall Street has 2 pieces of advice for recent graduates ― and neither is going to be popular

Gabelli, the legendary CEO of Gamco Investing, sat down with OneWire's Skiddy von Stade to chat about what it was like jumping into equities in the 1970s and the state of US education policy.<p>He also told von Stade that the key to making it in the world isn't that tricky.<p>"There are a lot of ways to …