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The Nearly 20-Year History of Kate and Leo’s Awards-Season Friendship

It’s been almost 20 years since Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio first set sail on the ship of dreams and, no, we’re not talking about the Titanic. We’re talking about the chemistry both on-screen and off that has kept fans of Kate and Leo (and, let’s be honest, Jack and Rose) coming back for …

Red Carpet

Apple store accused of racial profiling after video shows staff ejecting black students

Staff member recorded saying security guards wanted group of six teenagers to leave Melbourne store because they were worried ‘they might steal something’<p>A group of black teenagers was told to leave an Apple store in Melbourne because staff were worried they “might steal something”.<p>A video of the …

Apple Store

Why Men and Women Battle Over the Office Thermostat

It's midsummer, and you came to work dressed appropriate for the weather outside, but you had to bring a scarf and sweater to survive a day in the …

Research

Logitech's first Logi iPad cases are all about tough corners

You might have heard that Logitech is rebranding itself with the hipper, more <i>with it,</i> Logi moniker. Now we've got the first official Logi products: iPad cases! The company's new "Blok" lineup of cases for the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini all feature ribbed, shock-absorbent corners, the areas that …

IPad Air

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook wants to build a new $224 million data center in Ireland.</b> The renewable-powered facility is planned for the town of Clonee, and will bring the social networking giant's Irish workforce to more than 1,000.<p><b>2.</b><b>Google's extremely well paid VP Neal Mohan was in talks to join Dropbox but he'll</b> …

Hacked federal files couldn't be encrypted because government computers are too old

Millions of government employee records apparently stolen by Chinese hackers were not encrypted, and software designed to block known computer breaches has not been installed to protect most of the files, officials said Tuesday.<p>The latest disclosure came as officials continue to investigate two …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

Some of the world's greatest stories are about rivalries -- and this is what the National Geographic Channel is banking on with its new television show titled "American Genius."<p>The TV channel is launching a series about some of the most celebrated thinkers and their adversaries, including the …

Silicon Valley

Mobile web market will triple in size to $850B by 2018, says Digi-Capital

Mobile phones and mobile networks will be growing just 10 percent and five percent per year, respectively, by 2018, but mobile web services will continue growing like crazy.<p>Digi-Capital, which advises mobile apps and services companies in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, now forecasts that mobile …

Fingerprints can be reproduced from publicly available photos

At a conference in Hamberg Germany this weekend, biometrics researcher Jan Krisller demonstrated how he spoofed a politician’s fingerprint using …

Electronic Typewriter with E Ink Screen: Hemingwrite - Technabob

Unlike most artforms or professions, writing needs the most basic of tools. Even if you’d rather work with a word processor instead of pen and paper, …

E-waste Trading Platform Woos 'Ethical' Businesses

When it comes to disposing of electronic waste such as computers, televisions and other gadgets responsibly, there are two big certification programs that can help guide a company’s selection of disposal partner.<p>Their oversight is critical for controlling where discarded technology winds up and …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

iPod Mastermind Tony Fadell On The Death Of The iPod: “You Can’t Get Too Nostalgic”

After 13 years, the iPod Classic is dead. Google’s Tony Fadell tells us what killed the iPod, and why we shouldn’t be bummed about it.<p>What does it feel like to lose your design child?<p>Join us at the 2014 Innovation By Design Awards and Conference October 15 in New York for an intimate conversation …

iPod

'iPod Father' Tony Fadell Comments on Discontinuation of iPod Classic

Tony Fadell, who formerly worked at Apple and is widely known as the "father" of the iPod, today commented on the recent discontinuation of the iPod Classic in an interview with <i>Fast Company</i>, saying that he's "sad to see it go."<p>"The iPod's been a huge part of my life for the last decade. The team …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

How Things Went Wrong For The Audio Company That Could Have Beaten Beats

Whoever said life was fair? Beats sold to Apple for three billion dollars. Meanwhile, Wolfson Microelectronics, an audio chip maker with far more sophisticated technology and patents under its belt, was recently acquired by Cirrus Logic (one of Apple’s main suppliers) for just $500 million.<p>Wolfson …

Una mamma russa fotografa i suoi bambini nella loro fattoria

Queste meravigliose fotografie di Elena Shumilova vi trasporteranno in un mondo bellissimo che ruota attorno ai suoi due bimbi e a tutti gli animali …

To be or not to be a Street Photographer

The inside story of how Netflix came to pay Comcast for internet traffic

Netflix hand-delivered 256 pages (pdf) to the US government this week arguing that Comcast shouldn’t be allowed to acquire Time Warner Cable. “The proposed merger puts at risk the end-to-end principle that has characterized the internet and been a key driver in the creation of the most important …

Net Neutrality

Samsung employees were told to literally never look down on the chairman

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee has a truly formidable presence within South Korea, but his presence within his own company is apparently something else altogether. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that, during one visit to a factory, workers were told that they shouldn't watch through the windows as he entered the …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Why Apple could break up with Intel over the Mac

When Apple announced its 64-bit A7 processor, I dismissed the speculation that this could lead to a switch away from Intel chips for the Macintosh line for a homegrown “desktop-class” chip. I might have been wrong.<p><b>“I don’t know exactly when, but sooner or later, Macs will run on Apple-designed ARM</b> …

Computer Hardware

eBay Reports More Diverse Staff Than Other Tech Companies

According to a report released Thursday, eBay maintains one of the highest rates of gender diversity in the tech industry — 42 percent of its total employees are female. Women make up 24 percent of the company’s tech employees. Although this may seem like a relatively low number when considering …

“Deep Dive” on Immigration

Faced with a life in poverty, of violence and far from their families, over 57,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since …

The Week in Review: What Defines an American?

In 1993, 12-year-old Jose Antonio Vargas boarded a flight in his native Philippines and landed in the United States, where he’s lived ever since as …

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The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

Women Use Pinterest, But They Don’t Run It

Only 40 percent of Pinterest employees are women, even though the majority of the company’s users are female, according to a report released by Pinterest Thursday.<p>Pinterest’s ratio appears better than other tech companies that have released similar reports — only about 30 percent of employees at …