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An open letter from Apple co-founder Woz, other techies on Donald Trump’s candidacy for U.S. President – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

Posted to <i>Medium</i> today, the following “open letter from technology sector leaders on Donald Trump’s candidacy for President” reads as follows:<p><i>We are</i> …

'Man, I'm glad I got out when I did': Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries posts mean tweet after Bruce Jenner's transition interview - then 'sincerely' apologises

Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries has 'sincerely' apologised for a cruel tweet about Bruce Jenner's transition interview, saying he 'fully …

Miley Cyrus

Breaking the camel’s back

ANGUS MADDISON, who died in 2010, was among the most influential of economic historians; his book on the world economy over the past 2,000 years is a …

Income Inequality

Happy 21st, Tiffany Trump! Ivanka posts tribute to her elusive half-sister on her milestone birthday

Donald Trump's rarely seen youngest daughter Tiffany turned 21 today, and her half-sister Ivanka was ready to celebrate.<p>The 32-year-old shared a …

Kylie Minogue

Taylor Swift: 'Out of the Woods' Full Song & Lyrics - Listen Now!

Check out your first listen of <b>Taylor Swift</b>‘s brand new song <i>“Out of the Woods”</i>!<p>The song will be featured on the 24-year-old singer’s upcoming album …

Playing to the right

“UNWORKABLE”, “contradictory” and “incoherent”. Those were among the epithets that have greeted the Conservative Party’s plans to reform Britain’s …

Why Google took years to address a battery-draining “bug” in Chrome | Ars Technica

As with many browser problems, the answer boils down to "blame Flash."<p>A recent Forbes report says that Chrome on Windows uses up more battery than …

​Breach is a completely modular, hackable and open source web browser

When it comes to surfing the web, our options are limited: the market is dominated by three or four mainstream web browsers, all of which share major similarities in design and function. Unless you want to build your <i>own</i> browsing program, you're stuck with their modern browsing paradigms. For San …

A memo from 20 years ago, today. Key quote: “The...

A memo from 20 years ago, today.<p>Key quote: “The internet is a collection of computer networks that is connected around the world…A code of …

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund

As the world continues to see more and more everyday objects become “hardware” controlled through operating systems and internet connectivity, an ex-Apple engineer called JP Labrosse is hoping to take that principle and combine it with elegant design to transform the prosaic world of office …

Slate - Mobile LapDesk

Introducing the Slate<p>Laptops are designed for mobility but they're missing the comforts of a desk. We experience poor posture and back pains, lost …

From sunset to new dawn

IN A new book, “The Frackers”, Gregory Zuckerman says of the late George Mitchell, a pioneer of the technique of hydraulic fracturing to tap …

Oil & Gas Industry

GE experimenting with '3D painting' to repair metal parts

Everyone is already all over this whole 3D printing thing. But 3D painting? It's a much emptier field. GE is experimenting with such a technology called "cold spray" that slowly builds up layers of metal by spraying metal powder at extremely high velocities. Instead of recreating works of art, the …

Google's Nexus 5 with KitKat available today, starting at $349: hands-on impressions

Google's Nexus program has a simple goal: make the best, purest, most perfect Android phone. And, beginning with last year's Nexus 4, Google did all that at a remarkable price, charging with no strings attached what most carriers and manufacturers would charge with a two-year contract. The Nexus 4 …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Education

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Went On A Date That Lasted 11 Minutes

I recently signed up for the new-ish dating site Coffee Meets Bagel and “J” was my second date there; I had high hopes since my first “bagel,” as they call it, was a flop. J intrigued me because he’s a psychotherapist, though in retrospect, I think the emphasis is on the “psycho” part of that job …

Relationships

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 …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

Nearly Two Years Later, A Controversial Rape Case Is Reviewed

Nearly two years after allegations of a sexual assault rocked a small Missouri town, the case may be reopened.<p>A county prosecutor in Maryville, Mo., has requested that an independent attorney look at accusations of rape and other charges against two former high school athletes — despite his earlier …

Bright eyes, clean brains: sleep might scrub away gray matter waste

A new theory on why we need shut-eye<p>It's long been known that sleep, much like eating or breathing, is a vital process for humans and animals. Insufficient shut-eye in people impairs cognition, curbs energy levels, and has been linked to a bevy of illnesses. But while scientists have explored …

Charts: Which country is home to the world's richest people?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Also, find out which country has the highest median wealth. The answer might …

Associated Press News

It’s about to get easier to 3D print with recycled plastic

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: RepRap<p>3D printers generally print in one of two types of plastic; either ABS, which is used to make Legos, or PLA, …

NYT reporter: Obama admin "most closed, control-freak administration I’ve ever covered”

Remember when the media rushed to talk about transparency in the Barack Obama “Hope and Change” era? <i>Good times, good times</i>. Leonard Downie, who once …

Epic 150,000 LEGO Brick LORD OF THE RINGS Helm's Deep Battle Scene

Hitler’s Killer Women Revealed in New History

A new book pulls back the veil on the widespread involvement of women in the Third Reich’s most murderous and brutal activities. An exclusive excerpt …

Definitive Technology showcases four brand new sonic toys at CEDIA 2013

Definitive Technology is hitting CEDIA hard this year, unveiling four new sound systems to show off at the Expo in Denver. The company seems to have …

Audiophile

SAT scores stagnant, many unprepared for college, officials say

The average SAT scores for the high school Class of 2013 remained stagnant from the previous year and fewer than half of the students who graduated were prepared for the rigors of college, officials said Wednesday.<p>Average SAT scores for high school seniors nationwide stayed steady in reading, math …

Computer simulations suggest war drove the rise of civilizations | Ars Technica

Agriculture and military technology make this model a good fit for real-world data.<p>According to British historian Arnold Toynbee, “History is just …