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This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future

Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures.<p>Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information and personalized data to give a creepily …

Report: Apple Pay Coming To Mobile Websites This Year

Move would pit Apple Pay directly against PayPal.<p>Apple’s mobile payment service Apple Pay is said to be expanding to mobile websites later this year, reports <i>Re/code</i>. Apple Pay originally debuted on the iPhone 6 in the fall of 2014. The service has both a hardware and software backbone. The software …

By Blocking Virtual Private Networks, Netflix Is Undermining User Security

A few days ago, in a hotel room in Phoenix, I opened my laptop and decided to watch a few minutes of a film on Netflix. Nope. Instead of <i>Groundhog …

No really, here’s how we’d restructure Greece’s debt, by the IMF

2015-07-15T07:00:12.000Z<p>By: Joseph Cotterill<p>Here is another very strange, and short, document. Click to read.<p>It’s an update to the Greek debt …

How to Time Yourself with Music on Your iPhone

Use timers a lot? Here's a fun way to use music on your iPhone to time showers and other activities like workouts or your kids' chores. If you like to fall asleep listening to music or podcasts and want playback to stop after a set time, this tip will work for that too.<p>Open the Clock app on your …

Just how much lobbying is Google doing? Investors want to know

If you do an Internet search for "Google lobbying," you learn a lot.<p>You see that Google donated $26,000 to Democrat Jerry Brown in his last campaign for governor of California, and that the company has already given $10,000 to Republican Marco Rubio's 2016 U.S. Senate campaign (yes, that was before …

Still Don't Understand Bitcoin? This Concept Art Will Help

For most of us, bitcoin doesn’t make much sense. The cryptocurrency has been trusted for almost 200,000 transactions totaling more than $45 million dollars <i>in the last 24 hours</i>, but it still feels unfamiliar. It’s digital; it’s global; it breezes through national and legal barriers. We literally …

Concept Art

How Steve Jobs Botched Things Up For His First 20 Years - And Why Nobody Cares

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What was Steve Jobs wrong about?</i><p><i>Answer by Jonathan Brill, Steve Jobs amateur historian, on Quora</i><p>Every business leader should feel better after learning two things about Steve Jobs:<p>For most of this life, he was very bad at running things that involved …

How Apple Watch could predict heart attacks in the future

The Apple Watch heart rate monitor is far better than everyone thought, and that could theoretically lead to big medical breakthroughs — like the ability to predict heart attacks before they happen.<p>Developer Brad Larson dug into raw Apple Watch HealthKit heart rate data after a run and compared it …

Reform is the only answer to India’s growth-inflation problem

A stark dichotomy has emerged between Indian economic data and the reality on the ground. In the latest example, the Reserve Bank kept interest rates …

Oil shock morphs into global monetary shock – again

Ever since the collapse in oil prices started last summer, the behaviour of the global economy and financial markets has been heavily affected by the …

A Better Way to Value Stocks

My article last week (The Three Great Investing Fantasies) managed to besmirch the three main methods people use to value stocks and make investing decisions–Technical Analysis, Ratio Analysis, and Fundamental Analysis. But criticizing without offering an alternative is the refuge of cowards, so …

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

Gold Could Push To $1,200 Next Week If U.S. Dollar Remains Weak -- Analysts

<b>(Kitco News) -</b> What a difference a few days can make as the gold market sees renewed optimism, ending the week solidly positive on the back of a weaker U.S. dollar and lower U.S. treasury yields.<p>Comex April gold futures settled the week $1,184.60 an ounce, 2.31% higher since Monday. Earlier in the …

How to Make Sense and Profit in Today's Confusing Economy?

Today’s economic and political environment is complex, which not surprisingly has polarized investors, political leaders and financial analysts on what the future holds. There are plenty of factors to support both an optimistic continued growth scenario and a pessimistic recession type scenario.<p>On …

Tim Cook On Apple's Future: Everything Can Change Except Values

In an exclusive Q&A, the current CEO discusses the Watch, how Steve Jobs informs Apple’s future, and how Apple lives “outside the box.”<p>Fast Company: How does Steve Jobs’s legacy live on at Apple?<p><b>Tim Cook:</b> Steve felt that most people live in a small box. They think they can’t influence or change …

Best Touch ID apps for iPhone

Keep your apps conveniently protected with these awesome Touch ID compatible apps for iPhone!Touch ID lets you unlock your iPhone or iPad and buy App …

Hands on with Apple's unbelievably-thin, battery-packed MacBook

We got some hands-on time with Apple's new battery-packed, taptically-enhanced, Retina-quality laptop after Monday's Spring Forward event, and boy, …

Here’s what happened to the guts of Apple’s thinnest computer in less than 5 years

Much can be said about the things Apple's left out of its latest 12-inch MacBook with Retina Display. You don't get a MagSafe power plug, or any of the old ports from previous models (except for a place to plug in your headphones). And the front-facing camera is a step down in quality from what you …

Reasons to worry about US equities

February was another very strong month for global equities, with the US market enjoying its best month since October 2011. Global equities are now up …

One of CNN's aviation experts thinks Putin stole missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Wise has discussed his theory on his blog, published the details in a 95-page Kindle single, and written about it for New York Magazine.<p>In short, he thinks that the plane landed on a remote runway in Kazakhstan and might be part of a larger plot Russia orchestrated but has yet to fully play …

Get That Graphics Tablet Functionality With Astropad

Did you ever wish you could sync up your iPad’s drawing or painting app directly with your Mac? Now you can with Astropad, a brand new app that literally mirrors your Mac desktop via Wi-Fi or USB.<p>Created by two ex-Apple engineers — Matt Ronge and Giovanni Donelli — Astropad works with several …

See how Romance in New York was filmed on an iPhone 6

Glidecam enhanced the iPhone's built in video stabilization so Pope could get natural camera motion for the moving shots, and the Joby Gorrilapod and …

Parallels Desktop 10 updated with support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Office previews

Parallels announced this evening that its virtual machine software Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac has been updated with “experimental” support for the technical preview of Windows 10 from Microsoft. Users who want to take the latest version of Windows for a test run without overwriting their existing …

Software

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

Microsoft’s new Outlook app will change the way you do email

Back in December, we noted that Microsoft had acquired the popular iOS and Android email app Acompli, which offered a more task-oriented approach to …

Pushbullet brings your Mac and iOS devices even closer

There’s no doubt that technology like iOS 8’s Continuity feature make it easier to transfer work between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad. However, nothing about Apple’s creation comes close to matching the sheer, unadulterated excellence that is Pushbullet.<p>Coming freshly off a $1.5 million dose of …

Credit Suisse Analyst Too Positive On How Much Stock Apple Can Buy

<i>Update to initial post since Credit Suisse’s original report had an incorrect table.</i><p>Credit Suisse updated Exhibit 2 in its note to show how Apple could increase its buyback substantially by taking on an additional $70 billion in long-term debt by September 2016. While the numbers make more sense in …

Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

REDMOND, Wash. -- In the bowels of Building 92, hidden underneath the company's public visitor center in a secret series of labs, Microsoft let a few people try out what may be the most ambitious Windows device ever made: a holographic headset that aims to rival the most advanced virtual reality …

Getting rid of fuel subsidies

There are very few things on which economists overwhelmingly agree: free trade and apple pie are about it. But almost all of them will say that …