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Apple Gave A Major Shot In The Arm To Wearable Tech

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

The market for wearable technology is getting much, much bigger -- and you can thank Apple. A new report released Thursday by the Internati...

Apple Will Probably Introduce A New iPhone Sept. 9

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

Surprise! A new iPhone seems to be on the way.  Apple on Thursday sent members of the media an invitation to an upcoming event where it's e...

Shanghai Surprise Pops China 5 Percent -- Is Everything Awesome Again?

Phil Davis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Wheeee, what a ride! From a new low at 2,920 (down 42%) all the way back to 3,083 in 45 minutes was the close of the Shanghai Composite this morning as China's government resumed its intervention in the stock market.

Interview With Lori Zack, Co-Founder at Mattress Startup 4Sleep

Kenny Kline | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Kenny Kline

hough I'm familiar with some of the larger startups and how they operate, I wanted to learn more about the smaller bootstrapped companies just entering the market. That lead me to interview Lori Zack of 4Sleep, a very new mattress company looking to compete with both traditional mattress companies and the very popular mattress startups.

US Markets Race China to the Bottom: Can We Avoid Their Fate?

Phil Davis | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

There's no question about it, China is a disaster. Though officially down "just" 1.3% for the day, the Shanghai Composite fell 3% int...

Yesterday's Trade Ideas Are Up $18,400 -- Today it's 3 Percent Index Gains or Bust!

Phil Davis | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

We need 3% gains today. That's right, after dropping 15% our 5% Rule says a weak bounce should be 20% of the drop and that's a 3% bounce off yesterday's close just to keep us a tiny bit bullish.

The Real Creator of the Apple Watch Wasn't Steve Jobs, It Was Uncle Sam

Melissa A. Hines | Posted 08.24.2015 | Technology
Melissa A. Hines

Transforming the original transistor into the devices that adorn the Apple Watch didn't require one advance, or ten advances, or even a hundred advances -- it took decades of effort by thousands of scientists and engineers in academic and industrial labs across the U.S.

With China on the Ropes, Oil Plunging, Markets in Free Fall, How Do I Play Equities Now?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple, several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living.

Apple To Replace Some iPhone 6 Plus Models Over Faulty Cameras

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.24.2015 | Technology

Apple Inc said it would replace a limited number iPhone 6 Plus phone cameras due to faulty back cameras that take blurry photos. The affected phones ...

3 Ways to Think Different Like Steve Jobs

swami varadan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
swami varadan

Steve Jobs still has an impact on Silicon Valley just as The Beatles still have an impact on music. Start-Ups are starting every day and it seems like everyone I talk to is, or wants to, become an entrepreneur.

Noel Lee & Monster -- Part One -- The Audio Quality Pioneers

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

If I asked 100 people working in the larger Technology sector who Noel Lee was, I'm guessing less than 10 would immediately recognize the name or be able to tell me what he's accomplished.

Android, iOS Enjoy Similar Loyalty, as Android Improves

Michael R. Levin | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

As T-Mobile and Sprint disrupt the US mobile carrier market with innovative and aggressive contracts and pricing, it prompts considerably more mobile carrier switching.

Good News: Apple TV Is Delayed

Jim Monroe | Posted 08.18.2015 | Technology
Jim Monroe

Despite months of rumors to the contrary, it now appears that Apple is not launching a TV service this year. And for Apple fans, that's great news. Let them take their time. If they can revolutionize TV, that'll be awesome. If not, we'll just have to be happy with a new iPhone every year or two.

I Used to Doubt Microsoft. Then I Installed Windows 10.

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 08.18.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates of computing hell. But it has been an incredibly positive experience.

3 Foods That Help You Stay Full Longer

Glamour | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste
Glamour

Hot liquids can help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since it's summer (and hot soup is not what you want right now) we found three additional appetite-reducing foods that will help you feel full and reach your weight loss goals.

Siri Calls 911 For Teen Pinned Under Fallen Truck

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.17.2015 | Technology

WATERHILL, Tenn. (AP) — A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to Siri. Eighteen-year-old Sam Ray says the voice recognition service on his i...

Apple Is Building A Self-Driving Car

The Guardian | Damon Beres | Posted 08.14.2015 | Technology
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Apple is building a self-driving car in Silicon Valley, and is scouting for secure locations in the Bay Area to test it, the Guardian has learned. Doc...

Apple Doubles Women, Minority Hires But Remains Very White

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 08.14.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanics hired in the last year, although that barely mo...

Straight Outta Compton: A Private Q&A From Which Everyone Can Learn

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 08.13.2015 | DC
Lauren DeLisa

Straight Outta Compton, which documents the rise and ensuing events of the legendary rap group N.W.A. is not only being lauded for the well-crafted film, but also the manner in which the promotional campaign tactics have taken a life of its own.

7 Things You Didn't Know Your Apple Headphones Can Do

Supercompressor | Posted 08.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

Two days ago I accidentally stomped on the EarPods, sending my morning commute into total disarray. I lamented. I yelled. I thought about calling in sick. A little dramatic? Maybe. But the loss wasn't just about missing my morning podcasts.

Siri Has Become a REAL Woman Now!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 08.11.2015 | Technology
Stephanie D. Lewis

In an effort to make the iPhone more accessible for women, Apple is thinking of creating several different age ranges for their personal assistant named Siri.

New App, Fam-ess, Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.11.2015 | Education
Craig Newmark

75% of American households live paycheck to paycheck and 25% have no savings at all. With our consumer debt hovering at $11.5 Trillion, it is clear th...

Apple’s Fall iPhone Event To Be Held Sept. 9

BuzzFeed | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology

Apple hasn’t yet officially announced its annual fall media event, but it’s definitely planning one — and the date is fast approachi...

Apple Spends More On Tim Cook's Security Than On 12 Genius Bar Salaries

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business

Apple spends more to keep CEO Tim Cook safe than it does to pay a dozen of its highest-paid Genius Bar workers for a year. Salaries at Apple Store he...

Why Apple Keeps Killing It and How You Can Too - Part 1

Shawn Vanderhoven | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Shawn Vanderhoven

Some time ago, I was having lunch with a friend of mine at Apple who works on the iOS team. After we had been chatting for about twenty minutes, he asked me, "Do you want to know why we kill it at Apple?" My heart leaped.