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30 Years Ago, Aldus PageMaker Changed Life on Planet Earth

John Fox | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
John Fox

image courtesy Jeff Cohen Thirty years ago this month, the Aldus Corporation introduced PageMaker for the Macintosh, ushering in the era of "Desktop P...

These Big Businesses Have All Committed To Climate Action

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

 WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced a new collaboration between major U.S.-based companies on climate change, teasing wh...

The iPhone 6 Photoshoot: On Assignment in New Orleans

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.27.2015 | Style
Zandile Blay

The sprawling main house is the nucleus of a magic universe which counts a cottage, a music studio, an ample porch and a variety of fig, lemon and willow trees as satellites. Here, in a home away from home, I completed deadlines, rejuvenated, and savored a slice of everyday life in New Orleans.

Silicon Valley Vows To Improve Tech For People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology

At 19 percent of the U.S. population, people with disabilities represent the largest minority group in the country, but basic technologies are o...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Accessibility Rights Are Human Rights'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology

As the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act draws near, how the landmark accessibility law will apply to websites is still in li...

New Patent Pool Wants 0.5% Of Gross Revenue From Apple, Facebook & Others Over Higher Quality Video

Dan Rayburn | Posted 07.23.2015 | Technology
Dan Rayburn

While HEVC Advance is quick to say how "fair and reasonable" their terms are, they aren't. The best way to describe their terms would be unreasonable and greedy.

Young & Entrepreneurial: How these first-time Entrepreneurs built Carousell, the #1 Lifestyle App in Singapore

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Spending one year in Silicon Valley can make a big difference in the lives of students about to graduate from university. For then NUS students Siu Rui Quek, Lucas Ngoo and Marcus Tan, their one-year immersion in Silicon Valley would inspire them to use technology to solve problems at a large scale.

Dear Apple, Your Chargers Are Crap

Caslee Sims | Posted 07.21.2015 | Technology
Caslee Sims

The point is that, while Apple is a wonderful company that keeps me on my heels and has made me a fiend for iOS updates and the newest hardware, one thing hasn't changed about the company for as long as I've bought your products: the chargers.

Here's Another Hint That An Apple Car Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.21.2015 | Technology

One of this year's hottest tech rumors is that Apple is working on a car. And judging by the tech giant's latest recruitment efforts, the rumor ...

Great Creative Work Isn't About Risk

John Foley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
John Foley

Many people in our industry believe that risk is the essential component to great creative. Every advertising rookie learns early on that career success is dependent upon doing or being associated with edgy, award-winning campaigns.

iPhones Are Still A Massive Cash Cow For Apple

AP | BRANDON BAILEY | Posted 07.20.2015 | Technology

Smartphone sales may be slowing for some tech companies, but not for Apple.

Early Adopters Love Apple Watch But Wouldn't Recommend It To Friends

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.20.2015 | Technology

Hate it all you want, but Apple Watch users really do love the new wearable. Ninety-seven percent of Apple Watch owners are "satisfied" with the devi...

Once a Day Keeps the Weight Gain Away

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

There are multiple reasons to stop avoiding the scale! Make it a daily habit and you will increase the likelihood of losing weight and keeping it off.

Just Say 'Open Sesame:' There's an IoT Device for That!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's a dark and gloomy night. You walk up a dimly lit path to a door, say "open sesame" and it magically opens. No key. No pass code. Just you and the door. Well, it may not be as simple as that, but the new Kevo Smart Lock from Kwikset ($219) comes pretty close.

Broadcasting Just Got Sexy Again

Jim Monroe | Posted 07.17.2015 | Media
Jim Monroe

Networks will always act in their own best interest. Aggregators will come and go. But digital television is already becoming a huge business. In fact it's going to be the primary business, so stations must focus on building that business in a way they can control well into the future.

Siri Has An Awesome Response To Anyone Who Says 'Bruce Jenner'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.16.2015 | Gay Voices

If you're gonna talk to Siri about Caitlyn Jenner, you better use the former Olympian's correct name. An amazing revelation is making its rounds ...

To Pitch, or Not to Pitch, That is the Question

David Fagin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
David Fagin

It seems you can't throw a stone in Hollywood these days without hitting someone who claims, at one time or another, they've had an idea they pitched stolen. This goes for both unknown writers, as well as established ones. But the thing to keep in mind here, is not whether they actually did.

Could the Apple Watch Be Worse Than Google Glass?

Gene Marks | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology
Gene Marks

What's the lesson for small business owners like you and me? You should continue to ignore the Apple Watch for now. Like Google Glass, the jury's still out on its future success. But unlike Google Glass, there still doesn't seem much about it that will help you be quicker, better and wiser.

Apple Just Unveiled A New iPod -- Remember Those?

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology

Apple is launching a new generation of iPods. It was 2012 when the tech giant last upgraded its iconic line of music players. On Wednesday, Apple ann...

The Battle Over Your Car's Data

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

The car companies in many cases are severely limiting which data Google and Apple have access to from the car operations or in the case of Ford and Audi; the companies are creating their own technology systems to completely replace Google and Apple's software.

From Zuckerberg to Jobs: The Aaron Sorkin Story

Steven Petite | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

No one is perfect, and Jobs certainly knocked heads with many in his career, but if his story of redemption is not told accurately, then the film will serve no purpose other than pandering to the idea of a good dramatic film.

In a World Built for Extroverts, What's an Introvert to Do?

Marina Peña | Posted 07.20.2015 | College
Marina Peña

From Albert Einstein to Hollywood actress Emma Watson, introverts have influenced American society in a myriad of significant ways. But schools and work spaces across the United States continue to favor the needs of extroverts over those of introverts.

NBA's Bonner Hates 'To Make Excuses,' Blames Phone For Bad Season

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.08.2015 | Technology

That's a "stretch."

Why Hasn't Mobile Moved Medicine Further Yet?

Prem N. Ramkumar | Posted 07.08.2015 | Technology
Prem N. Ramkumar

The potential for mobile technology in medicine is great, but the current landscape is not yet set up to transform the health care industry. There exists no reliable winner in the marketplace because either our goals are misaligned or our focus has been misplaced.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Play Me

Shelly Peiken | Posted 07.07.2015 | Media
Shelly Peiken

I've been thinking about the innovation of interactive streaming--how versatile, convenient and instantly gratifying it is. Interactive, however, means that before I take off for a drive to the mall or a run on the beach I have a decision to make: what do I want to listen to?