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Everything You Need To Know About The New HTC One

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — HTC is updating its flagship HTC One smartphone by giving it a larger screen, better software and more camera features. ...

More CEOs Should Tell Anti-Environment Shareholders to Buzz Off

Andrew Winston | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

At Apple's latest shareholder meeting, a think tank, NCPPR, pushed the company to stop pursuing environmental initiatives like investing in renewable energy. Cook went on a tirade -- or at least what passes for one from the very cool and collected CEO. He made it clear that he makes choices for reasons beyond just the profit motive.

Why Is Google Finishing My Sentences, and Facebook Reading My Mind?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

I wish Google would stop thinking it knows what we're thinking. It doesn't. It's often ludicrously off base, and usually simply annoying. Obviously not what they were going for.

Report: Apple In Talks With Comcast About Streaming TV Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

(Updates to add Apple declining comment) March 23 (Reuters) - Apple Inc is in talks with Comcast Corp to enter into a deal for a stre...

REPORT: Apple In Talks With Comcast About Streaming TV Service

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 03.23.2014 | Technology

Apple Inc. AAPL +0.79% is in talks with Comcast Corp. CMCSA -1.20% about teaming up for a streaming-television service that would use an Apple set-t...

Apple And Google's Wage-Fixing Scheme Is Much Worse Than We Thought

PandoDaily | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology

Back in January, I wrote about “The Techtopus” — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to suppress...

Surviving Apple

Kelly MacLean | Posted 03.21.2014 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

There are several Geniuses here today, it's pretty much the same combination of guys you see at any Apple store, in fact I think they've franchised this combination: Hipster prodigy kid wearing skinny jeans and Keds; cool, sophisticated black dude with a halfro; hugely beardy questionable hygiene guy; a middle-aged square.

Why Right Now the Future Belongs to Google, Not Apple

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

Google one upped all its rivals, all in one fell swoop. Offhand, it's rash to say that Google is winning the race. To better discern the tussle within the Valley, many files need to be decoded.

The Only Creepy Apple Maneuver We'd Be Totally OK With

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

Anyone who has ever owned an iPhone has probably spent some time complaining about its short battery life. Well, in the future, your iPhone might anal...

NSA: Tech Companies Knew About PRISM The Whole Time

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

Since leaked documents revealed that Internet companies like Apple, Facebook and Google were giving the National Security Agency vast access to people...

Flappy Bird Is Coming Back!

Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology

Get ready everybody, Flappy Bird is coming back. Dong Nguyen, Flappy Bird's creator, tweeted on Wednesday that the most addictive game of 2014 wil...

Apple Jumps Into The World Of Health

9to5mac.com | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinventi...

Apple's Climate Stance Signals Hope for Brave New World

Mike Bellamente | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Mike Bellamente

These days, it is the company that fails to guard itself against climate change risk that is destined to find itself on the losing end of market share. For a company like Apple, risk associated with climate change comes in many forms.

Steve Jobs Never Wanted Apple To Make A TV

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

You have an iPad, an iPhone, and iPod and a Mac. Are you dreaming of a sleek, glass TV also designed by Apple? Don't hold your breath. Former Wall...

What iBeacon May Mean for Your Security

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 03.14.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman, ZiklagSystems A story appeared in Forbes on March 12th about an Apple product called iBeacon. Written by ...

Can iTunes U Unseat the MOOCs?

Jonathan Haber | Posted 03.13.2014 | Education
Jonathan Haber

Given the roller coaster MOOCs been on over the last 18 months, it's probably time to stop thinking about them as some sort of gold standard for indep...

How Much Do Companies Really Worry About Climate Change?

Andrew Winston | Posted 03.13.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

Only 27 percent of respondents agreed strongly that climate change is a risk to their business -- which is frightening when you think about what that says about companies' level of readiness for the significant changes that are upon us already.

Your iPhone May Be Making Factory Workers Sick

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.13.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix ...

You Won't Believe What's in Your Cell Phone

Heather White | Posted 03.13.2014 | Technology
Heather White

2014-03-12-ScreenShot20140312at9.22.11AM.pngBenzene poisoning is not the fault of any one global electronic brand. It is the human cost of electronic sweatshops where profit is prioritized above safety.

R(evolutionary)

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 03.12.2014 | Small Business
Ian Cinnamon

As entrepreneurs go and found new companies, they shouldn't focus so much on whether their technology is novel or just incremental. Founders should focus on the most important aspect of any business: creating something their customers actually want.

Apple CarPlay -- Car Wars II: Attack of the Phones

Shelly Palmer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

You may argue that the automotive industry doesn't profit from the oil industry or road construction and literally hundreds of other related industries. You'd be right, of course, but with other industries the ship has sailed. With the advent of connected drivers, the automotive industry can make sure that history doesn't repeat itself.

Apple Moves the Price Curve

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Michael R. Levin

For both iPhones and iPads, Apple's newest product lines have succeeded in pushing higher priced models and presumably higher margins.

Climate Change This Week: A Deluge of Droughts, Sinking Islands, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusua...

The Stupidity of 'Smart' Cars

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Driving is the most death-defying activity the average American embarks upon. According to the CDC, "unintentional injury" (of which "unintentional ...

Ten Companies Apple Could Buy - Wired Visualization

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 03.06.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

Marcus Wohlsen wrote a great article about Apple for Wired Magazine. We liked it, so we visualized it using some of our latest techniques.