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How Apple Gets You To Buy New iPhones Over And Over Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology

Ever wonder why your iPhone seems to slow down after a few years? Why the once-amazing device gets cranky and struggles to perform basic tasks or load...

Apple, the Great Innovator? Nope, Sony Is the Original Innovator

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm tired of hearing how Apple is the most innovative organization on the planet. Blah, blah, blah.

Here Is The Richest Woman In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

When we think about the most powerful women in America, names like Oprah Winfrey, Janet Yellen, and Sheryl Sandberg come to mind. But measure sheerly ...

The Reykjavik International Film Festival Is the Tectonic Meeting Point of European and American Indie Cinema

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Whether you are looking to write, scout or shoot (the Icelandic Film Centre offers a 20 percent rebate if you meet certain "cultural criteria"), put Reykjavik and RIFF in your filmmaking bucket list.

Carl Icahn Asks Apple To Give Shareholders More Money

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

Billionaire activist shareholder Carl Icahn wants Apple to give away some of its mountain of cash to shareholders. In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Coo...

12 Ways Corporations Are Secretly Manipulating Your Emotions

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

You might not realize it, but all sorts of companies have developed all sorts of tactics meant to encourage you to take out that credit card. What ...

You'll Have To Wait For A Bigger iPad

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people fami...

Should a Transhumanist Run for US President?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

I'm in the very early stages of preparing a campaign to try to run in the 2016 election for US President. I'll be doing it as a transhumanist for the Transhumanist Party, a political organization I recently founded that seeks to use science and technology to radically improve the human being and the society we live in.

Tax Perversion

Jonathan Russo | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Jonathan Russo

Corporations in the U.S. do not view themselves as having a skin in the American game. They are not citizens of America; they are supra-citizens of the world who owe allegiance not to the stars and stripes but to whatever color flag their shareholders and executives wish to fly.

Siri Would Be The Worst Waitress Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Comedy

Talking to someone who doesn't understand you can be frustrating, but putting that person in charge of your food could be the worst decision you ever ...

Apple Announces October 16 Event

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Technology

Have you recovered from iPhone Day yet? Good, because it's just about time for another Apple extravaganza. On Wednesday, Apple sent out invitation...

A 10 Month Social Experiment: What I Gained When I Lost My Phone

Antoinette Brock | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Antoinette Brock

Certainly there were times in my 10 month stint without a phone, that I thought, "What the hell am I doing?"

Consumers to Tech Giants: All We're Asking for Is R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Jeff Fox | Posted 10.07.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

It's not enough for any company--tech or non-tech--to merely warn consumers that using a product involves risks and consider that doing so has absolved it of any further responsibility. Those who would serve consumers must make every possible effort to eliminate all known risks without delay.

Why Beauty Matters at Work, and Not in the Way You Might Think

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Leaders know that making your products and customer spaces beautiful is essential to business. But many organizations miss the mark because they don't carry the concept through to the employee's domain.

How Wall Street Still Gets Its Way in Washington, DC

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Dennis M. Kelleher

The Boston Globe about Wall Street's secretly purchased influence in Washington, D.C. was somewhat mistitled as being about the "struggle for the Democratic Party's Soul." It's also about how Wall Street's virtually unlimited cash secretly influences the key debates as well as the policy outcomes in the nation's capital.

Why People Have Stopped Downloading iOS 8

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology

Hordes of people rushed to download iOS 8, Apple's latest operating system, when it came out last month. Within four days, 46 percent of people with a...

New Mobile App Makes Great GIFs

David Ryder | Posted 10.02.2014 | Technology
David Ryder

Phhhoto is an oddly named and extremely fun iPhone app that is the answer to all the visual questions you didn't know you had. How can I share motion ...

Customer Service Week at the Apple Store, or Beware of Upgrades and the iPhone 6 Frenzy

Laurie Levy | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I hope to celebrate the end of Get Organized Week with a single calendar that lives happily ever after in the Cloud and sends all of its events and reminders magically to my phone. But I still have my iMovie issue to solve. And now my phone is telling me to upgrade to OS 8.0.2. Dare I?

Kinesthetic Communication, and the Power of Touch -- a Killer App for Apple Watch and Beyond?

Brad Hines | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Brad Hines

While kinesthetic communication might not pan out to be the embodiment of Watch, don't be surprised when it becomes a major part of it, like the vibrate feature never was.

The New Scourge

Robert Slayton | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Robert Slayton

Bias today is not just a cop misusing his power. It's the tech guy down the block, and it's your local bank official.

Apple vs. Google: The Privacy Revolution Rumble

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In the grand scheme of things, a public tiff between Apple and Google emphasizes how important online privacy has become in the eyes of industry titans and the masses their products cater to.

15 Times The World's iPhone Obsession Went Entirely Too Far

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology

It's just a phone, you guys.

Apple Faces Damning Charges

AP | By JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesd...

The Best of #BendGate

Luis Ruuska | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
Luis Ruuska

Although #BendGate has not been nearly as much of an issue as the botched iOS 8.0.1 update that caused network connectivity and Touch ID malfunctions, it has produced some pretty hilarious reactions.

Have an iPhone 6? Apple Says, 'Bend Over'

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Photographs do lie, but alas, the photographs of bent iPhones are mostly real. I have received several phone calls from actual victims seeking help. Sorrowfully, I have no help to offer.