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A Free Retina Scan with Your Next Purchase?

Adam Levin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

The recent data compromises at Kmart and JPMorgan are in no way similar, except they share a common enemy. And while free retina scanners are probably a stretch, biometrics -- the use of your biological data like fingerprints -- may well be the next "less hackable" thing.

Apple, Facebook and the Absurdity of an Egg Freezing Benefit

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Kristin Maschka

The egg-freezing strategy means that Apple and Facebook are also saying "It's up to each woman to plan her way through her work life. If she doesn't, then too bad, it's her fault."

Apple Accidentally Leaks Photos And Details On New iPads

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology

Apple may have just made a big mistake. One day before its big October event, the company seems to have accidentally released information about what w...

Bono Apologizes For The New U2 Album

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

At Apple's September event, where the iPhone 6 and 6s and Apple Watch were unveiled, it was announced that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," would...

9 Books That Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read

Business Insider | Drake Baer | Posted 10.15.2014 | World

Why did Apple think different? Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company. "The reason t...

Two-Thirds Of America's Biggest Retailers Are Worried About Flat Wages

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

"Both corporate America and our relentlessly squeezed middle class are stuck in a vicious cycle of low wages and low demand, an economic crisis that trickle-down solutions can never fix."

Facebook And Apple Will Pay For Women To Harvest And Freeze Their Eggs

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women

Apparently, Facebook and Apple want to be on more than just the cutting edge of consumer technology. In January, Apple will join Facebook as one of...

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

'Bendgate' Didn't Stop The Big iPhone 6 From Selling Like Crazy

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology

Millions of people saw the infamous video of a man bending the iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. But the so-called "Bendgate" episode hasn't stopped ...

Apple Charged With The Death Of An Entire Country's Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology

Apple is more powerful than you think, apparently -- it is being blamed, in part, for an entire country's economic hardships. "The iPhone killed N...

5 Reasons People Over 50 Should Love The Big iPhone

Next Avenue | Julio Ojeda-Zapata | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Julio Ojeda-Zapata I had it in my head that I hated big smartphones. A compact handset is, after all, easier to use ...

Timothy Stenovec

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 12.10.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 12.08.2014 | 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 12.07.2014 | 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 12.08.2014 | 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 12.06.2014 | 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 12.07.2014 | 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.