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Apple Wants More Women Running It

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

In response to complaints from major shareholders, Apple has vowed to diversify its nearly all-white, all-male Board of Directors with a tweak to its ...

Siri Gets Sassy When You Ask About 'Her'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

"Her," a movie about a man falling in love with a piece of voice software, has been in theaters for about three weeks. (The premise is more plausible ...

What's Apple Up To Now

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

It's time for another installment of "This Week In Apple Rumors," where we bring you the latest speculation and gossip about the machinations and iWid...

What Does Apple's 'Misunderstood' Advertisement Mean?

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

Apple's newest ad, "Misunderstood," doesn't celebrate technology's ability to let us escape from boring family events. It shows how we might use it to participate.

Apple-cranberry Bread Puddings With Rosemary Gelato and Cider-Calvados Reduction

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 02.17.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

I don't know about you, but I can never resist the smell of bread pudding baking in the oven. It's one of those things that can drive you a little mad -- and make you want to dig in before it's cooled down enough to eat.

What Happens When CEOs Tell The Truth?

Chris DeRose | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Chris DeRose

Looking ahead to the new year, one wish I have for 2014 is that more CEOs will make New Year's resolutions to dish out straight talk about their company's performance.

NSA and Corporate Cooperation Revealed

Peter Van Buren | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The latest NSA revelations reveal deeper and more insidious intrusions into our lives, and show deeper collusion between the government and private enterprise. If you really, really think this is OK because you have "nothing to hide," you better be darn sure that's the case.

Denver Retailer Opening the 'Apple Store of Weed'

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

About a dozen stores will start selling recreational weed on New Year's Day, but there's so much more potential.

The Selfie is Never Going Away

Michael Restiano | Posted 03.01.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

The selfie alters this paradigm: it makes the mirror bend to our will. Instead of just hoping the camera will take the fairest photo of them all, we assure that it does.

Is Apple Introducing a New Generation of "Dumb" Users?

James S. Anderson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Teen
James S. Anderson

Are the people who "fall in love" with Macs stupid, gullible individuals? Well this argument could be used with any fanatic of any operating system. But there's one thing that possibly makes the Mac user more "dumb."

9 Brands That Kept My Marriage Stress-free in 2013

Jenny Triplett | Posted 02.23.2014 | Style
Jenny Triplett

Name brands have always been and will always be an integral part of society. They have been instilled in our long-term and short-term memories since c...

With Steve Jobs' Passing, so Has Large-scale Innovation

Gil Laroya | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The days of large scale, ground-breaking, innovative products have disappeared with Steve's passing. It is as if the creativity wheels stopped turning once the technology king was gone. The current market is a mixture of semi-nextgen products.

What We Can Learn from Beyoncé

Judah Joseph | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

The way that Beyoncé was released was unorthodox. She and her team took a monumental risk in how this album was marketed (specifically, in that it wasn't), and it has absolutely paid off.

Apple Makes Huge Deal With Chinese Cell Provider

AP | JOE McDONALD and MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 02.21.2014 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — Apple and China Mobile announced a long-anticipated agreement Monday to bring the iPhone to the world's biggest phone company. The d...

2014 Top Trends In Technology

Steve Harmon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Steve Harmon

Technology is going to get crazier. Weirder. Easier and more maddening. Welcome to 2014 tech trend predictions. Some of these may appear next year and others later.

Israel and the Disparity Between Academia and Commerce

David Bergstein | Posted 02.19.2014 | World
David Bergstein

The state of Israel must remain vigilant and proactive, otherwise it will cease to exist. The same is true in the business world. Israel and American commerce have formed a mutually beneficial partnership. When will the same be said for Israel and American academia?

21 Essential Things We Learned in 2013

Danny Rubin | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

As 2013 comes to an end, it's crucial we look back at the greatest lessons from the news the past 12 months. How else can we expect to improve in 2014?

The Amazing iKid

Toni Nagy | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Toni Nagy

He wasn't wasting his holiday immersed in his iWorld, but making a video! Everyone cries while watching themselves live the past week of their lives. Even I thought, "See, it's totally OK to interact more with your phone than with the humans around you -- as long as you are making content!"

No iPhone For You This Christmas, Mr. President

Greg Schwem | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I have a very simple solution to all the brouhaha surrounding President Obama's questionable decision to partake in a "selfie" cellphone photo during Nelson Mandela's funeral.

13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won't Believe You Missed In 2013

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The tech world gave us plenty talk about in 2013. We can build smarter robots. We can 3D-print pretty much anything. Tablet wars are still going stron...

Gerry Smith

California Lawmaker To Introduce Bill Mandating Smartphone 'Kill Switch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

A California state senator plans to introduce legislation next month that would require every new smartphone sold in the state to carry anti-theft tec...

The One Hidden iPhone Feature That's Freaking Out The Competition

Dan Lyons | Posted 02.17.2014 | Technology
Dan Lyons

In public, Apple's rivals in the smartphone market have tried to downplay the technological advances Apple introduced in the iPhone 5s. But it turns out that one breakthrough -- Apple's speedy, 64-bit A7 microprocessor -- has set off a panic inside its competitors.

This Teenager Has A Completely Beautiful Surprise

Posted 12.18.2013 | Parents

Although they theoretically keep us connected, smartphones, tablets and computers often pull us away from the people we love -- making friends and fam...

Google Is the New Bell Labs

David Litwak | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
David Litwak

Google just acquired its 8th robotics company in the past few years with the acquisition of Boston Dynamics and it got me thinking, is anyone else truly investing in deep technological research? What about Apple, or Microsoft, what are they doing?

Nonkiller Apps Are The Future: Here's Why

John Pavley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
John Pavley

I assume the term killer app came from the phrase "to make a killing." I never thought much about the metaphor -- the use of the word "killing" as a synonym for "succeeding" or "winning." But it's a little creepy to think about what the word killer really means. After all, a "murder app" or "homicidal app" doesn't sound appealing, and yet all these words are interchangeable synonyms.