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Is Silicon Valley the 'Epicenter of Social Change?'

Matt Mahan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Technology
Matt Mahan

So, is Silicon Valley becoming the "epicenter of social change," as Michelle Quinn, the San Jose Mercury News reporter who approached me, suggests in her column? It remains to be seen whether the tech sector will continue to have an outsized impact on social and political issues driving the national dialogue.

Google Antitrust Case: Can European Institutions Do Anything Other Than Investigate U.S. Tech Companies?

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Andrea Stroppa

As a true believer in a unified Europe, I dream a continent willing to invest in future generations and ready to support all viewpoints -- a diversity that reinforces a common vision and builds fair opportunities for all European citizens.

Indiana and Arkansas Fail to Understand That the Question Is Always the Answer

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Mark R. Kennedy

Legislators in Indiana and Arkansas were the latest to find out this hard truth. In an increasingly contentious world, it is vital to know that in a policy skirmish, the victors are usually the groups that were most prescient in establishing their question as the focus of debate in the arena where they will fare the best.

7 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Siri

Jan Golden | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

How is your relationship with Siri? If it's strained, you might want to consider these seven ways to improve it.

Puerto Rico vs. China: My Email to Apple CEO Tim Cook

Adrian Brito | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Adrian Brito

Some of you may wonder why I sent an email to one of the busiest CEOs on the planet. Well, aside from the fact that Mr. Cook occasionally replies to emails from users, there is also sense of urgency in showcasing Puerto Rico to the world.

Mobile Carrier Stores Still Carry Retail

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

The revamping of the Apple Stores is necessary preparation for the launch of the Apple Watch, but also a wise response to the overall decline in Apple retail's share of U.S. smartphone and U.S. iPhone sales.

Gap, Levi's Join Other Big Companies Protesting Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

The companies' CEOs issued a joint statement against the measures in Indiana and Arkansas.

Here Are 17 Major Companies Protesting States' New Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

See who's taking a stand.

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest tech exec to take a stand against Indiana’s new anti-gay law. Cook took to Twitter Friday to criticize the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law on Thursday and will allow business owners to claim religious beliefs if they are sued for refusing to serve LGBT couples.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Reportedly Donate His Fortune To Charity

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology

Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.

Apple's Tim Cook Plans To Give Away His Fortune To Charity

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology

(Adds details on Cook's growing public presence, background) March 26 (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the ro...

Apple Isn't Satisfied With Reinventing Health Care. It's Targeting Clinical Trials As Well.

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.24.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry. Apple's recent announcement of ResearchKit shows that it has an even greater ambition: It wants to also transform the pharmaceutical industry by changing the way clinical trials are done.

Here's The Diabolical Plot Behind Apple's Ever-Changing MacBook Chargers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.20.2015 | Comedy

That new Macbook is pretty sweet, huh? No, not that one. The new, new Macbook -- you know, the one with the radically different charger port for no...

The Nerdiest Thing you Can Do With an iPhone

Kevin Lankes | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Kevin Lankes

All over the Interwebs, consumers and tech gurus alike have published countless tips and tricks that help you optimize your iPhone use, but none of them so far have ascended to the level of nerdiness I'm about to bring to the table. Get ready.

New Apple TV Is Coming This Summer: BuzzFeed

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology

At long last!

Do As I Say...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Streaming Music Finally Makes More Money Than CDs

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology

Wait, people still buy CDs?

Around 40 Percent Of iPhone Owners Interested In Apple Watch, Poll Says

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - About 40 percent of adult Apple iPhone owners in the United States are interested in buying the company's new Apple Watch, a...

5 Extremely Private Things Your iPhone Knows About You

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology

With every iPhone, iPad and iPod comes a set of densely worded documents informing you that by using these gadgets you're giving up a ton of highly se...

Yup, We Can't Believe These Were Taken Free of Charge Either

Giovanni Savino | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

I am a working photographer, trying to adapt, like many of my colleagues, to the rapidly changing landscape in the profession we love. Today I woul...

The Steve Jobs You Didn't Know

Fast Company | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life. ...

Apple TV Aims To Attract Networks With Promise Of Mobile Viewers

Reuters | Jennifer Saba and Edwin Chan | Posted 05.18.2015 | Media

By Jennifer Saba and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc's planned video streaming service may not be a tough sell f...

Mixed Opinions About Smartwatches as a Whole

Chad Hagan | Posted 05.17.2015 | Technology
Chad Hagan

The watch is unique to itself, but an apparent and analyzed market move. Critics need to look at the original critique of the iPad, which many considered an item that was not necessarily needed. The same is being said about the smartwatch.

Timothy Stenovec

Cable Companies Should Be Seriously Terrified Of Apple Right Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

The rumored Apple TV service could change TV as we know it.

Why Music: The Secret Sauce of Success

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.17.2015 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

With all the evidence and examples of how early musical training can affect one's level of success, it should be a no-brainer that music be a prerequisite in every child's development and education.