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Chinese Hackers May Have Attacked Apple's iCloud

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

BOSTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese...

Apple and Yahoo Announce a Potential 'Freeze' on Parenthood

Andre Bourque | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Andre Bourque

The always lovely and astute Christina Farr recently exposed Apple and Yahoo's plans to help their female employees freeze their eggs, as every progressive employer should.

How To Keep Your Embarrassing iPhone Photos As Safe As Possible

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

Deleting a photo simply tells the software that runs your phone to *hide* the photo until, eventually, it gets overwritten.

Timothy Stenovec

Mac Sales Surge

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

It's the return of the Mac. Apple sold a record 5.52 million Macs in the three-month period that ended in September, up 21 percent from the same pe...

Apple and Facebook Cover Egg Freezing Costs: Why Is This a Controversy?

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
MeiMei Fox

In my humble opinion, this condemnation of the egg freezing benefit is cynical and ridiculous. Why can't we just be grateful for companies wanting to offer coverage of an expensive out-of-pocket healthcare procedure and, even more importantly, provide women with more options about what to do with their bodies?

Ben Walsh

How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend More

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology

Apple Pay promises to make something that is already pretty easy for most Americans -- spending money -- even easier. That likely means Americans will end up spending more.

Egg Freezing (for Heaven's Sake!)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Overall, what message are these companies sending young women? That they *could* have waited? That biotechnology, in its endless wonder, now makes it possible to squeeze out a few more years of loyal work before bringing a tiny new person into this world?

Pressing Pause: We Should Applaud Facebook and Apple For Paying Women To Freeze Their Eggs

Anushay Hossain | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Anushay Hossain

Facebook and Apple, for what it is worth, are trying to help their female employees by offering them a choice. It is not perfect, it will not help all women, but it is something huge that they are trying, and for that in itself both companies should be applauded.

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Director Calls On Congress To 'Fix' Phone Encryption By Apple, Google

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey called Thursday for "a regulatory or legislative fix" for technology companies' expanding use of encryption to ...

In 2014, Companies Are Still Asking Their Employees to Choose Between Work and Family

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

It saddens me that in 2014, two of our most progressive and influential companies, Apple and Facebook, have decided to send the message to their female employees to delay childbirth to get ahead.

Dear Facebook, Please Don't Tell Women to Lean In to Egg Freezing

Jessica Cussins | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

What we need are family-friendly workplace policies, not giveaways that will encourage women to undergo invasive procedures in order to squeeze out more work for their beloved company under the guise of "empowerment."

A Guide To Fall Apples

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste

This little chart should help you select the perfect apple for pies, cider and more.

A Free Retina Scan with Your Next Purchase?

Adam Levin | Posted 10.16.2014 | 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 10.15.2014 | 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 10.14.2014 | 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 10.10.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

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