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What Is Your Favorite Candle Brand?

There is a very good chance that I have a candle addiction. I’m not loyal to one brand, but I burn through them at an unhealthy pace. If you, like me, love to keep a candle flickering in your home, please consider doing everyone a favor and recommending brands that …

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Totally Secure Big Boy Donald Trump Challenges Secretary of State to an IQ Contest, Mocks GOP Senator 

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Stand-Up Isn’t So Bad in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Trailer

Two things that might not go well together: the fast-talking, quippy, zippy, jokey, dialogue of Amy Sherman-Palladino and, uh, stand-up comedy. Here’s the twist: in the trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, somehow it works? Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Tim Cook to Open Oxford University’s ‘The Foundry’ Innovation Space Tomorrow

Apple CEO Tim Cook will cut the ribbon at a new Oxford University startup hub and co-working space called “The Oxford Foundry” tomorrow, reports The Financial Times. The Oxford Foundry is described as an “innovation space” and “entrepreneurial hub” open to all University of Oxford students. The Foundry website says …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology Doesn’t Exist to do AR Smart Glasses ‘In a Quality Way’

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for a wide ranging interview with The Independent alongside several app developers where he discussed augmented reality in its current incarnation on the iPhone and provided a bit of insight into Apple’s plans for future devices that could potentially take advantage of augmented …

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Google Disables Malfunctioning Home Mini Feature That Could Cause Non-Stop Recording

Google recently disabled a feature included in its upcoming Google Home Mini smart speaker after a reviewer found that it was causing the device to record conversations and sounds even when no “OK Google” prompt word was spoken. As detailed by Android Police‘s Artem Russakovskii, who received a Google Home …

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Apple’s Mac Shipments Down in Q3 2017 Amid Continuing PC Market Decline

Amid an ongoing decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple’s Mac shipments also experienced a decline in the third quarter of 2017 according to new PC shipping estimates shared this afternoon by Gartner. In Q3 2017, Apple shipped an estimated 4.6 million Macs worldwide, down from 4.89 million in the year-ago …

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Developer Demonstrates iOS Phishing Attack That Uses Apple-Style Password Request

Developer Felix Krause today shared a proof of concept phishing attack that’s gaining some traction as it clearly demonstrates how app developers can use Apple-style popups to gain access to an iPhone user’s Apple ID and password. As Krause explains, iPhone and iPad users are accustomed to official Apple requests …

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The Nobel in economics rewards a pioneer of “nudges”

NOT long ago, the starting assumption of any economic theory was that humans are rational actors who maximise their utility. Economists summarily dismissed anyone insisting otherwise. But over the past few decades, behavioural economists like Richard Thaler have progressively chipped away at this notion. They combine economics with insights from …

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Amy Winehouse’s Father Plans to Turn Her Life Story Into a Musical

Six years after her death at the age of 27, Amy Winehouse’s family is still collecting money off her fame, this time in the form of a West End musical that will feature her most popular songs. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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