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Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000
Linkedin

Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000

A hacker recently gained access to a Lynda.com database containing user data.
Tim Cook Tells Apple Employees New Mac Desktops Are Coming
Apple

Tim Cook Tells Apple Employees New Mac Desktops Are Coming

We don't know when, and we don't know which models, but new Macs are planned.
Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Virtual Butler 'Jarvis'
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Virtual Butler 'Jarvis'

Creating Jarvis proved humanity is 'both closer and farther off' from an AI breakthrough than we imagine, he wrote.
Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96
Innovators

Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96

The doctor came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high rate of choking deaths in restaurants.
Uber Defies California DMV and Keeps Test Cars on Roads
Uber

Uber Defies California DMV and Keeps Test Cars on Roads

'We respectfully disagree with the California Department of Motor Vehicles legal interpretation of today's autonomous regulations.'
Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet
Internet

Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet

Guess what, Sen. Stevens? The Internet really is a series of tubes.
Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'
Mark Cuban

Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'

The 'Shark Tank' investor writes in a blog post that the government should spend $100 billion to create and build robots.
Stephen J. Bronner
5 Job Trends to Look Out for in 2017
Jobs

5 Job Trends to Look Out for in 2017

Glassdoor makes its predictions about the year ahead.
Nina Zipkin
4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love
Content

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.
Steve Lazuka
We Can't Help But Feel a Little Weirded Out by This Japanese Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant

We Can't Help But Feel a Little Weirded Out by This Japanese Virtual Assistant

She'll get lonely if you come home late, apparently.
Facebook Underreported iPhone Traffic for Some Publishers
Facebook

Facebook Underreported iPhone Traffic for Some Publishers

The social giant said on Friday that a recent update to one of its metrics had led to the issue and affected publishers using one of its legacy platforms.
GM Brings Self-Driving Cars to Michigan Roads
Self-Driving Cars

GM Brings Self-Driving Cars to Michigan Roads

A fleet will soon roam the streets of greater Detroit.
Apple Hires Porsche Racecar Engineer
Apple

Apple Hires Porsche Racecar Engineer

Alexander Hitzinger is quoted as saying he wanted to do something, 'which has a significant and direct impact on society' but stopped short of confirming he now worked at Apple.