Apple CEO warns users to encrypt data, dismisses ‘beauty contest’ for next campus

Following yesterday’s education-focused Apple media event in Chicago, CEO Tim Cook returned to Lane Tech College Prep High School today for a taped interview with Recode, which tweeted key details from the conversation. In addition to discussing education, Cook addressed a handful of recent topics, ranging from the Facebook debacle and user privacy to Apple’s next campus and […]


According To Psychologist Adam Grant, This Is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

When we receive negative feedback, our bodies react instinctively. Physiologically, our shoulders tense up and our breath becomes more shallow. What’s worse is that, according to studies on how we respond to criticism, our ego becomes so defensive in these moments that it starts to censor the information we take in and process. This means that […]


In The Wake Of Cambridge Analytica, Disciple Is Lighting The Way For Social Networks

Credit: Disciple Media. Disciple is building social networks for musicians, celebs and politicians. Benji Vaughan is building the anti-Facebook, a platform for anyone to build their own micro-social network – just as the real Facebook is mired in scandal and controversy. “The world lives in a monopoly,” said Vaughan, who spoke to Forbes just before […]


Google To Acquire Startup Tenor As Mobile GIF-Sharing Explodes

(Courtesy of Tenor) Startup Tenor runs the most downloaded mobile GIF keyboard. Tenor cofounders Frank Nawabi (left), David McIntosh and Erick Hachenburg (right). Google is acquiring the mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor in a move that should help the advertising giant bolster its search data and offer its marketers an increasingly popular advertising format. Both […]