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Apple Laptop Macintosh Portable Computer Debut 1989

time.com — Twenty-five years ago Saturday, on Sept. 20, 1989, Apple released its first "portable" Macintosh computer - and "portable" belongs in quotation marks, because Sisyphus might as well have been made to lift this thing up a hillside for eternity.
Sep 20, 2014

The first Apple portable computer came out 25 years ago and it was awful ti.me/XMszE7 via @TIMEHistory

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Best Days Ahead or Behind for Jack Ma Company

time.com — This week's record-setting IPO of the Chinese Internet firm Alibaba makes it feel like it's 1999 all over again (a year I remember with some regret-I joined a "b to c" dot-com company which folded 18 months later). But I have been feeling for some time that America's IPO market it's booming, but broken.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @jeffreykluger: Smart question from @Time's @RanaForoohar: "Are Alibaba's Best Days Ahead, or Behind It?" ti.me/1tHaoMy via @TIMEBusiness

Sep 21, 2014

Smart question from @Time's @RanaForoohar: "Are Alibaba's Best Days Ahead, or Behind It?" ti.me/1tHaoMy via @TIMEBusiness

Firefighter Injured in Ice Bucket Challenge Dies

time.com — One of four firefighters hurt last month as they helped college students take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge has died of his injuries. The killed firefighter, Tony Grider, suffered an electric shock when his fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line.
Sep 20, 2014

Horrible RT @TIME Firefighter injured while doing #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies ti.me/1rqsMss

Sep 20, 2014

RT @AlexJamesFitz: A Kentucky firefighter hurt during an Ice Bucket Challenge last month has died of his injuries time.com/3409323/ice-bu…

Sep 20, 2014

RT @AlexJamesFitz: It's impossible to tell how many lives the Ice Bucket Challenge may save. But it's taken at least one. time.com/3409323/ice-bu…

Sep 20, 2014

It's impossible to tell how many lives the Ice Bucket Challenge may save. But it's taken at least one. time.com/3409323/ice-bu…

Sep 20, 2014

A Kentucky firefighter hurt during an Ice Bucket Challenge last month has died of his injuries time.com/3409323/ice-bu…

‘Addams Family’ Hopefuls: Photos From Auditions for a Classic TV Show

life.time.com — Some familial surnames are so much a part of the American landscape that it's difficult to discuss the country's history, its highs and lows or its complex and often contradictory legacy without mentioning them. The Roosevelt family. The Kennedy family. The Addams family. Consider the relevance and the cultural reach of the latter.

Roger Goodell to Form NFL Committee After Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson

time.com — You hoped for something different, but in these kind of settings, Roger Goodell has always been a master of empty words. His annual state-of-the-NFL address press conference, at the Super Bowl, is always worth skipping. Things got moved up a bit this year, thanks to the heat Goodell has faced over the NFL's handling of recent domestic abuse cases.
Sep 20, 2014

The leader who can't lead: "Roger Goodell is the committee commissioner" ti.me/1uPemly via @TIME

Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone

time.com — FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital. Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai said there was a confrontation Saturday between a group of youths and the burial team in the Waterloo district.

iPhone 6 Lines Had More Than Just Die-Hard Apple Fans

time.com — In the days before the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were released, the Apple Store in SoHo, New York City, was surrounded not by throngs of excited Apple fans, but by dozens of indifferent-looking, older customers.
Sep 20, 2014

Some really crazy footage here showing arrests, probable black market reselling on iPhone 6 lines time.com/3408881/iphone…

Sep 20, 2014

The massive iPhone 6 lines had more than just die-hard Apple fans ti.me/1u9kNC8

Photos of England’s Weird Border With Scotland

lightbox.time.com — It might be the end of the line for the U.K. The Scottish vote on independence is happening tomorrow, with millions going to polls to decide whether their country should secede from the union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Scots seems almost evenly split on the issue.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The Drop Test

time.com — The biggest problem with iPhones-much like bones, and marriages-is that they break. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are no exception, and while they each do decently in a drop test over concrete, they can also suffer some pretty significant damage. Scuffs on the case are annoying, and cracked screens are obviously worse.
Sep 20, 2014

These guys dropped their brand-new iPhone 6...on purpose ti.me/1oaiJTl

Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Photos of the Film Legend

life.time.com — Powerful, enduring relationships can sometimes develop between photographers and their subjects. Such was definitely the case with LIFE's Alfred Eisenstaedt and the luminous Italian film legend, Sophia Loren. Over the course of their decades-long friendship, Eisenstaedt took countless pictures of the Oscar-winning actress-most of which never made it into the pages of LIFE magazine (and many of which were never intended for the magazine).
Sep 20, 2014

RT @LIFE: LIFE With Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Portraits of a Film Legend (Alfred Eisenstaedt) ti.me/Zu3dfc pic.twitter.com/ETYrlx0Ev1

Watch This Crazy Drone With Arms Fly and Turn a Wheel in Mid-Air

time.com — Sure, drones can take videos of Martha Stewart's farm and maybe even save the environment. But... can they unscrew a bottle cap? Play Twister? Spin a dreidel? Do anything that involves having arms? Well, now we have a drone with arms-that can fly and turn a valve wheel mid-air.
Sep 20, 2014

RT @TIME: Watch this crazy drone with arms fly and turn a wheel mid-air ti.me/1uktlm9

Hillary Clinton Pledges Help for Grimes, Nunn, Burke, Tennant, Hagan

time.com — Hillary Clinton plunged back into the political waters Friday by pledging to work to get all the female Democratic candidates on the ballot elected in November. "I can't think of a better way to make the House work again than electing every woman on the ballot," Clinton told the Democratic Women's Leadership Forum, a group she helped start more than 20 years ago with former Second Lady Tipper Gore.

Russian Firm Acquires Majority Stake in Pabst Blue Ribbon Company

time.com — Do Svidaniya, Pabst! Russian Firm Acquires Iconic American Brewing Company Russian firm Oasis Beverages announced this week that it will be acquiring famed American brewery Pabst Blue Ribbon - 170 years after the company was first established in Milwaukee.

Vice President Joe Biden, Known for Gaffes, Has Five Gaffes This Week

time.com — Speaking at the Democratic Women's Leadership Forum, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday praised former Sen. Bob Packwood, who resigned in 1995 after 19 women accused him of sexual harassment and assault. Err, awkward! "It was Republicans that expanded access to the polls.

5 Ways Women Can Close the Pay Gap for Themselves

time.com — If you have two X chromosomes and a job, the latest numbers on the wage gap will likely leave you feeling frustrated: Women make only 78¢ for every dollar a man makes, the Census just reported , marking all of a 1¢ improvement over 2012.
Sep 19, 2014

5 ways women can close the pay gap for themselves money.us/1o5RQQs negotiate from the outset

Sep 19, 2014

Women make 78¢ for every $1 men do. Help change that for yourself and others with these moves money.us/1o5RQQs via @MONEY

Sep 19, 2014

One way women can close their own personal wage gap: Learn how to program. money.us/1o5RQQs

Sep 19, 2014

5 ways women can close the pay gap for themselves money.us/1o5RQQs @susiepoppick @mmagnarelli Start early in your career