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Apple is constantly working to improve and update its mobile operating system for its iPhones and iPads. The Cupertino giant is currently working on its iOS 10.2 update that comes with a ton of new e
Facebook said it hopes to attract more contributions and partners to the cause.Photo Credit: File – Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images
At Amazon’s Web Services conference re:Invent this week, the retail giant announced it is teaming up with Intel for a smart speaker reference design with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to help with t
A former manager at Foxconn, the company that manufactures Apple’s iPhone handsets, allegedly stole 5,700 iPhones and sold them for $1.5 million, according to AsiaOne. The Taiwanese manager faces 10
If you’re young and caught up in the justice system, most likely you’re stuck with subpar educational opportunities too. Students in prison, jail, detention centers or correctional facili
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, a transition team spokeswoman said, the first such contact by a president-elect since President Jimmy
This week’s Apple Loop includes the complications of OLED screens and details on the wireless charging in the iPhone 8, iPhone 6 battery issues, a larger iPad for schools, patents for a circular Apple
This week’s Android Circuit includes leaks on the Samsung Galaxy S8, the momentum is building behind the Google Pixel, the return of the Nokia brand to the smartphone world, Samsung Pay's UK delay, th
Shawn Otto's new book explores ways that citizens can fight back against a creeping tide of anti-science nonsense. The post We're Losing the War on Science appeared first on WIRED.
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Well, fans who have been battling sleepless nights after learning about the rumored “Guardians of the Galaxy” game can now rest as Telltale Games finally put the speculation to rest by confirming the
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Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - and increase prices.
U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones.
The new theory claims the 17th century Salem witch trials were sparked by tainted rye, which caused seizures, pain and hallucinations in locals - which were put down to witchcraft.
USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham takes a look at two new consumer drones: the Yuneec Breeze and Hover Camera Passport.        
TORONTO (Reuters) - WorldRemit, an online service for overseas money transfers, is looking to expand into new markets and add services like direct payments for bills and school fees, its president sai
Also, Count Von Count has a Twitter account. Hey, that rhymed! The post While You Were Offline: Australian Kids Just Schooled Man-Kid Martin Shkreli appeared first on WIRED.
(Reuters) - Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc's Chairman Greg Maffei recently made a fresh approach to internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc and expressed interest about a potential t
Today, it's more important than ever that our young people develop the critical thinking skills needed to solve tough 21st century problems. In October, Michael Bloomberg gave the Museum of Science a
"Shift Happens" was the theme of the Close It Summit held in Dallas, Texas just a few weeks before the election, without knowledge that a big shift in leadership for our country was on its way. Compa
This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool. Competition in the credit card industry has never been higher, and as a result, there has never been a better time to get a new credit card than r
New updates to Google's Timelapse application reveal how much has changed since 1984, with major cities including Dubai and Chongqing appearing to spring up out of nothing.
The University of Toronto Scarborough is using machine learning that pulls inspiration from Google's and Netflix's algorithms to find stable planetary systems and exoplanets in space.
Are you looking forward to writing a good assignment or dissertation which shall fetch you high marks along with applause? Then here is a good suggestion for you. Instead of writing a regular bibliogr
A UK-based firm has a design that could bring soccer to the city. Called Pitch/Pitch, AL_A's design is a lightweight carbon-fiber structure that stacks five-a side fields on top of each other in emp
Several Samsung smartphones are slated to update to Android 7.0 Nougat, including the entire Galaxy A line for 2016 and the Galaxy Note 5. SamMobile claims to have confirmed with Samsung that smart
The FCC sent strongly-worded letters to AT&T and Verizon over their zero-rating data plans. But it could be running out of time to take action before Trump is inaugurated.
Smart brands are rethinking their marketing strategies, challenging long-established cultural norms. Here’s why going against cultural norms and focusing on a more human-centered approach is harvestin
The Pentagon has released a draft of its annual Broad Agency Announcement, calling for sensor-laden body suits, X-ray devices, and software to analyze face-heat and eye-movement.
Boxing is a tough sport, but quitting on the stool is a transgression few fighters ever overcome. Nicholas Walters now has to climb that mountain.
(Reuters) - The U.S. government and the private sector must cooperate to improve the security of digital networks, a U.S. presidential commission on cyber security recommended in a wide-ranging report
The collected weight of everything human beings have made — from buildings to ballpoint pens — is staggering.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and General Motors CEO Mary Barra will advise the president-elect on job creation in an economy driven by tech. The post Trump Taps IBM and GM Chiefs in First-Ever Sign He Gets

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