From: Ars Technica » Infinite Loop
Appeals court says Apple is liable for e-book price fixing
Apple lost a price fixing case, fought the charges, but found no help in higher court.
Op-ed: Safari is the new Internet Explorer
From: MacNN | The Macintosh News Network
If devs build a modern Web app ecosystem sans Safari, maybe Apple can move beyond 2010.
Daily Deals: Mariner Software sale, Starbucks brewer, Wi-Fi extender
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts, offers, bundles, and sales on hardware, software, and games for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. We've checked all of yesterday's deals, ruthlessly purged the dead ones, and have added a bunch more, including a sale on Mariner Software titles, an effectively-free Wi-Fi range extender, and a Starbucks brewer for $60....
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bugs, tips, confusion, streaming service comparison
You Can Feel These Plasma Holograms Made With Femtosecond Lasers
With each passing year, engineers are getting closer to recreating the 3D interface technology that pop culture has rendered so clearly for decades.
Breville Grind Control Review: Can Full Auto Satisfy a Coffee Geek?
As much as I love the ritual of my daily manual pour-over, even a coffee geek like me sometimes wishes for an easier method. There are a few great automatic coffee machines out there, but the Breville Grind Control features a built-in burr grinder?an essential device for great coffee. It promises high quality with as little effort as possible.
Shooting Challenge: Fireworks!
Fireworks are the best part of July 4th (the worst part, btw, is that we lost the fantastic British accents). So for this week?s Shooting Challenge, photograph fireworks.
From: National Geographic News
World Will Gain a Leap Second on Tuesday: Here's Why
Leap seconds have caused widespread problems in the past?but there's a reason we keep adding them to the world's clocks.
SpaceX Rocket Explosion Raises Worries About Space Station
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are due to run out of food and other supplies in about two months.
Super-Spiky Ancient Worm Makes Its Debut
From: BBC News - Science & Environment
This bizarre new species of 'super-armoured' worm gives us a glimpse into the diverse world of animals living at the roots of our tree of life.
Rosetta spies cometary sinkholes
The comet being studied by Europe?s Rosetta probe is riddled with pits that formed much like sinkholes here on Earth, say scientists.
Probe refines Pluto flyby path
The American New Horizons spacecraft makes its last planned targeting manoeuvre as it bears down on Pluto.
Oranges bug 'hacks insect behaviour'
A deadly disease of citrus plants spreads by manipulating its insect host, research suggests.