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Liveblog: Apple?s Q1 2015 earnings call happens at 5pm ET
Analysts are predicting double-digit growth for Apple's holiday quarter.
iOS 8.1.3 released, reduces the space you need to install updates
From: MacNN | The Macintosh News Network
A longstanding iOS 8 gripe is chief among the list of bug fixes provided.
Apple Maps gets 12 new Flyover cities
Apple has added 12 new towns and cities to the list of Apple Maps locations with Flyover coverage. Of these only one is in the US, that being Amarillo, Texas. The others include three places in France -- Beziers, Clermont, and Saint-Tropez -- along with Aguadilla and Arecibo in Puerto Rico, Brno in the Czech Republic, Cittadella in Italy, Hamburg in Germany, Helsingborg in Sweden, Liverpool in England, and Odense in Denmark....
Google Fiber heading to Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham
Just as expected, Google has revealed the next locations it will be launching Google Fiber, following its existing installations in Kansas City, Provo, and Austin. Confirming earlier reports, the high-speed Internet service will be rolling out in Atlanta, Georgia; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina....
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Jean-Louis Gassee on software quality issues
Tim Cook: Apple Watch Will Ship in April
During Apple's earning call when the company revealed how they had sold a shit-ton of iPhones (74.1 million to be exact), Tim Cook also gave us a little update on another highly anticipated iDevice saying the the long-awaited Apple Watch will actually ship sometime in April.
New Malware Can Bring Down Drones Mid-Flight
It's easy to forget that drones are essentially flying computers. And as autonomous flight features become the new standard
, drones are quickly becoming computers that think for themselves?which is exactly why Maldrone is such scary software.
Inverted Skyscrapers Hang Like Glowing Stalactites From Your LED Bulbs
LED bulbs are not only more energy-efficient than the incandescents they're slowly making extinct, they also run cool to the touch. Which means if you're bored by their uninspired shape, you can snap on these wonderful 3D-printed hanging skyscrapers that glow like stalactites, turning your living room into an art-deco oasis.
From: National Geographic News
What?s Behind U.S. Plan to Open Atlantic to Offshore Drilling?
U.S. proposal could allow unprecedented oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast.
In Sierra Leone's Chaotic Capital, Ebola Found Fertile Ground
How poverty, density, and fragmentation in Sierra Leone's capital city fueled the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
At Newly Discovered Water Temple, Maya Offered Sacrifices to End Drought
From: BBC News - Science & Environment
As an ancient drought took hold, a water temple saw more offerings from desperate Maya, archaeologists report.
Planet hosts giant ring system
Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.
Best ever view of asteroid Ceres
The best image ever acquired of Ceres, the largest asteroid in the Solar System, is now in the hands of science.
England's environment 'in decline'
England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group warns.