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From: Ars Technica Infinite Loop

Pre-event Apple rumor roundup: A song of iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs
The countdown clock is ticking, and the new products are taking shape.

Attacks accessing Mac keychain without permission date back to 2011
Technique lets rogue apps ask for keychain access, then click OK.

Sneaky adware caught accessing users? Mac Keychain without permission
Genieo installer finds it easier to beg for forgiveness than to ask for permission.


From: MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

Game Replay: I Am Bread on iPhone, ESPN eSports job, Steam beta
Welcome to the Game Replay, the thrice-weekly look at the wider world of gaming by the staff of MacNN. In today's edition, I Am Bread heads to iOS, Sony starts testing its PlayStation 4 firmware update, Valve also tests an upgrade for Steam's Big Picture mode, and ESPN looks to expand its gaming coverage by hiring eSports editors....

Briefly: 'Steve Jobs' at Telluride, News app grows to 50 publishers
Universal Pictures' Danny Boyle-directed, Aaron Sorkin-written, big-budget biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, titled eponymously after the mercurial former CEO, will have its debut with at least one screening at the Telluride Film Festival, which begins tomorrow. The timing of the screening or screenings hasn't been revealed, and will also be shown at the New York Film Festival on October 3, followed by a general US release on October 9....

Wacom Bamboo Fineline 2 digital pen revealed with updated design
Wacom has unveiled a new stylus at IFA, alongside its other graphics tablet-based launches earlier today. The Bamboo Fineline 2 takes after the original launched last year in being a stylus for normal tablets, one with pressure sensitivity allowing apps to react to how hard the user presses down with the nib, and in turn letting users be able to make more refined and detailed drawings on their tablet compared to using their finger....


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Google Chrome Cuts Back on Memory Usage

Google Chrome has a reputation for high RAM usage? Not anymore.

The post Google Chrome Cuts Back on Memory Usage appeared first on WIRED.

The Movie About Making Grand Theft Auto Looks Serious
The Movie About Making Grand Theft Auto Looks Serious

The BBC has released the first trailer for The Gamechangers, its upcoming film about the making of Grand Theft Auto.

The post The Movie About Making Grand Theft Auto Looks Serious appeared first on WIRED.


From: Gizmodo

Google Now Tells You About All the Possible Illnesses You're Suffering

If you?d rather Google the weird thing growing on your hand than go see your friendly neighbourhood healthcare professional, good news: Google is announcing support for a bunch more medical conditions, without having to ever leave search results.


You Can Finally Pilot Your Own Flying Millennium Falcon and X-Wing

We?ve brought you lots of custom-built X-Wing and Millennium Falcon drones , but for those of who don?t know the difference between a servo and a Dremel, these new flying toys from Air Hogs will let you easily fly a couple of classic Star Wars spaceships.


Why is There Serotonin in Animal Venom?

Serotonin got famous as the joy chemical?the one that could lift depression and put us in a good mood. It?s also in the venom of many animals, from hornets to snakes, and in some cases it?s lethal.



From: National Geographic News

Will Self-Driving Golf Carts Steer Way for Autonomous Cars?
More college students and senior citizens may soon get rides on golf carts equipped with sensors and cameras?but no drivers.

When Single Male Rodents Settle Down, They're Changed Forever
Forget soulmates. Male prairie voles have no idea who they?re raising kids with?at least, not until they mate.

Watch Western Wildfires Burn After Years of Drought
A new interactive map shows how wildfires have ravaged the western United States in 2015 ? and over the past decade.


From: BBC News - Science & Environment

Science and maths 'vital for adults'
Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.

Earth's trees number 'three trillion'
A new report says there are three trillion trees on Earth, eight times as many as the previous best estimate.

Emissions 'far above' 2C target
Researchers say that global efforts to cut carbon are far short of what's needed to avert dangerous climate change.




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