Chad Ogle

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No, Apple isn’t ditching retail store product launches

After Steve Jobs, the original Mac, and the iPhone, launch day queues have to be one of the most recognisably Apple phenomenons of them all: something which speaks not only to the crazy number of sales Apple makes, but also to the devotion of its fanbase.<p>Recently it looked as if Angela Ahrendts was …

Angela Ahrendts

Apple Stores to Offer 'Apple Watch Basics' Workshops Beginning April 24

Starting on April 24, it appears that Apple will be offering "Apple Watch Basics" workshops in some of its retail stores around the world, helping customers who begin receiving their watches on that day to learn how to use them.<p>The classes are listed as an available option on April 24 on individual …

Apple's Spent $38 Million Advertising the Apple Watch on TV in the Last Month

Apple has spent a total of $38 million on Apple Watch television advertisements since its March 9 media event, reports <i>Reuters</i>, citing numbers from TV ad tracking site iSpot.tv. Apple has been marketing the Apple Watch aggressively as it marks an entirely new product category and the company's first …

NASA scientist: We’ll find signs of alien life by 2025

“We know where to look. We know how to look,” said NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan.<p>There will be <i>strong indications</i> of alien life within a decade …

MacBook Review Roundup: Major Design Appeal, but Too Many Key Compromises

Apple's upcoming ultra thin 12-inch MacBook with a Retina display has been overshadowed by all of the Apple Watch news that's been surfacing over the course of the last week, but the super slim device is set to launch online and in-stores on Friday, April 10, alongside the Apple Watch.<p>Ahead of the …

MacBook Pro

The Moon May Be The Result Of Earth's Collision With Its Long-Lost Twin

Digging up dirt on our satellite's back story<p>Our beloved Moon, often the staple of a peaceful and tranquil nighttime scene, has a pretty violent origin story.<p>In 1970, researchers proposed the “giant impact” hypothesis, which reasons that the Moon is the result of a huge collision between the Earth …

Astronomy

Apple Watch Review Roundup: The 'World's Best Smartwatch', But 'Not For Everyone'

Apple has given members of the media several hands-on experiences with the Apple Watch following its special events, but ahead of Apple Watch pre-orders, select sites have been able to get a much closer look at the device. Apple has provided a handful of publications with Apple Watch review units, …

Apple Watch

Why The Internet Of Things Will Change Everything

I’ve written about the Internet of Things in several past articles. One explained everything you need to know about IoT along with an infographic and the other provided a simple explanation of IoT. Today I wanted to explore IoT even further in the latest episode of the #futurein5. We’re all …

Slow economy could prompt Iran to take nuclear deal

By Steven Mufson<p>Steven Mufson<p>Reporter covering energy and other financial matters<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The headlines in Tehran have been trumpeting some good news for Iran’s economy lately. In the first 11 months of the Iranian fiscal year, car production climbed 58 percent and pistachio exports shot up …

Sanctions

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What's at Stake in Tikrit

The latest campaign against ISIS is also a contest between Iran and the U.S. for influence in Iraq.<p>An American-led coalition launched 17 airstrikes in Iraq late Wednesday night, hammering Islamic State positions in the northern city of Tikrit. President Barack Obama reportedly approved the U.S. …

Apple boss Tim Cook to donate $800m fortune to charity

Cook says he will set aside money for his 10-year-old nephew's college education, and give the rest away before he dies.<p>Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, has vowed to donate his wealth to charity before he dies, according to a report in Fortune magazine.<p>Cook currently has a net worth of about …

Tim Cook