Daniel Cotton

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The Durable Led Zeppelin

John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin's bassist and keyboard player, was quietly playing backgammon and half listening to a phone-in radio talk show on New …

A Positive Example of the Internet Comforting a Grieving Stranger

A bereaved parent turned to Reddit for comfort. Reddit, in return, proved that online condolences can be more substantial than just "likes."<p>Yesterday a parent posted this photo (right) on Reddit with a request:<p>"My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children's hospital. Since …

Google forms Project Zero, a group aiming to stop zero-day attacks

Google is watching. For zero-day attacks, that is.<p>The tech giant has launched a research group called Project Zero, intending to “significantly reduce the number of people harmed by targeted attacks,” according to a blog post today from Google “researcher herder” Chris Evans.<p>The group is hiring and …

Apple is refused Touch ID trademark by USPTO – has six months to respond

<i>Patently Apple</i> reports that the US Patent & Trademark Office has refused Apple’s application for a trademark in Touch ID. The decision – made in May but only now made public – is because another company already holds a trademark for Kronos Touch ID, and there is a “likelihood of confusion” given …

Apple debuts iTunes Pass in Japan, allows Passbook-based iTunes credit refills at Apple Stores

Apple today has launched an interesting new service for iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore users in Japan with iPhones and iPod touches. The new service, called iTunes Pass (no, not <i>that</i> iTunes Pass), allows users to go to an Apple Store in Japan, purchase credit in-store for the iTunes Store, …

Microsoft Hits Go On Windows Phone 8.1 For Lumia Handsets

Starting today, Nokia Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 will begin to receive Windows Phone 8.1 along with a Nokia-sourced updated called Cyan. Microsoft recently purchased Nokia’s hardware assets. The 8.1 update will land in pieces, depending on the carrier in question.<p>Windows Phone 8.1, …

2 die in home explosion; propane fuel suspected

DARLINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A husband and wife were killed Tuesday in an early-morning house explosion Tuesday in western Pennsylvania.<p>The couple were …