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Stakes are high for Apple going into 'critical event'

Apple's annual September event is always its most anticipated gathering of the year. The stakes are especially high this time around.<p>Heading into Wednesday's invitation-only event in San Francisco, Apple is contending with volatile stock markets worldwide, economic turmoil in China — arguably its …

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Bitcoin's forked: chief scientist launches alternative proposal for the currency

The bitcoin wars have begun, as Bitcoin XT squares off against the classic flavour of the cryptocurrency<p>Cryptocurrency bitcoin is facing civil war, with two high-profile developers announcing plans to split the code that underpins the network.<p>Known as a “fork”, the new version of bitcoin (dubbed …

Bitcoin

Citizens forced to vote in North Korea's version of democracy

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> It's called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. But any real notions of democracy end with the name.<p>North Koreans headed to the polls at the weekend to cast their ballots in elections for local representatives on provincial, city, and county People's Assemblies.<p>Citizens were …

North Korea

Soft 3D-Printed Robot Propels Itself With Explosions

And it's supported by hard robo-cartilage<p>We rarely think of robots as soft, with mechanical brains inside squishy, durable bodies. That’s because, despite their resilience, soft robots are slow beasts, the machine equivalent of floppy slugs. Rigid robots are good at many things, but it turns out …

Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum

Footage shows Islamic State militants in Iraq smashing statues with sledgehammers in bid to crush what they call non-Islamic ideas<p>Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artefacts that are thousands of years old, in the group’s latest rampage which threatens …

Archaeology

Google just paid $25 million to buy the entire '.app' web domain

Google decided to apply for new top-level domains (TLDs) way back in 2012, four years after ICANN, the organization that controls the world's domain names, decided to expand the overall number of generic TLDs.<p>Google applied for dozens at the time, including .docs, .android, .free, .fyi, .foo, and, …

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Asus' PadFone X mini coming to AT&T prepaid on October 24th

The first LTE phone in the US with an Intel processor is a $199.99 prepaid device<p>Asus' PadFone, its crazy convertible tablet and smartphone concept, made its US debut in the form of the PadFone X just this past June, but the company is already following it up with another version of the idea. The …

Possible European prices of Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 leak out

<i>Caschys Blog</i>, a source with several solid leaks to its name, published screenshots purportedly showing the German prices of Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, as well as their storage configurations.<p>The screenshots allegedly show the internal inventory systems of German electronics retailer Media Markt/Saturn, …

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