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AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: $999 for Edition, $79 for Watch, $59 for Sport

To go along with the premium $10,000 and up pricing of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple will charge up to $999 for the Apple Watch Edition’s AppleCare+ Protection Plan, 9to5Mac has learned. The Apple Watch Edition notably has very different AppleCare coverage from other Apple Watch …

Apple Watch

First baby born from IVF technique which eliminates inherited disease

A pioneering IVF technique allows babies at risk from inherited illnesses to be born free of disease<p>The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders.<p>Lucas Meagu was at high risk of inheriting a rare form of muscular dystrophy …

Genetics

The warning signs straight-A student was on road to Syrian Isis stronghold

Twitter account in the name of radicalised medical student Lena Mamoun Abdel Gabir showed support for Charlie Hebdo killers and radical cleric Ahmad Musa Jibril<p>The warning signs were clear months before British medical student Lena Mamoun Abdel Gabir left for Syria to volunteer in Islamic …

Islam

Uber will reportedly pay for commercial driver's licenses to avoid German ban

Uber is no stranger to legal battles, but the tough-negotiating startup appears to be making a rare concession in Germany. The ride-sharing company will pay the government fees for its drivers in the country to obtain commercial driver's licenses, according to a report in German business magazine</i> …

Associated Press News

Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million

During its month-long crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records.<p>It broke its first record on its first day, when it became the fastest project to raise $1 million -- in 49 minutes. A week later, it became the most-funded campaign in …

Crowd Funding

Apple CEO slams Indiana "religious freedom" law seen as anti-gay

Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook, the most prominent openly gay executive, assailed a new Indiana law that critics say could make it legal for businesses …

Germanwings co-pilot had dreams about plane crashing, report says

New reports Saturday say Andreas Lubitz -- the copilot who crashed a jet into a French mountainside early Tuesday -- had been dumped the day before the crash, dreamed about crashing a plane and suffered vision problems, which could have cost him his job.<p>The new revelations emerged four days after …

Airplanes

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria during tense election | Reuters

ABUJA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999.<p>The tense race pits President Goodluck Jonathan against …

Africa