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Apple officially acknowledges iPhone bricking ‘1970 date’ bug, says upcoming software update will fix

Last week, it was discovered that setting your iOS device system date and time back to January 1st 1970 would crash your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch effectively bricking it. Setting the date back this far would prevent the iPhone or other iOS device from booting up until the battery died.<p>AppleCare …

NASA Just Released Even More Awesome Interplanetary Travel Posters

Here's the whole collection<p>Yesterday we posted about three awesome new posters commissioned by NASA. Well, it turns out the agency had more up its sleeves. The gallery above contains the whole collection, including a few exoplanet posters that were released last year.<p>The universe is full of …

Astronomy

Onde gravitazionali, atteso l'annuncio della scoperta

Dopo mesi di rumors e smentite, questa volta forse ci siamo. È atteso per oggi, 11 febbraio, l'annuncio dell'attesissima scoperta delle onde …

Red Dead Redemption is playable on Xbox One after getting backward compatibility

<i>Update on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time: It looks like Microsoft has patched this. If you go through the process detailed below, you will now end up with Hexic HD (which is crazy). If you’ve already downloaded Red Dead Redemption to your Xbox One, it will now ask you to download an update that</i> …

Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

What's more, Zuckerberg paid out the nose for it, shelling out $1 billion for an app that had 13 employees, zero revenue, and which most of the buttoned-up investors that would attend Facebook's IPO roadshow had probably never heard of.<p>The deal caused immediate concern. Some considered the deal a …

How To Stem The Global Shortage Of Data Scientists

Data scientist might be considered the “sexiest job of the 21st century,” with many companies eager to hire data science talent. But 20 years ago the term was barely used, save for a few academic articles.<p>Even a decade ago, explaining data science to employers was challenging. Few people understood …

Data Science

Ian Murdock: a tribute to the man and his work on Linux

Murdock’s work combined an insistence on excellence with a public commitment to open, ethical software development, writes <b>Doc Searls</b><p>Ian Murdock, who died in San Francisco on 28 December, was the co-creator of the Debian, the Linux distribution he founded while an undergraduate at Indiana’s Purdue …

Linux

Here's what to expect at CES 2016 next week

It has become an annual tradition to jokingly call CES an "auto show," but this year, it’s absolutely no joke: major automakers will be making legitimately groundbreaking announcements here, and dozens of smaller companies will be filling in the gaps. Expect General Motors to show the production …

Consumer Tech

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

HP, a Silicon Valley icon, is ready for its break-up

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the nation's most storied tech companies will split in two this weekend, another casualty of seismic shifts in the way …

FLIF is a New Free Lossless Image Format That Raises the Compression Bar

Every so often, a new image format comes to town and attempts to overthrow the established order of how images (and photos) are saved and shared. In …

Microsoft will give you Windows 10 for free if you test it

<i>Update: Microsoft clarified its blog post to reflect that only users with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 can upgrade to Windows 10.</i><p>After a number of publications reported that Microsoft would be giving away Windows 10 for free to anyone as long as they test it out through the Windows Insiders program, …

Apple iOS 9 to give four extra hours of iPhone battery life

New ‘low power’ mode makes iPhones last longer as Apple focuses on speed, reliability and a smarter Siri with new update<p>The next update to Apple’s iOS iPhone and iPad operating system was unveiled on Monday and introduced a new intelligent search assistant, greater speed and security.

Apple WWDC 2015: ecco le novità di iOS 9

E dopo OS X El Capitan, è giunto il momento di <b>iOS 9</b>: prima di tutto, Craig Federighi ha sottolineato che oltre l’83% dei possessori di iPhone, iPad e …

Swift diventa open source

Swift 2.0 è la nuova versione del linguaggio di programmazione che consente di scrivere applicazioni più sicure e affidabili. Diventa open source e …

The best travel destinations seen on screen

Explore the hobbit holes from Lord of the Rings and ride on the Hogwarts Express in former movie sets around the world.

Hackers have been using the Starbucks app to steal money from latte drinkers

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Any time you link an app to your bank account or credit card, you better use a good password. That seems to be the takeaway from a recent spate of thefts suffered by people using the Starbucks app, which lets you pay for coffee using your smartphone.<p>As reported by …

Identity Theft

Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

If you find yourself in Mountain View, California, in the coming months, keep an eye out for Google's newest self-driving cars.<p>There may not be many of them, but with their distinctive bubble shape, they'll be easy to spot.<p>The purpose-built prototype vehicles this summer will leave their initial …

Prototypes

Super-sneaky malware found in companies worldwide

A shadowy hacking group has infected computers at companies, universities and governments worldwide with the sneakiest malware ever.<p>That's according to a report Monday by Internet security company Kaspersky, which described a hacking campaign "that exceeds anything we have ever seen before." The …

Kaspersky Lab

Stephen Hawking canta i Monty Python - Wired

Stephen Hawking, ancor più compenetrato nell’universo della cultura pop dopo il film <b>La teoria del tutto</b> ispirato alla sua vita, è un vecchio amico …

Da Samsung smartwatch doubleface, il cellulare che diventa orologio

Samsung potrebbe realizzare uno smartphone flessibile in grado di agganciarsi al polso diventando anche uno smartwatch: i dettagli del …

European Union accuses Google of being a bully

If Google seems like the biggest kid on the playground in the U.S., it's basically a giant in Europe where it dominates more than 90% of the search …

The new Retina MacBook could be Apple’s least-repairable notebook yet

Apple’s new MacBook may be one “for the future” but it’s already had a teardown from our friends over at iFixit, filling you in on all the ways the next-gen notebook differs from its predecessor.<p>That includes Apple’s butterfly mechanism keys, its Force Touch trackpad, form-fitting layered battery, …

Pocket enhances its web interface with new design and features

Do you remember the time when Pocket was called Read It Later? Apparently, it's been three years since the name change, and Pocket wants to celebrate it (and the $7 million it's just raised from investors, including Mr. Lenovo, Ashton Kutcher) by giving its web interface an overhaul. The company …

Arduino-powered turntable plays the phases of the moon

This device created by student designers Yingjie Bei and Yifan Hu only looks like an artsy turntable, but it can't play your vinyl collection. Here's what it can do, though: show you the right moon phase for any particular day. When you input the date you want through its three knobs, the Arduino …

This Amazingly Limber Bionic Arm Connects To Your Smartphone

A Japanese company called Exiii has created a sub-$300 bionic arm that connects to your cellphone in order to perform some surprisingly limber maneuvers. The arm uses 3D printed parts to make it easy to build and assembled and it can be repaired or reprinted in multiple colors.<p>Unlike the mechanical …

Bionics

Rare Supertide Turns Ancient Abbey Into Isolated Island

A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the tide rushes in and out along the …

France

Riverside blues

LEGO to Launch 'The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart Set

LEGO is set to immortalise Apu’s Kwik-E-Mart from The Simpsons in their iconic, tiny bricks. On the<p>LEGO is set to immortalise Apu’s Kwik-E-Mart from The Simpsons in their iconic, tiny bricks. On the heels of the success of last year’s collaboration between the two pop-culture institutions, LEGO is …