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Apple to Launch 12.9-Inch iPad in Early 2015

Apple is planning to launch its much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad in early 2015, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. Hints of the tablet, which has been dubbed the "iPad Pro" in rumors, first appeared in mid-2013, with a prospective 2014 launch date. Recent rumors, however, suggested plans for the tablet had been put on …

The iWatch Won't Be What You Expect it to Be

They say that the only thing we learn from history is that we never learn anything from history.<p>With the highly anticipated and expected launch of the ‘iWatch’ (or whatever it ends up being called) next week, everybody has an idea of what to expect, and competitors are already rushing products to …

How the iPhone 6 literally pays for itself

If the new Apple Pay system delivers on its promise, financial transactions will be revolutionised<p>On Tuesday, the church of Apple held its annual convention in San Francisco. Legions of the faithful, carefully vetted, were assembled in a darkened auditorium. The atmosphere was not quite as …

Pixar offers RenderMan Free to Non-commercial Users and Drops Price

Pixar has announced a radical price restructuring of its RenderMan 3D and animation technology. With the upcoming version, the software will be free to non-commercial customers, and will cost $495 for individual licenses.<p>The new version and pricing will go into effect during the time frame of …

LG Display unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled up to 3cm

The display tech company comes out with two new 18-inch television panels, one extremely bendy and another virtually transparent.<p>LG Display has come up with a new flexible TV panel that people can roll up just like a newspaper.<p>The South Korean company on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels -- …

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Dell hops on the bitcoin bandwagon

Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.<p>In a move likely to appeal to tech-savvy customers, Dell is now letting people buy computers and accessories using bitcoin.<p>Dell on Friday announced consumer and small-business customers in the US can now …

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Chromebooks can now run some Android apps for the first time, including Evernote and Vine

We knew that Google planned to add support for running Android apps on Chromebooks since the company announced it back at Google I/O in June, but today we’ve had confirmation that the first Android apps to run on Chrome OS are now available to download.<p>Although jut a few months back the project was …

Android apps begin arriving on Chrome OS today

Beginning with Vine, Evernote, Duolingo, and Sight Words<p>Android apps are coming to Chrome OS, and the very first of them arrive today. Vine, Evernote, and two other Android apps can now be run on Chrome OS and operated using a mouse and keyboard. This is the start of a potentially huge change for …

Tim Arango on the risks of reporting on ISIS

New York Times Baghdad bureau chief <b>Tim Arango</b> tells Brian Stelter about his experience reporting from Iraq and the perils journalists face when trying to cover ISIS.

Where are the anti-war voices on TV?

Rep. <b>Barbara Lee</b>, the only member of Congress to vote against the use of force authorization in Afghanistan in 2001, talks to Brian Stelter about why we hear so few anti-war voices on cable news.<p>Lee said that in her experience, <b>voices of dissent are rarely "called to be on the media</b> and in the press …

Should media air ISIS propaganda? Dan Rather, Jeff Greenfield weigh in

As the Islamic terror group ISIS releases video showing the beheading of another Western hostage, <b>Dan Rather</b> and <b>Jeff Greenfield</b> discuss whether news organizations should be giving airtime to these videos. Does it serve a public interest or is it giving the terror group the publicity that they want - …

Web Exclusive: Former diplomat Daniel Benjamin says media outlets are "hyperventilating" over ISIS

<i>In the above video,</i> <b>Daniel Benjamin</b>, the State Department's most senior counterterrorism adviser during President Obama's first term, tells Brian Stelter that media outlets have been overstating the threat that ISIS poses to the U.S. homeland.<p>Benjamin was quoted in The New York Times this week …

Criminal's muscle car collection auctioned for $2.5 million

David Nicoll pleaded guilty to money laundering and other crimes.He admitted to bribing doctors so they'd send samples to his New Jersey medical testing lab. As part of his plea deal, Nicoll handed his collection of valuable muscle cars over to the U.S. Marshals Service and the cars were put up for …

Apple to beef up security measures after nude photo leak

Apple plans to roll out new security features in the coming weeks that are designed to counter the methods used in a mass theft of nude celebrity photos.<p>The company will use email and push notifications to alert users when someone tries to change an account password, restore cloud data on a new …

Sony unveils new Z3 smartphone and tablet lineup, with better cameras and battery life

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Sony has revealed its latest top-end Xperia mobile lineup: the 5.2-inch Z3 smartphone, the smaller but similar 4.6-inch Z3 …

Armed robbers raid Brazilian Samsung factory for 40,000 devices

At a Samsung factory in Brazil armed robbers hijacked a night shift bus, subdued workers, and made off with 40,000 devices, including smartphones, …

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