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iOS 8 could feature alternate UI, with different font types

For years Apple has taken the view that you tell customers what they want, rather than waiting for them to ask. In terms of UI, this meant picking out the “right” option for interface elements, as opposed to allowing users the ability to edit them themselves.<p>That may be changing in iOS 8, as the …

Apple

Elon Musk Has Been Thinking About Making A Flying Car AND A Submarine Car

"I've thought about it quite a lot...We could definitely make a flying car - but that's not the hard part," Musk told The Independent in an interview this weekend. "The hard part is, how do you make a flying car that's super safe and quiet? Because if it's a howler, you're going to make people very …

Google Drive Partners With + Pool

Last summer, +Pool, a project to construct a floating swimming pool in the middle of New York City's East River, raised more than $273,000 on Kickstarter.<p>When complete, +Pool will give New Yorkers a clean place to swim, with a natural filtration system that could clean up to half a million gallons …

Hidden Code In iOS 8 Hints That Split-Screen Multitasking Is Coming To Your iPad

The feature was rumored to be announced at Apple's WWDC presentation last week, but it looks like it was one of the features that weren't quite ready yet.<p>BGR reveals, however, that a hidden bit of code in the iOS 8 beta hints that split-screen multitasking is on its way to iPads. The code mentions …

Apple Begins Rejecting Apps That Offer Rewards For Video Views, Social Sharing

Apple has begun to crack down on tools that app developers use to monetize and grow their applications, including incentivized video viewing and rewarded social sharing, as well as discovery tools that allow users to find apps inside the games they’re already playing. The move will have a …

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Sexual assault on student sparks outrage in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A string of sexual assaults on women during celebrations of Egypt's presidential inauguration — including a mass attack on a 19-year-old …

Heavy heart? Paris bridge panel falls under weight of 'love locks'

A bridge was evacuated and closed off in Paris after a section collapsed under the weight of lovers’ padlocks.<p>Couples have been attaching them to the Pont des Arts and throwing the key into the Seine as a romantic gesture.<p>Around 2.40m of fence collapsed inwards – rather than into the river – late …

Indian government vows zero tolerance over violence against women

India's new government has promised "zero tolerance" for violence against women, amid widespread public anger following the recent gang-rape and lynching of two teenage girls.<p>President Pranab Mukherjee made the pledge in a speech to parliament that laid out the rightwing government's agenda …

World's oldest man dies in New York at 111 | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world’s oldest man has died in New York at age 111, according to the senior citizen residence where he lived.<p>111 year-old Dr. Alexander Imich, the world's oldest living man, poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters at his home on New York City's upper west …

Jon Meis, Student Who Pepper-Sprayed Seattle Pacific Gunman: It's 'Hard To Accept' Hero Status

SEATTLE (AP) — College student Jon Meis, who has shied away from the spotlight since he ended a Seattle campus shooting by pepper-spraying the gunman last week, said Monday it's hard to accept his status as a hero.<p>Meis, 22, and his family have declined media requests since the shooting, with …

Boko Haram Suspected of Kidnapping Another 20 Women

Members of the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram are suspected to have kidnapped 20 women near the Nigerian town where nearly 300 schoolgirls were …

Africa

4 of ‘Taliban 5’ Will Likely Fight Again, U.S. Spies Say

Obama’s top intelligence officers warned that four out of the five Taliban prisoners swapped for Bowe Bergdahl would return to the battlefield.<p>A top …