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Apple Joins Other Tech Companies in Promising $2M Each to Super Bowl 50 Host Committee

- Jun 6, 2014<p>The <i>San Jose Mercury News</i> reports that Apple, Yahoo, Intel, and Google have each thrown $2 million in cash and services in the pot to …

Share some but not all of your photos when you hand someone your iPhone

When you hand a friend or family member your iPhone so he or she can look at a photo or two, you don't necessarily want that person to have unfettered access to your entire photo library. Perhaps your mom swipes from cute photos taken at Sunday brunch to the last photos you took at the conclusion …

Mobile Photography

Citizen Air Quality Sensors Cover The Places Governments Can’t Reach

Can citizen science fill in the gaps? Perhaps. It’s early days, but projects like the Smart Citizen, in Spain, show the potential of cheap sensors …

‘SSL added and removed here’ – Google mocks NSA in crypto code easter egg

ConsciousLifeNews<p>It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest that the agency does not even have to take an active role in eavesdropping, as it’s the Internet and tech companies that do this for them. …

Spying

The Future Of Driving: Cameras All Over Your Car

Cameras instead of side mirrors would cut loose car designers, and less drag would mean more fuel efficiency.<p>The side of your car may be up for a major redesign. Smart rearview mirrors are gaining traction, and now the semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments (TI) is working on electronics that …

Google to advertisers: No more porn-like ads

Today Google took a step to counter online porn.<p>Google’s AdWords team sent an email to advertisers reminding them that it had previously decided to make changes to its policy pretty much barring porn ads, and that in the next few weeks it will stop accepting ads with pornographic content. The …

Flexible displays in 2014 – LG and Samsung are winners, but Nokia could shape the future

There is a good chance you did not hear about the SID 2014 conference that ended today in San Diego. The Society for Information Display (SID) academic conference ran all this past week with one focus, display technology. Now that it is over, if we had to choose a theme for the conference, it would …

Mobile Devices

New source: iPhone 6 will feature NFC, wireless charging, better 4G antenna, & a much bigger screen

The iPhone 6, which will launch this fall, will contain several highly anticipated features, including near field communication (NFC), wireless charging, a better 4G antenna, and a much bigger screen, a source close to the situation tells VentureBeat.<p>The new iPhone is nearing completion and is now …

Apple Echoes Dropbox, WhatsApp, Others With Raft Of New Software Features

<i>“Picasso had a saying — ‘good artists copy; great artists steal’ — and we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” ~ Steve Jobs</i><p>Apple announced a flood of new features for its software platforms for Macs and iPhones, many of which might feel familiar to users of apps like Dropbox, …

Kairos blends mechanical and smartwatch technology

Launched on May 15, The Kairos Watches line looks like many other upmarket timepieces. It’s available in two models: the MSW 115 that has a 21-jewel …

Apple Will Launch Curved iWatch in October, Report Says

Apple's long-rumored iWatch will debut in October with a curved OLED touchscreen, according to a new report.<p>Citing industry sources, Japanese …

OS X Yosemite introduces iMessage screen sharing, FaceTime Audio conference calls with iOS 8

Apple has made a few new changes to its first-party voice and text services in the newest versions of its mobile and desktop operating systems. Some users are reporting that iOS 8 now features the ability to create conference FaceTime Audio calls. Previously FaceTime audio calls could only be made …

Ukraine's Poroshenko sworn in and sets out peace plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1082000/1082785_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532564343_98effec6946eac2bf34a2ee055b660d5<p><b>Petro Poroshenko has been sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east of the country.</b><p>The 48-year-old …

Russia