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Bizarre Beijing ruling says iPhone 6 copies Chinese phone, Apple must halt sales

<i>Update: Apple has now issued a statement.</i><p>iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been …

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

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FBI questions member of mosque attended by Orlando gunman

ORLANDO, Fla./FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Reuters) - FBI agents on Friday questioned a member of the Florida mosque attended by Omar Mateen, the man who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub, as new information surfaced revealing the killer had exhibited chronic behavioral problems during his …

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

Psychology

I spoke with a hacker who could have taken down the internet in 30 minutes

That question came from Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) on May 19, 1998, while speaking with members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts hacker group known as The L0pht.<p>"That's correct. Actually one of us with just, a few packets," said Peiter Zatko, who is better known by his hacker pseudonym of …

Dubai Is Building the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by …

Muhammad Ali's eldest daughter remembers her father

To the world,<p>Muhammad Aliwas the brash and buoyant heavyweight fighter bestowed with many monikers: the floating butterfly, the Louisville Lip, the Greatest.<p>To Maryum Ali, the eldest of the boxer's nine children, he was "all of the above," she said. But he was also a teacher, a spiritual guide. …

Microsoft has just what VR needs

In a move we should have seen coming from a mile away, Microsoft announced that it will be opening up the Windows Holographic platform, which powers HoloLens, to other companies. Those partners will be able to build AR headsets like HoloLens, full-fledged VR headsets like the HTC Vive, as well as …

This Android phone will put military-grade security in your pocket — for $14,000

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge costs less than $800. The new Solarin Android smartphone costs £9,500, which is about $14,000.<p>The team behind Solarin, …

Google’s 3 Rules For Designing Virtual Reality

Google has spent the past year running experiments in VR. Here’s what the company has learned about what you can and can’t do.<p>With Google’s new Daydream VR platform–announced in May–the company hadn’t just developed new hardware. Four Google staff members (two engineers, two designers) have spent …

FYI: Google Chrome Has a Secret Game You Can Play When the Internet's Out

This dinosaur game makes patchy internet halfway tolerable.<p>We've all been there. Stuck on a bus or train, or riding shotgun in the car for hours with barely a half a bar of signal that keeps dropping out.<p>Google knows the pain of this internet-free existence though, and it's got your back for when …

How a Facebook for Nerds Became a $2 Billion Business

GitHub has been called the Facebook for nerds, Wikipedia for programmers, or Twitter for code. Here's how the platform became a $2 billion business that helps improve the management of software development projects.<p><b>The following is a modified excerpt from a book I co-authored with Nicholas L.</b> …

Poll: With new tech for both all-metal and all-glass designs, which should Apple use for 2017 iPhone?

A KGI report last month suggested that Apple could be headed back to an all-glass iPhone after a succession of metal-bodied models. Different people will have different aesthetic preferences, but there have also so far been practical considerations at play.<p>Glass backs allow for a clean design, but …

Emerging Technology

Lightning-to-Headphone Adapters Appear Ahead of iPhone 7 Launch

While interest in the possible new features of the iPhone 7 remains as high as ever, perhaps the most controversial potential change to Apple's upcoming device is the removal of one long-standing feature – the headphone jack.<p>Rumors suggest that Apple will drop the 3.5mm audio jack to make its …

Mobile Technology

Meet Zenbo, the Asus robot that costs no more than a smartphone

Voice-controlled companion, whose touchscreen face shows its emotions, can entertain kids and control the lights<p>The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Asus has unveiled a home robot called Zenbo that can talk, control your home and provide assistance when needed – all for the cost of a top-end …

Robotics