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The truth stings: Still no answers for collapsing bee colonies

<b>(Johan J.Ingles-Le Nobel)</b><p>The honeybee die-off crisis is jeopardizing America’s food supply, yet we’re still no closer to solving the problem<p>Scott Dodd<p>August 18, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on OnEarth.org.<p>In 2006, long before I worked at this magazine, <i>OnEarth</i> contributing …

Google disables Microsoft's Windows Phone YouTube app (again)

Just two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app for Windows Phone smartphones and thanked Google for its "support", Google has once again blocked the app from working.<p>The app had originally been removed from the Windows Phone store in May after Google complained to Microsoft about its …

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

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Millions of US license plates tracked and stored, new ACLU report finds

Millions of Americans are having their movements tracked through automated scanning of their car license plates, with the records held often …

Xbox One Sells Out At Best Buy

Best Buy is no longer accepting online pre-orders for Microsoft‘s Xbox One, either for delivery or in-store pickup. The retailer says it may re-open pre-orders once it has a better idea of its stock, according to Polygon. The console is still available at Gamestop, Wal-Mart and Amazon, though the …

Apple found guilty of price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books

Apple has been found guilty of a conspiracy to fix the price of ebooks and could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, after it failed to “explain away” damning emails written by its late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>The iPad maker was reminded by the New York Attorney General Eric …

The Next Google Maps App Has the Best of Waze's Features

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The one drawback of the new app so far is the lack of offline maps. But Google's engineers built in …

Dish withdraws bid for Clearwire following Sprint's latest offer

The Sprint, Dish, Clearwire, and SoftBank acquisition saga may be close to over. Dish has withdrawn its offer to purchase Clearwire, according to a press release pushed across the wire this afternoon. The satellite television company last bid $4.40 per share, but Sprint's latest offer of $5 per …