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New 4-Inch iPhone Again Predicted to Launch in 2016

IHS Technology research director Kevin Wang, who previously said a new 4-inch iPhone would launch by the end of 2015, has now changed his prediction to mid 2016 on Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo (via <i>GforGames</i>), corroborating information shared by reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi …

Paris Attacks: What We Know About Suspects and Fugitives

PARIS — More details emerged Monday about the seven attackers responsible for the Paris massacre, as well as their suspected accomplice and a reported mastermind — both of whom remain on the run.<p>One of the suicide bombers who brought terror to a packed sports stadium in Paris on Friday entered …

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum.<p>Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year.<p>Founded in 2013, Code.org is a …

Paris attacker's father tried to extract son from Isis in Syria

The father of one of the gunmen who killed scores of concert-goers in Paris had tried unsuccessfully last year to bring his son back from Syria where he had joined Islamic State (Isis).<p>Mohamed Amimour, 67, spoke about his failed attempt to extract his son, Samy, from the control of Isis commanders, …

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Apple shoots down ‘Chipgate’ claims that its new iPhones have huge differences in battery life

The Cupertino company is now shooting back at the tests used. It said in a statement to TechCrunch that the tests are "not representative of real-world usage."<p>"The actual battery life of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, even taking into account variable component differences, vary within just 2-3% …

Steve Jobs’ widow tried to kill new biopic that Apple fears will be too harsh

The new Steve Jobs biopic opens Friday despite the Apple cofounder’s inner circle making every attempt to derail it.<p>According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Jobs’ widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, “repeatedly tried to kill the film.” The <i>WSJ</i> reports that she pressed Sony Pictures Entertainment, …

The Martian review: Ridley Scott puts the science back in sci-fi

Ever since 1977, when a little movie called <i>Star Wars</i> caught the public’s attention, the space opera has been the go-to subgenre for mainstream movie sci-fi. There’s room for other takes, like Duncan Jones’ 2009 cult hit <i>Moon</i> or this year’s excellent <i>Ex Machina</i>, but those are usually tiny films that …

Apple's Former Retail Chief Ron Johnson Now Delivering iPhones With Concierge Service

Johnson's new company, Enjoy, provides free delivery, setup and tutorials for the gadgets purchased through its site or from partners.<p>Back in the day, former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson would plan all year for the frenzy of activity that typically accompanies the launch of a new iPhone.<p>Johnson …

Kanye West confirms 2020 presidential run

Yeah... So he wasn't kidding. Kanye West is “definitely” going to be running for president in 2020.<p>After stunning viewers at the MTV VMAs this year with the announcement, the rapper and designer has now told <i>Vanity Fair</i> that, actually, he wasn't just off his face on drugs / drinks / endorphins. He …