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Here’s where to find Apple’s first Watch sales numbers

Apple is set to report its fiscal third-quarter results today (July 21) after the market close.<p>As usual, the most important numbers will be Apple’s iPhone shipments—Wall Street analysts are expecting around 50 million—and its forecast for the fourth quarter. If there’s a sign that iPhones are still …

Apple Watch

Big tech companies back Samsung in court case against Apple

Just like Taylor Swift in <i>Bad Blood</i>, Samsung has also found a powerful group of backers in its fight against Apple in court. According to a document unearthed by <i>Inside Sources</i>, Google, Facebook, eBay, Dell, HP and other big tech corporations have submitted a "friend of the court" brief on July 1st, …

Sepp Blatter's new Fifa reforms offer a recipe for failure

The election to choose the next president of embattled world football federation FIFA will be held on February 26, most of the way towards next year’s ordinary congress.<p>That was the one definitive conclusion reached by a special meeting of the executive committee in Zurich which also set out the …

Corruption

North Korea: We're not interested in Iran-style nuclear talks

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea says it has no interest in talks like those that resulted in a nuclear deal last week between Iran and world powers.<p>The North Korean and Iranian situations are "quite different," a spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, according to the state-run Korean …

North Korea

Suarez: Messi criticism is incomprehensible

The Uruguayan forward feels his teammate is being treated unfairly and is hopeful Pedro will snub a move to the Premier League.<p>Barcelona star Luis Suarez has defended Lionel Messi in the wake of recent criticism of the Argentine attacker's performances at the Copa America.<p>Messi guided his country …

Soccer

Rhinos get camera implants to deter poachers

British nonprofit says surveillance system could be the 'missing link' in the battle against poaching<p>Conservationists in the UK have created a system that uses GPS tags, heart rate monitors, and embedded cameras to deter poachers from slaughtering rhinos. The Real-time Anti-Poaching Intelligence …

Extinction

Grooveshark creator found dead weeks after music streaming site shut down

Joshua Greenberg, 28, co-founded music streaming website in 2006, gaining 35m users before closing in April after copyright row with major labels<p>Joshua Greenberg, the 28-year-old co-founder of music streaming website Grooveshark, has been found dead at his home in Gainesville, Florida.<p>Mr Greenberg …

Music Streaming

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Travel

David de Gea mystery injury swells uncertainty over Manchester United future amid Real Madrid talk

David de Gea's future at Manchester United continues to be clouded in uncertainty after the goalkeeper was ruled out of the club's second pre-season …

Crime

PS4 Star Wars Custom Console Looks Amazing

Engineer Edward Zarick, builder of totally epic console mods, has revealed his latest creation--and it certainly does not disappoint. It's a custom PlayStation 4 laptop themed around R2-D2 from <i>Star</i> <i>Wars</i>.<p>Not only is the case itself gorgeous ("it kind of pays respect to the R2 Xbox 360," Zarick says) …

Israel

“No UI” Design’s Next Move: Fake UI

Our interfaces lie to shield us from what’s really going on behind the scenes. Are placebo interfaces helpful or harmful?<p>Our interfaces are lying to us. Elevator “close” buttons don’t really close the doors. Software progress bars don’t map to actual progress. Mobile apps like Instagram say they’ve …

UX Design
Imaging

DIY Surgery: The Future Of Medicine?

The Open Surgery Machine concept is an open-source robot that can perform simple operations in the comfort of your home.<p>In 2015, if you need an operation, you go to a hospital. The Open Surgery Machine imagines a future in which getting an appendectomy is as DIY as downloading a template from …

Medical Technology

The E1 is a tiny 4K camera that lets you change lenses

Accessing 4K content might still be a hit or miss affair, but the reality is a lot of professionals and semi-professionals are filming at these ultra high resolutions every day. Now, a company called Z is using Kickstarter to deliver a new camera for filmmakers who want cheap 4K capability in a …

Videography

Designing A Lego Set For The Internet Of Things

Map’s experience working on Sam Labs’ IoT electronics kit proves that good design never comes too late to make a difference.<p>A successful Kickstarter billing itself as “the ultimate Internet Connected Electronics Kit,” Sam by Sam Labs aimed to be an electronics kit that made rolling your own devices …

Internet of Things