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Swatch's provocative 'Tick different' slogan has Apple riled

We don't know when exactly Apple and Swatch first had a falling out, but trademark disputes seem to be the stage both have chosen to publicly acknowledge their strained relationship. In the latest example of this, Apple is challenging Swatch's "Tick different" trademark, which features in marketing …


Apple could be designing its own power management chip as well

Apple already has planned to design its own graphics chip for the iPhone, but the company doesn’t plan to stop there. According to Reuters and German investment banks, Apple is putting together a team to design its own battery management chip for the iPhone.<p>By designing its own chips, Apple could …


The FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality will also kill internet privacy

The FTC probably can’t do what Ajit Pai is promising it can<p>After Congress repealed the FCC’s broadband privacy rules two weeks ago, new FCC chairman Ajit Pai promised the American people that he would ensure that the personal information they give to their ISPs would continue to be protected. Pai …

Net Neutrality

This smart bra can tell when you're getting stressed

When Cindy Wu was a student at The University of British Columbia, she began to suffer from depression. One thing that helped improve her health was …

Wearable Tech

Astronomers Just Detected a Huge Cold Spot on Jupiter

Using the Very Large Telescope array, an international team of astronomers has discovered a previously undetected cold spot on Jupiter. Measuring …


Who Needs Dark Energy?

Our universe is expanding. We’ve known this for nearly a century, and modern observations continue to support this. Not only is our universe …

Dark Matter

Semiconductors for moving holograms twist like fusilli - Futurity

A new way to mass-produce spiral semiconductors could help bring moving, holographic 3D images to our smartphone screens.