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The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Genetics

Samsung will provide bulk of Apple’s A9 chips for iPhone 6s

Apple has been trying to wean itself from being dependent on Samsung’s smartphone components for years, but breaking up is proving nearly impossible to do.<p>According to a report from Recode, Apple is turning back to Samsung to make the next-generation A9 processors that will make their way into the …

Netflix calls Popcorn Time, the ‘Netflix for pirates,’ a direct competitor

Popcorn Time, the app for Mac and jailbroken iOS devices that allows you to stream movie and television torrents from the cloud, has often been heralded as “Netflix for pirates,” thanks to its easy-to-use interface and huge selection of content. Turns out that’s enough for Netflix to consider …

Microsoft has seen the future, and the future is holograms

Forget about spreadsheets and Word docs — Microsoft thinks the world is ready for holograms.<p>“We’re dreaming about holograms,” said Microsoft’s Alex Kipman as he introduced Windows Holographic and HoloLens, the company’s new wearable holographic computer. He showed off the device, which is strapped …

The App Store makes more money than Hollywood

Hollywood has long been the sparkling gem of entertainment in the U.S., but when it comes to making money, Apple is schooling the entertainment industry on how to bring in the cash with the App Store.<p>In 2014, iOS app developers earned more than Hollywood did from U.S. box office revenues, reports …

Minecraft: The Camping Mod - TENTS, CAMPFIRES, & MORE! (HD)

Amazon Fire TV Minecraft Gameplay - Minecraft Pocket Edition 1080P

The iPod Classic has been removed from the Apple Store online

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Apple’s online store went down this morning, which is normal before big Apple events, and when it came back up, not only had …

Samsung to Begin Work on Apple's 14-nm A9 Chips Before End of 2014

Samsung semiconductor head Kim Ki-nam today announced that the company will begin work on 14-nanometer processors for partners such as Apple, Qualcomm, and AMD before the end of 2014, reports <i>ZDNet</i> (via <i>9to5Mac</i>).<p>The comments indicate that Samsung will produce Apple's next-generation A9 chip to be …

‘Netflix for pirates’ comes to jailbroken iOS devices

Popcorn Time, the service that allows users to stream movie torrents, today makes its debut on iOS. It’s available only to jailbroken devices — there’s no way Apple would have approved it for the App Store — and it can be obtained through Cydia via a dedicated Popcorn Time repository.<p>Popcorn Time …

Asia

New GoPro camera shoots in 4K

Gallery: New GoPro camera shoots in 4K<p>Gallery: New GoPro camera shoots in 4K<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>Today, Go Pro announced three new cameras at three different …

A young galaxy in the local universe?

The nearby dwarf galaxy DDO 68 – only 39 million light-years away – looks young. But its nearness to us in space suggests it’s not as young as it …

Universe

Analyst: Microsoft May Want Mojang to Double Down on Mobile, Not Xbox

Windows Phone > Xbox?<p>An analyst has suggested that Microsoft's rumored acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang may be more for promoting their …