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The 11 Most Beautiful Apple Stores In The World

In just one quarter last year, nearly 100 million people shopped at the company's 424 global stores. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Apple stores generate more revenue per square foot than any other U.S. retailer.<p>Part of what has made Apple stores so successful over the years is the …

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Indian Movie Star Rajinikanth's Social Media Debut Equals Digital Coup For Twitter

It was a triumph of sorts for Twitter when India’s super-influential movie star Rajinikanth officially joined the social micro-blogging site on Monday. Within three hours of his first tweet, the star who is something of a cultural icon in India, had amassed 100K followers – the number increasing by …

New updates will stop Google Glass from hijacking your phone calls

Today, Google announced a trio of updates heading to Glass later this week and they appear to be pretty thoughtful. First on the docket is image backups.This process will only take place when Glass is connected to WiFi, however users with wireless data to burn will have the option of forcing a data …

Google shares how its self-driving car uses sensors to navigate cities (video)

It’s been a while since we last heard about one of Google’s most intriguing “moonshots:” the driverless car.<p>In a video teaser, Google offers a new look at how its self-driving cars perceive a busy city street. The company details that it has updated its software “so it can detect hundreds of …

8 reasons Apple would be crazy to kill the iPod

A funny thing happened on the way to the iPod’s funeral. When we laid out the reasons we think the music player is nearing the end of the line, we clearly struck a nerve.<p>A lengthy and fascinating conversation broke out in the page’s comments section, on Facebook and on Twitter as Cult of Mac …

Microsoft Donates $1 Billion to Help Schools Buy Under-$300 PCs

President Barack Obama’s ConnectED initiative, which seeks to provide 99% of American students with high-speed Internet and improved educational …

12 Incredible Ways Our World Will Change If Google Gets Its Way

If run well, Google CEO Larry Page sees corporations like Google as being an agent of change.<p>Google has already changed the way we acquire information with Search, it's changed how we consume media content with the Chromecast, and it's already changing how we consume information with Glass.<p>Google …

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In pictures: how Cadbury Creme Eggs are made

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