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The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system

CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.<p>"The difference between cassette and disk systems was the difference between hobbyist …

Silicon Valley

Forget in-memory — SiSense raises $10M for in-chip analytics

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Iscatel<p>While the rest of the world is agog about big data and in-memory analytics, SiSense is taking a …

Shazam Partners With The ‘Spotify Of India’, Saavn, To Improve Its South Asian Music Recognition

Shazam — the smartphone media discovery app that is expanding from music into TV and advert discovery with the help of chief product officer Daniel Danker poached from the BBC — today announced a partnership with Indian music service Saavn — the self-proclaimed Spotify of India — to add Shazam’s …

Applied Micro’s cloud chip is an ARM-based, switch-killing machine

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham<p>Applied Micro Circuits (s amcc), a chip firm that designs silicon parts for the computing and …

Facebook cites bug in search history tool disappearance

A feature that allows users to view and edit their prior Facebook searches vanished, but has returned following a back-end bug fix.<p>Facebook acknowledged that a bug resulted in the sudden disappearance of its behind-the-scenes search history tool.<p>According to the IDG News Service, Facebook says a …

Internet

'Iron Man 3' will make you notice this phone, Alcatel hopes

All eyes will be on Alcatel's One Touch Idol in the upcoming 'Iron Man 3' movie, out May 3.<p>Marvel character and billionaire entrepreneur Tony Stark loves his tech toys, most notably the glowing chemical core embedded in his chest and his supercharged flying suit. But starting May 3, he may show a …

Iron Man

Chinese search engine Baidu follows Google down the Glass path

China's largest search engine Baidu is readying its own pair of smart glasses, the company has confirmed. Codenamed Baidu Eye, Baidu's new prototype is currently being tested internally, although it has yet to decide whether it will make it available as a commercial product. According to Chinese …

China voices strong opposition to US cyber-espionage law

Government spokesman says limiting government purchases of Chinese IT "sends a very wrong signal"<p>China has come out in strong opposition to a new US law that restricts government purchases of Chinese technology, saying the measure threatens to harm economic relations between the two countries. The …

Frustrated with iCloud, Apple’s developer community speaks up en masse

Some are turning away from iCloud altogether after bad user experiences.<p>Apple's iCloud is marketed to us end users as a convenient and centralized …