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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

Some of the world's greatest stories are about rivalries -- and this is what the National Geographic Channel is banking on with its new television show titled "American Genius."<p>The TV channel is launching a series about some of the most celebrated thinkers and their adversaries, including the …

Fortune.com

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AMD CEO: Windows 10 will launch ‘at the end of July’

AMD CEO Lisa Su appears to have revealed a much more specific launch timeframe for Windows 10. If the executive is correct, Microsoft will debut Windows 8’s successor in just three months.<p>During an earnings call last week, Su stated the following:<p>What we also are factoring in is, you know, with the …

Solar Impulse Plane Lands in Nanjing: Next Stop, Hawaii

After a three-week-long delay due to weather, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane made a dawn-to-midnight flight to the Chinese city of Nanjing on Tuesday — with a perilous Pacific crossing next on the itinerary.<p>"Finally in the air again!" pilot Bertrand Piccard, co-founder and chairman of the Swiss-led …

South Korea's latest prime minister offers to resign

The post of South Korean prime minister is again in political limbo after Lee Wan-koo offered to resign over a scandal involving bribery allegations against senior members of President Park Geun-hye’s administration.<p>Lee, who has only been in the job for two months, tendered his resignation late on …

South Korea

At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

Fifty years ago this week, a chemist in what is now Silicon Valley published a paper that set the groundwork for the digital revolution.<p>You may never have heard of Moore's law, but it has a lot do with why you will pay about the same price for your next computer, smartphone or tablet, even though …

YouTube will stop working on the older Apple TV and other aging devices soon

New features and architecture mean burning down the old<p>Like burning down a forest to make sweet nutrients for new growth, YouTube is winding down its service to myriad older devices today. All in the name of progress, of course. In a notice, spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>, YouTube notes that "select" devices …

Smart TV

Android Wear’s Second Big Update Is Coming: Gestures, WiFi, And Better UI In The Next Few Weeks

Word around the rumor mill was that Android Wear was about to get a pretty big update — and sure enough, such an update is officially on the way.<p>Here’s whats new…<p>Wrist Flicking Gestures:<p>Flick your wrist away from you to view the next card or notification; flick towards you to go back.<p>Emoji …

Wear OS

Couple Sues Sperm Bank After Sketchy-Donor Details Emerge Seven Years Later

He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot.<p>That's why couple Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child.<p>Then last June, almost seven years after Collins gave birth to a son conceived with 9623's sperm, the …

Personal Information

Google nearly bought Tesla for $6B in 2013

If you visited Tesla Motors' Fremont, Calif., factory in 2013, you'd have seen a pretty dismal place.<p>Much of the massive facility -- originally opened in a joint venture by Toyota and General Motors in the '80s -- lay completely empty, and manufacturing was suspended due to slow demand for Tesla's …

Tesla

Samsung calls Galaxy S6 the "smartphone of your dreams" in new ad

Samsung has already released several adverts and commercials for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge but with so many new features, the company isn’t quite ready to stop there. The latest commercial showcases the Galaxy S6‘s pretty awesome wireless charging capabilities, along with the fast charging …

Phones

Look inside a Google project so odd, it's literally called 'Project Loon'

Google is trying to solve a really hard problem: How do you bring internet access to millions of people in locations too remote to get cable or even a cell tower?<p>Answer: Connect them to the internet via giant balloons that drift across the sky.<p>They call the idea Project Loon. Google has been …