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Top Apple Electric Car Guru to Step Down

One of Apple’s top automobile gurus plans to leave the company.<p>Apple vice president Steve Zadesky, who was in charge of Apple’s secretive electric …

Wall Street

Oestrogen Protects Women From The Flu... But Not Men

Man flu is real.<p>The female sex hormone oestrogen has an anti-viral effect against the influenza A virus - otherwise known as the flu - scientists …

Steve Jobs refused to carry an Apple keycard

From refusing to have a car licence plate to wearing one “uniform” every working day of the last decade of his life, Steve Jobs certainly had his fair share of personal idiosyncrasies.<p>In a post for <i>Medium</i>, Adobe senior director Arno Gourdol adds one more to the list: that Jobs absolutely refused to …

Scientists Have Come Up With an Algorithm to Save You Time at The Airport

Maths solves everything.<p>The frequent flyers among you will know that a lot of time at the airport is spent waiting around and queueing up. Not only …

New iPhone 7 concept gives Apple’s next flagship a stunning redesign

Whether or not Apple launches a new phone this spring, we’re almost certainly going to have to wait until September before the true sequel to the …

When Will We See A New Apple Watch?

We will get new Apple Watch hardware at some point. The possibilities of better battery life, lighter casings and un-tethered utility are self-evident and Apple will capitalize on those. But when?<p>This week, rumors from Chinese site Commercial Times (via 9to5Mac) said that early production of a next …

Smartwatches

What's behind the falling price of oil? | Politics

MORE FROM AL JAZEERA<p>What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.<p>How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.<p>In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a …

Women in Tech

Microsoft's plan to get iOS apps on Windows is moving forward

Project Islandwood is part of the Bridge Projects, which were created by Microsoft to bring different kinds of apps — from iOS, to Android, to web apps — onto Windows devices.<p>The Android bridge, named "Astoria," has been put on hold indefinitely, but the iOS versions is reportedly still in the …

Apps

Apple's ad-supported iTunes Radio will go away at the end of January

iTunes Radio was Apple's first foray into streaming music, but a pretty major change to the service is afoot -- today, the company has started sending emails to customers saying that iTunes Radio will no longer be a free, ad-supported service for iTunes users. At the end of January, you'll only be …

'Apple Watch 2' might not make anticipated March debut, report says

Those anticipating Apple to unveil a second-generation Apple Watch in March might have to wait a bit longer, as a report on Friday cobbles together …

Apple Loop: Latest iPhone 7 Leaks, Apple Chases HBO and Time Warner, Microsoft's Apple Attack

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes all the details on iOS 9.3, the continuing anger over Apple’s removal of the headphone jack in the next iPhone, Microsoft’s attack on the iPad Pro, Apple’s potential purchase of Time Warner, the impressive …

IBM To Larry Ellison: Your New Servers Aren't Faster Or Cheaper Than Ours

Sibley handles marketing for IBM's servers.<p>As we previously reported, Ellison introduced two new servers and a new microprocessor yesterday by making a lot of bold claims about how much faster and cheaper they were than IBM's.<p>We knew IBM would be skeptical about Oracle's claims, as we noted in our …

Larry Ellison