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World War II-Era German Bomber Raised Near English Coast

A rare Dornier 17, an aluminum-skinned German bomber that flew in the Battle of Britain, has been salvaged from the murky waters of the English Channel. The plane was shot down more than 70 years ago near the coast of Kent.<p>"The Royal Air Force Museum is pleased to announce the successful lift of …

NSA snooping: Obama under pressure as senator denounces 'act of treason'

Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against US surveillance operations on Monday as his administration struggled …

Apple To Assemble Mac Pro In The U.S.

The U.S. manufacturing industry isn’t a lost cause after all: Apple has made good on its promise to make the new line of Mac Pros in America. There were very few details announced during the keynote at Apple’s WWDC today, but we’re guessing they’ll be assembled in Apple’s new Texas plant.<p>The slope …

Twitter users go gaga over OS X Mavericks and iOS 7

Apple can still put on a show -- at least according to your tweets. The Twittersphere erupted in utter elation over the unveiling of OS X Mavericks and iOS 7 during Apple's keynote address at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>During the two-hour keynote, a majority of Twitter users tweeted …

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Apple’s new operating system presages the fusion of desktop and mobile software

“Trendsetter” isn’t a word often used to describe Microsoft these days, but for once it’s apt. First Google, and now Apple, have revealed that they are following Microsoft’s “Windows Everywhere” vision into a future of personal computing where desktop operating systems look and function like, and …

Millions and Billions: Apple’s WWDC Digits

Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote began as so many others, with a victory lap of metrics, many incremental improvements from the set of big numbers the …

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Apple shows off major design overhaul for iOS 7

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Apple(s appl) has announced a major overhaul of iOS 7 on Monday at the company’s WWDC event, totally refreshing the design …

More Claims of 'Delays' for iPhone 5S Over Fingerprint Sensor Issues

Earlier this month, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that various production issues will likely result in launches of Apple's iPhone 5S, lower-cost iPhone, and second-generation iPad mini coming somewhat later than many observers have been expecting. In particular, Kuo claimed that …

Ten Years Later: Lessons From the Applied Semantics’ Google Acquisition

Image copyright undrey<p>Ten years ago today, my business partners and I sold Applied Semantics to Google. At the time, it was Google’s largest …

Who uses Bitcoins? It’s not exactly the hedge-fund set

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Rather than speculate on the future of the Bitcoin, the online-audience-describing people over at Quantcast got a novel idea: …

You Could Control Google Glass With a Wink

When was the last time you winked? When was the last time you winked and didn't <i>immediately</i> regret it? It's probably been a while, but Google's aiming …

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Eric Schmidt says consumer version of Google Glass 'probably a year-ish away'

Google has never committed fully to a launch date for a consumer version of Glass, though the headset may not be available as soon as was first thought. Google executive chairman said that a Glass for consumers is "probably a year-ish away" in an interview for BBC Radio 4's "World at One" today. …

Young appmakers can't count on a job for life

The most effective lies bear the ring of truth. Consider the current dogma that for youngsters to earn a good living is to brain up, get IT skills …

How to short bitcoins (if you really must)

The rise of bitcoin, an electronic currency traded on an online exchange, has generated a media frenzy. Once scoffed at, its value has risen by 631% (denominated in dollars) since the start of 2013.<p>Lots of people think that means we’re in a bitcoin bubble and it will eventually pop. But if you’re …

Fight over Internet sales tax intensifies

Consumers used to saving money by not paying sales tax on online purchases may not have that advantage much longer as momentum grows for legislation allowing states to collect taxes on Internet sales<p>WASHINGTON — As the owner of PFI Western Wear in Springfield, Mo., Randy Little gets irked when …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Around The World, Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

Women entrepreneurs lead one in five startups around the globe. The ratio of female founders to male soared 30% over the last year and a half, reports Gust, the Manhattan-based global platform for early-stage investing, which collects data on more than 200,000 companies, angel investors and venture …

Why bond funds and ETFs are breaking

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Bond investors continued to sweat out the most challenging climate they’ve faced in years, as managers squeezed modest …

Wyo. named most tax-friendly state; N.Y. worst

According to Census data released this week, state and local tax revenue rose in the U.S, for the 13th quarter in a row. With April 15 less than three weeks away, America's business owners will complete their personal taxes along with the rest of the country. According to the Tax Foundation, a …

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More

And sometimes it takes years — like with the dumb phones that grew like mold from the mid-1990s through the late 2000s.<p>And now, for example, the prevalence of smart mobile devices has spurred the mobile app industry, an entirely new piece of infrastructure which supports thousands of companies and …

Why there won’t be any big new bank laws in the US, in three quotes

Simon Johnson, former chief economist at the IMF, is ruffling feathers in the economic world with his article arguing that it’s only a matter of time before the largest banks in the US are broken up.<p>He points to a number of trends: A bipartisan Senate vote last week urging regulators to end …

That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …

Matterform crowdfunds a simple, well-designed 3D scanner that could arrive this summer

MakerBot has been the trailblazer when it comes to bringing 3D printing to the masses, but another company may beat it to the punch before it can do the same for 3D scanners. Matterform is looking to produce a simple, low-profile 3D scanner, and it's launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of the …