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Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.<p>Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.<p>The 23-hour surgery took place three months ago …

Physiology

11 Aircraft, 5 Ships Resume Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Eleven aircraft and five ships began another round of search efforts for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as searchers aim to cover roughly 30,115 …

Osama bin Laden son-in-law convicted on terror charges in NY

US jury convicts Suleiman Abu Ghaith of conspiring to kill Americans after trial in which the al-Qaeda propagandist described cave meeting with Osama bin Laden just hours after 9/11 attacks<p>Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law has been found guilty by a New York jury of conspiring to kill Americans in the …

Terrorism

Associated Press News

Ukraine crisis: EU is drafting powerful sanctions against Russia, says Cameron

A "strong, robust and powerful" package of trade, financial and economic sanctions is being drawn up by the European Union for use if Russia intervenes in eastern Ukraine, David Cameron told MPs.<p>The prime minister was reporting back to the Commons on meetings over the past four days with his EU …

Facebook Denies NYT Claim It Will Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface

Facebook has officially denied a claim by a New York Times source saying the social network will plaster its logo and interface onto the hardware of its new $2 billion acquisition Oculus.<p>The New York Times’ Nick Wingfield and Vindu Goel wrote “According to a person involved in the deal who was not …

CHART: Samsung Is Catching Up To Apple In Smartphone Loyalty

iPhone users are notably devoted to Apple, with few making the switch to other handset-makers when they upgrade. But now Samsung users are catching up in terms of brand loyalty.<p>Roughly three out of four existing iPhone users in the U.S., U.K, and Australia who upgraded last year chose to upgrade to …

Russian officials switch from iPads to Samsung over security concerns

Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, according to the country's telecoms minister.<p>Journalists spotted that ministers at a cabinet meeting were no longer using Apple tablets, and minister Nikolai Nikiforov confirmed the changeover …

Meet the streaming TV company that the networks are trying to crush

<b>(artjazz via Shutterstock)</b><p>Aereo uses thousands of tiny antennas to scoop up free television signals and stream them to paying subscribers<p>Sarah Gray<p>March 26, 2014 5:30pm (UTC)<p>The CEO of Aereo, an Internet streaming service that uses thousands of tiny antennae to pick up local broadcast stations, …

Oculus Rift isn't just a game; it could have powerful effect on sustainability

The news that Facebook is buying the Kickstarter-funded virtual reality company, Oculus Rift (OR), is being hailed by some as a major step forward for the gaming industry. Indeed, coming on the heels of Sony's announcement that it too is developing a virtual reality headset called Morpheus, it's …

Virtual Reality