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Between Apple Watch and a Swiss watch, there's no comparison

The effect of Apple Watch on the Swiss watch industry has been the subject of a lot of headlines, sales scrutiny, and internet angst. But should one …

Smartwatches

Batwind: Statoil Backs Utility-Scale Battery System For World's First Floating Wind Farm

Statoil, the multinational oil and gas company based in Norway, said today that it would develop a utility-scale battery system for storing electricity at offshore wind farms.<p>The so-called Batwind system will be piloted at the Hywind offshore wind farm about 15 miles off the coast of Scotland. …

Turning Windows into Solar Panels

National Labs are taking a fresh approach to solar power by harnessing the power of quantum dots.

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3 Big Records in Solar Energy This Week

Image source: First Solar.<p>The solar industry is now on an unstoppable growth path that could make it the most important energy source of the next century. Costs are falling, installations are growing, and technology advancements seem to be picking up speed.<p>This week alone, there were three major …

Apple Shareholders Reject Plan to Recruit Minorities for Top Positions

Apple shareholders rejected a proposal that would have required them to adopt an “accelerated recruitment policy” to place minorities in top …

Top iOS news of the week: iPad shipments, Apple Watch shipments, Siri on the desktop

This week in iOS was news about Apple Watch shipments, we heard that iPad shipments are expected to be the worst ever this year, and Siri is coming …

Tim Cook Just Gave Another Tantalizing Hint About the Apple Car

The extent of Apple’s ambitions in the automobile market have taken centerstage—previously occupied by rumblings of a tablet or television set—in the …

United States sets out limits on its spying as part of new data pact with EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States has set out limits to its use of data collected in bulk about European citizens after a new information-sharing pact was agreed this month, according to documents seen by Reuters.<p>An illustration picture shows a projection of text on the face of a woman in …

United States

Crunch time for Apple as it prepares for face-off with FBI

What might happens at this week’s congressional hearing as the iPhone maker continues to defy last month’s court order over phone encryption?<p>On Tuesday, Apple will face one of the biggest corporate challenges in its history, when it tells a US House of Representatives committee why it has refused …