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• Analysts expect initial iPhone 6S and 6S Plus sales of 12m-13m<br>• Robot among first purchasers of smartphone with 3D touch technology<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus hit stores around the world on Friday, at the start of what is expected to be a record weekend for sales of Apple Inc’s marquee product.<p>Eager …

iPhone

US teen Autumn Veatch hikes to safety after plane crash at Cascade Mountain range in Washington

A teenage girl has survived a plane crash and then used knowledge picked up from watching survival shows on television to hike for two days out of …

Microsoft Edge gets a dark theme in latest Windows 10 leak

It's nearly ready for next month<p>Microsoft is close to finalizing Windows 10, and a newly leaked build today shows off some of the last-minute changes that are being added before the July 29th launch. Microsoft's Edge browser now has its new logo in build 10147, complete with a new look. You can …

Samsung announces a fix for wide-reaching Galaxy keyboard exploit

Samsung is finally responding to a major security bug that affects the keyboards on its Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The security firm NowSecure revealed the exploit earlier this week, which gives hackers the ability to execute code on Samsung's mobile devices. Today, Samsung announced that it's …

Mobile

How Facebook and Yahoo are spawning billion-dollar startups

Take Facebook, for example.<p>As Facebook got bigger and bigger, it started running into some serious growing pains — it was generating more data than its data centers could handle. This was a problem, given that people expect Facebook to always be available and snappy.<p>Normally, this is where a …

Nokia reveals it’s returning to phones

Nokia may have sold its phone business to Microsoft, but that’s not stopping it from returning to its recent roots. In an interview with German publication <i>Manager Magazin</i>, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri says the firm is looking at a return to the mobile phone business. "We will look for suitable partners," …

Queer Women Have A Message For Straight Women "Turning Gay" For Ruby Rose

As Piper once said, "You can't just turn gay."

Vaccines in the '60s made people more likely to develop chlamydia — and now we know why

Chlamydia researchers may have solved a 50-year-old scientific mystery. And in doing so, they designed what looks like the most promising candidate for a chlamydia vaccine that we've seen in a long time.<p>Chlamydia is the most widespread bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the world. In the …

Fukushima power plant operator 'knew of need to protect against tsunami'

Fukushima,Japan disaster,Japan,Asia Pacific,World news,Environment,Nuclear power,Energy,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Tsunamis<p>Revelation casts doubt on Tepco’s claim that it had taken every possible action to protect the plant which suffered meltdown in 2011 disaster<p>The operator of Japan’s …

Tsunamis

Highly anticipated smart scooter aims to tackle Asia's catastrophic smog problem

<i>This story was originally sent to thousands of professionals just like you in this morning's IoT INSIDER daily newsletter. Don't be left in the dark while your competition gets ahead each morning. Learn more about our 7-day FREE trial now»</i><p>Taiwan-based Gogoro is trying to connect those vehicles …

Uber drivers are employees not contractors, California rules

Uber has appealed a California labor commission ruling that declared employees of the ride-sharing company are employees and not contractors.<p>In its ruling, the California labor commissioner said Uber is “involved in every aspect of the operation”, negating the company’s longstanding claim that its …

San Francisco

Cleverclogs brainbox Jeremy Bumble is on a mission to teach the world everything he knows about the miracles of modern science. First on his knowledge-dissemination hitlist: Moore's Law – what it means, where it came from and where on earth it's going. Go science!<p>Special Thanks to: Richard Hunter, …

Moore's Law

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Google Launches Tool To Help You Decide Which Android Phone To Buy

Deciding which Android smartphone to buy can be a challenge since there are so many options. That’s why Google launched a new tool called “Which Phone.” By answering a few questions about how you want to use the Android phone, Google will recommend a model that is right for you.<p>The “Which Phone” …

Android Phones

Apple releases new PowerBeats2 Wireless headphone colors aimed at Apple Watch Sport users

Apple quietly updated its Powerbeats2 headphones to match Apple Watch Sport colors this week signalling a new move to focus audio accessories to the Apple Watch ecosystem. The new colors, which match the Apple Watch Sport Band colors of Blue, Black, Green, Pink and (updated) White, are available in …

Sonos CEO: 'We would embrace Apple Music'

Sonos chief executive John MacFarlane is confident Apple Music will come to Sonos when it is ready to enter the home<p>Music streaming has reached a watershed moment. While its growth has long outpaced the purchase of digital downloads and CDs, the launch of Apple Music and the steady growth of …

Apple Music

Jurassic World,Film,Culture,Dinosaurs,Chris Pratt,Pitch Perfect 2,Spy,San Andreas,Melissa McCarthy,Action and adventure,Science fiction and fantasy<p>Colin Trevorrow’s film surpasses Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2’s $483.2m global opening from 2011<p>Dinosaur blockbuster Jurassic World …

Jurassic World

These 3-D-printed Apple Watch stands will show off your shiny smartwatch

After spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your new Apple Watch, it’s hard to justify tossing the device on the table to charge like discarded jewelry. If you’ve got a 3-D printer, it’s easy to class things up by printing out an Apple Watch stand.<p>These 3-D-printed Apple Watch stands …

Apple just showed us the future of the iPhone — here's what app makers think of it so far

With iOS 9, which will be released to all current iPhones and iPads in September, Apple wants to make your iPhone more stable and easier to use and catch up with Google's Android in some key areas, rather than adding a bunch of flashy new features.<p>At the same time, iOS 9 lays the groundwork for …

Lucy Tonge was 13 when she developed narcolepsy after having the Pandemrix jab. She is appealing against the rejection of her compensation claim<p>When Lucy Tonge started drifting off in front of the television as a 13-year-old, her parents put it down to typical teenage lethargy. And when she …

Narcolepsy

Warren Buffett was right, trains are awesome at telling you what's going on in the economy

Warren Buffett once said that if he were stuck on a desert island and allowed only one number to know how the economy was doing, he would pick railcar traffic.<p>Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Ethan Harris and Alex Lin have run the numbers, and they found that of six weekly indicators (railcar …

Machine learning and machine intelligence is already incorporated in apps such as Google Photos, Google Now and Apple Maps, and it can make your life easier<p>When Joe Weizenbaum found his secretary using a computer program he had created, he was so upset he devoted the rest of his life to warning …

Artificial Intelligence

Has Google Grown "Old"? How the New Economy is Changing the Workplace

<i>“Google” was once shorthand for “coolest and most forward-thinking workplace”, but as the economy shifts, so do the spaces that best support the</i> …

The cannibalistic practice helped the Fore tribe develop genetic resistance to a mad cow-like disease. This is useful for scientists studying diseases like dementia<p>Research involving a former brain-eating tribe from Papua New Guinea is helping scientists better understand mad cow disease and other …

Papua New Guinea

Tech City’s Gerard Grech says a change in culture has spurred digital enterprise in the capital but warns that there is still more to do<p>Europe’s digital capital is coming of age. In the first quarter of 2015, investors pumped a record-breaking £459m of venture capitalist funds into London’s digital …

Innovation

Inside America's Next Spyplane

A secret, hypersonic replacement for the legendary SR-71 promises to transform military aviation<p>Born in the spy-vs.-spy cauldron of the Cold War, the iconic SR-71 “Blackbird” remains the fastest air-breathing military aircraft the world has known. It flew so high and so fast that enemy defenses …

Apple Watch Is Becoming Its Own Platform, Not Just An iPhone Peripheral

One of the main complaints in nearly every review of the Apple Watch so far: for the most part, third-party apps have been slow and clunky. One reason for this is that the apps essentially perform as extensions of the iPhone. All of the processing happens in the phone and then is sent to the watch. …

It may pass the Bechdel test on account of the gender of its raptors, who growl to one another about something other than guys, but do the charges of sexism levelled at early clips hold up for the whole movie?<p>The reviews are in for Jurassic World, and they’re good. But when footage was first …

Jurassic World

WWDC: 21 all-new Apple Watch features

While we watch Apple build its Apple Watch up into a unique platform, here’s what the company revealed at WWDC:<p><b>Developers</b><p>Apple combined both iOS and …