Annika

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How The Wrong Artist Got Credit For Inspiring The Macintosh Logo

The logo of the original 1984 Macintosh is usually referred to as the Picasso logo, but in reality, it was inspired by another famous artist.<p>When the original Macintosh first shipped to customers in 1984, it came with a whimsical line drawing of a rainbow-hued Macintosh on front. Drawn with just a …

Samsung Shape M7 review: Samsung's sweet-sounding Sonos alternative - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Samsung Shape M7</b> wireless audio system is the best competitor to Sonos yet, with reliable audio streaming and a simple-to-use app. The M7 speaker sounds better than the similarly-priced Sonos Play:3 and has a few bonus features, including built-in Bluetooth, playback of hi-res files and …

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Scientists develop a lie detector for tweets

Scientists are developing a new computer system which will be able to judge between truth and fiction in 140 characters or less<p>Scientists have developed the ultimate lie detector for social media – a system that can tell whether a tweeter is telling the truth.<p>The creators of the system called …

Technology may 'transform' healthcare treatments

In the future, people may be able to do medical check-ups from home instead of going to the hospital.<p>Smartphones and even home appliances may also be used to manage chronic diseases like diabetes.<p>That's the hope of some companies, which are looking at ways to harness the power of technology.<p>But can …

IDrive Considered Mining Bitcoins On Off-Hours

Cloud backup service IDrive looked into mining bitcoins during off-peak hours as an alternative revenue stream, but it dropped the plan after estimating that it would produce only a handful of bitcoins per year.<p>IDrive’s 3,000 servers are active at night when users are backing up their files, but …

Everything We Know About The iPhone 6

We're going to dig into all of it here.<p>The iPhone 6 is still many months away from release, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start thinking about it.

Does The U.S. Lead The Winter Olympics — Or Does Germany?

The countries that send large contingents to the Olympics love to watch the "medal count" tally. But as of late Tuesday at the Sochi Winter Games, the countries with the most medals didn't have the most gold medals. That's why by some counts, Germany and Norway were leading the way, while the …

When Australia stops the boats, you can't ignore the wave of human misery

At the last election both major parties had policies which effectively accepted that an unlucky group of asylum seekers would become the collateral damage for what both saw as Australia’s overriding policy goal – “stopping the boats”.<p>They were the hundreds, possibly thousands, of asylum seekers who …

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Iran's queen of pop promotes gay rights in new music video

Iran's queen of pop, Googoosh, has released a video in support of the country's gay and lesbian community, becoming the first prominent Iranian with such a huge following to speak out against homophobia.<p>The video for her latest song Behesht (Heaven), released on her Facebook page on Valentine's …

Crew member hospitalised after turbulence causes injuries aboard flight

A crew member remained hospitalized Tuesday after violent turbulence triggered “pandemonium” aboard a United Airlines flight into Billings, Montana and sent passengers and crew flying through the cabin, according to company representatives and a man who was on board.<p>Passenger Ejay Old Bull said …

Volcanic Mess: Worker Dusts Off Eruption Debris

An Indonesian worker removes Mount Kelud volcanic ash from a statue at Sewu temple in Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia, on Feb. 18. Mount Kelud in East Java province erupted late on Feb. 13, killing four people and spewing ash and rock that covered much of the island. More than 56,000 people were …