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Wozniak criticizes cloud dependence in light of NSA

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he has sympathy for companies at odds with the NSA and its surveillance tactics, but that their own dependence on server farms is part of the problem.<p>"I think most companies, just like Apple, start out young and idealistic," Wozniak said at the …

Surveillance

Apple posts new 30-second iPhone ad created from Burberry fashion show footage

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKcBNbRSdyI]<p>In September of 2013, Apple and Burberry partnered up to shoot an entire fashion show using only iPhones. Today Apple released a new thirty-second ad for the iPhone 5s that features footage from the show combined with behind-the-scenes footage of …

Olympic Athletes Requested to Cover Apple Logos During Opening Ceremony Because of Samsung Sponsorship [Updated]

Olympic athletes are being asked by Samsung to cover any Apple logos on their devices during the Parade of Nations at the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony because Samsung is a lead worldwide sponsor of the Games.<p>The report, from a Swiss site (via <i>SlashGear</i>) [Translate], does not go into much …

Turkey cracking down on Internet usage

ISTANBUL — Turkey's Parliament voted Wednesday to empower authorities to censor the Internet at will, a move intended to silence dissent in a way many warn would turn the clock back on the country's democracy.<p>"One man can order a website to be closed, it's really anti-democratic," said lawyer …

KnowRoaming's international sticker SIMs begin shipping to backers today

KnowRoaming, the company behind the roaming SIM "stickers" that popped up on Kickstarter last year, has begun shipping its device to the first 500 backers. The $35 pre-order kit, which includes a SIM sticker and a single-use applicator, enables international roaming at rates far lower than what …

We must use technology to stop cellphone use while driving, experts urge

Steps must be taken to dissuade drivers from illegally using cellphones while behind the wheel to prevent the risk of injury to other motorists or pedestrians, says an editorial by two Canadian doctors.<p>And paradoxically, they write in this week's British Medical Journal, technology itself may …

Chrome apps may soon run without any trace of the web browser

Chrome web apps may behave like native software at times, but they still require some form of the Chrome browser to run -- even if it's just a basic process. They may not need that component for much longer, though. <i>The Next Web</i> has discovered a batch of experimental code for an "App Shell" that …

Samsung Electric to unveil latest Galaxy smartphone in late February | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co will unveil a new version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone this month, but expectations are low that features such as a bigger screen will lead to a sharp jump in sales given intensifying competition.<p>A man using his mobile phone walks past a Samsung …

Video Shows Apple's Forthcoming "iOS in the Car"

Apple's brilliance is creating interfaces between humans and machines that people like to use: first the Macintosh, then the iPod, then the iPhone and iPad. Now Apple seems intent on creating a friendly, useable interface for the display in your car. They announced this initiative, called "iOS in …

Apps

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly Pushed Back To April

Slipping software release schedules are hardly new. Today ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley reported that she is now hearing, contrary to prior information, that Windows 8.1 Update 1 will ship not in March, but in April. As expected, it will ship as part of a Patch Tuesday event, meaning we’ll most likely see …

Firefox announces “Firefox Launcher”, powered by EverythingMe

It looks like Mozilla is preparing to release its own Android launcher, aptly called the Firefox Launcher. The new launcher is designed to use your location, the time of day and frequently used apps to create an ever-evolving home screen experience that helps you access the right apps when you need …