Micheal Shaw

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Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it

Bill Gates's vision was of 'a computer on every desk, each one running Microsoft software'. Now the true cost is emerging<p>One evening a few years ago, I found myself at a Christmas party in London. The event took place on the eighth floor of a building in the heart of the City and, at one point, …

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Early-May trial verdict found Samsung infringed three Apple mobile patents. Apple wants gadgets using the features banned.<p>Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California …

Gear & Gadgets

Instagram is the latest social network to hit Iran's blacklist

Iran's top officials may use social media, but the country's general populace isn't allowed to join them. The nation has already banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, and yesterday it reportedly added Instagram to the naughty list. According to <i>the AP</i>, a private lawsuit was brought against Iran's …

NYPD Is Looking Into Using Drones For Surveillance

New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton expressed his support Tuesday for the use of drones as a potentially reliable tool to help monitor and reduce crime in the city, calling the unmanned devices "extraordinarily effective."<p>“Myself, I’m supportive of the concept of drones, not only for …

Hear Martin Garrix, DVBBS and Sander van Doorn's Anthem 'Gold Skies'

Hear our premiere of the track Garrix used to finish his Ultra set<p>A month and a half ago, when "Animals" producer Martin Garrix was looking to close …

Music

Disease Spreading From Honeybees

Two pathogens that infect honeybees have crossed over to their wild bumblebee cousins.<p>Honeybees have gotten a lot of sympathy for their mysterious declines. But a recent study has shown that the honey-makers are spreading their worst diseases to their cousins the bumblebees.<p>A study published online …

Science proves elephants are even smarter than we thought

We now have evidence they’re some of the most empathic animals on the planet. Can we still justify their captivity?<p>One day in 2010, while taking a stroll in his backyard, Kandula the elephant smelled something scrumptious. The scent pulled his attention skyward. There, seemingly suspended in the …

Google smartphone Project Tango will be able to understand space and motion as well as you can

Project Tango is the latest Android smartphone prototype from Google that is said to learn and map the world by detecting the movement of its owner; A new attempt from the company to create a robust mapping system that could offer more precise directions in the future.<p>"The goal of Project Tango is …