Veronica Copeland

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Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Booking a profit: The authors who can make you money

<b>The sign on the front of the bookshop says: "Kindles are banned from the Kingdom of Hay."</b><p>While it may be a joke, it is an indication of the passion felt by those visiting the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye this week for its annual literary festival.<p>Even as digital downloads take an ever larger share of …

Books

Fifty-eight arrested during Westminster protests

<b>Fifty-eight people have been arrested at a counter-protest sparked by a British National Party demonstration in Westminster.</b><p>The BNP demonstration was held in Whitehall Gardens following the death of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich last month.<p>Police had asked that it be moved from Woolwich.<p>The …

Extremism

Feds to Examine Philly Police Force

A website says Philadelphia's police commissioner has asked federal authorities to take a look at the police department's use of deadly …

Man Admits to Beating Elderly Mennonite Sisters

A man pleaded guilty today to a violent attack against three elderly Mennonite sisters inside their home.<p>The Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era …

High Heels Used for Drug Smuggling

A Camden, N.J. woman is arrested after Customs workers at Philadelphia International Airport say they found drugs stuffed inside her shoes.<p>U.S. …

Pilot Crashes Plane Into Home, Asks Residents If "Everyone's OK?"

A family of six was startled awake this morning when a plane crashed into their living room.<p>Three people suffered injuries after the Virginia-bound …

Michael Dell ‘at peace’ amid turmoil as tech giant fights to go private

For a man whose company, career and legacy are on the line, Michael Dell appears remarkably calm.<p>Dell Inc., the technology giant he founded in his college dorm room in 1984, became synonymous with the rise of desktop computers, but now it is racing to reinvent itself in an era of smart phones and …

This $400 PC runs on Android

The latest Acer personal computer will be an All-in-One (AIO) model that runs Android, the company has confirmed. Currently available All-in-Ones from Acer run Windows 8 and retail for $900-$1,900; the new unit is priced around $400 or less at online retailers.<p>In advance of Computex next week, Acer …

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …

Google must obey FBI's warrantless requests for user data for now, judge rules

Google's attempts to fight FBI National Security Letters, controversial requests to hand over users' data without telling them and without getting a search warrant, aren't going so well. A US District Court Judge in California recently rejected Google's petition to have 19 letters requesting user …

Windows 8 Now up to 4.27% Market Share, Not at Windows 7's Expense

As we move closer to the middle of 2013, Windows 8 is still growing its share steadily but slowly, as Windows XP and Vista decline. Last month, Windows 7 managed to regain some share, showing that despite its recent declines, it’s still going to be used for quite some time.<p>The latest market share …

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …