03 June 2013

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Did Apple Buy Grokr?
Cult of Mac
One major difference between Google Now and Siri is that Google has a Knowledge Graph and Apple doesn't. Apple relies on Wolfram-Alpha for much of its “knowledge.” Google's Knowledge graph scales massively in two ways. First, the actions of over a ...

US takes Apple to trial over e-books price-fixing
The Justice Department filed its case against Apple and five of the six largest U.S. book publishers in April 2012. The lawsuit accused them of conspiring to increase e-book prices and breakAmazon.com Inc's hold on pricing. Apple is going to trial ...

Google takes on Apple: and only the phones may know what will happen
The Guardian
Google is ready to take on Apple in every way: not only with its already-bestselling Android phone software, but by designing and assembling a machine to run it. And, as Apple begins to look like it is running out of ideas, Google is eager to prove it ...

Google nixes face-recognition features in Glass eyewear
The Star Online
SAN FRANCISCO - Google late Friday put out word that it won't add face-recognition features to Glass, in a bow to privacy fears raised about the camera-enabled Internet-connected eyewear. "We won't add facial recognition features to our products ...

First Look of Microsoft Xbox One
Indian Express
First Look of Microsoft Xbox One. After four years of development, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One entertainment console and touted it as an all-in-one solution for playing games, watching TV and doing everything in between. Microsoft wants the Xbox ...

Apple Loses The European Design Patent Case Against Samsung
However, the court ruled that Apple's design right has a limited character because the elements used in the design all occur in similar devices manufactured and sold by other companies, and this limits the scope of the design right. Apple's design ...

Google bans face recognition apps for Glass | VentureBeat
By John Koetsier
VentureBeat is engagingly written, not only profiling the companies behind innovation, but also the leading individual players setting those trends. Some of the companies it covers in depth include Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, ...

HBO Gets Google to Remove H33T Homepage | TorrentFreak
By Ernesto
The homepage of the popular torrent search engine.

Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple - Business Insider
By Jay Yarow
... Microsoft Invented A Tablet A Decade Before Apple And Totally Blew It ... COOK: Google Glass Is Unlikely To Be Mainstream, The Wrist Is More Interesting ...
Business Insider

Google Admin - Android Apps on Google Play
Manage users, reset passwords and adjust settings from anywhere Google Enterprise Mobile Admin lets you take care of the most common tasks from anywhere ...

Google search to highlight nutrition info - CNN.com
Eating right is hard, especially with so much contradicting info online. Google is hoping to make it easier.

Tim Cook on Collaboration, Leadership, Intuition, Breaking Rules, More [Video]
Check out these new videos of Apple CEO Tim Cook speaking to students and alumni when he returned to Duke University's Fuqua School of Business for his 25th reunion. Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke to students and alumni at Duke University's Fuqua ...

Apple Starts E-Book Trial Monday at a Disadvantage
Wall Street Journal
Apple Inc. heads to a U.S. federal court Monday to face civil accusations that it conspired with five publishers to drive up the price of electronic books in the weeks leading up to the 2010 introduction of the iPad. The Justice Department will try to prove during ...

Next Motorola Phone Built in Texas, Called Moto X
Tom's Hardware Guide
According to Woodside, one of these new devices will be the Moto X which will be built in a 500,000-square-foot facility – formerly owned by Nokia – located outside Fort Worth, Texas. This will be the first smartphone manufactured here in the States although ...

45 processor group test: from Intel Celeron to Core i7, from AMD A4 to FX
On June 4 Intel is launching its next generation Core processors, also called Haswell. That means it's the perfect opportunity for us to retest all current processors and a number of older ones with a completely new test configuration. It will not only enable us to ...

New MacBook Pro and MacBook Air may debut at WWDC
Mingchi Kuo of KGI Securities expects a slimmer MacBook Pro with longer battery life based on Intel's new Haswell processors. Dan Farber. by Dan Farber. June 2, 2013 7:14 AM PDT Follow @dbfarber. Inside Scoop: Apple sells out conference, celebrates ...

Venus, Mercury frolic together in early June
Washington Post
Much like the Washington Nationals lineup right now, planets leave, arrive, hit a cosmic hot streak and grab our fleeting attention. The magnificent planetary triangle (Jupiter, Venus and Mercury) — in the western sky in late May — has dissipated. Jupiter, like a ...

Toucans Helped Establish Dominant Rain Forest Tree Species in Brazil, Human ...
Latinos Post
Toucans, one of the most iconic jungle birds, play a larger role than scientists previously predicted in promoting rain forest growth. The bird, known for it's large colorful beak, is able to help spread the seeds of one particular tree species known as the jucara, ...

Report: Samsung Chooses Intel for Next Android Tablets
Tom's Hardware Guide
Reuters reports that it's currently unclear if South Korea-based Samsung plans to use Intel chips in other versions of the 10-inch Galaxy Tab, or if the company plans to use its own Exynos 5 chip. Both Intel and Samsung declined to comment on the report, ...

Micro: design change that automatically sorts emails on the way for Gmail users
Austin American-Statesman
If you're one of the millions of people who rely on Google's Gmail service for electronic mail but have trouble keeping up with all the messages, help may be on the way. Last week, Google announced a design change to Gmail that will roll out to users in the ...

Teen Who Built Nuclear Reactor Kicked Out of Science Fair
A high school senior from Newcastle was disqualified from the International Science and Engineering Fair in May on a technicality. Why? Well, 18-year-old Conrad Fansworth, who is one of a handful of teens to successfully build a nuclear fusion reactor, had ...

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