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Steve Jobs was known for his obsession with design -- and that extended to Apple's retail stores. That legacy continues with the company's latest store in Istanbul: a giant glass cube with seamless glass sides, topped with an Apple logo. Bloomberg's Ranx looks at five of Apple's most breathtaking stores. (May 27 Bloomberg)
Mary Meeker: Mobile devices equal big data devices | Mobile technology - InfoWorld: "First, the basics: Overall, Internet usage continues to grow -- 2.6 billion users as of the end of 2013 -- but its growth rate has started to flatten, and much of the growth is in markets that Meeker describes as "more difficult to monetize," such as India, Indonesia, and Nigeria. Most of that Internet usage is shifting to mobile devices, with the lion's share of engagement taking place on smartphones rather than tablets despite the latter's booming sales. Even there, it's starting to level off: Smartphone subscriber growth is flattening, with the majority of growth taking place in what Meeker calls "underpenetrated markets" like China and Brazil...."
Forbes details Microsoft's rumored iOS-compatible smartwatch - iDownloadBlog
By Christian Zibreg
After taking on both Apple's iPad tablet and the ultra-portable MacBook Air notebook with the recently announced Surface Pro 3, the Windows giant ...
Google Launches Forget-Me Form For EU Users Who Want Search Data Removed – Consumerist
By Chris Morran
The high court ruling allows for people in these countries to ask that their names no longer be attached to search results that are “inadequate, ...
Google As An Energy Provider - Business Insider
By Megan Rose Dickey
Google's acquisition of Nest puts it in a good position to become an energy service. ... Login With Facebook Login With Twitter Login With Google ... REPORT: Apple Is Getting Ready To Turn Your iPhone Into The Remote ... Amazon Prime To Offer Music Streaming Service - With 6-Month-Old Songs. 3.
Amazon workers down tools again - The Local
A number of Amazon employees in Germany began a two-day strike on Thursday ...
Microsoft's Smartwatch Might Work With iOS and Android | Digital Trends
By Malarie Gokey
A new report says that the Microsoft smartwatch will be compatible with iOS and Android devices. It's unknown when the company's first wearable will ...
BBC News - Google sets up 'right to be forgotten' form after EU ruling
Google launches a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from search results, after a European court ruling.
Nine scientists will share prestigious Kavli Prizes this year
The Kevli Prizes of 2014 were awarded to nine scientists for their work in astrophysics, neuroscience, and nanoscience. Science Recorder | Delila James | Friday, May 30, 2014. Officials of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced Thursday ...
Surface pro 3 - body of a tablet, power of a laptop
The body of a tablet, with the power of a laptop - perfect for both work and play? Related Articles. App Lowdown: A world of entertainment in your pocket. Also in this section. Apple chases streaming after $3bn (€2.2bn) Beats deal · Google workforce is too ...
Elon Musk unveils Dragon V2 reusable manned spacecraft
The Seattle Times
The spacecraft is designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit. SpaceX founder Elon Musk says it will revolutionize access to space. By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON. The Associated Press. PREV of NEXT. Elon Musk, of SpaceX, walks down the ...
Snapchat CEO 'Mortified' by Leaked Stanford Frat E-Mails
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles. Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father's house and work on Snapchat. Photographer: Jae C. Hong/AP Photo. Snapchat Inc. Chief Executive ...
Moto X, Moto G, Moto E Explained
With Motorola having the Moto X, Moto G, and Moto E on their lineup, Marco takes a deeper look at what Moto's lineup means and the differences between each device. We start with the Moto X, the first device that came from the Motorola and Google merger ...
In baffling move, TrueCrypt open-source crypto project shuts down
Computerworld - In a move that appears designed to provoke widespread questions, the anonymous managers of the TrueCrypt open-source encryption project abruptly pulled the plug on the effort without explanation. A mysterious message posted on the ...
How moon changes under Earth's sway
Researchers have combined observations from two NASA missions to check out the moon's lopsided shape and how it changes under Earth's sway. The team drew on studies by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been investigating the moon ...
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