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Apple iPad Air 2 Review: It's Better, But Is It Enough?

Re/Code's Walt Mossberg weighs in.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:23 GMT
Tired of Gmail? Google Introduces 'Inbox' App

Google has officially unveiled Inbox, an app that helps you search through and organize the mountains of email that flood your, er, inbox daily.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:26:32 GMT
Bank of America: Sorry for Double Charging on Apple Pay

A number of Bank of America customers took to Twitter to complain they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new system.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:21:41 GMT
Poll: 70 Percent of Young People Harassed Online

A new poll shows that 40 percent of Internet users have been personally harassed online and 73 percent have seen it happen to other people.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:21:20 GMT
Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws

Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:02:21 GMT
Solar Panels Don't Grow On Trees ... Most of the Time

Apart from offering a shady spot to sit, the eTree has a water fountain, a WiFi hotspot, a docking station to charge devices, and lights up with LEDs.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:57:34 GMT
Sean Parker's Penance for Big Sur Wedding: Build an App

Sean Parker is building an app to make up for an elaborate wedding he threw last year in a protected redwood forest.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:58:16 GMT
Apple CEO Talks Security With Chinese Official: Xinhua

The meeting comes days after a Chinese web monitoring group said Apple users in China had been targeted in a sophisticated attack.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:51:55 GMT
Hackers Swipe 500 Million Financial Records: Official

Nearly 519 million financial records have been stolen by hackers in the past 12 months, an FBI official said Monday, according to USA Today.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:28:09 GMT
Apple: We're Aware Of China iCloud Attack

Apple published a support page about iCloud security in response to a Monday report from censorship watchdog Great Fire.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:32:42 GMT
Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Plans a Startup

Don't worry. She's not creating a new disappearing-message app or an Uber for hair gel.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:30:26 GMT
A Bold Vision for the Future of the Postage Stamp

Maddens team created Signet, a system that could radically overhaul how we use the US Postal Service. At its core, it is a digital stamp and an app.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:18:13 GMT
Wear a Helmet: This Hoverboard Really Works

The hoverboard only works above conductive surfaces like aluminum and you guessed it copper.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:31:17 GMT
iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report

Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data on Apple's iCloud, according to a group that monitors web usage in China.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:12 GMT
Another Retailer Hit by Possible Data Breach

Office supply retailer Staples is investigating a possible breach.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:09:26 GMT
Chicago's Cell Networks Best in Country, Tests Show

Chicagoans have one more reason to be proud of their home: the Windy City's cellular networks were found to be the best in the country.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:13:28 GMT
Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola

Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:19:31 GMT
Facebook Sues Lawyers Over Ownership Lawsuit

Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who helped Paul Ceglia pursue a lawsuit claiming he owned 50 percent of the company.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:41 GMT
Pay Date: Tinder Plans 'Premium' Service

The co-creator of popular dating app Tinder announced on Monday that his company plans to debut a "premium" version of the service in November.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:13:04 GMT
Apple Rings Up Strong iPhone 6 Sales

Sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus began in September, helping Apple chalk up a 12.2 percent jump in revenue last quarter.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:43:17 GMT
Apple Pay 'Cements the Future' of Mobile Payments

"For years, so many of us knew mobile payments would be the future -- but we werent sure what exactly that would look like."






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:24:32 GMT
Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New

Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:01:15 GMT
Flashback: Man Versus IBM Supercomputer

World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov takes on IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:39:49 GMT
Apps Could Screen for Glaucoma When Doctors Can't

Areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:20:31 GMT
Digital Medicine? High-Tech Health Care On the Way

From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:58:32 GMT
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