Science & Technology

Apple 1 Computer Sold $671,000

Apple 1 Computer Sold $671,000. An uncommon working model of the Apple 1, the tech giant’s first desktop computer, sold for more than $671,000 over the weekend at an auction in Germany. The computer, the length of with a letter from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to its original owner, is believed to be one of only six working Apple 1s and one …

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Sky Apps Attacked by Hackers

Sky Apps Attacked by Hackers. Numerous of Sky’s Android apps have been detached from the Google Play store subsequent to they were targeted by the Syrian Electronic Army hacking combined. It trails an attack which saw the logos of six of the UK broadcaster’s apps reinstated by that of the SEA. The hackers also violated one of the firm’s Twitter …

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Twitter Stiffen Security

Twitter Stiffen Security. Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is transporting in an optional two-step login for users to beef up security subsequent to current high-profile breaches. The company said it would set up the new system “to make sure it’s really you” when a user signs in. Recent attacks broke into news organizations’ accounts, such as the Financial Times and the …

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Xbox One Games Fee Payment

Xbox One Games Fee Payment. Microsoft faces a reaction from some gamers after it appeared the company may charge a fee to play pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console. It would also mean borrowing a game from a friend will necessitate a payment to play, perhaps the full price. Microsoft has said gamers will be able to trade …

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Ex-Nokia Team Rival Smartphone Jolla

Ex-Nokia Team Rival Smartphone Jolla. A company made up of previous Nokia employees has shown off Jolla, a new smartphone with a custom operating system known as Sailfish. The software has been built from the remnants of MeeGo, a project abandoned by Nokia in 2011 in favor of taking up Windows Phone for its handsets. The Jolla phone – pronounced Yol-la …

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Google Maps Different Look

Google Maps Different Look. Google Maps are getting personal. The next description of the extensively used maps tool, previewed on Wednesday at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, will soon have a dissimilar look and some splashy new features including displays of real-time accidents and personalized recommendations. The new Maps are only in beta, but people interested in testing …

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Yahoo Tumblr Purchase

Yahoo Tumblr Purchase. Yahoo’s board of directors has accepted a deal to buy the accepted blogging platform Tumblr, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the WSJ, it will pay $1.1 billion in cash for the site. The possible purchase was initially reported by the technology blog AllThingsD on Thursday,which also cited the same cash figure. AllThingsD also confirmed the board’s endorsement on Sunday. …

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No EA Games for Nintendo

No EA Games for Nintendo. Games giant EA has exposed that it at present has no games in development for Nintendo’s Wii U console. Regardless of being a launch partner for the gaming device, EA said it had no developers working on future titles. The news comes as a waft to Nintendo on the day that it is due to …

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Samsung Claims 5G Mobile Data

Samsung Claims 5G Mobile Data. Samsung says it has developed technology that could sit “at the core of 5G” – the descendant to the 4G mobile-communications standard. The company says its gear is proficient of conveying data at more than 1Gbps across a distance of up to 2km (1.2 miles). It put forwards the tech would ultimately allow users to …

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Amazon 3D Phone

Amazon 3D Phone. For more than a year, there have been rumors that Amazon is working on a smartphone. Now, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon is in reality working on two. The Journal reported Thursday that Amazon is “developing a wide-ranging line-up of gadgets,” including two smartphones, one of which will have a 3D screen. Citing multiple anonymous …

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