Apple’s Tim Cook picks a fight with climate change deniers – Fortune

Fortune[A] self-described conservative think tank was pushing a shareholder proposal that would have required Apple to disclose the costs of its sustainability programs and to be more transparent about its…

Apple CEO Tim Cook Photo: Reuters – Business Today

Business TodayApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said…

Apple CEO teases new products; takes pot shots at Google and other competitors – NDTV

NDTVApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at…

It’s Raining in Los Angeles and Everyone Is PANICKING! – E! Online

E! Online“They may take away our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom!” That’s not only a quote from the iconic Mel Gibson film Braveheart, but it’s probably what most…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Houston pops Bortles after NFL combine – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comGilbert’s speed and athleticism was readily apparent at the combine. 22. Philadelphia Eagles — Dee Ford, DE, Auburn — He’ll probably be moving to OLB once he gets to the…

Seth Rogen Talks About Mother-In-Law’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s Disease – AceShowbiz

AceShowbizFebruary 27, 2014 07:47:23 GMT. Rogen gives a statement at a hearing on Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention in Washington D.C. and recalls how his mother-in-law’s condition deteriorated in a…

Google denies bidding $10 billion for WhatsApp – Times of India

Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: Google has refuted reports that it approached WhatsApp for an acquisition before Facebook grabbed it. Senior vice-president in charge of Chrome, Android, and apps, Sundar Pichai said…

London cyclist ‘safety concerns growing’ – BBC News

BBC NewsConcern is growing among London cyclists about safety on the roads, according to a London Assembly report. Over two-thirds of cyclists were more concerned about safety than six months…

Apple’s new iBeacon MFi standards could pave the way for iWatch – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKApple has formalized its standards for iBeacon, specifying the required specs for devices and apps with the Bluetooth tracking technology to be added to the ranks of other “Made…

Whatsapp Suffers Tech Difficuties Just Days After Purchase by Facebook – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceWhatsApp, the popular five-year-old messaging service that Facebook recently acquired in a $19 million deal, suffered tech difficulties this past Saturday, just days after its purchase by the…

Colin Farrell’s Romantic Movie ‘Winter’s Tale’ Bombs — Here’s Your Box-Office … – Business Insider

Business InsiderNo one wanted to go out and see Colin Farrell’s Valentine’s Day flick “Winter’s Tale.” The Warner Bros.’ picture flopped over President’s Day weekend bringing in $8.1 million. The…

Google To Set Up ‘Cool’ Work Space In San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle is reportedly investing in a huge work space for its burgeoning number of engineers from recent acquisitions by leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in San Francisco’s Mission…

Skip The Bus, Report Claims Google’s Next Move Is Into SF Mission District – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — In what looks to become another skirmish in San Francisco’s escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the…

Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSigns in opposition of technology companies are seen in San Francisco, Calif. on Dec. 9, 2013. A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco’s Mission district…

Google said to open 200-worker office in San Francisco – CNET

CNETCreating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city’s Mission neighborhood. Dara Kerr. by…

Canada’s tunnel saga offers lessons on Bertha fix – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSeattle Tunnel Partners will soon announce whether the difficult task of reaching and replacing the damaged seals will be accomplished by entering through the front of the stalled…

Valentine’s Day coverage in the UK – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk14.15 Dear bankers, here is some crucial Valentine’s Day advice for you, courtesy of Business Insider. Pro tips: You can’t recover from having your assistant ask your date out for…

Oh, and grab your personalized video history as a token of Facebook’s … – DailyTech

DailyTechMany of us remember hearing about the new social network years ago, quickly discarding our MySpace and Livejournal accounts for the next big thing. It grew fast, offering more than…

Seahawks Rout Broncos, Win Super Bowl – ESPN

ESPNThe New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee made announcements on the public address system in the stadium and also via Twitter asking fans to wait before coming to the…

Super Bowl 2014: The stars, performers and parties – CBS News

CBS NewsSuper Bowl XLVIII kicks off Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and as sports fans pull on their jerseys and get ready to watch the Denver…

Massive Xbox One Rumor Dump Is Filled With Juicy Details – Kotaku

KotakuA massive dump of rumors posted on NeoGAF last night hints at all that and more: a new Forza Horizon this fall; a game called Shangheist that was cancelled when…

Ever Since Colorado Legalized Weed, There’s Been A Big Spike In People … – Business Insider

Ever Since Colorado Legalized Weed, There’s Been A Big Spike In People …Business InsiderAnd the most irregular jump in demand is coming from states with the strictest drug laws in…

Atlanta’s Hell Commute Is Still Going On – Business Insider

Atlanta’s Hell Commute Is Still Going OnBusiness InsiderAtlanta is in the midst of one of what will likely go down as one of the worst traffic jams in American history.…

What is DeepMind? The Artificial Intelligence Firm Bought By Google – International Business Times

International Business TimesDeepMind, the company recently acquired by Google, uses deep learning techniques to program computers to learn from visual data, much like the human brain. DeepMind.com. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed…

Watch Steve Jobs’ Unseen Demonstration Of Mac From 1984 – Tapscape

TapscapeWhen Steve Jobs presented Apple’s Mac computer in 1984 to shareholders for the first time, the personal computer industry was almost nonexistent and that began to change with the Macintosh.…

Apple has the Mac to thank for its next generation of devices – CNET

CNETThirty years later, the Mac’s journey is far from over. It’s had an even greater influence on the company’s touch devices than the Apple II did on the Mac. Ross…

Protests in Ukraine – The Economist

The EconomistInstead, it was a day of civil unrest and perhaps the biggest test of Ukraine’s post-Soviet integrity. After two months of largely peaceful encampment on the Maidan in Kiev,…

How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’ – Huffington Post

How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’Huffington PostWhen Dove launched its “Campaign for Real Beauty” 10 years ago, the campaign was a reaction to…

AMC releases new ‘Walking Dead’ trailer – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJust out: A new trailer for the midseason return of The Walking Dead, premiering Sunday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m. ET on AMC. Here’s a synopsis of what’s ahead:…

Who’s In and Who’s Out: A Guide to Chris Christie’s Bridge Scandal – ABC News

ABC NewsIts OK to admit it: You’ve heard about some scandal involving New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and a bridge, but you’re not exactly sure what all the fuss is…

Breaking: Dropbox service down; hacker group takes credit – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN MATEO, Calif. — Popular backup service Dropbox just went down — and a hacker group is claiming responsibility. “We are aware of an issue currently affecting the Dropbox…

Reports: Yahoo servers hit in malware attack – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYahoo’s advertiser server was attacked by malware the past few days, possibly unleashing malware on the computers and devices of users clicking on ads featured on Yahoo’s web pages,…

Netflix’s new plan: save a buck with SD-only streaming – Ars Technica

Netflix’s new plan: save a buck with SD-only streamingArs TechnicaNetflix has added a new streaming plan to its slate: for $6.99 per month, customers can get a plan that allows…

A Deadly Mix in Benghazi – New York Times

New York TimesMonths of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned…

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in SF, Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles – KQED (blog)

KQED (blog)Update 11:50 a.m.: It turns out there were two incidents this morning in Oakland involving Google buses in addition to a protest involving an Apple bus in San Francisco.…