Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCheck out the most (and least) impressive gadgets and developments from the year’s biggest mobile confab. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The…

Google Donates $6.8 Million to Give Kids Free ‘Muni Ride’ – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle Inc. has donated $6.8 million to let kids ride the Muni bus for free for two years. The company’s generosity aims to help the city with…

Apple software to drive smart Ferrari – CNBC.com

CNBC.comFirst the mobile phone, now the car. Having revolutionised personal communication Apple now wants to change the way we drive. The technology group will next week launch its first in-car…

Steam Family Sharing Now Available to All Users – SegmentNext

SegmentNextSteam Family Sharing Program, the feature that allows users to share their Steam Library among multiple users and PCs is now out of Beta Phase and available to all Steam…

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…

Astronomers Discover Highly Powerful Black Hole In Messier 83 – The Almagest

The AlmagestAstronomers have detected a new black hole. It is in the nearby galaxy Messier 83, or just M83 as it is commonly called. The other name of the galaxy…

Scientific papers ‘gibberish’ – Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostLONDON – A German publisher of scientific journals is deleting 16 papers from its archives after they were exposed as computer-generated gibberish. The fake papers had been submitted to…

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…

Friday stumper: Find all of Apple’s 23 acquisitions from the past 16 months – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAt Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, Calif., today, chief executive Tim Cook dropped a curious factoid: In the past 16 months, Apple has bought 23 companies. Like Cisco, IBM, Salesforce.com,…

Microsoft to make Windows 8.1 with Bing free for users: report – Firstpost

FirstpostIt seems that Microsoft could launch a free version of Windows 8.1 in order to boost the number of people using the operating system, reports The Verge. The report quotes…

Tim Cook Chooses the Environment Over Profit – TidBITS

TidBITSBryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer witnessed a visibly angry Time Cook lash out at a National Center for Public Policy Research representative at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. The…

Native Americans spent 10000 years in Bering Strait, a 1000 X 3000 mile area – Northern Voices Online

Northern Voices OnlineNative Americans spent 10000 years in Bering Strait a 1000 X 3000 mile area. There were several question marks about their origin and how they landed here. Now…

Apple To Launch iOS In The Car Next Week With Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz And … – AppAdvice

AppAdviceAccording to the publication, the company will officially announce the highly anticipated in-car operating system at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. While a number of car manufacturers have been reported…

Over 100 published science journal articles just gibberish – Fox News

Fox NewsDo scientific papers ever seem like unreadable gibberish to you? Well, sometimes they really are. Some 120 papers published in established scientific journals over the last few years have…

Native Americans lived in Bering Strait for millennia: study – Business Standard

Business StandardEarly Native Americans spent millenia living on the Bering Land Bridge now buried under water before they appeared in Alaska and the rest of the North America, researchers has…

Native Americans lived in Bering Strait for millennia – GlobalPost

GlobalPostEarly Native Americans spent millenia living on the Bering Land Bridge now buried under water before they appeared in Alaska and the rest of the North America, researchers said Friday.…

AT&T plans national tech trial – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAT&T has proposed a region of Palm Beach County for a years-long trial that would switch customers to new Internet-based technologies for services ranging from phone service to broadband and…

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick…

Chicago man lobs class-action sueball at MtGox – Register

RegisterFriday’s bankruptcy filing wasn’t the only time the name “MtGox” was heard in a courtroom this week. Predictably, the cash-strapped Bitcoin exchange is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit…

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost…

Moov Brings Smarts to Fitness Tech – TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldMoov could be the first fitness gadget that adds “ability to motivate” to its list of features and functions. In addition to collecting and analyzing data, Moov offers personalized performance…

Nissan Revolutionizes the Rearview Mirror – Wired

WiredNissan’s new rearview system can toggle between a mirror and a rear-facing camera. Photo: Nissan. It’s just a matter of time before the rearview mirror is obsolete, but Nissan is…

Netflix hack day comes up with creative solutions to Netflix problems – UPI.com

UPI.comSo when you fall asleep during House of Cards, you won’t feel like you missed everything. By Aileen Graef | Feb. 28, 2014 at 5:18 PM | Updated Feb. 28,…

Apple TV not a hobby, but revenue’s less than iPod – MarketWatch

MarketWatchSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Apple Inc.’s efforts so far with its set-top box, Apple TV, are now more than a hobby, but revenue is still far below even the dwindling…

Netflix staffers hack Fitbit to detect sleep, pause videos – CBS News

CBS NewsTechnology can solve big problems — the least of which is falling asleep during a movie and losing your place. Thankfully, Netflix staffers have created a solution for this…

Secret Service Said To Be Investigating Security Breach At Sears – Forbes

ForbesThe Secret Service is reportedly looking into yet another data breach at a retailer, and this time Sears could be the victim. The agency is investigating a possible security breach…

Nissan’s magic mirror reveals all – Fox News

Fox NewsEver wish your back seat passengers would just disappear? Well, Nissan has developed new technology that can do just that. Sort of. It’s called the Smart rearview mirror, and…

A smart Netflix employee invents wristband that senses when you fall asleep … – The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineFalling asleep during one your binge watch Netflix sessions and waking up confused of what you missed is one of life’s biggest annoyances. So, there’s a possible solution…

Tim Cook: Apple TV did over $1B in … – CNET

CNETAt Apple’s annual gathering of shareholders, CEO Tim Cook said the product is more than a “hobby.” Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva. February 28, 2014 11:09 AM PST. Follow @richardjnieva.…

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy, hit with lawsuit – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan on Friday, saying it may have lost nearly half a billion dollars worth…

Netflix test feature ‘Sleep Tracker’ can detect when users fall asleep – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe good news is Netflix has built a feature for its service that can detect if users fall asleep while watching a movie. The bad news is that…

Bitcoin losses spur Mt. Gox to bankruptcy – CNET

CNETBad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. February 28,…

Troubled Bitcoin Exchange MtGox Files for Bankruptcy – PC Magazine

PC MagazineMtGox said it has lost nearly half a billion dollars worth of the digital currency following cyberattacks on its computer systems. 0shares. Everything you Need to Know About Bitcoin.…

Driving While Mapping: California Case Sets Smartphone Precedent – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCalifornia case says drivers can use smartphone maps in cars without fear of getting a ticket. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Thanks…