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Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

April 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

To wind up the current pandemic-induced social distancing and stay-at-home protocol increasing numbers of people around the world are suffering, a number of things would be handy: (1) a vaccine, (2) wide-spread accurate testing to identify those currently infected and those who have been infected and then recovered, (3) decent phone-based contact-tracing software. The third […]

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Apple shocks world with Swift open-source move.

December 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Apple shocks world with Swift open-source move.

Apple is not a company known for its transparency or openness – let’s face it, they like the closed garden everything-under-our-control approach. All the more shocking, then, when Appple announce that their Rust-like programming language Swift (created by Chris Lattner) – and used by many a OS-X and iOS programmer to produce their apps – […]

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Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine – trailer.

September 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine – trailer.

Director Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief) pulls no punches in his portrait of Apple founder Steve Jobs and his legacy. This look at the life and aftermath of the bold, brilliant and at times ruthless iconoclast explores what accounted for the grief of so many when he died.

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Apple releases its ‘Kindle-killer’ iPad mini!

October 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Apple releases its ‘Kindle-killer’ iPad mini!

Apple have gone live with their new iPad mini, with a design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and iSight cameras, and 10 hours of battery life. Apple also announced the fourth generation iPad featuring a […]

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