Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
iPad sales up, Macs flat, as Apple reports on Q2 earnings iPad sales soared ... and apps now tops $4 billion in quarterly billings, making it the largest digital content store in the world. Apple also announced what it calls “a significant increase” in its stock buyback and cash dividend programs. 04/22/2013 - 2:59 pm | View Link
Apple stock tops $700 Even the iPad, which was intended to be a gap-filling product between the iPhone and the Macintosh, has itself become a multi-billion dollar product for Apple. Analysts scramble to keep their targets ahead of Apple's price Yet, some caution that the stock ... 09/18/2012 - 4:43 am | View Link
How Many iPads Can Apple Sell? So just how many iPads can Apple sell? It’s a difficult question ... that’s why the company dropped the price for the iPad 2 to $399, which should spur even more sales. (More: Apple Stock Tops $600 Day Before New iPad Release) “All the momentum ... 03/15/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Apple stock tops $600 day before new iPad release NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc.'s stock touched $600 for the first time, the day before the company's latest iPad goes on sale. The stock reached $600.01 just after the market opened. It lost those gains and closed down $4.02, or 0.7 percent, at $585.56. 03/15/2012 - 4:01 am | View Link
Apple stock tops $600 for 1st time NEW YORK — Apple Inc.’s stock touched $600 for the first time, the day before the company’s latest iPad goes on sale. The stock reached $600.01 just after the market opened and was up $3.76 at $593.34 after the half-hour of trading. Apple is the ... 03/15/2012 - 3:59 am | View Link
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Apple iPad Air 2 vs Google Nexus 9: in-depth specs comparison Well, both slates flaunt IPS LCD displays at their fronts. The similarities don't end here, though. Both the Apple iPad Air 2 and the Google Nexus 9 also have the ... 08/27/2016 - 8:06 pm | View Website
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You may not know this, but there's an annual, bird-related event in Australia that's so hellish it gets it's own name; Magpie Season. This time around however, an interactive map is helping users avoid getting pecked by collating social media data, to document magpie attacks and provide friendly warnings in real time.
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During spring, when the Australian magpie starts nesting, they become notoriously territorial that they dive-bomb, swoop, and generally stalk cyclists and pedestrians alike.
A tattoo artist in China got an unusual request from a father who wanted a scar tattooed on his chest.
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Local papers report that the man from Chengdu, who asked to remain anonymous, contacted the tattoo artist named Guo. He said the tattoo is a replica of the scar his two-year-old son has, after undergoing heart surgery recently.
Image: weiboIn a text message exchange between the man and Guo, the father said: "My two-year-old son just had heart surgery which left him with a long scar down his chest.
It's very annoying losing a pair of flip-flops, or "thongs" if you're Australian. As a matter of fact, the comfy "shoes" are something of a national uniform Down Under.
And because some pairs of thongs are damn expensive nowadays, one man is turning to crowdfunding to source his next pair after his previous rubber beauties were stolen.
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"Some bugger nicked me pluggers" is the name of the GoFundMe campaign organised by Clancy Whalan from Darwin, Australia.
Image: screenshot/gofundme"Went fishing and left me new wheels at the boat ramp cos [sic] it's no luck taking them on the boat and some knucklehead has come along and nicked them," reads the campaign's description.
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FortuneE-commerce Site IronPlanet Is Sold For $758 MillionFortune(Reuters) – Canadian industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros Auctioneers said it will buy IronPlanet, a privately held U. S. e-commerce site for used equipment, for about $758.5 million, as it looks to diversify its portfolio. Burnaby, Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros. Acquires IronPlanetHeavy Duty TruckingRitchie Bros.