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Tim Cook to eco-sceptic shareholders: 'Put up or shut up'

Apple's usually calm and collected CEO Tim Cook is reported to have reacted angrily to suggestions that Apple only act for profit in future.

By Mar. 1, 2014

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Fired Yahoo COO De Castro made more than Marissa

Henrique De Castro has sailed away from the company on one of the biggest golden parachute packages ever. And apart from that, his total compensation was reportedly larger than even Yahoo CEO Mayer's.

By Jan. 18, 2014

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Sound waves used to move levitating objects in 3D space

Japanese Scientists have used acoustic levitation to not just levitate objects in space, but, incredibly, move them around.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By Jun. 20, 2014

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Adidas Fit Smart wearable strips down to make its run

The sportswear giant has a new no-frills activity tracker more practical than it is powerful. The goal is to succeed not on the merits of what it can do, but on the clarity of what it's not.

By Jul. 9, 2014

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iPad Mini Retina's display is a moving target: Here's why

Apple faces some tough choices when deciding on a display technology for the upcoming iPad Mini. That results in vagaries in suppliers' production schedules.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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Sharp's IGZO display tech: Think iPad Mini -- and Dell's XPS 15

Sharp is best known for supplying the display for Apple's iPad Mini Retina. But at CES, Sharp was showing off its IGZO tech on the latest laptops.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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KLD updates electric motor for 21st-century cars

Startup company KLD Energy Technologies developed OneDrive, a new electric drivetrain for cars that the company insists is much more efficient than those currently on the market.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Did Apple settle on Plan B for the third-generation iPad?

Apple may have had designs on a thinner tablet for what arrived as the new iPad. If only it could have gotten hold of the display technology that it really wanted.

By May. 6, 2012

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DreamWorks makes Guardians software free for all

The specially developed software used to animate Rise of the Guardians is being given away by DreamWorks under a free licence.

By Nov. 22, 2012