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​November brain: Guns N' Roses statistics reveal anatomy of rock

One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher.

By November 20, 2014

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Jony Ive biography offers peek into Apple's secretive design lab

A new book by the editor of Cult of Mac gives readers a glimpse into Apple's vaunted industrial design group.

By November 14, 2013

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Guess who might play Steve Wozniak in upcoming Jobs film?

The original geek behind Apple is rumored to be played by one of Hollywood's original geeks in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin flick inspired by Steve Jobs' biography.

By October 30, 2014

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Happy 100th birthday, Hedy Lamarr, movie star who paved way for Wi-Fi

This actress from Hollywood's Golden Age reminds us of a time when women were some of the leading unsung tech innovators.

By November 9, 2014

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For Gorilla Glass testers, life is a daily grind (and scratch and drop...)

At Corning's Gorilla Glass testing labs, the glassmaker that fronts Apple's iPhone tried to show that rival sapphire crystal isn't all it's cracked up to be.

By October 29, 2014

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A new 'Harry Potter' story will unfold on Halloween

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore site reveals that a new short story focused on the mischievously malicious Dolores Umbridge will debut for free this Halloween.

By October 24, 2014

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That Apple TV set: Wait till ... the year after next year?

Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster insists that the evidence points to an Apple television in the offing, a phenomenon that is "quite possible in 2016."

By September 24, 2014

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Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Even Sanrio spokespeople can't quite agree. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

By August 28, 2014

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Apple v. Samsung -- Sorry, but it's not over yet

The smartphone giants settled their patent suits outside the US. But that may mean they'll pay even more attention to Apple's home turf.

By August 6, 2014

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Studio Ghibli considering end of feature films

Studio Ghibli general manager Toshio Suzuki has admitted on Japanese television that the animation house may be closing operations on feature films, only remaining open for freelance work.

By August 3, 2014