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Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Windows 10 hits the 75-million mark

Microsoft this week bumped up its claim of Windows 10 devices to 75 million when a company executive tweeted that figure Wednesday....

7 real NASA technologies in sci-fi movie <i>The Martian</i>

Science meets science fiction Imagine being alone and stranded for more than a year. Now imagine you’re alone and stranded on Mars....

IDG Contributor Network: Advanced pedestrian detection is here. It is very useful and makes me nervous

Google Research has quietly made a breakthrough in the emerging area of image recognition and rapid video analysis — a breakthrough that...

CEO out at Ashley Madison parent firm after massive hack

The CEO of embattled Avid Life Media, the firm that operates the infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, stepped down today, according to the...

NSA wins battle over phone records collection as court lifts injunction

A U.S. appeals court has sided with the National Security Agency, striking down a lower court’s injunction ordering the agency to...

Crowd-sourced weather apps claim accuracy, but watch the sky anyway

Predicting the weather is an inexact science. The weatherman often seems to get it wrong, and you find you really didn’t need to lug...

Apple to work with U.S. defense department on wearable tech

The U.S. Department of Defense is teaming with Apple, Boeing, Harvard University and other organizations to develop flexible electronics...

Apple rewards CEO Tim Cook with $58M for bang-up job on Wall Street

Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week was awarded 560,000 shares, worth approximately $57.7 million, receiving the full amount of a grant...

The SDN network as a competitive advantage

While service providers such as AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon have long touted the capabilities of their networks, many of the large...

The Wrap: Intel drone investment, faster in-flight WiFi, IFA preview

Intel has invested millions of dollars in a Chinese drone maker as it hopes to catch up to Google and Amazon.  In-flight WiFi will speed...

Apple to help US military build flexible hybrid electronics

Look smart! Intelligence everywhere is the mantra of our increasingly connected planet and nowhere is this more apparent than in news Apple...

Apple, Samsung battle to the end over payment of damages

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute with Samsung Electronics. Apple is asking a...