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Samsung Launches Streaming Radio Service

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Samsung goes head-to-head in yet another respect with its archrival Apple. continue…

How One Line of Code Forced a Full OS Release

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It’s not often that Apple ‘fesses up about a bug, but the release iOS 7.0.6 came about because somehow an extra line of code got added to a function and broke it. Normally a bug would probably not warrant a complete release, but unfortunately this one-liner broke SSL connection verification. This is the code that checks that the connection is talking to the correct destination and uses SSL and TLS to verify it. You can take a look at the… continue…

iPhone to Become SOS Beacon, Game Controller

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A host of patent applications shows Apple’s effort to make iDevices into better media-control hubs and emergency robo-beacons. continue…

Apple Hires to Tap Into Growing Demand – in China

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Apple is hiring hundreds of engineers and supply chain managers in China and Taiwan as it ramps up production to deal with increasing demand in Greater China, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company’s job postings show the new positions range from working on hardware development for touch screens and cameras to electrical engineering and software quality assurance. Apple is stepping up hiring to speed product development and introduce a wider range of devices. The company is poaching engineers… continue…

Android Chewing Away at iPad’s Market Share

Apple saw its share of the tablet market tumble from 52.8 percent to 36.0 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to Gartner. continue…

Apple’s CarPlay Brings iOS to Vehicles

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Your car could become a four-wheeled extension of your iPhone. continue…

Why Is Apple Taking So Long to Patch Mac OS X?

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The company’s habit of releasing as little information as possible could harm it in this situation. continue…

Will Cortana Help Windows Phone?

Microsoft’s long-rumored digital assistant will supposedly make its debut with Windows Phone 8.1. continue…

Elon Musk Talks Tesla, Apple, Model X

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted to “conversations” with Apple, but refused to disclose details. continue…

Why Apple Acquiring Tesla Makes Sense

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Rumors of Apple acquiring the electric car manufacturer are floating around. continue…