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Apple 'snapped up' sapphire displays, says Canonical founder
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Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth claims that Apple has acquired a large supply of sapphire displays, possibly alluding to displays that would be used on a future Apple iPhone. Originally posted at News – Apple

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Hyperlocal Neighborhood Maps Reveal the Chaos in Aleppo
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Hardly a day goes by that Aleppo isn’t in the news, and the news has usually been awful. As many as 500,000 people have fled in recent weeks as the Syrian government has bombed rebel-held parts of the city. It’s …     

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Questions arise about stem cell breakthrough
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At the end of January, scientists announced a stunning finding: they’d developed a seemingly simple technique that could convert just about any cell to a stem cell using a brief time in acidic conditions. Now, Nature News is reporting that one of the researchers involved is under investigation. The investigation started with some discussions on […]

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How Netflix and Google Could Lead the Fight For Net Neutrality
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Google Fiber is the fastest way to watch Netflix. That’s good news not just for the lucky few who have Google’s fledgling high-speed internet service. It’s good news for Netflix itself in the coming fight over a free and equal …     

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'iPad Pro' iffy, Microsoft Office on iPad 'alive' in 2014: Reports
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Coming soon — or not so soon — to an iPad near you: Reports weigh in on iPad ‘Pro’ and Microsoft Office coming to the popular tablet. Originally posted at News – Apple

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Inhabitat's Week in Green: NASA's healing device, vertical gardens and a grass-powered robot mower
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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. Solar power just got a big boost as Ivanpah, the world’s biggest solar thermal power plant, was just…

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Sony Xperia T, TX, V, And SP Get Sweeter With Jelly Bean Update
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Its official! Sony seems to be spreading the love in time for Valentine‚Äôs Day by sharing some long-awaited news with its Xperia users. All the Project Butter goodness of Jelly Bean 4.3 is heading straight to your Xperia T, TX, V, and SP. As with every android device, there will always be bugs, especially on […]

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Real or not, 'iPhone 6' photos are everywhere
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It may not be the real iPhone 6, but photos are being posted just about anywhere you look online. Originally posted at News – Apple

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Google: Under-the-hood change helps Web apps on Chrome
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Concurrent optimization means that Chrome can improve the performance of Web apps more rapidly. It now performs the optimization in the background instead of making users wait. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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