Apple is getting ready to release its latest and greatest version of OS X, Mountain Lion, possibly as early as next week. But owners of older 64-bit Macs will be left out. Here’s how to find out if your machine is Mountain Lion-ready.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Andy Liu, CEO of BuddyTV Guide , a channel guide app available on iOS, Android and Google TV.
According to Gene Munster, a Piper Jaffray analyst, Apple is interested in buying television components, as the Cupertino Company contacted at least one major supplier to check out its offer.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey is unveiling an Android app allowing citizens to secretly record audio and video of police stops, and have the footage sent to the group’s servers for review. “This app provides an essential tool for police accountability,” ACLU-NJ Executive Director Deborah Jacobs said in a statement.
CERN's scientists have found a new boson within five standard deviations of accuracy. The new particle is the heaviest boson ever found and it's "consistent" with the Higgs boson.
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Last week, developer Tom Waddington uncovered Facebook code that points to the creation of a “Want” button — a plugin that potentially points to a new kind of commercial innovation being developed by Facebook itself, different from “want” buttons already being developed by third parties (one example here ), and partially working but only within Facebook’s Graph API tester.
Adresses Lors de vos déplacements, Google Now vous suggère des bars, des restaurants et des lieux d'intérêt à proximité. Accédez rapidement à Google Maps pour en savoir plus, consulter des avis ou réserver une table.
by Chris Zook | 9:33 AM June 27, 2012 When changes in the natural environment accelerate, so do the extinction rates of the Earth's creatures.
June 22, 2012 — LMU researchers have identified an enzyme that is involved in a modification pathway that is essential for bacterial pathogenicity.
June 22, 2012 — New research suggests that some birds may know who their human friends are, as they are able to recognize people's faces and differentiate between human voices. Being able to identify a friend or potential foe could be key to the bird's ability to survive. Animal behaviour experts from the University of Lincoln in the UK and the University of Vienna worked with pigeons and crows in two separate studies.
June 21, 2012 — A new paper by Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey, professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the biology of tumor-derived microvesicles and their clinical application as circulating biomarkers. Microvesicles are membrane-bound sacs released by tumor cells and can be detected in the body fluids of cancer patients. The World Health Organization estimates that cancer will cause approximately 9 million deaths in 2015.
Facebook has created a new feature that lets users find friends and potential friends nearby.
Bloomberg is reporting that Google is in fact planning to show off a $199, Nexus-branded Asus tablet at its I/O developer conference this week.
If the type of catastrophic cyber attack that makes for Hollywood blockbusters were to actually happen today, the response would be led by policy makers, politicians and military officials who may not have the expertise and training to deal with such an event. That’s why computer scientists need to take a more active role in helping shape U.S. policy on cyber conflicts and national security, according to an article in the June issue of Communications of the ACM, an academic journal.