The announcement comes four months after an earlier Apple plan for the 1.3 million-square-foot facility it bought in 2013 failed. The tech giant had a deal with Merrimack, New Hampshire-based GT Advanced to use the plant to make sapphire glass for its products, but the company declared bankruptcy in October after production issues developed. GT openly accused Apple of using a “classic bait-and-switch strategy” with a deal that he called “massively one-sided.”
Another group of computer industry groups including Computer & Communications Industry Association, Consumer Electronics Association and Engine filed a parallel brief, calling Hood’s inquiry “unprecedented.”
Waze is a combination of GPS navigation and social networking. Fifty million users in 200 countries turn to the free service for warnings about nearby congestion, car accidents, speed traps, traffic cameras, construction zones, potholes, stalled vehicles or unsafe weather conditions.
They come as the e-commerce company reported Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net income rose 10 percent on continued strength of its PayPal payments business, which it expects to spin off in the second half of the year.
Department of Education technology specialists visited the district in December and recently presented their findings to interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines.
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.
The only clue dispatchers had was where the call connected with a cellphone tower near Vacaville, more than 30 miles away from where Jake and his dad Ryan Pritchard were actually hiking along the Blue Ridge Loop Trail near Lake Berryessa.
But before you jump on beer pong thinking it’s going to be the way to take what you learned in college and pay off your college debt, know that you may be replaced by a robot someday.
The idea of 4K TVs has been floating around for a few years, and you’ve probably them on display at Best Buy or other electronics stores. The industry standard for 4K is a picture at 4096 pixels by 2160 pixels, but a lot of manufacturers will use the phrase “Ultra-High Definition” interchangeably, despite only being 3840 pixels by 2160 pixels.
At the same time, a rapidly growing market for e-cigarettes and the possibility that the devices could be safer than regular cigarettes have some in the industry worried that regulation that’s too heavy-handed would stifle the technological innovation – and their businesses.
It was unclear exactly what aspect of the iPad project – one of the biggest technological undertakings by an urban district in the U.S. – the FBI was investigating, though legal experts and education observers immediately focused on Deasy’s relationship with Apple and Pearson and the use of construction bond proceeds to spend money on a short-term device purchase.
Republican Rep. Marc Roberts, of Santaquin, said there are serious questions about privacy and surveillance surrounding the center, and several Utah residents who spoke at a legislative committee hearing Wednesday agreed.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.
The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.
The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.