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Apple Rumored To Be Exploring Medical Devices, Electric Cars To Reignite Growth

time_lords_almanac Apple Cars (255 comments)

Since Apple likes to believe they should have control over what software we are allowed our mobile devices, does that mean If they made cars, they would belIeve they should have control over what roads we can and can't drive on?

about 2 months ago

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Typo Keyboard for iPhone faces sales ban

time_lords_almanac time_lords_almanac writes  |  about three weeks ago

time_lords_almanac (3527081) writes "BlackBerry is trying to put the kibosh on the Typo, a physical keyboard attachment for iPhone. And they've won the first round, in the form of a sales ban on the attachment. Their website so far makes no reference of the sales ban, but still seems to be accepting orders."
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The HUVr Tech hoverboard: a hoax, but why?

time_lords_almanac time_lords_almanac writes  |  about a month and a half ago

time_lords_almanac (3527081) writes "A video has recently gone viral, purportedly showing a real life hoverboard. The video itself is quite impressive, featuring well done effects, and cameos from Christopher Lloyd and Tony Hawk (a shorter video features Billy Zane from Back To The Future as well). There's even an accompanying website compete with an endorsement from entrepreneur Mark Cuban.

Now, before you let your brain leave you and actually get excited about this, various sites have already sprung up to debunk this. But the question remains: why? Could this be a teaser for a Back to the Future Part 4? A hoverboard-based video game? Or is Funny Or Die just trying to tug on the heart strings of futuristic technology lovers everywhere?"
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Band seeks compensation after music used in Guantanamo Bay interrogations

time_lords_almanac time_lords_almanac writes  |  about 2 months ago

time_lords_almanac (3527081) writes "A Canadian band has sent an invoice to the U.S. Department of Defense after learning that its music was used without permission in "interrogations" of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The members of Skinny Puppy, who specialize in electronic music, were originally going to make the invoice the cover of their next album until they discovered they could bring legal action against the department. They were also none to happy to learn the purpose their music was being employed for, let alone illegally. The amount of compensation requested? $666,000, of course."

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