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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Anonymous, Lightly Hacks Apple’s Survey Site

Written on July 04, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Hacker group, Anonymous, scrapped Apple's survey site.

Last Sunday, Anonymous performed a minor hack into some of Apple’s servers. The said attack deleted the survey site’s list of admin users and their passwords from a MySQL table.

Pertaining to this issue, the hacking group commented that this attempt was a part of their AntiSec (anti-security) push. Anonymous even claimed that they just made a minor hack, since they have more important targets. They said: “Don’t worry, we are busy elsewhere.”

AntiSec (anti-security) attacks were usually done with a political or economic viewpoint, which the two big hacking groups – Anonymous and retired group LulzSec – claimed as anti-liberty.

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Apple’s Scheduled Retail Meeting Sparks Speculations

Written on May 17, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Is it an internal training for new new products or Apple will be discussing their plans for the 10th Retail Anniversary?

Rumors are emerging that Apple will hold an all-hands employee meeting on May 22 in US retail stores. In addition to this, the said retail meeting will start at 7:00 am — an unusual time, considering that the company holds this kind of meeting after stores close on Sunday.

With the WWDC 2011 fast approaching, this event gives plenty of room for speculation. It is said that Apple might train the employees for the rumored new iCloud features or other products set to be announced at the developer event. It is also worth noting that the Cupertino-based company will be celebrating its 10th Retail Anniversary this week.

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Fortune’s ‘Inside Apple’ Shows a Furious Steve Jobs After MobileMe Launch

Written on May 09, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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"You've tarnished Apple's reputation... You should hate each other for having let each other down... Mossberg, our friend, is no longer writing good things about us." --- Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple Inc.

As summarized by Business Insider: Steve Jobs assembled the team that created MobileMe following its launch, and after receiving poor review from Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg. With raging frustration due to MobileMe’s failure, the Apple CEO is said to have named a new executive-in-charge for the service. Fortune’s author, Adam Lashinsky, also reported that the original MobileMe team was disbanded.

Introduced in June 2009 as a successor for .Mac, the MobileMe ‘push’ service includes Web-based applications like mail, contact and calendar. However, the service got a rocky start, and Apple apologized for the multitude of problems that occurred in the service. In addition to that, the company offered a free 30-day trial subscription.

This year though, Apple is believed to introduce MobileMe’s successor — the iCloud. The soon-to-debut Internet cloud service will provide music streaming and enhanced sync capabilities between connected devices. Will the iCloud ever be able to redeem Apple’s tarnished reputation?

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