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AT&T to begin trials of iOS-device-connected ‘Digital Life’ home-automation service this summer
Outlook.com mail may finally drive new innovation in email cc: Marissa Mayer

Australian police warn against using Apple Maps application

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Australian police are warning people not to rely on Apple's new mobile mapping application after several motorists ended up in a semi-arid national park where temperatures can reach 115 degrees F and there is no water supply....
Australian police warn against using Apple Maps application
Police Warn Against Using Apple Maps After It Strands People in Middle of Nowhere Without Food or Water
Researchers Fight Toxic Waste With Google PageRank

Reading - Taking action for World Water Day: 900 million still don't have a safe water supply http://bit.ly/cGdT8f

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Reading - Taking action for World Water Day: 900 million still don't have a safe water supply http://bit.ly/cGdT8f

Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China

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With investigations into the conditions of the labourers that build its products underway already, Apple now looks to have turned its attention to addressing the environmental issues within its supply chain in China. Ma Jun, who is the founder of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, told USA Today that the firm...
Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China
Researchers build model of human colon and feed it to learn how disease spreads
Why did 28,000 rivers in China suddenly disappear?
After CISPA's failure, White House considers executive order to implement cybersecurity law

IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool

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Modern solar collectors can concentrate only so much energy for safety's sake: too much in one place and they risk cooking themselves. An IBM-led group is working on a new collector dish that could avoid that damage while taking a big step forward in solar power efficiency. The hundreds...
IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool
Ubisoft's Watch Dogs highlights the down side of smart cities (preview)

Apple Files Plans for 500,000 Square-Foot Oregon Data Center

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Back in February, Apple announced plans to build a new data center in Prineville, Oregon, and by late April it was revealed that Apple had agreed to invest $250 million in the project. The company has already begun installing modular data center buildings at the site while it continues to...
Apple Files Plans for 500,000 Square-Foot Oregon Data Center

Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

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In the photo above, purple pin is Mildura’s actual location. The red pin is where the application claims it to be.Add “potentially life-threatening” to the list of shortcomings accumulating around Apple’s new iOS mapping application. Police in Victoria, Australia issued a warning Monday discouraging travellers from relying of Apple’s new...
Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police
Apple Maps issues get dangerous in Australia: Police warn it's stranding motorists

The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

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"You could argue that there's some value in it." That's New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaking candidly during a recent interview at D10 in California. The topic of conversation? Widespread WiFi, and whether or not the government should be the one thinking about its future ubiquity. More specifically,...
The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

Australian Police Are Worried People Could Die If They Use Apple Maps (AAPL)

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The latest slam against Apple's awful iOS 6 Maps app comes from Australian police, reports BGR. The police issued a warning that says Apple Maps is directing motorists to a remote location of Murray-Sunset National Park, about 70 kilometers away from their intended destination. The real kicker here is that...
Australian Police Are Worried People Could Die If They Use Apple Maps (AAPL)

You Know What's Cooler Than A Billion Dollars? A Billion Users.

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Editor’s note: Benjy Weinberger is foursquare’s West Coast Engineering Lead. He previously worked on infrastructure and revenue engineering at Twitter, and before that spent eight years at Google, working on search and ads engineering. [Full disclosure: I have never worked at Facebook, and own no Facebook stock, but I do...
You Know What's Cooler Than A Billion Dollars? A Billion Users.

This Drought Is So Bad Salt Water Is Flowing Up the Mississippi, Threatening NOLA's Water Supply

www.theatlantic.com
And that's the last thing the city needs as it braces for Hurricane Isaac.Saltwater has been flowing from the Gulf up the Mississippi River, and that's as much of a problem as you might think. Due to the historic drought still searing the Midwest and taxing the heart of our...
This Drought Is So Bad Salt Water Is Flowing Up the Mississippi, Threatening NOLA's Water Supply

The Left May Well Implode

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The debate about saving the environment and rapid population growth/ immigration are intrinsically linked. You can’t seriously have both. So how is it possible that groups like GetUp are both running open door immigration campaigns and save the environment campaigns? You can’t rapidly increase population without the services to support...
The Left May Well Implode

Are Pharmaceutical Drugs Harming Our Water Supply

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Are Pharmaceutical Drugs Harming Our Water Supply
Australian Police Warn Against Apple Maps, Citing "Potentially Life Threatening" Misdirection

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Are Pharmaceutical Drugs Harming Our Water Supply: http://bit.ly/aNe7Il #digg #digguser #time #drugs #water #supply

Kaspersky Labs preps its own OS to guard vital industry against cyberwarfare

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Kaspersky Labs' namesake Eugene Kaspersky is worried that widely distributed and potentially state-sponsored malware like Flame and Stuxnet pose dire threats to often lightly protected infrastructure like communication and power plants -- whatever your nationality, it's clearly bad for the civilian population of a given country to suffer even...
Kaspersky Labs preps its own OS to guard vital industry against cyberwarfare
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