Apple says the European Commission could require changes to existing tax rulings that may increase the company's taxes in the future. The EC could also require Ireland to recover from Apple past taxes that may be deemed to have constituted state aid.
Belting out your favorite track in the shower is definitely a highlight of the morning. No, it’s not necessarily all that tuneful…but that’s only because there’s no backing track, of course. The fix for that is something like the Bluetooth...Show More Summary
With all the interest surrounding aerial drones of late, it might seem like a step backwards for Parrot to come out with a quirky two-wheeled vehicle that rolls around on the floor. But after spending some time with its new, spring-loaded...Show More Summary
The long-tailed classic that is Chevrolet’s Impala has gone through many iterations since it was introduced in the late 1950s – some good, some excessively bland. The redesigned 2015 Impala LTZ is in the former camp and after 10 days...Show More Summary
Despite research suggesting that the ozone layer is still being chewed apart, NASA's most recent study of the Antarctic ozone hole reveals it isn't getting any larger. Read more...
Russian scientists have proposed a novel way to accelerate a spaceship while in flight – firing a ground-based laser up its backside. The new technique uses a plasma flow caused by laser ablation to increase the exhaust efficiency of...Show More Summary
Dropping a nuclear warhead may not seem like a particularly bright idea, but earlier this year Sandia National Laboratories did just that. As part of the US government’s Life Extension Program (LEP) for its nuclear arsenal, the inert...Show More Summary
Set to debut at next month's LA auto show, BMW's new X5 M and X6 M both powered by a 4.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine that produces 423 kW (575 hp) between 6,000 and 6,500 rpm. The engine also produces 750 Nm (553 ft lb) of torque...Show More Summary
This Halloween I decided to trick or treat social media data for some lighter side story leads. In the spirit of full disclaimer, not to be a curmudgeon, I won’t be garbed as a groping zombie (I ride the NYC subways!), but my BostonShow More Summary
Microsoft's Azure team is moving toward remaking the private cloud part of Azure so that it is more 'microservice oriented,' says Mark Russinovich, the Azure Chief Technology Officer.
Since its first flight in June 2002 and introduction to the US Navy in 2005, the ScanEagle UAV developed by Boeing subsidiary Insitu has received a steady stream of improvements, including a short-wave infrared (SWIR) camera and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), and clocked up over 800,000 combat flight hours over land and sea. Show More Summary
It is hardly a secret that Yahoo’s $1B purchase of Tumblr was met with reservation and skeptic by shareholders, analysts and the general public. At first, the acquisition felt like Marissa Mayer’s “me too” moment as Google and other competitors snatched up platforms and social tools left and right. Show More Summary
Serious users of Google's Wallet rejoice: now it can auto-withdraw funds from your bank and send low balance alerts so you never run out of cash. Read more...
A city car with a semi-amphibious ability sounds like a bit of a misnomer, but for the residents of Bangkok in recent years, it could have been a true lifesaver. Created by a small Japanese company called FOMM (First One Mile Mobility), the Concept One vehicle is designed for Thailand's high flood risk areas. Show More Summary
The way most businesses manage their Twitter communications, usually comes down to three things: posting, monitoring and browsing. The posting of updates and tweets, sometimes through a scheduling tool such as Buffer and the browsing...Show More Summary
Take me dancing naked in the… graveyard Antique Code Show In the build-up to the Halloween of 1985, Capcom lobbed this little box of horrors into the unsuspecting crowd of arcade dwellers. With mid-'80s goggles on, it’s easy to see why Ghosts ‘n Goblins gathered attention with its spooky but colourful visuals, alongside some memorably atmospheric ditties and effects.…
Slowly but surely, 3D printing is working its way through the human anatomy, replacing infected jaws, cancerous vertebrae and deformed hips in a procession of world-first medical treatments. The latest body part to be ticked off theShow More Summary
Prime minister Viktor Orban says Hungary will hold a national consultation on the matter from January, but for now the people have spoken.
Move over guest blog; the future of online marketing is all about video. And while the trend toward increased video consumption was a predictable shift, the relatively low costs of production and distribution are surprising. Affordable...Show More Summary