Android antivirus apps are useless — here’s what to do instead

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It’s still on you to be aware of threats to stay safe, but Android is by its very nature more secure than a desktop computer. Still, you’ve probably already got what you need.

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Fashion industry gets its revenge as Donna Karan hires away Apple creative director

After years of poaching top fashion industry executives, Apple has found itself on the losing end as Donna Karan has reportedly hired Hector Muelas — who served as creative director of worldwide marketing communications at Apple — to fill a similar role at the fashion conglomerate.



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DARPA demonstrates breakthrough in self-guided bullets

DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordinance (EXACTO) program just had its most successful round of live-fire tests to date. The tests were conducted in February with an experienced shooter using the self-steering bullet technology to repeatedly hit “moving and evading targets” while a novice shooter used the system for the first time to hit a moving target, according to a press release.

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Shiny Apple Has a Few Soft Spots


Apple on Monday reported another quarter of stellar earnings, detailing its drive to 27 percent revenue growth on the backs of its iPhone, Mac and App Store sales. The company generated $58 billion in revenue in the second quarter — about a $12 billion increase year over year — and posted a net profit of $13.6 billion, roughly $3 billion more than the year-ago quarter. In looking to its third quarter, Apple remained conservative in its guidance and set expectations at between $46 billion and $48 billion in revenue.

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Samsung reclaims lead over Apple in global smartphone shipments during March quarter

Despite strong iPhone sales, Samsung was able to top Apple in terms of smartphone shipments during the March quarter and reclaim market leadership, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.



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How Light plans to put a DSLR in your pocket

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If you lug a camera bag, imagine having its contents fit in your pocket. If you dont, but have always envied the photos from your friend’s expensive cameras, imagine being able to get those images with your smartphone. That’s the promise of Light. We dive into its tech to see how they think it is possible.

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Review: Apple Watch is beautiful, but rough around the edges

After months of anticipation, the Apple Watch is here. But as pre-release hype wanes and units trickle out to early adopters, it’s now a question of whether the Apple Watch delivers on its promise of being the company’s “most personal device ever.”



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Tweets coming to Apple's Spotlight search, Twitter CEO says

The already-cosy relationship between Apple and Twitter appears to be growing tighter, as the companies are now engaged in an effort to bring Twitter content to Apple’s Spotlight search engine.



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Pixelmator 3.3.2 adds support for Apple's new Force Touch trackpad, gains improved repair tool

Popular photo editing tool Pixelmator was updated on Wednesday to add pressure-sensitive support for Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad found on the latest MacBooks, as well as an advanced repair tool said to be five times better than its predecessor.



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Amazon Goes Full Bore for B2B Commerce


Amazon on Tuesday announced Amazon Business, transforming its 3-year-old Amazon Supply B2B marketplace with new features and benefits, and a massively increased product selection. Amazon Business offers customers everything from IT and lab equipment to traffic signs, industrial deep fryers and 55-gallon steel drums. Customers will need a business license to register. Orders of $49 or more for any of tens of millions of items will get free two-day shipping. The marketplace will carry more than 250 million items, said spokesperson Lori Richter.

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New leak hints at AMD Zen’s architecture, organization

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More rumors and official-looking slides are leaking around AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU. If accurate, the new core could have real promise. We dive into the details.

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Apple iPad software issue grounds 'several dozen' American Airlines flights [u]

At least one American Airlines flight was grounded before takeoff on Tuesday due to a software bug that disabled pilots’ iPad-powered electronic flight bags, potentially affecting the carrier’s entire fleet of 737 aircraft.



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'Test model' iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars’ worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a “test model iPad from Apple.”



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Consortium behind Apple Pay competitor CurrentC replaces CEO

The Merchant Customer Exchange, better known by its acronym MCX, announced on Tuesday that it has named payments expert Brian V. Mooney as interim CEO, replacing former chief executive Dekkers Davidson.



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UberEATS now delivering food to New Yorkers in 10 minutes

After seeing initial success in Los Angeles and Barcelona, Uber on Tuesday launched its UberEATS service in New York and Chicago, promising customers direct delivery of fresh food in ten minutes or less.



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Developers may not receive special Apple Watch orders early as promised

A number of developers selected to receive a special batch of Apple Watch units promised to ship on Tuesday are still seeing their orders as “processing,” suggesting Apple is falling behind on “developer special” orders.



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When Elon Met Larry


Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk reportedly almost sold his electric car company to Google. Tesla was on the verge of bankruptcy, and Musk had all but signed the documents that would have handed over the company, according to an upcoming book. In March 2013, Tesla Motors was all but running on empty, the book suggests. Electric vehicles weren’t attracting buyers. Seeing that the end was near, Musk opted for the only viable solution — namely, to cash out. He reportedly contacted his friend, Google CEO Larry Page, and offered to sell.

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Uneasy peace: Social media buzz points to more Baltimore violence as cops, troops keep the peace

The data mining firm that found between 20 and 50 social media accounts in Baltimore linked to the violence in Ferguson, Mo. is now reporting a spike in message traffic in Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York City, with “protesters” trying to get rides to Baltimore for Tuesday night.

 

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