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First photos of purported 5.5-inch 'iPhone 6' rear shell compare part to 4.7-inch model

Aug 20 2014 6:31pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

A batch of photos out of Asia on Wednesday supposedly reveal a rear shell bound for Apple's "iPhone 6" and show a direct comparison between another alleged handset part. ...
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Royal Caribbean Sees Profit, Growth Potential In China's Cruise Industry

Source: Apple Balla | Apr 22 2014, 7:30am CDT | by Forbes

Royal Caribbean Cruises last week announced plans to make Shanghai, China’s international business hub, the home of its...
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Would you hold your iPad up to your face to make a phone call?

Aug 20 2014 10:56am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Investment in microgrids in Asia Pacific will total nearly US$31 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Aug 20 2014 1:52am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Demand for electricity and generation capacity from renewable energy sources is growing at an unprecedented rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a result, the number of microgrid projects deployed in Asia Pacific, both for electrification purposes and as experimental test beds, is also rising. According to a recent report from Navigant Research, cumulative investment in microgrids ac ...
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Early porn obsession damaging teenagers' brains: Study
London, Aug 21 (IANS) An early exposure to porn and explicit material online can damage teenagers' cognitive abilities, clarity about relationships and studies later in life. | by IANS
 
City spiders getting bigger, multiplying faster
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) If you think that the spiders you see in your garden are getting bigger, you are probably right. | by IANS
 
Teenage sleeplessness may lead to obesity
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Teenagers who do not get enough sleep may tend to become obese in course of time, says a new research. | by IANS
 
 

Video of leaked reversible Apple USB to Lightning iPhone 6 cable in action

Aug 18 2014 11:27pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

We raised the possibility yesterday of the iPhone 6 including a redesigned USB to Lightning cable that allows the USB end of the cord to be inserted into a USB port in either direction. In other words, like the Lightning connector, the next Apple USB cable could be reversible. Leaks of the purported cables have been flowing quickly out of Asia-based areas surrounding the Apple supply chain, and now ...
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Apple's iDevice Orders are so massive that it's Altering TSMC's Entire Chip Business Scheduling

Aug 15 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Patently Apple

There have been wild rumors over the last few months with claims that Apple has put in iPhone orders in the range of 70-120 million units. Yet today's new revelation would almost confirm that Apple has record breaking orders in for chips with TSMC. According to a new report published today in Asia, "The impact of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufact ...
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Google’s undersea cable will link the U.S. to Japan for faster Internet

Aug 12 2014 4:28am CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Google is part of a global consortium that plans to install an undersea cable linking the U.S. and Japan to provide faster and more reliable Internet to Asia. The search giant hopes its “FASTER” project will make Google services more ...
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NFC is Rapidly Gaining Ground as an e-Wallet Standard. Will Apple Play Ball?

Aug 2 2014 12:54pm CDT | Source: Patently Apple

On July 25 we posted a secondary report about a new iWallet rumor that had surfaced days earlier. In that report we covered Visa introducing "Visa Digital Solutions," a comprehensive suite of offerings that facilitate secure payments across a broad range of internet devices and wearables like smartwatches. Today we learn that the new Visa system will support NFC and that it's being adopted by the la ...
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PCB/LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech to debut on Taiwan OTC market

Aug 1 2014 2:07am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Taiwan-based PCB and LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech Industrial will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on August 25 with an initial price of ...
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Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dead
Dublin, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, who played an important part in the Northern Ireland peace process, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 81 and leaves behind his wife Kathleen...
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Saudi Arabia sentences 18 over terror attacks
Riyadh, Aug 21 (IANS) A specialised criminal court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 people to varied prison terms for participating in terrorist attacks within the country, media reported. The men, who were part of a...
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Two Indians plead guilty to fraud in US
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US town where teenager was shot is calm
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Indian wines to participate in Vino Ljubljana International Wine Fair
Ljubljana, Aug 21 (IANS) In a bid to introduce and promote Indian produced wines Europe, the country will participate in upcoming Vino Ljubljana International Wine Fair from Sep 4-6 here. However, according to...
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