Apple iOS 8 software bug affects health apps

A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

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Amazon's new Kindle lineup: cheap tablets, tablets for kids, and its best e-reader yet

Amazon just announced a huge revamp to its Kindle lineup: the company's flagship Kindle Fire HDX is faster and has better sound, but keeps last year's design and price point. There's ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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Strategy, not habitat loss, leads chimps to kill rivals

Human impacts on chimpanzees have not increased their violence.

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Amazon's 2014 Kindle Fire HDX: The company's most modest tablet update by far

Up to this point, Amazon has updated the Kindle Fire's hardware once a year since it launched. It looks like this year's upgrades, though, are going to be the most modest by a huge margin. Today ...

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Apple tries to assuage privacy fears, puts focus on security

(Reuters) - Apple Inc is making strong efforts to assuage users' fears after taking the heat in the celebrity photo leak scandal that emerged over the Labor Day weekend.

4 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'

Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.

15 hours ago from BBC News

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Richard III death injuries revealed

King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during a "sustained attack", according to new research.

23 hours ago from BBC News

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Apple may announce new iPads, OS X Yosemite launch date on October 21

We’re just over a week removed from Apple’s iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus / Apple Watch announcement. The hands of time stop for no one, however, as the latest scuttlebutt claims the ...

11 hours ago from Techspot

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$9,000 Gets You Access to Facebook For Oligarchs

Back when apps were new and cool and edgy, someone made an iPhone app that did quite literally nothing but prove that you're a baller. Now that social networks are new and cool and edgy (or ...

3 hours ago from Gizmodo

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iOS 8: 6 reasons you might want to hold off updating

Apple releases iOS 8 to iPhone, iPads and iPods around the world today bringing a fresh look and a host of new features.

19 hours ago from The Independent

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