Mac News: Apple television announcement expected to precede launch by 2-6 months
Apple is likely to provide developers with a head-start to create software for its new television before it becomes available for consumers to purchase, according to a new analysis.
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Technology News: SpaceX Future Missions, Falcon 9 with Upgraded Engines and SpaceX Heavy
SpaceX has been successful in amassing a backlog of about 40 launches worth about $4 billion. The flights are for a mix of commercial and government customers, and the manifest is dominated by launches for NASA and Iridium, a mobile communications satellite operator.
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Programming News: Challenges Faced when Migrating Applications to the Cloud
A Cisco survey shows the current level and the trend in cloud migration along with the main challenges IT decision makers associate with such operations. The 2012 Cisco Global Cloud Networking Survey (PDF) contains the results of surveying over 1,300 IT decision makers from 13 countries with the purpose of understanding some of the challenges associated with migrating business applications to private or public cloud platforms.
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Other News: Tim Cook: Siri has “unbelievable potential”, expect new features in the coming months
Tim Cook has revealed that Apple will launch a set of new features for Siri “in the coming months”, as it looks to build on the “unbelievable potential” that the virtual personal assistant has. Cook teased an audience at the All Things D conference by revealing that Siri users can expect “cool” new things very soon.
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