Apple News: Apple Granted 44 Patents: See iPhone-Hearing Aid Features, Dual Image Sensor Systems & Two Designs from the Late Steve Jobs
The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a dual image sensor system, hearing aid features for a future iPhone, scrolling features like Cover Flow and two design patents that credit Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs. We wrap up this week’s granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.
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Technology News: What will blow our minds in the next 30 years?
Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts of what the future might look like. The video above takes a quick spin through just some of them, with thoughts from tech pioneers including Nicholas Negroponte, Rodney Brooks, Jeff Han and Pattie Maes.
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Programming News: Services, Microservices, Nanoservices – oh my!
Apparently there’s this new distributed architecture thing called microservices out and about – so last week I went ahead and read Martin Fowler’s & James Lewis’s extensive article on the subject . and my reaction to this was basically:
I guess it is easier to use a new name (Microservices) rather than say that this is what SOA actually meant – re http://martinfowler.com/articles/microservices.html …
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Photography News: 11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way
Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number of different genres and put together the common pitfalls that plagued them all.
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