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New ResearchKit projects will help tackle autism, epilepsy, and melanoma

Apple today announced it is expanding its ResearchKit health platform to include new studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma. Apple will work with leading universities and research centers including Duke University, John Hopkins, and Oregon Health & Science University. “We’re honored to work with world-class medical institutions and provide them with tools to better understand diseases […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Amazon shrinks hardware division, ditches projects following Fire phone flop

Amazon has dismissed dozens of engineers and ditched a handful of hardware projects following its dismal attempt at tackling the smartphone market, according to a new report. The retail giant has also restructured what’s left of its hardware division, combining what was two separate units into one. “In recent weeks Amazon has dismissed dozens of […][Read More…]

Tim Cook joins Weibo to tout new environmental projects for China

As part of new environmental initiatives, Apple is funding a five year project to manage 1 million acres of forests across China — and Tim Cook has set up an account on the popular Chinese microblogging service Weibo to announce…Read more ›

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for the Mac geek

The credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm as thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer board to learn about coding and create all sorts of fun projects, like motion detectors, birdhouses that…Read more ›

Analyst projects disappointing iPhone 6 sales on opening weekend

Apple is expect to launch a tsunami of new products this fall, starting with next week’s official unveiling of the iPhone 6, and while you’d think with the rumor mill hitting all-time new heights of crazy iPhone 6 sales will…Read more ›

How to use two powerful tools to collaborate on writing projects

These days you can easily share data and collaborate on almost anything, from Rdio playlists to photo streams. But when it comes to plain old written text, your options are terrible. You’re pretty much caught between working on a shared…Read more ›

8 fantastic crowdfunding projects every techie ought to love

Mac Setups: The VP of Projects Office

This weeks featured Mac workstation is the awesome setup of Jody R., a VP of Projects. There’s a lot of great hardware in this office, with four Macs, a couple of iOS devices, and a ton of displays… let’s dive right in and learn a bit more! Quick note: the screen saver shown on the … Read More

Bob Mansfield Removed From Apple Exec Team, But Still Working On “Special Projects” For Tim Cook

bob mansfieldVeteran Apple executive Bob Mansfield is no longer a member of the company’s executive team. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t left altogether. Mansfield is still working in an unknown capacity on “special projects” for Tim Cook. He was previously responsible for leading the new Technologies group that was formed during the big executive shakeup last […]

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The Light Blaster Projects Slides Into Your Photos Using Your Own Flash And Lenses

Just five short years ago I interviewed the magnificently-bearded Julius von Bismarck about his Image Fulgurator, a modified 35mm film SLR which would project an image onto whatever it was pointed at using a powerful flashgun. The gimmick was that the device was triggered by the flashes of innocent tourist sheep as they flocked to […]

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