BERLIN (AP) — An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation’s most congested city has become a model for traffic control.
LA stoplights synchronized but road war endures
SARATOGA, Calif. (AP) — One evening last Labor Day weekend, 15-year-old Audrie Pott walked up the driveway of a classmate’s home alongside other teenagers. She’d told her parents she was spending the night with a friend. The friend claimed she was sleeping at Audrie’s. Instead, the girls were having a party. A classic teenage ploy.
Girl’s suicide after alleged attack troubles town
Xbox One games are installed to the console’s hard drive and registered to users’ Xbox Live accounys. It remains unclear how the system will handle used games and Microsoft has failed to address the issue. According to a report from gaming news website MCV, retailers will be allowed to charge whatever they want for pre-owned Xbox One games, however both Microsoft and publishers will receive a percentage of every sale. Microsoft is looking to take control of the pre-owned market and will reportedly only allow specific retailers that have agreed to its terms to resell games. After a customer sells a game to an approved retailer, it will be registered in Microsoft’s cloud-based system as having been traded-in then it
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Microsoft reportedly plans to take a cut of used game sales
One of the more intriguing stories to follow in recent months has been the relationship between Samsung and several of the big-name tech companies that have relied upon it for components. Apple has made definitive moves away from Samsung and Google has shown some wariness about the company’s overwhelming clout in the Android ecosystem. But any anxieties Google might have about Samsung haven’t been enough to keep the South Korea-based manufacturer out of the loop on Google’s most experimental projects. The Korea Times reports that Google is using Samsung’s OLED displays for the consumer version of Google Glass, a decision that one of the publication’s supply chain sources describes as “a really big thing because it means that Google shares
Samsung reportedly supplying OLED displays for Google Glass