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The Desert Sun goes digital

The Desert Sun goes digital

On Thursday, The Desert Sun unveiled a suite of new digital products – smartphone apps, an e-Newspaper, a web-based tablet version – to compliment The Desert Sun and mydesert.com. To prepare for greater digital access we reinvested in our content. We launched the iSun investigative reporting team, new print and digital sections called Escape and Innovation and expanded our coverage […]

The New York Times And Flipboard Launch New York Times On Flipboard For iPad and iPhone

The New York Times And Flipboard Launch New York Times On Flipboard For iPad and iPhone

NEW YORK, The New York Times (www.NYTimes.com) and Flipboard™ (flipboard.com) have collaborated to deliver the latest news and award-winning journalism from The New York Times, designed and formatted for optimal reading on Flipboard for iPad and iPhone. The New York Times on Flipboard will be available starting Thursday, June 28. Today’s announcement marks firsts for […]

Power solution: India opens world’s largest solar park (PHOTOS)

Power solution: India opens world’s largest solar park (PHOTOS)

The world’s largest solar power field has been switched on in India’s western state of Gujarat. Accounting for 214 megawatts of photovoltaic solar capacity, it becomes larger than China’s 200 MW Golmud Solar Park, which previously held the record. ­The newly-developed solar power park will be a 500-megawatt system using state-of-the-art thin film photovoltaic technology […]

Russia’s moon conquest plan revealed

Russia’s moon conquest plan revealed

Russian scientists want to send two lunar rovers and several landing stations after 2020 as part of the country’s return to the moon. The planned study of polar regions is aimed at eventually creating a permanent manned base there. The attention was drawn to moon’s poles by the discovery of ice there, reports RIA Novosti, […]

CIA Will Soon Spy Via ‘Internet of Things’

CIA Will Soon Spy Via ‘Internet of Things’

CIA Director David Petraeus says technological advances have opened up a whole new field of spying opportunities by turning personal and household devices into what amounts to intelligence-gathering stations. Everything from phone applications used to control home lighting to car navigation systems can now be tapped by the CIA or other intelligence agencies and used […]

Apple to reveal iPad 3 first week of March

Apple to reveal iPad 3 first week of March

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to hit the stage in the first week of March to unveil a new iPad. According to AllThingsD’s sources, Apple will be boasting the heir to the iPad 2 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, which has become Apple’s favorite big announcement venue. Although […]

GPS spying: Supreme Court says police need a warrant

GPS spying: Supreme Court says police need a warrant

The Supreme Court came to a landmark decision Monday morning, voting unanimously that police agencies must obtain search warrants before they can install GPS tracking devices on the vehicles of suspects. Had the justices voted otherwise, local law enforcement agencies would have been legally protected to affix small devices on the cars of suspects, without […]