Amazon Stop Android Apps Submissions In Germany Due To Apple Lawsuit

Apple hasn’t had much success with its lawsuit against Amazon in the US for the company using the term App Store, the last thing we heard was that the judge dealing with the case had denied Apple’s injunction in the US courts.

It would appear that things may be a little different in Europe, as Amazon Germany has been forced to stop taking application submissions to its Amazon Appstore in Germany, due to the legal action being taken against Amazon in Germany by Apple.

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Google Makes Search More Tablet Friendly

Google has made a number of changes to Google Search to make it more tablet friendly, now when you visit Google.com from your iPad or Android tablet you will see a new simplified layout.

Google has also improved the speed of pages on tablets, and the new layout features larger text, buttons and images making it easier to use, they have also made the images on image search larger and have added in continuous scroll.

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Microbiologist Fashion Designer Makes Milk Clothes (Video)

Smart women. We’d be in very bad shape without them. Who else would save the great mass of humankind from fashion disasters? Actually the true value of women transcends the confines of mere fashion. But alas, this is a fashion-related post. Seen below is are lovely models modeling the latest from Anke Domaske. It’s a milk dress. Wait, what?

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Intel Rolls Out Car Security App

What this app does is sync with your car’s security system and save footage onto the cloud. When anything suspicious happens, it streams the data on your phone. Simple, huh? Not quite, as the technology is still in the  testing stage. At least the tests are already netting positive results.

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Fearsome Fire And Flame From Lego Dragon (Video)

Lego designer and enthusiast Aaron Amatnieks certainly has a taste for grandeur. Seen below is his “fire-breathing Lego red dragon.” This should warm the hearts of passionate RPG fans and fantasy geeks in general. Seen below is the highly detailed build in all its fearsomeness.

The cool part of course is when it breathes fire. Naturally, you’re curious as to why the Lego bricks at the mouth don’t melt. Well, lighter flames aren’t that hot to begin with. There’s a nice video after the jump.

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Researchers Create AI For DNA Neural Network

While we’re tempted to drop Terminator references, the shattering awful truth is this new breakthrough leaves us numb. According to a paper released by California Institute of Technology scientists last week, they’ve managed to create artificial intelligence using DNA strands. That’s the oversimplified version of course. Read on for the good stuff.

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First HALE-D Test Flight A Promising Disaster

Hale what? HALE-D, as in High Altitude Long Endurance-Demonstartor. In other words, a newfangled airship. Wile its common knowledge that airships are old tech, the aircraft type has been in disuse for ages. But thanks to the extended campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, airships are back in fashion. Especially in surveillance and security roles, which is the raison d’etre of the HALE-D.

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Global Population Hits 7 Billion Later This Year

‘Tis a fact and not speculation. Barring a cataclysmic giant asteroid or a zombie apocalypse, 135 million people are expected to be born this year. A number that would easily rank among the top 10 world’s most amazing feats. The analysis of such a new milestone, however, is quite disturbing.

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First 3D Printed Plane Takes Flight

Seen below is the work of an Eosint P730, a nylon laser sintering tool used by Southampton University nerds to build an airplane. It’s a UAV if you want to get specific. Dubbed the SULSA, the aircraft that has flown successfully is the culmination of unique design features familiar to WW2 airplane buffs. This means it’s a double win for 3D printing and efficient aircraft production.

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