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Apple Patents Squeeze Sensitive Device Housings That Could Be Used In Future iPhones And iPads

Apple received a patent from the USPTO today that describes a technology that would allow device casings to employ a combination of pressure and capacitive sensitivity to detect input. At the very least, the tech could be used to map functions like those Apple currently assigns to the home, power and volume buttons to areas of an iPhone or iPad's bezel.

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Google equipping developers with Maps Tracks, Geolocation APIs

Google's new Maps Tracks and Geolocation APIs can be used by businesses that rely on "map-based information" for developing their own internal apps.

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How not to pick up girls

IEDIL Putra may well have put his name on the local movie map with Ngorat, his third collaboration with director Prof Madya A. Razak Mohaideen.

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How not to pick up girls

IEDIL Putra may well have put his name on the local movie map with Ngorat, his third collaboration with director Prof Madya A. Razak Mohaideen.

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Craigslist now maps apartments near you

Craigslist may be the first place apartment hunters look for rental info, but the famously sparse entries leave some things to be desired. Until now, that included a map of the neighborhood. Now, if you go apartment-hunting, you will likely see a map alongside the ad.

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Google Maps unveils photo upload function

With a camera-enabled smartphone or mobile device and Google’s Android operating system, a citizen mapmaker can now add photos and other substantive data to a map of a place he or she has visited -even while on the go. (33 mins ago)

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This Week in Genome Research

In a paper published online in advance in Genome Research this week, investigators at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet, along with their colleagues at Illumina, present an approach to generate single-cell RNA-seq expression profiles that can be “clustered to form a two-dimensional cell map,” upon which expression data can be projected. (47 mins ago)

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