Australia’s Bushfires Completely Blasted Through the Models

And as other researchers who contributed to the Nature Climate Change series point out, the unprecedented scale of this season’s bushfires, and the drier and warmer conditions that exacerbated them, are beyond normal parameters, anyway. “The widespread and prolonged drought conditions over the last two years have caused the entire eastern Australian forest area to […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Apple’s Appeal in $440 Million VirnetX Patent Case

The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear Apple’s appeal of a $440 million judgment in one of the patent infringement cases brought by VirnetX a decade ago, reports Reuters. VirnetX was originally awarded $302 million back in October 2016 in the dispute over VPN-related patents, but Apple appealed the ruling multiple times, and with […]

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AirTags Said to Be ‘Completely Waterproof’ and Use Magnetic Charging Like Apple Watch

In a report touching on several topics today, Japanese site Mac Otakara claims that Apple’s Tile-like “AirTags” item trackers will be “completely waterproof” and use similar magnetic wireless charging to that seen on the Apple Watch. AirTag image found in iOS 13 buildEvidence of ‌AirTags‌ has been found in builds of ‌iOS 13‌ since last […]

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