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Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Larger Than The U.S. Pentagon

Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Larger Than The U.S. Pentagon

Apple's massive "spaceship" campus will have a footprint that's larger than the U.S. Pentagon and a diameter wider than the New York City Empire State Building laid on its side. The Mac Observer took the recently released floor plans and overlaid them with various monumental objects to reveal just how massive this 2.8-million square-foot circular office building will be.

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Apple Spaceship Campus Renderings and Floor Plans Revealed

Apple Spaceship Campus Renderings and Floor Plans Revealed

This past June we caught a glimpse of what Steve Jobs and the Apple crew had planned for the City of Cupertino, that being a gigantic "spaceship" campus in the shape of a ring, one so magnificent it would make ancient Rome cry little column-shaped tears. What we've got now is extended details including floor plans and renderings. Look at this fantastic vision in architecture and imagine for yourself the secrets and future presentations on iPads it may hold. Would you be happy working in such a facility?

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“Apple City” campus plans tip Norman Foster as designer

“Apple City” campus plans tip Norman Foster as designer

Apple has reportedly called on British architect Norman Foster to design its new campus, using the 100 acres of land the company bought from HP last month for $300m. According to Spanish paper ElEconomista, the new campus - which they're dubbing Apple City, though there's no confirmation of the official name - will be modelled after Masdar City in Abu Dhabi (as shown in this promotional image), with an entirely underground road and transport infrastructure that leaves the surface level green.

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Andy Rubin Discusses Android on Google Campus

Andy Rubin Discusses Android on Google Campus

When you're the vice president of any department at a company like Google, you're probably expected to speak to the rest of the employees every once in awhile. For Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, it seems that one of his instances was last week, as he spoke at the Google Campus, and covered just about every facet of Android's existence that you could think of.

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Livescribe Echo smartpen 8GB Pro Edition stores up to 800 hours

Livescribe Echo smartpen 8GB Pro Edition stores up to 800 hours

Livescribe smartpens have been around for a long time now and they all do the same thing, record your notes digitally and record audio synced with your notes. Livescribe pens are used widely by students and business pros who need to take lots of notes at meetings or seminars. Livescribe has unveiled its Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition that is on sale now for $199.99.

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Apple Pay starting to be accepted at Chevron gas stations

Apple Pay starting to be accepted at Chevron gas stations

Apple Pay can now check off another type of merchant where it's accepted. Chevron has announced that its beginning to roll out support for the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and Apple Watch-based mobile payment system at its gas stations. Unfortunately, there's one catch at this point: Apple Pay can only be used at one location in the entire country. The gas company made its announcement on Twitter, saying the station across the street from its San Ramon, California headquarters will now take NFC payment methods.

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Self-awareness (probably) isn’t unique to humans

Self-awareness (probably) isn’t unique to humans

You've likely heard it said that humans are distinguished by their self-awareness, but researchers are saying that such statements might be bull. According to recent research, humans likely aren't the only creatures on this planet to possess self-awareness, with some animals possessing at least a primitive level of awareness of self. The key is mental simulation of an environment and the need for at least a low level of self awareness to do that, and signs that some animals are capable of such environmental simulation.

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Baidu and BMW aim to launch a self driving car this year

Baidu and BMW aim to launch a self driving car this year

Chinese tech giant, Baidu, began working with BMW in April 2014 on a project centered around self-driving vehicles. More than one year later, the partnership is getting close to enjoying the fruits of its labor. According to Baidu's senior vice president, Wang Jin, the new self-driving car should be hitting the streets in China by the end of the year. When the arrive, the cars won't be staying on the test track. The goal is to get them on the congested highways in urban centers like Shanghai and Beijing this year.

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Nikon and Apple tipped in an iOS app effort

Nikon and Apple tipped in an iOS app effort

There’s been word circulating for a couple months now that Apple and Nikon are working together on some yet-unknown project. Information about it first surfaced back in March, when it was said that Apple had engineers working with Nikon USA on a project at its Cupertino campus. That was all that was revealed at the time, but now there’s more (unofficial) information, and sources have it the two companies are working together on a mobile app.

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Teacher suspended after using cellular jammer in class

Teacher suspended after using cellular jammer in class

Anyone who has worked in education since mobile phones and smartphones have become so common knows that it is very hard to keep students off the devices during class. Students have become very adept at using devices without teacher knowledge. A teacher at a high school in Pasco County Florida has found himself in hot water with the district and parents after taking matters into his own hands to stop smartphone use in class.

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Jony Ive made Apple’s first-ever Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive made Apple’s first-ever Chief Design Officer

Apple designer Jony Ive has been promoted to Chief Design Officer, adding the aesthetic of the company's near-iconic retail stores to his responsibilities. As of July 1st, Ive will step up from his current position as Senior Vice President of Design, and become Apple's first ever Chief Design Officer. The new title will comes with a juggling of staff beneath Ive, as his central position in the company adjusts to both take on more tasks while at the same time trimming some of the minutiae he notoriously dislikes.

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