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Why science news embargoes are bad for the public

This Thursday, dozens of news outlets will publish stories on the same new study in the journal Science. On Friday, many of those same news outlets will all report on a study in the medical journal the Lancet. These newspapers and magazines will largely talk to the same sources, and many of their stories will […]

Android developers can now apply to put public betas in the Google Play store

A couple months ago at its I/O conference, Google announced an effort to make it far easier for Android users to download beta software from the Google Play Store. Previously, downloading still-in-development software required joining a Google Group or side-loading an app completely outside Google Play. But a little over a month ago, Google rolled […]

macOS Sierra release date, price, features and latest news: Developer Beta 5 and Public Beta 4 arrive for macOS Sierra

Apple has now unveiled the latest version of its OS X desktop operating system, but it’s had somewhat of a name change and make over. Indeed, it’s now called macOS, with the latest version dubbed macOS Sierra. The change was announced at Apple’s WWDC developer conference on 13th June. Here’s everything we know about Apple’s […]