Apple has confirmed the existence of a long-rumored web crawling service — first noticed last November — and provided some details of its operations in a recently-updated support document.
Applebot is the web crawler for Apple, used by products including Siri and Spotlight Suggestions. It respects customary robots.txt rules and robots meta tags. It originates in the 188.8.131.52 net block.
It’s no secret in the tech community that discoveryd is the root cause of so many problems. There are even crazy workarounds. With so many issues, you’d expect some information from Apple explaining ways to mitigate the problems.
The retailer is updating its systems and intends to offer Apple Pay after the upgrade is complete, Home Depot spokesman Steve Holmes said, without providing a timetable for the rollout. The chain, which currently accepts PayPal, also may add other kinds of mobile payment, he said.
I've been trying both features today, and I can see how they're going to speed up the way I rely on Dropbox for personal and collaborative use.
Darwin thought our ancestors used music as a means of courtship before the invention of language. Other experts have suggested that humming and stomping whipped early man into a communal “battle trance.” Whatever the case, rhythm has been part of the human experience for as long as there’s been a human experience. This app is meant to put you back in touch with that evolutionary birthright.
If you really like complications and data on your watch face, Modular is the choice for you. When I first got my Apple Watch, I assumed this would be my face of choice. But I really dislike the emphasis of the central complication over the time.
If nothing else, it’s a cool form of self-expression that features multiple designs you can change at the press of a button.
Atomics make for a very compelling alternative to hard locking solutions due to their wait and lock-free properties, which makes them very fast.
Japanese cola requires root privileges to open pic.twitter.com/1TdmQw8Pwm— Christopher Stanton (@Stanto) May 5, 2015
The future of personal technology is mobile, that much is uncontroversial. For Apple, mobile means mobile devices, whereas for Microsoft, it means mobile experiences that transcend devices.
Apple is actually one of the most consistent companies on earth. When you’re puzzled by its behavior in the present, it can be very clarifying to just look at the past.
European Union regulators delayed decisions on whether four multinational companies, including Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., may have benefited from illegal tax breaks, citing difficulty obtaining information to make their cases.
Arctuition is hoping to take advantage of the iPad’s portability, flexibility and range of input options to bring meaningful improvements to an area of CAD and engineering that has remained primarily low-tech.
Oh you are good @UNrefugees. You. Are. Good. pic.twitter.com/SZtiDxvvcl— Tim Singleton Norton (@norton_tim) May 6, 2015
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