MOBILE, Ala. - Google got an early start on its April Fools' day prank when it announced its new *smell* search engine over the weekend.
A video announced a new feature called "Google Nose Beta" that allows users to search the internet for scents. Google said the advanced technology could quote "temporarily align molecules to emulate a particular scent." The video also described a mobile phone "Android Ambient Odor Detections" app that will allow you to collect smells on your phone.
Some deliveries are costing UPS millions. The shipping company has agreed to a $40 million dollar settlement deal in a federal investigation into deliveries for illegal online pharmacies.
UPS says it's taking steps to make sure it doesn't deliver for such businesses again. Under an agreement with the Department of Justice, UPS will forfeit $40 million dollars in payments it took from those unauthorized pharmacies.
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese customers yesterday. Apple's one-year warranty on iPads was at the center of the spat. China requires a two year warranty on computers. Now, all repairs of iPhone 4 and 4s will be made using new parts. Warranties will be renewed for 1 year after repairs. And, all computers in China, including the iPad, will come with a two-year warranty.
Cook said he recognized some viewed the company's lack of communication as arrogant or uncaring.
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The Annual Fairhope Christmas Parade was held Friday night and the warm weather did not stop the atmosphere from feeling like Christmas.
Prichard Police have launched several new initiatives in the wake of 3 bold business break-ins along Wilson Avenue this week.
Federal authorities say an Alabama man has been charged in a slaying at an Army post in southeast Georgia, but officials are releasing few details about the case.
Rain chances increase tonight, followed by much colder weather for Saturday...
Officials said new hotels may be coming to Foley in the near future and will help the progress of the city's planned multi-use facility as well as the Blue Collar Country entertainment complex.
According to Davidson County authorities, bar owner Christopher Michael Ferrell surrendered himself a short time ago on a Davidson County Grand Jury indictment, charging him with second-degree murder for the November 23 shooting death of …