Scientists Have Cloned Embryos From Adult Cells For the First Time Ever

Ever since Dolly the sheep was cloned eighteen years ago, scientists have been trying and failing to use that same technique to create cloned human embryos from adult cells. Now, they've finally succeeded, in what could a major step toward personalized organ transplants and other therapies that rely on a pool of stem… » 4/18/14 3:24pm 4/18/14 3:24pm

Meizu's M8 iPhoneclone UI Demoed, Looks Cloned Indeed

Meizu's fabled M8 iPhoneclone may indeed be soon on sale » 11/24/08 4:52am 11/24/08 4:52am, but until now we've only seen and bobs of its user interface: Now Meizu is demonstrating this with a neat little animation site. And guess what? Go on, you'll never guess! ...It's a pretty similar beast to the iPhone. There're some tweaks and differences of…

Open Tech Mac Clone Company Wants To Sell Itself For $50,000

It's only been three weeks since the Mac "clone" company Open Tech made its debut, but it's already putting itself up for sale for $50,000. In an email on July 20, their Vice President Elijah Samaroo said that they were going to "beat Psystar and not make the mistake they did." By this we took it to mean not… » 8/25/08 2:00pm 8/25/08 2:00pm

Vertu Gets Own Cheap Chinese Knock-Off: Veptu

Those Chinese cloners have fired up their photocopiers again, this time hunting after big, expensive game: the luxury Vertu phones from Nokia. The Veptu clone phones actually look like the real deal, some even coming with 24k gold-plated cases, leather backs and up to 3.3 carats of embedded diamonds—are these real?… » 4/28/08 8:15am 4/28/08 8:15am

Mac Clone Maker Psystar Examined: Who Are They And Why Are They So…

The Guardian did a little research on this Psystar, the company that vows to continue selling their generic Mac OS X clones even if Apple decides to sue them. Turns out that not only has the Miami Chamber of Commerce and BBB never heard of them, there's essentially no trace of them on the internet at all. As if that… » 4/15/08 4:50pm 4/15/08 4:50pm

Meizu Adding Live Messenger to iPhone Vaporware Clone

The apparently incombustible Meizu CEO, Jack Wong, has just announced that they are going to add Live Messenger to their M8 cellphone, the rather pathetic and sad motherboard that wants to be an iPhone clone when it grows up (if it ever gets released). In other words: new vaporware announced for vaporware. The usual… » 3/31/08 4:47am 3/31/08 4:47am