21 July 2011

Apple says goodbye to MacBook

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Apple bids farewell to the MacBook
By Erica Ogg at GigaOm We knew Apple was introducing something today, but what we didn't know was that it was going to be saying goodbye as well. In addition to Apple officially making OS X 10.7 available for download, it unleashed a fresh set of ...
Lenovo Unveils 3 New Tablets
Wall Street Journal
By OWEN FLETCHER BEIJING—Chinese computer-maker Lenovo Group Ltd. on Wednesday unveiled three tablet devices it will sell globally, expanding its tablet push beyond China and intensifying competition in a device category led by Apple Inc.'s iPad. ...
DISH Network Backs Opposition to AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
By Jake Weinraub at TheWrap DISH Network spoke out Wednesday in support of Senator Herb Kohl's (D-WI) opposition to the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. As chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Kohl has been an impassioned advocate for net neutrality, ...
Roku hopes addition of 'Angry Birds' game spurs sales of its latest flock of ...
Washington Post
By AP, SAN FRANCISCO — Roku is ready to hatch the popular “Angry Birds” video game on a new version of its set-top box for streaming online entertainment to TVs. The addictive game and a controller will be included on a Roku box that will sell for $100 ...
Google to Shutter Google Labs in 'Streamlining' Effort
PC Magazine
By Damon Poeter Google is shutting down its Google Labs experimental project incubator as part of an effort at "simplifying and streamlining" the company's product lines, the search giant revealed on its official blog Wednesday. ...
Google refocusing on products: CFO
ASPEN, Colorado — Google co-founder Larry Page, who took over as chief executive in April, is refocusing the Internet giant on products and its "start-up philosophy," its chief financial officer said Wednesday. Patrick Pichette, speaking at the Fortune ...
Apollo's Lunar Modules (photos)
Forty-two years after the first moon landing, and with a new lunar X Prize looming, we take a look back at a few of the key Apollo missions, and specifically at the Lunar Modules that brought the astronauts to and from the surface of the moon. ...
T-Mobile focuses on value with new mobile plans
By Kevin C. Tofel at GigaOm Starting on July 24, T-Mobile customers can take advantage of new plans that the carrier says offer a potential savings of $800 per year over service from rival carriers. The new Value plans offer both single and family line ...
Decoding DNA With Semiconductors
New York Times
By NICHOLAS WADE The inventor of a new machine that decodes DNA with semiconductors has used it to sequence the genome of Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, a leading chip maker. A wafer used in the process of reading genetic code. ...
Welcome to the Apple store that isn't
by Chris Matyszczyk They have iPods, iPads, and MacBook Pros on their tables and pristine white paint on their walls. But these are mere prestidigitators who want to press you into believing you are in a temple of the digital world. ...
Recommended: Everest pulled up for height check
Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, msnbc.com science editor. E-mail Alan, or connect via Facebook or Twitter. Everest, which straddles Nepal and China, is generally thought to ...
Daytona Project Will Help Researchers Crunch Data
Sci-Tech Today
By Adam Dickter Scientists who require large-scale data capabilities will benefit from Microsoft's Project Daytona, running in the cloud on Windows Azure. Project Daytona debuted at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit. An analyst said Project Daytona ...
Google Search Gives Users a Heads-Up on Malware Infections
By Erika Morphy Google is alerting users when it turns up evidence of a certain type of malware in their systems in the form of warnings delivered with search results. The service is meant to provide an extra layer of protection. ...
When Google Does Not Make Sense
Tom's Guide
I have been thinking about Google's most recent earnings call quite a bit and there were some thing I could not quite get my head around. Google had a stunning quarter result with $6.55 billion of revenue and $2.5 billion in net income. ...
Dell Said to Consider Brocade Before Purchasing Force10 Instead
San Francisco Chronicle
July 20 (Bloomberg) -- Dell Inc. is no longer interested in buying Brocade Communications Systems Inc. after announcing the acquisition today of Force10 Networks Inc., according to a person with knowledge of the situation. ...
Hitwise: Google+ Grows Fast, Still Minor Player
By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News The new Google+ social networking site, out in limited beta release since late June, is growing its usage very quickly, but it remains far from a leadership position, according to Hitwise. For the week ending July 16, ...
West, Russia divided on U.N. council climate role
By Patrick Worsnip UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western nations clashed with Russia and developing countries on Wednesday over whether climate change was a security matter meriting the attention of the Security Council, the most powerful UN body. ...
Gregor Mendel's naughty peas and our GM future
Washington Post (blog)
By Alexandra Petri On Wednesday, Google celebrated the birthday of Gregor Mendel, the monk whose experimentation with peas resulted, indirectly, in the demonic genetically modified salmon that are currently terrorizing the French. ...
Updated Netflix app for Android unofficially supports some Honeycomb tablets
Netflix recently updated it Android application to support a whopping 24 devices now. Oh, that's not that much. Still, the application that debuted with support of only five handsets is expanding its reach and you can stream video on some devices that ...
Former Harvard president goes off on Winklevoss twins
Cameron Winklevoss (L) and twin brother Tyler Winklevoss are shown in this combination photo leaving the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a hearing on a settlement dispute with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in San Francisco, California January 11, 2011. ...
Tesla signed to build power train for electric Rav4
San Francisco Chronicle
Rav4 EVs, targeted for release in 2012, feature an electric power train built by Tesla in Palo Alto. Tesla Motors has signed a $100 million deal to build the power train for Toyota's electric Rav4, the Palo Alto company reported Wednesday in a ...
Fermilab Scientists Discover New Particle
Fermilab today announced that scientists working at the CDF (Collision Detector at Fermilab) experiment confirmed the observation of a new particle, the Xi-sub-b. The Xi-sub-b is categorized as are baryon, which are formed of three quarks. ...
Viber brings free text and VoIP calls to iPhone and Android
If you are a user of the iPhone or an Android smartphone there is a new app out that will let you text and call pals using VoIP for free. The app is called Viber. Obviously, you need some sort of data plan or access to a WiFi network for the app to ...

APNewsBreak: US mulls sanctions against Iceland
The Associated Press
HELSINKI (AP) — The United States is set to announce possible trade and diplomatic sanctions against Iceland for ramping up its whale hunts despite an international moratorium on commercial whaling. The Obama administration on Wednesday will cite ...
Photo tour: Sprint Technology Integration Center
By Zach Epstein
And now comes the fun stuff. BGR on Wednesday toured a number of labs here at Sprint's Midwest headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. Some we're able to.
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Slow crashes can be prevented with better technology | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
Many vehicles these days provide decent or even above average protection for the driver and passengers, especially at high speeds [...]
A Closer Look at Zeus Technology « Data Center Knowledge
By Colleen Miller
WAN optimization specialist Riverbed Technology (RVBD) is acquiring Zeus Technology, the companies said yesterday. Here's a video overview of Zeus Technology and its application development controller technology.
Data Center Knowledge
Advanced Cell Technology Starts Human Trials of Embryonic Stem ...
By Arlene Weintraub
On July 14, Advanced Cell Technology (ACT)---a long-struggling developer of therapies derived from human embryonic stem cells---started its first human trials,
Top Solar Stocks: New Leaps in Solar Technology
By Kapitall
"Alexie Kolpak and Jeffrey Grossman from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology propose a new type of solar thermal fuel that would be affordable, rechargeable, thermally stable, and more energy-dense than lithium-ion batteries. ...
Business Insider
Nominate your Java Technology for Duke's Choice Awards at JavaOne ...
By arungupta
Does your Java technology usage out-compel, out-innovate, and outlast others ? Submit your nominations as this is your chance to be grab the bragging rights! The deadline for submission is Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 5pm PT. ...
Arun Gupta, Miles to go ...
Richard Scudamore: Premier League Goal-Line Technology In Place ...
By Jack Atchinson
Chief exec raises hope of introducing system. Join the FREE CaughtOffside Fantasy Football League and Win Big Prizes! to Malaysia XI v Chelsea with the.
Desktop T-Shirt Creator - gHacks Technology News
By Melanie Gross
If you're looking for a quick and easy way to create your own t-shirt designs, you could do worse than trying out Desktop T-shirt Creator from Uzoom. It's.
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Technology to throw new light on ancient artefacts
New technology which makes it possible to study the finer details of some of the world's greatest historical artefacts has been developed by computer scientists and archaeologists at the University of Southampton in conjunction with ...
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education & Technology News for ...
By coolcatteacher@gmail.com (Victoria A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher)
Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 07/20/2011. Posted by Vicki A. Davis. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz. Interview with DonTae‏ - YouTube. This amazing student in Evansville ...
Cool Cat Teacher Blog
Green Car Congress: University of Illinois licenses StructurePore ...
By Mike Millikin
Xerion and the University believe that this technology, now called “StructurePore”, will enable Xerion to develop a rechargeable battery with significantly higher charging capacity than that which is presently available with ultra-fast ...
Green Car Congress
Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) Acquires Strata Decision Technology ...
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