14 August 2011

Apple's flying saucer campus

Apple fleshes out its flying saucer campus
Apple plans to leave a lasting mark in Silicon Valley, giving the place a real landmark for innovation. That's the impression I get from the latest details about its planned spaceship-like circular headquarters, as revealed by Apple Insider. ...
Bing is more accurate than Google, report shows. Does it matter?
Christian Science Monitor
Bing and Yahoo are more successful at generating solid search results than Google, one firm says. Bing is more successful as a search engine than Google, Experian Hitwise says. By Matthew Shaer / August 12, 2011 Bing, the search engine launched by ...
Undersea Life Thrives at Mexican Marine Park, Biomass Surges 460 Pct [PHOTOS]
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | August 13, 2011 4:57 PM EDT Undersea life at the Cabo Pulmo National Park of Mexico is thriving thanks to a 15-year ban on fishing and other extractive activities. Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC ...
MIT researchers claim UN Arctic predictions are inaccurate
The Castlegar Source
by Contributor on 13 Aug 2011 By David A Gabel, ENN The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had released its most recent report in 2007. It forecasts that the Arctic Ocean will have an ice-free summer by the year 2100. ...
Acer Iconia Tab A100 7" Android Honeycomb Tablet Video Review
Ten inch Android tablets are everywhere now, with models from Asus, Samsung, Lenovo, Acer and Motorola hitting their stride, but 7" Honeycomb tablets were nowhere to be seen until the Acer Iconia Tab A100. Why? Manufacturers were waiting for Honeycomb ...
MacBook Air with Mac OS X Lion to get cheaper Windows Ultrabook rivals by Q4
Lenovo, Acer and Asus reportedly ready to compete against the MacBook Air with Mac OS X Lion. New report is suggesting cheaper Windows ultrabooks coming by the end of this year. DigiTimes is reporting that computer companies like Acer, Lenovo and Asus ...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Files Patent for Smartphone Airbags
PC Magazine
By David Murphy Wile E. Coyote could have struck gold in the world of smartphones. But it seems that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has beaten the enterprising cartoon character to the punch: A patent application was made public this morning that showcases a ...
Tablets and e-readers to take to college
Austin American-Statesman
You can check out library e-books on the Nook, which ranges in price from $139 to $249. Amazon Kindle now offers a less expensive e-reader that features advertisements and starts at $114. An Otterbox Commuter Series Case can protect a Nook from the .
Motorola Admits Xoom Tablet Faces Apple Lawsuit in Germany
By Paul Rasmussen, FierceWireless, The Motley Fool Posted 4:22PM 08/13/11 Investing Motorola (NYS: MOT) has confirmed that Apple (NAS: AAPL) is suing it in Germany over patent design infringements for its Xoom Android tablet. The disclosure comes after ...
Green Light Given To Resume Search For Alien Life
Irish Weather Online
By Mark Dunphy - Sun Aug 14, 12:50 am The SETI (the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute says it has received over $200000 in donations from thousands of people around the world, and now hopes to resume observations in mid-September. ...
Is it time to log off from the PC?
By Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor The days of the personal computer are numbered, a leading IBM designer has claimed. Dr Mark Dean, who worked on the original IBM PC, the 5150, wrote in a blog post commemorating its 30th anniversary, ...
Three reasons HTML5 will own the living room too
Interfaces, apps and complete TV experiences will increasingly be rendered in HTML5 as HTML5 takes over the entire living room. As evidenced by the news this week of the new HTML5-based Kindle Cloud Reader, much of the news about HTML5's rapid ascent ...
QR usage on the rise, 14 million Americans scanned QR codes in June
According to a new study release today by comScore, more Americans are adopting the practice of scanning QR codes in retail businesses or within magazines. Over 14 million Americans scanned a QR code with a smartphone in the month of June which comes ...
Facebook Phone Syncing Creates Uproar
Leading social networking website Facebook is facing backlash from a certain portion of its huge user base globally as synchronised contact numbers of users have been found on the website lying without any security. Tom Scott, a techie displayed mobile ...
Firefox 8 kills malicious add-ons installed without user permission
Software companies that try to sneak add-ons into Firefox are going to be extremely unhappy in a couple months. Mozilla announced changes to the eighth version of Firefox that's taking the fight to troublesome add-ons. Even though the most up to date...
Google Integrates Native Client Into Latest Chrome Beta
Hot Hardware
One of the roadblocks to more powerful Web apps is the inability of those apps to harness a local machine's computational power. Native Client (NaCl), now integrated into the next Chrome beta release, is designed to help solve this problem by providing ...
Mars rover explores ancient crater Endeavour
BBC News
Nasa has released footage of the Mars exploration rover, Opportunity, moving across the surface of Mars, filmed by one of its hazard cameras. The solar-powered, six-wheel robotic explorer arrived at Endeavour crater after driving 21 kilometres (13 ...
Telecom Italia sells voice technology arm to US firm - Latest news ...
By admin
Telecom Italia sells voice technology arm to US firm. Telecom Italia announced on Saturday the sale of its voice technology arm Loquendo to US speech recognition company Nuance Communications Inc for 53 million euros ($76 million). ...
Popular Science
NVIDIA Demonstrates Future of GPU Technology at SIGGRAPH 2011
By Will Park
This past week was a big one for NVIDIA at Siggraph 2011, the pre-eminent show for the professional computer graphics industry.
The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
Although the gaming technology news was received well by most, there was some concern at the local 359 labor union. Many organized labor groups become weary with new technological advances, since this tends to spell the end for human ...
The Science and Technology of...
Party chief stresses importance of science, technology | VietNam Today
The Party leader has affirmed the Party and State's special attention to the development of science and technology and the contingent of researchers and intellectuals.
Vietnam Today
Law And More: Alternative Law-Firm Model: Enabled by Technology
By Jane Genova
Like THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE ECONOMIST has been closely covering the paradigm shifts in the U.S. legal sector. In the August 13th issue, THE ECONOMIST's latest deconstruction is titled "Bargain Briefs" with the subtitle "Technology ...
Law And More
It provides a good overview of the technology, though many of the technical details have since been improved, as we describe in the videos above. ...
Kingdom Tower to set a world record as the tallest new mega ...
Read 'Kingdom Tower to set a world record as the tallest new mega-skyscraper' from our blogTechnology News Blog on Yahoo! News. A new building soon to be ...

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