30 August 2011

Google, OpenDNS Spur Global Internet Speedup


Google, OpenDNS Spur Global Internet Speedup Group
eWeek
Millions of users are accessing the Web several times a day, triggering multiple DNS requests for streaming video, social networks and multiplayer online games. This can bog down the Web page rendering process, which means users are sitting at their ...
Aliph Jawbone Icon HD + the Nerd
PC Magazine
Wire-free USB audio with the Nerd. Great sound quality, especially for A2DP. Can run apps. Attractive design. Sound quality isn't as good as on some similar headsets. The Aliph Jawbone Icon HD + the Nerd is a one-two punch for users looking for a ...
Facebook pays hackers $40000 for finding bugs
Inquirer
By Lawrence Latif PRIVACY SHREDDING SOCIAL NETWORK Facebook has revealed that it paid out over $40000 in three weeks as part of its bug bounty programme. Facebook followed the lead of Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, HP and many others in offering hackers, ...
Google Considers Adding +1 Data to Its Search Method
The Atlantic
By Rebecca J. Rosen Google's +1 button has thus far had only a minor impact on the company's search engine page rankings. Expect that to change soon. There are more than 200 different "signals" that Google takes into account when ranking the results of ...
Gmail Attack Highlights Web Insecurity
InformationWeek
A man-in-the-middle attack that relied on an unauthorized Google SSL certificate has revived concern over whether any Web communication is really secure. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek A user posting to Google's Gmail Help forum under the name ...
WikiLeaks Cables Detail Apple's Battle With Piracy in China
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn In China, as iPhones and iPads grow in popularity, Apple has had to battle against the piracy of its products. Though it's been a problem for some time, Apple was slow to take action against offenders, recently leaked documents from ...
Animal instincts: how human brains respond to critters
Ars Technica
By Kate Shaw | Published August 30, 2011 9:53 AM Animals have been important sources of both food and fear throughout human history. As both predators and prey, they have helped to shape our evolutionary path. Now, new evidence shows that our brains ...
Chrome Extension Adds Translation to Google+
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Google continued to add services to its nascent Google+ social-networking site this week, releasing a Chrome translation extension. "Google Translate for Google+, ... using the power of Google Translate, can automatically translate ...
AI-Powered Chatbots Talk to Each Other [VIDEO]
Mashable
After building a computer program that imitates the way humans converse (a chatbot), the team at Cornell's Creative Machines Lab couldn't resist pairing the program with itself for some small talk. “I am not a robot. I am a unicorn. ...
Twitter takes boldest step yet in Washington
Politico
Twitter took a big and public step into the Washington tech policy waters on Monday by announcing the hire of telecom policy veteran Colin Crowell. But the San Francisco startup has gradually — ever so subtly — increased its Washington presence over ...
What Do You Think of Facebook's New Privacy Features?
TIME
By Chris Gayomali on August 30, 2011 Last week we reported that Facebook was set to give its privacy pages a much needed facelift. Its goal? To better streamline the controls granted to users over who can and can't see their content. ...
CA Science Center Pays $110000 Over Canceled Film
ABC News
By JOHN ROGERS AP A documentary on intelligent design, a theory of creation that has been dismissed by some in the scientific community as comparable to claiming the South won the Civil War, can be shown at the California Science Center under terms of ...
Exclusive: Majesco to release Twister video game in Nov
Reuters Canada
By Liana B. Baker The toymaker behind the game that has contorted partygoers into pretzels for the last 45 years with commands to put their left foot on blue and their right hand on yellow has partnered with Majesco Entertainment Co, the video game ...
Climate change no longer top global warming concern
Siliconrepublic.com
Global concern over climate change no longer tops the list of environmental issues people are most worried about, with air and water pollution, water shortages, packaging waste and the use of pesticides now taking centre stage as major environmental ...
Epson Brings Its iPrint App To Android
TechCrunch
Jordan Crook studied English Literature at New York University before entering the tech space. Prior to joining TechCrunch, Crook dabbled in mobile marketing and mobile apps as well as doing device reviews for MobileMarketer and MobileBurn. ...
LEDs and CFLs offer more choices and savings
ConsumerReports.org
We run each bulb through on-and-off cycles to rate its brightness and durability. Contrary to what you might have heard, you can still buy most incandescent lightbulbs. But we've found few reasons you should. Our tests of 26 compact fluorescents and 10 ...
Fusion-io brings virtualization to flash I/O acceleration cards
Computerworld
By Lucas Mearian Computerworld - Fresh off its acquisition of cache hypervisor company IO Turbine earlier this month, NAND flash memory maker Fusion-io announced a new product that allows virtual machines (VMs) to share physical NAND flash cache, ...
EA: We Can Still Get Plenty Out Of The PS3 And 360
PSX Extreme
See? Big publishers don't really want to deal with a new console cycle soon, either. EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau told CVG that gamers are happy with the current generation, and he questions what a new round of machines would even be able to do. ...
iCloud support could be headed to Snow Leopard
CNET
Apple frequently saves its newest features for the latest versions of its hardware and software, though a notice on a preference pane from an older version of Mac OS X suggests the company could be adding functionality from its upcoming iCloud service ...
Earthquake simulator gives model levee a big shake
San Jose Mercury News
By Mike Taugher NEES (Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation) senior development engineer Steve Keowen, left, and UCLA undergraduate assistant engineer Jackson English add weights to a Eccentric Mass Shaker that is placed on top of a 40 ft. long ...
Work toward final EOBR rule continues despite court ruling
Fleet Owner
When the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its decision vacating the EOBR rulemaking last Friday, it caused cheering in some sectors, dismay in others and widespread general confusion. Confusion, in fact, has been the hallmark of this ...
Motorola Pro+ with Android Gingerbread announced (video)
Unwired View
By Florin on 30 Aug 11 Motorola has introduced a brand new Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone – the Moto Pro+. Coming as the successor to the old Pro / Droid Pro, the Pro+ is a candybar with a full QWERTY keyboard and a 3.1 inch VGA (640 x 480) Gorilla ...
Mount Etna's eruption intensifies in Italy
The Associated Press
ROME (AP) — Sicily's Mount Etna volcano is stepping up its eruption, spewing out ash and shooting lava into the air. Italy's Civil Protection agency says the nation's geophysics and volcanology institute on Monday registered increased explosive ...
The Future Of Media And Technology [Video] @PSFK
A panel discussion at the 2011 PSFK Conference in NYC on the future of media, technology and the social network.
PSFK
The 2011 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey Says ...
In the medium and large firm space, the annual ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey provides detailed and comprehensive data about what law firms have been implementing and planning. The good news is that the 2011 Survey ...
Legal Talk Network - Law News...
Digital Era Food for Thought: The Technology Sector I | Social Media ...
By Courtney Hunt
Gears_in_head_outline_pc_400_clr (2) GCDEL's Digital Era Food for Thought feature is intended to stimulate people's thinking and generate healthy discussion and debate about specific Digital Era realities, opportunities and challenges.
Social Media Today - The world's...
Finally: Windows 8 Supports Native ISO ... - gHacks Technology News
By Martin Brinkmann
I like the ability to mount iso images on my operating system. Have used this feature for a long time. Up until now, I had to install a third party iso mounting.
gHacks Technology News | Latest...
Publishing Technology & Cambridge University Press at the ...
By Alex Martin
CEOs of Publishing Technology & Cambridge University Press address Chinese publishers on importance of technology to help publishers deal with industry change.
The RSS feed from blog.publishingtech...
Cass County Courts Upgrade Technology | WLFI - West Lafayette ...
The Judicial Technology and Automation Committee, or J-TAC, is tasked with equipping all Indiana courts with a new computer information system called Odyssey. The system is funded out of the budget of the Indiana Supreme Court, and will ...
News | WLFI TV
iTunes Beta 6.1 with iTunes Match Now Available for Developers ...
By Jose
Breaking News, Technology. iTunes Match Apple's Service that Matches your Local Music and stores it on iCloud its now available for iOS Developers in the US, as shown in the email sent to developers. Developers will need to Download ...
iEnlive Technology
U.S. a Net Exporter of Solar Technology, to the Tune of $1.9 Billion ...
Positive trade balance with China a key piece of solar picture.
IEEE Spectrum
Christians: Evaluate Thy Technology Choices
By Lauren Hunter
Have you thought much about life and faith after the digital explosion? Since this is a blog about church technology, I thought it appropriate to read, rev.
ChurchTechToday
Backbone Technology | HTML5 Showcase
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Military Technology News » Blog Archive » U.S. Air Force Chooses ...
By Artur Nowak
“We are proud of our strong performance record and look forward to providing the USAF with premiertechnology that aides in the management of the forces protecting our nation.”. The award will add to the USAF's 900000 units of HP products ...
Mil-Tech
iPhone 5: Everything we know so far | Technology News Blog ...
Read 'iPhone 5: Everything we know so far' from our blog Technology News Blog on Yahoo! News. Rumors about the iPhone 5 started flying nearly as soon as ...
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Supposed Amazon tablet rivals HP TouchPad  in misplaced anti-iPad hype
Beatweek Magazine
by Timmy Falcon One story proclaims that the HP TouchPad has fought back from the dead. The other revels in how the Amazon tablet is shaking up the market. One story is as inaccurate as the other. The TouchPad, which saw near-zero interest from the ...
Product News: Wacom Inkling Turns Drawings into Digital Images
The Mac Observer
Jeff is the Mac Observer's Managing Editor, and co-host of the Apple Context Machine podcast. He is the author of "The Designer's Guide to Mac OS X" from Peachpit Press, and writes for several design-related publications. Jeff has presented at events ...

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