03 September 2011

5 Unexpected Places You Can Be Tracked With Facial Recognition

5 Unexpected Places You Can Be Tracked With Facial Recognition ...
By Cubadebate
Post-9/11, many airports and a few cities rushed to install cameras hooked to facial recognitiontechnology, a futuristic apparatus that promised to pick out terrorists and criminals from milling crowds by matching their faces to biometric data in ...
Cubadebate (English)

Ready or Not Apple iPad: Amazon's New Tablet is On the Way
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 3, 2011 11:10 AM EDT Apple's iPad is the global tablet leader, though the fire sale $99 TouchPad made a brief appearance on the sales radar, but the biggest threat to the industry leader is on its way. ...
Amazon CEO Bezos' Rocket Fails During Test
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Space tourism was dealt a setback this week after a spacecraft funded by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos was lost during a recent test. Despite a successful test three months ago, researchers "lost the vehicle during a developmental test at ...
Google shuts down Google Desktop and nine other projects
Digitaltrends.com
A belated Spring cleaning hit several projects at Google today. The search giant announced the closure of ten ventures that have been replaced by newer products or simply remained stagnant since launch. Earlier today, Google CEO Larry Page announced ...
Particle Debris (wk. ending 9/2) Is That Google in Your Pocket, or…
The Mac Observer
There's been a lot of talk about whether CEO Tim Cook can step into the shoes of Steve Jobs. One test of Mr. Cook is to watch the company closely and look for warning signs. Bob Sutton suggests a few in “5 Warning Signs to Watch for at Apple. ...
Mac OS X install base grows to over 6% worldwide, 13% in the US
Apple Insider
By Chris Smith The release of Mac OS X Lion has helped Apple grow its share of the PC install base to nearly 13.5% in the US and more than 6% worldwide, according to new statistics. The latest tracking data from NetMarketShare shows Mac OS X has been ...
'Take your friends too' as Zynga launches big new Facebook game
The Drum
Zynga is all set to launch its most amazing game yet - Adventure World, which allows users to "'team up, explore lost worlds, and unearth adventures." By teaming up, that means you can invite along up to 12 Facebook friends. ...
Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread update released for Nexus S, fixes voice search bug
Social Barrel
Search giant Google has just rolled out another update for the Google-branded Nexus S Android smartphone created by Samsung, which now increments the version to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. Unlike previous Android OS updates, the Android 2.3.6 ...
Would you buy an HP computer today?
Wall Street Journal
Corporate CIOs and consumers are hesitating to buy Hewlett-Packard devices, after the company recently announced it would spin off its personal computer business. Several HP customers said they are most concerned about what they see as a lack of a ...
Judge in Oracle, Google Case May Order Mediation
PCWorld
By Nancy Gohring, IDG News On Friday, Judge William Alsup wrote that he's inclined to order both sides to mediate the case in front of a US magistrate judge. He would order "top executive officers of both sides to be in attendance for one or two ...
United States loses video game jobs to Quebec
Reuters Canada
By Liana B. Baker MONTREAL (Reuters) - Outside, the sun is shining, but it is dark in the production room where more than 150 Ubisoft artists, animators and engineers are racing to finish the latest edition of "Assassin's Creed," one of this holiday's ...
Get real-time view of solar system
Hindustan Times
NASA is giving the public a new interactive web-based tool to explore the solar system like never before. The “Eyes on the Solar System” interface combines video game technology and NASA data to create an environment for users to ride along with agency ...
Climate satellite in Calif. for launch
UPI.com
The NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) climate satellite arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for its October launch. Credit: NASA/Jerry Nagy LOMPOC, Calif., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- NASA says an Earth-observing satellite has arrived in California ...
Journal editor resigns over 'flawed' paper co-authored by climate sceptic
The Guardian
A satellite image of clouds over Earth. The paper purported to show how the Earth's atmosphere is more efficient at releasing energy into space than is programmed into the computer models used to forecast climate change. Photograph: Ho/Reuters The ...
Online forecasting And now, the gadget forecast
The Economist (blog)
ASK any regular traveller who pays for his own tickets about fare pricing and you are likely to hear a string of obscenities. The variability from week to week—sometimes minute to minute—in the cost of a flight from point A to B can be maddening. ...
Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 celebrates 100 million cameras sold
CNET (blog)
The 16-megapixel Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 is a refresh of the 14-megapixel Touch released earlier this year featuring a 5x wide-angle lens, 3-inch touch screen, and 720p HD movie capture. It's being offered exclusively through shopping network HSN ...
DLP® Spotlights Mobile, Truly Big Screen Experiences with its Latest Pico ...
MarketWatch (press release)
BERLIN, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As the leading projection technology provider Texas Instruments DLP® Products is honoured to showcase its award-winning DLP Pico technology at this year's ShowStoppers event during IFA, ...
TechCrunch writer takes on AOL chief Tim Armstrong - latimes.com
By Jessica Guynn
TechCrunch writer Paul Carr has taken on AOL CEO Tim Armstrong over his handling of Michael Arrington's new venture firm, CrunchFund.
L.A. Times Tech Blog
No, technology is not going to destroy your privacy in the future
By Annalee Newitz
Welcome to Privacy Club. You cannot find Privacy Club on the internet.
io9
Google's Eric Schmidt Weighs In On Apple Vs. Microsoft | Adweek
By Anthony Ha
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, offered his thoughts Thursday on why Apple has seen such tremendous success over the past decade, especially in comparison to competitor Microsoft.
Adweek : Technology
Set Program Access And Computer ... - gHacks Technology News
By Martin Brinkmann
Default programs are used by the Windows operating system to determine the program that needs to be opened when a user wants to perform a specific action on the.
gHacks Technology News | Latest...
Small movie theaters grapple with technology costs | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
Minnesota movie theater owners are confronting a digital dilemma sweeping the industry nationwide: The movie industry plans to switch to all-digital technology by 2013, rendering traditional 35 millimeter film prints obsolete.
Examiner AP RSS
Next Generation Technology for Full Body Game Controllers | The ...
By blackboxoffice
MRC is an innovative technology for translating body motion into computer-readable signals that could power the next generation of full-body game controllers. The market for translating body motion into computer-readable signals is already ...
The Black Box Office
Aging in Place Technology Watch August 2011 Newsletter | Aging In ...
By Laurie Orlov
Updated (4-29-2011) Connected Living for Social Aging Report Click here. Updated (5-7-2011)Technology Market Overview Report Click here. Updated (7-15-2011) Aging and Health TechnologyReport Click here. COMMENTS WELCOME! ...
Aging In Place Technology Watch
How technology can make or break your volunteer engagement | 27 ...
By Trina Isakson
I recently spoke at Vancouver Net Tuesday on the topic of technology and volunteer engagement. My talk was titled “6 questions to ask before using technology for volunteer engagement“. While the questions can trigger deeper thinking before ...
27 Shift
Technology can crowd out mate - Latest news on Science - Popular ...
By admin
Shocking as it sounds, the truth is that we are all guilty of technology overload. From Facebook to Outlook to Twitter to Hulu, most people spend their free time connecting virtually instead of connecting with their real-life partner. Sadly, this can ...
Popular Science
Marshall Kirkpatrick, Technology Journalist » Google Plus Just Gave ...
By Marshall Kirkpatrick
I want to make sure you know about NTEN - the Nonprofit Technology Network. ... I am the Lead Writer at ReadWriteWeb.com, one of the most widely read technology blogs online and syndicated daily by the New York Times. I live in Portland, ...
Marshall Kirkpatrick, Technology...
Technology Transfer and the 1st Industry-Academic Advanced ...
By James Greenberger
The past several months have been all consuming for me preparing for the 2011 NAATBatt Annual Meeting and Conference. I have learned much through the process, not the least of which is that all those conference organizers who seem to.
National Alliance for Advanced...
How has technology affected the recession and recovery ...
By Todd Lohenry
Here's one man's take… “Technology is all about productivity. Getting more things done, faster, cheaper, with fewer people. This has been called the “Jobless Recovery”. Here is why. Companies have ...
e1evation, llc
Free Technology for Teachers: Two Nice Guides to Web 2.0 at ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Mr. Byrne)
Free Technology for Teachers. Free Resources and Lesson Plans for Teaching with Technology ... Posted by Mr. Byrne at 8:12 AM. Labels: Sacha Chua, teachingtechnology, Web 2.0, web 2.0 at school ...
Free Technology for Teachers
Lens of Truth - Microsoft is 'protecting an inferior technology', says ...
By Aaron
About a week ago Eurogamer broke the news regarding Microsoft's Content Submission and Release Policy. In a nutshell, it was revealed that Microsoft has some very strict policies on what they're willing to publish on retail discs or on XBLA ...
Lens of Truth

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