12 September 2011

Amazon Courting Magazine, Book Publishers for Kindle Tablet

Amazon Courting Magazine, Book Publishers for Kindle Tablet
eWeek
Amazon is paving the way for its Kindle Tablet by soliciting newspaper, magazine and book publishers to offer their content via the slate, which aims to challenge Apple's iPad. Amazon.com (NASDAQ:GOOG) is negotiating with magazine and newspaper ...
YouTube Founders: Revamped Delicious Coming Later This Year
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are still working on the resurrection of social bookmarking service Delicious, but in an interview with the New York Times, the execs said their overall goal is to "introduce Delicious to ...
Report: HTC Might Acquire Mobile Operating System
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin HTC is considering the acquisition of a mobile operating system, its chairwoman told a reporter in China. "We have given it thought and we have discussed it internally, but we will not do it on impulse," Cher Wang, chairwoman and co-founder ...
To Save Sharks from Soup and Human Greed, California Bans Trade
International Business Times
Campaigns to protect the shark species have seen progresses last week, with the California Senate passing the ban on sales and possession of shark fins last Tuesday. In Toronto, the City Council voted unanimously to support a city-wide ban on the sales...
Production-Ready Audi R8 e-Tron Unveiled In Frankfurt
Motorward
Another version of the Audi R8 e-Tron concept will be present at IAA. This one is said to be the real deal. Audi has already confirmed they will launch this electric supercar in 2012, so this version must be the production car, save a few minor details ...
Acer Iconia Tab A501 4G Hits AT&T Sept. 18
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius AT&T announced Monday that it will start selling the 4G version of the Acer Iconia Tab A501 tablet on Sept. 18. The device will be available at AT&T stores and online starting Sunday for $479.99. Those who sign up for a two-year ...
3M invests in innovative LCD maker Pixel Qi
SlashGear
3M and Pixel Qi Corp have announced that 3M is investing money into Pixel Qi. Exactly how large of an investment 3M made is not known at this time. The hope is that with 3M's display prowess and name the investment will accelerate the growth and...
Apple's white iPod touch to use different lamination process than iPhone
Apple Insider
By AppleInsider Staff Apple's forthcoming iPod touch refresh is not expected to feature any updated internal hardware, but a new white model will be made with a different lamination process than is used for the white iPhone. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said ...
GameStop testing gaming tablet ahead of 2012 launch
SlashGear
GameStop's gaming tablet search has turned up a slate, according to company president Tony Bartel, with the retailer currently testing the Android-based slate and readying a custom controller. Describing the unnamed tablet as a “GameStop certified...
Dolby, Research In Motion Settle Patent Dispute >RIMM DLB
Wall Street Journal
Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) has agreed to obtain a license to Dolby Laboratories' (DLB) advanced audio technologies, ending a legal dispute that began in June when Dolby sued RIM in the US and Germany in connection with the BlackBerry maker's use of ...
Orb Live brings Hulu, network TV to Android (with the help of your PC)
Mobiputing
Orb Networks have launched a new app for Android that allows you to stream internet video from Hulu, ABC, CBS, ESPN, FOX, and other TV networks to your phone or tablet without paying for a Hulu Plus subscription. Orb Live can also stream content from ...
NASA GRAIL Spacecraft Heading to Moon: Years Ago, Classmates Wanted a Lunar Life
International Business Times
By David Magee | September 12, 2011 11:39 AM EDT As a child, in an era when NASA sent Apollo missions to the moon on a routine basis, more my age wanted to live on the lunar surface than anywhere else. After several years of classrooms gathering around ...
iPhone 5 release date: Sprint bans employees from early Oct vacations
Beatweek Magazine
by Bill Palmer Learning the iPhone 5 release date, or at least its range, is often as simple as checking with Apple's looser-lipped partners: Sprint has informed its employees that they can't take vacation days during early October. ...
New species of ancient predatory fish discovered
Houston Chronicle
PHILADELPHIA (AP) รข€” Research scientists at Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences say they have discovered a new species of ancient fish. It was a large predatory fish with a powerful bite that prowled ancient North American waterways around 375 ...
Ellison, Page have to attend lawsuit settlement talks
CNET
Oracle's Larry Ellison and Google's Larry Page are expected to face each other on September 19 in an attempt to settle the year-long patent infringement case between their respective companies. After trying to skirt any appearances by promising to send ...
AT&T Judge's Earlier Rulings May Play Role in T-Mobile Decision
Bloomberg
By Tom Schoenberg - Mon Sep 12 04:01:01 GMT 2011 Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle is known for moving quickly through the cases assigned to her court. She completes almost all her civil actions within three years and has no motions pending before her for more ...
IDC: Mobile Internet Use to Pass PCs by 2015
PC Magazine
By Mark Hachman Market research firm IDC said Monday that, by 2015, more users will access the Internet wirelessly via a mobile device than from a wired Ethernet connection, and that it expects the number of people using PCs to slowly decline. ...
GlobalSign resumes issuing security certificates
BBC News
Belgian security firm GlobalSign is to resume issuing website authentication certificates, after a hacker claimed to have breached its systems. The company is still investigating whether bogus certificates were created in its name. ...
Zynga's Farmville Overtaken by The Sims Social in Daily Active Users
Forbes
I'm EIC of a movie/tv/gaming site called Unreality and I'm a movie news editor at JoBlo.com. I'm new to this business, and I think I'm a part of the first generation of journalists to skip print media entirely. When I started out, ...
The Orion space capsule
Washington Post
Construction on the first space-bound Orion space capsule started on Sept. 9, 2011, after pressure from Congress to complete construction. A full-scale Orion model goes through testing for antenna performance at the Johnson Space Center's anechoic ...
Naked Woman Caught on Google Maps
Northland's NewsCenter
Google Maps' street view application has captured some revealing background images in its time, but nothing quite as revealing as what one of the tech giant's roving camera cars captured recently while mapping in Miami. According to an NBCMiami.com ...
So Soon? Techart Adds a Bit of Flair to 2012 Porsche 911
Automobile Magazine
The ink isn't completely dry on the 2012 Porsche 911, but as always, German tuning houses are gearing up to add flash and dash to the rear-engine sports car. First up is Techart, which has previewed a selection of interior and exterior modifications ...
Max Payne Going Mobile
Platform Nation
Heading to your mobile devices this fall in HD is Max Payne! Here is a little from the official press release: Available for the first time on mobile, Max Payne will have connectivity to the Rockstar Games Social Club and boast the same features as its ...
Cosmosphere to unveil NASA traveling exhibit
Houston Chronicle
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Visitors to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Museum this weekend will have a rare chance to touch a 4-billion-year-old moon rock. The rock, one of only eight authentic moon rocks that the public is allowed to touch, ...
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Coming to Mac this Winter
GamePro.com
Mac publisher Feral Interactive has announced that it will be bringing Deus Ex: Human Revolution to Apple computers in the winter of this year. by Pete Davison "TELL us, Mr Jensen. WHEN is the new iPhone coming out?" Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been...
Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For ...
By Robin Wauters
Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For $3.7 Billion. Robin Wauters. posted 4 hours ago. Comments. View Author Page I'm on Twitter. Robin Wauters currently works as a staff writer for TechCrunch and lead editor of ...
TechCrunch
Adobe Acquires Technology from Iridas
By Rich Scherr
Adobe said it has acquired technology from Amsterdam-based Iridas, a developer of tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopictechnology. Financial terms of the deal were ...
Digital Media Wire | connecting...
New instructional technology for the 2011-12 school year | eSchool ...
By eSchool News Staff
New tablets that aim to challenge the iPad, software for managing mobile learning devices, and innovations in student response systems, interactive whiteboards, and other teaching tools are among the latest developments in instructional ...
eSchool News
WellPoint To Use IBM's Technology
By Zacks Investment Research
Earlier today, WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) announced an agreement with computer giant International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) to use IBM's Watson technology, in order to provide faster and more efficient healthcare to its clients. ...
DailyMarkets.com
MTB Welcomes New Sponsor Zoomerang! | Marketing Technology ...
By Douglas Karr
We're extremely excited to announce a new sponsorship on the Marketing Technology blog with Zoomerang! Zoomerang is our Marketing Technology sponsor, joining our SEO sponsor – Slingshot SEO, and our Analytics sponsor – Webtrends ...
Marketing Technology Blog
Alternative Fuel Technology Center launches in Texas : Biofuels ...
By Jim Lane
SwRI's new International Alternative Fuel Technology Center (IAFTC) will maximize the Institute's decades-long expertise in fuels and fluids. SwRI laboratories are outfitted with state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment to perform fluids ...
Biofuels Digest
Thinking of Technology as a Business Tool | Suite101.com
One of the problems technology professionals often face is the tendency to think of technology as an end in and of itself.
Computer Software

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