27 September 2011

Delicious relaunches with mix of old and new

Delicious relaunches with mix of old and new
CNET
Social-bookmarking site Delicious is staging a comeback with the help of both old features, and new additions. When users first head back to Delicious, they'll find much of the same. The branding is the same, and as before, finding links to bookmark is ...
Neptune, Uranus ablaze in new infrared photos
msnbc.com
A shot of Neptune in infrared light, captured using the adaptive optics system at Hawaii's Keck Observatory. By Mike Wall The distant "ice giant" planets Uranus and Neptune look like worlds aflame in new photos captured by Hawaii's Keck Observatory....
Nokia Ships N9: First, Maybe Last, MeeGo Smartphone
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin Nokia on Tuesday announced it has shipped the N9 with a retail pricetag of $560 for the 16GB version and $650 for the 64GB model. The Nokia N9 features a 3.9-inch AMOLED screen made from scratch-resistant curved glass, an 8-megapixel ...
SlideShare Redoes Presentation-sharing Site With HTML5
PCWorld
By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News SlideShare, a site for posting, viewing, rating and commenting on business presentations, documents and videos, has re-engineered its site using HTML5, making it compatible with Apple iOS devices. ...
Apple loses 'Multi-Touch' trademark bid
ZDNet
The US Patent and Trademark Office ruled that "Multi-Touch" describes how users operate the device and doesn't deserve a trademark. Apple's effort to trademark the term "Multi-Touch" in the United States has been denied. MacRumors posted the decision ...
Google celebrates 13th birthday
Christian Science Monitor
Google rolls out a special doodle for its 13th birthday – and what a wild 13 years it's been. By Chris Gaylord / September 27, 2011 Google became a teenager today. The search engine celebrated turning 13 with a clay-style Google doodle. ...
Research In Motion Surges on Speculation Icahn May Buy Stake
BusinessWeek
By Hugo Miller Sept. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, surged as much as 7.4 percent on speculation that activist investor Carl Icahn is buying a stake in the company. RIM, based in Waterloo, Ontario, ...
Wacom Bamboo tablet range refreshed plus wireless kit
SlashGear
Wacom has boosted its Bamboo range of tablets, introducing three new models and cutting cords with an optional wireless connectivity kit. The Wacom Bamboo Connect, Bamboo Capture and Bamboo Create each come with a pressure-sensitive pen, ...
Sony uniting strengths at online network
AFP
SAN FRANCISCO — Sony on Tuesday rolled out a new way to explore online video as the Japanese entertainment titan battled to be the preferred Internet venue for games, music, films and television. Video Unlimited software available for Sony PlayStation ...
Sprint: Unlimited Data Here to Stay
DailyTech
Sprint announced that it intends to keep its unlimited data plans around awhile in order to have a competitive edge against AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile -- which have eliminated their unlimited data. At the GigaOm's Mobilize conference in San Francisco...
Huawei and Discovery team up to make waterproof phone
Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd HWT.UL, the world's No.2 network equipment maker, and Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA.O), whose cable networks include Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet, have inked an agreement to develop a ...
IPads Are Virtual Disney Play Mats [with demo video]
Digital Media Wire
Grab the microfiber cloth. Disney has come up with a new way for kids to use iPads. Taking advantage of children's instinctive response to touch screens and using mobile technology, Disney Appmates toys use the iPad as a play mat, interacting with the ...
Ferrari Prices New 458 Spider
Forbes
I'ma Chicago-based automotive journalist who's driven new cars on highways, back roads and racetracks all over the world. I'll be contributing rational and reasonable new-vehicle reviews, news on the latest in-car technology and other useful ...
Giant Sun Flare Continues to Affect Earth
International Business Times
By Trevor Stokes | September 27, 2011 10:37 AM EDT A gigantic solar flare that erupted Saturday just won't quit and is forecasted to continue to dazzle sky watchers in Asia and Europe with aurora light shows Tuesday evening. The sun flare, named AR1302 ...
Microsoft morale hitting new low?
Fortune
By Philip Elmer-DeWitt September 27, 2011: 6:19 AM ET The Microsoft (MSFT) blogs are having a field day mining the stream of comments left on Mini-Microsoft after Friday's annual employee meeting. The site has traditionally been a place for staffers to ...
Miracle Berry's Sour-Sweet Mystery Cracked
Wired News (blog)
By Wired UK By Mark Brown, Wired UK Popping a squishy red miracle berry into your mouth is almost like hacking your taste buds. For up to an hour, the juices coat your tongue and previously sour foods like lemon and vinegar magically taste deliciously ...
Mapping error sparks new stance on climate change
Public Radio International PRI
Glaciologists are up in arms about a new map of the world that they think overstates the effects of climate change. Story by The Takeaway. Listen to audio for full report. The latest edition of the well-respected "Times Atlas of the World" has run ...
Oracle Seeks Sun Revival With Sparc T4 Servers
InformationWeek
Next-gen chip is the key to a do or die job for Oracle's hardware business: Regain the confidence of 50000 Sun customers. By Doug Henschen InformationWeek Oracle announced a family of Sparc servers on Monday that just might revive declining sales of ...
Interior to Consider Endangered Species Listings for 374 Aquatic Species
New York Times
By PHIL TAYLOR of Greenwire The Interior Department this morning said it will conduct reviews to determine whether 374 water-dependent species in the Southeast deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act. The decision, known as a 90-day finding ...
EPA official stresses clean water advocacy
De Soto Explorer
With the Environmental Protection Agency under attack like never before, Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks urged a friendly crowd at Monday's Jayhawk Audubon Society meeting to advocate for cleaner water. Recently, Republicans — both in Kansas and in ...
Recap of iPhone 5's Rumored Specs Ahead of Its Release (PHOTOS)
International Business Times
By Prarthito Maity | September 27, 2011 9:37 AM EDT Apple's most anticipated iPhone 5, safe to say, has broken all kinds of records when talking about rumors surrounding the device. iPhone 5 has been making rounds on the Internet with different rumored ...
Bolden to Houston: Embrace future; leave past behind
Houston Chronicle
By ROBERT STANTON, HOUSTON CHRONICLE NASA administrator Charles Bolden speaks before the New Horizons in Aviation Forum in Virginia Beach, Va., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Bolden says NASA will need to take more risks in the future if it wants to remain ...
Marshall scientist tapped for presidential honor
Houston Chronicle
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A NASA scientist from Alabama is being presented with a presidential award. Marshall Space Flight Center astrophysicist Jonathan Cirtain is among more than 90 people President Obama is honoring with the 2010 Presidential Early ...
Lessons From Britain's Health Information Technology Fiasco ...
By By STEVE LOHR
Britain is dismantling its ambitious, expensive program for a national system of electronic health records and sharing patient data. What are the lessons for the United States?
Bits
America's Chief Technology Officer Calls On TechCrunch ...
By Andrew Keen
“It's an honor to serve”, America's Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, told me when I caught up with him at AT&T's gleaming new Foundry innovation center in Palo Alto last week. Appointed by President Obama as America's first CTO in ...
TechCrunch
New 'FeTRAM' is promising computer memory technology
New 'FeTRAM' is promising computer memory technology.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Atlantic Technology FS-7.1 delivers 3D sound without cluttering your ...
By George Wong
Want 7.1 surround sound in your living room but don't want to clutter it up with speakers all over the [...]
Ubergizmo
Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer from Griffin Technology » Coolest ...
By Mark R
I got a chance to try out the Griffin Technology Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer for myself, and I liked it and found it to be quite useful. My only worry is that I might absently leave it behind like a BIC pen. Until someone makes pens, styluses, and ...
Coolest Gadgets
Skype updates iOS apps to include Anti-Shake video technology ...
By Matt Brian
Skype today announced it has updated its iOS apps for iPhone and iPad to include two new features; Anti-shake video technology and Bluetooth sypport – but will also now including advertising. Skype notes in its blog post that its iPhone app ...
The Next Web
Fashion Meets Technology on Project Runway
By Mark Vaiciulis
Mark Vaiciulis shares his perspective on Intel and HP have teamed to bring technology onto the television show, Project Runway and into the design room.
Inside Scoop
Overfishing 101: Protecting Tuna with Technology – News Watch
By Lee Crockett
But despite many current problems related to bluefin tuna management, some existing technologycan help protect this fish. Let's start with the numbers. Catches of these tuna in the western Atlantic once reached 19000 metric tonnes (20943 ...
News Watch
Polluting PLT technology on The Gadget Show | Southgate Amateur ...
The Gadget Show series 16 episode 7, broadcast on Channel 5 TV and the Internet on September 26, suggested using Powerline Technology. PLT has ruined many peoples' enjoyment of radio, but the show failed to mention this.
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