08 September 2011

Facebook first half revenue hits $1.6 billion: source

Exclusive: Facebook first half revenue hits $1.6 billion: source
Reuters
By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook's first-half revenue roughly doubled to $1.6 billion, underscoring the world's largest social network's appeal to advertisers. Net income in the first half of 2011 came to almost $500 million, ...
Rice demonstrates full-duplex wireless technology
Computerworld
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - Rice University researchers today announced they have successfully demonstrated full-duplex wireless technology that would allow a doubling of network traffic without the need for more cell towers. ...
US astronaut shortage poses risks: study
AFP
WASHINGTON — The United States does not have enough astronauts to meet the changing needs of human spaceflight in the coming years, warned a report Wednesday by a non-profit group that advises on science policy. The shrinking American astronaut corps ...
Regulators Raid Google Seoul Office
Wall Street Journal
By KYONG-AE CHOI SEOUL—The Korean Fair Trade Commission raided the Seoul office of Google Inc. in connection with allegations of unfair trade in South Korea's mobile-search-engine market, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, the latest in ...
Cybercrime costs $114 billion a year: report
AFP
WASHINGTON — Cybercrime claimed 431 million adult victims last year and cost $114 billion, according to a report published Wednesday. The Norton Cybercrime Report 2011 said over 74 million people in the United States were cybercrime victims last year, ...
Microsoft Bing and Twitter extend search partnership
The Seattle Times
Microsoft's Bing and Twitter announced the renewal of their real-time search partnership Tuesday via Twitter posts talking about how great their previous two-year partnership has been. Then Bing tweeted: "@Twitter Let's say we stick together and do ...
China Renews Google's Internet License as Local Market Share Dwindles
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin Chinese authorities have renewed Google's license for another year, as the search engine's beleaguered local market share continues to wane. "We can confirm that the government has renewed our [Internet Content Provider] license," Google ...
Report: iPad 3 Will Be Lighter, Thinner, and Pricier
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn The iPad 3 will be thinner and lighter, but it also could be pricier. According to an AppleInsider report, Apple has pegged two suppliers to provide its third-gen tablet with sleeker batteries. Citing a report from frequent publisher of ...
Mela Sciences says EU clears skin-cancer detector
BusinessWeek
Mela Sciences said Tuesday that European Union regulators approved its handheld skin-cancer detection device. The MelaFind device is designed to help dermatologists spot cancerous skin moles using computer imaging technology. Mela Sciences said it will ...
Facebook iPhone app gets significant update
msnbc.com
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light. Msnbc.com's tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. By Rosa Golijan Facebook has updated its iPhone app to version 3.5 and ...
Google Takeout comes to Voice, get your SMS and voicemail to go (video)
Engadget
By Terrence O'Brien posted Sep 7th 2011 10:21AM Those militant leftists at the Data Liberation Front are at it again, bringing their tool for fomenting revolution, Google Takeout, to Google Voice. With the information emancipating service, ...
Two Android tabs for under $200
msnbc.com
By Suzanne Kantra, Techlicious.com Lenovo just announced its 7-inch IdeaPad Tablet A1 at a very attractive starting price of $199. Now that prices are dropping below $200 for capacitive touchscreen Android tablets, they become quite an interesting ...
Jaguar shows off hybrid supercar concept
USA Today
By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY Jaguar has already showed off a concept supercar, the C-X75. Now it's giving the car an experimental hybrid powertrain and a new name, the C-X16. The car has an experimental all-alloy V6 engine with an electric motor that...
3M, IBM to make 3D chip adhesives
ElectroIQ
By James Montgomery September 7, 2011 - 3M and IBM say they are jointly developing a new class of material adhesives specifically for stacking and packaging semiconductors in layers of up to 100 separate chips. The resulting silicon "brick" could make ...
NASA launches new Web tool to explore solar system
Los Angeles Times
NASA is giving you the chance to through a new interactive Web-based tool called Eyes on the Solar System. The space agency said that the tool combines video game technology and NASA data to create an environment for users to ride along with agency ...
Video on demand servers at Bright House Networks breached
The Tech Herald
by Steve Ragan - Sep 6 2011, 20:28 Bright House Networks, the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the US, has sent a letter to customers warning that they may have been exposed after servers used to process Video on Demand (VOD) were ...
Scientist debunks 'clouds behind climate change'
Zee News
Washington: A Texas A and M professor has refuted claims that clouds are the root cause of climate change. Andrew Dessler, one of the nation's experts on climate variations, has said that hundreds of studies conducted in the field support the view that...
HP TouchPad gets Android port multitouch support
SlashGear
I would wager that none of the hard-core tech guys and gals were surprised that the HP TouchPad with webOS failed. I think most of us knew that would happen when we first heard that webOS was coming to a tablet. I never understood why HP though with ...
AMD Exec Says Threat Of ARM Architecture Is 'A Bit Overstated'
Wall Street Journal
By Shara Tibken Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s (AMD) chief technology officer said the threat of ARM Holdings PLC (ARM.LN, ARM) architecture on the traditional x86 market has been "a bit overstated," with ...
Small Business Influence and Technology Review
By Small Business News
How does your small business use its influence and technology to grow and carve out a unique niche in your market? What could this teach other small business.
Small Business News, Tips, Advice...
BAE's ADAPTIV technology renders vehicles invisible to infrared
BAE has developed and invisibility cloak technology called Adaptiv that renders vehicles invisible in the infrared part of the spectrum and ca...
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
U.S. Exports of Advanced Technology Products Declined Less Than ...
By fulltextreports
These are aerospace, electronics, information and communications technology (ICT), and life science, which together accounted for 85% of U.S. ATP exports in 2010. This InfoBrief also describes U.S. ATP trade with selected major economies ...
Full Text Reports...
Advanced technology rakes in dollars during recession - Invest in ...
By Matthew Finnegan
While the country languished in recession back in 2009 there was one area which provided the US with a relatively steady flow of income.According to a report from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
TechEye - Latest technology headlines
Stuck in the Web: How technology ruins relationships | ASU News ...
By Tessa Ferguson
Technology has put a damper on personal relationships. We spend more time on Facebook than we do on dates or with friends. The connection online is not as meaningful as the relationships we can make in the real world.
ASU News | The State Press |...
Two great quotes about education technology - Articles ...
By Terry Freedman
The Educational Technology - ICT in Education website is aimed at teachers, users, leaders and managers of educational ICT. Published by Terry Freedman, a UK-based independent educational consultant.
Educational Technology - ICT...
U.S. advanced technology exports dropped, but not like the rest of ...
By News
U.S. exports of advanced technology products (ATP) dropped less than other non-advanced technology exports in 2009, says a new report from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF's National Center for Science and Engineering ...
Science Codex - Science news,...
SharePoint and the Future of Technology : Beyond Search
By Stephen E. Arnold
It is a trend to sport the latest technology which is always getting smaller, more portable, and sleeker in design. The Cloud IT Pro, Dan Holme, evaluated his current technology repository and how it relates to SharePoint in, “Confessions of a ...
Beyond Search
Technology in Schools Faces Questions on Value - NYTimes.com
Schools are embracing digital learning, but evidence is scarce that the expensive technology is improving educational outcomes.
www.nytimes.com/.../technology-in-schools-faces-questions-o...

Yahoo's Bartz Ouster a Comment on Bing Search Deal?
eWeek
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has been ousted from the company. One analyst thinks Microsoft's search-engine deal with Yahoo wasn't going well for the latter. Carol Bartz is out as CEO of Yahoo. What this means for Yahoo in the longer term is something ...
Nvidia shares up 11 percent on 2013 outlook
Reuters
(Reuters) - Shares of Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) were up as much as 11 percent on Wednesday, a day after the chipmaker forecast strong 2013 sales, though analysts expect the company to face challenges going ahead. Nvidia, well known to gamers, ...
AT&T Impulse 4G to cost under $30 on contract later this month
SlashGear
We have mentioned the AT&T Impulse 4G smartphone before. The last time we spoke about the device we didn't know when it would land and what it would cost. AT&T has gone official with those two important tidbits today. The Impulse 4G will hit on ...
Call of Duty XP: Opening Up Modern Warfare 3's New Strike Package System
Gamespy.com
By Eric Neigher | Sep 7, 2011 On the front lines with the privates taking MW3's new killstreak system for a spin. Imagine, if you will, a massive airplane hangar. Now imagine that hangar is filled end-to-end with people playing Call of Duty multiplayer ...
New TiVo Elite Includes Four Tuners, 2TB of Storage
PC Magazine
By Will Greenwald TiVo has announced a new model of DVR that stands as the company's most advanced and highest-capacity device yet. The TiVo Premiere Elite sports four tuners and 2TB of storage, capable of recording up to 300 hours of television ...
HP Debuts All-in-One Desktop PCs for Consumers, SMBs
eWeek
As HP looks to spin off its consumer PC business, it unveils a slew of all-in-one PCs aimed at consumers and businesses. Hewlett-Packard (HP), the world's largest technology company, unveiled its largest investment in the all-in-one desktop PC market ...

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