20 September 2011

Final Cut Pro X gets first big update and a free trial

Final Cut Pro X gets first big update, and a free trial
CNET
Apple today is releasing its first major update to Final Cut Pro X with new features it says professional customers have been asking for, along with a new trial version users can try out for free. Among the biggest new feature to be added as part of a ...
Apple Set to Sell 3G iPad 2 in China
Wall Street Journal
By OWEN FLETCHER Apple Inc. said it will start selling a version of its iPad 2 tablet computer with third-generation cellular-network compatibility in China on Wednesday. The move could boost Apple's iPad sales in a crucial growing market where Apple ...
Skype iPhone, iPod Touch App Has Security Hole
PCWorld
By Eric Mack, PCWorld Sep 20, 2011 8:58 AM Skype is working to fix a security hole in its iOS app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows a hacker to steal a person's entire address book. The vulnerability, located in the app's chat message window, ...
Branson Unveils $8M Desert Spaceship Assembly Plant
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Richard Branson's dream of commercial spaceflight took another step forward this week with the opening of an assembly plant and hangar for an upcoming fleet of spaceships. The Spaceship Company (TSC), a joint venture between ...
Nvidia Quad-Core Chip Includes A Fifth, Low-Power Core
Wall Street Journal
By Shara Tibken Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Nvidia Corp.'s (NVDA) quad-core mobile chip includes an interesting feature: a fifth core, which the company says will allow the processor to consume less power than dual-core chips from ...
DigiNotar goes bust
BetaNews
By Joe Wilcox Digital certificate authorities everywhere be warned: Hackers can destroy you. Today parent company VASCO Data Security announced that DigiNotar has been declared bankrupt. The action comes after weeks of controversy, following an...
Will Facebook Deliver a Knockout Punch to Google+ this Week?
PCWorld
By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PCWorld Sep 20, 2011 7:43 AM Can Facebook rest on its 750 million user-base laurels? We'll find out this week at the social network's F8 Developer Conference, which takes place in San Franciscoon September 22. ...
Logitech brings Harmony remote to iOS and Android with Harmony Link
CNET
With more universal remote apps becoming available for the iOS and Android devices, we figured it was only a matter of time before Logitech would bring its industry-leading Harmony brand over to tablets and smartphones. Well, now it has with a $99.99 ...
The Wall Street Journal Brings Its Content to Facebook
Mashable
The Wall Street Journal, known in publishing circles for its enviable ability to get users to pay for its content, is attempting to give that content greater visibility on Facebook. The newspaper has launched WSJ Journal, a Facebook app that ...
Call of Duty Elite beta hits PS3
Digitaltrends.com
Although the Call of Duty Elite service remains in beta, PS3 users now have the chance to join Xbox 360 users and access the soon-to-be-pay service. At first glance, it is easy to write off the Call of Duty Elite service as Activision trying to milk ...
Vuzix Wrap has 16:9 widescreen, priced at $600
TG Daily
Vuzix has launched its Wrap 1200VR - a pair of futuristic glasses that boasts a 16:9 widescreen, virtual display and head tracking for step-inside gaming. Vuzix claims the supersized display, which offers a 35 degree field of view, is equivalent to ...
Newly Discovered Raptor Had 'Switchblade' Claw for Fighting
International Business Times
A new fossil find suggests that a feisty raptor dinosaur didn't just use its sharp claws for show, but may have brandished the hook-like talons as weapons. The newly unearthed feathered dinosaur, named Talos sampsoni, is a relative of the iconic ...
Battlefield 3 open beta begins on September 29, closed beta two days earlier
Ars Technica
By Ben Kuchera | Published September 20, 2011 9:29 AM EA and DICE have finally given up the details for the upcoming Battlefield 3 beta. The open beta will begin on September 29, and will feature the "Rush" game mode on the Operation Metro map. ...
Apple keeps 8 year lead in US satisfaction rankings
SlashGear
Apple has again scooped top spot in the American Customer Satisfaction Index 2011, maintaining a now eight year lead ahead of its computing rivals. The Cupertino firm climbed a single point from its 2010 score, to 87, and finished nine points ahead of ...
Magisto Edits Your Long, Boring Videos Automatically
TIME
By Jared Newman on September 20, 2011 Recording life's precious moments on video seems like such a good idea—until the time comes to boil down an hour of raw, mostly worthless footage into something watchable. A new, free video editing service called ...
Microsoft and Casio reach patent licensing agreement
The Seattle Times
Microsoft announced today that it's reached a broad, multiyear patent cross-licensing agreement with Casio providing patent coverage for Casio's use of Linux in some of its devices. Casio utilizes a variety of Microsoft software for its products, ...
The Search for Apollo 10's Long-Lost 'Snoopy'
Fox News
By Mark Thompson The ascent stage of the Apollo 10 Lunar Module "Snoopy" is photographed from the Command Module prior to docking in lunar orbit. It's not often I read about a new project that leaves me undecided whether it's totally crazy or a stroke...
No T-Mobile iPhone 5 This Year? T-Mo's CMO Reportedly Says So
TIME
By Doug Aamoth on September 20, 2011 Don't kill the messenger, but TmoNews may have gotten its hands on an internal T-Mobile document wherein the company's Chief Marketing Officer, Cole Brodman may have been quoted as saying, "We are not going to get ...
NASA Unveils $1.6 Billion 'Space Taxi' Plan
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius NASA on Monday unveiled a plan that will allocate $1.61 billion to private companies that will transport US astronauts to the International Space Station and low Earth orbit. The program, which will run from July 2012 to April 2014, ...
3 U. of Michigan researchers get 'genius grants'
Ct Post
In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo provided Sept. 19, 2011 by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Melanie Sanford, 36, an organometallic chemist and professor at the University of Michigan, works at a lab in Ann Arbor, Mich. ...
AT&T Hiring U-Verse Technicians, Sales Staff
WIBW
OLATHE, Kan. (WIBW) -- AT&T is in the process of hiring nearly 100 employees in Kansas to accommodate growth in its U-verse television, broadband and voice service and other operations. Although employees are being hired across the state, the majority ...
Crytek Developing Homefront Sequel
PlayStation LifeStyle
Following the closure of Homefront developer Kaos Studio, publisher THQ has announced that Crysis creator Crytek will be developing the sequel to the shooter. The sequel to Homefront, which hasn't been given a name yet (reports are suggesting the title ...
Look, no hands! Driverless car takes on Berlin
CBS News
Research assistant Miao Wang, left, and project manager Tinosh Ganjineh of Autonomos Labs are seen Sept. 17, 2011, inside a car in Berlin. The car is driven by a computer that steers, starts and stops itself. (AP Photo) BERLIN - It can talk, see, ...
Asian mobile alliance extends coverage with Verizon
ZDNet Asia
By Liau Yun Qing , ZDNet Asia on September 20, 2011 (3 hours ago) Conexus Mobile Alliance partners Verizon to bring mobile data roaming beyond Asia to other continents as well as other mobile services to member telcos. SINGAPORE--A new partnership ...
Comcast makes bid to help low-income kids; bridge digital divide
The Free Lance-Star
By MICHAEL ZITZ Most of us (especially me) don't have many (well, let's make that any) good things to say about cable companies. We complain about prices. We complain about poor service. We complain about waiting for hours for the cable guy. ...
Bacteria and Water Can Make Hydrogen Without Limit: Study
International Business Times
A new research revealed that self-powered cells, fuelled by bacteria, can produce a limitless supply of hydrogen, offering hope for the future use of this efficient energy carrier. Hydrogen is the most plentiful element in the universe, ...
Technology: Play Wii on an Android tablet with an Xbox 360 ...
By Christopher Grant
Technology! But underneath that simple premise is a complicated reality. First, you need to run the Wii games on a PC using the open-source Dolphin emulator. From there, you're going to stream the video to the Android tablet using the ...
Joystiq
GazeHawk Brings Eye-Tracking Technology to the iPad | Digital ...
GazeHawk has introduced software allowing publishers and developers to track the eye movements of people using mobile devices including the iPad.
Advertising Age - Homepage
Faces: Realtime face cloning technology? It's freaky. - Shareables
By Courtney Boyd Myers
Vimeo user Arturo made this amazingly, freakish video titled "Faces."
The Next Web
Health care delivered, via technology, at very low cost | SmartPlanet
By Joe McKendrick
Social networking and cloud-based tools enable low-cost healthcare delivery: 'you couldn't do this 20 years ago.'
Business Brains | SmartPlanet
About The Bay: Technology May Actually Decrease Available Jobs ...
By Emily Wilson
The recession isn't the only reason there are fewer jobs out there today; technology is also changing the face of the job market.
CBS San Francisco
FTC To Host Workshop on Facial Recognition Technology
The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop in Washington, DC on December 8, 2011, exploring facial recognition technology and the privacy and security implications raised by its increasing use. Facial recognition technology has ...
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
Facebook 'app economy' has created more than 182000 jobs, study ...
By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Facebook apps have created more than 200000 jobs, UMD study says: Facebook apps and mobile apps on smartphones and tablets have, according to the University of Maryland, given rise to a new industry which it has coined as the "App ...
L.A. Times Tech Blog
Breakthrough technology uses nanopacticles to identify prostate ...
Breakthrough technology uses nanopacticles to identify prostate cancer cells.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News

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