| |The future is here: Sony introduces 3-D headset for TV, games
By Yuri Kageyama AP A model wears a 60000 yen ($800) HMZ personal 3-D viewer during a news conference at Sony headquarters in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Sony Corp. says it will start selling a head mounted display that provides a 3-D theater of ...
| |Samsung Galaxy S II Aims to Raise Bar for Google Android
Samsung's Galaxy S II aims to not only raise the bar for Google Android devices, but offer significant competition to the upcoming Apple iPhone 5. Samsung might find itself in a legal brawl with Apple over alleged patent infringement, ...
| |Sony Vaio S notebook series breaks cover
Sony has whipped out a new line of notebook computers that have all sorts of features that folks wanting a thin and portable notebook will appreciate. The new machines are the Vaio S series and the series has a 15.5-inch LCD making them interesting to ...
| |Scientists: New Alloy Could Produce Hydrogen Fuel From Sunlight
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | August 31, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Scientists have determined that an inexpensive semiconductor material can be "tweaked" to generate hydrogen from water using sunlight, a revelation that may have the potential to bolster the ...
| |VMware Users Stay Loyal Despite Price Hike
VMworld attendees don't like the recent vSphere 5 licensing price changes--but they have little appetite for moving elsewhere, either, according to our man-on-the-show-floor conversations. By Charles Babcock InformationWeek Some wondered whether VMware ...
| |Panasonic Unveils Two New 3D Cameras
By Jim Fisher Panasonic has given the world a look at a prototype 3D camera. The as-yet unnamed Lumix 3D camera is on display at the IFA 2011 conference in Berlin. It features two 4x optical zoom lenses that feature thin, folded optics. ...
| |Apple criticized for China supply chain pollution
The Apple logo is seen on the company's retail store in downtown San Francisco, California August 25, 2011. By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese environmental groups accused Apple Inc of turning a blind eye as its suppliers pollute the ...
| |What CNN could learn by acquiring Zite
By Mathew Ingram Aug. 31, 2011, 10:02am PT No Comments News giant CNN confirmed on Tuesday that it is buying Zite, the news-reader app built by a Vancouver, British Columbia startup, for what some estimate is as much as $20 million. ...
| |NASA Jupiter Probe Photographs Earth & Moon Together
by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com Managing Editor A NASA probe headed to Jupiter has snapped a striking photo of Earth and the moon, showing our home planet as it appears from 6 million miles away. The Juno spacecraft took the new photo on Aug. ...
| |Ford's Zipcar Deal Is A Clever Marketing Move
I'm the Detroit bureau chief for Forbes, which means I spend most of my time covering the automotive industry. But I also keep an eye on the rest of America's heartland—where stuff is manufactured and grown. I've been on the auto beat for more than 15 ...
| |Volvo and Siemens to develop electric cars
By John Reed in London and Bernard Simon in Toronto Volvo, the Swedish carmaker owned by China's Geely, has formed a partnership with Siemens, the German engineering group, to develop electric cars and the equipment needed to run them. ...
| |Hands-On With Sony's Lightweight, Low-Cost Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1
By Melissa J. Perenson, PCWorld Aug 31, 2011 7:08 AM Price and design are the two biggest factors driving the e-reader market; and in the past, Sony severely dragged its feet on the former. But today the company has rectified the situation with the ...
| |How do we stop asteroids from hitting Earth?
An illustration of how solar sails might help deflect the asteroid Apophis, as proposed by Chinese researchers. By Charles Q. Choi While scientists keep a close watch on the myriad space rocks near Earth, they don't yet have a solid plan on what to do ...
| |Report: Apple 3G MacBook prototype called home
Justin Sullivan/GETTY IMAGES - Apple's careful to put the polish on its released products, but has a history of losing prototypes, too. By Hayley Tsukayama, A North Carolina man has reportedly been asked to return a 3G MacBook prototype he purchased on ...
| |Russian Rocket Crash May Leave Space Station Unmanned Until Oct.
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | August 31, 2011 12:24 PM EDT Six astronauts may need to temporarily abandon and delay the launch of the International Space Station (ISS) should last week's launch in Russia prevent the crew from flying there this fall. ...
| |Land Rover's new track
By Jorn Madslien Business reporter, BBC News The Land Rover has become an automotive icon that has remained largely unchanged for 60 years. It was first introduced in 1948 and has gone on to enjoy sales of more than two million around the world. ...
| |US states urge move to block Great Lakes invading species
By Andrew Stern CHICAGO Aug 31 (Reuters) - Six Great Lakes states that unsuccessfully sought a court order to seal off the lakes from invading Asian carp on Wednesday asked other US states to apply pressure on Congress to act. ...
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