22 September 2011

International Forum on Women in Science and Technology

International Forum on Women in Science and Technology in ...
By grace.gabala
Message of Michelle Bachelet, UN Women Executive Director at the International Forum on Women in Science and Technology in Muslim Countries in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 September 2011. Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, ...
UN Women
Microsoft invests in advertising technology company Adchemy ...
By Tom Warren
Microsoft has led a Series E funding round for online ad technology company Adchemy. The latest funding round sees Adchemy raise $61 million for its growth plans. Microsoft led the funding and will offer Adchemy's ad technology to Microsoft ...
Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Sites Where Teachers ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Mr. Byrne)
One of the obstacles that some teachers face when trying to use technology in their classrooms for the first time is lack of comfort and or confidence with technology. That's where folks like me can be helpful in getting teachers started on the ...
Free Technology for Teachers

New OnStar privacy policy expands on data sharing
OnStar is updating its privacy policy--effective this December--with some daring new freedoms that allow it to share your data with more people. In addition, a new clause alludes to a possible sale of business operations, which has been a long-standing ...
What Facebook Should Learn From George Lucas
Facebook's latest tweaks are reminiscent of the Star Wars creator's continued changes to his iconic films: No one asked for--or wanted--them. I was seven years old, visiting my Aunt in Pennsylvania, when my Dad first took me to see "Star Wars. ...
Google spurns Oracle $2.2 billion Android damage claim
Google Inc. CEO Larry Page arrives at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Courthouse in San Jose, California September 19, 2011. By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Google Inc urged a federal judge to reject an Oracle Corp expert's recommendation that it pay ...
Sept. 21: Tim Cook to Unveil iPhone 5 and Celebs Flock to CGI
It's his big stage debut! New Apple CEO Tim Cook will unveil the iPhone 5 on Oct. 4 with the help of other Apple execs. Sure, Cook (as evidenced at left) has been on the Apple stage before, but this unveil marks the first time the new CEO has taken the ...
Foursquare reaches 1 billion check-ins [Video]
Los Angeles Times
The location based social network, which enables users of the Foursquare mobile app or website to check in at real-world concert venues, stores, workplaces, restaurants or just about any other spot imaginable, said in a blog post Tuesday that it hit ...
The world's average download speed: 580KBps [data]
By Tim Conneally Pando Networks, the content delivery network company that opened up its traffic data to show that Idaho has the United States' slowest Internet connections has released a "State of the World" tally of Internet speeds across most of the ...
Hands-on with the Diablo 3 beta: keep that Internet on!
Ars Technica
By Ben Kuchera | Published September 21, 2011 9:40 AM "Bash" is the first skill I used with my Barbarian character in the Diablo 3 beta, and my weapon slammed into the skeletons with meaty thudding sounds. Sometimes the enemies would be blown back by ...
Adobe bets on Flash 11 to fend off HTML5 invasion
By Gavin Clarke • Get more from this author Adobe has announced the next version of its Flash Player, repositioning its media platform for a mobile world where it is being increasingly shunned. The company today unveiled the Flash Player 11 and the ...
Google+ Enters Open Beta: 9 Enhancements
Google has added useful tweaks to Google+, including improvements to Hangouts, Hangouts APIs, and search. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Google launched its Google+ social network on June 28 as a "field test" and is now finally ready to open the ...
Fotopedia Creates A Flipboard Photo Magazine, But Its New HTML5 Site Looks ...
Washington Post
By TechCrunch.com, For the past year, Fotopedia has been laser-focused on reinventing the photo book for the iPad. Now, with 7 apps and 4.8 million downloads under its belt, it is turning its attention back to its website and creating more ...
"Space Chicken" photo has astronomers clucking
CBS News
There's something running "a-fowl" in space! A stunning new image reveals the bustling Lambda Centauri nebula, which is sometimes nicknamed the "Running Chicken" nebula, because of the birdlike shape that some people detect in its brightest region. ...
Instagram Updates iPhone App With New Photo Filters
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Instagram has released a major update packed with oodles of new features with the release of version 2.0 of the app. The app has completely retooled the way filters work. You now have the option to select the photo filter of your choice ...
NASA's WISE Data Show Black Hole Emanating Jet Flares
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 21, 2011 9:44 AM EDT For the first time, NASA astronomers using Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) captured the innermost part of the black hole's (GX 339-A) active jets. The rare data collected by the ...
LG Enlighten illuminates Verizon Wireless on September 22
Mobile Burn
LG has just announced the Enlighten, its newest smartphone for Verizon Wireless. It features Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Enlighten appears to be a successor to last year's entry-level Ally. It sports a 3.2-inch, ...
Mythbusting The Differences Between B-To-B Email And Social
MediaPost Publications
by Mike May, 9 minutes ago Depending on whose statistics you believe and where your company does business, there are somewhere between 250 million and 1 billion reasons to accelerate your social media strategy. But the email clients I work with are ...
Verizon FiOS Flex View app now for Apple iPhones, iPads, iTouch 4
Verizon, ushering in an uptick in mobile video streaming, has updated its FiOs Flex View mobile app to run on Apple iPhones, iPads and the iTouch 4. Verizon has expanded the devices that are compatible with its FiOS Flex View app to include the Apple ...
Apple Arms Teach For America Corps Members with First Generation iPads
By Emily | September 21, 2011 | No comment yet At PadGadget we often cover news of universities and even secondary and elementary schools are integrating iPads into their curricula. Just yesterday we ran a story touting the tablet's positive effects in ...
Ford Adds Operator Assistance to Sync Services
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Jonathan Welsh Ford Motor Co. says it will make live help a standard feature of its Sync Services driver information search system. The new feature, called Operator Assist, will let Sync users speak to a live person when they have trouble navigating ...
Read It: “No Texting” To Appear On Highway Signs
Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
(Indianapolis, Ind.) – The Indiana Department of Transportation is adding warnings about the state's ban on texting while driving to electronic signs on Hoosier highways. State Senator Travis Holdman (R-Markle) says despite some early pushback from ...
The Week in iOS Accessories: Now we're cookin'!
This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod includes a number of new speaker systems, as well as options for charging your i-devices, using your iPad in the kitchen, and mounting your tablet on your hand or leg. ...
Farm Fresh Group Deals and Sports Your Way
Fox Business
By Ann Hynek Go local with this new site for freshly farmed goods. Google isn't just IN your wallet, it IS your wallet. Fantasy footballers must check out this new streaming service and the latest from Samsung may be really thin, but it's a huge deal. ...
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Opens Social Network
The search engine major Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced that it has opened its social network site Google Plus to everyone. The company has been testing the site for 12 weeks with limited membership, and now everyone can sign up for the site. ...
Data Company Neo Technology Raises $10.6 Million Series A Round
San Francisco Chronicle
Neo Technology, which makes Neo4j, a NOSQL enterprise open source database, has raised a $10.6 Million Series A led by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe. Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners also invested. "Enterprises need to take full advantage ...
Clean-tech 'accelerator' Greenstart opens in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle
Will McLeod shows the glass of SmarterShade, a proprietary technology that allows varying levels of light to enter through a window based on user controls. -- Greenstart, an "accelerator" to boost fledgling clean-technology companies, ...
Bing introduces Adaptive Search
Microsoft search engine Bing has announced a new search function to give people more personalised results. Adaptive Search allows Bing to tailor an individual's search results based on their history and profile. It is the latest search development by ...
Facebook's photo collection 10000 times larger than Library of Congress
With billions of photos uploaded onto Facebook each month, it's no surprise that the social networking giant likely houses the largest collection of photographs in the United States. According to a recent blog post from 1000Memories, ...
NoSQL Database Company Neo Technology Raises $10.6 Million ...
By Leena Rao
NoSQL database company Neo Technology has raised $10.6 million in Series A funding led by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe with Sunstone Capital, Conor Venture Partners and Rod Johnson, the founder and CEO of SpringSource also ...
Neo Technology Neo4j Raises $10.6 Million Series A
By Alyson Shontell
Neo Technology will use the funding to get more enterprises using its NOSQL database. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Follow Alyson Shontell on Twitter. Ask Alyson A Question >. Tags: Funding, Startups | Get Alerts for these ...
Business Insider
Neo Technology raises $10.6M to help enterprises manage ...
By Sean Ludwig
Database solutions startup Neo Technology on Wednesday announced it has raised $10.6 million with a goal of helping enterprise companies manage and interpret increasingly complicated data sets using NOSQL.
Technology, Social Media, and Their Affect on Long-Distance ...
By Rocco Penn
Social media often gets blamed for bad things that happen in relationships. We now have the opportunity to find old girlfriends and boyfriends on Facebook,
Soshable | Social Media Blog
TRSF: MIT Technology Review's ... - Cory Doctorow's craphound.com
By Cory Doctorow
They commissioned a story from me, "The Brave Little Toaster," and the brief asked me to look at near future science and technology issues -- I tackled "The Internet of Things," and told a story about a man whose refrigerator ends up hosting ...
Cory Doctorow's craphound.com
Diversified Technologies launches radical PEF technology for algal ...
By Meghan Sapp
In Massachusetts, Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a low-cost process (patent pending) for the pre-treatment of algae using pulsed electric field (PEF) technology to streamline the extraction of oils from algal cells early in the ...
Biofuels Digest
New gallium nitride transistor technology - faster, smaller and more ...
New gallium nitride transistor technology - faster, smaller and more economical.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Shoe Technology Campaign Targets Grey Market
By Yana
Recently, we came across an interesting interactive promotional display of new shoe technology by Asahi Corporate, at one of the train platforms in the center of Tokyo. An apparent first in the world, “SHM (Scre Home Mechanism) shoe ...
Trends in Japan - Marketing and...
Facebook Introduces Top Stories From ... - gHacks Technology News
By Martin Brinkmann
If you are not visiting Facebook on a daily basis, you may have had to read a lot of news stories that had accumulated in recent times. Facebook then did not.
gHacks Technology News | Latest...
Facebook Executive Hints at Media Plans | Adweek
By Anthony Ha
Facebook executives aren't quite ready to let the whole cat out of the bag when it comes to the media-sharing service the site is reportedly announcing very soon, but they are dropping a few hints.
Adweek : Technology

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