23 September 2011

iPad's dominance in tablets to continue for years

iPad's dominance in tablets to continue for years, Gartner says
Computerworld
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - Apple created the modern tablet market, and its iPad has become the undisputed king of tablet computers. The iPad promises to hold that dominance for years to come, research firm Gartner said Thursday. ...
AT&T CEO sees no change to iPhone competitive dynamics
CNET
The emergence of one--or even two--additional carriers selling the iPhone shouldn't change the competitive dynamics for AT&T, according to the company's chief executive. "Anytime there's another competitor launching Apple's hit device, the expectations ...
Bing enhances its search results with Action Buttons
CNET
Bing is now trying to direct you toward specific actions with a new search feature appropriately dubbed Action Buttons. Designed to appear among certain types of search results, the Action Buttons can link you to pages where you can complete a specific ...
Facebook F8: Big day for music and movies?
Los Angeles Times
Facebook's F8 developer conference takes place today, kicking-off with a keynote speech from Mark Zuckerberg later this morning, and we'll be there covering the big event. For weeks rumors have run a bit wild as to what Zuckerberg, ...
Would Meg Whitman be up to running HP?
CNET
Meg Whitman is allegedly a top pick to be Hewlett-Packard's next CEO, but the to-do list is massive and it's unclear whether swapping leaders will make that much of a difference. The larger questions revolve around whether HP has a board of directors ...
How Facebook Will Fix Its Like Button Problem
Mashable
You can't deny the success of Facebook's Like button. Its popularity quickly skyrocketed; it took less than a month for the button to appear on more than 100000 websites. Now it is a standard method for endorsing something on the social web. ...
Sprint customers new and old get hotspot data cap of 5GB
Ars Technica
By Casey Johnston | Published September 22, 2011 9:51 AM Say goodbye to real and true unlimited data, Sprint customers: the company will start capping data used via phone hotspot to 5GB per month, according to a leaked internal document. ...
Al Gore Lets Slip Secret iPhone Launch Details
Fox News
| AP AP Photo Apple hasn't said when it will release the next version of the iPhone, but former Vice President and current Apple Inc. board member Al Gore believes "new iPhones" will be here in October. Gore spoke Wednesday at the Discovery Invest ...
New Samsung memory fab is world's largest: Apple to blame?
SlashGear
Samsung has announced today that it is now started operating the world's largest memory fab line called Line-16. The new fab will provide the largest production capacity in the industry and will allow Samsung, who is already one of the largest memory ...
Oracle Introduces Baby Exadata
InformationWeek
Oracle Database Appliance gives midsize firms and departments a $50000 platform for scaling up transactional or analytic workloads. By Doug Henschen InformationWeek Oracle says its Exadata Database Machine is selling at a steady clip, ...
Mozilla proposes not-so-rapid-release Firefox
CNET
Under the Mozilla proposal, a new Extended Support Release version of Firefox would arrive every 30 weeks. Under the proposal, Mozilla would issue a new Extended Support Release (ESR) version of Firefox every 30 weeks. That's five times slower than the ...
WD ships new My Passport portable drives for Mac
CNET
Western Digital announced today its latest in the My Passport family of portable drives, the My Passport Studio and My Passport for Mac portable hard drives. Both drives are designed to work with a Mac out of the box and feature compact, ...
Demystifying UEFI, the long-overdue BIOS replacement
ExtremeTech
By Sebastian Anthony on September 22, 2011 at 8:30 am After more than 30 years of unerring and yet surprising supremacy, BIOS — the IBM PC's Basic Input Output System — is taking its final bows and shuffling into the theater's wings. ...
KDDI Becomes Japan's Second iPhone Carrier
The Mac Observer
KDDI will become Apple's second iPhone partner in Japan this fall when the stil unannounced iPhone 5 ships. The deal means Softbank's exclusive carrier deal in the country is coming to an end, just as AT&T's exclusive carrier deal ended in the US with...
AT&T Strengthens Mobile Coverage in Mosinee
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
MOSINEE, Wis., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for mobile devices and services, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new cell site in Mosinee that is expected to enhance network ...
Google not guilty of deceit over car ads
Sydney Morning Herald
THE consumer watchdog's claims that Google engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by not adequately distinguishing between advertisements and regular search results has been dismissed by the Federal Court. In a judgment handed down yesterday ...
How Much 'Forced Labor' Fuels Your Life?
KSAT San Antonio
By Parija Kavilanz NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Was your smartphone made in a sweatshop? Were those diapers made by slaves? Were children in another country forced to put that stitching in your designer jeans? Consumers will be able to find out after the ...
YouTube adds Magisto's 'magical' editing, removes 15-minute limit for verified ...
VentureBeat
That was fast. Only a day after automated video editing service Magisto announced it had received $5.5 million in second-round funding, YouTube has integrated the service into its offerings. YouTube took the opportunity to announce that it has removed ...
Ford E-Bike Concept Debuts at 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
Inside Line
The Ford E-Bike Concept debuted this week at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. | September 22, 2011 | Ford Motor Company By Anita Lienert, Correspondent | Published Sep 22, 2011 The Ford E-Bike Concept, which debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, ...
Scientists play ping-pong with single electron using paddles made of sound
io9
Technically, any sound moves electrons, since electrons are part of the atoms that move in pressure waves. But now scientists are using sonic waves to move an electron down a wire perfectly - with no loss of information. Then they played ping-pong with ...
More PS3-exclusive content as Sony bags Battlefield 3
The Tech Herald
by Steven Mostyn - Sep 22 2011, 14:52 Pushing hard to secure exclusive videogame content for its PlayStation 3 home console, Sony has convinced Electronic Arts (EA) to grant it a timed exclusive connected to the eagerly anticipated release of ...
UM professor to study effect of melting Arctic ice
Billings Gazette
AP The Billings Gazette | Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011 8:58 am | Loading… MISSOULA - The National Science Foundation has awarded a $926000 grant to a University of Montana researcher and his team of scientists to study the effects of melting ...
Nokia's Interim CTO Gets Permanent Status
PCWorld
By Peter Sayer, IDG News Nokia's acting Chief Technology Officer Henry Tirri is to stay on in the role, after his predecessor Rich Green left the company on Thursday following three months leave to deal with a "personal matter. ...
Penguins identify mates, kin by smell, study finds
Reuters
A Humboldt penguin is seen in its quarantined enclosure in Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo in this file image from February 8, 2008. By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Penguins can sniff out the odor of lifelong mates, helping them reunite in crowded ...
Global: Online Dialogue on Technology for Transparency · Global ...
By Renata Avila
There has been an expanding and increasingly global movement of technology and digital media projects aimed at promoting government transparency, accountability, and public participation in political processes. After documenting dozens ...
Global Voices
New Car Preview 2012: Hottest New Technology - CBS ...
By Jerry Edgerton
In the past decade, new cars have become rolling wonders of technology — to the extent that some new cars have actually taken a hit for being to.
Cars and Money Blog RSS | MoneyWatch
LITA Blog » Blog Archive » Jobs in Library Technology: September 21
By vedmonds
Jobs in Library Technology: September 21. September 21st, 2011 by vedmonds. New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate ...
LITA Blog
Telemarketers Take Advantage Of Texting Technology « CBS Boston
By deanreddington
Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there's little you can do to stop it.
CBS Boston
Greensound Technology expands exotic glass speaker line-up
The latest additions to Greensound Technology's line of glass speakers are the Luno and Cube.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Chinese World Domination: Enhancing Their Technology
By Brad Fregger
China is not above any activity that will enhance its technology, IHS reports, in an article of the same name, that the “Pentagon says China still using means foul and fair to gain foreign technology”: China is continuing to leverage foreign ...
Big Peace
TASC appoints Silsby VP of company's ... - Washington Technology
TASC has named former senior CIA official Bob Silsby vice president of its Business and TechnologyOffice.
Washington Technology: News and Blogs
Quantum Dot Based Technology Alliance Targets Major Diseases
Quantum Dot Based Technology Alliance Targets Major Diseases.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Technology Ecosystems – Good for Profits, Bad for Consumers ...
By Ken Schoenberg
In 1992 Nintendo won a lawsuit against Atari and was able to lock-out third-party software vendors from providing games for its gaming systems unless they purchased a key (license). Since then the Holy Grail of gaming, smartphone and now ...
The Gadgeteer
Giant Maestro Suspension Technology - Pinkbike.com
Giant asked Clay Porter, director and filmer of 3 Minute Gaps, to capture the core concepts behind Maestro Suspension Technology - Clay kills it in this latest edit. Maestro is the very sametechnology behind Danny Hart and his incredible ...
Pinkbike.com
Eric Schmidt Google senate hearing – as it happened | Technology ...
By Dominic Rushe
The Google chairman, Eric Schmidt, faces a Senate grilling over the power of the internet giant. Follow the updates as they happened.
Blogposts | guardian.co.uk
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The OECD releases statistics showing its analysis of the major trends in today's economy.
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