02 September 2011

Shipowners should consider anti-piracy technology first before resorting to armed guards - Lloyd's List

Shipowners should look to technology before using ... - Lloyd's List
By Nigel Lowry
Shipowners should consider anti-piracy technology before resorting to armed guards onboard.
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Apple iPhone 5 Prototype May Be Lost in Bar
eWeek
Apple may have lost an iPhone prototype in a California bar, in a bizarre repeat of an incident from last year. Oops. In a bizarre repeat of a similar incident last year, an Apple employee apparently lost an iPhone prototype in a Northern California ...
Hands On: Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook
PC Magazine
By Cisco Cheng Intel's newly dubbed Ultrabook category is about to get even more interesting this week, and if you're still not sure what an Ultrabook is, the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s, which launched today, is the perfect example. ...
Facebook Will Build Engagement with Music, Movies, and (More) Games
Mediapost.com
by Erik Sass, 7 minutes ago The world's largest social network is looking to build user engagement to even greater heights with features and partnerships that will make it a hub for consuming and sharing music and movies, as well as playing video games ...
Taking on a Veteran Antitrust Judge in the AT&T Fight
New York Times
By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED As the Obama administration and AT&T prepare to battle over AT&T's $39 billion deal for T-Mobile USA, they will do so before a judge who has refereed many big antitrust fights. Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle, in her 12 years on ...
Mosaid sees rescue in its Nokia-Microsoft deal
Reuters
By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - A patent licensing pact reached with tech giants Nokia and Microsoft will transform Canada's Mosaid Technologies, its CEO said on Thursday, and could help protect it from a C$480 million ($490 million) hostile ...
A Parallels World Where Windows Zips on Macs
Wall Street Journal
By WALTER S. MOSSBERG Apple's Macintosh computers have long been able to run Windows, in addition to their native operating system, Mac OS X. But the process has sometimes been clumsy, slow or taxing to the machine and it hasn't been tailored to the ...
After three pivots, Playhaven finds a niche in monetizing mobile apps
VentureBeat
Playhaven started life as a gamers social network. Then it morphed into making communities for mobile games. Now after its third pivot, the company is focused on how to make money for mobile app developers via a real-time game marketing platform. ...
Google Homepage Features "Daily Deal"
Mediapost.com
In what Reuters is calling a first, Google this week promoted a Groupon-like daily deals offer directly on its home page. It was "a rare instance of the Internet giant using its prized online real estate for advertising," Reuters writes. ...
Tech rules Vanity Fair 2011 New Establishment list
VatorNews
Vanity Fair released its 2011 New Establishment list, which features the top 50 “buccaneering visionaries, engineering prodigies, and entrepreneurs” that are shaking things up and paving the way to the 22 nd century. So it comes as no surprise that the...
Time Warner outage affects 350000
Mainebiz Daily
By The Mainebiz News Staff About 350000 people and businesses in New England were left without Time Warner Internet and digital phone service yesterday when a fiber-optic cable in Vermont failed. Flooding from Tropical Storm Irene knocked out the ...
Deal or No Deal; Clearwire, Competitor Review
Beacon Equity Research
Many of our members are making big gains off this stock since receiving our initial alert – sign up for our free e-mails today! Clearwire Corp. (NASDAQ: CLWR) shares surged more than 5% this morning, reeling off momentum from news the Department of ...
DirecTV Taps Miso To Offer Synchronized Social TV Experience
Mashable
Social television startup Miso is going beyond the entertainment checkin to offer DirecTV customers a synchronized television-viewing experience that changes with each switch of the channel. Miso's updated iPhone application [iTunes link] now pairs ...
HTC prepping Sensation Special Edition with Beats technology (exclusive)
CNET
In fact, it appears the manufacturer has decided to revise one of its recent and popular models, the Sensation. According to details obtained by CNET today, a coming special edition of the phone will feature not only better audio, but also a faster CPU ...
Fujifilm X10 Takes a Shot at the Premium Point-and-Shoot Crown
PCWorld
With a large sensor, a bright zoom lens, quick access to manual controls, and solid old-school looks, the Fujifilm X10 wants to be the cream of the point-and-shoot crop. By Tim Moynihan, PCWorld Announced today, the throwback-styled Fujifilm X10 aims ...
AVG stresses simplicity with SMB-focused Internet Security 2012
eChannelLine
By Mark Cox Security software vendor AVG Technologies has launched the new version of its SMB-focused suite, with an emphasis this year on improving simplicity as well as boosting speed. "Speed and security are the common theme that our business users ...
Navigon bringing offline GPS navigation to Windows Phone
ZDNet (blog)
By Matthew Miller | September 1, 2011, 8:48am PDT Summary: There are times when you need to use GPS navigation without a connection and Navigon will be launching their latest software on Windows Phone soon. I have been using the Bing Maps navigation ...
Herman Trend Alert: Employers Cracking Down on Personal Use of Social Media
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
By Herman Trend Alert Social media has a tremendous power to create business, and it has the potential for creating public relations havoc. Employers across the globe face the challenging issue of controlling the use of social media in the workplace. ...
Samsung NX200
Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)
By sensibill (Sep 1, 2011 at 14:36:48 GMT) "It's a great improvement on the slightly unlovable NX100, which looked less like it had been styled and more like the NX10's internals had been dipped in molten plastic." <-- all the NX100 review DPR ever ...
New Gear: Samsung WB750 Ultrazoom And Flip-Screen MV800 Compact Cameras
Popular Photography Magazine
By Tim Barribeau on September 1, 2011 In addition to the much anticipated NX200, Samsung has today announced two new compact cameras, the MV800 and WB750. The MV800 has a 5x (26-130 mm eq) zoom lens, maximum aperture of f/3.3, 16MP sensor and ISO ...
Sony Extends Music Streaming To Walkman Portables
Twice
By Joseph Palenchar -- TWICE, 9/1/2011 Berlin - Sony will extend its Music Unlimited music-streaming subscription service to Walkman MP3/video players this month when three new previously announced Walkman series become available in US stores, ...
'Doom' ban lifted in Germany
Neoseeker
German, and still waiting to buy your copy of Doom and Doom II? The country's ban on id software's infamous shooters was lifted yesterday following a meeting earlier in the month amongst the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons ...
CloudFlare, Dropbox, Palantir And Kickstarter Named Technology ...
By Leena Rao
Every year the World Economic Forum picks a number of up-and-coming technology startups from around the world and dubs them Technology Pioneers. Past members of this club include Google, Mozilla, Mint, Etsy, Twitter, Amiando, Playfish ...
TechCrunch
Second Annual Global Technology Conference Highlights ...
Second Annual Global Technology Conference Highlights Significant Achievements for GLOBALFOUNDRIES.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
HTC Sensation Special Edition with Beats technology on the way ...
By George Wong
It looks like HTC is wasting no time in taking advantage of its acquisition of Beats Electronic. The folks over [...]
Ubergizmo
IBM: PCs Are Yesterday's Technology. China: Sure, But Give Us ...
By Aaron Saenz
IBM is hinting at what that world may look like: companies pushing the boundaries of technology to find the next level of application space. IBM invests $6 billion per year in R&D, with projects like Watson, which could evolve into a virtual ...
Singularity Hub
Obama touted solar technology company files for bankruptcy ...
By Bruce McQuain
Solyndra was touted by the Obama administration as a prime example of how green technologycould deliver jobs. The President visited the facility in May of last year and said "it is just a testament to American ingenuity and dynamism and the ...
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