13 September 2011

Twitter to Launch Chinese and Hindi Versions

Twitter to Launch Chinese and Hindi Versions | Adweek
By Dan Walker Smith
Twitter has announced that it is adding support to Asian languages versions, including Hindi, Malay, Filipino, and traditional and simplified Chinese. Twitter has been banned in mainland China since 2009.
Adweek : Technology

Super-earth is out there
Sydney Morning Herald
ASTRONOMERS have discovered more than 50 new planets orbiting stars beyond the sun, including a ''super-Earth'' with the potential to support life. The planet is 3.6 times larger than Earth and orbits its star in under 60 days, a distance that puts it ...
Verizon to relaunch its Android app store
CNN International
By Mark Milian, CNN San Francisco (CNN) -- Verizon Wireless is rebooting its application store for smartphones after a lackluster first attempt. The new storefront, called Verizon Apps, will be presented for free to Verizon customers with Droid phones. ...
Fusion Garage Grid10 price dropped to $299, launch pushed to October 1st
This Is My Next
Looks like price drop fever is spreading after the success of the $99 HP TouchPad fire sale: Fusion Garage just called to tell us that its Android-based Grid10 tablet will now sell for $299, down from $499 as originally announced. ...
TechCrunch founder leaving AOL-owned blog
KBOI-TV
By AP Published: Sep 13, 2011 at 9:57 AM MDT NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Arrington, founder of the popular technology blog TechCrunch, is leaving the blog and its owner, AOL, to work on the venture capital fund he recently started. ...
AT&T tries to convince it won't be monopoly
TG Daily
AT&T is putting a new argument on the table to dissuade federal authorities that its T-Mobile purchase won't make it a monopolistic company. The mobile industry in the US is comprised of what's known as the "big four" - Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, ...
Latest Samsung lawsuit targets Apple's iPhone, iPad in France
Apple Insider
By Sam Oliver Samsung this week announced yet another lawsuit against Apple, this time filed in France, accusing Apple of infringing three mobile phone patents with the iPhone and iPad. The lawsuit was made known after it was announced by Samsung on ...
Rockstar Games Announces Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition
RipTen
Rockstar Games have announced the Game of the Year Edition for Red Dead Redemption. This edition will include the full, original Red Dead Redemption game plus all free and paid downloadable content packs released to date, including the wildly popular ...
Dead Satellite Will Fall to Earth By September's End, NASA Says
Space.com
by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Senior Writer A defunct satellite poised to fall back to Earth will make its death plunge during the last week of September, NASA officials now say. The spacecraft, an old NASA climate probe called the Upper Atmosphere ...
With Surf, Fisker Builds a Karma Hauler
New York Times (blog)
By JERRY GARRETT FRANKFURT — Fisker Automotive, the nascent electric car manufacturer, unveiled its Surf wagon here on Tuesday. Henrik Fisker, the company's head designer and chief executive, said the Surf would definitely join the Karma as part of the ...
For Sale: Space Food and Tiles From NASA
International Business Times
NASA's space shuttle program may have retired but a new recycling program is underway as the space agency has started selling space food and tiles to schools and universities. NASA is offering processed space food and lightweight space tiles that once ...
Favorite Android Apps: Men Love Maps, Women Love Facebook?
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius What's your favorite Android app? According to Tuesday stats from Nielsen, women would most likely say Facebook while men would gravitate towards Maps. In breaking down the most-used Android apps, Nielsen found a similar amount of ...
HTC Spec Sheets Leaked, Bliss and Runnymede Get Detailed
TechCrunch
Chris Velazco is a mobile enthusiast and writer who studied English and Marketing at Rutgers University. Once upon a time, he was the news intern for MobileCrunch, and in between posts, he worked in wireless sales at Best Buy. ...
World Bank looks to South African climate talks
The Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — International climate change negotiators in Africa later this year will be looking back on the famine now sweeping eastern parts of the continent, and ahead to predictions that climate change will hurt Africa's future food ...
Gowalla's next location check-in app features city guides
VentureBeat
Location-based check-in company Gowalla unveiled the next version of its mobile application today, which features guides that include more in-depth information about locations. For example, users can see guides to locations such as Disneyland or the ...
HTC Exec: The iPhone is your parents' mobile phone
GigaOm
By Stacey Higginbotham Sep. 13, 2011, 7:39am PT No Comments Martin Fichter, acting president HTC Americas, got onstage Monday at the Mobile Future Forward event in Seattle for a discussion about disruption in the mobile industry and a little ...
SAP coughs $20m to feds in Oracle slurp spat
Register
By Brid-Aine Parnell • Get more from this author SAP will cough up $20m to resolve the criminal side of its spat with rival Oracle over illegal software downloading by SAP's subsidiary TomorrowNow. US Department of Justice prosecutors charged the ...
Android, Chrome Can Push Google Past $600
Forbes
Google's search market share slipped slightly in July to 65.1% from 65.5% in June going by ComScore estimates, [1] but it still commands the highest market share over competitors like Microsoft Bing and Yahoo, both of which saw slight gains during the ...
FCC's Internet rules clear a review hurdle
Reuters
Federal Communication Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (R) speaks with former FCC chairman Michael Powell at the Cable Show in Chicago, June 15, 2011. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Controversial new Internet rules adopted late last year by the Federal ...
Posterous Is Now 'Spaces,' A Photo-Focused App For Private Sharing
Forbes
I cover the social web/social networking, Internet start-ups and other Silicon Valley topics. I was previously a reporter for Dow Jones VentureWire, where I covered venture capital and Internet start-up companies, from search engines to seed investing ...
Insight: Succession questions swirl around Cisco's Chambers
Reuters Canada
By Nadia Damouni and Nicola Leske (Reuters) - When John Chambers takes to the stage on Tuesday, many will be wondering if it is the last time the chief executive leads Cisco Systems Inc's annual financial analyst conference. After more than 16 years at ...
Apple could sell record 4.6 million Macs this quarter
CNET (blog)
Apple could break a record this quarter by selling as many as 4.6 million Macs, according to the latest forecast from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Based on robust demand for OS X Lion and July's refreshed MacBook Airs and Mac Minis, ...
Peter Thiel: Clean technology is a “disaster” | VentureBeat
By Matthew Lynley
Early Facebook investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has a problem with clean technologycompanies. With innovation in transportation and alternative energy forms stalled, cleantech investing has become a disaster that has scattered ...
VentureBeat
Presidential Proclamation--National Health Information Technology ...
By The White House
WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, ...
White House.gov Press Office Feed
Stevens Institute of Technology actually makes a product called ...
By Mark R
Stevens Institute of Technology actually made a product call SkyNET. Have we learned nothing from the Terminator movie series? I can see why we didn't learn from the last two Terminator movies, because there wasn't much to learn from ...
Coolest Gadgets
Clean Coal Technology Is Making Venture Investors Money
By Neal Dikeman
We look for companies that have created a new category in energy technology but have yet to be recognized. We look for specialty businesses that help the energy industry “get more out of what it's already got”. Given that coal provides 48% of ...
Cleantech Blog
John Merrow: The Intersection of Technology and Test Scores
By John Merrow
Schools will never realize the power of technology until they get out from under our current way of holding them accountable. We need accountability, but what we are now doing is stifling learning and teaching. It's making public education ...
The Blog
School Technology
Since then, technology and computers have evolved to "nicety" status. Schools have both fixed and portable computer labs, but, in general, students don't use computers in most classes on a daily basis. Computers are "nice," but not a integral ...
The Principal Difference: A School...
peHUB » Advanced Technology Ventures Announces Four Deals
By Clancy Nolan
Advanced Technology Ventures said Tuesday that it had backed four new companies: Aquion, a developer of battery and energy storage systems, which recently announced $30 million in new funding; Cedexis, a developer of ...
PE Hub News: All News
Technology Essay Ideas | Free Article Directory
By umka200788
It is often a well-liked reality that technology is a wide discipline. Each sphere of life is connected on the technology. Just before writing a technology essay you need to read all critical rules and crucial issues that will help you inside your ...
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