26 September 2011

US Internet rules to take effect November 20

US Internet rules to take effect November 20
For the past 10 years, the possibility of regulations to mandate the neutrality of the Internet — in terms of restrictions on content, sites, platforms and types of equipment that may be attached — has been the subject of fierce debate. ...

Senate notes: Schmidt's Apple plug, Google piracy issues
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt types away on his MacBook just prior to giving his testimony in a Senate hearing. He must have forgotten the Chromebook at home (Click on photo to see a roundup about Schmidt's testimony). WASHINGTON--Google and Apple are ...
Apple to hold iPhone 5 event on-campus, ATD says
Apple will unveil the next incarnation of the iPhone on its corporate campus in Cupertino, Calif., instead of in San Francisco, All Things Digital is reporting. Citing unnamed sources, ATD's John Paczkowski says the October 4 event will go down at ...
Google shutting down Boutiques.com and revamping its Product Search page
Google gets back to its roots and simplifies its style site with a Product Search makeover. Back in November, Google launched Boutiques.com as part of its growing Product Search efforts. The site prompted you to fill out a questionnaire to determine...
Nintendo Wii No. 4; Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary No. 1 in Japan
Punch Jump
Sales for Nintendo Co.'s Wii ranked as the No. 4 game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data. Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii sold 15406 units between Sept. 12 and Sept. 18 to rank No. 4 in overall sales. By comparison, the Wii sold ...
PS3 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Bundle pre-order sales climb
Punch Jump
By Marcus Lai On September 24, 2011 · In News, Playstation 3, Retail, Systems The Playstation 3 320GB Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Bundle, to be sold in Nov., will include the PS3 320GB SKU, Dualshock 3 Controller, a copy of Uncharted 3: Drake's ...
APNewsBreak: Senator says OnStar invades privacy
CBS News
FILE - The General Motors OnStar command center is shown in Detroit, in this Feb. 6, 2006 file photo. The OnStar automobile communication service maintains its two-way connection with a customer even after the service is discontinued and reserves the ...
Bing: Deals, Video Home Page, New Conduit Deal
Search Engine Watch
by Danny Goodwin, September 25, 2011 Comments Bing now offers a more visual discount deal search experience with Bing Deals. Meanwhile, Bing also showcased its first HTML5-powered video home page. Also, Bing has teamed with Conduit on making Conduit ...
Comcast to Add Live TV to Xfinity iPad App
By Juli | September 25, 2011 | No comment yet Cablevision and Time Warner have had streaming television available on iPads for quite some time, and now Comcast, the largest cable and internet provider in the United States, is poised to release its new ...
Modular Windows Phone 7 slider patented by Microsoft
Mobile Magazine
By Michael Kwan, September 24, 2011 @ 3:44am The popular thing to do these days is to offer a “slate” style smartphone where the front is virtually all touchscreen and that's about it. However, sometimes you want more functionality and it looks like ...
Enslaved: Odyssey To The West Will Never Get A Sequel
Platform Nation
Here's some sad news to start off your Sunday: developer Ninja Theory recently announced in an interview with Edge Magazine that due to Enslaved: Odyssey To The West's less-than-stellar sales figures, a sequel is completely out of the question. ...
A cool way to give the brain a break
Hindustan Times
Yawning is so contagious that even the thought of writing about it is making me gasp for air like an athlete training for the World Yawnathon Championship. And the reason why I can confess to this apparent lethargy at work is because this week I ...
Ormat unit obtains loans for Nevada, Kenyan projects
Ormat Technologies won $660 million in US government backed loans for three geothermal projects in Nevada and one in Kenya. In the US, the company has obtained a 20-year loan for up to $350 million from John Hancock Life Insurance Company, ...
Internet as important as food, air and water: survey
The Hindu
Cisco has revealed in a study that one in three college students and young professionals consider the Internet to be as important as fundamental human resources such as air, water, food and shelter. This study is based on the second annual Cisco ...
Magnetic Invisibility Cloak Proposed By Scientists
Huffington Post
The power of invisibility may soon be more than just a sci-fi fantasy. Researchers in Spain have developed an 'antimagnet' cloak that could hide objects from magnetic fields, reports ScienceNOW. The new device would make it possible "to 'switch off' ...
AT&T Customers Report Wireless Problems
NBC Los Angeles
By Jonathan Lloyd An unspecified problem put cell phone towers out of service Saturday evening, leaving some AT&T customers without wireless service. Most of AT&Ts wireless network was believed to be working again early Sunday morning. ...
AMG unleashes its full fury with the most powerful C-Class of all time
Like a fire breathing chimaera emerging from deep within the darkest catacombs of Affalterbach, the demonic scream of the furious AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine has signaled the arrival of the fearsome new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series in the...
A twist in Google's algorithm
Boston - Google News, which has long relied on automation to deliver news content from countless providers, has announced a twist in its algorithm: It will now recognise "featured" content among the tens of thousands of stories it delivers every day. ...
The American 'allergy' to global warming: Why?
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the US journal Science drew little attention. "I don't think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything like ...
Is Barnes & Noble Launching Another Nook Color?
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Is Barnes & Noble preparing to launch another tablet under the Nook name? Rumor has it the company will launch a new, pricier Nook Colors this year. According to a tip obtained by the Digital Reader, B&N will launch a $349 tablet that ...
Illinois couple asks Facebook users to help name baby
An Illinois couple who can't settle on a name for their unborn baby has turned to Facebook users for help. When most people come to deciding upon a name for their baby, they often consider the names of their parents or grandparents, buy a book of names ...
Let's get down to business
Bangkok Post
Just when the tablet PC shelves seem to be morphing into a blur of homogeny, Lenovo has entered the market. It has taken the manufacturer some time to get involved, but it is doing something different here with its first offering. ...
NVIDIA Claims PC Software Sales Will Overtake Consoles
The Gamer Access (blog)
When it comes to gaming, a majority of society prefers to follow the simple route of supporting consoles whether it is the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, etc, but then there are those who are always drooling for the biggest and baddest rig to ...
Competition intensifies: Expansion key for regional carriers
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Chief Operating Officer Kevin Hankins inspects the new C Spire Wireless sign Friday at the former Cellular South store at Renaissance in Ridgeland. On Thursday afternoon Ridgeland-based wireless provider Cellular South announced plans to change its ...
Sony Continues to Peddle Virtual Headcrab
Piki Geek
Continuing on their mission to make us all look like fools in our own living rooms, Sony talked up their HMZ-T1 Personal 3D viewer. For roughly $800, you can alienate the world by strapping on this adjustable, double 720p OLED-screened visor. ...
Review: Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2011)
Canadian Reviewer
For the first time, Apple's entry-level notebook might just be one of its most compelling offerings. The new 2011 11-inch MacBook Air (starting at $999) looks identical to the one we reviewed late last year but we feel it Is a completely different ...
Warhammer 40000: Space Marine update available
Strategy Informer (press release)
Gamers who own the PC version of Warhammer 40000: Space Marine will find that a new patch is now available for the third-person shooter; Steam users will have the game updated automatically. - Update matchmaking parameters to search for local matches ...
Using GPS Auto Tracker Technology to Save Money
By fleetmast
Many businesses have considered using GPS Auto Tracker technology to help them manage their transportation or fleet resources. However many are reluctant to spend the money on a new expensive technology during a time when there is ...
GPS Fleet Tracking
Health Technology for the Deaf | News in Health Tech
By Eric
Health Technology for the Deaf. Thought of to be somewhat of a controversial topic is the device known as a cochlear implant. A cochlear implant could do wonders for a deaf person or someone very hard of hearing. What it is is an electronic ...
News in Health Tech
Schools21st Century Learning: Digital Technology Turns Teaching ...
By admin
Educational Technology ~ Ray Schroeder, editor ~ University of Illinois at Springfield ... From Day 1 in Juliebeth Farvour's advanced placement calculus class at East High School, the topic was newtechnology and how it would be used. ...
Educational Technology
Women 2.0 » Negotiating the Glass Maze: Women Succeeding in ...
By Angie
These questions Excelsior College (Albany, N.Y.) posed to its eclectic panel of women technologists on September 21 at Negotiating the Glass Maze: Women Achieving Success in Technology, an event co-hosted by the College's School of ...
Women 2.0\

Facebook to transform into an entertainment hub | Technology | The ...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces Spotify and Netflix tie-ins, as competition from Twitter and Google prompt move.

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