08 September 2011

Why Hasn't Apple Blocked Harmful Digital Certificates?

Why Hasn't Apple Blocked Harmful Digital Certificates?
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius The controversy over the digital certificate hacks continued this week, with the Dutch government scrambling to fix the problem and a researcher calling out Apple for not taking action. Though Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla have now ...
Sony Unveils Ultra High-Def 4K Projector: So Long 1080p!
By Matt Peckham on September 8, 2011 You've finally picked up a monster-sized high-definition 1080p flatscreen for your entertainment center, you're plowing through your Blu-ray stacks of Lost or Friday Night Lights or Breaking Bad at a crisp, ...
Cricket launches the Samsung Vitality smartphone with Muve Music
Mobile Burn
Cricket has announced its first smartphone to take advantage of its partnership with Muve Music, the Samsung Vitality. The Vitality is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that can take advantage of Muve Music's unlimited download services. ...
IDC: Q2 Is The First Time Smartphones Outstripped Feature Phone Shipments
Looks like another tipping point in mobile progress was reached in Q2 this year: IDC says that shipments of smartphones outstripped those of feature phones for the first time in Western Europe. But that's not the whole story… Sales of feature phones in ...
Ice Cream Sandwich to debut in Oct. or Nov.
Android users waiting for the Ice Cream Sandwich version of the mobile operating system will see the latest flavor pop up sometime in October or November. Google's own executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, tipped off the time frame for the new version of ...
Apple Security Guards Pose As Cops, Get SFPD In Hot Water
Cinema Blend
It seems the long arm of Apple's Law has caused a bit of a kerfuffle at the San Francisco Police Department, following the shady search of a Bernal Heights home for an iPhone 5 prototype that went missing back in July. It turns out that two of the four ...
Analyst Raises Tablet Forecast; Still IPad Market
Wall Street Journal
By Dan Gallagher A hardware analyst for JP Morgan lifted his sales forecast for the tablet market on Thursday morning, but added that the field remains dominated by the iPad and so far lacks a strong rival. In a note to clients, Mark Moskowitz boosted ...
Verizon Continues Support of Local Communities Coping With the Effects of ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MORRISTOWN, NJ, Sep 07, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Verizon Wireless continues to assist recovery efforts along the East Coast, and throughout the Northeastern United States, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene by supporting public safety ...
Petrified Forest adds 26000 acres of private land
San Jose Mercury News
By FELICIA FONSECA AP PHOENIX—The federal government is gaining control over an even larger expanse of rainbow-colored petrified wood, fossils from the dawning age of dinosaurs and petroglyphs left by American Indian tribes who once lived in eastern ...
Amazon Cloud SDKs for Android, IOS Exit Beta Testing
By Mikael Rickn√§s, IDG News Amazon's SDKs (software development kits) for Android and Apple's iOS have exited the beta testing phase, the company said on Wednesday. The company wants make it easier for developers to build mobile applications that take ...
Report: Turntable.fm iPhone App Will Launch Next Week
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn According to a TechCrunch report, Turntable has been testing the iOS app with a number of people over the past several weeks and will launch it next week. TechCrunch says it works well on Wi-Fi connections, but is less reliable on 3G ...
Hands-on with Updated Pavilion dm1 with HP Premier Experience
Chip Chick
HP is having a very busy week and their latest is an upgrade to the HP Pavilion dm1. We had reviewed the prior generation earlier this year and were left with a very happy surprise with its affordability, great multi-tasking abilities and efficient ...
Castle and Schwartz: Grindr phone application connects gay men
University Daily Kansan
By James Castle, Rachel Schwartz Grindr is a location-based social media application for gay men used on Apple, Android and Blackberry phones. The app uses GPS technology to detect where other Grindr users are in the area, making it the most tech-savvy ...
Report: Apple Suppliers Ramping Up Production For iPhone 5 Launch
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn It's very likely that the iPhone 5 will be announced soon, and in preparation for the launch, manufacturers have kicked production of Apple's fifth-gen smartphone. According to a Digitimes report, Apple manufacturer Foxconn is producing ...
'Max Payne 3' launching March 2012
USA Today
By Brett Molina, USA TODAY Rockstar Games has revealed it will release the highly-anticipated action title Max Payne 3 next March. The game follows the former New York City detective as he starts work in the private security business, protecting a ...
Hitachi buys US data storage firm BlueArc
TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) said on Thursday it has bought struggling California-based network storage company BlueArc Corp in an all-cash transaction after a five-year OEM partnership, in the latest such move to take advantage of the yen's ...
Gmail 80 Times More Energy Efficient Than In-house Email
PC Magazine
By Andrew Webster You may not think about how much energy sending an email consumes, but Google does: and the company claims that its cloud-based Gmail service can be up to 80 times more energy efficient than traditional in-house email used by ...
EA: Battlefield 3 Preorders Stand At 1.25M, Star Wars Still Aiming For Q4
by Kris Graft [Console/PC, Business] At the Citi 2011 Tech Conference on Wednesday, Electronic Arts CFO Eric Brown said preorders for the upcoming DICE-developed military first-person shooter Battlefield 3 are tracking ahead of the previous franchise ...
Find My iPhone app helps locate remains of Chilean military plane crash
A tragic accident occurred this past weekend when a CASA 212 military airplane with 21 people aboard was lost somewhere over Chile's sea. The plane could not be found on the radar, but thanks to an iPhone app called Find My iPhone, authorities have ...
Scientists: Gold May Have Come from Meteorites
MyFox Tampa Bay
The researches from the University of Bristol detailed their findings in an article appearing in the journal Nature. They explained that when the Earth was formed molten iron sank to its center to make the core. During this occurrence, they said, ...
Feds move to protect one-of-a-kind S.F. bush
San Francisco Chronicle
Dan Gluesenkamp recognized this Franciscan manzanita, believed to have been extinct. Officials are seeking to protect it under the Endangered Species Act. Federal wildlife officials recommended endangered species protection Wednesday for a San ...
Global warming effect seen in pole-to-pole data-gathering flights
Los Angeles Times
Scientists who have just completed several years of pole-to-pole flights have uncovered data that confirms some of the deep worries about human-generated global warming that had been predicted by computer-based mathematical models. ...
GameStop to sell, offer store credit for iOS devices
Got old iPads and iPods lying around your place? Your local video game retail chain store will buy those from you. GameStop, the video game retailer best known for buying and reselling used games and video game hardware, is reportedly getting into the ...
AMD's First Dual-Core Llano APUs: A4-3400 & A4-3300 Launched
by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/7/2011 12:55:00 PM Today AMD introduced its first dual-core Llano APUs: the A4-3400 and A4-3300. These APUs have only 758M active transistors, a bit over half of the transistors in the bigger quad-core alternatives. ...
Google-backed App Says It Will Make Geosocial More Effective, Less Creepy
Today marks the launch of EchoEcho, yet another app that lets smartphone users keep track of each other. The twist here is that the Google-backed venture believes it has solved many of the privacy concerns that scare people away from geosocial ...
HD camera
CNET (blog)
We've often praised Contour's line of sports cameras for their ease of use, but with the announcement of the ContourRoam, it's about to get even easier. The Roam fits into the entry level position in Contour's camera line up, just below the Contour GPS ...
DoCoMo: Apple Lawsuit Won't Block Japan Samsung Tablet
By Jay Alabaster, IDG News NTT DoCoMo's CEO said Thursday that the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab next month will not be affected by a patent-infringement lawsuit by Apple. Such lawsuits from Apple, which allege patent infringements related to its ...
Media Pioneers Bank on Futuristic 'Book' Technology
By Ryan Tate
Uber nerd website ArsTechnica has one. Amazon is guiding web savvy writers toward them. And now even the electronic newspaper of the future, the Huffington Post, has one. Meet the so-called "book," heir apparent to the future of media.
Gawker: Valleywag
Tech Report: New Technology Promise Planet-Wide Cell Service ...
By Megan Goldsby
Want to get email on your iPhone or BlackBerry in the middle of the ocean, or in the Arctic? Now you can - but it'll cost you.
CBS San Francisco
Patent Office Technology: Improving Efficiency with ePetitions ...
By Gene Quinn
The ePetitions program is an instrumental part of the PTO's efforts to expand its eCommerce capabilities and to provide new tools to patent practitioners.
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law
New technology to control the dispersion of single-wall carbon ...
New technology to control the dispersion of single-wall carbon nanotubes with light.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
The 10 Greatest Disruptive Thinkers in Technology - TNW Insider
By Martin Bryant
Bezos has continued to disrupt the technology industry, with low-cost, commoditized cloud computing and a fast-developing online content delivery ecosystem which includes Android apps, MP3s, streaming movies and a cloud-based music ...
The Next Web

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