16 September 2011

With New Technology, Start-Ups Go Lean

With New Technology, Start-Ups Go Lean - Angus Loten - News ...
By Angus Loten
New businesses are getting off the ground with nearly half as many workers as they did a decade ago, as the spread of online tools and other resources enables start-ups to do more with less.
AllThingsD
Bing Gets Adaptive (Personalized) Search - gHacks Technology News
By Martin Brinkmann
A recent search engine trend is to personalize the user experience. You can best see this on Google Search, where you not only see personalized search results.
gHacks Technology News | Latest...
Online Privacy Advocates Charge Congress With "Digital ...
By Katy Bachman
Online privacy advocates are steaming over a House subcommittee hearing scheduled for Thursday on "the impact and burden of EU regulation." They say it represents nothing short of "digital xenophobia." It's the word "burden" in the hearing ...
Adweek : Technology
The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
A few books about gaming technology are planned to be written before the end of the year. Authors Wagers Gorn, Deptula Grunewald, and Evangeline Kittelberger, all represented by the publishing firm The Boateng Hoffer Free Press, were ...
The Science and Technology of...
Land Rover Defender concepts reveal revolutionary new technology ...
By Don Bain
Land Rover's Defender concept cars have radical new capabilities that would have saved some American drivers from being stalled by the recent torrential rains about the country – sonar sensors that can determine if water is too deep to pass ...
Torque News
Pakistan can't develop drone technology on its own
Pakistan can't develop drone technology ...Minister for Defence Production Chaudhry Pervaiz E...He said Pakistan currently did not have the capaci...It was pointed out that the Pakistan Aeronautical ...The minister said eight UAVs were assembled in the...
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The Next Wave of Botnets Could Descend from the Skies ...
Researchers are developing hacking drones that could build a wireless botnet or track someone via cell phone.
www.technologyreview.com/computing/38512/
Food Trucks Have Tech-Savvy Following - NY1.com
Food Trucks Have Tech-Savvy Following | The Tech Beat on NY1 News, Time Warner Cable's 24-hour newschannel, covers personal technology in New York ...
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Facebook's Subscribe Button: A Getting-Started Guide
PCWorld
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Sep 15, 2011 8:50 AM Facebook recently introduced a new subscribe button for personal profiles that lets you adjust how much and what types of activity you see from friends such as photo posts and game and status updates. ...
BlackBerry maker Rim to face MPs over riot claims
The Guardian
MPs are to question RIM over whether BlackBerry Messenger played a role in last month's riots. Photograph: Kerim Okten/EPA/Corbis BlackBerry maker Research in Motion will come under the spotlight on Thursday when a Commons select committee investigates ...
Meet the Dyson Hot, the World's Most Expensive Space Heater
PC Magazine
By Peter Pachal Dyson is at it again. Two years after debuting its unusual blade-free fan, the Air Multiplier, the company is putting the same technology into a space heater. Similar to its super-stylish fan, the Dyson Hot has a doughnut-like ring that ...
White Space database system to face its first trial
Ars Technica
By Matthew Lasar | Published September 15, 2011 7:42 AM One of the database networks that will manage unlicensed broadband devices across the country will face its first public test beginning this Monday at 8:30am, and it will be a long one. ...
Skype adds Facebook integration for Mac users
CNET
Skype users on a Mac can now dive into their Facebook accounts courtesy of the same updates that the Windows version has offered for awhile. The latest beta for the Mac--Skype 5.4 for Mac--integrates Facebook directly into the Skype software. ...
Best Buy Now Accepting Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Pre-Orders
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin Best Buy has begun taking pre-orders of the Wi-fi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, starting at $469.99. According to Best Buy's product page, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9—that's an 8.9-inch screen—features a WXGA TFT display with 1280-by-800 ...
Former Samsung exec: I leaked iPad info before release
Ars Technica
By Jacqui Cheng | Published September 15, 2011 10:47 AM Do you ever wonder where some of those "supply chain sources" are really coming from when you read Apple rumors? At least one of them came from Samsung, it turns out. ...
Intel announces new 710 series enterprise SSDs
Computerworld
By Agam Shah IDG News Service - Intel on Wednesday announced the new 710 series solid-state drives, which the company is pitching as a replacement for hard drives in enterprise servers. The SSDs will come with capacities ranging from 100GB to 300GB and ...
Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Amber
Fox News
| AP AP Photo/Science This clump of dinosaur feather barbs preserved in Canadian Late Cretaceous amber gives clues about dino-diversity. In science fiction, amber preserved the DNA that allowed rebirth of dinosaurs in Jurassic Park. ...
Mysterious light over Southern California likely a fireball
San Jose Mercury News
By Denise Petski AP LOS ANGELES -- A brilliant bright light seen streaking in the night sky over the Southwest was most likely a fireball -- a fragment of an asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere, a NASA scientist said. Residents from Phoenix to Las ...
Ooma Telo Air hands-on [Video]
SlashGear
Ooma has been pushing its Ooma Telo VoIP adapter for some time now, promising free US calls and cut-price international rates, and now the base-station has received some home-friendly accessories to help snip through the ethernet cable. ...
Morning Tech Wrap: Facebook, Apple, Google
Forbes
I've covered European business and technology news for Forbes since 2006, and as London bureau chief since 2008. I'm using this blog to explore some of the disruptive technology and ideas coming out of this region. Before all this I tracked the highs ...
Canon PowerShot S100: Something lost, something gained?
CNET
The Canon PowerShot S95 is a very popular camera with some commonly-complained-about flaws, among them the poor flash design, narrow maximum aperture at the telephoto end of the zoom range, short battery life, and relatively expensive price. ...
Brown dwarf star wracked by most violent weather seen on another world
Christian Science Monitor
Brown dwarf: Over a period of several hours, the star exhibited the largest brightness variations ever seen on a cool brown dwarf. By Clara Moskowitz, Associated Press / September 15, 2011 Scientists think climate patterns on brown dwarfs are similar ...
Solar-powered processor a glimpse of the future?
USA Today
AP SAN FRANCISCO – A solar cell the size of a stamp. That's all Intel researchers needed to power a computer processor that could hold a tantalizing vision for the low-power chips of the future. Paul Sakuma, AP Intel CEO Paul Otellini, right, ...
Synthetic DNA added to yeast cells, paving way for 'evolution' on demand
The Guardian
Synthetic DNA designed in the laboratory was added to yeast cells without preventing its ability to survive and reproduce. Photograph: Manfred Kage/Getty Life forms have been created that carry strands of genetic material designed and built from ...
Microsoft Ditches Flash in Windows 8 Metro IE10 in Latest Setback for Adobe
Maximum PC
All eyes have been on Microsoft ever since its BUILD conference got underway in Anaheim, California on Tuesday. While Redmond is using the new event primarily to acquaint developers with Windows 8, it's also giving just about everyone else a glimpse of ...
Teen Driving Laws Mean Fewer Fatalities Now, More Fatalities Later
The Car Connection
By Richard Read Reporter September 15th, 2011 Teen driving laws are meant to keep young people out of potentially dangerous situations, like driving late at night or using a mobile phone behind the wheel. But a new study argues that such laws don't do ...
Toyota Teams Up for Safety Studies
Wall Street Journal
By NEAL E. BOUDETTE ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Toyota Motor Corp. has started a series of basic research projects with US universities to better understand key safety issues facing the auto industry, such as reducing driver distraction, cutting teen accidents ...
Sharp axes its 5.5in and 10.8in Galapagos tablet range
Inquirer
By Dean Wilson JAPANESE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANY Sharp has decided to axe its 5.5in and 10.8in Galapagos tablet range only nine months after launch, echoing HP's recent decision to abandon its Touchpad. Sharp said that it decided to discontinue the ...
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show highlights
Los Angeles Times (blog)
A bigger Porsche 911. A Maserati SUV. A Lamborghini that is actually lightweight. Such are some of the highlights currently on display in Frankfurt, Germany. Officially it's known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), but we humans call it ...
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Building Up Windows 8
eMoneyDaily
Steve Ballmer, the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), said that the upcoming operating system from the company will address investors' concerns over the PC business of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). ...
Milky Way Owes Its Shape to Crashes With Dwarf Galaxy
Space.com
by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com Contributor Two collisions with a dwarf galaxy over the last nearly 2 billion years may have been the cause of the Milky Way's spiral arm structure, scientists say. The new findings hint that impacts with even relatively ...
Intel's Thunderbolt With Fiber Optics Years Away
PCWorld
By Agam Shah, IDG News Intel's Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect technology, which shuffles data between PCs and devices like displays and external storage, could be years away from getting optical technology, an Intel executive said this week. ...
Sony console in spotlight at Tokyo Game Show
Oman Daily Observer
Makuhari — Asia's biggest annual video game industry event got under way in Japan yesterday, with games for phones and tablets challenging traditional console kings Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Nearly 200 hardware and software makers gathered for the ...
Marissa Mayer Teaches Us How To Pronounce “Zagat”
Washington Post
By TechCrunch.com, Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, the closing talk was between Michael Arrington and Google's Marissa Mayer. As Mike noted, the two of them have been on stage together more than any other interview duo at TechCrunch events, ...
A new social networking site 'Erly'
IBNLive.com
San Francisco: Former Kleiner Perkins partner Eric Feng says there's room for one more social network - built around experiences, not people. His network, Erly.com, launches on Wednesday and draws on the idea that people want to organize their ...
Google Goggles Gets Smarter, Works in Background on Android
Mashable
Google has released an important update to Google Goggles, the app that lets you search via snaps you take. The new opt-in, Android-only feature allows Google Goggles to work in the background on your phone or tablet, and analyze photos as they're ...

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