18 October 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire Sale vs. IPad Narrows Margins

Amazon Kindle Fire Sale in IPad Challenge Narrows Margins: Tech
By Danielle Kucera - Mon Oct 17 13:39:10 GMT 2011 Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos holds the new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire. ...
RIM's Balsillie: Too Early to Assess Outage's Impact
Wall Street Journal
By CHIP CUMMINS BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd.'s co-chief Jim Balsillie said Monday it was still too early to assess the financial impact of last week's outage, even as the company offered its subscribers free applications as an apology for ...
Wireless Carriers Will Provide Overage Alerts to Combat 'Bill Shock'
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius In an effort to help consumers avoid "bill shock," the Federal Communications Commission and wireless trade group CTIA on Monday announced that wireless providers have agreed to start sending all wireless users alerts if they are ...
Man Claims iPhone's 'Find My Friends' Feature Found His Cheating Wife
Fox News
A screenshot of the Find My Friends app from Apple, which helps users to locate friends and family using the built in GPS in their iPhones. An unnamed New Yorker claims Apple's new "Find My Friends" app -- which uses GPS to locate any of your friends ...
Facebook 'social energy' app compares home efficiency
by Martin LaMonica October 17, 2011 8:23 AM PDT Follow @mlamonica After finding out what you're friends did over the weekend, you'll be able to see how their doing reducing their home energy use. Facebook, Opower and the environmental advocacy group ...
Will Mercedes-Benz make an electric S-Class?
USA Today
By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY The big S already comes as a hybrid, and it's the lowest priced version of the big luxo-barge. But engineers may be thinking making it even more green,Automotive News reports. The hydrogen fuel-cell concept car that ...
Ballmer beats drum for Windows 8
by Lance Whitney October 17, 2011 6:08 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer really wants to sell you on Windows 8, touting features ranging from a new lock screen that still shares updates to the benefits of the controversial Metro user ...
LG DoublePlay Android Phone Sports Dual Screens
T-Mobile will begin selling the LG DoublePlay Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" smartphone, which features a 3.5-inch dual-screen display atop a 2-inch sub-screen. People might believe dual-screen phones are novelties, but apparently some folks want them ...
Dead German Satellite Will Fall to Earth This Week
Fox News
By Denise Chow A defunct German satellite is expected to plunge to Earth this week, but exactly when and where the satellite will fall remains a mystery. The massive German Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, is expected to plummet to Earth on Saturday or ...
Hacker replaces Sesame Street with pornography
A YouTube channel run by the children's TV favourite Sesame Street was taken offline after it was hacked and filled with pornographic videos. The attacker, calling himself "Mredxwx", struck on Sunday night. The obscene material was available for around ...
Colorware offers custom color iPhone 4S for your first born
We are all familiar with Colorware, this is the company that will take your gadget and paint it up for you in whatever retina burning hue you so desire. Colorware has done this for all sorts of gadgets for a long time including the iPad and previous ...
Uncharted 3 PS3 pre-order swings to top 15 at Amazon
Punch Jump
By Marcus Lai On October 17, 2011 · In News, Playstation 3, Retail, Systems Sony Corp.'s Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception for the Playstation 3 swung to the top 15 sales at Amazon.com Inc. due to strong demand. This week, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception ...
Activision jumps into kids' game with 'Skylanders'
CBS News
This product image provided by Activision Publishing, shows a scene from the video "Skylanders: Spyro?s Adventure." Spyro, the fire-breathing purple dragon, appears in a new video game from Activision Blizzard Inc., "Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. ...
Why Are Dubai and Abu Dhabi's Roads Some of the World's Most Dangerous?
The Atlantic
By Max Fisher When Blackberry service went down for three days last week, traffic accidents fell by 20 percent in Dubai and 40 percent in Abu Dhabi, according to officials from the two cities. The United Arab Emirates, where both cities are located, ...
When teen drivers are most at risk
MSN Money
Teens' most common mistakes that lead to accidents in their first month on the road include speeding, failing to yield, and not paying attention. By MSN Money partner on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 9:45 AM This post comes from Michelle Megna at partner site ...
Spotify TV is Coming to Boxee
It's Spotify! It's on your TV! It's from Boxee! Spotify is now going TV-ready with a new Spotify Boxee app. It'll let Spotify users access their Spotify accounts on their TV in one of two ways: using a computer that's connected to the TV and uses the ...
Court Orders French Cop-Watching Site Blocked
New York Times
By ERIC PFANNER PARIS — A court here has ruled that French Internet service providers must block access to a Web site that shows pictures and videos of police officers arresting suspects, taunting protesters and allegedly committing acts of violence ...
Sledgehammer Answers Call Of Duty Engine Critics
Gaming Examiner
One of the biggest criticisms of the Call of Duty series is that the games don't necessarily look graphically up to snuff when compared to rival shooters such as Rage or the upcoming Battlefield 3. Well, Sledgehammer has an explanation for you. ...
Microsoft Chipping in $32 Million for Nokia Windows Phone Ads in UK
By Erin Harrison, Executive Editor, Strategic Initiatives We knew that part of Microsoft's product deal with Nokia (News - Alert) called for Microsoft to contribute marketing funds – but we didn't know how much…until now. According to news reports, ...
Prototype 2 Trailer: Alex Mercer Returns With An Attitude
PSX Extreme
Alex Mercer is back and he's on a new mission...a mission of rescue and revenge. A new video has arrived for Radical Entertainment's action extravaganza, Prototype 2. It's "The Red Zone" and it shows off Mercer's crazy abilities, along with some ...
The Daily BLAM
By Joey Cole Superpowered heroes fought superpowered attorneys at this year's Comic-Con in New York City. Along with a new trailer for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Capcom released gameplay footage of Pheonix Wright dishing out justice courtroom style. ...
NEC says new technology doubles lithium battery life
The Tokyo-based electronics company said it has developed a new lithium battery that can hold a 70% charge after 13 years. By Jay Alabaster IDG News Service - NEC said Monday that it has developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that doubles the ...
iPad 3 production starts this quarter according to Susquehanna
Production of Apple's third-generation iPad is about to get underway according to Susquehanna Financial Group analyst Jeffrey Fidacaro. According to Fidacaro, Apple's manufacturing partners have orders to build as many as 1 million iPad 3 tablets in ...
Novell's Suit Vs. Microsoft Goes to Trial in Utah
ABC News
An antitrust lawsuit involving high-tech giants Novell Inc. and Microsoft Corp. is headed to federal court Monday in a jury trial that could include testimony from Bill Gates. Novell sued Microsoft in 2004, claiming the company violated US antitrust ...
Upside's Jobs doc spreads
A fast-turnaround one-hour documentary about the co-founder of Apple entitled The Way Steve Jobs has Changed the World has been sold into 50 territories in a matter of days. Jobs passed away earlier this month aged 56 after a battle with pancreatic ...
Watch this for some “magical technology” — Scobleizer
By Robert Scoble
You might have seen Marco Tempest's video on TED where he fooled the audience with three iPhones. But do you know how he did it? (You should watch his TED video first, because if you watch my video first it'll blow the illusion). I visited ...
Imax Secures Kodak Laser Projection Technology - The Hollywood ...
By Etan Vlessing
The giant screen exhibitor says it will be able to deliver digitally remastered Hollywood movies to institutional theaters by mid-2013 after acquiring Kodak patents.
NEC's new battery technology said to last twice as long | Ubergizmo
By Tyler Lee
While we long for new battery technology that will be able to let us use our smartphones or tablets for [...]
Ray Leach: Medical Technology: How Regulations, Reforms ...
By Ray Leach
Regulatory burdens and healthcare reform are causing big uncertainties for venture investors that could limit the capacity of drug and medical device startups to bring products already in the pipeline to market.
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Writer Unboxed » Better Writing through (Cheap) Technology
By Keith Cronin
Writer Unboxed about the craft and business of fiction.
Writer Unboxed
Reinvented by technology: Financial services - Crowdsourcing.org
In innovative uses of crowdsourcing, CB Insights' Mosaic service scans social media, blogs and other sites to evaluate the health of private companies, while BillGuard combs the Web for complaints about credit card transactions, analyzes its ...
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Nvidia 3D Vision 2 Technology Unveiled | ITProPortal.com
By ravimandalia@itproportal.com (Ravi Mandalia)
Graphic card maker Nvidia has dished out new 3D Vision 2 technology which hopes to take PC 3D gaming to an entirely new...
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Fuel Fix » Technology, high prices fuel oil rush in Arctic
By Brett Clanton
Bill Soplu, of Kaktovik, Alaska, demonstrates the use of one of several simulators used to help train employees for work on large vessels at the Edison Chouest Offshore shipbuilding facility in Larose, La. Photo: Misty Leigh McElroy / © 2011 ...
Fuel Fix
Does technology in your kids' hands worry you? | Simply Security
By Lynette Owens
Technology is all around us -- it's where we work, how we communicate and how we entertain ourselves. Our favorite gadgets help to make our lives easier but,
Simply Security
Developing Green Energy Technology | UConn Today
By Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu
UConn is one of nine universities chosen to conduct advanced turbine technology research for the clean and efficient operation of turbines using fuels derived from coal and containing high amounts of hydrogen, according to a U.S. ...
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