13 October 2011

Android to iOS: Where Google 'Inspired' Apple

Android to iOS: Where Google 'Inspired' Apple
CIO
iPhone and iPad aficionados like to cite Google's copying of iOS features -- but the reverse happens, too. By Galen Gruman There's no question that many of the fundamental capabilities and user interface approaches in Google's Android bear a lot of ...
Cadillac to Offer CUE Infotainment System in 2012
DailyTech
Technology on devices such a smartphones has made us want to be connected with the people we love and the world around us while we're on the go no matter where we are. As these connections and conveniences become more important, so do more intuitive ...
Microsoft, Best Buy to offer free computer training to disadvantaged
AHN | All Headline News
The US lags in access to broadband Internet at 68 percent compared to 90 percent in South Korea. A group of American companies led by Microsoft will offer free computer training to members of disadvantaged communities so they can compete in the global ...
Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Launch New Beats By Dre Products For Holiday 2011
DrJays.com Live
Jimmy Iovine doesn't mince words. When speaking on Beats By Dre at the company's Holiday 2011 product launch yesterday, the Chairman of Interscope/Geffen/A&M was very clear on his thoughts about the instantly iconic brand's new competitors. ...
California Water Pollution Not Getting Any Better, Study Finds
International Business Times
By IB Times Staff Reporter | October 12, 2011 9:14 AM EDT Toxicity levels in California waters increased by 170 percent from 2006 to 2010, according to a report that shows how water pollution levels in California are not getting any better. ...
Zynga breaks free of Facebook, lauches Zynga Direct
Chicago Tribune
Zynga Inc. moved to reduce its reliance on Facebook Inc.'s social network, saying Tuesday it will start distributing its games directly to users online or on mobile phones. The San Francisco social-games maker, which in July filed for an initial public ...
AMD Launches FX 'Bulldozer' Series Desktop Processors
ITProPortal
Semiconductor giant AMD proudly announced on Tuesday the launch of its new FX series of processors, aimed at the desktop PC market and equipped with a set of customisable and fully unlocked functionalities. According to the chip giant, the FX line of ...
Apple Earnings Preview: Revenue To Jump 46% In First Post-Steve Jobs Quarter
Forbes
Having a background in sociology, philosophy, and economics, I'm going to try to give this blog a pretty broad scope. Going from finance and economics, to geopolitics and world news, to the occasional academic or theoretical post. ...
Walgreen Co. to roll out first electric vehicle charging station in Orlando
Chicago Tribune
By Emily Bryson York Tribune reporter Walgreen Co. plans to unveil its first electric vehicle charging station in Orlando on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting at 9 am CST, with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The Deerfield-based drugstore giant, which expects ...
Most websites leak your information
Times of India
WASHINGTON: Consumers are less anonymous than they think while surfing the Web, according to a study released that triggered new calls for "do not track" rules. More than half of the 185 high-traffic websites looked at in the study shared a consumer's ...
Cyber threats to increase in coming year: Report
Daily News & Analysis
The upcoming year would feature new and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, according to a new report. The report released by the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has warned of ...
New smartphone ultrasound device is (finally) available
VentureBeat
In February 2011, Mobisante got the green light from the US Food and Drug Administration for its mobile, smartphone-powered ultrasound device. It took the medical device startup another eight months to meet the various FDA guidelines, ...
Steve Jobs
Lynn Journal
By Journal Staff The death of Steve Jobs at 56 brings to an end the life of an extraordinary American inventor. Ironically, the I-Phones held by so many millions across the face of the earth announcing his death were designed by him. ...
iPhone 4S Review - Walt Mossberg - Personal Technology ...
By Walter S. Mossberg
The iPhone 4S is one of Apple's less dramatic updates, but, when combined with the Siri, iOS 5 and iCloud features, it presents an attractive new offering to smartphone users, writes Walt.
AllThingsD
Perry put on defensive about state Emerging Technology Fund ...
By Tom Benning / Reporter
Rick Perry was put on the defensive during the debate about his state Emerging Technology Fund. One of the debate moderators first asked Perry about the federal government's controversial embrace of failed solar energy company Solyndra. ...
Trail Blazers Blog
Steve Jobs buried in Alta Mesa among other technologists - latimes ...
By Shan Li
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was buried on Friday in Alta Mesa in a memorial park shared by some pioneering technologists he admired, according to Forbes. Forbes, citing Jobs' death certificate released Monday, reported that the Alta Mesa ...
Technology
Adobe previews incredible deblurring technology » Technology ...
By Joel Falconer
Adobe has unveiled a mind-​​​​blowing technology at MAX 2011: a feature that de-​​​​blurs photographs, whether they've been taken by a.
Design Festival
Real-Life Superhero Technology
By Dylan Love
You don't need to be born with a genetic mutation or be exposed to solar radiation in order to become a superhero. All you need is the cash to buy some pretty exclusive technology. Here are 10 devices that will have you climbing walls like ...
Business Insider
From My Mailbox: “10 Ways to Use Technology to Spy on Your Kids ...
By lskenazy
Teens have access to unprecedented amounts of technology, and the problem is, they usually know how to use it better than their parents. With sexting, cyberstalking, cyberbullying and internet predators in abundance, parents need to closely ...
FreeRangeKids
Gitex Technology Week to conclude on October 13th | Gitex Dubai ...
As Gitex Technology Week, one of the world's top ICT events enters its final day (Thursday 13 October), exhibitors and participants have spoken of an unprecedented number of new products and an...
AMEinfo.com Latest News
Tagattitude Launches “NFC2.0″ Technology (And No, It's Not ...
By Sarah Perez
Paris-based Tagattitude, an electronic transactions company, is today announcing the availability of something it calls “NFC2.0,” which is a software-based NFC-like service. Similar to the technologyknown as NFC, or near field communication ...
TechCrunch
Wanderfly's Technology Feeds Wanderlust on The New York ...
By João-Pierre S. Ruth
For vacationers who are unsure of where to go for their next trip, New York's Wanderfly is bringing its recommendation technology to a broad audience of.
Xconomy
New Study Reveals Student Perspective on Technology Use in ...
By Ray Schroeder
College students believe that technology has a direct impact on their academic performance, according to findings from a new student-driven study out of the Lone Star College System. In “The National Lone Star Report on Aligning ...
Online Learning Update
New autofocus technology could be used in Apple and Nokia ...
By George Wong
One of the limitations in most phones that pack cameras is the lack of autofocus. This is due to the [...]
Ubergizmo
Grad Student Aims to 'Democratize' Space Technology | The Cornell ...
By Alyson Warhit
I tend to think of it as democratizing space technology.” Over the last several years, Manchester and several collaborators created a small and inexpensive spacecraft called Sprite. According to his website, each satellite costs “a few hundred ...
The Cornell Daily Sun
MIT Enterprise Forum Sports and Technology Panel is Tomorrow ...
By Ryan Durling
“It's the first time that we've had the intersection of technology and sports,” says Beisel, pointing out that Mark Cuban was the subject of a “fireside chat” back in February entitled “The Last Six Feet,” which examined the future of television. ...
BostInnovation.com
Looking for ways to benefit from gaming technology development ...
Rowlette Wagemann of the HOQYT facility recommends starting out slowly with gaming technology development purchases and moves, and then moving more aggressively into the market once substantial gaming technology development ...
Northern Europe Looks to The...
Bluffton, Clemson partner to help technology companies
By Michael Brown
The town of Bluffton has partnered with Clemson University to recruit new technology businesses– hoping to create more jobs for South Carolina. The Clemson-led partnership will help recruit technology companies to create new products, ...
South Carolina Radio Network
NetSupport responds to the technology demands of 21st century ...
By eSchool News
Atlanta, GA – October 2011 – Education software specialist NetSupport is delighted to announce updates to two of its core education solutions. The.
eCampus News
iPhone 4S: Stephen Fry's review | Technology | The Guardian
Stephen Fry: in a sad, sad week for Apple, a new phone and a new operating system show a company still at the top of its game.
www.guardian.co.uk/.../iphone-4s-stephen-fry-review-steve-jo...

Sony Suspends Online-Game Accounts After Cyberattack
Wall Street Journal
By JURO OSAWA TOKYO—Setting back its efforts to repair its reputation regarding online security, Sony Corp. said it was forced to suspend about 93000 user accounts after discovering a "large amount" of unauthorized sign-in attempts on its PlayStation ...
Microsoft Discusses Windows 8 Tweaks After User Feedback
PCWorld
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Oct 12, 2011 7:51 AM Microsoft's Windows 8 developer preview has been out for about a month, and the software giant is ready to discuss some new changes to Windows 8 based on user feedback. In an incredibly long and detailed blog ...
How to Get Apple's iOS 5
PC Magazine
By Jill Duffy When Apple announced the new iPhone 4S last week, some people were disappointed that Apple did not announce an iPhone 5. But you won't hear me complain, because the meat and potatoes of what I'm excited about isn't in the hardware. ...
Chevrolet to Sell Electric Car in US in 2013
Fox News
General Motors announced today that it will sell an all-electric city car starting in 2013. The microcompact Chevrolet Spark EV will be sold in select urban markets around the world including ones in California and other parts of the United States. ...
Silevo challenges status-quo with hybrid solar cell
CNET
by Martin LaMonica October 12, 2011 8:05 AM PDT Follow @mlamonica Silevo's cell technology allows it to use one copper "bus bar," or connector to carry electricity out of a solar panel, a way to save costs. Much like a hybrid car, Silevo's solar cells ...
Sierra Club: Mine threatens northern Wisconsin
BusinessWeek
The Sierra Club's Wisconsin chapter says an iron mine in far northwestern Wisconsin would threaten the Bad River watershed, American Indian wild rice harvests and public health. Gogebic Taconite wants to construct an iron mine in Iron and Ashland ...
LinkedIn Buys IndexTank Hosted Search, Connected Contact Management
eWeek
LinkedIn makes to acquisition plays in less than a week, grabbing hosted search provider IndexTank and contact management software maker Connected. LinkedIn (NASDAQ:LNKD) Oct. 11 acquired its second company in less than a week, picking up enterprise ...
Sony to recall 1.6 million Bravia HDTVs due to possibility of fire
Ars Technica
By Eric Bangeman | Published October 12, 2011 10:57 AM Is your Sony Bravia flat-panel HDTV in danger of spontaneously combusting? Maybe. Sony has begun recalling 1.6 million Bravias due to a faulty component in the backlight systems. ...
Telescope details cosmic timeline
BBC News
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Astronomers have used the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile to study a fundamental change in the cosmos more than 13 billion years ago. The scientists studied a series of galaxies through time to ...
Microsoft scoops up indie studio Twisted Pixel
USA Today
By Brett Molina, USA TODAY Microsoft's game studios have confirmed they acquired the developer of Xbox 360 titles 'Splosion Man and The Gunstringer. Twisted Pixel, based in Austin, Texas, will join Microsoft Studios to "help incubate and develop the ...
Apple iPhone 4S Won`t Be as Successful as Expected: 10 Reasons Why
eWeek
News Analysis: Apple's iPhone 4S will undoubtedly sell well, but just how well? Sales might not be as robust as previous models. It will be important to look closely at those sales figures when they come out. The iPhone 4S is scheduled to hit store ...
iPhone 4 Prototype Theft Earns Suspects Probation
The Mac Observer
Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower, the two men accused of stealing an iPhone 4 prototype from a bar and then selling it to Gizmodo last year, have been sentenced to a year of probation along with US$500 restitution. The two will have to pay $250 each to ...
Microsoft patches 23 flaws in multiple products
Inquirer
By Lucian Constantin SOFTWARE PATCH FACTORY Microsoft has issued security updates to resolve 23 vulnerabilities in its software products, some of which can lead to the arbitrary code execution and privilege escalation. The company published eight ...
IBM Updates Its Cloud Products For Business Customers
Wall Street Journal
By Shara Tibken Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES AUSTIN, Texas (Dow Jones)--International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) on Wednesday introduced new features to its cloud products, hoping to ease concerns among business customers about running and storing ...
Google App Engine Flies Into The Enterprise
Wired News
By Cade Metz Like the rest of Google's business-centric services, Google App Engine didn't start out as a business-centric service. When it first launched in the spring of 2008, it was a rather intriguing way for hardcore coders to run their own ...

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