Cray building $97 million supercomputer for US
By Patrick Thibodeau Computerworld - The never-ending global push to build ever faster supercomputers took another step today with Cray's announcement that it was awarded a contract from US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to build ...
Study: After Surge, Google+ Traffic Falls Back
By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Google+ traffic has deflated after a temporary spike following Google's decision to open up the social networking site to everyone, according to data analytics company Chitika. When it was launched in late June, ...
AT&T unveils Motorola Atrix 2, four other new Android phones
Los Angeles Times
AT&T introduced a lineup of five new Android Gingerbread smartphones on Tuesday that range in specs from the low end to the high end of the market. At the top of AT&T's offering sits the Motorola Atrix 2, featuring a 4.3-inch touchscreen with a ...
Fearing Damage, Microsoft Moved Data After Japan Earthquake
By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Microsoft undertook a sizable data migration project following Japan's earthquake in March, fearing that one of its data centers could become dysfunctional because of aftershocks. The data center was about 140 miles south of ...
Hey, kids! Put your space experiment in orbit
A few lucky teenagers will soon get a chance to help perform some science that's truly out of this world. YouTube, NASA and several other partners have created YouTube Space Lab, a global effort challenging students between the ages of 14 and 18 to ...
Homeland Security Testing 'Crime Predicting' Technology
In news sure to make everyone feel safe and secure, the Electronic Privacy Information Center revealed Monday that they have confirmed, via a Freedom of Information Act request, that the Department of Homeland Security have been testing a so-called ...
Android apps can now run on your PC via BlueStacks
by Lance Whitney October 11, 2011 5:59 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit Those of you who want to check out an Android app without an Android device can now run that app on your PC thanks to a program from the folks at BlueStacks. The software, dubbed the ...
TomTom shares rise after Ford Motor deal
By Archibald Preuschat AMSTERDAM (MarketWatch) -- Shares of navigation equipment maker TomTom NV (TOM2.AE) rose Tuesday after it said it had struck a deal with Ford Motor Co. /quotes/zigman/264304/quotes/nls/f F +0.18% to install its devices in certain ...
iPhone 4S delivered early in Germany, packaging & Siri shown off
By Katie Marsal One customer in Germany has been delivered an iPhone 4S early, offering a first glimpse at the packaging of the handset as well as screenshots from the device. The iPhone 4S was delivered by German Telekom, which began accepting ...
Twitter Avoids 'Tweet' Defeat, Gets Trademark
Twitter has finally laid its hands on trademark rights to the word “tweet,” but the case provides yet another lesson in why companies have to nail down intellectual property rights early on. A Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) report says the ...
SlingPlayer Mobile App Comes to Android Honeycomb Tablets
By Chloe Albanesius Sling Media on Tuesday announced that its SlingPlayer product is now available for Honeycomb tablets, allowing users to access their TV content on the Android devices. SlingPlayer Mobile for Android Tablets is now in the Android ...
What if Apple Threw an iPhone Party and Nobody Came?
By Rick Aristotle Munarriz The market's generally raving about Apple generating a million preorders for the iPhone 4S during its first 24 hours of availability. Those who are just deciding now that Apple's latest smartphone would look good in their ...
Tesla to buy Model S battery cells from Panasonic
By Katie Fehrenbacher Oct. 11, 2011, 8:06am PT No Comments Electric car maker Tesla announced on Tuesday that it will buy battery cells from Panasonic to build at least 80000 of its second electric car the Model S over a four year period. ...
Why T-Mobile is expanding its Bobsled VoIP platform
By Kevin C. Tofel Oct. 11, 2011, 7:39am PT No Comments T-Mobile expanded its Bobsled service on Tuesday, bringing free voice calls over the web to landlines and mobiles in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Calls can be placed from a desktop browser, ...
Report: Mercury levels mostly down in Great Lakes
Wall Street Journal
AP DETROIT — A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently. The report was being released ...
Facebook acquires Q&A service Friend.ly
By Emil Protalinski | October 11, 2011, 8:51am PDT Summary: Facebook has acquired Friend.ly, a Q&A social service. The startup promises Friend.ly will remain operational even as its team works on new projects at the social networking giant. ...
Nissan's new charging technology will juice your EV in ten minutes ...
By Amar Toor
Nearly a month after unveiling its revamped quick charger, Nissan has now announced that it's working on new technology that would make EV chargi.
Good Technology gives enterprise apps a secure launchpad ...
By Ryan Kim
Good Technology, which has enabled companies to extend security and management to a fleet of employee devices, is looking to extend its technology to independent software developers, corporate customers and systems integrators, ...
Green breakthrough: first fully recyclable electronic paper technology
Green breakthrough: first fully recyclable electronic paper technology.
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What it is: The Encyclopedia of Life (eol) is a beautiful website that celebrates the biodiversity of life. On the eol website, find podcasts where students can discover the diversity of life five minutes and one species at a time. Students can dig ...
Zillow Wins Mortgage Technology Award | Zillow Blog - Real Estate ...
By Jill Simmons
The 12th annual Mortgage Technology Awards were handed out in Chicago last night and we're thrilled to announce that the Zillow Mortgage Marketplace iPhone App.
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Samsung's Breakthrough Technology Could Turn Windows Into LED ...
South Korean multinational tech corporation has made a new LED discovery that could turn ordinary windows into screens.
Bloomberg, 'Post' Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate ...
By Dylan Byers
Technology has been playing a large role in the presidential primary debates this year. Google and YouTube have each cosponsored a GOP debate, drawing on data and video contributions to take the national pulse, and Twitter is always an ...
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Mobile medical trial technology company wins £3m backing - UK ...
By Nick Flaherty
Exco InTouch in Hertfordshire supplies nine of the world's top 10 pharmaceutical businesses with a suite of patient-focused services that use a combination of cell-phone and internet technology. It is used in clinical trials to help patient ...
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Esri to Demonstrate Its Geospatial Technology at GEOINT 2011 ...
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