05 October 2011

Dell tells HP to stay in the PC business

Dell tells HP to stay in the PC business
By Madeline Bennett DELL CEO Michael Dell has been touting the benefits of being in the PC business, in a thinly veiled swipe at rival HP's previous announcement that it will spin off its PC division. Speaking at the Oracle Open World show on Tuesday, ...
Last Week's PS3 Teaser Video Leads to a New Line of PS3 Ads
By Chris Pereira, 10/05/2011 Last week's teaser video filled with various PlayStation game references promised something was coming on October 5. Despite what some predicted, it's not meant to promote the PlayStation Home relaunch or any new games; ...
Apple Chief Tim Cook Passes His First Test
I'm a Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London, a writer here and there on this and that and strangely, one of the global experts on the metal scandium, one of the rare earths. An odd thing to be but someone does have to be such and in this flavour ...
Google+ offers third party applications search access to public posts
By Lawrence Latif SOCIAL NETWORK Google+ now allows applications to search for public posts as part of its applications programming interface (API). Google+ will allow users to search not just on words in posts but by name, biography, location, ...
New iPod nano no threat to smartwatches…. yet.
By Kevin C. Tofel Oct. 5, 2011, 8:18am PT No Comments A slightly improved iPod nano took a back seat to the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 announcements at Tuesday's Apple event. The small touchscreen music player sees a price drop on both the 8 GB and 16 GB ...
Apple iPhone 4S smartphone to be carried by KDDI in Japan
Mobile Burn
Apple has announced that Japanese carrier KDDI will offer the new iPhone 4S when it is launched later this month. Prior to this, Softbank was the only carrier in Japan that offered the iPhone. Softbank has announced it will offer the iPhone 4S on ...
Google, Microsoft war over cloud-based software apps escalates
San Jose Mercury News
By Mike Swift The pitched battle between Google (GOOG) and Microsoft to sell software applications that run on the Internet "cloud" is escalating. The tech giants have already engaged in a public war of words this year as they vied to sign up ...
GE Joins With Nissan to Accelerate Adoption of Electric Vehicles
R & D Magazine
By General Electric Company Today GE and Nissan announced they are embarking on a joint, two-year R&D collaboration to speed up the creation of a reliable charging infrastructure for electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF. The announcement comes at ...
Program helps bridge digital divide
Deseret News
By Molly Farmer, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Comcast launched an Internet service program Monday that will bring broadband access and laptop computers to low-income families in Utah. Gov. Gary Herbert welcomed the announcement, saying it will open ...
New AppleCare+ Plan Has Your iPhone Covered for $99
Prone to smartphone-related accidents? Don't worry, Apple has a new iPhone AppleCare+ plan — one that covers accidental damage, such as stepping on your iPhone or accidentally flushing it down the toilet. The new plan gives your iPhone one year of ...
New Study Shows High Radiation 60 Kilometers from Japanese Power Plant
Voice of America
October 05, 2011 New Study Shows High Radiation 60 Kilometers from Japanese Power Plant VOA News A new study shows high levels of radioactive contamination in the Japanese city of Fukushima, some 60 kilometers from the site of the world's worst nuclear ...
European Space Agency to Probe Dark and Light
Science Now
by Daniel Clery on 5 October 2011, 11:37 AM | 0 Comments Europe will launch two missions to study the sun and the mysterious "dark energy" that is speeding the universe's expansion in launch slots slated for 2017 and 2019. The two mission, dubbed Solar ...
Apple's iOS 5 GM - Available Now (For Everyone)
One week from today, Apple will finally release iOS 5 to the public, after seven betas and one GM version were made available to developers. However, if you really, really want to begin using the next OS now and aren'ta developer, we've got some news ...
Report says mussels, nutrients damage Great Lakes
Wall Street Journal
AP TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A one-two punch of excessive nutrients and ravenous mussels is causing a sharp drop-off in Great Lakes fish populations and the worst outbreak of algae blooms in decades, says a report released Tuesday. ...
Scientists Find That Sewage Is A Virus Goldmine
Huffington Post
By Katherine Harmon Sewage. We know it's filled with germs that can make us sick, which is why we try to keep it far away from food and water supplies. But sewage should be the first place to go—if you're looking for unknown viruses. ...
Quantum computer on the anvil?
Zee News
Washington: Physicists have moved one step closer to building a quantum computer by creating a tiny "electron superhighway" which they claim could be useful in producing the new computer that will use quantum particles in place of digital transistors ...
Rage Review
Review: Id is back with Rage. Simply put, it's one of the best games of the year. It was sometime after midnight, after playing Rage for a few hours, that I realized I was hooked. I had intended to play for just a few moments to see how it looked, ...
Battlefield 3 warns of possible bans for joining hacked games
A group of hackers have increased the player cap from 32 to 128-players, prompting DICE and EA to warn of possible bans… across all EA games. Following the successful hack of the PC beta for Battlefield 3, EA and DICE have issued a warning that joining ...
Siri isn't search technology, but it can still hurt Google — Tech News ...
By Ryan Kim
Though Steve Jobs said he didn't consider Siri a search company, but instead an artificial intelligence company, the rollout of Siri on the iPhone 4S can serve to divert some search traffic away from Google, which could eat into Google's mobile ...
New Technology Aims To Cut Down On Drowsy Driving « CBS ...
By Todd Feurer
You know the feeling: you've been on the road too long, your eyes are getting heavy, you wonder if you can make it just a little bit further. Now, as CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, there's newtechnology to keep drivers awake on the road.
CBS Chicago
Technology: A Complex History : Lawyers, Guns & Money
By Erik Loomis
As a U.S. historian who works a lot on the history of technology, I certainly don't misunderstand its history. Yglesias is not wrong exactly, but that he has a classically American way of thinking about these issues that overlooks the deep ...
Lawyers, Guns & Money
Fred Singer: Technology Students Will Embrace in 2011
By Fred Singer
Modern students are embracing new technology to maximize their academic experiences. From campus apps to classroom appliances, new technologies are all centered around keeping students engaged and informed.
The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
Apple unveils iPhone 4S - Technology & Science - CBC News
Apple Inc. has unveiled a new, faster version of the iPhone 4 that takes voice commands — at least in the U.S..

Most Android Users Still on Froyo, Gingerbread Catching Up
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius What version of Android are you running? According to new stats from Google, the majority of consumers with Android-based devices are running version 2.3 Froyo, but Gingerbread is catching up. About 45.3 percent of Android-based ...
The iPhone 4S' Talking Assistant Is a Military Veteran
Wired News
By Spencer Ackerman Siri, before you became the premiere feature of the new iPhone 4S, where did you come from? Spencer, I started out as a gleam in the eye of Darpa, the Pentagon's far-out research agency, as your WIRED colleague Steven Levy tweeted. ...
Lamborghini to Confirm Third Model Soon, But What Will it Be?
Fox News
Lamborghini will decide by the "beginning of next year" on what form its third model will take--whether it's a sedan, an SUV or something entirely unexpected. The resulting vehicle will not be on sale before 2016, says CEO Stephan Winkelmann. ...
Italian Wikipedia Is in Jeopardy of Being Deleted
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn In protest to Italy's proposed wiretapping laws, the Italian version of Wikipedia has been hidden. Users that are looking for Italian Wikipedia will be met with a page that details how Italy's pending Internet laws could put the Italian ...
Dell Announces Next Line of All-in-One Inspiron Ones
PC Magazine
By Natalie Shoemaker Dell has announced a new addition to its Inspiron all-in-one desktop line—the One 2320. The chassis is similar to previous models, like the most recently reviewed Inspiron One 2305-4429MSL. The One 2320 has a 23-inch widescreen ...
Google Earth Has Been Downloaded 1 Billion Times
As much as one-seventh of humanity has downloaded Google Earth, a technology that is only six years old. The free software has been downloaded 1 billion times, Google announced Wednesday. If you're among the 6 billion or so people who haven't ...
Google shares slip after Stifel downgrade
AP , 10.05.11, 11:27 AM EDT NEW YORK -- Shares of Google Inc. slipped Wednesday after a Stifel Nicolaus analyst downgraded the online search leader, saying that the company is starting to lose focus and that its recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility ...

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