| |Giant Radio Telescope Sees Inside Galactic Smash-Up
By Dave Mosher A radio telescope array being built in the highest, driest desert in the world has photographed two colliding galaxies for its first public test shots. The new images reveal a flurry of star formation within thick clouds of gas and dust ...
| |Amazon Limits Kindle Touch 3G Web Access
By Sara Yin Caveat Emptor. Amazon's new Kindle Touch 3G doesn't give you full 3G access: it's limited to shopping in the online Kindle Store and browsing Wikipedia, the company clarified over the weekend. Last Wednesday, Amazon announced the Kindle ...
| |HTC Checking Reports of Security Flaw in Its Android Phones
By Scott Moritz Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- HTC Corp. said it's investigating a report that its smartphones that use Google Inc.'s Android operating system have a security vulnerability that may expose a user's personal information. ...
| |Facebook Turns to Websense for Malicious URL Detection
By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Facebook has partnered with security vendor Websense to protect its users from third-party malicious URLs spammed on the social networking website, the companies said on Monday. Facebook has been plagued by malware ...
| |Earth's First Arctic Ozone Hole Recorded
The high atmosphere over the Arctic lost an unprecedented amount of its protective ozone earlier this year, so much that conditions echoed the infamous ozone hole that forms annually over the opposite side of the planet, the Antarctic, scientists say. ...
| |Nissan And GE Join Forces To Develop Better Electric Vehicles
By Andrew Webster For the next two years, Nissan and General Electric will be conducting collaborative research on electric vehicles. The research will focus on two main areas, which include ways to better integrate EVs with homes and other buildings, ...
| |Sony Ericsson CEO Confident Company Will Avoid Patent Wars
Wall Street Journal
By Sven Grundberg Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES STOCKHOLM (Dow Jones)--Sony Ericsson, the mobile handset joint venture between Telefon AB LM Ericsson (ERIC) and Sony Corp. (SNE), will not become embroiled in the legal battles over patents engulfing its rivals ...
| |Google's Schmidt: Motorola buy won't 'screw up' Android
In an attempt to allay fears that Motorola Mobility would receive special treatment following the completion of Google's acquisition, the search giant's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said that competitors have nothing to fear. ...
| |Fusion-io Releases ioDrive2, ioDrive2 Duo Flash Cards
The platform features a self-healing feature called Adaptive FlashBack, which provides complete chip level fault tolerance. Storage specialist Fusion-io announced the next evolution of its ioMemory platform for powering application acceleration and ...
| |Wal-Mart, T-Mobile offering data-centric phone plans
Wal-Mart and T-Mobile USA said today that they would be jointly offering a new phone plan that caters to data and text-hungry customers. The retail giant and wireless carrier will sell a no-contract $30 plan that includes unlimited Internet access, ...
| |Environment group warns of E Europe toxic spills
AP , 10.03.11, 09:06 AM EDT SOFIA, Bulgaria -- A year after a flood of toxic red sludge devastated Hungarian villages an environmental group warned on Monday of possible similar ecological disasters in Eastern and Central Europe. ...
| |New Fitbit Launched With Additional Features
International Business Times
By Bhaskar Prasad | October 3, 2011 9:08 AM EDT Fitbit, which is the market leader in wireless activity tracking, has launched its newest tracker - the Fitbit Ultra. Priced at $99, the new gadget has a pressure altimeter that can determine when the ...
| |10 misrepresentations about climate change
Southern Fried Science
By WhySharksMatter, on October 3rd, 2011 Few scientific fields generate as much controversy as climate change. Misunderstandings, misrepresentations, and outright lies are common. While environmentalists rightly criticize anti-global warming activists ...
| |Manta ray inspires Princeton researcher to create 'magic carpet'
Mother Nature Network
By John PlattMon, Oct 03 2011 at 11:49 AM EST A Princeton University graduate student has created an actual flying carpet, a sheet of plastic that travels through the air in a manner not unlike the way giant manta rays swim through the water. ...
| |Mercury flooded by volcanic gush
Futurity: Research News
Scientists used data from the orbiting Messenger spacecraft to examine Mercury's largely unseen northern high latitudes and discovered that vast smooth plains around the planet's north pole were created by volcanic activity. (Credit: NASA) “For more ...
| |Thousands Of Google Employees Enlisted To Produce New Beer
Sounds like the perfect April fool but it ain't. In what look like a great PR exercise (and a great case study for Apps & Hangouts), Beer specialist Dogfish head has polled "thousands" of Google employees worldwide using Google Moderator to find out ...
| |AT&T asks court to toss Sprint, Cell South suits
AT&T filed motions Friday in the US District Court to dismiss lawsuits by Sprint and Cellular South that seek to block the AT&T/T-Mobile deal. The lawsuits “are an obvious attempt to use the court to improve their own strategic interests,” Wayne Watts, ...
| |MoBeam Banks $5 Million for Mobile Barcode Technology - Tricia ...
By Tricia Duryee
Cupertino, Calif.-based MoBeam has raised $4.9 million in capital to solve the problem of most point-of-sale systems at retail not being able to read a barcode displayed on a mobile phone screen. Investors in the round include Yet2Ventures, ...
| |not martha — links: technology
I make things. Then I tell you how to make them too, minus the mistakes. And I collect links like they are going out of style.
| |Technology lures Lebanon students to music « Educational ...
lures Lebanon students to music. by Michael D. Clark. It's a 21st century, high-tech lure to solve an old high school problem: how to reel in non-musically inclined students to the world of music. And it's working well at Lebanon High ...
| |Technology Changes Physician's Roles : TaxoDiary
I am sure most physicians didn't decide to go to medical school because they liked technology
. Granted and especially recently, younger medical students are entering the field already assimilated to using technology
in every aspect of their ...
| |The 4 Biggest Things Impacting Education Technology - Edudemic
It seems that most educational technology
tools are created to fill a niche or help a particular group of people / students. That much is clear. But what are the biggest things impacting educationaltechnology
? Thanks to Gough, we now know ...
| |The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
Said CIO Asley Kelderman, “The recent news in the gaming technology
industry means big things for us, including the need to expand our physical building and operations. We'll be able to hire an additional, and much needed, 100 new ...
The Science and Technology of...
| |Mobeam Banks $5 Million for Mobile Barcode Technology Tricia ...
By Kenneth G. Mages
Mobeam Banks $5 Million for Mobile Barcode Technology
–Tricia … By Tricia Duryee … able to read a barcode displayed on a mobile phone screen. Investors in the round include yet2Ventures,Samsung Ventures and Mitsui. Tagged with ...
Near Field Communication (NFC)...
| |“I've never seen gaming technology development news like this ...
Reporters were scurying around to every gaming technology
development industry exec they could find to get the scoop on the lastest developments. Mcconkey Furlan, who writes for economics publication “The Darosa Blasini Journal” was ...
Northern Europe Looks to The...
| |Get Moving with GPS Sports Technology! | Athletic Trainer
was originally invented for military use. However, over the years and with the advances made, the GPS navigational device has made its way into athletic sports. While the technology
has been utilized in running and biking for ...
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