04 October 2011

Google's Chrome browser is to be ported to its Android smartphone operating system

In the future everything is Chrome:

Chrome finally coming to Android?
TechRadar UK
By Henry Winchester A snippet of code posted on Google's Chromium Code website reveals that Google's Chrome browser is to be ported to its Android smartphone operating system. It may seem like an obvious move for the two Google-operated products, ...

Internet Explorer user share continues slow decline
The Seattle Times
Internet Explorer's share of global browser usage, though still dominant, continued to slowly drop in September, while Google Chrome's share gained, to the point where some are predicting it will overtake Mozilla Firefox as the second most-used browser ...

Giant Radio Telescope Sees Inside Galactic Smash-Up
Wired News
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
PC Magazine
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 ...
Apple seen selling iPhone 3GS free with subsidy, $399 without contract
Apple Insider
By Neil Hughes Though the iPhone 3GS was first released in 2009, one analyst has said Apple will continue to sell its third-generation handset after the "iPhone 5" is announced, offering it for free with a service contract or for $399 unsubsidized. ...
HTC Checking Reports of Security Flaw in Its Android Phones
BusinessWeek
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
PCWorld
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
Space.com
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
PC Magazine
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
CNET
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
eWeek
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 ...
Some Climatologists Worry That Texas' Mega-Drought Could Endure for Years
New York Times
By LAUREN MORELLO of ClimateWire Texas State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon made headlines last week when he predicted his state's devastating drought could last until 2020. That's yet another heaping helping of bad news for Texas, where unusually ...
Wal-Mart, T-Mobile offering data-centric phone plans
CNET
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
Forbes
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 ...
Major Microsoft Xbox TV Deals Imminent, But Still Will Need Something Unique
ReelSEO Online Video News
Bloomberg wrote up some thoughts on where it looks like the new Microsoft Xbox TV initiative is headed and I have to admit, I like what it looks like. Basically, it could position the Xbox 360 as the single piece of tech you need for all your ...
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
ITProPortal
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
Yall Politics
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, ...
AllThingsD
not martha — links: technology
By megan
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.
not martha
Technology lures Lebanon students to music « Educational ...
By admin
Technology 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 ...
Educational Technology
Smartphone offers ultrasound technology for rural communities ...
By Stacy Lipson
A smartphone that works as an ultrasound scanner may change the way doctors use healthcare in rural areas across the US.
Rethinking Healthcare | SmartPlanet
Technology Changes Physician's Roles : TaxoDiary
By melody
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 ...
TaxoDiary
The 4 Biggest Things Impacting Education Technology - Edudemic
By 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 ...
Edudemic
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
By admin
GPS technology 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 ...
Athletic Trainer
US DOE Plans Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2011 ...
By NGV Global
NGVTF 2011 - Oct. 25–26, 2011, San Francisco The Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) will hold its 2011 meeting for stakeholders in San Francisco.
NGV Global

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