28 October 2011

Is Microsoft Firefox's last, great hope?

Is Microsoft Firefox's last, great hope?
Computerworld (blog)
By Preston Gralla Mozilla has faced considerable criticism for its decision to release a customized version of Firefox in which the default search engine and home page is Microsoft's Bing. But if Mozilla is going to survive, that's exactly what it ...

Mozilla, Microsoft Join Forces for 'Firefox with Bing'
Wired News
By Scott Gilbertson Mozilla has announced a new special release of Firefox that integrates Microsoft's Bing search engine into the open source browser. The special Firefox build, dubbed Firefox with Bing, makes Bing the default search provider in both...

Facebook account hijacked? Get a little help from your friends
by Elinor Mills October 27, 2011 9:00 AM PDT Follow @elinormills Facebook is set to announce new security features today that will let people set passwords for third-party apps and get help from friends when they can't get into their account. ...
Sony to take over Sony Ericcson
Los Angeles Times
Sony has agreed to buy Ericsson's half of the Sony Ericsson smartphone-making joint venture, the two companies announced on Thursday. Sony will pay Ericsson about $1.5 billion for its stake in the company, which makes a wide range of smartphones with ...
Report: US Satellites Attacked by Chinese Hackers
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius US government satellites were compromised at least four times in 2007 and 2008, possibly at the hands of Chinese computer hackers with ties to the country's military, according to a new report. The devices were accessed via a ...
Dropbox adds new file-sharing service for work groups
By Lucas Mearian Computerworld - Cloud storage and file-sharing service DropBox today announced a new service that allows work groups to share up to 1TB of online capacity, while also allowing IT shops to add or remove users. ...
Clearwire shares jump with Sprint discussions
Shares of Clearwire Corp. jumped 19 percent Wednesday after Sprint Nextel Corp.'s CEO said the companies are talking about how to make Sprint's phones work with Clearwire's planned new wireless data network. THE SPARK: Early Wednesday, Sprint CEO Dan ...
Report: Apple Struggles With Retina Display for iPad 3
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Apple released the iPad 2 last March without upgrading its display, and but a CNet report has said Apple is now facing challenges with bumping the screen of the iPad 3 up to retina display. Apple would like its third-generation tablet to ...
Facebook on Ice: New Data Center to Be Built Near Arctic Circle
Fox News
AP Photo/Scanpix, Sweco, The Node Pole Oct. 27, 2011: An artist's rendering of Facebook's new server farm on the edge of the Arctic Circle, the company's first outside the US Social networking site Facebook is to build its first data center outside the ...
Firmware update enables 2011 iMacs to reinstall Lion from the Internet
Ars Technica
By Jacqui Cheng | Published October 27, 2011 9:30 AM Lion Internet Recovery enables Lion users to download and reinstall Lion from Apple's servers when they experience an operating system meltdown, as long as they have a broadband connection. ...
Android Market Posts Big Numbers, Surpasses Apple
Android now leads iOS in the total number of apps downloaded, as Google's open-source strategy both helps and hurts the platform. The Android platform was responsible for 44 percent of all mobile app downloads in the second quarter of 2011, ...
Australia Court to Expedite Appeal in Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban
The Mac Observer
The judge overseeing Apple's injunction blocking the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia has agreed to expedite Samsung's appeal, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Samsung is hoping to get a reversal so it can sell its iPad competitor...
HP Planning ARM-Based Servers with Calxeda, Challenging Intel
HP reportedly will become the first major server maker to use ARM-based processors in some of its data center servers. Hewlett-Packard reportedly will partner with chip-maker Calxeda to develop data center servers powered by low-power processors ...
Oracle, Google to Negotiate Settlement With Trial Delay
By Sandy Fitzgerald | Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:45 am The Oracle-Google copyright dispute is postponed until next year, giving both sides more time to hammer out a settlement that may allow them to avoid a lengthy, costly trial. US District Judge William ...
Research Shows Stars Create Organic Matter of Unexpected Complexity
by Eric Limer | 11:32 am, October 27th, 2011 For years, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery of “Unidentified Infrared Emission features,” a set of emissions from interstellar space that, up until now, has been relatively unexplained. ...
Lost Americans Can't Stop Calling 911
Death and Taxes
By Andrew Belonsky Thursday, October 27, 2011 Mark and Marcia Rosenthal had quite an adventure this week when they took what was meant to be a leisurely stroll through their local apple orchard. Unfortunately for them, that walk-about turned them ...
DirecTV now streaming live video to your iPad
By Josh Wright Thu, Oct 27, 2011 @ 8:05 AM DirecTV for iPhone is probably one of my most utilized apps. It allows me to schedule recordings to my DVRs anywhere with an internet connection. I have yet to find a use for an iPad version though, until now. ...
Indie Royale launches with Gemini Rue, Sanctum, Nimbus, ARES bundle
Now here's something interesting. Indie Royale, a new website dedicated to selling indie games in bulk, is testing the waters with an interesting pricing tactic. You basically set your own price, much like the Humble Indie Bundle deals, but the price ...
Android fragmentation gets visualized [infographic]
There have been six smartphone distribution updates since Android was released: Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread and most recently, Ice Cream Sandwich. One man, Michael DeGusta, decided to map out every release and every Android smartphone ...
LITA Blog » Blog Archive » Jobs in Library Information Technology ...
By vedmonds
LITA Blog. Library and Information Technology Association ... Integrated Technologies Services Coordinator, Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS. Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a ...
Chris Dodd Pushes Back Against Hollywood Vs. Technology ...
By Alex Ben Block
The MPAA's new head looks past the industry's resistance to innovation in the modern era and vows to embrace tech to fight piracy.
Hollywood Reporter - Top Stories
Technology and Creativity Celebrated at the 11th Annual Adobe ...
By Jon Perera, Vice President of Worldwide Education Marketing
When asked about his message to other students around the world on using technology and design, his advice was, “Think big and outside the box. Have a positive impact on the world. And make sure that your design tells a story.” Secondly ...
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The Miami Hurricane » Technology detracts from viewer's reality ...
By Paul Levy
In our digital age, anybody with a cell phone or other technology can quickly document events. This will completely change the sources where history stems from in the future. History will be much more first-hand and opinionated. Numerous ...
The Miami Hurricane
New York Media Hires Chief Technology Officer - FishbowlNY
By Jerry Barmash
Chevres will oversee all technology for the company's digital business, which includes the news and service Website nymag.com that recently topped 10 million monthly unique users. Chevres is also in charge of the Grub Street network of ...
Top Ten 2012 Strategic Technology Trends
By Jeff Hurt
The top ten strategic technology trends identified by Gartner will affect your organization in 2012. Are you prepared for these opportunities?
Velvet Chainsaw | Midcourse Corrections
Shane Smith from Vizeum on Creative Technology - #AdVision ...
By Shelby Healy - MSFT
How is technology changing the way we build campaigns? If you've ever played Angry Birds Rio, you've already seen a sneak peek. We took a moment to chat with Shane Smith from Vizeum who has been producing campaigns that have ...
Microsoft Advertising Community
technology-free school in Silicon Valley — Joanne Jacobs
By Joanne
In the heart of Silicon Valley (and very near where I live), a Waldorf school has banned computers, PowerPoint and any technology more advanced than colored chalk, reports the New York Times. Who sends their kids there? Three quarters of ...
Joanne Jacobs
Award-winning "Green" Pipe Rehabilitation Technology Introduced ...
Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 -- GeoTree Technologies, Inc., a high tech infrastructure repair materials company announced that it has formed strategic ...
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