06 October 2011

Jobs's Death Was Like Lennon, JFK Getting Shot, Woz Says

Jobs's Death Was Like Lennon, JFK Getting Shot, Wozniak Says
By Anand Krishnamoorthy and Susan Li Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Steve Wozniak, who started Apple Inc. with high-school friend Steve Jobs in a California garage more than three decades ago, said news of his partner's death struck him just like the shootings ...
STEVE JOBS 1955-2011
iPhone 4S Roundup: Hands-on reactions
Washington Post
By Hayley Tsukayama, Apple unveiled its iPhone 4S on Tuesday to a lot of fanfare and quite a bit of disappointment. In our not-at-all scientific poll of more than 4000 respondents, 57 percent of our readers said that they were expecting to see an ...
Report: Microsoft-Skype Deal Poised to Win EU Approval
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin The European Commissioner for Competition, Joaquin Almunia, is expected to rule that the acquisition won't harm competition or turn Skype into a Microsoft-exclusive platform. The decision ignores accusations that Microsoft is simply ...
Hong Kong teen's somber design for Jobs a cyber hit
A symbol designed by Hong Kong design student Jonathan Mak, a student at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University School of Design, came up with the idea of incorporating Steve Jobs' silhouette into the bite of the Apple logo, symbolising both Jobs' ...
Oracle v Google patent punchup probably postponed
By Brid-Aine Parnell • The first day of the Oracle versus Google patent trial is likely to be postponed from its current Halloween date to make way for an unrelated criminal case. In a court filing on Wednesday, ...
Android Captures 43.7% US Smartphone Share
Google's Android platform has climbed to 43.7 percent market share in the US, with Apple iOS notching up a few ticks to 27.3 percent. RIM and Microsoft continue to flounder. Android sales could get a boost in the US from sales of the new Samsung Galaxy ...
Astronaut pays tribute to 'visionary' Steve Jobs
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Oct 6 (Reuters) - News of the death of Apple's iconic leader, Steve Jobs, made it to the International Space Station, where a trio of astronauts are living, working -- and listening to music on iPods. "In every generation there are ...
HTC Flyer is now a $99 shadow of its former $499 self
Ars Technica
By Casey Johnston | Published October 6, 2011 10:20 AM The HTC Flyer, which debuted a scant five months ago for $500, is now priced at $99 on Best Buy's website. This is the 7-inch tablet's second price drop in a week at Best Buy, possibly indicating ...
Trion prepares to host third-party games on its online gaming platform
Game maker Trion Worlds, which successfully launched its first major online role-playing fantasy game, Rift, back in March, is now unveiling a game platform to publish games created by other companies. While Trion will continue making massively ...
Google buy of travel-data firm ITA Software OKd
San Francisco Chronicle
As part of the consent decree, Google agreed to make data available to search-engine rivals. Google's $700 million purchase of travel-information company ITA Software was cleared by a federal judge after the search-engine company agreed to conditions ...
Lab heads wary on neutrino but see beyond Einstein
By JOHN HEILPRIN , 10.06.11, 11:36 AM EDT GENEVA -- The heads of three major physics labs said Thursday they're skeptical a subatomic particle traveled faster than the speed of light. The three lab directors spoke two weeks after European scientists ...
Water in the earth's oceans may have come from Space
BBC News
New findings from Space have revealed the Earth's water could have come from collisions with comets millions of years ago. Scientists using the mega-powerful Herschel space telescope have been looking at a comet called Hartley 2. ...
Researchers Move a Step Closer to Quantum Computers
International Business Times
By IB Times Staff Reporter | October 6, 2011 2:26 AM EDT Physicists at Rice University in Houston have created a tiny "electron superhighway" that could one day be useful for building a quantum computer, which will use "qubits" or "quantum bits" to ...
Nintendo: Skyward Sword is Our Biggest Videogame Project Ever
Escapist Magazine
Not only is Skyward Sword big, it's also the most immersive Zelda game ever made, says Nintendo. Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is Nintendo's biggest videogame project. That's according to Nintendo of America PR man David Young, ...
Cryptic's Neverwinter Game Now a Free-to-Play MMO
By Mike Sharkey | Oct 6, 2011 Cryptic Studios' in-development online, co-op RPG version of Neverwinter is getting an overhaul. The developer has announced that the game is being transformed into a free-to-play MMO with a focus on action. ...
Review: 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
Fox News
By Gary Gastelu There's a reason many shows and magazines test cars in southern California, and this is it. When you have just one day alone with a $393695 supercar that has a top speed of 217 mph you don't want Mother Nature spoiling the fun. ...
First 'quadruple rainbow' imaged
BBC News
By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News Scientists have captured the first image of a "quaternary" rainbow - the fourth rainbow caused by the bending of light through water in the air. This refraction frequently creates a visible ...
Amazon Kindle e-Reader Review
The Gadgeteer
by Julie on October 6, 2011 · 0 comments Last week Amazon went a little crazy and announced 4 new devices all on the same day. The Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G and the Kindle Fire. The first 3 devices are e-book readers and the Fire is a ...
What Steve Jobs Leaves Behind
In a brief statement on Wednesday, Apple announced that Steve Jobs, its legendary co-founder and product visionary, passed away at age 56. Jobs had been diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, but he remained the public face of the company ...
Ram'd Up News: He Never Knew He Won the Nobel Prize
Dr. Ralph M. Steinman, of Rockefeller University, died last Friday, September 30th, 2011, in Manhattan just days before the Nobel Prize in Medicine was announced. Half of the prize, the title, along with 1.5 million in US currency, was to be given to ...
Scientists seek to document later fall colors
CBS News
Fallen maple leaves carpet a lawn across the street from the First Baptist Church of Kingfield, Maine, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. As trees start showing autumn's golden, orange and red hues, nature lovers aren't the only ones taking note: Scientists are ...
TF Green Airport now offers free Wi-Fi
Providence Eyewitness News
Airline passengers have been able to enjoy wireless service at the Warwick airport at no charge since Monday. Kevin Dillon, President of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, called the service "another convenience that makes for smooth traveling. ...
Facebook Privacy: Groups Say Site Tracks Users After They've Logged Off
ABC News
By NED POTTER (@NedPotterABC) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, speaks at Facebook's f/8 conference in San Francisco, Sept. 22, 2011. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Faceook's Mark Zuckerberg smiled broadly as he introduced the site's new ...
The Nintendo 3DS: Soon Available In Ice White And Misty Pink
Matt is currently working as a writer for TechCrunch. Matt Burns is a family man first and attempts to be a writer second. Born and raised in the heart of the automotive world, only cars eclipse his love of gadgets. He previously wrote for Engadget and ...
Engineers harness power from human respiration
The airflow of a typical human breath travels at less than 2 meters per second. Instead of lamenting its weakness, engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison decided to try to make a material that could react to this airflow in such a way as to ...
IBM and Crocus join MRAM-forces
SemiAccurate (blog)
by Mads Ølholm Both IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the start-up Crocus are very active in the field of MRAM (Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory). Now the two companies are joining forces in a long term agreement that allows for collaboration and cross licensing ...
Siri, Do You Use Nuance Technology? Siri: I'm Sorry, I Can't Answer ...
By MG Siegler
MG Siegler has been writing for TechCrunch since 2009. He covers the web, mobile, social, big companies, small companies, essentially everything. And Apple. A lot. Prior to TechCrunch, he covered various technology beats for VentureBeat. ...
RIP Steve Jobs | Technology Blog | dallasnews.com
By Jim Rossman/Columnist
Dallas Morning News technology writers offer help and advice on computers, technology and tech toys.
Technology Blog
Technology's Great Reinventor
By Harry McCracken
Some more thoughts about the life and legacy of Steve Jobs, in an obituary I wrote for TIME.com....
Steve Jobs, 1955-2011: Technology's greatest visionary - Fortune ...
By Miguel Helft, senior writer
Steve Jobs, who by the force of his charisma, intuition and personality reshaped industries and turned Apple into America's most valued company, died at the age of 56. FORTUNE -- On Wednesday, America lost its most successful chief ...
Fortune Tech: Technology blogs,...
How Apple Sends Back Technology from the Future « Donald Marron
By Donald Marron
Apple has access to new component technology months or years before its rivals. This allows it to release groundbreaking products that are actuallyimpossible to duplicate. Remember how for up to a year or so after the introduction of the ...
Donald Marron
Technology: Apple's Steve Jobs, Visionary Leader, Dies at 56 - CNBC
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who changed the daily habits of millions by reinventing computing, music and mobile phones, died on Wednesday at the age of 56.
CNBC Top News and Analysis
5 of Europe's Most Promising Technology Start-ups - SocialTimes.com
By Kenna McHugh
5 of Europe's Most Promising Technology Start-ups.
Crocus and IBM Sign Technology Development and Patent License ...
Crocus and IBM Sign Technology Development and Patent License Agreements.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Steve Jobs obituary | Technology | guardian.co.uk
Computing entrepreneur and inventor, and the co-founder, chairman and recognisable face of Apple.

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