Microsoft Counters Exadata With SQL Server Appliance
By Doug Henschen InformationWeek Microsoft and HP announced Thursday the November availability of the HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance for SQL Server. The hardware-software package is aimed at speeding deployment and simplifying ...
Long Lines for IPhone 4S as Servers Crash at Japanese Launch
By Jay Alabaster, IDG News Hundreds lined the streets of Tokyo on Friday to be the first in the world to get their hands on the iPhone 4S, temporarily crashing the registration servers at one Japanese mobile operator. Mobile operator Softbank held a ...
Microsoft Completes Skype Acquisition
Microsoft has formally completed its $8.5 billion Skype acquisition, making the communications company a division within its already-sprawling corporate structure. “This represents a huge leap forward in Skype's mission to be the communication choice ...
Report: Apple Will Start Production on the iPad 3 Soon
By Leslie Horn Now that the iPhone 4S is on sale, it's time to kick the iPad 3 rumor mill into high gear. All Things D has claimed that according to Susquehanna Financial analyst Jeff Fidacaro, Apple's third-gen tablet is headed to production. ...
Motorola DROID HD specs leak out ahead of expected launch
Motorola and Verizon Wireless have scheduled a press conference for next week, and the companies are expected to debut a number of new devices, including the rumored DROID HD (also known as the DROID SPYDER and DROID RAZR). BGR has gotten its hands on ...
Report: Google Prepping MP3 Store ... Ahead of iTunes Match?
By Chloe Albanesius Google is reportedly prepping an MP3 music store that will connect to its existing, cloud-based music storage service, according to the New York Times. The search giant is in talks with major labels, and is looking to get the store ...
A New Twist On Artificial Muscles
When considering the ultimate flexible appendage, it's hard to argue against the range of an elephant's trunk or the fine motor skills of an octopus's tentacle. For millions of years, the helically wound muscles of these limbs have provided the animals ...
Sony Ericsson Beats Sales Estimates While Europe Demand Suffers
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB posted third-quarter sales and pretax profits that exceeded analysts' forecasts after strong Asian development while Western European sales suffered from withering consumer confidence. ...
Details on Steve Jobs' Turtleneck Uniform
(EndPlay Staff Reports) - There were strategic and creative reasons behind every move Steve Jobs made – that included his trademark style of black mock turtleneck shirts and blue jeans. According to snippets released from an upcoming biography of the ...
U2's Bono and his tribute to Apple's Steve Jobs
Many artists paid tribute to fallen Apple founder Steve Jobs last week, but leave it to Bono to have colorful insights. “He's the Elvis of the kind of hardware-software dialectic,” Bono said, a sound bite that was liberally quoted in the media. ...
Sprint clarifies iPhone 4S unlocking policy
by Jason Snell, Macworld.com Sprint cleared up its policy regarding international roaming on the iPhone 4S Thursday, announcing its intent to lock the phone's micro-SIM slot and then unlock it for good customers only by request. ...
AT&T Under Layoff Fire
By Kelly Eggers The highly scrutinized $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA has hit another potential roadblock. The Federal Communications Commission has asked AT&T to provide additional information on its claim that the acquisition, ...
To a Baby, a Magazine Is 'an iPad That Does Not Work'
ABC News (blog)
Oh, what hath Apple wrought! If you talk to people in the technology industry, you'll hear how the iPad is stealing business from laptops — people, now able to swipe or pinch pages or images on its touch screen, do that (sometimes subconsciously in ...
Apple Starts Selling Latest iPhone on Friday
NEW YORK (AP) - Eager buyers have been camping out today so they can be among the first to get the new version of the iPhone -- a faster device with better software and an improved camera. About 200 people were at Apple's Fifth Avenue store in ...
Why You're Gonna Get Stalked by Your iPhone Like Never Before with iOS 5
Apple's latest iOS brings enhanced location services to your iPhone. So enhanced that some apps make it seem a little bit scary at just how well they're tracking you, even when the app isn't running—but it's a good thing! Right? ...
Problems plague Apple iCloud, iOS launch
Apple Inc rolled out its new iCloud service and latest mobile software to a chorus of user complaints this week, after glitches led to email access problems and long delays in installation. Some users reported losing their email access as Apple ...
Sony Video Unlimited hits Tablet S; more Android devices planned
Los Angeles Times
Sony launched its Video Unlimited movie and TV rental service on its Tablet S on Thursday, offering the tech giant's answer to Netflix and Apple's iPad as well as a sea of Android tablets. But such a move is expected of Sony. After all, it's one of the ...
NASA to Test New Solar Sail Technology
By Ray Sanders
Solar sails, much like anti-matter and ion engines appear at first glance to only exist in science fiction. Many technologies from science fiction however, become science fact. In the example of solar sails, perfecting the technology would allow ...
Griffin Technology launches the Woogie 2 » Coolest Gadgets
By Mark R
A while ago, we announced that Griffin Technology was creating the Woogie. For those who don't know what the Woogie is, it is a way of storing an iPhone or iPod Touch in a furry covering so a toddler or other little child can play with it. ...
UKSA Makes First National Space Technology Program Investments ...
By Doug Messier
UKSA PR – The first £8.5 million of investment from the UK's National Space Technology Programme was announced today by the Science Minister, David Willetts. This boost to the UK space sector will match-fund a range of projects with ...
Swedish-Italian workshop on nanoscience and medical technology
Swedish-Italian workshop on nanoscience and medical technology.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Governor tours RCCC motorsports management technology lab ...
Richmond Gage, chair of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College motorsports managementtechnology program, tells Gov. Bev Perdue about the program at the college's south campus in Concord. Photo by Karissa Minn, Salisbury Post. ...
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Tatung Technology to ship 1 million IP STBs in 2011
Taiwan-based Tatung Technology began shipments of IP set-top boxes (STBs) to telecom carriers in Europe through its parent company Arcadyan Technology in May 2011, and monthly shipments increased significantly in the third quarter.
DIGITIMES: IT news from Asia
Weekly Roundup: Time, Technology and Boot Camp | Budgets Are ...
By J. Money
Some of my new favorite money blogs, and a handful of great personal finance articles from around the week. Enjoy!
Budgets Are Sexy
FIRST Adds Kinect Technology to Robotics Competition Tool Kit ...
The Microsoft Research Connections Team Blog is a venue to share stories of building partnerships worldwide to advance the research process and its role in innovation. This blog brings our community together in an open forum to discuss ...
Microsoft Research Connections Blog
Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich unveiling Oct. 19 in Hong ...
By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Google's next operating system, known as Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and Samsung's newest Android device finally have a new date for their joint unveiling -- Oct. 19. And with a new date, unfortunately for U.S. tech reporters such as myself ...
L.A. Times Tech Blog
Living with Technology: Technology's Impact on Board Games ...
Loyd explores how the resurgence of board games has been affected by the advancements intechnology and growth of online communities.
Tested Site Mashup
MOOC: #Change 11- Change: Education, Learning and Technology
By Tony Bates
The topic is: Managing technology to transform teaching and looks at how university and college management can bring about changes to transform the institution. A key theme of the discussions will be: Can change come from within, or do we ...
Graduate Program in Information Technology
Earn a master's degree focusing on IT and gain access to Harvard computer science and technology professors. Study online and in the evening on the Harvard ...
14 October 2011
Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products
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