14 October 2011

Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products

Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products
Foreign visitors look around at a showroom displaying Samsung Electronics' products at the company's headquarters in Seoul July 7, 2010. By Greg Roumeliotis and Gilbert Kreijger AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court on Friday turned down Samsung ...
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 ...
Toyota Hybrid to Race at Le Mans 24 Hours
Fox News
The Japanese automaker has announced that it will be competing for the overall win at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours race with a gas-electric hybrid prototype racing car. Technical details will be revealed in the coming weeks, but Toyota has released 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
PC Magazine
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
Mobile Burn
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?
PC Magazine
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 ...
iPhone 4S Release Date Nears, Trade in iPhone 4 at NextWorth, Target
International Business Times
By Laura Matthews | October 13, 2011 5:26 PM EDT Apple iPhone 4 users who are looking to selling their old device can trade it in to NextWorth or through the 1470 Target stores nationwide to get instant credit. However, they will need to act fast as ...
A New Twist On Artificial Muscles
Discovery News
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 ...
Apple iPhone 4S Hits Store Shelves Worldwide
Fox News
| AP AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Oct. 14, 2011: Fehmeeda Bakhshi from Reading, England, holds up her purchase of two iPhone 4S smartphones outside the Apple Store in Covent Garden. A faster iPhone with better software and an improved camera went on ...
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
Irish Central
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. ...
Talk like Yoda? We may have originally
Researchers have come to their conclusion about original human language after creating a language family tree, which shows the historical relationships between all the languages of the world. By Natalie Wolchover Many linguists believe all human ...
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, ...
Battlefield 3 multiplayer maps giving us more to drool over
Damn you DICE, stop teasing me! Going to there official Battlefield Blog, I was met with a new post detailing some more of BF 3′s multiplayer maps. While Operation Metro is an “ok” map, it doesn't do the BF series justice. After playing Caspian Border...
Microsoft Bags Another Android Patent Deal, This Time Through Quanta
Microsoft has entered into a deal with Quanta Computer Inc. under which Quanta Computer will receive patent coverage to Quanta devices running platforms from Google Inc. Microsoft and Apple have accused Google's Android operating system of using their ...
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 ...
Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera has us seeing spherical potential
Each time there is a new way to capture media, especially when that means is inexpensive, the world goes nuts trying to see how they can show off their life and times with it. That's what's about to happen with this ball camera, the Throwable Panoramic ...
Ancient 'paint factory' discovered in South Africa
BBC News
Painting kits used by humans over 100000 years ago have been found in a cave in South Africa. The discovery includes red and yellow dyes, as well as shell containers that could have been used as paint pots. Stones and pieces of bone used to make the...
Madden NFL 12 blitzes the September NPD list
Warp Zoned
Boom! After taking the month of August off thanks to the NFL lockout, the debut of Madden NFL 12 has reclaimed its rightful spot at the top of The NPD Groups's monthly rankings. The football sim was joined at the top of the charts by other big new ...
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? ...
Don't parlez-vous? Google enhances Translate app
USA Today
By Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY The inclusion of Siri on the iPhone 4S has brought a lot of attention generally to the topic of voice recognition on mobile devices. But voice is an area that Google, among others, has spent a lot of time trying to perfect, ...
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 ...
Universe Today
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. ...
Coolest Gadgets
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 ...
Parabolic Arc
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. ...
Local News | The Salisbury Post
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 ...
By ksemyan
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 ...
By loydcase
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 ...
Tony Bates
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 ...

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