| |Google Analytics Goes Premium, Adds Real-Time Data
By Chloe Albanesius Google has provided free access to its Web analytics tool since 2005, but for businesses that need more comprehensive data, the search giant announced Thursday that it will offer a premium version of the service for a flat annual ...
| |Microsoft Adds Cheaper Zune Pass Option in Canadian Expansion
By Mark Hachman Microsoft said Thursday that it has added a cheaper Zune Pass option in the United States as it expands the service into Canada. There's a small catch, though: although Microsoft reduced the US price of the Zune Pass from $14.99 to ...
| |Nokia Completes Accord to Contract Out Symbian to Accenture
Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj, the world's largest mobile phone maker by units, completed a deal to contract out its Symbian software development to Accenture Plc as the manufacturer shifts to Microsoft Corp. as a platform supplier. ...
| |Breath easy: NASA finds no 'imminent risk' from asteroids
By Todd Halvorson, Florida Today Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Billy Bob Thornton can stand down. There is no apocalyptic asteroid barreling toward a catastrophic collision with Earth. No inbound planet-killer for at least the next few centuries. ...
| |MobileMe Outage Knocks Apple Services Offline
Apple invited reporters to an iPhone event Oct. 4, setting the stage for the launch of its latest smartphone. Widespread outages affected Apple's MobileMe services Thursday evening and Friday morning -- including the company's Mail service, ...
| |Rumor: Amazon in 'serious negotiations' to buy webOS
Ever since HP killed off the webOS hardware, the future of the mobile platform has remained shrouded in mystery. VentureBeat is reporting that Amazon might buy webOS from HP. But what about that new Android-powered Kindle Fire? ...
| |SpaceX Unveils Plan for World's First Fully Reusable Rocket
by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer The private spaceflight firm SpaceX will try to build the world's first completely reusable rocket and spaceship, a space travel method that could open the gates of Mars for humanity, the company's milionaire CEO ...
| |Win a brand new Dell laptop
To mark the release of significant new research into end-user cloud services adoption, the Guardian has teamed up with the Cloud Industry Forum to give you the chance to win a stunning new laptop. The Forum's Cloud UK research is a series of expert ...
| |Virgin Mobile introduces the LG Optimus Slider smartphone
Virgin Mobile has announced the successor to the LG Optimus V smartphone, the LG Optimus Slider. As you might suspect, the Optimus Slider features a slide-out, QWERTY keyboard and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Like the Optimus V that preceded it, ...
| |Apple trading in advance of the iPhone 5 breaks the mold
By Philip Elmer-DeWitt September 30, 2011: 10:55 AM ET In the past, shares rose on the rumor and fell on the news. Not this time. Wondering what's going on with Apple's (AAPL) share price with a big iPhone announcement just around corner? ...
| |Uncharted 3 PS3 pre-order swings to top 30 at Amazon
By Marcus Lai On September 30, 2011 · In News, Playstation 3, Retail, Systems Sony Corp.'s Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception for the Playstation 3 swung to the top 30 sales at Amazon.com Inc. due to strong demand. This week, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception ...
| |Virgin Mobile postpones smartphone data throttling until 2012
Virgin Mobile has announced that it will postpone its original plans to throttle the connection speeds of heavy data users until 2012. Originally expected to take effect in October, Virgin's plans were to limit the connection speeds of smartphone users ...
| |Famigo Wants To Help Families Discover Kid-Friendly Mobile Apps
Leena Rao currently works as a writer for TechCrunch. She recently finished graduate school at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she studied business journalism and videography. From 2004 to 2007, she helped lead ...
| |Privacy groups ask FTC for Facebook investigation too
By Emil Protalinski | September 30, 2011, 8:44am PDT Summary: 10 consumer and privacy groups have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Facebook. This is the second request to the FTC for a probe of the social network this week. ...
| |UC scientists map out the universe
San Antonio Express
By David Perlman / San Francisco Chronicle In a new step toward understanding the cosmic forces that shape the universe, scientists at the University of California-Santa Cruz have harnessed the power of a NASA supercomputer to create a detailed vision ...
| |Go Back In Time With 'Chrono Trigger' On PSN Oct. 4
In the overcrowded field of SNES JRPGs, Chrono Trigger stands alone, a symbol of a gaming era now lost to the tides of time. Many RPGs from the glory days of 16-bit gaming are held in high esteem by GeekOlogists, but none, save perhaps for FFVI/FFIII...
| |Ahuja: LightSquared is Making Big Wireless Companies Uncomfortable
Broadcasting & Cable
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 9/30/2011 10:10:13 AM Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO of LightSquared, said every square inch of the country would be able to receive wireless broadband via a satellite network he is proposing to launch, saying that the ...
| |'Hollows' mark Mercury's surface
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Hands up who thought Mercury was just a dull rock circling close to the Sun? The latest data returned by Nasa's Messenger probe shows that view couldn't be further from the truth. ...
| |Spotify releases 'private listening' feature
Washington Post (blog)
By Hayley Tsukayama Spotify has made it easy for users to listen in private again. (David Paul Morris - BLOOMBERG) In response to criticism from some of its users, the music streaming service Spotify is making it easier for its customers to enjoy their ...
| |Facebook launches 'controversial' timeline feature
NEW YORK - Facebook has released perhaps its most controversial new feature: a new Facebook profile page called "timeline." While some critics say this new "post everything" feature is a stalker's paradise, NBC's PC Mike Wendland says it's a hit with ...
| |Battlefield 3 EP Patrick Bach talks 'Battlelog System' in new video
In the latest video from EA, DICE Executive Producer Patrick Bach talks about the design and functions of the Battlelog System for Battlefield 3. The video of course shows off some great gameplay and unique features of the game, if you are probably the ...
| |4 Things to Consider in Your Mobile Strategy
Deciding whether to build a tablet or smartphone specific site requires an evaluation process, but it could be worth the payoff. By Lou Dubois | @lou_dubois | Amazon has been making headlines much of September. Wednesday's long-awaited announcement...
| |FAQ: Oracle OpenWorld's Burning Questions
By Chris Kanaracus, IDG News Oracle's OpenWorld conference, which kicks off Sunday in San Francisco, could be the biggest one yet for the company, which entered the hardware game last year through the purchase of Sun Microsystems and is closing in on ...
| |Piano quality and consumer technology regression
By Jason Kottke
Piano quality and consumer technology
regression. A piano technician reports that the best pianos were built around 1900 and we'll never again see their like...the quality of today's pianos just doesn't measure up. The finest pianos in the ...
| |Brookhaven Lab's Suresh Babu Receives the Gas Technology ...
Suresh Babu, a manager in the Global and Regional Solutions Directorate at BNL, has received the Don Klass Award for Excellence in Thermochemical Conversion Science from the Gas Technology
Institute. award, energy.
Brookhaven National Laboratory News
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| |New Horizon report: Technology Outlook: UK Tertiary Education ...
Horizon report: Technology
Outlook: UK Tertiary Education 2011-2016. This posting reminded me to link again to the master list of all of the Horizon reports. Horizon report: Technology
Outlook: UK Tertiary Education 2011-2016. “Earlier this ...
| |Nike Starts Venture Capital Division | Inc. Technology
By Abe Brown
Until recently, it was most common for technology
and pharmaceutical companies to start venture divisions. But with research budgets decreasing, a start-up might help replace that lost innovation, says John Taylor, head of research for the ...
| |Technology and Art Education written by Lindsey Wright
has had a profound effect on all aspects of education and post-secondary education; from the fundamentals such as history, mathematics and science to subjects that were once considered strictly vocational skills such as the arts.
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