07 October 2011

Why Apple Products Are Irresistible

They're Alive! Why Apple Products Are Irresistible
By Jeffrey Kluger Friday, Oct. 07, 2011 Steve Jobs was one of the greatest biologists of our time. The late Apple chief will be rightly remembered for his design and marketing genius, but it was his understanding of the look and behavior of organisms ...

Sony Shares Fall After Report of Ericsson Venture Buyout
By Mariko Yasu and Diana ben-Aaron Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Sony Corp. fell in Tokyo trading after the Wall Street Journal reported the company is nearing an agreement to buy Ericsson AB's stake in their 10-year-old mobile-phone venture. ...
Sprint's 4G shift to be 'aggressive'
Sprint Nextel said today that it plans to aggressively rollout its own 4G LTE service next year as it looks to avoid falling behind in the network race. Sprint plans to launch its next-generation network that will 120 million people by the end of next ...
Sprint CEO Says IPhone to Be One of Most Profitable Devices
Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse said the iPhone will be one of the company's most profitable devices, quelling investor concerns the device will hurt the third-largest US wireless carrier's earnings. ...
Google puts MySQL in App Engine Cloud with Google Cloud SQL
Ars Technica
By Sean Gallagher | Published October 7, 2011 10:16 AM Google has filled a major hole in its platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering with the introduction of Google Cloud SQL, a relational database service for developers building applications in Java and ...
Samsung, Micron bake 3D chips for next-gen RAM
By Chris Mellor • Get more from this author We're hitting a memory wall, if you didn't know, and processor cores are going to be held up because DRAM can't scale up enough or ship 'em data fast enough. Samsung and Micron aim to fix that with 3D memory ...
Poll: European Concern About Climate Change Grows
ABC News
A new survey shows that more than two-thirds of EU citizens see climate change as a very serious problem, and a vast majority think fighting it can create jobs and help the economy. The poll says 68 percent of the people in the EU consider climate ...
Stephen Colbert thanks Steve Jobs in tribute
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Stephen Colbert paid tribute to Steve Jobs on Thursday's "Colbert Report," calling him "a visionary who changed the way we use computers, listen to music, communicate, and stay awake in meetings. ...
Despite Crash, Russian Space Chief Finds No Flaws
Fox News
The Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft is raised into vertical position at the launch pad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan ahead of its planned launch on Oct. 7, 2010 at 7:10 pm ET. MOSCOW – Inspections have found that the Soyuz rockets intended to carry ...
Surprise High Energy Pulses Blast From the Crab
Discovery News
Astronomers from the VERITAS collaboration have detected an extremely energetic and unexpected blast from the Crab pulsar. Instead of being "baffled," as I'm sure someone is going to say, these astronomers are excited about the chance to redefine how ...
How Oracle's Public Cloud Is Different
By building its public cloud on Exadata and Exalogic appliances and implementing monthly subscription-based pricing, Oracle seeks to challenge Amazon, Rackspace. By Charles Babcock InformationWeek Oracle has made a commitment to cloud computing and it ...
"The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" to debut off-Broadway
CBS News
Two years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Steve Jobs delivered and inspiring commencement speech about life and death to students Stanford University. (CBS) A one man play based on Steve Jobs' life and his impact on humanity is set to ...
Ruling on Apple-Samsung spat in Australia coming next week?
Apple will need to wait until Monday at the very earliest to hear if its request for a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be granted in Australia, a new report claims. According to Reuters, Judge Annabelle Bennett promised a ...
Chinese Plan Unmanned Space Docking
Aviation Week
By Frank Morring, Jr. CAPE TOWN, South Africa — China plans to attempt a remotely controlled docking in November between its new Tiangong-1 space lab and the unpiloted Shenzhou-8 crew vehicle, followed by two manned missions to the miniature space ...
Swype is purchased for more than $100 million
TG Daily
Anyone who doesn't think companies with even the most basic goals in mind can't become corporate powerhouses need look no further than this story. Swype is a small mobile startup that came to market with one simple idea - make the process of typing...
Windows Phone 7, Day 29: Five Things I Like Most about WP7 'Mango'
PCWorld (blog)
By Tony Bradley, PCWorld Following the established precedent from past "30 Days" series, Day 28 was devoted to my top five complaints about Windows Phone 7. Today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post is the counter to yesterday--my five favorite things ...
Double-Whammy Knocked Uranus to Its Side
Discovery News
At least two Earth-sized objects may have smashed into the planet, toppling it on a tilt. By Irene Klotz Uranus' orbit is tiltled far more than another other planet in the solar system. Previous studies suggest the planet was hit by an object about ...
RIM buys NewBay in $100m deal
Irish Times
IRISH SOFTWARE firm NewBay has been acquired by Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion in a $100 million deal. NewBay staff were informed of the company's purchase by the Blackberry maker yesterday. It is understood that RIM intends to keep ...
Lenovo's IdeaPad A1 now on sale: a slice of Gingerbread for under $200
By Jesse Hicks posted Oct 7th 2011 10:52AM Been anxiously awaiting Lenovo's 7-inch Gingerbread tablet ever since we first touched it back in September? Sure you have. Well, maybe you have. If so, grab that cash that's burning a hole in your pocket so ...
Chivalry is not dead - if you're a cricket
Montreal Gazette
Researchers from Exeter University showed how some male field crickets will overtly put their mating partner's lives ahead of their own, by guarding them as they seek cover from predators. LONDON -- Contrary to popular beliefs that chivalry is a virtue ...
'If the God particle exists we will find it by next year,' says CERN boss
Daily Mail
By Gavin Allen The long-sought after Higgs boson particle will be found in the next 12 months if it exists, said the leader of the CERN facility in Geneva. The three scientists, one from each of CERN, the US Fermilab and Japan's KEK - also stated their ...
Major satellite outage affecting ISPs, ATMs, flights
My office today is a bar overlooking the historic Taos plaza in New Mexico and my Internet access comes courtesy of tethered Verizon 3G (don't tell!) service. That's all because my normal ISP has been out of commission since early this morning thanks...
Facebook patents dodgy tracking
Despite the fact that the social notworking site Facebook has denied being interested in what its users do on other sites, evidence has been unearthed that it has developed technology to do just that. An Aussie blogger has found a patent, ...
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Breaks Through Resistance at $4.92
Financial News Network Online
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) has opened bullishly above the pivot of $4.81 today and has reached the first level of resistance at $4.92. Should the shares continue to rise, the resistance pivots of $5.02 and $5.23 will be of interest. ...
Electric vehicles: has a revved-up topic stalled?
Intelligent Utility
Here are a couple thoughts on electric vehicles in the United States, and a few references to recent coverage. Hold the phone calls, please. This is not about the merit of the case, but my view of the likely behavior of the market and a few factors ...
The Steve Jobs Legacy On Green Technology
By EarthTechling
Jobs leaves many legacies and discussions will be had in days, weeks and even years ahead about how much of a technological visionary he really was. The question we ask here is -- what about his contributions to green technology?
Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Paraplegics see potential miracle in brainwave technology ...
By Edwin Kee
We've seen how simple games that utilize one's brainwaves work before, and perhaps something in the similar vein might offer [...]
Steve Jobs' legacy on green technology | MNN - Mother Nature ...
By MNN User
As you've likely read by now Steve Jobs, the man that brought Apple back from the grave to become a leader in computers and consumer technology, has passed on. Jobs leaves many legacies and discussions will be had in days, weeks and ...
All MNN Content
ModiFace Technology Gives Shoppers Virtual Makeovers @PSFK
The new cross-platform apps simulate cosmetics, skin-care products and apparel.
New Chemical Detection Technology
Moffett Field CA (SPX) Oct 07, 2011 - NASA scientists are creating technology that can detect hazardous chemical compounds in the air with a smart phone. Jing Li, a physical scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Military Space News, Nuclear...
Steve Jobs: Technology Doesn't Change the World, People Do ...
By Klint Finley
We obviously love technology at SiliconAngle, but you don't have to agree with Jobs that the problem with the education is unions to agree that technology alone won't fix the problem. Here's an excerpt from the interview to keep in mind as we ...
LIVEdigitally » Steve Jobs: the Father of Consumer Technology ...
By Jeremy Toeman
Steve Jobs: the Father of Consumer Technology. October 6th, 2011 by Jeremy Toeman. I surprised myself with the emotional reaction to hearing about Steve Jobs' passing yesterday. I guess I knew it was coming, but having never met the man ...
Arlington National Cemetery: Enhancing operations with technology ...
By Brittany Brown
Share The Army National Cemeteries Program leadership testified today before the House Veterans Affairs' Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, along with the Acting Army Inspector General Maj. Gen....
Army Live
Technology can personalize learning — Joanne Jacobs
By Joanne
Using Technology to Personalize Learning and Assess Students in Real-Time, a new Brookings study by Darrell West, looks at new ways to teach made possible by technology. Imagine schools where students master vital skills and critical ...
Joanne Jacobs
9 things you didn't know about the life of Steve Jobs | Technology ...
Read '9 things you didn't know about the life of Steve Jobs' from our blog Technology News Blog on Yahoo! News. For all of his years in the spotlight at the helm ...

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