23 November 2011

6 Degrees of Facebook Separation? Try 4

6 Degrees of Facebook Separation? Try 4
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius In the vast eco-system that is Facebook, you're closer to your fellow social networkers than you might think. In a new study, Facebook researchers tested the "six degrees of separation" theory and found that four degrees, ...
Android's lead over iOS hits 2x mark on mobile ad network
CNET
by Lance Whitney November 22, 2011 6:51 AM PST Follow @lancewhit Android continues to inch its way higher as the leading mobile OS on Millennial Media, according to the ad network's October Mobile Mix report. Google's mobile platform grabbed 56 percent ...
Facebook Introduces Ads to the Ticker Via Sponsored Stories
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Facebook on Monday began rolling out ads to the ticker, the real-time menu on the right side of the homepage that displays virtually all of your friends' Facebook activity. The ads will appear in the form of what Facebook calls ...
AT&T Tells Users of 'Organized and Systematic' Hack Attempt
BusinessWeek
By Scott Moritz and Eric Engleman Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- AT&T Inc., the largest US telephone company, notified customers of an effort by hackers to collect online account information. “We recently detected an organized and systematic attempt to obtain ...
World population's appetite TO DOUBLE by 2050, boffin warns
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By Kelly Fiveash • Get more from this author In just 40 years from now, global food demand could double with potentially devastating consequences for planet Earth, a top eco professor has warned. “Agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions could double by ...
Cutting-edge Mirasol display finally comes to e-reader
Register
By Bill Ray The much-awaited Mirasol display has made its debut in an South Korean e-reader, offering the colour of LCD combined with the clarity, and power consumption, of electronic ink. Mirasol technology was developed by ...
Penguin suspends library e-books, citing security
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's largest publishers, Penguin Group (USA), has suspended making e-editions of new books available to libraries and won't allow libraries to loan any e-books for Amazon.com's Kindle. "We have always placed a high value ...
Microsoft buys Al Gore-backed VideoSurf, report says
CNET
by Don Reisinger November 22, 2011 7:04 AM PST According to Israel-based news outlet Globes, Microsoft has acquired VideoSurf for "tens of millions of dollars." In a follow-up report, TechCrunch Europe cited an anonymous source who claimed Microsoft ...
America Movil, AT&T in new cross-border pact
BusinessWeek
AT&T Inc. and Mexican telecom company America Movil SAB de CVA outlined on Monday a pact that calls for both companies to use each other's communication networks. The companies signed a strategic memorandum of understanding in which they agree to ...
Apple's Victory Over S3 in Court Gives it More Leverage Over HTC, Android
DailyTech
In Washington DC court on Monday, the US International Trade Commission struck down [PDF] a ruling by an administrative law judge, which found Apple, Inc. (AAPL) to have infringed on a pair of patents owned by S3 Graphics, a wholly owned subsidiary of ...
Stamp A Review On Everything You Like And Hate With This Google-Backed App
San Francisco Chronicle
Stamped, an app backed by Google Ventures and Bain Capital, launched today so you can share everything you love and hate with friends. It was founded by ex-Googlers Bart and Robby Stein along with Kevin Palms. “Review sites are cluttered with ...
Samsung jumps into bed with Google TV
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By Brid-Aine Parnell South Korean electronics giant Samsung is next in line to jump into the sack with Google on its TV services, ignoring the lacklustre uptake. Despite Google TV being lambasted by hardware partner Logitech ...
AT&T is Fastest Network for IPhone 4S, Study Says
Forbes
Apple's new iPhone 4S may work fastest on AT&T's network, which may lead buyers to choose the carrier over Verizon or Sprint when purchasing the top-selling device. Metrico Wireless, a mobile performance and measurement company, said AT&T's version of ...
Porsche 911 Soft Top Stiffens Up
Fox News
After debuting its all-new 911 Carrera coupe at the Los Angeles Auto Show in sunny California the automaker has released photos of the convertible version of the car, which will be unveiled to the public at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show…in January. ...
Android Update Keeps Flash Advantage
Forbes
Google's Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS will receive Flash support, sustaining one of the platform's biggest advantages over iOS for a bit longer. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company confirmed in a statement Adobe will put out an update of Flash for ...
SlingPlayer for Boxee Box revealed
SlashGear
Sling has launched a new streaming app, SlingPlayer for Boxee Box, pulling in content place-shifted from your Slingbox directly to the compact STB. As with the existing SlingPlayer apps for mobile devices and tablets, along with the SlingPlayer for ...
Apple keeps lion's share of app revenue despite Android 50% app market share
SlashGear
According to analytics firm Piper Jaffray while the split of app market share for Android is 50%, Apple is still making more money off apps. The firm claims that Apple has as much as 80 to 90% of the share of total dollars spent on mobile apps. ...
The Facebook Phone Could Be Facebook's Folly
Forbes
Facebook are working on their very own smartphone – or at least that's what All Things D are reporting, with the caveat of a “no comment” from both Facebook and potential hardware partner HTC. Let's run with the assumption that they are working on such ...
Verizon announces Samsung Illusion smartphone
Mobile Burn
Verizon Wireless has added another Samsung smartphone to its stable for the holiday season, the Samsung Illusion. The Illusion features recycled materials in its construction and packaging, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Illusion is powered by a ...
Apple announces a Black Friday sale
Inquirer
By Kate O'Flaherty FRUIT THEMED Apple has announced its own Black Friday sale that will take place this Friday. The INQUIRER received an email this morning which read, "Friday only: The special one-day Apple shopping event." It added, "Every gift list ...
Space station crew return to Earth in Soyuz capsule - video
The Guardian
Three crew members from the International Space Station have returned safely to Earth in a Russian Soyuz capsule, landing in Kazakhstan. Sergei Volkov, Mike Fossum and Satoshi Furukawa had spent 167 days in space aboard the ISS and their return journey ...
How nuke power bested solar in latest Mars mission
CBS News
If you're going to Mars with an SUV-size robot, you'll need a really good energy supply. The Mars Science Laboratory, called Curiosity, scheduled for launch on Saturday will be powered by a nuclear device, rather than solar panels. ...
Reports of exponential Android malware growth greatly exaggerated to freak you out
ExtremeTech
By Ryan Whitwam on November 22, 2011 at 10:33 am The stories show up in dribs and drabs. They explain in simple, yet frightening terms the terrible, catastrophic conundrum Android users find themselves in. There is malware designed to exploit users as ...
LCD TV Prices To Hit All-Time Lows On Black Friday
WPXI Pittsburgh
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- LCD TV prices will fall to their lowest levels of all time this Black Friday, as television manufacturers try to use bargains to revive struggling sales. A combination of factors has eroded TV sales, including purse-string ...
EBay iPad App Allows Viewers to Buy Products Seen in TV Shows, Movies
Hollywood Reporter
The company will need to rely on cooperation from studios and networks to make the TV commerce push a broader success. NEW YORK - EBay's iPad app is now allowing users to browse products from TV shows and movies as the company pushes into the TV ...
Single-pixel contact lens display successfully tested on rabbits
The Verge
By Nathan Ingraham on November 22, 2011 10:28 am 0Comments We're getting closer to a world in which a heads-up display could be built right into your contact lenses. A team of researchers from the University of Washington and Aalto University of ...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Deliver Address at 2011 mHealth Summit
MarketWatch (press release)
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski will deliver an address during the keynote ...
Jak and Daxter Collection Heads to PS3 in HD Next February
1UP.com
By Chris Pereira, 11/21/2011 Naughty Dog has become synonymous with the Uncharted series in recent years -- releasing three games from the same series in a row will do that to you. The Santa Monica-based developer has a history that goes back much ...
The Biggest Advancement in Potato Chip Technology Since the ...
By Andrew Tarantola
Pringles thinks it's so slick with its stackable chips and pop-top lids. Well, consider the playing field leveled, Lays aficionados, with this universal, resealable bag cap.
Gizmodo
FXI Technology Cotton Candy – Sweet Android on a Stick — The ...
By Ian Lim
Why carry around that big screen notebook or tablet or on the other hand have to put up with a small smartphone-sized screen when you can run Android on almost any device with a USB or HDMI port and.
The Gadgeteer
AppMobi open-sources its mobile HTML5 technology — Tech News ...
By Ryan Kim
HTML5 development tool provider appMobi is putting together a Black Friday deal for developers as it open-sources many key HTML5 technologies that it hopes should help spur the building of more mobile web apps that can compete with ...
GigaOM
Technology helps solve about 80 cold cases in Darlington County ...
By Tonya Brown
Garry Billiot is a certified fingerprint examiner with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office. While working to solve a burglary that happened on Bellhaven Road in Darlington County in April, Billiot's using new Automated Fingerprint Identification ...
Carolina Live - Local News
Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters - A Little & Often: Integrating ...
By Marisa Constantinides
This was the question I was dealing with and after a few enthusiastic attempts to preach technology, I decided that the best way was to stop preaching and, instead, practise rather than preach, and practise without making too much fuss about it ...
Marisa Constantinides - TEFL Matters
Technology, Data and Fire: Three Video Perspectives on Social ...
By Edelman Digital
“My opinion is that technology doesn't really matter,” Brito told genConnect in the interview below. “Being social and having conversations like you and I is in our DNA and it's been in our DNA since the beginning of time. So whatever ...
Edelman Digital
Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Search Tools and Tactics ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Mr. Byrne)
I often find myself in conversations with teachers and students about Internet search strategies. Often times the conversation reminds me that what's obvious to me is amazing to someone else. Last week I had that very experience as I taught a ...
Free Technology for Teachers
Top Technology Companies in Highbridge Capital's Q3 Portfolio ...
By info@wallstcheatsheet.com (Damien Hoffman)
Top Technology Companies in Highbridge Capital's Q3 Portfolio.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Reader comment: Technology, overworked parents have killed ...
By Times-Picayune Staff
Responding to The Times-Picayune's editorial "Play is important to combat child obesity," reader ninthwardhotgirl commented: Anders Krusberg, The Associated PressNathan and Joshua Bryant, of Wallingford, Conn., experience The Legend ...
New Orleans Metro Real Time News
Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for ...
By coolcatteacher@gmail.com (Victoria A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher)
A Guide to Sniffing Out Passwords and Cookies (and How to Protect Yourself Against It). How to protect your passwords. A handy guide from lifehacker that also shows how easy it is to snag those passwords. Read and learn. tags: education ...
Cool Cat Teacher Blog
PolarLake Wins Technology Innovation Award - semanticweb.com
By Angela Guess
PolarLake was recently awarded the Technology Innovation Award at the annual Irish Software Association Awards.
semanticweb.com
A thankful reflection on information technology in health and ...
By hlthblog
Through my work, I've had an opportunity to travel the world and learn more about health, healthcare, information technology, and people than I might ever have possibly imagined. Although I sing the praises of technology on this blog and in ...
MSDN Blogs
University Develops, Licenses Autonomous Robotics Technology ...
By Alan
Engineers at Harvard University have developed small, inexpensive robots with algorithms that enable the devices to work on their own or together in groups.
Science Business
The Top 11 Tech Turkeys of 2011 - Government Technology
When it comes to technology, one might argue that most things don't. 2011 was no exception. From corruption and skyrocketing costs to outages and missing airplanes, here are the Top 11 Tech Turkeys of 2011. 1. D.C.'s Twitter Transparency ...
Government Technology Green Initiativ...
The Anatomy of Lawful Access Phone Records | Technology ...
By Christopher
Using contemporary policing technologies such as IMSI catchers, authorities can de-anonymize a crowd by catching the IMSI associated with each phone and immediately requesting subscriber data from mobile phone providers. While it may ...
Technology, Thoughts, and Trinkets
ITACS | International Technology Alliance Collaboration System
ITACS International Technology Alliance Collaboration System ITACS International TechnologyAlliance Collaboration System ...
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