| |Report: Steve Jobs wanted Apple to be a wireless carrier
Steve Jobs originally wanted Apple to be able to operate the iPhone without help from carriers. That's what John Stanton, a venture capitalist and wireless industry veteran, told his audience at a Seattle speech Monday, IDG News reported. ...
| |Hewlett-Packard Enters Ultrabook Market With $900 Laptop
By Aaron Ricadela Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co., which last month abandoned a proposal to spin off its personal-computer unit, plans to introduce its first lightweight ultrabook laptop to compete with Apple Inc.'s MacBook Air. ...
| |Apple Names Levinson Chairman, Disney's Bob Iger to Board
By Ian King and Peter Burrows Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. beefed up its board by appointing Art Levinson as chairman, filling a vacancy left by the death of Steve Jobs, and adding Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger as a director. ...
| |New crew docks safely at space station
By Todd Halvorson, Florida Today CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The first post-shuttle-era crew to launch toward the International Space Station arrived at the outpost Wednesday after a two-day flight from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. ...
| |HTC prepping 2.5GHz quad-core smartphone?
by Don Reisinger November 16, 2011 7:07 AM PST Is HTC working on a new smartphone that, by the look of things, could make many any other handsets look obsolete in comparison? Engadget is reporting today, citing a source, that the handset maker has ...
| |Cox to Stop Offering Wireless Service
Wall Street Journal
By ANTON TROIANOVSKI Cox Communications Inc., one of the country's largest cable companies, said it is ending its foray into offering wireless phone service, forcing customers from San Diego to Rhode Island to switch to another carrier. ...
| |Intel Shows 22nm 50-Core "Knights Corner" CPU
GPGPU and cloud computing have been hot topics for the last several years. Intel has shown off several designs like Larrabee and the Single-chip Cloud Computer in the past. However, it is Knights Corner that will be the firm's first commercial product ...
| |Sony reportedly wants to be a virtual cable provider
No doubt in response to Microsoft's pending Xbox 360 update, Sony is now angling to get live TV content available to stream through the PS3. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Sony has begun talking to major media groups about the idea already....
| |Intel Capital Unveils $100 Million AppUp Fund
Digital Media Wire
Intel Capital, Intel Corp.'s global investment and mergers and acquisitions organization, unveiled a $100 million fund that will invest in companies developing applications and digital content suitable for distribution via the Intel AppUp Center app ...
| |Netflix Android tablet support fully matures
In what can only be described as a surprise announcement, Netflix has just released a tablet-optimized app for all Android tablet devices. That's right - Netflix is now available for every Android tablet. Every single one. That includes the Kindle Fire ...
| |FTC Proposes Settlement Over Facebook Privacy Violations
The FTC has apparently proposed a settlement to Facebook designed to resolve the ongoing legal battle over its alleged violations of user privacy resulting from changes to privacy settings that revealed more detail than it admitted publicly. ...
| |Goldman Sachs slapped over iPad price-cut call
By Paul Kunert • Get more from this author Apple is unlikely to slash the price of its fondleslab this Christmas as margins are too low, despite a warning from Goldman Sachs that the premium is out of kilter with hard-pressed consumers and sales could ...
| |SOPA: Does bill encourage Internet censorship?
Christian Science Monitor
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) gives copyright owners new powers. Google Chairman Schmidt calls SOPA draconian. By Reuters / November 16, 2011 Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt waits to speak prior to an address at the Sloan School of Management at ...
| |Nebula's Frozen Clouds at Heart of Violent Star Formation
Wired News (blog)
By Dave Mosher Using a telescope able to see cold clouds of cosmic dust, astronomers have photographed the freezing factories of the Milky Way galaxy's biggest stars. The stellar factories are 7500 light years away in the Carina Nebula. ...
| |Jaguar XKR-S Convertible
By Jaguar Land Rover The pinnacle of the Jaguar sporting range – the XKR-S Coupe – is now joined by a convertible body style which offers the same enticing blend of abilities, while offering driver and passenger a heightened connection with their ...
| |Is Technology Destroying Jobs? | TechCrunch
By Erick Schonfeld
Many of us take for granted that technology is the brightest spot in the economy, where most of the innovation and job creation occurs. But if you look more broadly at the impact of technology across every industry, it doesn't look so great. ...
| |Technology enabling relationships - Casting Out Nines - The ...
By Robert Talbert
It's easy to forget these days that education is a fundamentally human thing, and at bottom it's about relationships (and trust). One of the great purposes of technology in education is to enable and enhance those relationships — not to replace ...
Casting Out Nines
| |Procrastineering - Project blog for Johnny Chung Lee: Technology ...
By Johnny Chung Lee
I work in technology, I choose environments that have people who are excellent in technology. New technologies make the world move a little bit forward. If it is shared broadly enough, it is impossible to "un-invent" a technology and thus the ...
Procrastineering - Project blog...
| |GIS Day introduces technology : The Kentucky Kernel
By News Staff
UK facilities management is hosting a free mapping technology conference Thursday, called GIS Day, where students have the chance to win a free iPad and solar pack book bag. GIS Day is a global event that makes people aware of ...
The Kentucky Kernel
| |Seniors take on new technology — Arlington Heights news, photos ...
By Michelle Stoffel
A resident at Luther Village discusses smartphone technology with a representative from AT&T. (Michelle Stoffel/Tribune). Several dozen seniors gathered at Luther Village recently to learn about iPads, tablets and smart phones. ...
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