17 November 2011

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Boxee: Cut Your Cable, With Our HD Antenna
Mashable
Boxee in January will give viewers another reason to cut the cord: live TV functionality. The company has announced a live TV dongle that lets viewers watch ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox in HD without a monthly fee. The device, called the Live TV Stick, ...

Report: Steve Jobs wanted Apple to be a wireless carrier
Washington Post
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. ...
Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon Processors for Smartphones, Tablets
PC Magazine
By Alex Colon Qualcomm today announced the expansion of its Snapdragon S4 class of next-generation mobile processors and the enhancement of its Snapdragon S1 processors for entry-level smartphones. The Krait CPU is an essential part of Qualcomm's new ...
Hewlett-Packard Enters Ultrabook Market With $900 Laptop
BusinessWeek
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
BusinessWeek
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
USA Today
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?
CNET
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
DailyTech
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
TG Daily
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
TG Daily
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
Tom's Guide
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
Register
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 ...
Yep, Microsoft's Building a Secret Social Network, Called 'Socl'
TIME
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | November 16, 2011 | + Microsoft's leaked social search plans over the summer were no fluke; the company is working on its own social network called “Socl” that will be tested publicly, according to The Verge. ...
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 ...
Fisker Promises 15000 Karmas for 2012, Changes Story On Production Delays
Green Car Reports
By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield is a self-confessed petrol head. She grew up in a carless family but was able at a very early age to name cars passing her on... More With the 42nd Tokyo Auto Show just weeks away, Japanese automaker ...
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
Sacramento Bee
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. ...
TechCrunch
What the Next 40 Years of Technology Might Look Like
By Stephanie Haberman
What the Mashable Community thinks the next 40 years of technology will look like.
Mashable!
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...
Relative Strength: Technology ETFs Lead Market Higher | ETF Trends
By John Spence
Technology exchange traded funds were outperforming the broader stock indexes in Tuesday's move higher, and recent strength against the overall market may point to more gains for the sector.Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: ...
ETF Trends
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. ...
TribLocal - Arlington Heights
John Paulson's Favorite Technology Stocks in Q3 | Wall St. Cheat ...
By info@wallstcheatsheet.com (Damien Hoffman)
About the company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company's products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, ...
Wall St. Cheat Sheet

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