21 November 2011

Facebook Continues to Be Criticized For Over-Sharing

Facebook Continues to Be Criticized For Over-Sharing
PCWorld
By Christina DesMarais, PCWorld Nov 20, 2011 7:47 AM Facebook is finding that too much sharing upsets some users, especially when it comes to what they read. And if the social network isn't careful, the angst could benefit smaller rival Google+. ...
Electric car maker Fisker trumpets gas-mileage ratings
USA Today
By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY Fisker may remain disgusted with its gas mileage and electric ratings from the US government, but now it's crowing about how what private certification company found overseas. The Fisker Karma plug-in extended-range luxury ...
Windows 8 Will Be Less Demanding of Update Restarts
Tom's Hardware Guide
To us computer enthusiasts, a computer that restarts by itself is a sign of something that's seriously wrong—Unless, of course, it's Windows restarting itself to install some new updates. While it's nice that Windows 7 is so vigilant in keeping the ...
iPhone Buyers Now Eligible for AppleCare+ up to 30 Days After Purchase
PC Magazine
By David Murphy Indecisive Apple fans take note: Apple's just made a subtle modification to its AppleCare+ system such that you no longer have to make the life-or-death decision to purchase the warranty service immediately after buying an iPhone. ...
Racing Wheel Swaps Foot Pedals for Finger Paddles
Gamespy.com
By Nick Winter | Nov 20, 2011 Serious racing game fans need serious racing game peripherals. For the last two decades, this has normally involved setting up a complicated system of steering wheel, foot pedals, and enough connecting cables to wrap ...
Snake-alike Titanoboa robot is beyond eek (w/ video)
PhysOrg.com
(PhysOrg.com) -- Many 40-something surfers become six year olds when seeing spiders, snakes, and  insects in machine form. They either think the machines are scary but funny or at the least entertaining. A group of artists are giving them plenty to...
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin shows video of space vehicle's rocket-powered landing
The Verge
By Joseph Parish on November 19, 2011 08:08 pm 0Comments Blue Origin has released a video from a test flight of its New Shepard space vehicle making a Vertical Takeoff and Vertical Landing (VTVL) in May, and if we're honest, it's pretty impressive. ...
A Look Back at 20 Years of Music History with Sonic
Kotaku
Masato Nakamura says he composed the remix of Sonic the Hedgehog's Green Hill Zone theme the way he did the original: By imagining it as a film. The difference is he only had still photographs when he wrote the song 20 years ago. ...
Apple's Mac increases market share
UPI.com
CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A technology industry analyst said US computer and mobile device firm Apple's share of the computer market in the third quarter reached a 15-year high. Analyst Charlie Wolf at Needham & Co. said the Apple Mac had ...
Torchlight 2 Delayed
Platform Nation
Looks like we will have to wait a little longer before killing monsters and finding loot in the world of Torchlight. Runic Games announced this week that the game won't release in the 2011 window they were hoping for. Travis Baldree from Runic Games ...
Look Out Apple iPhone, Amazon May Produce Smartphone
International Business Times
Amazon has been stepping in Apple's tracks recently. Company CEO Jeff Bezos has been hailed in the past month by many as the heir apparent to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs as the world's reigning innovative tech leader. Amazon is also successfully...
'Charlie Brown Christmas' pops up on iPad
CNET
by Edward Moyer November 19, 2011 5:52 PM PST Having attended jazz pianist and composer Vince Guaraldi's alma mater of San Francisco State, and having played Snoopy in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" in high school (where I was voted Most Talented; ...
Spectacular photos of monster saturn storm snapped by NASA spacecraft
Pakistan Observer
New York—A NASA spacecraft has chronicled the birth, evolution and death of the biggest storm to hit Saturn in two decades. The monster storm on Saturn emerged in the ringed planet's northern hemisphere on Dec. 5, 2010. It started out as a tiny spot ...
Anniversary edition of 'Halo' a nostalgic treat
USA Today
By Marc Saltzman, Special for USA TODAY If you're a seasoned gamer, perhaps you were playing Halo: Combat Evolved, one of the launch titles for a new video game console called Xbox. This sci-fi shooter propelled its protagonist, Master Chief, ...
Porn Giant Suing Over New .XXX Adult Domains
Tom's Guide
Manwin Licensing isn't too eager to spend cash on acquiring all the necessary new domains. YouPorn owner Manwin Licensing International SARL has filed a lawsuit against those that are running the new .XXX top level domain. According to the suit, ...
Galaxies are the ultimate recyclers, Nasa's hubble confirms
Pakistan Observer
new york—Galaxies learned to “go green” early in the history of the universe, continuously recycling immense volumes of hydrogen gas and heavy elements to build successive generations of stars stretching over billions of years. ...
Best Buy slash PlayBook to sub-$200
SlashGear
Best Buy has slashed pricing of the BlackBerry PlayBook, with the entry-level model down to under two hundred dollars as retailers attempt to provoke interest in RIM's little-loved slate. The 16GB PlayBook is now just $199.99, with the 32GB and 64GB ...
Rare Hula Painted Frog Hops Back to Life
Green Prophet
Considered extinct for about 50 years, the Hula painted frog was spotted last week in Israel by a nature parks warden out monitoring the birds. The Hula Valley was covered in DDT and drained decades ago to stop the spread of diseases like malaria. ...
'Killzone' follow-up enters development at Guerrilla Games
Digital Spy
Guerrilla Games has started work on the next entry in the Killzone series, it has been reported. Killzone 3's senior producer Steven Ter Heide has been appointed as director on the project, according to Edge. No platforms for the venture were revealed, ...
Porsche unveils Panamera GTS
Times of Malta
Porsche has added to the Panamera range a harder, more aggressive GTS model that boasts 424 bhp and a more fast-driving-biased chassis setup. The traditional GTS letters stand for Gran Turismo Sport, which explains the car's intentions. ...
New Data Provides A Complete Description Of A Black Hole
Forbes
An artist's illustration depicts what astronomers think is happening within the Cygnus X-1 system. Cygnus X-1 is a so-called stellar-mass black hole, a class of black holes that comes from the collapse of a massive star. New studies with data from ...
MLG Providence - The largest event in its history, but more to come.
Examiner.com
Just sitting here soaking in the atmosphere at the convention center in Providence, Rhode Island, you can tell its different. Just one month ago, I was at MLG Orlando and witnessed arguably the largest crowd to watch a professional gaming event. ...
Sony PSN Down Yet Again: What About Yours?
Only Kent
If you're a PlayStation Network fan we wonder if you're having any issues with the service today. Today we're having problems signing in and it seems that the Sony PSN is down again. We'd like to know how many of you are affected by this? ...
Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Loud Revs in Dubai [Video]
autoevolution
It's the weekend and autoevolution is taking a more leisurely approach to its reports. I figured the best thing to do is some supercar spotting. Lamborghini usually brings a new drop-top to the Los Angeles Auto Show, and this year was no exception. ...
Software piracy costing manufacturers $2.9 billion
Manufacturing Digital
A report by Microsoft in support of Play Fair Day, an initiative which looks to emphasise the use of legitimate software, has revealed that manufacturing companies based in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) choose to use illegal programs at a cost ...
How guitar technology may help prevent SIDS | mobihealthnews
By Chris Gullo
Seymour Enterprises, a new start-up that is developing a vital sign monitoring wristband for infants, and its founder, Peter Seymour, are the subject of a profile article in Arizona State University's State Press publication. Seymour was inspired to ...
mobihealthnews
SEPTA Signs Of On Smartcard Technology For Trains, Trolleys And ...
By Chelsea Karnash
It may have taken years, but this past week, the SEPTA Board finally signed off on a multi-million dollar contract to bring smartcards to the massive transit system.
CBS Philly
Kindle Fire's App Problems: Google and Apple - Technology - The ...
By Ted Mann
The Amazon tablet doesn't have native Google apps, angering some would-be users. And Apple doesn't want them to use a certain marketing term.
The Atlantic Wire
Shell launches Friction Modification Technology : Kaieteur News
By KNews
As licensee of the Shell brand, Sol has announced the introduction of Shell V-Power with Friction Modification Technology (FMT) in seven of its key markets. The FMT was launched at the Impeccable Banquet Hall, Brickdam, recently. ...
Kaieteur News
Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee promotes ...
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the development of science, technology and innovation (STI) in the Emirate, the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) is conducting a series of...
AME Info Latest News
Social Media Pioneer Says Technology Will Transform Education ...
By Mark Schaefer
LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman is sitting on top of the digital world. Hoffman helped create one of the world's most successful social media.
Business 2 Community
ISRAEL'S ADVANCED AND AMAZING WATER TECHNOLOGY ...
By Ruth King
The sixth annual WaTec (Water Technology) Exhibition and Conference drew thousands of people from all over the world who came to see Israel's “water miracle” first-hand – and to perhaps bring home some of that technology home, ...
RUTHFULLY YOURS
New Surveillance Technology Gives Government More Tools To ...
By Alan
The Wall Street Journal obtained documents that show how the global market for surveillance technology has grown since 9/11, and that the primary users are government and law enforcement. The techniques described in the trove of ...
Alan Colmes' Liberaland
The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
“The key to working on good gaming technology design pieces is patience and rote talent, ” says Starcic Rumple. “Like many of our employees, I started with classical art training and drawing, and slowly moved into the post modern area. ...
The Science and Technology of...
New sonar technology could boost New England fish counts ...
By UnBylined
BOSTON — The best picture scientists can snap of the condition of important New England fish stocks can be blurry, considering the fish they're trying to count live in the dark. But now Sen. John Kerry is asking the head of the National ...
Bangor Daily News
Ahh, the convenience of technology | Daily Republic
By Glen Faison
My intention this week was to write about some of the goings-on in Rio Vista, but as I sat down Friday evening to write, we lost access to the Internet here at the Daily Republic. That said, consider what follows as an ode to superior technology. ...
Daily Republic
Consumers becoming driving force behind consumer technology ...
By Special Report
VERIZON – In 2012, technology will continue to make consumers' lives easier and more productive – at home and at work. And consumers themselves will be a major force behind technology's direction and continued advancements. ...
DeadlineNews.Com
Information Technology and Telecoms – Mondaq | Blackmere ...
By Blackmere
Information Technology and Telecoms – Mondaq. Published November 20, 2011. This is an edited version of a presentation given by managing partner Dunstan de Souza at the 6th Annual Lawtech Summit & Awards 2011. In a world that is ...
Blackmere Consulting
Campaign Asia blog » Blog Archive » Is technology making the art ...
By Mike.Fromowitz
“Technology people,” he added, “are more adept at experimenting with different options. This includes moving from The Big Idea to many ideas and by launching work and then improving upon it, the way software developers work…giving rise ...
Campaign Asia blog
“It's important to have gaming technology development business ...
In the new gaming technology development business world online, more and more owners are looking to buy insurance that will protect themselves against IT outages, hacker attacks, and frivalous lawsuits from customers. “We believe we ...
Northern Europe Looks to The...
Technology | PBS Video
Discover pioneering technologies and mind-boggling ...
video.pbs.org/topic/technology/
Meet Canada's new high-tech plastic currency | Technology News ...
Read 'Meet Canada's new high-tech plastic currency' from our blog Technology News Blog on Yahoo! News. Despite many of us relying on plastic credit and ...
news.yahoo.com/.../meet-canada-high-tech-plastic-currency-1...

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