06 November 2011

Google+ Gets Tighter With YouTube, Chrome

Google+ Gets Tighter With YouTube, Chrome
eWeek
Google created a YouTube player for Google+ that lets users stream music and videos right from the social network. Also, two new Chrome extensions let users +1 pages and check notifications right from the browser. Since its June launch, Google+ users ...
Apple executives receive shares of stock, company leadership secured through 2016
Digitaltrends.com
Apple hands out one million shares of stock to seven of its top Senior Vice Presidents, with maturity dates that lock the employees in to Apple work until 2016. Apple is in the midst of wrapping up a landmark year right now, managing to push past $100 ...
Google's Tough Week
PCWorld
Analysis: Its users are unhappy with Reader changes, the iOS Gmail app is pulled; what next? By Peter Smith, ITworld Google is having a bit of a (self-inflicted) rough week, aren't they? They've rolled out three big projects: redesigns of Gmail and ...
Zynga's CastleVille: Let's put social games to the fun test
Los Angeles Times
The coming launch of Zynga's CastleVille is spurring new debate over whether social games are truly fun. One side — let's call them the Intrinsics — says the ceaseless clicking that social games require is ultimately shallow. ...
Rare photo of black hole emerges
The State Column
A group of NASA scientists received a rare glimpse of a black hole earlier this month, finding glowing matter falling into the depths of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. The team of scientists used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space ...
Xbox 360 sales pass 57 million worldwide
Digital Spy
Major Nelson announced via Twitter that the console has surpassed the figure following a successful fiscal quarter. The platform holder previously revealed that the Xbox 360 shifted more than 2.3 million units during the last quarter, ...
Google's patent attorney on legal reforms, Microsoft and more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Google stands at the center of the escalating mobile patent wars, as the developer of the Android operating system that triggered scores of lawsuits and countersuits. Depending on whom you ask, the company is either the high-minded adult in the debate ...
Kinect Holiday Pack Includes Sensor, Gunstringer, Adventures, Fruit Ninja
GamersDailyNews
Microsoft recently announced a new Xbox 360 Kinect Sensor Holiday Bundle that is now shipping to retailers. This bundle will retail for US $149 MSRP and will include a Kinect Sensor and three full Kinect Games: Fruit Ninja Kinect, The Gunstringer and ...
Skryim has Werewolves... and Cannibals
Gamespy.com
By Nick Winter | Nov 6, 2011 Bethesda's lawyers must be very busy this weekend. Over the past couple of days, two separate gameplay videos of Skyrim have emerged, both of which seemingly confirm the existence of werewolves in the upcoming Elder Scrolls ...
10 years of iPods After a decade, we're still dancing to Apple's beat
Staunton News Leader
AP And in Apple years, a decade means countless generations of iPods, from the thick first-generation bricks to the sleek shuffles and nifty nanos of today. In that span, more than 275 million iPods and 300 million iTunes downloads have been sold. ...
Tribes: Ascend Beta Test Now Underway
games.on.net
The Tribes: Ascend Closed Beta is now underway, and Hi-Rez Studios has moved to assure players that progress made during this stage of the games development will not vanish into the ether; player advancement in terms of rank, class unlocks, ...
Motorola Droid Razr: Verizon's favorite Android phone?
PopHerald.com
Verizon Wireless will focus on promoting the new Long Term Evolution Android smartphone by Motorola Mobility, the Motorola Droid Razr, according to a report posted by Reuters. The new Motorola Droid Razr will hit stores this month. ...
Rift patch 1.6 introduces new Ember Isle zone
PC Gamer Magazine
There's no such thing as too much content in your favorite MMO. Rift just turned eight months old and the people at Trion Worlds have been pumping out more post-launch content than other MMOs produce in years, and aren't showing any signs of slowing. ...
Steve Jobs Interview Coming to a Theater Near You
Village Voice (blog)
By Nick Greene Sun., Nov. 6 2011 at 10:59 AM ​Did Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography leave you hungry for more access to the Apple founder? Would you mind if that access came in the form of a 16-year-old interview transferred from a VHS tape onto a ...
How Swearing and Abuse Helped to Make BioShock Infinite
games.on.net
Irrational Games has released a new behind-the-scenes video for BioShock Infinite, revealing more of the nuts and bolts of how the actors playing Booker and Elizabeth developed their roles. Readers with a low threshold of tolerance for coarse language ...
DC Universe Free to Play on PSN
ManaTank
If you managed to hold out on picking up a copy of DC Universe in the hopes it would suffer the fate so many MMOs do, then you are in luck. It's now completely free. In an attempt to garner more interest in the game, Sony Online Entertainment has ...
Wal-Mart offers $149 HP TouchPad with Laptop purchase
Punch Jump
By Marcus Lai On November 5, 2011 · In News, Retail, Technology Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week began offering a Hewlett Packard Co.'s at $149 with the purchase of a select HP Laptop. The promotion follows a similar promotion at Best Buy Co. ...
Apps are multiplying, but their use is lagging
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Reid Kanaley Clearly, the number of applications for smartphones and tablets is skyrocketing along with sales of those devices. There are apps for learning Russian, touching up photos, playing Angry Birds, finding pizza and myriad other activities. ...
Are Operations Apple's Secret Sauce?
Seeking Alpha
By Martin Lariviere So the current issue of Businessweek has an article on Apple (AAPL) that I am basically (given my profession) obliged to love (Apple's Supply-Chain Secret? Hoard Laser, Nov 3). It opens by recounting how Apple invested heavily in a ...
Silent Hill – Downpour : Early 2012 To See 3 Releases
Gamebandits (blog)
Some publishers focus on packing as much content into one title and making it very dense. The Elder Scrolls series is a good example of this game publishing strategy. Other publishers focus on a “more is better” philosophy. ...
Fallout New Vegas: Ultimate Edition announced
Gamercast
It was only a matter of time; all good games full to the brim with DLC eventually get a game of the year, special edition, ultimate edition, whatever you wish to call it. Finally Fallout: New Vegas can be purchased by all you avid fans that were ...
Top 10 Technology Books
By Ivana Taylor
Can you believe that the first Web page is now more than twenty years old? That means that websites, blogging and social media have gone way beyond the point of.
Small Business News, Tips, Advice...
Future of Technology - Computers speed up rescues
By Alan Boyle
In an emergency, every second counts — and next-generation dispatch systems are using computer technology to save time and save lives. Today on "NBC Nightly News," correspondent Tom Costello focuses on the computer-aided dispatch ...
Future of Technology
New retail technology makes faster, easier checkouts for customers ...
By a38c77c84a68365538a62009357af1e9
A new retail technology from IBM now allows stores to offer targeted third-party products and services to consumers at checkout.
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Technology in Jewish Schools | eJewish Philanthropy: Your Jewish ...
By eJP
by Rabbi Jason A. Miller I still remember the time in 1st grade when my father brought our Apple II Plus into the classroom in an effort to show my.
eJewish Philanthropy: Your Jewish...
Being honest about technology
By Rian
I'm still slowly making my way through Sherry Turkle's Alone Together, and this quote really jumped out at me this morning: We have to love our technology enough to describe it accurately. And we have to love ourselves enough to.
Elezea
Image Sensors World: Isorg Develops Printed Sensor Technology
By Vladimir Koifman
The lab works on technology development, while Isorg's role is to develop it a product and produce it in high volumes. The Isorg's organic photo detector is based on a photodiode device structure. A high EQE (External Quantum Efficiency) is ...
Image Sensors World
GAO questions plan for Az border technology
By Uriel J. Garcia
U.S. Customs and Border Protection needs to do a better job of justifying its plans for $1.5 billion border surveillance project at the Arizona-Mexico border, according to a government report released Friday.
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Engineering - Science, Technology & Engineering Careers ...
By GenoXan
Technology Transfer Manager Wind Energy - Posted in Engineering - Science Jobs, Postdoc Fellowships, Events - Published by TheScienceJobs.com.
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How can students and teachers use technology to protect the ...
By admin
About the best you can do is recycle paper and aluminum, turn off the lights when classrooms are not in use, reduce the heat over the weekends in cold weather. There isn't much else. The very presence of the school building is a blight on the ...
Green Conduct → 'Ask It'
Police information technology is broke. Fix it – Sydney Morning ...
By Blackmere
Law and order must be efficient and secure. MUCH is always made of the dazzling swiftness of technology: how, in nano-seconds, information can be tabled, accessed and distributed across an office or around the globe. Central to this is an ...
Blackmere Consulting
Amazon introduces lending library for Kindles | Technology ...
Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it is starting a lending library for Kindle owners, letting them borrow one electronic book per month.
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Women 2.0 » Who Are The Top 10 Women in U.S. Technology?
By Elissa
Nobody would ask who the top 10 men are in U.S. technology because their ranks fill the executive suites at Intel, Apple, Texas Instruments, Google, Microsoft, Nvidia, Motorola Mobility….and on and on. Finding the women is harder because ...
Women 2.0
Techno Hype or Techno Hope? Two panel discussions on technology
I've been up to my eyeballs this past few weeks in stuff, and haven't had as much time as usual to post here. So this weekend I thought I would take the easy route and post a couple of videos.
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If you want to run the best gaming technology development business ...
“In the case of our gaming technology development marketing venture, we initially started out with a simple website, and then slowly grew as sales increased,” replies Devin Mcgee, the COO of the Skill Naylor Co-Op, “Then, the website ...
Northern Europe Looks to The...
Congressman: Science 'czar' giving China US technology
By EducationViews.org
“I was … concerned to learn that Dr. John Holdren, head of the White House Office of Science andTechnology Policy (OSTP), had spent 21 days in China on three separate trips in one year – more than any other country. Very little information ...
Education News
Toronto To Install New Light Rail Technology
By devon-ritchie
Starting in 2013, Toronto will be replacing its outdated streetcars with sleeker and more modern light rail vehicles. Bombardier, a leader in the light rail sector, is taking on the project. They plan to phase in the new light rail.
Tracking news and events in the...
Information and Software Technology - Elsevier
Information and Software Technology is the international archival journal focusing on research and experience that contributes to the improvement...
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Google Isn't 'Dominant' in Internet Search, Schmidt Says
Bloomberg
By Jeff Bliss and Sara Forden - Fri Nov 04 22:35:35 GMT 2011 Google Inc. (GOOG), owner of the world's most popular search engine, isn't “dominant” in Internet search and competes against companies such as Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., ...
3D Printers Will Build Circuit Boards 'In Two Years'
Wired News
By Caleb Garling In other words, 3D printers will help us manufacture PCs. Or even, other 3D printers. “Printing actual circuit boards is very close,” says David ten Have, CEO of 3D printing outfit Ponoko. “Most of the assembly tools are completely ...
Angry Birds Comes to Life on MIT Quad
Fox News
By Alan S. Brown MIT students designed devices to launch stuffed, "angry" birds for a live-action recreation of the popular digital game. Armed with catapults, giant crossbows, and bungee cords, eight teams of senior engineering students brought Angry ...
The Geek Squad Solves Your Computer Problems
Fox News
We've asked the tech experts at the Geek Squad to help you make the most of your technology, answering your thorniest tech questions. So if you're wondering what to buy, how to plug it in, or how to fix it, the Geek Squad can help. ...
Wind Farms Disrupting Radar, Scientists Say
Fox News
Rainstorm or wind farm? The circled area contains a wind farm, making it unclear whether it is also raining there. Wind farms, along with solar power and other alternative energy sources, are supposed to produce the energy of tomorrow. ...
Periodic Table swells as three new elements named
Telegraph.co.uk
Chemistry students will have to learn the names of three more basic chemical building blocks on the Periodic Table after scientists approved the names of three new elements. By Richard Gray, Science Correspondent There's antimony, arsenic, aluminium, ...
WSJ: General Motors may go with Google Apps rather than Microsoft
The Seattle Times
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has signed a deal to provide email and online-collaboration software to more than 100000 employees at General Motors -- though the deal hasn't been finalized yet. General Motors has been using IBM's Lotus ...
Say what? Google now indexing Facebook comments
CNET (blog)
by Sharon Vaknin November 4, 2011 2:43 PM PDT Follow @sharonvak On People.com, only Facebook users can comment. (The news story in question is about Justin Bieber going on a date to an R-rated movie with Selena Gomez, by the way. ...
Tech Data's New App for Apple
Zacks.com
Information technology (IT) products distributor, Tech Data Corp. (TECD - Analyst Report) recently launched a new mobile application known as accessTD, exclusively for Apple Inc.'s (AAPL - Analyst Report) iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. ...
Ice Cream Sandwich to Bring Android 4.0 to a Host of New Smartphones
The Red 99
By mark.james · November 5, 2011 · No comments Ice Cream Sandwich is the phrase on everyone's lips right now, but what exactly makes it so special? With so many companies eager to sample the sweet delights of this tasty tech snack, there must be more ...
Motorola wins German patent injunction against Apple, but it's not what it seems
The Verge
By Nilay Patel on November 4, 2011 10:35 pm 3Comments The international patent wars seemed to have gotten far hotter for a moment this evening, as FOSS Patents reported that Motorola Mobility had won a German injunction against Apple that could ...
Apple Awards Stock Grants to Senior Executives
Wall Street Journal
By JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Apple Inc. Friday awarded a host of senior executives lucrative stock-option grants, as the company seeks to retain its senior bench after the death of co-founder Steve Jobs. On Friday, the company filed regulatory forms with ...
Apple Fixing iPhone 4S Battery Problem and Other User Issues
PCWorld (blog)
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Nov 5, 2011 7:47 AM Apple is working to fix the battery problems faced by users of devices carrying its i0S 5 mobile operating system, solve a security issue with the magnetic SmartCover for the iPad 2 and add a new ...
U.S. Cellular rejected Apple and the iPhone 4S
Digitaltrends.com
While Sprint, Verizon and AT&T are reporting record sales of the new iPhone 4S, the sixth largest cellular company in the United States decided to go down a different path. Reported in a third quarter earnings call this week, US Cellular CEO Mary ...
Biggest-ever jump seen in global warming gases
Los Angeles Times
Total emissions jump 6% between 2009 and 2010 — beyond amounts projected in a worst-case scenario. Extra pollution in China and the US accounts for more than half the increase. Associated Press The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped ...
Marilyn, Elvis team up for "Retro World" game
Reuters
By John Gaudiosi RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, both long dead, get new lives in an online game aimed at the 40-and-over crowd that seeks to tap into the Hollywood legends' eternal, and lucrative, popularity. ...
Best Buy making a bet on home energy gear
GigaOm
By Katie Fehrenbacher Nov. 4, 2011, 12:25pm PT No Comments Retailer giant Best Buy is launching a modest push into home energy products, planning to sell gadgets that can help home owners cut their energy consumption, and have lower energy bills. ...
Lenovo IdeaPad K1 32GB Android Tablet For $349
Mobile Magazine
By Michael Kwan, November 04, 2011 @ 8:16pm In response to the rise of the Apple iPad, it seems like all the Android folks decided that $499 was the benchmark price. Just about all of the Honeycomb offerings launched at that price. ...
1000memories' Shoebox wants to store your paper memories
The Next Web
A lot of us, or our mothers, have a shoebox stuffed in the closet containing old photos and memories. Some of us even have these items strewn about our desk with nowhere to put them. The company 1000memories, which stores your family history online, ...
State of the blogosphere 2011: Using social networks for self-promotion
VentureBeat
For its annual look at the blogging world, Technorati surveyed 4114 bloggers in 45 countries. This year, the focus was on why and how they blog, their connections with brands and how they use social media. Those surveyed are mostly hobbyists (61 ...
When Humans and Technology Evolve Together — The Good Men ...
By the Editors
This is the latest video in Jason Silva's series of “Ecstatic Meditations,” as he calls them. Inspired by David Deutsch's new book, The Beginning of Infinity, it takes a look co-evolution of humans and technology. Click play and hold on for a wild ...
The Good Men Project
Bayer CropScience to license Stoller technology | Fertilizer content ...
By kmcmahon
A licensing agreement has been negotiated between Bayer CropScience and Stoller Enterprises to allow Bayer access to Stoller's technology.
Farm Industry News
Technology Literate is Not the Same As Technology Smart ...
By Norbrook
Technology Literate is Not the Same As Technology Smart. Way back in the '70′s, I had my first opportunity to really use computers. They were the mainframes the college had, and they were huge things, taking up an entire room by ...
Norbrook's Blog
Games, technology, creativity, and creative reporting « Generation ...
By Sylvia Martinez
A new study from Michigan State University this week - Information technology use and creativity: Findings from the Children and Technology Project by Linda A. Jackson , Edward A. Witt, , Alexander Ivan Games, Hiram E. Fitzgerald, ...
Generation YES Blog
Sensor Technology in Car Steering To Avert Accidents | TopNews ...
By Kamilah Qasimi
With the advancement in science and technology, man is now capable of making such a world around him, that is absolutely convenient and works according to this wills and wishes. There has been the introduction of a new steering sensor, ...
TopNews Arab Emirates
Bottom Line - Groupon needs to start spending like a technology ...
By Martha C. White
Much like the rapid growth of the company itself, Groupon shares came galloping out of the gate in their debut Friday.
Bottom Line
Gaming technology development fans and aficionados were thrilled ...
Owners of the gaming technology development building where the notes and documents were found also offered best wishes to the academic community and general public during the “hand-over” ceremony. Defelice Olivarria, who holds the ...
Northern Europe Looks to The...
Science & Technology Input-output Analysis and Policies Research ...
By rain
Science & technology is primary productive force, the progress and development of which have a profound effect on economy, culture and society's path of progress. Science & technology makes more contribution to our economy, and ...
Economics Papers,Economics Term...
Speaking at – The Society for Existential Analysis conference on ...
By ajit
I am speaking at the annual event for the The Society for Existential Analysis – conference on permeation of technology in everyday life on Meditation -. I am speaking on - Meditation: A transhumanist technology for social evolution? ...
Open Gardens
This Week In Education: Technology: Predicting Results Isn't That ...
By Alexander Russo
They're already apparently working on predicting criminal behavior -- just like in Minority Report -- and using online assessments like TeacherFit to figure out who's going to make a good teacher, so it probably won't be long before they're ...
This Week In Education
UBC researchers devise new technology to monitor brain ...
By News
University of British Columbia researchers have developed new technology for monitoring brain aneurysms – an approach that is potentially less invasive and more accurate than current methods, and one that is simple enough for patients to ...
Science Codex - Science news,...
New Technology: E-paper unplugged is key draw at Japan show ...
By Gary D. Price
New Technology: E-paper unplugged is key draw at Japan show. Posted on November 5, 2011 by Gary D. Price · From PhysOrg.com: Yet another flexible e-paper display? No. Something special. This concept e-reader has no ho-hum signs of ...
INFOdocket
$1.7m Skype scam: telemarketers threaten to cut power
Top Technology articles. 'Like a flash mob but useful' app to help old ladies · $1.7 m Skype scam: telemarketers threaten to cut power · Massive asteroid to make ...
www.smh.com.au/.../17m-skype-scam-telemarketers-threaten-t...

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