25 November 2011

Google's new ad space: Chrome

Google's new ad space: Chrome
by Stephen Shankland November 25, 2011 7:31 AM PST Follow @stshank Google has begun adding its own ads to the top of Chrome's new-tab page. Google just found another digital billboard for online ads: its Chrome Web browser. I just started noticing the ...
Falklands, Cardiff lie beneath track of rogue Phobos-Grunt
By Brid-Aine Parnell • Get more from this author The UK space agency has warned that Russia and Kazakhstan will be responsible for any damage resulting from the probe Phobos-Grunt plummeting to Earth, and outlined in detail those locations at risk: ...
CO2 climate sensitivity 'overestimated'
BBC News
By Jennifer Carpenter Science reporter, BBC News Global temperatures could be less sensitive to changing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels than previously thought, a study suggests. The researchers said people should still expect to see "drastic ...
Patent firm says to stop HTC German 3G phone sales
(Reuters) - German patent firm IPCom said on Friday it plans to ban as quickly as possible the sale and distribution of all HTC 3G devices in Germany following an earlier ruling against the Taiwanese firm. "IPCom now intends to execute this injunction ...
Survey: iPhone owners most loyal to brand among mobile users
The results of a new survey show that brand loyalty in the mobile market is strongest among iPhone owners, with 84 percent of them declaring they would choose another iPhone when they decide to replace their existing Apple device. ...
Study: Humans were catching tuna 42K years ago
CBS News
(AP) LOS ANGELES — Humans were expert deep-sea fishermen as far back as 42000 years ago, hauling in tuna, sharks and barracudas, new research suggests. Fish appeared in the human diet about 1.9 million years ago. Early catchers waded into freshwater ...
Boffins find new 2012 glyph on 'secret' Mayan brick
By Lewis Page • Get more from this author The Mexican archaeology institute says that a second possible reference has been found to a date in December 2012 as the end of a 5200-year Mayan calendar cycle after which "the cosmos is regenerated". ...
Brazil goes nuts for iPhone as Apple, Foxconn get local
Computerworld (blog)
By Jonny Evans Apple [AAPL] is set for a new Latin American growth story, starting in the insanely fast-growing smartphone market of Brazil, where manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has opened up iPhone production, with iPad production set to begin next ...
Blackberry Bold 9790 launch event in Indonesia results in injuries
I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that the Blackberry smartphone is so popular in Indonesia that it sparked a near riot. RIM chose Jakarta, Indonesia as the place to launch the new Blackberry Bold 9790 smartphone. ...
Carbon nanotubes could be hiding bits of the universe
Carbon nanotubes can create a 'perfect black' that visually wipes out a dimension, making 3D objects look 2D. When draped over a substance, a thin coat of them renders the object invisible by absorbing all the light coming in. ...
Facebook ticker now serving up ads
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Back in September Facebook rolled out a number of new features, including the 'ticker' – a live feed located to the upper-right of a user's home page that presents recent friend activity such as 'likes', comments, status updates and more recently, ...
Apple Expected To Include NFC in iPhone 5
Apple has been considering the integration of Near Field Communication technology in its iPhones for some time, now a report emanating from handset manufacturers in Asia indicates it is highly likely we will see an e-Wallet (or i-Wallet) application ...
Court holds European ISPs can't be forced to filter traffic, users free to fly ...
By James Trew posted Nov 24th 2011 6:12PM It's been a sliver under a month since UK ISP British Telecom was ordered to cut all ties to filesharing site Newzbin 2. Now, a European court decision deals a counter blow to media owners by denying their ...
Lieberman wants more censorship of Google blogs
TG Daily
US Senator Joe Lieberman is calling on Google to censor more content on its blog platform. Why? Well, Lieberman apparently believes that censorship of anti-West and violent jihadist content will keep people from wanting to attack America. ...
Tory MPs call for Government rethink over 'whitewash' on lopsided extraditions
Daily Mail
By Tim Shipman Tory MPs last night demanded a government rethink over a 'whitewash' review into the lopsided extradition treaty that is being used to send Gary McKinnon to America. Dominic Raab demanded tougher rules to protect those accused of crimes ...
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC scrapped in favour of free-to-play title
Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will not be released on the PC. Instead PC gamers can look forward to Ghost Recon Online, a free-to-play online shooter. Speaking to PC Gamer, Ghost Recon Online producer S├ębastien Arnoult said the move is a ...
What are the worst passwords you can use?
These days there are so many sites and accounts you need to log into that it is hard to think of new, unique passwords. So often, when it comes down to creating a new password people either use the same password over and over again or create easy to...
HP hope for EU support in Oracle Itanium case
By Sophie Curtis | Published: 09:25 GMT, 25 November 11 | Techworld Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is calling on European antitrust regulators to investigate whether Oracle is using its powerful position in the software market to damage HP's hardware ...
Barnes & Noble Customers Seek Out Nook
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By John Kell Barnes & Noble Inc. customers beelined to the Nook section of the Union Square location in New York City, where a line formed early for the gadget. After the store opened at 8 am, Mary Patterson of Brooklyn was the first in line. ...
CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: The best Android tablets for every taste & budget
Shiny Shiny
By beccacaddy on November 25, 2011 Over the past few weeks we've learned that a large proportion of the nation really want an iPad this Christmas, but it's definitely worth checking out the huge range of tablet PCs that are running on ...
Pakistan: Move to ban 'Jesus Christ' criticised
Zee News
Lahore: Chairman of the Sindh Assembly's Standing Committee on Minorities Affairs, Saleem Khurshid Khokhar, has protested the banning of the words 'Jesus Christ' in mobile text messages. He accused the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) of ...
Sony Tablet P now available in the UK for £499
Pocket Gamer
by Anthony Usher The anticipated Sony Tablet P is finally available to buy in the UK. For £499 you can have a tablet with a unique clamshell design. For starters, you get a Tegra 2 1GHz processor and Google's Android 3.2 operating system. ...
Popularity of iPhone 4S Camera Increases on Flickr
Planet Insane
Recent reports have revealed that the iPhone 4S of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is now the second widely-used camera phone for images posted on Flickr. This comes in less than two months after its entry into the market. The iPhone 4S is second only to the ...
Interview: EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Addresses Energy and Environment Issues
By energyNOW on November 25, 2011 energyNOW! Anchor Thalia Assuras sits down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to discuss pressing energy and environmental issues, including the EPA ...
Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger backs goal-line technology | The Sun ...
ARSENE WENGER wants the FA to bring in goal-line technology as soon as possible.
Football - The Sun
Goal-line technology debate: Arsene Wenger wants refs to have ...
By MirrorFootball
Refs should have video assistance for penalties and offside too says Arsenal manager.
Mirror Football
Top 5 Technology Mutual Funds - Zacks.com
By Zacks Investment Research
Top 5 Technology Mutual Funds-Add technology to your portfolio with these Zacks top ranked mutual funds.
Zacks Investment Research - All...
Technology adoption in markets with network effects: Theory and ...
By repec
We examine a technology adoption game with network effects in which coordination on technology A and technology B constitute a Nash equilibrium. Coordination on technology B is assumed to be payoff-dominant. We define a technology's ...
OEM Technology Solutions wins NSW Technology export award ...
By pmccartney
OEM Technology Solutions has won the major technology export prize at the 2011 NSW ATS Patrons Awards...
European Railway Review
Retailers Open Extra Early, Tap Into New Technology to Draw in ...
By Annmarie Fertoli
Retailers are tapping in to new technology — specifically, smart phones — to boost holiday sales this season. And some ...
The latest stories from www.wnyc.org
Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 11-21-11 ...
By K. Walsh
This week's collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week …
Emerging Education Technology
Friday games culture round-up | Technology | guardian.co.uk
By Keith Stuart
Keith Stuart: Assorted treats from the wider world of games, art and entertainment.
Technology: Games blog | guardian.co.uk
Cutting Edge GPS Tracking Technology offered by GPS North ...
By Mark Hole
GPS Tracking technology was a significant breakthrough for that US Military back inside the 70s like a network of satellites was deployed to transfer communications from international devices again to central command posts. GPS Technology ...
Conversation Agent: Brand Storytelling and Social Technology
By Valeria Maltoni
For those who have access to technology tools and training, there are many more ways to make a positive impact at scale in the world. As Simon Mainwaring said in his recent keynote at the WOMMA Summit, today's marketplace is ruthless ...
Conversation Agent
Launching December – new blog post series on technology
By Pete
Launching December – new blog post series on technology. Posted by Pete on 25 November, 2011. Announcement: coming soon! Technology and business English: a new series of blog posts written for Linguarama by Pete Sharma ...
Pete Sharma Associates
Lecture—Making Medical Technology Smarter and Smaller ...
By Western PA Hospital News
As medical implantation technology continues to advance so too does the need for monitoring patient recovery, regardless of whether the patient is at home, on.
Western Pennsylvania Hospital News
40000 Cycles Nanotechnology Catapults Battery Technology ...
By Solar Energy Installers Staff
Stanford university researchers have demonstrated a battery that can survive 40000 cycles, compared to the 1000 that lithium-ion batteries can.Related...
Solar Energy Installers
Major information technology fair in Taiwan to open Dec. 3 | Chinese ...
By lian.huang
2011/11/20 20:35:45 Taipei, Nov. 20 (CNA) The 2011 Information Technology (IT) Month will be held Dec. 3-11 at the Taipei World Trade Center.
Chinese Taipei

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