18 November 2011

Motorola Stockholders Approve Google Deal

Motorola Stockholders Approve Google Deal
Mashable
Google's $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility cleared a major hurdle on Friday as the electronics manufacturer's stockholders overwhelmingly approved the move. About 99% of the shares voting in a special meeting of stockholders on Thursday were in ...
Amazon Kindle Fire
Mobile Burn
Amazon's cost saving design could drive some consumers to consider the Barnes and Noble NOOK Tablet instead, as the NOOK offers a more interesting look, real hardware controls, and microSD storage expansion for only a little more money. ...
Google Doodle Honors Photography Pioneer Louis Daguerre
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Google's Friday homepage doodle honors the 224th birthday of Louis Daguerre, widely considered to be one of the founding fathers of photography. The Google logo is set inside a picture frame, with the letters serving as the heads of ...
Apple patents crack resistant glass technology
Inquirer
By Dean Wilson SMARTPHONE AND TABLET MAKER Apple has patented a crack resistant glass technology for use in its next Iphone, potentially solving one of the major problems affecting smartphones. The technique employs a tunable shock mount between the ...
Natural gas Honda Civic gets Green Car award
BusinessWeek
A natural gas-powered version of the Honda Civic is the winner of the 2012 Green Car of the Year award. The Green Car Journal announced the award Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The US government classifies the natural gas Civic as the cleanest ...
Hackers attack Norway's oil, gas and defence businesses
BBC News
Oil, gas and defence firms in Norway have been hit by a series of sophisticated hack attacks. Industrial secrets and information about contract negotiations had been stolen, said Norway's National Security Agency (NSM). It said 10 firms, ...
One on One: Walter Isaacson, Biographer of Steve Jobs
New York Times (blog)
By NICK BILTON | November 18, 2011, 9:41 am Walter Isaacson is the author of “Steve Jobs,” the best-selling biography published last month. The following is an edited version of our interview. I've known Steve off and on since 1984. ...
Tipard's iPhone 4 Transfer Follows the Pace of iPhone 4S
Sacramento Bee
By Harbour Software BEIJING, Nov. 18, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The release of iPhone 4S could be seen as pioneering. Now you can use your voice to use your iPhone. Just talk to Siri as you would to a person. Siri not only understands what you say, ...
New NASA budget could delay commercial spaceflight until 2017 or later
Central Florida News 13
By Margaret Kavanagh, Brevard County Reporter The timeline for when the Space Coast will start sending astronauts into orbit on commercial spacecraft could now be later than NASA originally hoped. Lawmakers have been talking over the last several days ...
LA Auto Show opens
Los Angeles Daily News
This image shows the Porsche display at the LA Auto show which opens to the public Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. The show features new cars from all major manufacturers at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (David Crane/Staff Photographer) LA Auto Show opens ...
Android malware problems continue to grow
msnbc.com
"Most consumers don't care until they get their first $1000 phone bill because their pirated Angry Birds has been calling Estonia all month," says one security adviser about Android's security issues. By Matt Liebowitz There's an alarming amount of ...
Scripps Insitute, IBM Look To PCs to Cure Malaria With Jeopardy Winnings
socalTech.com
La Jolla-based biomedical research nonprofit Scripps Research Institute and IBM said this morning that they are looking for the public's help, in volunteering to donate their computer time to help a new effort to cure malaria, funded by IBM Watson's ...
PayPal Launches Facebook App for Sending Money to Friends [EXCLUSIVE]
Mashable
Social payments are taking a giant leap forward. PayPal has unveiled a Facebook app that lets you send money to friends. The app, simply titled Send Money, is just as straightforward as its name. You have the choice to send either an ecard with money ...
Galaxy Halos Recycle Interstellar Gas Into Baby Stars
Space.com
by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor How a galaxy evolves from an active star-forming spiral into a passive collection of stars has perplexed astronomers, but a series of new studies may have found the answer inside vast clouds of galactic gas. ...
Torchlight 2 delayed until 2012, and that's great news
Ars Technica
By Ben Kuchera | Published November 18, 2011 8:57 AM The first Torchlight was an indie hit, and the second game was expected to appear by the end of the year. With multiplayer added to the game, support for LAN play, and a welcoming attitude toward ...
25 Worst Passwords of 2011
Mashable
Pro tip: choosing “password” as your online password is not a good idea. In fact, unless you're hoping to be an easy target for hackers, it's the worst password you can possibly choose. “Password” ranks first on password management application provider ...
The scene when nearly all life on Earth died 252 million years ago: fiery, hot ...
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — During the world's biggest mass extinction, Earth seemed pretty close to a description of hell — fiery, smoky and explosive — created by massive volcanic eruptions, according to research dug up in China. In geologic terms, it was ...
Sega Acquires US Online Game Developer Three Rings
PCWorld
By Jay Alabaster, IDG News Sega said Friday it has acquired US online game developer Three Rings Design, in an effort to grow outside its traditional video game business overseas. "With this acquisition, Sega aims to aggressively expand its business in ...
The Flash speeding towards free-to-play 'DC Universe Online'
USA Today
By Mike Snider, USA TODAY Soon to join the cast at Sony Online Entertainment's DC Universe Online game is The Flash. The speedster will be part of the game's second downloadable content pack, Lightning Strikes, due later this year for PS3 and PCs. ...
Facebook says it knows who is responsible for image spam attack
BetaNews
By Ed Oswald Facebook says that it identified those responsible for an attack earlier this week that spammed Facebook users with pornography and violent imagery, and will investigate its options to prosecute those responsible. The attack is believed to ...
Mac making a move in the enterprise, grew 44 percent in Q3
GigaOm
By Erica Ogg Nov. 17, 2011, 12:04pm PT 2 Comments It's a pattern we've seen for several quarters: Apple's Mac sales post double-digit percentage increases as the broader PC market limps along with single-digit growth. So it's not a huge surprise to see ...
Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Sunshield Flight Processes on Full-Size Model Of ...
Space Daily
by Staff Writers Engineers at Northrop Grumman have confirmed how the James Webb Space Telescope's five ultra-thin sunshield layers are attached, folded and stowed for launch using the Sunshield Full-Scale Mockup test article. ...
Max Payne 3 video talks 'design and technology,' shows plenty of ...
By JC Fletcher
Rockstar began a new Max Payne 3 video series today, covering the "design and technology" of the upcoming game. This first video seems to be an introduction to the concepts it'll get into in further videos, providing an overview of the ...
Joystiq
11 Extinct Technology Sounds - How-To Geek
By Jason Fitzpatrick
Extinction isn't exclusively a biological function; here's a roundup of 11 sounds that have gone the way of the Dodo.
How-To Geek
Max Payne 3 design and technology videos debut | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
Ever since the announcement of Max Payne 3, many folks have been looking forward to the game and Rockstar have [...]
Ubergizmo
Troops testing futuristic technology
By Bill Diven
LAS CRUCES (AP) - Some 3800 Fort Bliss troops have descended upon White Sands Missile Range with orders to carry out a massive test of cutting-edge technology that could soon find its way into the hands of American soldiers on the ...
KRQE News 13 - Top Stories
9 Ways Modern Technology Has Changed Video Games Forever ...
By Matt Lynley
In January 2007, Steve Jobs stepped on stage. He pulled a phone out of his pocket. "It's a phone, an iPod, and an Internet device all in one. Are you getting it yet?" He didn't know it at the time, but Jobs was about to change the face of gaming ...
Business Insider
Spotlight on Technology
As the tech universe continues to change, new platforms and social media are making the casting process more accessible and casting information more available—to the benefit of actors and casting directors alike.
Backstage
Future of Technology - Energy storage breakthroughs on the horizon
By John Roach
Breakthroughs in energy storage technologies are on the horizon that could turn vast swathes of the world's sun-soaked deserts and windy plains into sources of clean, renewable energy, according to experts focused on our energy future.
Newsvine - Future of Technology...
Solar Technology | KEYT.com - News, Weather, Sports for Santa ...
Things are heating up in the world of solar technology, thanks to a group of researchers at UCSB.
KEYT - News - Local
Jane's Pick of the Day: Educational Technology & Related ...
By Jane Hart
Clayton R Wright has produced the latest version of his well-known and well-regarded conference list. “This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in ...
Jane's Pick of the Day
brandflakesforbreakfast: how an old-school toy does technology
By Kristien Del Ferraro
But, in line with LEGO's typical genius, this new iphone app manages to integrate the toy into the technology. Just pick up the Life With George product in stores (starring they're likeable little software engineer, George) and download their app. ...
brandflakesforbreakfast
Electronics-Lab.com Blog » Blog Archive » New technology ...
By admin
New technology improves both energy capacity and charge rate in rechargeable batteries. Posted by admin on November 17th, 2011. New technology improves both energy capacity and charge rate in rechargeable batteries. EVANSTON, Ill. ...
Electronics-Lab.com Blog
Prisonless: How Modern Technology Allows Prisoners To Walk And ...
By Louie Helm
I've often thought about how restraining orders are such a quaint throw-back to a time before technology: So-and-so might do such-and-such at the corner of there-and-there; best order them away. But restraining orders are pieces of paper. ...
Singularity Hub
Human evolution and technology « Start Up Blog
By Steve Sammartino
Technology is becoming more human. everything I see is technology replicating ultimately human functions, possibilities, senses and activations. My favourite example of this is the smart phone. If we think about the functions and features of ...
Start Up Blog
Cloudsourcing your technology to enable today's “cloud commuter ...
By Vineet Jain
Every year there are a few trends with catchy names that make the rounds of the press and analyst circuit. Some are truly important and groundbreaking, others are just passing fads and only time will tell which are of real value. One trend that ...
VentureBeat
The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
The research and development company Claire Clanin INC, which did most of the work on creating this new technology, will get a huge payoff as it auctions its products off to gaming technology industry heavy weights. Ramona Beachum ...
The Science and Technology of...
Technological Forecasting and Social Change - Elsevier
A major forum for those wishing to deal directly with the methodology and practice of technologicalforecasting and future studies as planning...
www.journals.elsevier.com/technological-forecasting-and-soci...

Breakthrough material is barely more than air
CNET
by Stephen Shankland November 18, 2011 1:59 AM PST Follow @stshank The super-low density of this metal lattice means it can perch with no trouble on a dandelion. Researchers at HRL Laboratories and the Composites Center at the University of Southern ...
Scientists Rule Out Error in Einstein-Busting Experiment
Wall Street Journal
AP GENEVA—A new experiment appears to provide further evidence that Albert Einstein may have been wrong when he asserted that nothing could travel faster than the speed of light. Associated Press This undated file photo shows famed physicist Albert ...
Hypersonic missile successfully hits Ronald Reagan
Register
By Lewis Page • Get more from this author The US Army - yes, Army - has announced a successful test flight by a prototype hypersonic missile. The Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) demonstrator took off from the island of Kauai on a three-stage rocket ...
Busted Russian Mars probe could go to Moon instead
Register
By Brid-Aine Parnell • Get more from this author Lost Russian probe Phobos-Grunt could give up its trek to Mars and instead head to the Moon if communication isn't established in the next few days. Space agency Roscosmos has given engineers until 21 ...
Grain Flow on a Martian Dune
Wired News
By Brian Romans NASA released a series of images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) this week showing movement of sand dunes over a 2-4 year period. Yesterday afternoon, the editor here at Wired Science, Betsy Mason, posted a gallery of the ...
Major PC makers plan to concede tablet market to Apple, Amazon in 2012
Apple Insider
By Sam Oliver Traditional PC makers like Dell and HP believe they have no advantages in the tablet market, and plan to phase out from competing with Apple's iPad, along with low-end tablets from content providers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, ...

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