02 November 2011

Square Card Case on iOS 5 starts a tab in your pocket

Square Card Case on iOS 5 starts a tab in your pocket
Los Angeles Times
Square, Jack Dorsey's mobile payments start-up, was founded on the idea that it could simplify the way the world pays for goods and services. On Wednesday, the San Francisco company took their simplifying of the transaction a step further with an ...
Russian freighter delivers iPads and more to space station
msnbc.com
Out with the old, in with the new: This unmanned Progress cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station and was disposed of during atmospheric re-entry on Oct. 29 to make room for the spacecraft that arrived Wednesday. ...
Apple's streaming music service misses launch date
San Jose Mercury News
By Troy Wolverton At the October event where it unveiled the new iPhone, Apple said it would launch iTunes Match "later this month." But as of early afternoon Tuesday, the service was not available. The company hasn't explained the delay, ...
Logitech Unveils Mini Boombox for iPhone, Other Smartphones
PC Magazine
By Will Greenwald Logitech has announced the new Mini Boombox, a wireless speaker that doubles as a speakerphone accessory, similar to the Jawbone Jambox. The speaker uses Bluetooth A2DP to play stereo sound streamed from smartphones like the iPhone, ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook makes some changes
Washington Post
Apple chief executive Tim Cook hasn't made many changes to the company since taking over as its top executive in late August, but he has made a few. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Cook is taking the advice of business analysts and ...
Android Market Trumps Apple's App Store With Auto-Update Feature
PCWorld
By Jared Newman, PCWorld Nov 2, 2011 7:42 AM The latest Android Market update isn't a big one, but it includes one change that should make iPhone users jealous. With version 3.3.11, Android users can set all apps to update automatically by default. ...
Bill Gates: The Power To Save Lives
Forbes
The Republic of Chad, a landlocked desert dictatorship once described by FORBES as the planet's most corrupt, is a strange place to find Bill Gates. Yet there he was in September, beside Chad's Qaddafi-trained president, General Idriss Deby. ...
Apple Cruises To $500 Stock Price With iPhone Driving
Forbes
Apple last month announced fiscal Q4 2011 earnings, which disappointed investors as Apple could only sell 17 million iPhones compared to more than 20 million iPhones that it sold in the previous quarter. Although the company posted 54% year over year ...
Hawk found with nail through head being released
The Associated Press
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials are releasing a red-tailed hawk that was apparently shot in the head with a nail gun. The hawk spent about 10 days recovering at the Milpitas-based Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley after flying ...
Mediterranean Sea: Traces of zombie worms discovered
Global Adventures, LLC
Leeds (global-adventures.us): Traces of bizarre, bone-eating deep-sea zombie worms have been discovered on a three million year old fossil whale bone from Tuscany in Italy. It is the first time that traces of the genus Osedax have been found around the ...
For Parched Times, a New Water Calculus
New York Times (blog)
By LESLIE KAUFMAN Bloomberg News A worker at a mill in Amravati, India, soaks bales of cotton with water before they are taken for cleaning and processing. In my article about efforts by Levi Strauss & Company to adapt to climate change by reducing its ...
Inequality dents U.S. rank in U.N. development index
Reuters
A new US citizen holds an American flag during a naturalization ceremony beneath the Statue of Liberty, October 28, 2011. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The United States remains the fourth best country in the world to live in, but adjustment for inequality ...
HP launches ARM-based blade servers with Linux support
Inquirer
By Lawrence Latif  HP has become the first major vendor to launch ARM-based servers. HP launched its Redstone server range using low-power processors from both Intel and ARM vendor Calxeda. HP claims Redstone servers are ...
'Twitter Stories' Shows Humanity Behind Tweets
KSTP.com
Want to read a good story but don't have much extra time? Twitter just unveiled a collection of short stories – between 100 and 150 characters in most cases. “Twitter Stories” is designed to remind users of the humanity behind tweets that make the ...
See The Data-Centric Universe, Then and Now
Popular Science
By Mara Grunbaum and Tulp Interactive Posted 11.02.2011 Before the telescope was invented in 1608, our picture of the universe consisted of six planets, our moon, the sun and any stars we could see in the Milky Way galaxy. ...
2012 Ford Focus Electric order book opens in USA
TheChargingPoint.com
By Will Dron on November 2, 2011 3:07 PM The US price of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric has been revealed on Ford's website, setting the base price at $39995 before the Federal tax incentive of $7500 off the list price for electric vehicles. ...
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer gameplay video unleashed
SlashGear
With the game which has its developers calling “the most anticipated game of all time,” there's really no other claim for ultimate supremacy that the group can possibly hope to release for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 before its drop date next week ...
appMobi launches MobiUS web-app enhanced browser
Digit
Web apps have become increasingly powerful and capable as web standards have evolved, giving greater access to native features of the device they are running on. Web apps can now take advantage of your location information via Geolocation APIs, ...
Tesla Motors Takes Model S On A Road Show
EarthTechling
by Steve Duda, November 1st, 2011 Tesla is taking it on the road. The Palo Alto-based high end electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer recently announced plans to take their new Model S beta prototype on a North American tour. The company said the Beta ...
Steve Jobs talks technology and Apple in this video from 1995
By Jon Russell
A new interview shows Steve Jobs talking about the future of technology and Apple in 1995, two years before he went on to rejoin the company.
The Next Web
New Google feature tries to explain ads in search, Gmail [Video ...
By Jessica Guynn
Google rolls out a new feature that tries to explain to users why they see certain ads when searching the Web with Google or using Gmail.
L.A. Times Tech Blog
Cabot Corporation Adds Graphene Technology to Portfolio
Cabot Corporation Adds Graphene Technology to Portfolio.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Air Force suspends three companies -- Washington Technology
The IT companies are accused of walking off the job, doing shoddy work and not helping their customer fix the problems.
Washington Technology: News and Blogs
OITP, LITA extend deadline for cutting-edge technology ... - LITA Blog
By Melissa Prentice
We've kept the nomination process simple so we can focus on the content, and we hope a little extra time will encourage more libraries to share their work with us,” said Christine Hage, chair of the Cutting-Edge Technology in Library Services ...
LITA Blog
Ford's new technology will make sure you're awake and driving in ...
By Ami Cholia
The 2013 Ford Explorer will let drivers know when they're drifting into another lane and use corrective steering to keep them on track.
Transport Theory | SmartPlanet
Horry County Schools get technology grants - WMBFNews.com ...
By Chandi Lowry
Horry Telephone Cooperative and Horry Electric Cooperative joined forces to help kick-off October as National Cooperative Month in Horry County.
WMBF - News
Don't Sell Technology, Sell Magic
By Ben Yoskovitz
Tech startups aren't in the technology business. They're in the magic business. I'm not talking about sleight of hand tricks, fooling people with funky.
Instigator Blog
Hidden Track » Technology Tuesday: Indispensable Travel Apps
By Parker Harrington
GroupMe Previously highlighted app here on Technology Tuesday. Yes, despite the fact that it's really a communication tool, I moved it over to my travel folder as well. I often travel with several people at a time and GroupMe becomes ...
Hidden Track
The enormous promise of vehicle-to-grid technology | Felix Salmon
By Felix Salmon
Dan Ferber's 3500-word article on Vehicle-to-Grid is far too long for you to read, especially when Greece is busy imploding, but it's a very important idea.
Felix Salmon
Technology Should NOT be the Focus of India's Educational ...
By Guest Writer
After countless discussions with local scholars, school visits, teacher interviews, and conversations with students and parents (both in rural and urban India), I've come to the conclusion that lack of technology is not the reason for the abysmal ...
ICTWorks
Is Smarter Computing just another technology buzzword? | Smarter ...
By Bala Ramachandran
I am sure there will be skeptics out there wondering that Smarter Computing is perhaps the latest buzzword. But it's hard to deny how deeply technology has transformed modern day society. This has also fundamentally altered the consumer ...
Smarter Computing Blog
Universal Design and Assistive Technology Awareness Month ...
By Scott Rains
Whereas The importance of assistive technology was first legally recognized in the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988 which provided funding to states for assistive products and programs; and ...
Rolling Rains Report
Technology : TreeHugger
8 DIY iPad Covers That Are Cheap, Easy and Stylish. The smart cover for the iPad is nice and all. But you know ... by Jaymi Heimbuch in Clean Technology ...
www.treehugger.com/technology/

Track Cloud Spending With Cloudability
PCWorld
By Nancy Gohring, IDG News Imagine plopping down your credit card to turn on compute services late at night when there's no time to get permission from your boss and then getting distracted before the weekend on another work emergency. ...
Duqu Malware: Still No Patch
InformationWeek
By Mathew J. Schwartz InformationWeek The recently discovered Duqu malware can exploit a zero-day Windows kernel vulnerability, which would help it to infect PCs and spread without being detected. That revelation came after researchers at CrySyS Lab at ...
Guy Ropars, University of Rennes
Fox News
The researchers, lead by Guy Ropars of the University of Rennes in France, build their own Viking sunstone compass from a calcite crystal. The two beams of light can be seen on the reflective surface inside. Before the invention of the magnetic compass ...

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