Strange Hyperactive Galaxies Spotted by Hubble Telescope
Astronomers have discovered a strange population of tiny, distant galaxies forming stars at a surprisingly rapid clip, a new study reports. The researchers used the Hubble Space Telescope to spot the 69 hyperactive dwarf galaxies, which are about 9 ...
For T-Mobile, it only gets worse from here
by Roger Cheng November 10, 2011 7:19 AM PST Follow @RogerWCheng T-Mobile remodeled its stores earlier this year in a bid to attract customers. It has only yielded mixed results. It's shaping up to be a rough holiday for T-Mobile USA. ...
Amazon Acquiring Speech-to-Text Startup Yap to Take On Apple's Siri?
By Jason Ankeny, FierceMobileContent Amazon.com has quietly acquired speech-to-text software developer Yap, a move fueling speculation that the digital retail giant plans to build a speech recognition interface to rival Apple's Siri personal assistant ...
'Pokemon'-like 'MinoMonsters' heading to iPhones
San Francisco Chronicle
One day when he was 15, Josh Buckley emerged from the bedroom where he spent most of his time programming to share some news with his parents. Buckley, who was still in high school outside of London, had just sold a website that he had created the year ...
ARM rolls out new GPU, loses head
By Bill Ray • Get more from this author One of ARM's founders, not to mention a co-designer of the eponymous chip, will be retiring from his presidential role next year to spend more time with his money, though not until May. ...
Mark Cuban invests $250000 in LA social gaming company
Los Angeles Times
Mark Cuban, the billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has invested $250000 in Los Angeles social gaming company Mention Mobile. Founded in 2010, Mention Mobile is a development company that specializes in integrated social gaming ...
Developers discover hidden panorama, keyboard features in iOS 5
By Jacqui Cheng | Published November 10, 2011 9:42 AM It's not often that Apple buries hidden features within public releases of iOS, but two previously unknown features within iOS 5 caught the attention of developers this week. ...
Report: Zynga CEO Wants Workers to Give Back Stock
A published report says Zynga CEO Mark Pincus wants some of the online game company's early employees to give back stock they own ahead of the company's initial public offering. A report Thursday in The Wall Street Journal says that Pincus, ...
7 Charged with Using Malware to Rack Up $14M in Fake Ad Revenue
By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PCWorld Nov 10, 2011 6:15 AM The Department of Justice has indicted seven people for allegedly hijacking millions of computers, manipulating traffic on popular websites, and generating more than $14 million in fraudulent ...
Apple, Rambus, Pfizer, Microsoft: Intellectual Property
(This is a daily report on global news about patents, trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property topics. Adds Ericsson AB item to patent section.) Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. must provide to Samsung Electronics Co. its contracts with ...
Virident Releases PCIe Flash Storage Offering
MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 10 -- Virident Systems today announced the release of Virident FlashMAX MLC, a PCIe storage class memory (SCM) solution that offers enterprises unconditional performance and the industry's highest storage capacity at 1.4 TB in a ...
Nintendo, Sony: Down to their last lives in portable gaming?
by Don Reisinger November 10, 2011 6:32 AM PST There was a time when Nintendo was synonymous with portable gaming. But now the company is being shoved aside. According to research firm Flurry Analytics, by the end of 2011, 58 percent of total US ...
Asteroid Flyby: How Students Helped World See Giant Space Rock 2005 YU55
by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer The huge asteroid 2005 YU55 was small and dim in the sky during its close Earth approach yesterday (Nov. 8), but a handful of high-school students helped it blaze bright on computer screens around the world. ...
Selectism Technology Picks from Around the Web | Selectism.com
By Jeff Carvalho
The best of the rest of the links from around the web as chosen by Selectism editors for today, Wednesday, November 09, 2011.
Teachers: Embrace Technology or Students Will Leave You Behind
By Robert Romano
We are creating tools that offer limitless access to knowledge and collaboration, but we're still putting the same textbooks in front of students. How can we better prepare kids for a connected world without sacrificing traditional educational ...
Mashable » Tech
Graphene poised to propel mechanical device technology forward
These devices, which are the thinnest possible microelectromechanical systems and are useful for sensing and signal processing, can now be batch-fabricated as a result of recent advances in graphene fabrication technology. ...
Nanotechnology Now Recent News
World Usability Day celebrates and encourages simpler technology ...
By Reena Jana
On November 10, more than 200 events in dozens of nations will be held in honor of World Usability Day. More than a holiday, it's a movement to.
Decoding Design | SmartPlanet
Eclipse Project Management Infrastructure Technology Choice ...
Eclipse Project Management Infrastructure Technology Choice. Posted on November 9, 2011 by waynebeaton. Let me start by saying that I always prefer the dogfooding option. And I tried really hard to put a case together for dogfooding the ...
Eclipse Hints, Tips, and Random Musings
Obama Orders More Technology Cuts
By The Huffington Post News Editors
In the latest move to eliminate wasteful government spending, President Obama has ordered federal agencies to cut unnecessary distribution of IT devices to employees and cut printing costs by offering more information online.
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Is Technology Creating or Destroying Jobs? | IdeaFeed | Big Think
By Big Think Editors
American unemployment has remained above nine percent since the onset of the Great Recession despite ongoing technological advancements which are meant to deliver more jobs. What can explain this? "America's current employment ...
Angel technology investment moves upstream
By Stephanie Baum
Angel investment groups are investing with venture capital firms in technology companies generating revenue. Read how that trend impacts early stage investment.