Chrome 16 Fixes High, Medium-risk Vulnerabilities
By Lucian Constantin, IDG-News-Service:Romania-Bureau Google has released Chrome 16, a new stable version of its Web browser that addresses 15 high- and medium-risk vulnerabilities. Four of the security flaws patched in this release stem from errors in ...
Killing Whales Matters More Than Saving People: William Pesek
San Francisco Chronicle
Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Want to know why Japan's earthquake recovery efforts are moving in slow motion? Ask the whales. Tokyoites have grown accustomed to shocking news items since the earth shook and the oceans rose: the nuclear meltdown has proven far ...
Original Apple contract fetches $1.6M at auction
The original signed contract that founded Apple Computer on April 1st, 1976 sold for $1.3 million at auction, or $1594500 after taxes and fees. The six-page bundle was only expected to draw bids between $100000 and $150000. ...
Apple sued by Cequint for alleged caller-ID patent infringement
By Lawrence Latif TOYMAKER FOR THE WELL HEELED Apple is being sued by Cequint over alleged infringement of caller-ID patents. Cequint, which cites many smartphone makers including HTC, Motorola, Nokia, Research in Motion and Samsung on its books, ...
Put e-gifts in virtual stockings this holiday
By Mark Milian, CNN (CNN) -- Digital gifts may be tough to wrap. But they can be more convenient for both givers and recipients. An album from iTunes or a Kindle e-book from Amazon have become viable gift options for shoppers, especially on the eve of ...
Google buys developer of Alfred personal assistant app
by John Ribeiro, IDG News Service Google has acquired Clever Sense, the developer of Alfred, a personalized restaurant and bars recommendations app, for an undisclosed price, the companies said Tuesday. The Internet giant has been strengthening its ...
NASA Johnson Forges Alliance With Houston High-Tech Accelerator
By Mark Carreau HOUSTON — NASA's Johnson Space Center has joined with the Houston Technology Center (HTC) under the terms of a Space Act Agreement signed Dec. 13 to leverage the talents of laid-off shuttle and Constellation program workers to establish ...
Report: Facebook rolling out mobile ad platform in Q1 2012
Facebook is poised to enter the mobile advertising race, boosting the social networking giant's revenue stream in advance of its much-anticipated initial public offering, Bloomberg reports. Citing two sources with knowledge of Facebook's plans, ...
Distracted driving extends beyond texting
New research from State Farm is showing that though texting while driving remains a concern on the nation's highways, drivers are accessing other mobile web services at much higher rates. These behaviors may pose equal or greater concerns in the battle ...
Microsoft Tag adds support for QR codes and NFC, seeks barcode dominance
By Amar Toor posted Dec 14th 2011 10:19AM Last year, Microsoft Tag shed its beta skin and stepped out into the wild world of multi-colored barcodes. Now, Redmond has decided to revamp and expand its system, with additional support for both QR codes and ...
Search for 'God particle' Higgs Boson narrowing, scientists say
The search for the elusive Higgs Boson particle, also known as the 'God particle' has entered a new phase as scientists working at CERN claim they are closer than ever to spotting it. As Brian Vastag and Joel Achenbach reported : Scientists said ...
Microsoft releases iPad version of OneNote
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FCC asks PUCs to help it reduce fraud in Lifeline program
The FCC has sought the help of state Public Utility Commissioners (PUC) to weed out what it says is waste, fraud and abuse in its Lifeline program, which is focused on providing traditional wireline and wireless voice services to lower income families. ...
LAX is Facebook's Busiest Airport
Los Angeles International Airport was the most popular airport people checked into between August and November, according to information Facebook released today. Based on check-ins on Facebook and third-party location services that have integrated with ...
Chrysler Group To Reopen Detroit Assembly Plant For SRT Viper Production
Wall Street Journal
Chrysler Group LLC said it plans to reopen a Detroit assembly plant idled last year as it prepares for the launch of its new SRT Viper sports car. The auto maker said workers at its Conner Avenue Assembly Plant will begin building the new Viper late ...
Mayoral candidates court Portland's technology entrepreneurs ...
By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian
Oregon's technology community, long a marginal player in public affairs, is taking an active role in the race for Portland's next mayor.
Daniel Donahoo: Mobile Technology Could Improve Childcare ...
By Daniel Donahoo
Our mobile phones could just link us to the personalised information, support and guidance we need as parents to help us raise our children to be confident and capable adults. Mobile technology can be a connection point with the people and ...
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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Zoo Whiz
Tips: I learned about Zoo Whiz from iLearn Technology reader, Tania. Thank you Tania! Zoo Whiz looks like a fun addition to the classroom. Be sure to let parents know about Zoo Whiz, this could be a fun way to continue practice at home. ...
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Is Using Technology In His Artworks At The ...
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is using technology in his artworks at the Sydney Recorder show (hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art) to challenge spectators to be participants, and change the way they think about technology. #45004 ...
Social media success demands talent above technology
By Chris Abraham
So, let me explain. Pitch Engine and WordPress are best-of-breed application platforms that make creating a Social Media Release and Blog seamless, removing the technology hurdle from the process. Those are good things, to be sure. ...
Going Mobile: Implications of mobile technology uptake for Cultural ...
By Marcus J Wilson
Various emulators for different mobile Operating Systems can be downloaded, but these can be tricky and time consuming to set up, so you may find it easier to go down to your local technologystore and view your website on the various ...
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The FCC Goes Steampunk - Technology Liberation Front
By Larry Downes
I've written several articles in the last few weeks critical of the dangerously unprincipled turn at the Federal Communications Commission toward a quixotic, political agenda. But as I reflect more broadly on the agency's behavior over the last ...
Technology Liberation Front
Rochester Institute of Technology's Global Village is a Green Social ...
By Bridgette Meinhold
SWA and ARC collaborated to design Rochester Institute of Technology's new Global Village, which provides a variety of amenities for student and faculty while incorporating green design strategies.
January technology showcase: register today | Business @ the U of M
By Bridget Aymar
Get details on emerging technologies in transportation, education, and medical simulation. The event also includes a presentation by John Riedl, a computer science professor at the U of M, on “Motivating Active Participation in Social Media ...
Business @ the U of M
Technology Is The New White: Weddings Go Social [Exclusive ...
By Megan O'Neill
Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…and a smartphone? These days a wedding isn't a wedding without technology and a new infographic that Sparkle 'N Dazzle Co. Wedding Rings has shared ...
Visualizing Light at Trillion FPS, Camera Culture, MIT Media Lab
The key technology back then was the use of a very short duration flash to ... Modern imagingtechnology captures and analyzes real world scenes using 2D ...