19 December 2011

Facebook moving to a new stage

Facebook moving to a new stage
San Jose Mercury News
By Mike Swift Pedram Keyani packs up the last of his belongings on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 as Facebook employees prepare to move from their Palo Alto, Calif. offices to a new facility in Menlo Park. The move marks the first time a local major ...

Next Wave of GPS Promises Stronger Signals
ABC News
By DAN ELLIOTT AP The future of the Global Positioning System is taking shape in a vast clean room south of Denver, where workers are beginning to assemble a new generation of GPS satellites touted as the most powerful, reliable and versatile yet. ...

AT&T still may come out ahead
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Kristi E. Swartz and Michael E. Kanell If AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile USA does come to the bitter end that many experts predict, the cost for AT&T will be billions of dollars in break-up fees, nine months of unproductive wrangling and the appearance ...

Sims FreePlay for iOS In-depth Look
Mighty Action
The creators of The Sims 3 on mobile and The Sims Social on Facebook has released The Sims Freeplay for iOS for both iPhone and iPad. In the game you will create up to sixteen customized Sims and their houses to interact with. ...
Mighty Action

Roku Box Update Brings MKV, More Games & An Official iOS Remote App?
ReelSEO Online Video News
There's a big update on the way to the Roku 2 and Roku LT boxes that will add in a good amount of new features including MKV playback and, can it be true? Support for a future iOS Remote App looks to be included. Support for more games – Added ...
ReelSEO Online Video News

Fusion Garage's website goes dark -- has it bitten the dust?
Engadget
BY JOE POLLICINO Perhaps it's the comeback that wasn't meant to be -- Fusion Garage has apparently silenced its radios for over a week on Twitter, and more than a month on Facebook. Potentially worse, its website is now unreachable, displaying only a ...

Kohl's, Ecotality ink deal for electric vehicle chargers
Bizjournals.com
Ecotality Inc. has signed a deal to put electric vehicle charging stations at Kohl's Department Stores in five states, including Arizona. The company did not say which of the Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) stores would get the stations, but the stations are part ...

Ford's Focus Electric hits the production line, could be yours in January
Engadget
By Dante Cesa posted Dec 18th 2011 8:25AM After waiting eleven months just to profess your intent, what's another two before taking delivery of your Focus Electric? That's right, electric hatchback lovers, your pre-ordered chariots just went into ...

Final Fantasy XIII-2′s Collector Edition Nearly Sold Out in the UK
PlayStation LifeStyle
Final Fantasy XIII-2 has had its share of bad feedback, but that hasn't deterred Square Enix. While fans' responses have been mixed, not only have pre-orders been substantial, but FFXIII-2's Collector's Edition has nearly sold out. ...
PlayStation LifeStyle

Blizzard Introduces BattleTags.
Just Push Start
Blizzard announced a new system for players to identify and communicate on their Battle.net service called BattleTags. BattleTags are a player-chosen nickname, which you will use throughout Battle.net, Blizzard's forums, websites and games. ...
Just Push Start

Google's seasonal Easter egg: 'Let it snow'
ZDNet (blog)
By Zack Whittaker | December 18, 2011, 6:58am PST Summary: Google's latest 'Easter egg' shows off the search giant's fluffy side, by letting it snow over a users' search results. Google, in keeping with adding hidden search result features to entertain ...

Santa Will Robocall Whomever You Choose, Thanks to Google
Mashable
Santa Claus is awfully busy this time of year, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have enough time to robocall the person of your choice, free. He's also ready to listen to his voicemail. There are two separate Santa-related delights Google is offering ...

Outdoor Items for your Christmas List
The Northwest Florida Daily News
By Stan Kirkland With Christmas only days away, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has some ideas for the sportsman or woman in the family. One item is a safety harness for the hunter who hunts from a tree stand. ...

International Data Corp raises forecast for tablet shipments
Taipei Times
Market researcher International Data Corp (IDC) has revised upward its global tablet computer shipment forecast for this year following the release of Amazon's Kindle Fire in the fourth quarter, and predicted that Google Inc's Android operating system ...

App Gems: Top photography apps
Computerworld
By Macworld Staff Macworld - One of the most widely used cameras in the world isnt a DSLR or even a point-and-shootits the one that comes built into your iOS device. Certainly, the main reason for that is convenience, but iOS photographers also have a ...

APB Reloaded Coming to Stores
RipTen
Last year, Realtime Worlds released APB, an MMO meant for the Grand Theft Auto crowd. You'd think that an MMO where you got to play as cops or crooks would be awesome, right? Wrong. After 80 days, the game was shut down and Realtime closed down. ...

Intel to make computer chips that incorporate NFC technology
QR Code Press
The Intel Corporation has announced that it will be developing a new line of computer chips that make use of NFC technology. The acclaimed chip maker has partnered with INSIDE Secure, a French technology company that has been working on promoting NFC ...
QR Code Press

Microsoft Pulls AMD Bulldozer Threading Hotfix
Legit Reviews
Since we told you about the AMD Bulldozer hotfix on Friday it appears that Microsoft has removed the patch! The AMD Bulldozer threading hotfix was said to improve performance of the processor, but some were reporting worse performance. ...
Legit Reviews

New Twisted Metal Trailer Reintroduces Mr. Grimm
Piki Geek (blog)
Does anything scream Twisted Metal more than flaming chainsaws, suburban destruction, and Rob Zombie tunes? Hell no! Luckily, the trailer for the upcoming addition to the series has all of that in spades. It also introduces you to this particular ...

What to look for in a digital camera
Toronto Star (blog)
Good news for those in the market for a new digital camera: Not only are prices dropping all the time, but new features are continually being added, offering even more bang for your buck. But those not very tech-savvy might find it difficult to keep up ...
Toronto Star (blog)

Adobe Flash Player For Android 4.0
TNerd.com
Adobe today announced the availability of Adobe Flash Player 11 for Android and made it available for download. The updated app basically adds support for Android 4.0 devices while it also packs some decent enhancements and improvements. ...
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Court sides with THQ in Ubisoft talent-poaching case
VG247
A Quebec court has sided with THQ in a suit Ubisoft brought against them. Ubisoft filed the suit after one of its developers was allegedly poached from their studio by THQ. Ubisoft alleged that non-compete clauses voided the hiring of Patrice Desilets. ...

Report: Lead designer on next Xbox replaced
The Inquisitr
General Manager of Entertainment Design, Don Coyner, worked as lead designer on both the original Xbox and the Xbox 360, and he was said to be working on the next Xbox as well. According to a report by CNET, citing two sources from within Microsoft,...
The Inquisitr

Technology Cannot Disrupt Education From The Top Down ...
By Contributor
Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of “disruptive” education startups, the best innovation in education is still the chalkboard. This isn't the fault of the entrepreneurs, but the fault of ...
TechCrunch

Technology behind Rackspace Cloud Monitoring | Paul's Journal
By Paul Querna
Rackspace Cloud Monitoring is based on technology built originally for the Cloudkick product. Some core concepts and parts of the architecture originated from Cloudkick, but many changes were made to enable Rackspace's scalability needs ...
Paul's Journal

When technology, Bollywood walked hand in hand (2011 in ...
By IBNLive.com editor@ibnlive.com
Technology was the buzzword in Bollywood. From social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to Youtube to VFX, filmmakers merged new platforms and showbiz to make and market their products - with roaring success.
IBN Top Headlines

Radio Technology in Action | Southgate Amateur Radio News
The South African Radio League invites papers for the Radio Technology in Action Symposiums which will be held on Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Gauteng.
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Photographer blurs the line between technology ... - ABQJournal
By Wesley Pulkka / For the Journal
Tondreau's painstakingly executed panoramic photographic compositions of Albuquerque and the surrounding landscape dazzle the eye in his latest exhibition at the Sumner & Dene Gallery. “Some day Tondreau's technology and software ...
ABQJournal Online

New EKG technology creates communication gap with Exeter ...
EXETER — Exeter Hospital is in need of upgrading its electrocardiography receiving equipment, as changes in technology have made it difficult for area ambulances to transmit patient EKG readings to the hospital.
Portsmouth Herald Latest Headlines

Bush Dealt Nuclear Technology to Iran's Friendly Neighbors and ...
By RobHino
So we trust the United Arab Emirates that they will use the technology responsibly, but we do not trust them when they tell us their neighbor Iran is not using the technology for weapons? I think both are wrong...the UAE will use the technology ...
Ron Paul 2012 | Peace . Gold . Liberty

Coffee CSA Uses Technology to Connect Farmers to Customers ...
By Beth Hoffman
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) helps farmers around the world share the risk and bounty of their harvest with those in their region. But what happens when your “community” is global, and consumers want to buy direct from farmers ...
Food+Tech Connect

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