Isaacson on Steve Jobs: 'The miracle of the imagination'
Walter Isaacson, president of the Aspen Institute, is the author of the biography “Steve Jobs,” which is No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. ASPEN — At the final pages of “Steve Jobs,” Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple founder, ...
Mercedes-Benz Within 1600 of BMW in US Luxury Sales Contest
By Tim Higgins Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz topped Bayerische Motoren Werke AG's BMW by more than 5000 vehicle sales in the US last month, coming within 1600 of the lead in deliveries of luxury automobiles. ...
EPA Issues Ballast Water Discharge Permits For Both Large, Smaller Commercial ...
By Amena H. Saiyid The Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 30 released a draft permit that for the first time would set technology-based effluent limits to regulate the discharge of ballast water from large commercial ships, tankers, ...
AT&T slams FCC report on T-Mobile merger
By PETER SVENSSON AT&T Inc. blasted the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday for compiling what it called an unfair and biased report on what would happen if AT&T were allowed to buy T-Mobile USA. AT&T agreed in March to buy T-Mobile USA for ...
Former BioWare/Pandemic boss raises $15M for mobile-web gaming studio
Rumble Entertainment, a new mobile and browser-based game developer and publisher, announced today that it has raised $15 million in a first round of funding led by Google Ventures and Khosla Ventures. The large amount of funding shows that the mobile ...
Google Search Tweaked to Punt Parked Domains
Google Dec. 1 introduced 10 more search algorithm changes and pledged to do so once a month in the name of providing more transparency into its search practices. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Dec. 1 introduced 10 more search algorithm adjustments and will ...
Science behind Arctic ice
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A drop in carbon dioxide was the driving force behind the Antarctic ice sheet's formation, one of the biggest climate events in Earth's history, scientists say. Researchers at Purdue and Yale universities said the ...
EA buys KlickNation for undisclosed amount
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Electronic Arts Inc. said Thursday it is acquiring KlickNation Corp., which develops free-to-play social role-playing games. The company has offices in Sacramento and San Francisco. Redwood City-based EA (NASDAQ:ERTS) specializes in digital interactive ...
Some Users Will Stop Doing Anything To Check Twitter, Facebook... Even If They ...
By Shea Bennett on December 2, 2011 8:00 AM Social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have rapidly integrated themselves into our everyday lives, with laptops and especially smartphones allowing anyone to read and publish status updates when ...
Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic
A member of a team of Cambridge scientists trying to find out why Arctic sea ice is melting so fast, walks on some drift ice 500 miles (800 km) from the North Pole September 3, 2011. By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) ...
Oracle Gears WebLogic Server 12c for the Private Cloud
By Scott M. Fulton, III / December 1, 2011 2:45 PM / 0 Comments This post is part of our ReadWriteCloud channel, which is dedicated to covering virtualization and cloud computing. The channel is sponsored by Intel and VMware. Read the case study about ...
Mysterious Ultra-Red Galaxies May Be Cosmic 'Missing Link'
by Space.com, staff Scientists have spied a new type of ultra-red galaxy lurking at the far reaches of the universe, a new study reports. Using NASA's Spitzer space telescope, the astronomers spotted four remarkably red galaxies nearly 13 billion ...
4 ways technology will impact politics in 2012 — Tech News and ...
By Michael Wolf
Another election year is nearly upon us, and if the past is any lesson, new uses of technology will impact the outcome in many new and unpredictable ways.
Global Voices Podcast: Technology that Empowers! · Global Voices
By Jamillah Knowles
In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technologyto fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got up to at the Mozilla Festival in London. We also mark World Aids Day ...
Japan to export nuclear technology if wanted, Noda says | Kyodo ...
The accords, which will lay the legal foundations for Japanese companies to supply nuclear equipment and technology to other countries, are expected to clear the lower house later in the day. To have fuller access to the Kyodo News website, ...
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Charities and businesses benefiting smartphone technology
Waugus says the organization has always been on the cutting edge of technology. The Salvation Army has introduced credit card readers and donation by texting in recent years. Waugus says the organization will be using QR codes on Red ...
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Harold Jarche » Jobs, work and technology
By Harold Jarche
Jobs, work and technology. Posted on December 2nd, 2011 by Harold Jarche. Tweet. Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Jobs in the Age of Watson - via ...
Cellphone Spyware, Like All Your Technology, Keeps Tabs on You ...
By Dan Lyons
Your cellphone's spyware, like all your technology, is keeping tabs on you, so get used to it, Dan Lyons writes.
'Arthur Christmas' Teams WIth NASA To Explain Space Spinoff ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
"This was an exciting opportunity for us to have real examples of space technology being used right here on Earth featured in a family holiday film," Daniel Lockney, NASA's technology transfer program executive said in a statement. "NASA is ...
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Report details possible revenue, technology for state on-line poker
By Dar Danielson
Ohorilko says for example, some type of “geo-location” technology is recommended to ensure gamblers are actually in the state. “There are a number of companies that provide technology to identify the I-P address for individuals when they ...
Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 11-28-11 ...
By K. Walsh
This week's collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). RIT research finds use of technology-rich ...
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Nature, Technology and a Sustainable Rio de Janeiro | This Big City
By Future Cape Town
Brazil has a fiery romance with the environment, largely related to its management of the Amazon jungle. But nature is reasserting herself onto Rio de Janeiro, and more sustainable technologies are becoming mainstream.
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Camera lost at sea returned with the help of social networking ...
Read 'Camera lost at sea returned with the help of social networking' from our blog TechnologyNews Blog on Yahoo! News. Just how tough is your average ...