13 December 2011

Mobile use surpasses print for first time

Mobile use surpasses print for first time
San Jose Business Journal
People are spending more time on their mobile devices than with print media for the first time, a report said on Tuesday. Market research firm eMarketer said that in 2011, the average adult consumer said they were on their mobile device for 65 minutes ...
Searching for the year's hottest toy
WJLA
Today WTOP reported on the LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet, a kid's version of the iPad, and how it's become tough to find in stores and online this holiday season. Here's a look at just how unavailable this coveted toy is. ...
Who Are the Top Technology Innovators in Higher Education ...
By Marc Parry
In the comments section of this blog post, tell us who you think is doing the most exciting work around higher education and technology. Yes, that's a pretty broad topic—by design. Nominees can come from any area within academe (teaching, ...
Wired Campus
SunPower to supply 54MW of solar power technology to NRG Solar
SunPower has announced that it will supply NRG Solar, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, with a total of 54MW of SunPower solar power technology.
DIGITIMES: IT news from Asia
Are you pro-technology? If so, you may want to be on the lookout for ...
By Robert T. Gonzalez
What do you get when you combine a fear of gray goo with a proclivity for Ted Kaczynski-style terrorism? Radicals shipping mail bombs to university professors, that's what.
io9
Journal of Educational Technology & Society: special edition on ...
By Tony Bates
4 of the Journal of Educational Technology and Society is a collection of papers from researchers 'working on different disciplines related to the design, development, use and evaluation of technology-enhanced learning environments and ...
Tony Bates
eGadgets : Old meets new technology | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By digitalbear
eGadgets : Old meets new technology. ... eGadgets : Old meets new technology. This photo was taken 14 hours ago using a Canon IXY ...
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This Camera Captures the Speed of Light - Technology - The ...
By Rebecca Greenfield
Scientists at M.I.T's Media lab have created a camera that can capture the speed of light, taking a photo in less than two-trillionths of a second.
The Atlantic Wire
Apple removes fake driver's license app after senator complains ...
Apple removes fake driver's license app; Sen. Bob Casey complaints about privacy threat from app, which can be used on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
Technology
Top 4 Stocks In The Information Technology Services Industry With ...
By Monica Gerson
Below are the top information technology services stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of dividend yield. Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) has a dividend yield of 3.20%. CSC's shares closed at $25.24 yesterday. ...
Benzinga - Stock Market Quotes,...
Accelerating Adoption of Agricultural Technology
By noreply@blogger.com (bw)
Research shows that it takes about eight years from the time public research funds are invested intechnology development to the time the technology is first implemented. However, in the agricultural sector it can take as long as 15 years ...
Next Big Future
Geography, Technology, and Photography Meet For Amazing ...
By glenn
Here's a interesting tip about some very cool work being done by the amazing National Geographic Society (NGS) that takes into account several of my passions,
AnyGeo - GIS, Maps, Mobile and...

Carrier IQ Explains Itself: 5 Highlights
PCWorld
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Dec 13, 2011 7:15 AM Mobile device and network diagnostic firm Carrier IQ early Tuesday issued a detailed report about what it is up to with your smartphone data. The company has been under fire ever since Trevor Eckhart discovered ...
Shutter speed demon: Camera takes trillion frames per second
CNET
by Martin LaMonica December 13, 2011 7:20 AM PST Follow @mlamonica A camera developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can track the movement of individual packets of light, or photons, by capturing one trillion frames per second. ...
Azure price cuts, bigger databases, now with node.js and MongoDB support ...
Ars Technica
By Peter Bright | Published December 12, 2011 8:22 PM Microsoft has rolled out a big update to its Azure cloud computing platform to make it cheaper, easier to manage, easier to scale, and easier to use with popular open source software. ...
Facebook Launches Suicide Prevention Effort
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Facebook on Tuesday launched an initiative that gives users who have expressed suicidal thoughts the option to connect directly with a crisis counselor via Facebook chat. "One of the big goals here is to get the person in distress into ...
Google Publishes Street View Imagery of Post-Tsunami Japan
PC Magazine
By Adario Strange The historic 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan back in March may have fallen out of the public news cycle, but the massive rebuilding efforts continue. Now Google has launched a Web site dedicated to preserving the ...
Apple's iAd Falls Behind Google in Mobile Advertising; Apple Looks to Shape Up
DailyTech
Apple has recognized that Google is winning the mobile ad war, and has decided to loosen its grip on the iAd service and compromise with marketers. Apple's iAd service is a mobile advertising platform for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch only. ...
What does Canada's withdrawal from Kyoto protocol mean for the treaty?
The Guardian
It's been four years in the offing, but Canada on Monday finally and formally withdrew from the world's only existing legal treaty to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Kyoto protocol. Despite criticism from environmentalists and the international ...
Avago, Cypress Drop Dueling Patent Lawsuits
ABC News
Avago Technologies said Monday that it has agreed to drop a lawsuit that claimed Cypress Semiconductor Corp. infringed on its patents. Cypress also agreed to drop a counter suit alleging Avago patent infringement of Cypress' own technologies, ...
Apple in Talks to Purchase Israel's Anobit, Calcalist Reports
BusinessWeek
By Shoshanna Solomon Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. is in advanced talks to buy Israeli semiconductor designer Anobit Technologies Ltd. for $400 million to $500 million, Calcalist reported, without saying where it got the information. ...
'Kid Icarus: Uprising' launches next March
USA Today
By Brett Molina, USA TODAY The long-awaited reboot of Nintendo's classic Kid Icarus franchise will finally take flight next spring. The publisher confirmed the 3DS title Kid Icarus: Uprising will launch on March 23. Uprising stars the angelic hero Pit, ...
Block III GPS satellite prototype starts testing
SlashGear
The use of GPS is so prevalent all around the world that a lot of people never stop to think about the satellites in orbit that make it all work. The US is set to start testing of a new generation of GPS satellites with the first of the Block III GPS ...
xPrintServer handles iOS device printing with no wires
SlashGear
If you have a home or office full of iOS devices like the iPad or iPhone that receive hoards of emails all day and need to print sans wires you a printer you already have, it can be done. A company called Lantronic has unveiled a new device for iOS ...
Verizon 'Very Serious' About Interest in Netflix, Bibb Says
San Francisco Chronicle
Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is "very serious" about a potential offer for Netflix Inc., media analyst Porter Bibb said, citing unnamed people inside the telecommunications carrier. "I am hearing rumblings from inside Verizon that ...
Virginia ponders tax breaks for (dead) human space flights
Register
By Joe Fay • Get more from this author The US may not be able to singlehandedly put a live man into space right now, but Virginia politicians may be about to boost the number of dead Americans catapulted into orbit. The tax break for families who ...
most overused resume buzzwords
CNN
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN You might want to dust off your resume if it's full of the overused professional buzzwords cited in LinkedIn's survey. (CNN) -- Are you highly motivated? A creative, innovative thinker with a successful track record in ...
Fiksu launches FreeMyApps to stimulate paid app downloads
GigaOm
By Ryan Kim Dec. 13, 2011, 5:03am PT No Comments Fiksu, a Boston-based start-up that helps developers obtain loyal app users, aims to drive paid downloads with a new service called FreeMyApps. The product builds on work Fiksu has done to build traffic...
NASA's Space Rocks with Custom Radio Station
Digital Media Wire
NASA is taking its mission of discovery and exploration to the universe of indie/alternative rock music with Monday's launch of a custom-produced online radio station called Third Rock–America's Space Station, created in collaboration between NASA and ...
Twitvid Revamps to Become an "Open YouTube"
Mashable
Since its launch in 2009, Twitvid has been to video what Twitpic is to photos. Twitvid is a tool for easily adding your own content into the social stream but on Dec. 13 it's turning its site into a community for sharing all web video — user-created or ...
Scientists: Walking fish may be crucial link in evolution of life
The State Column
A study released on Tuesday finds that four-limbed fish may have began walking while still living underwater. Scientists at the University of Chicago observed lungfish – freshwater fish closely related to the original four-limbed tetrapods – and ...
Judge Dismisses PlayStation 3 'Other OS' Removal Class Action Suit
Gamasutra
by Eric Caoili [Console/PC, Business] A federal judge has dismissed all of the counts brought against Sony in a class action suit over the disabling of PlayStation 3's "Other OS" feature last year. The feature was primarily used to install versions of ...
iTunes 10.5.2 update fixes Match bugs; iTunes Store now available in Latin America
The Verge
By Nathan Ingraham on December 13, 2011 10:02 am 1Comments Apple just updated iTunes to version 10.5.2, which promises to bring improvements to the slightly-buggy iTunes Match service that launched last month. The company wasn't forthcoming with any ...
2012 Truck of the Year Winner: Ford F-150
MotorTrend Magazine
By Michael Febbo You Know that feeling you get when you see a supercar sitting in the parking lot of the local six-buck-a-cup coffee shop? The ache in your stomach, knowing that toddling back and forth from the gated community to the strip mall is all ...

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