| |Power in Numbers: China Aims for High-Tech Primacy
New York Times
By DAVID BARBOZA and JOHN MARKOFF BEIJING — In an otherwise nondescript conference room, Wu Jianping stands before a giant wall of frosted glass. He toggles a switch and the glass becomes transparent, looking down on an imposing network operations ...
| |iPads become child's play
Crayola teamed up with Nashville, Tenn.-based Griffin Technology, which is mostly known for selling iPhone and iPad cases and car chargers, to make the iMarker and the ColorStudio HD app for kids. Crayola teamed up with Nashville, Tenn. ...
| |EFF Asks Vendors to Stop Opposing Jailbreaking
By Lucian Constantin, IDG-News-Service:Romania-Bureau The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked the US Copyright Office to exempt tablet and video game console jailbreaking from Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provisions and asked ...
| |Google Controls Nearly Half of Online Ad Space
By Leslie Horn Google is dominating the online advertising market, commanding nearly half of the space. According to a report from ZenithOptimedia, Google nabbed 44.1 percent of the worldwide online ad share in 2010, up from 41.9 percent in 2009. ...
| |StumbleUpon unveils major redesign
By Michael Liedtke, AP The renovations, unveiled late Monday as part of a major overhaul, allow StumbleUpon's 20 million users to be more specific about their interests so they won't have to wait as long for the service's technology to figure it out. ...
| |Apple, E-Book Publishers Probed by European Union Regulators
By Aoife White and Erik Larson Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc., the world's biggest technology company, and five e-book publishers are being investigated by European Union antitrust regulators over deals that may restrict sales across the region. ...
| |Chrysler teases new Alfa-based 2013 Dodge Dart compact
By Fred Meier, USA TODAY Fiat's Chrysler Group today revealed some details and teaser photos of its new Alfa Romeo-based Dodge compact sedan for the US The brand has revived the Dodge Dart name from the 1960s and 1970s for the all-new car that will be ...
| |Dutch probe mobile firms for price-fixing
By Roberta Cowan AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch competition authority raided the offices of mobile operators KPN, Vodafone, and Deutsche Telekom's T-mobile on Tuesday in a price-fixing investigation. The competition authority, or NMA, ...
| |New earth-like planet discovered by NASA spacecraft (Video)
Christian Science Monitor
NASA's Kepler deep space probe has found a planet, similar to Earth, that orbits a bright star like the sun. By Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer / December 5, 2011 This undated handout artist rendering provided by NASA shows Kepler-22b, ...
| |Flipboard app launches first international edition in China
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Popular Apple iPad news application, Flipboard, said on Tuesday it has partnered with China's Sina Corp and Renren Inc to launch a Chinese edition of the application to woo users in the world's largest Internet market. ...
| |Specs for Wii U Leak
We have already talked a lot about the Wii U and today some new details have surfaced. The rumored specs for the console have now surfaced reports Toms Guide. The rumors are claiming that the new Nintendo consoles will have a 45nm PowerPC-based 3GHz ...
| |Opera 11.60 desktop browser launches
Opera software has announced today that it is now releasing a new version for its desktop browser for fans to download. The new version of the browser is Opera 11.6 and it has a bunch of new features. Apparently, one of the biggest benefits of the new...
| |Micron and Intel unveil world's first 128Gb NAND device
Micron and Intel have announced the results of something that the two have been working on together. The result is the unveil of the world's first 128Gb NAND device. The NAND device is small and aimed at small form factor devices like tablets, ...
| |Microsoft Makes Kinect Useful with New Dashboard Update
For a while now in many users' homes, the Microsoft Kinect has been relegated to the same fate as the system that inspired it, the Nintendo Wii. Both have been sitting around collecting dust now, waiting for something to come along and make them ...
| |'Ice Cream Sandwich' Tablet Debuts in China for $100
MIPS, Ingenic and Ainol join forces to market and sell the Novo7, a 7-inch tablet that is reportedly the first Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" slate on the market. Two computer chip companies have joined forces to build what they claim is the first ...
| |Amazon deforestation at record low, Brazil says
By Mariano Castillo, CNN (CNN) -- Levels of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon -- in a 12-month period -- decreased to the lowest level since record-keeping began in 1988, according to official estimates. The country's National Institute of Space ...
| |Google+ iPhone app updated with search, better photo uploads
by Lance Whitney December 6, 2011 5:29 AM PST Follow @lancewhit Google has tweaked its Google+ app for the iPhone to add built-in search and a couple of features previously available only on its Web site. Users of the social network can now search for ...
| |HTC sales drop 30 per cent in November
By Dean Wilson TAIWANESE SMARTHONE VENDOR HTC has seen its sales fall by 30 per cent in the month of November, ending a streak of strong growth for the company. HTC revealed that consolidated sales had fallen from T$44.11bn in October to just T$30.94bn ...
| |Rarest Bumblebee in US Rediscovered
An elusive bumblebee, which was last seen in 1956, was recently found living in the White Mountains of south-central New Mexico, scientists announced Monday (Dec. 5). The last Cockerell's bumblebee sample was collected in 1956. ...
| |Microsoft, Hitachi announce joint venture in Fargo
By DAVE KOLPACK A worldwide consulting and technology services company that plans to join forces with Microsoft Corp. says it was attracted to Fargo partly by the way residents reacted to a record-setting flood in 2009. Microsoft officials announced ...
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