13 December 2011

Study Ranks Chrome First for Browser Security

Study Ranks Mozilla Firefox Third for Browser Security, Chrome First
PC Magazine
By David Murphy Raise your hand if you're running the most secure browser right now. Google Chrome users: Your arms are going to get tired. Internet Explorer users: You're close, but you can safely put your arms down. But Mozilla Firefox users, ...
World's smallest steam engine comes to life
TG Daily
German physicists say they've built a heat engine measuring only a few micrometers across which works as well as a normal-sized version - although it sputters, they admit. Researchers at the University of Stuttgart and the Max Planck Institute for ...
NHTSA Proposes Emergency Stop for Keyless Ignition
autoevolution
Sure, advances in the automotive world are great, we love receiving more and more gadgets, but when this interferes with driving safety, things become a bit more complicated and it take an higher authority to sort them out. We're referring to the case...
Do You Trust Technology?
By Fred Phillips
An organizer of the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (http://amcis2012.aisnet.org/) sent a CFP for a minitrack on Trust in Information Systems: A user's trust and distrust in information systems [IS] are important components in.
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European Journal of Law and Technology special issue on ...
European Journal of Law and Technology special issue on nanotechnology regulations.
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Disinfection technology does more than kill bacteria | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
There are strains of bacteria which have grown to be superbugs – simply because they have grown resistant to the antibiotics that we use in our drugs. This phenomena comes about as the routine use of disinfectants and antibiotics help [...]
Ubergizmo
Zain Kuwait Selects Turkcell Technology as Campaign Management ...
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Turkcell Technology; one of the leading RD Companies in Turkey, and 100% subsidiary of Turkcell , today announced that Zain Kuwait, the leading mobile operator in Kuwait, has selected its Campaign Management System as a tool for ...
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Cowen: "Because of the technology, everyone is a decent driver ...
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Because of the technology, everyone is a decent driver, almost to the point where the art of driving has been lost. So there is even more pressure on the putting. “I'd love to see these guys out there with persimmon woods and balata balls. ...
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Inside Siri -- Apple's game-changing technology | Machines Like Us
By NLN
Two decades later, the Japanese Ministry of Science and Technology started an initiative called Sixth-Generation Computing to integrate artificial intelligence into the man-machine interface. For a half-century, the concept of communicating ...
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HOFMANN 12th Technology Day 2011 in Rellingen
By PR-Gateway
More visitors, more accessories, more exhibitors - the 12th Technology Day at HOFMANN surpassed itself once again! And delighted the mayoress of Rellingen on.
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The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
Given that fact that vacation time in the gaming technology is near non-existant, Olvera Shobe, author of the popular article “Seven ways to increase productivity in the gaming technology business”, writes that rest is equally important to getting ...
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Air France 447 Flight-Data Recorder Transcript - What Really ...
Two years after the Airbus 330 plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, Air France 447's flight-data recorders finally turned up. The revelations from the pilot transcript ...
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Report: Universities Snap Up .XXX Domains
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Various colleges have bought up .xxx domains related to their names in order to avoid being associated with pornographic content. According to the AP, the University of Kansas spent about $3000 purchasing the rights to domain names such ...
Google, Motorola Mobility Review Temporarily Halted by EU
BusinessWeek
By Aoife White Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- European Union regulators suspended their antitrust review of plans by Google Inc., the biggest maker of smartphone software, to buy Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. after requesting more information about the deal. ...
BMW, GM Discuss Technology Venture
Wall Street Journal
By HARRIET TORRY And SHARON TERLEP FRANKFURT—German car maker BMW AG and General Motors Co. are seeking to co-operate on fuel-cell technology, Wirtschaftswoche magazine said in a report posted on its website. BMW will in future get access to GM's ...
Magid: Google to launch YouTube for Schools
San Jose Mercury News
By Larry Magid Today, Google is launching a YouTube for Schools service to make educationally relevant videos available for use in school. It's a great idea, but for it to actually be used in schools, many districts around the country will have to ...
Google doodle honors Silicon Valley pioneer Robert Noyce
msnbc.com
By Athima Chansanchai When you go to the Google homepage today, some of you may recognize the microchip, whose co-inventor, Robert Noyce, is the subject of today's Google doodle. Noyce died in 1990 at the age of 62, but the doodle honors this, ...
Japan Launches Second Spy Satellite This Year
Fox News
| AP AP Photo/Kyodo News Dec. 12, 2011: An H-2A rocket carrying a radar satellite lifts off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan. Japan has successfully launched the intelligence-gathering satellite ...
Nook Color gets major software update, adds Netflix streaming
CNET
by David Carnoy December 12, 2011 7:35 AM PST Follow @DavidCarnoy Version 1.41 software is now available for the Nook Color. It adds performance tweaks and feature enhancements. Call it an early holiday gift or just making good on a promise, ...
'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' Makes $1B in Record Time
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn It took Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 just 16 days to do more than $1 billion in sales, making it the biggest entertainment launch of all time, Activision announced Monday. By comparison, it took Call of Duty: Black Ops, the predecessor ...
Mac App Store Downloads Hit 100 Million
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Apple said Monday that downloads for its Mac App Store have topped 100 million, just shy of its first birthday. "In just three years the App Store changed how people get mobile apps, and now the Mac App Store is changing the ...
Samsung Handset Sales Top 300 Million For First Time
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Samsung has reportedly sold more than 300 million handsets this year, the first time it has cracked that number. According to Reuters, the company broke the record at the end of November, besting a 2010 total of 280 million handsets ...
BBC iPlayer app streams video on the 3G mobile networks
BBC News
An update to the BBC's iPlayer app allows it to stream video over all of the UK's 3G mobile networks. The new feature works on Apple's iPhones and iPads. The Android version of the app remains restricted to wi-fi connections for the time being, ...
'Elvis' Monkey and Psychedelic Gecko Among New Species Discovered in Southeast...
Fox News
AP Photo/Fauna & Flora International, Martin Aveling In this undated image provided by Fauna & Flora International, a monkey with an "Elvis" hairdo is seen. It was discovered in Myanmar in 2010. A psychedelic gecko and a monkey with an "Elvis" hairdo ...
Report: iPad 3 to Launch Within Months
DailyTech
While this can be lumped squarely in the "unconfirmed" column, rumors have begun swirling about the possibility of Apple's next-generation tablet, the iPad 3, launching within the next "three to four months." Anonymous sources in the supply chain are ...
Greenland 'lurched upward' in 2010 as 100bn tons of ice melted
Register
By Lewis Page • Get more from this author Parts of southern Greenland apparently lurched upwards by as much as 20mm as glaciers melted and ran off into the sea during 2010, according to scientists. It's thought that as much as 100 billion tons more ice ...
Microsoft admits Windows Phone NFC gaffe
SlashGear
Microsoft has backtracked on suggestions that NFC lies dormant and unused in Windows Phone 7, admitting that the short-range wireless technology won't actually arrive in the platform until 2012. Windows Phone support for NFC – which is most commonly ...
How to Jailbreak Your Kindle Touch for Future Customization
TIME
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | December 12, 2011 | + So you're a tweaker, and you'd like to do more with the Kindle Touch than Amazon allows, but the previous methods of jailbreaking Amazon's e-readers don't work anymore. ...
Microsoft Dynamics Has Become Microsoft's Locus Of Innovation
InformationWeek
The enterprise software portfolio is the lodestar for every important piece of technology the company produces. By Josh Greenbaum Over the ten years in which Microsoft has struggled to find a place inside the company for its Dynamics enterprise ...
Ford employees to test upgraded infotainment system in wake of consumer complaints
MLive.com
By Michael Wayland | MLive.com Before releasing a “major upgrade” for its historically glitch-prone infotainment system to the public, Ford Motor Co. will first have about 1000 employees take it for a test drive. According to the Dearborn-based ...
The new Acura NSX Concept to debut at 2012 NAIAS
Torque News
By Patrick Rall on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 10:44 The folks at Honda have just announced that when the 2012 North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit's Cobo Hall next month, the new Acura NSX Concept will be among the new models making their ...
Geminid Meteor Shower Visible Through Bright Moon
Space.com
by Denise Chow, SPACE.com Staff Writer The last big meteor shower of the year — the annual Geminids shower — peaks tomorrow (Dec. 13), but bright moonlight is threatening to wash out what is usually one of the most spectacular light shows of the year. ...
Entry-Level Bentley? New V8 Continental to Debut in Detroit
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Jonathan Welsh Bentley wants to give prospective buyers a less daunting point of entry to the brand. But don't expect a $30000 model designed to compete with the cheapest BMWs, Audis and Mercedes-Benzes. The British luxury-car unit of Volkswagen AG ...
AT&T Sues FCC Over USF Reform
Multichannel News
By John Eggerton -- Multichannel News, 12/12/2011 12:01:00 AM Washington — AT&T is taking the Federal Communications Commission to court over its effort to put cable voice-over- Internet-protocol subsidies on par with what phone companies receive. ...
World's first programmable quantum photonic chip
ExtremeTech
By Sebastian Anthony on December 11, 2011 at 2:02 pm A team of engineering geniuses from the University of Bristol, England has developed the world's first re-programmable, multi-purpose quantum photonic computer chip that relies on quantum...
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Introduces New Feature To Plus
eMoneyDaily
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has announced the introduction of a new feature called 'Find My Face' to its popular social networking site Google+. This face detection tool will help users to tag photos wherever the photo appears, and they can also accept ...
Over 2 million iPhone 3GS handsets to be produced by Q4 of 2011
Moneycontrol.com
While most people are swooning over the best iPhone yet, the iPhone 4S; sales of the iPhone 3GS have been going strong, considering the fact that it has been around for around two and a half years now. This handset came out around the same time as one ...
Probe of GM's Volt Fires May Be Lengthy
Wall Street Journal
By SHARON TERLEP and KATE LINEBAUGH DETROIT—General Motors Co. could be in for a lengthy investigation over why the batteries on several Chevrolet Volt cars caught fire, potentially hurting sales of the plug-in vehicle. GM repeatedly has said a coolant ...

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