04 January 2012

10 Social Networking Posts That Sink Careers

10 Social Networking Posts That Sink Careers
InformationWeek
This year, resolve to avoid social network updates that could put your career in trouble. Social networks are a veritable minefield for professionals these days. Saying the right thing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other social platforms requires ...

Chrome, Firefox Engineers Defend Google, Mozilla Search Deal
eWeek
Google and Mozilla are both competitors in the browser market, thanks to Chrome and Firefox, but they are also partners against Microsoft, Apple and Opera, they argue. Engineers for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Mozilla's desktop browser teams lashed out at ...

Samsung Announces the DualView DV300F Camera
PC Magazine
By Jim Fisher Samsung's new DV300F camera, the latest addition to the company's DualView series, is a 16-megapixel shooter with a 5x (25-125mm equivalent) lens. The most striking physical feature of the camera is its front LCD, which makes it easy to ...

Nintendo 3DS hits 4M in sales
Washington Post
Nintendo's newest piece of hardware, the Nintendo 3DS, has hit the 4 million mark in sales, the company announced Tuesday. The handheld gaming device, which had a rocky debut last March because of a high price tag ($249.99) and a weak line of game ...

Incredibly Lifelike Steve Jobs Action Figure Due in Feb.
Fox News
A suprisingly lifelike collectible model of Apple founder Steve Jobs is being planned by Chinese modelmaker InIcons. An unauthorized replica of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs is planned by Chinese company InIcons, an eerily lifelike collectible that ...

Fox News

Hybrid Sharks Found in Australian Waters
Fox News
A blacktip shark common to costal waters -- and reportedly interbreeding with Australian blacktips to create "hybrid" sharks. BRISBANE, Australia – Scientists have discovered the world's first hybrid sharks in Australian waters, with multiple ...

Fox News

Fisker Close To Replacing All Faulty Battery Packs
PC Magazine
By Andrew Webster General Motors isn't the only automotive manufacturer dealing with battery concerns, as luxury electric vehicle company Fisker recently had to issue a recall on 239 cars due to potential battery pack coolant leaks. ...

Kindle Fire cannibalized 1M to 2M iPad sales 'at most' this holiday
Apple Insider
By Neil Hughes The launch of the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire had a detrimental effect on iPad sales for Apple, but the company is still expected to report record sales this quarter, a new report states. Investment research firm Morgan Keenan on Tuesday ...

LightSquared taps new merger-focused financial chief
CNET
by Roger Cheng January 3, 2012 6:18 AM PST Follow @RogerWCheng LightSquared today appointed Marc Montagner, a veteran of major telecommunications deals, to the role of chief financial officer. Montagner's appointment may signal LightSquared's ...

CNET

iPhone Flashlight Helps Save Lost Hiker in Maryland
Fox News
A Maryland man lost while hiking on New Year's Eve is thanking modern technology for his rescue, MyFoxDC reports. Christopher Tkacik wasn't alone out in the woods, he had his best friend and hiking companion with him, his dog named Boo. ...

RIM ready to name new chairman, report says
CNET
by Roger Cheng January 3, 2012 7:10 AM PST Follow @RogerWCheng Co-CEOS Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are preparing to relinquish their titles as co-chairmen, possibly giving way to independent director Barbara Stymiest, according to a report by the ...

Bank of Israel Says Details of 15000 Credit Cards Put on Web
BusinessWeek
By Alisa Odenheimer Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) -- The Bank of Israel said details from 15000 credit cards were exposed on the Internet after business Web sites were hacked. The cards have been blocked from further use in Internet or telephone transactions and ...

Internap Amplifies Cloud Play With $30 Million Voxel Acquisition
CRN
By Andrew R Hickey, CRN Cloud and IT infrastructure player Internap kicked off the new year Tuesday with the $30 million acquisition of Voxel Holdings, an enterprise cloud and hosting company that will fortify Internap's push deeper into cloud ...

Samsung planning high-end LCD and OLED Japanese re-launch
SlashGear
Samsung is eyeing a return to the Japanese TV market, reports in the country have claimed, with a line-up of high-end LCD and OLED sets to grab marketshare as rivals like Sony flounder. The Korean company is considering launching a new Japanese range ...

SlashGear

Report: Bethesda, Interplay Settle Fallout Online Case
Gamespy.com
By Mike Sharkey | Jan 3, 2012 After a three-year squabble, it appears Bethesda and Interplay have put down their Super Sledges and Shishkebabs. According to reports, the lengthy legal battle over Interplay's right to make a Fallout MMO has been settled ...

New "HiveMind" Game Combines Reality with "The Sims"
DailyTech
Playing "The Sims" can be a nice break from reality through the creation of fictional characters in a world where you can do pretty much anything you want, but the game's designer is looking to add our personal realities to the mix in a new game called ...

DailyTech

Apple Plans Lunar New Year Sale for China
The Mac Observer
Apple will be hosting a special one-day sale event on Friday, January 6, to coincide with the Chinese Lunar New Year. The sale will be available to customers in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Philippines. ...

Crysis 2 Named Most Pirated Game of 2011
Gamespy.com
By Mike Sharkey | Jan 3, 2012 A ton of awards have been handed out over the past few weeks, but we're fairly certain Crytek had no interest in winning this one: Crysis 2 has been named the most pirated game of 2011, with nearly 4 million copies of the ...

Gamespy.com

DIY Robot Avatar pets cat through Kinect and Wiimote power
SlashGear
Take one Nao robot, a Kinect sensor bar, a couple of Wiimotes, a treadmill and a head-mounted display – oh, and a patient cat – and you can do what software engineer Taylor Veltrop has achieved: use a remote robotic avatar to pet your kitty. ...

SlashGear

HP Spectre Might Be a Beautiful UltraBook, According to This Video
Mashable
A source at HP has sent us a mysterious teaser video for an upcoming product dubbed “Spectre.” The video gives away very little details about the device, but near the end we can clearly make out a thin laptop computer, with what appears to be the usual ...

ClockworkMod Tether provides Android users free USB tethering
androidandme.com
I've personally had a big beef with carriers, specifically with their contradictory push towards faster mobile networks while providing significantly smaller amounts of data. With the next generation of cellular networks hitting up to 50mbps download ...

GoDaddy backpedals on SOPA support as users vote with their feet
FierceCIO
Faced with a spike in outgoing domain name transfers, GoDaddy has released another press statement making clear that its prior support for the Stop Online Piracy Act has changed to outright opposition. For those who missed the news over the Christmas ...

Exodus from Windows XP accelerates
FierceCIO
Figures supplied by Net Applications show the market share of the decade-old Windows XP operating system sinking to a new low of 46.5 percent for the month of December. As reported by Computerworld, the overall market share of XP has declined by nearly ...

The state's first toll road bills arrive soon for some motorists
North Carolina News Network
(RALEIGH) -- North Carolina made history on January 3 when the state's first section of road began charging a toll. A 3.5 mile section of the Triangle Expressway opened to traffic in early December but did not start charging a toll until Tuesday. ...

Indie Royale Begins Pre-orders for 'The New Year's Bundle'
Gamasutra
by John Polson [Indie, Business] The titles to be offered will include a premium blend of FPS and RTS (Steam for PC and Mac), an innovative single-player puzzle game (Steam for PC and Mac, Desura for PC, DRM-free PC and Mac download), an award-winning ...

Gamasutra

Retrode 2 retro gaming adapter brings SNES / Genesis support to your PC for $85
Engadget
By Darren Murph posted Jan 2nd 2012 6:00PM We were already head over heels for the original Retrode, and we've gotta say -- version 2.0 looks mighty good in that attire. As the story goes, the product shown above is the result of some three years of ...

Does AMD have a 2304 stream processor GPU in waiting?
PC Perspectives
The review for the AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB card based on the Tahiti GPU and the new Southern Islands architecture was released on December 22nd with expected availability on January 9th. In that review we show a diagram of the Tahiti GPU and its 32 ...

iPhone Camera Case: Gizmon iCA
Gadget Wiki
by David Perterson | Camera Accessories, iPhone Gadgets | 1 min ago The Gizmon iCA is a case for iPhones. However, unlike other cases, which are just plastic shells, this one is crafted from 32 different polycarbonate parts, and looks like a retro ...

Moon mission on the horizon
Space Daily
by Staff Writers Preliminary research on a "giant leap" to the moon has been included in the government's plans for the next five years, according to a white paper issued on Thursday. The white paper, China's Space Activities in 2011, ...

Menuism: When Chocolate Meets Technology
By Menuism
Major innovations have taken place in the chocolate industry in the past few years. From edible, playable records to chocolate that doesn't melt, there's a whole world of high-tech chocolate waiting to be discovered.
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OceanSaver BWT Technology Receives Type
OceanSaver today announced DNV Type Approval certification of its revolutionary next generation ballast water management | press.
Maritime News - Maritime & Shipbuildi...

Tablet computer technology transforming speech therapy ...
By admin
Tablet computer technology transforming speech therapy. By Brooke Sherrard, Daily Iowegian. It turns out the iPad, the touch-screen tablet computer made by Apple Inc., is more than the latest must-have gadget. he iPad has revolutionized ...
Educational Technology

Technology Can Help You Keep Your 2012 Resolutions « CBS ...
By Alison Lorge
Keeping up with New Year goals like eating better and exercising more isn't easy, but there is some high-tech help that can keep your New Year's Resolutions on track.
CBS Minnesota

Humanizing education with technology or ... ? - Home - Doug ...
By Doug Johnson
But the more interesting thing is -- and this is the unintuitive thing when you talk about technology in the classroom -- by removing the one-size-fits-all lecture from the classroom and letting students have a self-paced lecture at home, and then ...
Blue Skunk Blog

New Year, New You - Your 2012 Technology Shape-Up
By Kristina Libby
The Windows Blog is Microsoft's Official Blog for the Windows Operating System.
Windows Experience Blog

Sony's Tablet S gets $100 price cut - latimes.com
By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Sony has cut $100 off the price of its first tablet, the Tablet S, in a move to entice consumers to its Android slate. Those who buy a Tablet S also receive a free 180-day trial of Sony's Music Unlimited...
L.A. Times Tech Blog

Newspaper Explores “Technology Involved Woman” As Extremely ...
By Hillary Reinsberg
Women, using cell phones! Females, using computers! According to one news outlet, this is apparently such a novelty that people have taken to labeling these tech-using ladies as TechnologyInvolved Women. TIF, for short!
The Jane Dough | News and Opinion...

The Rural Blog: Rising crop and land prices, technology are putting ...
By Al Cross
At the same time yields have spiked because of genetically engineered crops and improvements in farming technology, which are also allowing farmers to grow in previously inhospitable areas. In turn farmers, flush from the most profitable ...
The Rural Blog

Consumers to drive hot technology trends in 2012 | Enterprise ...
By a38c77c84a68365538a62009357af1e9
In its annual review of the top consumer technology trends for 2012, Verizon sees consumers getting much more involved not only in the process of evaluating new products and technologies but in helping to create them.
Enterprise Innovation RSS feed

Microsoft Developing Holodeck-Type Technology | Giant Freakin ...
By Saralyn Smith
Like so much other Star Trek tech, holodeck-like technology may be reality sooner rather than later. The latest episode in The Verge's video series about technology Microsoft is developing at its Redmond labs is a “mind-bending look at a suite ...
Giant Freakin Robot

The need for new smartphone technology 2012 » Phone Reviews
By Mark
2011 was a great year for new smartphones; we had greats like the new Apple iPhone 4S, the Galaxy Nexus, and so many more. Now it is time to move on and bring something new to the table, this is where we look at the need for new ...
Phones Review

Federal Telemedicine News: Updated 2012 Health Technology ...
By Carolyn Bloch
The report, “Activities in Telemedicine Telehealth and Health Technology” contains key details on Federal government activities in telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, health technology and related areas at 24 cabinet level and independent ...
Federal Telemedicine News

Abramovich case technology hailed - Yahoo!
Read 'Abramovich case technology hailed' on Yahoo!. New computer technology which gives judges and lawyers access to documentation is being used for the ...
uk.news.yahoo.com/abramovich-case-technology-hailed-0947...

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