08 January 2012

Computer Virus Could Disable Cyberattack Source

Computer Virus Could Disable Cyberattack Source
Sci-Tech Today
A "virtual cyberweapon" has been developed by Japanese scientists at Fujitsu -- a computer virus that can track down and disable a cyberattack's source. The virtual cyberweapon has passed tests in closed networks in which it jumped between attacking ...

Microsoft Patents Bad Neighborhood Detection
InformationWeek
With the grant of their US Patent #8090532 Microsoft may be attempting to corner the market on GPS systems for use by pedestrians, or they may have opened a fertile ground for discrimination lawsuits. We won't really know until actual devices ...

5 Things Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown Must Do
Gamespy.com
By Dan Stapleton | Jan 7, 2012 Just calling a game "XCOM" does not make it a true successor to X-COM: UFO Defense. In order to have a chance at recreating the magic that made the 1994 original one of the all-time PC gaming greats, there are certain ...

Gamespy.com

SolarKindle case packs sun-charged battery and reading lamp
SlashGear
E-Ink's power-sipping frugality makes it an ideal partner to solar panels, and so it's hard to believe SolarFocus' SolarKindle idea hasn't been offered before. A combination case, recharging system and LED light for the Kindle ereader, ...

SlashGear

Nissan, Daimler to Make Mercedes Engines in U.S. in '14
Bloomberg
Nissan Motor Co. and Daimler AG (DAI) will build Mercedes-Benz four-cylinder engines beginning in 2014 at a Nissan plant in Tennessee, the first Mercedes engines made in North America. The engines will be used in Mercedes and Infiniti models, ...

Eve Samples: Gov. Scott is saying the right things about the Everglades, but ...
TCPalm
By Eve Samples He reminded attendees at this weekend's Everglades Coalition conference that he's pushing to get $40 million for Everglades restoration included in the state budget. It was an easy applause line, and it worked. ...

Ford Plans Major Unveil at Consumer Electronics Show
Torque News
By Keith Griffin on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 10:24 In addition to Ford CEO Allen Mulally participating at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, Ford will make a major unveil regarding its Ford Sync AppLink, Ford's industry-exclusive in-car, ...

Torque News

Qualcomm's Snapdragon GameCommand Released To The Android Market A Few Days Early
Android Police
Adreno Graphics, a division within Qualcomm, has just released Snapdragon GameCommand, a new game management and discovery app. Originally, GameCommand was supposed to be released on January 10th at CES, but it looks like someone pulled the trigger ...

Analyst: Nintendo's Strategy Is No Longer Working
Cinema Blend
The Wii U's tablet-like controller turned a lot of heads when the system was first announced. However, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says that there's a price to being unique. The console could be lacking in third-party games come launch...

Cinema Blend

CES: Vizio Aims Low-Price Wrecking Ball at PCs
Bloomberg
Vizio Inc., the television maker that helped drive higher-cost rivals out of the business with rock- bottom prices, plans to bring the same mayhem to the personal- computer market. Vizio will unveil two desktop PCs and three notebooks at the Consumer ...

MasterImage 3D prepares glasses-free 3D tablet and 720p smartphone displays ...
The Verge
By Dante D'Orazio on January 7, 2012 11:21 am 5Comments MasterImage 3D thinks it knows exactly what you need: more 3D. The company has announced that it is going to be demonstrating two cell-matrix parallax barrier (read: glasses-free) 3D displays at ...

Best Buy thinks Diablo 3 is coming out on February 1, 2012
Joystiq
by Ben Gilbert on Jan 7th 2012 8:22PM Best Buy apparently believes Diablo 3 isn't far off from launch in North America, as a Winnipeg, Canada-based Twitter user spotted a display for the game in a Rochester, Minnesota store showing a February 1 launch ...

Polaroid launching new tablet, color screen e-reader at CES?
Engadget
By Brian Heater posted Jan 7th 2012 3:40PM What's this here, then? A sneaky tipster sent of some shots of what looks to be a new Android tab and a color screen e-reader from the photo-shaking folks at Polaroid. Not a lot to go on here, but, fittingly, ...

Best Skyrim Mod Ever? WWE Meets Dragons!
Just Push Start
Arguably this could be the best mod ever seen in Skyrim. This is because someone has made a dragon that looks like the legendary Macho Man Randy Savage. Sadly, the WWE Legend passed away in a car accident last year but it's good to know that he still ...

Sony quits organic-screen TV business
The Daily Yomiuri
Sony Corp. has discontinued production of TV sets with organic electroluminescence (EL) display panels, widely seen as the mainstream panel to be used in next-generation flat-screen TVs, it was learned Saturday. Though Sony will continue selling ...

CES 2012 Preview: Tobii Technology Lets You Control Your Laptop with a Gaze ...
International Business Times
By Surojit Chatterjee | Jan 08, 2012 09:13 AM EDT Tobii Technology, a pioneer pioneer and the world leader in eye tracking and eye control technology, is all set to show off its recent innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 (better known as ...

CES 2012 Preview: iDevices to Launch Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker "iShower"
International Business Times
By Chun He: Subscribe to Chun's RSS feed The Connecticut-based company iDevices LLC will launch a water resistant, Bluetooth-enabled speaker "iShower" at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. The "iShower" plays music directly from all Apple devices ...

International Business Times

biologist could get 20 yrs prison for feeding whales
Pakistan Daily Times
A California marine biologist is facing up to 20 years in prison and half a million dollars in fines for allegedly feeding a group of killer whales and then altering footage of the incident and lying to authorities. In addition to her carrying out ...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc boasting 12MP camera
Phones Review
Next week at the start of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas, many will be holding on with baited breath as to what will be showcased and of course announced. Some big named manufacturers will be attending with the exception of Cali...

Phones Review

2013 Toyota Land Cruiser: better than ever
Daily auto news
The large SUV has not seen anything new for 2012, but now the Japanese have considered they improve that matter of facts. Maybe the fact the showrooms are much more accustomed to the Land Cruiser than customers had something to do with it, ...

Couture meets rap: Oscar de la Renta teams up with Dr. Dre
The New Age Online
There have been a string of Oscar de la Renta expansions of late, although the most unexpected comes in the launch of a partnership with rapper Dr. Dre on a pair of lavish designer headphones which double up as earmuffs. Currently featuring on the "new ...

Notch's Minicraft Now Ported to Android Devices
PCWorld
By Kevin Lee, PCWorld Jan 7, 2012 9:01 AM A few weeks back, Minecraft creator Markus Persson (aka Notch) created a micro spin-off of his popular Minecraft game called Minicraft for the 48-hour make-a-game-from-scratch Ludum Dare Competition. ...

Is This Industry Walking the Plank?
DailyFinance
By Alex Planes, The Motley Fool Posted 6:05PM 01/07/12 Investing Amazon.com's (NAS: AMZN) Kindle Fire was one of the hottest gifts this past holiday season, but its growing popularity has brought more opportunistic privateers to the digital seas. ...

Motorola teases wireless charging for CES 2012
SlashGear
Drooling toaster? Actually this is Motorola's latest CES teaser, a weeping USB charger and the promise to “Stay Unplugged”; it doesn't take a genius to figure out that wireless charging is on the table for this week's show. What remains to be seen is ...

SlashGear

Vuzix Corporation's SMART Glasses Technology unveiled » Coolest ...
By Edwin
Features of the Vuzix SMART Glasses Technology include a built-in HD display engine as well as waveguide optics which will literally break the boundaries of conventional optics and display solutions. Head Mounted Displays tend to be bulky ...
Coolest Gadgets

Infographic: Technology Use on Campuses « Exploring Our Matrix
By James F. McGrath
Appreciate it, young whippersnappers. Try walking to the local computer building, typing at a keypunch machine to generate your FORTRAN program, get a large stack of cards held together with a rubber band, look through the cards to proof it ...
Exploring Our Matrix

AALS Standing Committee on Law Libraries and Technology
By Paul Caron
The universe of legal education continues to evolve and expand during this time of unlimited opportunity and dramatic change. Curricular reform, new approaches to skills training, increased interdisciplinary collaboration, globalization, and ...
TaxProf Blog

something of me: Dragonsoft Research 1st Technology Showcase
By yeongboon
Dragonsoft is an R&D outfit that specializes in developing technology that bridges the gap in the way we communicate and interact with the technology surrounding us. Our main focus is to further develop the field of immersion technology and ...
something of me

Iran Offers Nuclear Technology to African Regimes | Socialism is not ...
By 1dragon
Is this the hope or the change? Iran is offering nuclear technology to friendly African regimes. Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Kenya, who says he is Barack Obama's cousin, held meetings with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009 ...
Socialism is not the Answer

The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
“We're working closely with the lead partners at the Boateng Hoffer and Budhram Sully Law firm to develop our new gaming technology law curriculum,” said Raeann Auces, Pre-law advisor at Ariel Tomanek University, “in hopes to provide ...
The Science and Technology of...

Cognitive Informatics » Advancements in Tablet PC Technology
Drastic increase in the popularity and craze for tablet PCs can be attributed for advancements in tablet technology. These devices can be considered as intermediate between mobile phones and laptops. Or they can also be defined as a cross ...
Cognitive Informatics

Rewritten by Machines and New Technology* | Confessions of a ...
By Margot Kinberg
Electronic technology has also made it possible to access many books that were previously out of print. For people who enjoy classic, Golden Age and early crime fiction, it's welcome news when a hard-to-find series or novel is re-released. ...
Confessions of a Mystery Novelist...

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