25 January 2012

Mozy Launches Stash Syncing Service

Mozy Launches Stash Syncing Service
PC Magazine
By Michael Muchmore Online backup leader Mozy today announced Stash, a syncing option that will be included as part of its online backup service. Stash will provide a synchronized folder on PCs with Mozy installed, immediately syncing anything saved to ...

Homeless NY science whiz isn't finalist in contest
Wall Street Journal
AP BRENTWOOD, NY — A New York high school student who attracted national attention after it was reported that she was living in a homeless shelter is not among the 40 finalists in the prestigious Intel Science contest. Brentwood High School senior ...

O2 Users Unknowingly Share Phone Number on Visited Sites
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn British carrier O2 has been accused of revealing customers' phone numbers to Web sites they visit on their mobile devices. The issue was brought to light by Lewis Peckover, who set up a Web site that shows all the information gathered ...

Apple iPad outselling HP PCs
By Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, said the company had sold 15.43 million iPads in the final quarter of last year. According to Gartner, HP sold 14.7 million PCs in the same period.


Social ad startup 33Across buys Tynt, taps into the power of copy and paste
Like a match made in social data heaven, social ad targeting startup 33Across announced today that it has snapped up Tynt Multimedia, a company that helps publishers track reader engagement through the age old technique of copy and paste.


Pirate Party wants justice for Megaupload users
By Dave Neal THE SPANISH ARM of the Pirate Party is planning to get justice for Megaupload users with a civil lawsuit against the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The FBI smashed Megaupload last week and since then the web site has been ...

Blizzard Cancels Blizzcon 2012
Escapist Magazine
Blizzard has decided to cancel its yearly convention in order to focus on its upcoming projects. It's the end of days! Well, not entirely, but fans of Starcraft and World of Warcraft are going to have to go a whole extra year without BlizzCon, ...

Name Game: Jeep Previews New 2012 Grand Cherokee Trim Level
MotorTrend Magazine
What's in a name? That's up to you. Jeep's currently showing a preview of a potential dress-up package for the 2012 Grand Cherokee, but it's leaving the task of naming the stealthy ensemble to the general public. Jeep's currently showing two ...

MotorTrend Magazine

QuakeCon 2012 dated, BlizzCon skips 2012
Annual id Software celebration QuakeCon has been dated, while Blizzard has said its yearly fan-focused event, BlizzCon, won't return until 2013. id said: "North America's largest BYOC (Bring-Your-Own-Computer) LAN party, returns to the Hilton Anatole ...

Riot Games Upgrading Bot AI in League of Legends
By Mike Sharkey | Jan 25, 2012 Riot Games is giving its AI champions a much-needed injection of "I," and the studio promises that summoners will soon face-off against more challenging bots in League of Legends' Co-op vs AI mode matches on Classic and ...

Apple edges out Android for market share in the US says researcher
Mobile Burn
Following Apple's record breaking last quarter, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech estimates that iOS has overtaken Android as the most popular smartphone OS in the US But not by much. Kantar's estimates put iOS market share at 44.9 percent, ...

Mobile Burn

Winged dinosaur wore black feather boa
Fox News
The raven-size creature long thought of as the earliest bird, Archaeopteryx, may have been adorned with black feathers, researchers have found. The structures that held the black pigment may have strengthened wing feathers, perhaps helping ...

Fox News

Lego readies kit for Minecraft lovers
By Caleb Cox • Get more from this author Lego has given the green light to a set of the famous building bricks based on the world of the cult cyber-block game Minecraft. The idea came from fan submission site Lego Cuusoo, where users can suggest new ...

Con Artist Starred in Sting That Cost Google Millions
Wall Street Journal
By THOMAS CATAN PROVIDENCE, RI—Wearing leg irons and guarded by federal agents, David Whitaker posed as an agent for online drug dealers in dozens of recorded phone calls and email exchanges with Google sales executives, spending $200000 in government ...

Wall Street Journal

Crayola katydid & cowboy frog among 46 newfound jungle species
Fox News
A spiny armored catfish and a cowboy frog are among 46 species that may be new to science discovered in the South American country of Suriname, researchers now reveal. The species were discovered in a scientific expedition into southwest Suriname,...

Fox News

David vs. Goliath: Indie Dev NimbleBit Calls Out Zynga
The Mac Observer
Controversy is brewing online in the past 24 hours, as users and developers respond to the latest iOS release from casual gaming giant Zynga, which users claim is a blatant copy of an already released game from small independent studio NimbleBit.

The Mac Observer

Final Fantasy XIII-2 movie shows gameplay variety
Square Enix has launched a new Final Fantasy XIII-2 trailer ahead of the PS3 and Xbox 360 game's European launch on February 3. Entitled 'further gameplay variety', it shows off a selection of areas and activities that augment the main action.

Environmental groups ask Kentucky lawmakers to consider coal's health impact
Sacramento Bee
By John Cheves Kentucky's leaders should consider the health hazards of mining, moving and burning coal as they craft the state's energy policy, an environmental group said Tuesday. The Kentucky Environmental Foundation, based in Berea, ...

Microsoft Cancels MIX 2012
Microsoft has announced that the MIX Conference that was due to take place in Las Vegas in April 2012 is not going to happen. Instead it will be "merged" with another developer event later in the year. MIX is, or rather was, Microsoft's conference for ...

DEP: No Link Between Mining, Well Water Complaints
By AP 01/25/12 - 10:48 AM EST MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A yearlong study of groundwater in some southern coalfield communities showed no evidence of widespread pollution related to mining, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said ...

U.S. DoT Sued For Toyota Prius Unintended Acceleration Documents
Green Car Reports
BY CATEGORY By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield is a self-confessed petrol head. She grew up in a carless family but was able at a very early age to name cars passing her on... More Electric car battery swapping stations became reality ...

Jak and Daxter HD Collection will be Available in February
Piki Geek
Sony announced the release date and pricing for the Jak and Daxter HD collection today. The collection includes Jak and Daxter, Jak II, and Jak 3, all fully remastered for the PS3 to feature 720p HD visuals and stereoscopic 3D functionality.

Earnings Wrap: AAPL, GLW
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported after the bell yesterday that it earned a net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 a share, beating estimates of $10.17 per share. Gross margins were 44.7 percent, and revenue increased by 73 percent to $46.33 billion, ...

Darksiders II Death Eternal Trailer
Platform Nation
Now this trailer is going to blow you away Darksiders fans. Take a look below at the Darksiders II Death Eternal trailer. This was the trailer from the Press Event that was held January 18th 2012 and we thought you might want to get a look at what we ...

Platform Nation

Salomon Snowboards Unveils Shadowfit Binding Technology ...
By Ben Gavelda
Portland, Or (January 19, 2012): Salomon Snowboards continues to rethink innovation with the new ShadowFit Technology — making you forget that your bi.
Transworld Snowboarding » –...

Healthcare, Technology and Autism converge at CES 2012 « Autism ...
By Autism Speaks
The annual show hosts some 140000 attendees and features some of the most incredibletechnology, gadgets and ideas that shape how we interact with our world. The main purpose of my attending was to support a recent partnership ...
Autism Speaks Official Blog

Finding Our Musical Soul With Technology | Hybrid Reality | Big Think
By Parag and Ayesha Khanna
Finding Our Musical Soul With Technology. Parag and Ayesha Khanna on January 25, 2012, 3:26 AM. Tweet · Corbis-42-29365427. For most of the world, music lessons are a luxury of the bourgeois class. Both musical instruments and music ...
Big Think

Stuart W. Holliday: Green Technology: The Key to More Jobs, Higher ...
By Stuart W. Holliday
While the days of a quick fix through quotas and 100 MPG retrofitted Priuses are largely behind us, a number of reasoned engineers, businesspeople, and government leaders have quietly moved forward using the spirit of the boom and the ...
The Huffington Post Full Blog Feed

QR Codes: An old technology finds a new application
By John Rivera
As both law enforcement professionals and as private citizens, we see a plethora of symbols. We all know what a UPC (Universal Product Code) looks like. You know, the striped lines over a set of.
PoliceOne Daily News

M-Files Featured in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2011 ...
By admin
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 28, 2011. M-Files Corporation, the developer of M-Files easy document management software and the cloud-based document management service M-Files Cloud Vault, today announced that it ranked number ...
StrawBurries Blog

Breakthrough technology for advanced biofuels - SustainableShipping
A team of scientists has developed breakthrough technology that helps to further enable the wide-scale use of seaweed as a feedstock for advanced biofuels and renewable chemical production. The team from Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) in ...
Sustainableshipping News

Investigators learn the technology behind fraud operations : News ...
By Sarah Bleau
Updated with video; Investigators from as far at Atlanta stopped for an identity theft and credit card fraud training seminar to learn the latest technology and techniques identity thieves use.
My Southwest GA - WFXL News

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