23 January 2012

RIM's New CEO Is Confident in Strategic Path

RIM's New CEO Is Confident in Strategic Path
Wall Street Journal
By WILL CONNORS And CHIP CUMMINS Research In Motion Ltd.'s new chief executive said Monday he won't divide the company into parts and is confident in its strategic path, but will be open to licensing partnership offers as they come along.

Q&A: Android Design Chief Details Google's Mobile Future
Wired News
By Mike Isaac Android UX design chief Matias Duarte talks exclusively with Wired on design, competitors and the future of mobile. Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com By most measures, the Android platform is an enormous success. It dominates the smartphone...

Wired News

Sony updates VAIO line for Spring 2012 with new options
Sony has unveiled updated VAIO notebook computers for the spring of 2012. The new machines have new options for the user to choose from, and some of the notebooks get new style and colors as well. The Sony Z Series gets a new carbon fiber silver ...


FileSonic cuts file-sharing after Megaupload case
Washington Post
In the wake of the US government's shutdown of the file-sharing site Megaupload, another file-sharing and storage service has decided to make the “sharing” part of its service a thing of the past. FileSonic — a cloud locker that grants users 10 GB of ...

Russian scientist claims 'signs of life' on barren, boiling Venus
Fox News
A Russian scientist claims to have spotted signs of life in the most unlikely spot in the universe: Venus, the arid, scorching second-closest planet to the sun. Venus is widely considered to be lifeless and barren, thanks in part to superheated clouds ...

Fox News

Google Account Sign-in Steers Users to Google+
Google's new account creation homepage is the company's boldest move yet to push users toward the search engine's Google+ social network. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has changed the way users can create accounts on Google to push people toward the company's ...

Banned Android apps welcome in unofficial app store
By Rosa Golijan Just because an app is banned from Google's official Android Market doesn't mean that plenty of users aren't itching to install it on their devices. But where can those folks get the contraband downloads they crave?

Nokia's Lumia shipments may have exceeded 1 million in 2011
by Lance Whitney January 23, 2012 7:22 AM PST Follow @lancewhit As Nokia ramps up its Windows Phone Lumia lineup, the smartphone maker may have already shipped as many as 1.3 million units last year, says Bloomberg. Tapping into the usual range of ...

Russian probe crash sparks conspiracy theories, confusion
Christian Science Monitor
Russia's Phobos-Grunt space probesuffered a debilitating malfunction shortly after its November 2011 launch, which stranded it in low-Earth orbit for more than two months before it succumbed to gravitational forces and plummeted through the atmosphere ...

Christian Science Monitor

Tablet, e-reader ownership doubles over Xmas
By Tony Smith • Get more from this author Think-tank the Pew Research Centre spoke to a thousand or so grown-ups in the States this month and discovered that while ten per cent of the adult population owned an e-book reader in December 2011, ...

Apple gains early success with digital textbooks, report says
Apple's venture into digital textbooks is apparently already proving successful, according to a recent report from Global Equities Research. Last week, the company launched a new version of its iBooks iOS application for the iPhone and iPad, ...


QLogic Sells InfinBand Assets To Intel For $125M In Cash
QLogic this morning announced a deal to sell its InfiBand communicatios networking business to Intel for $125 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the quarter. “The sale of these InfiniBand assets will benefit our ...

A Year Post-Split From Motorola Mobility, How Motorola Solutions Is Marketing ...
It's been exactly a year since Motorola split in two and Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility became two separate businesses, and Eduardo Conrado, senior VP and CMO, was tasked with communicating a new brand positioning for Motorola Solutions.

Environmentalists see reason for alarm in GOP race
CBS News
(AP) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Four years after the GOP's rallying cry became "drill, baby, drill," environmental issues have barely registered a blip in this Republican presidential primary. That's likely to change as the race turns to Florida.

AT&T switches up Sony PlayStation Vita data plan options
Mobile Burn
AT&T announced at CES 2012 that it would be carrying the Sony PlayStation Vita portable connected gaming device, and with that announcement, it said that customers would be able to choose between two data plans for it - a $15 per month plan that ...

Arctic Ocean freshwater bulge detected
BBC News
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News UK scientists have detected a huge dome of freshwater that is developing in the western Arctic Ocean. The bulge is some 8000 cubic km in size and has risen by about 15cm since 2002.

BBC News

Hype begins for Resident Evil 6
TG Daily
Details of the newest entry in the Resident Evil franchise have begun to come forward. And the biggest news about the game so far is its two-player cooperative play mode. This means players will be allowed to share the epic adventure and bone-tingling ...

TG Daily

AT&T Pantech Element discounted $50 with Pantech Burst smartphone
Android Community
Like a lot of smaller Asian manufacturers, Pantech is making a big push in North America this year looking to expand its smartphone market share. If early moves with AT&T are any example, it'll do that by leveraging tablets. Starting today, you can buy...

Android Community

Guild Wars 2 Beta & Launch Details Revealed
ArenaNet is embracing the Lunar New Year, which is today and according to the Asian zodiac system is the first day of the Year of the Dragon. The dragon embodies passion, independence and ambition which is something that ArenaNet can related to with ...


Scientists use quantum, nano physics to cool semiconductors
The State Column
A team of scientists have announced a successful experiment cooling semiconductors through the use of quantum physics and nano physics. Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have combined two worlds of quantum physics and nano physics, leading to the ...

Is Windows 8 on Intel coming sooner rather than later?
by Brooke Crothers January 22, 2012 6:21 PM PST Follow @mbrookec A Windows 8 demo at CES earlier this month. Take a guess which chip platform this was running on. Listening to Intel's CEO Paul Otellini over the last couple of months, one can't help but ...

US e-Book price fixing lawsuit against Apple updated
Lawyers representing US citizens have filed an updated class-action lawsuit against Apple and several book publishers, accusing them of fixing the prices of e-books to boost profits. The updated complaint includes new allegations and statements from ...

Nintendo 3DS Gets Its First Paid DLC through Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
The first title for the Nintendo 3DS to offer the DLC enhancements will be Theatrhythm and looking at the past, the company might be planning to charge a handsome amount as it does for its downloadable games. These dummy boxes confirm in very small ...


Notion Ink's Adam II To Ship With Android 4.0
Teething troubles with the Adam tablets coupled with a disappointing reception to its first product have made things problematic for Hyderabad-based Notion Ink. However, the Indian startup will return with a sequel to the Adam.

New T-ray technology could help enable Star Trek-style “tricorders”
Scientists have developed a new way of creating stronger more efficient Terahertz (THz) or T-rays, which they say could help make handheld devices...
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Science Magazine Spotlights Seaweed to Biofuel Technology ...
By Cindy Zimmerman
The cover story in the latest issue of Science Magazine showcases a California-based company'stechnology that converts seaweed to biofuel. The research article details breakthrough technology developed by scientists with Bio Architecture ...
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Intel Acquires Fabric Technology InfiniBand From Qlogic For $125M ...
By Leena Rao
Leena Rao currently works as a writer for TechCrunch. She recently finished graduate school at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she studied business journalism and videography. From 2004 to 2007, she ...

Detroit Wins Advanced Lighting Technology Demonstration Grant ...
By Matt Roush
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced that the City of Detroit has won a $400000 Advanced Lighting Technology Demonstration grant to upgrade street lights in six areas of the city.
CBS Detroit

Technology Gives Parents Of Teen Drivers A Piece of Mind [AUDIO]
By Kelly Waldron
Parents worried about their teenage children texting, talking and surfing the internet from their cellphones while behind the wheel have new technology.
New Jersey 101.5

Micron buys Virtensys for PCIe technology | Mergers and ...
By feedback@zdnet.co.uk (Editors)
SSD and memory specialist Micron has acquired Manchester-based Virtensys for an undisclosed sum, gaining a swathe of intellectual property relating to.
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Nalco 3D TRASAR® Technology Helps Freescale Semiconductor ...
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Nalco 3D TRASAR® Technology Helps Freescale Semiconductor Reduce Water Use At Facility In Drought-Stricken Texas. SUMMARY: Nalco, an Ecolab company, is helping Freescale Semiconductor achieve its 2015 goal to sharply reduce ...
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Imtech: breakthrough in Denmark, high-tech traffic technology to ...
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Imtech secured its first order in Denmark. The high-tech traffic management solutions by Peek (the Imtech Traffic & Infra mobility specialist) for each of the 365 road junctions in Copenhagen represent an important contribution to making the ...

Free Technology for Teachers: LiveBinders Comes to the iPad
By noreply@blogger.com (Mr. Byrne)
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Nominate Philadelphia's technology community in the 2012 PA Tech ...
By Brian James Kirk
Philly tech news | Technically Philly - Covering the Community of People Who Use Technology in Philadelphia.
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The Future of Clean Technology Markets to 2020-Market Forecasts ...
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The Future of Clean Technology Markets to 2020-Market Forecasts, Deal Analysis and Investment Opportunities · Technology Markets. Description The report provides key information and analysis on the market opportunities in the clean ...
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The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
“I've always wanted to start my own gaming technology company through the internet,” said Shonda Shideler, an entrepreneur, “and now I can because of new government grants for internet start-ups.” The grant awards, which are highly ...
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