19 February 2012

Digital technologies reversing extinction of languages

Digital technologies reversing extinction of languages
The Malaysian Insider
VANCOUVER, Feb 19 — Digital technologies are the new life-savers for languages on the verge of extinction, linguists said Friday as they announced eight new dictionaries at a major science conference in Vancouver. “We're turning the digital divide ...

The Malaysian Insider

China Tech Co Prepares Major Lawsuit Against Apple
A Proview Technology lawyer meets with reporters in Beijing to discuss their case against Apple. Photo by China Daily. A relatively unknown Chinese tech company is sueing Apple (AAPL) over an alleged trademark violation. The week long dispute between ...

The Interview: After WhoGlue success, Hardebeck focuses on Baltimore tech scene
Baltimore Sun
But in December, instead of kicking back and counting his cash, Hardebeck dived headlong into another intense experience: taking charge of the Greater Baltimore TechCouncil, the region's main association representing the technology industry.

Baltimore Sun

Egypt tech spend fell in 2011, more gloom for 2012: IDC
Reuters UK
By Matt Smith | DUBAI (Reuters) - Spending on information technology (IT) fell 13 percent in Egypt last year after the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak and will be flat for 2012 as a political void stalls government investment in the sector, ...

Tech stocks strong, but untested investment
Shreveport Times
It's just speculation at this point." Year-to-Date S&P 500 Technology Sector returns for 2012 reached 11.9 percent by Feb. 13. Locals coming to Hart for advice on new tech stocks are mostly just seeking information, he said. The conversations he has ...

Indian banking's tech tale
Hindu Business Line
Information technology (IT) has immense untapped potential in banking, writes Bimal Jalan in one of the essays included in Emerging India: Economics, Politics and Reforms. Strengthening of IT in banks could improve the effectiveness of their ...

Hindu Business Line

Foxconn Tech Group raises wages up to 25%
FOXCONN Technology Group said yesterday that it has raised wages by up to 25 percent in the second major salary hike in less than two years, as the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer comes under intensive scrutiny after a spate of ...

Tech official calls for fairness in transition to LTE
Focus Taiwan News Channel
19 (CNA) The government will need to address the issue of fairness among Taiwan's telecom operators if it turns to long-term evolution (LTE) technology for the country's high-speed network, according to the new Cabinet's technology expert.

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Career, tech programs serve needs of student, community
February is National Career and Technical Education month, and school districts across the nation are celebrating. In our community, celebration has historically been contained within the school environment. We hope to increase awareness of CTE and its ...

'Disruptive' and 'enabling' tech to boost business performance in 2012: Deloitte
By Patrick Budmar Businesses have the ability to accelerate performance in 2012 from the convergence of five emerging technology forces, according to Deloitte's recent Tech Trends report.' The report, titled Elevate IT for Digital Business, ...

5 Tech Stocks For Dividend Growth In 2012
Seeking Alpha
As a whole, technology stocks have been able to perform slightly better than the overall market this year. Although Standard & Poor's 500 Index of the largest US companies has slumped down by nearly 3% since the start of 2012, tech stocks have remained ...

Businesses benefit from new web tech
Hartford Business
The lab, which tests and evaluates the effectiveness of a suite of emerging technologies on a continuous basis, recommended the use of Quick Response (QR) bar codes and text messaging. Research indicated that CAHS' target group has access to this ...

5 Strong Tech Stocks For 2012
Seeking Alpha
Akamai Technologies is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises secure high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. With headquarters in Massachusetts, the company provides its service to companies that have content on the ...

'Red button' tech may help pensions
The Press Association
Technology such as smartphone apps, ATM machines and TV's red button could be better harnessed to help encourage Britons to boost their pension pots by offering them greater flexibility, the Future Foundation argued. A "channel changer pension" which ...

How classrooms are becoming 'smart'
Times of India
Students are very quick in learning new technologies and if they are used to impart education, it enhances the understanding of the concepts. Also, students do not want to hear teacher all the time. There has to be a bit extra to keep them hook.

4 Technology Stocks To Consider
Seeking Alpha
Technology stocks are able to cope with economic distress. The industry has performed solidly against all odds, as they offer a wide variety of diverse products, which enables tech to spread out its risk across many markets.

36 kids teach others at tech conference in EM
Quad City Times
Thirty-six middle school and high school students presented on technology-related topics during the first QC SIT, Student Involved with Technology conference, a statewide event in Illinois. The theme this year was "All Hands on Tech.

5 Undervalued Tech Stocks
Seeking Alpha
The technology industry largely incorporates massive businesses with global investments, diverse operations and expanding international markets. With a constantly evolving innovative product portfolio and a range of diverse production processes, tech ...

Tech Tips: Talks provide a wealth of ideas
Carroll County Times
If you have never watched a TED Talk, this is a great opportunity to be inspired by leaders in technology, education, design, business and science. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view ...

Tech Talk: What exactly is the 'Cloud' and is it right for your business?
So, regardless of what your current IT infrastructure looks like, it makes sense to evaluate the Cloud for your company and determine if it is a viable way to move your business forward with your use oftechnology. Like all technology decisions, ...

Gadget Central: 8 of the best new gizmos to spice up your life
Emirates 24/7
Beam Technologies plan to launch the world's first high tech toothbrush - The Beam. The toothbrush will connect to your smartphone through Bluetooth, yes Bluetooth, and record your brushing pattern. It then activates the timer and suggests the ideal ...

Emirates 24/7

Top Energy Innovators Put DOE Labs To Work
But for the rubber to meet the road, innovative companies have to capitalize on those technologiesand scale them up to meet the needs of the commercial marketplace—which is what the “America's Next Top Energy Innovator” challenge is all about.

Grover Cleveland tech whizzes build mobile applications
The Ridgewood school, part of the National Foundation of Information Technology, was selected as only one of five schools in the country to be part of a program sponsored by tech giant Lenovo that teaches students how to develop mobile apps.


SMART technology at work in NT school
Tonawanda News
The district has started rolling out the use of SMART Technologies 3D Cubes, and although Meadow doesn't have any of them yet, students were able to get a sneak peek at the technologyFriday. As the class watched, Phill Miano, Erie 1 BOCES tech ...

High-tech crime fighting: EPD employs text-a-tip service
Enid News & Eagle
“We started the program to make use of the technology,” Chief Brian O'Rourke said. “The way people communicate informally anymore is by texting.” Since June 2011, Enid Police Department has employed a text-a-tip service through a company called TipSoft ...

Does anyone care what Ed Zabitsky says about Apple? - Apple 2.0 ...
By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
29 December 2009; "Apple has raised the bar on what's normal, but other phones are easily narrowing the difference because web technology is easier to program." 7 May 2010; "If a ... Today inTech: Google tracked iPhone and Mac users ...
Fortune Tech: Technology blogs,...

BYO Tech: good plan for schools? « Educational Technology
By admin
BYO Tech: good plan for schools? by Ann Treacy, Blandin Foundation. Mankato has joined the growing Bring Your Own Technology movement that allows students to use their own Netbooks, laptops, and tablets — anything that connects to ...
Educational Technology

Microsoft SkyDrive Desktop Clients, Additional Storage Spotted
By Martin Brinkmann
About the Author:Martin Brinkmann is a journalist from Germany who founded Ghacks TechnologyNews Back in 2005. He is passionate about all things tech and knows the Internet and computers like the back of his hand. You can follow ...
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Outsourced call center services for high technology companies can ...
By admin
Outsourced call center services for high technology companies can be extremely beneficial. Sales professionals in the high tech sector are generally highly compensated relative to other industries. It makes sense to outsource some if not all of ...

Ittai Kidron - Fortune Tech: Technology blogs, news and analysis ...
As of Wednesday morning Morgan Stanley's and Oppenheimer's were under water Most sell-side Apple (AAPL) analysts are conservative in their earnings ...

Self-Driving Tech Veers into Mid-Range Cars - Technology Review
Sensor technologies once limited to luxury cars are increasingly available in the mass market.

Ramon Ray's 16 Best Technologies for Small Business in 2012 ...
In order to operate your business successfully there are several components that need to work and work well. Below, I have listed some of my favorite ...

Why don't we use technology? | HR Tech Europe Blog - Human ...
Why don't we use the technologies that are available to us? It's not the main reason for using them, but in addition to these, other functions already have enough ...

High tech technology background - Stock Photo | PhotoDune
High tech technology color background. ... High tech technology backgroundnd - PhotoDune Item for Sale. High tech technology color background. More similar ...

ITA Spotlight: RedSky Technologies - Illinois Technology Association
ITA Spotlight: RedSky Technologies. February, 14 2012 / Submitted by sthomas. With Tony Maier, CEO Your company name: RedSky Technologies, Inc.

Technology FAIL: Embracing tech when it doesn't work | The ...
I think the #1 reason why some teachers resist integrating new technology in their classrooms isn't that they're scared of it. It's not because they don't.

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