16 February 2012

Google Algorithm Sorts Chemical Links For Scientists

Google Algorithm Sorts Chemical Links For Scientists
Google's search method turns out to be useful for more than just finding relevant Web pages. It works just as well on chemical links, which can help scientists design new medicines for treating disease. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Scientists at ... 

Kayak Partners With Trip Advisor To Integrate 60 Million Travel Reviews Into ...
Kayak is boosting its hotel search today with the integration of hotel reviews from Trip Advisor into search results. Via an agreement with the reviews giant, Kayak will be integrating all all TripAdvisor reviews into the Kayak Hotel Search.

Apple to Bring iPhone, iPad Features to Mac
Wall Street Journal
By JESSICA E. VASCELLARO CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook wants to make its Mac more like an iPhone. In an interview at the company's headquarters here, Mr. Cook unveiled a new version of the company's Macintosh operating system ...

MSN adds new feature to take Internet's pulse
By Michael Liedtke, AP SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft is hooking up MSN.com with a hipper sidekick to broaden its appeal and stay on top of the Internet's hottest topics. The trend-tracking service, called "msnNOW," tunes into the buzz by sifting through ...


Social Networks Don't Have to Filter Content, EU Court Says
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius A European court has ruled that social networks are not required to install filters to stop the sharing of copyrighted material. The Luxembourg-based EU Court of Justice found that the installation of such filters would be too ...

Alien life clues in Antarctic Ice?
Fox News
Sunlight plays off the Canada Glacier in the Wrigth Valley, one of the McMurdo Dry Valleys.Peter Doran/National Science Foundation Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet Related Stories Twitter admits peeking at address books, announces privacy ...

Facebook Launches Verified Accounts, Allows Nicknames for Some
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Facebook is launching a system to verify the identities of certain public figures, which will allow them to display a nickname or pseudonym rather than their birth names, according to TechCrunch. People can't apply to be verified; ...

Beam is a smartphone compatible...toothbrush?
Los Angeles Times
By Deborah Netburn What exactly is the world coming to when someone decides that your toothbrush needs to connect with your smartphone? Well, it's the world we're living in right now. In March, Beam Technologies plans to release the Beam toothbrush--a ...

Los Angeles Times

2 space station astronauts step outside to move crane, install protective anti ...
Washington Post
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station are taking a spacewalk. Russians Oleg Kononenko (Koh-no-NEHN-koh) and Anton Shkaplerov (SHKAP-luh-roff) floated out Thursday, after being held up at the hatch by a balky ring.

Clearwire Falls After Sales Forecast Misses Analysts' Estimates
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Clearwire Corp., a company building a wireless broadband network across the US, dropped as much as 13 percent in late trading yesterday after its full-year sales forecast missed analysts' estimates. Revenue will be $1.25 billion ...

Summary Box: Reports of more Chinese cities seizing iPads in trademark dispute
Washington Post
THE DISPUTE ESCALATES: News reports say authorities have seized iPads from retailers in more Chinese cities as Apple Inc. and a struggling local company squabble over the trademark for the popular tablet computer. WHERE: IPads were seized in Zhengzhou ...

Cisco begs EU: make Microsoft open up Skype's users to Cisco hardware
Ars Technica
By Peter Bright | Published February 16, 2012 8:48 AM Cisco has appealed to the European Union's General Court, asking for the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's takeover of Skype to be made conditional. The network infrastructure company ...

Swiss Unveil CleanSpace One Satellite to Clean up Space
Swiss researchers plan to launch a janitor satellite that will be able to help reduce the amount of space debris currently orbiting Earth. Space debris is a mix of decommissioned satellites, rocket stages, and collected junk from the ISS and other ...


Nintendo Wii gets Hulu Plus
Nintendo has launched Hulu Plus for the Wii, releasing an app for the subscription-based streaming TV service for its console, and offering new users two weeks of free access. Available for download from the Wii Shop Channel today, the Hulu Plus app ...


Astronomers watch replay of celestial eruption
TG Daily
In the mid-nineteenth century, one of the most massive stars in our Milky Way galaxy suddently got much brighter. For ten years, indeed, it was the second-brightest star in the sky. It's been unclear exactly what happened to Eta Carinae - but the ...

TG Daily

Worldwide Reaction: Google's Pending Absorption of Motorola
By Scott M. Fulton, III / February 16, 2012 6:35 AM / If you think the smartphone you own today makes you more worldly, more cosmopolitan, then take a good look at this five-color geopolitical world map as perceived by BrowserRank.com....

Minecraft Lego looks very cool
Mojang and The Lego Group have finally shown off the Minecraft inspired Lego set and - surprisingly - it's not just a reskin of all the classic pieces. The set will be released this summer with a price tag of $34.99 in the US and €34.99 in Europe.

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Priced at $200 Today After $50 Coupon Code
By Doug Aamoth | @daamoth | February 16, 2012 | + Barnes & Noble's $250 Nook Tablet and Amazon's $200 Kindle Fire have been duking it out since the holidays, each clamoring for a nice slice of the low-price 7-inch tablet market.


New Social Networking Site For Women, “Pinterest” Gains Millions Of Users Monthly
CBS Local
ARLINGTON, Va. (CBSDC) - There is a new social networking website to compete with Facebook and Twitter, but this one is really only trying to pry away their female users. When you turn on your computer this morning, and you come across a red and white ...

Bump 3.0 launches today, pared down to just 2 features
6 hrs ago Lightsquared's Hail Mary pass for survival: swapping airwaves with the Dept. of Defense 14 hrs ago Flexible screens, here we come! C3Nano raises $6.7M for next-gen displays In a refreshing about-face from mobile apps' usual version-to-version ...

Mike Daisey to Bring Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs Back to Woolly Mammoth
By Dan Bacalzo • Feb 16, 2012 • Washington DC Solo performer Mike Daisey will bring back his critically acclaimed show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, July 17-August 5. Jean-Michele Gregory directs the ...


Surprised by Technology? - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher ...
By George Williams
We received some interesting answers to last week's “Open Thread” question, which asked “What Are Your Favorite Technologies in the Classroom?” Here at ProfHacker, we try to ground our conversations in actual experience: with teaching, ...

iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Gamestar Mechanic: Teaching ...
By admin
What it is: I just love when I get lost in a bunny trail of links…you know the kind, you go hunting for something specific and click on something that looks interesting which leads you to a browser of 25 tabs open. I had one of these serendipitous ...
iLearn Technology

Honeywell India Technology Center Supports Development of ...
Honeywell, a diversified technology and manufacturing company serving worldwide customers, has opened The Honeywell India Technology Center, a new technology facility, in Gurgaon, India.
AZoM.com - Materials and Engineering...

ASEAN offers scholarship on business, technology study - Home ...
In line with the Cha-am Hua Hin Declaration on Strengthening Cooperation on Education to Achieve an ASEAN Caring and Sharing Community, the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) is encouraging regional cooperation by ...
philstar.com - Breaking News

nourishing obscurity » Faith in technology
By Chuckles
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." [Edmund Burke] -------------------------.
nourishing obscurity

App-alling feminist technology - The Hill's Pundits Blog
By mlaws@thehill.com (Sabrina L. Schaeffer)
Anyone who thinks the feminist lobby is obsolete hasn't heard about the Equal Pay App Challenge. The White House recently launched a new competition to create “innovative tools” to help propagate the myth of the wage gap — the notion ...
Pundits Blog

Panasonic bundles eco-sensor technology - The Nation
Panasonic bundles eco-sensor technology. Panasonic AP Sales (Thailand) has announced Econavi, an intelligent eco-sensor technology bundled with air-conditioners, refrigerators, air purifiers...
NationMultimedia.com - Technology

NVIDIA's 2012 GPU Technology Conference, One of the World's ...
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Feb 15, 2012 -- NVIDIA today announced that registration is now open for its third GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in the U.S., one of the world's fastest-growing events focused on computational ...
EDACafe.com ICNews

When Technology and Literature Meet « So Many Books
By Stefanie
If I were a kid again just going to college and deciding to major in literature I would totally go in for Digital Humanities (oh I know I could go to college again, but really, I'm done with getting degrees). Digital Humanities is a new and evolving ...
So Many Books

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