19 August 2012

Pussy Riot and tech revolutionaries

Pussy Riot and tech revolutionaries
Computerworld (blog)
IT professionals, people with training in technology, are going to become change agents in the U.S. and globally. You will see more and more people with tech backgrounds emerge as political candidates and protest leaders, and they will bring new ideas ...

6 tech tools to bring out the A student in you
USA TODAY
While the device itself is plug and play, there is bundled software that can process the scans into editable and searchable documents (PDF, Word, Excel and more) thanks to its optical character recognition technology. The IRIScan Book 2 comes in two ...

USA TODAY

Marvell, Groupon losses highlight tech trading
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks were looking for direction in early trading Friday, with Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (US:mrvl) one of the sector's big decliners. The communications chip maker's shares fell 12%, to $10.80, after Marvell ...

EPL Holdings sues Apple over playback tech in QuickTime, iPhone ...
By Kelly Hodgkins
The two sides discussed EPL's playback technology, which lets users speed up and slow down tracks. EPL entered into a four-year non-disclosure agreement with Apple and shared information about its technology with the Cupertino ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

A review of the top grilling apps - Technology News - Crain's ...
Better grilling through technology. Print | Email | ... Yet for those of us who still are learning,technology can help speed our ascension along the barbecue food chain, er, ladder. The best ...Useful stuff, but not particularly high-tech, as apps go.
Chicago Business News

Breaking Tech's Code
Wall Street Journal
The classes are attracting tech-savvy people in transition. "I'm definitely interested in making a career change," said Kirsten Nordine, a 32-year-old product manager at atechnology start-up who is taking Mr. Medford's class. Her résumé includes a ...

Wall Street Journal

Technology Focus: Why Apple And Samsung Should Settle Now
International Business Times
Last week, Koh, 44, a Harvard Law School graduate, former assistant U.S. attorney and litigator for two top-flight Silicon Valley law firms dealing with technology and patents, urged the parties to settle. "I'm going to make one more request that CEOs ...

Marvell Technology - Don't Buy Into The Value Trap, Given Underlying ...
Seeking Alpha
Marvell Technology reported second quarter revenues of $816 million. Revenues were up 2% from the first quarter, but are down 9% compared to the second quarter last year. On average, analysts were expecting the company to report revenues of $852.8 ...

Future of Tech on NBCNews.com
Meeting the people and exploring the inventions that are shaping our horizons.
www.nbcnews.com/technology/futureoftech

Tech, Hip-Hop and Crowdfunding: World Up - The Next Web
... of World Up, a non-profit organization based in New York that fuses technology and hip-hop to educate children. ... How the Tech Scene in India is Changing ...
thenextweb.com/us/2012/08/18/world-up-crowdfunding/

Parrot Zik Headphones are Loaded with Tech — The Gadgeteer
2012 has been an interesting year for headphones, but things just got a whole lot more interesting with the release of the Parrot Zik headphones designed by ...
the-gadgeteer.com/.../parrot-zik-headphones-are-loaded-with-t...

Tech News Recap
Geek Fashion · Dating and Technology · Tech Dating 101 · Geek Gear · Tech Shopping · Laptop Bags · Apple Accessories · Geek Tips · Geek Tip · Photography ...
www.geeksugar.com/Tech-News-Recap-Aug-13-Aug-17-201...

Bike-Share Racked as Tech Woes Continue
Wall Street Journal
In an interview, Ms. Sadik-Khan said the delay had been driven by a messy corporate divorce between the city's vendors—Alta Bicycle Share and Montreal-based PBSC Urban Solutions—and a former technology partner that built the operating system used in ...

Streaming game company OnLive changes hands
San Jose Mercury News
High-profile streaming video company OnLive laid off a substantial portion of its staff Friday as part of a sale of the company. But the Palo Alto-based startup said its new parent company plans to continue operating its services and will hire back "a ... 

High life in the Big Apple
NEWS.com.au
IT'S only been open six years and is yet to be completed, but already it attracts more visitors than some of New York's greatest, long-established institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and MOMA. It also happens to be one of the best ...

Climate change puts Atlantic coastline in crosshairs
USA TODAY
WILMINGTON, Del. -- Inch by inch along parts of the Atlantic Coast, global climate change is running in what scientists warn is geology's version of fast-forward -- swamping and eroding beaches, wetlands and farm fields. Shorelines from North Carolina ...

USA TODAY

Apple, Samsung once again unable to pare down patent case
CNET
Lack of resolution from latest meeting means the jury will likely decide the companies' high-stakes dispute. by Steven Musil Apple and Samsung told a federal judge yesterday that they have unable to reduce the number of claims against each other in ...

Apple iPhones to become mobile casinos
Newsday
Technology Newsday New York > Business Print Aa Apple iPhones to become mobile casinos Published: August 19, 2012 12:04 PM By BLOOMBERG NEWS iPhone users will soon be able to gamble with real money on virtual slot machines, trying their luck with the ...

Newsday

Honda Looks to Silence Critics With New...
ABC News
Honda wants to silence its critics when it rolls out the new Accord this week. The automaker, chastened for cheapening the Civic compact earlier this year, says that won't happen with the midsize Accord. It better not. The sedan is up against the ...

Verizon's Setting the Bar
NBCNews.com
The nation's largest wireless carrier, Verizon Wireless , released their second quarter results on Thursday July 19 th . Verizon's Q2 operating income jumped to $5.7 billion, from $4.9 billion this time last year. Total revenue was $28.6 billion, ...

Google deal hits TripAdvisor
Boston Globe
TripAdvisor Inc.'s shares fell after Google Inc. agreed to buy all of John Wiley & Sons Inc.'s travel assets, including the Frommer's brand, as the owner of the world's largest Internet search engine expands local services. The deal would give Google ...

Boston Globe

Penny-Sized Engine Developed That Can Move Satellites
PlanetSave.com
An extremely small penny-sized rocket thruster has been developed to power the smallest satellites in space, replacing the bulky and heavy engines currently in use. The device was designed by Paulo Lozano, an associate professor of aeronautics and ...

Gen Con, MotoGp Make 'Epic' Weekend For Downtown Indy
WRTV Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS -- As thousands of visitors packed downtown Indianapolis for Gen Con, MotoGP and the IndyFringe Festival, city leaders said they expect tourism revenue to be epic, second only to Super Bowl weekend. The Indianapolis Convention and Visitors ...

Forget the Cloud: DNA Could Become the New Home for Big Data Storage
BostInno (blog)
Although the attention might be on big data, when we talk about where to store it, we tend to look to thumb drives or companies like Dropbox that have been growing in this ever expansive cloud. Over at Harvard, however, a team of researchers have been ...

3D@Home Consortium and I3D Society merger forms largest 3D organization to date
Examiner.com
Related topics International 3D Society 3ality Technica Sony Pictures Animation The International 3D Society has announced over the weekend a merger with the 3D@Home Consortium forming the largest 3D organization in the world.

Facebook photo traced to crime
Green Bay Press Gazette
BARABOO — A Baraboo woman has been arrested after police used a Facebook photo of her bright new hairstyle to connect her to the scene of a burglary.Krysta L. Skaife is charged with being party to a felony count of burglary. The 27-year-old is accused ...

WILL: Prophets of ecological doom get it wrong
Rapid City Journal
WASHINGTON | Sometimes the news is that something was not newsworthy. The United Nation's Rio+20 conference -- 50000 participants from 188 nations -- occurred in June, without consequences. A generation has passed since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, ...

Good e-Reader Week in Review - Aug 13th to Aug 17th 2012
Good E-Reader (blog)
By Michael Kozlowski During the last week the biggest news was Sony finally releasing their latest e-Reader, the PRS-T2. It features more social media integration via Evernote and Facebook. The Bas Group has also launched a new device, ...

Razer DeathStalker Ultimate comes with all-new Switchblade user interface
Coolest Gadgets
by Edwin - on August 19th, 2012 I have mentioned many times in the past before, concerning gamers who are extremely particular with their gaming peripherals. For those who are looking for a decent gaming keyboard to help them frag their way to the top, ...

Coolest Gadgets

Diablo 3 Starter Edition Is Free-to-Play
Social Barrel
by Francis Rey Balolong Aug 18th 2012 In Gaming Blizzard Entertainment has released a Diablo 3 Starter Edition to promote the recent launch of its massively popular swords and spells game. After its release, Diablo 3 instantly became the world's ...

Social Barrel

HP Creates New Unit To Re-Invent Its Tablet Agenda
Mobile bloom News
Hewlett-Packard is making another attempt to “re-enter” into the consumer tablet business. An internal memo, leaked over the internet revealed that the company will have an exclusive mobility unit to handle the sale of consumer tablets.

Malware For Android Devices On The Rise
Mobile bloom News
The number of news reports and the amount of speculation surrounding the increase in malware in the Android OS is always increasing but until now, a lot of it has been exaggerated and found to be untrue. However, a recent report has raised alarms and ...

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