12 November 2012

Google apparently back online in China

Google apparently back online in China after brief suspension - SlashGear: " Google’s services came back online about 12 hours after they had become unavailable. Bloomberg reported earlier that Google saw an jump in traffic after being blocked, which means that Google’s services are probably coming back across the country. Keep in mind that we don’t have an official reason why Google was blocked just yet, so it’s possible that Google being taken down in China had nothing to do the government appointing new leaders. Whatever the reason, Google seems to be on the way back in China. This isn’t the first time Google’s services have gone dark in the country, and it probably won’t be the last. China has a pretty well-known history of Internet censorship, so it may not be long before we’re reporting that Google has been blocked in the country once again."

Is Intel Intentionally Blurring the Line Between Itanium and Xeon?
eWeek
NEWS ANALYSIS: Is Xeon on an unswerving track to eventually cannibalize its more powerful big brother chip and move into HPC markets? Intel says no, not at this time, that the markets are separate and distinct. There is evidence to the contrary. As each...
 
eWeek

REFILE-IBM surprised by Avantor lawsuit, calls claims exaggerated
Reuters
Nov 10 (Reuters) - IBM, which is being sued by chemicals manufacturer Avantor Performance Materials for fraud and breach of contract in connection with a software project, said the accusations were blown out of proportion and that it was surprised by the ...

Windows 8 security patches to be released
PCWorld (blog)
Windows 8's first security patches will be part of a package of fixes released Tuesday during Microsoft's monthly Patch ritual. Microsoft announced the Windows 8 security fixes in a recent security bulletin. The bulletin was issued days after a security company ...

PCWorld (blog)

Video: Exploring The Elder Scrolls Online
TG Daily
Bethesda Softworks has released a new video which explores the gameplay basics of its upcoming fantasy MMO. The Elder Scrolls Online seeks to take the world, lore, and gameplay of The Elder Scrolls franchise, and translate it into a massively multiplayer ...

NASA & ESA successfully test 'interplanetary Internet' connection
VentureBeat
In what could be a scene from a science-fiction film, NASA and the European Space Agency have tested an “interplanetary Internet” connection by having an astronaut on the International Space Station control a small robot on Earth. Space-focused missions...

VentureBeat

FTC may be close to decision in Google antitrust review
SlashGear
It may not be long before Google finds itself being taken to court by the FTC, as new reports are claiming that the FTC is nearing a decision about whether or not it wants to hit Google with a lawsuit. Mercury News claims that a decision could come before the...

SlashGear

Bethesda 'Close' to Bringing Skyrim DLC to PS3
Tom's Guide
Skyrim DLC may finally be coming to PS3. Skyrim's relationship with the PS3 has been tumultuous. Soon after the popular open world RPG's launch on the console, complaints of a "save glitch" arose, where Skyrim save files ballooned in size as more and ...

What were the terms of the Apple-HTC settlement?
Fortune
FORTUNE -- In Oct. 2010, Apple (AAPL) offered to license its portfolio of smartphone patents to a major Android phone manufacturer for $30 per unit -- a figure it said it was willing to reduce to $24 as part of a patent cross-licensing deal. On Saturday, Apple ...

Xbox 360 update upped USB storage limit to 32GB
Computerandvideogames.com
The latest Xbox 360 dashboard update quietly increased the console's compatibility with USB drives to a 32GB limit. Xbox 360 Screenshot The update, released in late October, added the Internet Explorer web browser, Xbox Video, compatibility with ...

Foxconn considers exporting jobs to US
Sydney Morning Herald
Foxconn, the controversial Taiwanese manufacturer that has become one of the world's largest employers thanks to booming demand for the Apple products it assembles, is reportedly planning to open factories in the United States. With an 800,000 strong ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Space Shuttle trainer exhibit opens
The Wenatchee World Online
photo. The Associated Press. The NASA Space Shuttle Trainer sits on display, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. The trainer, which was built in the 1970s and used to train every space shuttle ...

Crocodiles And Alligators Have Some Of The Most Acutely Sensitive Skin In The ...
PlanetSave.com
Crocodiles and alligators have some of the most acutely sensitive skin in the animal kingdom, new research has found. Though their thick bumpy armored looking skin is immediately recognizable, it may not be obvious at first that so much of their predatory ...

Sandy spotlights climate change
Jamaica Observer
THE late-season formation of Hurricane Sandy, which brought destruction wherever it made landfall, has put into sharp focus the need for urgency in reaching international consensus on dealing with climate change. This is the argument of Clifford Mahlung, ...

Facebook testing out Reply button on comments
VatorNews
Remember back in the earliest days of Facebook, when your wall was just one big window and anyone could edit anyone else's post? Man, that was a terrible system! If someone wanted to be really vindictive, they could go ahead and delete a person's entire ...

Drowsy driving poses risks, especially for younger drivers
Daily Press
One in six fatal crashes involve a drowsy driver, a problem that particularly affects younger motorists, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. A recent survey conducted by the motor club found one in seven licensed drivers between the ages of 16 ...

Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 5 Coming to China Earlier Than Expected: Report
Wall Street Pit
Two of China's leading mobile carriers are preparing to introduce Apple (AAPL)'s iPhone 5 in late November or early December, marking the official entry of the tech giant's latest smartphone into China, reports The Wall Street Journal. In remarks made Friday ...

Ivan Sutherland Presented With Kyoto Prize
iProgrammer
Written by Historian. Saturday, 10 November 2012 17:26. Dr Ivan Sutherland, often dubbed "Father of Computer Graphics" was one of three laureates honored at the 28th Annual Kyoto Prize Ceremony held today in Japan,. The Kyoto Prize is an annual ...

Mazda Set To Build Small Car For Toyota, Will Be Sold In US By 2015
Auto World News
Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday that they will be building a small car for their Toyota brand that will be sold in the U.S. in three years. The sub-compact will be molded after the Mazda2 small car and around 50,000 units of the car will be constructed at their new ...

Auto World News

LaCie launches the PetiteKey USB stick
Geek
The USB stick has become the best solution to ultra-portable storage. You can get multiple gigabytes of data on a stick that easily slides into a pocket and is typically very robust. I have yet to purchase a USB storage device that has failed on me. Storage ...

Geek

Vocal Coral Reefs Signal Chemical Beacon, Tell Goby Fish to Destroy Toxic ...
Latinos Post
Coral reefs are vocal, says Georgia Institute of Technology's Mark Hay. The professor and his team discovered that coral polyps known as Acropora nasuta emit chemcial signals to goby fish when seaweed encroaches on their territory, according to Planet ...

Latinos Post


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