18 February 2013

NASA Schedules 2nd SpaceX Resupply Mission

NASA Schedules 2nd SpaceX Resupply Mission for March
Motley Fool
For the second time in less than five months, Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, will be looking to make history next month. The first time was when, on Oct. 8, SpaceX became the first privately owned space company to successfully launch a rocket to ...


Social media survey looks at race, gender and age of users
PCWorld (blog)
Social media users who are white tend to flock to Pinterest, Twitter is popular among blacks and people who live in cities, more people on Facebook are women than men and Instagram attracts adults under 30, a newly released survey finds. The interesting ...

Dropbox for iOS offers new notifications and a pdf reader
SlashGear
Dropbox for iOS has just been updated to version 2.1, and with it comes a few updates that should make your Dropbox experience much more pleasant. In order to take advantage of this new Dropbox update, your mobile device has to be on iOS 5 or higher.

SlashGear


United Nations Reviewing Asteroid Impact Threat
Space.com
The Russian fireball and the close flyby of the asteroid 2012 DA14 on Friday (Feb. 15) came at a moment in time when the United Nations is discussing international response to the near-Earth object impact concern. Detailed discussions about the Russian ...

Scientists create 'sixth sense' brain implant to detect infrared light
Telegraph.co.uk
Scientists have created a "sixth sense" by creating a brain implant through which infrared light can be detected. Although the light could not be seen lab rats were able to detect it via electrodes in the part of the brain responsible for their sense of touch.

Telegraph.co.uk

BMW recall: 51 970 cars affected in South Africa
Moneyweb.co.za
PRETORIA – BMW South Africa confirmed on Sunday that there are 51 970 BMW cars sold in South Africa that are affected by possible failure of the plug connector at the power distribution box. The problem has led to BMW recalling almost 570 000 cars in ...

Alfa Romeo Gloria concept announced for Geneva
Torque News
A collaborative project between Alfa and students at the European Design Institute, the Gloria is a car meant for the Asian and American markets. n/a. Alfa Romeo Gloria concept. Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, the Alfa Romeo Gloria ...

Torque News

Staples Soon To Carry Apple Products
Hot Hardware
Apple rumors are to be taken with their own kind of salt, but the smoke that's leading to fire here certainly seems plausible. In recent years, Apple has started to offer its products in more places than just online or in one of the few Apple Stores scattered about ...

Hot Hardware

Wii U suffers post-holiday season sales slump
ITProPortal
Nintendo's flagship gaming console Wii U had a terrible January, selling merely 50,000 units in the US. Even though NPD no longer publishes monthly US hardware sales figures in the US market, the data was leaked to Gamasutra by an NPD insider.

ITProPortal

Is HTC One the company's last attempt?
The Droid Guy
We know that the 19th of this month is a very important day for the Taiwanese smart phone manufacturer, HTC. The company is going to unveil its brand new smart phone, the HTC One (according to rumors of course). The rumor mill has pushed out lot many...

The Droid Guy

Sister of Facebook founder to write memoir, kids book
Arizona Republic
Randi Zuckerberg attends Seventh Annual Women Of Worth Awards at Hearst Tower on Dec. 6, 2012, in New York City. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images. SHARE URL EMAIL. Tweet. FONT: A A A. Photo URL: To: From: Add a brief message (optional): Comments ...

Arizona Republic

Full Size iPad is Due for a Redesign, Analyst Says
Hot Hardware
Investment research firm Piper Jaffray suspects Apple is gearing up to host a press event by the end of April, one in which in the Cupertino outfit will introduce a line of redesigned iPad tablets. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster pointed out to clients that over ...

Hot Hardware

Adobe Photoshop 1 Source Code Released for Free
Hot Hardware
If there's one piece of photo editing software that just about everyone seems familiar with, or at least acquainted with, it's Photoshop. Adobe's history in the space stretches back many years, and every new edition of the program receives huge amounts of ...

Hot Hardware

Birder Has Already Added 30 Species to Great Backyard Bird Count
The Virginian-Pilot
You don't have to go out In the wind and cold to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count today. Look at the photographs that Stuart McCausland in Virginia Beach's Brigadoon neighborhood took at his own bird feeder on Friday and Saturday.

The Virginian-Pilot

Watch Dogs Looking At A Holiday 2013 Release
Gaming Union
E3 2012 was taken by surprise last year when Ubisoft announced Watch Dogs. The game had unbelievable graphics and totted some pretty unique gameplay as well as multiplayer. The game now has a more detailed time for release thanks to a marketing...

Gaming Union

New Stats Show Apple's iPhone Dominance in Web Traffic due to Savvier users
Patently Apple
Apple and Samsung are two of the most powerful players in the mobile industry today with 91% market share for iOS and Android smartphones. Both companies launched new flagship smartphones in 2012 with Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S III.


Bioshock Infinite's new “Truth from Legend” trailer explains Songbird
TechnologyTell (blog)
With Bioshock Infinite coming out in about a month, trailers for the game have been coming down like water from a waterfall. This new trailer serves as a part two to Irrational Games' psudo-documentary, Truth From Legend: Columbia, A Modern Day Icarus?, ...


Microsoft's new job listing leaks more Windows Blue data
StudentNewsIE.com
We have had our share of rumors about the upcoming update from Microsoft for Windows 8 for computers, Windows Phone for smart phones, and Windows Server 2012. This update is the Windows Blue. The update is coming to both Windows Phone 8 ...


Will the new BlackBerry click in the Indian smartphone market?
Livemint
Reports peg the India price of the Blackberry Z10, expected to launch in the country on 25 February, at around `39,000. Photo: Mark Blinch/ Reuters. Also Read. Restructuring gave us the ticket to race last year: BlackBerry CEO. Updated: Sun, Feb 17 2013.
Livemint

Tesla Motors' CEO fought fire with facts, and he may have won
National Post
This week's highly-publicized exchange between the New York Times' John Broder and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has become an amazing case study for the idea of truth in journalism, and the significant hurdles facing the future of electric automobiles.

National Post

Russia cleans up after meteor blast injures more than 1000
Reuters
By Andrey Kuzmin. CHELYABINSK, Russia | Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:02pm EST. CHELYABINSK, Russia (Reuters) - Thousands of Russian emergency workers went out on Saturday to clear up the damage from a meteor that exploded over the Ural mountains, ...


Aussie Observatories Had Front-Row Seats To Asteroid 2012 DA14. Here Are ...
Gizmodo Australia
27,700km sounds far, far away… but not when you're talking about a 50m wide, 190,000t asteroid. In this case, it's 2012 DA14, which made its pass by our tiny area in the Solar System in the early hours of Saturday. It was close enough for a number of ...


Russian meteorite images caught on dashboard cameras
NDTV
It is no coincidence the first videos that captured the images of a meteorite breaking apart over central Russia on Friday were shot from drivers' dashboard cameras. The small video cameras, fixed to the dashboard or rear view mirror of a car to film oncoming ...

NDTV

Apps for your day to keep the doctor away
Times of India
Regardless of where you go, your cell phone is always with you - whether it's on your morning walk, to the office, out lunching with colleagues, an evening with friends, or a workout session at the gym. Why, you probably sleep with the device besides you too.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 2' week one championship qualifier recap
Examiner.com
Related topics. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 · black ops 2 · Call of Duty Championship. Advertisement. Activision posted a recap yesterday on the "Call of Duty" Elite website of the week one qualifying matches for “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” hosted by Major ...

LinkedIn unveils new feature to help members find their dream job
IBNLive
New Delhi: LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, has unveiled a new feature - LinkedIn Jobs, as per a blog post. LinkedIn's Vaibhav Goel elaborates that the new LinkedIn Jobs is an attempt at helping users find their dream job. The feature brings ...

IBNLive

Climate change action within Obama's grasp
Palm Beach Post
President Barack Obama needs the Republican Party's blessing for many of the proposals he outlined in his State of the Union address last week, but climate change is not one of them. Using existing laws, regulations and international agreements, the ...


Rumor: Sony to Unveil Game Streaming Capabilities on PlayStation 4
PC Magazine
Let the rumors continue! With the impending (likely) announcement of Sony's new PlayStation console but a few days away, a new report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that Sony will also be unveiling new streaming capabilities for the device this ...

A full-featured keyboard pairs with the Apple iPad Mini
Times of Oman
While the small size of the iPad Mini is its charm, it is also a liability. The challenge of typing on a glass keyboard increases as its size shrinks. But accessory makers have come to the rescue. For the Mini, Logitech has created a diminutive keyboard with ...

Times of Oman

Soon Facebook Will Let You Pay To Promote Friends' Posts
Babble
facebook-logo2-300x300 Want to help your friends promote their Facebook posts? Well, soon you can do more than just share your friends' posts on your own wall – you can actually pay to promote their posts as well. These days, an average of only about ...

Sega's Back In The Hardware Game With A Gaming PC
Gameranx
Sega's back in the hardware game—but before you get excited about a new Dreamcast, just know that the game publisher has instead announced a line-up of retro-themed gaming laptops. Co-developed by Japanese PC retailer Enterbrain, the new laptops ...

Gameranx

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Technology Powers Cigarette Boat
GTspirit
Mercedes AMG has incorporated the technology used in the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive to power a Cigarette Racing boat. The partnership involves a cooperation between the German firm and Affalterbach Miami. The project has produced the ...

GTspirit

Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey hits Kickstarter target, gameplay ...
games.on.net
In just over a week, generous backers have met and exceeded Red Thread Games' US $850,000 Kickstarter goal for Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey. A new thank you video has been released, but the developer has also posted new stretch goals ...


EA and Zynga agree to settle The Ville dispute
ITProPortal
Electronic Arts and Zynga have reached a settlement over the dispute involving the massively popular title The Ville. With this development, both the gaming giants are now believed to be working towards dismissing the lawsuit that EA filed against Zynga last ...


German court rules in favor of Facebook: no more pseudonyms for account holders
VR-Zone
A recent court battle in Germany over the legality of Facebook's real name policy has temporarily halted. Facebook argued that they do not observe German privacy laws because their E.U. headquarters are in Ireland—the court agreed, at least for now.

VR-Zone

Opera Buys Skyfire
RootzWiki
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RootzWiki

Tamagotchis are back and taking over your smartphone
Canada.com
Namco Bandai is going after the late teens to early 20s crowd that experienced the initial Tamagotchi craze first hand as children. The app is basically the exact same first-generation Tamagotchi you might have owned years ago. It features the same pixelated ...

Canada.com


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