Archive for August, 2011
A short time ago, a planet has been discovered by the astronomers that is significantly smaller than Jupiter, but holds approximately the same mass. This anomaly has been attributed to the planet’s super-dense carbon composition that is too close to the composition that a diamond possesses. As a consequence, this …..
United Airlines made an announcement earlier this week that their pilots would be going digital. This change, heralded by many as a first step towards the modern age, is a major change by United, which is a direct shift from the most primitive of the manual systems in the aviation …..
The legendary Steve Jobs, one of the founders of Apple, resigned from the position of CEO of Apple Inc. after 14 years of reign. His resignation left everyone in awe and 7% fluctuation was seen in the shares after the stunning announcement. Steve Jobs is a pancreatic cancer survivor and …..
Sprint has seen a major setback after rival, Verizon, became distributor of android phones with Apple’s big hit-the iPhone 4, and AT & T intends to form a merger with T-Mobile, putting Sprint in deeper trouble. But, there could still be hope. According to the Wall Street Journal, iPhone is …..
San Francisco-People, devastated with the earthquake shocks, which just hit the east coast, share their experiences on Facebook and Twitter. The earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.8 quake, hit an area outside Richmond, Virginia. The shocks were felt inside buildings and by the sidewalks. Buildings were abandoned and the press …..
Sony, a recognized brand name in the electronic appliances market, revealed earlier this year their intention to diversify and compete in the tablets market. Whether or not a wise decision, this remains yet to be seen. It might be of interest to note that following the failure of its web-OS …..
Facebook recently had some good news to share with its users, sensitive towards their onsite privacy. Facebook has tweaked its privacy settings, which have been a controversy in the past, pointed at by the newly launched, Google+. The updates give users better control over the information they wish to share …..
Menlo Park, California-Facebook desires building expansions, just when its employees were getting used to its newly built headquarter in Menlo Park, California. According to the San Jose Mercury News, everybody’s favorite social giant intends to setup an additional building, opposite to the complex, it purchased from Sun Microsoft Systems. Justin …..
Research In Motion (aka RIM), creator of BlackBerry Phone, has revealed its new series of BlackBerry Curve Smartphones, claiming to be the most actively social BB Smartphones ever. The Phone is out in three models (the 9350, 9360 and 9370) and functions via BB operating system, version 7. In a …..
Last year, there were released between 20 to 30 Hollywood movies, based on Aliens and UFO’s, with more yet to come. They’re inescapable. Some of the movies are listed here, but the original number is huge. Likewise, scientists are sure of their existence. A report based on analysis of various …..
People, who sell goods through sites like Amazon, Yahoo and EBay, often face difficulty in acquiring working capital form banks. Kabbage, an Atlanta-based online start-up provider, comes to rescue by issuing working capital (not in the form of loans) to such businesses. Not everyone qualifies, though; Kabbage has its ways …..
Hewlett-Packard, recently, took a crack at its luck in tablet market with its operating system-webOS, together with its debut tablet, but the menace continued. The computer giant, HP, made a surprising announcement on Thursday, stating it is going to halt its PC making business-one of the largest in the world, …..
For those living close to the University of California at San Diego, it would be a safer bet to collect money from an ATM machine, located considerably further. Research studies, held at university, have discovered a method of easily identifying numbers of ATM Pins, through the natural body heat, emitted …..
Although, computers, like humans, have the ability to learn, it can be considered as mere imitation when websites, such as Google, attempt to complete search box terms based on a few letters, or when iPhone deduce words-you might type in your text message. Making a computer machine, perform like an …..