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John McAfee was taken into police custody in Guatemala on Wednesday for being in the country illegally, police there have confirmed. The McAfee Security founder had fled to Guatemala to avoid authorities in neighboring Belize, where he is wanted for ... Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/12/mcafee-detained/ VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES ZIONS BAN ASML HOLDING... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Some small and large companies don't have a social media presence -- sometimes, for good reason. More About: Small Business, Social Media, features, mashable, open forum Source: http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/9oSOnvWw3Dg/ SUN MICROSYSTEMS INFORMATICA SAIC TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED BHARTI AIRTEL Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Apple is lifting restrictions on the number of iPhone 5 handsets a single customer can buy at once. Customers were previously allowed to buy two phones per transaction, with a ten-phone lifetime limit. That now appears to have been increased to a ten-phone limit per transaction, with no lifetime limit.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Oscar Niemeyer, the famed Brazilian architect who created some of the world's most famous modernist buildings, has passed away at the age of 104. In his life, he became one of Modernism's most celebrated architects and through his genius, Niemeyer was able to bless the world with delectably curvaceous shapes.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Hot tubs come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. The features that are included range from very simple to highly complex. Owners use the control panel to adjust the different options that are available. Control panels could be digital with a clear display and small buttons. Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/home-improvement-articles/understanding-the-controls-on-a-hot-tub-6339815.html... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Among the high school programs growing in popularity is food service and nutrition. Students taking these types of classes often discover an interest and a knack for cooking. This is leading to a growing number of students pursuing their interest in cooking and baking through their majors in colleges and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
This is the most accurate, highest resolution true color night image of planet Earth to date. These images are truly extraordinary, "an unprecedented new look at our planet at night," as NASA says. It's the newest and sleekest version of the Blue Marble. NASA calls it the Black Marble. And... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
New submitter Lonewolf666 writes "According to SemiAccurate, AMD is introducing new Opterons that are essentially 'Opteron-ized versions of Vishera.' TDPs are lower than in their desktop products, and some of these chips may be interesting for people who want a cool and quiet PC." And on the desktop side, ZDNet... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
SOPA is dead, but its author, Lamar Smith, is still very much alive. In fact, he's just been named the head of Congress' Science, Space, and Technology Committee. That's very bad. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/U_c6tfBWP8Q/the-new-head-of-congress-science-and-tech-committee-sure-doesnt-seem-to-like-science-much SYNTEL F5 NETWORKS IXYS EMC IMS HEALTH Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Google's roving uncle, Eric Schmidt, has sat down with the Wall Street Journal to talk about life and times at Mountain View. When asked about the ongoing saga between Apple and Android manufacturers, Schmidt said "it's extremely curious that Apple has chosen to sue Google's partners and not Google itself."... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
A evaluation of what psychiatry is and what psychiatrists do. Discover all about mental health disorders and how they are tackled by these important professionals. Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/mental-health-articles/what-is-psychiatry-6339257.html OPENWAVE SYSTEMS KEY HON HAI PRECISION IND POWERCHIP SEMICONDUCTOR IBASIS Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
The PhoneScope 3D offers high-resolution magnified 3D scanning that can have applications for users ranging from forensics specialists to CGI animators. But its developers mostly just want people to have fun with the iPhone add-ons. After years in development, PhoneScope 3D is now raising funds on Kickstarter. Source: http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/03/phonescope-3d-gives-iphone-users-a-high-res-3d-scanner-in-their-pocket/ ELECTRONIC... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
westlake writes "From Peoria, the WSJ a look at the giant trucks manufactured by Komatsu and Caterpillar. 'In certain areas — notably aircraft, industrial engines, excavators and railway and mining equipment — the U.S. exports far more than it imports. These industries produce relatively small numbers of very expensive goods,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
There are hundreds of devices to choose from when you're considering a new desktop computer, laptop or mobile device. We're overwhelmed by all of the choices we have, but choice is good. When it comes to computing, as far as operating systems, there are three huge players: Microsoft, Apple and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Apple has just expanded their already formidable lead when it comes to international, online content from the iTunes Store. In total, 56 new countries now have access to iTunes music, including several in Eastern Europe and a plethora in Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
While Netflix is entering into the exclusive content game, it's not giving up on its roots as a streaming service delivering movies from other content creators. Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/12/netflix-disney-deal/ TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTOR APPLE COMPUTER SI INTERNATIONAL ON SEMICONDUCTOR VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
See that laptop up there? Basically, HP has announced something like that every year for we don't even know how long. It's always a convertible PC of the traditional sort, one with a fixed screen that swivels around and can fold down into tablet mode. It always supports a mix... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Who says NASA doesn't have big plans for the next decade? Following the universally extolled launch of Curiosity onto Mars' surface earlier this year, the American space entity is reportedly looking to launch another in 2020. The news was dealt at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco today,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Heroku announced a new version of its Add-Ons Marketplace to give developers a "program in a box," so they can focus on the apps they're developing instead of spending time on such issues as marketing and billing. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/h-zRcS-tA5c/ IBASIS HARRIS PROGRESS SOFTWARE CISCO SYSTEMS DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Nothing goes better with a delicious meal than an engaging conversation, and what better way to spark a discussion over dessert than to reveal to your guests that they're actually dining on fine bone china patterned to look like human tissue? And not just any tissue, but samples from the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Although leaked details of the new Redbox Instant service suggested a launch date within the next couple of weeks, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam (Verizon's is Redbox's partner in "Project Zoetrope") told investors today that it would launch commercially in Q1 2013. The Hollywood Reporter and Variety indicated his comments came... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Like any other metal, steel can become sharp or jagged when damaged. If you've got an iPhone 4S and you've physically damaged the volume buttons, a DIY repair can get them back into like new condition in no time. If you didn't opt for AppleCare+ and your normal warranty won't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
A new venture from an iRobot co-founder called CyPhy Works has borne fruit in the form of two flying drones dedicated to surveillance duty. The first, called Ease, is a mere foot in diameter by 16-inches tall and can fly safely in tight spaces or through open windows or doors,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
Anyone that's ever tried to plan an outdoor activity in advance knows that weather forecasting is not an exact science, but the perpetual sky-watchers at NASA may have inadvertently found a way to improve these guesstimations. They have been testing a laser system for measuring lunar dust and soil kicked... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog
I've been using Windows 8 off and on for the past few weeks and, while I agree with many of the sentiments expressed by folks like Chris Pirillo and our own MG Siegler, especially regarding the Surface RT, I still think Microsoft did a good (not excellent) job on Win8.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at llonaweinberg's blog