You Are Browsing ‘tech’ Category

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Salesforce.com has completed a review of the judging process for the hackathon it held at last month’s Dreamforce conference, and as a result it will award a second $1 million prize to the initial runner-up. The probe “determined that the …Salesforce.com Announces Two $1 Million Winning Teams for the Salesforce1 …MarketWatchWarning: That hackathon you’re participating in may be riggedITworld.comSalesforce loses money, but masters art of distractionUSA TODAYZDNet –CNETall...

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Apple has acquired Topsy, a social media analytics company that analyzes a range of data from Twitter, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Apple paid more than $200 million for Topsy, the Journal said. The company provides a …Apple acquires Twitter analytics firm Topsy for around $200 millionDigital TrendsApple buys Twitter analytics firm Topsy for $200mInquirerApple Taps Into Twitter, Buying Social Analytics Firm TopsyWall Street JournalBBC News –Telegraph.co.uk –The Independentall...

Telegraph.co.ukFollowing reports yesterday that the PS4 had become the fastest selling video game console in UK history, Sony has announced that more than 2.1 million PS4s have been sold worldwide. The company’s President and Group CEO, Andrew House, described …Sony’s PS4 Sales Top 2.1 Million UnitsWall Street JournalSony PlayStation 4 Sales Top 2.1 Million as Hirai Seeks RevivalBloombergSony says PS4 global sales exceed 2.1 mln unitsReutersComputerandvideogames.com –Hindustan Times –Fox Newsall 551 news...

Fox NewsA Senate committee is planning to hold a hearing to discuss the potential impact of integrating drones into civilian life, on the heels of Amazon’s announcement it wants to use the technology to deliver packages. A spokeswoman for Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Amazon’s Jeff Bezos looks to the futureCBS NewsThis Colorado Man Is Ready to Hunt Amazon DronesNational Journal‘What if an Amazon delivery drone crashes into me?’ and 6 other key questionsNBCNews.comThe Spokesman Review –KTULall 1,863 news articles ...

InquirerSOFTWARE DEVELOPER Apple acquired its second company in as many weeks on Monday by picking up Twitter analytics specialists Topsy. Following its acquisition of Primesense, the company behind Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect sensor last week, Apple …Apple ‘pays $200m’ for Twitter-focused TopsyTelegraph.co.ukApple Taps Into Twitter, Buying Social Analytics Firm TopsyWall Street JournalApple buys Topsy to track TwitterFinancial TimesNDTV –BBC News –New York Timesall 235 news articles …read...

Telegraph.co.ukApple has made a rare move into social media by buying Twitter-focused analysis company Topsy. The iPhone maker refused to reveal why it bought the start-up, which studies trends on Twitter to provide its clients with insights into users’ sentiments.Apple buys Topsy to track TwitterFinancial TimesApple Taps Into Twitter, Buying Social Analytics Firm TopsyWall Street JournalApple buys social media analytics firm Topsy LabsBBC NewsNDTV –Indian Express –New York Timesall 214 news articles …read...

Financial TimesAmazon’s announcement on Sunday that it planned to begin delivering packages by unmanned aerial vehicles prompted wildly opposing responses, from those cheering its innovative spirit to those deriding the idea as a far-fetched publicity stunt.Could drone delivery ever be commercially viable?BBC NewsJeff Bezos isn’t the next Steve JobsCNNAmazon testing delivery by drone, CEO Bezos saysUSA TODAYABC News –NBCNews.com –CBS Newsall 1,842 news articles …read more Source: Tech News From Google ...

CBBC NewsroundWe’re used to seeing Koala’s doing very little – sleeping in trees or just hanging about. It’s not often you get to see them doing this. Scientists have been studying the sound produced by male Koalas. They make a deep grumbling sound when they want to … and more …read more Source: Tech News From Google ...

BloombergApple Inc. (AAPL) purchased data-analytics firm Topsy Labs Inc., giving the world’s most valuable company new tools to spot trends as they emerge on Twitter Inc. (TWTR)’s social network. Apple paid more than $200 million for Topsy, said people with …Apple, Not Known For Being Socially Minded, Buys Social Media Analytics Firm …ForbesApple Taps Into Twitter, Buying Social Analytics Firm TopsyWall Street JournalEven Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Thinks Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Data Is Of …GSPInsiderNew York...

New York TimesMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google already runs much of the digital lives of consumers through email, Internet searches and YouTube videos. Now it wants the corporations, too. Bits ...

USA TODAYScientists are still determining how much of Comet ISON survived its annihilating Thanksgiving journey around the sun, but they believe it’s now probably “only dust,” NASA said Monday. “There’s no doubt that the comet shrank in size considerably as it …Did Comet ISON just ruin Christmas? (+video)Christian Science MonitorComet ISON destroyed by the sun, scientists sayPasadena Star-NewsNo return from the dead for Comet ISONReutersSpace.comall 263 news articles …read more Source:...

BBC NewsIt is a low, rumbling bellow that seems very incongruous coming from the mouth of a diminutive koala. And now scientists have found that these famously sleepy marsupials have a evolved a vocal organ that allows them to produce very low-pitched sound.Throat organ reveals depth of koala loveReutersVocal lips the secret to koala’s boom boxABC Science OnlineKoala Bears Make Ultra-Low-Pitch Mating Call Because of Oddly Placed Organ …University HeraldHeadlines & Global News –Pioneer Pressall 33 news articles ...

ComputerworldAfter Comet ISON’s tumultuous close approach to the sun on Thursday, scientists are working to determine whether it still exists or is now nothing more than dust. The comet, which was first spotted in September 2012, quickly gained the attention of …Top Comet ISON watcher calls space rock officially DOACNETJimmy Westlake: RIP Comet ISONSteamboat Pilot & TodayComet ISON is Really Done For This TimeGuardian ExpressSkyandTelescope.com –Discovery News –WKYC-TVall 222 news articles …read...

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in the long-running battle over whether states can force online retailers to collect sales taxes, leaving consumers in many states to enjoy tax-free Internet shopping while others must pay up when …Supreme Court won’t rule on state Internet sales taxesUSA TODAYJustices Won’t Hear Appeal of NY Internet TaxationABC NewsAmazon loses New York sales tax caseBBC NewsWashington Post –Los Angeles Times –Forbesall 178 news articles ...

ReutersDec 2 (Reuters) – Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.Akamai to Buy Cybersecurity Firm Prolexic for $370 MillionWall Street JournalAkamai to pay $370M for DDoS security firm ProlexicComputerworldAkamai to buy DDoS protection specialist ProlexicInfoWorldZDNet –CruxialCIO –VentureBeatall 81 news articles …read...

ITProPortalMicrosoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 have both arrived in the UK now, following the PS4’s launch last Friday (the Xbox was out the week before). The battle for console supremacy has officially begun – one shall stand, one shall fall. Well, actually, if …Xbox Dominates US Black Friday Retail Console SalesThe EscapistGift guide: The Twelve Games of ChristmasUSA TODAYXbox One 500GB Hard Drive SwappedUbergizmoTelegraph.co.uk –San Francisco Chronicle –Computerandvideogames.comall...

US top court declines to hear online retailers tax caseReuters UKWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to tackle the long-standing question of whether Internet retailers like Amazon.com Inc should be required to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. In a case … and more …read more Source: Tech News From Google ...

USA TODAYShares of online retailer Amazon are up more than 1% in pre-market trading with the crucial holiday shopping season kicking off. Today marks Cyber Monday, the digital equivalent of Black Friday, where shoppers scour the Web for deals from businesses like …Kindle Fire HD Cyber Monday DEALS: Up to $100 off Tablet Deals Published by …Wall Street JournalAmazon pushes the Kindle Fire HDX with Apple attack ad and price cutsThe IndependentAmazon critiques iPad Air in new Kindle adTimes of IndiaCNET –Mashable –Forbesall...

Automotive NewsSaab’s new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, today started series production of the 9-3 mid-sized sedan at its plant in Trollhattan, Sweden. Sales of the vehicle will be ”initially focused” in China, the company said in a statement. NEVS says …Saab automobile production restarts after two yearsThe Detroit NewsSaab is back: First cars produced under new ownersSacramento BeeSaab Automobile Is Poised to Resume ProductionWall Street JournalBBC News –Telegraph.co.ukall 78 news articles ...

USA TODAYBEIJING — China successfully launched a lunar probe into space Monday morning, on a two-week journey to deliver a robotic rover to the surface of the moon. The mission marks China’s first attempt at soft-landing a spacecraft on an extra-terrestrial body, …China launches ‘Jade Rabbit’ rover to moon, precursor to manned missionWashington PostChina launches first moon rover, the ‘Jade Rabbit’BusinessweekChina’s Jade Rabbit takes great hop for mankindRegisterBoston Globe –BBC...