Posts Tagged ‘ blog ’

Nokia X3 Touch and Type Phone Combines Touchscreen, Keypad

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Nokia introduced the X3 Touch and Type Aug. 17, on the Nokia Conversations blog. Touch screen or keypad? No need to decide, says the Finnish phone maker. In a first, it’s combined the two, offering a 12-button keypad to complement the X3s 2.4-inch touch screen.   Our research tells us consumers who have invested
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Microsoft ‘Vail,’ ‘Aurora’ Server Builds Are Now in Preview

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft has released preview builds of its Windows Home Server, codenamed Vail, and its Windows Small Business Server, codenamed Aurora. The new Vail build adds native support for Mac OS, and can be downloaded here. Other features include improved multi-PC backup and restore, simplified setup, media streaming outside a home or office, and a
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Vine Talk: Warming trends may change global wine map

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:27am EDT Edward Deitch is an award-winning wine columnist based in the United States. He created and wrote a weekly column for eight years on and in 2010 launched a wine blog, He also serves on tasting panels for Wine & Spirits Magazine. The opinions expressed are his own.
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Oracle Suit Against Google Android Part of Anti-Open Source Drive

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Oracle Corporation has long held a unique position in Californias Silicon Valley. It is to some the most reviled company in the valley. The lawsuit against Google for its use of Java technology in its Android smart phone software is just the latest example of Oracle’s determination to crush any company it believes is intruding
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Microsoft Releases New MySQL Migration Tool

Aug 13th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft has released a database migration tool with the aim of bringing MySQL users to SQL Server and SQL Azure. Microsoft added the new tool kit in a refresh of its existing SSMA (SQL Server Migration Assistant) family of products. In addition, the company added SSMA for Microsoft Access to provide direct migration from
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Web embraces JetBlue flight attendant in NY ruckus (AP)

Aug 12th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – A folk hero in digital times, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater has been thoroughly embraced by the Web. Not only have news stories about his meltdown on a plane from Pittsburgh to New York City been exceptionally popular on the Internet, but he’s been feted in all manner of online tribute. Even
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MTV selects its first-ever Twitter jockey (AP)

Aug 9th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – MTV has named 23-year-old Gabi Gregg its first “Twitter Jockey.” Gregg won the position Sunday night after a nationwide vote. The TJ position is the updated version of the network’s VJ job, and Gregg will report on pop culture news using Twitter, Facebook, blogs and MTV’s website. Gregg graduated from Mount Holyoke
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Pres. Obama Announces Nominees For Two USAID Leadership Posts

Aug 9th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Aid / Disasters Article Date: 09 Aug 2010 – 5:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article President Barack Obama has announced his intention to fill two more leadership positions at USAID, Foreign Policy’s “The Cable” blog reports. According to the blog, Donald
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Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch Rumors Abound

Aug 8th, 2010 | By technologynews

If you believe the weeks rumors, Apple is preparing to launch a camera-equipped iPod Touchone that would conceivably allow users to video-chat with one another via FaceTimewhen it carries out an expected iPod refresh this fall.   An iPhone parts supplier sent us these photos of what are claimed to be the front LCD and
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Microsoft Adds Taxi Fare Calculator, OpenStreetMap, Color

Aug 4th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft has integrated a handful of new features into Bing Maps, in yet another salvo in the applications long-running battle with Google Maps. The additions include a Taxi Fare Calculator and a World of Football app that displays soccer scores from around the world and zooms into stadiums. In addition, Bing Maps is now rendered
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