Posts Tagged ‘ technology ’

IBM Supercomputer to Compete on Jeopardy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

People interact with computers through programming languages and user interfaces, which are tools for issuing concrete commands. But when querying one another, humans use language in dense, sophisticated, and ambiguous ways. What if computers could keep up with natural language, and answer questions the way humans ask them of one another? This is
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First Example Of Green+ Hospitals In Germany: Siemens Equips Ethianum In Heidelberg With Futureproof Infrastructure

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 9:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article The Ethianum in Heidelberg is one of the first clinics in Germany to align itself consistently according to sustainability criteria, thus making it a hospital
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WiMax 2 standard dates coming into focus

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

While WiMax is still not the norm in a lot of places, the backers of the high speed wireless technology have big plans for the future. An industry group reported today that WiMax 2 will be set to be an industry standard by early next year if all goes well. 802.16m, the key wireless technology
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Intel Will Acquire Texas Instruments’ Cable Modem Product Line

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Intel plans on acquiring Texas Instruments cable modem product line, in a bid to increase the chip-makers presence in the cable industry and its electronics. Intel will supply those electronics with system-on-a-chip products based on its Atom processor. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Intels broad strategy is to integrate those system-on-a-chip
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Apple manager arrested for taking kickbacks

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Apple has become one of the most influential and profitable technology firms in the world on the back of devices like the iPod and the iPhone among others. The company has been in the news of late for all manner of issues stemming from the design of the new iPhone 4 and the antenna troubles
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Can Computers Pick the Next Big Thing?

Aug 16th, 2010 | By businessnews

They can, to a point—but human interaction can’t be reduced to algorithms By Barrett Sheridan Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive In the early 2000s, a handful of entrepreneurs became convinced that machines could mimic human taste and effectively predict popularity. This was a revolutionary notion, suggesting that the
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Neil Patrick Harris to be father of twins

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

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Apple Manager Charged With Taking Kickbacks

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A manager at Apple Inc has been charged in California with taking kickbacks he received after leaking corporate secrets to Asian companies that supplied iPhone and iPod accessories, court documents showed. Paul Shin Devine, a global supply manager at technology company Apple since 2005, was accused by federal authorities of accepting
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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, Windows Phone 7 Talk Dominated Week

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft had its biggest-ever patch on Tuesday, Aug. 10 and issued 14 new security bulletins. Eight of those were rated “critical,” of which four addressed high-priority vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs, and the Cinepak Codec used by Windows Media Player. And they say August is
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Oracle suing Google over the Android OS

Aug 14th, 2010 | By technologynews

It looks like not everyone is happy over Android devices. Oracle Corporation is suing Google over their Android software. Oracle, who acquired Sun Microsystems and Java earlier this year for 5.6 million dollars earlier this year, is claiming Google “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracles Java-related intellectual property in developing Android according to Oracle spokeswoman
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