You may not Repair Your Car due to Copyright Law There is the issue of the law on copyright infringement as far as car repairs go. Maybe in the future you won’t be able to do some work on your vehicle in the safety of your garage.
Nov 26 2014, 5:22am CST
Aereo becomes a Cable Company It turns out that Aereo does have a plan B after all: it wants to be classified as a cable company. After the Supreme Court sided with broadcasters CBS and ABC last month, ruling that the company was infringing their...
Jul 10 2014, 8:06am CDT
Garantia Changes Name--Again A couple of months ago I posted about the name-change of Garantia, the company that aims to turbo-charge NoSQL product Redis. Garantia is actually a pretty cool company delivering improved performance for Redis users....
Jan 29 2014, 8:55am CST
iPhone 5S Users Siphoning the Data The busy users of Apple’s iPhone 5S as well as 4G networks are virtually siphoning all the data that exists in cyberspace. They are the most data-conscious employers of the services on the face of the planet.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43am CST
Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the huge problems of volume and velocity that a Facebook or a high frequency trader has, even...
Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST
Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis Right now, in most companies, there is a crisis of Business Intelligence dashboards. For good reasons, BI practitioners use the dashboard as way to deliver data and analytics to pretty much everyone. Dashboards are the...
Dec 30 2013, 5:11am CST
The Broken Windshield Fallacy In the Texas section of today’s New York Times (p. 33A) under a four column picture of a fellow installing a new windshield is the headline “Big Rocks, Torn-Up Roads, Fragile Glass.” A sub-headline reads “An Oil Boom...
Dec 22 2013, 11:21am CST
Australia Shared its Citizens’ Private Data with its Allies According to the latest leaks by NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, the Land down Under is guilty of spying on its people too. The secret 2008 5-Eyes document reveals that Australia offered to share its citizens’ private online data with its allies. This has caused outrage among most Aussies
Dec 2 2013, 5:31am CST
New Disc with Million-Year Data Storage Capacity is Created Want to store your data for million years? Possible now. Most discs can store information for a decade or so. But now scientists are about to debut a special nanotechnology disc that has a million year storage capacity.
Oct 22 2013, 9:03am CDT
XKeyscore is the NSA’s Top Secret Tool of Internet Surveillance The XKeyscore is the NSA’s top secret and widest reaching tool of Internet surveillance. Via this superior method of spying, the NSA can tap into virtually everything a user does online. The dangers fraught for cyberspace freaks are too many to even start listing.
Jul 31 2013, 10:50am CDT
T-Mobile and Verizon Data Not Directly Accessed by NSA Two of the phone companies, namely T-Mobile and Verizon, have been let off the hook from any surveillance by the NSA. The reason is that they are partially owned by foreign interests. That saved them from being hounded by the NSA.
Jun 15 2013, 3:53am CDT
Apple to Tell about Siri that How Long it Retains Data Apple offers a mobile service known as Siri which supposedly wipes data after its users have left employing it. This is a more advantageous asset since privacy can be maintained. Voices of concern over privacy are beginning to be raised in response. But Apple reveals today that Siri data will be retained for two years on server.
Apr 19 2013, 1:39pm CDT
PENTAX K-r DSLR Camera unveiled The PENTAX K-r a multi-featured, entry-class digital SLR camera,
featuring simple operation and a host of creative tools
in a compact, lightweight body.
Sep 9 2010, 3:41am CDT
Best Buy Launches First Portable HD Radio Best Buy has announced a new portable HD radio from its in-house brand Insignia. The device is called the Insignia HD Radio Portable Player and is available now on Bestbuy.com. The HD Radio player allows users to listen...
Jul 14 2009, 6:06am CDT
LaCie and Wuala Maker Caleido merge LaCie announced a merger with Caleido AG, the creators of the innovative online storage service, Wuala.
Wuala assembles centralized and distributed storage; the result is a reliable and scalable service. Once files are...
Mar 20 2009, 6:42am CDT
Home Office Suspends Consulting Firm for Data Loss The loss of sensitive data is never a good thing whether it’s the loss of your own personal data or the loss of data from a business. When the lost data contains information on thousands of people things get even worse...
Aug 22 2008, 9:11am CDT
Coby Electronics Introduces New HD Radio Receivers Coby electronics has announced a pair of new portable, cordless HD Radio receivers. Coby says that the pair of receivers is value priced and allows users to receiver HD2 and HD3 broadcasts as well as FM and AM radio...
Jul 21 2008, 7:43am CDT
Ford to Offer HD Radio Across Most Product Lines Ford announced today that it is the first major auto maker to offer HD Radio across multiple product lines. HD Radio will be a dealer installed option available nationwide on nearly all 2008 model ford, Lincoln, and...
Sep 26 2007, 12:31pm CDT
Boston Acoustics Receptor Radio HD
Sharper Image offers the world's first table HD Radio with The Boston Sound system.
HD Radio is making some progress in the United States over the last 4 years. About 1,200 radio stations are HD Radio enabled. The...
Feb 2 2007, 11:00am CST
Join (RED) for World Aids Day Today is World Aids Day. U2's Bono has a special video message on the Join Red site that is worth watching.
We reported about several Product RED gadgets in the past. A percentage of the sales price of each shiny red...
Dec 1 2006, 11:00am CST
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