By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer
"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us, who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve has lost dear friend and inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind the company that only he could build, and his spirit (more...)
Bridjit Hunter Staff writer The first U.S.-Russia Codeathon, a weekend-long, trans-Atlantic gathering of volunteer computer programmers and civil society experts, took place September 24 and 25 in both Moscow and Washington. In Washington, competitors assembled at American University, while Russian teams competed at the Moscow headquarters of Yandex, an Internet (more...)
Do you remember LulzSec hacking group, who had attacked Sony Pictures Entertainment and many others? Finally the group was found. It's leader Cody Kretsinger,23, was arrested during a morning raid on his home in Phoenix, Arizona. The FBI believes Mr Kretsinger was behind a series of attacks at the (more...)
Facebook users may breathe with relief: Sanford Wallace,43, a.k.a. the “Spam King”, who hacked more that 500 000 FB accounts and sent over 27 million of unsolicited messages has finally surrendered to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. By now he was released on a $100,000 bond. His next court (more...)
There is an old joke: if you don’t have money to buy something – sell your kidney! A 17-year-old Chinese boy named Zheng took this joke too serious. He was dreaming to buy iPad 2 but he couldn’t afford it. So, he has found a broker on the Internet, who offered (more...)
Wow! They did it - flexible smartphone from electronic paper! A prototype of it has been created from a collaboration between researchers at the Human Media Lab at Queen's University, Canada and Arizona State University's Motivational Environments Research group, some information agencies reported. The PaperPhone can do (more...)
Quarterly net profits is of $5.99bn (£3.6bn), nearly double what it made a year ago, Apple reported. Apple sold 18.65 million iPhones, a rise of 113%. But iPad sales were 4.69 million, below analysts' expectations. Sales of the company's computers were strongly higher, up by 28% from a year ago. Apple's figures (more...)
State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) today announced the second episode of the podcast series, “Your Pennsylvania”, has been posted to www.senatorleach.com and iTunes. The series, which premiered last month, highlights the important work and interesting stories of workers around the state. This episode examines Pennsylvania’s attempts to investigate “White Nose (more...)
By Kathryn McConnell Staff Writer They can see around corners, traverse rugged terrain and pick up materials too dangerous for humans to handle. The unmanned robots recently sent by two American companies and a government laboratory are intended to aid workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, which (more...)
After numerous attempts to license their technology, Microsoft has decided to sue Barnes & Noble in addition to two electronics manufacturers on the allegations of patent infringement. Microsoft’s patents include:
- The ability to load webpage’s content prior to background images in order to view the webpage faster.
- Small programs indication of download status.
The iPad 2 smart cover will be released alongside the iPad on March 11. On the previous iPad, Apple developed a case that would protect the iPad; however it made the iPad more bulky by adding weight and size to the device. Also it did not allow the use of (more...)
On March 2nd, Steve Jobs presented the iPad 2 to the world. While many of its specs have been leaked, there has been confirmation on several features, while others have been left out of the 2nd generation iPad. The new iPad features an all-new design and it is dramatically faster. It is (more...)
According to Apple’s website, the new MacBook pro models include “State-of-the-art processors, all-new graphics, and a breakthrough high-speed I/O. Three very big leaps forward.” The new 15-inch and 17-inch pro models feature a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor while the 13-inch models comes in versions that carry a dual-core Intel Core (more...)