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Amazon Redshift Gets Faster Data Nodes Amazon Redshift Gets Faster Data Nodes

Early last year, Amazon Web Services made Redshift available to the world. The service promised a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud.” AWS fulfilled that promise, and it’s now making it even better. Amazon Web …

ARM Buys Internet of Things Company Sensinode Oy ARM Buys Internet of Things Company Sensinode Oy

Semiconductor company ARM this week announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a software company focused on “Internet of Things” products. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the coming phase of the internet in which a variety of products …

Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node

Motorola is getting ready to unveil their new VSN200 1 GHz 2X2 Optical Node at the 2012 Cable Show. It is the latest innovation in their 1 GHz BAN product portfolio. The concept that was driving the design and engineering …

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Google: “Buzz Will Be Just Another Node”
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When Google announced Google Buzz earlier this week, the company made it abundantly clear that it was interested in Buzz being as open as possible. Looking at the Google Buzz API page, you’ll see that support for Activity Streams, AtomPub, OAuth, PubSubHubbub, Salmon and WebFinger are things that are "coming soon."

Nokia, FinNode Looking For Mobile Plans

It’s not anytime minutes and SMS they want, but they would like to find and reward the winner of a contest for the best business plan in the Web-2-Mobile Business Plan Competition.

10G Integrates Airborne Wireless LAN Node Module into Wi-Fi Communications Adapter

10G, LLC and DPAC Technologies announced today that 10G is integrating the Airborne Wireless LAN Node Module into its Wi-Fi Communications Adapter.

Paul Walker’s Daughter Posts Birthday Tribute

Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow Walker posted a touching tribute to her father on what would have been his 41st birthday. Meadow posted a picture of her and Paul. In the picture, Meadow is a young child, staring into her father’s …

‘Django Unchained’ Actress Daniele Watts Handcuffed After 911 Call About ‘Public Sexual Act’

“Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts is accusing police of racism after she was handcuffed last week when she refused to show her ID to Los Angeles police. The African-American actress and her white boyfriend were livid when police questioned them …

Amy Winehouse Statue Revealed In London

Amy Winehouse was honored today, on what would have been her 31st birthday, when a statue of the late singer was revealed in London. The life-size statue, designed by sculptor Scott Eaton, is located in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood, …

Are You Impressed With The Apple Watch? Are You Impressed With The Apple Watch?

This week, Apple introduced the world to the Apple Watch. Opinions are mixed as you’d expect. Some think the device marks the turning point for the company as the true beginning of the Tim Cook era, and that the device …

Charlie Sheen Stands Up For Stiffed Waiter

Since his infamous meltdown in 2011 actor Charlie Sheen has continued to set his own rules. After leaving Two and a Half Men Sheen starred in the FX series Anger Management. Off-screen Sheen has remained unapologetic about his wild lifestyle, …

Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace

Even if you don’t follow football, it’s unlikely that you’ve not heard about the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and its name and mascot. It’s been controversial for years, but the argument has picked up major steam in recent months. …

Pee Wee Herman: The Original Voice of Roger Rabbit?

Pee Wee Herman and Roger Rabbit are two of the most iconic characters in the film and television industry. Now Who Framed Roger Rabbit leaked footage shows that Paul Reubens was almost the face and voice behind both of them. …

Denny’s Mocks Apple’s Livestream Incompetence Denny’s Mocks Apple’s Livestream Incompetence

As you probably know, Apple held a big press event today to unveil the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch (as well as Apple Pay and a new U2 album). The company made a huge deal …

Apple Watch Unveiled (It’s Not Called iWatch) Apple Watch Unveiled (It’s Not Called iWatch)

After unveiling two new iPhone models – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – and a new payment solution called Apple Pay, Apple finally unveiled its long-rumored smartwatch. No, it’s not called the iWatch. It’s called the Apple Watch, …

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Revealed At Apple Event iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Revealed At Apple Event

At its big press event today, Apple unveiled the long-anticipated iPhone 6 as well as a bigger iPhone – the iPhone 6 Plus. CEO Tim Cook called the news the “biggest advancement in the history of the iPhone”. I feel …

Cher Postpones Tour After Doctor’s Diagnosis

Cher has had to postpone several of her tour stops after doctors diagnosed her with an acute viral infection. According to The Wrap, doctors diagnosed Cher with the acute infection in Los Angeles over the weekend, and have ordered her …

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Relax Before Baby’s Arrival

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher enjoyed some relaxing time before the arrival of their baby. Over the weekend, E! spotted the couple around Los Angeles. A source close to the online magazine told them that, “Ashton is not letting Mila …

Molly Glynn, Chicago Actress, Killed by Falling Tree While Bicycling

“It was just dumb luck.” Molly Glynn, a Chicago theatre actress who went on to play a recurring role on NBC’s Chicago Fire after appearing with renowned companies like Chicago Shakespeare and Steppenwolf, was killed this weekend when she was …

Kelly Osbourne Heartbroken Over Joan River’s Death

Like so many others, Kelly Osbourne is mourning the death of her beloved friend and mentor Joan Rivers. On Thursday, September 4, just hours after Rivers took her last breath, Kelly took to her personal Facebook page to honor the …

Molly Glynn, Veteran Actress and ‘Chicago Fire’ Alum, Dies In Tragic Bicycle Accident

Veteran actress Molly Glynn, whose credits include Chicago Fire, Boss and Early Edition, died Saturday, a day after she was tragically struck by a tree during a bicycle outing in suburban Chicago. Glynn, 46, was riding a bicycle with her …

Joan Jett to Play Music Festival in Place of CeeLo Green

With less than one month to go before the Gretna Heritage Festival, the event’s lineup has just undergone a significant shift. The music festival, a three-day event that will take place in New Orleans on the bank of the Mississippi …

Fisherman Catches Giant Shrimp in Florida

We’ve all heard about fishermen catching huge sharks and fish, and now one fishermen in Florida has caught a giant shrimp. And by “giant shrimp,” we don’t mean something that is just a little too big to be used for …