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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.

Leonard Nimoy: ‘Star Trek’s’ Mr. Spock Laid to Rest in L.A. on Sunday

Leonard Nimoy, best known for his Star Trek role of Mr. Spock, was laid to rest in a private funeral service in L.A. on Sunday. Nimoy died Friday at the age of 83, having suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease–known …

Jennifer Lawrence: Why Was She Screaming At Director David O. Russell?

The collaboration between director David O. Russell and actress Jennifer Lawrence seems to be one of the most fruitful ones in recent years. Their work on Silver Linings Playbook led to a Best Actress Oscar award for Lawrence, and singlehandedly …

Michelle Rodriguez Clarifies “Minorities Stealing White Superheros” Comments

Michelle Rodriguez came under fire on Friday night when she made comments about minorities trying to “steal” white superhero roles. Michelle Rodriguez was asked if rumors that she would appear in the new Green Lantern film were true. She was …

Nichelle Nichols Remembers Star Trek Costar Leonard Nimoy, Whose Heart Was ‘Bigger Than the Universe’

Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original Star Trek television series, remembered costar Leonard Nimoy Friday as “a true force of strength and his character was that of a champion.” “Leonard’s integrity and passion as an actor …

Jennifer Lawrence Says Stop the ‘Tabloid Malarkey’ Over Feud Rumors With Director David O. Russell

Jennifer Lawrence is dismissing rumors that she engaged in a screaming match with American Hustle director David O. Russell on the set of his next film, Joy. “I adore this man and he does not deserve this tabloid malarkey,” said …

Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, Dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the iconic Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV show and films, died Friday at the age of 83. He had end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed the actor’s …

Did The FCC Get Net Neutrality Right? Did The FCC Get Net Neutrality Right?

As you may have heard, the FCC announced that it has set rules on net neutrality and an open Internet, which it says “will protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote investment in the nation’s broadband networks.” …

Facebook Now Offers Infinite Gender Options Facebook Now Offers Infinite Gender Options

Facebook has finally opened up the floodgates on gender options. Starting today, you can identify yourself however you wish. There are no limits on what you can type in as your gender – unless Facebook decides to moderate it after …

Jessa Duggar: ’19 Kids and Counting Star’ Talks God’s Judgment, Warns Sinners

Jessa Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame recently voiced her conservative religious views–the ones she shares with her famous family–loudly and clearly via Facebook. The newly married Duggar–Jessa married Ben Seewald in November–shared her beliefs via Facebook. This is …

Jill Duggar: ’19 Kids and Counting’ Daughter Begins Countdown to Baby Dilly

Jill Duggar is counting down the weeks to the arrival of ‘Baby Dilly.’ That’s the nickname she and husband Derick Dillard gave their unborn son shortly after learning that the 19 Kids and Counting star was expecting. Now at the …

Improvements Facebook Has Made On Its Way To 2 Million Active Advertisers Improvements Facebook Has Made On Its Way To 2 Million Active Advertisers

Facebook announced that it has reached over two million active advertisers, up from 1.5 million about half a year ago and 1 million a year-and-a-half ago. “Roughly 35% of US small businesses don’t have a web presence at all, but …

Lady Gaga Dominated Oscars Social Media Chatter

The most talked-about moment of Sunday night’s Academy Awards wasn’t an actual award announcement – it was a musical performance. Lady Gaga’s unanimously-praised performance of a Sound of Music medley garnered the most social media chatter during the broadcast – …

Stephen Hawking ‘Very Proud’ of Eddie Redmayne For His Oscar Best Actor Win

Stephen Hawking took to Facebook Sunday to congratulate Eddie Redmayne on his Oscar win for best actor for his portrayal of the ALS-afflicted physicist in The Theory Of Everything. Stephen Hawking was unable to attend the awards ceremony in Los …

Liv Tyler Reveals Her Newborn Son’s Adorable Name

Liv Tyler and her boyfriend, sports agent David Gardner, welcomed a baby boy on February 11th. He was six weeks early. Since then, Liv Tyler and David Garner have kept a pretty low profile except their visits to the hospital …

Scarlett Johansson Starts Girl Band, The Singles, and Releases ‘Candy’

Scarlett Johansson apparently can do anything. Not only is she a drop-dead gorgeous actress, model, wife and mother, she is adding vocalist to her long list of accomplishments. Scarlett Johansson just started a girl band called the Singles with friends …

Liv Tyler Reveals Baby Boy’s Name On Instagram

Liv Tyler revealed the name of her newborn son on Instagram Friday. She posted an adorable pic of the baby’s hand holding an anchor necklace with the caption, “Sailor Gene Gardner”. Liv Tyler gave birth to Sailor six weeks early …

Reminder: Facebook Doesn’t Owe You Free Speech Reminder: Facebook Doesn’t Owe You Free Speech

If you said something really controversial, or created an incredibly offensive page on Facebook, what’s the worst that could happen? In other words, what is Facebook’s recourse? It could block your content. It could remove your page. It could suspend …