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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.

Miss America Prom Stunt Results in Suspension Miss America Prom Stunt Results in Suspension

Patrick Farves’ dream of attending the prom with Miss America Nina Davuluri won’t come true, but his actions have made national headlines. During an assembly at Central York High School in York, PA, the high school senior decided to ask …

Kim Novak Speaks Out On Oscar Bullying Kim Novak Speaks Out On Oscar Bullying

Kim Novak has finally decided to speak out on the extensive bullying and criticism she received during her appearance as a presenter at the Oscars. “It’s time to address the elephant in the room…the Oscars. I was very excited when …

Reverse 911 Calls Are Not Fun To Get At 2 AM Reverse 911 Calls Are Not Fun To Get At 2 AM

A series of reverse 911 calls has apparently gotten under the skin of quite a few Virginia Beach residents. The reverse 911 call was meant to inform locals about a road reopening. From the thousands of complaints that followed the …

Kim Novak Fights Back On Facebook Kim Novak Fights Back On Facebook

We want our Hollywood actresses to stay young and pretty, but we don’t want them to mar their faces with plastic surgery. It’s a no-win situation that every actress has to face sooner or later: go the natural route and …

Glen Campbell, Country Legend, Moved to Care Facility Glen Campbell, Country Legend, Moved to Care Facility

Country music legend Glen Campbell was moved to an Alzheimer’s care facility last week, a friend of the family told the media. “I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We’ll know more next week,” the family …

Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Won’t Feature At Least One Actress from the Original Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Won’t Feature At Least One Actress from the Original

If and when the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel finally comes together, there’s one actress from the original film that most likely won’t be involved. Mara Wilson, who played little Natalie in the 1993 hit, has taken to Twitter to state that …

Marlon Wayans Uses Every Social Medium Imaginable to Promote ‘A Haunted House 2′ Marlon Wayans Uses Every Social Medium Imaginable to Promote ‘A Haunted House 2′

Marlon Wayans can’t stop. The comedian will use every medium at his disposal to promote his latest movie, A Haunted House 2. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are the usual suspects. But whoever heard of using Snapchat to promote a …

Portland Shootout Kills K-9, Injures Officer; 3 Suspects in Custody Portland Shootout Kills K-9, Injures Officer; 3 Suspects in Custody

A Portland Police Bureau K-9 German Shepherd was shot and killed early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded, during the investigation of a burglary at a retail store in Southwest Portland, Ore. Mick, the police K-9, was fatally shot with at …

4K TV Lineup Priced by Sony, Available For Pre-Order 4K TV Lineup Priced by Sony, Available For Pre-Order

Sony Electronics this week announced that it will begin selling nine new 4K ultra HD TV models sometime in June. The models are those that the company showed off at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The new TVs are part …

Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC Injured in Car Accident Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC Injured in Car Accident

Lawrence O’Donnell is taking several weeks off as host of MSNBC’s The Last Word to recover from injuries he sustained in a taxi accident with his brother while on vacation outside of the U.S., the network said Monday. O’Donnell and his brother, Michael, were …

Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Artist To Blame? Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Artist To Blame?

Tragic events should inspire people to show empathy for the affected victims with words of support and acts of kindness. Unfortunately, some would prefer to use these horrible incidents to draw all the wrong kinds of attention to themselves. Case …

App Pirates Guilty of Copyright Infringement App Pirates Guilty of Copyright Infringement

Back in January the U.S. charged four people in connection with pirate app stores developed for Android devices. Now all four of these defendants has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. The cases represent the …

Lunar Eclipse Gives A Full Blown Blood Moon (Photos) Lunar Eclipse Gives A Full Blown Blood Moon (Photos)

In one of the most spectacular astronomical events in years, the full lunar eclipse brought out the the experts, and the novices. People gathered at spots they were certain to see this rare phenomenon and took their share of photos …

Armored Van Crash: Loomis Spills Money All Over Michigan Town in Record Snow Armored Van Crash: Loomis Spills Money All Over Michigan Town in Record Snow

An armored van crashed today in Vienna Township, Michigan, resulting in cash and coins spilling out over the roadway. The Flint Journal broke the story, with initially little detail. The location was known, and rolls of money were reported to …

Lunar Eclipse Photos of Blood Moon Dazzle the World Lunar Eclipse Photos of Blood Moon Dazzle the World

Unfortunately for some, dreams of gazing upon Monday night’s Blood Moon were shattered because of the weather. However, there was some compensation with the plethora of incredible shots that hit the internet during the event — and in the hours …

1971 Disappearance Of Two Teenage Girls May Have Finally Been Solved 1971 Disappearance Of Two Teenage Girls May Have Finally Been Solved

The 1971 disappearance of two teenage girls from Vermillion, South Dakota hasn’t been on the public radar for more than 40 years. After all, even the families of the two girls would have given up after not hearing anything for …

Chelsea Could Be Headed For Politics Chelsea Could Be Headed For Politics

As the daughter of two of the most recognizable political figures in the U.S., it was inevitable that Chelsea Clinton would be asked about her political ambitions. The 34-year-old has always deflected such questions in the past, but now it …