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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.

Bubonic Plague: 47 Dead in Madagascar

Bubonic plague has killed 47 people in Madagascar, and health officials fear the death toll will only rise. The outbreak–similar to the Black Death that invaded Europe during medieval times–is spreading to the capital, Antananarivo. The health ministry suspects as …

FAA’s New Drone Rules Could Be Bad for Business FAA’s New Drone Rules Could Be Bad for Business

The Federal Aviation Administration is poised to propose new rules for commercial drones by year’s end, and if they look anything like what the Wall Street Journal is reporting – it’s going to be a rough day for businesses and …

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Reached: Darren Wilson NOT To Be Indicted [BREAKING]

According to reports, the Ferguson grand jury has made a decision in the matter of Officer Darren Wilson and his fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown. Crowds of protesters in Ferguson, Mo. and anxious Americans across the country await word …

Yahoo Mail Experiences Technical Difficulties Yahoo Mail Experiences Technical Difficulties

Yahoo Mail has been experiencing some technical difficulties with service disruption for some users due to the severing of an underwater cable, which the company says was caused by a third party. This morning at 9:45 PST, Yahoo said, “The …

Lou Ferrigno’s Wife Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

Lou Ferrigno’s wife this week accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Carla Ferrigno told the Daily Mail that the assault occurred in 1967 when she was a teenager working as a Playboy Bunny at the Playboy Club. Lou Ferrigno …

Marlo Thomas Center Opens at St. Jude

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this week officially opened its Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration. The 38,000-square-foot center is part of the organization’s new $200 million St. Jude facility in Memphis Tennessee. According to St. Jude the …

19 Kids and Counting: Will TLC Series Be Cancelled Due to Change.org Petition?

One thing that is popping out faster than Duggar children on TLC‘s 19 Kids and Counting is support for a recent petition to cancel the show. And after Honey Boo Boo got the axe, people are wondering if it just …

Leann Rimes Releases Christmas-Themed Pics

Country singer Leann Rimes is looking to be a big part of the holiday season this year. The star has a new Christmas album out and will be spreading her holiday cheer across the U.S. this year with a new …

Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads

The Billboard 200, the decades-old standard for measuring the top albums in the country, is going to begin acknowledging that people use the internet to listen to music these days. According to a report in the New York Times, in …

Lindsey Vonn Bashes Fake Tiger Interview

For over a year now professional skier Lindsey Vonn has been dating golf star Tiger Woods. Though Vonn has said she isn’t looking for marriage she has stood by the golf pro through some tough times. This week Vonn spoke …

Eva Shockey Maligned on Social Media for Bear Photos

Eva Shockey, Canadian co-host of Outdoor Channel series Jim Shockey’s Uncharted, has come under fire after appearing in pictures with a 510-pound black bear her father shot, during a hunting exhibition in North Carolina on November 14. Shockey, 26, the …

Ashton Kutcher, Uber Investor, Gives His Two Cents Ashton Kutcher, Uber Investor, Gives His Two Cents

As we’ve reported this week, Uber is catching a lot of flak over statements made by a company VP and more recently, actions made by another exec. In short, an Uber VP named Emil Michael recently proposed that Uber could, …

Uber Exec Under Fire for Using ‘God View’ to Track Journalist Uber Exec Under Fire for Using ‘God View’ to Track Journalist

In the wake of an Uber VP’s comments about possibly digging up user data and using it against critical journalists and the absolute crapstorm that followed, Uber says that it is investigating its top NYC exec for privacy violations. According …

Richard Simmons Says He’s Ok After Reports of Depression, But Friends Aren’t Buying It

Richard Simmons says that all is well following reports from close friends that the health exercise guru is suffering from depression so bad that he is practically a recluse. But, not so fast. According to TMZ, close friends are now …

Amy Adams: “I’m 40 and I Still Care What People Think of Me.”

Fame and success can’t stop Amy Adams from being a worrier-turning 40 added to her long list of concerns. Despite Adams’ five Academy Award nominations, her self-doubt persists. Nothing may stop the Man of Steel actress from her daily stress. …

Jude Law in Talks to Play Villain in ‘King Arthur’

Jude Law may play a mysterious villain in the legend of King Arthur franchise. Time and time again, King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable have been inspiration for various stories, in various forms of media. In 2008, the …

Chrissie Hynde Swings Back Behind New Album, Odd to Be ‘Solo’

Chrissie Hynde has pretty much been The Pretenders for decades. She is the voice of such classic tracks as “Middle of the Road,” “Brass in Pocket,” and “Don’t Get Me Wrong.” So for Chrissie Hynde to do something that could …