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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.

Facebook’s Internet.org App Brings Free Internet to the Under-Connected Facebook’s Internet.org App Brings Free Internet to the Under-Connected

Nearly a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a new initiative called Internet.org, with the stated mission of making the internet available to all (making affordable internet access available to the two thirds of the world not yet connected, …

Amazon Offers $1 Video Credit If You Let Them Take Their Sweet Ass Time Shipping Amazon Offers $1 Video Credit If You Let Them Take Their Sweet Ass Time Shipping

Amazon Prime members: As long as you’re in no rush to get your new yoga mat, Amazon will give Prime members a $1 Amazon Instant Video credit if you let them take their time in shipping it. They’re calling it …

Sandra Bullock Celebrates 50th Birthday in Wyoming Sandra Bullock Celebrates 50th Birthday in Wyoming

Sandra Bullock celebrated her 50th birthday far away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood last week. The A-list actress turned the big 5-0 on Saturday, but Thursday evening she was in Jackson Hole, WY with a handful of friends …

‘Kissing Bug’ Illnesses On the Rise in the U.S. ‘Kissing Bug’ Illnesses On the Rise in the U.S.

Members of a typically subtropical family of insects commonly known as kissing bugs have been making their way further north in the United States, while carrying the deadly Chagas disease. Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is a parasitic ailment caused …

Terrible Prognosticator Posts ‘Y’all Will Never Catch Me’ on Police Facebook Page Terrible Prognosticator Posts ‘Y’all Will Never Catch Me’ on Police Facebook Page

In Anne Arundel County Florida Maryland, police are celebrating the arrest of a man who overestimated his skills of evasion. Like many police units across the country, the Anne Arundel County Police have turned to social media to help raise …

Florida Man Points Gun at Cat’s Face, Posts Pic to Facebook Florida Man Points Gun at Cat’s Face, Posts Pic to Facebook

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is at it again! What kind of lovable hijinks is he getting into this time? Is he trying to “drive off” his drunk? Is he sending bomb threats to high schools via Facebook message? …

Kayte Walsh, Kelsey Grammer Welcome New Baby Boy

Kayte Walsh and Kelsey Grammer welcomed their second child together–a baby boy named Gabriel–on Tuesday. Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer will follow in his dad’s tradition of going by his middle name. Kelsey Grammer’s given name is Allen Kelsey Grammer. Baby …

Priscilla Presley To Fans: “Calm Down” Over Planes

Priscilla Presley is doing her best to keep Graceland running and to keep the memory and presence of Elvis Presley alive. Insane amounts of fans flock to Graceland in Memphis, TN every August for Elvis Week to remember The King …

China Bubonic Plague Nothing to Panic Over … Yet

An estimated 30,000 people have been quarantined in parts of a northern Chinese city following the death of a man from bubonic plague. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday the city of Yumen in Gansu province was sealed off …

Reba McEntire’s Pray For Peace Video Goes Viral

It seems that Reba McEntire could not have picked a better time to release her ultra-inspiring music video Pray For Peace. The country star posted the video, which has gone viral, on her personal Facebook page on Monday. Many of …

Pamela Anderson, Rick Salomon: Divorce On Hold?

Pamela Anderson has had her fair share of failed marriages. She was married and divorced twice before she married Rick Salomon the first time in 2007. Anderson requested that the marriage be annulled less than three months later. She and …

Shoplifting Selfie Arrest: What Happened?

It turns out that the “selfie” craze wasn’t just the greatest thing to ever happen to the attention whores of the world. Law enforcement officials have a reason to be thankful for them, too. Or at least thankful that some …

Pamela Anderson Caught Kissing Rick Salomon, Divorce Plans Canceled?

Pamela Anderson and estranged husband Rick Salomon just might not be going through with a divorce after all. The maybe-still-a-couple were spotted kissing in Malibu, just two weeks after the Baywatch star filed for divorce. TMZ published a photo of …

Facebook Closes Oculus Acquisition Facebook Closes Oculus Acquisition

Facebook has closed its acquisition of virtual reality technology makers Oculus VR. The deal gained FTC approval in April, and has now completed its final steps. The Wall Street Journal shares this statement from both companies: “We’re looking forward to …

Behati Prinsloo, Adam Levine Marry in Mexico

Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine tied the knot in Mexico on Saturday. The Voice star and Maroon 5 front man married the Victoria’s Secret Angel in front of 300 guests. Behati wore a stunning Marchesa gown and the couple asked …

Shakira Reaches 100 Million Likes On Facebook

Shakira is officially the most popular person on Facebook! On Friday, July 18, Shakira reached 100 million likes on the social media site, making her the first person ever to do so. “I am honored and humbled about reaching this …

Cheryl Burke Ok With Her Healthy Curves

Cheryl Burke has struggled with her weight for years while appearing on Dancing With the Stars. It seemed to her like she could never get it right for everyone who was criticizing her. “Five years ago, I got criticized by …