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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.

WhatsApp on Pace to Hit 1 Billion Users by Year’s End WhatsApp on Pace to Hit 1 Billion Users by Year’s End

If WhatsApp keeps up its recent pace of user growth, the messaging app will have a billion monthly active users by the end of 2015. CEO Jan Koum recently announced the app has crossed the 800 million MAU mark. This …

Gisele Bundchen Makes Teary Exit From The Catwalk After 20 Years

Gisele Bundchen wanted to end her catwalk career where it all began, and that’s just what happened on Wednesday in Brazil during Sao Paulo Fashion Week. Gisele Bundchen ended her last fashion show in the same way her career in …

Reddit Tries Out An Email Newsletter Reddit Tries Out An Email Newsletter

Reddit just announced the launch of its first ever email newsletter. It’s called Upvoted Weekly, borrowing the name of its recently launched Upvoted podcast. It’s opt-in (double opt-in, actually) and promises subscribers the “very best of reddit’s content curated, packaged, …

Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook

On Sunday, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for president, a move that likely wasn’t all the surprising to most. Of course, you can’t run for President without a strong social media presence these …

Dee Snider and Twisted Sister Calling It Quits

Dee Snider and Twisted Sister and putting the act in mothballs. The band had been together with all original members since the 1980s, a feat that few bands can pull off. In all they ahd played for 40 years. Then …

Burt Reynolds Selling Another “Bandit” Car

Burt Reynolds is selling another Bandit car recreation from the iconic films. The car, a Complete restoration of a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, will be sold by Carlisle Auctions of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The car was completely restored by Burt Reynolds’ …

’19 Kids and Counting:’ Why Didn’t Jill Duggar Deliver Israel David Dillard at Home As Planned?

19 Kids and Counting stars Jill Duggar Dillard and hubby Derick Dillard had long planned for a home birth to welcome their baby boy who was born on Monday. So why was Israel David Dillard born in a hospital instead …

Jill Duggar Posts First Photos Of Her Baby Boy

Jill Duggar has been teasing her fans for several days now with updates about contractions, but on Tuesday she finally shared the first photos of her baby boy after giving birth on Monday. The 19 Kids And Counting star and …

Duggar Family Shares Excitement Over Jill Duggar’s Baby, Israel David Dillard

The Duggar family is over the moon with excitement about the arrival of Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard’s baby, Israel David Dillard. Born on Monday night at 11:49 PM, the little bundle of joy weighed in at at impressive nine …

Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard: ’19 Kids and Counting’ Couple Welcomes Israel David Dillard

Jill Duggar has given birth to ‘Baby Dilly.’ She and hubby Derick Dillard of 19 Kids and Counting fame welcomed Israel David Dillard into the world on Monday, April 6th. It was almost April 7th, however. Israel was born at …

Wiz Khalifa: ‘See You Again’ Pays Tribute to Paul Walker, Triggers Reunion With Amber Rose

Wiz Khalifa has a song on the Furious 7 soundtrack, and its music video honors the late Paul Walker in a very touching tribute. The music video for ‘See You Again’ premiered on Sunday. About a week ago, the lyrics …

Jill Duggar: No ’19 Kids and Counting’ Baby On Monday

Jill Duggar hadn’t given birth to Baby Dilly as of Monday. In fact, one source reported the 19 Kids and Counting star wasn’t even officially in labor yet. According to the Duggar Family Blog, an update will be posted to …

Mindy Kaling’s Brother Identified Himself As Black to Get Into Medical School

Mindy Kaling‘s brother is claiming he self-identified himself as black in order to get in to medical school after being wait-listed at several schools. According to Vijay Chokal-Ingam, the older brother of Mindy Kaling, he checked his race as black …

Mindy Kaling’s Brother: Being ‘Black’ Got Him Into Med School

In a ruse straight out of the movie Soul Man, Mindy Kaling’s older brother posed as a black man to get into medical school. Vijay Chokal-Ingam recently revealed that he self-identified as black on his medical school applications to give …

Lynyrd Skynyrd Original Drummer Bob Burns Dies in Car Crash

Lynyrd Skynyrd is mourning one of their own. The band’s original drummer, Bob Burns, died Friday in a car crash in Cartersville, Georgia. He was 64. Robert Lewis Burns Jr.always loved music. He formed a band with his teenage friends …

Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Dead In Car Accident

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s former drummer, Robert Burns, Jr., died late Friday night in a one-car accident in Georgia. Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Tracey Watson said Burns’ vehicle went off the road near Cartersville just before midnight Saturday. The car struck a …

Michele Bachmann Channels Sarah Palin as Absentee Muckraker

Michelle Bachmann did not seek reelection to the position in Congress that she rode to fame. She no longer has a seat at the table. But that doesn’t stop her from shouting at the table from a safe distance. In …