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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.

Paula Deen Targeted Over ‘Mammy’ Photo on Her Website

Poor Paula Deen can’t catch a break. She went through months of embarrassment and difficulty over some alleged comments that some viewed as racist toward black people. She lost book deals, endorsements, her cooking show, and loads of fair-weather fans. …

Twitter Reveals Fabric Dev Kits, Digits Sign-In At Flight Twitter Reveals Fabric Dev Kits, Digits Sign-In At Flight

As expected, Twitter announced a new mobile platform for app developers called Fabric at its first-ever Flight conference. The company says it will make it easier for developers to build apps. It’s made of three modular kits that address stability, …

Brittany Maynard Talks About Her Death Decision

Brittany Maynard has less than one month to live, but her terminal brain cancer won’t be taking her life. Maynard has decided to end her own life rather than endure a long, painful death at the hands of cancer. Maynard …

Joanne Borgella, Former Idol Contestant, Dies

Joanne Borgella, a 2008 American Idol contestant, has died at the young age of 32. According to her family, Borgella passed away on Saturday, October 18 after fighting a long and hard battle with cancer. “To God be the glory! …

Bono on U2 / iTunes Album Giveaway: “Oops” Bono on U2 / iTunes Album Giveaway: “Oops”

Bono has finally spoken out about the marketing stunt turned PR nightmare that involved giving away his band’s new album to every iTunes user, with the help of Apple. “Oops,” said Bono in reply to a question in a Facebook …

Mark Zuckerberg Gives CDC $25M to Fight Ebola

Saying we’re at a “critical turning point” in the fight against Ebola, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating a hefty $25 million to the cause. Here’s what Zuckerberg had to say …

Misty Upham: Search For Missing Actress Continues

The search for Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing last week, is continuing. Police in the Seattle, Washington suburb of Auburn told The Seattle Times that they are “concerned” about Upham’s disappearance but that the incident is not …

Penelope Cruz Named Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire

Let the debates begin. Esquire has declared yet another “sexiest woman alive.” This year’s sexiest woman is none other than Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. Cruz is featured on the cover of the November issue of Esquire. The magazine features an …

Jenelle Evans Of “Teen Mom” Earns Academic Accolades While Fighting Twitter Hate

As Janelle Evans is gearing up for the Teen Mom 2 finale, she wages a battle for personal dignity on Twitter. Lately, she is able to claim some victories. Now studding at Miller-Motte Technical college for her surgical assistant degree, …

Kendall Jenner May Fulfill Dreams Of Becoming Victoria’s Secret Angel

After wowing the fashion world with great walks at New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week, Kendall Jenner is all set to achieve another dream: to be a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Rumors are circulating that Kendall is next in …

Jessa Duggar Wedding Invitations: Take A Peek

Jessa Duggar is counting the days until she marries fiance Ben Seewald. The two have less than one month until they tie that proverbial knot. A sneak peek at Jessa and Ben’s wedding invite was recently made available via Facebook, …

Google Thinks You’ll Find The New Penguin Update To Be A ‘Delight’ Google Thinks You’ll Find The New Penguin Update To Be A ‘Delight’

If the latest comments from Google about a pending Penguin update are to be be believed, webmasters will find the update just delightful. In all seriousness, it does sound like it will be a little better for those affected, but …

50 Cent’s Son Posts Picture With Mayweather, Apparently To Annoy His Father

Marquise Jackson, son of rapper 50 Cent, recently posted a picture of himself with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather on Facebook. The teen and 50 Cent are supposedly not on the best of terms, so a picture with someone his dad …

Florida Bus Crash Involves School Bus, Naked Woman

Car crashes happen every day all over the world and are so common that the majority of them do not even make local headlines. There are exceptions, of course. Someone like Jennifer Lopez being rear-ended is bound to make the …

Ben Roethlisberger’s Unlikely Namesake is … a Cow? See Why

Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has an unlikely newborn namesake. And no, it’s not a strapping baby boy born to a die-hard Steelers fan. Instead, a cow born with an interesting pattern on its head, which reminded the calf’s owners …

Gelila Bekele & Tyler Perry Reportedly Expecting

Gelila Bekele, Tyler Perry’s longtime girlfriend, is reportedly pregnant! According to Us Weekly, the couple, who have been dating for five years, are expecting their first child together. The Madea star revealed the exciting news during his 45th birthday party …

Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Is Still Incredibly Stupid Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Is Still Incredibly Stupid

“Facebook is a free site and will never require that you pay to continue using the site.” You may not trust Facebook all of the time, but you should trust them on this. Facebook’s business model does not and will …