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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.

Shoplifting Selfie Arrest: What Happened? 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 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, 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 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 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 …

Pamela Anderson And Rick Salomon Back Together? Pamela Anderson And Rick Salomon Back Together?

It looks like Pamela Anderson and hubby Rick Salomon are having a change of heart. Two weeks ago, Anderson filed divorce papers after less than six months of marriage to Salomon. The blonde bombshell cited irreconcilable differences in the filing. …

Apple Adds Sue Wagner To Board Of Directors As Bill Campbell Retires Apple Adds Sue Wagner To Board Of Directors As Bill Campbell Retires

Apple announced on Thursday that Sue Wagner, founding partner and director of BlackRock (not to be confused with politician Sue Ellen Wagner), has been elected to its board of directors as Bill Campbell retires. Campbell is the board’s longest-serving member, …

Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service

Earlier this week, a new Amazon product called Kindle Unlimited was spotted in the wild without any announcement from the company. Now, that announcement has come. Kindle Unlimited costs $9.99 a month, and gives customers unlimited access to over 600,000 …

Miranda Cosgrove and Jordin Sparks Promote NFL Women’s Apparel Miranda Cosgrove and Jordin Sparks Promote NFL Women’s Apparel

Miranda Cosgrove and Jordin Sparks are just two of the famous faces signed on to promote the NFL’s women’s apparel line. They’re joining Erin Heatherton, China Anne McClain, Dania Ramirez, and Jessica Szohr to show off the line of fan …

Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service Spotted in the Wild Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service Spotted in the Wild

Before it was quickly removed from Amazon’s pages, some hawk-eyed users spotted a landing page for a service called “Kindle Unlimited” floating about in the wild. According to a web cache, Kindle Unlimited will offer over 600,000 titles and “thousands …

Billy Joel: Piano Man’s Mother Dies at 92 Billy Joel: Piano Man’s Mother Dies at 92

Billy Joel–often called the Piano Man–is mourning the passing of his mother, Rosalind Joel. She died on Sunday in Long Island. The namesake for his song ‘Rosalinda’s Eyes,’ Rosalind Joel was a single mother who divorced his father when the …

Alex Rodriguez Sued by Own Lawyer Over Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees Alex Rodriguez Sued by Own Lawyer Over Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own attorney, David Cornwell, over $380,000 in allegedly unpaid legal fees. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan on Monday, Cornwell and his firm Gordan & Rees said Rodriguez never finished paying them for …

Netflix Stopped Shipping on Saturdays, By the Way Netflix Stopped Shipping on Saturdays, By the Way

Though there is still a dedicated contingent of Netflix users who still take advantage of the DVD-by-mail service, the rise of streaming has definitely made it a less-robust community. That community, however, noticed that Netflix had quietly phased out Saturday …

Amazon Prime’s Discount for College Kids Hits Canada Amazon Prime’s Discount for College Kids Hits Canada

Amazon Student, the program that allows college and university kids to receive free and then discounted Amazon Prime memberships, has just landed in Canada. Eligible college students can sign up today and receive six months of Amazon Prime for free …

Ariana Grande Says Goodbye To Cat Ariana Grande Says Goodbye To Cat

Ariana Grande confirmed on Sunday that the Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat, that she starred in with Jennette McCurdy, has been canceled and that Cat is going away for good. July 17th’s episode will be considered the season finale, though …

Breaking Bad Prequel Promises To Be Television Event Breaking Bad Prequel Promises To Be Television Event

Relief is coming soon. For fans going through serious Breaking Bad withdrawal, some vital information was revealed at the Television Critics’ Association Press Tour for the drama’s spinoff Better Call Saul. The show’s creator, our good pal and conflict-mastermind Vince …