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Jack Tramiel, Founder Of Commodore International, Dies At 83
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Computers, and by extension video games, are a relatively new technology. This is why most of the people who helped pave the way for these new-ish technologies are still alive. The sad truth, however, is that many of these pioneers …

Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers
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A North Carolina State University researcher has developed a more efficient, less expensive way of cooling electronic devices – particularly devices that generate a lot of heat, such as lasers and power devices. The technique uses a “heat spreader” made …

Quantum Computer Built Inside a Diamond Quantum Computer Built Inside a Diamond

Diamonds are forever – or, at least, the effects of this diamond on quantum computing may be. A team that includes scientists from USC has built a quantum computer in a diamond, the first of its kind to include protection …

Scientists Use Babies To Make Computers Smarter

People often wonder if computers make children smarter. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are asking the reverse question: Can children make computers smarter? And the answer appears to be ‘yes.’ UC Berkeley researchers are tapping the cognitive smarts …

E-Waste Recycling Turns Phones Into Gold E-Waste Recycling Turns Phones Into Gold
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We throw things away. It’s just part of being a consumer culture. If a phone breaks or we’re done with the current technology, we can either sell it or throw it away. Unfortunately, the majority of American seem to think …

Macbook Pro Rumor: Big Redesign Coming This Year Macbook Pro Rumor: Big Redesign Coming This Year

Rumor has it that Apple is readying a massive refresh of its Macbook Pro line, to make them more like the Macbook Air in design. The rumor comes from AppleInsider, which cites “people familiar with Apple’s roadmap”. The publication reports: …

Jacob Goldman, Xerox Lab Founder, Is Dead Jacob Goldman, Xerox Lab Founder, Is Dead
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100% of you would probably not be reading this if it hadn’t been for Dr. Jacob E. Goldman. While he wasn’t inventor of Xerox copiers, Jacob Goldman, a physicist and visionary, made an even more important contribution to your life: …

Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions

Every year since 2006, IBM has released a “Five-In-Five” list that details their predictions for the future of technology. Basically, IBM picks five innovations that will impact the way we live in the next five years. This year, they look …

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Now Available for Pre-Order Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Now Available for Pre-Order
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You can now pre-order the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. If you’re unfamiliar with the device, it’s the first quad-core Anroid tablet. It has a 8.3mm-thick body, a 1280×800 display, a Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, up to 12 hours of …

Computers: From Filling a Room to Filling Your Bloodstream Computers: From Filling a Room to Filling Your Bloodstream

Okay, I’ll be honest.  The concept of a room-sized computer is so foreign to me that I can’t even describe it to you.  As a mid-80′s baby, the biggest hunk of computer machinery I ever used was the old family …

Sitting Down All Day Is Killing You Sitting Down All Day Is Killing You
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As I type this, I am seated in my comfy leather chair. I’m sure that many of you who are reading this are also situated in some kind of seat. How long have you been sitting there? When is the …

Apple Macbook Pro Gets Processor, Graphics, Thunderbolt I/O Update
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The Apple Macbook Pro family has been updated with new next-generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera. 

FaceTime has become a popular selling point of Apple’s iPhone, and the iPad 2 is expected to accommodate it as well. 

HP Unveils New Touch Notebook and Some New Minis

HP unveiled a few new mobile devices today at CES. These include a new TouchSmart notebook, and a handful of minis.

Cuba Offers Pricey Computers To Its Citizens
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Cuba has lifted its ban on the sale of home computers, allowing citizens to now legally purchase PCs.

A privacy quote, guess the date

This is a quote from a chairman of the Federal Communications Commission regarding privacy and computers. It goes back a few years. Read on to see how many.

CompUSA To Close

Computer and gadget retailer CompUSA, controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, has been sold to restructuring and investment firm Gordon Brothers Group.

Live Search Team Improves Product Searches
Personalized Search Pollutants

I’ll start by saying Thank you Google, for the web history and personalized search idea – which is great in theory, but plain sucks in practice! At least for this searcher.

Microsoft: Faster Computers = Cheaper Gas

Research firms and think tanks are constantly looking for new ways to process oil in order to increase gasoline production, given the world’s dependence on the valuable commodity. Analyzing chemical bonds and refining techniques, however, many not be the only solution when it comes to achieving optimum efficiency.

Play by Rules or Get Unwanted Attention

Whether the rules of any given social media space are written or unwritten, it is important for marketers and communicators entering these spaces to learn them.

Dell/Google Computers Surface

A deal between Google and Dell has finally come to fruition: some computer owners, after booting up for the first time, are being greeted by the phrase “Welcome to your new Dell PC – in partnership with Google.”

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