Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
New California laws to take effect in 2013 Tens of thousands of Californians who came to the U.S. illegally as children will be able to apply for a driver’s license. “For me it just feels really liberating,” says 28-year-old Ismael Soto. When Soto was four his mom fled an abusive relationship ... 01/9/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
California's Hands-Free Texting Law Deemed Unsafe By Critics Not everyone agrees that California's new law permitting drivers to text ... "However, if a person is engaged in texting someone, even hands-free, that is probably taking away from their ability to safely operate their motor vehicle," Horton added. 03/7/2013 - 9:12 pm | View Link
California Legalizes Dictated Texting While Driving which legalizes texting while driving, at least in part. The bill, which will take effect next year, allows drivers with a phone that can send and receive text messages hands-free to legally use their device provided it doesn’t need to be touched. 07/22/2012 - 7:15 pm | View Link
California drivers will be allowed to text, with restrictions "It does take your attention away, whether it's hands free or not." California is one of 39 states that bans texting while driving, though it's unclear if any of the others allow hands-free texting. 07/13/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
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Who says you can't play baseball while wearing a Halloween costume?
Running "faster than a speeding bullet," Braxton "Superman" Argyle flew to second on a hit in the Taft College intrasquad scrimmage Thursday afternoon. Alfred" Hula Girl" Souza waited for a pitch. And Kendal "Woody" Daniels took a ball on a low and inside pitch.
DEAN: There is a heated debate going on regarding how California’s public universities and community colleges can better prepare students by providing more creative, inexpensive and efficient degree offerings. And right in the middle of the debate is former state Sen. Dean Florez, who serves as president and CEO of the Michelson 20 Million Minds Foundation, which is devoted to transforming education in a major way.
I ran into Dean the other day at a lunch with Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian and he brought me up to date on what he is doing.
As a recording of a haunting violin played over the sound of ocean waves, Debra Dunn-Yonke turned gracefully and called out gentle commands.
"One beautiful, slow, smooth movement, breathing deeply," she said, arms outstretched as she turned her body to the right ever so slowly. "Focus on the shoulders. Now the opposite direction."