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
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. 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
Skyvington: Innovation – by nature unpredictable and long term – ... - London Free Press I believe the main reason politicians ... see in the highly competitive, free, open source commercial business model. Think Android smart phones ... 12/6/2013 - 4:23 am | View Link
Device & Conquer: SLJ’s 2013 Tech Survey - School Library Journal Greenbrier Space Balloon Launchers Among Innovation Center's ... - Arkansas Business 12/5/2013 - 12:57 pm | View Link
Out in the Open: The Place Where Android Thrives Outside of Google's ... - Wired News ... one of the first Android phones sold ... Android was an open source operating system, and he figured it would ... says time is the biggest ... 12/4/2013 - 3:40 pm | View Link
Snowden and Greenwald: The Men Who Leaked the Secrets - Rolling Stone Pierre Omidyar On Pay Pal Blocking WikiLeaks' Funds—And Upcoming ... - The Nation 12/4/2013 - 10:50 am | View Link
A Drone Scholar Answers the Big Questions About Amazon's Plans - Yahoo! Finance A Drone Scholar Answers the Big Questions About Amazon's Plans - Atlantic Monthly 12/3/2013 - 5:24 am | View Link
U.S. FTC: Popular Android ‘flashlight’ app secretly shared millions of users’ locations, device ids The creator of one of the most popular apps for Android devices... 12/6/2013 - 9:17 am | View Link
Man, Machine And How They Relate To APIs The interactions between humans and machines creates a new set of relationships that we are just beginning to understand. We are becoming more machine-like, which changes the way we co-exist with each other. Data, once impeded, now flows in countless ways between people, machines and the infinite abstractions that force us to re-examine everything in our lives. For example, our phones can open ... 12/2/2013 - 7:27 pm | View Link
Out in the Open: The Place Where Android Thrives Outside of Google's Control Stephen Erickson bought one of the first Android phones sold in the United States. The young construction worker loved tinkering with his PC and his Windows Mobile smartphone, so when the Android-powered T-Mobile G1 arrived in 2008, he quickly snapped one up. Android was an open source operating system, and he figured it would be that ... 12/2/2013 - 6:34 am | View Link
How an eye-tracker can make Google Glass less creepy (Q&A) Brandyn White's eye tracking peripheral could become part of the next generation of Google Glass. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Brandyn White's adventures hacking on Google Glass began not in a fancy Silicon Valley lab, but in a St. Petersburg, Fla., car repair shop in the mid-1990s. His dad gave him a Tandy personal computer. The classic DOS desktop tower, "which was old then," White said with a ... 11/29/2013 - 7:14 am | View Link
How Deutsche Telekom aims to turn mobile phones into Fort Knox Rows over tapping of Angela Merkel's phone in Germany have led to super-secure phones - but who will buy them? When we met at Deutsche Telekom's main office in Berlin, Michael Bartsch could barely contain his excitement over the company's newest mobile phone. "We can't say which countries we've been contacted by," the 40-something executive who is head of mobile security for the telecom company ... 11/29/2013 - 3:13 am | View Link
The real reason stores fight to open first on Thanksgiving Dec. 5, 2013 »Read Full Article (1) Green Bay --- Cornerback Tramon Williams was fined $26,250 for his contact with an official in Green Bay's 40-10 loss to Detroit last week, a league source confirmed ... could use their phones as a flashlight ... 12/5/2013 - 5:36 pm | View Link
Another reason to read books — you can open them without a remote Why does my remote need 61 buttons (I have counted them though I’ve never used many of ... He’s the one who can turn on the TV. It was scary when he got married a couple of years ago and moved away with his new wife. To this day when Jo-Ann phones ... 05/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Linux Rolls Out First OS for Smartphones The new launch marks the first time that the most popular version of the open-source Linux operating system has been available on smartphones, and aims to take advantage of new hardware to turn a phone into a computing hub when connected to a keyboard and ... 01/3/2013 - 6:58 am | View Link
Nokia introduces N9, N950 MeeGo smartphones for some reason That said, MeeGo is open source software and it’s possible that we could see other developers pick up the torch and carry on. Nokia is also releasing a new phone aimed at developers called the Nokia N950. It’s similar to the N9 in many respects ... 06/21/2011 - 8:54 am | View Link
Google Delays Public Release Of Honeycomb Source, But Don't Panic Again, Andy clarifies: While we’re excited to offer these new features to Android tablets, we have more work to do before we can deliver them to other device types including phones... Until then, we’ve decided not to release Honeycomb to open source. 03/23/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes - too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
The Business Journal honored 10 Milwaukee-area corporate counsels Dec. 5 for making a big difference in our community. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Business Journal photographer Scott Paulus to see photos of the winners and the awards event held at The Pfister Hotel.
The winners were from some highly recognizable companies.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday that it would allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
San Francisco Chronicle5 trends beneath the surface in November jobs reportLongview News-JournalWorkers sort packages Monday at the FedEx hub at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. Hiring usually gets a boost with the advent of holiday shopping, but online shopping has changed where people are hiring. Transportation and warehouse 5 trends beneath the surface in Nov.