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Google To Sell Heads Up Display Glasses by Year End!

Google To Sell Heads Up Display Glasses by Year End!

Feb. 22 | Tweet Google's rumored heads-up display glasses should become real this year, insiders maintained Tuesday. Multiple staffers told the New York Times that the Android-based glasses would go on sale in 2012 and cost as much as typical smartphones, which...

Apple Earns 80% of All Mobile Phone Profits

Apple Earns 80% of All Mobile Phone Profits

Feb. 10 | Tweet Android may be the most widely adopted mobile platform, but iOS is where the real money is at. According to CNet, Samsung and Apple together accounted for 95% of mobile phone profits earned during the fourth quarter of last year, with the iPhone...

Valve progresses on Steam Hack Investigation

Valve progresses on Steam Hack Investigation

Feb. 10 | Tweet Recently we learned that it is probable that the intruders obtained a copy of a backup file with information about Steam transactions between 2004 and 2008. This backup file contained user names, email addresses, encrypted billing addresses and...

Paypal trails QR code test in Singapore

Paypal trails QR code test in Singapore

Feb. 10 | Tweet PayPal is using smartphone-crazy Singapore to trial an interesting initiative which allows phone owners to buy goods on the go using a QR code reader application. The experiment is taking place at 15 stations on the country’s metro system (SMRT)...

Google Wallet Hacked Again

Google Wallet Hacked Again

Feb. 10 | Tweet That's twice in two days. Yesterday, security firm Zvelo discovered a potential exploit against rooted phones. Today, tech blog TheSmartphoneChamp discovered how to accomplish the same feat on non-rooted phones. While yesterday's exploit...

Google Making Home Entertainment System!

Google Making Home Entertainment System!

Feb. 10 | Tweet It was revealed by WSJ yesterday that Google may be making its own wireless audio system and also its own hardware. The unnamed system has been in the works for years, would share at least music throughout the home. It would be sold directly...

Google research is counting your LOLs to rate videos

Google research is counting your LOLs to rate videos

Feb. 9 | Tweet Youtube is coming up with a new concept called the “YouTube Slam“. The project pits two videos against one another in a “hot or not” style competition. The site lets you watch two videos and decide which one is better, or in the case of...

Oracle will acquire taleo for $1.9 Billion

Oracle will acquire taleo for $1.9 Billion

Feb. 9 | Tweet Oracle has agreed to acquire the Taleo Corporation, a maker of Web-based human resources management software, for $1.9 billion as it continues to bolster its presence in so-called cloud services. The transaction comes amid intensifying competition...

Steve Jobs "a deceptive individual" says FBI report

Steve Jobs "a deceptive individual" says FBI report

Feb. 9 | Tweet The life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been picked over extensively since his death in October from complications related to pancreatic cancer. Countless news articles, obituaries, remembrances, and, of course, Walter Isaacson’s biography...

Nuclear Reactor Approved in U.S. for First Time Since 1978

Nuclear Reactor Approved in U.S. for First Time Since 1978

Feb. 9 | Tweet Years of shifting and smoothing Georgia red clay paid off today, as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) voted to allow construction of two new nuclear reactors (pdf) at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power station near Augusta. Atlanta–based...