Archive for April, 2013

Sports and Recreation

April 30, 2013 8:55 am
Sports and Recreation

Watching sports is one of the favorite recreational activities for people all over the world. When we think of sports we often think of the great athletes that play sports such as football and baseball; but some of the finest athletes in all of sports are not human. There are […]

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Technology could be more pervasive in our lives.

April 29, 2013 8:48 am
Technology could be more pervasive in our lives.

What could be more pervasive in our lives? Technology is any advance in making useful things. Most technologies are based on the sciences – engineering, industry, energy, communications, computers, electronics, transportation, etc. Technological developments began with the Stone Age and have included industrial … Keep Reading → technology, the steam […]

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Pets and Animals

8:42 am
Pets and Animals

Pets & Animals are kept by many people as companions – the most common being cats and dogs. Other mammals make good pets, like rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, and hamsters. Some people keep reptiles, amphibians, and fish in tanks or other enclosures. Others have birds in cages. The first domesticated, […]

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Verizon Eyes $100 billion Bid For Vodafone’s Wireless Stake

8:13 am
Verizon Eyes $100 billion Bid For Vodafone’s Wireless Stake

Verizon Communications has hired advisers to prepare a possible $100 billion bid to take full control of Verizon Wireless from its partner Vodafone, two people familiar with the matter said.The two sources said Verizon was considering a 50:50 cash and stock bid for the 45 percent stake it does not […]

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South African Regulator Allows Pornographic TV Channels

8:11 am
South African Regulator Allows Pornographic TV Channels

South Africa’s communications regulator, ICASA, on Wednesday gave permission for satellite television network TopTV to broadcast three “sexually explicit” channels, saying there was no legal basis to reject the application.The decision opens the gates for wider dissemination of pornography in Africa’s largest economy, where regulators have previously rejected bids, saying […]

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Nokia has released a mobile phone with a dedicated WhatsApp physical button

8:09 am
Nokia has released a mobile phone with a dedicated WhatsApp physical button

Nokia has released a mobile phone with a dedicated WhatsApp physical button. The feature triggers the cross-platform messaging app which offers a free alternative to SMS texts. HTC and Nokia have previously released handsets with Facebook-devoted buttons, but this marks a first for WhatsApp.Analysts suggested the move would make WhatsApp […]

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The social media generation thinks nothing about sharing data on personal devices

April 23, 2013 9:09 am
The social media generation thinks nothing about sharing data on personal devices

The social media generation thinks nothing about sharing data on personal devices while at work. That may be sparking a generational shift in how organizational information is valued, a social media side effect that could open the door to more security threats in the future. Younger workers aren’t endangering office […]

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made it clear that the company's future is in mobile

9:03 am
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made it clear that the company's future is in mobile

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made it clear that the company’s future is in mobile, and two new apps offer interesting twists on basic functions — weather reports and email. The weather app, currently available for iPhones and iPods, uses gorgeous photographs to show conditions around the world rather than […]

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Google's new home page could be like this!

8:54 am
Google's new home page could be like this!

A Chrome browser extension and some code hidden on a Web site indicate that Google might replace iGoogle with a desktop version of Google Now. The unconfirmed report on Google Operating System, a blog that’s not affiliated with Google, highlights code on a Web page that it says Google uses […]

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Amazon To Pilot TV Comedies And Children’s Shows Online

April 20, 2013 9:56 am
Amazon To Pilot TV Comedies And Children’s Shows Online

Fourteen pilot shows – including Alpha House and Zombieland – are to be put to the public vote on Lovefilm and Amazon.com. Viewers can submit feedback influencing which shows get made into full series. The 14 shows are made by independent production companies and produced by Amazon Studios, the film […]

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