Now that the legal dust has settled and Google’s publishing woes in ‘ol Gaul have been swept under the rug, it’s back to business as usual. Starting today, the land of Jerry Lewis lovers will have access to books on Google Play, making it the fifth European country to participate in Mountain View’s online
N-Trig pen tech whittled down to single DuoSense chips and sensors, shrinks scribblings to travel size
As much as N-Trig is an old hand at supporting styluses, it’s had to focus on tablets and other larger devices due to technology limits: the HTC Flyer is about as small as the company has gone to date. A new version of N-Trig’s DuoSense chipset family could be the ticket to going to much smaller sizes.
If you think Intel took awhile to roll out the Xeon E5, imagine the mindset of Itanium server operators — they haven’t had any kind of update to the IA-64 chip design since February 2010, and they’re still waiting. Much to their relief, Intel just dropped a big hint that the next-generation, Poulson-based
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Internet Defense League forms with support of EFF and Mozilla, bills self as ‘bat signal’ of the web
It looks like the Dark Knight Rises hysteria is affecting more than just spoiler-averse fans. Billing itself as the "internet’s bat signal," the newly formed Internet Defense League is a collective of companies, websites and non-profit groups– including the EFF, Mozilla, Reddit and WordPress — banding
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Smartphones and email-equipped feature phones have proliferated in even the most resource-dry areas of Asia, Europe and North America, but for many subscribers in Africa, SMS is the only option for text-based communication on the go. And, to give residents a more consistent method for reading and responding
It was mere seconds after Sony’s Walkman F was publicly announced to the baying hordes of PMP fans that the dismantled remains of one was found outside the FCC’s headquarters. The autopsy report unsurprisingly passed the Android-powered media player safe for human consumption, only clarifying that the
There’s no shortage of ‘social/mobile/location-based’ video sharing apps out there, which will let you take a video and maybe slap a filter on it and share what you’re doing with people nearby and show off how friggin cool you are. Think Socialcam/Viddy/Klip/etc. But how social is that, really?
During a December 2010 fireside chat, TechCrunch founder (and then-editor) Michael Arrington asked Marissa Mayer what she would do if she hypothetically ran Yahoo.
As you all know, Mayer was VP at Google at the time, but left on Monday to become the CEO of Yahoo. The oddly prophetic interview is even