The Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, whose business sides are combined under a joint operating agreement, have been negotiating with the union as a single unit.
Among other notable improvements, Apple doubled the entry-level memory capacity in its Retina MacBook Pros. This is a welcome move, as we generally recommend Apple notebook buyers max out the RAM on their device at the time of purchase in order to help future-proof it. We suspect the extra RAM may also help run OS X Yosemite extra smoothly when it comes out this fall.
Companies like Valve, TiVo and 3D Realms Entertainment have been nominated year after year, sometimes for the same elusive product, sometimes for different wares. But one thing doesn’t change: These tardy firms continue to over-promise and under-deliver.
McNicol’s legal document acknowledges he complained on his website about receiving unwanted e-mails from T3 Direct, but says he did not know or publish the company’s IP addresses. “I do not know how the plaintiff’s SPEWS listing came about, but I know it was not due to any communication by me,” his affidavit says.
Google turned up the heat Monday by launching a “Free the Airwaves” campaign with a website and a petition lobbying the FCC to open up the spectrum.
Hodgman: We’ll see if anyone can figure that. I’m sure they can. So, what else?
Intuit is best known for its Quicken line of financial management software, but the company has also offered merchant accounts since 2001, so it has experience acting as the bank in a credit card-payment scenario.
This fun result, the balls moving in the same direction no matter the different forcing angle is called phase locking. The researchers believe that even if the experiment were scaled down to the nanosize level, the results would be similar.
10:56 am: Today they are announcing an iOS Exclusive, Inifinity Blade II. It includes some graphics techniques not even used in high-end gaming consoles. The goal of the game: track down and destroy the deathless.
“This isn’t World of Warcraft,” Schuette says. That’s an understatement. MMOWGLI tweaks the choose-your-own-adventure style of a war game. On Monday, after you visit a website hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School and sign up for the game, you’ll see a pirate scenario pop up onto your screen:
The cost of doing things right is not prohibitive. In “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Oil,” a report released in June by the International Energy Agency, the cost of environmentally friendly hydraulic fracturing amounts to an extra 7 percent per well. It’s a minimal dent in profits.
You can write your ideas, but we’re keen on getting visual entries. Some CC-licensed photos on Flickr may fire your imagination, and give you some fodder for remixing your predictions:
In the end, Portal 2 came out (in the United Kingdom) late April 18, 2011. It’s good for those of us in the U.K. who would have had to wait until the following Thursday or Friday for the game to unlock, but a rather bitter pill to swallow for gamers in the United States who would have been treated to the game a few hours later, regardless of how much time they pumped into GLaDOS@Home. (Portal 2 was released Tuesday in North America.)
00:00:00 will be published as a photo book by The Moth House in November.
Chinese counterfeiters have a long history of cloning hardware from major tech manufacturers, but now they’re going a step further by cloning entire stores.
At certain locations, the efficiency of a flying generator can be as high as 90 percent, three times higher than its grounded counterpart, according to Sky WindPower.
Tolkien’s novel, which was broken up into a three-part series, has sold over 100 million copies worldwide and attracted a loyal following called “true believers” who were skeptical of a Hollywood adaptation of Rings.
The flu-like illness appeared in China in November and has spread worldwide, infecting some 5,500 and killing more than 350.
So far, operators had signed on in just six countries: Zambia, Tanzania, India, Ghana, Kenya, and Colombia. Zuckerberg invited three telecom executives to join him onstage to describe how things were going. One, from Paraguay, suggested his company had seen an uptick in subscribers during its Facebook trial. But even onstage at the invitation of Zuckerberg, they were reserved. “It all comes down to data,” said Jon Fredrik Baksaas, then CEO of Telenor Group. “It is challenging not to give the keys of your house to your competitor.” That is to say, he was worried that Facebook’s messaging capabilities would siphon off his company’s customers.