Theresa May warns of growing threat of cyber... →
Home secretary outlines priority threats facing Britain ahead of the publication of the national security strategy today
WiMAX 4G Coming to New York City, San Francisco... →
Next gen wireless tech is arriving before the end of 2010 in New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. This is Sprint’s choice of 4G wireless option. Exciting times.
Steve Ballmer E-mail to Employees on Ray Ozzie... →
Can Apple's iOS really beat Google's Android? |... →
Dearest Tumblr chums. We have arrived yet again at the major decision point of the week…tumblr Tuesday. Your recommendation would be graciously accepted…many thanks! Tech Spotlight
Technology Review: Facebook's Surprise →
How its self-serve advertising system is bringing in unexpectedly big bucks by targeting consumers like never before.
Technology Review: Censorship Circumvention Tools... →
Tech humanitarians have put a lot of effort into producing tools like Tor and Freegate that can be used to access the Internet freely from anywhere, fighting the restrictions placed by the governments of such countries as China and Iran. But according to a new study from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, not many people are using the tools. What’s more, the...
Another great vid from the Do lectures…this one from Steve Edge.
Germany to help Japan obtain vital rare earth... →
Germany will help Japan gain access to vital rare earth minerals which are being withheld by China in a territorial dispute, German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle said Saturday. Bruederle was speaking on his way home from a visit to Tokyo where he had talks with Japanese trade and economy ministers Akihiro Ohata and Banri Kaieda. He said they had raised the possibility of Japan running out of...
The Do lectures…all about getting a handful of speakers together in one place, in the hope that they may inspire you to go Do something. To give you the tools and the desire to change the things you care about. This one is from Craig Mod and all about the future of the book in the iPad era.
Technology Review: Japan Pioneers Smart Energy →
By coordinating energy use for electricity, heating, and transportation, four Japanese cities plan to reduce their carbon footprints and increase reliance on renewables. The cities are pledging to cut their carbon-dioxide emissions by up to 40 percent by 2030, employing systems that will go beyond smart-grid proposals like those being implemented in the U.S. and elsewhere. While smart-grid...
Technology Review: Adding Human Intelligence to... →
Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service has long provided a cheap source of labor, when the job is simple for humans but difficult for computers. Tasks such as describing a picture, for example, can be completed online by remote, human workers. Programmers already use groups of these workers, called turkers, to do many such tasks at the same time. But Mechanical Turk offers no easy way for...
BBC News - Fibre optic cables' data capacity may... →
Technology may stretch the capacity of the fibre optic cables used to carry data sooner than has long been thought, according to a report in Science. The capacity limit has until recently been in the preparation of the light signals that pass through the cables. But the report reviews recent laboratory results showing data rates that are more than half the ultimate limit of fibre optic cables. It...
DoD, DHS To Enhance Cybersecurity Cooperation -... →
The Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security unveiled an agreement on Oct. 13 designed to boost cooperation in defending military and private computer networks from growing cyber threats. “Effective cybersecurity means protecting critical networks against a wide range of state and non-state actors that do not adhere to physical borders,” Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano...
Peak Everything | Inspired By You →
You’ve heard of Peak Oil? Well, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Read More http://www.wired.com/inspiredbyyou/2010/10/peak-everything?ibypid=13#ixzz12V0foz72