Archive for August, 2012

Men survive 100-foot cliff plunge in Maui

Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

Two occupants of a car navigating dangerous roads in Hawaii escaped nearly unharmed after they plunged off a 100-foot cliff on Maui, Hawaii.

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    Boat lost in Japan tsunami washes up in Canada

    Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

    Boat Lost in Japan Tsunami Washes Up in CanadaA small Japanese boat confirmed to have been lost during the 2011 Japan tsunami has washed up on a remote Canadian island.


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      Venezuela investigates helicopter massacre in Amazon by miners

      Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

      Venezuela’s public prosecutor on Wednesday said it is investigating an alleged massacre of indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest, after a tribal group told the government that a village of 80 natives was attacked in July from a helicopter.

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        Mars rover Curiosity begins 1st long Martian drive

        Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

        Mars Rover Curiosity Begins 1st Long Martian DriveNASA's Mars rover Curiosity has left its landing site, embarking upon a weeks-long Martian road trip toward its first major science target, mission officials announced today (Aug. 29).


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          Reuters: Google and Apple are conducting secret patent settlement talks

          Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

          Reuters: Google and Apple are conducting secret patent settlement talksGoogle (GOOG) CEO Larry Page and Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes talks regarding the ongoing patent disputes between the two companies, unnamed sources have told Reuters. Page and Cook recently had a phone conversation to discuss various matters involving intellectual property, and according to Reuters‘ sources, they are expected to talk again soon. The two companies are “keeping the lines of communication open at a high level” after Apple’s recent victory over Samsung. Reuters speculates that the executives could be working on a truce involving disputes over the Android operating system, although it is unclear whether their chats might result in a broad settlement or a more limited one. Discussions involving lower-level officials have also been ongoing, the report


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            As Apple continues to bully Android vendors, Sony shrugs

            Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

            As Apple continues to bully Android vendors, Sony shrugsSony (SNE) has a lot on its plate right now. The Japanese consumer electronics giant’s profit plummeted last quarter despite revenue growth, and its Xperia smartphones have yet to gain traction in many key markets including the United States. It does have one thing going for it, though. As Apple (AAPL) batters Samsung (005930) and continues to chase other Android smartphone vendors such as HTC (2498) and Motorola, Sony says it’s doing fine. ”We don’t see much impact to our business as yet of today,” Sony Mobile boss Kunimasa Suzuki told Reuters on Thursday. The company doesn’t appear worried at all that it might step into Apple’s line of fire, and perhaps it’s right to feel safe — Apple recently singled out


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              Amazon is officially sold out of Kindle Fire tablets ahead of next week’s event

              Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

              Amazon is officially sold out of Kindle Fire tablets ahead of next week’s eventLooking for a cheap Amazon (AMZN) Kindle Fire as a back-to-school gift? Well, don’t: Amazon says that it has completely sold out of the first-generation Kindle Fire as it prepares to launch the next-generation Kindle Fire sometime this fall. Although Amazon isn’t releasing any specific numbers for how many Kindle Fires have been sold, the company says that the tablet has been its best-selling product since its release last fall. The Kindle Fire made it fashionable to launch seven-inch Android tablets that sell in the $200 range after its release, culminating in Google’s (GOOG) popular Nexus 7 that launched this summer. Amazon’s full press release follows below. In just 9 months, Kindle Fire captures 22% of U.S. tablet sales 10 of


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                Top 5 No-Contract Phones and Plans

                Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

                This article is brought to you by RadioShack.

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                  Post-Paid Cell Phone Plans

                  Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

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                    Hands On: Samsung Shoves Smartphone into Camera

                    Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

                    Hands On: Samsung Shoves Smartphone into CameraBERLIN — After being reduced to second-class citizens by smartphones that take photos, point-and-shoot cameras are striking back — by essentially having an Android smartphone inside. While it's not exactly a phone, the new cameras do have the ability to connect to cellular networks (over 3G or 4G) to download apps and upload photos to social networks on the spot.


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