Yahoo! News – While most eco-minded individuals focus largely on the issues created by automotive fossil fuels, the thousands of pounds of jet fuel burned in just a single long-distance flight are largely ignored. Lucky for us, entrepreneur Richard Branson has been keeping …
Originally posted 2011-10-12 11:14:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Amid Racially Charged Shooting, City Cites 'Escalating Divisiveness That Has Taken Hold'
Originally posted 2012-06-21 12:18:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Mashable – Foursquare tells people where you are. A new mobile app called Forecast, which is opening to Facebook users on Tuesday, instead tells them where you will be.
Here’s how the free app for iPhone and Android works: Users make “Forecasts” that include what they plan to do and what time. Those Forecasts are broadcast to their friends, and can serve as informal invitations to join.
Originally posted 2012-02-28 19:56:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Apple's decisive victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the hot sector for mobile devices and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system, analysts say.
Originally posted 2012-08-26 19:55:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
A fast-growing wildfire in Colorado forced 11,000 people from their homes at least briefly on Sunday and threatened popular summer camping grounds beneath Pikes Peak, whose vistas helped inspire the patriotic tune "America the Beautiful." L
Originally posted 2012-06-25 20:39:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Some pictures of Sony’s (SNY) Xperia J mid-range smartphone have started to trickle out on Taiwanese site ePrice and so far the new Xperia device looks pretty similar to the Sony Xperia smartphones we’ve seen in the past. The key difference is that the Xperia J seems to have more curved edges around its outer frame, making it somewhat more stylish than previous models that were simply flat slabs. In terms of specs, the Xperia J is actually a bit weaker than the Xperia ion Sony released earlier this year as it features a 4-inch FWVGA display, a 1GHz single-core processor, a 5-megapixel camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If nothing else, the Xperia J shouldn’t sell for more than $99
Originally posted 2012-08-25 17:52:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Digital Trends – With the new Steve Jobs book coming out, the media has been over saturating the Web with quotes from the book, with Jobs talking about a controversial topic or speaking his mind about people like Bill Gates. We’ve run plenty of these stories ourselves, but as much as they’re beginning to grow too plentiful, we’re still fascinated by the life of Jobs. If you’re going to watch one video, we recommend checking out the two-part segment from 60 Minutes.
Originally posted 2011-10-25 13:51:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Yahoo! News – While the human race wasn’t playing games until about 4,000 years ago, it was certainly busy with paint. Deep within a cave on Southern tip of Africa, archaeologists just made a landmark discovery that pushes back the date of the …
Originally posted 2011-10-18 23:58:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. antitrust regulators are investigating whether Google unit Motorola Mobility is living up to licensing commitments made when its patents were adopted as industry standards, two people familiar with the probe said on Friday. The Federal Trade Commission sent civil investigative demands, essentially civil subpoenas, to companies this week asking them about Motorola Mobility's licensing practices, one person said. The industry standards affected have to do with Wi-Fi and video standards, one of the people said. …
Originally posted 2012-07-01 07:23:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
AUSTRALIAN shares have held earlier gains as stronger commodity prices boosted miners and energy stocks.
Originally posted 2012-01-24 20:15:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter