Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hub City to host LEGO robotics competition – Hattiesburg American

Hub City to host LEGO robotics competitionHattiesburg AmericanRobots start running around 12:30-1 pm Forty-seven teams of up to 10 children in grades four through eight will be at the Lake Terrace Convention Center on Saturday for some friendly robot competition. … Continue reading

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Intellibot Robotics relocates HQ to Portland – Portland Business Journal

SunHerald.com Intellibot Robotics relocates HQ to PortlandPortland Business JournalIntellibot Robotics LLC, a maker of robotic commerical cleaning devices, has relocated its corporate headquarters to Portland from Richmond, Va. The new headquarters, located at 5410 SW Macadam Ave., houses a seven-person … Continue reading

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Robots teach skills to students – GoDanRiver.com

Robots teach skills to studentsGoDanRiver.comLet by Junior ROTC Marine Instructor Lynn Nesbit, the robotics team must raise $5000 to go to this competition. The competition is no small feat, either. Helen Peel, the president of Hotbot 2640, said in last … Continue reading

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How Robotics Master Masahiro Mori Dreamed Up the Uncanny Valley – Wired News

Wired News How Robotics Master Masahiro Mori Dreamed Up the Uncanny ValleyWired NewsIn 1970, Mori, then a 43-year-old robotics researcher at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, published his now famous work not in a science journal but in an obscure … Continue reading

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US Blue-Chip Stocks Rise; Consumer Confidence Buoys Sentiment – Wall Street Journal

Kansas City Star US Blue–Chip Stocks Rise; Consumer Confidence Buoys SentimentWall Street JournalNEW YORK (Dow Jones)–US blue–chip stocks notched a second straight day of gains Tuesday as a surge in consumer confidence buoyed investor sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average … Continue reading

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General Electric and Pfizer – Two of the Finest Blue Chip Dividend Plays – Marketwire (press release)

General Electric and Pfizer – Two of the Finest Blue Chip Dividend PlaysMarketwire (press release)The Paragon Report examines the outlook for blue chip dividend paying companies and provides equity research on General Electric Co. ( NYSE : GE) & Pfizer, … Continue reading

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Asia stocks drift lower after recent gains – MarketWatch

Asia stocks drift lower after recent gainsMarketWatchSYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday as miners and banks lost ground, with the move paring recent gains on the last trading day of a weak month. Blue–chip stocks notched a second … Continue reading

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Google Maps for Android Heads Indoors With Ikea, Macy’s – eWeek

USA Today Google Maps for Android Heads Indoors With Ikea, Macy'seWeekGoogle Maps for Android 6.0 begins to map indoor locations, such as Macy's, Ikea, shopping malls and airports, including San Francisco International and Chicago's O'Hare. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Maps, the online … Continue reading

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Google Ditching Nav Bar for a Drop-Down Menu – PC Magazine

IBNLive.com Google Ditching Nav Bar for a Drop-Down MenuPC MagazineGoogle is getting rid of the navigation bar at the top of Google.com pages in favor of drop-down menu nested under the Google logo, the company said in an official blog … Continue reading

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Facebook IPO: Lessons from Google – MarketWatch

MarketWatch Facebook IPO: Lessons from GoogleMarketWatchSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — As Facebook's much-anticipated initial public offering appears to draw near, analysts say the social networking giant may learn key lessons from the debut of its main rival Google Inc. …Will Zuckerberg … Continue reading

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