Monthly Archives: October 2012

Here are the Newest Additions to the Robot Hall of Fame – IEEE Spectrum

IEEE Spectrum Here are the Newest Additions to the Robot Hall of FameIEEE SpectrumThe official induction ceremony for the Robot Hall of Fame took place at at Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh last week. Over 17,000 people cast votes online … Continue reading

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Gurgaon school hosts student robotics tourney – Times of India

Gurgaon school hosts student robotics tourneyTimes of India"Above all, the robotics challenge fosters an enthusiasm for science and mathematics among children, and initiates a spirit of innovation in them," said a representative of an experimental learning enterprise, Building Blocks Learning … Continue reading

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Indian Shares Poised To Start Higher After Sell-off – NASDAQ

Indian Shares Poised To Start Higher After Sell-offNASDAQEuropean stocks rallied on Tuesday following better than expected quarterly results from bluechip companies like BP and Deutsche Bank, helping lift stocks in Asia this morning. The Reserve Bank of India, which disappointed … Continue reading

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This Blue Chip Is Ready To Leap 12% Higher In 12 Months – Seeking Alpha

This Blue Chip Is Ready To Leap 12% Higher In 12 MonthsSeeking AlphaCapital-intensive companies like GE can never have enough cash, so getting the finance division's dividend payment turned on again is welcome news, indeed. GE needs cash not only … Continue reading

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Markets Live: Shares close above 4500 – The Age

Finance News Network (press release) Markets Live: Shares close above 4500The Age4.31pm: Blue chip stocks performed reasonably well today, although a couple were down. BHP: +0.8%; Rio: +0.1%; ANZ: +0.3%; CBA: +0.8%; NAB: -0.3%; Westpac: +0.7%; Fortescue: -0.5%; Woolworths: +0.5%; … Continue reading

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Google Introduces New Emergency Resources in Response to Sandy – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog) Google Introduces New Emergency Resources in Response to SandyNew York Times (blog)Google has scrambled to post online resources for people who want information about the deadly storm Sandy, including maps showing evacuation routes and shelters and … Continue reading

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Nexus 10: Hands-On With Google and Samsung’s iPad Challenger – Wired

Wired Nexus 10: Hands-On With Google and Samsung's iPad ChallengerWiredThe big bragging point Google is pushing with its new Nexus 10 tablet is its iPad-besting display: more than 4 million pixels, 300 per inch, spread across a 10.055-inch display. The … Continue reading

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Google Search for iOS threatens the incumbent Siri – ZDNet

ZDNet Google Search for iOS threatens the incumbent SiriZDNetToday, it released a significant update to the Google Search app (free, iTunes) that competes head-to-head with Siri. Google Search 2.5 includes improved voice recognition, on-the-fly text streaming, and answers to questions … Continue reading

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A Clash Across Europe Over the Value of a Click – New York Times

The Associated Press A Clash Across Europe Over the Value of a ClickNew York TimesGoogle said such laws would undermine its commitment to an open Internet and the free flow of information. It would also invert the company's main business … Continue reading

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Google Sending Public Alerts For ‘Sandy’-Related Searches – Huffington Post

Google Sending Public Alerts For 'Sandy'-Related SearchesHuffington PostGoogle is now sending public alerts to users searching for terms related to Superstorm Sandy. The results will appear on Google Search and Google Maps in desktop browsers and on Google Maps for … Continue reading

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