Technology News Archive - October 12, 2012
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed on Thursday that the online retailer makes no profit on sales of its Kindle devices, but is relying instead on making money through sales of books and other content subsequently bought by device owners.
President of Samsung Mobile JK Shin got more than a little coy on Wednesday when he just so happened to mention the European market and their possible proclivity for a 4-inch device. Then, a day later, his company made it official, proving all the rumors true and unveiling the Galaxy S III Mini.
Ever since 2002, all automobiles for sale in the States have been required to have a glow-in-the-dark safety latch installed in trunk.
Mozilla has released an update for Firefox 16, fixing flaws that left the new Web browser vulnerable to attacks.
Anonymous, that band of hackers known for attacking both companies and countries alike, has this week taken issue with an organization they once “fought” to protect.
In what could be an effort to placate those who are still looking for a proper iOS ready app, Google has announced that these iPhone users will now be able to use Street View to see even more places than before.
Facebook is taking a step back from some of the automated posts set up using Open Graph, adding steps that will notify users that their action will be posted to their wall.
- The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.