Technology News Archive - October 15, 2012
Researchers from Georgia Tech have called upon the television series MacGyver for inspiration as they plan to build a robot able to use its own ingenuity to go into a dangerous situation and rescue any who may be in harm’s way.
It’s official. In an early morning (for Americans) press conference, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank announced they’d be buying 70% of Sprint for $20.1 billion.
Specialized vapor steam cleaner vacuum systems with HEPA filtration and anti-bacterial technologies are designed to destroy germs in gyms.
Microsoft has announced Xbox Music, a service with a catalog of music 30 million tracks deep and the potential penetration that a combination of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Xbox could bring.
Exclusive vapor steam cleaner with extraction includes exclusive technologies and emits high temperatures to kill and extract bed bugs.
According to tech rumors currently circulating, Amazon might be upping the ante in this market by engaging in talks with Texas Instruments to buy their OMAP chip division.
The ongoing dance between Amazon, Apple, a handful of publishers and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) may be drawing to a close soon. Over the weekend, Amazon and Apple customers received emails explaining they that may be entitled to some cash back from their ebook purchases.
Designed and built by Michigan-based Gibbs Sports Amphibians the Quadski is reportedly the first high-speed commercially available amphibious vehicle.
This weekend as some Electronics Arts customers received coupon codes in their email inboxes to download free games, some Redditors discovered a flaw in the system, resulting in EA easily giving away some hundreds of thousands of titles away for free.
Spintronic technology, in which data is processed on the basis of electron “spin” rather than charge, promises to revolutionize the computing industry with smaller, faster and more energy efficient data storage and processing.
- The ragged surface of a lava-flow.