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Technology News Archive - June 28, 2012

NIST Measures Up For The Olympics

In yet another Olympian feat of measurement, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently calibrated a tape that will be used to measure out the distance of this summer's Olympic marathon—a distance of 26 miles 385 yards—to 1 part in 1,000.

Microsoft’s Office Cloud Service Adds Features For Education Systems

Today saw the launch of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite that is specifically aimed at schools and universities, replacing Live@edu.

Get Your Freak On: Android On A Mac

Have you ever wondered if there was a greater insult to your elegant and aluminum bedecked Mac than using it to run Windows?

Warrants Used In Megaupload Raid Deemed Illegal

A New Zealand judge has ruled the search warrants used to raid the mansion of Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom were illegal. This ruling is quite a crushing blow to the FBI, who has set Mr. Dotcom up to be something of a poster child for the consequences of piracy.

Comcast Settles With FCC Regarding NBCUniversal Acquisition

Comcast, the nation’s largest cable TV company, has agreed to pay a $800,000 in “voluntary contribution” with federal regulators and offer broadband internet access to customers who do not subscribe to their video cable services.

Blue Jeans Network Gets $25 Million In Series C Funding At One-Year Mark

While kids today send text messages, tweet or post on Facebook, for business it's still about conference calls. That need fueled a good year for Blue Jeans Network, a one-year-old video conferencing company, which led to a $25 million round of funding for the company.

Visualant subsidiary provides security and authentication solutions to security and law enforcement markets throughout the United States Seattle, WA (PRWEB)

It’s finally here - the first Android keyboard made for human hands.

Recently launched on Google Play, the game introduces 20 new and exciting game levels further fueling the adrenalin rush. Cluj-Napoca, Romania (PRWEB) June 28,

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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