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Facebook Mobile News Reader
2013-06-24 11:08:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal wrote this weekend that Facebook is planning to release a mobile news reader in the vein of Flipboard or Zite. This new project is expected to drive even more mobile traffic towards Facebook as well as generate more ad revenue for the social behemoth. The new app is being referred to internally simply as “Reader” and could one day be available for iPad and iPhone. Earlier this year Google announced...

2013-05-31 23:29:05

Two modern home designs by Colorado architects Arch11 have been nationally featured in the "Wall Street Journal" and "The New York Times" recently. The Boulder/ Denver architecture firm is known for elegant contemporary solutions to complex design challenges as well as green-build innovation. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Homes designed by Colorado firm Arch11, a commercial and residential architecture firm with offices in Boulder and Denver, were recognized recently by two national...

Wi-Fi For Africa May Include Google Blimps And High-Altitude Balloons
2013-05-27 11:29:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No, it´s not April first; Google may be planning to outfit several blimps and high-altitude balloons with wireless networks and fly them over Wi-Fi-less areas in Africa and Asia. According to the Wall Street Journal, the search and ad sales giant is looking to bring the Internet to these emerging markets, signing on around a billion more people to the World Wide Web. Google has yet to comment on these plans, but according...

Google May Beat Apple To The Music Streaming Game
2013-05-15 13:12:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many have been keeping their eye on negotiations between music industry executives and Apple as rumors continue to circulate about a pending ℠iRadio´ competitor to challenge Pandora and Spotify. Now, several news sources have independently confirmed that rival Google will get the jump on Apple this week as they announce their own streaming service during the I/O developers conference. Bloomberg, the New York Times,...

Tablet Market Will See A 7-Inch Entry From Microsoft
2013-04-11 11:56:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that Microsoft wants to play in the 7-inch tablet game with competitors Apple and Google. The WSJ news follows a report from analysis firm IDC which found that not only is the PC market slipping at an accelerated rate, Windows 8 might have helped push it down. An earlier IDC report also found that half of the tablet computers sold worldwide in 2012 were less than 8-inches, suggesting...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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