Technology articles published in August 2012
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August 31, 2012
Software on Smartphones to Help Military Track Moving Objects on the Battlefield
Technology in development to easily measure velocity, trajectory and speed.
August 30, 2012
Abandon Ship - A Wi-Fi Life Isn't For Me After All
The exciting conclusion of my trip into Wi-Fi World with my trusty Galaxy Player instead of a traditional cell phone.
GOP Adopts "Internet Freedom" Plank
GOP promises to repeal Net Neutrality and fight United Nations control of the Internet
August 29, 2012
Dailymotion Redesign Encourages "Snacking"
Dailymotion, the current #2 video site behind YouTube, is undergoing a drastic redesign that they hope will encourage viewers to discover new content through a streamlined viewing experience.
Why is China Struggling to Embrace the iPhone?
Beloved and idolised by legions of followers across the globe, Apple’s flagship iPhone 4S is struggling to ignite enthusiasm in the China
Pro-Syria Hackers Attack Amnesty International Web Site
An unknown group has attacked the Amnesty International Web site, posting anti-rebel stories
August 28, 2012
Will Two-Factor Authentication Become the New Normal?
More services begin to allow subscribers to login using both a password and a code sent to a mobile device to protect against hackers.
Curiosity Rover Sends Voicemail, to Broadcast Will.i.am Song on Mars Today
For the first time, a human voice has been broadcast from another planet, as Mars Curiosity rover transmits NASA head Charles Bolden's voice back home.
August 27, 2012
My TEDx Talk: Problem-Solving and Adaptation in a Digital World
Problem-Solving and Adaptation in a Digital World
Three Ways the Xbox is Going to Change Education
Can the Xbox change the way we deliver online education?
August 25, 2012
Neil Armstrong, First Man on Moon, Dies at 82
Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon, has passed today at the age of 82.
U.S. General Confirms Use of Cyber-Attacks in Afghanistan
Marine Lt. General Richard P. Mills confirms the use of cyberattacks in a speech at a conference in Baltimore.
August 24, 2012
Apple Wins $1 Billion Settlement Over Samsung
A federal jury has decided that Samsung needs to pay Apple $1 billion for copying the look and feel of the IPhone
August 23, 2012
Your Brain Can Be Hacked
Scientists have used commercial off-the-shelf technology to extract passwords and pin numbers from people's thoughts
Get Paid To Play: An Interesting Take On Software Pricing
For once, the government is at the forefront of new technology.
August 22, 2012
Will the Car of the Future Be Required to Drive Itself?
A year-long, $25 million dollar study will determine whether communication between vehicles improves safety.
Popular Web Sites Collecting Data on Children
A coalition of groups complain to the FTC about McDonald's, Subway, and other sites violating Federal law by collecting data on children.
Hackers Have Attacked 92% of Apple iOS and 100% of Android Top 100 Paid Apps
Arxan claims, "Less than 5% of popular apps contain professional-grade protection to defend against hacking attacks."
August 21, 2012
Apple vs. Samsung: Yoda vs. Count Dooku
Which Company Has Turned to the Dark Side?
What The Blackouts In India Tell Us About Our Electricity Grid
10% of the Earth's population lost power last week. A sign of things to come for the U.S.?
Anonymous Attacks UK Justice Web Site in Support of Assange
Hacking group attacks UK Justice Ministry site to keep Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from being extradited.
August 16, 2012
"Personalized" Prices and Electronic Wallets
Personalized pricing strategies and electronic wallets make buying products easier and protecting privacy more difficult.
Vobile Launches TVSync API for Connected TV Apps
Vobile announces TVSync Open API Platform for Building Connected TV Applications.
With Online Hackathon, Microsoft Hopes to Bridge Gaps for Windows 8
Microsoft launches Hackathon to bring their software to the forefront of the app development world.
Eye-Tracking and Its Modern Uses
EyeTrackShop President Jeff Bander talks eye-tracking technology and its latest use
August 15, 2012
The Evolution of the Software Industry: An Insider’s Perspective
What have we learned since the dot-com bust?
Yo Ho Ho Ho, A Wi-Fi Life For Me
Going rogue from traditional cell service for Wi-Fi only starts with having big cojones.
WalkMe Walks Users Through Web Forms
WalkMe Lets You Guide Users Through Your Site With Balloon Tips to Increase Conversion. Gets Funding from Mangrove Capital.
August 14, 2012
The “Fam Cave”: Designing the Ultimate Family Media and Entertainment Center
Building a Fam Cave to entertain everyone in the family!
August 13, 2012
The Future is Clear - Less Is Most Definitely More
Less Is Most Definitely More.
Google Crushes Piracy by Burying Their Content Deeper Into Search Results
Google hopes to tackle piracy with another new algorithm.
Putting The Web to Work for Nonprofits
Helping non-profits with their online presence through simple, yet effective channel management and content marketing
Cutting Edge Devices that Maximize Your High Definition Digital Entertainment Experience
Maximizing your HD entertainment with these tips
August 9, 2012
Creating an Awesome Non-Profit Website on a Shoe-String Budget
Tips for non-profits to build and utilize a top-notch website to reach their goals.
August 8, 2012
Top Sources for Streaming HD Entertainment Online
A run down of the some of the most popular and entertaining sources of streaming digital content.
August 7, 2012
Choosing a Router to Maximize Your Home Entertainment
Considerations for selecting the best router option for your home and HD content streaming demands.
3 Ways You Can Stop Hackers From the Start
The best defense is a good defense when it comes to hackers.
August 6, 2012
Chocolate Ice Cream. Can You Taste the Technology?
How many kilobytes does it take to make your Ben and Jerry's Karamel Sutra?
The Importance Your Router Plays in the Media Streaming Experience
Selecting a good router for your home entertainment needs
August 5, 2012
An Opportunity Missed: The Olympics-as-a-Platform
An “Olympic App Competition” and open data and social media policies would have made 2012 the most interactive Olympics ever.
August 2, 2012
Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Release to Manufacturing
Microsoft announced release of Windows 8 to manufacturing, general availability just around the corner.
What Firefox Mobile OS Needs to Win
Four must-haves and other advice to Mozilla from this Firefox fan.
August 1, 2012
The Steve Jobs Defense
Steve Jobs leadership was visionary and legendary, but shouldn't be used as a weapon