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In The News: 11-20-2013

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

In The News 11-20-2013 Sprint ranks last in customer satisfaction, Microsoft sells anti-Google merchandise and a better way to take a selfie. Continue reading

In The News 11-22-2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

In The News 11-22-2013 Facebook edits privacy language after backlash, Playstation 4 off to a big start and Google promises to protect kids. Continue reading

In The News 11-15-2013

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

In The News 11-15-2013 Roku adds Disney programming, Chrome extends XP support and Facebook resets passwords due to security breach. Continue reading

In The News 11-08-2013

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Google unveils Android 4.4 KitKat with improved phone features and Dell deals with a smelly problem. Continue reading

In The News 11-01-2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

In The News 11-01-2013: Amazon hikes minimum for free shipping, Microsoft slashes Surface Pro price and Microsoft isn’t afraid of free iWorks. Continue reading

In The News 10-25-2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

In The News 10-25-2013: Facebook makes it official with Windows 8.1, Netflix adds bonus content and Verizon sells 4 million iPhones in 3 months. Continue reading

In The News: 10-18-2013

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

In The News: 10-18-2013 Twitter will change your TV channel, Microsoft awards $100,000 for Windows 8.1 security flaw discover & straighten up that iSlump! Continue reading

In The News: 10-11-2013

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

In The News: 10 -11-2013 Windows 8 passes iOSX, clip-on camera lets your record every moment of your life & Instagram to add advertising. Continue reading

In The News: 9-27-2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

In The News: 9-27-2013 – The BBC comes to Hulu, the Kindle app gets a redesign for iOS 7 & Microsoft announces dividends. Continue reading

In The News 8-02-2013

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

In The News 8-02-2013 Microsoft allows indie game publishing on Xbox One, New Nexus 7 is thinner and more expensive & new social network is all about happiness. Continue reading

In The News 7-26-2013

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

In The News 7-26-2013 – Deadly iPhone charger shocks, Microsoft earnings drop & a battery made from wood. Continue reading

In The News 7-05-2013

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

In The News 7-05-2013 – New app helps you avoid your friends, Pink Floyd slams Pandora and Windows gets a Facebook app. Continue reading

In The News 6-14-2013

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

In The News 6-14-2013: The new Mac Pro line will be assembled in the USA, the NSA can hear you now and the Xbox One will allow used games, but with a catch. Continue reading

In The News 6-07-13

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

In The News 6-07-13: iPod 16GB Touch loses some key features, heartwarming homecoming wins Google Doodle contest and Yahoo shuts down Classic Mail, Continue reading

In The News – 5-03-2013

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

In The News 5-03-2013 – Is it the end of texting? YouTube offers up more baseball and LivingSocial gets hacked. Continue reading

SOPA: Stop Online Piracy Act

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Here’s a look at H.R.3261, otherwise known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), a bill before the US House of Representatives, which attempts to offer a solution to the problem of digital copyright infringement. Continue reading

In The News 12-16-2011

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 12-16-2011! Continue reading

In The News 10-28-2011

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

In The News 10-28-2011
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

Netflix Falling Apart

Netflix Is A Sinking Ship

That’s what the numbers are telling us at least. In the most recent quarter, Netflix has lost 800,000 U.S. subscribers to its popular movie subscription service. This news follows up a quarter in which Netflix raised its price and renamed its movies-by-mail service to Qwikster (and changed it back again), leading to a complete PR disaster for the company.

Kindle Textbook Rental

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

The e-book equivalent of college bookstore rentals, Kindle Textbook Rental is a route to both increased profits for Amazon and decreased educational costs for students. Continue reading

In the News 4-13-11

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Hey Harry, want to go phishing?

If so, check this out:

Are you one of the lucky computer-using people that – in a split second of an overdue update – got hacked and lost all of the money that you had in

In the News 4-6-11

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Take me out to the ball game…or not…

Major League Baseball has already started and the Pro clubs are pushing hi-tech upgrades to their parks to lure the fan that watches from his couch in his living room into watching from a seat live in the VIP box (or just from a seat live).

In the News 3-30-11

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011


If you are one the seven hundred buh-zillion people that have an iPhone, then you know how many applications there are to download. Apart from the normal stuff like music and games, you can download things like Kidney Diets, Zoom to see the Sky kind of stuff, and even an app to

In the News 3-23-11

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Planned terrorist attack in the works for the Netherlands discovered – in a bar?

That’s right, in a bar, with documents labeled Top Secret right in front of the terrorists. Only it wasn’t a real plan, and they weren’t real terrorists (although it was

Disaster in Japan

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

As a rule, our In the News segment focuses on news of technological breakthroughs, or other news related to our digital world. Today, in acknowledgment of what we consider to be one of the most significant events in recent memory, we’ve included the following story.

Disaster in Japan

In the News 3-16-11

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The LOVE Detector

Nemesysco, Inc. (based in Israel) is the leading provider of voice analysis technologies and has invented and patented a technology called Layered Voice Analysis (LVA), which is also known as “Sense Technology”. The Israelis use the technology mostly for security, fraud, etc

In The News 3-9-11

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Question:

True or False: Computers can read human feelings.

Answer: Keep reading.

First, let’s talk about Watson, the supercomputer. If you haven’t yet heard about Watson, Watson is the

In the News 3-2-11

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Read about AT&T’s new ShopAlerts feature and new security settings for Facebook, In the News. Continue reading

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