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Entries by Alexis Kleinman from 02/2013

'Playstation 4' Speculation Begins With Sony Announcing Event On Feb. 20

Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japan...

How To Avoid Getting Hacked While Traveling

Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some tips to help business travelers protect their laptops and mobile devices from spying — or at least limit the damage of hack...

Amazon Makes Exclusive Deal To Get 'Downton Abbey,' Beating Out Netflix

Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

Everyone's favorite show about British lords and servants will soon find a permanent home on Amazon. Amazon just signed a deal for exclusive strea...

Apple Phone Market Share Is No. 1 In U.S. For First Time

Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — The launch of the iPhone 5 and the declining popularity of non-smartphones have made Apple the biggest seller of phones in the U.S. ...

Helicopter Drones To Be Sent To War Zone By British Military

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — British soldiers in Afghanistan have been issued with surveillance drones so small they can fit in the palm of a man's hand. ...

'Where Is Baltimore?' Is A Real Question People Asked On Twitter During The Super Bowl [SAD]

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

The Super Bowl left us with a lot of questions. Why did the lights go out? How did Beyonce get so perfect? How much did Ray Lewis cry when he won? ...

Coca-Cola's Super Bowl Commercial: A Swing And A Miss

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

Coke tried to make its mark on this year's Super Bowl with an interactive commercial, but things did not go as planned. The commercial showed three...

Happy Birthday, Facebook: A Look Back

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

Nine years ago today Facebook was a Harvard social network with a few hundred users and a nerdy creator. Today, it's taken over the world. An arti...

GrubTonight App Lets Users Meet New Friends Over A Meal

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Looking for new friends or dinner partners? A new smartphone app is designed to help people connec...

Microsoft To Spend $2 Billion On Dell Buyout: Source

Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Talks between Dell Inc and a consortium led by its founder and chief executive Michael Dell to take the world's No.3 PC maker pri...

BlackBerry Release Date For U.S. Is Mid-March, CEO Says

Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

TORONTO (AP) — A modern BlackBerry with a physical keyboard might not arrive in the U.S. until May or June, a month or two behind other parts of the...

No One Wants A Facebook App To Track Their Movements

Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

Watch out, Facebook could soon be watching you ... even more than it already is. Facebook is reportedly planning to release a tracking app that wil...

Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Is Seriously Addictive

Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — I binged. There was much anticipation for "House of Cards," a new original series from Netflix starring Kevin Spacey ...

Pinterest Seeks Valuation Of At Least $2 Billion: WSJ

Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Online scrapbook Pinterest is trying to raise a new round of funding that would give it a valuation of $2 billion to $2.5 billion, the Wal...

What The Internet Looked Like In 1999

Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

Ah, the Internet of the '90s. Dancing babies. "Under construction" signs. Dial-up tones. There are a lot of things you probably don't miss about t...

Google Celebrates Archeologist Mary Leakey's 100th Birthday With Doodle

Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

Google is honoring archeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey's 100th birthday with a doodle. Born Mary Nicol on February 6th 1913 in London, Mary...

iTunes Sales Eclipse 25 Billion Songs Downloaded

Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25-billionth song purch...

Netflix Mail Costs Go Down With End Of Saturday Postal Service

Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix won't miss Saturday mail delivery, even though the weekend service helped keep its DVD-by-mail subscribers happy. ...

Dell Shareholder Lawsuit Challenges Buyout Plans

Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging plans to take troubled personal computer maker Dell Inc. private is being filed in Delaware. ...

Yahoo, Google Team Up On Ads

Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is counting on rival Google to help accelerate its revenue growth. As part of a nonexclusive arrangement a...

Microsoft's New Google Attack Ad Tells Users Not To Get "Scroogled"

Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

Microsoft wants to keep you from getting "scroogled." Determined to wrestle the title of top email provider from Gmail, Microsoft is directly attac...

MTA Snow Removal Machines Use Jet Engines, Amazing Technology [PHOTOS]

Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology

Nervous about of the much-hyped impending blizzard? Well, If you live in New York this may put you slightly at ease: The city uses some pretty high-te...

IBMs Watson Supercomputer Is Now A Doctor

Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dr. Watson is accepting new patients. The Watson supercomputer is graduating from its medical residency and is being offer...

HP Pledges To Crack Down On Chinese Suppliers That Abuse Workers

Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's largest personal computer maker, is vowing to crack down on its Chinese suppliers in an effort ...

With Twitter, Facebook And Instagram, No One Was Snowed In Alone After 'Nemo'

Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on the myriad social and...