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Will We Finally Be Able to Search Facebook Posts?

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European Privacy Debate on Display in Paris

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Wireless charging for tablets is on the way

Wireless charger for Nexus (Image: Google) Freescale is planning to bring wireless charging to tablets and other power-hungry handheld devices next year. The new 15-watt system will allow tablets to be wirelessly charged but also devices such as portable ePOS (electronic point-of-sales) terminals, power tools, and handheld medical devices. According to Freescale the technology is compliant with the latest Wireless… Read more →

Seagate offers low-cost 8TB hard drives

Seagate 8TB HDD (Image: Seagate) Finally, an affordable 8TB drive has surfaced. Sold by Seagate under the “Archive Label” brand and aimed at those looking for a cost-effective storage solution, the drive retails for around $270, which is far more palatable than the $1,000 or so that 8TB drive from HGST are currently going for. That works out at around… Read more →

New 2014 R2 version of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack of Windows tools rolls out

Microsoft has made available to its Software Assurance users the latest version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) bundle of Windows tools. Users can download MDOP 2014 R2 from MSDN, TechNet or the Volume Licensing Center as of December 8. MDOP includes updated versions of a handful of Windows-management tools, including App-V (App Virtualization); UE-V (User Experience Virtualization); MBAM… Read more →

Tablets growing at a faster rate than that of any other connected device, claims NPD

Google Nexus 9 (Image: Google) Tablet ownership among US consumers is on the rise, and growing at a faster rate than that of any other connected device, claims The NPD Group Connected Intelligence, Connected Home Report. According to the report, as of the third quarter of 2014 there were 109 million tablets in use, an increase of 35 million from… Read more →

​Brazil and China launch new satellite

Brazil and China have successfully launched their latest joint satellite yesterday, one year after the previous equipment got lost in space. At a cost of R$160mi ($61mi), satellite Cbers-4 was developed under the China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program and features four extra-high resolution cameras that are intended to help preserve areas such as the Amazon rainforest by identifying possible illegal… Read more →

iPod Lawsuit Continues With Plaintiff’s Status Still in Doubt

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A Trip to California for China’s Internet Czar

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HP Stream 11: A $200 Chromebook-killer Windows notebook

(Image: Microsoft) Once upon a time netbooks led the way when it came to cheap notebooks. They gave people a low-cost mobile platform to do work on, and they came with the familiar Windows operating system. But then netbooks sort of died away – partly because they were a bit rubbish, partly because the cost of the Windows operating system… Read more →

FCC broadband reclassification will cost consumers

The latest bad idea from the net neutrality crowd, President Obama included, is that the FCC should reclassify broadband services, wired and perhaps even wireless, as telecommunications services under the Federal Communications Act. Such a move would grant the Commission much greater authority over the operations of the broadband companies, most famously Verizon and Comcast. Must See Gallery 12 essential… Read more →

Robot gift guide 2014

Summary: No, not gifts for your robot, robotic gifts to help make your life at work and home a little easier. By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for Hardware 2.0 | December 8, 2014 — 12:58 GMT (04:58 PST) Follow @@the_pc_doc Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/robot-gift-guide-2014/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Robot gift guide 2014http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/robot-gift-guide-2014/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttp://i.zdnet.com/images/spry/zdnet_300x300.jpg