12 August 2012
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Now Solar Panel can be made using Cheap Metal

New research out of Berkeley Lab and the University of California suggests that it is possible to make solar cells from any semiconductor, opening the door to solar panels made from cheaper, more abundant materials. Until now, phosphides and sulfides of metals have been judged ill-suited for solar cells because of the near-impossibility of chemically […]


12 August 2012
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Mobile
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Apple says it has no interest in licensing its patents, it want to shut out any competition

The case  started in the San Jose courtroom where Apple and Samsung have been argued a high-profile patent infringement case. The jury seemed to be dozing off, and a Samsung lawyer briefly flashed an image of source code meant for-the-jury’s-eyes only. But the two witnesses to take the stand for Apple had some interesting comments […]


11 August 2012
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Apple and Samsung Falling Down the Graph of “HTC”

There has been a stream of them since last November, but the latest one broke the back of Wall Street’s strongest HTC bulls, who finally gave up their Buy ratings. The reason is simple; HTC had just rolled out its big new product range that was supposed to go head to head with Samsung Galaxy […]


10 August 2012
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Development
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For Android OS, Google has incorporated support for another 12 languages

by socialbarrel For Android OS, Google has incorporated support for another 12 languages to the trial Conversation Mode of its Google Translate App. In addition to the existing support for two languages, namely English and Spanish, Google added support for another 12 languages namely French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Czech, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean […]


8 August 2012
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The Google self-driving car project has been around for some time

by thenextweb The Google self-driving car project has been around for some time, but has crossed a milestone of over 300,000 miles tested. If you hang out in Mountain View around the Google Plex at all, you’ll see these cars driving around with funny contraptions on the roof. You might also spot one on the […]


8 August 2012
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World’s first Voice over LTE launches in Korea; US stuck with 3G calls

by arstechnica A South Korean telecom provider is launching what appears to be the world’s first commercially available Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service tomorrow. SK Telecom announced that its high-definition Voice over LTE technology will be embedded in the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE and “most of” its future LTE smartphones. 4G LTE services are widely […]


8 August 2012
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judge ordered Oracle, Google to “Name their Abettors”

by arstechnica With the epic legal battle between Google and Oracle winding down, Judge William Alsup today made an unusual demand: the parties need to tell the court who its paid advocates are. Alsup is worried that Google and Oracle may have “retained or paid print or internet authors, journalists, commentators, or bloggers who have […]


8 August 2012
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Social Media
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Facebook launches first “real cash” gambling app, only available in UK

by arstech On Tuesday, a British online gambling firm became the first “real cash” game available on Facebook. Bingo & Slots Friendzy, developed by London-based Gamesys, will only be available to UK-based Facebook users who are over 18. “Real money gaming is a popular and well-regulated activity in the UK, and we are allowing a […]


7 August 2012
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Mobile
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YouTube app disappears from iOS 6 beta 4 as Apple breaks Google ties…

by 9to5google iOS 6 beta 4 has removed the YouTube application that existed on iOS since the first version in 2007. We’re not entirely sure what to make of this, but this could have to do with Apple trying to break away from dependence on Google services. iOS 6 drops Google Maps in favor of […]


7 August 2012
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Technology
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NASA’s Mars Rover Crashed Into a DMCA Takedown

by 9to5google NASA’s livestream coverage of the Curiosity rover’s landing on Mars was was practically as flawless as the landing itself, a refreshing alternative to all that troubled Olympics coverage. The broadcast – full of suspense, lucky peanut-eating, and ecstatic congratulations – was slow and hard to reach at times, but NASA servers never failed. […]