News Around the Web

News Around the Web

Roundup of interesting news headlines and articles making their way around the Web.

News around the web: Gmail users place 1M calls in 24 hours

Gmail users place 1M calls in 24 hours @ VentureBeat MIT unveils autonomous, oil-skimming robots @ BGR Photographer Adam Dobrovits @ 2photo.ru Dead Rising 2 confirmed for PC September 28 @ BigDownload See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Hurricane Katrina casualty toll…

Weekend tech reading: Chrome 7 GPU acceleration confirmed

Google confirms Chrome 7 GPU acceleration With the release of the first versions of Chrome 7, we noticed a subtle speed increase in graphics-heavy websites and suggested that Google is improving Chrome’s overall graphics performance. Our readers later found that…

News around the web: The programmer hierarchy

The Programmer Hierarchy @ Imgur Roxio brings 3D to Creator 2011 @ DownloadBlog Garmin Recalls 1.25M Navigation Devices @ Garmin 10 Trickiest Spy Gadgets Ever @ Discovery See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Hacker taps into US military database

News around the web: Inside the HDMI cable scam

Inside the HDMI cable scam @ MSNBC RIAA: U.S. copyright law 'isn't working' @ CNet Where Tech Jobs Will Be In 2020 @ ComputerWorld Turning Whisky Into Biofuel @ Forbes.com See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Sony to Launch P2P Network…

News around the web: Adobe releases emergency patch

Adobe Releases Emergency Update Patch @ InvestinTech Georgia Archaeologists Find Confederate POW Camp @ FoxNews Top Five Technology Fanboys @ Forbes Brazil holds its first online presidential debate @ BBC News See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Intel moving to 45nm soon?…

News around the web: Happy Birthday Julio!

Happy Birthday Julio! @ TechSpot The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet @ Wired Greg's Cable Map of Undersea Cables @ CableMap Facebook Partnership Is Proven by $3,000 Check @ Bloomberg See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: IBM helps Firefox

News around the web: Iran has dancing humanoid robot

Iran Has a Dancing, Humanoid Robot @ FoxNews StarCraft II 1.03 patch released @ Big Download iPod fire delays rush-hour Tokyo subway train @ iPodnn Hulu Is Said to Plan an IPO of More Than $2 Billion @ BusinessWeek See more articles and reviews. Five…

News around the web: Star Wars on Blu-ray in 2011

Lucas: Star Wars on Blu-ray in 2011 @ Wired OpenSolaris is Dead @ Sstallion The Global Cities Index 2010 @ Foreign Policy Private server company forced to pay Blizzard $88M @ WoW.com See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Apple stock hits record…

Weekend tech reading: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 announced

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 announced, could ambush multiple platforms GSC Game World has officially revealed that it's working on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, a sequel to the trilogy of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games already released for the PC. Thought the announcement comes with little information, rumors…

News around the web: Don't tax the internet

Don't Tax the Internet @ PCMag The 5 NEW Rules Of Social Media Optimization @ RohitBhargava £140 million flat gets sold in London @ DailyMail Rubik's Cube Now Solvable in 20 Moves @ Cube20.org See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Games to…

News around the web: Movies infographics collection

Movies Infographics Collection @ Abduzeedo Dollar dips as Fed to buy long-dated Treasuries @ Reuters Netflix to stream Paramount, Lionsgate, MGM movies @ AP Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower Due Wednesday @ FoxNews See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: IBM Designs Pocket-Sized Virtual…

News around the web: Why jailbreak the iPhone?

Why Jailbreak the iPhone? @ TUAW More Billionaires Sign the Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge @ WallStreetJournal 2010 PGA Championship Live 3D Coverage @ Nvidia 3D Vision Recognizing How Much Of The World Is A Patent Free Zone @ TechDirt See more articles and reviews. Five years…

News around the web: Call of Duty recruits 20 million

Call of Duty franchise map packs recruit 20 million @ GameSpot Herpes virus used to treat cancer @ BBC News Morph-osaurs: How shape-shifting dinosaurs deceived us @ NewScientist MythBusters Talk Comic Book Myths @ PopularMechanics See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Hybrid…

News around the web: Hack make ATM spew money

Researcher's Hack Can Make ATMs Spew Money @ Forbes Stop yourself from making egregious e-mail errors @ CNN Exxon and Shell quarterly profits soar @ Reuters Ultimate Auto Electronic Experience @ FoxNews See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: 2005 game sales figures…

News around the web: 14 famous man rooms

14 Famous Man Rooms @ TheArtOfManliness Android shirt illustrates what many think of Apple @ AndroidCommunity Creating a Culture of Questions @ CoxMath Call of Duty: Black Ops operating on DS @ GameSpot See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Windows Vista Beta…

News around the web: MS crosses swords with pirates

Microsoft Crosses Swords with Pirates @ BusinessWeek Yahoo Will Invest in Hackers With Good Ideas @ PCWorld Documents Paint Devastating Picture of Afghanistan War @ DemocracyNow BP gets "wake-up call" and $32 billion in spill charges @ Reuters See more articles and reviews. Five years…

News around the web: Jesus calls Peter

Jesus Calls Peter @ JoshHarris World of Warcraft movie still in development @ BigDownload 50 Fantastically Clever Logos @ DesignShack Foam Car Competes for Million-Dollar Prize @ FoxNews See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Netflix about to launch movie download service

Weekend tech reading: The StarCraft economy

The StarCraft economy Since its launch in 1998, StarCraft has sold an astonishing 11 million units. With the much anticipated arrival of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, the sequel to StarCraft, approaching we look at the successful history of the…

News around the web: Where’s the money in America?

Where’s The Money In America? @ MintLife Multiphysics 1.0 - Teaser @ CGSociety The Numbers No One Wants to Talk About in the Android vs. iPhone Sales Battle @ Phandroid The Night Of a Thousand Wizards @ Aca-Fan See more articles and reviews. Five…
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