23rd > November > 2013 Archive
Astronomers spot 13-BEEELLION-year-old hot galactic threesome
PicsUsing a combination of space and ground-based telescopes, astronomers have discovered three primitive galaxies slowly merging in a bubble of primordial elements.
Half-blind Glassholes rejoice! 'Prescription' Google goggles a-comin'
Google could soon be building customized Glass headsets for those with prescription eyewear.
Guess which major US telco ISN'T cracking down on premium SMS spam?
AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have agreed to stop charging their customers for premium text messages (PSMS), a practice that costs US folks an estimated $2bn in excess charges a year.
Google underwrites Firefox another year, even as Chrome outpaces it
AnalysisThe good news for the Mozilla Foundation is that its revenues for calendar year 2012 were nearly double what they were the previous year. The bad news is that the lion's share of those funds once again came from internet advertising mega-giant Google.
Microsoft pulls its crowd-control tech from out of the shadows
Microsoft pushed its Windows Azure load balancing technology into general availability amid a widespread DNS disruption.
Twitter fires up stronger, anti-snooping encryption for its millions of twits
Twitter says it has rolled out stronger encryption to safeguard its users' connections from eavesdroppers.