Archive: 11/23/2011

Microsoft offers $20,000 payouts for Kinect apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has launched a project where it will give 10 companies $20,000 each for making the best use of Kinect on Windows or the Xbox. The project is Microsoft’s strategic push for extending ...

Nov 23, 2011 report
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Obama joins Google+

Google+, the Internet search giant's rival to Facebook, has a high-profile new member: US President Barack Obama.

Nov 23, 2011
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Disney comes to YouTube

Disney films were available for rent on YouTube on Wednesday in the latest bid by the Google-owned website to transform into an online stage for the gamut of digital video content.

Nov 23, 2011
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IEA backs renewable energy

Renewable energy resources are growing very fast but countries still must be vigilant to ensure that they continue to expand, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2011
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AMD struggles to reinvent itself

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Advanced Micro Devices was hoping to profit from a bigger share of the PC chip market after its longtime nemesis, Intel, suffered a string of antitrust regulatory rebukes in recent years.

Nov 23, 2011
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How drought-tolerant grasses came to be

If you eat bread stuffing or grain-fed turkey this Thanksgiving, give thanks to the grasses — a family of plants that includes wheat, oats, corn and rice. Some grasses, such as corn and sugar cane, have ...

Nov 23, 2011
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