Microsoft’s new Bing search engine is actually an improved version of its existing “Kumo” search engine, and appears on the surface before it’s unveiling to the world on June 3rd to be vastly improved and a credible competitor to Google and Yahoo. Bing also benefits from Microsoft’s acquisition of the search technology company they acquired last year – Powerset, which is a semantic search technology. Microsoft of course is claiming the search engine… Continue
Microsoft announced yesterday that sales of its Xbox 360 console have passed the 30 million mark globally, with its Xbox LIVE community growing to more than 20 million active members. With sales up 28 percent from last year, Xbox is so far showing the highest rate of growth in 2009 among the gaming consoles. What is most impressive is how it has grown over the years from primarily a gaming console to a virtual… Continue
Added by Brian Mahony on May 29, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
With our focus on consumer technology, we at Trender Research don’t often talk about industrial, government, or military devices (except when we jokingly daydream about flame-thrower equipped Roombas). But in honor of all veterans on this Memorial Day, we take a closer look at military robotics.
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WiFi migration and proliferation continues to progress in those locations where it makes the most sense over other broadband wireless alternatives whether outside or inside the home. The latest big news and announcement related is AT&T’s announcement that field trials are under way using WiFi, and specifically Ruckus Wireless’ router product (pictured in the middle) as an in-home alternative to U-verse configurations for content distribution… Continue
Added by Robert A. Clark on May 20, 2009 at 10:41am — No Comments
EveryZing Makes It Easier to Find Everything: NBC Universal to Use EveryZing to Improve Video & Audio Search & Discovery on Internet Sites
Added by Patti A. Reali on May 11, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Hulu takes down another big elephant with the announcement of its new deal with The Walt Disney Co., which will take an undisclosed stake in Hulu and board seats.
Added by Brian Mahony on May 4, 2009 at 8:26am — No Comments
Another Contender Looks Good for Wireless HD
Added by Patti A. Reali on May 1, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments
If only life were like an iPhone, but with much better reception. Downloadable Life Apps at the touch of the button that could - VOILA - make life easier. Screaming kid? No problem, there's a Life App that painlessly jolts them into compliance. No chocolate stashed in the house? Tap, tap, tap and a downpour of M&M's befalls you. AT&T service missing bars, once again? One click and the bars are blasted larger than those conniving billboards of theirs.
Seriously, the iPhone…
Added by Leigh Steele on May 1, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments