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This Year's Drought Is So Severe, You Can See Its Toll on the Mississippi River From Space

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Last year, the Mississippi River flooded. Major storms combined with melting snow brought the waterway more than 56 feet above river stage in May. The Army Corps of Engineers lifted the floodgates of the Morganza Spillway, deliberately inundating some 3,000 square miles of rural Louisiana to spare worse damage in...
This Year's Drought Is So Severe, You Can See Its Toll on the Mississippi River From Space

CTIA Wireless 2012 wrap-up

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Oh, how we will miss New Orleans. It's been a long and busy week in the Big Easy as tens of thousands of calories were sacrificed in the name of bringing you the most comprehensive coverage of CTIA's annual spring show. Not that we mind -- we love doing...
CTIA Wireless 2012 wrap-up
Join us for the CTIA keynote with the CEOs of the big four US carriers, tomorrow at 5:30PM ET!

Create an avatar and speak Japanese with NTT DoCoMo

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Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo shows up in New Orleans with some of its latest technologies in tow. From the show CNET takes a closer look. [Read more]...
Create an avatar and speak Japanese with NTT DoCoMo
'The Golem': laugh, cry, and learn to walk with a giant monster

The Engadget interview: Nokia VP of Developer Relations Richard Kerris at CTIA 2012 (video)

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This week at CTIA in beautiful New Orleans, we were lucky enough to spend some time with Richard Kerris, VP of Developer Relations at Nokia. Obviously, there's bit of a chicken and egg situation when it comes to attracting software talent to Windows Phone. Developers favor platforms with an...
The Engadget interview: Nokia VP of Developer Relations Richard Kerris at CTIA 2012 (video)
CTIA Wireless 2012: news, photos, videos, and more

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

The Engadget interview: Mozilla Chief of Innovation Todd Simpson at CTIA 2012 (video)

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Today at CTIA Wireless in New Orleans we got the chance to spend a few minutes with Todd Simpson, Chief of Innovation at Mozilla. We talked about the company's "pivot into mobile" -- more specifically Firefox for Android and Boot to Gecko -- and what it means for Mozilla's...
The Engadget interview: Mozilla Chief of Innovation Todd Simpson at CTIA 2012 (video)
A look at AT&T’s home of the future (pics)

Today's Scuttlebot: Banned in Saudi Arabia and Building a 'Silicon Bayou'

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include the banning of a free call and text service used by migrant workers in Saudi Arabia and the growing technological community in New Orleans in the aftermath of...
Today's Scuttlebot: Banned in Saudi Arabia and Building a 'Silicon Bayou'

TomTom Rider motorcycle GPS gets refresh, for those born to be guided

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It seems a safe bet that any contemporary Easy Rider reboot would be vastly different from its predecessor. For one thing, there's the whole GPS thing to contend with -- and surely there'd be a little friendly product placement in the form of the TomTom Rider (New Orleans isn't...
TomTom Rider motorcycle GPS gets refresh, for those born to be guided

Hands on: Escort SmartRadar

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Escort late last year introduced Escort Live, providing basic integration between the company's radar detectors and Android or iOS smartphones. The company has continued to embrace smartphone capabilities with SmartRadar, a new detector that discretely monitors radar and laser signals while diverging from form factor of existing dash-mounted radar detectors....
Hands on: Escort SmartRadar

Sprint announces huge LTE expansion in 'coming months,' adds New York, Chicago and LA to the list

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Sprint's efforts to bring LTE to the masses have led to a large amount of frustration from the consumer base, but an announcement made by the carrier this morning shows that it's hard at work to rectify that. The Now Network is nearly ready to blanket up to 100...
Sprint announces huge LTE expansion in 'coming months,' adds New York, Chicago and LA to the list
Sprint Direct Connect Now confirmed: Android app brings push-to-talk to regular smartphones

SQL Server 2014 hastens transaction processing

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The next version of Microsoft's relational database management system (RDMS) promises to bring immense performance gains to online transactional processing systems.SQL Server 2014 will come with a new in-memory OLTP engine, one built with the company's Heckaton set of technologies, first developed by Microsoft Research."We're building our transactional processing...
SQL Server 2014 hastens transaction processing

Huawei Ascend Y200 hands-on at CTIA 2012

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Huawei's at CTIA Wireless 2012 in New Orleans, and we got to spend a little time with one the company's newest devices geared toward the youth and first-time smartphone users: the Ascend Y200. Power users need not apply here, as the Gingerbread handset offers a not-so-tantalizing 3.5-inch HVGA display,...
Huawei Ascend Y200 hands-on at CTIA 2012

Hey you guys, MasterCard has a digital strategy too: PayPass Wallet Services

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With almost every payments-related company with digital wallets of their own, it’s about time that MasterCard showed off its digital plans. The credit card company unveiled PayPass Wallet Services today at the CTIA conference in New Orleans. Just like the Verifone Sail mobile payments platform announced earlier today, MasterCard’s...
Hey you guys, MasterCard has a digital strategy too: PayPass Wallet Services

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IBM debuts partner incentives at conference

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To help its partners generate more cloud business, IBM has introduced new training, tools and a financial incentive package at its PartnerWorld conference, being held this week in New Orleans....
IBM debuts partner incentives at conference

T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4

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While much of the attention on T-Mobile’s planned $4 billion network upgrade has centered around its plans to launch LTE next year, there is another key component to the strategy. The company is also looking to free up space in another part of its spectrum that should finally allow iPhone...
T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4

Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns

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Apple has modified a proposed nano-SIM design to accommodate objections by Nokia, says The Verge. SIM card maker Giesecke & Devrient has been showing off the design at the CTIA trade show in New Orleans. The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is soon set to vote for one of several card...
Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns

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Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

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I’ve gone through various stages of “connectedness” in my life. We all have. Some of you are so young that you’ve never known anything else and some of you remember the days when you only knew the local news and big events like going to the moon. Today, we no...
Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen: We don't ever want to sell this company

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Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen told his audience at GigaOM’s RoadMap conference in San Francisco Monday that he is in it for the long haul. “We don’t ever want to sell this company, we don’t ever want to IPO this company,” he said, explaining that the goal was to build a company that...
Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen: We don't ever want to sell this company

The morning lowdown: Facebook ads, mobile videogames, Time Inc. subscriptions

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Apple, Time Inc. solve their subscription squabble (All Things Digital) Facebook preps “Facebook Exchange” for real-time bidding (GigaOM) State Department speaks out on Amazon Kindle deal (paidContent) Turf war erupts in red-hot mobile videogames (WSJ) What Facebook knows (MIT Technology...
The morning lowdown: Facebook ads, mobile videogames, Time Inc. subscriptions

It wasn't Beyonce: Super Bowl outage traced to relay failure

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Entergy, an electric and gas utility in New Orleans, says a relay device installed to protect Superdome equipment in the event of a cable failure ended up malfunctioning. [Read more]...
It wasn't Beyonce: Super Bowl outage traced to relay failure

not sure what to make of David Simon's (of "The Wire") new show "Treme," but the New Orleans style music is Awesome! http://is.gd/bHDPj

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not sure what to make of David Simon's (of "The Wire") new show "Treme," but the New Orleans style music is Awesome! http://is.gd/bHDPj

New phones and sevices herald start of CTIA

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The annual wireless show has yet to begin in New Orleans, but we've already seen new phones from HTC and Samsung and a new connected home from AT&T. [Read more]...
New phones and sevices herald start of CTIA
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