July 31, 2014

Oracle asks to depose Larry Page over Android suit

Oracle asks to depose Larry Page over Android suit

Google CEO Larry Page might soon face questioning related to his company’s legal battle over Android and Java. Oracle yesterday submitted a request to Judge Donna Ryu of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to depose the Google co-founder and CEO regarding his involvement in his company’s acquisition of Android Inc. in 2005. Foss Patents, a blog focused on software patents, was first to report on the newly filed request.

Deadly Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 6 on Las Vegas Strip

Deadly Legionnaires' Disease Sickens 6 on Las Vegas Strip

Nevada health authorities are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that has been reported at the posh 4,000-room Aria Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Four guests who stayed at the resort were treated for the bacteria-borne disease, but many more may have been exposed from June 21 to July 4. Stephanie Bethel of the Southern Nevada Health District told the Associated Press that this sometimes deadly form of pneumonia had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and that the six guests had recovered.

Glover shows his face, and beard, at top of leaderboard

Glover shows his face and beard at top of leaderboard

SANDWICH, England — Lucas Glover is in prime position to go where no man has gone since the 1800s — wearing a beard into the winner’s circle at the Open Championship. With a second-round 70 on Friday at windswept Royal St. George’s, Glover, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, moved into a share of the lead as he tries to win the Open double. At 4-under-par 136, Glover is tied with Darren Clarke, and the two are just one stroke ahead four players, including 2009 PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer. Another seven players are two shots back, with another five, including [Continue reading...]

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe: What’s Next?

'Harry Potter' Star Daniel Radcliffe What's Next

The release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2″ may end a chapter for leading man Daniel Radcliffe, but that only means the rest of the entertainment world has opened up for him. Up next, Radcliffe has the horror flick “The Woman in Black,” which he recently finished filming in the U.K. The story is markedly different from “Harry Potter,” with Radcliffe playing a grieving father investigating mysterious occurrences in a sleepy British town. The actor told MTV News that he is attracted to these sorts of dark tales because he finds something much more interesting about them.

Spotify Launches in the U.S.

Spotify Launches in the US

Spotify, the popular digital music streaming service available in Europe since 2008, launched on Thursday in the U.S., where music enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting it. “This is a great day for anyone who loves music in the U.S. and, of course, a real milestone for us at Spotify,” the company said in a blog post.

Applied Tames Projections on Chip-Maker Spending

Applied Tames Projections on Chip-Maker Spending

Applied Materials Inc.’s chief executive again lowered projections for spending by chip manufacturers on equipment this year, adding to concerns about weak demand for computers and other devices. The comments from Applied CEO Mike Splinter are the latest indications of caution in the semiconductor industry, which has seen weakness of late. Consumer spending on PCs has remained soft, some large handset makers have been struggling and macroeconomic worries have hurt demand.

Netflix Adjusts Pricing, Renting Those Plastic Discs Jaust Got More Expensive

Netflix Adjusts Pricing Renting Those Plastic Discs Jaust Got More Expensive

Netflix is officially on an all-out assault on the DVD — or so says their just-released pricing strategy. The new prices yell loud and clear that streaming is the future and you’re going to pay (literally) if you don’t hop on the bandwagon. Maybe this is why Reed Hastings stated back in May that DVD shipments might go down for the first time ever. Gone are the plans that include streaming and DVD. Customers previously had the option of selecting the streaming plan for $7.99 and then paying an additional $2 to be able to rent one DVD at a [Continue reading...]

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Genesis Framework is Cool!

Genesis Framework

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