Espresso Book Machine, Books on demand, and Google.

Welcome to brand new ways of publishing, distributing and consuming books.

It seems Google is here to dominate Online Open Book Market, Recently Google acquired reCAPTCHA, Now On Demand Books, makers of the Espresso Book Machine, are saying that they have been granted access to Google’s library of public domain digital books for use with their product. Continue reading

Federal Cloud Computing from White House

It was very much expected.

What are the advantages of cloud computing for the Federal Government?

Cloud computing offers a cost-effective service oriented approach for sharing computing resources, whereby common infrastructure, applications, information, and solutions can be utilized across the Government. The overall objective is to create a more agile Federal enterprise, where services can be provisioned and reused on demand to meet business needs.

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Never Lose your cell phone again

Nio

www.bluenio.com

You have used bluetooth, you have moved out of range and some have even lost a few minutes to find where their cell phone is? Now you have a alarm system based on bluetooth which tells you that you are going out of range. It may also make it easy to spot a potential theft.

This device Nio can be set to go off anywhere between two and 25 meters, and it can emit a police siren, a whoop or a Catchphrase buzzer sound. The device is currently available on their website www.bluenio.com. They have also approached government and health authorities with the advice that their innovation may prove helpful in preventing personal data and devices. Continue reading

Google silently launches Google Internet Stats

It is introduced quietly, Google Internet Stats ,allows you to search within the statistics for specific areas of interest. Google collects these statistics from various list of sources.

This Google resource brings together the latest industry facts and insights. These have been collected from a number of third party sources covering a range of topics from macroscopic economic and media trends to how consumer behavior and technology are changing over time.

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We're in it to win it

I was a bit skeptic about the future of SUN hardware and Solaris Operating System when Oracle acquired SUN, but this statement given by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison changed my views.

This advertisement makes a very clear statement about Oracle’s intentions and commitment to Sun technology and customers after the transaction closes.

We’re in it to win it. IBM, we’re looking forward to competing with you in the hardware business, says  Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

This is in response to the IBM media which says to SUN customers “Don’t settle for an uncertain future.” and “HP To Sun Customers: We’ve Got Your Back”

Wonders of Augmented Reality

Can you fix that BMW yourself? Yes you can, with augmented reality. In future labs, for all service staff, all skillful tasks will be done with online data and instructions given to your senses.  Virtual reality,which is close to what computer simulation has to show to your senses. Augmented reality is closer to the real world.  Augmented reality is the future, we are going to see it everywhere in all aspects of our lives. Continue reading