Category: "Tech"

YouTube yanks Islamic cleric’s jihad sermon videos: NY Times (AFP)

AFP – YouTube has yanked videos featuring calls by Yemen-based radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi for a holy war, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

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In social media election, the GOP capitalizes (AP)

AP – In the final minutes of one of the most watched and fiercely contested races of Tuesday’s midterm elections, the campaigns of both Sen. Harry Reid and the Republican challenger to his Nevada Senate seat, Sharron Angle, were working social media.

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Qik Video Chat Gets Native Android App On T-Mobile (Mashable)

Mashable – Qik just got a major shot in the arm from T-Mobile. The companies announced today that T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik will be the first service to offer native integration with the Android address book.

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Zuckerberg: Instead of a Facebook phone, think Facebook on every phone (Ben Patterson)

Ben Patterson – So tell us, Mark: Is Facebook making its own phone? “No,” Zuckerberg said bluntly during a much-anticipated briefing about Facebook’s mobile plans. But just because Facebook isn’t building a phone doesn’t mean Facebook doesn’t want to b…

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These iPhone apps will keep you up-to-date on world news events (Appolicious)

Appolicious – Americans aren’t exactly celebrated for their international savvy. Most speak just one language, and forget about asking them to name foreign heads of state. But that doesn’t mean you can’t buck the trend.

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EA gaming exec: Sure, we’ve seen the PSP2 (Ben Patterson)

Ben Patterson – Sony’s still being coy about its plans for revamping the aging PlayStation Portable, but an exec for one of the biggest gaming publishers isn’t shy about admitting that his team has seen the PSP2 in action. Gaming site CVG went …

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Cloud and Virtualization Features Set Fedora 14 Apart (PC World)

PC World – Fedora 14, or “Laughlin,” made its official debut on Tuesday, and it’s packed with a raft of new features designed to enhance the experience for users of the open source desktop operating system.

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Google Helps Auto-Tune Your Web Server (Mashable)

Mashable – Google has announced that it is launching a new module for the Apache HTTP server called mod_pagespeed that will perform many speed optimizations automatically. This means that rather than having to fine tune your server configuration for ev…

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