iPad: Slayer of Netbook Sales

The iPad may be partially responsible for the slow demise of netbook sales, according to a Morgan Stanley market analyst. In a report for Morgan Stanley clients, the impact of the iPad is causally linked to the rapid decline of the netbook sales growth curve.…

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Wildlife vs. Energy in the Mojave: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) says she plans to introduce legislation today to establish two national monuments…

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Army Orders Recycled-Plastic Bridge: “Axion International Holdings has won a $957,000 contract to provide the U.S. Army with two bridges made from…

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Augmented Reality Coming to Mobile in a Big Way

You may not be all that familiar with augmented reality yet, but you’re going to hear a lot about the stuff in coming months. A kind of marriage between the real and the virtual, augmented reality couples live video streams with computer-generated imagery and content. The term can refer to everything from those yellow, simulated first-down lines you see during NFL broadcasts to high-tech, head-up displays integrated into the windshields of military fighter planes. The concept is not new, but augmented-reality apps are finally making their way to smartphones.…

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