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Google, Cisco to Dow Index
Google and Cisco are among the top companies being considered to be entered into the Dow Jones industrial average index, bumping GM and Citigroup, whose shares have recently dipped below $2 and threatened their status as blue chip stocks, or sure things in the investment world,...
Search engine indexes and catalogs desktop publishing files
Digital publishing software developer Markzware has announced the release of PageZephyr version 3, a stand-alone desktop search engine that reduces the risk of losing valuable electronic information by helping to manage voluminous amounts of legacy files. The application indexes files for retrieval without...
Material shows zero refractive index
Researchers at the Columbia Engineering School claim to have achieved a significant breakthrough in photonic technology that could be used for computers. A team led by Chee Wei Wong, associate professor of mechanical engineering, demonstrated a system that allows light to propagate...
Apple holds ASPs
Apple has so far avoided the "permanent and structural" collapse of overall PC average selling prices and subsequent decline in revenue, according to TBR analyst Ezra Gottheil. The trend is explained by the ongoing economic recession and the gaining popularity of low-priced...
Watcher, Media Indexer
Alorsoft has simultaneously updated its parental control software titled Watcher 4.1 and its media indexing utility, Media Indexer 2.1. Watcher 4.1 supports network-wide settings with a software update system that enhances security for network-based settings, and includes several bug fixes. Media Indexer...
Elecom ASP-P200S dock
Elecom's ASP-P200S iPod dock is a 2.1 sound system, with the subwoofer placed on a vertical hinge so the dock can be more easily carried. The remote tucks into a crevice for the same reason. Using a set of three adapters, the P200S supports all fourth- and fifth-gen iPods, including...
Posterino, Media Indexer
Posterino 1.0b4 ($20) updates the "life poster" composing application. Posterino allows users to easily create postcards, greeting cards, and contact sheets from pictures in iPhoto. The software supports auto-placement of photos, export of posters or postcards, custom template creation, and various...
UK inflation index
iPods and iTunes downloads have been added to the list of goods used by the UK government as a standard for measuring inflation, according to Macworld UK. "The 650-product list is maintained by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and it aims to measure the fluctuations in prices paid by the UK population....
Index Builder for Quark
Meadows Publishing Solutions today released its Index Builder for QuarkXPress, a software module designed to reduce the tedious and labor-intensive task of creating an index for a catalog. Index entries can be entered by hand or imported from a tab-separated text file, while AutoPrice users can extract...
AAPL pushes S&P Index
Apple's iPod helped the company's stock rise nearly 130 percent in 2005 and contributed 3.7 points to the S&P 500 index--more than any other stock, according to The Financial Times. The report notes that the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 blue-chip stocks was effectively flat for the year, up only...
Ahead of Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest
Google+ topped other popular sites in the American Customer Satisfaction Index E-Business Report. As Bloomberg details, Google+ tied socially-editable encyclopedia Wikipedia with a score of 78 out of a possible 100. Google's "social layer" attained higher customer satisfaction scores than Facebook, even...
Creates searchable library of content
Jolicloud, described as a "social organizing tool," is now available as a free app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The service offers to index everything a user has created, linked to, liked or received on several of the top social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Picasa,...
App Store index shows iPhone app rush
An update to Fiksu's index for iOS apps showed a far-reaching effect from the launch of the iPhone 4S on downloads. At nearly 5.7 million downloads per day among the top 200 free iOS apps, the App Store had seen its downloads grow 83 percent over the same point year before....
U of Birmingham scientists develop ASP steel
Scientists who concern themselves with materials from the University of Birmingham claim to have found a way to add silver particles to stainless steel in order to make it antibacterial, PhysOrg reported. The process is called Active Screen Plasma and may result in hardware...
Apple tops ACSI index while PC users climb up
Apple today managed to get its best-ever score on the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) and maintain its lead over Windows PCs. Happiness with Macs climbed from 84 points last year to an all-time high of 86 this year. It has a nine-point lead over the maximum 77...
Apple may be larger than Microsoft on stock index
Apple is flirting with the prospects of overtaking Microsoft in the S&P 500 stock index, an estimate found Thursday. Following another rapid climb to a record high share price of $266.47, Apple's market cap when float-adjusted has reached $241.5 billion, or just past Microsoft's...
Apple, Canon, Samsung lead loyalty index
Apple has scored a victory in public perception through two important wins in Brand Keys' 2010 Loyalty Index. The iPhone helped it top the researchers' smartphone ranks, while unibody MacBooks helped push it above Dell and all others Windows PC brands in the full-size notebook...
Apple leads consumer index
Apple continues to hold first place in tracking conducted by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, says Fortune. The company has scored 84 out of 100 in a 2009 study, leaving it in a dominant position over rival computer builders. It has also dropped a point since 2008...
Japanese manufacturer Elecom today announced the ASP-P200S, an iPod stereo dock with 2.1 channels. The P200S features a subwoofer, which can be rotated vertically over the docking port to make the product easier to store and carry. Three adapters are included to support all...
eBay, Amazon, HP, Oracle near bottom of major corporations
In terms of datacenters, Apple has scored the top position on a new Greenpeace list of the most environmentally-friendly high-tech businesses. The company is the only one with a 100 percent figure on Greenpeace's "clean energy index," since its datacenters are completely free of any dependence on coal,...
ACSI 2013 again ranks Apple significantly higher than industry average
For the tenth year in a row, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has awarded Apple the top spot for customer satisfaction in the personal computing sector. The satisfaction score for Apple -- 87 -- is one point higher than the company scored last year, and a full eight points higher than...
Yahoo-owned blogging service will not police content hosted on servers
Tumblr has clarified its policy for users posting adult content on their blogs. While the company seemingly does not want to police such content on its service, it will be blocking blogs dedicated to porn and other similar topics from its own internal search, as well as preventing them from being indexed...
Social news site does not appear in Google search
(Updated with Google response) Social news website Digg has disappeared from search listings on Google for reasons unknown. Searches for the site on the search engine appear with listings that refer to Digg, but nothing for Digg itself, with the extra search using the query "site:digg.com Digg" coming...
$82 million payment into fund mirrors Belgian settlement
Google has come to terms with the French government regarding the search engine's indexing of media in the country. Google has agreed today to pay 60 million euros ($82 million) into a fund to help French media expand and develop exposure on the Internet. Despite publishers in the country lobbying to...
Voluntary certification program co-founded by Apple
Apple has withdrawn all of its Mac products from EPEAT certification and will no longer be submitting items for review, according to a recent announcement by the recycling rating service. EPEAT is used by hundreds of companies, universities and government agencies in dozens of countries as an index of...
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