REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) — Oracle Corp. said Thursday it has filed a patent and copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google Inc. Oracle said in a statement that Google's Android system for mobile phones infringes on its patented Java technology. Google spokesman Andrew Pederson said the company can't comment because it has not yet reviewed the lawsuit.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc.., the world's largest maker of construction and other heavy machinery, said Thursday it will build a hydraulic excavator manufacturing facility in Victoria, Texas, that will employ more than 500 workers. The facility will triple Caterpillar's hydraulic excavator production capacity in the U.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday it is cooperating with U.S. and German authorities investigating allegations that three company executives used bribes to win a contract to sell computer gear to the Russian prosecutors' office. German prosecutors have been looking into whether the executives, plus at least six accomplices who did not work for the company, paid bribes totaling 8 million euros (about $10.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration computer systems remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite improvements at a number of key radar facilities in the past year, according to a new U.S. government review. The Department of Transportation's inspector general said while the FAA has taken steps to install more sophisticated systems to detect cyber intrusions in some air traffic control facilities, most sites have not been upgraded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just because mobile phones are becoming more like small computers doesn't mean you should have to do a lot of typing on them. That's the thinking behind the latest update to Google Inc.'s popular Android software for mobile phones. The latest version of Android 2.
SEATTLE (AP) — Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. received a contract worth about $309 million for work on the Army and Marine Corps' Javelin antitank missile program. The contract with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is for the fiscal 2009 Javelin hardware production requirement.
Whether for business or pleasure, a lot of people use Gmail without understanding or using some of its more advanced features. Here are 10 fairly easy tricks to a fuller Gmail user experience. These include a a simple way to drag and drop attachments, better organize your inbox, use Gmail's built-in filtering feature, and send text messages through Gmail.
Editorial by George Young, Founding Partner, Kalypso Last month’s column explored how food and beverage (F&B) companies can enable traceability and guarantee compliance by implementing a product lifecycle management (PLM) system to manage the product data record.
Titan Industries is the world's fifth largest and India's leading manufacturer of watches. Corporately based in Tamil Nadu, India the company has manufactured more than a 100 million watches to date and has a customer base of over 80 million. The umbrella brand Titan is one of India's leading watch brands that brought about a paradigm shift in the Indian watch market, offering quartz technology with international styling.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The employment picture is looking bleaker as applications for jobless benefits rose last week to the highest level in almost six months. It's a sign that hiring is weak and employers are still cutting their staffs. First-time claims for jobless benefits edged up by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 484,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it will block BlackBerry corporate e-mail and messaging services unless the cell phones' manufacturer, Research In Motion Ltd., makes them accessible to security agencies by Aug. 31. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have also threatened to cut off popular BlackBerry services unless they get greater access to user information.
Tech gadgets come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, and sometimes the smallest of gadgets can provide the biggest benefit. Here are some of the latest small, but powerful gadgets that recently hit the market. From a MP4 video watch to the world's smallest Android smart phone, these gadgets shouldn't be underestimated because of their size.
Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) have evolved quite a bit since they first were developed around 20 years ago. Nowadays, ROVs serve crucial purposes in a number of applications. They help scientists make major scientific discoveries, and they even help assist those who are working on the Deepwater Horizon oil leak.
Just how does one play a video game with his or her eyes? Electrodes placed on the face around the eyes feed a small electrical signal into the controller, the data is processed and the information is passed back out digitally to the daughter card, which communicates to the original Nintendo Entertainment System.
Researchers at Stanford University recently created robot gecko climbing machines. The 'Stickybots' are partially funded by the United States Department of Defense, and have the potential to be used in manufacturing, military, or space exploration applications that call for a robot that can conduct tasks in a 'challenging' environment.