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Bill Gates and Friends Urge US Government To Triple Energy Research Spend [Energy]

by on Jun.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Av, Barack Obama, Bill, Bill Gates, BillGates, Bp, cat, clear, Cloud, Clouds, color, corporate, D3, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, electric, energy, environment, Et, Feeds, ff, friends, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ir, Isp, ISS, jeffrey immelt, La, Labels, Lg, Men, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Mod, obama, Of, Oil, oil spill, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Plea, Q, quant, Rc, Research, rip, RSS, Rv, sea, search, serve, spill, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, TV, Us, US Government, V, X1

BP’s oil spill disaster isn’t even the half of it. Bill Gates ; the CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt , and various other senior-level corporate-types have issued a plea to the US government to triple spending on energy research to $16bn/year. More

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Artificial Clouds That Could Stop Climate Change Receive Investment From Bill Gates [Environment]

by on May.11, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, AR, Art, Artificial clouds, Bill Gates, BillGates, C6, change, Cia, clear, climate, Climate Change, Cloud, Clouds, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, earth, eco friendly, environment, Et, Fb, friends, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Investment, Ir, Isp, Lg, Mac, machine, machines, Men, Mod, money, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, rom, sea, silver-lining, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Up, Us, Vest, Water, X1

Rather than plunge money in a couple of girlfriends his daughter’s age, Bill Gates ‘ retirement money sure is being put to good use, with his most recent investment being in machines that turn seawater into climate-changing artificial clouds . More

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Cloud-Creating Laser Could Trigger Rain On Demand [Weather Machine]

by on May.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 300, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Ati, Av, C5, cc, Ces, clear, Cloud, Clouds, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, environment, Et, Eu, Ge, Germany, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, kin, Laser, Lasers, Led, Mac, machine, Men, Mod, N1, nex, next, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Science, Scientists, Sim, ski, step, Style, Tag, Techno, Technology, TI, Us, Videos, weather, Weather Machine, work, X1

German scientists, working in a controlled lab environment, have successfully used a laser to create clouds. The next step is a simple one: Use this technology to create clouds and rain on demand in the skies over Germany. More

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Speeding Tickets Now Coming From Outer Space [Cops]

by on Apr.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, AR, Automotive, C6, Cam, Camera, Cameras, Cars, cat, clear, Cloud, Clouds, Cops, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Fb, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Isp, Les, Light, Lock, MER, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Pee, Play, ps, Q, raf, Rc, Red, rom, Satellite, Satellites, Space, speed, speed traps, Speeding, SpeedSpike, Style, Tag, TI, Tickets, Top, Traffic, Up, X1

As though cameras on top of every traffic light weren’t bad enough already: there’s now a trial run of satellites that will catch you speeding, over a several-block range, from hundreds of miles up. Hope for clouds, I guess?

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Speeding Tickets Now Coming From Outer Space [Cops]

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Cloud Computing Makes It Easier For Criminals To Get Busted [Cloud]

by on Apr.17, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, AR, BUST, Cf, clear, Cloud, cloud computing, Clouds, Computing, criminal, Criminals, Cybercriminals, D3, de, Display, docs, Ds, E, Ea, F1, Fbi, Ge, Gizmo, Google, Google Docs, GoogleDocs, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, Law, LawEnforcement, Les, Make, Men, MER, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Rim, Spam, Spammers, Spamming, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Us, X1

The great thing about cloud computing is that no matter where you are, your files are just there . It turns out they’re just there for law enforcement, too, as two Google Docs-using spammers recently found out. More

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Nomad RV Provides Conceptual Peek at Dystopian Future Transportation [Rvs]

by on Apr.11, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, Ati, Bomb, Bombs, C6, Cf, clear, Cloud, Clouds, Concept, Concepts, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, earth, Egg, F1, future, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Ion, Isp, Mod, One, order, Ovi, Padd, Pee, PI, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, Rv, rvs, Sport, Style, Sun, Tag, Tat, TI, Top, transport, Transportation, Ui, Vehicles, Vide, Vw, X1

Long after the bombs fall, when the fallout is thick and the sun hides behind clouds of ash and ruin, the Egg People will roam the earth inside their protective egg-shaped RVs. More

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Back Up Your Cloud-Stored Memories With These Free Tools [Memory Forever]

by on Mar.18, 2010, under 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, backup, clear, Cloud, cloud computing, Clouds, de, Ds, E, Ea, emory, facebook, Forever, Free, Ge, Gizmo, Gmail, Google, google documents, Hard, Hard Drive, Hd, Home Automation, Ie, Laptop, Mail, Memories, Memory, Memory forever, Memoryforever, Mod, Nec, One, Online, Online back-up, Os, ps, Rc, Red, storage, store, Style, Tag, the cloud, TI, Tools, Top, Up, X1, XP

Today I’d like to talk to you about…backing up. I don’t just mean connecting an external hard drive to your laptop and transferring all your files over. I’m talking ’bout backing up the cloud . More

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Ballmer Explains the Cloud, In 5 Easy Steps [Microsoft]

by on Mar.04, 2010, under 300, 3D, 3D video, 7d, Ads, age, Ai, Air, ANT, Ants, app, app store, apple, Apps, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Avatar, Ballmer, Bandwidth, bing, book, Bt, car, Ces, Cf, Chart, Chile, Cia, clear, Cloud, Clouds, Companies, dash, data, de, demo, dev, developer, Developers, Devices, Display, down, Drives, driving, Ds, Ea, earth, Earthquake, Ebook, England, Eu, Face, facebook, Feature, Free, Fuel, Ge, Gizmo, Google, Google Wave, Government, graphic, hal, hand, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Health, Help, Home Automation, How To, Ie, intel, Intern, Ion, ISO, Isp, ISS, issues, late, Led, Lost, Mac, machine, Make, Map, Maps, Men, Mic, microsoft, Military, Mit, Mod, money, Ms, My, Nec, News, Nyt, Ocean, Oled, One, Os, Oses, Ovi, phone, photo, Pink, player, Ports, Pot, Pr, pre, Privacy, Pro, processing, ps, Quake, Rc, Reader, Readers, Real, Red, Research, Rf, school, Science, screen, sea, search, sense, sensor, server, Servers, Service, Sim, ski, Software, Sound, sounds, Sport, sports, step, steve, Steve Ballmer, store, Students, Style, Sue, Tag, Tat, ted, theater, TI, time, Tools, Top, Tron, TV, Ui, University of Washington, Up, Video, War, Water, Wave, web, Websites, what, windows, Windows phone, Windows phone 7, Windowsphone7, with google, Xbox, Xbox Live, XP

In his first time speaking at University of Washington —the giant Microsoft-endowed school in the company’s backyard— Steve Ballmer explained “the cloud.” First, there was a goofy video showing how stoned most UW students are, conducted by a gal with shockingly platinum hair and bronze skin. Then Ballmer says it’s something he’s betting his company on, and that every company is betting their companies on, and that it’s a $3.3 trillion industry. That’s pretty serious. Here are his five key principles: 1

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Remainders – The Things We Didn’t Post: Solutions Edition [Remainders]

by on Feb.23, 2010, under Ads, Ai, app, Arm, Art, Ati, Avatar, Blockquote, Bluetooth, clear, Clouds, Companies, Concept, Concepts, confirmed, cyberattacks, dash, design, desk, dev, Display, dropnet, Ds, engadget, Eu, Face, Food, Fun, Gadget, Ge, Gear, Gizmodo remainders, Google, Hack, Hackers, Hacking, Hardware, hbo, Hd, Home Automation, Hot lunch bag, intel, Intern, internet, Ion, Isp, Laptop, Led, Lock, Lunch, magic, Mic, microsoft, Mit, Ms, Natal, News, Nokia, Nyt, Os, oss, Ovi, phone, Pot, power, Pr, pre, Pro, Project Natal, ps, Radio, Rant, Rc, Red, Remainders, Research, retail, Rf, Rumor, search, security, Securityh, snap, Software, Space, Style, Target, Technology, ted, television, Test, Thanko, TI, time, Top, tweet, Ui, Uk, Up, Upgrade, usb, Video, War, Water, Wave, web, what, wireless, Wires, Xbox

In today’s Remainders: solutions! Solutions for distilling water vapor into drinkable water; keeping your lunch warm with only a USB port; beaming an entire Springsteen album to your phone in under 10 seconds, and more. Wossy Jonathan Ross, a UK television personality, isn’t the first person you’d expect to deliver the latest news on Microsoft’s Project Natal, but we’ll take what we can get. Apparently he’s had some time to play around with the system and likes what it has to offer: OK

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Samsung’s HMX-U20 and HMX-U15 Camcorders Shoot 1080p On the Cheap [Camcorders]

by on Feb.20, 2010, under 1080P, Ads, Ati, Blockquote, Brin, Cable, Camcorders, Camera, car, Charger, Cia, clear, Clouds, Compactcamcorders, Content, dash, design, Display, Ds, Eu, Face, Feature, Flip, Free, Hd, Hdmi, HDTV, Hmxu15, Hmxu20, Home Automation, image sensor, intel, Intern, internet, Ion, Isp, LCD, Led, Light, Make, Memory, Mic, mobile, Models, Ms, Nec, Optical, Os, OTS, Ouch, Pack, Palm, Pma, Pocketcams, Pr, pre, pricing, Pro, ps, Ram, Rc, Recording, Red, Resolution, Rf, rip, Samsung, Samsunghmxu15, Samsunghmxu20, screen, Screens, Sd, Sdhc, sensor, Sensors, Sharing, Sim, Software, Style, Sun, Support, Technology, ted, Tent, TI, time, Touch, transport, Tron, tub, TV, Ui, Up, Update, Updates, usb, Video, War, web, X1, X10, YouTube

Samsung has updated their HMX-U10 with two new compact camcorders, the HMX-U20 and the HMX-U15. Both shoot 1080p video and feature time lapse recording, but bumping up to the U20 gets you 3x optical zoom. Nothing too exciting about these updates, but their solid specs ensure that Samsung is keeping up with the Joneses in the compact camcorder category.

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Samsung’s HMX-U20 and HMX-U15 Camcorders Shoot 1080p On the Cheap [Camcorders]

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