<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[New Apple iMac may now be the one for the most of us]]> Apple's latest iMac computers continue to enhance the line. Currently the Apple store offers two basic models, each available with two different processors from which to choose. The screen size is the main physical characteristic that differentiates the two models. Each model lets you choose from a variety of feature options such as memory and hard drive size but it is the choice of the processor type and speed that is the most significant.]]> <![CDATA[Chrome Owned by Exploits in Hacker Contests, But Google’s $1M Purse Still Safe]]> A $1 million purse that Google has offered to hackers who can produce zero-day exploits against its Chrome browser appears to be safe after the first day of its three-day Pwnium hacking contest, which yielded just one contestant and one successful zero-day attack.]]> <![CDATA[Android makes strong gains in mobile market]]> <![CDATA[Windows Phone 8 shipping on new phones this fall]]> Windows Phone 8, the successor to its Windows Phone 7.5 Mango mobile operating system, will ship on handsets starting this fall, according to Microsoft.]]> <![CDATA[RIM posts huge Q1 miss: First net loss in 8 years, BlackBerry 10 launch delayed, 5,000 jobs cut]]> Analysts anticipated another miss ahead of Research In Motion’s first-quarter earnings report on Thursday as sales continue to stall ahead of the struggling smartphone vendor’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone launch, which is expected this October. RIM warned in late May that it would likely see an operating loss in the first fiscal quarter — its first net quarterly loss since fiscal 2004 — but the Street’s consensus ranged from a profit of $0.01 per share on $3.1 billion in sales to a net loss of $0.03 per share. The numbers are now in and RIM reported on Thursday that it lost $0.37 per share on revenue of $2.8 billion.]]> <![CDATA[Google unveils subscription service to counter Apple's]]> <![CDATA[Pirate Bay to be blocked in the UK, court rules]]> The Pirate Bay is set to be blocked by five of the main ISPs in the UK, after a High Court ruled the site is in massive breach of copyright.]]> <![CDATA[Opinion: Sure, Apple ducks taxes--that's what corporations do]]> Apple's gotten loads of negative press recently for allegedly dodging taxes, finding loopholes to avoid paying taxes on billions of dollars in revenue a year.]]> <![CDATA[Apple Reaches 25 Billion Downloads From Its App Store]]> Apple is raking in huge profits on record smartphone and tablet sales, it's become the world's most valuable company based on its stock price, and now it has achieved another staggering feat: 25 billion apps have been downloaded from its app store, an average of three for every person on Earth.]]> <![CDATA[Atomic clock at CU Boulder sets new records in precision and stability]]> The world’s most precise clock now resides on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder.]]> <![CDATA[New Research Shows Cell Phones Aren't Very Dangerous]]> Over the last decade, cell phone use has grown exponentially. Today, it's estimated that about nine in 10 Americans own at least one cell phone (and most have smartphones). With increased use come questions concerning the safety of these mobile devices. Many have been concerned, or even panicked, over the possibility of cell phones increasing one's risk for brain cancer.]]> <![CDATA[AT&T to require contracts for Windows 7 netbooks]]> <![CDATA[Windows Phone 7 puts Microsoft back in smart-phone race]]> <![CDATA[NASA announces discovery of ‘earth-sized’ planet]]> <![CDATA[New Web site is a one-stop job shop]]> <![CDATA[You may soon be able to 3D print a brain scanner]]>   For those not tremendously interested in the impacts that 3D printing may have on manufacturing, Wired is reporting that  a team of developers are working on a 3D-printable brain scanne]]> <![CDATA[Apple's paint-splatter image has Web forums in fever of speculation]]> <![CDATA[Research, no motion: How the BlackBerry CEOs lost an empire]]> Research In Motion, whose BlackBerry phones pioneered wireless email, no longer holds the commanding heights in the smartphone market. With Android, iOS, and even Windows Phone gaining market share, the Waterloo, Ontario, company finds itself in a battle for relevancy. The past year has been especially hard on the once-innovative RIM, but it may be at a turning point. Or the beginning of the end.]]> <![CDATA[Dish Drops 10,000 Subscribers, Fewer Than Expected]]> Dish Network underestimated itself this year, losing fewer subscribers than expected in its recent second quarter.]]> <![CDATA[A video game company wants to turn virtual war into our next national pastime]]> Baseball, hockey, football ... “Call of Duty”? If the people behind “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” have their way, the next big sport people around the world will be obsessing over will involve virtual soldiers killing each other in perpetual warfare.]]>