Maix Periyon

37 Flips | 4 Magazines | 4 Likes | 3 Following | 1 Follower | @Maixperiyon | Keep up with Maix Periyon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Maix Periyon”

Trump Blasts 'Grandstanders' as Another Business Leader Quits Council

Economy<p>Two more business leaders left one of President Donald Trump's manufacturing advisory councils Tuesday, including the head of the nation's largest labor federation.<p>AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Alliance for American Manufacturing head Scott Paul joined the chief executives of Merck, …

Prism: ministers challenged over GCHQ's access to covert US operation

Ministers are under mounting pressure to explain whether they authorised GCHQ to gather intelligence on Britons from the world's biggest internet …

How The Human Face Might Look In 100,000 Years

We’ve come along way looks-wise from our homo sapien ancestors. Between 800,000 and 200,000 years ago, for instance, rapid changes in Earth climate coincided with a tripling in the size of the human brain and skull, leading to a flattening of the face. But how might the physiological features of …

Corvette Stingray, Veyron Star as Autobots in "Transformers 4"

View 6 Photos<p>Although "Transformers 4" won't hit the big screen until June 27, 2014, images of a few new vehicles starring in the film have been released. A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse will be featured as Autobots in the new movie. While not many …

Is Silicon Valley getting too big for its boots?

"IF YOU'RE an engineer in Silicon Valley, you have no incentive to read <i>The Economist</i>," an unnamed tech entrepreneur tells George Packer in this …

How to share music, video and photos around your home with AirPlay

AirPlay started life as AirTunes and was originally limited to streaming audio from iTunes on a Mac or PC to Apple's AirPort Express - a Wi-Fi …

Opera browser beta for Android hits Play store with WebKit horsepower

Opera browser made a seismic shift when it dropped its long-in-the-tooth Presto engine in favor of WebKit, and now you can see the changes for yourself. It's up for grabs in beta on Google Play, packing the same rendering engine as its Chrome and Safari counterparts along with a handful of extra …

The mysterious powers of Microsoft Excel

<b>After two Harvard economists admitted a faulty spreadsheet calculation caused errors in a study used by numerous politicians to support their austerity policies, writer Colm O'Regan pays tribute to the power of Microsoft Excel.</b><p>They called it a "coding error". This made it sound like they were …

Why does Hollywood hate the future? http://tcrn.ch/Z0SPI8

Ericsson, Nokia Siemens lay the groundwork for HetNet with new Wi-Fi technology

Wireless equipment makers Ericsson(s eric) and Nokia Siemens Networks(s nok)(s si) took important first steps toward the future heterogeneous …

AMD launches new mobile chips: will they be in your next laptop or tablet?

Under ever-increasing pressure from Intel, AMD has formally announced its yearly refresh of its mobile processors.<p>Known as APUs (Accelerated …

AMD details Elite Mobility and mainstream APUs, we run early tests (hands-on)

AMD has been willing to tease its 2013 ultra-mobile APU (accelerated processing unit) strategy through PCs like the Acer Aspire V5, but today it's spilling the beans in earnest. The headliner for many is the company's just-shipping Elite Mobility line, or Temash: the A4 and A6 designs are built for …

AMD outlines Elite Performance laptop APUs with game-ready Wireless Display

AMD isn't focusing all its attention on its entry-level mobile APUs today: it's also providing details for the faster Richland-based models. The new A6, A8, and A10 mobile variants fall under the Elite Performance badge, and theoretically beat Intel to the punch with up to 71 percent faster 3D …

HP adds five new towers to its desktop lineup, Haswell offered across the board

If you think HP's new battery-powered all-in-one is a gimmick, fear not: the company's still churning out all manner of traditional desktop towers. In fact, the outfit just refreshed its lineup with five new models, ranging from a space-saving mini to a high-end gaming rig. There's a lot to digest …

Google Capital to make investments in maturing tech firms

Google Ventures has a reputation for backing tech winners early on -- it gave a boost to this little startup called Nest, for example. It wants to exert influence every step of the way, however, and it's launching Google Capital to make this happen. The new fund is investing in firms that aren't …

Software defined storage: the 'missing link'

VMware caught the IT industry's attention when it acquired software-defined networking start-up Nicira for $1.2 billion in July last year.<p>The move …

First Haswell gaming laptop revealed: MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2 with GTX780M graphics

With Computex just around the corner, MSI has taken the wraps off what can truly be described as a next-gen gaming laptop. According to <i>CNET</i>, the 17.3-inch GT70 Dragon Edition 2 will pack a yet-to-be-announced Haswell chip alongside an equally mysterious NVIDIA GTX780M that is claimed to deliver a …

Google Faces searches for faces in Google Maps, finds Forever Alone Guy

Berlin-based design studio Onformative has developed a system called Google Faces that uses an algorithm to explore Google Maps, searching for areas …

Toshiba AT10LE-A Tablet Hits The FCC

An official announcement can’t be far off since the AT10LE-A tablet from Toshiba, first spotted back in February, has turned up at the FCC for …

Reporters sued as 'hackers' for finding a security hole with Google

Call it security through absurdity: a pair of telecom firms have branded reporters for Scripps News as "hackers" after they discovered the personal …

How to control your home with your iPhone or iPad

Most iOS users will already be used to using their iPhone or iPad in just about any situation - to kill a bit of time with some games; to check the …

Google acquires kite-power generator

<b>Google has acquired a US company that generates power using turbines mounted on tethered kites or wings.</b><p>Makani Power will become part of Google X - the secretive research and development arm of the search giant.<p>The deal comes as Makani carries out the first fully autonomous flights of robot kites …

Disney Research Aireal Prototype Adds Force-Feedback To Kinect (video)

Disney Research has unveiled a new Microsoft Kinect accessory called Aireal which has been created to provide users with force feedback, in the form …

Apple moaning that Google Now on Galaxy S4 copies Siri's patents

Apple has filed a new set of patent infringements in its ongoing legal battle, and this time it has the Samsung Galaxy S4 in its sights.<p>According to …

O2 beefs up WiFi network

O2 has signed a three-year deal with data communications provider Fluidata to strengthen its WiFi network.<p>It says the agreement covers two major …

Defeat for EA over faces of sports stars

<b>A former college football player has scored a court victory against Electronic Arts.</b><p>EA used Rutgers College quarterback Ryan Hart's likeness in several versions of its popular NCAA Football sports game.<p>Mr Hart sued seeking damages saying EA should have sought his permission before using his …

WibiData gets $15M to help it become the Hadoop application company

WibiData — the big data startup from Cloudera Co-founder Christophe Bisciglia and Aaron Kimball — doesn’t have <i>overly</i> big plans. It only wants to …