“The LIFEBOOK X2 concept takes a different approach to portability.
It’s not only thin, but also folds into quarters which leads to some interesting features.
Open the LIFEBOOK X2 halfway and you have sort of an ultra widescreen palm top.
Unfold it completely and you have one full size notebook. This denotes a seam running right across the LCD which is enough for me to dismiss it but the idea is intriguing.”
“U.S. scientists on Tuesday unveiled the world’s first computerized human brain map, an online public resource developed to accelerate understanding of how the human brain works and in hopes to tackle neurological diseases like Alzeimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Funded by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, the 55-million-U.S. dollar project, named the Allen Human Brain Atlas, identifies 1,000 anatomical sites in the human brain, backed by more than 100 million data points that indicate the particular gene expression and underlying biochemistry of each site, said the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Brain Science.
“VMware shook the cloud world today with an announcement that it was releasing an open source PaaS platform called Cloud Foundry.
The new platform takes direct aim at the current thought, if not market leaders of the PaaS world Microsoft’s Azure and Google’s Google Apps platforms.
VMware foresees Cloud Foundry ushering in a new era of “platform clouds” that will take the thunder out of Google and Microsoft being the sole hosts of PaaS on a grand scale.”