Articles by Johnathan Davis

  • Boeing Gets Atlas V as Private Space Race Heats UpBoeing Gets Atlas V as Private Space Race Heats Up

    August 05 2011 9:27 AM

    Defense contractor Boeing said on Thursday that it plans to launch its spaceship towards the International Space Station powered by Atlas 5 rockets.

  • Android Extends Lead in Mobile Platform WarsAndroid Extends Lead in Mobile Platform Wars

    August 04 2011 9:25 PM

    In the fierce battle to rule the smartphone landscape, Google's Android platform has not only maintained, but extended its lead against Apple and others.

  • Polygamist Warren Jeffs Convicted, Faces 119 YearsPolygamist Warren Jeffs Convicted, Faces 119 Years

    August 04 2011 8:35 PM

    A Texas jury convicted Warren Jeffs, the controversial figure of a fundamentalist Moron church, on child sexual assault late Thursday, ending a case that sprang open when his compound was raided and more than 450 children were taken by the police in 2008.

  • LinkedIn Surprise Profit Bodes well for Google+

    August 04 2011 6:34 PM

    Business focused social media network Linked In posted profits ahead of projections, likely easing fears that the company was overhyped after its hot IPO this year.

  • After iPhone 5, Apple May Merge OS X and iOSAfter iPhone 5, Apple May Merge OS X and iOS

    August 04 2011 1:20 PM

    Apple has created thriving businesses with its Mac computers and the recent stable of gadgets like the iPhone and iPad, but one analysts predicts the company may merge these worlds atop a new Apple processor.

  • Analysis Point to Two iPhone 5 ReleasesAnalysis Point to Two iPhone 5 Releases

    August 03 2011 6:44 PM

    Data is increasingly pointing to two releases of the iPhone 5, Apple's next-generation smartphone, if Wall Street is to be believed, meaning one phone would come in the fourth quarter, and one shortly after.

  • Despite 2 iPhone 5's, Plenty of Reason to Get the First: AnalystsDespite 2 iPhone 5's, Plenty of Reason to Get the First: Analysts

    August 02 2011 10:42 PM

    After dying down for about two months, analysts are again predicting two iPhone 5 models t o arrive in coming months, both representing a step up from the current iPhone.

  • Apple Dominates Tablet Market with 'Most Satisfied' UsersApple Dominates Tablet Market with 'Most Satisfied' Users

    July 31 2011 10:52 PM

    It's no secret that Apple iPads and iPad 2s outsell rival tablet makers, but a new survey indicates that iPad users are the most satisfied among tablet users, a trait that poises to perpetuate Apple's lead.

  • Deal Struck to Avoid Government DefaultDeal Struck to Avoid Government Default

    July 31 2011 8:46 PM

    The President of the United States and Congressional leaders have sketched together an agreement that would raise the nation's debt ceiling through the next presidential election, according to reports.

  • House Dems 'May Not Be Able to Support' Deal: PelosiHouse Dems 'May Not Be Able to Support' Deal: Pelosi

    July 31 2011 8:24 PM

    A deal to raise the federal debt ceiling and avoid the first ever U.S. default is "very close," but House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday there is a chance they may not pass it.

  • Consumers Irate over Incessant Droid Bionic DelayConsumers Irate over Incessant Droid Bionic Delay

    July 31 2011 7:54 PM

    Motorola Mobility saw a disappointing quarter and projected an even more disappointing outlook, but while that may upset Wall Street, consumers are more upset that its anticipated Droid Bionic is getting a new date.

  • Logitech Revue Flop Highlights GoogleTV ChallengesLogitech Revue Flop Highlights GoogleTV Challenges

    July 31 2011 6:13 PM

    Logitech cut the price of its hyped Logitech Revue set-top box by over half, the latest sign that the Google TV initiative is failing to gain muster in the competitive consumer marketplace.

  • 'Stayover Relationship' is the New Marriage'Stayover Relationship' is the New Marriage

    July 31 2011 3:53 PM

    Today's generation are opting for "stayover relationships" that let them enjoy relationships without living together, a trend that appears to be slowing down the road to marriage.

  • Google+ Faces Hurdles on its AscentGoogle+ Faces Hurdles on its Ascent

    July 31 2011 3:00 PM

    Google+ has become the fastest growing social media site, and perhaps the fastest site period, but last week's inflection point in growth highlights the uphill battle it will need to fight to cement itself as No.1.

  • LG Thrill 4G Joins Droid Bionic in DelayLG Thrill 4G Joins Droid Bionic in Delay

    July 31 2011 12:31 PM

    LG's anticipated Thrill 4G phone has been delayed sources say, pushing the release date back by a full two weeks.

  • Build Muscle to Fight Diabetes, Researchers Say [VIDEO]Build Muscle to Fight Diabetes, Researchers Say [VIDEO]

    July 31 2011 10:38 AM

    Fighting diabetes means not just keeping down body fat, but even building more muscle mass, according to a new study

  • SpaceX Preps for Nov Launch as Space Race Heats UpSpaceX Preps for Nov Launch as Space Race Heats Up

    July 31 2011 10:16 AM

    Space Exploration Technologies, or simply SpaceX, and other private sector companies are vying to fill the void for transport to space after the U.S. government put the breaks on its own shuttle program.

  • Played Out: Gamer Plays Xbox Until He DiesPlayed Out: Gamer Plays Xbox Until He Dies

    July 30 2011 10:39 PM

    A British gamer died after playing his Microsoft Xbox gaming console for up to 12 hours straight.

  • SpaceX, Private Spaceships Race to Fill Shuttle VoidSpaceX, Private Spaceships Race to Fill Shuttle Void

    July 30 2011 9:35 PM

    Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or Space X, is planning to fill the void left by the retiring U.S. space shuttle program with its own space taxi as it ramps up for a test later this year.

  • Smartphone Shootout: Winners and Losers of the Q2 BattleSmartphone Shootout: Winners and Losers of the Q2 Battle

    July 30 2011 5:21 PM

    The second quarter results are in. Stalwarts have fallen. New stars are rising, and a new king is crowned.