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The 17th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival posted by Lidia Thompson and Marcus Siu

Jun 28, 2012 No Comments by

It was quite a surprise when the Oscar nominations were announced this year.  Ten nominations went to a silent film that was filmed entirely in black-and-white.  From the media buzz it received at the Cannes Film Festival last year, the surprise hit turned into a big success at this year’s Oscars. “The Artist” went on […]

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Tizen Developers Conference 2012 reported by Lidia Thompson

May 16, 2012 No Comments

What happened to Meego? Now we know…It was replaced by Tizen, open source, standard-based software platform for multiple devices. Tizen is a product of cooperation between Intel and Samsung. Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment […]

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Intel introduced World’s First 22nm Quad-Core Processor reported by Lidia Thompson

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 23, 2012 – Intel Corporation today introduced the quad-core 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family, delivering dramatic visual and performance computing gains for gamers, media enthusiasts and mainstream users alike. Available now in powerful, high-end desktop, laptop and sleek all-in-one (AIO) designs, the new processors are the first chips in the world made […]

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Global Technology Symposium 2012 by Lidia Thompson

Apr 09, 2012 No Comments

Global Technology Symposium is the leading investment conference on venture capital, technology and entrepreneurship. Each year since 2004, the Symposium has brought more than 300 selected leaders in business, finance, technology, and policymaking in Silicon Valley, where they share insights with each other. “Entrepreneurship in a Global Market” was this year’s motto and the official […]

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Faust 1926 and Faust 2011 – Cinequest 2012 reported by Lidia Thompson

Mar 24, 2012 No Comments

This years’ Cinequest 2012, screened and showcased two extremely different adaptations of “Faust”; the legendary German tale of a successful scholarly man who had lost the meaning of life and who also had made a deal with the Devil in exchange for youth, love and power. The first “Faust” was a 1926 silent cinema production, […]

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CINEQUEST 2012 – Opening Night at California Theater in San Jose “The Lady ” reported by Film Editor Lidia Thompson

Mar 07, 2012 No Comments

OPENING NIGHT, February 28, 2012 at California Theater in San Jose The Lady – Director: Luc Besson; Producers: Luc Besson, Virginie Silla, Andy Harries, Jean Todt; Writer: Rebecca Frayn; Cinematographer: Thierry Arbogast; Editor: Julien Rey; Music: Eric Serra; Cast: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis; Countries: France, United Kingdom; Language: English; Genre: Drama There  couldn’t have been […]

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CINEQUEST 2012 – San Jose Film Festival reported by Lidia Thompson

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments

CINEQUEST 2012 is in town again For the 22nd time, The San Jose Film Festival well known as CINEQUEST, will captivate the city on its dynamic 13-day event of 200 international films with over 600+ film artists, technologists, and professionals from 44 countries in attendance. Born and grow up in the city that is a […]

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TechAmerica Foundation calls Governments move to the Cloud – reported by Lidia Thompson

Feb 19, 2012 No Comments

  Video streaming by Ustream Cloud is a solution for Better Collaboration, Better Service, Better Cost states report from TechAmerica Foundation that was released and announced on February 16, 2012 at the event at Microsoft campus in Mountain View. The world is more social, more mobile and in the cloud already – pointed out Lt. […]

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Showstoppers@CES 2012

Jan 20, 2012 No Comments

by Lidia Thompson Showstoppers  is a must-attend event for press, bloggers and industry analysts @ CES 2012. It is a most efficient way to see the “cream of the crop” in consumer electronics – launching hundred of new technology products and services for work, home and play. The press-only showcase event took place January 10, […]

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ORACLE OPEN WORLD 2011 – “Hardware and Software – Engineered to Work Together” by Lidia Thompson

Oct 11, 2011 2 Comments

2011 Oracle Open World that took place in San Francisco, October 9-13, was the amazing conference; must-attend technology event, where one can learn about Oracle and partner solutions to enhance business and have a lot of excitement at music/sport events as part of the conference. Oracle, headquartered in Redwood Shores, just 23 miles south from […]

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