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Submission + - German Official Mulls Breaking Up Google (cnbc.com)

Bing Tsher E writes: "

A senior German official has warned that Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company "must be seriously considered."

Such a move—which would be difficult to enforce because Google is based in the United States—could be a last resort for countries seeking to prevent the Internet search giant from systematically crowding out competitors, said Sigmar Gabriel, who is Germany's economy minister and vice chancellor."

Submission + - Robot that can open Fridge.....slowly. (wired.com)

sneezinglion writes: Well, if you ever wanted a robot that could predict your future actions, then this is the one for you.

This Robot can predict your future movements and in doing so can pour your beer for you.

"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."