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2 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Rules for wireless auction could mean small carriers will bulk up

Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Wireless

5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

Smarter contextual awareness, 4K video and augmented reality are just some of the new technologies that will be offered by smartphones and tablets over the next year or so, according to Qualcomm's product blueprints.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, CPU, Wireless, Cameras

7 hrs ago | ITworld

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Internet, Science / Technology, Spyware, Programming Languages, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

11 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Greyhound Bus Fleet Revamps, But Can a 100-Year-Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Riding the bus is cool. Or, at least, that's what Greyhound, the country's largest intercity bus transportation provider, is on a mission to prove.

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Related Topix: Wireless

16 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Emulate Launches to Commercialize Automated Human Organs-on-Chips...

Emulate, Inc. today announced the company's launch with a $12 million Series A financing to commercialize a first-in-kind, automated 'Organs-on-Chips' platform that mimics human physiology and diseases, while permitting real-time elucidation of molecular mechanisms of action and toxicity.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Medicine, Genetics, Harvard University

20 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

China's Baidu Is Working On A Self-Driving Car Concept That Sounds Less Terrifying Than Google's

When Google first revealed the prototype for its self-driving car , some people were freaked out by the idea of a vehicle with no steering wheel or breaks.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Baidu

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Spain was where the "right to be forgotten" began, with the European Commission recently ruling that individuals can demand Google remove unfavourable links about them from search results.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Blog News

Wall Street Journal

Let Patients Decide How Much Risk They'll Take

Earlier this month, at a private conference for the CEOs of his portfolio companies, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla interviewed Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, asking them if the company might jump into health care.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Larry Page

Medical News

Neuroscientists analyze imaging data using new technologies

In an age of "big data," a single computer cannot always find the solution a user wants.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Health

GigaOM

The next big front for cloud competition: Location, location, location

Cloud vendors need to operate data centers in a diverse range of locations. How does they stack up to each other in terms of geographies, and why is that important? Now that we're seeing intense competition in the cloud infrastructure market, each of the vendors is looking for as many ways to differentiate itself as possible.

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Related Topix: SoftLayer, Google, Startups, Search Engines

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience in fight for higher wages

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Microsoft, Startups, Google, Search Engines, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

GPB.org

Tech Week: Industry Diversity, Digital Afterlives, Net Neutrality

What happened in technology this week, you ask? Here's a roundup of the tech stories reported by NPR and others since you last checked in.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Startups, Facebook

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CIO

Criminals Ride Google Coattails in DDoS Attacks

The easy access Google's web crawlers have to sites is increasingly being exploited by cybercriminals in launching distributed denial of service attacks, a security vendor says.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

USA Today

New Products: Headphones that hang from your ears

You often hear the expression "Just use your head." Panasonic has taken those words to heart with its new RP-BTGS10 Wireless Open Ear Bone Conduction Headphones.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Bluetooth, Wireless, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Qualcomm to Invest $150M in China Startups

Qualcomm has formed a new $150 million fund to invest in China, Lizette Chapman reports for VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Media, Radio, XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Television, Venture Capital, Economics News, Bitcoin

SiliconValley.com

Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

From the way the Santa Cruz cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal dose of the drug aboard his yacht in Santa Cruz was surely horrific.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Search Engines, Twitter

Emmy Advanced Media

Congress Makes Phone Unlocking Legal in the U.S.

Consumers in the US should soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks.

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Related Topix: Wireless

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

FBI ramps up probe of fired Ford engineer, seizes emails

The FBI ramped up its investigation of a fired Ford Motor Co. engineer Friday, revealing agents have seized her personal email account after searching her home and seizing secret listening devices planted inside the automaker's headquarters.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Prison, World News, China, Asia

SiliconValley.com

Box, Dropbox rethink future in midst of price war

It wasn't long ago that cloud storage companies such as Box and Dropbox were among the hottest startups in Silicon Valley, blessed with vast amounts of venture capital and poised to go public in blockbuster IPOs.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, Venture Capital, Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Times of Oman

Facebook's Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Brin, Page

New York: Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

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