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34 min ago | Gizmag

Siemens to transform electric cars into rolling computers

Siemens is developing new technology aimed at transforming electric cars into "rolling computers" controlled by a centralized computing architecture.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Gadgets

2 hrs ago | Brainwagon

More musings of computers past: Popular Electronics, the Cosmac Elf

My musings about my earliest memories of computers brought me back to 1976 and the appearance of the COSMAC ELF in Popular Electronics .


6 hrs ago |

#VanSun360 Instagram winners: Going underground

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


11 hrs ago | The Nation

Banning American IT

"De-IOE" must be one of the world's ugliest acronyms, and for American IT firms it is also one of the least popular.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Opinion

15 hrs ago | The Doc Searls Weblog

Time for digital emancipation

That's Thomas Jefferson 's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence . The Declaration hasn't changed since July 4, 1776, but the Constitution built on it has been amended thirty-three times, so far.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Social Software

19 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Tech program leading to jobs

Industrial technology students Brendan Prast, left, and Evan Essex watch the progress of a computer numerical control machine as it cuts a cube out of a block of wood at Pinckney Community High School.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Milford, MI, Pinckney, MI, Livingston County, MI, Brighton, MI

23 hrs ago | Daily World

Some teachers haven't written off cursive yet

With eyebrows furrowed and fingers holding pencils in clawlike grips, third graders at Lowell Elementary School in Mesa were tackling an assignment involving one of the most controversial topics in American education: cursive writing.


Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

Tjaden Electric expands its services

Tjaden Electric recently expanded to add data and communication services. Though Tjaden can install fiber optic cables, the speed customers actually get depends on the equipment they use and their service providers.


Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Hewlett Packard


Don't Bet Against Apple

When Steve Jobs launched the iPad in January 2010, it was the culmination of a post-PC vision that Jobs said would transform computing.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Ipad, Science / Technology, PC

Roland SH-101 back from the dead as ARIA add-on

Roland is finally reviving the much-loved SH-101 synthesizer, delivering its iconic eighties sounds to a new audience, though not quite in the way many enthusiasts were hoping.


Contra Costa Times

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food -- or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA

Border Mail

Albury High School fire clean-up begins: photos

Albury High School's main administration building was damaged after a fire broke out in the computer server earlier this week.


Related Topix: Fire

Iowa college lets other researchers use technology

Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, University of Iowa, Loras College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNA India

Remote computer may be extracting text messages, contact, photos from your iPhone

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Hands-on: How the SH-101 Plug-Out for Aira System-1 Works - And Sounds

So, it fell to the SYSTEM-1 - a neon-green, slim-line keyboard synth - to make PLUG-OUT the big draw.



Apple iPad Loses Tablet Market Share

Apple is still the top tablet vendor, but it's losing ground and needs new lines of growth as the market cools.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

Information Technology

New Version of HOB MacGate Allows for Improved Remote Access to Mac Computers

HOB , one of the market leaders in secure remote access solutions, announced the launch of the new version of HOB MacGate , a software that provides users with a flexible and highly secure remote access solution to Mac computers.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

New Scientist

Art by algorithm: Computer evolves new artworks

A computer algorithm that modifies images by mimicking the rules of natural selection can work with people to evolve novel works of art A NEW breed of art has evolved.



'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt

A method for tracking users across the Internet called "canvas fingerprinting" is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.


Related Topix: AddThis, Abine, Privacy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

Citing a planning agency official, the China Daily on Friday said the results of an investigation into Qualcomm will be released soon.


Related Topix: Qualcomm