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3 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

Top Seven Website Performance Indicators to Monitor

Poorly performing websites, like Twitter's recent fiasco with Ellen's selfie, are a constant source of irritation for users.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, PS3, Microsoft, Startups

11 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Science can offer a better future, but Americans have some reservations about what science can and should do, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.


Related Topix: Robots

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide

Google Inc 's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, Twitter

ABC News

Official: 6 Subpoenas in NY Stock Trade Probe

An official familiar with the investigation says the New York Attorney General's Office has issued subpoenas to six firms and sent a letter to another for details about split-second stock trading and any unfair advantages.


Related Topix: Associated Press

National Public Radio

Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks


London, Ont., man, 19, charged in Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed hack

A 19-year-old computer science student has been charged with using the destructive Heartbleed bug to swipe Canadian taxpayer data.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Northern Michigan News

Review: 'Transcendence' like a clunky TED talk

First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science, Computer Science, Joaquin Phoenix, Inventions, Science / Technology, PC

Albany Times Union

PRESENTING: This Is What The Internet Looked Like In 1996

To most Americans, the Internet was a strange thing they'd been hearing more about in media and in movies like Sandra Bullock's 1995 thriller, " The Net ."


Related Topix: Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Stanley

National Public Radio

ASML Sees Lull In Orders From Computer Chip Makers

ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.


Related Topix: Semiconductors, ASML Holding NV, Startups, Intel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Cosmic Slurp: Using Supercomputers to Predict Black Holes Swallowing Stars

Somewhere out in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a sudden, WHAM! A flash of light explodes from the galaxy's center.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Physics, Science, Astronomy

The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testing

District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.


Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Standardized Testing, Education

Greenwich Citizen

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology

The Miami Herald

Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

The Pittsburgh school says in a Tuesday release that Andrew W. Moore will become dean of the nationally known computer school in August.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science, Computer Science


Zebra Tech to buy Motorola Solutions' enterprise business

Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc's enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in its biggest deal ever.


Related Topix: Printers, Scanners


How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer

Have an old computer lying around the house? Don't just throw it away. Computers house all sorts of toxins that are bad for the environment and all of us who live in it.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Apple, PC

Wisbech Standard

Former Wisbech schoolboy helps create some of the special effects...

Former Wisbech schoolboy Thom Wickes is living the American dream after working as a special effects animator on an Oscar winning film that has grossed 600million in global box office takings.



How and Why the Heartbleed Bug Got Its Name

An engineer at cybersecurity company Codenomicon dubbed a gaping security hole "Heartbleed," because it was bleeding out the important information from the computer's memory.


Related Topix: Codenomicon, Science / Technology, Computer Security


Microsoft's Office for iPad Shakes Up Mobile Enterprise

CIO - Microsoft's ubiquitous Office productivity suite's arrival on the iPad late last month means many things.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Microsoft, Startups, CIO News, Laptops/Notebooks

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ACME Portable: First Ever Portable Workstation with 4K Resolution

ACME Portable, the manufacturer of high-performance portable computers, is showcasing at NAB Show 2014, Booth# SL8827 the first ever portable workstation with Ultra HD 4K display.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Photography, Arts, Intela