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6 min ago | The News-Star

La. Tech program full of cyber synergy

La. Tech program full of cyber synergy New Louisiana Tech program will graduate first students in the spring Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s2uO47 Luke Hebert a sophomore cyber engineering student at Louisiana Tech works on a project for class Thursday on campus in Ruston. Ever-changing and constantly growing, the digital world offers numerous career opportunities - particularly in security, network defense and data retrieval.

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4 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Image Recognition Is the Tech World's 'Next Big Thing'

As social networks, apps, and websites strive to make the most of the vast amounts of data users share with them, and deliver smarter, better services to the people who use them, there's one approach that many of them have in common. It draws on methods of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and in just a few years we could see its sophisticated methods improving our search results, or making our social networks smarter.

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8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

SalesforceVoice: 10 Business Breakthrough Technologies For 2015

Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product. These two key decisions have fueled our incredible growth, made us the global leader in CRM, defined the era of cloud computing, and inspired a new philanthropic model.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, iPhone, Enterprise Mobile

12 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Clever Commute Releases Inside Track

Clever Commute , an information service for suburban commuters, has released version 3.0 of its premium service The Inside Track , a suite of more than 30 tools used by riders on NJ Transit, PATH and buses. In addition to being a source of crowdsourced commuter information, The Inside Track also uses direct technical integration with the transit providers, historical data, proprietary algorithms and social media content.

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16 hrs ago | GigaOM

Cloudbees bets big that the dev/IT universe is ready for Jenkins everywhere

Cloudbees' decision to drop its PaaS to focus on continuous integration and delivery is a bit like a car maker deciding to stop building cars to focus on building assembly lines instead. The analogy is imperfect but you get the picture.

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Related Topix: Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston.com

Coffee creates job-hunting klatch

Often the best way to find a new job is through a friend. Hoping to capitalize on that, two Boston University graduates have developed a new smartphone app to turn job hunting into a social experience.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Science, New York University, Apple, Startups, iPhone

SOA World Magazine

@Jelastic Introduces 'Platform-as-Infrastructure' for #DevOps at @CloudExpo

Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AppZero, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, DLP Mobile

Medical Daily

Women's Periods Aren't A Stigma, They're A Video Game: ...

Andrea Gonzales, 16, and Sophie Houser, 17, want to change the way we talk about a woman's period. Specifically, they want young girls and women everywhere to feel normal rather than humiliated when they have their period, and they're hoping their video game, " Tampon Run " will help the conversation flow in a better direction.

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Insurance Networking

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that 'thinking' machines may have on top-management roles.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, IBM

Forbes.com

This $50,000 Sub-Zero Lab Dominated Cryptocurrencies To Expose Their Fatal Flaws

I've been breaking news and writing features about security and privacy for major publications since 2010. Now a freelancer, I've been working for The Guardian, Vice Motherboard, Wired UK, BBC.com and now Forbes.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Science, Economics News, Bitcoin

Wireless Design & Development

Cutting the Cloud Computing Carbon Cost

Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the world rather than having to connect to a single desktop or other computer with its finite resources.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Computers, CPU

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Multicore Computing helps Fight Lung Cancer, Speeds CT Image Processing

A new $1.9 million study at the University of Michigan seeks to make low-dose computed tomography scans a viable screening technique by speeding up the image reconstruction from half an hour or more to just five minutes. The advance could be particularly important for fighting lung cancers, as symptoms often appear too late for effective treatment.

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Related Topix: Science, Health, Lung Cancer, Smoking, Medicine, CPU, Science / Technology

CIO

VMware and Cisco patch vulnerabilities in data-center gear and software

VMware and Cisco Systems released security fixes this week for serious vulnerabilities in networking virtualization and server software typically used in data centers. Cisco patched a persistent denial-of-service vulnerability that could prevent the out-of-band management of Cisco Unified Computing System E-Series Blade servers that are deployed in Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 .

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

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ronald Bailey Wonders If Artificial Intelligence Will Destroy Humanity

In Frank Herbert's Dune books, humanity has long banned the creation of "thinking machines." Ten thousand years earlier, their ancestors destroyed all such computers in a movement called the Butlerian Jihad , because they felt the machines controlled them.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, Science / Technology, Inventions

MSDN Blogs

How Computer Science in the Curriculum is going to benefit your Students, Children and Country

With Computer Science becoming a key element of the UK curriculum, the BBC and the Department for Education have partnered with Microsoft to show parents and teachers how important this movement is. On Monday 8th of September London's top parental bloggers were given the chance to see the innovative Computer Science resources out there for students, teachers and parents with this recent change in curriculum.

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Related Topix: Science, Microsoft, Startups

Christian Science Monitor

Reshma Saujani created Girls Who Code to help girls get computer savvy

Reshma Saujani and a Girls Who Code participant visit AppNexus, an online advertising company based in New York City. In 2010 while campaigning unsuccessfully for a seat in Congress from New York State, Reshma Saujani visited a lot of schools.

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Related Topix: Computers, Advertising, AppNexus, Science, World News

SFGate

The CEO Of Facebook's Virtual Reality Company Is Donating $31 Million ...

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe announced Thursday that he will donate $31 million to the University of Maryland, where he attended school from 1996 to 1997. The donation, the largest in the history of the university, will help build a new computer science building that will house a dedicated virtual reality lab.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Startups, Facebook, Science, Mark Zuckerberg, Business News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Science Daily

The quantum revolution is a step closer: New way to run a quantum algorithm

A new way to run a quantum algorithm using much simpler methods than previously thought has been discovered. These findings could dramatically bring forward the development of a 'quantum computer' capable of beating a conventional computer.

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CIO

HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Hewlett-Packard has agreed to buy cloud platform provider Eucalyptus, stepping up HP's efforts in the growing field of cloud computing, Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will manage HP's cloud business and report directly to Meg Whitman, HP's chairman, president and CEO, HP announced Thursday. Mickos will manage and build out HP's Helion portfolio, a set of software products for running internal and external cloud services on the OpenStack platform.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Hewlett-Packard, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science

Business Insurance

U.S. SEC charges corporate insiders with disclosure violations

U.S. regulators has charged 34 companies, corporate executives and major shareholders in a first-of-its-kind sweep into violations of federal laws that require insiders to disclose promptly their stock holdings and trades. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that the defendants included well-known companies such as Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc., Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland and Sankaty Advisors L.L.C., a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Travel/Tourism, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Startups, Jones Lang LaSalle, Science, KMG Chemicals, Chemicals

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