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6 min ago | The News-Star
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.
4 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet
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.
8 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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.
12 hrs ago | The Alternative Press
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:17 pm
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