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1 hr ago | Government Executive

Here's Why You May Never Be Truly Anonymous in a Big Data World

Big data - the kind that statisticians and computer scientists scour for insights on human beings and our societies - is cooked up using a recipe that's been used a thousand times.


Related Topix: Science, Privacy

5 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

Integrating Development and Operations for Peace, Harmony, and Agility

All too many discussions about DevOps conclude that the solution is an all-purpose player: developer and operations guru, complete with pager for round-the-clock duty.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

9 hrs ago | Mearns Today

Porltethen student Luke's outstanding performance wins prestigious award

A Portlethen computing student has picked up an industry-sponsored award for his outstanding academic performance throughout first year at Robert Gordon University .


Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago |

How profs are using Facebook to teach

Technology is an established part of the lives of students. But university lecturers are becoming increasingly frustrated at how they must compete with tablets and laptops for students' attention in the lecture hall.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Network World

CEO Nadella issues manifesto to shake up Microsoft

The 3,000-word email posted on the company's news site for all the world to see sums up an array of goals for the company, among them dividing work and private data on devices, speed developing new products, creating new devices and device categories, and support for competitors' applications and operating systems.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, X360, Video Games

Information Technology

EnVerv Announces Availability of Its EV8600 PLC + Wireless Single-Chip Solution

EnVerv announced today samples availability of its EV8600 dual-modem PLC+RF System on Chip targeted at a multitude of Advanced Metering Infrastructure , industrial automation and home automation applications.


Related Topix: Home Automation, Science / Technology, CPU, Science

Student Rental Marketplace Rolling Out

Going away this summer? Keep informed with's Texas AM Alert. We deliver original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the entire Southwest region right to your inbox.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science, HomeAway

Inside Bay Area

Bay Area job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other

Shyan Kashani, a graduate of the University of California, is now using a new online service called Collegefeed to look for potential jobs.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, UC Berkeley

Data Center Knowledge

High Density, Low Budget: Massive Bitcoin Mines Spring Up in Warehouses

The Bitcoin mining craze is driving the creation of a new breed of computing facilities featuring high-density hardware, low-reliability electrical infrastructure and off-the-shelf enclosures.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science, Social Software, Computers

Microsoft to join cloud-computing standards group led by Google

Microsoft Corp. is joining a group led by cloud-computing rival Google Inc. to collaborate on standards for software that can run on multiple computers and networks.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computers

Inter Press Service

Zimbabwean Girls Venture into Technological Innovation

"The kinds of problems these women are going through inspired me to come up with an innovative application for the industry called ORDER NOW, through which they can [post] their menus and specials, as well as their location and the prices of items.


Related Topix: Science

Dstillery Chief Data Scientist Talks Data Science And Paid Advertising

Dstillery's investment in data science dates to 2008, when the company - then known as Media6degrees - first applied big data analysis with a social skew.


Related Topix: Media6Degrees, Science, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Social Software

Wed Jul 09, 2014


UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys

Wilson has been accused of "phoning in a fake warning of an impending cyber attack against Northumbria Police that was convincing enough for the force to temporarily suspend its site as a precaution once a small attack started."


Related Topix: Prison, Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law

'Extant' review: Halle Berry's CBS series puts the 'A.I.' in artificial intelligence

"Extant" has the credentials of greatness. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Halle Berry and coming in the event series wake of CBS' successful "Under the Dome," there are big expectations for the show's premiere Wednesday .


Related Topix: Science

Seeking Alpha

Algorithm Predicts An End To Apple's 12-Month Run

There are unrealistic expectations for the iWatch and if the iWatch fails to impress, it will leave investors feeling that Apple has lost its magic touch.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, iPhone, Steve Jobs

Cult of Mac Blog

Lowdown uses artificial intelligence to take the pain out of meeting prep

Turning up to a meeting unprepared can be a big mistake, but who really enjoys meeting preparation? No one, that's who.


Related Topix: Science, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone


Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing

In the future, we will work less and enjoy more leisure time, while being shuttled around in self-driving cars, attended by artificial intelligence that makes better decisions than we do.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science, Sergey Brin

Silicon Alley Insider

Why We Can't Yet Build True Artificial Intelligence, Explained In One Sentence

Buried in Maureen Dowd's latest column for the New York Times is a perfect one sentence explanation of why true artificial intelligence for machines isn't coming any time soon.


Related Topix: Science

Seeking Alpha

Algorithmic Forecast Is Bullish On Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands has recently seen a slight rebound in its stock price, gaining approximately four percent in the past month, as shown in Figure 1. LVS is the largest US-based integrated resort developer and operator.


Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Science


Yahoo's New Maps Put 'Emotionally Pleasant' Routes Before Fast Ones

Great idea but a few hurdles: 1) making people care about Yahoo, 2) trading speed for beauty on the road is a hard proposition for some.


Related Topix: Science, London, CA, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, us Travel, Travel


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