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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago |

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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago |

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

This is Oxfordshire

So tell me, how well do you interact with robots?

Buy this photo Wayne Tubby, an engineer from Rutherford Appleton Space Laboratory, with Bob, a robot used to develop and test software for rover robots sent to explore Mars SPOUTING Shakespeare and acting out a scene from The Terminator, Artie the robot was the star of a science and technology fair in Oxford yesterday.


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


Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint

Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, UC San Francisco

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNet News

Five Trends Show Why Cloud Computing Is Far From Mature

NEWS ANALYSIS: Here are five trends that are apparent at 2014's midpoint that show that customers face a lot of difficult questions and choices when selecting cloud computing services.


Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Customer Interaction Solutions

Ipanema Technologies and Zscaler Announce New Partnership to Enable...

Ipanema Technologies - the leading provider of Application Performance Guarantee solutions over the WAN and Zscaler, the Internet security company, announced a partnership that will enable companies to enjoy unprecedented application performance over hybrid networks and uncompromising security along with significant network cost savings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, WAN, Science, Cloud Computing


Blocks' modular smartwatch concept is ambitious to a fault

As one of the Blocks smartwatch team reminded us today, modularity has played an integral role in modern computing.


Related Topix: Science, ITA Software, Gadgets


Google Glass creator sees something smaller, faster and less awkward

Google has big hopes for its Glass head-mounted computer, chief among them a desire to make the unit smaller and more comfortable to wear.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science


Python bumps off Java as top learning language

Python has surpassed Java as the top language used to introduce U.S. students to programming and computer science, according to a recent survey posted by the Association for Computing Machinery .

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Related Topix: Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology


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