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44 min ago | GigaOM

RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet of things

Computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are joining the fight for open source chips with an instruction set architecture called RISC-V.

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Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Computers, Startups, Intel

MACKLEMORE TAKES THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE FOR ALS!

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

4 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

Robotics & AI/ Ancient Anomalies

In the first half, author and entrepreneur Eric Schiffer discussed his concerns about the surge in the use of robotic technology as well as AI .

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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Victoria Song: We Can Create Our Own Opportunities

I entered the world of venture capital against the odds. I was only 23 years old, didn't have a technical degree and I'm a woman.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science

13 hrs ago | RedOrbit

New Algorithm Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due

Image Caption: Albert-LA szlA3 BarabA si, the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern, co-authored a paper with visiting scholar Hua-Wei Shen that presented a new algorithm to determine how credit should be allocated among multiple authors of one research paper.

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Related Topix: Science, Physics

17 hrs ago | AndhraNews

Google and LinkedIn Feed Matt Argall's Passion for Artificial Intelligence Apps

Google just bought Emu, an intelligent messaging app that can be used as an artificial assistant.

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Related Topix: Science, Social Software

21 hrs ago | AdExchanger.com

Small Shops Embrace Arbitrage; Google's Adwords Update

On Monday, Ad Age profiled a small digital agency whose atypical business strategy might signal a growing trend.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Boulder, CO, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CRN

Sources: Startup SimpliVity Inks Deal With Cisco, Will Use UCS Servers For Hyper-Converged Appliances

SimpliVity, a "hyper-converged" infrastructure startup, has inked an agreement with Cisco Systems to improve its position in one of enterprise technology's hottest market segments, CRN has learned.

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

InfoWorld

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Oracle has made it possible to run a much older but still widely used version of its database software on Exadata, in a move that could make heretofore reluctant buyers pull the trigger on a purchase of the data-processing appliance.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

EETimes

Startup Cracks Multi-Core/Thread Programming Problem | EE Times

Sviral , a young Silicon Valley company working on programming and computing issues, appears to have cracked one of the toughest problems in computing today -- that of creating software programs that can effectively use multiple processing cores and threads without requiring programmers to have PhDs in computer science.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, CPU

Brandon Sun

BlackBerry forms business unit to hold patent portfolio, innovative tech assets

BlackBerry Ltd. has created a new business unit that will combine some of its most innovative technology, including QNX embedded software, Certicom cryptography applications and its patent portfolio.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science

CIO

Brocade Pitches Open Networking to Cash-Strapped Feds

If storage and compute power can be purchased on a usage-based pricing model, like a utility, then why can't networking follow the same path? Moreover, why shouldn't that network run on an open architecture that fosters competition among multiple service providers? That's Brocade's pitch to the federal government - a market that the networking ... (more)

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Related Topix: CIO News, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science

Journal Gazette

Employers seeing tighter labor pool

So he's changing the focus of his $2.5 billion, Oklahoma City business. Instead of concentrating on finding jobs for those who want them, Express Employment is putting more effort into finding workers for companies that need them.

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Related Topix: Science, Lexington, MA, Manpower, Human Resources

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nelson Mail

Blake makes the point - 1304 times

The Year 12 student successfully recited the mathematical constant "pi" to 1304 decimal places from memory.

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Related Topix: Science, World Records

RedOrbit

New Tool Makes A Single Picture Worth A...

Image Caption: Users can use the tool to focus on images in which President Obama appears over Stephen Colbert's shoulder, and then observe Colbert's typical body posture among those results.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Science, Wedding, Computers, UC Davis

Hispanic Business

Google Buys Jetpac, Urban Guide Startup

San Francisco .- Tech giant Google has purchased the startup Jetpac, creator of software that analyzes the pictures cybernauts post on the Internet and works up urban guides from the information it extracts from them, the Jetpac Web site said.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups, Facebook, Science

Sunherald.com

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

Because of the Pittsburgh squad's success, the FBI is rewarding the office with more manpower, allowing it to take on even more cyberthreats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Science, Saint Vincent College, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh

Medical News Today

Genetic computer network inference model could lead to earlier...

A computer science and engineering associate professor and her doctoral student graduate are using a genetic computer network inference model that eventually could predict whether a person will suffer from bipolar disorder , schizophrenia or another mental illness.

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Related Topix: Science, Social Software, University of Texas at Arlington

Sunherald.com

Want a tech job? What to study in a fast-moving field

Aaron Saunders, chief executive of Clearly Innovative, took a traditional route to a tech career: He earned a computer science degree at Ohio Wesleyan, studied marketing and information technology en route to an MBA from NYU, then hopped through jobs as an application architect for Lotus Development, a designer of Web strategy for Time Warner ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Marketing, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Internet, Science / Technology, Reddit

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Java Developer's Journal

@CloudExpo | The Internet Industry Is on a #Cloud

While almost everyone in the tech industry today seems to own a cloud-themed project, only a few would really agree on a universal definition of " Cloud Computing ".

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Science, Lawrence Ellison, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Computers

The Washington Post

Maryland man, 68, charged with hammer attack on roommate over his dog's death

Enraged to learn his small dog had been fatally hit by a car while in his roommate's care, a 68-year-old computer scientist struck the woman repeatedly in the head with a hammer in their Montgomery County apartment, law enforcement officials said.

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Related Topix: Science, Montgomery County, MD, North Bethesda, MD

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