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14 min ago | ABC News

6 Billionaires Who You'd Actually Want to Work For

They're busy, demanding and very rich. What is it like to work for billionaire bosses? A lot of employees would risk their livelihoods and reputations to share stories about bad ones, but we do hear stories of some pretty stellar, ultra-wealthy bosses once in a while.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, University of Washington, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Wedding

4 hrs ago | Houston Press

What Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Learned From Kubrick and Nolan

When Wally Pfister won an Oscar for Inception , his sixth film with Christopher Nolan , he went home and put the statuette on his mantel.

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Related Topix: The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Science, Rebecca Hall, Movies, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Intel Selects Georgia Tech as Site for Next Parallel Computing Center

As modern computer systems become more powerful, utilizing as many as millions of processor cores in parallel, Intel is looking for new ways to efficiently use these high performance computing systems to accelerate scientific discovery.

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Related Topix: Science, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Georgia Tech, Computers, High Performance Computing

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

America is becoming less religious

By Joe Shlabotnik from Forest Hills, Queens, USA [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons By Joe Shlabotnik from Forest Hills, Queens, USA [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons America is becoming less religious and it looks as though the Internet is to blame.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Dr. Ing. Bernd Mohr, a senior scientist at the Juelich Supercomputing Centre

When I started to work on performance tools for parallel computers 25 years ago, I wasn't sure how long I would be able to work in this interesting and exciting area of high performance computing.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Science, Programming Languages, IBM

Wall Street Journal

Chinese Conglomerate Fosun Starts $100 Million Venture Arm In Silicon Valley

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is raising its profile as an international investor, establishing a venture-capital operation in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science, Warren Buffett, Internet, Science / Technology

GigaOM

The use of Amazon's dedicated cloud instances may be on rise, but does that make sense?

Amazon dedicated instances take some of the "shared" out of shared cloud infrastructure.

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

KTEN-TV Denison

High court hears streaming TV case

Police detectives in Portland, Ore., say a man fatally shot by an officer last month had been stalking young women in a van containing ropes, zip ties and pornographic magazines featuring teenage girls.

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

Connecticut Post

High court hears streaming TV

In this July 7, 2010 file photo, media billionaire Barry Diller attends the annual Allen & Co.

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Related Topix: Computers, US News, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Stephen Breyer, John G. Roberts

Hospitality Net

Per-Minute Billing Allows Hotels to Improve the Guest Computing...

Today, Eleven formally launched a new per-minute billing option for its flagship guest computing solution, ElevenGC for the Mac.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers

Local10.com

New artificial intelligence facial recognition system could be 'privacy apocalypse'

Imagine having a pair of Google glasses at a party, turning over to look at an attractive woman, and because of facial recognition technology be able to get to know her on Facebook and ask her on a date on Tinder.

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Related Topix: Science, Social Software

PC World

Guess who's making the big money in the Apple-Samsung case? Witnesses

Some of the most impressive were those of the expert witnesses, who were asked to disclose how much they were being paid for their work.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Age

Google algorithm passes 'human' test

Google researchers have developed technology that nearly perfectly deciphers the distorted combinations of numbers and letters commonly used on the internet to test whether or not someone is human.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers

InfoWorld

Microsoft gets Motorola Solutions to pay for lawsuit protection for Android use

Microsoft argues Chrome OS and Android contain its patented technology, and has struck licensing deals with Dell, HTC, Samsung and others Microsoft has extended its controversial yet successful crusade to extract licensing fees from vendors that use Google's Android and Chrome operating systems, adding Motorola Solutions to the list of vendors ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tellme, Motorola, EFJohnson Technologies, Enterprise Mobile, Google, Startups, Science

McClatchy

Supreme Court to take on Web's ability to cut cable TV cord

All parties agree on one thing: No matter what the court decides, it's likely to be a landmark copyright case with implications far beyond the company's future _ from the way you pay for television to whether your use of Google Drive will be affected.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, CBS, Salt Lake City, UT

CRN

Samsung Partners Concerned About Mobile Network Knockout

Solution providers are looking for answers on what steps the company is taking after an Easter morning fire at a Samsung datacenter in Gwacheon, South Korea rendered Samsung smartphone and tablets unusable for several hours.

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Related Topix: Lemoyne, PA, Science

Data Center Knowledge

IBM Launches New SoftLayer Partner Program Initiatives to Help Partners Drive Cloud Demand

IBM is continuing its cloud push by launching a series of initiatives aimed at business partners of SoftLayer .

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Related Topix: SoftLayer, Science

TechCrunch

Artificial Intelligence Gets A Boost With Hardware-Centric...

Nervana Systems , a San Diego-based startup that is focusing on hardware - not software - to boost the performance of artificial intelligence algorithms, just raised $600,000 from investors including Ali and Hadi Partovi, Y Combinator's Sam Altman and Geoff Ralston, Scott Banister and Allen & Co.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, CPU, Expedia, Travel/Tourism

National Public Radio

'Transcendence': Latest Sci-Fi Movie About Artificial Intelligence

Transcendence is an ambitious and provocative film about the perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that is intriguingly balanced between being a warning and a celebration.

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Related Topix: Science

Examiner.com

Cloud would soon Shower Enterprises with Business Streamlining

There is no denying the fact that cloud computing has paved a path of innovation for the future growth of consumer as well enterprise ecosystem.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

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