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38 min ago | SFGate

Here's What The Numbers On Your Credit Card Really Mean

The string of digits presented on the front of a credit or debit card is enough to confuse even the smartest of shoppers.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Science, Business News

1 hr ago | GigaOM

Microsoft, Amazon target climate change with cloud computing grants

Microsoft and Amazon Web Services both announced research grant programs on Tuesday, promising millions of hours of cloud computing resources to winning researchers, as well as access to mountains of government data.

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

6 hrs ago | West Australian

China probes Microsoft for 'monopoly'

China is investigating Microsoft for allegedly operating a monopoly in its market, the government said Tuesday, as it took aim at the US software giant over business practices.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, Science

8 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

A network testbed being constructed just south of San Francisco will help carriers and vendors develop standards for better cloud services, the CloudEthernet Forum says.

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Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Computing.co.uk

Computing research: Routes to mobility

The sudden arrival of smart mobile devices four years ago proved to be a real shot in the arm for the art of software development, inspiring a massive creative surge among amateur and professional coders alike.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Express India

OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimention on users

OkCupid, a top US dating / matchmaking website, intentionally mismatched users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service said on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc admitted to misleading users in a psychological study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Zumasys Named #1 Best Place to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal

Zumasys, a leading provider of cloud computing solutions for business-critical applications, announced today that it has been ranked #1 on the 2014 Best Places to Work in County list, a project of the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Non-Profit, Marketing

Outlook

New AI Algorithm Tracks Musical Progression of The Beatles

Computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyse and compare musical styles and have used it to study the musical progression of the Beatles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Science, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney

ComputerWorld

Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

Smarter contextual awareness, 4K video and augmented reality are just some of the new technologies that will be offered by smartphones and tablets over the next year or so, according to Qualcomm's product blueprints.

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Related Topix: Science, CPU, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Cameras

The Code Project

Corporate projects & human resource management using Banker's algorithm

This will show the simple and useful way to implement Banker's algorithm in managing & scheduling projects,their resources & to give effective solution.

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Related Topix: Science

Sys-Con Media

The Perfect Storm of Big Data, Cloud & the Internet of Things @ThingsExpo

Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential.

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

CiteULike

Implications of computer science principles for quantum physics

The Church-Turing thesis is one of the pillars of computer science; it postulates that every classical system has equivalent computability power to the so-called Turing machine.

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Related Topix: Science, Physics

Medical News Today

New computational method pinpoints gene changes in breast cancer cells

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, working with high-throughput data generated by breast cancer biologists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have devised a computational method to determine how gene networks are rewired as normal breast cells turn malignant and as they respond to potential cancer therapy agents.

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Related Topix: Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Bioinformatics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Gizmag

Siemens to transform electric cars into rolling computers

Siemens is developing new technology aimed at transforming electric cars into "rolling computers" controlled by a centralized computing architecture.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Gadgets

Examiner.com

Barrington Stage's 'Breaking the Code' tells little-known story of WWII genius

Just over six months after he was posthumously pardoned by Queen Elizabeth II, Alan Turing , the cryptologist who led Britain's successful efforts to crack the German's Enigma code during World War II, turns up on the Mainstage of the Barrington Stage Company in the person of actor Mark H. Dold , who gives a remarkable and memorable performance as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Russia Taday

Trojan virus secretly uses Tor network to hide bitcoin extortionist

An unusual ransomware Trojan, discovered by cybersecurity experts last month, is the first of its kind to secretly use a Tor anonymizing network to hide its communication with a command-and-control server.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science

CNet News

Dell Panel: BYOD, IoT Increase Security Challenges

A group of Dell experts, customers and partners, as well as analysts and journalists, debate the issues of security in a rapidly evolving IT world.

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Related Topix: Personal Web Systems, Dell, Science, PC

GameDev

Throttling

We recently managed to reduce network errors in Awesomenauts by 10% by improving our throttling algorithm.

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Related Topix: Science

RedOrbit

AI Algorithm Correctly Detects Subtle Changes...

Music enthusiasts have long recognized the dramatic changes the music of The Beatles went through in only a few years' time, but now for the first time researchers have scientifically measured the legendary rock band's progression using an artificial intelligence algorithm capable of analyzing and comparing musical styles.

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Related Topix: Science, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Lawrence Technological University, Entertainment

Boston.com

Services link college roommates, divide officials

When Shantel Silva got into Villanova University, she did what incoming freshmen do these days.

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Related Topix: Villanova University, Online Dating, Science, Boston University, Northeastern University, Boston College

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