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2 hrs ago | XML Journal

@DevOpsSummit | Is Your Organization Leveraging #DevOps?

The epic changes brought about by mobile and cloud computing over the past 5 years have completely transformed the way organizations do business today.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

6 hrs ago | BetaNews

Making sense of the cloud: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS explained

Cloud computing is one of the most important technologies in the world right now, but it can be extremely confusing at times.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Software as a Service, Science, Cloud Computing, Computers

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

IBM Taps Global Network of Innovation Centers to Fuel Linux on Power...

Last year IBM committed $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its Power Systems servers including the opening of five new Power Systems Linux Centers in , Japan.

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Related Topix: IBM, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Cloud Computing, Ubuntu, CPU

13 hrs ago | PC World

How to use OpenPGP to encrypt your email messages and files in the cloud

Putting sensitive data in email messages or cloud storage should give you the heebie-jeebies , but a good dose of cryptography can give you peace of mind.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Computers

18 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Seminary Lower School Science Research Group wins awards

Wyoming Seminary Lower School Science Research Group students, under the direction of eighth grade science teacher Lisa Iskra, recently earned awards for their research projects at regional and state competitions.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, University-Park, PA, Mountain Top, PA, Dallas, PA, Science, Moosic, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ComputerWorld

Cloud computing: Potential, pitfalls for people with disabilities

New research argues that cloud can be an important platform for increasing the independence of people with disabilities but industry and government need a conscious approach to accessibility Cloud computing can help empower people with disabilities by offering increased independence and opportunities to participate in the workforce, according to a ... (more)

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

Wall Street Journal

Does Microsoft Need a Big Windows Unveiling at the End of September?

The big question: Does it matter? The Verge reported Thursday that Microsoft is planning a preview of the next version of its Windows operating system around Sept.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Marketing

Wireless Design & Development

Hacking Gmail with 92 Percent Success

A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, Science, Michigan

SlashGear.com

Those TSA scanners were literally only good for seeing you naked

The full-body X-ray scanners only retired last year amid long-standing concerns that they intruded on privacy by showing travelers naked were also riddled with security loopholes, new research claims.

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Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Science, UC San Diego

KXLY-TV Spokane

Traffic lights are dangerously easy to hack

Anyone with a radio hooked up to a laptop can wreck havoc by remotely changing lights at will -- or by shutting them all down.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

R & D

Delivery by drone

In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous messengers that shuttle packages to customers within 30 min of an order.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Weather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science

Hispanic Business

New Project is the ACME of Computer Science to Address Climate Change

Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy, or ACME, is designed to accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system models for scientific and energy applications.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Government Executive

Navy Drops $2.5 Billion in Contracts to Update Shipboard Networks

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom is conducting sea trials in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California.

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Related Topix: Science

The Jewish Journal

Israeli officers learn to fight cyber-war

Galit tosses her dark braid over her shoulder and smiles. "I'm a lieutenant in Israeli intelligence and I work as a software engineer developing information systems," the 24-year old soldier told The Media Line.

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Related Topix: Science

West Australian

Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales spike

Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, PC, Computers, Science

Freshnews

Narrative Science Demonstrates How Artificial Intelligence Explains the True Meaning Hidden in Data

Narrative Science , the leader in Narrative Analytics, today announced Narrative Science co-founder and Chief Scientist Kris Hammond, Ph.D., will present "The Future of Communications: Human Insight at Machine Scale" during the Cognitive Computing Forum at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers

Dark Horizons News

AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire"

AMC has renewed is freshman drama "Halt and Catch Fire" for a second season. The 1980s Texas-set computer drama stars Lee Pace and Scoot McNairy and explores the personal computing boom.

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Related Topix: Science

Newswise

The Internet Was Delivered to the Masses; Parallel Computing Is Not Far Behind

During the past few years, Virginia Tech's Wu Feng has built upon a National Science Foundation / Microsoft grant from the "Computing in the Cloud" program, and synergistically complemented it with subsequent collaborative grants, including a $6 million award from the Air Force on "big computing" for mini-drones and a $1 million award from NSF and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Groove Commerce, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Cloud Computing

Science Daily

Cloud computing: The last step towards technological globalization?

Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Freshnews

Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with Os X Yosemite...

Parallels today launched Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Enterprise Edition , the industry-leading software for running Windows applications on Macs.

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Related Topix: Parallels, Science, Computers

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