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1 hr ago | SiliconValley.com

Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other

Silicon Valley has given the world another matchmaking service -- this one, to set up recent college graduates with gainful employment.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Programming Languages, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Berkeley, CA, Ross, CA, UC Berkeley

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Los Alamos To Get New Supercomputer

Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.

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Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Los Alamos National Laboratory

8 hrs ago | Reuters

Access to Google services within China returns

Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Maybe she walked 500 miles: Dog who was stolen five years ago in...

America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans all worth more than $1billion... and yes, most of them are Republicans Did she kill before? Call girl, 26, 'who poisoned client with heroin' wrote online about 'love' of killing sprees and is now being investigated for another death Obama taunts Republicans ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, New Orleans, LA

16 hrs ago | News Herald

Report: Chinese hacked federal employee files

Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times .

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Personnel Management, Human Resources

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Review: No monkey business in 'Planet of the Apes'

Digital characters have by now long populated our movies like unwanted house guests.

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Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Inventions, Kodi Smit-McPhee

EDGE

Halle Berry :: Weightless and Pregnant in 'Extant'

Halle Berry stars as an astronaut who gets impregnated in space, and returns home to a robot child.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Halle Berry, Robots, Space, Children TV, X-Men, Entertainment, Television

SiliconValley.com

Personal computers roar back after death of Windows XP

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.

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Related Topix: Computers, PC, Microsoft Windows, Hewlett Packard

SiliconValley.com

Tonight's TV picks: Halle Berry breeds new life in 'Extant'

"Extant" : If Sandra Bullock can rocket off into outer space, why not Halle Berry? In this suspenseful, futuristic "event" series, the Oscar winner plays an astronaut, who, after a 13-month solo mission, struggles to reconnect with her family, which includes a creepy little robot boy.

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Related Topix: Space

ABS-CBN News

Advocates for blind, deaf want more from Apple

Advocates for the blind are debating whether to use a carrot or a stick to persuade one of their oldest allies, Apple Inc., to close an emerging digital divide in mobile technology.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Computers, Audiology, Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, Social Software

94.5 The Fox

Fighting Wildfire With Satellites, Lasers, and Drones

Fire lookout technology has changed a lot since Jack Kerouac's Desolation Angels.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, NASA, Noatak, AK

GPB.org

What It Takes To Make A Decent Cup Of Coffee In Space

When our pals at the Two-Way wrote last month that engineers had finally come up with a way to brew some good Italian espresso at the International Space Station, we were thoroughly intrigued.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Space, NASA

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Russia Claims Alleged Hacker Was 'Kidnapped' by US 'Agents'

Russia is accusing "American Secret Service agents" of "kidnapping" a Russian man accused of hacking into computer systems in the United States in order to steal credit card data.

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Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security, US Secret Service, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Hughes: No 'right to be forgotten'

People do not have an "unfettered" right to have links to internet articles containing information about them removed under a so-called "right to be forgotten", a minister is expected to say today.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

Network World

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, Computer Science, Programming Languages

InformationWeek

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Maybe some bosses worry that they'll be seen as weak by reports, and more committed to their teams than the success of the company by their own bosses, if they advocate too strongly or provide too much flexibility? That's the only reason I can imagine to not treat people like responsible adults with lives outside the office walls.

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Related Topix: Robots

PC World

Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Implementation issues with AVG Secure Search, a browser toolbar from antivirus vendor AVG Technologies that's supposed to protect users from malicious websites, could have allowed remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers.

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Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft Windows, Mozilla

Amherst Daily News

Halifax bar owner finds (great) escape: Real-life adventure game opens in north end

Dimo Georgakakos, owner of Gus' Pub in Halifax and creator of The Great Escape real-life adventure game, poses for a photo with steampunk props from the experience on Monday.

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Related Topix: Inventions

ITworld

Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy

In a move that could bring faster wireless capabilities to gadgets and Arduino boards, chip maker Atmel is buying wireless chip maker Newport Media for US$140 million.

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Related Topix: Newport Media, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Bluetooth, Robots

CIO

IDC: Apps will drive public cloud spending to sustained double-digit growth

Global spending on public cloud services reached US$45.7 billion last year and will experience a 23 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018, according to analyst firm IDC .

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Related Topix: Software as a Service, Application Service Providers

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