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  1. MtGox CEO admits tweaking account, faces fresh claim of misusing $8.9 million in depositsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    Mark Karpeles, the head of the collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange who was arrested in Tokyo on suspicion that he artificially created $1 million in the virtual currency, admitted he tweaked the amount of a bitcoin account, claiming the move was to test a computer system, sources said Monday. French-born Karpeles, 30, was arrested on Saturday after a series of fraud allegations led to the Tokyo-based exchange's spectacular collapse last year and hammered the digital currency's reputation.

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  2. IBM Watson computing technology learns JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    The IBM Watson computing technology, which has helped organize massive data and has beaten champions on the "Jeopardy" TV show, is now learning Japanese. IBM Watson, a unit of the U.S. technology and consulting company, said Thursday it was working with telecommunications and robotics company Softbank Corp. to share Watson with startups and universities in Japan for a variety of consumer applications, starting in October.

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  3. Five things that should never be connected to the internetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    And while the new craze in connected devices promises to bring convenience to our lives like never before there is a dangerous trade-off that experts warn is not being given proper attention. This past month alone has brought worrying revelations of security flaws in internet-enabled objects from guns to medical devices and cars - all of which, if subjected to malicious interference, have the potential to kill us.

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  4. Suntory to Send Its Whisky to Age in SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hypebeast.com

    In an effort to study the effects of zero gravity and stable temperatures on the whisky mellowing process, Suntory is sending six samples of its alcohol to the Japanese Experiment Module of the International Space Station later this month, on August 16. The experiment will involve blasting whisky of different ages into orbit, from freshly distilled booze to a prized 21-year-old single malt. The samples will be split into two groups, with the first batch to return to Earth after one year, and the second to stay in space for a total of two years.

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  5. Penn State Football: What is the Future of Beaver Stadium?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Statecollege.com

    Much of the steel still in the stadium today is from Beaver Field, which was constructed in 1909 near Rec Hall and carted across campus when Beaver Stadium was built in spring 1960. From Sept.

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  6. Most days you'll find Yogi singing with Paul and Shearon Horton around their piano.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    This is a medical story about a determined, remarkable Lake Travis man. Paul Horton was paralyzed while mountain biking.

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  7. 16 things we came to terms with during the season finale of HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Harrow Times

    It was a sad moment for us sci-fi geeks as we watched season one of Channel 4's Humans come to an end. I'm so sad that #Humans is finished until season 2! : to help out around the house - came to a close, we hung on to our seats to find out the fates of synths Mia, Max, Fred, Niska, half-human Leo Elster and his half-synth mother Beatrice.

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  8. MainOne pledges to deepen broadband marketRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    MainOne Cable has pledged to deepen its footprint in the country's broadband and internet market to support the growth of businesses. "We want to expand the network to get more customers connected, deliver value added services, build cloud, and connectivity oasis services.

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  9. Samsung starts pre-orders for Galaxy Tab S2Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it has begun receiving pre-orders for its latest tablet PCs at home which will boast a slimmer and lighter size compared to their predecessors.

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  10. Quantum Computing Lab Formed In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ChinaTechNews.com

    Alibaba Group's cloud computing subsidiary and the Chinese Academy of Sciences signed a memorandum of understanding n Shanghai to co-found the Chinese Academy of Sciences - Alibaba Quantum Computing Laboratory. The new research facility aims to take the study and applications of quantum theory to the next level, heralding new technologies and platforms for information security, connectivity and computing.

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  11. debris is tribute to astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. A new exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttle, as well as poignant, personal reminders of the 14 astronauts killed in flight.

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  12. Report found many cyber security breaches start with weak passwordRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Northwest Herald

    A recent report from Trustwave – a Chicago-based company that helps businesses reduce the risk of cybercrimes – found consumers still are leaving themselves vulnerable to a cyber hack. The Trustwave report, which investigated more than 500 data compromises in 15 countries, found 28 percent of online security breaches resulted from weak passwords.

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  13. Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch boxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    This undated file photo provided by NASA shows the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger mission 51L. All seven members of the crew were killed when the shuttle exploded during launch on Jan. 28, 1986.

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  14. Closing ceremonies held for Special Olympics in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Athletes from more than 160 countries were cheered Sunday as they marched into the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for closing ceremonies after more than a week of games. The colorful Special Olympics flag was lowered and presented to a delegation from Austria, where the Winter Games will be held in 2017.

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  15. QSR restaurants use new EMV point of sale to follow guidelines.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | QSR Magazine

    For many years, Europe has had stronger protection against credit card fraud than the U.S. But now that technology is making its way stateside. Scores of retailers, including quick-serve operators, will begin using EMV chip card technology to more effectively combat the pervasive and costly problem of credit card fraud.

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  16. HitchBOT The Hitchhiking Robot Meets Grisly End In PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks. The kid-size robot set out to travel cross-country after successfully hitchhiking across Canada in 26 days last year and parts of Europe.

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  17. The Parrish Art Museum presents three decades of landscape photography by Andreas GurskyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Art Daily

    The Parrish Art Museum presents the work of the German artist Andreas Gursky, featuring more than 20 large- and small-scale photographs from the 1980s to the present-many of which have not previously been exhibited in the United States. Andreas Gursky: Landscapes is on view at the Parrish from August 2 through October 18, 2015.

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  18. Small Basic Arrays: Empty ElementsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

    The ability to have array elements hold empty strings can become handy in many programming tasks. Let's say that we have an array named score that has fives elements as shown below: The two arrays, before and after this statement are shown in the Figure below.

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  19. danmcclure Patents generally end with a number of claims of varying...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EETimes

    Patents generally end with a number of claims of varying scope. In my practice at least some of the claims are drafted with specificity to more narrowly focus on the preferred or commercial implementtion developed by the inventor .

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  20. Luddy0 I've come to wonder whether the push for generality by patent...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EETimes

    I've come to wonder whether the push for generality by patent attorneys isn't in fact a two-edged sword that can in fact be risky. Specifically, by abstracting the claims -- increasing their generality -- one can end up with a patent that is too vague and is at risk of being rendered invalid or unenforceable from its very vagueness and generality.

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