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  1. Microsoft RankNet Inventor Honore...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MediaPost

    Google PageRank typically comes to mind when search marketers think about search query ranking algorithms, but Microsoft has a similar ranking algorithm. The authors of Microsoft's algorithm won an award this week at the Machine Learning Intelligence Group.


  2. Attention Present and Past Coauthors: Get a Mac So We Can Switch to PagesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Professor Bainbridge on Wine

    If you are now or ever wish to be a coauthor of mine, please -- pretty please -- switch to a Mac so we can use pages. Microsoft Word for Macs has crashed on me twice this am when trying to save a document for the first time.


  3. Hacking Team, maker of government spyware, gets hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNET

    Leaked documents claim that the firm sold encryption-breaking spyware to many counties, including the U.S. Also, Amazon plans to out-deal Black Friday next week with Prime Day. Hacking Team, a small spyware maker from Milan, was hit by a data breach after hackers dumped more than 400 GB of internal documents online .


  4. John Stossel's Science Wars Are a Phantom MenaceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    "This year is the 10th anniversary of a book called "The Republican War on Science." I could just as easily write a book called "The Democratic War on Science."


  5. Hackers steal Italian spy company recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Hacking Team, a controversial Italian firm which sells surveillance ware to Thailand and to governments and agencies with questionable rights records, has had more than 400 gigabytes of data breached and leaked, media reports said on Monday. Hacking Team, a controversial Italian firm which sells surveillance ware to governments and agencies with dodgy rights records, has more than 400 gigabytes of data breached and leaked According to the hacked records, the Department of Corrections subscribed to one of the firm's surveillance systems, but allowed the service to lapse late last year.


  6. Beefy war stories inspire ButtlerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

    Jos Buttler will remember forever the pep talk for his maiden Ashes series, whatever the outcome of this summer's headline sporting event. A wide-eyed Buttler could hardly believe his luck when England went straight to the top of their Ashes hierarchy, and invited Ian Botham to dispatch to Alastair Cook's squad the benefit of his great experience as a five-time winner of the urn.


  7. Microbes on a comet? Where else might we find alien life?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Leading astronomers suggested Monday that microbial life may exist on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko , a comet the European Space Agency has been exploring since it landed a space probe on it last November . The theory - posited by two leading astrobiologists at the Royal Astronomical Society's national meeting in Wales today - holds that certain features of the comet, such as its organic-rich black crust, are best explained by abundant microbial life living beneath its icy surface.


  8. Proxy Services Are Totally Unsecure. Here Are AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wired

    Millions of people across the world use free proxy services to bypass censorship filters, improve online security, and access websites that aren't available in their country. But an analysis has found those free services come at an unexpected cost for users: their privacy and security.


  9. Breathtaking ruins of the Soviet shuttleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    It's hard to imagine now, but this derelict shuttle was once at the gleaming forefront of the Soviet space program. It was one of a number of dilapidated spacecraft found at the Baikonur Cosmodrome site in Kazakhstan by urban explorer Ralph Mirebs.


  10. [video blog] DevOps and Hybrid Cloud | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers #MicroservicesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

    The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California - will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally.


  11. Cool down when Utah's summer heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    When the greater Salt Lake's summery temps soar into the triple digits, local Wasatch front equestrians are reminded of the importance of keeping hydrated and cool when participating in horse events or equine outings. Here we've put together a list of helpful ideas that can assist you in fending off the heat while still staying active and enjoying your horses! Cool down with portable spray! Ty Ferrell of TLC Horse Training attended the show at Vista Farms this past weekend armed with a large spray bottle.


  12. The Rise Of The MP3 And The Fall Of The CDRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Witt profiles the German audio engineers who came up with the MP3 technology and a worker in a CD plant who leaked almost two thousand albums. He also tells the story of a record industry executive who, like many in the industry, got caught flat-footed by the onslaught of digital piracy that followed the development and and dispersal of MP3 technology.


  13. B.C. panel orders $28M in penalties for securities-related infractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Securities regulators in British Columbia have ordered $28 million in penalties against two former Burnaby residents it accused of numerous securities-related infractions, including fraud. Yan Zhu, also known as Rachel Zhu, and Guan Qiang Zhang, have also been permanently banned from public markets as a result of the offences, which also included illegally distributing securities, withholding information from regulators and instructing their employees and investors to do the same.


  14. Online jewellers offer home trials of yoreRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The concept of family jewellers is on the way back riding on home trials that some online retailers are increasingly offering customers unsure of buying high-value ornaments without checking them out physically. In an era of e-commerce, this practice marks a return to a time when a goldsmith would arrive at the home of a wealthy customer with his best designs so that women of the household could choose the desired pieces of jewellery.


  15. Why Ant-Man Is Marvel's Most Relatable Superhero, According To Paul RuddRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    While Marvel has artfully crafted some of cinema's most beloved and memorable characters, their fantastic lives don't exactly render them relatable to the average person. However, according to Ant-Man star Paul Rudd, the film, despite its size-shaping premise, showcases the most unassuming super-powered protagonist in the entire Marvel continuity.


  16. Modeling familial cancer with induced pluripotent stem cells.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    In vitro modeling of human disease has recently become feasible with induced pluripotent stem cell technology. Here, we established patient-derived iPSCs from a Li-Fraumeni syndrome family and investigated the role of mutant p53 in the development of osteosarcoma .


  17. UK Government Holds Up Export of Early Amateur Radio-Related TV ArchiveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | QST

    Most encyclopedias say that the first transatlantic television transmissions took place via the Telstar I satellite in 1962, but TV images actually crossed the Atlantic in the late 1920s via an Amateur Radio transmitter, according to historical accounts. An archive of documents and other material related to that event from television pioneer John Logie Baird and his colleague Benjamin Clapp, [G]2KZ, is at risk of being exported, and the government doesn't want to see it leave Britain.


  18. A healthy dose of ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Standard

    Imagine if you, as a doctor, have a patient, a bus driver, who comes to you for a routine checkup and you find he is 50 times more likely to have a disease that will cause him to be a danger to his passengers. The dean of medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong stressed that this is an example of what medical students should be asking themselves: how do you put the interests of your patient ahead of your own? As a part of that, the faculty is launching a "medical professionalism" program that is compulsory for all its students.


  19. OPM Hiring IT Staff to Work on Cyber UpgradesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Government Executive

    In a true data-driven culture, leaders need to be willing to rethink their plans and perhaps even change course based on what the data says, according to EPA CTO Greg Godbout. It's been almost a year since Amazon Web Services stood up a cloud computing infrastructure for the 17 agencies within the intelligence community.


  20. Rebel Heart Tour Tickets Selling Fast For Madonna's Stops In Australia, New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    I'm the CEO of, which is the leading ticket search engine online. I started my professional career as a writer covering New York technology in 1996.