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32 min ago | Salisbury Journal

Right to be forgotten 'unworkable'

The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and should be written out of future EU law, a House of Lords committee has said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Google, Startups, Search Engines

1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

Microsoft, IBM make cloud gains against Amazon

Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the cloud infrastructure services market, putting pressure on Amazon and outpacing rival Google, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Google, Startups, Search Engines

6 hrs ago | ITworld

Rhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service

Rhapsody International, which operates the Rhapsody and Napster music services, said Tuesday it plans to expand in France and Latin America as a result of deals with mobile operators SRF and Telefonica.

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Related Topix: Startups, Napster, Online Music, Search Engines

10 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Mosley legal bid over Google images

Max Mosley is seeking to stop Google from gathering and publishing images first featured in the now-defunct News of the World Max Mosley is to sue internet giant Google for continuing to publish images of the former F1 boss at a sex party.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

13 hrs ago | Macworld

Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

15 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Mothers 'turn to Google before GP'

Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a poll suggests.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CIO

Google's Next Frontier: What it Means to be Healthy

That's a question researchers at Google X, along with scientists at Duke University and Stanford University, are looking to answer.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Duke University, Stanford University, Chemistry, Science

The Montreal Gazette

Rules for wireless auction could mean small carriers will bulk up

Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Wireless

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, Computer Science, CPU, Wireless, Cameras

ITworld

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Internet, Science / Technology, Spyware, Programming Languages, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Greyhound Bus Fleet Revamps, But Can a 100-Year-Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Riding the bus is cool. Or, at least, that's what Greyhound, the country's largest intercity bus transportation provider, is on a mission to prove.

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Related Topix: Wireless

Sys-Con Media

Emulate Launches to Commercialize Automated Human Organs-on-Chips...

Emulate, Inc. today announced the company's launch with a $12 million Series A financing to commercialize a first-in-kind, automated 'Organs-on-Chips' platform that mimics human physiology and diseases, while permitting real-time elucidation of molecular mechanisms of action and toxicity.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Medicine, Genetics, Harvard University

Silicon Alley Insider

China's Baidu Is Working On A Self-Driving Car Concept That Sounds Less Terrifying Than Google's

When Google first revealed the prototype for its self-driving car , some people were freaked out by the idea of a vehicle with no steering wheel or breaks.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Baidu

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Under Spain's 'Google fee' law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Spain was where the "right to be forgotten" began, with the European Commission recently ruling that individuals can demand Google remove unfavourable links about them from search results.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Blog News

Wall Street Journal

Let Patients Decide How Much Risk They'll Take

Earlier this month, at a private conference for the CEOs of his portfolio companies, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla interviewed Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, asking them if the company might jump into health care.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Larry Page

Medical News

Neuroscientists analyze imaging data using new technologies

In an age of "big data," a single computer cannot always find the solution a user wants.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Health

GigaOM

The next big front for cloud competition: Location, location, location

Cloud vendors need to operate data centers in a diverse range of locations. How does they stack up to each other in terms of geographies, and why is that important? Now that we're seeing intense competition in the cloud infrastructure market, each of the vendors is looking for as many ways to differentiate itself as possible.

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Related Topix: SoftLayer, Google, Startups, Search Engines

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience in fight for higher wages

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Microsoft, Startups, Google, Search Engines, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

GPB.org

Tech Week: Industry Diversity, Digital Afterlives, Net Neutrality

What happened in technology this week, you ask? Here's a roundup of the tech stories reported by NPR and others since you last checked in.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Startups, Facebook

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CIO

Criminals Ride Google Coattails in DDoS Attacks

The easy access Google's web crawlers have to sites is increasingly being exploited by cybercriminals in launching distributed denial of service attacks, a security vendor says.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

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