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1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | PSFK

Google Smart Lenses May Treat and Detect Illness

Novartis and Google have partnered to develop a contact lens with the potential for a wide array of medical and lifestyle uses.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

9 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Sergey Brin, Larry Page

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Sohu said Monday the loss for the three months ended June 30 compared with a $69 million loss in the previous quarter and an operating profit of $64 million in the same period of 2013.


Related Topix:, Computers, Media

The Age

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.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Blog News

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Baidu


Google uses transfer pricing to avoid paying European taxes

One of the most commonly-heard complaints about Amazon, at least in Europe, is that it sells e-books from a division based in Luxembourg so that it can charge a much lower VAT rate on its e-books than UK law allows.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Google pushes out a major local search algorithm update

This new algorithm being dubbed Pigeon in the SEO community, isn't being pushed out to all world-wide searches, but it's coming to the local search results near you.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engine Optimization, Science / Technology, Internet

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Startups, Facebook


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.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Internet

Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

From the way the Santa Cruz cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal dose of the drug aboard his yacht in Santa Cruz was surely horrific.


Related Topix: Drugs, Emerging Technology, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Twitter

Search Engine Journal

International SEO is a Huge Opportunity For Marketers: Interview With Eli Schwartz by @murraynewlands

As part of our coverage from the sold-out Searchmetrics x Search Engine Journal conference in San Francisco on SEO, content marketing, and analytics, I caught up with Eli Schwartz of SurveyMonkey to discuss the opportunities marketers are missing out on with international SEO.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engine Optimization, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing, SurveyMonkey

Red Eye Chicago

Don't ever Google search 'RedEye Chicago YouTube'

Here's the story. Basically, one of us didn't have the RedEye Chicago YouTube channel bookmarked.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Entrepreneur Magazine

Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

Earlier this month, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin expressed their reservations about entering the health-care industry , a space so heavily regulated "it's just a painful business to be in," Brin said at the time.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Max

Google to Collect Data on the Human Body

Computer search engine giant Google is the latest high-tech company to launch inroads into the health field with a new massive study designed to map a model of the perfectly functioning human body.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Computers

Detroit News

FBI ramps up probe of fired Ford engineer, seizes emails

The FBI ramped up its investigation of a fired Ford Motor Co. engineer Friday, revealing agents have seized her personal email account after searching her home and seizing secret listening devices planted inside the automaker's headquarters.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Prison, World News, China, Asia

Times of Oman

Facebook's Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Brin, Page

New York: Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology


New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws

Handling a software flaw can be messy, both for a security researcher who found it and for the company it affects.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Social Software

Mail on Sunday

Police probe into death of eight-month-old baby girl after she died following fall from bed

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House floats pilot plan for Honduras in attempt to stop border crisis Was it a contract killing? Police reveal Harvard-educated law ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology


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