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1 min ago | CNews

London, Ont., man, 19, charged in Canada Revenue Agency Heartbleed hack

A 19-year-old computer science student has been charged with using the destructive Heartbleed bug to swipe Canadian taxpayer data.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

4 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Review: 'Transcendence' like a clunky TED talk

First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science, Computer Science, Joaquin Phoenix, Inventions, Science / Technology, PC

8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

PRESENTING: This Is What The Internet Looked Like In 1996

To most Americans, the Internet was a strange thing they'd been hearing more about in media and in movies like Sandra Bullock's 1995 thriller, " The Net ."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Stanley

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

ASML Sees Lull In Orders From Computer Chip Makers

ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, ASML Holding NV, Startups, Intel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Cosmic Slurp: Using Supercomputers to Predict Black Holes Swallowing Stars

Somewhere out in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a sudden, WHAM! A flash of light explodes from the galaxy's center.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Physics, Science, Astronomy

The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testing

District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Standardized Testing, Education

Greenwich Citizen

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology

The Miami Herald

Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

The Pittsburgh school says in a Tuesday release that Andrew W. Moore will become dean of the nationally known computer school in August.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science, Computer Science

Reuters

Zebra Tech to buy Motorola Solutions' enterprise business

Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc's enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in its biggest deal ever.

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Related Topix: Printers, Scanners

Time

How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer

Have an old computer lying around the house? Don't just throw it away. Computers house all sorts of toxins that are bad for the environment and all of us who live in it.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Apple, PC

Wisbech Standard

Former Wisbech schoolboy helps create some of the special effects...

Former Wisbech schoolboy Thom Wickes is living the American dream after working as a special effects animator on an Oscar winning film that has grossed 600million in global box office takings.

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NewsFactor

How and Why the Heartbleed Bug Got Its Name

An engineer at cybersecurity company Codenomicon dubbed a gaping security hole "Heartbleed," because it was bleeding out the important information from the computer's memory.

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Related Topix: Codenomicon, Science / Technology, Computer Security

CIO

Microsoft's Office for iPad Shakes Up Mobile Enterprise

CIO - Microsoft's ubiquitous Office productivity suite's arrival on the iPad late last month means many things.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Microsoft, Startups, CIO News, Laptops/Notebooks

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ACME Portable: First Ever Portable Workstation with 4K Resolution

ACME Portable, the manufacturer of high-performance portable computers, is showcasing at NAB Show 2014, Booth# SL8827 the first ever portable workstation with Ultra HD 4K display.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Photography, Arts, Intela

ESchool News

Califone Releases Ear Bud Headphones For Audio Learning Activities

The demand for audio equipment in the classroom continues to grow, as students increasingly turn to online instruction and mobile devices for language learning.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Marketing, Google+

Cult of Mac Blog

Vintage Computer Festivals Rock On, VCF East 2014 Larger Than Ever

What do you get when you combine several hundred serious geeks, two large rooms, five decades' worth of vintage computers, and a weekend in New Jersey? The Vintage Computer Festival East, of course! The ninth running of the VCF East was held April 4-7 at the InfoAge Science Center in Wall Township, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Science / Technology, Apple

Ars Technica

Quantum gate could link multiple qubits into single computer

Computers, cell phones, and any other device being used to read this article rely on a three-century-old approach to computation that represents data with a binary system.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

InfoWorld

Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

Four researchers working separately have demonstrated a server's private encryption key can be obtained using the Heartbleed bug, an attack thought possible but unconfirmed.

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Related Topix: CloudFlare, San Francisco, CA

Iol.co.za

Sony recalls VAIO laptops

Sony is recalling some of its VAIO laptop computers, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Microsoft Download Center

MicrosoftA SQL ServerA Compact 4.0 SP1

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 is a free, embedded database that software developers can use for building ASP.NET websites and Windows desktop applications.

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