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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Apple's latest smartwatch patent details gesture controls, calls gadget iTime

In its latest patent, Apple details a way to answer an incoming phone call on a smartwatch with the flick of a wrist.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

6 hrs ago | CIO

4 Small Computers Ready for Mass Enterprise Deployment

Today's businesses can't run without computers, but not every user needs a high-end tablet, laptop or tower.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Hewlett Packard

10 hrs ago | Tay FM

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Which? compared the prices - excluding tax - of 13 products ranging from televisions to computer applications, and found Britons were getting a "raw deal".

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics

13 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Coding classes: Students, dogged teachers overcome obstacles to add computer science classes

The cradle of techno-innovation, the Bay Area has fallen as flat as the rest of the country in one critical area: nurturing the next generation of cyber whizzes.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Family, Kids, Walnut Creek, CA

13 hrs ago | Textually.org

Smartphones Surpass Computers for Internet Use in China

For the first time, more Chinese people are gaining access to the Internet with mobile phones than with personal computers, reports The New York Times .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CIO

Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled

A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool, TOR, will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Science, Computer Science

Network World

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, World News, Belgium, AddThis, UC San Diego

Bellingham Herald

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers from a car cup holder base; and a fork that squeezes out sauce.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA

KPIC

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food - or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA

Macworld UK

How much of your job can you really do on an iPad?

Tim Cook recently said that he performs 80% of his work on an iPad--and he thinks everyone should do the same.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, IBM

Brandon Sun

BlackBerry appoints new chief operating officer from LiveOps Inc.

BlackBerry has appointed Marty Beard, the former chief executive of LiveOps, Inc. as its new chief operating officer.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Startups, Sybase

WTVF Nashville

Tennesseans Have Until August 1 To File DRAM Claims

Tennesseans who purchased the memory storage component installed in most electronic devices known as Dynamic Random Access Memory have until August 1 to participate in a $310 million settlement.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government

Science Daily

Astronauts to test free-flying 'housekeeper' robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Korea Herald

North Korea's cyberaggression has no parallel

The level of North Korea's cyberaggression towards South Korea has no parallel, a U.S. security expert said, underscoring the need for the South to dedicate sufficient resources to enhancing its cybersecurity.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

International Business Times

Google On A Mission to End Cyber Attacks

Google has declared a war on cyber attacks. Aiming to exterminate nasty computer bugs attracting hackers Google announced a mission to go after cyber criminals, reports CNN.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies

Telegram

Bitcoin - mining pool' to avoid majority control, a threat to currency

The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system's credibility.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

RedOrbit

Birdsongs Automatically Decoded By Computer...

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found a successful way of identifying bird sounds from large audio collections, which could be useful for expert and amateur bird-watchers alike.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Blount Co. book sale benefits libraryBlount Co. book sale benefits...

Blount County's Friends of the Library hosted a book sale Saturday to purchase new books, technology, and bring in cultural opportunities.

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SiliconValley.com

Facebook soon may know when you're watching TV

In this June 11, 2014 photo, a man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Laptops/Notebooks

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

West Island osteopath faces College of Physician charges

Ken Montizambert says a U.S. website once listed him as a medical practitioner, a mistake that he worries is influencing new charges by Quebec's College of Physicians.

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Related Topix: Canada,

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