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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Microsoft beats Wall Street profit estimate

The world's largest software company reported quarterly profit of $5.66 billion, or 68 cents per share, compared with $6.05 billion, or 72 cents, in the year-ago quarter.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, PC

6 hrs ago | The Advertiser News (South)

Computer classes scheduled during May

Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a variety of computer classes in May, including an Introduction to Personal Computers, introductory and advanced classes in both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks accounting software, and courses designed specifically for seniors and for men.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Newton, NJ

10 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Google, Facebook and other tech companies race to develop artificial intelligence

The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Robots

13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

New ISTEP glitches worry some Indiana schools

Some Indiana school officials are worried about a rerun of last year's computer troubles with ISTEP exams as students have faced disruptions this week while taking practice tests.

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Related Topix: Zionsville, IN

14 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down two cents, or 0.50 per cent, to $4.01 on 14.2 million shares.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Startups, CLS

19 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Facebook quarterly profits nearly triple to $642m

Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642m on a 72% surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Mobile Marketing

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Science Daily

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers

A fully functional quantum computer is one of the holy grails of physics. Physicists have moved one step closer to making a quantum computer a reality by demonstrating a new level of reliability in a five-qubit array.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Apple sales knocked the quarter 'out of the park'

Apple sales knocked the quarter 'out of the park' on WKYC.com: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/usanow/2014/04/23/apple-announces-earnings/8054305/ Apple and Facebook had surprisingly good news Wednesday after the two tech giants reported their quarterly earnings.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

National Public Radio

Tech Tips: Add 2nd Layer Of Protection Online

Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Google

Network World

Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed

Raspberry Pi isn't planning a hardware upgrade of its popular US$25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Science / Technology, CPU

Digital Game Developer

Global 3D Flat Panel TV Market 2014-2018

The analysts forecast the Global 3D Flat Panel TV market to grow at a CAGR of 15.4 percent over the period 2013-2018.

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Related Topix: TakeTwo Interactive Software, Video Games, Software

WTOP-FM Washington

Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

WPMT-TV York

Two Lancaster County men arrested and charged with distributing child pornography

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Lancaster County men as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Lancaster, PA, Chester County, PA

WESH-TV

FCAT computer glitch fixed, testing provider says

CAT, AFTER PROBLEMS KEPT THEM FROM TAKING THE TEST YESTERDAY. RIKKI KLAUS, DO WE KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE ISSUES? Reporter: THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION JASON SAYS IT WAS NATIONWIDE INTERNET ISSUE AND IT SAYS BY THIS MORNING, IT HAS BEEN FIXED.

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Related Topix: Florida, Volusia County, FL

Marshfield News-Herald

Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, US News, Stephen Breyer, John G. Roberts, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ruidoso News

RHS graduate named RIT outstanding undergrad scholar

RIT President Dr. William Destler with Carla Burns and Scott Thompson at a dinner honoring the recipients following the ceremony.

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Related Topix: Rochester Institute of Technology, Ruidoso, NM, Princeton Review

The Daily Vidette

Heartbleed computer bug threatens the safety of personal info

Vivianne Velasquez/Photographer After the Heartbleed bug was detected in computer servers, web users were advised to change their passwords to their accounts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

CBS Local

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect's Friends Want Trials Moved

The attorney for Dias Kadyrbayev filed papers in U.S. District Court on Tuesday asking that his client be included in change of venue motions made previously by Azamat Tazhayakov and Robel Phillipos.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

St. Petersburg Times

Pasco, Hernando schools battling computer problems during FCAT

The Pasco County school district is advising its schools to suspend FCAT testing Tuesday morning, and the Hernando school district is encouraging schools not to test until further notice because of computer issues.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

InfoWorld

Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Learn how and why leading companies such as Expedia, Best Buy and the NY Times, are managing their APIs in the Cloud.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, WebMD, Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Napster

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