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1 min ago | The Raw Story

Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Marketing, PC

4 hrs ago | PC World

Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

Researchers are looking at the possibility of making low-power, flexible and inexpensive computers out of plastic materials.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, University of Iowa, New York University

8 hrs ago |

Romania retail market: Latest market research analysed

The Romania Retail Report has been researched at source and features our independent assessment and forecasts for the retail sector.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Fri Apr 18, 2014


'Transcendence' Like a Clunky TED Talk

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


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

ABC News

Health Care Site Flagged in Heartbleed Review

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Science / Technology, Computer Security

ABC News

Providence, RI, Sues Firms Over Stock Trades

The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that traded stocks in the U.S. since April 18, 2009.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Financial Markets


UT Dallas professor to develop framework to protect computers' cores

UT Dallas cybersecurity expert Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to develop a defense framework that burrows deep into a computer system to protect its core.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Science, Computer Science, Department of Defense, US News


Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.


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

Arkansas Times

Perfect storm shuts down state computers

Trying to get your driver's license at the revenue office this morning, but couldn't? Tried to reserve a cabin at Petit Jean State Park online, but couldn't? Trying to use the state's website to find out how to contact the director of the Department of Information Systems to ask why, but couldn't? That's because from about 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. this ... (more)



Intel Reports Lower 1Q Net Income, Higher Revenue

Although revenue for the PC chip business fell, Intel saw signs of improvement. Intel credited solid growth in data centers and said it shipped 5 million tablet processors.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Microsoft

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Jury: Jeppesen should pay software maker $43M

A federal jury in Denver says navigation information provider Jeppesen Sanderson should pay $43.1 million to a small Massachusetts software maker that claimed Jeppesen violated their agreement for putting aviation charts on tablet computers.


Washington Times

State offers training for blind, visually impaired

The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind is set to start hosting a series of monthly training sessions focusing on assistive technology for people who are blind or visually impaired.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad


Denver's Most Popular Tourism Website Gets an Extreme Makeover

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, iPhone

Java Developer's Journal

Top Seven Website Performance Indicators to Monitor

Poorly performing websites, like Twitter's recent fiasco with Ellen's selfie, are a constant source of irritation for users.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU


Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, PS3, Microsoft, Startups

Daily Press & Argus

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Science can offer a better future, but Americans have some reservations about what science can and should do, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.


Related Topix: Robots

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide

Google Inc 's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, Twitter

ABC News

Official: 6 Subpoenas in NY Stock Trade Probe

An official familiar with the investigation says the New York Attorney General's Office has issued subpoenas to six firms and sent a letter to another for details about split-second stock trading and any unfair advantages.


Related Topix: Associated Press

National Public Radio

Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks


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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