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1 hr ago | FarmingUK

Computers to protect crop harvests

Computer scientists are devising new and more efficient ways to spot diseased crops to help boost harvest yields.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Computer Science

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

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6 hrs ago | Macworld UK

Petition demands Apple fix MacBook Pro graphics woes

A petition started last year that urges Apple's CEO to recall older MacBook Pro laptops to fix a graphics problem has passed the 10,000-signature mark, part of an ongoing effort to get Apple to do something.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks, Australia, World News, Startups, Intel

10 hrs ago | Newsday

Donald Rodgers, Suffolk IT commissioner, resigns after official misconduct arrest

Suffolk County's information technology commissioner Donald Rodgers, 60, leaves First District Court in Central Islip after being arraigned Thursday, May 8, 2014, charged with two misdemeanors -- both official misconduct -- in connection with the Bellone administration's bid last year for a multimillion dollar software deal with Microsoft.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Central Islip, NY, Islip, NY, Centereach, NY

14 hrs ago | WinBeta

A Chinese made Linux Trojan is now affecting Windows computers

You may have heard about game titles being ported from one operating system to another, but how often do you read about a malware changing routes? That's exactly what's happening with a Linux Trojan that has found shelter inside the Windows operating system.


18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

JPR Reports AMD Jumps 11% in GPU Shipments in Q2, Intel up 4%, Nvidia Slips

Jon Peddie Research , the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market share for 2014 2Q.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, High Performance Computing

22 hrs ago |

US won't reveal records on health website security

In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Washington, DC, Medicaid, Privacy

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Symantec folds nine Norton products into one service

Symantec will consolidate its cluttered Norton line of security software, folding nine products into one online service that can be used across desktop computers and mobile devices.


Related Topix: Startups, Symantec, Product Management

Brandon Sun

Absolute Software doubles Q4 earnings to $400K; boost quarterly dividend

Absolute Software Corp. reported an increase in both fourth-quarter and full-year profits Monday and raised its quarterly dividend a penny to seven cents per share.


Related Topix: Absolute Software, Software


Google brings robust cluster scheduling to its cloud

Google is drawing from the work of the open-source community to offer its cloud customers a service to better manage their clusters of virtual servers.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley

Personal Finance: If disaster strikes, are you ready?

It's not just wildfires that threatens our safety and financial well-being. It could be a flood, earthquake, landslide, or even a home or office break-in.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Cameras, Non-Profit, Cellphones

People's Daily Online

China's supercomputer serves "smart city" construction

Developers with China's Tianhe-1A, one of the world's fastest supercomputers, are tapping into the binary brain's higher functions, moving it beyond animation and Internet financing to help in the construction of new "smart cities", said a researcher on Monday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

New Yorker

Crime and Punishment

Crime and the punishment that-sometimes-ensues have been rich fictional subjects since long before Dostoyevsky's novel was serialized in a Russian journal in 1866.


Related Topix: New York

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Digital Trends

Computers that calculate data at the speed of light could arrive as early as 2020

Most folks know that data travels at much higher speeds and capacities over optical cables than it can over copper equivalents.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

"Leaving a Legacy" workshop in Fort Worth Genealogy Aug. 18 - 24

Aug. 23: The Beginners Workshop is a series of eight free presentations sponsored by the Fort Worth Genealogical Society that are open to the public.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Fort Worth, TX, January

The Gadgeteer

Transform your Android device into a desktop computer with three USB 3.0 ports

I used to day dream about only needing one pocket sized device for all my communicating and computing needs.


Related Topix: Cameras

Silicon Alley Insider

We Now Know A Lot More About Edward Snowden's Epic Heist - And It's Troubling

While working at two consecutive jobs in Hawaii from March 2012 to May 2013, the 31-year-old allegedly stole about 200,000 "tier 1 and 2" documents, which mostly detailed the NSA's global surveillance apparatus and were given to American journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras in June 2013.


Related Topix: Kunia, HI

Institute's research helps fuel Monterey aquarium

Most people will go their whole lives without ever seeing them or coming to understand their beauty, their quirkiness and their braininess.


Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Moss Landing, CA, Cameras

USA Today

Deck out your dorm room with these A-grade gadgets

It might not be much consolation for students reluctantly starting another school term after a summer that always seems gone to soon, but at least today's college-bound students have some top tech to tote Deck out your dorm room with these A-grade gadgets It might not be much consolation for students reluctantly starting another school term after a ... (more)


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, Keyboards, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Speakers

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Lockheed celebrates 50 years in Colorado Springs

At the dawn of the complex built within Cheyenne Mountain, a company later acquired by Lockheed provided the first computers used by the command to analyze information from radar stations to provide early warning of an attack on North America.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Colorado Springs, CO, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, US Military, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

News Observer

Cree's $100 million power and radio-frequency business is small but growing

"This is kind of the stuff that is behind the curtain," said John Palmour, a company co-founder and chief technology officer for Cree's relatively obscure power and radio-frequency, or RF, business unit.

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