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2 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

Back-to-school sales-tax holiday gets closer

A sales-tax holiday on back-to-school goods returns Aug. 1, 2 and 3, meaning the 7.5 percent tax won't be charged for certain goods that weekend.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, PC

3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakeland branch of Barclays closed after leak damaged computer equipment

THE Kirkby Lonsdale branch of Barclays bank has been closed today after an air-conditioning unit leaked onto computer equipment.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Gadget Watch: PadFone Novel as Phone-Tablet Hybrid

This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X. The PadFone works like any other phone and has a screen that measures 5 inches diagonally.

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Related Topix: iPhone

7 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Leaks confirm attacks on Hong Kong's press

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, owner of the Hong Kong and Taiwan newspaper Apple Daily.

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Related Topix: PC

11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'iPhones allow extraction of personal data'

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees, the company acknowledged last week.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Computer Security, Science / Technology

15 hrs ago | Mashable

'Halt and Catch Fire' Episode 9 Recap: It's a Mac Attack

In 1983, an IBM Personal Computer could set you back about $5,000; but that's just the price of the computer itself.

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Related Topix: PC, IBM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Gizmag

Siemens to transform electric cars into rolling computers

Siemens is developing new technology aimed at transforming electric cars into "rolling computers" controlled by a centralized computing architecture.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Gadgets

Brainwagon

More musings of computers past: Popular Electronics, the Cosmac Elf

My musings about my earliest memories of computers brought me back to 1976 and the appearance of the COSMAC ELF in Popular Electronics .

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Canada.com

#VanSun360 Instagram winners: Going underground

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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The Nation

Banning American IT

"De-IOE" must be one of the world's ugliest acronyms, and for American IT firms it is also one of the least popular.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Opinion

The Doc Searls Weblog

Time for digital emancipation

That's Thomas Jefferson 's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence . The Declaration hasn't changed since July 4, 1776, but the Constitution built on it has been amended thirty-three times, so far.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Social Software

Daily Press & Argus

Tech program leading to jobs

Industrial technology students Brendan Prast, left, and Evan Essex watch the progress of a computer numerical control machine as it cuts a cube out of a block of wood at Pinckney Community High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Milford, MI, Pinckney, MI, Livingston County, MI, Brighton, MI

Daily World

Some teachers haven't written off cursive yet

With eyebrows furrowed and fingers holding pencils in clawlike grips, third graders at Lowell Elementary School in Mesa were tackling an assignment involving one of the most controversial topics in American education: cursive writing.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

Tjaden Electric expands its services

Tjaden Electric recently expanded to add data and communication services. Though Tjaden can install fiber optic cables, the speed customers actually get depends on the equipment they use and their service providers.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Hewlett Packard

Barron's

Don't Bet Against Apple

When Steve Jobs launched the iPad in January 2010, it was the culmination of a post-PC vision that Jobs said would transform computing.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Ipad, Science / Technology, PC

SlashGear.com

Roland SH-101 back from the dead as ARIA add-on

Roland is finally reviving the much-loved SH-101 synthesizer, delivering its iconic eighties sounds to a new audience, though not quite in the way many enthusiasts were hoping.

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Contra Costa Times

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

Border Mail

Albury High School fire clean-up begins: photos

Albury High School's main administration building was damaged after a fire broke out in the computer server earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sunherald.com

Iowa college lets other researchers use technology

Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, University of Iowa, Loras College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNA India

Remote computer may be extracting text messages, contact, photos from your iPhone

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, Computer Security, Science / Technology

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