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53 min ago | KMIZ

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.

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

4 hrs ago | 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)

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9 hrs ago | NewsFactor

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad

KXVO

Denver's Most Popular Tourism Website Gets an Extreme Makeover

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

CNews

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Northern Michigan News

Review: 'Transcendence' like a clunky TED talk

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

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

Albany Times Union

PRESENTING: This Is What The Internet Looked Like In 1996

To most Americans, the Internet was a strange thing they'd been hearing more about in media and in movies like Sandra Bullock's 1995 thriller, " The Net ."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Stanley

National Public Radio

ASML Sees Lull In Orders From Computer Chip Makers

ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, ASML Holding NV, Startups, Intel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Cosmic Slurp: Using Supercomputers to Predict Black Holes Swallowing Stars

Somewhere out in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a sudden, WHAM! A flash of light explodes from the galaxy's center.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Physics, Science, Astronomy

The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testing

District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Standardized Testing, Education

Greenwich Citizen

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology

The Miami Herald

Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

The Pittsburgh school says in a Tuesday release that Andrew W. Moore will become dean of the nationally known computer school in August.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science, Computer Science

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