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1 hr ago | KNDU

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords

If you bought a Hewlett-Packard laptop between September 2010 and June 2012, you may want to check the serial number on the power cord as the computer giant has just issued a global recall for around six million of them.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Product Recalls, PC

2 hrs ago | New Scientist

Supercomputers make discoveries that scientists can't

No researcher could read all the papers in their field - but machines are making discoveries in their own right by mining the scientific literature IN MAY last year, a supercomputer in San Jose, California, read 100,000 research papers in 2 hours.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Arts, Literature, Baylor College of Medicine

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Apple's Recent Hiring Spree Offers A Big Hint That New Products Are On The Way

According to the latest research note from Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty, which we discovered via Quartz's Matt Phillips , this list of Apple's most recent hires highlights what the company is focusing on the most.


Related Topix: Watches, Apple, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

10 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

The L.A. School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy exchanged multiple emails with executives at Pearson PLC about the potential for working together.


Related Topix: Publishing, Pearson, Media, Gaming, PaulSon Gaming, Ipad, Science / Technology, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Red Ferret Journal

17 Open Source Tools For Music, Video and Design Editing [Freeware]

Who would have guessed all those years ago when the personal computer first arrived, that they could be used for such incredible tasks as editing multimedia files like video, music and sophisticated websites? But here we are, and one great result we've benefited from is the rise of free open source software which helps us do these tasks without ... (more)


Related Topix: PC

Entrepreneur Magazine

By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry

The market for mobile apps is already big -- and it's just going to keep getting bigger.


Related Topix: University of Alabama

Lack of teacher pact not expected to affect school opening

HOW IT IS GOING TO WORK: Elementary school teachers are briefed on English Language Arts curriculum during one of several teacher development workshops held yesterday.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

ABC News

Hewlett-Packard Recalls 5 Million AC Power Cords

Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, HP, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Inform Technologies


Data Centers are the New Polluters

U.S. data centers are using more electricity than they need. It takes 34 power plants, each capable of generating 500 megawatts of electricity, to power all the data centers in operation today.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology

Brandon Sun

Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 5 million AC power cords for notebook computers

Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, HP, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Inform Technologies

Network World

How to set up Raspberry Pi, the little computer you can cook into DIY tech projects

You don't need an electrical engineering degree to build a robot army. With the $35 Raspberry Pi B+ , you can create robots and connected devices on the cheap, with little more than an Internet connection and a bunch of spare time.


Related Topix: Robots, Electrical Engineering, Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, Ubuntu


Iowa DOT to host public auction of small equipment

The Iowa Department of Transportation says the auction Sept. 6 will feature everything from laptop computers to storage cabinets.


Related Topix: Iowa

The Day

Fire-damaged Norwich Salvation Army will relocate temporarily; agency ...

Capt. Jerry Uttley of the Norwich Salvation Army stands in the fire-damaged facility as he awaits members of the Salvation Army to check on the extent of Sunday's fire.


Related Topix: Fire, Jonathan, MS

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Tabu search-based metaheuristic algorithm for software system reliability problems

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San Jose Mercury News

MARTINEZ: Quake-related flood drenches DA's office

It was business as usual Monday amid unusual circumstances for employees in the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office, which was flooded by pipes cracked during Sunday morning's 6.0 earthquake on the West Napa Fault.


Related Topix: Martinez, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology


GlassWire helps you monitor your computer's Internet activity

Firewalls are an important layer of defense for computer systems. While that is the case, most can be rather scary when it comes to understand what is going on and what to do.


Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Science, Computer Science, Education Etc.

WTVR Richmond

China ditching Windows and Android for its own operating system

China is once again taking a nationalist stance on technology, this time, with its own PC and mobile operating system.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, PC, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Google, Startups,

Customer Interaction Solutions

Toshiba's Storage Products Strategy

The storage business is one of Toshiba 's strategic focus businesses, alongside energy and healthcare.


Related Topix: Electronic, Strategy

Southland Times

Blackmail over nude pics alleged

A Filipino migrant alleges she was blackmailed into having sex by a man who threatened to reveal naked photos he found on her laptop computer.