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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

'Transcendence': If It Only Had a Brain

Watch a clip from the film "Transcendence." Starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, and Morgan Freeman.


Related Topix: Inception, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Memento, Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Facebook to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby

Users will have to opt in separately to the feature, called "Nearby Friends," and agree to give Facebook permission to track them at all times, even when not logged into Facebook.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

IBM Sales Drop Amid Cloud Shift Weighs on CEO's Profit Goal

International Business Machines Corp. shares dropped the most in six months after the company said yesterday that first- quarter revenue slid 3.9 percent to $22.5 billion.


Related Topix: IBM, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Armonk, NY, Business News

14 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to five-year low as hardware sales fall

I BM Corp reported its lowest quarterly revenue in five years on Wednesday as the company struggles with falling demand for its storage and server products.


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

18 hrs ago | SFGate

Samsung Is About To Mess With The Winning Formula That Made It Dominant

This is part of the "Tech 360" series offering a 360-degree view of the tech industry, from in-depth reporting to weekly posts on what you need to know.


Related Topix: Science, Google, Startups, Business News

22 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

"I think you'll see wide-area, high-bandwidth [smart]watches this year at some point," said Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices at AT&T, in an interview.


Related Topix: Watches, Austin, TX, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Edmonton Journal

RCMP arrest 19-year-old in 'Heartbleed' theft of Canada Revenue Agency data

RCMP investigators canvass the neighbourhood around the house of Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, 19, in London, Ont., in London, Ontario on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Science

Daily Press & Argus

Supreme Court case could test future of broadcast TV

Aaron Bailey was fed up with paying about $120 a month for satellite TV service when he heard about Aereo, a start-up company that streams live broadcast stations over the Internet for $8 to $12 a month.


Related Topix: New York, Science

Lenoir News-Topic

Lenoir native leads testing of NASA's latest, greatest rocket

Ashley Lee never really had an interest in computers and engineering while he was a student at Hibriten High School and Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, focusing more on sports and martial arts.


Related Topix: Computers, Lenoir, NC, Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Army, University of North Alabama, Science


Facebook's News Feed: What Changed and Why

As Winston Churchill once said, "to improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, Mark Zuckerberg

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.


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

How Equinix Is Productizing Flash Trading Computing Architecture

In his new book, Flash Boys, Michael Lewis directs his gleeful analytic spotlight on flash trading.


Related Topix: Science, Advertising, Computers

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Call for Participation in the Top500 List

The TOP500 project was started in 1993 to provide a reliable basis for tracking and detecting trends in high-performance computing.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The study demonstrates that a real-time engagement detection technology that processes facial expressions can perform with accuracy comparable to that of human observers.


Related Topix: Computers, UC San Diego, Science

CMU taps Google VP as new dean of computer science

Carnegie Mellon University today named Google Vice President Andrew W. Moore as the new dean of its School of Computer Science.


Related Topix: Science, ITA Software, Carnegie Mellon University


New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft

Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to chief executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computers


Moka5 launches new centrally-managed end-user computing tool

Enterprises put a lot of time and effort into protecting their servers but what happens on the user desktop always presents a potential risk and can be hard to control.


Related Topix: Science

Why Is Computer Science Generally Viewed As 'Uncool' By Teenagers?

'Computer science' seems to be popularly synonymous with 'programming', rather than taking into account the thoughtful process of solving design, scalability, and interface problems.


Related Topix: Science, Family, Teenagers, Social Software


4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist

CIO - It's hard to resist the sparkly nirvana that big data, leveraged appropriately, promises to those who choose to embrace it.


Related Topix: CIO News, Mathematics, Science

Information Technology

ConteXtream Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Orchestration of...

RED HAT SUMMIT 2014 - ConteXtream Inc. , a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, today announced its collaboration with , Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, to integrate OpenStack orchestration with ConteXtream's software-defined networking and network functions virtualization fabric for ... (more)


Related Topix: ConteXtream, Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, High Performance Computing


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