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1 hr ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

From hand to wrist: Android advances to smartwatches

If Matias Duarte meant his bon mot literally, the Android design chief would probably be looking for another gig and Google's whole Android division would be looking for a new purpose in life.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science

5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

In light of celebrity hacks, how to keep your data secure while backing up to the cloud

In this May 10, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Lawrence attends the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" world premiere in New York.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, iCloud

8 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Google Partners With UCSB To Build Quantum Processors For Artificial Intelligence

Google today announced that it is expanding its research around quantum computing and that it has hired UC Santa Barbara's John Martinis and his team - one of the most prolific research groups in this area - to work on new quantum processors based on superconducting electronics.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Computers

9 hrs ago | CIO

Mapping the Cloud: Where Does the Public Cloud Actually Live?

Tech public relations likes to talk about the cloud as though it exists in an entirely conceptual form - files, apps, and even computing power existing merely in potentia, flowing mystically to you from some digital Olympus.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, Google, Startups

11 hrs ago | Mashable

Netflix (Finally) Understands You Don't Want to Share Everything on Facebook

You can now link your Netflix and Facebook accounts without every friend on your social network finding out about your High School Musical obsession.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, TV, Electronics, Video Games, The, Deep Silver

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The business of cloud computing

Cloud Computing in of itself is not new. if you have been using Yahoo email or Micrsoft's email-known as 'hot mail' you have using cloud computing for many years.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Social Software, Computers

17 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Two thirds of parents 'don't know what an algorithm is'

Two in three parents have admitted they do not understand what an algorithm is, ahead of the launch of the new computing curriculum in UK schools this week.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers

21 hrs ago | SOA World Magazine

Red Hat To Present At DevOps Summit Silicon Valley

At DevOps Summit, Red Hat's Krishnan Subramanian to discuss why open source is critical in building a Modern Enterprise Platform The recent trends like cloud computing, social, mobile and Internet of Things are forcing enterprises to modernize in order to compete in the competitive globalized markets.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Business Insider

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz grad Fernando Carrillo is always up for a challenge

UC Santa Cruz graduate Fernando Carrillo at OnLive Games in Mountain View where he has a paid internship.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Science

Vancouver Sun

Robots will soon make bankers - and many more job now done by...

When Dave Coplin talks about robot takeovers, he says people instantly think of The Terminator.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science

BBC News

Superfast computing to be piloted

A hub in the Highlands will be linked up to computer clusters in other parts of the UK and the rest of the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland

SlashGear.com

Futurist warns robots may one day kill us all as an act of kindness

Our robotic future , so full of promise, could be our undoing. So says futurist and CEO of Poikos, Nell Watson, who recently spoke at The Conference in Sweden about all things robots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science

TechCrunch

Twitter's Timeline Could Get (More) Algorithmic

Twitter has changed significantly over the past 8 years. With every new product manager and leadership cadre there have been attempts to make it more accessible to new users and more sticky for existing ones.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Science

Boing Boing

Twitter uses an algorithm to figure out your gender

Twitter claims a 90 percent accuracy rate for the clever techniques it uses to learn the gender of any given user.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Science, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Boy Genius

Former Bitcoin coder and ALS patient is now being cryonically frozen

Renowned cryptographer Hal Finney, known for his work on PGP encryption software and on early Bitcoin development, has passed away on Thursday following a five-year battle with ALS - a terrible disease that's currently enjoying a viral funding campaign thanks to the "Ice Bucket Challenge" meme - but the programmer hoped that one day technology will ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science

Shiny shiny

Computer scientists want to translate the internet into sign language

Because speech is such an important part of language acquisition and 'hearing' words in our heads helps us learn to read and write, deaf people often struggle with written English.

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Related Topix: Science

BBC News

A computing revolution in schools

This is the week when a revolution begins to sweep through schools in England. It involves a whole new way of teaching children about computing - but I suspect many parents, and even some teachers, know very little about this important moment in education.

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Related Topix: Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Sun Aug 31, 2014

PR-inside.com

Now Available: Tricom Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

The profile will give you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats.

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Related Topix: Science

CNet News

Intel to Talk IoT, Wearables, Server Chips at IDF

Officials say the company wants its silicon in all areas of computing, a strategy that will be highlighted during the annual convention in September.

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

Python

Fanery 0.2.2.3

Session security must not rely on SessionIDs, bizare URLs, secure cookies, secret tokens, magic keys or any other piece of information that can be guessed or stolen during transmission.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science

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