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32 min ago | Wall Street Journal
This Israeli startup no longer operates a website. But it has peddled its wares to the Mexican government, gotten on the radar of Central Intelligence Agency officials and recently was bought by an American private equity firm.
1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
5 hrs ago | Automotive News
Shares of Mobileye NV soared in their market debut on Friday as investors bet that the race by automakers to improve safety ratings would boost demand for the company's unique camera-based systems that help drivers avoid collisions.
10 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
A new program that encrypts files to extort money from users highlights that attackers don't need advanced programming skills to create dangerous and effective ransomware threats, especially when strong encryption technology is freely available.
14 hrs ago | Science Daily
Researchers have shown that BMP and WNT proteins are the so-called 'Turing molecules' for creating embryonic fingers.
COULD A COMPUTER DREAMED HER UP? Daenerys Targaryen , from George RR Martin's hit book series and TV show Game of Thrones.
Bamford was a key engineer who helped Oracle build its flagship database software and then went on to create other key database products.
Call it the invasion of the computer literati: on the last day of June, 78 PhD students converged on Cambridge, England, to begin five days of networking and knowledge exchanges during the Microsoft Research Cambridge 2014 PhD Summer School, our ninth edition of this annual event.
Emotions can be powerful for individuals. But they're also powerful tools for content creators, such as advertisers, marketers, and filmmakers.
No one really knows exactly how Facebook decides what we see when we log in. Reverse-engineering the algorithm behind it could help us find out WHO controls your Facebook News Feed? We are fed a specially selected diet of jokes, photos and gossip from our Facebook friends, but not by a person.
Moribund explorer Resource Star is poised to join the rush into the cloud, striking a deal to likely backdoor list a technology start-up involving company promoters Craig Burton and Ross Smith.
The best thing about this Johnny Depp techno thriller is that Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore Labs feature prominently.
Welcome to the era of "big data." We in EDA are starting to experience this trend, as Gary Smith suggested at this year's DAC, which we interpret to mean giga-scale design challenges.
SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year's conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Madbits, a year-old company that uses deep learning technology to assign relevant information to raw images, has sold itself to Twitter, according to the Madbits website .
German photographer Martin Klimas' latest exhibition, a series of images he calls "Sonic Sculptures," is so explosive and colorful, it just may change the way you look -- yes, look -- at music.
Back in 2011, a team from Texas A&M University carried out a cyber sting to trap nonhuman Twitter users that were polluting the Twittersphere with spam.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:02 pm
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