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  1. MIT's Cheetah robot is off its leash, running and jumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | ITworld

    The problem has been that legged robot have been ungainly and have needed a lot of energy to get around. A team of researchers at MIT may have figured out a way to make a four-legged, cheetah-like robot run and jump more gracefully and efficiently.


  2. Announces Top Halloween Costumes for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | PRWeb

    Every Halloween offers customers some of the most unique and highly talked about sexy costumes available, and 2014 is no exception with the introduction of nearly 1,000 new styles that are sure to get the interwebs buzzing. To assist customers in choosing just the right over-the-top costume to help them stand out at that upcoming soiree, has come out with a list of the top viral costumes for 2014: 1. Sexy Lobster Costume - Complete with furry claws, lobster hood and ruffle back mini dress, the Sexy Lobster Costume is the ideal costume for the customer in a pinch.


  3. Next MS Office features darker theme, helper a la ClippyRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Ambot ah!

    While Microsoft may be preparing for a huge OS update for this month, the Redmond giant is also testing another software in the form of the next-generation Microsoft Office. "Office 16", in its technical preview, shall feature a darker 'black' theme alongside the current Light Gray, Dark Gray, and White colors.


  4. 7 Discoveries and Observations from the CES 2013 Conference FloorRead the original story

    57 min ago | K.b.$kob@@c

    These big and beautiful TV's show virtually no pixelation when displaying UHD content . Also present were new curved televisions that enable viewers to have a more balanced viewing experience , and an impressivedual-view 3D TVby Samsung that enables two people to watch different high definition 3D broadcasts in full screen at the same time from the same television.2. It's more fun to use human interfaces and have physical interaction.While TV's, phones, computers and cameras steal the headlines at CES, smaller companies tucked away in the corners innovating in ways you can't imagine are much more fun.


  5. Nearly half the buyers queuing for days to buy the iPhone 6 in...Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Daily Mail

    Why they're REALLY camping out for the iPhone 6... nearly half the buyers queuing for days in Australia are planning to sell them for TRIPLE the price in China Apple has not announced a date for the iPhone 6's release in China, the world's largest mobile market Many people who lined up for days to be among the first in the world to buy the new iPhone 6 say they plan to sell them in China for triple the price they paid. The latest version of Apple's popular handset went on sale in Australia and some other countries on Friday, triggering buyer mania as fans queued around the block.


  6. Apple's 9/9 Event - iPhone 6, 6 Plus, i Pay, and i WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Sand Trap

    Of course there is also the security issue. I was just reading an article on wire d about how a guy hacked into his apple, google, twitter, and amazon accounts, and remote wiped iphone, ipad, and macbook.


  7. Nvidia pumps more horsepower into flagship graphics chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CIO

    Nvidia is bringing brighter images and sharper special effects to its new flagship GeForce GTX 980 and 970 graphics processing units. The products are the company's fastest GeForce desktop GPUs and are targeted at high-end gamers involved in 4K gaming.


  8. ECC awarded $5.75 million through NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant ProgramRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an additional $55 million in funding for five innovative economic development projects as part of the third round of the competitive NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program. One of those projects belonged to Erie Community College, which secured $5.75 million in grant funding for its planned Bretschger Building renovation/AAS nanotechnology degree program at college's North Campus in Williamsville.


  9. Steerage class in the 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nashua Telegraph

    There was a time when air travel was something special. Passengers would dress up in tailored suits and fancy hats.


  10. Google Teams Up with UCSB Physics Students for Research ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Noozhawk

    A group of UC Santa Barbara physics students is teaming up with Google and NASA to develop new quantum computing techniques. Google handpicked the UCSB student team this month to work with its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab , which was created in May 2013 in collaboration with NASA and a universities group to improve machine learning using quantum computing.


  11. Amazon releases new Fire tablets, e-readersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KION 46

    "This is our thinnest, highest resolution, highest contrast e-reader we've ever done," Amazon VP Peter Larsen said of the Kindle Voyage, which starts at $199. "We have a long term-vision to replace paper," Senior Vice President of Devices David Limp said at the launch event in New York Wednesday.


  12. BEIJING: Alibaba set to ramp up acquisitions in wake of IPORead the original story

    1 hr ago | Asia News Network

    With more resources at its disposal after its public listing, China's e-commerce behemoth Alibaba is likely to ramp up acquisitions on two fronts: building up its digital ecosystem domestically and expanding distribution channels overseas, say analysts. Set up in 1999 by former English-language teacher Jack Ma in Hangzhou, Alibaba has become the country's biggest e-commerce player.


  13. NVIDIA's latest GPU crams 4K images on 1080p displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Engadget

    Back in February, NVIDIA trotted out the very first desktop GPUs to feature its new Maxwell architecture: the GeForce GTX 750 and 750i. These entry level cards were paragons of efficiency, but they were hardly strong examples of what the company's latest graphics technology was truly capable of.


  14. NVIDIA's new GPU proves moon landing truthers wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Engadget

    Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there still exist some people on planet Earth who believe it's the only celestial body humanity has ever walked upon. You've heard it before -- the moon landing was a hoax, a mere TV drama produced by Stanley Kubrick presented as fact to dupe the Soviet Union into giving up the space race.


  15. From Robespierre to ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Weekly Standard

    The war on terror is over, the president assured us a year ago. Now, we are told, that war is very much with us and will be pursued with all due diligence.


  16. Alibaba Sets $68 Per Share Price Ahead Of Friday Debut On NYSE; May Be Largest IPO In HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its initial public offering of stock at $68 per share on Thursday, the top end of the expected price range, according to Alibaba.


  17. Elastomeric Camouflage Switches Texture & Color | EE TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | EETimes

    Finding their inspiration from nature's most skillful camouflage artists such as octopuses, squids, and cuttlefishes, MIT researchers have found a way to design a flexible material that can change both its color or fluorescence and its texture at the same time, on demand. According to MIT Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Xuanhe Zhao, who joined the MIT faculty from Duke this month and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the new material is essentially a layer of electro-active elastomer that could be quite easily adapted to standard manufacturing processes and uses readily available materials.


  18. AMD and Synopsys Expand IP PartnershipRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Multi-year agreement gives AMD access to a range of Synopsys design IP including interface, memory compiler, logic library and analog IP for advanced FinFET process nodes Synopsys acquires rights to AMD's interface and foundation IP, and hires a team of engineers from AMD with IP R&D expertise Synopsys, Inc. , a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems and AMD today announced they have signed a multi-year agreement that gives AMD access to a range of Synopsys DesignWareA interface, memory compiler, logic library and analog IP on advanced 16/14-nanometer and 10-nm FinFET process technologies.


  19. Former Firefighter Charged With HackingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    A former Sioux Falls firefighter is facing serious felony charges. 47-year-old Patrick Warren, who was a division fire chief, has been indicted on 15 counts of hacking into the department's computer system.


  20. Country calls for creation of Asian Net hub [China Daily: Africa Weekly]Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    China called for the building of an information hub for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to boost economic development in cyberspace and help safeguard security in the region. It is the right time for China and the ASEAN countries to engage in Internet cooperation, improving information-sharing and accelerating network interconnection, said Lu Wei, director of the Cyberspace Administration of China, at a cyberspace forum on Thursday.