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  1. Ubuntu 14.10 Released, openSUSE GNOME Peek, and Debian MultimediaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OStatic

    The release of Ubuntu 14.10, codenamed Utopic Unicorn, was the big news today. But in other news, Kostas Koudaras has a sneak peek of GNOME in upcoming openSUSE 13.2 and Alessio Treglia shared some bits on Debian 8.0 multimedia.

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  2. Google doodle celebrates Mangalyaans one month in Mars OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Google put up a static image of the Mangalyaan as its doodle on Friday to celebrate the completion of a month since it entered the Mars orbit. Given that Google normally comes up with doodles to mark annual events, this is a rare gesture by the search engine.

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  3. Filling a Gap: Bellcomm's 1968 Lunar Exploration ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wired

    Pete Conrad begins his descent to the lunar surface during Apollo 12, a near-twin of Bellcomm's mission LLM-2. Bellcomm, Inc., based near NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, was carved out of Bell Labs in 1962 to provide technical advice to NASA's Apollo Program Director.

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  4. Microsoft Q1 results: Cloud sales up, 9.3m Lumia phones soldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Microsoft reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products. SEATTLE: Microsoft reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.

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  5. Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions appRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Network World

    Adobe Systems said Thursday it is now encrypting data it collects about certain ebooks after facing criticism earlier this month for not protecting the data. The Digital Reader blog reported on Oct. 6 that Adobe's Digital Editions 4 software, used for downloading and reading ebooks, sent detailed logs to Adobe describing readers' activity.

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  6. IEEE awards $1,500 to Boys & Girls Club of KernRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com

    Johnson also said the local section recently held its First Annual Golf Tournament this past May at Buena Vista Golf Course in order to raise funds to support local STEM Programs. Wes Winkler, treasurer of IEEE China Lake - Bakersfield Section said "the golf tournament was a success and the local section is looking forward to supporting more local STEM programs.

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  7. Apple: A pox on your houseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Network World

    The truth is I both love and hate Apple. I love the slickness and polish of their products but I often feel like I'm in some kind of abusive relationship where the company often winds up coercing me into do things that I either don't want to do or would prefer to do at some other time.

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  8. Broadcom unveils silicon for G.fast DSLAMs, gatewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CED

    Vendors are rapidly filling the market with enabling technology for G.fast, a technology that can help telcos achieve transmission rates up to a gigabit on traditional phone wires. Broadcom announced variants of several DSL chips that will now support G.fast and G.vector standards.

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  9. X1 drives solid third quarter for ComcastRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CED

    Aided by declining video subscriber losses, an increase in data subscribers and continued growth in the business services sector, Comcast posted solid results in its third quarter earnings report this morning. While Comcast lost 81,000 video subscribers in the recent third quarter, it was still the best third quarter for video in the past seven years.

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  10. Why Online Retailers - Like Amazon - Are Opening Physical StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MediaPost

    Just as more retailers have been beefing up e-commerce offerings, online retailers are increasingly turning to brick-and-mortar. And the trend, pioneered by such brands as Warby Parker, Bonobos and Athleta, is getting even more attention now that Amazon is rumored to be opening its first retail store, just in time for the holidays.

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  11. Designer 'barrel' proteins createdRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Designer proteins that expand on nature's own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists, are described in a new paper. Proteins are long linear molecules that fold up to form well-defined 3D shapes.

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  12. Paper-based synthetic gene networks could enable rapid detection of ebola and other virusesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Synthetic gene networks hold great potential for broad biotechnology and medical applications, but so far they have been limited to the lab. A study reveals a new method for using engineered gene circuits beyond the lab, allowing researchers to safely activate the cell-free, paper-based system by simply adding water.

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  13. Why hackers are targeting big-name retail chainsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    A: While it may seem sudden, retail chains have long been preferred victims for hackers, primarily because there are huge swaths of personal info to be had. In the past, a company's large storage servers and internal systems were the targets; that's what has changed, leading to the increase in high-profile retail hacks.

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  14. First protein microfiber engineered: New material advances tissue engineering and drug deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Researchers have broken new ground in the development of proteins that form specialized fibers used in medicine and nanotechnology. For as long as scientists have been able to create new proteins that are capable of self-assembling into fibers, their work has taken place on the nanoscale.

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  15. RF heating of magnetic nanoparticles improves thawing of cryopreserved biomaterialsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Successful techniques for cryopreserving bulk biomaterials and organ systems would transform current approaches to transplantation and regenerative medicine. However, while vitrified cryopreservation holds great promise, practical application has been limited to smaller systems due to diffusive heat and mass transfer limitations, which are typically manifested as devitrification and cracking failures during thaw.

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  16. Acousto-optic tunable filter technology for balloon-borne platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A balloon-borne acousto-optic tunable filter hyperspectral imager is ideally suited to address numerous outstanding questions in planetary science. Their spectral agility, narrowband wavelength selection, tolerance to the near-space environment, and spectral coverage would enable investigations not feasible from the ground.

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  17. Recent space debris threat warded offRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Space debris, also known as 'space junk,' is an ongoing real-life concern for teams managing satellites orbiting Earth, including NOAA-NASA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite. It is not unusual for satellites that have the capability of maneuvering to be repositioned to avoid debris or to maintain the proper orbit.

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  18. Powerful new class of weapons found in the war on cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Small molecules that can represent a new class of anticancer drugs with a novel target for the treatment of lung cancer have been identified by an interdisciplinary team of researchers. "These compounds hold potential as an entirely new class of anticancer drugs with a unique therapeutic target for the treatment of cancers," one expert noted.

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  19. The perfume of the cometRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    How does a comet smell? Since early August the Rosetta Orbiter Sensor for Ion and Neutral Analysis is sniffing the fumes of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko with its two mass spectrometers. The detected chemistry in the coma of the comet is surprisingly rich already at more than 400 million kilometers from the Sun.

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  20. World's fastest manufacture of battery electrodesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    New world record: Scientists have increased the manufacturing speed of electrode foils coated batch-wise by a factor of three - to 100 meters per minute. This was achieved by a flexible slot die process that enables production of any pattern with high precision and at high speeds.

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