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  1. Zombie Cyborg Wood May Lead to Better Night-Vision CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LiveScience

    A new so-called cyberwood that continues to work even after its living components die could lead to technological advances in thermal night-vision cameras and temperature sensors. This "zombie" cyborg wood is a hybrid material made of tobacco laced with teensy carbon tubes , and the whole contraption can act like a heat detector even after the plant cells have perished.

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  2. New Map of Global Ocean Temperatures Is a Work of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Live Science

    A new global map of the world's oceans is so visually stunning that it could be mistaken for art. The paintlike swirls of the visualization, which was released earlier this month by Los Alamos National Laboratory , depict global water surface temperatures.

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  3. Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tabletsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms. Various PC manufacturers have been working with Google to design lightweight laptops running on the Chrome operating system since 2011.

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  4. Jamie Oliver asks Canada to join food crusadeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Jamie Oliver, Britain's celebrity chef, has thrown down the gauntlet - or maybe it's an oven mitt - to Canadian politicians to join his international campaign for mandatory diet education in rich countries. The popular chef, television star and best-selling author says it is time for Canadian politicians to do something about their country's number one killer: diet-related disease.

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  5. HP hits former Autonomy execs with $5B suitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Network World

    The UK's Serious Fraud Office may have dropped its investigation of software firm Autonomy earlier this year, but that doesn't appear to have done much to allay HP's ire. HP-which acquired Autonomy in 2011-has confirmed that it plans to sue Mike Lynch and Sushovan Hussain, Autonomy's former CEO and CFO, for $5.1 billion.

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  6. Oxford Immunotec Announces Availability of the T-SPOT.CMV Test in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

    OXFORD, U.K. and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 31, 2015 -- Oxford Immunotec Global PLC , a global, commercial-stage diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of immune-regulated conditions, today announced the availability in the United States of a new test that measures the strength of a patient's cellular immune response to cytomegalovirus . This T-SPOT .

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  7. Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

    The dynamism reflected in a series of newly-developed Internet delivery products from COMPS InfoSystems, Inc., the nation's leading commercial real estate information service, continues to unfold with the introduction of its Pipeline search engine at a demonstration event today in Denver, Colorado before a select group of key industry representatives. The demonstration starts at 4 p.m. in the Art Gallery Banquet Room on the lower level at the Courtyard By Marriot, 934 16th Streett in the Downtown District.

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  8. PAR Springer-Miller Creates Spa Technology Hub in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    Already established as the headquarters for Spa Soft Spa Management System, PAR Springer-Miller's Markham office has become a magnet, attracting employees to their growing spa technology segment. Over 71% of the Forbe's Five-Star Spa's employ Spa Soft to manage their operations.

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  9. HOTELbeat Introduces Instantaneous Multi-Language Translation...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    March 31, 2015 - HOTELbeat, a provider of Software-as-a-Service based hospitality operations management solutions, has recently enhanced the usability of their software by adding a translation module which allows hotel employees to instantly change the language being displayed to the language selected by the user: Spanish or Tagalog for example. This feature allows hotel staff to better communicate by removing language barriers, and eliminates the unintentional havoc that misinterpreted messages can potentially wreak on hotel operations and guest service.

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  10. Pixar's RenderMan Software Is Now FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IGN

    If you've ever wanted to up your animation game, now's your chance. Pixar Animation Studios has made their in-house rendering software free to download and use.

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  11. Federal agents stole $1 million during Silk Road inquiry, authorities allegeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the online black market known as Silk Road while they and their agencies operated an undercover investigation into the website. The pair appears to have acted independently of each other while using sophisticated encryption software, inside knowledge of the investigation and complex offshore banking transfers of digital money called bitcoins and U.S. currency.

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  12. Intellinetics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End ResultsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    IntelliCloud, data storage and cloud computing enabled technology, is delivered to the market by our channel partners as a turnkey solution to reduce operational costs and increase document accessibility and security for SMEs . Revenues for the three months ended December 31, 2014 were $543,576, as compared with $347,061 for the same period in 2013, an increase of $196,515, or 57%, primarily attributable to increases in revenues from the sale of software and software as a service.

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  13. SEC: Polycom ex-CEO hid perks from investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Former Polycom CEO Andrew Miller used nearly $200,000 in corporate funds for lavish meals, costly travel and other personal perks he hid from investors, a federal regulator charged Tuesday. SEC: Polycom ex-CEO hid perks from investors Former Polycom CEO Andrew Miller used nearly $200,000 in corporate funds for lavish meals, costly travel and other personal perks he hid from investors, a federal regulator charged Tuesday.

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  14. ESPN.com serves up new site, apps for 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ESPN.com serves up new site, apps for 20th anniversary For ESPN.com's 20th anniversary, the sports website and its mobile apps have gotten a makeover Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Ctzi5J The original site, ESPN SportsZone, launched in April 1995, was a collaboration between the sports media giant and Starwave, a company founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Renamed ESPN.com in 1998, the site has become the most-visited sports site reaching a record 126.5 million people globally in January, the most ever in the sports category, according to comScore.

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  15. Easter 'Blood Moon' to turn sky red this weekend - but was it predicted in the Bible?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Experts predict the rare phenomenon will be visible in the skies between Friday and Sunday and one US pastor believes it could be a sign of Christ's return The moon is set to turn blood red this weekend in an event some pastors are claiming was predicted by the Bible as a sign of Christ's return. The 'Blood Moon' is a rare celestial event which will see the skies over North America, Asia and Australia be transformed into a deep, red colour.

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  16. How My DIY Computer Got Confused for a Cookie Box Because I'm a GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    "Are those cookies?" I held our carefully constructed wooden box awkwardly in my hands, as I felt my cheeks start to flush. I remember feeling stunned, shocked even, that, as a fellow colleague at a prestigious technology entrepreneurship conference, the man in front of me could suggest that I was just handing out cookies for the real entrepreneurs.

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  17. Europe's Remarkable New War on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    Remember the name Max Schrems. He's a European David firing his slingshot at the modern-day Goliath you know as Facebook.

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  18. Hack alert: Uber passwords at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Hackers are said to have obtained thousands of login details for Uber accounts worldwide - and are selling them for as little as US$1. Two sellers - known only as Courvoisier and ThinkingForward - are using online marketplaces on the dark web such as AlphaBay to offer this personal information.

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  19. Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    Brain researchers are joining forces with computer hackers to tackle a big challenge in neuroscience: teaching computers how to tell a healthy neuron from a sick one. "Sick neurons have a withered appearance, much like a sick plant has a withered appearance," says Jane Roskams , executive director of the Allen Institute for Brain Science.

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  20. Alibaba, SMG Try Crowd-Funded Film FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Bottom line: China's regulators should work closely with innovators like Alibaba and SMG to minimize the risk from their new financial products that bring small lenders and borrowers together. E-commerce giant Alibaba made its latest advance in the financial realm last week, announcing a major tie-up with Shanghai's leading broadcaster to promote film finance over its online platform based on the crowd-funding concept.

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