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TECHNOLOGY News, May 05, 2013

Clean technology investors looking to make oil and gas drilling less dirty
Washington Post (blog)
Today, clean technology investment funds are not trying to replace the fossil fuel industry, they're trying to help it by financing companies that can make mining and drilling less dirty. The people running these funds acknowledge the apparent ...
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Oil Drilling Technology Leaps, Clean Energy Lags
ABC News
Technology created an energy revolution over the past decade — just not the one we expected. By now, cars were supposed to be running on fuel made from plant waste or algae — or powered by hydrogen or cheap batteries that burned nothing at all.
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ABC News
Technology-shy investor Warren Buffett posts his first Tweets
Washington Post
Buffett has always resisted investing in technology companies because he says he can't predict the future of those businesses the same way he can insurance or manufacturing. Buffett says even though he may not understand Twitter well, he knows it can't ...
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Washington Post
15 Ways Technology Is Reinventing Society (GOOG, AAPL, FB)
San Francisco Chronicle
Technology has the potential to radically change the way we live, and even how we relate to each other as human beings. Technologies like 3D printing are changing manufacturing and democratizing creativity. Mobile apps are changing our buying behavior, ...
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NYSE Reviews Technology Unit Plans
Wall Street Journal
NYSE Euronext executives on Tuesday said they were conducting a wide-ranging review of itstechnology unit and cast doubt on whether a proposed European transaction tax on stock, bond and derivative trades would come into force as planned at the start ...
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Hercules Technology Growth Capital to Present at the JMP Securities 12th ...
MarketWatch
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 02, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) , the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related ...
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Five ways technology fails Iron Man
The Australian
Tony Stark or Iron Man changed the way we think of technology. He has his own British artificial intelligence butler, JARVIS (which stands for "Just A Rather Very Intelligent System"). He has a bulletproof robotic suit that flies and shoots missiles ...
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cases of technology and creativity coming together
CBS News
(CBS News) We've got two great cases for you of when technology and creativity come together and become something amazing. First up, IBM has created a film on a level so small (not in an indie, hipster kind of way) that you wouldn't be able to see it ...
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Business Technology Group Honors Allstate Executive
MarketWatch
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With a record of technical expertise and business vision, Allstate technology executive Pete Corrigan has been awarded a 2013 CIO Ones to Watch Award from IDG's CIO magazine and the CIO ...
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Technology: The LGBT Community's Unsung Hero
Huffington Post
The fact that the Supreme Court is even hearing oral arguments in these cases at all is in no small part a result of the rapid growth and accelerating adoption of technology, the Internet, broadband and smartphones. It is commonly accepted that ...
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Slow markets, investment in new technology make sales, earnings dip at BMW
Washington Post
FRANKFURT, Germany — Tough auto markets worldwide — including a deep slump in Europe — and investment in new technology dented first-quarter earnings at German automaker BMW AG. BMW's net profit fell 3 percent to 1.312 billion euros ($1.73 ...
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Washington Post
New Energy Technologies to Showcase SolarWindow Technology at Advanced ...
MarketWatch
New Energy's Vice President of Business & Technology Development, Mr. J. Patrick Thompson, will present his and the Company perspectives on improving building efficiency and energy autonomy, and an overview of SolarWindow, a first-of-its-kind ...
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Technology to Fight Modern Slavery
Huffington Post
A few weeks ago, I watched a young woman bravely stand on stage and announce to a room full of corporate technology executives, human trafficking experts, and global philanthropists, "My name is Samantha. I am a human trafficking survivor." She shared ...
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Riverbed Technology posts 1Q loss on items
Businessweek
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Riverbed Technology Inc., which makes computer network equipment, fell to a first-quarter loss on expenses related to an acquisition. The company's adjusted earnings and quarterly revenues came in below Wall Street's ...
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CFTC struggles to keep pace with technology issues
Washington Post
For years, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has been working on a paper outlining how it should cope with the latest developments in the technological revolution transforming the investing landscape. Absent from the report: any mention of ...
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New technology can predict epileptic seizures
ABC Online
Researchers from the University of Melbourne and St Vincent's Hospital have developed newtechnology that could warn epileptics when a seizure is about to occur. The technology, funded by US company NeuroVista, involves surgically-placed electrodes in ...
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Light jail terms for GM pair over theft of hybrid technology
South China Morning Post
A former General Motors engineer convicted of stealing thousands of pages of hybrid technologywas sentenced to just a year and a day in jail, far below the punishment sought by the government in a case that involved her husband and an alleged scheme ...
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Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder
CNET
The good: The Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder is a sleek and compact wireless Bluetooth speaker that converts from a standalone speaker to a stand for just about any tablet. It has good build quality and delivers decent sound for its size. The bad ...
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Google's Geeky Glass Is Technology at Its Laziest
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
When I was a kid, we had this idea that when we were grown – certainly, by the 21st century – we'd all be traveling on moving sidewalks and getting around town with little jetpacks attached to our backs. There were two bases for this fantasy. One, we ...
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U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Japan signs nuclear technology deal with UAE, wants more oil
The Daily Star
ABU DHABI: Japan has signed a nuclear cooperation and technology transfer deal with the United Arab Emirates and told the UAE it wants to renew its role in an oil and gas concession set to expire in 2018, a Japanese foreign ministry spokesman said.
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The Daily Star
How Technology Helps CFOs Drive Business and Improve Performance
Forbes
How does technology allow me to be more strategic as a CFO? Well, let's first acknowledge how things used to be—before we had some of the systems and tools that we have today. Back in the day, we were all focused on providing information—and that ...
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Technology and economy will boost India-US ties: Nirupama Rao
Firstpost
Washington: With the cooperation between India and the US bilateral issues remaining on track, aspects like technology and energy have become new driving forces in the ties between two countries, Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao has said.
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M / A - COM Technology Solutions Holdings , Inc . Reports Second Quarter ...
MarketWatch
LOWELL, Apr 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI) ("M/A-COM"), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, today reported its financial results for the ...
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Links Technology Solutions, Inc. Donates Website to Local Child Advocacy Center
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Thanks to a donation from Schaumburg based Links Technology Solutions, Inc., the Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County (CAC) has a new website: www.cachelps.org. This site will highlight the programs and services the CAC ...
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Intel taps insider to serve as its CEO
The Seattle Times
Analyst Doug Freedman at RBC Capital Markets said that even though Krzanich is an insider and the expected CEO pick, he could still be preparing to steer the company in new direction, one where Intel is less focused on being a technology driver and ...
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Technology faces up to a question of identity
China Daily
Wei Xiaoyong, an associate professor at Sichuan University, used to worry about taking roll call for his class of 100 students. "It is time-consuming. But students who attend classes every day say it is unfair if I do not do it." Wei eventually found ...
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China Daily
Seagate Technology's CEO Discusses F3Q 2013 Results - Earnings Call ...
Seeking Alpha
Good afternoon, and welcome to the Seagate Technology's fiscal third quarter 2013 financial results conference call. My name is Aisha, and I will be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Following the ...
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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings' CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results ...
Seeking Alpha
Good afternoon and welcome to M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Second Quarter and Fiscal 2013 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. At the conclusion of today's conference call, instructions ...
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Technology makes higher education accessible to disabled students
The Guardian
It is here, in the place where educational resources and students with disabilities intersect, that technology has a vital role to play. Technology could operate as the great equaliser. It could – and indeed, it should – help move all students towards ...
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The Guardian


New simulation speed record on Sequoia supercomputer
User comments : 0. More news stories. Judge halts NYC taxi e-hailing a day after launch. (AP)—Hailing yellow cabs with smartphone apps is on hold in New York City a day after the experimental service began.
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Dead Island: Riptide – review | Technology | guardian.co.uk
By Paul Sartori
The Guardian, Technology, User comments. News · Sport · Comment · Culture .... Amanda Knox, cleared of murder of British student Meredith Kercher, interviewed by ABC News as she publishes her book, Waiting to be Heard. Broadchurch ...
Technology: Games blog | guardian.co.uk
Facebook may stop allowing beheading videos - Technology on ...
By Suzanne Choney
Facebook says it's reconsidering whether videos of beheadings and other gruesome executions can or should be posted. The deliberation follow...
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Klout and Kred Scores: Critical or Meaningless?
(Interestingly, according to technologynews site AllThingsD, Kred and Klout are headquartered in the same SoMa District warehouse office building.) Unlike Klout, Kred issues each of its users with not one but two social media scores. The first ...
Government Technology News
Tech News: The Internet Went Public 20 Years Ago Today; Apple ...
By Josh Wolonick
Plus, tweeting with your eyes on Google Glass, Yahoo's lengthened maternity leave, and Nielsen ratings will now include online viewers.
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US army seeks new technology to replace GPS | Defense ...
By Agence France-Presse
More Defense Technology News. Lasers Bring New Urgency to Electric Power Research · Rights group launches campaign to ban 'killer robots' · Elbit To Supply African Nation With Wise Intelligence Technology System · Army scientists scout ...
DefenceTalk News and Videos
Asset Management Meets Social Media - Government Technology
The platform centralizes information that must be readily available to all authority employees, and much like Facebook, users can access a “news feed” to see work-related updates other employees are posting. After creating a username and ...
Government Technology News
Boston PD Uses Twitter to Announce More Suspects in Boston ...
May 1, 2013 By News Staff. Just as Boston officials used technology to communicate immediately following the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing, they did so again on Wednesday, May 1 -- when the Boston Police Department announced via ...
Government Technology News
Technology News Briefs — April 29, 2013 | SiteProNews ...
By SPN Staff Writers
Microsoft Experimenting With Rebranding Concepts Windows is not the only Microsoft platform scheduled for a makeover. Bing, Skype, Yammer and Xbox are also part of a rebranding effort being headed by Windows phone design studio ...
SiteProNews: Webmaster News & Resources
Technology News Briefs — May 1, 2013 | SiteProNews: Webmaster ...
By SPN Staff Writers
Blackberry CEO Says Tablets Will Soon Be Thing of the Past Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins has made a prediction: tablets will be obsolete in five years.
SiteProNews: Webmaster News & Resources
Clean Technology Investors Focus On Drilling - Huffington Post
By The Huffington Post News Editors
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade ago, large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate the world's dependence on oil, natural gas and coal. ... <a href="http://news. nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2012/10/121022-wood-for-heating/">Rising energy costs </a>have led to an upswing in wood burning over the past decade, and nearly <a href="http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/steo/report/winterfuels.cfm">20 percent of ...
The Huffington Post | Full News Feed
IBM, Lenovo call off server deal talks: report - Hardware ... - CRN
News of the talks surfaced last month, when industry newsletter CRN reported that IBM was looking to unload its "x86" server hardware division for as much as $6 billion. The Asian company, now ranked consistently among the world's ...
CRN
Australia leading APAC ehealth uptake - Services - Technology ...
But national rollout lags behind government targets.
CRN

Two Ways to Fix the Typing-on-Touch-Screens Problem | MIT ...
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5 Tips for the New Facebook Timeline for Personal Profiles. How to edit your Facebook Timeline to look more like you want. You can customize your clunky ...
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Chinese Attackers Infiltrate Defense Contractor, Steal Sensitive ...
Defense contractor QinetiQ suffered a sustained data breach over the course of three years beginning in 2007. State-sponsored cyberespionage attacks are a ...
www.crn.com/.../chinese-attackers-infiltrate-defense-contractor...
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