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    Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA's beaches

    19 April, 2014 09:56
    Owners of the famously geeky glasses are invited to a run this weekend
    Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie headgear this weekend at a spot where appearance is everything.
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    Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components

    19 April, 2014 07:07
    The package includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package
    Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook, development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo software library of components for building Web and mobile applications
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    Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo

    19 April, 2014 06:46
    The rocket is also carrying HD cameras for live streaming of the Earth and some micro satellites
    A Space X Falcon rocket lifted off Friday afternoon for the International Space Station (ISS) from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.
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    AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market

    19 April, 2014 06:35
    AMD says Intel's contra-revenue tablet maker subsidy program is "foreign" to the company
    Advanced Micro Devices doesn't want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven tablet prices down to under US$100.
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    Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

    19 April, 2014 06:14
    Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips
    Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system," some customers implementing the database machine are making mistakes that prevent them from getting the most performance out of the expensive product, according to a veteran of many Exadata projects.
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    Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case

    19 April, 2014 05:44
    Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence
    Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.
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    FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition

    19 April, 2014 05:27
    The agency's plan includes selling 'generic' 5MHz spectrum blocks
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.
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    Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

    19 April, 2014 05:15
    NASA looks to one day use robotic orbs to inspect exterior of space station, spacecraft
    NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station.
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    Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

    19 April, 2014 05:10
    A researcher says plastic computers are still far away, as challenges need to be resolved on writing data and processing
    Can plastic materials morph into computers? A research breakthrough published this week brings such a possibility closer to reality.
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    Apple has bigger plans than just song ID with Shazam deal

    19 April, 2014 04:59
    Analyst spells out how Apple could generate revenue by baking 'audio fingerprinting' technology into iOS
    Apple will integrate music identification technology created by Shazam into the next version of iOS, but could go much further than simple song naming.
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    Satellite communication systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks

    19 April, 2014 03:20
    Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in satellite communications devices used in the defense, maritime, aerospace and other sectors
    Security researchers have found that many satellite communication systems have vulnerabilities and design flaws that can let remote attackers intercept, manipulate, block and in some cases take full control of critical communications.
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    Americans cool with lab-grown organs, but not designer babies

    19 April, 2014 00:14
    Americans are optimistic about scientific inventions on the horizon, though are cautious about future uses of DNA, robots, drones and always-on implants, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on future technology.
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    IE6: Retired but not dead yet

    18 April, 2014 21:02
    Microsoft fails to eradicate 2001 browser
    Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.
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    Twitter to promote app downloads in mobile timelines

    18 April, 2014 20:46
    Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines
    Twitter's new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps.
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    Can you hear me now? NASA to test laser communication system

    18 April, 2014 20:44
    Laser communications one of the several techs NASA is focused on for deep space missions
    The SpaceX cargo spacecraft will be carrying equipment needed for astronauts on the International Space Station to test optical laser communications to its scheduled launch today.
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    Japan gets first bitcoin ATM, two more on order

    18 April, 2014 19:40
    The final location of the ATM will be secret until an unveiling, importer says
    Formula One racing and cryptocurrency have nearly nothing in common -- except Suzuka. The home of the Japanese Grand Prix will soon debut Japan's first bitcoin ATM.
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    Investors try last-minute Mt. Gox revival as liquidation looms

    18 April, 2014 18:35
    A consortium that offered 1 bitcoin to buy Mt. Gox launches its own website
    The clock may be running out on Mt. Gox, but a consortium of investors still wants to relaunch the failed Bitcoin exchange.
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    Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

    18 April, 2014 16:51
    Google approached the court in California to counter a Rockstar complaint in Texas against its Android partners
    A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.
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    Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

    18 April, 2014 16:51
    Google approached the court in California to counter a Rockstar complaint in Texas against its Android partners
    A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.
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    Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

    18 April, 2014 15:50
    At US$50,000, the one-armed robot is relatively cheap
    If you fear the rise of robots, the latest humanoid-style machine has an "emergency stop to prevent robot apocalypse."
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