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PhysOrg
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridgechange that would dethrone cellular-phone giants Nokia and BlackBerry. The Sea
The cloud can't kill demand for computers as big as a fridge
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
change that would dethrone cellular-phone giants Nokia and BlackBerry. The Seattle area, home to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft's Azure platform, is the epicenter of what technology analysts say is a once-in-a-generation shift in how people... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Global heavyweights to judge 2016 NZ Hi-Tech Awardssector as a founder, advisor, mentor, board member and enthusiast. Batten was p
Global heavyweights to judge 2016 NZ Hi-Tech Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
sector as a founder, advisor, mentor, board member and enthusiast. Batten was part of the founding team of Massive (sold to Microsoft in 2006), a first-of-its-kind network for advertising in video games. In 2009, Batten co-founded Victors & Spoils,... Read more
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ESPN
Predicting the next 25 Super Bowl winnersNickelback during the band's halftime performance.Super Bowl LIX Houston Texan
Predicting the next 25 Super Bowl winners
ESPN / Posted 14 hours ago
Nickelback during the band's halftime performance.Super Bowl LIX Houston Texans 24, Philadelphia Eagles 14Feb. 9, 2025 - Microsoft Dome, Portland, Oregon J.J. Watt brutalizes the Eagles with four sacks and two interceptions, and Jadeveon Clowney... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Daimler and Mercedes-Benz issue recalls on Takata airbagspower cords, vacuum cleanersRecalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleaners By
Daimler and Mercedes-Benz issue recalls on Takata airbags
WSMV Nashville / Posted 16 hours ago
power cords, vacuum cleanersRecalls this week: power cords, vacuum cleaners By The Associated Press More than 2 million Microsoft power cords that can overheat and emit flames are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Microsoft workers gave $125 million to nonprofits in 2015A couple of years ago, Mari Horita asked her friend David Jones, a longtime Mic
Microsoft workers gave $125 million to nonprofits in 2015
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 hours ago
A couple of years ago, Mari Horita asked her friend David Jones, a longtime Microsoft employee, if he could answer a few questions about Excel. She had asked the right guy: Jones, who spent almost seven years earlier in his career working on the... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Google finds growing number of recruits at Brownmade an impression on Brown students. Google is one of the computer science dep
Google finds growing number of recruits at Brown
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
made an impression on Brown students. Google is one of the computer science department’s top three recruiters, along with Microsoft and Facebook. Last year, 13 percent of computer science undergraduates were hired either as interns or full-time... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problems“inadequate” processes and regulatory compliance. Chief Operating Officer Davi
Zenefits CEO resigns amid compliance problems
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
“inadequate” processes and regulatory compliance. Chief Operating Officer David Sacks, whose startup Yammer was bought by Microsoft Corp., will take over as CEO of the human-resources software maker. Sacks was also an early PayPal... Read more
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Roll Call
Obama Pitches Budget's Cybersecurity Plan — At Length - POTUS OperandiLength Copies of Obama’s fiscal 2017 federal budget are seen for sale Tuesday
Obama Pitches Budget's Cybersecurity Plan — At Length - POTUS Operandi
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Length Copies of Obama’s fiscal 2017 federal budget are seen for sale Tuesday at the U.S. Government Publishing Office in Washington. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) After submitting his final spending plan to Congress on Tuesday, President... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
J.B. and M.K. Pritzker named among most generous in 2015but this is the first time a Pritzker has appeared on the annual list, accordin
J.B. and M.K. Pritzker named among most generous in 2015
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
but this is the first time a Pritzker has appeared on the annual list, according to the website and magazine publisher in Washington, D.C. The Pritzkers are the only Illinois donors on the list. At the top is the late Richard Mellon Scaife, whose... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Obama seeks to bolster cybersecurityWashington - US President Barack Obama unveiled an effort on Tuesday to bolster
Obama seeks to bolster cybersecurity
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Washington - US President Barack Obama unveiled an effort on Tuesday to bolster the government's cybersecurity amid a growing threat from hackers. The move aims to update outdated technology infrastructure and creates a chief information security... Read more
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iafrica.com
Has Beyoncé become an activist?true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill
Has Beyoncé become an activist?
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill Gates in the making" -- referring to the Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist. "Earned all this money but they never take the country out of me / I got hot... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Infoblox Acquires IID for Cyber Threat Intelligence ~ Converge! Network DigestInfoblox has acquired IID, a leader in global cyber threat intelligence, for $4
Infoblox Acquires IID for Cyber Threat Intelligence ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted yesterday
Infoblox has acquired IID, a leader in global cyber threat intelligence, for $45 million in cash. IID, based in Tacoma, Washington, collects threat data from thousands of trusted sources including law-enforcement agencies, Internet infrastructure... Read more
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Japan Today
Beyonce takes U.S. by storm with new activist role ‹ Japan Todaytrue to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a “black Bill
Beyonce takes U.S. by storm with new activist role ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a “black Bill Gates in the making”—referring to the Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist. “Earned all this money but they never take the country out of me / I got hot... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Beyonce's new song Formation is so importanttrue to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill
Why Beyonce's new song Formation is so important
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill Gates in the making" - referring to the Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist. "Earned all this money but they never take the country out of me / I got hot... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Beyonce takes US by storm with new activist roletrue to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill
Beyonce takes US by storm with new activist role
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill Gates in the making" -- referring to the Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist. "Earned all this money but they never take the country out of me / I got hot... Read more
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Rappler
Beyoncé takes US by storm with new activist roletrue to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill
Beyoncé takes US by storm with new activist role
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
true to her African American heritage. She describes herself as a "black Bill Gates in the making" – referring to the Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist. "Earned all this money but they never take the country out of me / I got hot... Read more
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SB Nation
MMBM: If Peyton Manning doesn't return to defend his title, he's a cowardneighbors to come over and drink sweet wine and eat hummus and bang his wife, h
MMBM: If Peyton Manning doesn't return to defend his title, he's a coward
SB Nation / Posted 2 days ago
neighbors to come over and drink sweet wine and eat hummus and bang his wife, he made you pay him to watch Doritos service Microsoft behind the Oikos/Budlight Tentstravaganza. And yes, the NFL does want to literaly fuck you:Fan of the Week: Me, no... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealOld Vulnerability In another interesting twist about the use of BlackEnergy, t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 2 days ago
Old Vulnerability In another interesting twist about the use of BlackEnergy, the malware was using an attack vector Microsoft patched in 2014, SentinelOne CSO Udi Shamir said. Patched systems would have alerted a user of the malware and... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealOld Vulnerability In another interesting twist about the use of BlackEnergy, t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
Old Vulnerability In another interesting twist about the use of BlackEnergy, the malware was using an attack vector Microsoft patched in 2014, SentinelOne CSO Udi Shamir said. Patched systems would have alerted a user of the malware and... Read more
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The Economic Times
HCL launches IoT centre with MicrosoftNEW DELHI: HCL Technologies has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) Incubation
HCL launches IoT centre with Microsoft
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: HCL Technologies has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) Incubation Center in partnership with Microsoft. The centre, which will be stationed at Redmond, Washington, USA, will leverageMicrosoft Azure IoT Suite to accelerate enterprise IoT... Read more
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NJ.com
Garrett officially gets his opponent | The Auditoris scheduled to be there as well. The Auditor noted that there was little doub
Garrett officially gets his opponent | The Auditor
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
is scheduled to be there as well. The Auditor noted that there was little doubt that Gottheimer, 40, also a former Microsoft Corp. executive, would seek the seat, being that he's already raised $1.4 million and finished 2015 with $1.3... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
EYE ON WASHINGTON Justice sold more than $250K in Microsoft stockBy MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Published: February 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASHINGTO
EYE ON WASHINGTON Justice sold more than $250K in Microsoft stock
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Published: February 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving... Read more
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Deseret News
Drew Clark: Why Utah's thriving technology sector also need gigabit speedsUtah's world-class telecommunications networks. Think of tech imports with a s
Drew Clark: Why Utah's thriving technology sector also need gigabit speeds
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
Utah's world-class telecommunications networks. Think of tech imports with a strong Utah presence, such as Adobe, eBay, Microsoft or Oracle. Better yet, think of the home-grown "unicorns," tech companies of more than a billion dollars in market... Read more
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Boston Globe
The lives and lies of a professional impostorfor forgery and theft. Immigration authorities detained him for several months
The lives and lies of a professional impostor
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
for forgery and theft. Immigration authorities detained him for several months in 1999 and 2000 after he tried to enter Washington state from British Columbia and two forged passports were discovered in his car. In 2001, he was sentenced to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Superbosses rule! Here’s how to be oneWashington - “I don't care if you have to take drugs, you have to build it in s
Superbosses rule! Here’s how to be one
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Washington - “I don't care if you have to take drugs, you have to build it in six months,” said my boss, Khurshed Birdie, when I told him that he was on drugs if he thought my team could create a software development toolset in less than three... Read more
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Boston Globe
WIRETAPS-BRITISHWASHINGTON — If US and British negotiators have their way, MI5, the British dom
WIRETAPS-BRITISH
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — If US and British negotiators have their way, MI5, the British domestic security service, could one day go directly to American companies like Facebook or Google with a wiretap order for the online chats of British suspects in a... Read more
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Everett Herald
Amazon.com doubles down on lobbying Published: Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:08 p.m. WASHINGTON — Amazon nearly do
Amazon.com doubles down on lobbying
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Published: Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:08 p.m. WASHINGTON — Amazon nearly doubled its lobbying expenditures in 2015 versus the previous year, spending $9.4 million trying to sway Congress and executive agencies.... Read more
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Wired News
This Year May Be a Tipping Point for Paid Parental Leave18 paid weeks off, while new dads and adoptive parents get 12 weeks off. And la
This Year May Be a Tipping Point for Paid Parental Leave
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
18 paid weeks off, while new dads and adoptive parents get 12 weeks off. And last year, companies like Netflix, Adobe, and Microsoft expanded their leave policies as a way of attracting (and retaining) top talent. But according to the Department... Read more
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SB Nation
Hanging out with tech bros, NFL insiders and Papa John at the Super Bowlweek before a football game so that people can attend what amounts to a enormou
Hanging out with tech bros, NFL insiders and Papa John at the Super Bowl
SB Nation / Posted 5 days ago
week before a football game so that people can attend what amounts to a enormous NFL fan simulator sponsored by Bud Light, Microsoft, Pepsi, Skittles, and Tostitos. This fan central zone is home to numerous things with football logos on them, and 5... Read more
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SportingNews
Football's Michael Jordan? Cam Newton always had eyes on advertising prizeknown as Cam Newton Inc. is flourishing. Thanks to lucrative endorsement deals
Football's Michael Jordan? Cam Newton always had eyes on advertising prize
SportingNews / Posted 5 days ago
known as Cam Newton Inc. is flourishing. Thanks to lucrative endorsement deals with sponsors Gatorade, Under Armour, Microsoft, General Motors and Beats By Dre, the 26-year-old Carolina Panthers QB now pulls down $10 million a year in... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Probing for clues in the Iowa Caucus numbers - Now that the results of last Monday’s Iowa caucuses are in speculation naturally turns to next Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Will Donald Trump fail once again to receive the percentage he’s getting...The most tantalizing of which concern the one thing polls aren’t good at projec
Probing for clues in the Iowa Caucus numbers - Now that the results of last Monday’s Iowa caucuses are in speculation naturally turns to next Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Will Donald Trump fail once again to receive the percentage he’s getting...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The most tantalizing of which concern the one thing polls aren’t good at projecting: turnout. The vote counters from Microsoft report that 186,000 Iowans voted in the Republican caucuses. Iowa Democratic officials say that 171,000 votes were... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tableau beats 4Q estimates, but stock declines sharplyaverage annual growth rate since 2011 is 81 percent. Tableau’s slower growth a
Tableau beats 4Q estimates, but stock declines sharply
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
average annual growth rate since 2011 is 81 percent. Tableau’s slower growth also comes as the software giant across Lake Washington, Microsoft, refocuses on the market for data crunching and analytics software. Technology researcher Gartner says... Read more
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NBC News
Court Orders Apple to Pay $625 Million in Patent Dispute With VirnetXawarding $368.2 million in damages. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal
Court Orders Apple to Pay $625 Million in Patent Dispute With VirnetX
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
awarding $368.2 million in damages. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the nation's top patent court in Washington, D.C., partly overturned that verdict, saying there were problems with how the trial judge instructed jurors on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The mysterious life of a professional impostora Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
The mysterious life of a professional impostor
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
a Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has posed as executives from Microsoft, British Airways and Apple, always with a military background. He pretended to be a soldier seeking asylum in... Read more
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Canberra Times
The mysterious life of a professional impostora Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
The mysterious life of a professional impostor
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
a Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has posed as executives from Microsoft, British Airways and Apple, always with a military background. He pretended to be a soldier seeking asylum in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The mysterious life of a professional impostora Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
The mysterious life of a professional impostor
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
a Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has posed as executives from Microsoft, British Airways and Apple, always with a military background. He pretended to be a soldier seeking asylum in... Read more
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The Age
The mysterious life of a professional impostora Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
The mysterious life of a professional impostor
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
a Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has posed as executives from Microsoft, British Airways and Apple, always with a military background. He pretended to be a soldier seeking asylum in... Read more
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WA Today
The mysterious life of a professional impostora Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
The mysterious life of a professional impostor
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
a Special Forces officer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has posed as executives from Microsoft, British Airways and Apple, always with a military background. He pretended to be a soldier seeking asylum in... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gov. Tom Wolf's 2015 campaign financesUnited Transportation Union PAC (Harrisburg) on March 18, 2015. - $1,000 from
Gov. Tom Wolf's 2015 campaign finances
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
United Transportation Union PAC (Harrisburg) on March 18, 2015. - $1,000 from General Electric Political Action Committee (Washington, D.C.) on Dec. 31, 2015. - $1,000 from PA FOOD PAC (Camp Hill, PA) on Oct. 5, 2015. - $10,000 from PSEA PACE... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Microsoft's Project Natick: Data Centers Better Down Where It's Wetter?Microsoft on Monday unveiled Project Natick, a research initiative aimed at dev
Microsoft's Project Natick: Data Centers Better Down Where It's Wetter?
E-Commerce Times / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft on Monday unveiled Project Natick, a research initiative aimed at developing underwater data centers that could be built near coastal cities. The project is still in its infancy, but Microsoft built one test facility last year. Dubbed... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerof the $157.8 million contributed to back her bid, according to an analysis of
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
of the $157.8 million contributed to back her bid, according to an analysis of Federal Election Commission filings” [Washington Post]. “The contributions helped Clinton reach a fundraising milestone: By the end of 2015, she had brought in... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Looking toward Birmingham’s futuremeetings and interviews. Still, she vividly recalls her first visit to the Inst
Looking toward Birmingham’s future
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
meetings and interviews. Still, she vividly recalls her first visit to the Institute. “I came in 2012 when I was at Microsoft with the Faith and Politics Institute Civil Rights Pilgrimage led by [Georgia] Congressman John Lewis and... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Super Bowl 50: Panthers vs. Broncostwice during a three-point night and Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist
Super Bowl 50: Panthers vs. Broncos
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
twice during a three-point night and Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist to help the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Tuesday in a matchup of Eastern Conference... Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice during a three-point... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockWASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
RagingWire Bets on Cloud, Big Data with New Focus on WholesaleNew York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and one other West Coast market, which will
RagingWire Bets on Cloud, Big Data with New Focus on Wholesale
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 6 days ago
New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and one other West Coast market, which will end up being Los Angles, Phoenix, or eastern Washington. e-shelter will build in Paris and Amsterdam in the near future, Adams says.Cloud, Big Data, IoT Driving Wholesale... Read more
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The Daily Record
Justice Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unim
Justice Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock
The Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the past... Read more
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The Irish Times
Apple ordered to pay $625m in patent dispute with VirnetXawarding $368.2 million in damages. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal
Apple ordered to pay $625m in patent dispute with VirnetX
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
awarding $368.2 million in damages. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the nation’s top patent court in Washington, DC, partly overturned that verdict, saying there were problems with how the trial judge instructed jurors on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Accounting Tricks With Coca-Colaconfidential even to national revenue agencies. We just have to take their word
Accounting Tricks With Coca-Cola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
confidential even to national revenue agencies. We just have to take their word for it. Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington- based nonprofit, estimates that an average 77 percent of the $528 billion (2002-2012) in illicit flows from... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Possible conflict for Supreme Court judgeWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relativel
Possible conflict for Supreme Court judge
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the... Read more
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Wired News
In Major AI Breakthrough, Google System Secretly Beats Top Player at the Ancient Game of Godoes very well.' Demis Hassabis, DeepMind The win is more than a novelty. Onli
In Major AI Breakthrough, Google System Secretly Beats Top Player at the Ancient Game of Go
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
does very well.' Demis Hassabis, DeepMind The win is more than a novelty. Online services like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, already use deep learning to identify images, recognize spoken words, and understand natural language. DeepMind’s... Read more
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