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Guardian Unlimited
Typewriter, you're fired! How writers learned to love the computerEven by the standards of the bulbous grey contraption that was the 1980s comput
Typewriter, you're fired! How writers learned to love the computer
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 42 minutes ago
Even by the standards of the bulbous grey contraption that was the 1980s computer, the Amstrad PCW 8256 was an unlovely thing. The poet Hugo Williams, deciding to stick with his old Adler typewriter, dismissed it as a “grisly gulag of beige plastic”.... Read more
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techcentral.ie
calibre 2.36.0 (Is your e-book collection is a disorganised mess of different formats and compe
calibre 2.36.0 (
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 hours ago
Is your e-book collection is a disorganised mess of different formats and competing viewers? It doesn’t have to be that way. Calibre is an e-book management tool that will quickly bring order to the situation, and help you get more from the format,... Read more
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Rice Owls
Owls Top Islanders 2-0 Friday In Corpus ChristiAug. 28, 2015 Box Score htmlBox Score pdf CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- The senior
Owls Top Islanders 2-0 Friday In Corpus Christi
Rice Owls / Posted 4 hours ago
Aug. 28, 2015 Box Score htmlBox Score pdf CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- The senior duo of Lauren Hughes and Danielle Spriggs each scored goals to pace the Rice soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the Owls' first road game of the... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Tor 5.0.2Tor is a free application and open network that helps to protect your anonymity
Tor 5.0.2
techcentral.ie / Posted 8 hours ago
Tor is a free application and open network that helps to protect your anonymity online. If you access an internet resource without using Tor then you’ll give away your IP address. This may reveal something about your location, and can be used to... Read more
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Investopedia
Social Security 'Start, Stop, Start' Strategy ExplainedMost retirees consider their monthly Social Security check a big part of smart
Social Security 'Start, Stop, Start' Strategy Explained
Investopedia / Posted 10 hours ago
Most retirees consider their monthly Social Security check a big part of smart retirement planning. In theory, Social Security seems really simple. You reach age 62 and you can start collecting benefits. Or you might wait until the full retirement... Read more
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The Register
Associated Press sues FBI for impersonating its site to install spywareThe Associated Press is suing the FBI over allegations government agents used a
Associated Press sues FBI for impersonating its site to install spyware
The Register / Posted 12 hours ago
The Associated Press is suing the FBI over allegations government agents used a fake news story to plant malware on the PCs of suspected criminals. The news agency, along with the Reports Committee for Freedom of the Press, filed suit against the... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Icecream PDF Converter 1.59Icecream PDF Converter is a powerful tool for converting many file types to PDF
Icecream PDF Converter 1.59
techcentral.ie / Posted 14 hours ago
Icecream PDF Converter is a powerful tool for converting many file types to PDFs, or converting PDFs to individual images. The process starts by choosing a conversion type (“From PDF” or “To PDF”), then dragging and dropping your target files onto... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Here's what the planned Ashley River bridge pedestrian path will look likeLast night, Charleston County officials hosted a packed house at the Citadel to
Here's what the planned Ashley River bridge pedestrian path will look like
Charleston City Paper / Posted 15 hours ago
Last night, Charleston County officials hosted a packed house at the Citadel to discuss the bike and pedestrian lane proposed to run along the southern side of the inbound Ashley River bridge. The path is an effort by the county, with the support of... Read more
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Major League Soccer
Philadelphia Union vs. New England RevolutionPHILADELPHIA UNION vs. NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION PPL PARK, Chester, Pa. August 2
Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution
Major League Soccer / Posted 15 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA UNION vs. NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION PPL PARK, Chester, Pa. August 29, 2015 (WEEK 26, MLS Game #261) 7 pm ET (The Comcast Network, CSN New England; MLS LIVE) Win big with MLS daily fantasy games from DraftKings Philadelphia Union and... Read more
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Major League Soccer
New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SCNEW YORK CITY FC vs. COLUMBUS CREW SCYANKEE STADIUM, Bronx, N.Y.August 29, 2015
New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC
Major League Soccer / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW YORK CITY FC vs. COLUMBUS CREW SCYANKEE STADIUM, Bronx, N.Y.August 29, 2015 (WEEK 26, MLS Game #260)4 p.m. ET (MLS LIVE) Win big with MLS daily fantasy games from DraftKings New York City FC and Columbus Crew SC meet for the second time in 10... Read more
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Quartz
“Goth” teenagers are sad, says scienceGoths—for those of you in locales where the term isn’t well known—have a subcul
“Goth” teenagers are sad, says science
Quartz / Posted 15 hours ago
Goths—for those of you in locales where the term isn’t well known—have a subculture defined mainly by a predilection for dark, gloomy music, black clothes, and all things moody and macabre, including at times Edwardian and Victorian design. In the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Kiwis called to the front lineThe fire crew get dropped off within the fire zone in Alberta, Canada. PHOTO: S
Kiwis called to the front line
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The fire crew get dropped off within the fire zone in Alberta, Canada. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Principal rural fire officer Stephanie Rotarangi and deputy principal rural fire officer Jamie Cowan were part of a national emergency team deployed to help... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What are we to do now?We are only months away from the Philippine presidential elections of 2016 yet
What are we to do now?
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
We are only months away from the Philippine presidential elections of 2016 yet it is not clear how the elections will be held or conducted. This is worrying. BayanKo adviser, Jose Alejandrino wrote that the shift to an automated voting system is the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape unveils renovated Biodiversity centreSUPPLIEDThe City of Cape Towns Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environment
Cape unveils renovated Biodiversity centre
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
SUPPLIEDThe City of Cape Towns Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environmental and Spatial Planning, Councillor Johan van der Merwe. Cape Town - The City of Cape Town on Friday unveiled its newly renovated Biodiversity Showcase Garden... Read more
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Quartz
Eight common myths that make the US justice system seem fairer than it isAlthough we pretend otherwise, much of what we do in the law is guesswork. In
Eight common myths that make the US justice system seem fairer than it is
Quartz / Posted 17 hours ago
Although we pretend otherwise, much of what we do in the law is guesswork. In fact, much of the so-called wisdom that has been handed down to us about the workings of the legal system, and the criminal process in particular, has now been undermined... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
It's not sexist or political correctness gone mad to want more women in techAS A WOMAN who's been working in tech journalism for 15 years, I've been paying
It's not sexist or political correctness gone mad to want more women in tech
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 18 hours ago
AS A WOMAN who's been working in tech journalism for 15 years, I've been paying close attention to the state of the IT industry in terms of gender balance for a while now. And sad to say that, in the past one and a half decades, very little has... Read more
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Quartz
Africa’s internet may be slow, but bandwidth capacity is growing faster than anywhere elseAfrica's internet may be slow, but it has the fastest growing internet capacity
Africa’s internet may be slow, but bandwidth capacity is growing faster than anywhere else
Quartz / Posted 18 hours ago
Africa's internet may be slow, but it has the fastest growing internet capacity in the world - Quartz GROWING CAPACITY As the African continent edges closer... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kristufek's Arlington selections for Friday's racingHere is today's link to Daily Herald handicapper Joe Kristufek's selections for
Kristufek's Arlington selections for Friday's racing
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Here is today's link to Daily Herald handicapper Joe Kristufek's selections for Arlington International races on Friday, Aug. 28. Click on the attached PDF listed below to download and then print Joe's selections. • Joe Kristufek has been involved... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
TROPICAL STORM ERIKA: Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency for entire state of FloridaTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 15-173 declaring
TROPICAL STORM ERIKA: Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency for entire state of Florida
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 19 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 15-173 declaring a state of emergency in every county within the state of Florida in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika. Read the entire executive order at... Read more
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WestportNow
BOE to Review $21.2M Staples Expansion StudyBy James Lomuscio Click here for PDF of study A Westport Board of Education co
BOE to Review $21.2M Staples Expansion Study
WestportNow / Posted 20 hours ago
By James Lomuscio Click here for PDF of study A Westport Board of Education commissioned feasibility study to expand Staples High School by 36,000-square feet to the tune of $21.2 million to accommodate a swelling student population will go to the... Read more
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PhysOrg
An app to steer clear of Kenya's road hazardsDriving in Nairobi is often akin to navigating an obstacle course. Residents ca
An app to steer clear of Kenya's road hazards
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
Driving in Nairobi is often akin to navigating an obstacle course. Residents can now do something about it thanks to an app developed with EPFL. Credit: EPFL / Alain Herzog The roads in Nairobi are studded with potholes, ditches and other rough... Read more
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Philly.com
5 ways your cover letter might be hurting you“The resume is data, but the cover letter is you,” says Freiberger. “It’s your
5 ways your cover letter might be hurting you
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
“The resume is data, but the cover letter is you,” says Freiberger. “It’s your voice. And it highlights aspects of your career that might otherwise get lost in the resume.” A good cover letter allows you to show very quickly why you’re the right... Read more
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Computer Business Review
10 useful apps for Windows 10How has Microsoft upped the game in the new version of its operating system? W
10 useful apps for Windows 10
Computer Business Review / Posted yesterday
How has Microsoft upped the game in the new version of its operating system? Windows 10 launched to widespread acclaim in late July. The new operating system comes with a range of new and upgraded apps; CBR has rounded up some of the best and most... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Massive revision to US GDP One month after telling us that the economy had rebounded in Q2, growing by 2
Massive revision to US GDP
Investors Chronicle / Posted yesterday
One month after telling us that the economy had rebounded in Q2, growing by 2.3 per cent, the bean counters went back to their sums and have come up with something quite a lot bigger. I’m no statistician but sampling... Read more
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The Register
Spooks, plod and security industry join to chase bank hackerA group of security boffins have joined police and intelligence spooks in a cla
Spooks, plod and security industry join to chase bank hacker
The Register / Posted yesterday
A group of security boffins have joined police and intelligence spooks in a clandestine mission to identify those behind distributed denial of service (DDoS) extortion attacks against major banks. An attacker using the handle DD4BC (DDoS for... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Recall supporters claim supervisor mailer intimidates votersA war of words is heating up in Yuba County, where supporters of a recall again
Recall supporters claim supervisor mailer intimidates voters
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
A war of words is heating up in Yuba County, where supporters of a recall against Supervisor Andy Vasquez claim he's intimidating voters with his mailers and breaking election laws. Vasquez, who is in the first year of his second term, told KCRA 3... Read more
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Kiowa County Signal
Aging Matters: Who pays for long-term care?Page 2 of 2 - • Medicare — a federal program that pays for hospital and health
Aging Matters: Who pays for long-term care?
Kiowa County Signal / Posted yesterday
Page 2 of 2 - • Medicare — a federal program that pays for hospital and health insurance for people over 65. It does not pay for long-term care only short-term care like after a hospital visit. It pays 100 percent of care in a skilled nursing home... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
thl Financial Results for the Year to 30 June 2015Friday, 28 August 2015, 2:16 pmPress Release: Tourism Holdings Limited 27 Augus
thl Financial Results for the Year to 30 June 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 28 August 2015, 2:16 pmPress Release: Tourism Holdings Limited 27 August 2015 MEDIA | NZX RELEASE TOURISM HOLDINGS LIMITED (thl) FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE YEAR TO 30 JUNE 2015 thl NPAT up 81%... Read more
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Literary Minded
Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015 –The International Foto Biennale is a nice way to spend a day or weekend in Ball
Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015 –
Literary Minded / Posted yesterday
The International Foto Biennale is a nice way to spend a day or weekend in Ballarat, walking from here to there, looking at photos from here and there. FIrst, two frames for viewing: Frame 1: If photography can do anything it’s to offer a... Read more
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Rice Owls
Soccer Falls To No. 5 Texas A&M In Season-Opener 4-2Owls Next Host San Jose State on Sunday at 1 PM Aug. 22, 2015Box Score htmlB
Soccer Falls To No. 5 Texas A&M In Season-Opener 4
Rice Owls / Posted yesterday
-2Owls Next Host San Jose State on Sunday at 1 PM Aug. 22, 2015Box Score htmlBox Score pdf HOUSTON, Texas -- The Rice soccer team took a 2-1 advantage over visiting Texas A&M into the intermission,... Read more
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Rice Owls
Golden! Rice Defeats San Jose State 2-1 In Double-OvertimeAug. 23, 2015 Box Score htmlBox Score pdf HOUSTON, Texas -- The Rice soccer t
Golden! Rice Defeats San Jose State 2-1 In Double-Overtime
Rice Owls / Posted yesterday
Aug. 23, 2015 Box Score htmlBox Score pdf HOUSTON, Texas -- The Rice soccer team rallied for a late goal in regulation before claiming a dramatic 2-1 double-overtime victory over visiting San Jose State Sunday afternoon at home in Houston. San... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Search Warrant From Shooter's Car ReleasedPolice identified Vester Flanagan as a person of interest in the on-air shootin
Search Warrant From Shooter's Car Released
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
Police identified Vester Flanagan as a person of interest in the on-air shootings of three people based on a communication with a friend. In seeking a search warrant for the car Flanagan was driving Wednesday, Virginia State Police had to give a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
West Texas Fair & Rodeo - 2015(ABILENE, TX) - It's time to break out those belt buckles, cowboy boots, and te
West Texas Fair & Rodeo - 2015
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
(ABILENE, TX) - It's time to break out those belt buckles, cowboy boots, and ten-gallon hats. Abilene's favorite way to usher in the fall is almost back for another year of ropin', ridin', and general rodeo and fairground festivities. The West Texas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Google Transit Map for City CommutersSarah Williams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said; "Roughly 3.
Google Transit Map for City Commuters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sarah Williams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said; "Roughly 3.5 million people depend on matatus every day in Nairobi but have little information on the over 130 different routes." Nairobi commuters will benefit from a new service... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Offers Diabetes Education, Weight Management Information And Breastfeeding Class Sept. 9-19The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for Sept. 9-19 includes diabetes ed
Erlanger Offers Diabetes Education, Weight Management Information And Breastfeeding Class Sept. 9-19
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for Sept. 9-19 includes diabetes education, weight management information and breastfeeding class. Erlanger offers online childbirth education class. The online class is an easy-to-understand interactive... Read more
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Major League Soccer
San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA GalaxySAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES vs. LA GALAXY AVAYA STADIUM, San Jose, Calif.August 28, 2
San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy
Major League Soccer / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES vs. LA GALAXY AVAYA STADIUM, San Jose, Calif.August 28, 2015 (WEEK 26, MLS Game #258)11 p.m. ET (UniMás) The third edition of the California Clasico in Major League Soccer play kicks off Heineken Rivalry Week when the San Jose... Read more
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Quartz
Africa’s richest man plans to almost double the continent’s cement production by 2020Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to almost double continent's cement
Africa’s richest man plans to almost double the continent’s cement production by 2020
Quartz / Posted yesterday
Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to almost double continent's cement production by 2020 - Quartz Africa’s cement wars are heating up. Dangote Cement,... Read more
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Business Wire
Accusoft Releases Prizm Content Connect for SharePoint v 2.0TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accusoft, the leading provider of content viewing
Accusoft Releases Prizm Content Connect for SharePoint v 2.0
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accusoft, the leading provider of content viewing, control and collaboration solutions, today announced the release of Prizm Content Connect for SharePoint v 2.0, featuring quick and easy integration, extended file... Read more
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The Manila Times
Basic economics of internationalization: Nurturing our academicsAugust 27, 2015 9:57 pm ACADEMIC institutions that have put up internationaliz
Basic economics of internationalization: Nurturing our academics
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
August 27, 2015 9:57 pm ACADEMIC institutions that have put up internationalization units as part of their organizational structure are increasing. Internationalization is seen as... Read more
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Quartz
America’s economy is looking pretty sturdy after allUS GDP grew 3.7% in the second quarter - Quartz solid as a rock Just a few mo
America’s economy is looking pretty sturdy after all
Quartz / Posted yesterday
US GDP grew 3.7% in the second quarter - Quartz solid as a rock Just a few months ago, it looked like winter had sucked the life out of the US economy, with GDP shrinking in the first quarter. But... Read more
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TechCrunch
The Internet Is Failing The Website Preservation TestThe other day I was writing an article and I wanted to link to a piece I wrote
The Internet Is Failing The Website Preservation Test
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
The other day I was writing an article and I wanted to link to a piece I wrote when I was at CITEworld in 2013 — just two years ago. I went searching for it, but soon discovered that IDG, the publication’s owners had taken the site down — and all of... Read more
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Profit Confidential
3 Top Stocks Trading at 52-Week Lows: DAKT, PDFS, MRVLWe have said many times that the bloated U.S. stock market was bound for a corr
3 Top Stocks Trading at 52-Week Lows: DAKT, PDFS, MRVL
Profit Confidential / Posted yesterday
We have said many times that the bloated U.S. stock market was bound for a correction. Now as the stock market crash unfolds, many companies have seen their share prices dropping to 52-week lows. But sometimes this is just a sign of Mr. Market... Read more
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techcentral.ie
AndrOpen Office 2.3.1AndrOpen Office is “the world’s first port of OpenOffice for Android”. The sui
AndrOpen Office 2.3.1
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
AndrOpen Office is “the world’s first port of OpenOffice for Android”. The suite has all the usual OpenOffice components: Writer (word processor), Calc (a spreadsheet), Impress (presentation graphics), Draw (a drawing tool), Math (equation editor)... Read more
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The Register
Nano – meet her: AMD's Radeon R9 4K graphics card for non-totally bonkers gamers, peoplePics AMD will today launch the Radeon R9 Nano, a beefy graphics card designed t
Nano – meet her: AMD's Radeon R9 4K graphics card for non-totally bonkers gamers, people
The Register / Posted yesterday
Pics AMD will today launch the Radeon R9 Nano, a beefy graphics card designed to run comfortably inside tight spaces. It's aimed at people who want to build small-case PCs fitted with mini-ITX motherboards and relatively dinky power supplies: such... Read more
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Quartz
A survey confirms that there are two colors that look best on pretty much everybody - Quartz Guess which colors they're all wearing. (Reuters/Mathias Loevgreen
A survey confirms that there are two colors that look best on pretty much everybody
Quartz / Posted yesterday
- Quartz Guess which colors they're all wearing. (Reuters/Mathias Loevgreen... Read more
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Quartz
Inside the IRS’s massive data breach - Quartz Michael Kasper thought he was ahead of the game when he sat down to
Inside the IRS’s massive data breach
Quartz / Posted yesterday
- Quartz Michael Kasper thought he was ahead of the game when he sat down to do his taxes this year. It was a Friday in February, more than two months before the mid-April filing deadline, and snow still covered... Read more
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PhysOrg
Neural qubits: Quantum cognition based on synaptic nuclear spinsPosner Clusters. Credit: Lijun Wang et al. Huazhong Agricultural University, ug
Neural qubits: Quantum cognition based on synaptic nuclear spins
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Posner Clusters. Credit: Lijun Wang et al. Huazhong Agricultural University, ugr.es/~grupo179/pdf/Wang%202012b.pdf (Phys.org)—The pursuit of an understanding of the base machinery of the mind led early researchers to anatomical exhaustion. With... Read more
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ECMConnection
nQueue Simplifies Scanning With iA Scan DesktopNew Product Takes the Guesswork and Inefficiency Out of Scanning Tempe, AZ (PR
nQueue Simplifies Scanning With iA Scan Desktop
ECMConnection / Posted yesterday
New Product Takes the Guesswork and Inefficiency Out of Scanning Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) - nQueue, the leading provider of cost recovery and document scanning and routing technology, today announced the release of iA Scan Desktop. iA Scan Desktop allows... Read more
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