MIT event shows the many faces, challenges of big data

MIT event shows the many faces, challenges of big data

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The burgeoning tech industry movement around big data is churning up a variety of new applications, but remains an evolving field that faces lingering challenges, judging from an event held Wednesday at a Microsoft research facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts....
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www.engadget.com
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Summer is finally upon us, and polluting companies are feeling the heat as President Barack Obama announced a groundbreaking climate action plan this week that...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: cardboard bicycle, robo raven and a steampunk Lego ship

How HTC Lost Its Way in Smartphones

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Interviews with current and former executives reveal the challenges HTC trying to make the jump from a first-mover of a nascent smartphone sector into a consistent player in a now crowded industry....
How HTC Lost Its Way in Smartphones

The internet of things: a market landscape

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What can we expect the IoT landscape to look like, and how will its impact be felt? And is the attention being given by governments, manufacturers, and industry players merited, or is this just a fad? In this paper we look at the trends leading the growth of the internet...
The internet of things: a market landscape

US surveillance 'foiled 50 plots'

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Google challenges the US government's gagging order on its internet surveillance programme, citing a constitutional right to free speech....
US surveillance 'foiled 50 plots'

Re.Work Technology Summit: founder Nikita Johnson on meeting challenges with tech - video

www.guardian.co.uk
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Re.Work Technology Summit: founder Nikita Johnson on meeting challenges with tech - video

How galleries are learning to restore digital art

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As modern art galleries expand their collections to include digital exhibits, restorers are being forced to learn increasingly complex techniques to maintain them. Unlike paintings, where teams of experts match colors and use old brush techniques to touch up a decaying piece, digital art and the technology used to...
How galleries are learning to restore digital art

10 things we learned during the making of Firestorm

www.guardian.co.uk
What comes out of a 3-month-long project involving journalists, designers, and developers across two countries, spanning five editorial desks? Well, lots of lessons. Here's our top 10.1. Don't let your assets terrorise youIn a rich media piece like Firestorm - we had 25 scenes set across 6 chapters - there...
10 things we learned during the making of Firestorm

High tech investing where government subsidies abound

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China has a hot new startup scene, but there are still a lot of challenges. By Jennifer Reingold FORTUNE -- The "fail your way to success" model has been gospel for Silicon Valley venture capitalists and private-company investors for a long time. But in mainland China, that notion hasn't fully...
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Facebook sets Sept. 12 deadline for moving games to local currencies

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Facebook is phasing out its Credits virtual payment system and will be transitioning all games integrated into the social network to a new local payments API by Sept. 12, the company announced Wednesday.The migration is part of a larger effort to give gaming developers more control over how they...
Facebook sets Sept. 12 deadline for moving games to local currencies
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