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First signs of Google's new 'semantic search' spotted, put to good use

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So, Google wasn't merry-dancing when it promised to update its search engine with new "semantic" algorithms. One of our readers sent in the screen grab above, which shows what happens when they search for "Howard Carter." In addition to all the regular links, there's a box on the right...
First signs of Google's new 'semantic search' spotted, put to good use

Twitter Did NOT Break News Of Whitney Houston's Death

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MediaBistro's AllTwitter blog is claiming it has an exclusive interview with the Twitter user who "broke" the news of Whitney Houston's death a full hour before the mainstream media. Here's the problem with the claim: the user, @BarBeeBritt did nothing more than simply ask "Is Whitney Houston really dead?" Sponsor...
Twitter Did NOT Break News Of Whitney Houston's Death
Jody Sherman, Ecomom Founder And Longtime Web Entrepreneur, Has Died

Do we need to talk about suicide?

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A very popular founder named Jody Sherman died this week. He was the founder of Ecomom, and had a wonderful reputation for being relentlessly positive, driven and fun. We weren’t close friends, but we were friends. I’ve received dozens of emails from him over the past two years, and...
Do we need to talk about suicide?

Silicon Valley Is Mourning The Death Of Ecomom Founder, Jody Sherman

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Sad news in the tech world today. Tech entrepreneur and Ecomom CEO, chairman and co-founder, Jody Sherman has died. He was 47.  Sherman's cause of death hasn't been revealed but last night TechCrunch shared a Facebook post written by his wife Kerri: This is Jody's final post, and it isn't coming...
Silicon Valley Is Mourning The Death Of Ecomom Founder, Jody Sherman

Gamer found dead in internet cafe…nine hours later

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23-year-old Chen Jung-yu was found dead at an internet cafe in New Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday night. Jung-yu was rigid in his chair with hands on the keyboard and mouse, according to local police. He had been playing the popular online multiplayer game World of Warcraft when he died...
Gamer found dead in internet cafe…nine hours later

WHAT KILLS US: The Leading Causes Of Death From 1900-2010

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The New England Journal of Medicine takes a look at the leading causes of death from 1900 to 2010. The change is interesting, as is our ever-increasing longevity--something that scientists think may now reverse as a result of the global obesity epidemic. We've laid the findings out for you in...
WHAT KILLS US: The Leading Causes Of Death From 1900-2010
Big Tech: China’s Biggest Challenge Is Aerospace

'I Am Legend' and 'Twilight Zone' writer Richard Matheson dies at 87

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Richard Matheson, the versatile Golden Age science fiction and horror writer who created some of our most definitive visions of the unknown, has died at age 87. His daughter Ali Marie Matheson posted the news on Facebook earlier today and The Hollywood Reporter later confirmed it. The cause of...
'I Am Legend' and 'Twilight Zone' writer Richard Matheson dies at 87
Everblock's Obituary: NBC's Failure Is An Opportunity For The Next Hyperlocal Startup

What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised

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How do we die? Are you more likely to get knocked down by a car, bitten by a dog or fall down the stairs? Find out with the latest mortality statisticsOverall deaths table | Accidents table• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian• Get last...
What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised
China's air pollution lead to 1.2 million premature deaths in 2010

Airbag saves man, then kills him

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An engineer is saved in a crash by his airbag. However, during the crash, the airbag bursts and the man inhales some of its noxious chemical fumes. He dies two months later, the fumes being cited as a cause of death. [Read more]...
Airbag saves man, then kills him

Kern County Coroner Declares David Silva's Death To Be 'Accidental,' Heart Disease-Related

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Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood held a press conference last Thursday to declare his department's innocence in the death of David Silva. This claim is based on the coroner's report prepared by the Kern County Coroner's office, which reports to the Sheriff's Office. David Silva's death has been declared...
Kern County Coroner Declares David Silva's Death To Be 'Accidental,' Heart Disease-Related

Allen Stern, blogging pioneer and entrepreneur, passes away -- we will miss you Allen

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Allen Stern, an early blogger as well as an entrepreneur and an all-around great human being, passed away last week, according to an update posted on his Facebook page by his sister Sari Rosenberger. The cause of death was not clear, but his loss triggered an outpouring of condolences from...
Allen Stern, blogging pioneer and entrepreneur, passes away -- we will miss you Allen

Apple supplier refutes claim of suicide at China factory

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Apple supplier Foxlink, a maker of iPhone cable connectors, disputed claims on Friday that a company worker committed suicide after being denied a leave of absence, instead suggesting that drug use may have played a role in the worker's death. On Sept. 29, the worker, He Cheng, fell to...
Apple supplier refutes claim of suicide at China factory

Allen Stern, blogging pioneer and entrepreneur, passes away -- we will miss you Allen

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Allen Stern, an early blogger as well as an entrepreneur and an all-around great human being, passed away last week, according to an update posted on his Facebook page by his sister Sari Rosenberger. The cause of death was not clear, but his loss triggered an outpouring of condolences from...
Allen Stern, blogging pioneer and entrepreneur, passes away -- we will miss you Allen
Doctors track stem cells with nanoparticles during cardiac therapy

Skulls, Lasers, and 3D Imaging Bring the Dead to Life

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Experts at the Smithsonian are using 3D scans of artifacts, like this 19th-century explorer's skull, to recreate the past. Robert Kennicott, a naturalist and early contributor to the Smithsonian collections, died mysteriously on an expedition in 1866. When forensic anthropologists from the National Museum of Natural History exhumed him...
Skulls, Lasers, and 3D Imaging Bring the Dead to Life

LA police apologise to Notorious BIG's family over release of autopsy report

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Family of Chris Wallace was unaware medical report detailing cause of death in the 1997 murder was to be released last weekPolice detectives apologised to the family of Notorious BIG for failing to warn them about the planned release of his autopsy report more than 15 years after he died...
LA police apologise to Notorious BIG's family over release of autopsy report

Taiwanese gamer dies while playing at Internet cafe, nobody notices for 9 hours

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A 23-year old League of Legends player named Chen Rong-yu was found dead, sitting upright in his chair, in an Internet cafe in Taiwan. According to the report from Sky News, the young man could have been dead for up to 9 hours before anyone took notice. It’s far from the...
Taiwanese gamer dies while playing at Internet cafe, nobody notices for 9 hours

Why Startups Die

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Andrew Montalenti. Andrew is the co-founder and CTO of Parse.ly, a technology startup that provides big data insights to the web’s best publishers. He blogs at pixelmonkey.org, where this post originally appeared. You can follow him @amontalenti on Twitter. Startups die due...
Why Startups Die

14-year-old worker found dead at possible Asus supplier in China

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A 14-year-old worker has been found dead after working at an electronics factory in China that may make products for Asus, another potential case of underage labor abuse in the country.Liu Fuzong died on May 21 while employed at a factory in Dongguan, said the city's local human resources...
14-year-old worker found dead at possible Asus supplier in China

Measles outbreak: man suspected to have died of disease in Swansea

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If cause is confirmed, 25-year-old's death would be first measles fatality in UK since 2008The Swansea coroner is investigating whether a 25-year-old man has died of measles. The city is at the centre of a major outbreak of the highly infectious disease, and the fatality - if the cause is...
Measles outbreak: man suspected to have died of disease in Swansea
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