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Oracle v. Google jury foreman reveals: Oracle wasn't even close

Hackers exploit 'guest user' account of software that allows remote operation

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Hackers took over computers running equipment at a New Jersey company earlier this year, exploiting gaps in popular software used worldwide to remotely operate elevators, medical equipment, access checkpoints and operations, an FBI document shows. Read full article >>...
Hackers exploit 'guest user' account of software that allows remote operation
Custom-built 'Triport Spire' puts our Lego skills to shame

My, How the CMO Has Changed

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A posting (and responses) on GM’s Facebook Wall, July 2012 When you visit Joel Ewanick, CMO of GM, in his offices in Detroit, the first thing you notice is that unlike most C-suite executives, he’s not on the 39th floor of GM’s Renaissance Center headquarters (the highest floor). Instead, you exit...
My, How the CMO Has Changed
We're going to blow up your boiler: Critical bug threatens hospital systems
Techies Gather For a Real-Life Branch with Ev Williams and Jonah Peretti

Our connected future: What to expect when elevators and toys start phoning home

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Your next elevator pitch might actually come from data derived from your elevator. That’s the case for an unnamed elevator manufacturing company that used Splunk’s machine data logging software to track how often its elevators were taking trips in its clients’ buildings. It noticed that the fewer trips people made,...
Our connected future: What to expect when elevators and toys start phoning home

Wall Street Bankers Are Going To Cry When They Get Their BlackBerry 10s

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Research in Motion revealed the BlackBerry 10 today, which has since received a litany of favorable reviews. The model has many changes compared to previous models, and a ton of new features. But not all the changes have received rave reviews. In fact, one feature this new phone lacks has...
Wall Street Bankers Are Going To Cry When They Get Their BlackBerry 10s

Firefighter Rescues Man from Stuck Elevator, Both Immediately Get Trapped in Another Elevator [Elevators]

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Getting stuck in an elevator's rare, but you assume the experience would fall somewhere between the opening of Speed and a late-night Cinemax flick. A Chicago man turn it into Groundhog Day when, after being rescued from one elevator, he promptly got stuck in another on the way back...
Firefighter Rescues Man from Stuck Elevator, Both Immediately Get Trapped in Another Elevator [Elevators]

Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

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A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed 3D Stunt Marbles, which is a cool game, but if you’re looking for something conceptually the same, but a little different, the folks over at Zebralightning Studios just released Marble Droid. With 3D Stunt Marbles it’s more about getting from point A...
Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

French reporters infiltrate Foxconn iPhone 5 factory, find few of the vaunted changes

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Envoyé Spécial, a 60 Minutes-like program from public TV station France 2, went undercover at the Zhengzhou iPhone 5 Foxconn factory recently (within the past two months) and reported many of the same problems the Chinese manufacturer and Apple promised to fix earlier this year. According to the story...
French reporters infiltrate Foxconn iPhone 5 factory, find few of the vaunted changes

RT @jilltracymusic: http://twitpic.com/1awpjy - But wait! Not to be outdone by the Jill Tracy ELEVATORS of Portugal.

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RT @jilltracymusic: http://twitpic.com/1awpjy - But wait! Not to be outdone by the Jill Tracy ELEVATORS of Portugal.

Want To Live Longer? Get Off Your Ass

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Scientists continue to gather more evidence that sitting around all day can kill you. And if it doesn't kill you, it shortens your life. On average, reports Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times, every hour of TV you watch cuts 22 minutes off your life (slightly less for women.)...
Want To Live Longer? Get Off Your Ass

San Francisco reneges on proposed cellphone warning sticker, leaves citizens to chat at their own risk

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Californians already see earthquake notices in elevators and falling rock signs on the beach, but if certain lawmakers had managed to get their way, locals would find warning stickers on their cellphones, too. The proposed tags, which detail energy transfer from the device to your body by displaying a...
San Francisco reneges on proposed cellphone warning sticker, leaves citizens to chat at their own risk

Want a terabyte iPad? Then you’ll want to read this

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In the latter half of the 19th century, the introduction of elevators and steel trusses enabled us to put up taller buildings with denser cores. It changed urban landscapes forever–packing more people into small spaces. Now, chips are set to benefit from a similar design leap. Applied Materials on Wednesday...
Want a terabyte iPad? Then you’ll want to read this

Take A Tour Through Linkedin's Offices High Up In The Empire State Building (LNKD)

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LinkedIn's corporate headquarters is in Palo Alto, Calif., of course but the booming social network has also had a New York office for the last couple of years with 100 staffers in it. The site couldn't be more "New York," in fact: It's on the 25th floor of the...
Take A Tour Through Linkedin's Offices High Up In The Empire State Building (LNKD)

Booting Up: Elevators to Space Edition

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(Photo: Cosmos Mag) It costs $35 million to send an HD video via text while roaming on AT&T. Not a bad deal. [Ryan Kearny] New Yorkers are surprisingly polite on Twitter. [NBC] "Have you heard that early Groupon investors are bailing on the company? Well, some of them. Maybe less than...
Booting Up: Elevators to Space Edition

Google's Street View maps the world's tallest building, inside and out

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Google has used its customized Street View Trekker and Trolley equipment to map its first skyscraper — the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Google sent its teams up the world's tallest manmade structure to create a high-resolution 360-degree indoor and outdoor map which guides you through other record breaking building...
Google's Street View maps the world's tallest building, inside and out

No Advertisers Paid The Wall Street Journal To Reach Henry Blodget

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I hope you’ll forgive the delay. It’s taken me a few days to process the full extent of the stupidity contained in this post by Business Insider’s Henry Blodget, in which he writes about his shock at finding a copy of the Wall Street Journal outside his hotel room door....
No Advertisers Paid The Wall Street Journal To Reach Henry Blodget
Sure, being in a tech hub matters, but there's scant benefit to being the poster-child
MAGFest remembers game music's glory days as 'Journey' goes for Grammy gold
Using indoor location data, Guardly gives 911 a major upgrade

You Can Now Buy @GSElevator-Themed Items, Like a $3,000 Backgammon Set

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Looks great on our Ikea coffee table. (Photo: Gentology) There’s not much we know about @GSElevator, the anonymous high-brow (bordering on despicable) Twitter account that supposedly shares lurid gossip from Goldman Sachs’ elevators. Since 2011, it has racked up nearly half a million followers for giving normals a glimpse into the high-rolling, glitterati...
You Can Now Buy @GSElevator-Themed Items, Like a $3,000 Backgammon Set

The Art of the Elevator Pitch: 10 Great Tips

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The elevator door opens. And there stands your ideal investor. It's the chance of a lifetime. But that chance only lasts as long as the elevator ride - you have less than a minute to make an impression. Hopefully, you've got a well-crafted elevator pitch ready to give. The elevator...
The Art of the Elevator Pitch: 10 Great Tips

Shanghai Tower elevator to climb at 40 mph

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Mitsubishi Electric says its new technology will allow elevators in the Shanghai Tower, under construction, to travel some 40 mph....
Shanghai Tower elevator to climb at 40 mph
How US software ended up powering Chinese assault helicopters
What We Do When We Find Someone Else's Cell Phone

Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050

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Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth. [Read more]...
Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050
As human embrace software, it's time for data centers to catch up

Researchers find hundreds of insecure building control systems

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Intruders used to creep in through ventilation ducts. Now they break in using the software that controls the ventilation.Hundreds of organizations across Australia are using out-of-date industrial control systems (ICS) to control the lights, heating and cooling, access controls and even the elevators.Using the Internet to manage buildings is...
Researchers find hundreds of insecure building control systems
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