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Five innovations that will define tech in 2013

The New SimCity Turns You Into An Urban Planning Nut

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The newest version of the classic city building game is introducing complex models about things like energy, health care, and transportation. But you can also still destroy your city with an asteroid....
The New SimCity Turns You Into An Urban Planning Nut

NASA tries to free creativity with Big Data Challenge

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Some of the U.S. government’s most research-intensive agencies want your help to come up with better ways to analyze their expansive data sets. NASA, along with the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, launched a competition on TopCoder called the Big Data Challenge series. Essentially, it’s a competition to crowdsource...
NASA tries to free creativity with Big Data Challenge

The Riches Of Civic Capitalism

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There’s a reason why eBay founder Pierre Omydiar just shoveled $15 million in investment to political petition site, Change.org: the business of good citizenship is very profitable. While critics often stereotype tech billionaires as libertarian sociopaths, they do so under the odd premise that making money and promoting democracy are...
The Riches Of Civic Capitalism

DataBeat 2013: The conference about putting data to work

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VentureBeat is excited to announce our newest conference: DataBeat 2013. DataBeat digs deep into the promise and potential of data. We’re determined to cut through the hype around the term “big data” to discuss the real ways in which smart use of data is driving change. One thing we do...
DataBeat 2013: The conference about putting data to work

President Obama’s Tech Gurus Are Coming To TechCrunch Disrupt

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We’re thrilled to announce that two of President Obama’s technology gurus, Todd Park, the US Chief Technology Officer, and Steven VanRoekel, its Chief Innovation Officer, will be joining us on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC. Big Data has been all the rage this year, and the government is a massive...
President Obama’s Tech Gurus Are Coming To TechCrunch Disrupt

Politico hits 1,000 Pro subscriptions and plans to launch a magazine

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Over a thousand organizations are now using subscription site Politico Pro, the politics website announced Tuesday. Politico says the site reaches 7,000 professionals per month and has a renewal rate of 96 percent. Politico launched Politico Pro in February 2011; while it was originally aimed at individual subscribers, Pro quickly...
Politico hits 1,000 Pro subscriptions and plans to launch a magazine
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