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How a CFO and an IT Chief Cooperate to Add Value at Able Engineering

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For Gregg Leach, CFO of aircraft overhaul and repair business Able Engineering, the need to involve the IT department on major projects was never questioned......
How a CFO and an IT Chief Cooperate to Add Value at Able Engineering

'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

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Home Office reveals pricetag for tracking emails, phone use, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts as Theresa May's attacks critics as 'conspiracy theorists'The government's "online snooping" scheme to track email, Facebook, Twitter and other web use comes with an official pricetag of at least £1.8bn and an official warning that the...
'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

Oracle updates Primavera project portfolio management software

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Oracle has rolled out a series of upgrades and new features for the PPM (project portfolio management) software suite it gained through the 2008 acquisition of Primavera.The software is used by construction companies, utilities and other concerns that conduct major projects, helping managers keep track of project timelines and...
Oracle updates Primavera project portfolio management software
Brown Down: UPS Drivers Vs. The UPS Algorithm

Comparing participation in the open source cloud communities

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With competition heating up in open source clouds, an analysis of community participation among four major projects shows that Eucalyptus - the oldest of those studied - has the largest standing community but OpenStack and CloudStack are gaining momentum in the developer community....
Comparing participation in the open source cloud communities

Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new "spaceship" HQ

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What Apple's spaceship campus is expected to look like from above Apple's new "spaceship" campus will require little more work—and resources—to build than originally thought. A new piece at Businessweek looks at the details of the new headquarters, noting that Apple has apparently pushed back its plans to move into...
Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new "spaceship" HQ

Push.io opens up its content-focused push notifications platform to all

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After spending three years in stealth mode bringing publishers to its push notifications platform, Push.io is emerging from the shadows today and announcing that it will open up its push platform to any iOS app developer later this month. The company is focused on push notifications for content like...
Push.io opens up its content-focused push notifications platform to all

Google Reveals The Dates For Its Huge Do-Not-Miss Event This Year

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Google just put up a Web site for the 2012 Google I/O conference. This year, it's going to last a full three days -- June 27 to 29 -- in San Francisco's Moscone Center. Past events have taken place in May, and have lasted only one or two days....
Google Reveals The Dates For Its Huge Do-Not-Miss Event This Year

Tim Cook tops Out magazine's Power 50 list for third straight year

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Newcomers to influential list include drag queen RuPaul and statistician Nate Silver but no public figure outed for the first timeAs US senators race to announce their support for gay marriage, and public support for gay couples to wed increases, perhaps it's not surprising that Out magazine couldn't find a...
Tim Cook tops Out magazine's Power 50 list for third straight year

Apple's New 'Spaceship' Campus Is Turning Into A $5 Billion Project (AAPL)

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Apple's new campus is facing ballooning costs, Peter Burrows at Bloomberg Businessweek reports. According to his sources, Apple's spaceship headquarters planned for Cupertino, California is projected to cost $5 billion, up from under $3 billion in the original plans. Apple is trying to cut $1 billion in costs from the...
Apple's New 'Spaceship' Campus Is Turning Into A $5 Billion Project (AAPL)

Could Kickstarter be used to crowdfund journalism?

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Under increasing financial pressure from the web and the decline of print advertising, newspapers and other traditional media outlets have been laying off staff and trying to fill the gap with services such as Journatic — the hyper-local aggregator that uses offshore workers — or simply doing without things...
Could Kickstarter be used to crowdfund journalism?

Is Path next?

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Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram has many asking who might snap up the mobile photo sharing and messaging service. By Richard Nieva, contributor FORTUNE — Facebook’s acquisition of photo-sharing app Instagram for $1 billion on Monday set a new precedent for the social network. With lofty goals and gobs...
Is Path next?

reCaptcha Founder’s Language Learning Site Duolingo To Open To The Public On June 19

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At TechCrunch Disrupt New York this morning, Luis von Ahn, the founder of the ambitious free language learning and text translation site Duolingo, announced that the site will come out of private beta on June 19. Duolingo was founded by reCaptcha founder Luis von Ahn in 2011. The site opened...
reCaptcha Founder’s Language Learning Site Duolingo To Open To The Public On June 19

What's Apple up to now in Maiden, North Carolina?

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A giant solar array? An huge fuel cell facility? A second 500,000 sq. ft. data center? Click to enlarge. I'm not sure I buy the main reason Jefferies' Peter Misek gave today for raising his Apple (AAPL) price target to $800 from $699: His "increased confidence" Apple is going to...
What's Apple up to now in Maiden, North Carolina?

Yet Another Buzz-Generating Report Surfaces About Apple's Smart Watch

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The third report in a week has surfaced about the Apple smart watch. Bloomberg just published a story citing two unnamed sources who say that the company has a team of about 100 product designers working on a “wristwatch-like device that may perform some of the computing tasks now handled...
Yet Another Buzz-Generating Report Surfaces About Apple's Smart Watch

David Cameron's 'West Wing' aide departs No 10

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Rohan Silva becomes the latest senior policy advisor to step away from Downing Street as he sets up educational businessRohan Silva, a key member of the small team in the so-called West Wing that helped shaped Tory policy in the runup to the 2010 general election, is leaving Downing Street...
David Cameron's 'West Wing' aide departs No 10

Twitter's Biz Stone makes directorial debut with "Evermore" as part of Canon's Project Imaginat10n

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has been involved in some major projects over the past few years — from Blogger, to Twitter, and Medium, his next venture is a bit out of the tech space: it’s in film. Making his directorial debut, Stone released the film “Evermore” as part of Canon’s...
Twitter's Biz Stone makes directorial debut with "Evermore" as part of Canon's Project Imaginat10n

It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo

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Even though he is interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn just made a significant change in Yahoo’s tech organization, putting David Dibble in charge of both central technology and core platforms. Previously, Dibble had been running technology and operations. The move puts everything from Yahoo’s vast databases to its infrastructure that...
It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo
Mozilla unveils 2012 roadmap: Windows 8 Metro Firefox, Home Tab, add-on improvements

Is Open Data A Boon Or A Bane?

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Techdirt often writes about the benefits of openness and sharing. One area that is increasingly coming to the fore is open data -- for example, for some time both the US and UK have had major projects aimed at opening up the stores of data held by their respective governments,...
Is Open Data A Boon Or A Bane?

Rumors: BBM seen on iOS/Android, BlackBerry PlayBook 4G soon

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RIM could be getting close to releasing a pair of major projects based on a pair of tentative rumors in mid-week. One possible sighting emerging from TechnoBuffalo had BlackBerry Messenger being run on an Android device for testing purposes. The lone shot had few extra details, but conspicuously showed an...
Rumors: BBM seen on iOS/Android, BlackBerry PlayBook 4G soon

This Is The Man In Charge Of Android Now (GOOG)

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Google just announced a big shake up. Andy Rubin, who founded and led Android, is stepping aside to work on other projects at Google. In his place, Sundar Pichai will take the lead on Android. Pichai already runs one of Google's major projects -- Chrome. Chrome is a web-based operating...
This Is The Man In Charge Of Android Now (GOOG)

Amazon deforestation may undercut South American hydropower projects

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The lush tropical forests that are currently found along the Xingu river. University of Texas The deforestation of the Amazon is often referred to in terms of the loss of habitat and species. But it also may come back to cause unforeseen problems for us humans, based on a...
Amazon deforestation may undercut South American hydropower projects

How a CFO and an IT chief cooperate to add value at Able Engineering

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For Gregg Leach, CFO of aircraft overhaul and repair business Able Engineering, the need to involve the IT department on major projects was never questioned. "I've got more background in IT than I do in finance," said the finance chief, whose previous work experience included serving as the CIO of...
How a CFO and an IT chief cooperate to add value at Able Engineering

Apple gets approval for 20MW solar farm, will power iCloud data center on 100% renewable energy

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Today, Apple received approval for a 20-Megawatt Solar Farm at its North Carolina Data Center, as highlighted by Macrumors. It has also pledged to convert the entire center, which provides data for its iCloud and iTunes Store services—along with other centers run by Akamai—over to renewable power sources, reports Reuters. Despite being...
Apple gets approval for 20MW solar farm, will power iCloud data center on 100% renewable energy

Apple Touts Plans for Massive Solar Farm and Fuel Cell Facilities at North Carolina Data Center

www.macrumors.com
As noted by CNET, Apple today updated its environmental site with updated data for 2011, revealing a few tidbits of new information about the company's work on energy usage and other topics. Among the additions is a brief discussion of the company's massive new data center in Maiden, North Carolina,...
Apple Touts Plans for Massive Solar Farm and Fuel Cell Facilities at North Carolina Data Center
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