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How 100 iPads saved Greece $140 billion

Fed Confirms That Hackers Breached Its Internal Site

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WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve said on Tuesday that one of its internal websites had been briefly breached by hackers, though no critical functions of the U.S. central bank were affected by the intrusion. The admission, which raises questions about cyber security at the Fed, follows a...
Fed Confirms That Hackers Breached Its Internal Site
Dark Sky Proves That Even The Weather Report Is Being Disrupted By Mobile Tech
'China's Steve Jobs' Is Building A Company That Walks And Talks Like Apple, And He's Profiting Wildly

Boot up: Windows 8 push, Google's antitrust alert, trolls unmasked and more

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Plus Saturday Night Live skewers iPhone 5 grumbles, AMD's big layoffs, Google in Africa, where's Android's profits?, and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWindows 8 is Coming Soon >> YouTubeMicrosoft would like you to know this. Lot of emphasis...
Boot up: Windows 8 push, Google's antitrust alert, trolls unmasked and more
Facebook bug temporarily brings down apps, social features on third-party sites
Behind the curtain of 'Oz' looms a complex copyright battle

Congressman to FTC: Hands Off Google

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Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz best tread carefully if he opts to bring antitrust charges against Google. Because one misstep and Congress will get medieval on him. Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat, feels that taking legal action against Google for alleged anticompetitive behavior is a lousy idea —...
Congressman to FTC: Hands Off Google

The Last Of Us - review

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PS3; Sony Computer Entertainment; £39.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewA rogue species of fungus triggers the zombie apocalypse, leaving the world a bleak place of makeshift barricades, violent militia groups and incoherently howling former humans. Weapons and medicine are crafted from scavenged junk and there's less ammunition in...
The Last Of Us - review

Why is China's state-run media targeting Apple? Five theories

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Consumer protection? Negative marketing? Negotiating ploy? Payback? Squeeze? FORTUNE -- The drumbeat hasn't stopped. Not only has China's Central TV been running regular follow ups to its March 15 expose on Apple's (AAPL) iPhone repair policies, but on Thursday People's Daily -- the Communist Party's official propaganda organ -- attacked the company for...
Why is China's state-run media targeting Apple? Five theories

Reserve Bank of Australia hacked

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Virus infiltrated computers and sought information on G20 negotiations, central bank reveals under freedom of informationAustralia's central bank has been targeted by hackers seeking sensitive information that included Group of 20 negotiations. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would not comment on a media report that the computer virus used...
Reserve Bank of Australia hacked

The Good & Bad Scenarios About Why Google Hasn't Done Anything Yet About Google Maps For iOS

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Today, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said his company hasn’t done anything to bring Google Maps to iOS  as a standalone. That seems to go against Google’s statement last week about wanting this to happen, as well as the company’s central mission. The seeming contradiction... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
The Good & Bad Scenarios About Why Google Hasn't Done Anything Yet About Google Maps For iOS
First images of particle jets at edge of a supermassive black hole

Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 2 March 2012A selection of 14 apps for you today:Spot Goes to the FarmPenguin Books has launched a new iOS book-app for Spot the dog, adding voice narration, animation and puzzles to Eric Hill's original story. It's the second Spot app following...
Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more

Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

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Artist tweets picture of glasses worn by singer when he was shot dead in 1980, and says US has become like 'war zone'Better known among her nearly 3.7 million Twitter followers for more gnomic 140-character missives - "You are water. I'm water. We're all water in different containers. That's why...
Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

This Is How The New York Public Library Sorts Books

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At  most libraries books are hand-sorted by library staff and unpaid volunteers.  The NYPL was having problems because of the large volume of books being processed, and they had difficulty finding people to do the work.  They have now installed a $2.3 million book-sorting machine that operates like an...
This Is How The New York Public Library Sorts Books
Now Samsung has to open the sales kimono in its increasingly personal legal battle with Apple

Chinese Search Engine Baidu’s Q4 Revenue Up 82.5 Percent To $711M; Net Income Up 77 Percent

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Chinese search engine Baidu posted Q4 earnings today. Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2011 were RMB4.474 billion ($710.9 million), an 82.5% increase from the same period in 2010. Net income for the quarter was RMB2.054 billion ($326.3 million), a 76.9% increase from 2010. GAAP earnings came in at $0.93;...
Chinese Search Engine Baidu’s Q4 Revenue Up 82.5 Percent To $711M; Net Income Up 77 Percent

Google Play Store nears 700K total apps

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Google has revealed that its Play Store app marketplace now hosts about 700,000 applications. The growth in the number of Android apps available in Google's central repository means that the search giant's app marketplace now approaches Apple's in terms of sheer scale. Google also recently announced that its Play Store...
Google Play Store nears 700K total apps
From the creator of 'Canabalt,' 'Hundreds' is the iPhone's next great puzzle game

Federal Reserve confirms hack attack

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The US's central bank confirms data was stolen from its systems by hackers, but does not confirm if the incident was that claimed by Anonymous....
Federal Reserve confirms hack attack
Astronomers puzzled over huge black hole in the middle of small galaxy

Microsoft: "Metro" out, "Windows 8-style UI" in, amid rumors of a trademark dispute

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Microsoft has been using the "Metro" name to describe the new geometric, typography-heavy look-and-feel that's central to Windows 8, and spreading across the company's entire range of products, ever since it first showed off Windows Phone. But sources are telling us that that's coming to an abrupt end, after the...
Microsoft: "Metro" out, "Windows 8-style UI" in, amid rumors of a trademark dispute

Life's meaning? Project crowdsources the big question

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Hollywood production team turns to Indiegogo for funds and inspiration to answer life's central question. [Read more]...
Life's meaning? Project crowdsources the big question

Some Thoughts on Location Based Services Like Gowalla and FourSquare

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I was recently on a panel at the South by South West interactive conference (SXSW) where we discussed multiple applications of the real-time Web and the things that might prevent us from seeing its true potential. I’ve found it interesting that the key take away from the panel is...
Some Thoughts on Location Based Services Like Gowalla and FourSquare

Zillow software engineer killed by stray bullet in Seattle’s Central District

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Justin Ferrari The victim of a shooting in Seattle’s Central District Thursday has been identified as Justin Ferrari, a father of two who worked for the past three months as a software engineer at Zillow. “Justin began working at Zillow three months ago, and worked at Expedia and Microsoft for...
Zillow software engineer killed by stray bullet in Seattle’s Central District

New iOS app: You vs. Ken Jennings in a 'Trivia Death Match'

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Sure, you watch quiz shows and get a lot of the questions right, but how would you really do in a head-to-head challenge against the one and only Ken Jennings? You can find out first-hand in a new app called “Trivia Death Match With Ken Jennings,” released by Seattle-based FilmWise...
New iOS app: You vs. Ken Jennings in a 'Trivia Death Match'

Tech college's beautiful recruitment horror movie

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In a recruitment ad surely worthy of Oscar short consideration, Australia's Central Institute of Technology creates something that must be seen to be disbelieved. [Read more]...
Tech college's beautiful recruitment horror movie

Predator gains put focus on data overload

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By 2015, U.S. Central Command could have 65 modern versions of the Predator unmanned aircraft simultaneously flying combat patrols over Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. They would be able to provide coverage of about 650 ground targets through imagery, electronic-message interception or infrared......
Predator gains put focus on data overload

Should Google and Amazon be allowed to control domains?

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There’s been a lot written about the domain-name “land grab” that ICANN — the agency in charge of the internet’s central address system — unleashed recently, by offering companies the chance to register thousands of new top-level domains that could be used alongside the usual selection like .com and...
Should Google and Amazon be allowed to control domains?
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