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Had been previously unaware of Google's University Search - enables you to narrow your search to specific school website - http://j.mp/Dsgmd

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Had been previously unaware of Google's University Search - enables you to narrow your search to specific school website - http://j.mp/Dsgmd

Good to meet you ... Lizzy Pennock

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A digital native, this budding journalist prefers her news in a breakfast staple of Facebook, email, Twitter, Guardian websiteI'm 20 and part of the Facebook generation, so I prefer to read the Guardian online. I will often sit in my dressing gown with a cup of tea browsing the Guardian...
Good to meet you ... Lizzy Pennock
iPad Launch Day: Why these people are waiting in the rain
The cloud isn't as safe as you think; is end-to-end encryption the answer?

Microsoft Changes Its Logo To Mimic Windows 8

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For the first time in 25 years, Microsoft has changed its logo, the company announced Thursday. The new logo draws heavily from the look and feel of the typeface formerly referred to as "Metro" used in the company's upcoming Windows 8 operating system. "It's been 25 years since we've updated...
Microsoft Changes Its Logo To Mimic Windows 8
Video: Flash mob at Apple Store honors Steve Jobs

Tablet enthralls CES 2013 by treading thin line between computers and paper

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Creators of PaperTab claim ultra-slim, flexible invention will change the face of personal computing foreverA flexible, paper-thin tablet which looks and feels like a sheet of paper is being touted as a revolutionary advance in computing.The PaperTab, a high-resolution plastic display PC prototype, was unveiled on Monday at the Consumer...
Tablet enthralls CES 2013 by treading thin line between computers and paper
PaperTab: In a few years, your computer might resemble a stack of paper

Rock of ages: 40,000 year-old musical instruments the world's oldest

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Flute made of mammoth ivory Image courtesy of Oxford University Oxford University in the UK has announced that researchers from that school and Germany's University of Tübingen have determined the age on the world's oldest musical instruments: a collection of flutes, made of mammoth ivory and bird bones. Other...
Rock of ages: 40,000 year-old musical instruments the world's oldest
Hello, Palo Alto: Microsoft expanding retail presence in Apple’s backyard

Top ten malaria innovations

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Last week we asked readers to send in the best innovations they had seen that help eliminate malaria. Here are the top ten1. Nanomal DNA analyser Cutting-edge nanotechnology is being used to develop an affordable, easy to use startphone-like device able to analyse malaria strain DNA from a finger-prick of...
Top ten malaria innovations

Exclusive: In Yet Another Internal Hire, Yahoo's Mayer Makes Mann Search King

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Longtime Yahoo techie Laurence “Laurie” Mann, who has recently been SVP of engineering operations at the Silicon Valley Internet giant, has been given the new job of heading its search efforts, according to sources inside the company. The appointment by CEO Marissa Mayer, also announced in an internal memo...
Exclusive: In Yet Another Internal Hire, Yahoo's Mayer Makes Mann Search King

Researchers build a working tractor beam, on a very small scale

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We recently saw research that suggested negative radiation pressure in light could lead to a practical tractor beam. A partnership between the Czech Republic's Institute of Scientific Instruments and Scotland's University of St. Andrews can show that it's more than just theory: the two have successfully created an optical...
Researchers build a working tractor beam, on a very small scale

The best places to buy your cell phone: Apple and Costco

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Apple’s University Village store in Seattle These two retail experiences couldn’t be anymore different. Apple stores are sleek, cool minimalist environments, typically tucked in high-traffic urban shopping centers. Costco, on the other hand, is a no-frills big box that packs thousands of products to the ceilings in its suburban locations....
The best places to buy your cell phone: Apple and Costco
Kinect used for holographic 3D video conferencing

Lenovo ThinkPad T430 with Ivy Bridge surfaces on university website

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Who would've thought the scholars over at St. John's U. would be the ones to unintentionally reveal an unannounced Lenovo laptop? In this particular case, the star of the informal unveiling is a certain 14-inch ThinkPad T430, which we imagine is just one of many notebook refreshes we're going...
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 with Ivy Bridge surfaces on university website

Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

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Plus Jawbone tries BodyMedia for size, the endless meme of the 'smaller iPhone', original iPhone approaches obsolescence, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe antisocial network: Path texts my entire phonebook at 6am >> Branded3Stephen Kenwright: 6am: When I rolled...
Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

Tweet, tweet: UW tags help study animal social networks

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While researchers studying animal behavior can’t quite yet track how many tweeting birds have lots of “followers” and which ones use the most “hashtags,”  they are now able to study animal social behavior on a whole new level thanks to electronic tags developed at the UW. This is Twitter,...
Tweet, tweet: UW tags help study animal social networks

He's back: Creepy Cameraman pushes the limits in new public surveillance video

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Remember the anonymous guy who walks up to random people around the Seattle region and starts taking video of them without explanation? He’s back with a new compilation of his adventures — the fourth in a series and the first in more than six months. Watch it above. He...
He's back: Creepy Cameraman pushes the limits in new public surveillance video

Comcast table next to the orchestra at the Boys Girls Clubs of Thurston Cnty bfast (@ Saint Martin's University) http://4sq.com/7g5GkF

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Comcast table next to the orchestra at the Boys Girls Clubs of Thurston Cnty bfast (@ Saint Martin's University) http://4sq.com/7g5GkF

Intel, Plastic Logic and Queen's U build the PaperTab: a flexible e-paper tablet (video)

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Plastic Logic may have bowed out of building its own e-readers, but that's not stopping the company from making its presence felt at CES. It's teaming up with Intel and Queen's University on the PaperTab, a 10.7-inch tablet concept built around a flexible, e-paper touchscreen. The prototype runs a...
Intel, Plastic Logic and Queen's U build the PaperTab: a flexible e-paper tablet (video)

Cisco Acquires Wi-Fi Location Data Analytics Startup ThinkSmart

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Cisco has made an interesting acquisition today, announcing the purchase of ThinkSmart Technologies, a company that delivers location data analysis using Wi-Fi technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. ThinkSmart’s technology enhances a wireless network infrastructure with location analytics for service provider and enterprise customers. The startup’s location...
Cisco Acquires Wi-Fi Location Data Analytics Startup ThinkSmart

∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U

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Two of Apple’s university partners reached significant milestones this month on the company’s free education service, iTunes U. Both Stanford and Open University reached 50 million downloads of their respective content. [...]...
∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U

Microsoft investigating issue with pen detection affecting subset of Surface Pro owners

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A key selling point for the Surface Pro is its inclusion of ‘pen’ technology, in that is ships with a pen, and can accept that form of input, granting users another method by which to interact with the device. Since the launch of the Surface Pro, Microsoft has already promised...
Microsoft investigating issue with pen detection affecting subset of Surface Pro owners

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

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Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology that could make it just as natural as breathing -- or at least, firing up a smartphone's mapping software. Developed by a team at Finland's University of Oulu, the method relies on identifying the...
IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

Microsoft Surface Pro: More than a week later, it's still a treasure hunt

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Heads up: A short time ago, the Microsoft Store at Seattle’s University Village received a new shipment of Microsoft Surface Pro tablets, including the elusive 128GB model, but the supplies are still so limited that they expect them to be gone in as little as an hour. The Microsoft Store...
Microsoft Surface Pro: More than a week later, it's still a treasure hunt
13 Slides That Landed Two First-Time Founders $500,000 In 3 Months
“In the Studio,” Accel’s Ping Li Says Big Data Will Reshape Enterprise

Microsoft and Nokia pump $23M into AppCampus to spur mobile app development

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Just last week, Microsoft announced that developers have created some 70,000 applications for the Windows Phone. Not a bad start, but still way behind the likes of Android and Apple’s iOS. Now, Microsoft and its partner Nokia are looking to add to that total, bolstering the ecosystem for mobile application...
Microsoft and Nokia pump $23M into AppCampus to spur mobile app development

A Schrödinger cat with eight lives: quantum entanglement of eight photons

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One of the most mind-blowing areas of quantum mechanics is entanglement: two or more particles separated in space can have physical properties that are correlated. A measurement performed on one particle will tell us the result of the same measurement taken on an entangled particle. Entanglement is important but...
A Schrödinger cat with eight lives: quantum entanglement of eight photons
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