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'Clone by phone' makes for faster vaccine preparation
Why is China a hot zone for the deadliest strains of bird flu?

A Little Cute, a Little Creepy: Robots Do Christmas

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Does anyone love their work more than the folks who work on robots? As a nod to the holiday season (and a fun way to showboat) the team at Autonomous Systems Lab has taken a few of their creations and rigged up a veritable Santa’s workshop. In this video (via...
A Little Cute, a Little Creepy: Robots Do Christmas

Bugs pick up pesticide resistance from pesticide-eating bacteria

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The indiscriminate spraying of pesticides has probably caused as many problems as it has solved, but here's one that was not expected: some bacteria have decided that one insecticide is a very tasty meal. Unfortunately for us, one of the strains of bacteria that has evolved the ability to...
Bugs pick up pesticide resistance from pesticide-eating bacteria
The Graduates of ERA's Demo Day Want to Solve All Your Problems, from Paperwork to Catering

Got Pot? Leafly Can Help

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During my daily combing of tech news feeds/breaks to learn more about the wide world of drugs, I stumbled upon this interesting little service called Leafly. Essentially, you hop on over to Leafly.com to do one of two things: find local dispensaries or explore various strains of the Mary Jane....
Got Pot? Leafly Can Help

Tax Break Nears End for Online Shoppers

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Republican governors, eager for new revenue to ease budget strains, are dropping their longtime opposition to imposing sales taxes on online purchases, a significant political shift that could soon bring an end to tax-free sales on the Internet. Conservative governors, joining their Democratic counterparts, have been making deals with online...
Tax Break Nears End for Online Shoppers
Microsoft disrupts millions of botnet connections after discovering PCs with preloaded malware

Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 10: Dealing with startup team conflicts [Video]

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In part ten of our video series following three startups taking part in the Springboard accelerator at Google Campus in London, we turn our attention to conflict. How are the teams – Birdback, Kicktable and Teddle – coping with the interpersonal stresses and strains that an intense accelerator can cause? The Tears,...
Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 10: Dealing with startup team conflicts [Video]
North Korea turns 'We are the World' and 'Call of Duty' into space race propaganda

Controversial H5N1 bird flu papers published, fuels fears of airborne mutations

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Shutterstock After months of anticipation, the second of two controversial experiments to increase the virulence of H5N1 avian influenza has been published. Many scientific questions are raised by the findings, and the same safety concerns remain that provoked massive public outcry and a temporary halt to the research. But...
Controversial H5N1 bird flu papers published, fuels fears of airborne mutations

Jill Abramson Explains The Digital Strategy Of The New York Times

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Business Insider editor-in-chief Henry Blodget sat down with Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times, at IGNITION to discuss the changing trends in journalism and digital media.  As legacy print publications look to remain current in a world of the evolving technology innovations of recent years, many are...
Jill Abramson Explains The Digital Strategy Of The New York Times

Verizon's Viewdini for Android hunts streaming video on Comcast Xfinity, Hulu and Netflix, strains our 4G

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Verizon is clearly looking to make itself the front door for Internet video this year. Bolstering its tie-ins with Color and Redbox, it's now kicking off Viewdini, a carrier-specific Android app that will help you find video across multiple services: along with Internet-only providers like Hulu Plus, mSpot and...
Verizon's Viewdini for Android hunts streaming video on Comcast Xfinity, Hulu and Netflix, strains our 4G

Microsoft disrupts Nitol botnet, including strain that hijacked PC cameras and mics

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Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit just conducted “Operation b70,” a strike against the botnet known as Nitol and more than 500 strains of malware — including one that hijacked the microphone and video camera of users’ computers. The malware network was associated with the domain, 3322.org. Microsoft was able to block...
Microsoft disrupts Nitol botnet, including strain that hijacked PC cameras and mics
New technique could identify deadly superbugs within minutes
Sonos Updates Controller App Can Now Stream Podcasts And Music From Your iOS Devices

Weekend Ar(t)s answers your questions before seeing Prometheus

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During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from explaining SSDs or trying to understand Flame cheats. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're watching/listening to/reading or otherwise consuming this week. There's a lot more to see... Let's not waste any time. Prometheus is in theaters now...
Weekend Ar(t)s answers your questions before seeing Prometheus

Ransomware: protection, prevention and what to do in an attack

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The virus is gaining in popularity and cashing-in on victims all over the world - we put ransomware under the microscopeEarlier this year a Spanish-based gang of cyber criminals were charged with spreading a 'ransomware' virus. This malicious software worked by encrypting data on a targeted computer and paralysing it...
Ransomware: protection, prevention and what to do in an attack

Daily Report: Utility Companies Take to Social Media

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As summer heat wilts the nation, electric utilities are taking to Facebook and Twitter to urge customers to conserve energy in the hope of avoiding blackouts and other strains on the system, reports Diane Cardwell in Tuesday's New York Times. It's part of a broader push by the companies to...
Daily Report: Utility Companies Take to Social Media

'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

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A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more. [Read more]...
'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains
How is AMZN worth 13 AAPLs?
Infecting mosquitos with bacteria could block malaria
Could looming chip supply issues derail the mobile market?

Best Buy to shutter 50 stores as Apple's iPad strains margins

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Electronics retailer Best Buy plans to close 50 stores and cut $800 million in costs, in response to low margins in the mobile computing space from devices like Apple's iPad....
Best Buy to shutter 50 stores as Apple's iPad strains margins

AOL may never be able to patch up Patch

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The internet company has placed high hopes -- and lots of cash -- in its hyperlocal news venture. But, with just a few sites actually turning a profit, the numbers may never add up. FORTUNE -- It was supposed to be a savior. AOL's hyperlocal news venture Patch was created...
AOL may never be able to patch up Patch

Remember TI-84 calculators? They're finally getting color screens

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The TI-84 C Silver finally gives the TI-84 a color screen CemetechColor screens are an advancement that most graphing calculators have, inexplicably, forgone for ages. But finally, Texas Instruments is moving one of its old battleaxes to Technicolor: the company is due to release a color version of its TI-84...
Remember TI-84 calculators? They're finally getting color screens
US bird flu research to resume under new restrictions

Cracks Develop at Groupon

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Groupon is facing strains on its sales force as the daily-deals website seeks to recover from financial missteps and a stock that is 63% below its IPO price....
Cracks Develop at Groupon

A grand unified theory of AI - A new approach unites two prevailing but often opposed strains in the history of artificial-intelligence research.

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A grand unified theory of AI - A new approach unites two prevailing but often opposed strains in the history of artificial-intelligence research.

10 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A House

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Buying a home is a trying and complicated process. It often strains relationships and puts an enormous amount of stress on buyers physically, mentally and financially. That's why the folks at the Boston Globe have put together this list of 10 things to keep in mind as you weather...
10 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A House
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