Technology and Money

Journalist who made up “Hack Heaven” story barred from legal profession
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Infamous journalist Stephen Glass was portrayed by Hayden Christensen in Shattered Glass, a 2003 movie about his brief career at The New Republic. Chloe Sevigny played Caitlin Avey, a character modeled on one of Glass’ coworkers. Lions Gate Films In 1998, The New Republic published a story about a hacker throwing a tantrum. 15-year-old Ian […]

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A pro with serious workstation needs reviews Apple’s 2013 Mac Pro
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Apple Specs at a glance: 2013 Apple Mac Pro OS OS X 10.9.1 CPU 3.0GHz 8-core Xeon E5-1680 v2 (Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz) RAM 32GB 1866MHz ECC DDR3 (user-upgradeable, 64GB officially supported) GPU Dual AMD FirePro D700 Storage 256GB PCIe SSD Networking 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, dual gigabit Ethernet Ports 4x USB 3.0, 6x Thunderbolt, […]

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Money, microgrids and more green tech plans in Massachusetts …
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The state will distribute the money as grants to cities and towns for hardening energy services at critical sites using clean energy technology. The money will come from the state's alternative compliance payments fund.

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Money for school technology limited in Haley plan – but welcomed …
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Gov. Nikki Haley's proposal to spend $12 million on school technology next year is welcomed by York County educators, but it pales in comparison to what the districts have already spent or are planning to spend:

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Invest smart money in technology companies | Otago Daily Times …
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Forsyth Barr broker Haley Van Leeuwen has coined the term ''Smart everywhere'' to capture the technology buzz coming out of this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Business editor Dene Mackenzie talks to Mrs Van …

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More Money Coming for Technology in Rural States?
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New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte has proposed legislation to help rural states get a larger percentage of the Universal Service Fund.

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Banking will be transformed – by technology, not politics | Observer …
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When did you hear of Bitcoin? The first transaction involving the digital currency was just four years ago – believed to be a Briton paying a programmer in Florida for a pizza. But Americans are embracing this form of …

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NASA’s Opportunity rover celebrates 10 years on Mars with a FILTHY selfie
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Shatner gatecrashes press conference to ask about MYSTERY DONUT ROCK Pic  While its flashy younger brother Curiosity is getting all the headlines these days, the Opportunity rover will shortly be celebrating its tenth anniversary on the Red Planet (not bad for a machine expected to last for 90 days) and NASA has revealed a selfie […]

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Microsoft’s Latest Windows Phone Update Sees Paced Uptake
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This weekend AdDuplex, an advertising platform for Windows applications, announced that according to its tracked data, Windows Phone Update 3 is now installed on 15 percent of Windows Phone 8 handsets. Microsoft tore the wrapping off of Update 3 — also known as GDR3 — in October, detailing to the media what it would include, […]

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