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Obama using final budget request to push for action against climate change
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Barack Obama called on Congress to double funding for clean energy research on Saturday, using his final budget request – and one of the last high-profile moments of his presidency – to push for action against climate change. The president said his …

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Big Data, Fast Data  The Need for In Memory Database Technology
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Originally aired June 25, 2014. Today’s data is big. But it’s also fast. It comes in unrelenting, blazingly fast streams from mobile devices, M2M, the Intern…

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Hackers Found a Way to Make Furbies Even Creepier
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When Furby hit store shelves in November 1998, it was an instant hit. Kids loved it. Parents loved it. People paid three times the Furby’s retail value just to get one for the holidays, and within three years, Furby had sold 40 million units. Now, nearly two decades later, it’s the seedy world of Furby […]

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Airbnb is investing $5 million to expand Experiences in the US
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While Airbnb's focus will always likely be home rentals, it has big plans to grow Experiences this year. It's investing $5 million into expanding Experiences to 200 cities (from 50) across the US in an effort to entice more people to get up and trave…

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How Technology Can Save You Time and Money When …
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Hiring a new employee can be an expensive proposition.especially for companies that have a tight bottom line. Keep in mind that an employee's salary is only part of your recruitment expense; you also have to factor in:.

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China, India, Russia and Mexico Are The Top Emerging Markets For Online Media Companies, Says Ernst & Young
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 While the U.S. still has the highest earning potential for both online media and entertainment companies, emerging markets like China, India, Russia, and Mexico are quickly catching up. A new report by Ernst & Young says growth will be fueled by rapidly increasing Internet penetration. There are expected to be two billion broadband connections by […]

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Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers
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Enlarge / System architecture of a cross-browser tracking system. (credit: Cao et al.) Researchers have recently developed the first reliable technique for websites to track visitors even when they use two or more different browsers. This shatters a key defense against sites that identify visitors based on the digital fingerprint their browsers leave behind. State-of-the-art […]

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WiFi Routers Riddled With Holes: Report
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Most WiFi router vendors have not patched numerous firmware vulnerabilities discovered more than two years ago, according to a report released Tuesday. OEM firmware built into WiFi routers use open source components that contain numerous known security vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers, it notes. Insignary conducted comprehensive binary code scans for known security […]

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Technology in Schools: Moving to the “How” | LFA: Join The …
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Culture change for risk-taking requires a high level of trust among all the professionals in the district and building, as well as with the stakeholders in the community. This requisite trust can only be engendered by ongoing, …

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