Tag Archives: Computing

28Aug/15

Online posts by Virginia shooter show alarming trend in social media

Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.

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24Aug/15

Two suicides may be connected to Ashley Madison hack: police

(CBC) – At least two suicides may be connected to the hacking of the Ashley Madison cheating website that exposed the information of clients, and its parent company is offering a C$500,000 ($379,132) reward to catch the hackers, Toronto police said on Monday.
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14Aug/15

Supercomputer Tianhe-1A shut down due to Tianjin blasts

Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – China has shut down supercomputer Tianhe-1A due to the blasts in Tianjin Wednesday night.
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03Aug/15

Carmakers combine to buy Nokia maps

(Reuters Business Report) – Fierce rivals turn business partners as Germany’s big three carmakers join forces to buy Nokia’s mapping business HERE.

BMW, Audi and Daimler’s Mercedes will pay equal stakes totalling 2.5 billion euros.
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20Jul/15

FTC looks into Apple’s rules

(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
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18Jul/15

Google lifts Nasdaq to record high

(REUTERS) – Tech stocks drove the Nasdaq to a record high, The S&P 500 also moving hgher. A broad-based decline led by energy stocks dragged the Dow lower.
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10Jul/15

Sole to soul – foot tapping to a new beat

Sole sensors linked to a central interface and linked to algorithm software could help walkers create flexible music as they stroll.

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09Jul/15

Docomo and GE to team up on IoT solutions

Japan (Next Media) – Japan’s NTT DoCoMo and GE Energy Japan announced on Wednesday they plan to form a business alliance to provide an Internet of Things solution for infrastructure management.
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03Jul/15

Facebook to use lasers, satellites and drones to bring Internet to developing countries

USA (Next Media) – Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday that Facebook is considering using lasers on drones and satellites to connect the next billion people to the internet.
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