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Beijing Seeks to Tighten Reins on Websites in China
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Beijing Seeks to Tighten Reins on Websites in China

China's government said on Monday that it would take steps to more strictly manage websites in the country, its latest push to set boundaries in the wider Internet...

Despite Gains, Women Still Seen as Incompatible with STEM Fields, Study Finds
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Despite Gains, Women Still Seen as Incompatible with STEM Fields, Study Finds

A new study offers important clues as to how women scientists are perceived and how stereotypes might lead to prejudicial treatment.

AffordableSchools.net Ranks Online Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science, IT
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AffordableSchools.net Ranks Online Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science, IT

AffordableSchools.net has released its newest college rankings list of 20 Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science/ IT. 

Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape
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Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape

At one of the busiest shipping terminals in the U.S., more than two dozen giant red robots wheeled cargo containers along the docks on a recent morning, handing...

Andy Grove's Warning to Silicon Valley
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Andy Grove's Warning to Silicon Valley

The praise this week for Andy Grove, who died on Monday at age 79, has been wrapped up in praise for Silicon Valley, where he was a towering figure in the semiconductor...

AI Hits the Mainstream
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AI Hits the Mainstream

For Robert Welborn, head of data science for the insurer and finance company USAA, 2015 was the year machine learning started to make commercial sense.

New DARPA Grand Challenge to Focus on Spectrum Collaboration
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New DARPA Grand Challenge to Focus on Spectrum Collaboration

DARPA newest Grand Challenge is designed to ensure that the exponentially growing number of military and civilian wireless devices will have full access to the...

Meet the Largest Science Project in US Government History—the James Webb Telescope
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Meet the Largest Science Project in US Government History—the James Webb Telescope

Since Galileo first discovered the moons of Jupiter and the phases of Venus, telescopes have gotten larger, more accurate, and more powerful.

57-Gbps Data Transmission Could Make Big Data More Accessible
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57-Gbps Data Transmission Could Make Big Data More Accessible

University of Illinois engineers have developed fiber-optic technology that can transmit data at 57 gigabits per second, without errors.

$5.9 Million Center Will Archive Arctic Scientific Data
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$5.9 Million Center Will Archive Arctic Scientific Data

A new $5.9 million data center funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and located at the University of California, Santa Barbara will serve as NSF Arctic...

Can Too Much Talent Harm Your Team's Performance?
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Can Too Much Talent Harm Your Team's Performance?

Every organization wants to hire the best, but research from Columbia Business School shows that teams with the most talent don't always net the best results. The...

Shadowy Hacking Industry May Be Helping FBI Crack an iPhone
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Shadowy Hacking Industry May Be Helping FBI Crack an iPhone

Turns out there's a shadowy global industry devoted to breaking into smartphones and extracting their information.

'Minimal' Cell Raises Stakes in Race to Harness Synthetic Life
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'Minimal' Cell Raises Stakes in Race to Harness Synthetic Life

Genomics entrepreneur Craig Venter has created a synthetic cell that contains the smallest genome of any known, independent organism.

Graphene Nanoribbons: It's All About the Edges
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Graphene Nanoribbons: It's All About the Edges

Researchers have succeeded in producing graphene nanoribbons with perfect zigzag edges from molecules. This could make graphene nanoribbons the material of choice...

Remembering Silicon Valley's First Giant, Intel's Andrew Grove
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Remembering Silicon Valley's First Giant, Intel's Andrew Grove

Silicon Valley is full of logical absolutists, people who will follow a line of argument wherever it goes, no matter what the human repercussions.

Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense
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Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense

A team of George Mason researchers proposes a "moving-target" defense against distributed denial-of-service attacks. The defense works by repeatedly shuffling client...

Israeli Firm Helping FBI to Open Encrypted iPhone: Report
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Israeli Firm Helping FBI to Open Encrypted iPhone: Report

Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the...

Printing Nanomaterials with Plasma
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Printing Nanomaterials with Plasma

Researchers have developed a new method that uses plasma to print nanomaterials onto a 3-D object or flexible surface, such as paper or cloth.

Government Use of Technology Has Potential to Increase Food Security
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Government Use of Technology Has Potential to Increase Food Security

Acceptance of information technology can play a vital role in meeting the demand for food in developing countries, according to a new study by Iowa State University...

Los Alamos and Seagate Team Up on Data Archiving for Supercomputers
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Los Alamos and Seagate Team Up on Data Archiving for Supercomputers

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Seagate are teaming up to develop better power-aware cold storage technologies for supercomputers.
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