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The World's Most Innovative Research Institutions

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  • Mar 09, 2016
REUTERS TOP 25Silicon Valley’s hoodie-wearing tech entrepreneurs are the poster kids of innovation. But the innovators who are really changing the world are more likely to wear labcoats and hold government-related jobs in Grenoble, Munich or Tokyo. ...
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Can virtual reality translate into real profits?

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  • May 17, 2016
NEW YORK A growing number of U.S. companies are counting on virtual reality for real profits. With growth hard to come by amid the lethargic economy, companies ranging from snowmobile manufacturers to furniture sellers are incorporating virtual realit...
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LinkedIn pays $13m to settle suit regarding excessive emailing, tells users via email

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  • Oct 06, 2015
LinkedIn has agreed to pay out $13 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought a couple of years back following complaints that the company was sending out too many emails to users and without their consent. And how did it notify users of this latest...
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Coding 101: Save big on 31+ hours of web developer training

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  • Sep 01, 2015
Coding can be intimidating for newbies. Beyond the basics of web creation, there are so many competing programming languages and specialized applications that it’s difficult to even get a handle on where to begin. THIS is where to begin... pick up the C...
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Bangladesh seeks FBI's help in investigating central bank heist

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  • Mar 20, 2016
DHAKA Bangladesh has formally sought assistance from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the cyber crooks who stole $81 million from its central bank's U.S. account, the interior minister said on Saturday.Unknown hackers breached the...
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OCI Announces New Project to Advance Container Standardization

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  • Apr 20, 2016
Recently, the Open Container Intiative announced the new Image Spec Format project, an expansion of the OCI Runtime Spec project, which set rules on how to run containers. The Image Spec Format aims to provide users with rules on how container images shou...
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From wee rex to T. rex: modest forerunner to huge predator found

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  • Mar 15, 2016
WASHINGTON Fossils unearthed in northern Uzbekistan's remote Kyzylkum Desert of a smaller, older cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex are showing that the modest forerunners of that famous brute had already acquired the sophisticated brain and senses that helpe...
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Old red dye shows promise as new cancer foe

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  • Feb 27, 2016
NEW YORK Modern cancer drugs supercharge immune systems, target specific gene mutations and pack modified viruses into vaccines. Amid the increasing sophistication, one investigational treatment stands out for its simplicity.Rose Bengal, a cheap indust...
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U.S. slaps export curbs on China's ZTE over alleged Iran scheme

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  • Mar 08, 2016
WASHINGTON The United States is imposing export restrictions on China's ZTE Corp and three other entities over an alleged scheme developed by the telecoms equipment maker to re-export controlled items to Iran, contrary to U.S. law, according to a U.S. ...
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Global majority backs a ban on 'dark net,' poll says

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  • Mar 29, 2016
TORONTO Seven in 10 people say the "dark net" - an anonymous online home to both criminals and activists fearful of government surveillance - should be shut down, according to a global Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.The findings, from a poll of at leas...
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