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Hyve Solutions Contributes OCP-Ready Server Design for Standard 19” Datacenter Racks to Open Compute Project

Press Release | Hyve Solutions | September 16, 2013

Hyve Solutions,,,announced that it has contributed its OCP-Ready server design engineered to fit into a standard 19” datacenter rack to the Open Compute Project. Read More »

Thinfilm to Demonstrate ‘Smart Beer’ and ‘Smart Medical Devices’ at CES 2017

Press Release | Thin Film Electronics ASA | December 20, 2016

Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”), a global leader in NFC (near field communication) smart-packaging solutions using printed electronics, will demonstrate its innovative technology at CES in Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2017. In addition, Erwan Le Roy, Thinfilm’s EVP Business Development & GM NFC Solutions and Smart Sensor Products, will deliver a presentation on Thinfilm’s NFC mobile marketing solutions and the critical role they can play in expanding the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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“United States of Secrets”: How The Government Came To Spy On Millions Of Americans

Press Release | FRONTLINE, Kirk Documentary Group , Rain Media | April 24, 2014

...Now, in United States of Secrets, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of how the U.S. government came to monitor and collect the communications of millions of people around the world—including ordinary Americans—and the lengths they went to trying to hide the massive surveillance program from the public...

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'Privacy Killer' CISPA Is Coming Back, Whether You Like It Or Not

Zack Whittaker | ZDNet | February 8, 2013

Dubbed a "privacy killer" by online activists, love it or hate it, the cyber-security CISPA bill will likely be brought into law—whether it's from the reintroduction of the bill by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, or President Obama issuing (yet another) executive order. Read More »

10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicity

Alex Williams | TechCrunch | April 7, 2013

Here’s the thing about simplicity. It’s all relative. A developer’s idea of simplicity is different from a finance chief or a customer service agent. Read More »

4 Big Ways Companies Benefit from Having Open Source Program Offices

In the first article in my series on open source program offices, I took a deep dive into what an open source program office is and why your company might need one. Next I looked at how Google created a new kind of open source program office. In this article, I'll explain a few benefits of having an open source program office. At first glance, one big reason why a company not in the business of software development might more enthusiastically embrace an open source program office is because they have less to lose. After all, they're not gambling with software products that are directly tied to revenue...

4 Ways The Open Compute Project Will Impact Hardware Design

Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld | January 30, 2014

Facebook's Open Compute Project could have broad influences, beneficial and baneful, on data center hardware Read More »

45% Of Federal IT Pros Do Mobile Work Daily

Elizabeth Montalbano | Information Week | January 11, 2012

Survey suggests a faster and wider shift to a mobile government workforce than anticipated, Bluetext says.

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5 Best Open Source Web Browser Security Apps

Carla Schroder | SmallBusinessComputing.com | November 17, 2014

The Web browser acts as the gateway for myriad online services these days. Computer security problems are far from solved, and technology advances provide new ways for malware to infect our devices and enter our business networks...

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7 Reasons Why Sierra Leone Is Winning Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Mary Hodges | The Guardian | June 24, 2014

Despite poverty and a recent civil war, Sierra Leone has rapidly expanded treatment for NTDs. What can other countries learn?  The Lancet recently published a report on gains made towards reaching the 2020 neglected tropical disease (NTD) elimination goals set by the 2012 London declaration. Despite being one of the world's poorest countries, Sierra Leone, in particular, has made incredible strides.

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A Facebook for Labcoats

Jaimon Joseph | IBN Live | September 23, 2011

Imagine a Facebook for scientists...A place where chemists, physicists, biologists, pharmaceutical experts all hang out. Where they upload notes, photos and detailed simulations from their latest research and invite their peers to comment and suggest improvements. Interestingly, such a site exists. Read More »

A Hologram Might Be Worth A Million Numbers

Kim Bellard | Blogspot: Kim Bellard Blog | November 24, 2014

I saw a fascinating article about how Fidelity, through their research arm Fidelity Labs, has released a virtual reality tool to portray financial information in a more visual manner -- not even using numbers.  I immediately thought about how this approach could apply to health care...

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A Revolution in Mobile Technologies is Taking Place in India

Anand Chandrasekaran | LinkedIn | May 26, 2014

Everyone knows India has changed in very obvious ways since the explosion of the technology economy...But what most Indians haven’t seen first hand is the revolution that mobile technology is bringing about in the small towns and rural areas of India...

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Africa’s Tech Edge

Dayo Olopade | The Atlantic | April 16, 2014

How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age

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All About SOPA, the Bill That Wants to Cripple Your Internet Very Soon

Adam Dachis | Life Hacker | December 16, 2011

SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, is another one of those bills that sounds like it's going to do something mildly positive but, in reality, has serious potential to negatively change the internet as we know it. It puts power in the hands of the entertainment industry to censor sites that allegedly "engage in, enable or facilitate" copyright infringement. This language vague enough to encompass sites you use every day, like Twitter and Facebook, making SOPA a serious problem. Here's how it works and what you can do about it.

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