EU can suspend new data transfer pact with U.S. if worried about privacy: Official

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  • Dec 10, 2015
BRUSSELS A new data transfer pact between the European Union and Washington will give the EU the right to pull the plug on the deal if it fears the United States is not safeguarding privacy enough, the EU Justice Commissioner said on Thursday. A previo...
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Pentagon awards $75 million for advanced textiles institute

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  • Apr 02, 2016
WASHINGTON Sensors that can detect tears in parachute nylons before they become deadly, troop uniforms studded with electronics that can sense chemical agents, and self-powered tents that can save fuel: the U.S. military is banking on a new public-priv...
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HP Inc's revenue misses Wall Street on weak PC, printer sales

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  • May 26, 2016
HP Inc (HPQ.N), which houses the former Hewlett-Packard Co's legacy hardware business, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as it struggles with weak demand for personal computers and printers.HP Inc's shares were down 2 percent at $11.96 in ...
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Software Tech Investment Risks and You

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  • Apr 27, 2016
We live in a connected world, and a connected world leads to more and more transparency. Transparency means also discovering things which were not obvious.So, a new fresh insight by Yoav Fisher on startup business and venture capitalists is that venture c...
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Thoughts On the 10th State of Agile Survey

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  • May 02, 2016
Just recently I reviewed the 9th Agile survey (read about it here) and now the 10th version is out (you can access the survey here), so I thought I'd provide an update. Given the results are not that different from the previous year, I will write this...
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U.S., Apple ratchet up rhetoric in fight over encryption

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  • Feb 21, 2016
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to comply with a judge's order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, portraying the tech giant's refusal a...
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Going places: machine beats top Go player in win for artificial intelligence

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  • Mar 09, 2016
SEOUL Google's AlphaGo computer program on Wednesday won the first of five matches against one of the world's top players of a complex board game, Go, marking a dramatic advance for the field of artificial intelligence (AI). South Korean professional ...
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Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep search bar on iPhone: Bloomberg

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  • Jan 22, 2016
Google Inc paid Apple Inc (AAPL.O) $1 billion in 2014 to keep its search bar on the iPhone, Bloomberg reported, citing a transcript of court proceedings related to a copyright lawsuit filed by Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) against the search giant.Google, a uni...
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Jackie Chan shoots a few Bollywood dance moves for his next film

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  • Apr 05, 2016
Jackie Chan is in India, shooting for his latest film Kung Fu Yoga in the historic city of Jodhpur in western India. The actor was recently spotted shooting a Bollywood-style dance number for film. See also: Priyanka Chopra's voice thrills in the first Hi...
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Facebook's LGBT Mardi Gras float revealed in first photographs

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  • Feb 15, 2016
Australia's first Facebook float has been spotted in an inner city warehouse. The vibrant float, which features a prominent "like" symbol and a glittery rainbow, is being stored in the Sydney suburb of Alexandria, according to photographs sent to Mashable...
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