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Tuesday, September 2, 2014


COIN DESK: 5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation  http://www.coindesk.com/5-us-states-poised-promote-bitcoin-friendly-regulation/

BLOOMBERG: Novartis Rises Most in Three Years on Heart-Drug Trial  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-01/novartis-rises-most-in-five-months-on-heart-drug-trial.html?cmpid=linkedin.company

How Do You Reformat the Drive on a Martian Rover?  http://www.21stcentech.com/reformat-drive-martian-rover/

CALTECH: Nanoscience and the Future of Biology  http://www.caltech.edu/content/nanoscience-and-future-biology

WALL STREET JOURNAL: FBI Probes Possible Computer Hacking Incident at J.P. Morgan  http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/08/27/fbi-probes-possible-computer-hacking-incident-at-j-p-morgan/?mod=WSJBlog

POPULAR SCIENCE: You Built What?! The 200-MPG Aerocycle  http://www.popsci.com/diy/article/2010-06/you-built-what-aerocycle

ANDRES: Innovation Versus Strategy? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140902025537-34427457-innovation-versus-strategy

Contextual Intelligence? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140902031904-34427457-contextual-intelligence

REUTERS: Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/02/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GS10C20140902

REUTERS:  U.S. forces carry out operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/02/us-usa-somalia-shabaab-idUSKBN0GX01L20140902

REUTERS:  From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/02/us-oil-exports-usa-idUSKBN0GW31L20140902

DER SPIEGEL:  Failed Diplomacy: NATO Hardliners Push for Firmer Stance against Russia  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/pressure-mounts-for-more-aggressive-stance-against-russia-a-989216.html

THE FALL OF THE WEST. DER SPIEGEL:  Islamist Influx: Several Radicalized Ex-German Soldiers in Iraq  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/german-weapons-for-kurds-may-be-used-on-radicalized-german-soldiers-a-989194.html

STRATFOR:  Terrorism as Theater   http://www.stratfor.com/weekly/terrorism-theater#axzz3C8DrdclS

STRATFOR:  The U.K. Seizes Upon EU Weakness as a Chance to Gain Reforms  http://www.stratfor.com/sample/analysis/uk-seizes-upon-eu-weakness-chance-gain-reforms

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Monday, September 1, 2014


WIRED: Bitcoin’s Earliest Adopter Is Cryonically Freezing His Body to See the Future  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/hal-finney/

THE DAILY SIGNAL: China, With an Eye to the U.S., Is Aggressively Building Up Their Military  http://dailysignal.com/2014/08/31/china-eye-u-s-aggressively-building-military/

NEW YORK TIMES: With $30 Million More in Hand, IFTTT Looks to the Internet of Things  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/with-30-million-more-in-hand-ifttt-looks-to-the-internet-of-things/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES: Google Joins Amazon in Dreams of Drone Delivery  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/google-joins-amazon-in-dreams-of-drone-delivery/

FOX NEWS: Hill intelligence leaders urge Obama to form ISIS strategy, ahead of NATO summit  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/31/hill-intelligence-panel-leaders-urge-obama-to-develop-is-syria-strategy-ahead/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fpolitics+%28Internal+-+Politics+-+Text%29

In Dramatic Times, Profiting From Your Calculated Risks! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140831230829-34427457-in-dramatic-times-profiting-from-your-calculated-risks

HUFF POST: Apple To Include Mobile Payments In Next iPhone: Reports  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/31/apple-american-express_n_5744706.html?utm_hp_ref=technology

DER SPIEGEL:  A Two-Faced Friendship: Turkey Is 'Partner and Target' for the NSA  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/documents-show-nsa-and-gchq-spied-on-partner-turkey-a-989011.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Baltic Fears: NATO Debates Directing Missile Shield against Russia   http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/nato-considers-missle-shield-directed-against-russia-a-987899.html

THE TELEGRAPH:  Russia's stealth tactics outflanks West in Ukraine  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/11064879/Russias-stealth-tactics-outflanks-West-in-Ukraine.html

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Sunday, August 31, 2014


NEW YORK TIMES:  Resurgence in Oil and Gas Sector Spurs Merger Boom http://nyti.ms/1locgbo

WASHINGTON POST: Everything connected to the Internet, in one map  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/08/29/everything-connected-to-the-internet-in-one-map/

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Mind Reader: Meet The Man Who Records and Stores Your Thoughts, Dreams and Memories  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mind-reader-meet-man-who-records-stores-your-thoughts-dreams-memories-1463094

IN DOING THAT, THE WORLD ECONOMY, HANGING BADLY, WILL FINALLY FALL WITHOUT A FAIL.  FORBES: It's Time To Drive Russia Bankrupt -- Again  http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2014/03/03/its-time-to-drive-russia-bankrupt-again/

LIVE SCIENCE:  Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine, Astrophysicist Says  http://www.livescience.com/39159-time-travel-with-wormhole.html

EPOCH TIMES: 9 Scientists Who Dispute Einstein’s Theory of Gravity  http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/589863-9-scientists-who-dispute-the-theory-of-gravity/

WORLD NUCLEAR NEWS: Russian assistance on three continents  http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-Russian_assistance_on_three_continents-2308134.html

STUPID, GO WIND AND SOLAR. FORBES: IKEA Buys Irish Wind Farm, Continues Trend Of Large Retailers Investing In Renewables  http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/2013/08/14/ikea-buys-irish-wind-farm-continues-trend-of-large-retailers-investing-in-renewables/

E.U. HAS IGNORANTLY POLARIZED THEM INTO AN ALL-OUT WAR. BBC: Russian rouble falls to new low on sanctions threat  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28986360

SWISS INFO: Private banks open up to new era of transparency  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/private-banks-open-up-to-new-era-of-transparency/40579186?rss=true&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

REUTERS: Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GS10C20140830

REUTERS: Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-usa-obama-threat-idUSKBN0GU0TP20140830

REUTERS: China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-china-hongkong-idUSKBN0GU04M20140830

REUTERS: Digital Ally says camera inquiries up five-fold after Ferguson shooting  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/29/us-digital-ally-forecast-idUSKBN0GT2JQ20140829

REUTERS: Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-usa-microsoft-emails-idUSKBN0GT2GV20140830

JOBS AND THE OLD ECONOMY NOT COMING BACK. REUTERS: Worried EU leaders call jobs, growth summit for October 7  www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-eu-economy-summit-growth-idUSKBN0GU0LC20140830

TIME MONEY: WATCH: We Try Out NYC’s First Bitcoin ATM  http://time.com/money/3211803/heres-what-happened-when-we-used-nycs-first-bitcoin-atm/

NEW YORK TIMES: Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/nyregion/students-inventing-programs-to-streamline-their-colleges-data.html?partner=socialflow&smid=tw-nytimesbusiness&_r=0

SCIENCE ALERT: Scientists have “unexpectedly” found a vaccine that completely blocks HIV infection in monkeys   http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142908-26093.html

EXTREME TECH: DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188908-darpas-tiny-implants-will-hook-directly-into-your-nervous-system-treat-diseases-and-depression-without-medication

PHYS ORG: What time is it in the universe? http://m.phys.org/news/2014-08-universe.html

Canadian Provincial Premiers Decide on a National Energy Strategy that Includes Climate Change Action  http://www.21stcentech.com/canadian-provincial-premiers-decide-national-energy-strategy-includes-climate-change-action/

THE GUARDIAN: Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/five-trends-corporate-social-responsbility-global-movement

The 9 Rules of Making Love to your Prospective Fortune 500  Client Successfully! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140831012719-34427457-the-9-rules-to-making-love-to-your-fortune-500-prospective-client-successfully

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Friday, August 29, 2014

 MASHABLE: EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars http://mashable.com/2014/08/02/emdrive-mars-momentum/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: The Real Reason Companies Are Spending Less on Tech http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/08/the-real-reason-companies-are-spending-less-on-tech/?utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=Socialflow

THE VERGE: Biohacking meets 'The O.C.' in this trailer for BitTorrent's sci-fi 'Children of the Machine'  http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/19/6046359/biohacking-meets-the-oc-in-trailer-for-children-of-the-machine

MOTHERBOARD: BitTorrent Is Making a Sci-Fi Show About a Techno Future Where We Use BitTorrent   http://motherboard.vice.com/read/bittorrent-is-making-a-sci-fi-show-about-a-techno-future-where-we-use-bittorrent

INFOWORLD: The rise of machines that learn  http://www.infoworld.com/t/big-data/the-rise-of-machines-learn-248037

CBS NEWS: Smart shirts arrive at U.S. Open  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ralph-lauren-smart-tech-shirts-at-us-open-tennis/

THE DESERT SUN: Time running out for California in Tesla deal  http://www.desertsun.com/story/tech/science/energy/2014/08/28/california-tesla-deal-running/14765443/

ABC NEWS: Britain Ups Terror Threat Level from 'Substantial' to 'Severe'   http://abcnews.go.com/International/video/britain-ups-terror-threat-level-substantial-severe-25181597?tab=9482931&section=1206828

ABC NEWS: Iceland Volcano Threatens Major Travel Disruption   http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/iceland-volcano-threatens-major-travel-disruption-25172763

CREDIT SESAME: Fundemental Lessons Learned From the 1.2 Billion Russian Password Hack  http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/lessons-from-russian-password-hack/

BUSINESS INSIDER: JPMORGAN: The Russian Stock Market Is On The Brink Of A 'Lehman-Style Shock'  http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-29/jpmorgan-warns-military-escalation-ukraine-may-lead-lehman-style-shock#ixzz3BpBG7HIx

VOXXI: From Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes, all underwater  http://voxxi.com/2014/08/28/travel-san-francisco-shanghai-100-minute/

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Satellite Lost In Space? We’ll Tow It, Says Israeli Startup   http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/08/27/satellite-lost-in-space-well-tow-it-says-israeli-startup/

IN THE WEST THEY WANT M.A.D. WIII. THE MOSCOW TIMES: Don't Mess With Nuclear Russia, Putin Warns at Youth Camp http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/tmt/506145.html

REUTERS: Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/29/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GS10C20140829

SCIENCE MAG: Rebooting memory with magnets  http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2014/08/rebooting-memory-magnets?rss=1

MARKET WATCH:  Merkel briefly considers possibility she might be wrong  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/merkel-briefly-considers-possibility-she-might-be-wrong-2014-08-29?link=sfmw

REUTERS:  Islamic State's appeal presents Jordan with new test  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/29/us-jordan-security-islamicstate-idUSKBN0GT1CO20140829

THE GERMANS AND SCANDINAVIANS, STUPID!  NORWAY TODAY: Oslo is among the world's ten most millionaire dense bye  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=12550

NORWAY TODAY: Sweden increases military readiness  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=12549

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Thursday, August 28, 2014


THE TELEGRAPH: IMF chief Christine Lagarde placed under investigation in €400m fraud and corruption case  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11058608/IMF-chief-Christine-Lagarde-placed-under-investigation-in-400m-fraud-and-corruption-case.html

CIO: Department of Labor Doing IT Consolidation, Centralization Amid Tight Budget   http://www.cio.com/article/2599254/government-use-of-it/department-of-labor-doing-it-consolidation-centralization-amid-tight-budget.html

CIO: Facebook Vows to Destroy Click Bait and the Results Could Be Shocking   http://www.cio.com/article/2599805/social-media/facebook-vows-to-destroy-click-bait-and-the-results-could-be-shocking.html

CIO: NASA Spacecraft En Route to Historic Look at Mysterious Pluto  http://www.cio.com/article/2489093/government/nasa-spacecraft-en-route-to-historic-look-at-mysterious-pluto.html

EXTREME TECH: Smartphone usage surges while PCs show startling decline in new worldwide study  http://www.extremetech.com/computing/188314-smartphone-usage-surges-while-pcs-show-startling-decline-in-new-worldwide-study

EXTREME TECH: A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188667-a-fully-transparent-solar-cell-that-could-make-every-window-and-screen-a-power-source

ANDRES: IF THE GLOBAL CURRENT STATE OF GEOPOLITICAL AFFAIRS REMAIN AND GO ON, THERE WILL NEVER BE A TECHNOLOGICAL SINGULARITY, BUT AN EXISTENTIAL DISRUPTIONAL SINGULARITY.

REUTERS: Exclusive: U.S. may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-usa-secrets-iran-idUSKBN0GS2DZ20140828

REUTERS: Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-china-usa-military-idUSKBN0GS2MZ20140828

REUTERS: Ukraine president accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GS10C20140828

REUTERS: West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-health-ebola-idUSKBN0GS1SU20140828

REUTERS: Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-samsung-elec-smartwatch-idUSKBN0GS0EK20140828

REUTERS: Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-apartheid-lawsuit-idUSKBN0GS2P120140828

LIVE SCIENCE: Wearable Tech is No Fad (Op-Ed)  http://www.livescience.com/47183-wearable-tech-is-no-fad.html

THE GUARDIAN: Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/five-trends-corporate-social-responsbility-global-movement

POPULAR SCIENCE: This Weird Tumbleweed Robot Might Change Planetary Exploration  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/architectural-robot-explore-other-worlds

DER SPIEGEL:  The Auschwitz Files: Why the Last SS Guards Will Go Unpunished  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/the-german-judiciary-failed-approach-to-auschwitz-and-holocaust-a-988082.html

DER SPIEGEL:  'Yes' or 'No'? A Divided Scotland Confronts Independence Vote  http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/scotland-divided-ahead-of-approaching-independence-referendum-a-988064.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Factory and Lab: Israel's War Business  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/defense-industry-the-business-of-war-in-israel-a-988245.html

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: NSA’s ‘MonsterMind’ could automate cyber war http://i-hls.com/2014/08/nsas-monstermind-automate-cyber-war/

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: Cybersecurity remains a gray area for NATO  http://i-hls.com/2014/08/cybersecurity-remains-gray-area-nato/

BDC Innovation Growth Funds by Lucas Wyrsch at CAFPS Winter Event at http://www.slideshare.net/LucasWyrsch/2013-11-24winter-eventlucaslast

ANDRES: "Can We Kaisen “... the here and the now..." Notion?" http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140828231400-34427457-can-we-kaisen-the-here-and-the-now-notion

THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: The Syrian Marshall Plan http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141940/adam-heffez-and-noam-raydan/the-syrian-marshall-plan

KAI: Sorting out circulating tumor cells in the blood with sound waves http://www.kurzweilai.net/sorting-out-circulating-tumor-cells-in-the-blood-with-sound-waves

KAI: Atoms to product: aiming to make nanoscale benefits life-sized  http://www.kurzweilai.net/atoms-to-product-aiming-to-make-nanoscale-benefits-life-sized

KAI: Tissue regeneration using anti-inflammatory nanomolecules  http://www.kurzweilai.net/tissue-regeneration-using-anti-inflammatory-nanomolecules

NBC NEWS: Google's 'Project Wing' Is Testing Delivery Drones in Australia  http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/googles-project-wing-testing-delivery-drones-australia-n191536

MASHABLE: Stephen Hawking Reminds Us What Ice Bucket Challenge Is All About  http://mashable.com/2014/08/28/stephen-hawking-als/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link

TECHCRUNCH: HP Desperately Wants To Be Innovative Again  http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/28/hp-desperately-tries-to-be-innovative-again-with-latest-proliant-servers/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

CIO: 9 Secrets to Project Management Success  http://www.cio.com/article/2599794/project-management/9-secrets-to-project-management-success.html

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Rise Of The Crypto Phone  http://www.popsci.com/article/gadgets/rise-crypto-technology

BLOOMBERG: Russian Hackers Said to Loot Gigabytes of Big Bank Data  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-28/russian-hackers-said-to-loot-gigabytes-of-big-bank-data.html

EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION. THE GUARDIAN: Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/behavioural-insights/targeting-human-emotions-marketing-sustainability

ALPHA GALILEO: An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society? http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=144764&CultureCode=en

SCIENCE DAILY: Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140825100049.htm

MDTAG: Tiny Biosensors Developed to Reveal Electrical Interaction Between Heart Muscle Cells  http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2014/08/tiny-biosensors-developed-reveal-electrical-interaction-between-heart-muscle-cells

FAST COMPANY: What Does Google's "Don't Be Evil" Actually Mean After Snowden?  http://www.fastcoexist.com/3034969/what-does-googles-dont-be-evil-actually-mean-after-snowden

REUTERS: Scientists solve mystery of moving Death Valley rocks  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/29/us-usa-rocks-mystery-idUSKBN0GS2QT20140829?feedType=RSS&feedName=scienceNews

THE ECONOMIST: CHINA IS THE LARGEST ECONOMY.  What China wants www.economist.com/news/essays/21609649-china-becomes-again-worlds-largest-economy-it-wants-respect-it-enjoyed-centuries-past-it-does-not

NEW SCIENTIST: 3D-printed books make pictures real for blind children  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329844.500-3dprinted-books-make-pictures-real-for-blind-children.html#.U__M0WMb8mw

NEW SCIENTIST: Fish reared on land replay the transition to four legs  http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26109-fish-reared-on-land-replay-the-transition-to-four-legs.html#.U__ND2Mb8mw

AMERICAN SCIENTIST: The Superorganism Revolution  http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2014/5/the-superorganism-revolution

AMERICAN SCIENTIST: New Information from Ancient Genomes  http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2014/5/new-information-from-ancient-genomes

NATURE: Network Science and the Effects of Music Preference on Functional Brain Connectivity: From Beethoven to Eminem http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140828/srep06130/full/srep06130.html

NATURE: Bidirectional switch of the valence associated with a hippocampal contextual memory engram  http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13725.html

TODAY ONLINE: Driverless cars may be closer to reality  http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/driverless-cars-may-be-closer-reality

SECURITY INFO WATCH: Biometric authentication moves beyond science fiction  http://www.securityinfowatch.com/article/11670332/dr-steven-hausman-looks-at-the-strengths-and-weaknesses-of-current-biometric-authentication-technologies

FOREIGN POLICY:  Lady al Qaeda: The World's Most Wanted Woman  http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/08/26/lady_al_qaeda_the_worlds_most_wanted_woman

BUSINESSWEEK: Do Dying Patients Have a Right to Try Experimental Drugs? http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-21/do-dying-patients-have-a-right-to-try-experimental-drugs-libertarians-say-yes

SIX SENSE AND CORRUPTION HAVE NO GENDER. REUTERS: IMF's Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case  http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/08/27/uk-imf-lagarde-idUKKBN0GR0SN20140827

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: National debt has doubled since financial crisis: budget office http://washingtonexaminer.com/article/2552493/

FORBES: Wells Fargo Launches FinTech Innovation Lab  http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomgroenfeldt/2014/08/27/wells-fargo-launches-fintech-innovation-lab/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

EXPRESS: A cure for ALL cancers is on the way as scientists make major breakthrough  http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/454188/EXCLUSIVE-Cure-for-ALL-cancers-is-on-the-way-as-scientists-discover-major-breakthrough

HUFF POST: What Is Competency-Based Education, and Why Does It Matter?  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julian-l-alssid/what-is-competencybased-e_b_5716779.html

NEW YORK TIMES: JPMorgan and Other Banks Struck by Cyberattack  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/technology/hackers-target-banks-including-jpmorgan.html?_r=0

BLOOMBERG: FBI Examining Whether Russia Is Tied to JPMorgan Hacking    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-27/fbi-said-to-be-probing-whether-russia-tied-to-jpmorgan-hacking.html

REUTERS: Islamic State executes soldiers, takes hostages at Syria base - social media  http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/uk-syria-crisis-idUKKBN0GR0N520140828

REUTERS: Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion  http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/08/27/uk-ukraine-crisis-idUKKBN0GQ0RD20140827

REUTERS: Germany’s renewed hegemony isn’t something Europe needs to fear  http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2014/08/22/europe-bows-to-germany-merkel-and-that-might-be-a-good-thing/

KAI: Helping researchers cope with the medical literature knowledge explosion  http://www.kurzweilai.net/helping-researchers-cope-with-the-medical-literature-knowledge-explosion

KAI: Stanford bioengineers close to brewing opioid painkillers  http://www.kurzweilai.net/stanford-bioengineers-close-to-brewing-opioid-painkillers

KAI: Children with autism have extra synapses in brain  http://www.kurzweilai.net/children-with-autism-have-extra-synapses-in-brain

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: The American Dream Is an Illusion  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141932/gregory-clark/the-american-dream-is-an-illusion

I. SPECTRUM: DARPA Project Starts Building Human Memory Prosthetics  http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/bionics/darpa-project-starts-building-human-memory-prosthetics

BBC: France's jobless total rises sharply in July  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28959526

FIRST OFFICER SPOCK: "...Only Nixon can go to China ..."

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Switzerland Extends Sanctions on Five Russian Banks  http://online.wsj.com/articles/switzerland-extends-sanctions-on-five-unnamed-russian-banks-1409151869

CORRUPTION, MEDIOCRITY, LACK OF QUALITY ASSURANCE. BBC: HP recalls more than six million 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking 'martyrdom' with ISIS in Syria  http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-jihadi-seeking-martyrdom-with-isis-in-syria

POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-startups-leading-tech-world

SECURITY AFFAIRS: Foreign hackers stole Flight MH370 data from investigators  http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/27693/hacking/hackers-stole-flight-mh370-data.html

ISIS Is Entering U.S. Through Our Open Southern Borders  http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=24453

TECH TIMES: New satellite images show rapid decline of ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica  http://www.techtimes.com/articles/13633/20140822/new-satellite-images-show-rapid-decline-of-ice-sheets-in-greenland-antarctica.htm?utm_content=buffer39464&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

BLOOMBERG: China Said to Consider $16 Billion EV-Charging Fund   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-26/china-said-to-consider-16-billion-ev-charging-funding.html

MORE HACKERS. COMPUTERWORLD: Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to enterprises http://www.computerworld.com/article/2598551/malware-vulnerabilities/shadow-cloud-services-pose-a-growing-risk-to-enterprises.html

POPULAR SCIENCE: Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military  http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/eastern-arsenal/hypersonic-gliders-scramjets-and-even-faster-things-coming-chinas

POPULAR SCIENCE: What Will Wisconsin Look Like In The Future?  http://www.popsci.com/article/science/what-will-wisconsin-look-future?dom=PSC&loc=recent&lnk=4&con=what-will-wisconsin-look-like-in-the-future&utm_content=bufferc3df2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

PLOS ONE: Transcriptomic Analysis of Tail Regeneration in the Lizard Anolis carolinensis Reveals Activation of Conserved Vertebrate Developmental and Repair Mechanisms  http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0105004

BANK INVESTMENT CONSULTANT: Dementia: The Growing Retirement Risk  http://www.bankinvestmentconsultant.com/news/client/dementia-the-growing-retirement-risk-2690230-1.html?zkPrintable=1&nopagination=1

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Changing Corporate Culture Is Hard. Here’s How Lenovo Did It.  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/08/26/changing-corporate-culture-is-hard-heres-how-lenovo-did-it/?mod=ST1&utm_content=bufferdb5e1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

SECURITY WEEK: Personal Details of 27 Million South Koreans Stolen by Hacker  http://www.securityweek.com/personal-details-27-million-south-koreans-stolen-hacker

WASHINGTON POST: For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/for-sale-systems-that-can-secretly-track-where-cellphone-users-go-around-the-globe/2014/08/24/f0700e8a-f003-11e3-bf76-447a5df6411f_story.html?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

REUTERS: Google buys video-processing service provider Zync Render http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-google-deals-idUSKBN0GQ1WJ20140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews

SCIENCE DAILY: Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140825100049.htm

HUFF POST: Bill, Melinda Gates Donate $1 Million To Gun Control Campaign http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/25/bill-gates-gun-control_n_5711529.html

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Hypersonic Weapon Developed by US Military Explodes After Lift-Off Due to 'Malfunction'  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/hypersonic-weapon-developed-by-us-military-explodes-after-lift-off-due-malfunction-1462544

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Could Microsoft's DeLorean System Change Cloud-Game Streaming?  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/could-microsofts-delorean-system-change-cloud-game-streaming-1462678

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight: How to Protect Your Business  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/cyber-threats-hiding-plain-sight-how-protect-your-business-1460397

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Facebook Cracks Down on News Feed 'Click-Bait'  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/facebook-cracks-down-news-feed-click-bait-1462644

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Lockmakers Beware: 3D-Printed 'Bump' Skeleton Key Can Crack High Security Locks  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/lockmakers-beware-3d-printed-bump-skeleton-key-can-crack-high-security-locks-1462688

MICROSOFT: Quantum Computing 101  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg8iCnQTLfM#b07g29t20w14

YAHOO FINANCE: Wave and Tidal Energy Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020  https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/wave-tidal-energy-market-global-204600209.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

YAHOO FINANCE: Hydropower (Large, Small and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/hydropower-large-small-pumped-storage-192700305.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

FORBES: Teaching Business People How to Make Good Decisions  http://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2014/08/26/teaching-business-people-how-to-make-good-decisions/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

WASHINGTON POST: Coast Guard cutter fires warning shot at Iranian sailboat in brief altercation http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/08/26/coast-guard-cutter-fires-warning-shot-at-iranian-sailboat-in-brief-altercation/?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

MASHABLE: Report: Snapchat Valued at $10 Billion in Latest Investment http://mashable.com/2014/08/26/snapchat-10-billion-valuation/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link

REUTERS: AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-at-t-restructuring-idUSKBN0GQ27Q20140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

REUTERS: CFTC fines Merrill Lynch $1.2 million for client fee errors  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-cftc-merrill-idUSKBN0GQ27C20140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

REUTERS: GM ignition-switch fund receives claims for more than 100 deaths http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-gm-recall-compensation-idUSKBN0GQ27220140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

CHARLIE ROSE'S SIXTY MINUTES: Bill Gates 2.0  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPy0nWYYCFg

NEXT GOV: Thousands of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Years  http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/tens-thousands-weather-satellite-bugs-wont-be-fixed-years/92465/


REUTERS:  Kleiner to invest in messaging startup Snapchat at near-$10 billion valuation: report http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-snapchat-kleiner-idUSKBN0GQ2AA20140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

TECHCRUNCH: Seagate Ships An 8 Terabyte Hard Drive, Perfect For All Of Your Totally Legal And Not Pirated Stuff  http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/26/seagate-ships-an-8-terabyte-hard-drive-perfect-for-all-of-your-totally-legal-and-not-pirated-stuff/

BRITAIN'S MOST ACCOMPLISHED SCIENTIST AND ASTRONOMER ROYAL  Martin Rees PhD.: Can we prevent the end of the world?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMSU6k5-WXg

MASHABLE: The Australian Workplace of The Future Is Here and It's a Bit Blurry  http://mashable.com/2014/08/25/the-australian-workplace-of-the-future-is-here-and-its-a-bit-blurry/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=rss

MORE HACKERS. COMPUTER WEEKLY: IoT-enabled devices to top 40 billion by 2020, say researchers  http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240227341/IoT-enabled-devices-to-cross-40-billion-by-2020

KAI: ‘Robo Brain’ will teach robots everything from the Internet  http://www.kurzweilai.net/robo-brain-will-teach-robots-everything-from-the-internet

RED ORBIT: NASA Selects Proposals To Increase STEM Education At Community And Technical Colleges www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113213524/stem-education-grants-from-nasa-081514/#dZlwVw3XKwZ37mEE.99

KAI: How to enable the Internet of Things without batteries http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-could-enable-an-internet-of-things-without-batteries?utm_content=buffer4d1cc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Five things all Canadian cities should stop ignoring   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/five-things-all-canadian-cities-should-stop-ignoring/article20131211/

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Contextual Intelligence  http://hbr.org/2014/09/contextual-intelligence/ar/1

FORTUNE: New Bitcoin challenger launches  http://fortune.com/2014/07/31/stripe-launches-bitcoin-challenger-gives-it-away-for-free/

WIRED:      Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/multiverse/

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Electric Anticancer Helmet Battles Brain Tumors  http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/med-tech/the-electric-anticancer-helmet-16811299

IEET:  Can Brain Implants Make Us Smarter?  http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/brainupgrade20140826

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Global warming could be irreversible, UN report says   www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/science/global-warming-risks-being-irreversible-draft-un-report-says/article20210954/

An Advanced Society, Especially a Balkanized Advanced Society!  http://lifeboat.com/blog/2014/08/nonlinear-psychology

NEW YORK TIMES: Nonprofit Hospitals’ 2013 Revenue Lowest Since Recession, Report Says  www.nytimes.com/2014/08/27/business/nonprofit-hospitals-2013-revenue-lowest-since-recession-report-says.html?_r=0

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Future Of Urban Planning: Zoning For Drones  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/future-urban-planning-zoning-drones

Shakespeare: To Kaisen or not To Kaisen, To Fukushima or not to Fukushima! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140827052635-34427457-shakespeare-to-kaisen-or-not-to-kaisen-to-fukushima-or-not-to-fukushima

Monday, August 25, 2014


IPOLITICS: Canada’s investment in genomics is paying off  http://www.ipolitics.ca/2014/07/22/canadas-investment-in-genomics-is-paying-off/

FORBES: Why Predictive Shopping Might Be Bad For The Future  http://www.forbes.com/sites/privacynotice/2014/08/21/why-predictive-shopping-might-be-bad-for-the-future/

SILICON BEAT: Quake, rattle, and then roll out of bed  http://www.siliconbeat.com/2014/08/25/quake-rattle-and-then-roll-out-of-bed/

COINDESK: Visa Exec: Our Network Could Support Bitcoin Payments http://www.coindesk.com/visa-exec-network-support-bitcoin-payments/

NEW YORK TIMES: Modern Research Borne on a Relic http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/science/airships-that-carry-science-into-the-stratosphere.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES: Thumbtack, an Online Market for Services, Raises $100 Million  http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/08/20/thumbtack-an-online-market-for-services-raises-100-million/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=tw-share&_r=0

STATISTA: Snapchat More Popular Than Twitter Among Millennials  http://www.statista.com/chart/2570/most-popular-social-apps-among-millennials/

KAI: Autómata: a believable robot future  http://www.kurzweilai.net/automata-a-believable-robot-future

KAI: A new future for cloud computing http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-new-future-for-cloud-computing

REUTERS: No let-up in Gaza war, Israel moves to protect its economy  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/25/us-mideast-gaza-idUSKBN0GM11320140825

REUTERS: Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/25/us-amazon-com-twitch-idUSKBN0GP1N820140825

Brain to Brain Communication Using EEG Waves   http://guardianlv.com/2014/08/brain-to-brain-communication-using-eeg-waves-and-the-internet/

WIRED: The Data Scientist on a Quest to Turn Computers Into Doctors  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/enlitic/

BUSINESS INSIDER: How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our World  http://www.businessinsider.com/the-next-industrial-revolution-is-here-3d-printing-2014-8

BBC: Study creates 'time travel' illusion  http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28852538'

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine  http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580226/shanghai-san-francisco-100-minutes-chinese-supersonic-submarine

OIL PRICE: Natural Gas As A Trucking Fuel Fails To Deliver http://oilprice.com/Energy/Natural-Gas/Natural-Gas-As-A-Trucking-Fuel-Fails-To-Deliver.html

LONG NOW FOUNDATION: David Eagleman: Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization — Seminar Flashback  http://blog.longnow.org/02014/08/22/david-eagleman-steps-to-avert-the-collapse-of-civilization-a-seminar-flashback/

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Huge marijuana plantation spotted by hi-tech satellite in China's northeast  http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580721/chinese-satellite-identifies-big-marijuana-plantation-northeast

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: America in Decay. The Sources of Political Dysfunction By Francis Fukuyama http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141729/francis-fukuyama/america-in-decay

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  ISIS' Western Ambitions. Why Europe and the United States Could be the Militant Group's Next Target http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141611/robin-simcox/isis-western-ambitions

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141730/joseph-bottum/an-anxious-age-the-post-protestant-ethic-and-the-spirit-of-ameri

DER SPIEGEL:  Baltic Fears: NATO Debates Directing Missile Shield against Russia  http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/nato-considers-missle-shield-directed-against-russia-a-987899.html

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Islamic State an 'Ideological Threat' to Russia, Official Warns  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/islamic-state-an-ideological-threat-to-russia-official-warns/505834.html

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Ukraine's Independence Day Shows a Torn Country  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/multimedia/photogalleries/ukraines-independence-day-shows-a-torn-country/5378.html

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Claims Exclusion From NATO Summit on Ukraine  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russia-claims-exclusion-from-nato-summit-on-ukraine/505772.html

DIGITAL TRENDS: Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 24, 2014 Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/awesome-tech-cant-buy-yet-week-august-24-2014/#ixzz3BRaS4enC

MORE HACKERS. SECURITY INTELLIGENCE: The Administrator of Things (AoT) – A Side Effect of Smartification http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/the-administrator-of-things-aot-a-side-effect-of-smartification/

GOV TRANSFORMER:  GovTransformer: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain http://govtransformer.us/2014/08/govtransformer-iarpa-peeks-future-brain/

GOVLOOP: Six Words of Advice for the U.S. Digital Service - Plus the 7 Gov Stories  http://cdorobek.sharedby.co/share/hRrbXw

FORBES: Ebooks Will Make Us Dumber, Or They Won't  http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeremygreenfield/2014/08/20/will-ebooks-make-us-dumber/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

BUSINESS INSIDER: Technology That Could Make Your Smartphone Charge Twice As Fast Is Coming In 2015 Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/qnovo-fast-charging-for-smartphones-2014-8#ixzz3BRca9oS9

THE INDEPENDENT: 'France is totally bankrupt': French jobs minister Michel Sapin embarrasses Francois Hollande with shocking statement on state of the country's economy http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-is-totally-bankrupt-french-jobs-minister-michel-sapin-embarrasses-francois-hollande-with-shocking-statement-on-state-of-the-countrys-economy-8471077.html

THE INDEPENDENT: Pulitzer-winning scientist warns wildlife face a 'biological holocaust'  www.independent.co.uk/news/pulitzerwinning-scientist-warns-wildlife-face-a-biological-holocaust-9689902.html

THE INDEPENDENT: 7 best quadcopters and drones  http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/gadgets-tech/best-quadcopters-drones-9681235.html

CBC NEWS: France's government dissolves after minister criticizes fiscal policy  http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/france-s-government-dissolves-after-minister-criticizes-fiscal-policy-1.2745752

OFFSHORE WIND: Saab Seaeye Falcon Helps Japan Harness Offshore Wind  http://www.offshorewind.biz/2014/08/22/saab-seaeye-falcon-helps-japan-harness-offshore-wind/

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg  http://www.offshorewind.biz/2014/08/25/german-wind-energy-association-to-present-industrys-strength-at-windenergy-hamburg/

OFFSHORE WIND: Marine Ecological Surveys to Examine Seabed of Three UK Regions  http://www.offshorewind.biz/2014/08/22/marine-ecological-surveys-to-examine-seabed-of-three-uk-regions/

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg  http://www.offshorewind.biz/2014/08/25/german-wind-energy-association-to-present-industrys-strength-at-windenergy-hamburg/

THE NEW YORKER: Vladimir Putin's Americanism at http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/11/watching-eclipse

BBJ: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?  http://www.bbj.hu/opinion/should-japan-restart-its-nuclear-reactors_84018

CANBERRA TIMES: Australian Tax Office decides bitcoins are assets, not currency http://www.canberratimes.com.au/technology/technology-news/australian-tax-office-decides-bitcoins-are-assets-not-currency-20140820-1063gq.html

MOTHER EARTH NEWS: More Than 36 U.S. Nuclear Reactors at Risk of Early Retirement  www.motherearthnews.com/renewable-energy/nuclear-reactors-at-risk-of-early-retirement-zm0z1307zsal.aspx#axzz3BRipzP00

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: The Landmark file: Inside Canadian cyber-security agency’s 'target the world' strategy   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/the-landmark-file-inside-canadian-cyber-security-agencys-target-the-world-strategy/article20179786/

NO CAMELS: Medigus Created The World’s Smallest Camera Now Being Used By NASA Robots  http://nocamels.com/2014/08/medigus-created-the-worlds-smallest-camera-now-being-used-by-nasa-robots

NEW YORK TIMES: As Peace Talks Approach, Militants Humiliate Prisoners in Ukraine http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/world/europe/russia-ukraine.html

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: U.S. Court Overturns Law Limiting Biotech Crops on Hawaiian island   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-court-overturns-law-limiting-biotech-crops-on-hawaiian-island/

NEW YORK TIMES: Save the Fav, Twitter’s Digital Body Language  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/save-the-fav-twitters-digital-body-language/?smid=tw-share

INSIDE BIGDATA: Solix Announces Solix Big Data Suite  http://inside-bigdata.com/2014/08/25/solix-announces-solix-big-data-suite/

MASHABLE: The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now  http://mashable.com/2014/08/21/most-connected-man/

BUSINESS INSIDER: Amazon Is Turning Into Google  http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-is-google-2014-8

FCW: NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the British IT influence   http://fcw.com/articles/2014/08/25/news-in-brief-august-25.aspx?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

TED: Can we prevent the end of the world?  http://www.ted.com/talks/martin_rees_can_we_prevent_the_end_of_the_world?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TEDTalks_video+%28TEDTalks+Main+%28SD%29+-+Site%29

BUSINESS INSIDER: 9 Impressive Stats About Twitch That Show Why Amazon Just Purchased It For $970 Million   http://www.businessinsider.com/statistics-about-twitch-2014-8

NEWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives  http://www.newsweek.com/2014/07/11/developments-quantum-physics-are-about-transform-our-daily-lives-257093.html

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: James Gorman on the Future of Finance: Big Banks Will Get Bigger  http://online.wsj.com/articles/james-gorman-on-the-future-of-finance-big-banks-will-get-bigger-1404762062

LET'S CONCENTRATE ON TODAY. TECHREPUBLIC: How big data is going to help feed nine billion people by 2050  http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-big-data-is-going-to-help-feed-9-billion-people-by-2050/

YAHOO NEWS: U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State  http://news.yahoo.com/u-prepares-military-options-syria-against-islamic-state-185228103.html

YAHOO NEWS: WATCH: This Is the World’s First Self-Fueled Lawn Mower  https://www.yahoo.com/tech/douglas-kennedy-reports-on-e-mow-the-worlds-95527366604.html

YAHOO NEWS: After Ferguson, Calls Mount for Police to Wear Body Cams https://www.yahoo.com/tech/after-ferguson-calls-mount-for-police-to-wear-body-95457297604.html

YAHOO NEWS:  A Quantified Life: Former Facebook Designer Uses Tech to Track All of His Activities  https://www.yahoo.com/tech/nicholas-felton-an-information-designer-who-used-95391976679.html

POPULAR SCIENCE: Watch A Robot Ride A Hovercycle http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/watch-robot-ride-hovercycle

SCIENCE DAILY: Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol, a key commodity for chemicals and fuels http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140731145414.htm?utm_content=buffer450c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

PHYS ORG: India's maiden Mars mission one month out from red planet arrival   http://phys.org/news/2014-08-india-maiden-mars-mission-month.html

SCIENCE NEWS: Physics research removes outcome unpredictability of ultracold atomic reactions http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/08/25/physics.research.removes.outcome.unpredictability.ultracold.atomic.reactions

SCIENCE WORLD REPORT: Scientists Uncover Evolutionary History of Honeybees  http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/16805/20140825/scientists-uncover-evolutionary-history-honeybees.htm

CANADA NOW: NASA Confrims 30 to 50% of Arctic Sea Ice Has Thinned http://www.ecanadanow.com/science/2014/08/24/nasa-confrims-30-to-50-of-arctic-sea-ice-has-thinned/

AMD looks to aid small system builders with new Power Packs   http://www.channelbuzz.ca/2014/08/amd-looks-aid-small-system-builders-new-power-packs-10539/

REUTERS:  U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept     http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/26/us-usa-china-military-idUSKBN0GP20G20140826?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter

MONET CNN: 3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/25/pf/insurance/earthquake-insurance-cost/index.html

FOX NEWS: Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/25/federal-judge-strikes-down-california-gun-purchase-waiting-period-in-some-cases/?cmpid=cmty_twitter_fn

REUTERS: Exclusive: Chevron seeks up to $1.5 billion for Canadian oil project - sources  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/25/us-chevron-duvernay-investor-exclusive-idUSKBN0GP20220140825?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

THE TELEGRAPH:  Egypt and UAE ‘launched air strikes against Libyan Islamists’  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/11055436/Egypt-and-UAE-launched-air-strikes-against-Libyan-Islamists.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL: It's Time to Take Artificial Intelligence Seriously  http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/its-time-to-take-artificial-intelligence-seriously-1408922644-lMyQjAxMTA0MDIwNTEyNDUyWj?utm_content=7488576&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

TECHDIRT: DailyDirt: Quantum Computers Are Both Here And Not Here... https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20100601/0431439644/dailydirt-quantum-computers-are-both-here-not-here.shtml

BLOOMBERG: Indonesia Seen Beating Thailand in Auto Sales: Chart of the Day
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-25/indonesia-seen-beating-thailand-in-auto-sales-chart-of-the-day.html

DISCOVERY: What do you know about molecular imaging?  http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity/topics/molecular-imaging-quiz.htm?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Discovery&hootPostID=805d48796fc00ff3120729ebd896e7f6

Sunday, August 24, 2014


DEFENSE UPDATE: US Navy to test powerful, mobile laser weapon against drones  http://defense-update.com/20140813_laser-gbad.html#.U_pVzmMb8mx

PRAVDA RU:  US threatened by Russia's Christianity  http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/01-07-2013/124992-russia_christianity-0/

INFORMATION WEEK: 9 Technologies That Power New York City http://www.informationweek.com/government/mobile-and-wireless/9-technologies-that-power-new-york-city/d/d-id/1298056

Indiana police move cautiously on use of drones http://www.thefutureisunmanned.com/indiana-police-move-cautiously-on-use-of-drones/?sthash.h7zbLt5B.mjjo

THE TELEGRAPH: Welcome to the university of the future http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11052768/Welcome-to-the-university-of-the-future.html

THE TELEGRAPH: What has Singularity University brought the world? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11053005/What-has-Singularity-University-brought-the-world.html

"...If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever..." - Saint Thomas Aquinas


NEUROSCIENCE NEWS: Neuroscience and Big Data: How to Find Simplicity in the Brain  http://neurosciencenews.com/machine-learning-dimensionality-reduction-1257/

SAN FRANCISCO GATE: Little-known fault suspected in Northern California quake  http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Bay-Area-quake-struck-on-long-dormant-fault-USGS-5708819.php

USA TODAY: 15 biggest employers in the world  http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/08/24/24-7-wall-st-biggest-employers/14443001/

NEWSWEEK: Smuggled Bushmeat Is Ebola's Back Door to America  http://www.newsweek.com/2014/08/29/smuggled-bushmeat-ebolas-back-door-america-265668.html

FORBES: 6 Common Mistakes Even Investing Pros Make  www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2014/08/22/6-common-mistakes-even-investing-pros-make/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

THE ATLANTIC: The Island Nation That Bought a Back-Up Property   http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/The-Island-Nation-That-Bought-a-Back-Up-Property/378617/

Saturday, August 23, 2014

 
ECNS: Anti-monopoly actions unlikely to affect Swiss companies  http://www.ecns.cn/business/2014/08-23/131141.shtml

FORBES: Here's How Obama's Russia Sanctions Will Destroy Vladimir Putin  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2014/04/28/heres-how-obamas-sanctions-will-destroy-vladimir-putin/

HUFF POST: 150 Years After the First Geneva Convention, Switzerland and the ICRC Call for Greater Respect for International Humanitarian Law  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/didier-burkhalter/150-years-after-the-first_b_5702658.html

ABC NEWS: Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan urges Australia to wean world off uranium, focus on renewables  www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-22/move-towards-renewables-former-japanese-pm-tells-australia/5691118

FORBES: Here's What Ukraine's Poroshenko Should Offer Vladimir Putin Next Week In Minsk... Nothing  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2014/08/23/heres-what-ukraines-poroshenko-and-the-west-should-offer-vladimir-putin-next-week-in-minsk/

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Alexander Dugin and the Philosophy Behind Putin's Invasion of Crimea http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141080/anton-barbashin-and-hannah-thoburn/putins-brain

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Japan's Offshore Wind Power Rises within Sight of Fukushima Nuclear Plant  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/japans-offshore-wind-power-rises-within-sight-of-fukushima-nuclear-plant/

BLOOMBERG: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Starts Generating  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-11/fukushima-floating-offshore-wind-turbine-starts-generating-power.html

REUTERS: Fancy flying to work on a Hoverbike? https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/video/hoverbike-aims-aviation-level-170018218.html

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Tell Us How You Would Upgrade Your Brain   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/if-you-could-upgrade-your-brain-what-would-you-change/

FASTCOEXIST: The Promise Of A Cancer Drug Developed By Artificial Intelligence  http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033737/the-promise-of-a-cancer-drug-developed-by-artificial-intelligence

FORBES: Alien Artifacts On The Moon?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2014/07/23/crowdsourcing-the-search-for-alien-artifacts/

SCIENCE ALERT: Alzheimer’s patients to be treated with the blood of under-30s  http://pda.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142108-26046.html

DISCOVERY: Google Aims to Archive All Human Knowledge http://news.discovery.com/tech/robotics/google-aims-to-archive-all-human-knowledge-140821.htm?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=DNewsSocial
 
NANOWERKL A breakthrough in imaging gold nanoparticles to atomic resolution by electron microscopy http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=37048.php#ixzz3BFch8go4

SPLOID: Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space  http://sploid.gizmodo.com/space-station-cosmonauts-find-life-in-the-vacuum-of-spa-1624978001?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can we make our cities carbon-free? http://forumblog.org/2014/07/growing-green-cities/?utm_content=buffer42062&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Google: the search engine pioneering our future  http://forumblog.org/2014/08/google-search-engine-technology-pioneer/

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can central bankers avoid another financial crisis?  http://forumblog.org/2014/08/central-bankers-guardians-finance/

REUTERS: Obama orders review of police use of military hardware: official  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-usa-missouri-shooting-militarization-idUSKBN0GN0O920140823

REUTERS: Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-ukraine-crisis-aid-convoy-idUSKBN0GM0IS20140823

REUTERS: Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-mideast-gaza-idUSKBN0GM11320140823

REUTERS: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-apple-iphone-idUSKBN0GM0N620140822

REUTERS: Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-amazon-com-advertising-idUSKBN0GM27420140823

REUTERS: Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-walgreen-outage-idUSKBN0GM21O20140822

REUTERS: Obama tech policy maven moves to Silicon Valley role http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-government-tech-idUSKBN0GM1Y820140823

BBC: Why reprogramming tiny life could reap rich rewards  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140821-why-we-should-make-new-lifeforms

DER SPIEGEL: A Crazy Plan for a Mars Colony  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/project-seeks-to-colonize-the-red-planet-a-987080.html

DER SPIEGEL: Is the Islamic State Beating Al-Qaida? http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/brookings-scholar-explains-the-disturbing-rise-of-the-islamic-state-a-987294.html

THE GUARDIAN: US 'set to launch air strikes' on senior Isis terror chiefs in Syria http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/23/us-air-strikes-isis-commanders-syria-considered

THE GUARDIAN: Ebola outbreak: British national living in Sierra Leone tests positive for virus www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/23/ebola-outbreak-british-national-sierra-leone-tests-positive

THE GUARDIAN: Volcanic eruption beneath Iceland's Dyngjujökull glacier sparks red alert  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/23/iceland-volcano-air-travel-warning-eruption-glacier

THE GUARDIAN: Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as 'least bad' option http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/aug/23/ed-balls-scotland-euro-least-bad-option-independence

THE GUARDIAN: What is it like for a small business when your website gets hacked?  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/22/small-business-website-hacked-cyber-security

THE GUARDIAN: Google's prototype self-driving car will have a steering wheel after all  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/22/google-self-driving-car-steering-wheel

THE INDEPENDENT: Two Galileo satellites launched into space by European Space Agency to create rival to GPS system end up in the wrong orbit  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/two-galileo-satellites-launched-into-space-by-european-space-agency-to-create-new-gps-system-end-up-in-the-wrong-orbit-9687438.html

THE INDEPENDENT: Spain's 'Google Tax': will charging companies to link to articles help or hurt newspapers?  http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/spains-google-tax-will-charging-companies-to-link-to-articles-help-or-hurt-newspapers-9679248.html

THE LOCAL: Merkel & Obama fire warning to Russia  http://www.thelocal.de/20140823/merkel-obama-fire-warning-to-russia

THE LOCAL: Crimea annexation unnerves Germans: Poll  http://www.thelocal.de/20140822/crimea-annexation-unnerves-germans-poll

DER SPIEGEL: Impending volcanic eruption: Iceland imposed Red Alert http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Exposed to European satellite in the wrong orbit: navigation system Galileo  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Risky cheap energy: madman brown coal boom  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Fish and coral reefs destroyed avoid  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Related to Ebola: New drug protects monkeys against Marburg fever  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Glacier data from space: Less ice, more sea  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian economy falls in line with the European trend  http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-06-03/51163/Austrian_economy_falls_in_line_with_the_European_trend

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian company to build Irish motorway  http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-05-05/50871/Austrian_company_to_build_Irish_motorway

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Russia and Austria sign major gas deal   http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-04-30/50807/Russia_and_Austria_sign_major_gas_deal_

FOX NEWS: Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way  http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/08/23/iceland-raises-aviation-volcano-alert-to-red/?intcmp=latestnews

FOX NEWS: Can Ford's Next Hybrid Beat the Prius? http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2014/08/21/can-ford-next-hybrid-beat-prius/

FOX NEWS: ‘Very dangerous’: Pentagon says armed Chinese jet did ‘barrel roll’ over US aircraft www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/22/chinese-jet-threatened-us-intelligence-aircraft/?intcmp=latestnews

FOX NEWS: Should eBay rebrand itself as PayPal?  http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3744137689001/should-ebay-rebrand-itself-as-paypal/?intcmp=obnetwork#sp=show-clips

FOX NEWS: Malicious software in cash registers could affect more than 1,000 US retailers, gov't warns http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/22/malicious-software-in-cash-registers-could-affect-more-than-1000-us-retailers/?intcmp=obnetwork

FOX NEWS: Could Apple's CarPlay confuse?  http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/22/could-apple-carplay-confuse/?intcmp=obnetwork

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Canada and U.S. central bankers struggle to make sense of mixed jobs data   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/at-yearly-conference-central-bankers-struggle-to-turn-mixed-jobs-data-into-economic-recovery/article20184968/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Vancouver housing data reveal Chinese connection   www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/housing/vancouver-housing-data-reveals-chinese-connection/article20164662/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Over 1,000 U.S. businesses affected by same cyber attack that hit Target   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/more-than-1000-us-businesses-affected-by-same-cyber-attack-that-hit-target/article20179782/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Data-mining retailers prove it’s hip to use Square  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/marketing/data-mining-retailers-prove-its-hip-to-use-square/article20163942/

THE TIMES: Police set to launch raids in hunt for ‘Jihadi John’  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4184934.ece

THE TIMES: Police ‘turned blind eye’ to killing spree by neo-Nazi gang  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4184605.ece

EL PAIS: The Twitter of the homeless  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: Samsung buys Quietside  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: Brazil prohibits Secret, an application that publishes anonymously  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: The fiber now accounts for 73% of new broadband lines  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

DVICE: 5 artificial organs getting better by the day  http://www.dvice.com/archives/2010/03/turn_yourself_i.php

LE MONDE: China denies endangering American fighter aircraft  http://bit.ly/VJeiXA

LE MONDE: "The Islamic state, the alliance between al-Qaida and Call of Duty"  http://bit.ly/VJeiXA

THE ECONOMIST: Davy Jones’s heat locker  http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21613161-mystery-pause-global-warming-may-have-been-solved-answer-seems\

ENTREPRENEUR: How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236217

CBSNEWS: 3D-printed vertebra used in spine surgery  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/3d-printed-vertebra-used-in-spine-surgery/

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: Himax-Lumus Collaborate to Develop The Next Generation Of Smart Glasses  http://wearabletechnologies.co.uk/2014/08/himax-lumus-collaborate-develop-next-generation-smart-glasses/

DAILY MAIL: Is this America's new 'space taxi'? Boeing blasts into the lead in race to replace the shuttle  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2732291/Is-Americas-new-space-taxi-Boeings-bid-replace-shuttle-gets-major-boost.html

DAILY MAIL: Evidence of one of the universe's oldest stars discovered - and it may been have hundreds of times more massive than the sun  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2732029/Evidence-one-universes-oldest-stars-discovered-hundreds-times-massive-sun.html

CBSNEWS: SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight in Texas  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex-rocket-explodes-during-test-flight-in-texas/

CBSNEWS: Paparazzi now using drones to hunt down and photograph stars  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/paparazzi-take-to-the-skies-to-pursue-stars-with-drones/

HUFF POST: Why I Don't Want My Kids to Succeed http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-tyler-lee/why-i-dont-want-my-kids-to-succeed_b_5206362.html?&ir=Education&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000023

GIZMODO: The Ultra-Laborious Way the FBI Matched Fingerprints to Paper Files  http://gizmodo.com/the-ultra-laborious-way-the-fbi-matched-fingerprints-to-1626064815?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_twitter&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

DAILY MAIL: Car bombs kill 30 Baghdad and Kurdish-held Kirkuk as Syrian warplanes bomb caliphate capital http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2732767/Car-bombs-kill-30-Baghdad-Kurdish-held-Kirkuk-Syrian-warplanes-bomb-caliphate-capital.html#ixzz3BGWPca4n

FOX BOSTON: Counter-terrorism expert weighs in on ISIS threat, says citizens should be vigilant  http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/26349956/counter-terrorism-expert-weighs-in-on-isis-threat-warning-says-citizens-should-be-vigilant

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Amazon Prepares Online Advertising Program http://online.wsj.com/articles/amazon-preps-a-challenge-to-googles-ad-business-1408747979

BIOSPACE: Move Over San Francisco: Boston Showing Its Pharmaceutical Potential - See more at: http://www.biospace.com/News/move-over-san-francisco-boston-showing-its/344107?type=sm&source=facebook_AR_BostonvSanFran082214&sthash.TpALiIU1.mjjo#sthash.TpALiIU1.gQcGOkOP.dpuf

CNBC: Future Fashion: 10 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch   http://www.cnbc.com/id/100853138/page/1

COGNIZANT: The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning out to be bigger than the Internet itself. http://www.cognizant.com/perspectives/decomposing-the-internet-of-things-a-144-trillion-opportunity

THE ATLANTIC: Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/03/facebook-and-google-own-the-future-of-advertising-in-2-charts/359568/?utm_content=buffercf1dc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

DAILY MAIL: The moment paralysed woman served herself first cup of coffee in 15 years... thanks to robot arm activated by mind-reading brain implant http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2145314/Paralysed-woman-able-drink-cup-coffee-robot-arm-thanks-mind-reading-brain-implant.html

TECHCRUNCH: Clean CRM Data Starts With A Great Mobile Experience http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/23/salesforce-may-still-need-a-little-help/?ncid=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

WIRED: 100 Years of Automotive Innovation, in One Amazing Display  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/pebble-beach-concours-best-cars/?mbid=social_twitter#slide-id-1431071

WALL STREET JOURNAL: More Than 1,000 Businesses Affected by 'Backoff' Malware http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-than-1-000-businesses-affected-by-backoff-malware-1408746408

NASA WATCH: SpaceX's Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station  http://spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=43510

FINANCIAL POST: Draghi says ECB ready to do more, eurozone recovery remains ‘uniformly weak’  http://business.financialpost.com/2014/08/22/draghi-says-ecb-ready-to-do-more-eurozone-recovery-remains-uniformly-weak/

FINANCIAL POST: Argentina lashes out at U.S. judge for ‘imperialist’ comments amid debt saga  http://business.financialpost.com/2014/08/22/argentina-lashes-out-at-u-s-judge-for-imperialist-comments-amid-debt-saga/

QUARTZ: Is China disguising itself as Belgium to buy US government bonds?  http://qz.com/254104/is-china-disguising-itself-as-belgium-to-buy-us-government-bonds/

QUARTZ: US airlines clock their worst delays in two decades  http://qz.com/253954/us-airlines-clock-their-worst-delays-in-two-decades/

QUARTZ: Putin’s “humanitarian” convoy dims hope for peace, and buys time for Ukraine’s separatists  http://qz.com/253835/putins-humanitarian-convoy-dims-hope-for-peace-and-buys-time-for-ukraines-separatists/

QUARTZ: While Twitter is removing the James Foley execution video, China is broadcasting it in public  http://qz.com/253905/while-twitter-is-removing-the-james-foley-execution-video-china-is-broadcasting-it-in-public/

QUARTZ: West Africa’s Ebola outbreak tests China’s commitment to the continent  http://qz.com/253706/west-africas-ebola-outbreak-tests-chinese-commitment-to-the-continent/

FASTOCOLABS: Under The Hood Of Apple's New Health Care Framework  http://www.fastcolabs.com/3034686/under-the-hood-of-apples-new-healthcare-framework?utm_source=facebook

FASTOCOLABS: New Jersey Is Testing Solar-Power Commuter Pods  http://www.fastcolabs.com/3034687/new-jersey-is-testing-solar-power-commuter-pods

FASTOCOLABS: Why Capital One Labs Is Banking On Experimentation  http://www.fastcolabs.com/3034618/why-capital-one-labs-is-banking-on-experimentation

FAST COMPANY: A Solar-Powered Oasis To Bring Food To Desert Cities  http://www.fastcoexist.com/3034601/a-solar-powered-oasis-to-bring-food-to-desert-cities

BBC: Ukraine crisis: Lithuania envoy killed in Luhansk  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28901386

CYPRUS MAIL: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?  http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/08/22/should-japan-restart-its-nuclear-reactors/

CYPRUS MAIL: Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border   http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/08/22/ukraine-accuses-russia-of-invasion-after-aid-convoy-crosses-border-update/

REUTERS: Hamas-led gunmen execute 18 "collaborators" in Gaza  www.reuters.com/video/2014/08/22/hamas-led-gunmen-execute-18-collaborator?videoId=340744514&videoChannel=117760&channelName=World+News

REUTERS: Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-argentina-debt-idUSKBN0GM0Y720140822

REUTERS: Breach at U.S. government contractor affected at least 25,000 workers  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-usa-security-contractor-cyberattack-idUSKBN0GM1TZ20140822

REUTERS: Shi'ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shooting http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-iraq-security-idUSKBN0GM0L620140822

REUTERS: Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-usa-islamicstate-idUSKBN0GL24V20140822

MORE WWIII. REUTERS: U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctions  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-ukraine-crisis-aid-convoy-idUSKBN0GM0IS20140822

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Ukraine Says Russia Violated Its Border  http://online.wsj.com/articles/russia-accuses-kiev-of-deliberately-halting-humanitarian-aid-convoy-1408697601?tesla=y&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052970203858004580107110368571500.html

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Fiber Is Fast, but Is It Fair?  http://online.wsj.com/articles/google-fuels-internet-access-plus-debate-1408731700?mod=LS1

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Acquires Mechanical Engineering Firm Gecko Design http://online.wsj.com/articles/google-acquires-industrial-design-firm-gecko-design-1408729693?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_NeedToKnow

KAI: A low-cost water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery  http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-low-cost-water-splitter-that-runs-on-an-ordinary-aaa-battery

KAI: How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic ‘recipe’  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-lizards-regenerate-their-tails-researchers-discover-genetic-recipe

KAI: Delivery by drone: will it work?  http://www.kurzweilai.net/delivery-by-drone-will-it-work

SHOEBEAT: Russian Government Gets Sick Of Muslim Violence, And Has Police Officers Search Any Veiled Women And Islamic Schools  http://shoebat.com/2014/08/19/russian-government-gets-sick-muslim-violence-police-officers-search-veiled-women-islamic-schools/

33RD SQUARE: Fully 3D Printed Car Close to Being Completed Read more: http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/08/fully-3d-printed-car-close-to-being.html#ixzz3B9zLqJUQ

33RD SQUARE: What Industry Experts Expect for the Future of Robotics Read more: http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/08/what-industry-experts-expect-for-future.html#ixzz3B9zz6SOd

33RD SQUARE:  Frank Boehm Looks At the Future of Nanomedicine Read more: http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/08/frank-boehm-looks-at-future-of.html#ixzz3BA0Cn7Vo

33RD SQUARE: Danny Hillis on The Evolution of Thinking Machines Read more: http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/08/danny-hillis-on-evolution-of-thinking.html#ixzz3BA0UETWt

A.I. IS INSANELY LETHAL. VENTURE BEAT: Elon Musk calls Artificial Intelligence ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’ http://venturebeat.com/2014/08/03/elon-musk-calls-artificial-intelligence-potentially-more-dangerous-than-nukes/

VENTUREBEAT: Facebook messaging + payments + Connect = a bad headache for PayPal http://venturebeat.com/2014/08/22/facebook-messaging-payments-connect-a-bad-headache-for-paypal/

NEWS SKY: Search Terms Show Rich And Poor's Digital Divide  http://news.sky.com/story/1321813/search-terms-show-rich-and-poors-digital-divide

INDIA TIMES: How Wall Street banks are looking to woo and retain young talent  http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/global-markets/how-wall-street-banks-are-looking-to-woo-and-retain-young-talent/articleshow/40681683.cms

HARVARD GAZETTE: The 1,000-robot swarm http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/the-1000-robot-swarm/

CNN: CHINESE FIGHTERS CHALLENGING U.S. FIGHTERS IN THE CHINA SEA.

WASHINGTON POST: The next space race is for a rental car into orbit  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2014/08/21/the-next-space-race-is-for-a-rental-car-into-orbit/?tid=trending_strip_3&utm_content=bufferf8a95&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WASHINGTON POST: NATO condemns Moscow’s aid convoy, says Russian artillery is firing at Ukrainian army http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/russian-humanitarian-convoy-enters-ukraine-despite-warnings/2014/08/22/7b14fa8e-29e1-11e4-8593-da634b334390_story.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Crackdown on McDonald's Spreads Across Russia  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/crackdown-on-mcdonald-s-spreads-across-russia/505727.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Million-Man Army of Programmers Won't Free Russia From Western Software  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/government-s-plans-to-replace-foreign-software-overlook-the-facts/505413.html

NEW YORKER: Watching the Eclipse  http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/11/watching-eclipse

DELOITTE: A New Approach to Analytics Deployments  http://deloitte.wsj.com/cio/2014/08/19/a-new-approach-to-analytics-deployments/

BUSINESS INSIDER: Google May Be Working On A Way To Make Google Glass Actually Look Normal Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/google-glass-design-patent-2014-8#ixzz3BAMkeTSK

BUSINESS WIRE: Current Telemedicine Technology Could Mean Big Savings  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140811005129/en/Current-Telemedicine-Technology-Big-Savings#.U_fTpWMb8mw

BSL BLOG: Sustainable Finance in Switzerland  http://bsl-blog.org/2014/08/14/sustainable-finance-in-switzerland/

NEWWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives  http://www.newsweek.com/2014/07/11/developments-quantum-physics-are-about-transform-our-daily-lives-257093.html

BUSINESSWEEK: Fighting Cancer With Scorpion and Honeybee Venom  http://www.newsweek.com/fighting-cancer-scorpion-and-honeybee-venom-265962

HS TODAY: DARPA Announces Challenge to Curb Spread of Infectious Diseases  http://www.hstoday.us/briefings/daily-news-analysis/single-article/darpa-announces-challenge-to-curb-spread-of-infectious-diseases/608962c1c9b68e64ab2b524c9d8bea1b.html

NOVA NEST: Modified Flesh-Eating Bacteria Could Be the Next Cancer Treatment  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/body/modified-flesh-eating-bacteria-next-cancer-treatment/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=nova_next

WALL STREET JOURNAL: European Rights Court Delivers Split Yukos Ruling  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424053111904194604576582142899283926

BLOOMBERG: Bitcoin Exchanger Must Face Charges Related to Silk Road  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-19/bitcoin-exchanger-must-face-charges-related-to-silk-road.html

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Step aside, fighters: DARPA wants to make ground vehicles disappear  http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/fedbiz_daily/2014/08/step-aside-fighters-darpa-wants-to-make-ground.html

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Costco will expand its online presence, but don’t expect next-day delivery http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/08/costco-will-expand-its-online-presence-but-don-t.html

IARPA: Prepare to Be Shocked  http://www.iarpa.gov/index.php/newsroom/iarpa-in-the-news/2014/290-prepare-to-be-shocked

IARPA: The IC wants a peek at the future of your brain  http://www.iarpa.gov/index.php/newsroom/iarpa-in-the-news/2014/288-the-ic-wants-a-peek-at-the-future-of-your-brain

DARPA:     Atoms to Product: Aiming to Make Nanoscale Benefits Life-sized http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2014/08/22.aspx

IARPA: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain  http://www.iarpa.gov/index.php/newsroom/iarpa-in-the-news/2014/295-govtransformer-iarpa-peeks-into-the-future-of-your-brain

DARPA: CHIKV Challenge Asks Teams to Forecast the Spread of Infectious Disease  http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2014/08/15.aspx

IARPA: Cryogenic Computing Complexity (C3)  http://www.iarpa.gov/index.php/research-programs/c3/baa

ENTREPRENEUR TECH: The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years http://entm.ag/1qmOg4x 

NASA: NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals  http://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-selects-26-space-biology-research-proposals/#.U_fX1WMb8mw

NASA: Microgravity Research Breaks Down How to Build Better Bones  http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/CBTM/#.U_fYbGMb8mw

ASSOCIATED PRESS: More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could have hacking software in their cash registers, U.S. government says: http://apne.ws/1scDr7v

NASA: Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton  http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/voyager/triton-20140821/#.U_fYuGMb8mw

BLOOMBERG: China's Hack of 4.5 Million U.S. Medical Records? This Chart Will Make You Sick  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/china-s-hack-of-4-5-million-u-s-medical-records-this-chart-will-make-you-sick.html

BLOOMBERG: China's Cyber Warriors Keep Clicking at Taiwan Shows Reality of Detente http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/china-s-cyber-warriors-keep-clicking-at-taiwan.html

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Neanderthals 'overlapped' with modern humans for up to 5,400 years http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2014-08-20-neanderthals-overlapped-modern-humans-5400-years

In Common: Apaches, Iroquis, Redskins, Cherokees, Hopis, Coyotes, Siouxes, Navajos, Omahas, , etc.? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140823001157-34427457-what-do-all-of-them-have-in-common-apaches-iroquis-redskins-cherokees-hopis-coyotes-siouxes-navajos-omahas-wyandottes-zunis-amishes-etc

GERMANY, CHINA & RUSSIA DO. OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Did love begin in the Middle Ages? http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/arts-blog/did-love-begin-middle-ages

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: GPS is recording the drying of the landscape caused by the drought: http://on.natgeo.com/1q5P80f

FORBES: The Perils of the Federal Reserve's Dual Mission:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardepstein/2014/08/22/the-perils-of-the-federal-reserves-dual-mission-the-fed-has-its-hands-full-with-monetary-policy-even-if-it-backs-off-its-fruitless-efforts-to-improve-the-job-market/

RED ANALYSIS: Arabs face a deep crisis of statehood http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Columnist/2014/Aug-20/267750-arabs-face-a-deep-crisis-of-statehood.ashx#axzz3AyCovs4n

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of postnatal depression - http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/breastfeeding-linked-to-lower-risk-of-postnatal-depression#sthash.gJbKcTUU.dpuf

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Mind and body: Scientists identify immune system link to mental illness - http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/mind-and-body-scientists-identify-immune-system-link-to-mental-illness#sthash.sPxwEy42.dpuf

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: “Trojan horse” treatment could beat brain tumours  http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/trojan-horse-treatment-could-beat-brain-tumours

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Gene increases risk of breast cancer to one in three by age seventy -  http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/gene-increases-risk-of-breast-cancer-to-one-in-three-by-age-seventy#sthash.h3nNz8bQ.dpuf

YALE UNIVERSITY: Yale’s cool molecules are a hot item  http://news.yale.edu/2014/08/20/yale-s-cool-molecules-are-hot-item

THE BEAKER: As Research Budgets Dwindle, Scientists and Universities Turn to the Crowd http://thebeaker.org/post/95196134549/as-research-budgets-dwindle-scientists-and

ENGINEERING: Irish Researchers Create Wearable Sensors Using Rubber Bands  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8315/Irish-Researchers-Create-Wearable-Sensors-Using-Rubber-Bands.aspx

MEDICAL PRESS: Living forever may never be possible, study says http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-08-living-forever-may-never-be.html

MIT NEWS: Delivery by drone http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/algorithm-monitors-delivery-drones-0821

MIT NEWS: Unlocking the potential of simulation software http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/startup-faster-3d-engineering-software-0821

MIT NEWS: Solving the polar climate conundrum  http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/solving-polar-climate-conundrum

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Are failing bees our warning sign? http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/are-failing-bees-our-warning-sign/

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Targeting teacher tenure http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/targeting-teacher-tenure/

Johns Hopkins University: Johns Hopkins Mathematician Receives NSF Grant for Innovative Brain Research  http://releases.jhu.edu/2014/08/21/johns-hopkins-mathematician-receives-nsf-grant-for-innovative-brain-research/

Johns Hopkins University: New Milky Way Maps Help Solve Stubborn Interstellar Material Mystery  http://releases.jhu.edu/2014/08/14/new-milky-way-maps-help-solve-stubborn-interstellar-material-mystery/

UC Berkeley News: Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2014/07/29/vision-correcting-displays/

CALTECH: Programmed to Fold: RNA Origami http://www.caltech.edu/content/programmed-fold-rna-origami

CALTECH: Study of Aerosols Stands to Improve Climate Models  http://www.caltech.edu/content/study-aerosols-stands-improve-climate-models

CALTECH: Looking Forward to 2020 . . . on Mars  http://www.caltech.edu/content/looking-forward-2020-mars

CALTECH: Biology Made Simpler With "Clear" Tissues  http://www.caltech.edu/content/biology-made-simpler-clear-tissues

CALTECH: Corals Provide Clues for Climate Change Research  http://www.caltech.edu/content/corals-provide-clues-climate-change-research

CALTECH: Neuroeconomists Confirm Warren Buffett's Wisdom  http://www.caltech.edu/content/neuroeconomists-confirm-warren-buffetts-wisdom

"How Not To Think Correctly!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140823014636-34427457-how-not-to-think-correctly

GOOGLE NEWS: Faster high-speed internet arrives in Renfrew County  http://www.obj.ca/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843697/Faster-high-speed-internet-arrives-in-Renfrew-County/1

THE VANCOUVER SUN: Vancouver firm wiring cars with intelligence http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Vancouver+firm+wiring+cars+with+intelligence/10141060/story.html#ixzz3BBC95ZZ5

FORBES: Internet of Things By The Numbers: Market Estimates And Forecasts  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2014/08/22/internet-of-things-by-the-numbers-market-estimates-and-forecasts/

Friday, August 22, 2014


THE TELEGRAPH:  British woman vows to become first female to behead western prisoner in Syria http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/11049663/British-woman-vows-to-become-first-female-to-behead-western-prisoner-in-Syria.html

INC: The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation  http://www.inc.com/sims-wyeth/all-s-well-that-begins-well-the-power-of-first-impressions.html

THE TELEGRAPH: Google removes link to Telegraph story on Asbo teenager  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/11047837/Google-removes-link-to-Telegraph-story-on-Asbo-teenager.html

THE TELEGRAPH: Would you pay £140 a year for an ad-free web?  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/11047801/Would-you-pay-140-a-year-for-an-ad-free-web.html

WFS: Better Photosynthesis Through Science  http://www.wfs.org/futurist/2014-issues-futurist/september-october-2014-vol-48-no-5/better-photosynthesis-through-scien

NEW SCIENTIST: Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329831.400-young-blood-to-be-used-in-ultimate-rejuvenation-trial.html#.U_ZmPWMb8mw

REUTERS: JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/21/us-cybercrime-jpmorgan-spam-idUSKBN0GL20R20140821

REUTERS: In Iraq, U.S. is spending millions to blow up captured American war machines http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/08/18/how-much-it-costs-the-u-s-to-blow-up-captured-u-s-military-hardware-in-iraq/

IEEE SPECTRUM: A Research Team Looks to Nanotechnology to Fight Ebola Virus  http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/biomedical/devices/nanotechnology-to-fight-ebola-virus/?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=082114

NEW YORK TIMES: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages  http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/20/theaters-in-china-screen-movies-and-viewers-text-messages/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES: New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/business/new-era-in-safety-when-cars-talk-to-one-another.html

QUARTZ: What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet  http://qz.com/252456/what-it-feels-like-to-be-the-last-generation-to-remember-life-before-the-internet/

IBM RESEARCH: Cognitive computing  http://www.research.ibm.com/cognitive-computing/index.shtml#fbid=BzHjcYm_pMg

KAI: Remote-controlled cyborg moth ‘biobots’ to monitor emergency-response operations  http://www.kurzweilai.net/remote-controlled-cyborg-moth-biobots-to-monitor-emergency-response-operations

KAI: Graphene rubber bands: flexible, low-cost body sensors  http://www.kurzweilai.net/graphene-rubber-bands-flexible-low-cost-body-sensors

KAI: Engineering new bone growth with coated tissue scaffolds  http://www.kurzweilai.net/engineering-new-bone-growth-with-coated-tissue-scaffolds

THE TELEGRAPH: Sea plankton 'found living outside International Space Station'  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/11049504/Sea-plankton-found-living-outside-International-Space-Station.html?fb

POLITICO: Chuck Hagel: ISIL ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’  http://www.politico.com/story/2014/08/chuck-hagel-isil-defense-james-foley-110241.html?hp=t1

BLOOMBERG: S&P 500 Tops Record, Nears 2,000 Amid Confidence in Fed http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/u-s-stock-index-futures-rise-with-s-p-500-near-record.html

BLOOMBERG: Argentina’s Bond Swap Plan Called Illegal by U.S. Judge  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/argentina-ordered-by-u-s-judge-not-to-pay-foreign-bonds.html

BLOOMBERG: Israel Airstrike Kills Three Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/israeli-air-strike-kills-three-hamas-commanders-in-gaza-strip.html

BLOOMBERG: Millennial Bankers Get Raises as Firms Fight Defections  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-20/millennial-bankers-get-raises-as-firms-fight-defections.html

CBS: Energy Roundup: GE Catching Vestas, Venezuela's Cash-Strapped Blues, and More http://www.cbsnews.com/news/energy-roundup-ge-catching-vestas-venezuelas-cash-strapped-blues-and-more/

BLOOMBERG: Chinese Hackers Vacuum Data From U.S. Health Industry   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-21/chinese-hackers-vacuum-data-from-u-s-health-industry.html

CBS: New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps http://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-hack-could-steal-personal-information-from-gmail-other-popular-apps/

BLOOMBERG: Ukraine Deaths Mount as Fighting With Rebels Intensifies http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-20/ukraine-deaths-mount-as-fighting-with-rebels-intensifies.html

CBS: Watch out, cyber-bullies: Kids have new tools to fight back  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/watch-out-cyber-bullies-kids-have-new-tools-to-fight-back/

CBS: California drought stings bees, honey production  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-drought-stings-bees-honey-production/

CBS: Alstom Secures Its First Wind Energy Contract In Poland  http://cleantechnica.com/2014/07/02/alstom-secures-first-wind-energy-contract-poland/

CHINA DAILY: Telegram good gesture from Pope to China  http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/

CHINA DAILY: New rules mulled for the auto industry  http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2014-08/21/content_18462352.htm

USA TODAY: Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2014/08/21/sprint-announces-unlimited-data-pricing/14392159/

USA TODAY: Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctic ice  http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/08/21/newser-scientists-life-antarctic-ice/14383925/

USA TODAY: Barnes and Noble teams with Samsung on Nook tablet  http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/08/20/barnes-noble-samsung-tablet/14334639/

PHYS.ORG: Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors  http://phys.org/news/2014-08-scientists-uncover-clues-role-magnetism.html

USA TODAY MONEY: Distressed borrowers targeted in BofA settlement http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/08/21/bank-of-america-settlement-consumer-relief/14387757/

BUSINESSWEEK: Ebola Threatens to Hobble Three Countries, $13 Billion in GDP http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-21/ebola-outbreak-west-african-economies-face-devastation

BUSINESSWEEK: How to Survive the Data Breach Vortex (Don’t Look Now, But It’s Right Behind You) http://www.businessweek.com/sponsor/article?mvi=843e481b52c144ac90441f1654c7c416#!/

BUSINESSWEEK: The $15M Super-Stealth Warship the Military Doesn't Own  http://www.businessweek.com/videos/2014-08-20/the-15m-super-stealth-warship-the-military-doesnt-own#r=hpm-s

BUSINESSWEEK: How Facebook Redesigns for a Billion Users  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-20/facebooks-product-design-director-redesign-for-1-billion-users#r=hpt-ls

BUSINESSWEEK: Bank of America Set to Pay $17 Billion to End Crisis Probes  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-20/bank-of-america-set-to-pay-17-billion-to-end-crisis-probes#r=hpf-s

YAHOO NEWS: Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola  http://news.yahoo.com/officials-visit-liberian-ebola-clinics-102715410.html

CNN MONEY: Hospital network's failure led to massive hack http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/technology/security/heartbleed-hostpital/index.html?iid=SF_T_Lead

CNN MONEY: I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/smallbusiness/startup-visa-immigration/index.html?iid=SF_T_River

CNN MONEY: Notorious patent troll company lays off 19% of workforce  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/20/technology/intellectual-ventures-layoffs/index.html?iid=SF_T_River

CNN MONEY: Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/technology/security/ups-store-data-hack/index.html?iid=SF_T_River

CNN MONEY: Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/technology/mobile/walmart-iphones/index.html?iid=SF_T_River

3d-PRINT: First Entirely 3D Printed Estate is Coming to NY, Including a 3D Printed 2400 Sqft House, Pool & More http://3dprint.com/12034/3d-printed-house-pool-ny/

CNN: Where you can get blazing-fast Internet speeds  http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/technology/fast-internet-speeds/index.html

CNN: Body scanner's problem: Fails to detect guns   http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/21/technology/rapiscan-gun/index.html

BBC: Cryopreservation: ‘I will be frozen when I die’  www.bbc.com/future/story/20140821-i-will-be-frozen-when-i-die?utm_content=buffera8f17&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

MASHABLE: Report: Tesla OS Update Could Let You Start the Model S With an iPhone  http://mashable.com/2014/08/21/tesla-model-s-iphone/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mashable%2Ftech+%28Mashable+%C2%BB+Tech%29&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-Tech-Partial&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburner

WIRED: March 8, 1918: Killer Influenza  http://archive.wired.com/thisdayintech/2011/03/0308spanish-flu-1918-great-influenza/

IEET: Indefinite Lifespan and Risk Aversion: A Short-Lived Problem  http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/carmstrong20140821

BBC: Aircraft to be given 'human-like skin' to sense damage  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28881748

AN WAIT UNTIL THE HACKERS OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS. BBC: UPS branches hit by data breach http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28879689

IEET: Intracortical Recording Devices  http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/swan20140821

BBC: Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140717-i-can-read-your-mind

BBC: Human hibernation: Secrets behind the big sleep  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140505-secrets-behind-the-big-sleep

YAHOO: 5 Brain Myths That Won't Go Away  https://www.yahoo.com/health/5-brain-myths-that-wont-go-away-92839871807.html

BBC: Reading the minds of the ‘dead’  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140421-inside-the-minds-of-the-dead

BBC: The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140704-i-bring-the-dead-back-to-life

CERN: CERN and UNESCO celebrate the anniversary of the signature of the CERN Convention  http://press.web.cern.ch/press-releases/2014/07/cern-and-unesco-celebrate-anniversary-signature-cern-convention

CERN: CERN supports new business incubation centre in The Netherlands  http://press.web.cern.ch/press-releases/2014/06/cern-supports-new-business-incubation-centre-netherlands

CERN: CERN experiments report new Higgs boson measurements  http://press.web.cern.ch/press-releases/2014/06/cern-experiments-report-new-higgs-boson-measurements

CERN: CERN openlab publishes a whitepaper on future IT challenges in scientific research  http://press.web.cern.ch/press-releases/2014/05/cern-openlab-publishes-whitepaper-future-it-challenges-scientific-research

MOTHERBOARD: Scientists Found a Way to Email Brain Waves  http://motherboard.vice.com/read/scientists-found-a-way-to-email-brainwaves

REUTERS: U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-gm-recall-lawyers-idUSKBN0GM02A20140822

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not.  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Did-humans-wipe-out-the-Neanderthals-Maybe-not

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Paleo-escargot? Humans living 30,000 years ago dined on snails, say archaeologists.  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Paleo-escargot-Humans-living-30-000-years-ago-dined-on-snails-say-archaeologists

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Octopuses' color-changing skin inspires new type of camouflage  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0819/Octopuses-color-changing-skin-inspires-new-type-of-camouflage

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Is there really plankton clinging to the outside of the space station? http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Is-there-really-plankton-clinging-to-the-outside-of-the-space-station

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Microbes thrive below Antarctic ice. A hint of life elsewhere in solar system?  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0820/Microbes-thrive-below-Antarctic-ice.-A-hint-of-life-elsewhere-in-solar-system

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: A Broken Promise? What the West Really Told Moscow About NATO Expansion http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141845/mary-elise-sarotte/a-broken-promise

CNN: 10 ways mobile technology will save your life in the future  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/25/business/10-ways-mobile-technology-will-save-your-life

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: EBay considering spinning off PayPal: report http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/tech-news/ebay-considering-spinning-off-paypal-report/article20151268/

THE LOCAL: US tax crackdown hits Swiss private banks  http://www.thelocal.ch/20140820/us-tax-crackdown-hits-swiss-private-banks

THE LOCAL: Novartis signs global deal for TB treatment  http://www.thelocal.ch/20140820/novartis

THE LOCAL: Credit Suisse involved in Portuguese bank troubles  http://www.thelocal.ch/20140819/credit-suisse-involved-in-portuguese-bank-troubles

THE LOCAL: German journalists arrested in Ferguson  http://www.thelocal.de/20140819/german-journalists-held-in-ferguson-unrest

THE LOCAL: Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace  http://www.thelocal.se/20140815/sweden-celebrates-200-years-of-peace

SWISS INFO: Type 1 diabetes could be reversible  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/multimedia/type-1-diabetes-could-be-reversible/40562528

SWISS INFO: Papers sympathise with Swiss sanctions ‘dilemma’ on Russia  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/papers-sympathise-with-swiss-sanctions--dilemma--on-russia/40554040

SWISS INFO: Golden Gate follows Bern’s lead with suicide nets http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/golden-gate-follows-bern-s-lead-with-suicide-nets/40525962

SWISS INFO: 1914: how war changed Swiss life http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/1914--how-war-changed-swiss-life/38367288

FINANCIAL TIMES: Investors reverse out of Chinese car stocks http://on.ft.com/1tr16Tv