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Saturday, August 23, 2014

QUARTZ: Is China disguising itself as Belgium to buy US government bonds?

QUARTZ: 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

QUARTZ: 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

FASTOCOLABS: Under The Hood Of Apple's New Health Care Framework

FASTOCOLABS: New Jersey Is Testing Solar-Power Commuter Pods

FASTOCOLABS: Why Capital One Labs Is Banking On Experimentation

FAST COMPANY: A Solar-Powered Oasis To Bring Food To Desert Cities

BBC: Ukraine crisis: Lithuania envoy killed in Luhansk

CYPRUS MAIL: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?

CYPRUS MAIL: Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

REUTERS: Hamas-led gunmen execute 18 "collaborators" in Gaza

REUTERS: Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout

REUTERS: Breach at U.S. government contractor affected at least 25,000 workers

REUTERS: Shi'ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shooting

REUTERS: Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon

MORE WWIII. REUTERS: U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctions

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Ukraine Says Russia Violated Its Border

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Fiber Is Fast, but Is It Fair?

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Acquires Mechanical Engineering Firm Gecko Design

KAI: A low-cost water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery

KAI: How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic ‘recipe’

KAI: 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

33RD SQUARE: Fully 3D Printed Car Close to Being Completed Read more:

33RD SQUARE: What Industry Experts Expect for the Future of Robotics Read more:

33RD SQUARE:  Frank Boehm Looks At the Future of Nanomedicine Read more:

33RD SQUARE: Danny Hillis on The Evolution of Thinking Machines Read more:

A.I. IS INSANELY LETHAL. VENTURE BEAT: Elon Musk calls Artificial Intelligence ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’

VENTUREBEAT: Facebook messaging + payments + Connect = a bad headache for PayPal

NEWS SKY: Search Terms Show Rich And Poor's Digital Divide

INDIA TIMES: How Wall Street banks are looking to woo and retain young talent

HARVARD GAZETTE: The 1,000-robot swarm


WASHINGTON POST: The next space race is for a rental car into orbit

WASHINGTON POST: NATO condemns Moscow’s aid convoy, says Russian artillery is firing at Ukrainian army

MOSCOW TIMES: Crackdown on McDonald's Spreads Across Russia

MOSCOW TIMES: Million-Man Army of Programmers Won't Free Russia From Western Software

NEW YORKER: Watching the Eclipse

DELOITTE: A New Approach to Analytics Deployments

BUSINESS INSIDER: Google May Be Working On A Way To Make Google Glass Actually Look Normal Read more:

BUSINESS WIRE: Current Telemedicine Technology Could Mean Big Savings

BSL BLOG: Sustainable Finance in Switzerland

NEWWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives

BUSINESSWEEK: Fighting Cancer With Scorpion and Honeybee Venom

HS TODAY: DARPA Announces Challenge to Curb Spread of Infectious Diseases

NOVA NEST: Modified Flesh-Eating Bacteria Could Be the Next Cancer Treatment

WALL STREET JOURNAL: European Rights Court Delivers Split Yukos Ruling

BLOOMBERG: Bitcoin Exchanger Must Face Charges Related to Silk Road

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Step aside, fighters: DARPA wants to make ground vehicles disappear

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Costco will expand its online presence, but don’t expect next-day delivery

IARPA: Prepare to Be Shocked

IARPA: The IC wants a peek at the future of your brain

DARPA:     Atoms to Product: Aiming to Make Nanoscale Benefits Life-sized

IARPA: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain

DARPA: CHIKV Challenge Asks Teams to Forecast the Spread of Infectious Disease

IARPA: Cryogenic Computing Complexity (C3)

ENTREPRENEUR TECH: The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years 

NASA: NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals

NASA: Microgravity Research Breaks Down How to Build Better Bones

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

NASA: Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton

BLOOMBERG: China's Hack of 4.5 Million U.S. Medical Records? This Chart Will Make You Sick

BLOOMBERG: China's Cyber Warriors Keep Clicking at Taiwan Shows Reality of Detente

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Neanderthals 'overlapped' with modern humans for up to 5,400 years

In Common: Apaches, Iroquis, Redskins, Cherokees, Hopis, Coyotes, Siouxes, Navajos, Omahas, , etc.?

GERMANY, CHINA & RUSSIA DO. OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Did love begin in the Middle Ages?

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: GPS is recording the drying of the landscape caused by the drought:

FORBES: The Perils of the Federal Reserve's Dual Mission:

RED ANALYSIS: Arabs face a deep crisis of statehood

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of postnatal depression -

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Mind and body: Scientists identify immune system link to mental illness -

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: “Trojan horse” treatment could beat brain tumours

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Gene increases risk of breast cancer to one in three by age seventy -

YALE UNIVERSITY: Yale’s cool molecules are a hot item

THE BEAKER: As Research Budgets Dwindle, Scientists and Universities Turn to the Crowd

ENGINEERING: Irish Researchers Create Wearable Sensors Using Rubber Bands

MEDICAL PRESS: Living forever may never be possible, study says

MIT NEWS: Delivery by drone

MIT NEWS: Unlocking the potential of simulation software

MIT NEWS: Solving the polar climate conundrum

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Are failing bees our warning sign?

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Targeting teacher tenure

Johns Hopkins University: Johns Hopkins Mathematician Receives NSF Grant for Innovative Brain Research

Johns Hopkins University: New Milky Way Maps Help Solve Stubborn Interstellar Material Mystery

UC Berkeley News: Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses

CALTECH: Programmed to Fold: RNA Origami

CALTECH: Study of Aerosols Stands to Improve Climate Models

CALTECH: Looking Forward to 2020 . . . on Mars

CALTECH: Biology Made Simpler With "Clear" Tissues

CALTECH: Corals Provide Clues for Climate Change Research

CALTECH: Neuroeconomists Confirm Warren Buffett's Wisdom

"How Not To Think Correctly!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn

GOOGLE NEWS: Faster high-speed internet arrives in Renfrew County

THE VANCOUVER SUN: Vancouver firm wiring cars with intelligence

FORBES: 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

INC: The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

THE TELEGRAPH: Google removes link to Telegraph story on Asbo teenager

THE TELEGRAPH: Would you pay £140 a year for an ad-free web?

WFS: Better Photosynthesis Through Science

NEW SCIENTIST: Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

REUTERS: JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

REUTERS: In Iraq, U.S. is spending millions to blow up captured American war machines

IEEE SPECTRUM: A Research Team Looks to Nanotechnology to Fight Ebola Virus

NEW YORK TIMES: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages

NEW YORK TIMES: New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another

QUARTZ: What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

IBM RESEARCH: Cognitive computing

KAI: Remote-controlled cyborg moth ‘biobots’ to monitor emergency-response operations

KAI: Graphene rubber bands: flexible, low-cost body sensors

KAI: Engineering new bone growth with coated tissue scaffolds

THE TELEGRAPH: Sea plankton 'found living outside International Space Station'

POLITICO: Chuck Hagel: ISIL ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

BLOOMBERG: S&P 500 Tops Record, Nears 2,000 Amid Confidence in Fed

BLOOMBERG: Argentina’s Bond Swap Plan Called Illegal by U.S. Judge

BLOOMBERG: Israel Airstrike Kills Three Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip

BLOOMBERG: Millennial Bankers Get Raises as Firms Fight Defections

CBS: Energy Roundup: GE Catching Vestas, Venezuela's Cash-Strapped Blues, and More

BLOOMBERG: Chinese Hackers Vacuum Data From U.S. Health Industry

CBS: New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps

BLOOMBERG: Ukraine Deaths Mount as Fighting With Rebels Intensifies

CBS: Watch out, cyber-bullies: Kids have new tools to fight back

CBS: California drought stings bees, honey production

CBS: Alstom Secures Its First Wind Energy Contract In Poland

CHINA DAILY: Telegram good gesture from Pope to China

CHINA DAILY: New rules mulled for the auto industry

USA TODAY: Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan

USA TODAY: Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctic ice

USA TODAY: Barnes and Noble teams with Samsung on Nook tablet

PHYS.ORG: Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors

USA TODAY MONEY: Distressed borrowers targeted in BofA settlement

BUSINESSWEEK: Ebola Threatens to Hobble Three Countries, $13 Billion in GDP

BUSINESSWEEK: How to Survive the Data Breach Vortex (Don’t Look Now, But It’s Right Behind You)!/

BUSINESSWEEK: The $15M Super-Stealth Warship the Military Doesn't Own

BUSINESSWEEK: How Facebook Redesigns for a Billion Users

BUSINESSWEEK: Bank of America Set to Pay $17 Billion to End Crisis Probes

YAHOO NEWS: Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

CNN MONEY: Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

CNN MONEY: I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me

CNN MONEY: Notorious patent troll company lays off 19% of workforce

CNN MONEY: Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

CNN MONEY: Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

3d-PRINT: First Entirely 3D Printed Estate is Coming to NY, Including a 3D Printed 2400 Sqft House, Pool & More

CNN: Where you can get blazing-fast Internet speeds

CNN: Body scanner's problem: Fails to detect guns

BBC: Cryopreservation: ‘I will be frozen when I die’

MASHABLE: Report: Tesla OS Update Could Let You Start the Model S With an iPhone

WIRED: March 8, 1918: Killer Influenza

IEET: Indefinite Lifespan and Risk Aversion: A Short-Lived Problem

BBC: Aircraft to be given 'human-like skin' to sense damage


IEET: Intracortical Recording Devices

BBC: Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

BBC: Human hibernation: Secrets behind the big sleep

YAHOO: 5 Brain Myths That Won't Go Away

BBC: Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

BBC: The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

CERN: CERN and UNESCO celebrate the anniversary of the signature of the CERN Convention

CERN: CERN supports new business incubation centre in The Netherlands

CERN: CERN experiments report new Higgs boson measurements

CERN: CERN openlab publishes a whitepaper on future IT challenges in scientific research

MOTHERBOARD: Scientists Found a Way to Email Brain Waves

REUTERS: U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: 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

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: 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?

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: A Broken Promise? What the West Really Told Moscow About NATO Expansion

CNN: 10 ways mobile technology will save your life in the future

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: EBay considering spinning off PayPal: report

THE LOCAL: US tax crackdown hits Swiss private banks

THE LOCAL: Novartis signs global deal for TB treatment

THE LOCAL: Credit Suisse involved in Portuguese bank troubles

THE LOCAL: German journalists arrested in Ferguson

THE LOCAL: Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

SWISS INFO: Type 1 diabetes could be reversible

SWISS INFO: Papers sympathise with Swiss sanctions ‘dilemma’ on Russia

SWISS INFO: Golden Gate follows Bern’s lead with suicide nets

SWISS INFO: 1914: how war changed Swiss life

FINANCIAL TIMES: Investors reverse out of Chinese car stocks

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PHYS.ORG: New generation is happy for employers to monitor them on social media

THE DAILY GALAXY: "Music of Black Holes" --Astronomers Observe a Rhythmic Pattern of Light Pulses

RENEWABLE ENERGY: Could Africa be the Global Epicenter of Renewable Energy by 2030?

Do gut bacteria control your mind?

‘Nanojuice’ could help diagnose gastrointestinal illnesses

‘Normal’ bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact, preventing disorders

REUTERS: Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains

REUTERS: Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain

REUTERS: Possible Ebola patient in isolation at California hospital

REUTERS: Infineon agrees to buy Int'l Rectifier for $3 billion in cash

REUTERS: Verizon denies it plans to open new app store

REUTERS:  FBI warns healthcare firms they are targeted by hackers

REUTERS: Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality

ENGINEERING:  Lockheed Field Tests an Autonomous Helicopter

ENGINEERING: GE Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

ENGINEERING: Autodesk brings NASTRAN to the Cloud and into CAD Applications

ENGINEERING: NASA Reports First Discovery of Interstellar Stardust

ENGINEERING: Man-made Tidal Lagoons Could Transform UK Power & Economy

FOREIGN INVESTOR: Solar Energy Reaching State of Maturity: Challenge or Opportunity?

SCIENCE DAILY: Solar energy that doesn't block the view

SINGULARITY WEBLOG: Ray Kurzweil on Singularity 1 on 1: Be Who You Would Like To Be

NORWAY TODAY: Over 300 earthquakes on Iceland - fears of volcanic eruption

NORWAY TODAY: Norwegian extremist shelves IS after their new murder video

NORWAY TODAY: Honored the Coast Guard for their Syria efforts

BBC: Iceland evacuates area near Bardarbunga volcano

BBC: Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

BBC:  Unrest in Ferguson draws attention from the US's critics

BBC: The Wizard of Oz: Five alternative readings

BBC: Macy's settles racial profiling cases

BBC: Russia watchdog shuts four McDonald's in Moscow

BBC: US hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed flaw'

THE SCIENTIST: Methylation Tied to Alzheimer’s

THE SCIENTIST: RNA-based Sex Determination?

THE SCIENTIST: Antibiotics, Immunity, and Obesity

THE SCIENTIST: Nanomedicine

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Neandertals Disappeared from Europe Earlier Than Thought

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: What Came before the Big Bang?

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Suburbs and Farms Team with Global Warming to Threaten Wild Animals and Plants

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Tweets Identify Food Poisoning Outbreaks

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Bio-Battery Produces Power from Your Perspiration

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Scientifically Best Way To Get Through A Day On No Sleep

POPULAR SCIENCE: Google Protects Its Undersea Fiber Optic Cables... From Sharks

POPULAR SCIENCE: Meet Harley Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle

POPULAR SCIENCE: L.A.'s Earthquake Hazard Zone Provides Parks for Rich People

POPULAR SCIENCE: To Clean Up Oil Spills, Magnetize The Oil First

POPULAR SCIENCE: An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

FORBES: Expectations Shift As Gen Y Moves Into The Workforce

FORBES: The World's Most Powerful Women 2014

FORBES: California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

BUSINESS INSIDER: The US Navy is working on an incredible new underwater drone —

FORTUNE: Barnes & Noble's path to e-books renaissance goes through Samsung

FORTUNE: Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S.

FORTUNE: Auto loan delinquencies rise as subprime lending gains steam

FORTUNE: Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain on strong PC sales

FORTUNE: Wearable Intelligence raises $8 million to bring Google Glass into the workplace

FORTUNE: A crash course in high tech for non-tech managers

FORTUNE: Want more women in the C-suite? Start with the supply chain

ROYAL SOCIETY: Summer Science Exhibition proposals

ROYAL SOCIETY: Facial symmetry does not mean better childhood health

ROYAL SOCIETY: Hang a piece of science history on your living room wall

ROYAL SOCIETY: British astronaut Tim Peake’s next mission to International Space Station named Principia

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: More female scientists in leading positions

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Searching for Earth's twin

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: “In some respects, the Wikipedia of science”

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Ageing research cluster in Cologne moves closer together

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Studying wild chimpanzees in Taï National Park

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Grand opening of Max Planck Florida Institute in the USA

DER SPIEGEL:  'I Could Have Stopped Them': Ex-CIA Lawyer Defends Waterboarding Decision

POPULAR MECHANICS: How Iron Dome is Changing Warfare—Whether it Works or Not

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Science of Disarming Syria’s Chemical Weapons

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Best Way to Help Detroit is by Tearing it Apart

THE ATLANTIC: So What Exactly Is a 'Killer Robot'?

THE ATLANTIC: Blend Up the Internet and Everything Turns Orange

THE ATLANTIC: Listening In: The Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

THE ATLANTIC: A Secret Code in Google Translate?

THE ATLANTIC: How Much Should You Know About How Facebook Works?

THE ATLANTIC: Google Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

GIZMODO: The first "Automata" trailer is finally out and it looks spectacular: 

HOW STUFF WORKS: 10 Bizarre Treatments Doctors Used to Think Were Legit

HOW STUFF WORKS: What if you fell into a black hole?

HOW STUFF WORKS: Top 10 Germs on Your Smartphone

HOW STUFF WORKS: What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?

HOW STUFF WORKS: 10 Failed Google Projects

DNA impedance biosensor for the early detection of cancer

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Branson Marshals International Business to Ask Putin for Peace in Ukraine

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: German chip maker Infineon to buy U.S. firm for $3-billion

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Private equity stalks Shutterfly in latest billion-dollar tech buyout

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Parents keeping kids’ identities off social media amid privacy concerns

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Canada is good at inventing, not so good at selling

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Sticky data: Why even 'anonymized' information can still identify you

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Google’s secretive Camp conference draws global elites

COMPUTERWORLD: IT puts millennials to work - as mentors

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Dictators Upbraid U.S. for Racial Unrest in Ferguson

FAST COMPANY: 6 Tech Leaders On What It Takes To Get Hired At Their Companies

FAST COMPANY: Uber's Plans For Global Domination, Revealed Through Job Listings

FAST COMPANY: 6 Tech Leaders On What It Takes To Get Hired At Their Companies

COMPUTERWORLD: How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

BLOOMBERG: HP Third-Quarter Sales Top Estimates as PC Revenue Jumps

BLOOMBERG: U.S. Stocks Advance While Bonds Fall on Meeting Minutes

BLOOMBERG: Argentine Bond Swap More Dream Than Real for KBC to JPMorgan

BLOOMBERG: Russia Forces Its Popular Bloggers to Register -- Or Else

BLOOMBERG:  The Chart That Helps Explain Cisco's 6,000 Job Cuts

CIO: Smart Armband Maker Sets Sights on the Enterprise

CIO: 3 Mistaken Assumptions About What Big Data Can Do For You

CIO: New Hospital CEOs Tend to Be Outsiders, Were Rarely CIOs

BBC: US secret military mission tried to free James Foley and other hostages in Syria this summer, but failed - Pentagon

SCIENCE ALERT: A simple laser blast could help grow your teeth back

SCIENCE ALERT: Sperm and eggs carry genetic memories of parents' health well before conception

SCIENCE ALERT: Student develops solar-powered lens that purifies polluted water

SCIENCE ALERT: Lifting the toxic curse

SCIENCE ALERT: Google has to reinforce its internet cables because sharks keep biting them

SCIENCE ALERT: Australian researchers make microscopes 20 times more sensitive

SCIENCE ALERT: For the first time a woman has won mathematics’ top prize

FINANCIAL TIMES: Fast Asia Open - Weak yen to lift Tokyo stocks

MIT TECH REVIEW: View from the Marketplace: What Every Company Should Know About Agile Software Development… provided by Atlassian

DEFENSE SYSTEMS: New hacking scenario emerges: Wi-Fi signal-sniffing drones

NEUROSCIENTIST: Taking the Pulse of the Aging Brain: Researchers Map the Pulse Pressure and Elasticity of Arteries in the Brain

The IDF may expand its sniper capability

ISRAELI HOMELAND SECURITY: A ‘Ghost’ in operational status soon

THINK PROGRESS: Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030

IO9: Automata Trailer Shows Off A Robot Action Movie That Gets Robots Right

THE GERMAN ARE COMING AFTER TESLA. WIRED: BMW Launches Its Answer to Tesla’s Supercharger Network

ASTRO WATCH: Russia's New Space Program: Killing Asteroids and Lunar Exploration

IMAGE USA: Israeli Company May Have Found Cure for ALS

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: Fast Draw – UK may ban arms trade with Israel

THE JAPANESE TIME: U.S. Navy kicks out 34 for cheating at nuclear power training 

THE JAPAN TIMES: Citibank Japan to withdraw from retail banking business

THE JAPAN TIMES: McDonald’s admits to sale item overcharge, will offer refunds

THE JAPAN TIMES: Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

THE JAPAN TIMES: Liberian police seal off 50,000 in Monrovia slum as Ebola death toll hits new high

THE JAPAN TIMES: Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

THE JAPAN TIMES: Brain-scan tests show how children learn mathematical skills

THE JAPAN TIMES: Man-made earthquakes weaker than natural earthquakes of same magnitude: U.S. study

THE CHINA TIMES: China to contribute to new global trade system

THE CHINA TIMES: BMW, China’s Brilliance extend contract term

THE CHINA TIMES: China contributes $41 bln to contingent reserve to the BRICS

THE CHINA TIMES: BRICS voices disappointment with non-implementation of IMF reforms

THE KOREA TIMES: US official discusses sanctions on NK, Russia

THE KOREA TIMES: Petrochemical firms vow to boost investment, create jobs

THE KOREA TIMES: SK Telecom tackles digital divide

THE KOREA TIMES: SK C&C partners Hortonworks for big data

THE KOREA TIMES: LS Cable wins $100 million contract in Norway

APPLE, GET BEYOND READY. THE KOREA TIMES: Samsung to tackle Apple head-on in mobile market

PAY ATTENTION. THE INDIA TIMES: Apple Stores Users' Data on Chinese Servers?

THE INDIA TIMES: 50 Things Science Can't Explain

THE INDIA TIMES: Wow! Robots Can See Through Solid Walls!

TAIPEI TIMES: China fines 12 Japanese parts suppliers

TAIWAN NEWS: U.S. dollar down in early Taipei trading

TAIWAN NEWS: Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

TAIWAN NEWS: Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014

MEDICAL EXPRESS: Scientists discover link between skin diseases and Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

Neuromorphic ‘atomic-switch’ networks function like synapses in the brain

Targeted brain stimulation aids stroke recovery in mice

Artificial cells mimic natural protein synthesis

IEET:  Achieving Personal Immortality Roadmap

IEET:  End of Eating Food

REUTERS:  Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another

REUTERS: Advancing Ukraine troops take fight to heart of pro-Moscow rebellion

SCIENCE DAILY: Pigs' hearts transplanted into baboon hosts remain viable more than a year

REUTERS: Exclusive: Hamas fighters show defiance in Gaza tunnel tour

SCIENCE DAILY: Children's drawings indicate later intelligence, study shows

WASHINGTON POST: Genetically engineered pig hearts survived more than a year in baboon hosts

THE GUARDIAN: Second fatal St Louis area shooting stokes tensions in Ferguson

THE GUARDIAN: World leaders 'failing to help' over Ebola outbreak in Africa

THE GUARDIAN: The costly trail of British government IT and 'big bang' project disasters

THE GUARDIAN:  Google working on child-friendly sites – report

THE GUARDIAN: Julian Gough launches 'Litcoin' Kickstarter to 'remodel the economics of reading'

BBC: Standard Chartered to pay $300m penalty to NY regulator

BBC: Google removes 12 BBC News links in 'right to be forgotten'

RENEWABLES:  Aldesa targets new projects abroad following recent order in Poland

The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014

BBC: Google's driverless cars designed to exceed speed limit

POWER GENERATION WIND:  Vestas to deliver 40MW wind turbines to Polish wind farm

BUSINESS INSIDER: Nest Is Partnering With A Smart Fan Company To Take The Internet Of Things To The Next Level

SPACE: Wanted: Unmanned Space Plane to Fly On the Cheap

BUSINESS INSIDER: Authorities Seize Two Acres Of Marijuana In South Texas

BUSINESS INSIDER: Flash Floods In Phoenix Force Dramatic Rescue Operations

BUSINESS INSIDER:  SAP Wants A Bigger Bite Out Of African Enterprise Market And Commits $500 Million By 2020

BUSINESS INSIDER: US Nuclear Watchdog Group Was Hacked Three Times In The Last Few Years

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Two startup accelerators merge to grow Canada’s entrepreneur ecosystem

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Google’s next big market: Accounts for kids under 13

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Privacy not a priority for most tech startups

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Scientist J. Woodland Hastings was a leader in bacterial research


THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Cyber attacks have hit 36 per cent of Canadian businesses, study says

WALL STREET JOURNAL: A Giant Tablet Gives Kids More Screen Time Together

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  4 Industries Most in Need of Data Scientists

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Health Care CIOs Boosting Security in the Wake of Breaches

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: IT and Product Development Will Merge in the Digital Business

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: For Billion-Dollar Companies, Venture Deals Outstrip Going Public

NEW YORK TIMES: Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

NEW YORK TIMES: Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate

DER SPIEGEL:   Caliphate of Fear: The Curse of the Islamic State

DER SPIEGEL:  Targeting Turkey: How Germany Spies on Its Friends

DER SPIEGEL:  Brave New Recycling Economy: Movement Turns Trash to Treasure 

Chinese hackers accessed 4.5 million hospital patients records

World-first Bluetooth device to track traffic congestion on SA roads

YAHOO NEWS: Harvard Researcher on Aging: There's no 'limit on the human lifespan'

CNN MONEY: Women thrive in China's booming tech scene

CNN MONEY: New record for Apple stock

CNN MONEY: China targets executive pay at state-owned firms

6 Chinese Tech Companies You Need to Know

MIT NEWS: Engineering new bone growth

MIT NEWS: Broadening the 'SCOPE' of microbial oceanography

MIT NEWS: Recycling old batteries into solar cells

MIT NEWS: RNA combination therapy for lung cancer offers promise for personalized medicine

MIT NEWS: Visual control of big data

MIT NEWS: Finding a piece of the proton-spin puzzle

MIT NEWS: New analysis reveals tumor weaknesses

MIT NEWS: Rise of the dinosaurs

MIT NEWS: An easier way to manipulate malaria genes

MIT NEWS: Origami robot folds itself up, crawls away

MIT NEWS: Undersea living: Alumna joins Cousteau mission

MIT NEWS:  A new way to model cancer

MIT NEWS: New material structures bend like microscopic hair

Fastest Camera In The World Takes 4.4 Trillion Frames Per Second

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A self-organizing thousand-robot swarm

Could ‘genetically edited’ fruits avoid the GMO backlash?

Complex 3D physical tissue model simulates live cortex biochemical and electrical behavior

Developing a Stealth Motorcycle – Do You Need to Ask Why?

Six megatrends that will shape the future of cities

3-D microscope method to look inside brains

Millennials Are Renting Instead Of Buying And The Retail Industry Is Freaking Out

BUSINESS INSIDER:  China Is Developing Alarming High-Tech Weapons Systems

Friday, August 15, 2014

Vast majority of hackers believe they're above the law -- survey

Tactic in Alzheimer’s Fight May Be Safe, Study Finds

World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict

Mercury Levels in the Upper Ocean Tripled by Us

NATURE:  A global ocean inventory of anthropogenic mercury based on water column measurements

Rover Wars on Mars

POPULAR SCIENCE:  Vertical Takeoff Plane Design Flies Three Times Faster Than Helicopters

POPULAR SCIENCE: NASA's Super-Black Material Arrives In Space

4 Reasons Why Exponential Technologies Are Taking Off

The Future Of Food, Mapped Out For The Next 10 Years

REUTERS: Under artillery fire, Ukraine rebels switch their leaders

REUTERS:  Coca-Cola pays $2.2 billion for major stake in Monster Beverage

Eco-friendly ‘pre-fab’ self-assembling nanoparticles could revolutionize nano manufacturing

Could hemp nanosheets topple graphene for better supercapacitor electrodes?

Blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields

Seven tiny grains captured by Stardust likely visitors from interstellar space

Neural Stem Cells Sprout Long Axons

Google Wants You to Live 170 Years

Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer

NEW YORK TIMES: Hackers’ Efforts to Identify Officer Create Turmoil

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

Transportation security: Back to the future

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As Data Overflows Online, Researchers Grapple With Ethics

Can Tech Innovation Help End Cancer?

This Doctor Thinks We May Achieve Immortality, But Isn't Sure We'd Want To

Brain regeneration: Crayfish turn blood into neurons

Talking 'bout regeneration: How do some animals regrow missing parts?

LEAKED: Google's Next Major Smartphone May Come With A Screen That's Bigger And Sharper Than The iPhone

NATURE: Iranian is first woman to nab highest prize in maths

NATURE:  Quantum dots with single-atom precision

TIME:  Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

“Real Gasoline Without Oil” for 90% Returns?

Ending tariffs on green goods will show free trade can fight climate change

CMOs and CIOs Increasingly See Eye to Eye

New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Images of Charon in Orbit Around Pluto

Exclusive: Italy's grid company to get 1.5 billion euro loan ahead of China Grid deal - sources

REUTERS:  Cisco to cut another 6,000 jobs as forecast falls flat

REUTERS: Planned U.S. cyber warfare program could hurt innocent countries: Snowden

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Why Indian Agricultural Policy Might Unravel the WTO

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Iraq Needs U.S. Ground Troops More Than Ever

There Are A Lot More Adults Working In Schools Lately, And Most Of Them Are Not Teachers

Implanted neuronal stem cells generate neurons and synapses, becoming a functioning part of mouse brain

3D sketching system ‘revolutionizes’ design interaction and collaboration

FORBES:  Now In Orbit: A Satellite That Can See Through Smoke

Do-It-Yourself Biology? Messing Around with DNA Increasingly a Garage-Band Venture

Computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling

One Engineer’s Perspective on Global Warming

‘4D Printing’: Programming Material to Transform Itself

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Thinking About Going International? 11 Tips for Inbound Success Overseas

Ebola May Pose Little Threat to U.S., but It Looms Large on Twitter

Yo wants to connect the internet of things, but that’s easier said than done

Tactic in Alzheimer’s Fight May Be Safe, Study Finds

Those Who Govern the U.S. Have Been Worned – Ignore Climate Risks and Watch the Economy Sink

Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage A Decade After The 9/11 Commission Report

Why the super-rich aren’t leaving much of their fortunes to their kids

Stanford, SAP partnership explores genetics role in chronic conditions

DARPA Creates a Cheap Computer Chip That Works Like Your Brain

Telemedicine's role in the financial future of hospitals

Scientists Propose New Kind of Quantum Computer

Google Enlists the Help of Johns Hopkins to Speed Up the Development of New Tech

Betting on Hydrogen – Japan Joins Iceland as Primary Developers of Gas-Based Economy

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

Monday, August 11, 2014

How wearable cameras can help those with Alzheimer's

Live subtitles: How smart technology could help deaf people


Experts say robots will take 47% of our jobs is this true?

Robot folds itself up, walks away

How to synthesize structurally pure carbon nanotubes using molecular ‘seeds’

Lower-cost high-brightness LEDs possible with ‘wonder material’ perovskite

New microhairs bend in magnetic field, directing water against gravity

Emerging Internet Trends that will Shape the Global Economy

Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps the Journey to Digital Business

In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class

FORBES:  Anonymous Launches Cyber Attack on Israeli Websites

Amazon-Disney Dispute? Amid Hachette PR War, Retail Giant Sets Mouse Trap

How Old Cell Phones Will Save the Forests of Our World

This Water-Based Tractor Beam Could Confine Oil Spills, Control Floating Objects

REUTERS:  Boeing expects most of defense unit cost cuts from supply chain

FDA approves first DNA test for colon cancer

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

IT Outsourcing Customers Mad as Hell, Ready to Walk

IBM's Brain-Mimicking Chip Has 256 Million "Synapses"

FORBES:  Was Aeroflot 2074 The Real Target Of The Russian Missile? Who Is "Upstairs"?

Google is backing a new $300 million high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system between the US and Japan

Wal-Mart wants to be your doctor

BLOOMBERG:  Hillary Clinton Faults Obama for ‘Stupid Stuff’ Policy

THE ATLANTIC:  Man-Made Earthquakes Are Changing the Seismic Landscape

NEW YORK TIMES: China’s Energetic Enforcement of Antitrust Rules Alarms Foreign Firms

Why Even Experienced Fund Managers Don't Beat The Market

NASA Plans To Deploy These Crowdsourced Projects In Space

UK may offer green subsidies to overseas companies

NEW YORK TIMES: Print Is Down, and Now Out

THE GUARDIAN:  Australian military ‘back-up’ in Iraq not ruled out, defence minister confirms

Blood-vessel gene could fight cancer and heart disease

The Future Of Retail: It's All In Big Data

REUTERS: Amazon stops some Disney movie preorders - WSJ

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Chinese Government Rejects Apple's iPad

More on the Ebola Front – Another Drug in Clinical Trial

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Russia to Ban All U.S. Food Imports and EU Fruit and Veg, State Media Says

Germany: Russian Tycoon’s Mother Dies

Putin Urges Economic Retaliation for Sanctions Over Ukraine Conflict

U.S.-Russia Nuclear Deal Stalls as Tensions Over Ukraine Rise

Yelp Translator Takes the Guesswork Out of Foreign Reviews

Bitcoin: How small business can get to grips with the new virtual currency

Dramatic 'supermoon' and Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies on Sunday

Yahoo joins Google in effort to protect users' emails from prying eyes

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: Obama's Bombshell, The Unintended Consequences of Air Strikes in Iraq

REUTERS: U.S. call for South China Sea 'freeze' gets cool response from China

REUTERS: Security experts call for government action against cyber threats

How Google's Calico aims to fight aging and 'solve death'

FOX NEWS:  Ukraine president says he'll consider aid mission as Obama, Merkel warn Russia not to intervene

Friday, August 8, 2014

New IBM Chip Moves Artificial Intelligence One Step Closer to Us

Using Bayesian statistics to rank Wikipedia entries

Small epigenetic DNA modifications predict brain’s threat response

An ultralight but tough new foam made from graphene

Sustainable packaging: there's no such thing as 'waste'

'Close-Knit' Russian Hacker Gang Hoards 1.2 Billion ID Creds,2817,2462057,00.asp

The black hole at the birth of the Universe

REUTERS: Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor

Russian Hackers Probably Have Your Passwords. Now What?

Ebola Therapy From an Obscure Biotech Firm Is Hurried Along

Artificial retina: A graphene interface to the optical nerve

The black hole at the birth of the Universe

REUTERS: Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire

FORBES:  The Future Of Shopping In Three Trends

Siri Co-founder: Speech Recognition Ready for Leap Forward

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

REUTERS:  Water builds up in China quake zone, brings new danger: Xinhua

REUTERS: Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and veg in sanctions response; NATO fears invasion

NEW YORK TIMES: W.H.O. Weighing Emergency Decree on Ebola

NEW YORK TIMES: Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords

Shoppers Are Fleeing Physical Stores

Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone

Seven fabrics inspired by nature: from the lotus leaf to butterflies and sharks

Virtual acoustic ‘bottle’ bends path of sound waves better than metamaterials

Recovering audio from videos

How to enable the Internet of Things without batteries

NATURE:  Cancer biomarkers: Written in blood

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

German, U.S. Home Energy Storage Incentives Offer Divergent Visions for the Smart Grid

Google Set to Kick-Start the Driverless Car Supply Chain

Can Winograd Schemas Replace Turing Test for Defining Human-Level AI?

With $350M Research Center, MIT Bets Big On Nanotechnology

A Room Where Executives Go to Get Help from IBM’s Watson

Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength

Meet Paro, a robot designed to help the elderly

String Field Theory Genius Explains The Coming Breakthroughs That Will Change Life As We Know It

October Rendezvous of Comet with Mars Has NASA Assets on Alert

Scientists may have cracked the giant Siberian crater mystery

The competition for high-speed fiber optic Internet is escalating in 13 cities

In the wake of Toledo, we need innovations to prevent a world water crisis

A New Drug Has been Found Which Reverses Alzheimer's On Animals

‘Rewired’ mice show signs of longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses

Atomically precise self-assembling nanoscale fibers mimic living cells

‘Active’ surfaces that control fluids or particles

FORBES: Why Physicians Are Turning To Startups

Getting Funded by DARPA soonest!