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Yowza: Salesforce commits to Oracle hardware (!)
Salesforce.com has always been Oracle-centric on the software side. But it's also run on commodity hardware. That's about to change, says Oracle. Oracle Exalogic Exadata. Everyone knew Salesforce.com and Oracle were going to expand their relationship ...
Oracle and Microsoft: In Weakness There Is StrengthTheStreet.com
Analysis: Oracle's sales miss magnifies fears about cloud misstepsReuters
Oracle databases head to Microsoft's Hyper-V, AzureZDNet
VentureBeat -ReadWrite -Financial Times
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iOS 7 Beta 2 Hits iPad; Snapchat for Kidz; Leap Motion Beta Testing
Topping tech headlines on Monday was the second beta of iOS 7, which is now available to developers. Beta 2 includes a sneak peek at the updated operating system on the iPad; the first beta was only available on the iPhone and iPod touch. According to ...
Saucy selfie app Snapchat hits $800m valuation as VCs chuck cash aroundRegister
Snapchat Creates SnapKidz - - A Sandbox for Kids Under 13Forbes
How did Snapchat get an $800m valuation with zero revenue?The Independent
Mashable -Digital Trends -Los Angeles Times
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Sony Xperia Z Ultra: one phablet to rule them all (hands-on)
Sony's latest smartphone, an LTE-capable 6.44-inch phablet, is a powerful addition to the Xperia family. It's not only the first smartphone from Sony Mobile to pack Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 800 processor, it's also the biggest handset from the ...
Sony Mobile unveils SmartWatch 2, Xperia Z Ultra smartphoneComputerworld
Sony Unveils Huge, 6.4-Inch Xperia Z Ultra SmartphonePC Magazine
Sony announces the Smartwatch 2 as Android smartphone companionInquirer
Telegraph.co.uk -Engadget -BBC News
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Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans
Upcoming integration points between Yammer and Microsoft products will include email interoperability, document collaboration and enterprise search, as Microsoft pursues its plan to make Yammer a common enterprise social collaboration layer across its ...
Microsoft to add more Yammer-Office 365 integration pointsZDNet
A Year After Microsoft Bought It, Yammer Nears 8M Users, Deeper MSFT ...TechCrunch
Microsoft updates enterprise social road map, highlights momentum on Yammer ...Wall Street Journal (press release)
All Things Digital
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European Publishers, Others Slam Google On “Abusive” Practices, Ask EC To ...
It may be back to the drawing board for Google on the European antitrust front: hundreds of publishers and publishing trade associations today are coming out in force to ask the European Commission and its Vice President Joaquín Almunia to “reject outright” ...
Google not obliged to delete data, rules EU lawyerBBC News
There is no "right to be forgotten" by search engines, says top EU court advisorPCWorld
Google vindicated by EU court opinion on search resultsReuters
Fox News -ZDNet -The Guardian
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Christian Science Monitor
On anniversary of Korea War, cyber fireworks fly
Christian Science Monitor
... • A daily summary of global reports on security issues. Skip to next paragraph. Whitney Eulich. Latin America Editor. Whitney Eulich is the Monitor's Latin America editor, overseeing regional coverage for CSMonitor.com and the weekly magazine. She also ...
Major websites in North and South Korea shut down on war anniversaryGlobe and Mail
North and South Korea websites shut amid hacking alertThe Guardian
Websites in Koreas shut down on war anniversaryUSA TODAY
BBC News -Reuters
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Ouya launches for $99; already sold out on Amazon, GameStop
Ouya, the open-source console that became a massive hit on Kickstarter, has officially launched to the public. And already, it's unavailable in a few online markets. As expected, the $99.99, Android-based console hit the market today at Best Buy, GameStop, ...
OUYA Gaming Console Already Sold Out on AmazonMashable
OUYA Gets Its Official Retail Release, But The $99 Game Console Still Hasn't ...TechCrunch
Ouya Launches Today For $100; Sells Out At Amazon, GameStopUbergizmo
USA TODAY -Polygon -The Slanted
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Apple seeds second beta of iOS 7 to developers
Apple has seeded the seeded the second beta of iOS 7 to developers who're testing the new operating system. The update comes exactly two weeks after the release of the first beta of the operating system. It was also first showcased during the keynote at ...
Free business.gov.au planning appsBrisbane Times
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Tablet screen choice overkill: Samsung's 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 vs. 8-inch version
Summary: How do you decide between the 8-inch perfect e-reader sized tablet and the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 one that slides into handbags easily? Here's how: You flip a coin. Larry Dignan. By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines | June 24, 2013 -- 14:00 GMT ...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 Is Today's Best Android Smartphone: 10 Reasons WhyeWeek
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs LG Nexus 4: Still Among The BestSidhTech
Get Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 on July 9thWired
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Plants 'do maths' to control overnight food supplies
Plants have a built-in capacity to do maths, which helps them regulate food reserves at night, research suggests. UK scientists say they were "amazed" to find an example of such a sophisticated arithmetic calculation in biology. Mathematical models show that ...
Scientists find proof plants are capable of complex arithmeticTelegraph.co.uk
Square roots? Scientists say plants are good at mathReuters
Why plants are smarter than usChristian Science Monitor
Discovery News -Science Recorder -Geek
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Times of India
Nokia's Lumia 925 is a big T-Mobile win
T-Mobile will exclusively carry Nokia's new stunning metal Lumia 925, and that's good news for the no-contract carrier. Jessica Dolcourt. by Jessica Dolcourt May 14, 2013 2:45 AM PDT Follow @jdolcourt. Nokia Lumia 925. The Nokia Lumia 925 is the first ...
Nokia launches Lumia 925, focused firmly on imagingZDNet
Nokia Announces The Lumia 925, An Aluminum Flagship - MashableMashable
Nokia Lumia 925 slims down its flagship Windows PhoneBBC News
Inquirer -Bloomberg -Engadget
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Wall Street Journal
Smartphone Sales Surge
Wall Street Journal
An employee shows off Samsung's Galaxy S 4 smartphone during a launching ceremony in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in April. Appetite for basic mobile phones fell during the first three months of 2013 and sales of smartphones rose by 43% compared with the first ...
Android secures 74% of smartphone marketDigital Spy
Nokia's Q1 marketshare drops 24 percent as Samsung, Apple gain: ReportNDTV
Android Nearly 75% Of All Smartphones Shipped In Q1; Samsung Tops 30 ...TechCrunch
Engadget -CXOToday.com -Memeburn
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Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Space Oddity ends safely in Kazakhstan
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is back on Earth following a 144-day stay aboard the International Space Station, which ended on a high note when the crooning spaceman released an impressive high-altitude version of David Bowie's Space Oddity.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield returnsIrish Times
3-man crew returns safely to Earth from International Space StationFox News
Having made the ISS cool again, Hadfield returns to EarthCNET
Los Angeles Times -CBC.ca
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Science World Report
Reseacher Analyzes Oldest Fossil Hominin Ear Bones Ever Recovered
Science World Report
In a latest finding, anthropologist from Binghamton University has analyzed the tiny ear bones, the malleus, incus and stapes from two different species of early human ancestors from South Africa. (Photo : Texas A&M). In a recent finding, an anthropologist ...
Early hominins couldn't have heard modern speechNew Scientist
Hearing changes could be ancient in the human lineNature.com
Were Ancient Hominins Hearing Sounds Differently Than Modern Humans?Medical Daily
Eureka! Science News
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AT&T dumps Facebook phone as Home limps past 1m downloads
Facebook Home, the app intended to turn Android phones into a sort of "Facebook phone", is struggling. Having taken almost a month to hit a million downloads from Google's Play store, more than half of the 16,000-odd reviews on the store give it just one ...
Facebook's iPhone Culture Builds An Overzealous Home On AndroidTechCrunch
HTC's Facebook phone: Not dead yetCNET
AT&T Reportedly Dropping HTC Facebook PhoneInformationWeek
Fudzilla -Tri-Valley Herald -Stabley Times
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ItsOn's Zact Shows How Data Plans Should Be: Exactly Right Every Month - eWeek
NEWS ANALYSIS: ItsOn's Zact offers a new approach to wireless plans, which is to let users buy just what they need and no more for each kind of service. Figured out how many minutes or megabytes of data you need for your smartphone every month?
ItsOn's New Zact Service Is Rewriting The Book On Wireless PlansTechCrunch
A New Mobile Plan, Zact, Asks Subscribers To Pay Only For What They UseWall Street Journal (blog)
Zact: Build Your Own Wireless Plan, Down to the Last DetailTIME
Digital Trends -tuaw.com -The Verge
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Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen on the New Digital Age - Mashable
The growth of the web, the developing world and digital-age career skills were all topics of discussion last Thursday night at a special fireside chat with tech heavyweights Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen at Google's Venice, Calif., headquarters. The talk felt like ...
Try Googling That, Big Shot.All Things Digital
Google's Schmidt thought 'don't be evil' was a stupid ruleTechRadar UK
Google's Eric Schmidt on reading your email, AOL and not being evilAndroid Community
The Verge -SlashGear -Co.Exist
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Google Commemorates The 37th Anniversary Of Atari's Breakout With Image ...
If you're an old-school gaming nerd, then you might remember a little game released by Atari called Breakout. The idea was simple: just hit a ball around and break things. Don't let the ball get past you, or you lose. It was heavily influenced by Pong.
Google Image Search 'Atari Breakout' for a bit of retro funHEXUS
You should type Atari Breakout into Google Images todayJOE
Google celebrates Breakout's 37th birthday with Google Image Easter eggPCR-online.biz
Creative Review (blog) -iAfrica.com -IBNLive
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Samsung takes first 5G steps with advanced antenna
Samsung Electronics plans to use advanced antennas to boost the bandwidth in mobile networks by what it said was "several tens of Gbps per base station", but the improved bandwidth won't be commercially available until 2020. The company said it can ...
Samsung Announces New '5G' Wireless TechnologyBusinessweek
Samsung Advances Toward 5G NetworksNew York Times
Samsung wants to bring 5G online by 2020ZDNet
CNET -Sydney Morning Herald -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Major Solar Flare Erupts from the Sun, Strongest of 2013
The sun unleashed a colossal Mother's Day solar flare on Sunday (May 12) in what has become the most powerful solar eruption of the year. The giant solar flare, which registered as one of the largest eruptions the sun can unleash, peaked Sunday night at ...
Nasa announces first X class solar flares of the yearTimes LIVE
Sun Unleashes THREE Record X-Class FlaresDiscovery News
Solar flare double whammy: 2 biggest flares of year within 24 hoursLos Angeles Times
Science Recorder -NBCNews.com (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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