Why You Should Care About Bitcoin

Money is going digital and it is impacting the biggest growth industry of the past 75 years Bitcoin has attracted a lot of news and high-profile investors in recent weeks, while the media still focuses on how early buyers have made money and how authorities are onto its role in online narcotic sales. Less attention…

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Bioengineers introduce Bi-Fi | The biological Internet

If you were a bacterium, the virus M13 might seem innocuous enough. It insinuates more than it invades, setting up shop like a freeloading houseguest, not a killer. Once inside it makes itself at home, eating your food, texting indiscriminately. Recently, however, bioengineers at Stanford University have given M13 a bit of a makeover. The…

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HTML5 vs. Apps: Why The Debate Matters, And Who Will Win

HTML5 is a new technology that allows developers to build rich web-based apps that run on any device via a standard web browser. Many think it will save the web, rendering native platform-dependent apps obsolete. So, which will win? Native apps or HTML5? A recent report from BI Intelligence explains why we think HTML5 will win out, and…

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The Future Of Storytelling: Immersion, Integration, Interactivity, Impact

As technology becomes more advanced and more accessible across multiple platforms, it’s only natural for consumers to expect increasingly higher standards of creativity and engagement from content creators. However, with social media, apps, tablets, smartphones, websites, TV, etc. all part of the audience’s viewing habit, learning how stories should be evolving and how to make…

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Memory and the Cybermind

THE line that separates my mind from the Internet is getting blurry. This has been happening ever since I realized how often it feels as though I know something just because I can find it with Google. Technically, of course, I don’t know it. But when there’s a smartphone or iPad in reach, I know…

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Consortium of Colleges Takes Online Education to New Level

As part of a seismic shift in online learning that is reshaping higher education, Coursera, a year-old company founded by two Stanford University computer scientists, will announce on Tuesday that a dozen major research universities are joining the venture. In the fall, Coursera will offer 100 or more free massive open online courses, or MOOCs,…

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Marissa Mayer Is The New CEO Of Yahoo – Business Insider

Marissa Mayer is the new CEO Of Yahoo. She quit Google today and starts her new job tomorrow. Mayer was Google’s first woman engineer. She managed its search product for years. She also led development of iGoogle, Google News, and Gmail… via Marissa Mayer Is The New CEO Of Yahoo – Business Insider.

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Leap second bug: Reddit, Mozilla, and more experience technical issues

More than a decade after the Y2K scare, a single extra second has caused problems for a number of notable web companies. The leap second — a one-second adjustment added to atomic clocks to synchronize it with clocks based on the Earth’s rotation — occurred on Saturday night and caught a number of companies unaware……

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Google Shows Startups How to Master SEO in 10 Minutes

Worried about how to fill out your meta keywords tag so your startup ranks best in Google results? Don’t bother, the company says. Google search ignores it. Google Shows Startups How to Master SEO in 10 Minutes [VIDEO].

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