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Fingerprint checking smartphone patent filed by Sony

Posted in Business on 24th Mar, 2012 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Technology to allow smartphones to scan their users fingerprints through their screens as an identity check has been patented by Sony.
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Facebook says it may sue employers who demand job applicant passwords

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2012 11:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook takes a stand against employers demanding the Facebook passwords of employees and job applicants.
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Game sales surpassed video in UK, says report

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:50 AM
by AlexMuller
Sales of computer games in the UK have surpassed those of videos for the first time, new figures suggest.
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Google imagines environment aware mobile adverts

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:45 AM
by AlexMuller
If you have ever stood in the rain wondering where the nearest umbrella shop is, then the latest Google patent may interest you.
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Microsoft invents projector eyewear for Xbox and beyond

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:11 AM
by AlexMuller
Patent Bolt has discovered that Microsoft has been secretly working on a video headset since September 2010.
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Billionaire Paul Allen Pours $500 Million Into Quest To Find The Essence Of Humanity In The Brain

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2012 01:49 AM
by AlexMuller
to one day understand the essence of what makes us human.
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Illegal logging makes billions for gangs, report says

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2012 03:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Illegal logging generates $10-15bn (£7.5-11bn) around the world, according to new analysis from the World Bank.
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Nasa science chief fighting for planetary research

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2012 02:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Nasa science chief has told planetary scientists he is in there fighting for you after the swingeing cuts proposed to the robotic exploration budget.
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Mars for the average person

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2012 02:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Rocket entrepreneur Elon Musk believes he can get the cost of a round trip to Mars down to about half a million dollars.
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G20 Internet Economy to Expand at 10 Percent a Year Through 2016 to $4.2 trillion

Posted in Business on 20th Mar, 2012 02:17 AM
by AlexMuller
in the developing markets, it will grow more than twice as fast
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Apple to pay dividend and buy back shares

Posted in Business on 20th Mar, 2012 02:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has said it will use its cash to start paying a dividend to shareholders and to buy back some of its shares.
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China to Overtake U.S. as Top Smartphone Market in 2012

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2012 01:05 AM
by AlexMuller
China is poised to overtake the U.S. as the leading market for smartphone shipments in 2012, according to new data from IDC
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Megaupload Seizure Order Null and Void Says High Court

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2012 12:58 AM
by AlexMuller
The blunder, which occurred because the police applied for the wrong type of court order, means that the Megaupload founder could have his property returned.
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Earth System nearing tipping point

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2012 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Research now indicates that the world is nearing critical tipping points in the Earth system, including on climate and biodiversity
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Race Against the Machine

Posted in Business on 17th Mar, 2012 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Will technology create permanently high unemployment?
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Why Entrepreneurs Fail And Most Startups Are DOA

Posted in Business on 17th Mar, 2012 11:05 PM
by AlexMuller
This isnt an anti entrepreneur rant. Its also not a piece to discourage anyone from launching their own business.
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