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The Unintended Effects of Driverless Cars

Posted in Business on 8th Dec, 2011 04:10 AM
by APM
Google has been working on driverless cars for a few years now. The obvious selling point is that the cars will be much safer without a human behind the wheel.
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Bill Gates, China jointly developing nuclear reactor

Posted in Business on 8th Dec, 2011 04:04 AM
by APM
Bill Gates confirmed Wednesday he is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new and safer kind of nuclear reactor.
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Most startups are spending money too fast. Slow it down.

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2011 10:43 PM
by APM
Youre acting as if the current bubblicious fundraising environment will continue indefinitely.
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Apple fails to block Samsung tablet and smartphone sales in the U.S.

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2011 10:01 PM
by APM
Apple and Samsung have been locked in a patent war for most of this year. Its a complicated situation.
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Android commands half of the U.S. smartphone platform market

Posted in Business on 4th Dec, 2011 09:50 PM
by APM
but iPhone is on the rise in the hardware category, according to newly released data from comScore.
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European Commission reportedly prepping 400+ page finding against Google

Posted in Business on 4th Dec, 2011 01:26 AM
by APM
The European Commission will issue a lengthy Statement of Objections, the equivalent of a preliminary finding, against Google for abusing its market dominance,
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Swiss Govt: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2011 08:27 PM
by APM
One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet
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Zynga Files for $1B IPO

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2011 08:17 PM
by APM
Social media game publisher Zynga is planning an initial public offering that would value the company at as much as $7 billion
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Peter Thiel Announces Breakout Labs to Energize Innovation

Posted in Business on 1st Dec, 2011 07:40 PM
by APM
Calling for more rapid innovation in science and technology, Peter Thiel today launched a new program of the Thiel Foundation, Breakout Labs.
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Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps

Posted in Business on 30th Nov, 2011 09:50 PM
by APM
An Android app developer has published what he says is conclusive proof that millions of smartphones are secretly monitoring users.
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The Cambrian Explosion In Startups

Posted in Business on 29th Nov, 2011 12:04 AM
by APM
The sheer number of new startups forming and getting funded these days is dizzying...
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Startup hopes to hack immigration with a floating incubator

Posted in Business on 28th Nov, 2011 11:45 PM
by APM
Some of Silicon Valley's most important companies; Intel, Google, and Yahoo, were cofounded by immigrants...
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China/Taiwan commercial hub planned for Pingtan

Posted in Business on 27th Nov, 2011 09:31 PM
by APM
10 Design has recently won the opportunity to master plan a 230-acre waterfront central business district as part of a new development for Pingtan in China.
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Nuclear power 'gets little public support worldwide'

Posted in Business on 26th Nov, 2011 12:52 AM
by APM
There is little public appetite across the world for building new nuclear reactors, a poll for the BBC indicates.
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The myth of renewable energy

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2011 07:23 PM
by APM
And when politicians tout "green jobs," they might just as easily be talking about employment at General Motors as at Greenpeace.
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Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2011 09:50 PM
by APM
Microsoft has long been one of the most ardent proponents of expanding U.S. copyright law. But that enthusiasm doesn't extend to the new Stop Online Piracy Act...
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