Archive: 1/05/2013

Software to help plan the smart grid

(Phys.org) —Because of its vastness, complexity, and indispensability, the American power grid presents a number of different challenges to state utility commissions, legislators, energy utilities and researchers who wish ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Software
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Storm study reveals a sting in the tail

Meteorologists have gained a better understanding of how storms like the one that battered Britain in 1987 develop, making them easier to predict. University of Manchester scientists, working with colleagues in Reading, Leeds ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Fleeing Facebook: Study examines why users quit

With more than a billion active accounts worldwide, it can be easy to forget that some people don't use Facebook. In fact, "non-use" of the social networking site is fairly common – one-third of Facebook users take breaks ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Internet
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Why IT decisions will make or break businesses

Society's growing reliance on mobile devices and digital resources has led to a tectonic shift in information technology, according to Joseph M. Tucci, chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation. He said that shift is forcing businesses ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Business
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