Archive: 11/19/2013

Peering into the future: How cities grow

Migration patterns into and out of cities are the result of millions of individual decisions, which in turn are affected by thousands of factors like economics, location, politics, security, aesthetics, sentiments and others. ...

Nov 19, 2013
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1.6 billion people on social networks

An estimated 1.61 billion people, more than one in five globally, will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, the research firm eMarketer said Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2013
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Comet ISON unfolds its wings

(Phys.org) —One or more fragments may have detached from comet ISON in the past days, as two wing-shaped features in the comet's atmosphere suggest. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System ...

Nov 19, 2013
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State settles Bitcoin case vs. online gaming co. (Update)

An online video game company accused of infecting thousands of computers with malicious software and using that access to illegally mine for the electronic currency Bitcoin has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement, the New ...

Nov 19, 2013
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Zooplankton decline reported in North Atlantic

The microscopic creatures that make up a critical link in the ocean food chain declined dramatically the first half of this year in the North Atlantic as ocean temperatures remained among the warmest on record, U.S. scientists ...

Nov 19, 2013
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NSA violations compared to Obamacare website ills

The U.S. intelligence community's top lawyer on Tuesday defended the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans ...

Nov 19, 2013
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