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Google X: Secret lab for 'moonshot' research

In a rare public speech, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page once suggested the tech industry needs "safe places where we can try out new things" without rules or interference. Some people thought he was describing ...

Mar 12, 2014
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Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, ...

Oct 30, 2014
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Skype-type money swaps bad news for banks?

Irked by high bank fees on international money transfers, two Estonian IT whizzes who helped engineer Skype and Paypal have hatched Transferwise, a global Internet platform coordinating currency swaps between ...

Feb 16, 2014
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Apple patent focuses on tools for commuters

Should you take the arthritic trolley today or the local bus with over a dozen stops? Where do you change? When does the bus stop running? Once on the N line, does it pass close enough to the shop? If you ...

Dec 06, 2014 weblog
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Intel & Hitachi Team up for Enterprise Grade SSDs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel and Hitachi announced that they are joining forces to produce Enterprise-grade SSDs that will incorporate Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Fiber Channel (FC) interfaces. Both firms plan ...

Dec 02, 2008 weblog
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