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OpenStreetMap adds A to B directions

(Phys.org)—The people who run OpenStreetMap.org (the foundation) have announced that A to B directions have been added to the open source web site. While acknowledging that adding directions has been d ...

Feb 19, 2015 report
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Korean tech start-ups offer life beyond Samsung

As an engineering major at Seoul's Yonsei University, Yoon Ja-Young was perfectly poised to follow the secure, lucrative and socially prized career path long-favoured by South Korea's elite graduates.

Feb 23, 2015
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HTTP/2, HPACK specs approved, headed to RFC Editor

Wednesday's news about HTTP2, which promises to deliver Web pages to browsers more efficiently, is news enough: It's Done. Mark Nottingham, chair of the IETF HTTP Working Group and a member of the W3C Technical ...

Feb 19, 2015 weblog
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Investors biased against foreign-sounding names

A fund manager by the name of Mustafa gets 10% less investments than a fund manager by the name of John. Investors tend to buy less stocks from funds managed by people with foreign-sounding names, even though their performance ...

Feb 23, 2015
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