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CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a "limited time" when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds to the uncertainty some investors have long had about Yahoo.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Business
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Identifying illegal websites in photos

European computer scientists have developed a way to "read" web addresses in images that could improve filters for blocking pornographic, gambling and other sites. They provide details in the new issue of the International ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Turning clothing into information displays

Researchers from Holst Centre (set up by TNO and imec), imec and CMST, imec's associated lab at Ghent University, have demonstrated the world's first stretchable and conformable thin-film transistor (TFT) driven LED display ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Semiconductors
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Gas sensors sound the smoldering fire alarm

Smoke detectors are everywhere, but still thousands of people die in fires annually. Fire gas detectors, which detect carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, identify fires at an early stage. Thanks to a new measurement principle ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Engineering
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