Microsoft stores to 'pop up' on October 26

Scores of real-world Microsoft stores will "pop up" in the United States and Canada on October 26 to showcase the technology giant's latest gadgets including the new Surface tablet computer.

French watchdog says Facebook did not violate privacy

France's data watchdog said Tuesday that Facebook users' privacy had not been breached, a week after summoning officials from the social networking site over rumours that private messages were being posted publicly.

Quantum causal relations: A causes B causes A

A deeply rooted concept in everyday life is causality; the idea that events in the present are caused by events in the past and, in turn, act as causes for what happens in the future. Physicists from the University of Vienna ...

Researchers find ordered atoms in glass materials

(Phys.org)—Scientists at Ames Laboratory have discovered the underlying order in metallic glasses, which may hold the key to the ability to create new high-tech alloys with specific properties.

New research measures the cost of getting cleaner air

(Phys.org)—Extensive environmental regulations have brought cleaner air and health improvements to the United States, but they also have increased the cost of manufacturing and reduced industrial productivity, according ...

Immigrant-led startups on the decline in US: study

The number of US high-tech startups founded by immigrants, which has long been a source of growth for the American economy, has begun to slip, according to a study released Tuesday.

Facebook revamps its help center (Update)

(AP)—Facebook's redesigned help center aims to make it easier for users to navigate and find what they need help with on the site or its mobile applications.

In novel move, NYC campus gets US patent officer

(AP)—A patent officer will be stationed at a New York City technology graduate-school campus in a first-of-its-kind effort to help students and others capitalize on their ideas.

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