Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Oracle Said to Near $5 Billion Purchase of Micros Systems http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-17/oracle-said-to-near-deal-to-buy-micros-systems.html

This Will Be A Huge Week For Apple, Facebook And Microsoft
http://www.businessinsider.com/its-going-to-be-a-huge-week-for-apple-facebook-and-microsoft-2014-4#ixzz34v8V2q5V

Leukemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types http://www.kurzweilai.net/leukemia-drug-found-to-stimulate-immunity-against-many-cancer-types

How background electrical brain noise drives our decisions http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-backgrouund-brain-noise-drives-our-decisions

Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning http://www.kurzweilai.net/synchronized-brain-waves-enable-rapid-learning

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-technology-will-pale-the-previous-20-years-2014-6#ixzz34vQRC1Zq

First Major Mobile Banking Security Threat Hits the U.S. http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/179_114/first-major-mobile-banking-security-threat-hits-the-us-1068100-1.html

What Does Moore’s Law Mean For the Rest of Society? http://bit.ly/1oCmhDg

Autism Speaks Is Using Google Cloud Platform to Amass and Analyze a Trove of Autism-Related Genomes http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/06/13/using_google_cloud_platform_autism_speaks_is_doing_research_on_a_database.html

Progress Made on a 'Bionic Pancreas' for Diabetics http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2014/06/progress-made-bionic-pancreas-diabetics

The Revolutionary Quantum Computer That May Not Be Quantum at All http://www.wired.com/2014/05/quantum-computing

Intel's vision of our wearable future: From onesies to wetsuits http://www.zdnet.com/intels-vision-of-our-wearable-future-from-onesies-to-wetsuits-7000030560/

Inside the Secretive R&D Lab Behind the Amazon Phone http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-17/inside-the-secretive-r-and-d-lab-behind-the-amazon-phone

Elon Musk's SolarCity to acquire panel maker Silevo http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/06/17/elon-musks-solarcity-to-acquire-panel-maker-silevo/

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible http://www3.uni-bonn.de/Press-releases/with-light-echoes-the-invisible-becomes-visible

PROGRESS OVERKILLS ETHICS: MIT Technology Review: Laws and Ethics Can’t Keep Pace with Technology http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/15/mit-technology-review-laws-and-ethics-cant-keep-pace-with-technology/

Washington Post: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/18/washington-post-the-rise-of-big-data-brings-tremendous-possibilities-and-frightening-perils/

FOX Business Interview: How robots will change our lives http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/11/fox-business-interview-how-robots-will-change-our-lives/

Washington Post: Why I’m excited about the promising future of medicine http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/07/washington-post-why-im-excited-about-the-promising-future-of-medicine/

The Economist debate: Goldman versus Google: A career on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley? wadhwa.com/2014/04/04/the-economist-goldman-versus-google-a-career-on-wall-street-or-in-silicon-valley/

Inside the Secretive R&D Lab Behind the Amazon Phone http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-17/inside-the-secretive-r-and-d-lab-behind-the-amazon-phone

Elon Musk's SolarCity to acquire panel maker Silevo http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/06/17/elon-musks-solarcity-to-acquire-panel-maker-silevo/

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible http://www3.uni-bonn.de/Press-releases/with-light-echoes-the-invisible-becomes-visible

PROGRESS OVERKILLS ETHICS: MIT Technology Review: Laws and Ethics Can’t Keep Pace with Technology http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/15/mit-technology-review-laws-and-ethics-cant-keep-pace-with-technology/

Washington Post: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/18/washington-post-the-rise-of-big-data-brings-tremendous-possibilities-and-frightening-perils/

FOX Business Interview: How robots will change our lives http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/11/fox-business-interview-how-robots-will-change-our-lives/

Washington Post: Why I’m excited about the promising future of medicine http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/07/washington-post-why-im-excited-about-the-promising-future-of-medicine/

The Economist debate: Goldman versus Google: A career on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley? wadhwa.com/2014/04/04/the-economist-goldman-versus-google-a-career-on-wall-street-or-in-silicon-valley/

Nonlinearly Amused? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618011357-34427457-nonlinearly-amused

The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Social Network That Could Truly Reform Our Schools http://www.wired.com/2014/06/edmodo/

A Slick Concept for a Wristband That Manages Your Money http://www.wired.com/2014/06/a-slick-concept-for-a-wristband-that-manages-your-manage/

Superconducting secrets solved after 30 years http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/superconducting-secrets-solved-after-30-years

NASA Update on Asteroid Redirect Mission http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-191&1&utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NASAJPL&utm_content=daily20140617

Hottest Spring On Record Globally, Reports Japan Meteorological Agency http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/06/17/3449871/hottest-spring-on-record/

Critics Warn Starbucks Employees To Read The Fine Print Of New Tuition Plan http://thinkprogress.org/education/2014/06/17/3449906/starbucks-tuition-plan-fine-print/

"Charlie Rose into Bewilderment!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618195606-34427457-charlie-rose-into-bewilderment

QUESTION: Lucrative Drones? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618211543-34427457-question-lucrative-drones

Musk announces plans to build ‘one of the single largest solar panel production plants in the world’ and send people in Mars in ten years  http://www.kurzweilai.net/musk-announces-plans-to-build-one-of-the-single-largest-solar-panel-production-plants-in-the-world

Targeting tumors using silver nanoparticles    http://www.kurzweilai.net/targeting-tumors-using-silver-nanoparticles

Discovery of abnormal GABA levels may lead to improvements in diagnosing, treating Alzheimer’s disease   http://www.kurzweilai.net/discovery-of-abnormal-gaba-levels-may-lead-to-improvements-in-diagnosing-treating-alzheimers-disease

Algae can switch quantum coherence on and off   http://www.kurzweilai.net/algae-can-switch-quantum-coherence-on-and-off

Single dose of sleeping-sickness drug reverses autism-like symptoms in mice    http://www.kurzweilai.net/single-dose-of-sleeping-sickness-drug-reverses-autism-like-symptoms-in-mice

"An Aired Chat, Seriously!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618220926-34427457-an-aired-chat-seriously

DON'T FORGET THE DISRUPTIONAL SINGULARITY. The Sequence of Singularities   http://man-as-media.com/2014/06/15/the-sequence-of-singularities/

An Internet of Things prediction for 2025 -- with caveats  http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9248349/An_Internet_of_Things_prediction_for_2025_with_caveats

"À-la-Japan South Korea!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618224313-34427457-%C3%A0-la-japan-south-korea

Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/obama-create-worlds-largest-ocean-preserve-122133107--finance.html

"Why are Huge India's Sanskrit Vedantic Sages into Gargantuan Hard Techno-Sputniks?" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618225901-34427457-why-are-huge-india-s-sanskrit-vedantic-sages-into-gargantuan-hard-techno-sputniks

FOR-LUCRE BOTS HAVE ALREADY RISEN: As Robotics Advances, Worries of Killer Robots Rise http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/upshot/danger-robots-working.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

New manufacturing methods needed for 'soft' machines, robots   http://phys.org/news/2014-06-methods-soft-machines-robots.html

3D Printer Cleared for Launch to the International Space Station   http://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/7802/3D-Printer-Cleared-for-Launch-to-the-International-Space-Station.aspx