Sunday, August 31, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES:  Resurgence in Oil and Gas Sector Spurs Merger Boom

WASHINGTON POST: Everything connected to the Internet, in one map

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Mind Reader: Meet The Man Who Records and Stores Your Thoughts, Dreams and Memories


LIVE SCIENCE:  Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine, Astrophysicist Says

EPOCH TIMES: 9 Scientists Who Dispute Einstein’s Theory of Gravity

WORLD NUCLEAR NEWS: Russian assistance on three continents

STUPID, GO WIND AND SOLAR. FORBES: IKEA Buys Irish Wind Farm, Continues Trend Of Large Retailers Investing In Renewables

E.U. HAS IGNORANTLY POLARIZED THEM INTO AN ALL-OUT WAR. BBC: Russian rouble falls to new low on sanctions threat

SWISS INFO: Private banks open up to new era of transparency

REUTERS: Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions

REUTERS: Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

REUTERS: China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy

REUTERS: Digital Ally says camera inquiries up five-fold after Ferguson shooting

REUTERS: Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

JOBS AND THE OLD ECONOMY NOT COMING BACK. REUTERS: Worried EU leaders call jobs, growth summit for October 7

TIME MONEY: WATCH: We Try Out NYC’s First Bitcoin ATM

NEW YORK TIMES: Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two

SCIENCE ALERT: Scientists have “unexpectedly” found a vaccine that completely blocks HIV infection in monkeys

EXTREME TECH: DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication

PHYS ORG: What time is it in the universe?

Canadian Provincial Premiers Decide on a National Energy Strategy that Includes Climate Change Action

THE GUARDIAN: Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay

The 9 Rules of Making Love to your Prospective Fortune 500  Client Successfully!


By Mr. Andres Agostini


Friday, August 29, 2014

 MASHABLE: EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: The Real Reason Companies Are Spending Less on Tech

THE VERGE: Biohacking meets 'The O.C.' in this trailer for BitTorrent's sci-fi 'Children of the Machine'

MOTHERBOARD: BitTorrent Is Making a Sci-Fi Show About a Techno Future Where We Use BitTorrent

INFOWORLD: The rise of machines that learn

CBS NEWS: Smart shirts arrive at U.S. Open

THE DESERT SUN: Time running out for California in Tesla deal

ABC NEWS: Britain Ups Terror Threat Level from 'Substantial' to 'Severe'

ABC NEWS: Iceland Volcano Threatens Major Travel Disruption

CREDIT SESAME: Fundemental Lessons Learned From the 1.2 Billion Russian Password Hack

BUSINESS INSIDER: JPMORGAN: The Russian Stock Market Is On The Brink Of A 'Lehman-Style Shock'

VOXXI: From Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes, all underwater

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Satellite Lost In Space? We’ll Tow It, Says Israeli Startup

IN THE WEST THEY WANT M.A.D. WIII. THE MOSCOW TIMES: Don't Mess With Nuclear Russia, Putin Warns at Youth Camp

REUTERS: Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

SCIENCE MAG: Rebooting memory with magnets

MARKET WATCH:  Merkel briefly considers possibility she might be wrong

REUTERS:  Islamic State's appeal presents Jordan with new test

THE GERMANS AND SCANDINAVIANS, STUPID!  NORWAY TODAY: Oslo is among the world's ten most millionaire dense bye

NORWAY TODAY: Sweden increases military readiness


By Mr. Andres Agostini


Thursday, August 28, 2014

THE TELEGRAPH: IMF chief Christine Lagarde placed under investigation in €400m fraud and corruption case

CIO: Department of Labor Doing IT Consolidation, Centralization Amid Tight Budget

CIO: Facebook Vows to Destroy Click Bait and the Results Could Be Shocking

CIO: NASA Spacecraft En Route to Historic Look at Mysterious Pluto

EXTREME TECH: Smartphone usage surges while PCs show startling decline in new worldwide study

EXTREME TECH: A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source


REUTERS: Exclusive: U.S. may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group

REUTERS: Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base

REUTERS: Ukraine president accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust

REUTERS: West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

REUTERS: Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

REUTERS: Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

LIVE SCIENCE: Wearable Tech is No Fad (Op-Ed)

THE GUARDIAN: Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay

POPULAR SCIENCE: This Weird Tumbleweed Robot Might Change Planetary Exploration

DER SPIEGEL:  The Auschwitz Files: Why the Last SS Guards Will Go Unpunished

DER SPIEGEL:  'Yes' or 'No'? A Divided Scotland Confronts Independence Vote

DER SPIEGEL:  Factory and Lab: Israel's War Business

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: NSA’s ‘MonsterMind’ could automate cyber war

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: Cybersecurity remains a gray area for NATO

BDC Innovation Growth Funds by Lucas Wyrsch at CAFPS Winter Event at

ANDRES: "Can We Kaisen “... the here and the now..." Notion?"


KAI: Sorting out circulating tumor cells in the blood with sound waves

KAI: Atoms to product: aiming to make nanoscale benefits life-sized

KAI: Tissue regeneration using anti-inflammatory nanomolecules

NBC NEWS: Google's 'Project Wing' Is Testing Delivery Drones in Australia

MASHABLE: Stephen Hawking Reminds Us What Ice Bucket Challenge Is All About

TECHCRUNCH: HP Desperately Wants To Be Innovative Again

CIO: 9 Secrets to Project Management Success

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Rise Of The Crypto Phone

BLOOMBERG: Russian Hackers Said to Loot Gigabytes of Big Bank Data

EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION. THE GUARDIAN: Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability

ALPHA GALILEO: An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society?

SCIENCE DAILY: Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab

MDTAG: Tiny Biosensors Developed to Reveal Electrical Interaction Between Heart Muscle Cells

FAST COMPANY: What Does Google's "Don't Be Evil" Actually Mean After Snowden?

REUTERS: Scientists solve mystery of moving Death Valley rocks


NEW SCIENTIST: 3D-printed books make pictures real for blind children

NEW SCIENTIST: Fish reared on land replay the transition to four legs

AMERICAN SCIENTIST: The Superorganism Revolution

AMERICAN SCIENTIST: New Information from Ancient Genomes

NATURE: Network Science and the Effects of Music Preference on Functional Brain Connectivity: From Beethoven to Eminem

NATURE: Bidirectional switch of the valence associated with a hippocampal contextual memory engram

TODAY ONLINE: Driverless cars may be closer to reality

SECURITY INFO WATCH: Biometric authentication moves beyond science fiction

FOREIGN POLICY:  Lady al Qaeda: The World's Most Wanted Woman

BUSINESSWEEK: Do Dying Patients Have a Right to Try Experimental Drugs?

SIX SENSE AND CORRUPTION HAVE NO GENDER. REUTERS: IMF's Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: National debt has doubled since financial crisis: budget office

FORBES: Wells Fargo Launches FinTech Innovation Lab

EXPRESS: A cure for ALL cancers is on the way as scientists make major breakthrough

HUFF POST: What Is Competency-Based Education, and Why Does It Matter?

NEW YORK TIMES: JPMorgan and Other Banks Struck by Cyberattack

BLOOMBERG: FBI Examining Whether Russia Is Tied to JPMorgan Hacking

REUTERS: Islamic State executes soldiers, takes hostages at Syria base - social media

REUTERS: Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion

REUTERS: Germany’s renewed hegemony isn’t something Europe needs to fear

KAI: Helping researchers cope with the medical literature knowledge explosion

KAI: Stanford bioengineers close to brewing opioid painkillers

KAI: Children with autism have extra synapses in brain

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: The American Dream Is an Illusion

I. SPECTRUM: DARPA Project Starts Building Human Memory Prosthetics

BBC: France's jobless total rises sharply in July

FIRST OFFICER SPOCK: "...Only Nixon can go to China ..."

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Switzerland Extends Sanctions on Five Russian Banks


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking 'martyrdom' with ISIS in Syria

POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?

SECURITY AFFAIRS: Foreign hackers stole Flight MH370 data from investigators

ISIS Is Entering U.S. Through Our Open Southern Borders

TECH TIMES: New satellite images show rapid decline of ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica

BLOOMBERG: China Said to Consider $16 Billion EV-Charging Fund

MORE HACKERS. COMPUTERWORLD: Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to enterprises

POPULAR SCIENCE: Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military

POPULAR SCIENCE: What Will Wisconsin Look Like In The Future?

PLOS ONE: Transcriptomic Analysis of Tail Regeneration in the Lizard Anolis carolinensis Reveals Activation of Conserved Vertebrate Developmental and Repair Mechanisms

BANK INVESTMENT CONSULTANT: Dementia: The Growing Retirement Risk

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Changing Corporate Culture Is Hard. Here’s How Lenovo Did It.

SECURITY WEEK: Personal Details of 27 Million South Koreans Stolen by Hacker

WASHINGTON POST: For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe

REUTERS: Google buys video-processing service provider Zync Render

SCIENCE DAILY: Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab

HUFF POST: Bill, Melinda Gates Donate $1 Million To Gun Control Campaign

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Hypersonic Weapon Developed by US Military Explodes After Lift-Off Due to 'Malfunction'

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Could Microsoft's DeLorean System Change Cloud-Game Streaming?

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight: How to Protect Your Business

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Facebook Cracks Down on News Feed 'Click-Bait'

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Lockmakers Beware: 3D-Printed 'Bump' Skeleton Key Can Crack High Security Locks

MICROSOFT: Quantum Computing 101

YAHOO FINANCE: Wave and Tidal Energy Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

YAHOO FINANCE: Hydropower (Large, Small and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles

FORBES: Teaching Business People How to Make Good Decisions

WASHINGTON POST: Coast Guard cutter fires warning shot at Iranian sailboat in brief altercation

MASHABLE: Report: Snapchat Valued at $10 Billion in Latest Investment

REUTERS: AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega

REUTERS: CFTC fines Merrill Lynch $1.2 million for client fee errors

REUTERS: GM ignition-switch fund receives claims for more than 100 deaths


NEXT GOV: Thousands of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Years

REUTERS:  Kleiner to invest in messaging startup Snapchat at near-$10 billion valuation: report

TECHCRUNCH: Seagate Ships An 8 Terabyte Hard Drive, Perfect For All Of Your Totally Legal And Not Pirated Stuff

BRITAIN'S MOST ACCOMPLISHED SCIENTIST AND ASTRONOMER ROYAL  Martin Rees PhD.: Can we prevent the end of the world?

MASHABLE: The Australian Workplace of The Future Is Here and It's a Bit Blurry

MORE HACKERS. COMPUTER WEEKLY: IoT-enabled devices to top 40 billion by 2020, say researchers

KAI: ‘Robo Brain’ will teach robots everything from the Internet

RED ORBIT: NASA Selects Proposals To Increase STEM Education At Community And Technical Colleges

KAI: How to enable the Internet of Things without batteries

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Five things all Canadian cities should stop ignoring

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Contextual Intelligence

FORTUNE: New Bitcoin challenger launches

WIRED:      Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Electric Anticancer Helmet Battles Brain Tumors

IEET:  Can Brain Implants Make Us Smarter?

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Global warming could be irreversible, UN report says

An Advanced Society, Especially a Balkanized Advanced Society!

NEW YORK TIMES: Nonprofit Hospitals’ 2013 Revenue Lowest Since Recession, Report Says

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Future Of Urban Planning: Zoning For Drones

Shakespeare: To Kaisen or not To Kaisen, To Fukushima or not to Fukushima!

Monday, August 25, 2014

IPOLITICS: Canada’s investment in genomics is paying off

FORBES: Why Predictive Shopping Might Be Bad For The Future

SILICON BEAT: Quake, rattle, and then roll out of bed

COINDESK: Visa Exec: Our Network Could Support Bitcoin Payments

NEW YORK TIMES: Modern Research Borne on a Relic

NEW YORK TIMES: Thumbtack, an Online Market for Services, Raises $100 Million

STATISTA: Snapchat More Popular Than Twitter Among Millennials

KAI: Autómata: a believable robot future

KAI: A new future for cloud computing

REUTERS: No let-up in Gaza war, Israel moves to protect its economy

REUTERS: Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

Brain to Brain Communication Using EEG Waves

WIRED: The Data Scientist on a Quest to Turn Computers Into Doctors

BUSINESS INSIDER: How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our World

BBC: Study creates 'time travel' illusion'

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine

OIL PRICE: Natural Gas As A Trucking Fuel Fails To Deliver

LONG NOW FOUNDATION: David Eagleman: Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization — Seminar Flashback

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Huge marijuana plantation spotted by hi-tech satellite in China's northeast

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: America in Decay. The Sources of Political Dysfunction By Francis Fukuyama

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  ISIS' Western Ambitions. Why Europe and the United States Could be the Militant Group's Next Target

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America

DER SPIEGEL:  Baltic Fears: NATO Debates Directing Missile Shield against Russia

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Islamic State an 'Ideological Threat' to Russia, Official Warns

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Ukraine's Independence Day Shows a Torn Country

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Claims Exclusion From NATO Summit on Ukraine

DIGITAL TRENDS: Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 24, 2014 Read more:

MORE HACKERS. SECURITY INTELLIGENCE: The Administrator of Things (AoT) – A Side Effect of Smartification

GOV TRANSFORMER:  GovTransformer: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain

GOVLOOP: Six Words of Advice for the U.S. Digital Service - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

FORBES: Ebooks Will Make Us Dumber, Or They Won't

BUSINESS INSIDER: Technology That Could Make Your Smartphone Charge Twice As Fast Is Coming In 2015 Read more:

THE INDEPENDENT: 'France is totally bankrupt': French jobs minister Michel Sapin embarrasses Francois Hollande with shocking statement on state of the country's economy

THE INDEPENDENT: Pulitzer-winning scientist warns wildlife face a 'biological holocaust'

THE INDEPENDENT: 7 best quadcopters and drones

CBC NEWS: France's government dissolves after minister criticizes fiscal policy

OFFSHORE WIND: Saab Seaeye Falcon Helps Japan Harness Offshore Wind

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg

OFFSHORE WIND: Marine Ecological Surveys to Examine Seabed of Three UK Regions

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg

THE NEW YORKER: Vladimir Putin's Americanism at

BBJ: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?

CANBERRA TIMES: Australian Tax Office decides bitcoins are assets, not currency

MOTHER EARTH NEWS: More Than 36 U.S. Nuclear Reactors at Risk of Early Retirement

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: The Landmark file: Inside Canadian cyber-security agency’s 'target the world' strategy

NO CAMELS: Medigus Created The World’s Smallest Camera Now Being Used By NASA Robots

NEW YORK TIMES: As Peace Talks Approach, Militants Humiliate Prisoners in Ukraine

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: U.S. Court Overturns Law Limiting Biotech Crops on Hawaiian island

NEW YORK TIMES: Save the Fav, Twitter’s Digital Body Language

INSIDE BIGDATA: Solix Announces Solix Big Data Suite

MASHABLE: The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now

BUSINESS INSIDER: Amazon Is Turning Into Google

FCW: NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the British IT influence

TED: Can we prevent the end of the world?

BUSINESS INSIDER: 9 Impressive Stats About Twitch That Show Why Amazon Just Purchased It For $970 Million

NEWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: James Gorman on the Future of Finance: Big Banks Will Get Bigger

LET'S CONCENTRATE ON TODAY. TECHREPUBLIC: How big data is going to help feed nine billion people by 2050

YAHOO NEWS: U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

YAHOO NEWS: WATCH: This Is the World’s First Self-Fueled Lawn Mower

YAHOO NEWS: After Ferguson, Calls Mount for Police to Wear Body Cams

YAHOO NEWS:  A Quantified Life: Former Facebook Designer Uses Tech to Track All of His Activities

POPULAR SCIENCE: Watch A Robot Ride A Hovercycle

SCIENCE DAILY: Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol, a key commodity for chemicals and fuels

PHYS ORG: India's maiden Mars mission one month out from red planet arrival

SCIENCE NEWS: Physics research removes outcome unpredictability of ultracold atomic reactions

SCIENCE WORLD REPORT: Scientists Uncover Evolutionary History of Honeybees

CANADA NOW: NASA Confrims 30 to 50% of Arctic Sea Ice Has Thinned

AMD looks to aid small system builders with new Power Packs

REUTERS:  U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

MONET CNN: 3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

FOX NEWS: Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases

REUTERS: Exclusive: Chevron seeks up to $1.5 billion for Canadian oil project - sources

THE TELEGRAPH:  Egypt and UAE ‘launched air strikes against Libyan Islamists’

WALL STREET JOURNAL: It's Time to Take Artificial Intelligence Seriously

TECHDIRT: DailyDirt: Quantum Computers Are Both Here And Not Here...

BLOOMBERG: Indonesia Seen Beating Thailand in Auto Sales: Chart of the Day

DISCOVERY: What do you know about molecular imaging?

Sunday, August 24, 2014

DEFENSE UPDATE: US Navy to test powerful, mobile laser weapon against drones

PRAVDA RU:  US threatened by Russia's Christianity

INFORMATION WEEK: 9 Technologies That Power New York City

Indiana police move cautiously on use of drones

THE TELEGRAPH: Welcome to the university of the future

THE TELEGRAPH: What has Singularity University brought the world?

"...If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever..." - Saint Thomas Aquinas

NEUROSCIENCE NEWS: Neuroscience and Big Data: How to Find Simplicity in the Brain

SAN FRANCISCO GATE: Little-known fault suspected in Northern California quake

USA TODAY: 15 biggest employers in the world

NEWSWEEK: Smuggled Bushmeat Is Ebola's Back Door to America

FORBES: 6 Common Mistakes Even Investing Pros Make

THE ATLANTIC: The Island Nation That Bought a Back-Up Property

Saturday, August 23, 2014

ECNS: Anti-monopoly actions unlikely to affect Swiss companies

FORBES: Here's How Obama's Russia Sanctions Will Destroy Vladimir Putin

HUFF POST: 150 Years After the First Geneva Convention, Switzerland and the ICRC Call for Greater Respect for International Humanitarian Law

ABC NEWS: Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan urges Australia to wean world off uranium, focus on renewables

FORBES: Here's What Ukraine's Poroshenko Should Offer Vladimir Putin Next Week In Minsk... Nothing

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Alexander Dugin and the Philosophy Behind Putin's Invasion of Crimea

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Japan's Offshore Wind Power Rises within Sight of Fukushima Nuclear Plant

BLOOMBERG: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Starts Generating

REUTERS: Fancy flying to work on a Hoverbike?

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Tell Us How You Would Upgrade Your Brain

FASTCOEXIST: The Promise Of A Cancer Drug Developed By Artificial Intelligence

FORBES: Alien Artifacts On The Moon?

SCIENCE ALERT: Alzheimer’s patients to be treated with the blood of under-30s

DISCOVERY: Google Aims to Archive All Human Knowledge
NANOWERKL A breakthrough in imaging gold nanoparticles to atomic resolution by electron microscopy

SPLOID: Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can we make our cities carbon-free?

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Google: the search engine pioneering our future

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can central bankers avoid another financial crisis?

REUTERS: Obama orders review of police use of military hardware: official

REUTERS: Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal

REUTERS: Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

REUTERS: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

REUTERS: Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ

REUTERS: Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch

REUTERS: Obama tech policy maven moves to Silicon Valley role

BBC: Why reprogramming tiny life could reap rich rewards

DER SPIEGEL: A Crazy Plan for a Mars Colony

DER SPIEGEL: Is the Islamic State Beating Al-Qaida?

THE GUARDIAN: US 'set to launch air strikes' on senior Isis terror chiefs in Syria

THE GUARDIAN: Ebola outbreak: British national living in Sierra Leone tests positive for virus

THE GUARDIAN: Volcanic eruption beneath Iceland's Dyngjujökull glacier sparks red alert

THE GUARDIAN: Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as 'least bad' option

THE GUARDIAN: What is it like for a small business when your website gets hacked?

THE GUARDIAN: Google's prototype self-driving car will have a steering wheel after all

THE INDEPENDENT: Two Galileo satellites launched into space by European Space Agency to create rival to GPS system end up in the wrong orbit

THE INDEPENDENT: Spain's 'Google Tax': will charging companies to link to articles help or hurt newspapers?

THE LOCAL: Merkel & Obama fire warning to Russia

THE LOCAL: Crimea annexation unnerves Germans: Poll

DER SPIEGEL: Impending volcanic eruption: Iceland imposed Red Alert

DER SPIEGEL: Exposed to European satellite in the wrong orbit: navigation system Galileo

DER SPIEGEL: Risky cheap energy: madman brown coal boom

DER SPIEGEL: Fish and coral reefs destroyed avoid

DER SPIEGEL: Related to Ebola: New drug protects monkeys against Marburg fever

DER SPIEGEL: Glacier data from space: Less ice, more sea

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian economy falls in line with the European trend

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian company to build Irish motorway

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Russia and Austria sign major gas deal

FOX NEWS: Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way

FOX NEWS: Can Ford's Next Hybrid Beat the Prius?

FOX NEWS: ‘Very dangerous’: Pentagon says armed Chinese jet did ‘barrel roll’ over US aircraft

FOX NEWS: Should eBay rebrand itself as PayPal?

FOX NEWS: Malicious software in cash registers could affect more than 1,000 US retailers, gov't warns

FOX NEWS: Could Apple's CarPlay confuse?

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Canada and U.S. central bankers struggle to make sense of mixed jobs data

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Vancouver housing data reveal Chinese connection

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Over 1,000 U.S. businesses affected by same cyber attack that hit Target

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Data-mining retailers prove it’s hip to use Square

THE TIMES: Police set to launch raids in hunt for ‘Jihadi John’

THE TIMES: Police ‘turned blind eye’ to killing spree by neo-Nazi gang

EL PAIS: The Twitter of the homeless

EL PAIS: Samsung buys Quietside

EL PAIS: Brazil prohibits Secret, an application that publishes anonymously

EL PAIS: The fiber now accounts for 73% of new broadband lines

DVICE: 5 artificial organs getting better by the day

LE MONDE: China denies endangering American fighter aircraft

LE MONDE: "The Islamic state, the alliance between al-Qaida and Call of Duty"

THE ECONOMIST: Davy Jones’s heat locker\

ENTREPRENEUR: How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

CBSNEWS: 3D-printed vertebra used in spine surgery

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: Himax-Lumus Collaborate to Develop The Next Generation Of Smart Glasses

DAILY MAIL: Is this America's new 'space taxi'? Boeing blasts into the lead in race to replace the shuttle

DAILY MAIL: Evidence of one of the universe's oldest stars discovered - and it may been have hundreds of times more massive than the sun

CBSNEWS: SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight in Texas

CBSNEWS: Paparazzi now using drones to hunt down and photograph stars

HUFF POST: Why I Don't Want My Kids to Succeed

GIZMODO: The Ultra-Laborious Way the FBI Matched Fingerprints to Paper Files

DAILY MAIL: Car bombs kill 30 Baghdad and Kurdish-held Kirkuk as Syrian warplanes bomb caliphate capital

FOX BOSTON: Counter-terrorism expert weighs in on ISIS threat, says citizens should be vigilant

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Amazon Prepares Online Advertising Program

BIOSPACE: Move Over San Francisco: Boston Showing Its Pharmaceutical Potential - See more at:

CNBC: Future Fashion: 10 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch

COGNIZANT: The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning out to be bigger than the Internet itself.

THE ATLANTIC: Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts

DAILY MAIL: The moment paralysed woman served herself first cup of coffee in 15 years... thanks to robot arm activated by mind-reading brain implant

TECHCRUNCH: Clean CRM Data Starts With A Great Mobile Experience

WIRED: 100 Years of Automotive Innovation, in One Amazing Display

WALL STREET JOURNAL: More Than 1,000 Businesses Affected by 'Backoff' Malware

NASA WATCH: SpaceX's Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station

FINANCIAL POST: Draghi says ECB ready to do more, eurozone recovery remains ‘uniformly weak’

FINANCIAL POST: Argentina lashes out at U.S. judge for ‘imperialist’ comments amid debt saga

QUARTZ: Is China disguising itself as Belgium to buy US government bonds?

QUARTZ: US airlines clock their worst delays in two decades

QUARTZ: Putin’s “humanitarian” convoy dims hope for peace, and buys time for Ukraine’s separatists

QUARTZ: While Twitter is removing the James Foley execution video, China is broadcasting it in public

QUARTZ: West Africa’s Ebola outbreak tests China’s commitment to the continent

FASTOCOLABS: Under The Hood Of Apple's New Health Care Framework

FASTOCOLABS: New Jersey Is Testing Solar-Power Commuter Pods

FASTOCOLABS: Why Capital One Labs Is Banking On Experimentation

FAST COMPANY: A Solar-Powered Oasis To Bring Food To Desert Cities

BBC: Ukraine crisis: Lithuania envoy killed in Luhansk

CYPRUS MAIL: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?

CYPRUS MAIL: Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

REUTERS: Hamas-led gunmen execute 18 "collaborators" in Gaza

REUTERS: Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout

REUTERS: Breach at U.S. government contractor affected at least 25,000 workers

REUTERS: Shi'ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shooting

REUTERS: Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon

MORE WWIII. REUTERS: U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctions

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Ukraine Says Russia Violated Its Border

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Fiber Is Fast, but Is It Fair?

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Google Acquires Mechanical Engineering Firm Gecko Design

KAI: A low-cost water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery

KAI: How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic ‘recipe’

KAI: Delivery by drone: will it work?

SHOEBEAT: Russian Government Gets Sick Of Muslim Violence, And Has Police Officers Search Any Veiled Women And Islamic Schools

33RD SQUARE: Fully 3D Printed Car Close to Being Completed Read more:

33RD SQUARE: What Industry Experts Expect for the Future of Robotics Read more:

33RD SQUARE:  Frank Boehm Looks At the Future of Nanomedicine Read more:

33RD SQUARE: Danny Hillis on The Evolution of Thinking Machines Read more:

A.I. IS INSANELY LETHAL. VENTURE BEAT: Elon Musk calls Artificial Intelligence ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’

VENTUREBEAT: Facebook messaging + payments + Connect = a bad headache for PayPal

NEWS SKY: Search Terms Show Rich And Poor's Digital Divide

INDIA TIMES: How Wall Street banks are looking to woo and retain young talent

HARVARD GAZETTE: The 1,000-robot swarm


WASHINGTON POST: The next space race is for a rental car into orbit

WASHINGTON POST: NATO condemns Moscow’s aid convoy, says Russian artillery is firing at Ukrainian army

MOSCOW TIMES: Crackdown on McDonald's Spreads Across Russia

MOSCOW TIMES: Million-Man Army of Programmers Won't Free Russia From Western Software

NEW YORKER: Watching the Eclipse

DELOITTE: A New Approach to Analytics Deployments

BUSINESS INSIDER: Google May Be Working On A Way To Make Google Glass Actually Look Normal Read more:

BUSINESS WIRE: Current Telemedicine Technology Could Mean Big Savings

BSL BLOG: Sustainable Finance in Switzerland

NEWWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives

BUSINESSWEEK: Fighting Cancer With Scorpion and Honeybee Venom

HS TODAY: DARPA Announces Challenge to Curb Spread of Infectious Diseases

NOVA NEST: Modified Flesh-Eating Bacteria Could Be the Next Cancer Treatment

WALL STREET JOURNAL: European Rights Court Delivers Split Yukos Ruling

BLOOMBERG: Bitcoin Exchanger Must Face Charges Related to Silk Road

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Step aside, fighters: DARPA wants to make ground vehicles disappear

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Costco will expand its online presence, but don’t expect next-day delivery

IARPA: Prepare to Be Shocked

IARPA: The IC wants a peek at the future of your brain

DARPA:     Atoms to Product: Aiming to Make Nanoscale Benefits Life-sized

IARPA: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain

DARPA: CHIKV Challenge Asks Teams to Forecast the Spread of Infectious Disease

IARPA: Cryogenic Computing Complexity (C3)

ENTREPRENEUR TECH: The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years 

NASA: NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals

NASA: Microgravity Research Breaks Down How to Build Better Bones

ASSOCIATED PRESS: More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could have hacking software in their cash registers, U.S. government says:

NASA: Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton

BLOOMBERG: China's Hack of 4.5 Million U.S. Medical Records? This Chart Will Make You Sick

BLOOMBERG: China's Cyber Warriors Keep Clicking at Taiwan Shows Reality of Detente

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Neanderthals 'overlapped' with modern humans for up to 5,400 years

In Common: Apaches, Iroquis, Redskins, Cherokees, Hopis, Coyotes, Siouxes, Navajos, Omahas, , etc.?

GERMANY, CHINA & RUSSIA DO. OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Did love begin in the Middle Ages?

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: GPS is recording the drying of the landscape caused by the drought:

FORBES: The Perils of the Federal Reserve's Dual Mission:

RED ANALYSIS: Arabs face a deep crisis of statehood

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of postnatal depression -

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Mind and body: Scientists identify immune system link to mental illness -

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: “Trojan horse” treatment could beat brain tumours

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Gene increases risk of breast cancer to one in three by age seventy -

YALE UNIVERSITY: Yale’s cool molecules are a hot item

THE BEAKER: As Research Budgets Dwindle, Scientists and Universities Turn to the Crowd

ENGINEERING: Irish Researchers Create Wearable Sensors Using Rubber Bands

MEDICAL PRESS: Living forever may never be possible, study says

MIT NEWS: Delivery by drone

MIT NEWS: Unlocking the potential of simulation software

MIT NEWS: Solving the polar climate conundrum

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Are failing bees our warning sign?

HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Targeting teacher tenure

Johns Hopkins University: Johns Hopkins Mathematician Receives NSF Grant for Innovative Brain Research

Johns Hopkins University: New Milky Way Maps Help Solve Stubborn Interstellar Material Mystery

UC Berkeley News: Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses

CALTECH: Programmed to Fold: RNA Origami

CALTECH: Study of Aerosols Stands to Improve Climate Models

CALTECH: Looking Forward to 2020 . . . on Mars

CALTECH: Biology Made Simpler With "Clear" Tissues

CALTECH: Corals Provide Clues for Climate Change Research

CALTECH: Neuroeconomists Confirm Warren Buffett's Wisdom

"How Not To Think Correctly!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn

GOOGLE NEWS: Faster high-speed internet arrives in Renfrew County

THE VANCOUVER SUN: Vancouver firm wiring cars with intelligence

FORBES: Internet of Things By The Numbers: Market Estimates And Forecasts

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THE TELEGRAPH:  British woman vows to become first female to behead western prisoner in Syria

INC: The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

THE TELEGRAPH: Google removes link to Telegraph story on Asbo teenager

THE TELEGRAPH: Would you pay £140 a year for an ad-free web?

WFS: Better Photosynthesis Through Science

NEW SCIENTIST: Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

REUTERS: JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

REUTERS: In Iraq, U.S. is spending millions to blow up captured American war machines

IEEE SPECTRUM: A Research Team Looks to Nanotechnology to Fight Ebola Virus

NEW YORK TIMES: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages

NEW YORK TIMES: New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another

QUARTZ: What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

IBM RESEARCH: Cognitive computing

KAI: Remote-controlled cyborg moth ‘biobots’ to monitor emergency-response operations

KAI: Graphene rubber bands: flexible, low-cost body sensors

KAI: Engineering new bone growth with coated tissue scaffolds

THE TELEGRAPH: Sea plankton 'found living outside International Space Station'

POLITICO: Chuck Hagel: ISIL ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

BLOOMBERG: S&P 500 Tops Record, Nears 2,000 Amid Confidence in Fed

BLOOMBERG: Argentina’s Bond Swap Plan Called Illegal by U.S. Judge

BLOOMBERG: Israel Airstrike Kills Three Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip

BLOOMBERG: Millennial Bankers Get Raises as Firms Fight Defections

CBS: Energy Roundup: GE Catching Vestas, Venezuela's Cash-Strapped Blues, and More

BLOOMBERG: Chinese Hackers Vacuum Data From U.S. Health Industry

CBS: New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps

BLOOMBERG: Ukraine Deaths Mount as Fighting With Rebels Intensifies

CBS: Watch out, cyber-bullies: Kids have new tools to fight back

CBS: California drought stings bees, honey production

CBS: Alstom Secures Its First Wind Energy Contract In Poland

CHINA DAILY: Telegram good gesture from Pope to China

CHINA DAILY: New rules mulled for the auto industry

USA TODAY: Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan

USA TODAY: Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctic ice

USA TODAY: Barnes and Noble teams with Samsung on Nook tablet

PHYS.ORG: Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors

USA TODAY MONEY: Distressed borrowers targeted in BofA settlement

BUSINESSWEEK: Ebola Threatens to Hobble Three Countries, $13 Billion in GDP

BUSINESSWEEK: How to Survive the Data Breach Vortex (Don’t Look Now, But It’s Right Behind You)!/

BUSINESSWEEK: The $15M Super-Stealth Warship the Military Doesn't Own

BUSINESSWEEK: How Facebook Redesigns for a Billion Users

BUSINESSWEEK: Bank of America Set to Pay $17 Billion to End Crisis Probes

YAHOO NEWS: Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

CNN MONEY: Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

CNN MONEY: I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me

CNN MONEY: Notorious patent troll company lays off 19% of workforce

CNN MONEY: Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

CNN MONEY: Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

3d-PRINT: First Entirely 3D Printed Estate is Coming to NY, Including a 3D Printed 2400 Sqft House, Pool & More

CNN: Where you can get blazing-fast Internet speeds

CNN: Body scanner's problem: Fails to detect guns

BBC: Cryopreservation: ‘I will be frozen when I die’

MASHABLE: Report: Tesla OS Update Could Let You Start the Model S With an iPhone

WIRED: March 8, 1918: Killer Influenza

IEET: Indefinite Lifespan and Risk Aversion: A Short-Lived Problem

BBC: Aircraft to be given 'human-like skin' to sense damage


IEET: Intracortical Recording Devices

BBC: Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

BBC: Human hibernation: Secrets behind the big sleep

YAHOO: 5 Brain Myths That Won't Go Away

BBC: Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

BBC: The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

CERN: CERN and UNESCO celebrate the anniversary of the signature of the CERN Convention

CERN: CERN supports new business incubation centre in The Netherlands

CERN: CERN experiments report new Higgs boson measurements

CERN: CERN openlab publishes a whitepaper on future IT challenges in scientific research

MOTHERBOARD: Scientists Found a Way to Email Brain Waves

REUTERS: U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Paleo-escargot? Humans living 30,000 years ago dined on snails, say archaeologists.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Octopuses' color-changing skin inspires new type of camouflage

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Is there really plankton clinging to the outside of the space station?

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Microbes thrive below Antarctic ice. A hint of life elsewhere in solar system?

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: A Broken Promise? What the West Really Told Moscow About NATO Expansion

CNN: 10 ways mobile technology will save your life in the future

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: EBay considering spinning off PayPal: report

THE LOCAL: US tax crackdown hits Swiss private banks

THE LOCAL: Novartis signs global deal for TB treatment

THE LOCAL: Credit Suisse involved in Portuguese bank troubles

THE LOCAL: German journalists arrested in Ferguson

THE LOCAL: Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

SWISS INFO: Type 1 diabetes could be reversible

SWISS INFO: Papers sympathise with Swiss sanctions ‘dilemma’ on Russia

SWISS INFO: Golden Gate follows Bern’s lead with suicide nets

SWISS INFO: 1914: how war changed Swiss life

FINANCIAL TIMES: Investors reverse out of Chinese car stocks