Saturday, August 23, 2014

 
ECNS: Anti-monopoly actions unlikely to affect Swiss companies  http://www.ecns.cn/business/2014/08-23/131141.shtml

FORBES: Here's How Obama's Russia Sanctions Will Destroy Vladimir Putin  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2014/04/28/heres-how-obamas-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  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/didier-burkhalter/150-years-after-the-first_b_5702658.html

ABC NEWS: Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan urges Australia to wean world off uranium, focus on renewables  www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-22/move-towards-renewables-former-japanese-pm-tells-australia/5691118

FORBES: Here's What Ukraine's Poroshenko Should Offer Vladimir Putin Next Week In Minsk... Nothing  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2014/08/23/heres-what-ukraines-poroshenko-and-the-west-should-offer-vladimir-putin-next-week-in-minsk/

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Alexander Dugin and the Philosophy Behind Putin's Invasion of Crimea http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141080/anton-barbashin-and-hannah-thoburn/putins-brain

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Japan's Offshore Wind Power Rises within Sight of Fukushima Nuclear Plant  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/japans-offshore-wind-power-rises-within-sight-of-fukushima-nuclear-plant/

BLOOMBERG: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Starts Generating  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-11/fukushima-floating-offshore-wind-turbine-starts-generating-power.html

REUTERS: Fancy flying to work on a Hoverbike? https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/video/hoverbike-aims-aviation-level-170018218.html

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Tell Us How You Would Upgrade Your Brain   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/if-you-could-upgrade-your-brain-what-would-you-change/

FASTCOEXIST: The Promise Of A Cancer Drug Developed By Artificial Intelligence  http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033737/the-promise-of-a-cancer-drug-developed-by-artificial-intelligence

FORBES: Alien Artifacts On The Moon?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2014/07/23/crowdsourcing-the-search-for-alien-artifacts/

SCIENCE ALERT: Alzheimer’s patients to be treated with the blood of under-30s  http://pda.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142108-26046.html

DISCOVERY: Google Aims to Archive All Human Knowledge http://news.discovery.com/tech/robotics/google-aims-to-archive-all-human-knowledge-140821.htm?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=DNewsSocial
 
NANOWERKL A breakthrough in imaging gold nanoparticles to atomic resolution by electron microscopy http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=37048.php#ixzz3BFch8go4

SPLOID: Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space  http://sploid.gizmodo.com/space-station-cosmonauts-find-life-in-the-vacuum-of-spa-1624978001?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can we make our cities carbon-free? http://forumblog.org/2014/07/growing-green-cities/?utm_content=buffer42062&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Google: the search engine pioneering our future  http://forumblog.org/2014/08/google-search-engine-technology-pioneer/

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How can central bankers avoid another financial crisis?  http://forumblog.org/2014/08/central-bankers-guardians-finance/

REUTERS: Obama orders review of police use of military hardware: official  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-usa-missouri-shooting-militarization-idUSKBN0GN0O920140823

REUTERS: Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-ukraine-crisis-aid-convoy-idUSKBN0GM0IS20140823

REUTERS: Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-mideast-gaza-idUSKBN0GM11320140823

REUTERS: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-apple-iphone-idUSKBN0GM0N620140822

REUTERS: Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-amazon-com-advertising-idUSKBN0GM27420140823

REUTERS: Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-walgreen-outage-idUSKBN0GM21O20140822

REUTERS: Obama tech policy maven moves to Silicon Valley role http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/23/us-government-tech-idUSKBN0GM1Y820140823

BBC: Why reprogramming tiny life could reap rich rewards  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140821-why-we-should-make-new-lifeforms

DER SPIEGEL: A Crazy Plan for a Mars Colony  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/project-seeks-to-colonize-the-red-planet-a-987080.html

DER SPIEGEL: Is the Islamic State Beating Al-Qaida? http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/brookings-scholar-explains-the-disturbing-rise-of-the-islamic-state-a-987294.html

THE GUARDIAN: US 'set to launch air strikes' on senior Isis terror chiefs in Syria http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/23/us-air-strikes-isis-commanders-syria-considered

THE GUARDIAN: Ebola outbreak: British national living in Sierra Leone tests positive for virus www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/23/ebola-outbreak-british-national-sierra-leone-tests-positive

THE GUARDIAN: Volcanic eruption beneath Iceland's Dyngjujökull glacier sparks red alert  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/23/iceland-volcano-air-travel-warning-eruption-glacier

THE GUARDIAN: Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as 'least bad' option http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/aug/23/ed-balls-scotland-euro-least-bad-option-independence

THE GUARDIAN: What is it like for a small business when your website gets hacked?  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/22/small-business-website-hacked-cyber-security

THE GUARDIAN: Google's prototype self-driving car will have a steering wheel after all  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/22/google-self-driving-car-steering-wheel

THE INDEPENDENT: Two Galileo satellites launched into space by European Space Agency to create rival to GPS system end up in the wrong orbit  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/two-galileo-satellites-launched-into-space-by-european-space-agency-to-create-new-gps-system-end-up-in-the-wrong-orbit-9687438.html

THE INDEPENDENT: Spain's 'Google Tax': will charging companies to link to articles help or hurt newspapers?  http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/spains-google-tax-will-charging-companies-to-link-to-articles-help-or-hurt-newspapers-9679248.html

THE LOCAL: Merkel & Obama fire warning to Russia  http://www.thelocal.de/20140823/merkel-obama-fire-warning-to-russia

THE LOCAL: Crimea annexation unnerves Germans: Poll  http://www.thelocal.de/20140822/crimea-annexation-unnerves-germans-poll

DER SPIEGEL: Impending volcanic eruption: Iceland imposed Red Alert http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Exposed to European satellite in the wrong orbit: navigation system Galileo  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Risky cheap energy: madman brown coal boom  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Fish and coral reefs destroyed avoid  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Related to Ebola: New drug protects monkeys against Marburg fever  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

DER SPIEGEL: Glacier data from space: Less ice, more sea  http://bit.ly/1pUc03P

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian economy falls in line with the European trend  http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-06-03/51163/Austrian_economy_falls_in_line_with_the_European_trend

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Austrian company to build Irish motorway  http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-05-05/50871/Austrian_company_to_build_Irish_motorway

AUSTRIAN TIMES: Russia and Austria sign major gas deal   http://www.austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-04-30/50807/Russia_and_Austria_sign_major_gas_deal_

FOX NEWS: Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way  http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/08/23/iceland-raises-aviation-volcano-alert-to-red/?intcmp=latestnews

FOX NEWS: Can Ford's Next Hybrid Beat the Prius? http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2014/08/21/can-ford-next-hybrid-beat-prius/

FOX NEWS: ‘Very dangerous’: Pentagon says armed Chinese jet did ‘barrel roll’ over US aircraft www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/22/chinese-jet-threatened-us-intelligence-aircraft/?intcmp=latestnews

FOX NEWS: Should eBay rebrand itself as PayPal?  http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3744137689001/should-ebay-rebrand-itself-as-paypal/?intcmp=obnetwork#sp=show-clips

FOX NEWS: Malicious software in cash registers could affect more than 1,000 US retailers, gov't warns http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/22/malicious-software-in-cash-registers-could-affect-more-than-1000-us-retailers/?intcmp=obnetwork

FOX NEWS: Could Apple's CarPlay confuse?  http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/22/could-apple-carplay-confuse/?intcmp=obnetwork

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Canada and U.S. central bankers struggle to make sense of mixed jobs data   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/at-yearly-conference-central-bankers-struggle-to-turn-mixed-jobs-data-into-economic-recovery/article20184968/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Vancouver housing data reveal Chinese connection   www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/housing/vancouver-housing-data-reveals-chinese-connection/article20164662/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Over 1,000 U.S. businesses affected by same cyber attack that hit Target   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/more-than-1000-us-businesses-affected-by-same-cyber-attack-that-hit-target/article20179782/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Data-mining retailers prove it’s hip to use Square  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/marketing/data-mining-retailers-prove-its-hip-to-use-square/article20163942/

THE TIMES: Police set to launch raids in hunt for ‘Jihadi John’  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4184934.ece

THE TIMES: Police ‘turned blind eye’ to killing spree by neo-Nazi gang  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4184605.ece

EL PAIS: The Twitter of the homeless  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: Samsung buys Quietside  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: Brazil prohibits Secret, an application that publishes anonymously  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

EL PAIS: The fiber now accounts for 73% of new broadband lines  http://bit.ly/1wmnUZ4

DVICE: 5 artificial organs getting better by the day  http://www.dvice.com/archives/2010/03/turn_yourself_i.php

LE MONDE: China denies endangering American fighter aircraft  http://bit.ly/VJeiXA

LE MONDE: "The Islamic state, the alliance between al-Qaida and Call of Duty"  http://bit.ly/VJeiXA

THE ECONOMIST: Davy Jones’s heat locker  http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21613161-mystery-pause-global-warming-may-have-been-solved-answer-seems\

ENTREPRENEUR: How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236217

CBSNEWS: 3D-printed vertebra used in spine surgery  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/3d-printed-vertebra-used-in-spine-surgery/

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: Himax-Lumus Collaborate to Develop The Next Generation Of Smart Glasses  http://wearabletechnologies.co.uk/2014/08/himax-lumus-collaborate-develop-next-generation-smart-glasses/

DAILY MAIL: Is this America's new 'space taxi'? Boeing blasts into the lead in race to replace the shuttle  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2732291/Is-Americas-new-space-taxi-Boeings-bid-replace-shuttle-gets-major-boost.html

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  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2732029/Evidence-one-universes-oldest-stars-discovered-hundreds-times-massive-sun.html

CBSNEWS: SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight in Texas  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex-rocket-explodes-during-test-flight-in-texas/

CBSNEWS: Paparazzi now using drones to hunt down and photograph stars  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/paparazzi-take-to-the-skies-to-pursue-stars-with-drones/

HUFF POST: Why I Don't Want My Kids to Succeed http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-tyler-lee/why-i-dont-want-my-kids-to-succeed_b_5206362.html?&ir=Education&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000023

GIZMODO: The Ultra-Laborious Way the FBI Matched Fingerprints to Paper Files  http://gizmodo.com/the-ultra-laborious-way-the-fbi-matched-fingerprints-to-1626064815?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_twitter&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

DAILY MAIL: Car bombs kill 30 Baghdad and Kurdish-held Kirkuk as Syrian warplanes bomb caliphate capital http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2732767/Car-bombs-kill-30-Baghdad-Kurdish-held-Kirkuk-Syrian-warplanes-bomb-caliphate-capital.html#ixzz3BGWPca4n

FOX BOSTON: Counter-terrorism expert weighs in on ISIS threat, says citizens should be vigilant  http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/26349956/counter-terrorism-expert-weighs-in-on-isis-threat-warning-says-citizens-should-be-vigilant

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Amazon Prepares Online Advertising Program http://online.wsj.com/articles/amazon-preps-a-challenge-to-googles-ad-business-1408747979

BIOSPACE: Move Over San Francisco: Boston Showing Its Pharmaceutical Potential - See more at: http://www.biospace.com/News/move-over-san-francisco-boston-showing-its/344107?type=sm&source=facebook_AR_BostonvSanFran082214&sthash.TpALiIU1.mjjo#sthash.TpALiIU1.gQcGOkOP.dpuf

CNBC: Future Fashion: 10 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch   http://www.cnbc.com/id/100853138/page/1

COGNIZANT: The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning out to be bigger than the Internet itself. http://www.cognizant.com/perspectives/decomposing-the-internet-of-things-a-144-trillion-opportunity

THE ATLANTIC: Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/03/facebook-and-google-own-the-future-of-advertising-in-2-charts/359568/?utm_content=buffercf1dc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2145314/Paralysed-woman-able-drink-cup-coffee-robot-arm-thanks-mind-reading-brain-implant.html

TECHCRUNCH: Clean CRM Data Starts With A Great Mobile Experience http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/23/salesforce-may-still-need-a-little-help/?ncid=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

WIRED: 100 Years of Automotive Innovation, in One Amazing Display  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/pebble-beach-concours-best-cars/?mbid=social_twitter#slide-id-1431071

WALL STREET JOURNAL: More Than 1,000 Businesses Affected by 'Backoff' Malware http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-than-1-000-businesses-affected-by-backoff-malware-1408746408

NASA WATCH: SpaceX's Dragon Carrying NASA Cargo Resupplies Space Station  http://spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=43510

FINANCIAL POST: Draghi says ECB ready to do more, eurozone recovery remains ‘uniformly weak’  http://business.financialpost.com/2014/08/22/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  http://business.financialpost.com/2014/08/22/argentina-lashes-out-at-u-s-judge-for-imperialist-comments-amid-debt-saga/