Thursday, August 21, 2014

PHYS.ORG: New generation is happy for employers to monitor them on social media

THE DAILY GALAXY: "Music of Black Holes" --Astronomers Observe a Rhythmic Pattern of Light Pulses

RENEWABLE ENERGY: Could Africa be the Global Epicenter of Renewable Energy by 2030?

Do gut bacteria control your mind?

‘Nanojuice’ could help diagnose gastrointestinal illnesses

‘Normal’ bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact, preventing disorders

REUTERS: Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains

REUTERS: Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain

REUTERS: Possible Ebola patient in isolation at California hospital

REUTERS: Infineon agrees to buy Int'l Rectifier for $3 billion in cash

REUTERS: Verizon denies it plans to open new app store

REUTERS:  FBI warns healthcare firms they are targeted by hackers

REUTERS: Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality

ENGINEERING:  Lockheed Field Tests an Autonomous Helicopter

ENGINEERING: GE Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

ENGINEERING: Autodesk brings NASTRAN to the Cloud and into CAD Applications

ENGINEERING: NASA Reports First Discovery of Interstellar Stardust

ENGINEERING: Man-made Tidal Lagoons Could Transform UK Power & Economy

FOREIGN INVESTOR: Solar Energy Reaching State of Maturity: Challenge or Opportunity?

SCIENCE DAILY: Solar energy that doesn't block the view

SINGULARITY WEBLOG: Ray Kurzweil on Singularity 1 on 1: Be Who You Would Like To Be

NORWAY TODAY: Over 300 earthquakes on Iceland - fears of volcanic eruption

NORWAY TODAY: Norwegian extremist shelves IS after their new murder video

NORWAY TODAY: Honored the Coast Guard for their Syria efforts

BBC: Iceland evacuates area near Bardarbunga volcano

BBC: Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

BBC:  Unrest in Ferguson draws attention from the US's critics

BBC: The Wizard of Oz: Five alternative readings

BBC: Macy's settles racial profiling cases

BBC: Russia watchdog shuts four McDonald's in Moscow

BBC: US hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed flaw'

THE SCIENTIST: Methylation Tied to Alzheimer’s

THE SCIENTIST: RNA-based Sex Determination?

THE SCIENTIST: Antibiotics, Immunity, and Obesity

THE SCIENTIST: Nanomedicine

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Neandertals Disappeared from Europe Earlier Than Thought

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: What Came before the Big Bang?

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Suburbs and Farms Team with Global Warming to Threaten Wild Animals and Plants

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Tweets Identify Food Poisoning Outbreaks

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Bio-Battery Produces Power from Your Perspiration

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Scientifically Best Way To Get Through A Day On No Sleep

POPULAR SCIENCE: Google Protects Its Undersea Fiber Optic Cables... From Sharks

POPULAR SCIENCE: Meet Harley Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle

POPULAR SCIENCE: L.A.'s Earthquake Hazard Zone Provides Parks for Rich People

POPULAR SCIENCE: To Clean Up Oil Spills, Magnetize The Oil First

POPULAR SCIENCE: An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

FORBES: Expectations Shift As Gen Y Moves Into The Workforce

FORBES: The World's Most Powerful Women 2014

FORBES: California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

BUSINESS INSIDER: The US Navy is working on an incredible new underwater drone —

FORTUNE: Barnes & Noble's path to e-books renaissance goes through Samsung

FORTUNE: Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S.

FORTUNE: Auto loan delinquencies rise as subprime lending gains steam

FORTUNE: Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain on strong PC sales

FORTUNE: Wearable Intelligence raises $8 million to bring Google Glass into the workplace

FORTUNE: A crash course in high tech for non-tech managers

FORTUNE: Want more women in the C-suite? Start with the supply chain

ROYAL SOCIETY: Summer Science Exhibition proposals

ROYAL SOCIETY: Facial symmetry does not mean better childhood health

ROYAL SOCIETY: Hang a piece of science history on your living room wall

ROYAL SOCIETY: British astronaut Tim Peake’s next mission to International Space Station named Principia

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: More female scientists in leading positions

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Searching for Earth's twin

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: “In some respects, the Wikipedia of science”

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Ageing research cluster in Cologne moves closer together

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Studying wild chimpanzees in Taï National Park

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES: Grand opening of Max Planck Florida Institute in the USA

DER SPIEGEL:  'I Could Have Stopped Them': Ex-CIA Lawyer Defends Waterboarding Decision

POPULAR MECHANICS: How Iron Dome is Changing Warfare—Whether it Works or Not

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Science of Disarming Syria’s Chemical Weapons

POPULAR MECHANICS: The Best Way to Help Detroit is by Tearing it Apart

THE ATLANTIC: So What Exactly Is a 'Killer Robot'?

THE ATLANTIC: Blend Up the Internet and Everything Turns Orange

THE ATLANTIC: Listening In: The Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

THE ATLANTIC: A Secret Code in Google Translate?

THE ATLANTIC: How Much Should You Know About How Facebook Works?

THE ATLANTIC: Google Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

GIZMODO: The first "Automata" trailer is finally out and it looks spectacular: 

HOW STUFF WORKS: 10 Bizarre Treatments Doctors Used to Think Were Legit

HOW STUFF WORKS: What if you fell into a black hole?

HOW STUFF WORKS: Top 10 Germs on Your Smartphone

HOW STUFF WORKS: What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?

HOW STUFF WORKS: 10 Failed Google Projects

DNA impedance biosensor for the early detection of cancer

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Branson Marshals International Business to Ask Putin for Peace in Ukraine

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: German chip maker Infineon to buy U.S. firm for $3-billion

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Private equity stalks Shutterfly in latest billion-dollar tech buyout

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Parents keeping kids’ identities off social media amid privacy concerns

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Canada is good at inventing, not so good at selling

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Sticky data: Why even 'anonymized' information can still identify you

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Google’s secretive Camp conference draws global elites

COMPUTERWORLD: IT puts millennials to work - as mentors

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Dictators Upbraid U.S. for Racial Unrest in Ferguson

FAST COMPANY: 6 Tech Leaders On What It Takes To Get Hired At Their Companies

FAST COMPANY: Uber's Plans For Global Domination, Revealed Through Job Listings

FAST COMPANY: 6 Tech Leaders On What It Takes To Get Hired At Their Companies

COMPUTERWORLD: How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

BLOOMBERG: HP Third-Quarter Sales Top Estimates as PC Revenue Jumps

BLOOMBERG: U.S. Stocks Advance While Bonds Fall on Meeting Minutes

BLOOMBERG: Argentine Bond Swap More Dream Than Real for KBC to JPMorgan

BLOOMBERG: Russia Forces Its Popular Bloggers to Register -- Or Else

BLOOMBERG:  The Chart That Helps Explain Cisco's 6,000 Job Cuts

CIO: Smart Armband Maker Sets Sights on the Enterprise

CIO: 3 Mistaken Assumptions About What Big Data Can Do For You

CIO: New Hospital CEOs Tend to Be Outsiders, Were Rarely CIOs

BBC: US secret military mission tried to free James Foley and other hostages in Syria this summer, but failed - Pentagon

SCIENCE ALERT: A simple laser blast could help grow your teeth back

SCIENCE ALERT: Sperm and eggs carry genetic memories of parents' health well before conception

SCIENCE ALERT: Student develops solar-powered lens that purifies polluted water

SCIENCE ALERT: Lifting the toxic curse

SCIENCE ALERT: Google has to reinforce its internet cables because sharks keep biting them

SCIENCE ALERT: Australian researchers make microscopes 20 times more sensitive

SCIENCE ALERT: For the first time a woman has won mathematics’ top prize

FINANCIAL TIMES: Fast Asia Open - Weak yen to lift Tokyo stocks

MIT TECH REVIEW: View from the Marketplace: What Every Company Should Know About Agile Software Development… provided by Atlassian

DEFENSE SYSTEMS: New hacking scenario emerges: Wi-Fi signal-sniffing drones

NEUROSCIENTIST: Taking the Pulse of the Aging Brain: Researchers Map the Pulse Pressure and Elasticity of Arteries in the Brain

The IDF may expand its sniper capability

ISRAELI HOMELAND SECURITY: A ‘Ghost’ in operational status soon

THINK PROGRESS: Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030

IO9: Automata Trailer Shows Off A Robot Action Movie That Gets Robots Right

THE GERMAN ARE COMING AFTER TESLA. WIRED: BMW Launches Its Answer to Tesla’s Supercharger Network

ASTRO WATCH: Russia's New Space Program: Killing Asteroids and Lunar Exploration

IMAGE USA: Israeli Company May Have Found Cure for ALS

ISRAEL HOMELAND SECURITY: Fast Draw – UK may ban arms trade with Israel

THE JAPANESE TIME: U.S. Navy kicks out 34 for cheating at nuclear power training 

THE JAPAN TIMES: Citibank Japan to withdraw from retail banking business

THE JAPAN TIMES: McDonald’s admits to sale item overcharge, will offer refunds

THE JAPAN TIMES: Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

THE JAPAN TIMES: Liberian police seal off 50,000 in Monrovia slum as Ebola death toll hits new high

THE JAPAN TIMES: Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

THE JAPAN TIMES: Brain-scan tests show how children learn mathematical skills

THE JAPAN TIMES: Man-made earthquakes weaker than natural earthquakes of same magnitude: U.S. study

THE CHINA TIMES: China to contribute to new global trade system

THE CHINA TIMES: BMW, China’s Brilliance extend contract term

THE CHINA TIMES: China contributes $41 bln to contingent reserve to the BRICS

THE CHINA TIMES: BRICS voices disappointment with non-implementation of IMF reforms

THE KOREA TIMES: US official discusses sanctions on NK, Russia

THE KOREA TIMES: Petrochemical firms vow to boost investment, create jobs

THE KOREA TIMES: SK Telecom tackles digital divide

THE KOREA TIMES: SK C&C partners Hortonworks for big data

THE KOREA TIMES: LS Cable wins $100 million contract in Norway

APPLE, GET BEYOND READY. THE KOREA TIMES: Samsung to tackle Apple head-on in mobile market

PAY ATTENTION. THE INDIA TIMES: Apple Stores Users' Data on Chinese Servers?

THE INDIA TIMES: 50 Things Science Can't Explain

THE INDIA TIMES: Wow! Robots Can See Through Solid Walls!

TAIPEI TIMES: China fines 12 Japanese parts suppliers

TAIWAN NEWS: U.S. dollar down in early Taipei trading

TAIWAN NEWS: Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

TAIWAN NEWS: Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B