Saturday, August 23, 2014

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