Tuesday, September 30, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 30, 2014)

LIVE SCIENCE:  Higgs Boson to the World Wide Web: 7 Big Discoveries Made at CERN http://www.livescience.com/48052-cern-anniversary-big-discoveries.html

3-D PRINT:  NYC Engineer 3D Prints a Mechanical Computer, The Turbo Entabulator  http://3dprint.com/16795/3d-printed-computer/

STATE OF THE GLOBE: World’s First Wearable Drone Takes Flight  http://stateofglobe.com/2014/09/28/worlds-first-wearable-drone-takes-flight/

STATE OF THE GLOBE:  12 Ways to Measure the Bitcoin Network’s Health  http://stateofglobe.com/2014/09/28/12-ways-to-measure-the-bitcoin-networks-health/

FORTUNE:  Why Amazon's Fire phone failed  http://fortune.com/2014/09/29/why-amazons-fire-phone-failed/?utm_content=buffer8967b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

REUTERS:  Vista Equity to buy Tibco Software for $4.3 billion  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/29/us-tibco-software-m-a-vistaequity-idUSKCN0HO11Y20140929

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Calls for Joint Effort With U.S. to Fight Islamic State  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russia-calls-for-joint-effort-with-u-s-to-fight-islamic-state/507990.html

DER SPIEGEL: The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem www.spiegel.de/international/world/islamic-state-jihadist-activity-in-northern-syria-forces-turkey-hand-a-994392.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Finnish Prime Minister: 'Moscow Is Provoking a Number of Its Neighbors'  www.spiegel.de/international/europe/finnish-prime-minister-discusses-possible-nato-membership-a-994356.html

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Leaders Indicating. Why Markets Now Use Politics to Predict Economics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141849/ruchir-sharma/leaders-indicating

FOREIGN POLICY:  Obama's Islamic State Blame Game   http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/29/obamas_islamic_state_blame_game

VENTURE BEAT:  FireChat gets embraced by Hong Kong protesters, plans for verified usernames and encryption  http://venturebeat.com/2014/09/29/china-blocked-instagram-so-protesters-turn-to-firechat/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER:  Cyberwar: Not if. Not when. Now. http://washingtonexaminer.com/cyberwar-not-if.-not-when.-now./article/2553470

CIO:  VoIP Phone Systems at Risk of Shellshock Bash Attacks  http://www.cio.com/article/2687830/voice-over-ip/voip-phone-systems-at-risk-of-shellshock-bash-attacks.html

CIO:  How Social Media Can Influence High-Stakes Business Decisions  http://www.cio.com/article/2686973/social-media/how-social-media-can-influence-high-stakes-business-decisions.html

CIO:  IT Leaders Aren't All Coming From Tech  http://www.cio.com/article/2687205/careers-staffing/it-leaders-arent-all-coming-from-tech.html

KAI: ‘Greener,’ low-cost transistor heralds advance in flexible electronics  http://www.kurzweilai.net/greener-low-cost-transistor-heralds-advance-in-flexible-electronics

KAI:  Turning the Moon into a giant cosmic ray detector  http://www.kurzweilai.net/turning-the-moon-into-a-giant-cosmic-ray-detector

KAI:  Ultra-low-energy-consuming transistors and circuits  http://www.kurzweilai.net/ultra-low-energy-consuming-transistors-and-circuits

THE GUARDIAN: What is the ‘Google tax’? http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/29/what-is-google-tax-george-osborne

THE GUARDIAN:  Bitcoin goes mainstream: Circle's payments make cryptocurrencies easy  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/29/bitcoin-circle-cryptocurrency-jeremy-allaire

BLOOMBERG:  HP Unveils Moonshot Servers Based on ARM Technology   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/hp-unveils-moonshot-servers-based-on-arm-technology.html

BLOOMBERG:  Oracle Cloud to Match Amazon.com’s Pricing, Ellison Says   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/oracle-cloud-to-match-amazon-com-s-pricing-ellison-says.html

BLOOMBERG:  Billionaire Ma Says Alibaba Works With China on Security   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/billionaire-ma-says-alibaba-works-with-china-on-security.html

YAHOO NEWS: WATCH: FAA Approves Drone Use for Domestic TV and Movie Production https://www.yahoo.com/tech/this-is-the-first-time-the-faa-has-allowed-the-98493565419.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Protest over contract award to delay work on NASA space taxi  http://news.yahoo.com/protest-over-contract-award-delay-nasa-space-taxi-001104138--finance.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970: WWF http://news.yahoo.com/global-wildlife-populations-down-half-since-1970-wwf-223218673.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Sierra Nevada challenges NASA 'space taxi' contracts to Boeing, SpaceX http://news.yahoo.com/sierra-nevada-challenges-nasa-space-taxi-contracts-boeing-152617153--finance.html

NEW YORK TIMES:  Cisco: The Internet Needs More Control  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/cisco-the-internet-needs-more-control/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=technology&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES:  E.U. Inquiry Into Tax Deals for Multinationals Like Apple Pushes Ahead  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/business/in-tax-inquiry-involving-apple-and-starbucks-eu-pushes-forward.html?ref=technology

NEW YORK TIMES:  Microsoft Begins a Push Into the Polling World  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/upshot/microsoft-begins-a-push-into-the-polling-world.html?ref=technology&abt=0002&abg=0

NEW YORK TIMES:   Tibco Software Agrees to Sell Itself to a Private Equity Firm for $4.3 Billion  http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/tibco-software-to-sell-itself-to-private-equity-firm-for-4-3-billion/?ref=technology

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google Capital Makes First China Investment, Backs InnoLight  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/29/google-capital-makes-first-china-investment-backs-innolight/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrants for Drone Surveillance  http://online.wsj.com/articles/california-governor-vetoes-bill-requiring-warrants-for-drone-surveillance-1412007285?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_moreTopStories

ENGINEERING: Police Motorcycles Go Green  http://www.engineering.com/ElectronicsDesign/ElectronicsDesignArticles/ArticleID/8584/Police-Motorcycles-Go-Green.aspx

ENGINEERING: NASA Telescopes Detect Clear Skies, Water Vapor on Exoplanets  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8581/NASA-Telescopes-Detect-Clear-Skies-Water-Vapor-on-Exoplanets.aspx

ENGINEERING:  Underwater Robots Could Increase Port Security  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8582/Underwater-Robots-Could-Increase-Port-Security.aspx

ENGINEERING: Triton UAV Completes Cross-Country Navy Test  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8573/Triton-UAV-Completes-Cross-Country-Navy-Test.aspx

Phys.org:  Now hear this: Simple fluid waveguide performs spectral analysis in a manner similar to the cochlea  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-simple-fluid-waveguide-spectral-analysis.html

DAILY MAIL:  Countdown to Mars: Nasa starts final assembly of huge rockets to test spacecraft it hopes will take man to the red planet http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2774080/Countdown-Mars-Nasa-starts-assembling-huge-rockets-needed-test-spacecraft-hopes-man-red-planet.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

BUSINESS INSIDER:  Here's How Apple Is Making Its New HQ 'The Greenest Building On The Planet'  www.businessinsider.com/heres-how-apple-is-making-its-new-hq-the-greenest-building-on-the-planet-2014-9

FORBES:  Has Marissa Had Enough Of This Yahoo Turnaround?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericjackson/2014/09/26/has-marissa-had-enough-of-this-yahoo-turnaround/

FORBES:  Forbes 400: Richest Americans Facing Tougher Competition In China Business http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2014/09/29/forbes-400-richest-americans-facing-tougher-competition-in-china-business/

BBC:  Argentina found to be in contempt of court by US judge  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29415608

BLOOMBERG:  Toyota Faces New Unintended Acceleration Probe  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/toyota-faces-u-s-inquiry-on-low-speed-surges-in-corollas.html

FORBES:  The Most Amazing PCs Of September 2014  http://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2014/09/29/the-most-amazing-pcs-of-september-2014/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

THE ECONOMIST: Farming in the Netherlands. Polder and wiser. Dutch farmers add sustainability to their enviable productivity. http://www.economist.com/news/business/21613356-dutch-farmers-add-sustainability-their-enviable-productivity-polder-and-wiser

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