Thursday, September 4, 2014


SO THE MEN IN BLACK. CIO: Drivers Want Their Cars to Get to Know Them Better   http://www.cio.com/article/2600444/telematics/drivers-want-their-cars-to-get-to-know-them-better.html

USA TODAY:  CDC director calls for worldwide effort to stop Ebola  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/02/cdc-ebola-outbreak/14965759/

CHANNEL NEWS ASIA: Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa  http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/arming-ukraine-could-lead/1342632.html

TECHCRUNCH:  The Promise And Perils Of 3D Printer Popularity http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/28/the-promise-and-perils-of-3d-printer-popularity/

NEW YORK TIMES: Drone Developers Consider Obstacles That Cannot Be Flown Around   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/01/technology/as-drone-technology-advances-practical-obstacles-remain.html?_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES:  10 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur  http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/ten-reasons-to-become-an-entrepreneur/

NEW YORK TIMES: The Economic Price of Colleges’ Failures  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/upshot/the-economic-price-of-colleges-failures.html?abt=0002&abg=1

KAI:  Samsung introduces mobile quad-HD VR device  http://www.kurzweilai.net/samsung-introduces-mobile-quad-hd-vr-device

KAI: Google partners with UC Santa Barbara team to build new superconductor-based quantum information processors  http://www.kurzweilai.net/google-partners-with-uc-santa-barbara-team-to-build-new-superconductor-based-quantum-information-processors

KAI: DARPA explores neuromodulation of organ functions to help the human body heal itself  www.kurzweilai.net/darpa-explores-neuromodulation-of-organ-functions-to-help-the-human-body-heal-itself

KAI:  A multifunctional medical nanoparticle  http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-multifunctional-medical-nanoparticle

NASA Ready to Ship 3D Printer to Space Station  http://www.21stcentech.com/nasa-ready-ship-3d-printer-space-station/

IEEE SPECTRUM: Five Myths and Facts About Robotics Technology Today  http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/five-myths-and-facts-about-robotics

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  How the Feds Distort Their 'Food Insecurity' Numbers  http://online.wsj.com/articles/james-bovard-how-the-feds-distort-their-food-insecurity-numbers-1409786373

PHARMATIMES:  Google unit links up with AbbVie for $1.5 billion aging project   www.pharmatimes.com/Article/14-09-03/Google_unit_links_up_with_AbbVie_for_1_5_billion_aging_project.aspx#ixzz3CIQhlrNu

BLOOMBERG NEWS: Foxconn to Invest 5 Billion Yuan in Its Shanxi Factories  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-03/foxconn-to-invest-5-billion-yuan-in-its-shanxi-factories.html


REUTERS: Michael Bloomberg to return as head of Bloomberg company  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/04/us-bloomberg-idUSKBN0GZ01N20140904

DER SPIEGEL:  France and Friends: Merkel Increasingly Isolated on Austerity  www.spiegel.de/international/europe/the-anti-austerity-camp-is-growing-as-merkel-becomes-more-isolated-a-989357.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Rosneft President Igor Sechin: 'Russia Didn't Initiate the Ukraine Crisis' www.spiegel.de/international/business/rosneft-head-igor-sechin-speaks-about-sanctions-and-ukraine-a-989267.html

INFORMATION WEEK: IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research http://www.informationweek.com/big-data/big-data-analytics/ibm-watson-speeds-drug-research/d/d-id/1306783

REUTERS: IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/28/us-ibm-watson-science-idUSKBN0GS02820140828

IBM:   IBM Watson Ushers in a New Era of Data-Driven Discoveries  https://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/44697.wss

TECH TIMES:  IBM Watson Discovery Advisor will now help speed up scientific researches  http://www.techtimes.com/articles/14513/20140831/ibm-watson-discovery-advisor-will-now-help-speed-up-scientific-researches.htm

BUSINESS CLOUD:  IBM has announced a number of significant advances in the way that IBM Watson is helping researchers accelerate the pace of research. https://www.business-cloud.com/articles/news/watson-improves-scientific-research

33RD SQUARE: IBM Unleases the Watson Discovery Advisor  http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/08/ibm-unleases-watson-discovery-advisor.html

NORWAY TODAY: Romania says yes to the deployment of NATO planes  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=12644

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