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IRS plays-up identity theft, fraud fight

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 03:30
While tax return fraud seems to have hit epidemic proportions, the Internal Revenue Service today said it has started more than 200 new investigations this filing season into identity theft and refund fraud schemes.
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Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:58
Google is boosting Android security safeguards to better detect potentially harmful apps throughout their life cycle.
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Intel and SGI Test Full-Immersion Cooling For Servers

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:57
itwbennett (1594911) writes "Intel and SGI have built a proof-of-concept supercomputer that's kept cool using a fluid developed by 3M called Novec that is already used in fire suppression systems. The technology, which could replace fans and eliminate the need to use tons of municipal water to cool data centers, has the potential to slash data-center energy bills by more than 90 percent, said Michael Patterson, senior power and thermal architect at Intel. But there are several challenges, including the need to design new motherboards and servers."

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US NTIA's plan to end ICANN contract puts Internet freedom at risk, critics say

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:56
The freedom and openness of the Internet are at stake after the U.S. government announced plans to end its contractual oversight of ICANN, some critics said Thursday.
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BlackBerry plans to renew enterprise focus to lure back customers

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:42
BlackBerry is not going to bail out of the handset business, but needs to return to its enterprise roots to reverse its slide, according to CEO John Chen.
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Kids really do grow up too fast thanks to these CompSci researchers

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:21
New software developed by computer scientists at the University of Washington is designed to take an image of a young child's face and in about half a minute, project how the person will look up to the age of 80.
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Indian Software Product Startups Pitch Ideas To Fortune 500 CIOs

TechCrunch - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:47
 After years of working with India’s over $100 billion IT services industry for maintaining their software systems, application development and back office work, CIOs of Fortune 500 companies are now looking to tap into the country’s software product ecosystem. And this time, it’s not just about setting up a corporate accelerator like Target did and Coca Cola is… Read More
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FTC can sue companies hit with data breaches, court says

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:35
A federal court in New Jersey this week affirmed the Federal Trade Commission's contention that it can sue companies on charges related to data breaches, a major victory for the agency.
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How marketers lost faith in Facebook

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:34
In space, they say, no one can hear you scream. Some marketers feel the same way about Facebook.
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Homejoy Comes To Clean Up The UK, Its First Market Outside North America, For £13/Hour

TechCrunch - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:30
 Fresh off the back of a $38 million funding round, Homejoy is taking its disruptive cleaning service to new shores. Today the company is officially launching in the UK, its first market outside of North America, with its cleaning services costing £13/hour ($21/hour). Read More
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Government CIOs Face Data Center Consolidation Challenges

Network World - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 01:14
Federal CIOs face pressure to consolidate their agencies' data center infrastructure. Those challenge are much bigger than just an IT, and experts advise CIOs to develop strategic plans so that consolidation improves application delivery and supports priorities such as cloud computing and virtualization.
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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Categories: IT News

Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

Slashdot - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 00:32
EwanPalmer (2536690) writes "Three scientists and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew say they were duped into appearing in a controversial documentary which claims the Earth is the center of the Universe. The Principle, a film which describes itself as 'destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time', argues the long-debunked theory of geocentrism – where the earth is the center of the Universe and the Sun resolves around it – is true and Nasa has tried to cover it up. The film features the narration of actress Mulgrew, who played the part of captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek Voyager, as well as three prominent scientists."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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