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Silicon Valley Under Water? Officials Launch Push To Keep Area Above Water

AP   |  By LISA LEFF   |   April 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO -- Business leaders and Sen. Dianne Feinstein launched a $1 billion, 10-year fundraising goal on Thursday that is aimed at preventing some of...
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'Griz Coat' Kickstarter Project Raises $14,000 For Bear-Inspired Coat (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Katherine Bindley   |   April 18, 2012

The crowd-funding website Kickstarter is known for getting projects -- both practical and noble -- off the ground. There's that watch that syncs itself with...

Kraft Turns Twitter Over To Pair Of 'Old Birds' (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   April 13, 2012

Kraft is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Mac & Cheese brand with a marketing campaign that involves handing over the reins of its Twitter,...

Saturn In 'Opposition' This Weekend: Best Time To See Rings And Moons

  |   April 13, 2012

By: Geoff Gaherty Published: 04/11/2012 05:04 PM EDT on SPACE.com When amateur astronomers reflect on the most memorable sights of their lifetimes, their first view...

CUSV Unmanned Vessel Could Soon Be Working For Navy

AP   |  ALAN SAYRE   |   April 12, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — Technology that sent unmanned aircraft over Iraq and Afghanistan soon could be steering unstaffed naval boats for such dangerous tasks as minesweeping,...

Spam Still A Big Problem For Small Businesses

The Huffington Post   |  Rieva Lesonsky   |   April 12, 2012

Is spam a fact of your daily life? You're not alone. A survey of small and midsize companies by GFI Software found the spam problem...

'Turing Test' Within Reach For Artificial Intelligence Computers?

  |   April 13, 2012

By: Charles Q. Choi, InnovationNewsDaily Contributor Published: 04/12/2012 05:25 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Interest is now reviving in artificial intelligences that are able to imitate...

Craigslist Ad Seeks Unborn Baby's Dad (GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

  |   April 12, 2012

Ads posted in Craigslist's "missed connections" department can be crazy, but this one, if real, is just plain depressing. In an ad noticed by Fuse...

The Rise Of The MBA Entrepreneur

Reuters   |  Mike Taylor   |   April 12, 2012

(Mike Taylor - Reuters) When Chika Ekeji enrolled in the MIT Sloan School of Business' full-time MBA program, he was ambivalent about actually finishing his...
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NOOK Simple Touch To Feature E Ink Screen With First-Of-Its-Kind 'GlowLight'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jason Gilbert   |   April 12, 2012

E Ink readers like the Kindle and the NOOK are great for reading in the sunshine, but when it gets dark out, you face a...

Google Q1 2012 Earnings, Stock Split Announced

AP   |  BARBARA ORTUTAY   |   April 12, 2012

NEW YORK — Google improved its short-term finances even as it seeks to preserve its long-term interests. The online search leader reported a 61 percent...

HP Stock Jumps On Stronger PC Shipments

AP   |  ANICK JESDANUN   |   April 12, 2012

NEW YORK — Hewlett-Packard Co. is showing signs of recovery as it strengthened its position as the world's largest maker of personal computers and gained...
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Micheal Ledee Guilty: Man Had Mother Molest 9-Year-Old, Watched On Webcam

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Hilary Tuttle   |   April 12, 2012

A New York man was convicted Wednesday of coercing a woman to molest her underage daughter while he watched via a webcam. Brooklyn resident Micheal...

M16 Hack: London Police Suspect Anti-Terror Hotline Hacked

AP   |   April 12, 2012

LONDON -- London's Metropolitan Police said Thursday the force is confident its systems remain secure, despite an investigation into whether conversations on its Anti-Terrorist Hotline...

Chris Dodd: SOPA Is 'Dead'

Bloomberg   |  Eric Engleman   |   June 12, 2012

Hollywood-backed legislation to fight online piracy, shelved this year after an Internet protest led by Google Inc. (GOOG) and Wikipedia, is "dead," said the head...

HBO's Free Offer: Watch 'Girls' And 'Veep' Pilot Episodes Online

The Huffington Post   |  Courteney Palis   |   April 12, 2012

Talk about a tease! HBO announced on April 12 that it would be sharing the pilots for two of its newest original comedy series, "Girls"...
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Brake Override Rule Sought By Highway Safety Agency To Stop Sudden Acceleration Crashes

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sharon Silke Carty   |   April 13, 2012

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that it wants automakers to install a brake override system aimed at stopping a car from...

inPulse Pebble iPhone Watch Storms Kickstarter (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   April 12, 2012

Kickstarter is the ultimate meritocracy. For every dozen navel-gazing "fund my album" projects that flounder and die well before their deadlines, there are a handful...

Monetary Value Of Yelp Reviews, Tweets And Status Updates Examined In New Study (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post   |  Katherine Bindley   |   April 12, 2012

You could argue that your clever Facebook status updates and Frank Bruni-esque Yelp reviews are priceless, but the user data you generate can be converted...

Amazon: Send Us Your Old CDs

SmartMoney   |  Kelli B. Grant   |   April 12, 2012

This article originally appeared on SmartMoney.com Consumers may now have a new home for all those CDs currently collecting dust or serving as drink coasters...

WATCH: iPad Assembled At Foxconn Factory

The Huffington Post   |  Courteney Palis   |   April 12, 2012

Rumors, reports and downright lies have been swirling around the conditions of Foxconn factories in China that assemble products like Apple's new iPad. But, thanks...

Facebook Lets You Download More Of Your Data

The Huffington Post   |  Courteney Palis   |   April 12, 2012

Facebook's making more of your data available to you. The social network announced on its Privacy page on April 12 that its users will now...

New Crowdfunding Law Helps Small Businesses Find Investors

AP   |  Joyce M. Rosenberg   |   April 12, 2012

(AP - Joyce M. Rosenberg) Finding investors is probably the biggest challenge that business startups and small companies face. But small businesses are looking forward...

Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012: Test Drive

The Huffington Post Canada   |  Rebecca Zamon   |   April 12, 2012

Each week, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell...

China Internet Censorship: International Websites Down As Users Worry About Expansion Of 'Great Firewall'

Huffington Post UK   |  Felicity Morse   |   April 13, 2012

Fears that China's internet censorship is to become even more stringent were triggered on Thursday morning after many internet users in China said they could...

6 Embarrassing Walking-while-texting Fails

The Week   |   June 12, 2012

It's against the law to drive and text in most states. Some not-so-careful people make a case for banning cell phones from the sidewalk, too...

Titanic Sinking Raises Question: Could Similar Disaster Happen Today?

  |   April 12, 2012

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/12/2012 07:33 AM EDT on LiveScience A century ago on Sunday, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg and...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Release Date Announced

AP   |  PETER SVENSSON   |   April 11, 2012

NEW YORK -- Samsung Electronics Co., Apple's biggest competitor in the market for iPad-sized tablet computers, is updating its line to include a feature that...

Code Not Physical Property, Says New Ruling

Wired   |   April 12, 2012

Former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov, who downloaded source code for the investment firm’s high-speed trading system from the company’s computers, was wrongly charged with...

PhoneSoap: The Device That Will Charge And Sanitize Your Phone

The Huffington Post   |  Drew Guarini   |   April 12, 2012

Are you guilty? A recent study by 11mark found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphone while on the toilet. People admitted to texting,...

This Internet Provider Pledges To Put Your Privacy First. Always.

CNET   |   April 12, 2012

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Nicholas Merrill is planning to revolutionize online privacy with a concept as simple as it is ingenious: a telecommunications provider designed from its inception to...

Sony Layoffs Confirmed: CEO Will Cut 10,000 Jobs, Turn Around TV Business

AP   |  MALCOLM FOSTER   |   April 12, 2012

TOKYO -- Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try...

Memory Cloud / RE:Site + Metalab

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg   |   April 12, 2012

By Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) Courtesy of RE:site + Metalab Memory Cloud is the winning commission awarded to RE:site (Norman Lee and...

Groupon Problems May Mean 'More Financial Expertise' Needed

Reuters   |  Dena Aubin   |   June 12, 2012

By Dena Aubin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Groupon Inc, the online coupon company that floated just months ago in the strongest IPO in years, has...

Sony Layoffs: Company To Slash 10,000 Jobs After Posting Biggest-Ever Loss

CP   |  Malcolm Foster, The Associated Press   |   June 11, 2012

TOKYO - Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 per cent of its global workforce, and...
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