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Why Investors Are Going Bananas Over Amazon’s Holiday Results

Fourth-quarter results were ho-hum, until you look at some specific areas of significant growth.<p>To an outsider, Amazon’s fourth-quarter results seemed pretty ho-hum, if not disappointing. A smaller profit than a year earlier. Slightly weak on revenue. And a worse-than-expected outlook for the first …

Adobe Files Lawsuit Against Forever 21 for Pirating Copies of Photoshop

Here’s a strange legal rumble that just hit the courts: software giant Adobe is suing clothing giant Forever 21 for pirating copies of Photoshop.<p>The …

From Big Data to Big Insights

A new report out from Experian highlights how experts are managing and using data to generate actionable insights and create a competitive advantage.<p>When you look at the largest companies in the US by market cap, you can see just how important and valuable data has become. What have you ever bought …

Naked Titan Viewed For First Time

Starstruck<p>As Saturn swans into sight for stargazers, the sun blasts its largest moon.<p>Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, looks more like Venus and Mars than astronomers ever suspected—at least when it comes to suffering a severe strike from the solar wind.<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a flyby of Titan …

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President Obama’s New Health Care Initiative Will Harness The Power Of Big Data

The $215 million plan will help develop data-focused precision medicine to beat diseases like cancer and diabetes.<p>President Obama has officially announced a new biomedical research project that will use the power of big data to help with the development of specialized drugs to treat diseases like …

Android is suddenly surrounded by enemies

That threat isn't from Apple. Despite its record-breaking financial success, the iPhone doesn't pose an existential threat to Google's Android. Apple isn't prepared to drop its prices enough to compete in the low-end and emerging markets that Google dominates.<p>There's a very real and growing threat …

A new multibillion-dollar market for Microsoft Windows is about to go crazy

It's like Windows XP deja vu all over again, but this time, the beloved operating system is Windows Server 2003, which runs on computer servers and was first rolled out 12 years ago.<p>Microsoft is ending technical support for WS2003 on July 14, and computer makers like HP and Dell are licking their …

New Research Reveals the Real Causes of Depression

By: Dr. Mercola. Guest<p>Depression is thought to affect about one in 10 Americans.1 In 2010, antidepressants were the second most commonly prescribed …

Philae is hibernating, says European Space Agency as it calls off searches

European Space Agency controllers have called off the dedicated search for Philae, the probe that landed on a comet in November last year.<p>Instead, they will now rely on “co-riding” opportunities presented by the planned mission programme for Rosetta, the lander’s orbiting mothership.<p>Scientists …

Forget Wireless Charging, This Microsoft Prototype Charges With Indoor Sunlight

A year ago, the Internet was buzzing with speculation that Apple was about to unveil a new iPhone with a sapphire screen that doubled as a solar panel.<p>It was a cool idea and not entirely unfounded. In February 2013 Apple was granted a patent, originally filed in 2008, for an “integrated touch …

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control - sources | Reuters

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA/PARIS (Reuters) - The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

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