Michelle Arnett

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Flipboard launches widgets and profile badges to let users embed any magazine onto their site

Flipboard released a new feature today that enables users to add widgets and profile badges to their website or blog. These new tools will automatically update when the featured magazine is updated. Naturally, when you click on the widget, it will open up the magazine in your Web browser.<p>Profile …

NASA announces funding for space station physics research

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- NASA says it will fund seven proposals for physics research using its new microgravity laboratory, set to launch …

A Brief History of Mind-Bending Ideas About Black Holes

Physicist Stephen Hawking made headlines recently by saying that black holes – the incredibly massive astronomical objects that made him famous – do …

Hyperloop Set in Motion, Prototype Design Scheduled for June 2014

It has been two and a half months since Elon Musk released his design for Hyperloop -- the futuristic transit system intended to get you from Los …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop: A Pragmatic Vision of the Future

Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes? In August, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced his vision for Hyperloop, a levitating train that …

Oldest Known Hearth Found in Israel Cave

New species of early human cooked there 300,000 years ago, say archaeologists.<p>An ancient limestone cave in the rolling countryside east of Tel Aviv has provided a captivating glimpse into humanity's remote past—the oldest known hearth, around which families periodically cooked their meals more than …

A New Supernova Caught in the Act

Supernovas drive astronomers crazy: they’re rare, they’re unpredictable and when one does go off, it can happen at the most inopportune time. One of …

Spaceflight Training Program Gets FAA Approval

Waypoint 2 Space wants to teach you how to be an astronaut.<p>Head in the stars lately? Soon your body could join, but it will need some lessons first. Earlier this week, Waypoint 2 Space, a commercial spaceflight training company, received FAA safety approval for programs set to begin later this …

Vector boson fusion?

This week another paper emerged from the internal approval process of ATLAS, blinking into the light of day. (ATLAS is the experimental collaboration at the LHC of which I am a member.) This one has a lengthy title, <i>"Measurement of the electroweak production of dijets in association with a Z-boson</i> …

Catching neutrinos with Fermilab's massive next-generation detector

Neutrinos are subatomic, electrically neutral particles that many scientists believe can help us better understand what our universe is made of. To study the behavior and travel of neutrinos, which are capable of passing right through the earth, the Department of Energy's Fermilab is building a two …

Diamond: Britain's answer to the Large Hadron Collider

The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a practical tool it's no match for the UK's Diamond Light Source. Located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory campus at Harwell in Oxfordshire, Diamond is an alchemist's dream, a place where beams of light …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Dell's New Research Lab Is Working On Mood-Sensing Computers Like The One In The Movie 'Her'

As a newly private company, Dell didn't reveal how big this unit would be in dollar amount or number of employees. But we recently talked with Jai Menon, the head of the new R&D unit, who spent most of his career working for IBM's famous research group.<p>And he outlined some of the cool new tech Dell …

CNN announces partnership with Twitter to 'revolutionize' news gathering

Taking the flood of public information on Twitter and mining it for breaking news insights<p>Twitter's new head of news, Vivian Schiller, announced her first project today: a partnership with CNN and the New York startup Dataminr. The initiative will help journalists cover breaking news by making …

What mobile continues to teach us about audience, advertising

Mobile is the next great hope for news companies. But the industry will need to be flexible, rigorous in its audience engagement, and offer more …

Why You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Google Plus for Business

Despite all the hoopla that surrounded the new social site when it was first released, many businesses are ignoring Google Plus completely in …

Marketo’s First Launch Since IPO Is A Machine Learning Engine For Social Campaigns

Marketo is coming out with its first launch since its successful IPO last month. It’s a one-to-one marketing tool that applies machine learning for social campaigns that allows marketers to automatically adapt messaging based on the customer and the history of engagement.<p>The engine for Customer …

Aiming for the Real-Time Interest Graph, Facebook to Introduce Hashtags

Imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery. And Twitter should be <i>very</i> flattered right now.<p>As we reported in March, Facebook plans to …

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Data Marketing Is a Big Pain for Many Marketers -- and Consumers | Inc.com

Compiling massive sets of data and analyzing them--so-called big data--was supposed to be a boon for business. (And a PR nightmare for the NSA.) But according to a survey from digital marketing software company Lyris and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, many companies are well behind …

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Study: LinkedIn Positioned To Become First Global Economic Graph, Business Platform On Par With Google And Facebook

LinkedIn is positioned to become the first global economic graph with the ability to mine the transactions of an emerging data economy. That’s the conclusion of a study by faberNovel, which has published the results of its work with a detailed 127-slide report titled: LinkedIn, The Serious …