Judah Richardson

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How Women Drive Innovation and Growth

Women represent a growth market more than twice as big as China and India combined. They control $20 trillion in global consumer spending, own or operate between 25-33% of all private businesses, and earn an estimated $13 trillion. This “power of the purse” is growing rapidly; expectations are that …

Check out the new Windows Store and Start Screen settings in Windows 8.1 | On MSFT

We are just 20 short days away from Build 2013 and the day Microsoft is expected to release the public preview version of Windows 8.1, the next big …

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Texas legislature passes data center tax breaks

Both chambers of the Texas legislature have approved a bill that would introduce tax incentives for large one-tenant data center projects in the …

Vote for the Next Book

With the end finally in sight for Windows Phone Book, I’ve started thinking a bit about what comes next. Sure, I’ve got a lot of work to do on the …

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How to Listen When Someone Is Venting

Disclaimer: It’s probably not a good idea to read this before you eat.<p>I still remember how it felt when, as a medical student, I drained my first abscess in a patient. We called the procedure “I & D” which stands for “Incision and Drainage” (I told you not to read this just before you eat).<p>When you …

$28.5 million gift establishes Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance

Gift from Dr. Milton and Laurie Boniuk supports research, education, public outreach<p>Rice University has received a $28.5 million gift from Houston …

Twitter Audience Data Tool SocialBro Adds Tweet Analytics

SocialBro is a really useful app when it comes to analyzing your Twitter community, but until now it’s only been about people. Now the Spanish startup behind the app is taking a step towards offering a more well-rounded analytics product by presenting data about your tweets too.<p>The new Tweet …

US Consumer Sentiment Surges; Leading Indicators Rise

U.S. consumer sentiment rebounded in early May to the highest level in nearly six years as Americans felt better about their financial and economic …

Hacker serving 5-year sentence invents ATM add-on to prevent theft

Device rotates ATM cards, prevents skimmers from stealing data.<p>A criminal serving a five-year sentence "for supplying gadgets to an organized crime …

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Rice U. engineering students design new capo for guitar

David Ruth<br>713-348-6327 <br>david@rice.edu<p>Mike Williams<br>713-348-6728 <br>mikewilliams@rice.edu<p><b>Rice U. engineering students design new capo for guitar</b> <i></i><p>HOUSTON – …

Microsoft confirms Blue to be free for existing Windows 8 users

Microsoft plans to make its first update to Windows 8, codenamed Blue, free to existing Windows 8 users, company officials have confirmed.<p>As many …

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Twitch App Comes to Xbox

Today, we’re launching one of the most asked for apps on Xbox LIVE: Twitch.<p>Twitch is one of the largest platforms for the live streaming of games, …

It’s official: Password strength meters aren’t security theater

Does your password go up to 11? Probably not. But one day it could.<p>If you've ever been nagged about the weakness of your password while changing …

It’s Official: Windows 8.1 “Blue” will be Free

Microsoft’s Tami Reller appeared publicly today and reveal that Windows 8.1 “Blue” would indeed be made available for free to existing Windows 8 and …

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Bing Adds Klingon to Language Translator

It's time to brush up on your Klingon, <i>Star Trek</i> fans. Search engine Bing has just added the official language of the series to its language …

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US shale energy creates global oil 'supply shock'

Booming oil production in North America brought on by the shale energy revolution has created a global "supply shock" that is reshaping the industry, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.<p>US shale oil will help meet most of the world's new oil needs in the next five years, even if demand …

Warp speed, Scotty? It may actually be possible...

<i>By Jillian Scharr<br>TechNewsDaily</i><p>In the "Star Trek" TV shows and films, the U.S.S. Enterprise's warp engine allows the ship to move faster than light, an ability that is, as Spock would say, "highly illogical."<p>However, there's a loophole in Einstein's general theory of relativity that could allow a …

No iTunes Windows 8 app? Microsoft has way to import playlists into Xbox Music

Last week, Microsoft Windows CFO Tami Reller stated the company has tried and failed to convince Apple in making a Modern Windows 8 app version of …

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