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Military Testing Afghan Language Translation Mobiles For U.s. Troops

"How can we communicate?" the alien being asks Captain James Kirk in a vintage edition of Star Trek. "My thoughts ... you are hearing them? This is interesting."...

Supreme Court: 'business Method' and Software Patents Ok
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Supreme Court: 'business Method' and Software Patents Ok

This morning, the Supreme Court decided the long-running Bilski case on business method patents--a case with broad applicability to software patents. As expected...

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Cyber War: Microsoft a Weak Link in National Security

"Microsoft has vast resources, literally billions of dollars in cash, or liquid assets reserves. Microsoft is an incredibly successful empire built on the premise...

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Recommendation Algorithm Wants to Show You Something New

An international group of researchers have developed a new algorithm for recommender systems designed to address the challenge of diversity when making recommendations...

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Tim Berners-Lee Launches 'www Foundation' at Igf 2009

Sir Tim Berners-Lee used the recent Internet Governance Forum to announce the launch of the World Wide Web Foundation, which he says will be an incubator for transformative...

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ACM Wants Computer Science in on Obama's K-12 Education Plan

The Association for Computing Machinery has called on the incoming Obama Administration to re-think the way that computer science is taught in the K-12 public education...
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