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A New Jersey 'traffic study' wouldn't need lane closings

A New Jersey 'traffic study' wouldn't need lane closings | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The explanation that New Jersey closed access lanes on the heavily traveled George Washington Bridge for a 'traffic study' is a head scratcher for traffic engineers.
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WikiLeaks Exposes Countries That Use Controversial 'FinFisher' Surveillance Tech

WikiLeaks Exposes Countries That Use Controversial 'FinFisher' Surveillance Tech | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
WikILeaks has published new files relating to the controversial surveillance tech company FinFisher, revealing four new customers.
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5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
With some tips and some practice, you can leave a lasting impression that you will want people to remember.
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How the Cloud Is Changing the Way We Work

How the Cloud Is Changing the Way We Work | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Tech is continuing to change how we work, and the cloud is the key driver in allowing us to clock in and contribute from anywhere in the world.
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20 insane rules the Senate has for its members

20 insane rules the Senate has for its members | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Senate is weird.
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Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Enterprises' five largest IT investments are analytics and business intelligence, data center infrastructure, ERP, software development, and cloud computing.
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Smartphones: The Corporate Personality Test

Smartphones: The Corporate Personality Test | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The smartphone offerings of Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Samsung have a lot to say about the companies’ approach to most everything.
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How to Graciously Say No to Anyone

How to Graciously Say No to Anyone | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
It was the kind of email that makes your shoulders clench up tight, right by your ears. A friend—not a super-close one, but one I respected and admired—wanted my help with a wri...
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At the Uber for home cleaning, workers pay a price for convenience

At the Uber for home cleaning, workers pay a price for convenience | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The house cleaning startup Homejoy can offer better pay -- at the cost of zero protection for workers.
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A Simple Equation: More Education = More Income

A Simple Equation: More Education = More Income | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The United States trails nearly all other industrialized nations when it comes to educational equality, and it shows in income inequality.
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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus vs. the Competition

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus vs. the Competition | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The iPhone 6 is finally here! This comparison chart will give you a clue as to how Apple's new flagship smartphone stacks up against the competition.
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How Wednesday’s ‘Internet Slowdown’ is supposed to work

How Wednesday’s ‘Internet Slowdown’ is supposed to work | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A look at the theory of change driving the protest.
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10 lessons learned from MOOCs

10 lessons learned from MOOCs | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
From what works best to clues about the model's future viability, what have massive open online courses taught us?
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Google looks for public input on right to be forgotten

Google looks for public input on right to be forgotten | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Google is planning a series of seven public meetings across Europe to discuss balancing people's right to be forgotten with the public's right to information.
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The curious histories of 10 common computer messages

The curious histories of 10 common computer messages | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
You may know what these messages mean, but do you know where they came from in the first place?
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Google Report Shows Governments' Increasing Demands for Users' Data

Google Report Shows Governments' Increasing Demands for Users' Data | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Google fielded 15 percent more requests for user data in the first six months of 2014 than in the previous six months.
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Here’s Why You Should Never Send An Email That Says ‘Please Call Me'

Here’s Why You Should Never Send An Email That Says ‘Please Call Me' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
[Business Insider] Have you ever sent or received an email at work that said, "Please call me," or, "I need to speak to you, please give me a ring," with no additional information?
Jon Steinberg, CEO of the Daily Mail, North America, recently wrote a LinkedIn post in ...
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Wear Your Own Device set to become next big headache for IT departments

Wear Your Own Device set to become next big headache for IT departments | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Some 83 percent of NHS trusts have no wearables strategy in place
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7 Tech Projects That Could Revolutionize Your Daily Life

7 Tech Projects That Could Revolutionize Your Daily Life | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are quietly challenging how we live day-to-day. Here are seven tech projects we're watching that could change up our routines.
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Sun and Wind Alter German Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

Sun and Wind Alter German Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Germany’s renewable-energy push has had an impact far beyond its shores, driving down costs faster than almost anyone thought possible just a few years ago.
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Pearson study: Students see tablets as transformative to higher ed [Infographic]

Pearson study: Students see tablets as transformative to higher ed [Infographic] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Still, almost twice as many students use laptops regularly compared to tablets.
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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said
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Alibaba Is Bringing Luxury, Fast, to China's Middle Class

Alibaba Is Bringing Luxury, Fast, to China's Middle Class | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Making global e-commerce available to Chinese shoppers is a key aim of the Internet giant, and the strategy could help put a dent in American trade deficits.
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Free and Open Internet | Google

Free and Open Internet | Google | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Internet belongs to everyone - and it's our job to protect it. Are you in? #freeandopen
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Welcome everyone to publish your ideas for data deduplication and disaster recovery, thanks!

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Chinese Supersonic Sub Could Get From China to California in 2 Hours

Chinese Supersonic Sub Could Get From China to California in 2 Hours | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Shanghai to San Francisco is a trek that takes nearly 12 hours by plane. Imagine that transatlantic trip taking just two hours.
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Five Steps to Prepare for the Global Intercloud

Five Steps to Prepare for the Global Intercloud | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Five critical steps CIOs and IT pros can take to further develop their cloud strategy and prepare their organizations for the coming Intercloud.
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