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Ten Top Tech Trends to Watch in 2014

Ten Top Tech Trends to Watch in 2014 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The top tech trends for 2014, pulled from online conversations between CIOs, CTS, IT staffers, industry analysts, and reporters.
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Heartbreaking PSA shows that a dog's loyalty never ends

Heartbreaking PSA shows that a dog's loyalty never ends | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A heartbreaking PSA features a loyal dog reunited with his owner after he passes thanks to organ donation.
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Why Windows 10 is the 'last' version of Windows

Why Windows 10 is the 'last' version of Windows | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Microsoft has said in plain English what it's been talking about for months: Windows 10 will be the last major launch for the Windows platform.
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想騎單車上班,卻總是搶不到YouBike?「哥本哈根輪」讓你的舊單車瞬間升級,變身智慧自行車

想騎單車上班,卻總是搶不到YouBike?「哥本哈根輪」讓你的舊單車瞬間升級,變身智慧自行車 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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近十年來,自行車愈來愈盛行於全球都市:台灣有YouBike微笑單車,倫敦推出了自行車道,巴黎甚至還專為兒童提供自行車共享計畫。而被譽為自行車王國的哥本哈根,民眾上班上學的交通工具也已有41%為自行車。然而,如果你的體能不佳、不想汗流浹背地去上班、或者工作離家太遠,那麼可能就不會選擇騎自行車。現在一種混合式「電動自行車」即將上市,希望能助你一「腳」之力解決上述問題。


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How Social Media is Aiding Relief Efforts for Nepal

How Social Media is Aiding Relief Efforts for Nepal | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
In the wake of the earthquake in Nepal, social media sites have been pitching in the raise awareness and funds to help survivors and their families.
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Google Introduces Wireless Service Called Project Fi

Google Introduces Wireless Service Called Project Fi | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The service aims to blend several communication tools — cellular calls, online calls like Skype — into a single phone number and service.
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Five Technologies That Should Be Extinct, But Aren’t - IEEE - The Institute

Five Technologies That Should Be Extinct, But Aren’t - IEEE - The Institute | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Find out which ones have withstood the test of time
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10 simply brilliant shower thoughts about Albert Einstein

10 simply brilliant shower thoughts about Albert Einstein | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Simple, yet genius, thoughts about Albert Einstein from the subreddit r/showerthoughts.
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Special Report: 50 Years of Moore's Law - IEEE Spectrum

Special Report: 50 Years of Moore's Law - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The glorious history and inevitable decline of one of technology’s greatest winning streaks
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As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security

As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Privacy advocates say attempts to bypass encryption will create vulnerabilities for hackers to exploit.
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Top Trends Driving the Data Center in 2015

Top Trends Driving the Data Center in 2015 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
To ensure that IT can adapt to ever-changing business requirements, infrastructure needs to be cost-effective to fund and enable innovation.
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Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare

Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
School administrators say for online learning to be legitimate, testing has to be monitored. Proctortrack is a new anti-cheating program being used by some universities.
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If Algorithms Know All, How Much Should Humans Help?

If Algorithms Know All, How Much Should Humans Help? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Data science offers a lot of promise in many fields, but for now, it seems wise to keep human beings in the loop.
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Two German businessmen are on a daring mission to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean

Two German businessmen are on a daring mission to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
They bought a ship for &u0024;162,000 to patrol the Mediterranean Sea.
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3 truths about millennials that will change the way you manage them

3 truths about millennials that will change the way you manage them | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
During my HR career, it’s been difficult to ignore the uptick in managers complaining about the still (relatively new) challenge of managing Millennials, a generation often perc...
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Crying rooms in Japan are real and they're spectacular

Crying rooms in Japan are real and they're spectacular | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Everyone needs a good cry now and again. In Japan, you can get a hotel room just for that purpose.
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Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning statues unveiled in Berlin

Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning statues unveiled in Berlin | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Statues honoring Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning went up in Berlin this weekend.
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Internet delivers justice to man who left snarky joke instead of a tip

Internet delivers justice to man who left snarky joke instead of a tip | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
One Joe's Crab Shack patron thought he could get by with leaving a snarky complaint instead of a tip. His cousin (and Facebook) decided otherwise.
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This man bought 140 roses from a stranger, then did something sweet

This man bought 140 roses from a stranger, then did something sweet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The woman was overcome with joy after the man bought all the roses she was selling.
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人間處處有溫情!

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A Drug Trial’s Frayed Promise

A Drug Trial’s Frayed Promise | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A study of the drug Seroquel XR for patients with borderline personality disorder exposes the tangled mess of interests for academics and universities involved in clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Restaurant owner left a touching note when she discovered someone digging in her trash

Restaurant owner left a touching note when she discovered someone digging in her trash | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A restaurant owner in Oklahoma offered a free meal for the person digging through the restaurant's trash.
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China Is Said to Use Powerful New Weapon to Censor Internet

China Is Said to Use Powerful New Weapon to Censor Internet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The tool allows Beijing to intercept foreign web traffic and inject malicious code, and it could have more powerful capabilities.
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Five Critical Questions to Ask Before Moving Data to the Cloud

Five Critical Questions to Ask Before Moving Data to the Cloud | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The real mystery begins when organizations start taking a closer look at the cloud's inner workings.
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Microsoft at 40, the iPad at 5 and the always-changing nature of tech

Microsoft at 40, the iPad at 5 and the always-changing nature of tech | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Forty years ago, Microsoft was founded. Five years ago, the iPad was launched. What these two events say about the changing nature of tech.
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Introducing the selfie shoe

Introducing the selfie shoe | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The latest in wearable technology is a completely serious product and not at all associated with April Fools' Day.
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