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Visual tour: Is a picture worth a thousand gigabytes?

Visual tour: Is a picture worth a thousand gigabytes? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
An ambitious and attractive new large-format book,...
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How Crash Cover-Up Altered China’s Succession

How Crash Cover-Up Altered China’s Succession | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The effort to suppress news of a deadly Ferrari crash, insiders now reveal, hastened departing president Hu Jintao’s decline and spurred the ascent of China’s new leader, Xi Jinping.
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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn – How Social Networks Impact Our Lives [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn – How Social Networks Impact Our Lives [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills

Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Survey shows teachers are concerned about students’ ability to find credible information online.
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The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like

The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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Cloud computing showdown: Amazon vs. Rackspace (OpenStack) vs. Microsoft vs. Google

Cloud computing showdown: Amazon vs. Rackspace (OpenStack) vs. Microsoft vs. Google | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
In the cloud, it's a question of who has the ability to scale to meet enterprise needs...
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When in China, don't leave your laptop alone

When in China, don't leave your laptop alone | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
If you travel to China or Russia, assume government or industry spooks will steal your data and install spyware.
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Sandra Kurtzig of Kenandy, on Keeping Companies Focused

Sandra Kurtzig of Kenandy, on Keeping Companies Focused | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The chairwoman and C.E.O. of Kenandy, a software management firm, says some companies become distracted by potential partnerships that aren’t right for them.
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What green businesses can learn from Obama’s campaign

What green businesses can learn from Obama’s campaign | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The President's re-election campaign used the power of microtargeting to influence voters -- an approach green marketers can mimic to drive adoption of green products.
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Big data gets Amazoned with Redshift

Big data gets Amazoned with Redshift | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Amazon.com's new data warehousing service is aimed at pulling customers from traditional providers like IBM, Oracle, and Teradata...
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Vatican unveils Pope's Twitter account

Vatican unveils Pope's Twitter account | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Pope Benedict XVI will extend his online presence to Twitter and start answering questions put to him via the social network in English and seven other languages.
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Why Content Generation Is King For Socially Savvy Brands [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Why Content Generation Is King For Socially Savvy Brands [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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Facebook Offers Social Networking Tips To New Members Of Congress - AllFacebook

Facebook Offers Social Networking Tips To New Members Of Congress - AllFacebook | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The men and women of the U.S. Congress may know government affairs, the economy, and public policy, but they might not be well-versed in Facebook.
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How Social Media And Other Technologies Are Changing Events [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

How Social Media And Other Technologies Are Changing Events [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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Agile Careers Blog by James

Agile Careers Blog by James | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Jim ("Cope") Coplien is an old C++ shark who now integrates the technological and human sides of the software business as an author, coach, trainer, and executive consultant.
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Does Rupert Murdoch Know Something Tina Brown Doesn't?

Does Rupert Murdoch Know Something Tina Brown Doesn't? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Murdoch's News Corp. is killing The Daily, its newspaper for tablets, just as Newsweek is going all-digital.
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Internet meeting spurs controversy

Internet meeting spurs controversy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
There's opposition to Monday's meeting because it is a session that involves some countries that oppose a free and open Internet...
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2013: Year of the hybrid cloud

2013: Year of the hybrid cloud | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Hybrid clouds, cloud brokers, big data and software-defined networking (SDN) predicted to be the major trends in cloud computing in 2013.
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Court orders patents in Apple-HTC deal to be made public

Court orders patents in Apple-HTC deal to be made public | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Apple's patent license agreement with HTC will not be put entirely under seal, except for the pricing and royalty terms, a court in California ordered in a patent infringement lawsuit between Samsung Electronics and Apple.
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Software Programs Help Doctors Diagnose, but Can’t Replace Them

Software Programs Help Doctors Diagnose, but Can’t Replace Them | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Computer programs offer a backup for doctors facing tricky symptoms, but are still far from replacing a skilled diagnostician.
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After a billion, what's next for Facebook?

After a billion, what's next for Facebook? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
MENLO PARK — In just eight years, Facebook signed up more than half the world's Internet population.
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Microsoft Is Building A Poop-Powered Data Center

Microsoft Is Building A Poop-Powered Data Center | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
When you upload your data to a cloud service, it doesn’t go to some magical place in the sky. It goes to an energy-sucking data center.
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Calculator ban proposed for Virginia tests | WashingtonExaminer.com

Calculator ban proposed for Virginia tests | WashingtonExaminer.com | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Students would be banned from using their calculators on the seventh- and eighth-grade Standards of Learning math exams under a bill introduced by a state lawmaker from Fairfax County.
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Update: President Obama takes Twitter questions

Update: President Obama takes Twitter questions | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama took to Twitter today to try to build support for his tax plan.
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