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Further Consolidation Would Put Ethics Agencies Under Governor's Thumb - Hartford Courant

Further Consolidation Would Put Ethics Agencies Under Governor's Thumb - Hartford Courant | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Further Consolidation Would Put Ethics Agencies Under Governor's Thumb Hartford Courant These agencies seek to guarantee such hallmarks of democracy as clean elections, public access to government records and meetings, and high ethical standards...
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Kremlin to consider plans which could remove Russia from global Internet 'in an emergency'

Kremlin to consider plans which could remove Russia from global Internet 'in an emergency' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Russia may remove itself from the global Internet to protect itself against perceived threats from the West, a Kremlin spokesman suggested on Friday.
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Who Owns Social Media?

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Who Owns Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Internet IPOs - The Economist

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ALIBABA'S shares were priced at $68 on September 18th, giving China's e-commerce behemoth a market capitalisation of $168 billion as it started trading on New York's Stock Exchange.
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A New Piece in the Autism Puzzle - Spontaneous Mutations of the TBR1 Gene

A New Piece in the Autism Puzzle - Spontaneous Mutations of the TBR1 Gene | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Researchers report spontaneous mutations of the TBR1 gene could be a cause of autism.

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I am not so keen on my normal plants, food and animals being redesigned in a lab, but this is a fine way to use a lab and understand how to maybe fix things that are actually broken and maybe help fix them for humanity.

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Richard Branson's Tech Essentials - Wall Street Journal

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A great leader is: somebody who's fairly inspirational, who is a tremendous motivator of people.
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Samsung UN65H8000 Curved Review: The Ultimate Premium 1080p 3D Smart LED TV

Samsung UN65H8000 Curved Review: The Ultimate Premium 1080p 3D Smart LED TV | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Samsung un65h8000 curved comes with significance differences than its predecessors. It fills the gap between the standard 1080p television and the Samsung 4k ultra HD. Samsung un65h8000 curved seri...
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24 Online Game

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Online Games For Free - More than 2000 flash games available and ready to play - Play Now! and have fun

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Homebrew technology: great gadgets to help you brew the perfect pint

Homebrew technology: great gadgets to help you brew the perfect pint | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Sara Barton, a recent winner of the Brewer of the Year award, takes a look at the latest equipment to help you make your own beer Continue reading...
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Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone

Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google has told the Washington Post that the upcoming Android L will include encryption by default, in a way that won't let Google itself access what's on users' devices.
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Digital tokens could help ease congestion zone traffic

Digital tokens could help ease congestion zone traffic | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Congestion is becoming a bigger and bigger problem for many countries around the world. Especially those that have a lot of older cities which were built before the advent of the car.
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Home Depot hack exposes 56 million credit cards

Home Depot hack exposes 56 million credit cards | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In what is being described as one of the worst ever breaches of customer data, Home Depot, the US DIY supplies chain has announced that over a five month period, beginning in April this year, the details of over 56 million customers may have been...
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Remotely launches its home automation service for property managers

Remotely launches its home automation service for property managers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Outfitting a connected home is a lot less thrilling when you’re renting, but your next place might come with hardware already installed.
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Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says

Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and songs a more attractive proposition, according to TIME magazine.
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7 Elements of a Perfectly Optimized Social Media Account

7 Elements of a Perfectly Optimized Social Media Account | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Want to up your game on social media? Check out the anatomy of a properly optimized social post.

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Inside Facebook’s quest to make open source better for everyone

Inside Facebook’s quest to make open source better for everyone | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Facebook's James Pearce came on the Structure Show this week to talk about how Facebook handles open source projects, and how the new TODO group it's part of is going help the rest of the world release their own code to the world.
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Wearable cameras set to change policing in Hyderabad - Times of India

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The high-resolution audiovisuals recorded on the camera are transmitted live to the police control room through 4G technology.
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Researchers Track the Rise and Fall of Brain Volume Throughout Life

Researchers Track the Rise and Fall of Brain Volume Throughout Life | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Stanford scientists have shown how the brain changes throughout life, and created a standard curve that can be used to assess whether patients are maturing and aging normally. This resource could help diagnose or monitor people with mental health conditions, learning delays or other diseases.


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Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple - Business Insider

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"This is very awesome for privacy," Joseph Hall, chief technologist at the Washington-based Center for Democracy and Technology, said of Apple encrypting passwords.
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Sharp LC-80LE757 - 3D Smart LED TV For Your Smart Lifestyle

Sharp LC-80LE757 - 3D Smart LED TV For Your Smart Lifestyle | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

How serious are you about buying an LED TV that not only looks good, but also delivers high-class picture quality? Are you serious enough to consider buying from brands that you know, ...

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Fifa 15 or Marvel Super Heroes? Which video games to buy this autumn

Fifa 15 or Marvel Super Heroes? Which video games to buy this autumn | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Its the busiest time of the year for releases, so which of the dozens of blockbusters should you save your pennies for? Continue reading...
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How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you

How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras still capture the same 8 megapixels as the iPhone 5s but this video footage against the backdrop of Iceland compared old and new iPhones shows a noticeable difference.
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Millenium Films goes after Expendables 3 downloaders

Millenium Films goes after Expendables 3 downloaders | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In a move that’s become quite rare for copyright holders, one of the production companies behind the Expendables 3 movie, Millenium Films, has started targeting those that it thinks downloaded the movie with DMCA requests, as well as making demands...
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Rank 15 in Hearthstone? You’re better than most

Rank 15 in Hearthstone? You’re better than most | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A lot of you have been playing Hearthstone for a while now, gradually figuring out the mechanics, the meta game and just what cards your opponent might be about to play to ruin your day.
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CLANG Kickstarter has officially gone belly up

CLANG Kickstarter has officially gone belly up | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Remember CLANG? The last time we talked about it was almost a year ago, when it was announced that the historically accurate swordplay title had run out of funding, despite having surpassed its half million dollar Kickstarter campaign.
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Great deals on Dragon speech recognition software for PC and Mac

Great deals on Dragon speech recognition software for PC and Mac | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Boost your productivity and get things done quickly with these can’t-miss offers on speech recognition software from Dragon, available for PC and Mac, at TNW Deals.
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