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Bell Labs Fighting To Get More Bandwidth Out of Copper http://owl.li/2X826t
jfruh writes You might think that DSL lost the race to cable and fibre Internet years ago, but Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs is working on a host or projects to extract more and faster bandwidth out of existing technologies. The company's G.fast technology aims to get hundreds of megabits a second over...
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Collision With Earth's "Little Sister" Created the Moon http://owl.li/2X7KJg
astroengine writes The primordial planet believed to have smashed into baby Earth, creating a cloud of debris that eventually formed into the moon, was chemically a near-match to Earth, a new study shows. The finding, reported in this week's Nature, helps resolve a long-standing puzzle about why Ear...
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The Key To Interviewing At Google http://owl.li/2X7q5S
Nerval's Lobster writes Wired has an excerpt from a new book of Google-centric workplace advice, written by Laszlo Bock, the search-engine giant's head of "People Operations" (re: Human Resources). In an interesting twist, Bock kicks off the excerpt by describing the brainteaser questions that Goog...
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Why does this brain-teaser myth persist? Engineering interviews are coding and design.
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Organic Molecules Found Circling Nearby Star http://owl.li/2X7axz
sciencehabit writes Astronomers have detected chemical precursors of building blocks of life in the large disk of dust and gas whirling around a young nearby star. These complex organic molecules, two forms of cyanide and one chemically related compound, likely formed after the protoplanetary disk c...
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Verdict Reached In Boston Bombing Trial http://owl.li/2X6O2o
An anonymous reader writes "A Boston jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who admitted that he planted a bomb at the finish line of the Boston Marathon that left three dead and wounded 264 others. After deliberating for 11½ hours the jury has found Dzhokhar guilty on al...
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Google, Apple and Microsoft Squirm As Global Tax Schemes Scrutinized http://owl.li/2X63F6
An anonymous reader writes: Google, Apple and Microsoft chiefs were hauled in front of an Australian Senate Committee on Wednesday and forced to answer questions about their tax dodging structures. "Under questioning from Greens Senator Christine Milne, [Google's Maile Carnegie] revealed none of the...
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US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992 http://owl.li/2X7PCB
schwit1 writes Starting in 1992, the Justice Department amassed logs of virtually all telephone calls from the USA to as many as 116 countries. The now-discontinued operation, carried out by the DEA's intelligence arm, was the government's first known effort to gather data on Americans in bulk, swee...
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The comments are spams. But why they are not getting deleted?
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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women http://owl.li/2X7yZa
sabri points out that Reddit CEO Ellen Pao plans to ban salary negotiations in an attempt to equalize pay for men and women. "After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a foc...
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AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals http://owl.li/2X7kZF
itwbennett writes Employees at three call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines sold hundreds of thousands of AT&T customer records, including names and Social Security numbers, to criminals who attempted to use the customer information to unlock stolen mobile phones, the U.S. Federal ...
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Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA http://owl.li/2X71Bd
An anonymous reader writes Speaking at "Secrecy Week" at the University of Utah, one of the two journalists who helped disseminate Edward Snowden's revelations about the scope of National Security Agency surveillance has criticized universities which open up their campuses to government agencies in ...
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Amid Controversy, Construction of Telescope In Hawaii Halted http://owl.li/2X6KnO
An anonymous reader sends word that Hawaii Gov. David Ige has asked for a week-long hold in the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. "After more than a week of demonstrations and dozens of arrests, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the company building one of the world's ...
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NASA's Chief Scientist Predicts Evidence For Life Beyond Earth By 2025 http://owl.li/2X5J47
An anonymous reader writes: Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA, predicts we're not far off from finding evidence for alien life. At a panel discussion yesterday, she said, "I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definit...
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Next she will have a go at predicting climate.
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