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The Indian State of Maharashta is taking steps to spread the use of #LibreOffice : https://t.co/mU3tme4Rnq We hope more of these will come!
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A girl who doesn't feel pain is helping scientists identify the gene responsible four this.
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Smartphones could soon have a much higher storage capacity (1 TB or more) thanks to RRAM.

I hope this extends to USB sticks as well.
Emerging from stealth mode, Crossbar serves up a new memory tech which it says can outperform NAND Flash by orders of magnitude on "an IC smaller than a postage stamp."
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My goodness! I also understand smartphones use more energy per phone than a energy star fridge per annum.
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The true purpose of the Ubuntu Edge campaign:
 
The novacut guys get it.

It's not about the cash. It's the signal.

$32MM of hard money pledged is slightly more convincing than a SurveyMonkey posted to OMG. (no disrespect to either site! ;-)
Canonical's Ubuntu Edge campaign on Indiegogo is breaking records left and right, and if it reaches its goal by August 21st, will break the all-time crowdfunding record by a huge margin. In just 12 hours, the campaign raised more than any other on Indiegogo and enough to place within the top 10 ...
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The Solar Impulse plane lands at JFK and finishes its transcontinental flight.  #solarimpulse  
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GPS could be replaced by Locata, which is much more accurate than GPS and may work in cities and indoor areas, in several years.
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Excited by the progress the Loon team has made in just one year.  Amazing what you can do when you start from first principles and real world physics. In their most recent test flight, the team helped connect a school in rural Brazil for the very first time. I hope that we can help make internet access available in an affordable way to everyone on the planet. I'm also inspired to wear some fuzzy socks based on the article :)
Earlier this month, Mike Cassidy, a project director at Google’s high-risk research division X, woke before dawn in the Northwest Brazilian state of Piauí. It was already warm and humid. He drove for an hour to a clearing in a rural area and helped his team launch several high-altitude balloons with a payload of Internet…
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Element 115 may have been formed.
Thirty atoms of the elusive element were created, bolstering previous, more modest manifestations – they could unlock the secrets of superheavy atoms
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Tor recommends users stop using Windows or (at least) disable Javascript after a vulnerability in Firefox 17 ESR was found.
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The Scottish island of Jura has (almost) disappeared from Google Maps

For those wanting to take a look at it in Google Maps: https://maps.google.com/?ll=55.849108,-5.795288&spn=0.895814,2.526855&t=m&z=9
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Speaking English and other similar languages may cause you to be poorer in retirement.
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Well, guess that explains my retirement income
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