Publication: eWeek

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Google Street View Lets Virtual Visitors Tour More College Campuses

Rice UniversityRice University sits on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston and includes highly respected schools of architecture, business, engineering, humanities, music, natural sciences and social sciences. It serves some 3,920 undergraduates and ... [Published eWeek - 17 mins ago]
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Facebook's App Links Connects Dots Among Siloed Native Apps

Facebook wants to see App Links, an open-source developer tool, go viral into all websites as soon as possible.One of the current impediments to a smooth online experience on any device is when the user needs to switch from one native app to another in ... [Published eWeek - 9 hours ago]
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IBM, DESY Partner on Big Data for Science

The Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance.Technology giant IBM announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a ... [Published eWeek - 3 hours ago]
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Employed IT Professionals Open to New Work Opportunities

More than 80 percent of IT leaders view networking and recruiting firms as the most effective means to finding qualified candidates.Eight out of 10 (81 percent) IT professionals indicate that they are open to new job opportunities even when happily employed ... [Published eWeek - 3 hours ago]
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T-Mobile Free Data Offer Aimed at Luring Rivals' Customers

T-Mobile is offering a year of unlimited free cellular data to Simple Choice customers who get a friend or relative to switch to the company from a competitor.T-Mobile is going on the offensive for new customers by unveiling a year's free unlimited data ... [Published eWeek - 18 hours ago]
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Google Glass Update Includes Improved Contacts List

Glass users will also get more voice command options and other features, including a new currency converter service using Google Now.The latest Google Glass update now brings Glass users quicker access to their 20 favorite friends and other contacts using ... [Published eWeek - 12 hours ago]
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Microsoft Touts Lumia's Eco-Friendliness

The Nokia Lumia line of candy-colored smartphones has a variety of hues, but each device is green on the inside, according to Microsoft.Microsoft's embrace of environmentally friendly practices extends to its newly acquired Nokia handset business.Lumia ... [Published eWeek - 12 hours ago]
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Why the Future of Education Is Open

The CEO of edX explains to LinuxCon attendees how his platform is using open source and big data analytics to change the world of education.CHICAGO—Anant Agarwal, the CEO of online education platform edX , is on a mission to change the way that people ... [Published eWeek - 12 hours ago]
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Microsoft, TracFone Team on Mobile Health Services

The companies kick off a pilot program to help diabetics better manage their condition with Windows Phones.Microsoft and cellular phone and data services provider TracFone are betting that smartphones can help improve health care.The companies announced ... [Published eWeek - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Daily Tech Briefing: August 21, 2014

Linux founder Linus Torvalds '"still wants the desktop"; plus, AT&T and Verizon launch HTC One M8 running Windows Phone 8.1; and more news.Daily Tech Briefing: August 20, 2014Spate of Cloud outages plague Microsoft Azure; New mobile phone charging methods ... [Published eWeek - 19 hours ago]
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Five Places You Didn't Think You'd Find Supercomputers

Traditionally, the supercomputer has been associated with the cold, dark corners of the server room; that was back in the era before the cloud became ubiquitous and the businessperson's primary tool was a mobile device. Unless you've been an upper-echelon ... [Published eWeek - 19 hours ago]
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Building Cars With Crowdsourced Intelligence

The CEO of Local Motors explains to LinuxCon attendees why the future of automobiles is open.CHICAGO—When Jay Rogers left the U.S. Marine Corps in 2004, he made a promise to his fallen soldier friends that he would go out into the world and make a difference. ... [Published eWeek - 20 hours ago]

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...Volker Gülzow, head of DESY IT department," told eWeek. "Elastic Storage, which spreads information across multiple storage systems and through the cloud, making it easy to find, store, and even manage massive amounts of data, not just for scientists in Germany, but around the world."
...applicants starts with just the sheer number of resumes in circulation, and the ability to submit for published opportunities," Hayman said. "Technologies have made it incredibly easy to submit credentials. There isn’t much to lose for a candidate to apply for positions for which they may be unqualified."
...to your app,"  Facebook's Vijay Shankar, product manager for App Links open source development application, told a group of journalists Aug. 21. "There will be very few instances in which sites don't want people to see their content."
"Having edX all free and open source can usher in new improvements for learning technology" Agarwal said. Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at eWEEK and InternetNews.com . Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

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