July 31st @ 7:05 AM GMT (16 min ago)
AP Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online with an app launching T (Technology)
July 31st @ 7:01 AM GMT (21 min ago)
SlashDot jfruh writes ''The Association for Computing Machinery is a storied professional group for computer programmers, but its membership hasn't grown in recent years to keep pace with the industry. Vint Cerf, who recently concluded his term as ACM president, asked developers what was keeping them from signing up. Their answers: paywalled content, lack of information relevant to non-academics, and code that wasn't freely available.'' (Technology)
July 31st @ 6:58 AM GMT (23 min ago)
AP Sony reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from buildings and its stake in a vi (Technology)
July 31st @ 5:22 AM GMT (2 hr ago)
Reuters Germany's Siemens warned on Thursday that its energy business faced challenges in the coming quarters as it reported quarterly core profit that fell short of expectations.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c/35217/f/654208/s/3d099bc2/sc/24/mf.gif' border='0'/><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href=''http://da.feedsportal.com/r/204366059671/u/49/f/654208/c/35217/s/3d099bc2/sc/24/rc/1/rc.htm'' rel=''nofollow''><img ... (Technology)
July 31st @ 5:01 AM GMT (2.3 hr ago)
Reuters Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. As he mounted a flat-screen TV on the wall, an Amazon employee studied how he covered his shoes and used a blanket to protect the hardwood floor.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c/35217/f/654208/s/3d0960fa/sc/21/mf.gif' border='0'/><br clear='all'/> (Technology)
July 31st @ 4:35 AM GMT (2.8 hr ago)
Yahoo! It's only this week that scientists have revealed that, 45 years after Neil Armstrong set foot on the planetoid, our closest celestial neighborisnot actually round. Ian Garrick-Bethell, who authoredthe study published in Nature, describes it as ''like a lemon with an equatorial bulge,'' or like a water balloon that flattens out as it's spun. Garrick-Bethell and his team instead ascribed the shape to a process known as tidal heating, in which early orbital forces between the Earth and ... (Technology)
July 31st @ 4:10 AM GMT (3.2 hr ago)
SlashDot DroidJason1 writes The Chinese government is investigating Microsoft for possible breaches of anti-monopoly laws, following a series of surprise visits to Redmond's offices in cities across China on Monday. These surprise visits were part of China's ongoing investigation warning: WSJ paywall, and were based on security complaints about Microsoft's Windows operating system and Office productivity suite. Results from an earlier inspection apparently were not enough to clear Microsoft of su... (Technology)

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