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- Taming data 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
System finds and links related data scattered across digital files, for easy querying and filtering. MIT News - Computer science
- The Basics of Industrial Connectivity 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Sponsored by Altech Corp.
Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful work. Typical connectivity components include connectors and terminal blocks, motor starters and relays.
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- Calibrated Mains Frequency Monitor Delivers High Accuracy 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Ramkumar Ramaswamy, Silego Technology
Monitoring utility power frequency is especially important when setting up a local mini-grid, such as with solar- or wind-powered installations. The inverter in these cases must shoulder the responsibility for monitoring output-power quality.
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- Unearthed essay on alien life reveals Churchill the scientist 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
LONDON (Reuters) - A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill shows Britain's wartime leader was uncannily prescient about the possibility of alien life on planets orbiting stars other than the Sun.
Reuters: Science News
- UnBrex-pected move: Amazon raises UK workforce to 24,000 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Company didn't confirm whether majority to go to AWS or work, er, warehouse
Amazon has announced its intention to increase its UK workforce to over 24,000 this year.â€¦ The Register
- Google agrees to break pirates' domination over music searches 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
UK.gov tells search engines to demote dodgy websites or face legislation
UK government-hosted talks spanning two Parliaments have culminated in Google and Bing at last agreeing to tweak their search results in response to copyright-holders' concerns, thereby heading off threatened legislation on their conduct.â€¦ The Register
- NZ firm tucks into $27m on the back of VR 'hologram' promise 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Youâ€™ll dance with Beyonce in your living room, vows co-founder
Analysis 8i, a New Zealand based company, last week landed a large B funding round that reads like a whoâ€™s who in the Virtual reality world. Its aim is to bring holograms to the masses. This doesnâ€™t actually mean what it says, but itâ€™s still pretty cool.â€¦ The Register
- Love lambda, love Microsoft's Graph Engine. But you fly alone 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Open source with a difference, from Redmond
Analysis Much has changed at Microsoft since Steve Ballmer described Linux as "aÂ cancer" in reaction to the open-source flag-flyer's threat to Redmond's money-spinning Windows business.â€¦
- New EU rules on portability of online content services move closer 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Consumers to be able to access paid-for services when abroad
Planned new EU laws aimed at making online content more accessible to those that subscribe to it are closer to being finalised after a deal struck on the new rules earlier this month was endorsed by representatives of national governments across the EU.â€¦ The Register
- DraaS-tic times call for DraaS-tic measures in VMware's cloud 20/Feb/17 12:00pm
Virtzilla debuts disaster-recovery-as-a-service on dedicated hardware
Disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) is an obvious service to run in the cloud, as the business of operating secondary sites is costly and complex.â€¦ The Register