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Microsoft CEO unveils 'One Microsoft' in broad shakeup 11.7.2013 MSNBC
Software giant Microsoft announced a long-awaited restructuring on Thursday, organizing itself around key areas designed to make the company more nimble in a fiercely-competitive technology sector.

Astronaut Marc Garneau Says We Need Risk-Ready Deep Pockets To Fund Space Innovation 11.7.2013 TechCrunch
marc garneauSpace: The final frontier for startups. Or if not final, at least a huge one that's ripe for exploration. Canadian astronaut and politician Marc Garneau took the stage at Startup Festival to talk about innovation, Canada, space and startups. Canada has been at the forefront of some key innovations in the space industry, but we need to do more, Garneau says, and we need to find people with deep pockets who aren't afraid of risk to make that happen.
Microsoft Realigns To Focus On Hardware And Better Compete Against The Apples And Samsungs Of The World 11.7.2013 TechCrunch
microsoft-logo-retroMicrosoft made its biggest move yet to shift is focus on integrated hardware and software: today CEO Steve Ballmer announced a round of management changes that will see all the department heads changed and some formerly well-staffed research groups gutted of top talent to further bolster OS, entertainment, and mobile divisions.
Family planning as fertile ground for startups? New app gives women a Clue about their cycles 11.7.2013 GigaOM
Berlin-based Clue is the latest startup trying to bring new technology to women interested in monitoring their cycles.
Messaging App Just.me Lands On Android, After Pulling In 250,000+ iOS Users In 90 Days 11.7.2013 techCrunch
Messaging App Just.me Lands On Android, After Pulling In 250,000+ iOS Users In 90 Days
Elizabeth Warren’s claim that the U.S. earns $51 billion in profits on student loans 11.7.2013 Washington Post: Politics
“While students are paying more, the federal government is boosting its own profits — $51 billion from our student loan programs in 2013 alone.” — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, floor speech , July 8, 2013 Read full article ...
From VHS to Google Glass, porn drives the tech market 11.7.2013 Guardian: Comment is Free
Attempts to keep porn off Glass are doomed to failure – sex and technology are twirled around each other like twists of fruity DNA In wartime, technology is driven by our shared weakness for violence. In 1939, the RAF was still sending biplanes into battle. By 1945 we had jets. Spitfires and stealth bombers are beautiful things because more design man-hours have been devoted to the technology of killing than into any other field of endeavour. But in peacetime, sex is technology's primary driver. Even when the pornographers don't innovate they're early adopters. The first known fruity movie was made two years after the first moving pictures of any kind. It's been suggested that it was the greater availability of porn on VHS formats that helped it to win the video format wars over Betamax. And there's a reason why Polaroid's innovative camera that eliminated embarrassing trips to the chemist was called the Swinger . Nowhere is the pornographers' symbiotic relationship with technology ...
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3rd and final day for Farm Technology Days in Barron County 11.7.2013 Star Tribune: Business
Recording the saga of your life 11.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
Recording the saga of your life
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SoftBank completes $21.6B deal with Sprint Nextel 11.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
SoftBank completes $21.6B deal with Sprint Nextel
Grant money to help spark regional electric vehicle industry 11.7.2013 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
Silicon Valley was awarded one of five statewide grants last month to invest in the electric vehicle industry.
Gartner: 2Q PC shipments fell 11 percent 11.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
Gartner: 2Q PC shipments fell 11 percent
Shell to spend $115 million on pollution control 11.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
Shell to spend $115 million on pollution control
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The Plight Of The Intrapreneur, Or How To Be An Innovator From Within 11.7.2013 techCrunch
IMG_9578At Startup Festival in Montreal this week, one of the noteworthy pieces of data so far is how many non-startup folks are attending workshops ostensibly designed for startups. Ben Yoskovitz and Alistair Croll went out of their way to direct part of their talk regarding their book Lean Analytics to attendees who might want to take steps to innovate, but are doing so within an established business as "intrapreneurs" instead of from the vantage point of a startup.
Small-scale producers key to attaining food security and ending hunger 11.7.2013 Guardian: Environment
Strengthening producer organisations and co-operatives can empower them to become partners in locally-oriented, participatory development Empowering small-scale producers to participate fully in development is one of the main components of the Food and Agriculture Organisation's efforts to improve food security and reduce hunger and poverty. As individual farmers are often dispersed, they may have little power to seize economic opportunities, or influence policies that affect them. Too often they are excluded from decision-making, whether in markets or in social and political fora. However, when rural producers come together in producer organisations, they can shape their own paths out of poverty, and make their voices heard. Well-functioning rural organisations, such as POs and co-operatives, are crucial for rural people to address the complex challenges they face today: improving agricultural productivity, accessing input and output markets, overcoming asymmetries in information and ...
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News Summary: Apple guilty of fixing e-book prices 11.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
News Summary: Apple guilty of fixing e-book prices
With Plug, Create A Personal, Subscription-Free Dropbox With Your USB Drives 10.7.2013 techCrunch
With Plug, Create A Personal, Subscription-Free Dropbox With Your USB Drives
First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750 10.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750
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Icahn to seek court appraisal of $24.4B Dell deal 10.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
Icahn to seek court appraisal of $24.4B Dell deal
News Summary: Government pays industry to snoop 10.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
News Summary: Government pays industry to snoop
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