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HP to cut 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs

Source: Business Balla | May 22 2014, 4:58pm CDT | by Associated Press

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a...
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PRESS: Microsoft may put off cooperation with Russian publisher

Nov 5 2014 2:38am CST | Source: PRIME

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (PRIME) -- U.S. giant Microsoft may suspend cooperation with Russian textbooks publishing house Prosveshcheniye (Enlightenment) over anti-Moscow sanctions, The New York Times ...
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New crew aboard Russian spaceship reach ISS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) Three new crew members from the US, Russia and Italy arrived Monday at the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Russian spaceship. | by IANS
 
First Italian female astronaut ready for spaceflight
Rome, Nov 24 (IANS) History will be made Monday with the first ever Italian female astronaut set to go into space for a mission on board the International Space Station (ISS). | by IANS
 
Mummy wearing jewellery unearthed in Egypt
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Spanish archaeologists have discovered about 4,000 years old female mummy wearing rare jewellery in Egypt. | by IANS
 
 

Washington state voters approve I-594 to require background checks for gun purchases

Nov 4 2014 11:09pm CST | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Washington state voters have approved Initiative 594, a law that will require background checks for all gun purchases, including private gun sales. The Seattle Times called the election at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday with about 50 percent of ballots counted. At that time, 60 percent of voters were in favor of the initiative. Supporters of the initiative raised $10.4 million and r eceived significant suppo ...
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New app reinvents weekends

Nov 4 2014 4:24pm CST | Source: The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Quinnipiac’s unique nightlife separates it from many schools in the nation. Students can choose to go to one of the several bars that line Whitney Ave, test their luck in the club scene of New Haven, or hit up a good old house party. The trouble with this is that with so many different options, it can be difficult for students to make a decision on where they want to de-stress after a long school week. However, with the int ...
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The Microsoft Engine That Nailed The World Cup Is Predicting Every NFL Game — Here Are Its Picks For Week 10

Nov 4 2014 4:12pm CST | Source: Business Insider

Microsoft Cortana had a solid Week 9, correctly predicting 9 of 13 NFL games. It's now 88-46 (66%) on the year. Cortana is a Windows Phone virtual assistant that's using a Bing Predicts algorithm to predict every NFL games this year. The system debuted at the World Cup, where it correctly picked 15 of the final 16 games of the tournament. It hasn't had that sort of wild success picking NFL games, but it has ...
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Apple Quietly Lands Seattle Firm To Expand Cloud Offerings

Nov 4 2014 2:03pm CST | Source: Forbes Real Time

Seattle is known for a few technology companies – Amazon and Microsoft spring to mind, of course – but those giants are getting a new member of the club, and it’s arriving from Cupertino. According to a cleverly sleuthed-out story from my friends at GeekWire ...
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Microsoft forges surprise partnership with rival Dropbox

Nov 4 2014 1:18pm CST | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Microsoft and Dropbox announced a surprise integration Tuesday of Microsoft Office with Dropbox storage space. Microsoft has its own storage service, OneDrive, but the company has said it will work to make its software more compatible with other devices and services. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said several times in the last few months that the company will focus on its software services and ...
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Microsoft Just Announced Another Killer Partnership For Its Cloud Office Apps (MSFT)

Nov 4 2014 11:05am CST | Source: Business Insider

Microsoft has cozied up to Dropbox with a new partnership. Soon you'll be able to easily access, save, share and collaborate on your Office 365 documents stored on Dropbox without leaving Office. Office 365 is Microsoft's paid cloud version of Microsoft Office. But wait, there's more. Dropbox will also be available as an option for Microsoft's freebie version of Office in its cloud, known as Office Online. And this isn't a Windows-only deal. You'll be able to us ...
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