Monthly Archives: September 2014

This Yoga-in-Schools Program Just Raised $31000 in Crowdfunding – GOOD Magazine

This Yoga-in-Schools Program Just Raised $31000 in CrowdfundingGOOD MagazineA lot of the messaging for R.I.S.E. mentions “youth” and “the next generation.” What is it about this group that inspires you and others involved in the program? I feel that young … Continue reading

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Cray Launches Next-Generation Supercomputers and Cluster Systems – Marketwired (press release)

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) Cray Launches Next–Generation Supercomputers and Cluster SystemsMarketwired (press release)"Our new next–generation systems include support for future processors and accelerators, and currently feature improvements in the Cray Programming Environment that are designed to dramatically improve performance … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to the Library: Humanoid Robots – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Coming Soon to the Library: Humanoid RobotsWall Street JournalWhile it isn't unusual for public libraries to offer instruction in programming or robotics, Westport is the first in the nation to do it with sophisticated humanoid bots made … Continue reading

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The Next Blue-Chip Stocks: Chesapeake Energy Corporation – Motley Fool

Motley Fool The Next Blue–Chip Stocks: Chesapeake Energy CorporationMotley FoolIt's also the fourth-largest North American onshore pure-play oil producer. However, these rankings don't necessarily mean Chesapeake should be considered one of America's blue–chip energy stocks yet. Here's a look at … Continue reading

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What is the ‘Google tax’? – The Guardian

The Guardian What is the 'Google tax'?The GuardianGoogle makes a lot of money in the UK, but it collects nearly all of the profits in Ireland. It doesn't pay much tax in Ireland either, with most of the money shifted … Continue reading

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Google Execs Have Ideas on How to Run Your Business – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review Google Execs Have Ideas on How to Run Your BusinessMIT Technology ReviewGoogle is daring, creative, and by multiple accounts an enviable place to work—but is the way it's run a model for other companies to follow? After … Continue reading

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Google Capital Makes First China Investment, Backs InnoLight – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog) Google Capital Makes First China Investment, Backs InnoLightWall Street Journal (blog)Google Capital, a growth-stage vehicle backed by U.S. Internet giant Google Inc., has made its first investment in China. The firm, along with Chinese venture firm … Continue reading

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Study: Behind the Wheel, Google Glass Distracts as Much as Smartphones – Fox Business

Fox Business Study: Behind the Wheel, Google Glass Distracts as Much as SmartphonesFox BusinessGoogle (GOOGL) Glass may be a hands-free device … but it's still a distraction to drivers. According to new research from the University of Central Florida, sending … Continue reading

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Google Now Adds Flight Price Tracking for Google Flight Users – Lifehacker

Lifehacker Google Now Adds Flight Price Tracking for Google Flight UsersLifehackerIf you use Google Flights and Google Now, you might see a card pop up letting you know a price has dropped on a flight you've been eyeing. Google has … Continue reading

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Facebook challenges Google in Web advertising – CBS News

Business Insider Facebook challenges Google in Web advertisingCBS NewsFacebook's (FB) new Internet-wide advertising platform represents a direct challenge to Google (GOOG) and to other companies in the advertising technology space. The relaunched service, called Atlas, is designed to help companies … Continue reading

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