Monthly Archives: January 2015

High school robotics program goes beyond the textbook – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun High school robotics program goes beyond the textbookVancouver SunA new school program in east Vancouver has students building machines ranging from cranes and catapults to mock Mars rovers. And not only are they building these machines, they're designing, … Continue reading

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Montana students compete at robotics championships – NBC Montana

NBC Montana Montana students compete at robotics championshipsNBC MontanaOn Friday, elementary, middle and high school students from all over the west gathered at Montana State for the annual MSU College of Engineering First Robotics Championship. Helena High School sophomore, Haley … Continue reading

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Blue-Chip Stocks Can Survive Strong Dollar – Barron’s

Barron’s Blue–Chip Stocks Can Survive Strong DollarBarron’sWe remain comfortable with our current equity positioning: overweight equities broadly with a bias towards U.S. large-cap stocks and currency-hedged where possible on non-U.S. equities (particularly euro-denominated). For the last few decades, U.S. … and … Continue reading

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‘Google Now’ Will Suck In Outside App Data – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog) 'Google Now' Will Suck In Outside App DataWall Street Journal (blog)Google Inc. doesn't want to lose its perch atop the search market, and it's looking to the likes of Airbnb, eBay EBAY -0.52%, Lyft and a … Continue reading

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Google’s Glass deserves a second life after miscue – USA TODAY

New York Times Google's Glass deserves a second life after miscueUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — O.K., Glass, what's next? On Google's earnings call Thursday, CFO Patrick Pichette noted that "when teams aren't able to hit hurdles … sometimes we ask them … Continue reading

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Google Glass Failed Because It Just Wasn’t Cool – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

blogs.hbr.org (blog) Google Glass Failed Because It Just Wasn't Coolblogs.hbr.org (blog)It was hailed as the greatest product since the iPod … the wheel … the car. Instead, it turned out to be more like New Coke or the Segway. So … Continue reading

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Why Google’s earnings “miss” wasn’t actually that bad – Quartz

Quartz Why Google's earnings “miss” wasn't actually that badQuartzGoogle's fourth-quarter sales and earnings report yesterday fell short of expectations, and shares initially dipped in after-hours trading. Given the pessimism around Google's long-term search advertising prospects, a “miss” certainly wasn't what … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Teams With Google Play to Open Archives in Unprecedented Way – RollingStone.com

RollingStone.com Rolling Stone Teams With Google Play to Open Archives in Unprecedented WayRollingStone.comFor the first time ever, Rolling Stone is opening up our vast archive of award-winning music, political and cultural reporting — dating back five decades, to our 1967 … Continue reading

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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free – Forbes

Forbes Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For FreeForbesToday Google Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays … Continue reading

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Google forced to – gasp! – OBEY the LAW with privacy policy tweaks – The Register

The Register Google forced to – gasp! – OBEY the LAW with privacy policy tweaksThe RegisterGoogle has now signed a formal undertaking to improve the information it provides to people about how it collects personal data in the UK after … Continue reading

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