Posts Tagged ‘ Business ’

IBM Supercomputer to Compete on Jeopardy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

People interact with computers through programming languages and user interfaces, which are tools for issuing concrete commands. But when querying one another, humans use language in dense, sophisticated, and ambiguous ways. What if computers could keep up with natural language, and answer questions the way humans ask them of one another? This is
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010: 20 Reasons Developers Are Excited

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

SharePoint Designer 2010 Developers can use SharePoint Designer 2010 to get a quick start on SharePoint development projects. Using SharePoint Designer, you can rapidly create SharePoint solutions in response to business needs. Developers can compose no-code solutions that encompass a variety of common scenarios, from collaborative sites and Web publishing to line-of-business data integration, business
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MoveOn calls for boycott of Target

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The liberal group MoveOn.org ramped up its campaign against Target Corp. Tuesday with a new TV ad urging shoppers to boycott the retail giant over its $150,000 donation to a Minnesota politician who opposes gay marriage – and its decision not to give a matching amount to pro-gay candidates for balance. The
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PhD Programs for Executives Gain Traction

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

New doctoral programs in business geared to working executives help many develop on-the-job research skills or a shift into teaching By Alison Damast Business schools are seeking to take executive education to the next level, with a growing number offering niche doctoral programs aimed at senior-level managers either looking to shift to academia or to
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Infected Widget Compromises Parked Domains

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Researchers at Armorize Technologies reported that as many as five million parked domains belonging to customers of Network Solutions fell victim to an infected widget and were serving up a side order of malware. Armorize has notified Network Solutions, which told eWEEK it is investigating the situation and cant confirm how many domains may
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Obama: GOP party of ‘No, we can’t’

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – President Obama, playing off the slogan of his 2008 campaign, mocked Republicans Monday as the party of “No, we can’t” and skewered Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for saying he wishes the GOP “had been able to obstruct more” of Democrats’ agenda. “Obstruct more? Is that even possible?”
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Nevada Commission on Tourism Expands Marketing in China With Office in Shanghai While Cutting Costs

Aug 16th, 2010 | By travelnews

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is expanding its promotion in the lucrative Chinese travel market to Shanghai, while cutting office operating costs countrywide 50 percent, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced. The new office, which opens in Shanghai Aug. 18, is in the heart of the city’s business district in the U.S. Commercial Center
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Neil Patrick Harris to be father of twins

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

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HP’s Hurd Resignation Brought Questions About Scandal, Company Future

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

When Hewlett-Packard announced the resignation of its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd on Aug. 6, it sent a shockwave throughout the tech industry. Although the scandal behind the resignation drew its share of rubberneckers a good deal of attention soon focused on HPs future: namely, how would the departure of its top
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R&D Leaders Band Together For Common Goal: Discovery Of Life-Saving Treatment, 19-21 September 2010, Las Vegas, NV

Aug 15th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Conferences Article Date: 15 Aug 2010 – 0:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article marcus evans, the producer of high-level business events for the world’s leading business decision-makers, has announced the Discovery Summit 2010, taking place from 19-21 September 2010 in Las
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