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Microsoft Techfest shows near and distant future


¬† Microsoft Research showed off a slice of Techfest on Tuesday, a science fair on steroids showcasing what the company’s hive of scientists are developing. The projects ranged from developments a few years out to work that’s on the bleeding … Continue reading

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Linux Skills Are Hot on Improving IT Hiring Front


IT professionals enjoyed a dramatically improved hiring landscape in 2010, marked in particular by the fewest job cuts in a year since 2000. That’s according to global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, which on Monday¬†reported that employers announced plans … Continue reading

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With Cloud Computing, the Mathematics of Evolution May Get Easier to Learn in College…and Easier to Teach in High School


BUFFALO, N.Y. — An innovative, educational computing platform developed by University at Buffalo faculty members and hosted by the cloud (remote, high-capacity, scalable servers) is helping UB students understand parts of evolutionary biology on an entirely new level. Soon, high-school … Continue reading

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