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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft lays off 2,100

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:57pm by Reuters

    ... of cutting 18,000 staff, or about 14 per cent of its workforce. News of the closure of the Microsoft Research lab at the company’s campus in Mountain View, California, was first made public ... it will still have 2,500 employees at its Mountain View campus, not far from rival Google. This is the second wave of cuts after it laid off 13,000 in July, which marked the start of chief executive ...

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    Yahoo founder Jerry Yang plays a key role in Alibaba's listing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Bloomberg

    ... Yang, a co-founder of Yahoo, quickly introduced TangoMe to an Alibaba executive. That led to a meeting with Yang, Alibaba vice-chairman Joe Tsai and the young company at its office in Mountain ...

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    Europe’s effort to rein in Google seen in United States as censorship

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mountain View, California European court ruling giving people a say in what can be learned about them seen in US as an infringement on liberties and free speech Atlantic divide on censoring Google Europe's moves to rein in Google- including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches ...

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    Google pays 1m euro fine in Italy over Street View concerns

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:00am by Reuters in Milan

    ... the regulator said on Thursday. “Cars belonging to the giant of Mountain View roamed Italy’s streets without being entirely recognisable as such, therefore not allowing the people present in those places to decide whether to be photographed or not,” it said in a statement, referring to Google’s headquarters at Mountain View in California. Google has faced numerous privacy lawsuits ...

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    Google Glass has style makeover, with sleek frames to counter geek factor

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:44pm by AP

    ... Google still has not spelled out when Glass will be broadly available, although the Mountain View, California-based company is still aiming for later this year. More than 10,000 people have ...

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    Google contact lens that monitors glucose could help diabetics

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mountain View, California Prototype smart lens monitors sugar levels in tears, offering hope tomillions of diabetes sufferers who have to draw their own blood Google contact lens could help diabetics Google has unveiled a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, a potential reprieve for millions of diabetics who have to jab their fingers to draw ...

  7. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Drone-piloting Beijing videomakers earn their pie in the sky

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 06:26pm by WU NAN

    ... arranged to look like a mountain in the style of a classical Chinese painting. Feng Chang, the 24-year-old co-founder of Beijing FlyCam, knew his camera-carrying drone could provide the sort ... plants and a terrace," he said. "It was like the Mountain of Flowers and Fruit in The Legend of the Monkey King." The video earned Beijing FlyCam a flood of business, an award ...

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    3-D mapping company CyArk makes digital copies of top landmarks

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:37pm by AP

    ... by tourists and educators. Master copies of the measurements are kept by Iron Mountain, which stores some 2 petabytes' worth of data on magnetic tape in its secure underground archive ...

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    Gold rush tailings may be a rare earths bonanza for US

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Koenig, the USGS scientist in charge of the tailings project. There is only one US mine now producing rare earths- at Mountain Pass in southern California. Molycorp's goal in reopening ...

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    NSA's information behemoth to swallow a library a minute

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Bluffdale, Utah Exponentially expanding information mountain to be stored at NSA centre being built in Utah Information behemoth to swallow a library a minute If anyone still doubts the formidable reach of the US National Security Agency, a quick drive into the Utah hinterland outside Salt Lake City should convince them otherwise. Deep in Mormon country, ...




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