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So You Think We're Reducing The Use Of Coal? -- Think Again

If you think we?ve been doing a reasonable job of curbing fossil fuel use in our electricity production you are sadly mistaken. Growth in coal use shows no sign of slowing at all, and natural gas has kicked into high gear most everywhere. Just the growth in fossil fuel over the last five years has dwarfed the growth in renewables over the same time period. This results from the ease with which coal can be set up relative to other sources.
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Ebola and Second-hand Stress

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Fear is contagious. Natural selection has wired us to sense fear in our surroundings and make it our own. Zebras might not get ulcers from chronic stress but those that fail to activate their acute stress response when others around them are stressed are more likely to miss cues of
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PhotoMath Is A Free App That Can Solve Equations Through Smartphone Cameras

Math is one of the hardest subjects in school, which is why owning a graphing calculator seems like a necessity for students. But what if you could use your smartphone to solve equations by pointing the camera at the problem in your textbook instead of using a graphing calculator? That is the idea behind PhotoMath. PhotoMath is a free mobile app that can read and solve mathematical expressions using your smartphone camera in real time.
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Copycat Charges Spotlight Brand Issues For Xiaomi In Scoring A Global Hit

Copycat charges by Apple's Jony Ive highlight the branding issues that will face Chinese smart phone maker Xiaomi as its seeks to go global.
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Fear And Fiction More Dangerous Than Ebola

Ebola is a deadly virus, and care must be taken whenever there is a realistic chance of exposure. However, the 24/7 media exposure has helped create a national panic about the virus and the associated risks. Fear and panic need to be replaced with facts and common sense.
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Microsoft Deletes Nokia, Redmond's Mobile Future Is Lumia

Following on from online discussions around Microsoft's plans to depreciate the Nokia and Windows Phone branding during the 2014 holiday season, Nokia France's Facebook page has confirmed the next step of the process. Yesterday the admins on the page announced that the 'Nokia France' page will be changing its name to 'Microsoft Lumia', reflecting the expected name change.
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Nokia Lumia 830

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As Mobile Software Starts Gaining Enterprise Traction, Progress Software Acquires Telerik

Enterprises are increasingly realizing that mobilizing their workforce isn’t just about giving everyone a smartphone with email access, rather it’s about building a plethora of both internally and externally facing applications – for marketing, operations, collaboration etc.
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Apple Analyst Recap #2: Two Neutral And Three Positive

Here are five more sell-side comments on Apple's September quarter results.
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Jailbreak Released For Apple iOS 8.1: Works On iPhone 6 And 6 Plus

As those familiar with the jailbreaking scene, iOS 8.1 signaled the possible release of a jailbreak for Apple's new mobile operating system and iPhones. I previously reported on how to jailbreak previous model iPhone on iOS 7, and it was anyone's guess as to how long it would take for the jailbreaking community to release another.
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Nasa shares free sounds from space

The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.
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Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
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Students build Oculus Moon robot

US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.
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Staples investigating hack attack

Staples becomes latest US retailer to investigate data thefts, leading the US government to call for a swift move to chip-and-pin.
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Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
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T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform

T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform [More...]
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by Alistair King, infolaw.co.uk

A New Standard in Legal Research

Whether in print, on CD-ROM or on the internet, case law in one form or another has been around . Backed up by legislation where it exists, we predominantly continue to rely on official law reports, regardless of the methods used both to identify them and to check the current validity of the precedents they set. [More...]
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by Abra Millar, Infolaw.co.uk

Who Links to my Site?

With webmasters and site owners talking about the signals that links are sending to Google about their website, it is very important to know who is linking to you. [More...]
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The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice

The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice regarding its rules on VAT refund applications which discriminate against non-EU operators [More...]
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by Tessa Shepperson, infolaw.co.uk

Working on the Web

Working on the web By Tessa Shepperson I have been working on the web for a long time. I set up my first website in the 1990s and my membership site, Landlord Law, which I set up in 2001, is my main source of income now [More...]
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by Michael Scutt, infolaw.co.uk

SEO: Law and Good Practice

SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, miracle cures still attract many [More...]
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WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa [More...]
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Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate

Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate While any discussions about legal technology inevitably have a strong focus on what sort of technology law firms and legal service providers should be buying and how best to then handle the rollout to get lawyers actually using it, the issue of how to pay for it tends to be ignored [More...]
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The internet, useless data and networking

The internet, useless data and networking As an accountant who has spent almost his whole career building businesses [More...]
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Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain

Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain [More...]
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Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
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Concern raised over UK use of drones

The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.
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Would you 'beg' to pay for Tinder?

Tinder's founder says people using the app will want new unnamed features so badly that they'll be happy to pay for them.
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Audi claims self-drive speed record

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
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China denies backing iCloud hack

The Chinese government has denied reports that it was involved in an attempt to steal user data from iCloud accounts.
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