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Powerful new patent service shows every US invention, and a new view of R&D relationships

2 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

The Patent Office is a huge trove of ideas and knowledge but much of that information has been hard to obtain. A startup's powerful visual and analytics tool could change that. Powerful new patent service shows every US invention, and a new view of R&D relationships originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Microsoft Updates OneNote For Apple Products

Microsoft debuted a number of changes to OneNote for Apple products — iPad, iPhone, and Mac — today that broaden the functionality of the note taking tool. Users of OneNote for Mac can now connect to OneDrive for Business accounts. Across...Show More Summary

Grow with Google Play: Scaled Publishing and New App Insights

By Kobi Glick, Google Play team If you're growing your business on Google Play, the Google Play Developer Console is one of the most important tools at your disposal. At Google I/O, we introduced a number of new changes that give you valuable insight into how your app is performing. Show More Summary

Can Marketing Lessons Be Learned From Weird Al Yankovic?

Social media has become one of the fastest growing tools for many industries in the last decade. Each week we take a look at how social media has changed, as well as new trends in the industry.

Cool Websites & Tools – Royalty-Free Music, API Change Monitor, & Password Manager

Audioblocks – is the first subscription-based resource providing unlimited downloads of royalty-free production music, sound effects, and loops. Download anything you want, and use it in any type of project forever. Discover music ranging from epic symphonies to relaxing piano tracks, and everything in between. Show More Summary

Video Of The Week: New Tools For Filmmakers

Here’s a talk that my partner Andy did with our friend Jason Hirschorn last year about the changing landscape of filmmaking. It’s about 45mins long

Dropbox For Business Gives Control Freaks What They Want

Dropbox announced a slew of updates that offer more control over shared work files and new tools for app developers. The changes allow for more fine-tuned access control over who can view or edit documents, and for how long, as well as improved search and new APIs, so app makers can interact with shared Dropbox For Business docs. Show More Summary

Truefilm: Capable photo editor for iOS with unique features

I am always on the prowl for something a little different in a photo editor, and Truefilm (US$0.99) meets the requirements with a comprehensive suite of tools at a low price. The emphasis in this app is on making changes quickly and having a complete...

Docker acquires Orchard Laboratories to beef up its tool collection

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

The cloud darling's purchase of the London-based two-man development shop is the company's first acquisition since changing its name from DotCloud to Docker. Docker acquires Orchard Laboratories to beef up its tool collection originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Firefox 31 is out now with a search bar on new tabs, better developer tools, and more

Mozilla shipped a new version of its Firefox browser today, giving desktop (Windows, Mac and Linux) and mobile (Android) users alike a small selection of new consumer-facing features to explore. On desktop, the most notable change is a search field on the new tab page. Show More Summary

Tips for Sharing Tweets Automatically

Infoactivismo is a blog about digital tools exchange and how to make the most out of that data to create changes in society. On this post, they explain two ways of sharing tweets with one click.  Al lanzar una campaña en medios digitales es de gran utilidad tener mensajes que...

Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change

The iPhone is a useful tool to manage your work and play, but it isn't perfect when it comes to privacy. There are a handful of settings that privacy-conscious owners should change if they want to keep their data as safe as possible from prying...

Heartbeats and Handheld Cameras: How a Child's Eye for Beauty Can Change the World

I just recently watched the biographical film about Steve Jobs, cleverly entitled Jobs, on Netflix, and at the very beginning of the film, Jobs introduces the iPod for the very first time by calling it "a tool for the heart." The rest...Show More Summary

Is This Country Getting Better or Worse?

When the religious right turned itself into a political action tool, they changed the very nature of our country. Republicans aligned themselves to their movement. It represents a large block of votes. That is what politicians focus on when they are campaigning—blocks of votes. Career politicians spout a lot of rhetoric on the campaign trail, [...]

The players may change, but the game remains the same: The use of racism to justify the massacre of innocent civilians in Gaza

Israel uses the same tool that has been used for centuries to justify various forms of oppression of an ethnic group, from enslavement of blacks and ethnic cleansing of Native Americans in the United States to apartheid in South Africa:...Show More Summary

How hot will future summers be in your city?

A new tool lets you see how hot it's going to get in your neck of the woods if we don't do anything about climate change.

Polar bears from space: Satellite imagery a promising tool to monitor arctic polar bears

The potentially severe impacts of climate change in the Arctic may threaten regional wildlife. Scientists trying to develop efficient and effective wildlife monitoring techniques to track Arctic populations face great challenges, including the remoteness and associated logistical constraints of accessing wildlife. Show More Summary

Munin graphing of MySQL

While there are many graphing tools out there and we’ve used Munin for a while now. The MySQL plugin for Munin had fallen out of date and the show engine innodb status output changed in 5.5 making some bits of the plugin simply not work any more. Also the show global status has some extra variables so […]

These Maps Predict Where Animals of the Future Will Make Their Homes

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As our climate changes, so too do the species that thrive, fail, or migrate in an area. A new modeling tool takes what we know about our changing climate and the habits of animals, and gives us a look at just how much climate change could alter the animals in our midst. Read more...

The newest tool in teaching about climate change: the weatherman

In March of 2013, CJR awarded a laurel to a meteorologist in the midst of a promising project: Jim Gandy, a weather forecaster at WLTX in Columbia, SC, had been incorporating segments on climate change into the daily forecast. Since 2010 Gandy has been airing the segments, called Climate Matters, using visuals developed by a team at Climate Central to...

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