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An analysis of almost 10 million tweets from 2008 shows how they can be used to predict stock market movements up to 6 days in advance
A holiday encounter with a turkey led the software engineer to create a search engine that does a better job of finding Web video
(PhysOrg.com) -- Oct. 14 marked the 25th anniversary of the commercial release of the programming language C++, which was designed and implemented by Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, Distinguished Professor and College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science.
Buy something online, enter your credit card number and mailing address. Simple. Then you come to the box with the CAPTCHA, the Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart. Here, the website attempts to confirm that you're a human, not some robot about to commit a cybercrime. You dutifully copy down the warped, watery-looking letters.
On-demand cloud backup for all devices
Panasonic wants to be known as "a company, which takes initiatives in eco products"
ITI y la empresa Adapting acercan "La Empresa sin Papeles" a Iberoamérica a través del proyecto IBERODOC
El ITI participa junto con la empresa asociada Adapting en el Proyecto IBERODOC, dentro del Programa IBEROEKA para la Cooperación con Iberoamérica en I+D+I.
Today, visiting almost any major website -- checking your Facebook news feed, looking for books on Amazon, bidding for merchandise on eBay -- involves querying a database. But the databases that these sites maintain are enormous, and searching them anew every time a new user logs on would be painfully time consuming. To serve up data in a timely fashion, most big sites use a technique called caching. Their servers keep local copies of their most frequently accessed data, which they can send to users without searching the database.
If the number of concurrent processes is large enough (think virtualization), then quad-CPU, 48-core AMD Opteron wins the price-performance race