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Exclusive: Iran nuclear negotiators under pressure after leader's speech

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-07-14 14:18
VIENNA (Reuters) - A major speech by Iran's Supreme Leader has limited the ability of the Iranian delegation at high-level nuclear talks to make concessions with six world powers and this could scuttle chances for Tehran to reach an accord to end sanctions, diplomats said.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off From Florida

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 14:13
An anonymous reader writes After two months of delays, SpaceX was successful today with its launch of six Orbcomm telecommunications satellites. All six satellites have been successfully deployed in orbit. The 375-pound satellites will offer two-way data links to help customers track, monitor and control transportation and logistics assets, heavy equipment, oil and gas infrastructure, ships and buoys, and government-owned equipment. From the article: "SpaceX plans to use Monday's launch to test a landing system it is developing to fly its rockets back to the launch site for refurbishment and reuse. During Falcon 9's last flight in April, the first stage successfully restarted some of its engines as it careened toward the ocean, slowing its descent. The rocket also was able to deploy stabilizing landing legs before toppling over in the water. The booster, however, was destroyed by rough seas before it could be retrieved by recovery ships. Monday's launch was the 10th flight of Falcon 9 rocket, all of which have been successful."

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SpaceX FINALLY lobs six sats into orbit (don't mention the landing)

The Register - Mon, 2014-07-14 14:03
'Reusable' Falcon 9 rocket now anything but

Video SpaceX has successfully launched six new communications satellites for Orbcomm after months of delays. However, Elon Musk's rocketeers had less success at landing the used Falcon 9 rocket after its delivery.…

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How to Configure Network Static IP Address and Manage Services on RHEL/CentOS 7.0

Linux Today - Mon, 2014-07-14 14:00

 tecmint: The scope of this tutorial is to explain how we can edit and make changes to Network Configurations on RHEL/CentOS 7.0 from the command line only

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Android Candy: Repix, Not Just Another Photo App

Linux Journal - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:52

Apps like Instagram have made photo filters commonplace. I actually don't mind the vintage look for quick cell-phone snapshots, but a filter can do only so much. At first glance, Repix is another one of those "make your photo cool" apps that does little more than add a border and change saturation levels. more>>

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Citigroup to pay $7 billion to settle U.S. mortgage probe

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:43
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve claims it misled investors about shoddy mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, in a deal that includes the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department.
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Google Glass HOLED: Techno-specs' inventor jets off to Amazon

The Register - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:38
'Visionary' sees brighter future away from cursed project

An academic turned corporate researcher, described as "the visionary" behind Google Glass, has jumped ship to arch-rival Amazon.…

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Phase-Changing Material Created For Robots

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:26
rtoz writes In the movie Terminator 2, the shape-shifting T-1000 robot morphs into a liquid state to squeeze through tight spaces or to repair itself when harmed. Now a phase-changing material built from wax and foam, and capable of switching between hard and soft states, could allow even low-cost robots to perform the same feat. The material developed by MIT researchers could be used to build deformable surgical robots. The robots could move through the body to reach a particular point without damaging any of the organs or vessels along the way. The Robots built from this material could also be used in search-and-rescue operations to squeeze through rubble looking for survivors.

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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Home Depot Begins Retail Store Pilot Program To Sell MakerBot 3-D Printers

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:01
ClockEndGooner writes Looking for a 3-D printer to help you out with a home project or two? If you're in one of the 12 pilot program areas in the U.S., stop into Home Depot to take a look at and purchase a MakerBot 3-D Replicator printer. "...The pilot program will offer the microwave-sized MakerBot Replicator printers, priced at $2,899, for sale, as well as the smaller Replicator Minis, which list for $1,375. 'This will open up the whole world of 3-D printing to people who wouldn't otherwise know about it—like moms and dads, electricians, contractors and DIY-home-improvement folks,' said MakerBot chief executive Bre Pettis. 'It's a good match.'"

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First Tizen phone postponed indefinitely

Linux Today - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:00

 LinuxGizmos: The Samsung Z smartphone unveiled in June as the first Tizen phone, was a no-show at its launch event in Russia, and Samsung offered no revised ship date.

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Jubilant Germany becomes world champions again

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:48
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Germany are champions of the world again after snatching victory against Argentina in the soccer showpiece with a superb extra-time goal from baby-faced Mario Goetze to lift the trophy for the first time since 1990.






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Interviews: Juan Gilbert Answers Your Questions

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:40
Last week you had a chance to ask the Associate Chair of Research in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida, Juan Gilbert, about the Human Centered Computing Lab, accessibility issues in technology, and electronic voting. Below you'll find his answers to your questions.

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GCHQ Catalog of Exploit Tools

Schneier on Security - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:35
The latest Snowden story is a catalog of exploit tools from JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group), a unit of the British GCHQ, for both surveillance and propaganda. It's a list of code names and short descriptions, such as these: GLASSBACK: Technique of getting a targets IP address by pretending to be a spammer and ringing them. Target does not...
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LightSquared backer sues FCC over spectrum shindy

The Register - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:03
Why, we might as well have been buying AIR

US hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners is suing the US government - and specifically the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) - according to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), for its part in the demise of optimistic wireless broadband network LightSquared.…

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CrossOver 13.2: Installing Windows program on Linux just got easier

Linux Today - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:00

 ZDnet: CodeWeavers latest CrossOver has many improvements

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