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Nokia says handset business sale to Microsoft completed

Reuters: Technology - Fri, 2014-04-25 06:15
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia on Friday said the sale of its once-dominant handset business to Microsoft has been closed after the companies agreed to leave two factories in India and Korea out of the deal.






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Techies: Hands-on lab to find out what AWS Cloud can do for you

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 06:01
Last chance to register – London, 30 April

Promo The annual Amazon Web Services Summit kicks off in London on 30 April, 2014 and there are still some spaces available for this free all-day event.…

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IPv4 Space Almost Completely Allocated

Linux Today - Fri, 2014-04-25 06:00

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Unallocated North American IPv4 addresses now down to just over 16 million.

Categories: linux, news, open source

Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border

Reuters: Technology - Fri, 2014-04-25 05:44
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.






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So far, so SOPA: Web campaigners to protest world's biggest ever free trade deal

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 05:28
Worries over increased censorship despite stalled talks

Internet activists are planning a major on- and offline protest at what has been described as a "secretive, SOPA-like" agreement being hammered out as the world's largest economies attempt to agree the world's biggest ever free trade deal.…

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Aspose.OCR for .NET 1.9.0

Freshmeat - Fri, 2014-04-25 05:04
Aspose.OCR for .NET is a character recognition component built to allow developers to add OCR functionality in their ASP .NET Web applications, Web services, and applications. It provides a simple set of classes for controlling character recognition tasks and supports BMP and TIFF.

Release Notes: You can now set thresholds for a template, template page, and for a specific template element. The threshold is usually set to an acceptable higher average value before initializing the OMR procedure to determine the amount of pixels (as a percent) required before a field or a mark is considered checked or filled. This release also supports equal spacing between the markers. This enhancement has been made for the OmrEngine to accommodate markers that are equally distributed on the OMR template.

Release Tags: Set OMR Thresholds, set Equal Spacing b/t Markers, Configure Threshold for Optical Markers, Optical Mark Recognition (OMR), OMR Template Editor, Set Value of Selected Threshold for OMR

Tags: optical character recognition, OCR

Licenses: Proprietary

Categories: open source

Beijing's anti-smut crackdown catches 'Chinese Twitter' Weibo red-handed

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:59
China's largest microblog service has two licenses revoked

Sina, the company that owns China’s über-popular Twitter-like service Weibo, has had two key licences withdrawn by Beijing in retaliation for allegedly allowing the publication of articles and videos containing pornographic content.…

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WebDAV CGI 0.9.0

Freshmeat - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:41
WebDAV CGI implements the WebDAV server protocol (compliance classes 1, 2, and 3). If you need a WebDAV enabled Apache Web server with UID/GID wrapping for special file/folder permissions, you can use WebDAV CGI in conjunction with a UID/GID wrapper.

Release Notes: The code has been cleaned up, old views are removed, and a lot of minor and major bugs were fixed.

Tags: WebDAV, Apache, cgi

Licenses: GPLv3

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

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Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

Slashdot - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:28
dcblogs (1096431) writes "The 75 students in the 2014 Master of Science in Analytics class at North Carolina State University received, in total, 246 job offers from 55 employers, valued at $22.5 million in salaries and bonuses, which is 24% higher than last year's combined offers. But the problem ahead is admissions. There may not be enough master's programs in analytics to meet demand. NC State has received nearly 800 applications for 85 seats. Its acceptance rate is now at 12.5%. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics received 600 applications for 30 openings its September class. That's an acceptance rate of 6%"

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Tales from the Internet World Cup: ICANN tell nothing will change

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 04:27
Brazilian striker aside... it's all very model UN

NetMundial's internet conference, the much-hyped, over-excited lovechild of Edward Snowden's NSA revelations, has been significantly more subdued than people thought it would be.…

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It woz the <i>Reg</i> wot won it: UK mobe network EE fixes voicemail hack flaw

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 03:57
Anti-terror police can sleep safely now, thanks to us

Since we alerted EE to the security flaw in its voicemail system that allowed us to access the messages of anti-terrorism bods, the mobile telco has been working to close the hole.…

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Watch out! KILLER HP firmware update bricks ProLiant server mobos

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 03:26
If you're using a Broadcom NIC, you need to read this

HP has warned customers that one of its firmware updates can accidentally brick the network hardware in 100 ProLiant Server models.…

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Asian economic growth to languish this year, China the worry: Reuters poll

Reuters: Technology - Fri, 2014-04-25 03:25
BANGALORE (Reuters) - Growth in emerging Asian countries will be lackluster this year and contribute less to the global economy, despite signs of recovery in the region's major trading partners in the West, Reuters polls showed on Friday.
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LOHAN spaceplane's budget minicam punches well above its weight

The Register - Fri, 2014-04-25 02:56
Pleasant imaging surprise from 'Punch' test flight

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