Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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20 Years After Dolly the Sheep, What Have We Learned About Cloning?

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Today marks the 20th anniversary of the announcement of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.


The Cloud? Apple's iOS can't handle the Cloud

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iOS's integration with 3rd-party cloud services stinks. What does Apple need to do to make iOS a best-in-class cloud citizen? Or is Android too far ahead?


Backup and restore: Is it time for a new approach?

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Q&A with Chris Wahl, chief technical evangelist at cloud data management company, Rubrik.


Satellite Eye on Earth January 2017 – in pictures

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A sacred Tibetan lake, a crack in the Antarctic ice shelf and deforestation in Cambodia are among images captured by Nasa and the ESA this month
Yamzho Yumco (Sacred Swan) Lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and is highly crenellated with many bays and inlets. The lake is home to the Samding monastery which is headed by a female reincarnation, Samding Dorje Phagmo. The image covers an area of 49.8km by 60km. Aster images map and monitor the changing surface of our planet, such as glacial advances and retreats; potentially active volcanoes; crop stress; cloud morphology and physical properties; wetlands evaluation; thermal pollution monitoring; coral reef degradation; surface temperature mapping of soils and geology; and measuring surface heat balance.

Speeding up the search for life-saving medicines

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How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.


Holly & Martin MacKenzie Entryway Bench for $133 + free shipping

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Stores123 via Rakuten offers the Holly & Martin MacKenzie Entryway Bench in White, model no. BC4014, for $133.02 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $11, excluding the mention below. It features a dozen shoe cubbies and three storage bins.
A close price: Sarafankit2009 via eBay offers it for $135.74 with free shipping.

Dell All-in-One Color Laser WiFi Printer for $140 + free shipping

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Quill offers the Dell H625CDW Cloud All-in-One Color Laser Printer, model no. 210-AFRW, which also faxes, copies, and scans, for $139.99 with free shipping via the below directions. That's the lowest total price we could find by $104. Features include up to 25 ppm printing in black or color, 300x300 dpi print resolution, up to 600x600 dpi scanning resolution, 4.3" color touchscreen, 802.11n wireless, gigabit Ethernet, USB, and support for cloud printing software. To get this deal:

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LinkedIn will help people in India train for semi-skilled jobs

Added: 22.02.2017 7:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers.
The professional network that was acquired by Microsoft in December has been generally associated with educated urban professionals but the company is now planning to extend its reach to semi-skilled people in India.
Having connected white-collared professionals around the world with the right job opportunities and training through LinkedIn Learning, the platform is now developing a new set of products that extends this service to low- and semi-skilled workers, said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at an event on digital transformation in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Nikkei Closes Flat as Yen's Retreat Halts

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Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed on Wednesday, unable to extend a two-day winning run as the yen's retreat against the dollar halted and capped the broader market.


Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine

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By Pavel Polityuk AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists appeared to be respecting a new ceasefire attempt on Monday after international powers called for shelling to stop and for the withdrawal of banned heavy weapons. In recent weeks, the area around the government-held town of Avdiyivka has seen some of the heaviest artillery fire of the past two years, refocusing global attention on a simmering conflict that has strained relations between Russia and the West. Violence has since lessened, but the close proximity of the opposing sides and continued use of heavy weapons prompted the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to call on Sunday for renewed efforts to implement the terms of the much-violated Minsk peace agreement of 2015.

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