2013/02/05

NEW NET Weekly List for 05 Feb 2013

Below is the initial list of technology news and issues for the Tuesday, 05 February 2013, NEW NET (NorthEast Wisconsin Network for Entrepreneurism and Technology) 7:00 - 9:00 PM weekly gathering at Sergio's Restaurant, 2639 South Oneida Street, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. This pitiful beginning will be updated with the final list as soon as I'm able to get a couple hours on my laptop and the internet, assuming this nasty virus or whatever doesn't grab hold again as tightly as earlier today...


The ‘net
1.         
Security, Privacy & Digital Controls
2.       School system seeks copyright ownership of students’ work  http://boingboing.net/2013/02/03/school-system-seeks-copyright.html  “…the Prince George’s County Board of Education is considering a proposal that would allow the school system to copyright ownership of…work created by students and teachers…It’s not unusual for a company to hold the rights to an employee’s work…But the Prince George’s policy goes a step further by saying that work created for the school by employees during their own time and using their own materials is the school system’s property…”
3.       US President given “broad authority” to order cyber attacks  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/us/broad-powers-seen-for-obama-in-cyberstrikes.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0  “……” 
4.       Licensing copy-protection code for software  http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/02/creator-of-the-x-plane-flight-simulator-seeks-help-fighting-a-patent-troll/  “……”
Mobile Computing & Communicating
5.        FreedomPop Plans 'LTE Clip' To Give Free LTE To iPad, Android Tablets  http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2013/02/04/freedompop-plans-lte-clip-to-give-free-internet-to-ipad-android-tablets/  “……”
6.       HP's first Chromebook costs $330  http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57567390-93/pavilion-14-chromebook-shows-hps-multi-os-approach/  “……”
7.        Samsung invests in Wacom digitizers and pens  http://www.zdnet.com/samsung-invests-in-wacom-digitizers-and-pens-7000010771/  “……”
Apps
8.        
SkyNet
9.       Google creates $82M ‘Digital Publishing Innovation Fund’ for French publishers  http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/02/google-plays-nice-with-french-media-creates-82-million-innovation-fund/  “……”
General Technology
10.      
Leisure & Entertainment
11.       
Economy and Technology
12.      
Design / DEMO
13.      
DHMN Technology
15.      
Open Source Hardware
16.      
Open Source
18.     Is Aliyun OS really Linux? Android? A rip-off of both?  http://www.zdnet.com/is-aliyun-os-really-linux-android-a-rip-off-of-both-7000004318/  “……”
19.     Sharing: Android's (quiet) killer feature  http://blogs.computerworld.com/android/21699/android-killer-feature  “……”
Civilian Aerospace
20.    Why giant space balloons may prove to be the right stuff  http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/01/24/matt-gurney-why-giant-space-balloons-may-prove-to-be-the-right-stuff/  “……”
21.     Asteroid Mining Could Pave Way for Interstellar Flight  http://www.space.com/19388-asteroid-mining-interstellar-flight.html  “……”
Supercomputing & GPUs
22.    NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer Sets World Record for Energy Efficiency  http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/nvidia-gpu-accelerated-supercomputer-sets-world-record-for-energy-efficiency-nasdaq-nvda-1751593.htm  “……”
23.    DOE to Field Pre-Exascale Supercomputers Within Four Years  http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2013-01-16/doe_to_field_pre-exascale_supercomputers_within_four_years.html  “……”
Trends & Emerging Tech
24.    Enterprise Technology: 5 Trends To Watch For 2013  http://www.forbes.com/sites/ciocentral/2013/02/04/enterprise-technology-5-trends-to-watch-for-2013/  “……”

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