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Toward a Climate and Energy Literate Society: What Will it Take?

  The National Center for Science Education, a non-profit organization based in Oakland, California, is widely known for its work defending and supporting the teaching of evolution in public schools. Last year, NCSE added defending and supporting the teaching of climate change Read More →

As stocks surge, a look at HP and Google

As the stock markets surge — the Dow was trading at a record high this morning and could close above its record high from 2007 — a couple of quick notes about tech stocks: • The Associated Press notes Read More →

Tech tapas: YouTube streaming music, Google shipping service? Plus Tesla vs. Top Gear and Twitter user study

It's tapas Tuesday, time for small bites about some of your favorite tech companies: • What other goodies are coming from Google besides Glass? According to a couple of reports today, a same-day shipping service to rival Amazon Prime. Read More →

Quoted: on playing games for science

"These games have given us — really, for the first time in history — a way of identifying these people completely outside of the ordinary, academic food chain, which is [typically] very elitist and very difficult to get into." — Read More →

Off topic: Whys and hows of sinkholes, pot for pets, book tourney, MVB(aseball card)

A sinkhole explainer. Pot for pets? On medicinal marijuana for dogs. (via Marginal Revolution) March madness: The Morning News Tournament of Books is under way. And a short documentary about the most Read More →

PC sales projected to drop again this year

Market research firm International Data Corporation on Monday dumped cold water on the widespread hope that personal computer sales, which in 2012 registered their first decline since the 2001 dot.com bust, would rebound this year. "With limited initial traction from Windows Read More →

Stock-watch match: Apple vs. Google

Shares of two Silicon Valley titans — and fierce competitors — are going opposite directions today. A quick look at what's going on with Apple and Google: • Apple shares are down about 1.7 percent to $423 Read More →

More Java security woes reported

Oracle's Java software apparently still isn't fixed, despite numerous warnings about its vulnerabilities and several major patches the Redwood City corporation has issued in response. On Monday, Security Explorations -- the Polish firm that has discovered many of the flaws -- Read More →

Tesla Motors delays filing of annual report

Tesla Motors has asked regulators with the SEC for an additional 15 days to file its annual report, known as a 10-K, due to an accounting error. The electric-car maker stresses that there is no impact on recently reported cash Read More →

(In)security: Evernote hacked, corporate data in the age of BYOD, banks as targets

• Evernote announced over the weekend that it had been hacked, and asked all of its 50 million customers to reset their passwords. The Redwood City maker of the Web-based note-taking and list-making app said on its website Read More →
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