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Investors nudged the stock market to all-time highs Wednesday despite a handful of disappointing economic reports. Google's stock topped $900 for the first time after the company announced several upgrades to its Android software for smartphones, and...
Dreams defy even the dreamer, slipping away as stealthily as they arrive in a mind made credulous by sleep. But what if scientists could read our dreams by using the most advanced medical imaging machines and employing the sophisticated algorithms that...
SAN YSIDRO — Two eternal truths about crossing the Mexican border: It's worth the drive to Rosarito Beach for Tacos El Yaqui. And coming back is hell. In the last several years, crossing the border from the Mexican side has become a test of...
As soon as I learned that Marissa Mayer was tapped to be Yahoo's new CEO, I, like many women I know, immediately started devouring everything I could find on the 37-year-old former Google employee. I've interviewed many computer scientists over the...
L.A. NOWUC Berkeley announced Tuesday that it is joining the new online education platform founded by Harvard and MIT that offers free but not-for-credit courses to a worldwide audience. The addition of UC Berkeley will give the “edX” online effort...
The fallout from Yahoo Chief Executive Scott Thompson's resume controversy continued this week, with the beleaguered CEO sending out a staffwide apology and board member Patti Hart deciding to not seek reelection. The debacle began last week when it...
Jacob E. Goldman, the former Xerox chief scientist who created the company's famed Palo Alto Research Center, whose scientists and engineers invented the modern personal computer in the 1970s and developed an array of other pioneering computing...
L.A. NOWOne of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....
Patrick Fischer, a retired computer science professor at Vanderbilt University whose secretary was injured when he was targeted by the Unabomber in 1982, has died. He was 75. Fischer died Aug. 26 in hospice care in Montgomery County, Md., the...
In the mid-1950s mathematician John McCarthy issued a call for research on "Automata Studies," but the phrase was so bland that few people understood what he meant. So he came up with a more provocative description of the idea he was promoting. He called...
Dennis Ritchie, a computer scientist who wrote the popular C programming language and helped develop the Unix operating system, has died. He was 70. Ritchie died a month after his birthday, according to his biography on a Web page of Alcatel-Lucent's...
Nation NowBill Gates: The co-founder of Microsoft offers his words of wisdom and reflection to an audience at the University of Washington; among the questions: How does one become rich?...
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