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Fastest computer in the Rockies tapped for range of projectsEds: With BC-US--Climate Supercomputer
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Oct. 26, 2016 photo provided by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research shows the new supercomputer named Cheyenne at the National Center for Atmospheric Research at the supercomputing center in Cheyenne, Wyo. Wyoming officials including Gov. Matt Mead say they support the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center even as they describe themselves as climate skeptics. Scientists nationwide are nonetheless concerned that President Donald Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, might not take climate change research seriously. (Carlye Calvin/ University Corporation for Atmospheric Research via AP)
New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal stateA new supercomputer in Wyoming has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, waves at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru. Zuckerberg released a missive Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, outlining his vision for the social network and the world at large. Among other things, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped createMark Zuckerberg has a new long-term vision for Facebook, one that amounts to remaking a world the social network helped create
The Associated Press2 days ago
This Feb. 16, 2017 photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) shows a remote-controlled "scorpion" robot inside the Unit 2 reactor's containment vessel at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup. (TEPCO via AP Photo)
Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expectedRobot probes at one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives to be questioned as a suspect in a corruption scandal at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul.  A South Korean court approved on Friday, Feb. 17 the arrest of a billionaire heir to Samsung accused of bribery and other charges in connection to a massive corruption scandal, a stunning decline for the princeling of South Korea's richest family. (Jung Yeon-Je/Pool Photo via AP)
Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrestSamsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, waves at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru. Zuckerberg released a missive Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, outlining his vision for the social network and the world at large. Among other things, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the worldMark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan
The Associated Press2 days ago
This Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, shows the AT&T sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. AT&T says any cellphone customer can sign up for unlimited cellphone plans starting Friday, Feb. 17. That option had been limited to customers of AT&T-owned DirecTV. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited planAT&T is letting all customers get an unlimited-data cellphone plan after Verizon said Monday that it was bringing back an unlimited-data plan of its own
The Associated Press2 days ago
Can internet-beaming balloons outmaneuver shifting winds?An eccentric laboratory spun out of Google believes it has discovered a way to bring remote parts of the world online more quickly with a smaller fleet of internet-beaming balloons than it previously thought
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Saturday, March 19, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a panel discussion held as part of the China Development Forum at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Zuckerberg released a missive Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, outlining his vision for the social network and the world at large. Among other things, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Some excerpts from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's missiveIn Mark Zuckerberg's vision, Facebook can help build communities, encourage civic engagement, and keep us safer and more informed
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP FACT CHECK: Gates didn't say Trump would be like ReaganA story shared widely on social media falsely attributes to Bill Gates a tweet saying Donald Trump would be compared to great presidents like Ronald Reagan
The Associated Press2 days ago
Vienna cafe bills patrons to charge cellphones over drinksA Viennese cafe owner has a message for customers who dawdle over drinks while charging their cellphones: Pay up
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, file photo, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Snap Inc. is listing the company’s valuation at up to $22 billion as it prepares for the tech industry’s biggest initial public offering in years. The parent company of SnapChat said in a regulatory filing Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, that the IPO is likely to be priced between $14 and $16 per share. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Snap values itself at up to $22B ahead of IPOSnap Inc. is listing the company's valuation at up to $22 billion as it prepares for the tech industry's biggest initial public offering in years
The Associated Press2 days ago
Taxi drivers gather outside the Italian Senate in Rome where a government proposed bill on transportation that they fear would endanger their business by favoring American worldwide online transportation network company Uber is being voted, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP)
Italian taxi drivers stage wildcat strike over pro-Uber billTaxi drivers in Rome, Milan and Turin are staging wildcat strikes to protest proposed legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services
The Associated Press2 days ago
Restorer Daria Montemaggiori shows a computer-rendered, 3D print-generated replica of a missing part of a limestone male bust, dated between the 2nd and the 3rd century A.D. that was damaged during the Islamic State occupation of the Syrian city of Palmyra, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The replica is held in place with magnets. Two damaged sculptures from the National Museum of Palmyra were restored in Rome and will be brought back to Syria at the end of February. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
Italian teams restore damaged busts from ancient Syrian cityItalian art conservationists have restored two ancient funerary busts from the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria that were badly damaged by members of the Islamic State group
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago. Yahoo confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, that it was notifying users that their accounts had potentially been compromised but declined to say how many people were affected. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Yahoo issues another warning in fallout from hacking attacksYahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016
The Associated Press3 days ago
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