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2011-08-02 11:35:00

Microsoft said on Monday that it updated its geographic location positioning service so it would no longer track Windows-based devices.

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2011-08-02 05:09:34

According to a new study, more efficient data centers and a slowing economy has held up the rapid growth of electricity used in data centers.

2011-07-28 00:01:01

Colleges and Universities to replace error-prone, cumbersome spreadsheets and leverage best practices for capital, tuition, endowment and other key planning activities. Placerville, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Alight LLC, developers of the industry-leading Alight Planning financial planning and reporting software, and Ralph Harker Associates, a leading consulting firm specializing in end-to-end planning solutions for higher education, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a...

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2011-07-26 11:45:00

A new study by researchers at Stanford University, using a technique that manipulates light to control brain cells, has shown that broken sleep causes memory impairment in mice.

2011-07-26 09:08:19

Undergraduate engineering students and faculty will benefit from resources to spark innovation and entrepreneurship.

2011-07-26 00:00:28

Next generation of engineers will combine innovation and entrepreneurial know-how with technical skills to power the nation's growth. Stanford, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to launch a national center for teaching innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering, based at Stanford University.

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2011-07-17 06:00:00

Teenage girls may be more vulnerable to the long term effects of binge drinking than their male counterparts.

2011-07-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of the West Classic and CrowdOptic, a new Silicon Valley technology company, today announced a partnership that will allow the tournament to launch a new mobile technology that will enhance the viewing experience for its live event spectators at the 2011 Bank of the West Classic.

2011-07-11 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) (www.ruckuswireless.com) today announced that Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (JRBP), Stanford University's 1,200-acre outdoor preserve, has selected and deployed a Ruckus outdoor meshed dual-band 802.11n Smart Wi-Fi system to cover the vast outdoor research park with reliable wireless broadband connectivity.

2011-07-07 19:18:16

In a typical year, California gets about 30 percent of its water from groundwater wells.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.