‘Zombie’ Comet ISON May Be Back From the Dead by REUTERS


By REUTERS

A smaller, paler version of Comet ISON may have survived incineration in the sun’s corona and may be brightening, scientists said on Friday.

Published: November 29, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Europe vs. Amazon: Anger Rising by DAVID STREITFELD


By DAVID STREITFELD

In the United States, where unemployment remains stubbornly high, people are grateful that Amazon.com is hiring so many workers for its warehouses. In Europe, where the recession was worse, there is a different question: Are these jobs dehumanizing?

Published: November 28, 2013 at 12:00AM

from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/28/europe-vs-amazon-anger-rising/
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The F.C.C. Puts Onus on Airlines for In-Flight Calls by EDWARD WYATT


By EDWARD WYATT

The commission’s announcement that it would consider allowing cellphone use on flights had consumers imagining having to listen to a fellow passenger’s call for the length of a transcontinental flight.

Published: November 22, 2013 at 12:00AM

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A D.J. Booth in Your Pocket by GREGORY SCHMIDT


By GREGORY SCHMIDT

Monster, known for its audio cables and headphones, this month introduced the GO-DJ, a portable turntable and mixer.

Published: November 28, 2013 at 12:00AM

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A Surge in Value for Bitcoin and Currencies Similar to It by NICK BILTON


By NICK BILTON

The trading price of Bitcoin reached a new high, and the value others like it rose significantly in the last week as attention was focused on these cryptocurrencies.

Published: November 27, 2013 at 12:00AM

from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/a-rise-in-attention-and-price-for-crypto-currencies/
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The Vaccination Effect: 100 Million Cases of Contagious Disease Prevented by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

The estimate of prevented diseases, published in an article in The New England Journal of Medicine, is an analysis of some of the data in a broad project to digitize disease report records going back to 1888.

Published: November 27, 2013 at 12:00AM

from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/the-vaccination-effect-100-million-cases-of-contagious-disease-prevented/
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Researchers Retract Report That Linked Bitcoin Creator and Silk Road by JOHN MARKOFF


By JOHN MARKOFF

A paper written by two Israeli computer scientists linked a Bitcoin account to a transaction on Silk Road, an Internet black market. But the owner of that account, who is not the still-anonymous creator of Bitcoin, has come forward.

Published: November 27, 2013 at 12:00AM

from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/researchers-retract-report-that-linked-bitcoin-creator-and-silk-road/
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