25 Jul 2018

NASA making troves of satellite data more accessible, promoting its commercial use

NASA recently launched a toolkit that will enable businesses and entrepreneurs to more easily access NASA’s trove of satellite imagery resources. While the resources have been available, they have been spread over more than 50 agency websites, making access difficult for all except scientists and researchers who learned to navigate

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15 Oct 2016

DC area cyber community is steadily attracting more interest from venture capitalists

“D.C. has always been dwarfed by rival technology hubs when it comes to investment dollars, a shortcoming that has caused the region to lose some of its fastest-growing companies. But in one corner of the digital ecosystem, that gap is closing quickly. Venture capitalists cut 28 cybersecurity deals with companies based in D.C., Maryland

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08 Jan 2013

Bitcoin: Today and Tomorrow

Introduction: What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is the world’s first digitally traded open source currency. The use of Bitcoins have grown slowly and steadily since the program was first released in early 2009. The creator of Bitcoin uses the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto to avoid publicity and has allowed international project leaders

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11 Apr 2012

A huge buried treasure in Mozambique

“Two companies, Anadarko of the US and ENI of Italy, have announced gas finds of over 50 trillion cubic feet (tcf) combined off Mozambique. Abutting the Tanzanian border, both Area 1 (Anadarko) and Area 4 (ENI) form part of the promising geology of the Rovuma Basin. And there may well

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08 Apr 2012

Syria suggests it might not pull forces by deadline

“Syria will not commit to pulling its forces from cities only to have “armed terrorist groups” commit attacks, a Syrian foreign ministry spokesman said Sunday as opposition activists reported at least 40 deaths in the restive nation.” (Source: Syria suggests it might not pull forces by deadline – CNN.com.)

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