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Five Steps To Starting A Career In Corporate Espionage

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James Bond’s days are numbered. The iconic spy’s agency MI-6, the CIA, NSA, and other intelligence agencies are continuously moving away from human intelligence and into the world of satellites and unmanned drones. Unfortunately, there just aren’t many jobs available for gadget-toting sneaks. As part of Handshake’s continuing effort to help its readers achieve their dreams, we’ve provided five easy-to-follow […]

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Cloud Procrastination

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Vijaya Prasad

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Cloud computing isn’t a new concept, but it is newish technology. It’s essentially the idea of using online resources and software from a number of locations.

Think of it like an advanced version of three way calling—many users, mutual devices, shared information. With that in mind, and if cloud computing is really the way of the future, here are three things you could be doing while cloud computing. Well if you’re bored with work/school, then here are a couple ways to make this phenomena work to your advantage.

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New Microsoft Store, No New Excitement

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Vijaya Prasad

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The Microsoft – Apple rivalry has been going on since the start of time. Maybe not, but since Apple started posing a serious threat to Microsoft’s profits. With last week’s introduction of the iPhone 4 (sans the technical issues)Microsoft came out with something new of its own. Here’s Handshake’s comparison of the two.

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The (Un)Essential Google Guide

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Vijaya Prasad

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When Gmail started, you had to be invited to join. Now, Google’s an essential part of life – from YouTube and GoogleMaps to Blogger and Google Docs (thought to be the beginning of the cloud movement) it’s hard to imagine what life was like before Google.

Here is our list of three Google applications that you will soon not be able to live without:

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Not-So-Happy Meals

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Vijaya Prasad

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We’re sorry children of Santa Clara County, but no more Happy Meal Toys for you.

Earlier in the year the the county banned restaurants from giving out toys with high-calorie meals aimed at kids. And one national group wants to make the ban national.

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Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet A Big Boost For Boris and Natasha

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Vijaya Prasad

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After watching a test flight of the Russkie’s newest fighter jet Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that the plane will be superior to the U.S.’s super jet, the F-22 Raptor. Now Boris and Natasha will be able to to catch moose and squirrel for sure.

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Joe Lieberman Wants To Take Away Your foursquare Access

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Vijaya Prasad

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New legislation recently proposed would allow the President emergency powers to seize control of or even shut down portions of the Internet.

Senator Joseph Lieberman(I-Conn.), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, is the primary sponsor of the bill. Mr. Lieberman continues his one-man mission to make the Internet hate him.

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Handshake Talks With Terracycle: A Hippie Success Story

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Vijaya Prasad

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For Tom Szaky, it started with a dream, the environmentalist itch and a little weed. Fast-forward a decade later, and it’s clear that Szaky (silent s) has come a long way.

As a Princeton University freshman in 2001, Szarky was shocked at how much waste he saw on the Ivy League campus.  Not just the lack of recycling opportunities but the waste of food in cafeterias and the overall loss of resources.  That, combined with a fall break trip to Montreal where he learned about using worm compost to grow better pot, and an idea was born.

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Anat Kamm: An Isreali Leak Case Tests Government’s Transparency

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Vijaya Prasad

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No, this isn’t the first 15 minutes of a James Bond film.

This is the life of former Israel Defense Forces solider and journalist Anat Kamm. Kamm, 23, accused of major espionage.

Among the charges filed against her are passing, holding, and collecting classified material with the intent to harm state security. The charge of passing those materials is punishable by life.

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Six Men Alone In A Box For A 17-Month Simulated Trip To Mars

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Vijaya Prasad

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520 days. That’s 12,480 hours, or how long a six-member, all-male team will be in a windowless mock spaceship to simulate a flight to Mars. The project, called Mars500, began yesterday, and is run by the Russian Institute for Medical and Biological Problems in conjunction with the European Space Agency ESA and China’s space training center.

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