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For bats, simple traffic patterns limit collisions

Humans aren't the only ones who follow traffic rules. Bats do it too, researchers report March 26 in PLOS Computational Biology.Scientists eavesdropped on echolocating Daubenton's bats (Myotis ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from ScienceNews

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OSVR dev kit to carry optional faceplate with Leap Motion tech

"3D Output Meets 3D Input," said Leap Motion, the software and hardware company focused on 3D motion-sensing technology, in its Wednesday announcement. Leap Motion and OSVR (Open Source Virtual ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Engineers develop new methods to speed up simulations in computational grand challenge

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new family of methods to significantly increase the speed of time-resolved numerical simulations in computational grand ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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New technology to help users combat mobile malware attacks

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Almost All of the World's Top Hotel Chains Use Easily Hackable Hardware

Hotel internet is so far from secure—it's downright scary. You should know this by now . However, a new report from cyber security researchers suggests that issues with shitty security at hotels ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Gizmodo

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Optus customer privacy craptus!

Featured | Written by: Ray Shaw | Published in: Telecoms & NBNOptus will conduct an independent review of its customer privacy after several 'huge' breaches were identified in its information ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from iTWire

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'Virtual nose' may reduce simulator sickness in video games

Virtual reality games often cause simulator sickness – inducing vertigo and sometimes nausea - but new research findings point to a potential strategy to ease the affliction.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Pioneering techniques in computer vision and robotics for underwater surveying in Cardigan Bay

Scientists at the Department of Computer Science at Aberystwyth University have been working with marine conservation group Friends of Cardigan Bay to develop better techniques for studying ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Does your password pass muster?

"Create a password" is a prompt familiar to anyone who's tried to buy a book from Amazon or register for a Google account. Equally familiar is that red / yellow / green bar that rates the new ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Hoax-detecting software spots fake papers

Springer jumps into sham submissions arms race

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Science Now

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