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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully ...

Fri 18 Apr 14 from CNET

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Neuromorphic computing 'roadmap' envisions analog path to simulating human brain

(Phys.org) In the field of neuromorphic engineering, researchers study computing techniques that could someday mimic human cognition. Electrical engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers uncover likely creator of Bitcoin

The primary author of the celebrated Bitcoin paper, and therefore probable creator of Bitcoin, is most likely Nick Szabo, a blogger and former George Washington University law professor, according ...

Fri 18 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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£200,000 'Dalek' machine blasts POTHOLES in just 120 seconds

The £200,000 machine is on trial in central Bedfordshire where it is filling in potholes 30 times faster than conventional methods.

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Daily Mail

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Ant colonies help evacuees in disaster zones

An escape route mapping system based on the behavior of ant colonies could give evacuees a better chance of reaching safe harbor after a natural disaster or terrorist attack by building a map ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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FBI's Facial Recognition Database Will Include Non-Criminals

The FBI's new database of face images will allow law enforcement to search for suspect matches among ordinary citizens

Wed 16 Apr 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Red Hat Project Atomic Is A Docker Host

Distributing your complex app is getting some assistance from Red Hat in the form of a cut-down operating system that acts as a docker host.  Read more...

Fri 18 Apr 14 from iProgrammer

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Bringing history and the future to life with augmented reality

Have you ever wished you had a virtual time machine that could show you how your street looked last century? Or have you wanted to see how your new furniture might look, before you've even bought ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers propose network-based evaluation tool to assess relief operations feasibility

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction reported that disasters have affected around 2.9 billion people worldwide from 2000-2012 killing more than a million, and damaging around ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Net neutrality balancing act

Researchers in Italy, writing in the International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management have demonstrated that net neutrality benefits content creator and consumers without compromising ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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