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Those TSA scanners were literally only good for seeing you naked

The full-body X-ray scanners only retired last year amid long-standing concerns that they intruded on privacy by showing travelers naked were also riddled with security loopholes, new research claims.


Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Science, UC San Diego

5 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Traffic lights are dangerously easy to hack

Anyone with a radio hooked up to a laptop can wreck havoc by remotely changing lights at will -- or by shutting them all down.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

5 hrs ago | R & D

Delivery by drone

In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous messengers that shuttle packages to customers within 30 min of an order.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Weather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science

10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Project is the ACME of Computer Science to Address Climate Change

Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy, or ACME, is designed to accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system models for scientific and energy applications.


Related Topix: Science, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Government Executive

Navy Drops $2.5 Billion in Contracts to Update Shipboard Networks

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom is conducting sea trials in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California.


Related Topix: Science

The Jewish Journal

Israeli officers learn to fight cyber-war

Galit tosses her dark braid over her shoulder and smiles. "I'm a lieutenant in Israeli intelligence and I work as a software engineer developing information systems," the 24-year old soldier told The Media Line.


Related Topix: Science

West Australian

Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales spike

Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, PC, Computers, Science


Narrative Science Demonstrates How Artificial Intelligence Explains the True Meaning Hidden in Data

Narrative Science , the leader in Narrative Analytics, today announced Narrative Science co-founder and Chief Scientist Kris Hammond, Ph.D., will present "The Future of Communications: Human Insight at Machine Scale" during the Cognitive Computing Forum at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose, Calif.


Related Topix: Science, Computers

Dark Horizons News

AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire"

AMC has renewed is freshman drama "Halt and Catch Fire" for a second season. The 1980s Texas-set computer drama stars Lee Pace and Scoot McNairy and explores the personal computing boom.


Related Topix: Science


The Internet Was Delivered to the Masses; Parallel Computing Is Not Far Behind

During the past few years, Virginia Tech's Wu Feng has built upon a National Science Foundation / Microsoft grant from the "Computing in the Cloud" program, and synergistically complemented it with subsequent collaborative grants, including a $6 million award from the Air Force on "big computing" for mini-drones and a $1 million award from NSF and ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Groove Commerce, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Cloud Computing

Science Daily

Cloud computing: The last step towards technological globalization?

Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing


Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with Os X Yosemite...

Parallels today launched Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Enterprise Edition , the industry-leading software for running Windows applications on Macs.


Related Topix: Parallels, Science, Computers

Tue Aug 19, 2014


RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet of things

Computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are joining the fight for open source chips with an instruction set architecture called RISC-V.


Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Computers, Startups, Intel


Robotics & AI/ Ancient Anomalies

In the first half, author and entrepreneur Eric Schiffer discussed his concerns about the surge in the use of robotic technology as well as AI .


Wall Street Journal

Victoria Song: We Can Create Our Own Opportunities

I entered the world of venture capital against the odds. I was only 23 years old, didn't have a technical degree and I'm a woman.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science


New Algorithm Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due

Image Caption: Albert-LA szlA3 BarabA si, the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern, co-authored a paper with visiting scholar Hua-Wei Shen that presented a new algorithm to determine how credit should be allocated among multiple authors of one research paper.


Related Topix: Science, Physics


Google and LinkedIn Feed Matt Argall's Passion for Artificial Intelligence Apps

Google just bought Emu, an intelligent messaging app that can be used as an artificial assistant.


Related Topix: Science, Social Software

Small Shops Embrace Arbitrage; Google's Adwords Update

On Monday, Ad Age profiled a small digital agency whose atypical business strategy might signal a growing trend.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Boulder, CO, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Sources: Startup SimpliVity Inks Deal With Cisco, Will Use UCS Servers For Hyper-Converged Appliances

SimpliVity, a "hyper-converged" infrastructure startup, has inked an agreement with Cisco Systems to improve its position in one of enterprise technology's hottest market segments, CRN has learned.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Westborough, MA


Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Oracle has made it possible to run a much older but still widely used version of its database software on Exadata, in a move that could make heretofore reluctant buyers pull the trigger on a purchase of the data-processing appliance.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing


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