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Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.


Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Wi-Fi, Cellphones, NaviSite

Mon Jul 21, 2014


AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Wi-Fi

NBC Philadelphia

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.


Related Topix: Inventions, Weird


Stealthy ransomware 'Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker

Cybercriminals are spreading a new file-encrypting ransomware program that's more powerful and resilient than Cryptolocker, a threat recently shut down by the U.S. Department of Justice.


Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Bitcoin, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security, Cryptography

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum walk past a depiction of space exploration by artist Robert T. NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Related Topix: NASA, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Space

The Washington Post

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

A military spokesman says the Twitter account run by Kenya's military has been taken over by hackers claiming to be from the activist collective Anonymous.


Related Topix: Computer Security, World News

Science Daily

Astronauts to test free-flying 'housekeeper' robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.


Related Topix: Robots, Computers, NASA, Space

New Scientist

We're growing living walls to save lions

Masai people in Tanzania kill lions that kill their livestock - so conservationist Laly Lichtenfeld is helping them make corrals to keep all the animals safe Masai people in Tanzania kill lions that kill their livestock - so conservationist Laly Lichtenfeld is helping them make corrals to keep all the animals safe To protect Masai livestock from ... (more)


Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Canadian woman gets large donation for medical bills

Stephanie's daughter made an appeal on her mom's fundraising website after they failed to raise enough money.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research


Former NASA Boss: Russia Has US Space Program in 'Hostage Situation'

Forty-five years ago, the world watched as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," becoming the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.


Related Topix: NASA, Space, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin


Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space


OCZ Updates SQL Flash Accelerator | EE Times

OCZ Storage Solutions, having settled in as a Toshiba-owned company after its acquisition at the beginning of the year, has updated its ZD-XL SQL Accelerator to support the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server.


Related Topix: High Performance Computing

Lexington Herald-Leader

Florida State professor wins robotics grant

Mechanical engineering professor Jonathan Clark received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation.


Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Robots

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 13, History Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, NASA

Sat Jul 19, 2014


ETX protesters gather in opposition of granting immigrant amnesty

It's the neighbor people just can't get along with and it's not what you might think.


Related Topix: Lakeville, MA, Robots

NBC Philadelphia

Comic-Con: What We're Geeking Out Over

The annual migration of geeks, fan-boys and -girls, collectors, aficionados and cosplayers is about to commence: Comic-Con International kicks-off Thursday in San Diego.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Batman, Comedy, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, NASA, Space

Grayson News Gazette

Historic Alton home facing uncertai...

The president of an Alton preservationist group is concerned, but hoping someone may buy a 154-year-old brick house at auction next month, which needs extensive renovations.


Related Topix: Foreclosures, Chicago, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Inventions

NASA project to check out summer sea ice

The long-winged ER-2 jet is based in Fairbanks for three weeks for testing and developing technology for satellite applications, KUAC reported.


Related Topix: NASA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kids build robots, explore engineering ingenuity

Kids gathered and grouped up to build real, functioning terrestrial robots to learn about robotics, engineering and good old-fashioned teamwork.


Related Topix: Robots, Kids, Family, Libraries

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Legacies of Apollo 11 live on 45 years later

It was one of the most profound moments in world history , as American astronaut Neil Armstrong's foot touched the surface of the moon and he delivered the now-iconic proclamation: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Space, Astronomy, Science, NASA


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