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Obama calls for public debate over encryption

February 17, 2015 10:23 am | by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press | Comments

President Barack Obama said Friday that he probably leans more toward strong computer data encryption than many in law enforcement, but added that he understands investigators' concerns over the matter because of their need to protect people from attacks....

Altera announces virtual prototyping through collaboration with Mentor Graphics

February 17, 2015 10:19 am | Comments

Altera Corporation today announced its collaboration with Mentor Graphics to provide embedded software developers access to best-in-class Vista® virtual platforms that support Altera’s entire SoC FPGA portfolio, including its third-generation 14 nm ...

Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project

February 17, 2015 9:09 am | by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer | Comments

You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people to work on a secret project - code name "Titan" ...

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Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks, security co. says

February 17, 2015 9:07 am | by MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer | Comments

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday....

A look at proposed drone rules

February 17, 2015 9:06 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Some highlights of rules proposed Sunday on routine flights by small, commercial drones and on privacy protections when the government uses drones to collect information....

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Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown

February 17, 2015 8:54 am | by JACK CHANG, Associated Press | Comments

Working out of a Beijing office full of video game designers from around the world, Chinese-born Pin Wang and his startup Substantial Games should be the face of the innovative, forward-looking China ...

Next stop: Bringing a literary train to life with a 3D printer

February 17, 2015 8:24 am | by Yale University | Comments

Readers may say a great novel “leaps off the page,” but that phrase took on new meaning when a Yale professor and three of her students set out to create a 3D-printed train based entirely on descriptions from Emile Zola’s 1890 novel “La Bête humaine” (“The Beast Within”)....

Novel crumpling method takes flat graphene from 2D to 3D

February 17, 2015 8:20 am | by University of Illinois | Comments

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, led by SungWoo Nam, an assistant professor of mechanical science and engineering, have developed a unique single-step process to achieve ...

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Computer system to reserve vehicles, send reminders to veterans

February 16, 2015 12:15 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A University of Texas at Arlington computer scientist is designing a reservation/reminder software system as part of a project that will eventually lead to veterans on military bases being driven to doctor appointments via driverless cars....

Controlling genes with light

February 13, 2015 4:44 pm | by Duke University | Comments

Duke University researchers have devised a method to activate genes in any specific location or pattern in a lab dish with the flip of a light switch by crossing a bacterium’s viral defense system with a flower’s response to sunlight....

How a wedding engagement changes Twitter feeds

February 13, 2015 10:35 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology has used Twitter as a lens to look into the lives of nearly 1,000 people who used the site to announce their wedding engagement. By comparing tweets before and after, the study was able to ...

Chinese mobile sensation dips toes in US with accessories

February 13, 2015 10:32 am | by BRANDON BAILEY and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers | Comments

Xiaomi, one of China's hottest companies, is bringing its blend of cheap yet fashionable technology and crowd-pleasing antics to the U.S. Although its smartphones won't be available here anytime soon, Xiaomi unveiled plans Thursday to ...

Reality is distorted in brain's maps

February 13, 2015 10:20 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

The brain's GPS would be worthless if it simply contained maps of our surroundings that were not aligned to the real world. But we now know how this is done. The way that the brain's internal maps are linked and anchored to ...

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Simulation technology shows navy how to take a HIT

February 13, 2015 10:15 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

The Navy soon will begin using an Office of Naval Research (ONR) technology to predict injuries and improve medical responses in any kind of attack on ships, officials announced today. The Human Injury and Treatment (HIT) model ...

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Switching superconductivity by light

February 13, 2015 10:12 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A research team led by Prof. Hiroshi M. Yamamoto of the Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences has developed a novel superconducting transistor which can be switched reversibly between ...

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