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Fri, April 18, 2014 - Conditioning Twitter users that its OK to click on links to download apps could be exploited to distribute malware.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - An analysis of satellite communication gear from more than a half-dozen major manufacturers has uncovered critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to disrupt military operations and ship and aircraft communications.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Owners of the famously geeky glasses are invited to a run this weekend
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The package includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package
Fri, April 18, 2014 - AMD says Intel's contra-revenue tablet maker subsidy program is "foreign" to the company
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence
Fri, April 18, 2014 - A researcher says plastic computers are still far away, as challenges need to be resolved on writing data and processing
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The agency's plan includes selling 'generic' 5MHz spectrum blocks
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country's airspace.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Americans are optimistic about scientific inventions on the horizon, though are cautious about future uses of DNA, robots, drones and always-on implants, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on future technology.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Security professionals have long been running penetration tests against their firewalls and other security systems to find weaknesses that need to be addressed.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in satellite communications devices used in the defense, maritime, aerospace and other sectors
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - If you fear the rise of robots, the latest humanoid-style machine has an "emergency stop to prevent robot apocalypse."
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The SpaceX cargo spacecraft will be carrying equipment needed for astronauts on the International Space Station to test optical laser communications to its scheduled launch today.
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines
Fri, April 18, 2014 - The final location of the ATM will be secret until an unveiling, importer says
Fri, April 18, 2014 - A consortium that offered 1 bitcoin to buy Mt. Gox launches its own website
Fri, April 18, 2014 - Alibaba bagged a mobile virtual network operators license in December
Thu, April 17, 2014 - The idea of a smartphone "kill switch" sounds promising and is a step in the right direction in the fight against phone thieves, but it's not a solution to the problem, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Facebook is giving the whole location-based friend-finding thing another shot. Almost two years after launching a Find Friends Nearby feature before quickly pulling it, the network is rolling out Nearby Friends. The difference? Way more control over privacy.