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Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Researchers crack the world's toughest encryption by listening to the tiny sounds made by your computer's CPU   —  Security researchers have successfully broken one of the most secure encryption algorithms, 4096-bit RSA, by listening - yes, with a microphone — to a computer as it decrypts some encrypted data.
Dec 20, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / ExtremeTech:
Artificial intelligence has the verbal skills of a four-year-old, still no common sense   —  Ever since computers came about, futurists and science fiction authors have been imagining a world in which thinking machines can best the frail human brain.  Over the decades it has become apparent …
Jul 17, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11 will support WebGL, SPDY, but no WebRTC   —  Microsoft's preview of Windows 8.1 is now available to download, and one of the most exciting new features is the inclusion of Internet Explorer 11.  In a massive about-turn, after declaring WebGL to be insecure …
Jun 26, 2013, 5:35 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability   —  The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux.
May 10, 2013, 6:20 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Researchers create fiber network that operates at 99.7% speed of light, smashes speed and latency records   —  Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have produced optical fibers that can transfer data at 99.7% of the universe's speed limit: The speed of light.
Mar 27, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context
Bill Howard / ExtremeTech:
Google: Self-driving cars in 3-5 years.  Feds: Not so fast   —  The self-driving car could be available to consumers in 3-5 years, the head of Google's autonomous driving project says.  That's the most optimistic timeframe yet.  Other projections have been for 2020 and beyond, which still beats “probably not in our lifetime.”
Feb 10, 2013, 12:45 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
DARPA begins work on 100Gbps wireless tech with 120-mile range   —  DARPA has begun development of a wireless communications link that is capable of 100 gigabits per second over a range of 200 kilometers (124mi).  Officially dubbed “100 Gb/s RF Backbone” (or 100G for short) …
Dec 18, 2012, 12:05 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
World's oldest original digital computer is turned back on after 61 years   —  The world's oldest, original, still-working digital computer has been unveiled at the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park, the home of the United Kingdom's Second World War encryption and codebreaking efforts …
Nov 20, 2012, 9:30 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
New WiFi protocol boosts congested wireless network throughput by 700%   —  Engineers at NC State University (NCSU) have discovered a way of boosting the throughput of busy WiFi networks by up to 700%.  Perhaps most importantly, the breakthrough is purely software-based …
Nov 15, 2012, 4:45 AMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Key parts of Ubuntu 13.04 will be developed in secret, to escape the critics' ire   —  In a twist that is sure to raise eyebrows and cause no end of neckbeard scratching, Canonical founder and Ubuntu's de facto spiritual leader, Mark Shuttleworth, has announced that key parts of Ubuntu 13.04 will be developed in secret.
Oct 18, 2012, 9:40 PMIn context

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