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Paul Marks / New Scientist:
The computer that never crashes   —  A revolutionary new computer based on the apparent chaos of nature can reprogram itself if it finds a fault  —  OUT of chaos, comes order.  A computer that mimics the apparent randomness found in nature can instantly recover from crashes by repairing corrupted data.
Feb 16, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Paul Marks / New Scientist:
Honeytrap reveals mass monitoring of downloaders   —  Anyone who has downloaded pirated music, video or ebooks using a BitTorrent client has probably had their IP address logged by copyright-enforcement authorities within 3 hours of doing so.  So say computer scientists who placed …
Sep 4, 2012, 2:45 PMIn context
Jacob Aron / New Scientist:
Kinect to watch your emotions and serve up ads   —  Online adverts are already tailored to your search and browsing history, but now Microsoft has plans to add emotions to the mix.  In a recently revealed patent application the company suggests that using its Kinect sensor to analyse your face …
Jun 13, 2012, 12:15 AMIn context
Jacob Aron / New Scientist:
Over-55s pick passwords twice as secure as teenagers'   —  People over the age of 55 pick passwords double the strength of those chosen by people under 25 years old.  That's according to the largest ever study of password security, which also found that most of us choose passwords that are less secure than security experts recommend.
Jun 2, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Jacob Aron / New Scientist:
Touché brings touch control to everyday things   —  Forget smartphones or tablets - the future of touch control could be doorknobs, furniture or even your own body.  Researchers at Disney Research in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have created Touché, a system that can detect a variety of touch gestures on everyday objects.
May 5, 2012, 1:50 AMIn context
Paul Marks / New Scientist:
Google ‘Seaview’ gives you underwater reef tour   —  Video: Explore underwater life with Google Seaview  —  An underwater variant of the Google Street View service will from today begin giving web users an unprecedented photographic tour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef …
Feb 23, 2012, 6:50 PMIn context
Jim Giles / New Scientist:
FBI releases plans to monitor social networks   —  The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly released details of plans to continuously monitor the global output of Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, offering a rare glimpse into an activity that the FBI and other government agencies are reluctant to discuss publicly.
Jan 26, 2012, 11:25 AMIn context
Paul Marks / New Scientist:
Apple power adapters could remember your passwords   —  Apple has worked out a way in which the power cords for computers or smartphones can help people recover their forgotten login passwords - or the answers to secret questions (like “what was the name of your first pet?") that are often used to recover them.
Jan 5, 2012, 3:50 PMIn context
Jim Giles / New Scientist:
Inside Facebook's massive cyber-security system   —  FACEBOOK has released details of the extraordinary security infrastructure it uses to fight off spam and other cyber-scams.  —  Known as the Facebook Immune System (FIS), the massive defence network appears to be successful …
Oct 27, 2011, 1:45 AMIn context
Jim Giles / New Scientist:
Senator: ISPs hijacking searches is a violation of trust   —  A group of US technology companies may face federal and congressional action after they were revealed to have been hijacking and redirecting search queries destined for Google, Bing and Yahoo.  —  The group, which includes …
Aug 9, 2011, 7:50 PMIn context

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FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community  —  Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas!
Zoho Blogs:
Zoho CRM - Discontinuing Integration with LinkedIn  —  Back in 2011, to help our customers focus more on selling and less CRMing, we started offering integration with LinkedIn along with various other important features.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …