Latest Posts in Security

Published on 26 May 2017
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You may have heard of hilarious Nigerian scams. My all time favourite is this one:A Nigerian astronaut has been trapped in space for the past 25 years and ne…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Researchers have discovered a new attack, dubbed 'Cloak and Dagger', that works against all versions of Android, up to version 7.1.2.Cloak and Dagger attack …

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Brace yourselves for a possible 'second wave' of massive global cyber attack, as SMB (Server Message Block) was not the only network protocol whose zero-day …

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Published on 25 May 2017
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A 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Samba networking software that could allow a remote attacker to take control…

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Published on 24 May 2017
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A reaction to the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is a digital-currency scheme designed to wrest control of the monetary system from central banks. With Bitcoin,…

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Latest Posts in Robotics

Published on 26 May 2017
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Photo: J. R. Eyerman/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images In the late 1950s, Sandia Laboratory was looking for a way to handle radioactive material…

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Published on 26 May 2017
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Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly ca…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Illustration: Chad Hagen Imagine that at some time in the not-too-distant future, you’ve bought a smartphone that comes bundled with a personal…

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Published on 24 May 2017
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At IROS in Chicago a few years back, then Harvard grad student Michael Tolley introduced us to a robot that used explosions to jump. It was…

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Published on 23 May 2017
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It’s going to be a long, long time before we have amphibious robots that are anywhere near as capable as the mighty and majestic turtle. …

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Latest in Cloud Computing

Published on 26 May 2017
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Credit: Gainsight At one of Ajay Agarwal's portfolio companies, Gainsight, CEO Nick Mehta has started hosting industry-wide conferences to …

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Published on 26 May 2017
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Mergers, acquisitions and buys have become a standard practice in today’s business world, especially in segments that see explosive growth like the cloud indust…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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AP Photo/Eric Risberg An Otto driverless truck at the Uber unit's garage in San Francisco. By Alan Ohnsman and Matt Drange As…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Red Hat, which was once recognized as one of the prominent Linux enterprises, is now shifting its focus towards cloud-based apps development and containerizatio…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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The digital universe provides countless possibilities for innovation. Whether we stretch the boundaries of mobility and cloud solutions with mobile device apps,…

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News in Hardware

Published on 26 May 2017
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More speed, better battery life for Apple's 12-inch MacBookConsumer Reports surveys its subscribers annually to le…

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Published on 26 May 2017
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It's hard not to look at the iPad Pro and think it was introduced at least partly because of competitive pressure from the Surface family of devices.As a 2-in-1…

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Published on 26 May 2017
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Microsoft's Surface business has always been a minefield for the company.The OEMs who build PCs that run Microsoft…

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Published on 26 May 2017
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When Hewlett Packard split its PC and printing business from its enterprise unit, it was widely assumed that Hewle…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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​Image courtesy Apple, Inc. I…

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Gaming World

Published on 27 May 2017
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In terms of graphics, Nintendo’s consoles haven’t exactly been known to sport the most realistic graphics, but that could change moving forwards. This is thanks…

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Published on 27 May 2017
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The Nintendo Switch is still a relatively new console which means that there aren’t as many games available for it compared to more established consoles like th…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Superhot VR is one of the best virtual reality games but there was a drawback. The game was exclusive to the Oculus Rift headset which meant that HTC Vive owner…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Respawn Entertainment today confirmed when the next free DLC pack for Titanfall 2 is going to be released. Those who own the game will have to wait until next m…

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Published on 25 May 2017
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Microsoft today announced that it’s renaming its Beam game streaming service to Mixer. The company says that this was a tough decision and not one that it made …

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Latest in Software

Published on 23 May 2017
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In 2012, scientists at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) launched the Ocean Health Index (OHI), a scientific fram…

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Published on 22 May 2017
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By analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains, security administrators could detect malware infections weeks or even months before they're able to ca…

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Published on 19 May 2017
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Glow-in-the-dark objects seem magical when you're a kid -- they can brighten up a dark room without the need for electricity, batteries or a light bulb. Then at…

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Published on 19 May 2017
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Modern data visualization software makes it easy for users to explore large datasets in search of interesting correlations and new discoveries. But that ease of…

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Published on 18 May 2017
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Criticism that researchers in the psychological and brain sciences are failing to reproduce studies -- a key step in the scientific method -- may have more to d…

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