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Ashton Kutcher has defied CNN to a Twitter duel

Actor Ashton Kutcher, CNN in Twitter duel

Technology / Internet

created Apr 16, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher has challenged CNN to an online duel.


Sensoring the World Wide Web

Technology / Engineering

created Apr 15, 2009 | popularity 2 / 5 (1) | comments 0

CSIRO scientists will lead an international initiative to develop standards for sharing information collected by sensors and sensor networks over the Internet.


Once smartphones become truly common, so will the viruses that attack them

Once smartphones become truly common, so will the viruses that attack them

Technology / Computer Sciences

created Apr 14, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- Northeastern researchers say that itís only a matter of time before computer viruses attack smartphones, like the Blackberry and iPhone, on a massive scale. But their study may also hold the ...


I, robot _ and gardener: MIT droids tend plants (AP)

I, robot -- and gardener: MIT droids tend plants

Electronics / Robotics

created Apr 10, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 4

(AP) -- These gardeners would have green thumbs - if they had thumbs.


Software improves p2p privacy by hiding in the crowd

Technology / Computer Sciences

created Apr 08, 2009 | popularity 4.3 / 5 (3) | comments 0

Researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University have identified a new "guilt-by-association" threat to privacy in peer-to-peer (P2P) systems that would enable an eavesdropper ...


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Facebook to welcome 200 millionth user

Technology / Internet

created Apr 08, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 1

Hot social networking website Facebook expects to welcome its 200 millionth user on Wednesday, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said.


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Australia announces $30 bln broadband plan

Technology / Telecom

created Apr 07, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Australia announced plans to build a 30 billion US dollar broadband network, its biggest infrastructure project ever, opting to retain government control rather than contract out the deal.


Bridging the gap between wireless sensor networks and the scientists who use them

Technology / Engineering

created Apr 06, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, simpler programming language for wireless sensor networks is designed for easy use by geologists who might use them to monitor volcanoes and biologists who rely on them to understand birds' nesting ...


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Supercomputing gets its own superhero

Technology / Computer Sciences

created Apr 06, 2009 | popularity 4.3 / 5 (7) | comments 2

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whatís faster than the speediest supercomputer? How about a high-speed grid linking 12 world-class supercomputers? Thatís what a European research consortium has built, catalysing European ...


Mollusks taste memories to build shells

Mollusks taste memories to build shells (w/Video)

Physics / General Physics

created Apr 02, 2009 | popularity 4.7 / 5 (6) | comments 1

University of California, Berkeley, graduate student Alistair Boettiger has amassed a beautiful collection of seashells, but not by combing the beach. He created them in his computer.


Investigation detects cyber espionage network

Technology / Computer Sciences

created Apr 01, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Information Warfare Monitor - a joint effort of the SecDev Group (Ottawa) and the Citizen Lab (University of Toronto) - detected a cyber espionage network involving over 1,295 compromised computers in ...


Computer simulations explain the limitations of working memory

Medicine & Health / Neuroscience

created Mar 31, 2009 | popularity 4.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet (KI) have constructed a mathematical activity model of the brain's frontal and parietal parts, to increase the understanding of the capacity of the working ...


Researchers: Cyber spies break into govt computers (AP)

Researchers: Cyber spies break into govt computers

Technology / Internet

created Mar 29, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (4) | comments 1

(AP) -- A cyber spy network based mainly in China hacked into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exiles, ...


Technology and Art Unite to Create Dance Show Based on Volcanic Sounds of the Earth (w/Video)

Other Sciences / Other

created Mar 26, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time ever, a modern dance company has performed to music generated from seismic data, recorded from four volcanoes across three continents. This unique event was facilitated by DANTE, the provider ...


T-Mobile gets into the game of laptop connections

Technology / Telecom

created Mar 25, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 3

(AP) -- T-Mobile USA is opening up its new cellular broadband network to laptops for the first time, with Wednesday's launch of a USB "dongle" that lets portable computers get wireless Internet access.





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