Archive: 11/01/2013

In-flight phones: Others likely to follow FAA lead

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside flights by American carriers. Passengers are still barred from making calls ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in Telecom
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UN resolution aims to protect right to privacy

Brazil and Germany, whose leaders have allegedly been targeted by U.S. eavesdropping, are asking the U.N. General Assembly to adopt a resolution calling on all countries to protect the right to privacy guaranteed under international ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in Internet
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'Hackathon' aimed at helping migrants, research

Journalists, activists and technology enthusiasts in 20 U.S. and Latin American cities will brainstorm and code their way toward understanding migration patterns across the Western Hemisphere this weekend, the latest effort ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in Business
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Designing an acoustic diode

Most people know about ultrasound through its role in prenatal imaging: those grainy, grey outlines of junior constructed from reflected sound waves. A new technology called an "acoustic diode," envisioned ...

dateNov 01, 2013 in General Physics
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