Archive: 06/11/2009

Microsoft to Offer Free Antivirus Protection

Microsoft is gearing up to offer Windows users a free real-time antivirus protection. Code name Morro, the antivirus product will be a hosted service. Morro works by routing all users Internet traffic to a ...

Jun 11, 2009 weblog
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Portable Precision: A New Type of Atomic Clock

The most accurate atomic clocks in the world are based on the output of cesium atoms. These ultra-precise fountain clocks measure the frequency and time interval of seconds by using a fountain-like movement of cesium atoms. ...

Jun 11, 2009
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New study describes risk of mobile phone virus attacks

Traditional cell phones have been immune to viruses because they lack standardized operating systems. However, as smart phones rapidly increase in market share, viruses pose a serious threat to mobile communications.

Jun 11, 2009
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Bacterial 'sex' causes antibiotic resistance

Some disease-causing bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics because they have peculiar sex lives, say researchers publishing new results today in the journal Science. The new study helps scientists understand how ba ...

Jun 11, 2009
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